Published: March 11, 2021

Editor’s note: Several events have been postponed, as noted below due to the campus weather closure. Additional event cancellations are possible. 

This weekend brings a game show night, Hollywood Murder Mystery, a program teaching courageous dialogue, The Great Gatsby film screening and more. 

student outside on campus wearing CU maskFriday, March 12

Feel Good Fridays

 12:15–12:45 p.m. Virtual
Take a 30-minute break and be part of a mindfulness activity. Undo stress, soothe your nervous system and come relax. You’ll learn a few skills on how to begin your meditation journey—no experience necessary! Be sure to register to participate. 

Basketball Shoot Around

​ 3:30–6:30 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: How to store food without plastic

​ 5 p.m.  Instagram Live
Join the Zero Waste Outreach Team on their Instagram page for a live zero waste DIY life hack that you can add to your daily habits to 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.

Shamrock Skate

​ 6–8:30 p.m. Rec Center, Ice Rink
Get in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day by dropping in for free ice skating! Skates are provided, and students are encouraged to wear green. 

Program Council Film Series: The Great Gatsby (2013)

​ 8 p.m. ​ Chem 140
Bring your popcorn, grab a friend and come watch The Great Gatsby. Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitgerald, The Great Gatsby is the story about a writer and Wall Street trader, Nick, who finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. 

Fri-Yay Nights: Lucky Lanes

​ 6–9 p.m. ​ The Connection
Start your weekend off right with free bowling, billiards and more. Health Promotion and The Connection are teaming up to provide you a night full of fun! Space is limited, so registration is recommended. Games are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Saturday, March 13

CU GOLD LEAD: Courageous Dialogue

​ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Virtual
LEAD (Leadership Exploration And Development) is CU GOLD’s semi-annual leadership event, open to all CU Boulder students. This program will help you learn how to have open and engaging conversations with others and take responsibility, and techniques to express your voice in a courageous way. Registration will close after 100 people. RSVP today, and email cugold@colorado.edu if you have any questions about the event.

Sub-par Superhero Climbing Competition (postponed due to weather)

​ 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. ​ Rec Center
Join your fellow Buffs and the Rec Center for the first-ever Sub-par Superhero Climbing Competition! There will be prizes for the best costumes, sub-par superpowers and origin stories. This event is free and open to all abilities, with the option to join beginner, intermediate and advanced categories.

Shamrock Cycle Flow (postponed due to weather)

​ 11 a.m. to noon ​ Rec Center, Studio 2
Come ride and meet new Buffs at the St. Paddy's-themed cycle flow! Shake your shamrock during this cycle-yoga fusion class. Don’t forget to bring your own yoga mat and wear green.

Drag Queen Bingo (postponed due to weather)

​ 6 p.m., 8 p.m. ​ UMC, Glenn Miller Ballroom
Get lucky with Drag Queen Bingo! Sashay down the runaway to this drag queen bingo, bring your friends and win tons of cool prizes! Space is limited to the first 45 students that attend, so be sure to come early to get a seat.

Buffs After Dark: Hollywood Murder Mystery

​ 7 p.m. Zoom
Travel back in time to 1922 when Hollywood socialite and philanthropist Otis Swindles was maliciously murdered at the opening of his new jazz club. Put on your best 1920s costume and delve into the clues and suspects to help our private investigators nab the criminal and solve the murder mystery! Learn more about Buffs After Dark.

Sunday March 14

Set your clock ahead

​ 2 a.m.
Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Don't forget to set your clocks ahead by an hour.