Events

 

96 hour sobriety challenge, can you do it?
 

All Weekend 

Free Movie Tickets

Available for movies shown through the CU International Film Series - See bottom of page for details. 

Club Sports Events

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

11:30 AM – 1 PM:  Live-Free Kickoff Lunch

Join others and help make this a great start to the Live Free Weekend.  Enjoy a FREE LUNCH, take the pledge to get the lunch, and meet others who are participating in the weekend.  Don’t miss this opportunity to live well and commit to a weekend of health and wellbeing.  UMC Fountain Area. Hosted by The Brown Family and the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

7-9 PM: Will Vill Fall Fest

Jump into fall and the Live Free Weekend at the much anticipated Fall Fest. Come and enjoy fall food and activities as we celebrate fall in Williams Village! Stearns Central 178. Open to all Will Vill residents and their friends. Sponsored by Will Vill Programming Board.  

8-11 PM: Queer Sex Ed

Use the Live Free Weekend as a chance to elevate your sexual education. Join us for a panel discussion and Community Health presentation on healthy communication, consent, and safe sexual practices, including assessing the impact of alcohol on being able to implement these skills. UMC 235. Hosted by the Gay-Straight Alliance.

10 PM: Think Before You Drink! 

Planning to go to the hill on Thursday night? Plan your Live Free Weekend right and stop by the tables near the Broadway Bridge – leading to the Hill. You can talk with student volunteers and take the Live Free Pledge or the Binge Free Agreement. Enjoy a little free food so you can have a great night. Sponsored by CUSG. 

 

Friday, September 26, 2014

3 PM: Oasis Maté Circle

Use the Live Free Weekend as an opportunity to check out the Oasis community and our fabulous maté circles.  We use the traditional South American beverage maté to create a simple social ritual and develop dynamic conversation.  This uplifting ritual is used to cultivate an inclusive community of mutual support. Oasis is a community of students fostering community through a sober lifestyle: http://bit.ly/CUOasis.  Meeting in UMC Room 102, down the hall from the bowling alley.

4-6 PM: Celebrate Bi* Day!

Celebrate and Learn About Bisexual/Pansexual/Fluid Identities. Join the student group Biphoria and the GLBTQ  Resource Center for a celebration of the bisexual, pansexual or omnisexual community and their allies. We'll have refreshments and outdoor games. Regent Lawn. Contact the GLBTQ Resource Center if you have questions: http://www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc/

5-6  PM: Mindful Flow Yoga

A wonderful class to kick off the weekend.  By focusing on movement, breath and intention, participants can set the tone for the Live Free Weekend. At the Rec Center - Mind Body Studio. Free – bring your Buff One Card for admittance and let staff know you are there for the Live Free Weekend at check-in for the class. 

7-10 PM: Tango Night

Come and learn to dance Argentine Tango with the Tango Club at CU. It's hot, it's fun, it's sexy! Dress casual, but bring smooth-soled shoes or socks. No partner or dance skills required! 7-8 PM Lesson; 8-10 PM Practica (social dance where you can practice your new skills!) Both lesson and practica are FREE. Basement of Carlson Gymnasium, Room E012.

8 PM-Midnight: Game Night at the UMC Connection

Join in a special campus-wide Game Night at the UMC Connection in celebration of Live Free Weekend -- with FREE extreme bowling, cup stacking competitions, twister and board games going on throughout the Connection and UMC atrium. Enjoy discounts on other games and a $5 Video Game Tournament with prizes. An alcohol-free evening co-sponsored by the UMC Connection, the CU Sober Social Club, and the CUCRC. Find the event page here: https://www.facebook.com/CUConnection

 

Saturday, September 27, 2014 

Give a Day 

Come spend the day with the Volunteer Resource Center as we give back to the community through a half-day project with Boulder County CareConnect. Boulder County CareConnect promotes the security, comfort and independence of seniors and adults with disabilities. Their volunteers may help deliver groceries, clean up someone's yard, or aid in general fix-it work around someone's home. For more information and to sign-up please visit our website at: http://volunteer.colorado.edu/events/give-day

10:30-11:30 AM:  POUND Fitness

POUND is a full body cardio jam session, using lightly weighted drumsticks called Ripstix.  Follow along to cardio moves with strength training and drumming combinations that work the entire body. At the Rec Center – Studio 2. Free – bring your Buff One Card for admittance and let staff know you are there for the Live Free Weekend at check-in for the class. 

4-10 PM: Bouldering in Boulder

Liberate yourself this Live Free Weekend with some climbing. The CU Outdoor Program is offering free bouldering and shoe rentals to any Recreation Center member who mentions they have made the pledge. At the Rec Center – bring your Buff One Card for admittance and let staff know you are there for the Live Free Weekend at check-in. 

6:30–10:30 PM: Live Free at Neon Night

Are you ready to have a lot of fun? Residence Life is sponsoring an exciting night of glow in the dark games for the Live Free Weekend. During the event, students will be grouped in teams and have the option to play glow in the dark soccer, ultimate Frisbee, or volleyball! Team and individual registration will be from 6:30 – 7:00 PM but you can also join a team throughout the night until 10:30PM. Refreshments and fun will be provided. This event is open to all students living in the residence halls. Farrand Field. 

 

Sunday, September 28, 2014

10 AM: Hiking Above Boulder

The Student Veterans Association will lead a hike in the Flatirons from Chautauqua.  The group will meet at the trail signs near the parking lot around  10 AM and determine a trail/route best suited for everyone attending.  This event will last for approximately three to four hours depending upon the group’s decided hike.  Please be sure to hydrate prior and to bring water and snacks with you.  RSVP by emailing zachary.piwko@colorado.edu

10:30-11:30 AM: Power Barre

A barre inspired class for total body conditioning, combining the movement found in athletics, Pilates and ballet. At the Rec Center – Studio 1. Free – bring your Buff One Card for admittance and let staff know you are there for the Live Free Weekend at check-in for the class. 

12:00-1:00 PM: Cycle

Train with power in this true, results driven cycling class. Michelle will guide you through a solid workout with immediate results from a power console. Enjoy a positive riding experience for individuals of all fitness levels. At the Rec Center – Cycle Studio. Free – bring your Buff One Card for admittance and let staff know you are there for the Live Free Weekend at check-in for the class. 

2-6 PM: High Ropes Student Day

CU Students - experience the Challenge Course for an exciting afternoon of high-flying fun! The high ropes course will be open to CU student for a chance to sample some adventurous high ropes activities. Grab a friend and come on down to experience what the Challenge Course has to offer. For details, visit http://www.colorado.edu/recreation/outdoor-programs/list-outdoor-programs/challenge-ropes-course

5:00-6:30 PM: Cycle & Yoga

Work with Amy for 45 minutes of Cycling followed by 45 minutes of yoga stretches. At the Rec Center – Cycle Studio then Studio 3. Free – bring your Buff One Card for admittance and let staff know you are there for the Live Free Weekend at check-in for the class. 

7:00-8:00 PM: Restorative Yoga

This class with Elizabeth combines Yin Yoga, a deep form of yoga comprised of holding postures for longer periods of time, and restorative yoga form of therapeutic relaxation.  Class is for all levels. At the Rec Center – Mind Body Studio. Free – bring your Buff One Card for admittance and let staff know you are there for the Live Free Weekend at check-in for the class. 

8-10 PM: Open Mic Night

Stop by the Weather Tech Café for a night of music, food, prizes, and fun! Dazzle your friends and fellow CU students with your talents, whether it’s your awe-inspiring guitar skills or unmatchable sense of humor. This event is free for all CU students! Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association.

 

CU International Film Series

Love Movies? Be sure to explore the CU International Film Series this Live Free Weekend. There are movie passes available for films playing during the weekend. Check out the IFS website for details and to decide what movie you want to see: http://www.internationalfilmseries.com/schedule.php

To get a movie pass, come to Counseling and Psychological Services (C4C S440) between 9AM and 5PM, M-F. Let the staff in the front office know you are participating in the Live Free Weekend and that you’d like a film pass for the International Film Series. Ticket are limited - first come first serve. 

Collegiate Sport Clubs Events

In addition to the events listed above, the CU recreation center invites you to participate in some more great opportunities by cheering on club sports teams. These events are not only for people participating in the Live Free Weekend, but they are a great chance to round out your weekend with alcohol/drug-free fun.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

4PM CU Women’s Soccer Invitational Tournament - Lower Athletic Fields: Fields are next to lot 169 - large dirt parking lot, North of Boulder Creek – behind the Rec Center. 

 

Friday, September 26th, 2014

4 PM – 10 PM: CU Women’s Soccer Invitational Tournament. Lower Athletic Fields.

 

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

9 AM-8 PM: CU Women’s Soccer Invitational Tournament. Lower Athletic Fields.

9 AM – 12 PM: Swim Team Intra-squad scrimmage.  Rec Center Comp Pool.

2 PM: Men’s Rugby vs. CU Alumni. Business Field.

7:30 PM: Women’s Hockey vs. DU. Ice Arena.

9 AM–5 PM: Women’s Volleyball Invitational Tournament. Rec Center. 

 

Sunday, September 28, 2014 

All Day: CU Women’s Soccer Invitational Tournament. Lower Athletic Fields.