Published: Aug. 26, 2021

This weekend brings ice bumper cars, Drag Queen Bingo, yoga and fitness classes, a free screening of Fast & Furious 9, a Chautauqua hike for grad students and more.

Students eating pizza during Connect at The Rec event in 2018Friday, Aug. 27

Connect at The Rec

 Aug. 27–29 ​ Times vary  Rec Center
Stop by The Rec for swimming, ice bumper cars, buffalo yoga, free fitness classes and more! Visit the Rec Center’s website for a complete schedule and come find your fit at The Rec.

Buff Meetups

 Aug. 27–28, ​ Times vary  Locations vary
Get to know your fellow Buffs! Whether you're interested in travel, sustainable living, computer games or other interests, attend a meetup group and make new friends! Buff Meetups are a great way to find your community on campus. Be sure to register in advance to attend the meetup you want!

Free Friday Power Hour: Power Barre

​ 5–6 p.m.  Rec Center, Studio 1
Join the Rec Center for a free power barre class. This barre-inspired class provides total-body conditioning by combining the movements found in athletics, pilates and ballet. This low-impact class will target your hips, thighs, glutes and abs.

The Bold open house recruitment

​ 5–7 p.m. CASE W262
CU Boulder's student-led media organization, The Bold, is holding an open house with free pizza. Come learn about the student newspaper and its partnerships with Sko Buff Sports and Radio 1190.

Program Council Film Series: Fast & Furious 9: The Fast Saga

​ 7:30 p.m.  Chem 140
Bring your popcorn and a friend and come watch Fast & Furious 9: The Fast Saga, where Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; the film begins at 8 p.m.

Fiske Planetarium laser show: Stranger Things

​ 9–10 p.m. Fiske Planetarium
Experience the ’80s tunes and soundscapes from Stranger Things reinterpreted in the vibrant laser lights of Fiske Planetarium.

Saturday, Aug. 28

Buffs After Dark: Drag Queen Bingo

​ 7 p.m.  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Get lucky with Drag Queen Bingo! Bring your friends, and win tons of cool prizes. Featuring Jessica L’Whore and Lala Shearz. You don’t want to miss this.

MahlerFest Finale: Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

​ 7 p.m. Macky Auditorium  $5–$45
Don't miss the Colorado MahlerFest Orchestra as it performs Mahler’s fifth symphony, which was composed in 1901–02. The concert will also include the world premiere of a new symphony written during the pandemic by leading British symphonist Philip Sawyers.

Sunday, Aug. 29

Chautauqua Hike for Grad Students

​ 9 a.m. to noon ​ Rec Center, Adventure Resource Center
Connect with other graduate students while enjoying a morning hike at Chautauqua Park. Registration required by 8 p.m. Aug. 27.

CU women’s soccer vs. No. 1 Florida State

​ 11:30 a.m. ​ Prentup Field
Come support the Buffs as they take on the No. 1 Florida State Seminoles in this early-season power matchup.