Published: Feb. 11, 2021

This weekend brings free Valentine's chocolate for grad students, Community Game Night: Game Shows, virtual blood drive, Instagram Live on repairing your own clothes and more.

Students gather for a selfie with Chip the buffalo mascot outside Friday, Feb. 12

Feel Good Fridays

12:15–12:45 p.m. Zoom
Join this weekly workshop to learn about a work of art and then participate in a related mindfulness practice. The powerful, guided meditation can undo stress, soothe the nervous system, and help you feel relaxed and revitalized. Registration is required.

Free Valentine’s chocolate for grad students

12:30–3:30 p.m. Piece Love and Chocolate
Graduate and professional students are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day a bit early with the Graduate and Professional Student Government. Stop by Peace Love and Chocolate to say hi and check in with our social chair Brittney to get your ticket for a free truffle.

Basketball Shoot Around

3–6 p.m. Rec Center 
Grab a buddy and come shoot some hoops at the Rec Center! Only three people will be allowed per basket; you’ll have your own ball, but bring your own if you can. Be sure to register in advance to reserve your spot. 

Zero Waste DIY Live: Patching skills to repair your clothes

5 p.m. Instagram Live
Being independent is awesome, especially when you can repair your own clothes without having to ask anyone! Come join the Zero Waste Outreach Team on their Instagram page for a live zero waste DIY life hack to help reduce your environmental impact. Don’t forget to follow the CU Zero Waste Instagram account and tune in for this event.

Community Game Night: Game Shows

6:15 p.m. Virtual
Enjoy playing your favorite game shows from the comfort of your room—yes, that means you can wear your pajamas because you don’t have to have your camera on! Meet new Buffs, or bring a friend to win awesome prizes. Make sure to register for this fun-filled event.

Get involved in your residence hall

As you get settled into your residence halls this weekend, find events exclusively for you and your hall mates!

Browse the Events Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 13

 Postponed: Buffs After Dark: Hollywood Murder Mystery  

7 p.m.  Zoom
Are you fascinated with murder stories? Do you believe you were born in the wrong decade? Well put on your best 1920s costumes and delve into clues and suspects to help solve a murder mystery. Bring a friend to help you find the culprit!

All weekend

CU virtual blood drive

Through Feb. 14  Any Vitalant location
Although it's not feasible to host a blood drive on campus due to the pandemic, Staff Council is still committed to the mission of saving lives through blood donation. Participating in CU's virtual blood drive is easy—just follow the steps here to schedule an appointment.

Free fitness classes

Through Feb. 14  Rec Center and virtual
Take part in a free fitness class through The Rec! From HITT workouts to yoga, you can register for in-person or virtual classes. If you’re visiting the Rec Center, don’t forget to bring your Buff OneCard!

Hansel and Gretel opera

Stream through 11 p.m. Feb. 15 
The Eklund Opera Program brings the Brothers Grimm to the Music Theatre with Humperdinck's decadent opera. Indulge your imagination as you join two children venturing into the woods in search of something sweet to eat. With deliciously rich orchestration, simmering wit, and a sumptuous witch hiding out in a candy-coated cottage, this famous fairy tale is delightful at any age.