Numerous vigils and memorials are happening to honor and remember the victims of the King Soopers shooting.
Saturday, March 27
The City of Boulder has organized a collective moment of silence to honor the lives lost during the recent mass shooting in Boulder.
The event is titled “Ten Together: Moment of silence for victims of the Boulder shooting.” Participants are asked to step outside at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 27 and take 10 slow breaths, followed by 10 minutes of silence. Each breath and each minute are to honor the 10 lives lost in the tragic Boulder shooting. Participants are also invited to put a fire-safe candle or light in a front window.
Monday, March 29
The CU community will hold a moment of silence in honor of those who lost their lives and those impacted by the tragedy in Boulder. Students, faculty and staff are asked to take a moment of silence at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 29, to reflect on this tragic event.
Tuesday, March 30
The funeral for Boulder Police Department Officer Eric Talley will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30, at Flatirons Community Church, located at 355 W. South Boulder Road in Lafayette.
While the general public is welcome to attend, attendance at the event is limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Therefore, anyone interested in viewing the service is encouraged to watch live stream of the service on local news stations.
Seating is limited due to COVID-19 and attendees will be required to wear masks and adhere to social distancing requirements while inside the church.
No public entry will be allowed into the venue parking lot after 10:30 a.m.
As a matter of security, please refrain from bringing bags inside the venue. The only bags that will be permitted must be clear/see-through. Oversized bags will not be allowed inside the venue.
Mobile phones or any other small recording devices (to include audio) will not be permitted to be used inside the venue.
Information for financial contributions can be found at https://bouldercounty.wufoo.com/forms/community-donations/ .
Wednesday, March 24
Procession to honor Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley
Along the west side of Foothills Parkway between Pearl Street and S. Boulder Road
All cars should line up before 3 p.m.
The event begins at 3 p.m. The line of vehicles will come down Pearl Street onto Foothills Parkway to U.S. Route 36. The roads will be closed as the hearse is escorted by police.
Wednesday, March 24, 6pm
Unity Spiritual Prayer Vigil
Unity Columbine Spiritual Center, 8900 Arapahoe Road, Boulder
Limited seats (30) are available for this in-person prayer vigil at the Unity Columbine Spiritual Center, It will also be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube. The center’s sanctuary will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday for those who would like to pray alone.
Wednesday, March 24, 6pm
Candlelight Vigil at Lake Loveland
Heart Sculpture on Lake Loveland
This vigil is hosted by Stories Without Borders (a nonprofit storytelling group) and Heart and Sol of Loveland, this candlelight vigil is open to anybody seeking comfort. Bring a candle if you can, or any other form of light. The group will begin at the Heart Sculpture on Lake Loveland (southeast side of the lake off W. Eisenhower Boulevard) and will walk the bike trail with the lights.
Wednesday, March 24, 6pm
Boulder City Council meeting to honor victims
Boulder City Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday to hear from the community, honor the victims and acknowledge the need for community healing. The virtual meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Comcast Channel 8 and livestreamed on its website here and on YouTube. The meeting will include an invocation by Rev. Mary Kate Rejouis, remarks from federal and state elected leaders, invited community members and members of city council. There will not be a public comment period. This meeting will be archived if you’d like to watch at a later time at bouldercolorado.gov.
Wednesday, March 24, 6.30pm
Prayer Vigil for Boulder in Westminster
Family in Christ Community Church, 11355 Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster (or virtual)
In light of the tragedy in Boulder on Monday, the church will hold this vigil — which can be attended in-person or virtually — Wednesday evening. You can join the livestream on the church’s YouTube channel.
Wednesday, March 24, 7pm
Pearl Street Courthouse Candlelight Vigil
1325 Pearl St., Boulder
The public is invited to bring a candle to a vigil at 7 p.m. outside the courthouse.
Wednesday, March 24, 7.30pm
Boulder Healing Vigil at Tantra Park
Tantra Park, 1325 Pearl St Boulder, CO 80302
A group is planning to gather at Tantra Park in Boulder Wednesday evening to grieve and honor the victims in Monday’s mass shooting. The Facebook event asks attendees to bring a light of some sort to shine and to practice social distancing.
Thursday, March 25, 6.30pm
Vigil by Moms Demand Action
Fairview High School, 1515 Greenbriar Boulevard, Boulder
Moms Demand Action — a gun control advocacy group — is holding a vigil for the victims on Thursday evening at the high school. Find out more here. This will be a drive-in, socially distance car rally. Please adhere to other COVID protocols and mask-wearing.