Published: Aug. 27, 2020

This weekend brings Friends trivia, CSI book club registration, a meet-and-greet for first-generation engineering students, a Longmont virtual downtown summer concert, mountain biking and hiking and more.

students meet at Bear Creek Park in South BoulderFriday, Aug. 28

Register for the CSI book club

 10 a.m.  Register online 
This semester, the Center for Student Involvement will be offering a variety of different book clubs for you to choose from! Leadership, diversity and inclusion, and New York Times best sellers. Please look carefully at the book descriptions and the dates in which the book club will meet virtually, before selecting which club you would like to join. Registration for the first round of book clubs will begin at 10 a.m. MDT on Aug. 28.

First Gen Friday meet-and-greet

 Noon to 1 p.m.  Zoom 
Are you a first-generation engineering student? Hop on Zoom to meet other first-gen students from across the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences and learn about life as a college student at CU Boulder.

Friends trivia night

 8 p.m.  Zoom 
Think you are an expert on all things Friends? Test your knowledge and win prizes at this trivia competition run by a professional trivia company. You can participate by yourself or with a team. Register today!  

Longmont virtual downtown summer concert

7:30–9 p.m.  Virtual broadcast
The city of Longmont is hosting a live broadcast from the Stewart Auditorium with internationally acclaimed and Boulder County favorites, Face Vocal Band! The broadcast will be free to view on several platforms—Longmont Public Media’s live YouTube feed, LDDA’s Facebook page, Longmont Museum's Facebook page and local Comcast Channel 8/880.

Saturday, Aug. 29

22 mountain bike trails to try

Boulder area
Find the perfect mountain biking trail for you in or near Boulder with this guide to 22 of the area's top trails. 

8 Boulder area hikes to try

Boulder area
Good hiking days are here to stay! If you are looking for a quick trip to nature or a stress reliever, check out these hiking spots in and around Boulder County.

Sunday, Aug. 30

Watch the Dark Circle documentary

Virtual screening  $10
The CU Boulder International Film Series and the University Libraries’ Archives invite you to a virtual screening of the award-winning documentary Dark Circle. Produced and directed by Chris Beaver and Judy Irving, the 1982 feature film tells the story of the Rocky Flats Plant, an industrial facility that produced nuclear weapons in Jefferson County, Colorado.