Published: Feb. 9, 2018 By

This weekend, check out several events on campus, including: late-night bowling at The Connection, men's hockey vs. CSU, a hackathon geared toward women, a CU Art Museum social media challenge, Climbing PoeTree performance, a talk on digital preservation with Google's "internet evangelist," The Herd ski trips and men's basketball vs. Stanford. 

Friday, Feb. 9

Extreme Bowling at The Connection

Come to the UMC for some fun after a long week! The Connection will be decorated in black lights; the lanes will be lit up; and prizes will be offered for people who get strikes! A game is only $3 per person. Check it out Friday or Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight.

CU men’s hockey vs. CSU

Come support the men’s club hockey team at 7 p.m. at the Rec Center Ice Rink, as they face the rival CSU Rams in their last home game of the season. Free admission with your Buff OneCard! The 12 graduating seniors will be honored before the game, and, following the game, the ice will open up for fans to join the team! $2 ice skate rentals available. 

Saturday, Feb. 10

Women’s hackathon

This is a great opportunity for any woman on campus to get involved with tech and coding. This educational opportunity will teach women problem-solving skills and various ways to navigate around difficulties. The three focuses offered are Creative Technology, Humanitarian Technology and Cybersecurity. Pre-registration is required. This free, 24-hour hackathon starts at 10 a.m. in ATLS 100.

Be Our Valentine with Hearts for Art!

Now through Feb. 14, the CU Art Museum invites students to show the current art exhibits some love by voting for their favorite works and participating in a social media challenge. The museum is open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Climbing PoeTree performance

Join New York-based hip-hop activists Climbing PoeTree as they harness creativity as the antidote to destruction through award-winning spoken word, boundary-breaking music and multimedia theater. The event is held in conjuction with the Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Conference and is free and open to the public. Show starts at 6 p.m. in SEEC Auditorium.

Talk by Google’s “internet evangelist”

The 52nd George Gamow Memorial Lecture will feature Vinton G. Cerf, vice president and chief internet evangelist for Google, on "digital preservation," discussing how we might curate and storedata in a way that will remain accessible 100 years from now. Join at 7:30 p.m. in Macky.

Sunday, Feb. 11

The Herd ski trips

Take a trip to Breckenridge on the CU Ski Bus. Tickets only cost $5 for Herd members and $15 for the rest of the student body. The bus picks up at Will Vill, Kittredge and Farrand Field around 6 a.m. Check the calendar for exact times. (Or, on Saturday, hop on the bus to A-Basin or Keystone.)

CU men’s basketball vs. Stanford

The men's basketball team hosts the Stanford Cardinal at 2 p.m. Stop by the Coors Events Center early and visit with puppies and kittens as part of Humane Society Day! Plus, Athletics is offering a four-pack deal for the game—with a savings of $72—so grab some friends and get your tickets now!