Published: April 15, 2021

This weekend brings trivia night, sound bath yoga and meditation, DIY hand sanitizer, a session on redefining beauty, the CU Choirs spring concert and more.

students talking outside on campusFriday, April 16

Feel Good Fridays

 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 is required.

Free Friday Power Hour: Sound Bath Yoga & Meditation

​ 5–6 p.m.  Rec Center, Studio 2
Come get your body moving before the weekend and join the Rec Center’s Free Friday Power Hour fitness classes. This class is designed to relax your body and mind through healing music. Come experience the benefits of sound-based meditation. You must register to save your spot.

Zero Waste DIY Live: Make your own hand sanitizer

​ 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. Today’s hack is making your own hand sanitizer. Don’t forget to follow @cuzerowaste on Instagram and tune in for this event.

Community Game Night: Trivia Night

​ 6:15 p.m.  Virtual
Do you know random facts you’re eager to share? Come put your skills to the test in a unique virtual experience full of trivia. You can have your camera on or off, or even join from your computer or phone. Better yet, you’ll be competing for prizes and you might have a chance to meet some new people along the way! Make sure to register for this fun-filled event.

Saturday, April 17

CU in the Community: National Volunteer Week Projects

​ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Various locations
Join the Volunteer Resource Center for outdoor, physically-distant service projects! You’ll have an opportunity to connect with other students, engage in direct service and reflect as a group. There are three projects you can take part in including preparing outdoor playground areas and removing litter from natural spaces. Be sure to
sign up to participateUpdate: The Hill clean-up event has been postponed to April 20.

One Day Dog Park at Beach Park

 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Beach Park
Come meet your dog-owning neighbors of the Hill at this pop-up dog park hosted by Off Campus Housing and Neighborhood Relations. Please sign up for a time slot in advance so we can best avoid large crowds. Even if you don’t sign up, or don’t even own a dog, feel free to stroll by to see what’s up.

Buffs After Dark: Redefining Beauty

​ 7–9 p.m.,  UMC 235
Explore the link between the beauty and makeup industry and mental health, gender expression, race and self-image. When you attend you’ll have the chance to be part of free giveaways! Registration is required.

Sunday, April 18

CU Choirs spring concert

​ 7:30 p.m.  Livestream  Pay what you can
Join the University Men’s and Women’s choruses for their spring concert. These choirs are devoted to the study and performance of voice-specific repertoire and perform in several on-campus settings.

New Play Festival

April 15–28  Virtual  Pay what you can
Join the Department of Theatre & Dance online to watch how the next generation of theatre artists imagines the world we live in. Each of these exciting, peer-reviewed new plays will receive a recorded, virtual reading, and the festival will culminate in a livestreamed talkback with the playwrights and creative teams.