This weekend brings esports and glow-in-the dark basketball, the Hindsight journal launch event, meditation workshops, DIY hand soap, a virtual escape room, Piranha 3D movie screening and more.
Friday, March 19
12:15–12:45 p.m. Virtual
Take a 30-minute break today and participate in a mindfulness activity. This guided meditation can undo stress, soothe the nervous system and help you feel relaxed and revitalized. All are welcome, and there is no need for past experience with meditation. Registration required.
4–5 p.m. Rec Center
Come get your body moving before the weekend and join the Rec Center’s Free Friday Power Hour fitness classes. Today’s class is power yoga! Don’t forget to register to save your spot.
5–5:30 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 @cuzerowaste on Instagram and tune in for this event.
5:30–7:30 p.m. Rec Center
Take a break and join the Rec Center and Collegiate Recovery Center for a fun evening of racquet sports! Come and play tennis, pickleball or both!
6–7:15 p.m. Zoom
Join the virtual launch of the first-ever edition of Hindsight (formerly Journal 2020). Hindsight staff are stepping into a new era of the journal, with a new name and fresh faces. Guest speaker Jericho Parms will introduce you to "their best issue yet." RSVP required.
7 p.m. Virtual
Just like physical escape rooms, digital escape rooms provide a challenging adventure. You’ll get the same puzzles and tasks to overcome as you all work toward a shared goal—escaping the room—but it’s all virtual. And to kick up the intensity a notch, you and your crew will only have a limited amount of time to do it. Learn more about Buffs After Dark.
8 p.m. Chem 140
Bring your popcorn, grab a friend and come watch Piranha 3D. Find out what happens when flesh-eating piranhas are accidentally released into a summer resort's rivers and the guests become their next meal.
Saturday, March 20
7–10 p.m. Rec Center
Come to the Rec Center for an evening of esports and a glow-in-the-dark basketball shoot around! Grab a buddy or make new friends. Be sure to register for esports or basketball shoot around to save your spot!
10:15 a.m. UMC 235
Put on your CU gear and come watch the men’s basketball team take on Georgetown.
5–7:15 p.m. MDT Virtual Pay what you can
Venture into unmapped ideas in science, art, business, health, poetry, and social science. This independently organized TED event will feature a variety of speakers, including CU Boulder's environmental design expert Kevin J. Krizek, who will explore the future of urban design in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 19–21 Zoom
T9Hacks is a hackathon designed for women and traditionally underrepresented students, but open to all. Students (or recent graduates) need not be affiliated with CU Boulder to attend.
March 19–21 Zoom
If traditional meditation makes you anxious, consider trying SKY Breath Meditation. This Yale-recommended workshop offers techniques to eliminate stress, improve vitality and expand awareness. There are limited spots and scholarships. Availability is first-come, first-served and requires attendance to all sessions. Apply now.