Published: Sept. 9, 2021
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This weekend brings Feel Good Fridays, block parties, extreme bowling, vinyasa flow yoga, the Buffs Invitational and more.

Friday, Sept. 10

Volleyball: 2021 Buffs Invitational

Sept. 10-11
CU volleyball will host four matches Friday and Saturday as part of the 2021 Buffs Invitational. CU enters the tournament undefeated and receiving votes in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll with its 4-0 record intact. Go Buffs!

Feel Good Fridays

 12 p.m.  CU Art Museum galleries
Come learn about art and de-stress your nervous system in this mindfulness practice.The powerful, 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. If you wish to participate virtually, registration is required and all sessions begin promptly at 12:15 p.m.

Energy Club Fall Kickoff

12–1 p.m.  Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community courtyard (East Campus)
Join the energy club for a fall kickoff event. Meet club leadership, other club members, and find out other ways to get involved with the club. Pizza will be served.

Start Your Semester Strong Workshop

3–4 p.m.  Zoom
Attend this workshop to help you feel organized for the semester. You’ll learn strategies to create study schedules, organize course syllabi in your planner or phone, and tips for time management.

CU in the Neighborhood Block Parties

Sept. 10-12
Come out and meet your fellow students and neighbors. Be a part of your community through games, free food and other activities to connect with residents in your neighborhood. Love where you live.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga: Free Friday Power Hour

5–6 p.m. Rec Center, Studio 2
This energetic yoga class uses a flowing series of postures to create heat within the body as you increase strength, flexibility, endurance, and balance. Vinyasa flow is good for new students who are physically active, those interested in the fitness benefits of yoga, and anyone who wants a multi-level yet strong practice.

Press Start 2021

6–10 p.m. University Memorial Center, Glenn Miller Ballroom
The social gaming event of the year is back and better than ever! Meet other members of CU’s gaming, geek and pop culture communities in a fun and safe environment.

Comedy Open Mic Night

7–9 p.m. UMC, The Connection
Looking for a laugh? Bring a friend and come to Comedy Open Mic! Everyone is welcome. No experience necessary to take the mic! Performer sign up begins at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk.

Program Council Film Series: Cruella 

8 p.m.  Chem 140
Bring your popcorn and a friend and come watch Cruella. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; the film begins at 8 p.m.

Inclusive Rec: Heels Dancing class

 7:30–8:30 p.m.  Rec Center, Studio 1
Join Inclusive Rec for a Heels Dancing class! This class will strengthen your muscles used while wearing heels, help you develop self-confidence and self-awareness all while learning fun choreography! Participants should bring their own heels to class and shoes must have a protective tip on the heel, no bare metal surfaces allowed. Open to all gender identities, levels and abilities. Be sure to register.

Saturday, Sept. 11

Extreme Bowling

 7–10 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Grab a couple of friends and get ready to have a great Saturday night at the Connection! Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme bowling you’ll find in Boulder. Also open Friday night.

Ralphie’s Corral - Texas A&M

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Duane Physics Field
Join the official CU tailgate for live performances, music, photo ops with Chip, fun games for kids and premium giveaways. Go Buffs!

CU Football vs. Texas A&M

 1:30 p.m.  Empower Field at Mile High, Denver
Support your Buffs as they look to start the season 2-0 in a match-up with the No. 5 team in the nation.

Sunday, Sept. 12

The Buffalo Bicycle Classic

 7 a.m.  Benson Earth Sciences Lawn
Riders can choose from one of nine fun and challenging courses across Boulder and Larimer counties, from beginner-friendly to the 100-mile “Buff epic."