Free things to do in March | CU Boulder Today
This March sip free coffee; test your knowledge at trivia night; get expert career advice; attend free concerts, film screenings, Women’s History Month events, yoga and meditation classes, an art exhibition, St Patrick’s Day celebrations and more.
Various dates, times and locations
Are you learning a new language? Attend the conversation table of your choosing to practice listening and speaking skills.
Various dates, times and locations
Undergraduate and graduate students are giving degree-qualifying recitals throughout March. Most recitals happen on campus at the Imig Music building. Find the full schedule on the College of Music website.
Throughout March Noon–6 p.m. Dairy Arts Center
Hyperlink is a nebulous artist collective dedicated to alternative artistic experience. This art exhibition aims to straddle the boundary between virtual connection and physical action.
Fridays 12:15–12:45 p.m. CU Art Museum and virtual
At this weekly hybrid workshop you will learn about a work of art and then participate in a related mindfulness practice.
Fridays 5–6 p.m. Rec Center
The Rec has free fitness classes on Friday of each week. Visit on any Friday in March for a specialized class.
- March 3: Cycle barre
- March 10: Lower body building
- March 17: Stability and conditioning
- March 24: Power barre
March 3 5–7 p.m. Rec Center lower court
Enjoy a fun evening of Badminton hosted by Rec Services and the Pride Office.
March 3, 17 8 p.m. CHEM 140
The Friday Night Film Series is a popular event for students to come together and watch a film. Free popcorn provided by Program Council.
- March 3: Babylon
- March 17: M3GAN
March 3 6–9 p.m. The Connection
Grab a friend and join DJ Σpsilon to bring the house down!
March 3 6:30 p.m. CHEM 140
On March 3, get a free ticket to a private screening of Scream VI. The screening will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Century Boulder theater.
March 4 3–7 p.m. UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
The International Festival celebrates diversity at CU. Enjoy various activities and booths representing many countries and cultures.
March 6 2 p.m. UMC north dining area
Relieve the Monday blues with a free cookie! Students will learn about organizations and events at CU.
March 6, 13, 20 4–5 p.m. Hellems, Room 159
This one-hour long conversation hour allows students to practice the Russian language in an informal setting.
March 6, 20 7–9 p.m. The Connection
Test your knowledge with trivia night. It is held every other Monday at The Connection.
March 7 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Rec Center lobby
Learn about gambling and financial wellness with Health and Wellness Services.
Pre-Law Tuesday Talk
March 7, 21 5:30 p.m. Virtual
Are you a pre-law student? Learn tips from lawyers, law schools and judges across the country.
March 7 4–5 p.m. Discovery Learning Center, Room 1B70
This information session will help you prepare for a successful job or internship search.
March 7, 21 3:30–4:30 p.m. Virtual
Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Review the basics and learn how to take your documents to the next level.
March 7 2 p.m. C4C S350
Stress can really put a damper on your college experience. Learn how to balance school and career with this workshop.
March 7 1 p.m. UMC 330
Get free tickets to the Colorado Mammoth pro lacrosse game as they take on Calgary Roughnecks at Ball Arena in Denver.
March 7, 21 4–5 p.m. UMC 355
Green Greeks works to reduce the environmental impact of CU’s Greek community.
March 7 6:30–7:30 p.m. CASE W262
CMCI alumni are returning to talk about their life post-graduation. Alumni from various fields will be in attendance.
March 7, 14, 21 7:30 p.m. Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall
College of Music faculty are joined by students and colleagues on Faculty Tuesdays. Enjoy performances of world premieres and beloved classics.
March 7, 14, 21 7–9 p.m. The Connection
Enjoy live music and good vibes with CU Jam Society.
Wednesdays 2–3 p.m. ATLAS 102
Generative AI Club explores cutting-edge technology. Every Wednesday, attendees will discover the potential of future AI.
Wednesdays 6–7 p.m. UMC 411
Are you interested in learning meditation? Improve your sense of well-being and balance with this free meditation class.
March 8, 15, 22 9 a.m.–noon ATLAS, outside Pekoe Coffee Shop
The Zero Waste Outreach team is offering free coffee to students who bring their own mug! No single-use cups available.
March 8, 15, 22 5–10 p.m. The Connection
Smash the competition with a Super Smash Bros tournament at The Connection!
March 8 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Norlin Library, Children’s and Young Adult area
Express your stories, hopes and fears around climate change and ecological disaster during the Eco-Anxiety Zine drop-in workshop. All supplies provided.
March 8 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Virtual
Have you ever thought about what comes after graduation? This workshop will give some tips on how to set yourself up for success.
March 8 4–5 p.m. Discovery Learning Center, Room 1B70
As you go into your future career, you may be offered jobs. Prepare yourself for when the time comes by learning how to evaluate and negotiate.
March 8 2–4 p.m. Outside of Wardenburg Health Center
Do you feel grounded? Learn some mindfulness tips on Wellness Wednesday.
March 8 2–4 p.m. UMC 457
Make a card for a loved one, friend or mentor by making a card for International Womxn’s Day with DSCC.
March 8 1:30–3:30 p.m. Kittredge Central, Room N114
Local leaders are here to talk about improving soil health, developing community connections, addressing climate change and more.
March 8 7:30 p.m. Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall
Thompson Jazz Combos is performing an exciting night of music.
Thursdays 3–4 p.m. Virtual
Internship experience can determine whether or not you score your dream job. Career Services are here to help students by providing answers and advice.
March 9 4 p.m. C4C S440
Do you want a career in video games? An expert panel is discussing the steps they took toward working in the field.
March 9 1–2 p.m. Virtual
Join Cat Diebel-Wilson is having a presentation on CVs for graduate students and postdocs.
March 9 6–6:30 p.m. Village Center
The Williams Village Dining Center holds a 3,000-square-foot greenhouse. This large vertical-growing garden produces microgreens and herbs for the salad bar. Take a tour with farm manager Alex Macmillan.
March 9 7–9 p.m. UMC 235
Are you ready for an ’80s-themed murder mystery party? Costumes are encouraged.
Live music presented by Program Council
March 9, 16 7–11 p.m. The Connection
Join Program Council for concerts in Club 156.
March 9 5–6 p.m. Virtual
The Basic Needs Center is teaching students how to make a simple meal with ingredients from the Buff Pantry.
March 10 7–9 p.m. The Connection
Are you ready to test your luck? Visit The Connection for a casino night with five-card draw poker, blackjack and roulette.
March 12, 26 11 a.m.–noon Rec Center, Mind Body Studio
Women of color are underrepresented in U.S. yoga. This free yoga event is open to all who identify as women or non-binary individuals of color.
March 13 2 p.m. UMC north dining area
Relieve the Monday blues with pizza and St. Patrick’s Day. Students will learn about organizations and events at CU.
March 13, 20 12:30–1 p.m. Virtual
Handshake and Vmock are some of the university’s top career platforms. This session will teach students how to navigate them.
March 13 7–9 p.m. The Connection
The Connection is having a pingpong tournament. Brush up on your skills before the event!
March 14 5:30–6:30 p.m. Virtual
Are you interested in sports broadcasting? The senior vice president of field operations at Fox Sports—a CU Boulder journalism alum—is here to give advice and talk about his experience.
March 14 5–7 p.m. UMC 330
This DIY Night is a tie dye craft inspired by St. Patrick’s Day. Students will craft and relax with peers.
March 14 3:30–4:30 p.m. Virtual
Does your resume stand out from the crowd? This event will show you how to take your documents to the next level.
Continuum of Use—Where do you land?
March 14, 15 Various times UMC
Alcohol and drugs can impact your life. Learn about the effects in a non-judgmental environment. Stop by Health Huts on March 14 in the UMC north dining room, or join Wellness Wednesday on March 15 in the UMC fountain area.
March 14 12:30–1 p.m. Virtual
Do you stand out among your peers? Learn about the always-changing industry trends during this virtual presentation.
March 14 7–9 p.m. The Connection
Enjoy an 8-ball or 9-ball billiards tournament at The Connection.
March 14 5–6:30 p.m. C4C Abrams Lounge
The Center for Inclusion and Social Change is inviting Latinx communities to catch up on chisme and enjoy some tasty snacks.
Low-cost things to do
Looking for more things to do this month? These activities won’t break the bank.
Ski Bus: $10–$20
Do you have an Ikon Pass? Take a trip to your favorite ski basin this month.
Outdoor Pursuits workshops: $5
This workshop will enhance your wilderness and adventure skills.
Bowling tournament: $11 entry fee
Enter the bowling tournament on March 12 for a fun afternoon of friendly competition in The Connection.
Extreme bowling: $3.50 per game, $2.75 shoe rental
Regular bowling is fun, but extreme bowling is better! Enjoy black lights, colored pins and more on Friday and Saturday nights at The Connection.
March 14 5–7 p.m. CASE, Chancellor’s Hall, E411
This two-film feature is about the endurance, strength and resilience of the Modoc people.
March 14 10 a.m. UMC 330
The Center for Student Involvement is giving away free tickets for a game at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver. The Colorado Rapids are taking on the Minnesota United FC.
March 14 5–7 p.m. UMC 235
CMCI majors and minors have the opportunity to showcase their work at the student showcase.
March 14 4–5 p.m. Discovery Learning Center, Room 1B70
March 15 6–7 p.m. Virtual
Preparing for the Career & Internship Fair will help you put your best foot forward in front of potential employers.
March 15 6–8 p.m. C4C S350
Are you passionate about addressing sexual abuse and violence? Gather with other students to connect, learn and build community.
March 15 2–4 p.m. UMC fountain area
Alcohol and drugs can impact your life. Learn about the effects in a non-judgmental environment.
March 15 5:30–7 p.m. C4C N320
Story skills explore dialogue skills and strategies for having effective conversations across different identities.
March 15 6–7 p.m. UMC 457
This yoga session is for BIPOC women of color to relax. The first 20 students will get a free yoga mat!
March 15 4–6 p.m. C4C Flatirons Room
Learn about careers with America’s leading foreign affairs agency, the U.S. Department of State.
March 15 7 p.m. CASE, Chancellor’s Auditorium
Enjoy a free screening of Crossings and a talk afterward from the documentary’s creator Christine Ahn.
March 16 7 p.m. Fiske Planetarium
Jimmy Negus is hosting a talk titled, Cosmic Mirror: Earth’s Reflection in Space. Students get free admission with their Buff OneCard.
March 16 7–9 p.m. UMC 235
Do you know how to dance the salsa? The Connection is having a salsa dancing night!
March 17 4–5 p.m. UMC stage area
Gather with other international and domestic Buffs during International Coffee Hour! This event celebrates culture and diversity.
March 17 7–10 p.m. Rec Center ice rink
The Rec Center is offering free ice skating, a silent disco and food in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.
March 18 7–10 p.m. The Connection
Visit The Connection for a trivia night and a chance to win special prizes.
March 18 10 a.m.–2 p.m. UMC south terrace
The Lockwood Foundation is making adventure accessible to everyone. Volunteers will support those with limited mobility in a “trail trial” up short trails at NCAR in Boulder.
March 18–19 Koelbel Building
Join the community for a talk about issues and identities in the trans community. A variety of topics will be discussed.
March 20 9:30–11:30 a.m. UMC 457
Attend a womxn’s coffee hour in honor of Womxn’s Herstory Month. Free coffee and pastries provided.
March 20 2 p.m. UMC north dining area
Relieve the Monday blues with brownies and tea! Students will learn about organizations and events at CU.
March 20 7:30 p.m. Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall
Enjoy an evening of Latin jazz with music from a variety of composers.
March 21 2–3 p.m. C4C S350
Learn skills that will help you tell your story with confidence. This workshop will help you ace future interviews!
March 21 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Norlin Library east entrance
Prepare for spring break with a refresher session on sunscreen and UV rays. Free sunscreen provided!
March 21 Noon–4 p.m. Virtual
Engineering students are encouraged to get a free resume critique directly from tech employers.
March 21 Noon–1:30 p.m. C4C Abrams Lounge
CU Boulder has history with the farmworker community. Panelists will share family history, stories and more.
March 22 2–4 p.m. UMC underpass
Do you know what to do in the event of an overdose? This workshop will teach students how to prepare.
March 22 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
This hands-on workshop will identify the basic steps in the career-exploration process. Email [email protected] with the subject line “Career Decision-Making” to sign up.
March 22 6–7:30 p.m. C4C N320
Kitchen Table is a monthly gathering of CU students identifying as women of color. Attendees will learn about leadership and community building opportunities.
March 23 7–9 p.m. UMC 235
The Center for Student Involvement is partnering with Tracy’s Traveling Art studio to host in-person paint classes. All supplies included.
March 23 2–4 p.m. Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church
Those who visit the Mobile Food Pantry will receive up to 30 pounds of food in multiple boxes. Are you interested in helping out? Volunteers can sign up here.
March 23 7–9 p.m. The Connection
The Connection is throwing a party! Enjoy free bowling, billiards, pingpong and karaoke.
March 23 7–9 p.m. The Connection
The Connection is holding a free Texas Hold’em poker tournament.