first_img Published: Sept. 11, 2017 • By Sarah Ellsworth Hello, Buffaloes! As summer turns into autumn, we have several opportunities to get out and partake in a little diversion and relaxation with a slew of fun events. This week features the CU Bike Fest, several film screenings, a Latino Heritage Month celebration, a literature festival, Fall Fest in downtown Boulder, the CU vs. Northern Colorado home football game, TEDxBoulder 2017 and the International Picnic held at Boulder’s Martin Park. Tuesday, Sept. 12CU Bike FestWhether you are an aficionado of Boulder’s favorite two-wheeled mode of transportation or just a casual commuter, come and celebrate bikes at the first annual CU Bike Fest at Farrand Field from 2 to 9:30 p.m. There will be vendors, live music, custom T-shirts, a used bike sale (for those of you not yet equipped for the local roads) and a Filmed by Bike movie screening.Rooted film screening: The Latino ListThe Dennis Small Cultural Center program Rooted is hosting a free film screening of The Latino List from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in room 204 of the University Memorial Center. This 2011 documentary film features a group of inspiring Latino individuals within the increasingly Hispanic national community and their personal stories, challenges and achievements.International Film Series: SacredThe International Film Series will screen Sacred from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Muenzinger Auditorium. The film explores ritual and spirituality in the lives of people all over the world in a beautiful and profound look at our global humanity. Tickets are $7 for CU Boulder students.Wednesday, Sept. 13Branch Out: Celebration of Latinx HeritageCome and celebrate Latino Heritage Month with the Dennis Small Cultural Center and UMAS y MEXA from 4 to 6 p.m. in room 204 of the University Memorial Center. There will be traditional baile dancing, food, music and celebrations. This event is free and open to all, so swing on by and learn about the Latinx culture.Friday, Sept. 15Jaipur Literature FestivalThis annual festival brings you literature and performance art from all over the globe for your enjoyment and education. The Boulder Public Library will host a plethora of speakers and readers covering a broad range of subject matter and discussing stories from every corner of the world over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The full schedule is available on the website for your perusal.Friday Night Film Series: Wonder WomanCome and watch the awesome new Wonder Woman movie at 8 p.m. for free, courtesy of the Program Council, as the next installment in their Friday Night Film Series. The film will be shown in room 140 of Cristol Chem. CU Boulder’s very own movie theater (which occasionally doubles as a lecture hall) and free popcorn will be provided if you bring your valid Buff OneCard.Downtown Boulder Fall FestSwing by downtown Pearl Street for the 30th annual Fall Fest, a huge community celebration featuring fall food, drink, music, art and activities. From 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday, this three-day party offers a multitude of ways to ring in the new autumn season.Saturday, Sept. 16CU vs. Northern ColoradoCome out to support your Colorado Buffaloes in their next home game against University of Northern Colorado. At noon sharp, show up with your friends and your CU football pride and help the team maintain their undefeated status.Sunday, Sept. 17TEDxBoulder 2017This year’s TED Talks series features an impressive lineup themed around climate change. Hosted by Macky Auditorium from 5 to 9 p.m. this fine evening, TEDxBoulder 2017 is always one of the most popular events of the year, and most likely tickets will sell out, so get yours now starting at $35.International PicnicInternational Student and Scholar Services brings you a beautiful way to spend a beautiful day: the International Picnic! From noon to 3 p.m. at Martin Park, 36th Street and Eastman Avenue, you can catch up with old friends and get to know new ones. There will be games and some food provided, but they ask that you bring food to share potluck style.Categories:Things to DoCampus Community Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img