Published: Oct. 28, 2019

Editor’s note: The Oct. 29 Halloween costume rock wall climbing contest has been rescheduled due to inclement weather.

This week brings a candy bar, free student tickets to see “Joker” and “Zombieland: Double Tap,” fall crafts, CU Presents’ “Shakuntala,” the Housing Fair and more.

students socialize at the New Venture Challenge kickoffMonday, Oct. 28

I Love Mondays: Candy bar

 2–3 p.m. ​ UMC North Dining Room
Get some free candy and learn how to register your Halloween party.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Rescheduled for Nov. 5: Halloween costume climbing competition

 7–9 p.m. ​ Rec Center, climbing gym
Show off your moves on the climbing wall. Prizes for top finishers and best costume! Free for Rec Center members.

Program Council Film Series: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

 8 p.m. ​ Chem 140
From the dark imaginations of Academy Award-winner Guillermo del Toro and acclaimed director André Øvredal, based on the iconic book series. Free popcorn!

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Housing Fair

 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ​ UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Looking for housing for now or for next year? Get started by meeting with off-campus property managers, city offices and vendors at the fair.

Pinterest & Popcorn: Fall crafts

 5–7 p.m. ​ UMC North Dining Room
Join your fellow crafters to create your own unique fall decorations. There will be several craft projects to choose from—do one or all of them, your choice! Free food.

New Venture Challenge 12 Kickoff

 5–7:30 p.m.  Wolf Law, Boettcher Hall & Wittemyer Courtroom
Start your entrepreneurial journey with the New Venture Challenge! NVC connects the CU Boulder campus with the Boulder community to help students, faculty and staff develop and fund their entrepreneurial pursuits. Participants attend year-round events, network and collaborate with mentors to refine their ideas and form teams before competing at the NVC Championships in April 2020.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Shakuntala: An adaptation of the play by Kalidasa

 Oct. 31–Nov. 3 University Theatre, Loft Theatre
Originally noted in the classic Indian epic Mahabharata, this adaptation of Shakuntala tells the timeless story of desire, love, loss and recognition between a king and a beautiful young maiden. With romance, innuendo and even a tragic curse, this radical new reconceptualization is a spectacular blend of mythology, representation and theatricality.

Program Council Film Series: The Addams Family

 8 p.m. ​ Chem 140
Come watch the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish and completely iconic. Free popcorn!

Friday, Nov. 1

Super Smash Bros. tournament

6 p.m. UMC 245
Join CU Gaming and The Connection for some Smashing fun, and win some prizes if you place in the top eight! Pre-register online now to save your spot.

Joker and Zombieland: Double Tap

​ Century Theatres, 29th Street
Come enjoy a free movie and a fun night out! Students can pick up tickets in the Center for Student Involvement, UMC 330, on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Two tickets will be given per CU Boulder student present with a Buff OneCard. There are a limited number of tickets, so they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.