Published: April 25, 2019 By

This weekend brings the Spring Concert with Still Woozy, the Energy Olympics, a special end-of-the-semester International Coffee Hour, the Boulder farmers market and more.

Boulder Farmers MarketFriday, April 26

Energy Olympics

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Farrand Field
The Energy and Climate Outreach team will be on Farrand Field with electricity-generating bikes that you can pedal-power to play music and make your own smoothie during the Energy Olympics. Stop by and earn PIPs, join in on a fun water conservation competition and make a pledge with your friends to reduce energy and water use.

Open forum with Mark Kennedy

10:15–11:15 a.m.  Macky Auditorium
The open forum is an important opportunity for our campus community to hear directly from the CU presidential finalist and ask him our questions. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Pizza and Perspectives: Russia and Eastern Europe

12–1 p.m.  UMC 247
Come hear different Eastern European and Russian student perspectives on culture, life in the U.S. and life back home, plus get a chance to ask your own questions and eat free pizza.

CU Engineering Projects Expo

2–4:45 p.m.  Indoor Practice Facility
Be sure to stop by this year's CU Engineering Projects Expo, where more than 130 teams of ambitious students will display the hands-on capstone engineering projects they’ve spent the past year perfecting. Some are sponsored by industry partners or CU Boulder faculty members, while others are entrepreneurial ideas developed by students. 

End-of-the-year special International Coffee Hour

4–5:30 p.m.  Alferd Packer Grill
Come celebrate the end of the school year with CU International! As always, enjoy coffee, cake, conversation and this week's special guest, Chip, who will show up for a photo booth! This is the last coffee hour of the semester. Hope to CU there.

Fri-Yay Nights: Self-care kits

7–9 p.m.  UMC 415–17
Prepare for finals with free create-your-own self-care kits including snacks, stress reduction materials and test supplies.

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Advance film screening: Booksmart

8–11 p.m. Chem 140

Enjoy this free screening of the not-yet-released movie Booksmart. Tickets are free, but you must pick them up in Program Council’s office in UMC 401.

“On the eve of their graduation, two overachieving high school seniors realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night."


Saturday, April 27

Out and About: Boulder Farmers Market

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Boulder Farmers Market
Join the CU Museum of Natural History at the Boulder Farmers Market, where you can fill your baskets with veggies and seedlings, and fill your minds with inspiring stories about the natural world. The museum’s Community Impact Collective, a team of undergraduate community educators representing more than 10 areas of study, will be presenting a selection of hands-on education activities before transporting these activities to southwestern Colorado for the Living Land programs at Mesa Verde National Park, May 23 to June 9.

CU fencing tournament

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Rec Center, lower gray and black courts
Come support your CU club fencing team in their tournament.

FRESH, a CU Dance concert

7:30 p.m.  Charlotte York Irey Theatre
Enjoy a potential mix of hip-hop, aerial, fusion forms and improvised offerings crafted by undergraduate and graduate dance students at the CU Theatre & Dance Department. This show is super popular, so early arrival is advised; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. House doors open 20 minutes before the start of the performance.


Sunday, April 28

The Turn of the Screw

2 p.m.  Imig Music, Music Theatre
Join the Eklund Opera for its production of The Turn of the Screw. Tickets start at $20.

Program Council Spring Concert with Still Woozy and Yeek

7 p.m.  Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre
Can you think of a better way to enjoy one last hurrah before finals? If you have tickets (the show is sold out), enjoy a picnic before heading into the outdoor venue for a great show to end the semester.