Published: Oct. 14, 2021

This weekend brings a conversation on how we connect with our greater communities through food, “The Conjuring,” women-only swim, Graveyard Groove Silent Disco Dance Party and more.

Students pick up Health Hut freebiesFriday, Oct. 15

Feel Good Fridays

 12:15–12:45 p.m.  CU Art Museum
Take a break from school, learn about works of art and then participate in a related mindfulness practice. The powerful, guided meditation can undo stress, soothe the nervous system and help you feel relaxed and revitalized. Anyone can join in the museum galleries in person or virtually. Register in advance for virtual attendance. 

Identity, Legacy and Food: Connecting Culture and Community

 1–2 p.m.  Norlin Library E113
This workshop focuses on an excerpt from Padma Lakshmi in our Buffs One Read book, American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures by America Ferrera. Our memories of meals shared with family and friends are one avenue to explore both who we are and to learn more about the world around us. Join the conversation as you reflect on favorite recipes and dishes and how we connect with our greater communities through food. This workshop is for anyone interested in reflecting on and sharing some of our most vivid and fond food memories. You are invited to attend whether or not you’ve read American Like Me.

Take Care Street Fair

 1–3 p.m.  Visual Arts Complex
Spend your Friday afternoon joining in activities like acupuncture, aromatherapy, petting cute puppies and more.

Free Friday Power Hour: Cycle class

 5–6 p.m.  Rec Center
Ask a friend to join you at the Rec Center for a results-driven cycling class. You will be guided through a solid workout that provides immediate fitness data through your power console. New to cycling? Don't sweat it. This class is designed to provide a positive experience for all fitness levels.

Program Council Film Series: The Conjuring

 7:30 p.m.  CHEM 140
Bring your popcorn, get ready for a scare and come watch The Conjuring. Every Friday, Program Council will have a movie showing so you don’t have to worry about Friday night plans! Get in the Halloween spirit with this scary movie about two paranormal investigators who work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. 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.

Graveyard Groove Silent Disco Dance Party

 8:30–10:30 p.m.  Farrand Field
Get your costumes out, start the Halloween celebrations and get ready to dance at the Graveyard Groove Silent Disco Party! Bring a friend and come enjoy some food and drinks while you dance the night away.

Saturday, Oct. 16

World Singing Day

 1 p.m.  Boulder Bandshell, 1212 Canyon Blvd.
Whether you're an experienced singer or a first-timer, learn more and be part of the chorus in this communal singing event at Boulder’s Central Park Bandshell, sponsored in part by the CU Boulder College of Music. No rehearsals or prior experience required.

Extreme Bowling

7–10 p.m. UMC, The Connection
Grab a couple of friends and get ready to have a great 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 nights.

Sunday, Oct. 17

Women-only swim

 4–6 p.m.  Rec Center, Clare Pool
In support of religious and cultural differences, Inclusive Rec is partnering with the Muslim Student Association to offer a women-only swim. All lifeguards will be female. Be sure to bring your Buff OneCard to enter.