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things to do in Boston—and beyond.


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C a m p u s Ac t i v i t i e s has more than two dozen ways to entertain you during summer session 2012. Check out these free or bargain-priced activities on campus, around town, and across New England. Beat the heat at Water Country. Stay local and catch Avenue Q. Or just kick back with free ice cream and novelties every Wednesday during Keepin’ It Cool.

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Students can purchase tickets online via myNEU for Summer I events starting at noon on Monday, May 7 and Summer II events starting at noon on Monday, July 2. Tickets must be picked up at the Blackman Box Office. Please allow two business days for the processing of ticket purchases. When picking up your tickets, please bring your Northeastern ID and a copy of the purchase confirmation. Students will also have the opportunity to register online via the Campus Activities website (northeastern.edu/ studentactivities) for the chance to purchase Red Sox tickets.

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Faculty and Staff can purchase tickets online at myNEU. Tickets must be picked up at the Blackman Box Office. Please allow two business days for the processing of ticket purchase. For sale dates, see individual event details. One ticket per event per ID. Call 617.373.2642 or visit northeastern.edu/studentactivities and click on the Summester logo for more information.

Blackman Box Office summer hours are Monday noon–5 pm, Wednesday 2–7 pm, and Friday noon–5 pm; Blackman Box Office is closed Tuesday and Thursday.


keepin’ it cool

summester events

 o advance planning required! Just swing by the Centennial Common (or the N Indoor Quad, if it’s raining) on Wednesdays between 11: 45 am and 1: 00 pm to grab some free novelties! Cool off with FRE E ICE CRE AM and chill tunes.

weekend escapes Jump-start your weekend with an off-campus excursion to a popular destination! You’ll never have another chance to see so much for so little: beaches, water parks, and “P-Town.” Buses depart from Forsyth Street (between Ruggles and Chicken Lou’s) unless otherwise noted; for departing times, see event details. Price includes transportation and admission (where applicable).

hot tickets

This summer, getting tickets to Boston’s hottest events is easier than ever for members of

the Northeastern community. Catch Shear Madness or the mind-blowing Cirque de Soleil show, Totem —for much less than you’d pay at the box office.


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summester events 2012 calendar S un mon

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Baseball Game at Parson’s Field

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Martha’s Vineyard

Meisa/SGA Beach Bash Hampton Beach Avenue Q

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MEMORIAL DAY

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Six Flags

Cirque Du Soleil: Totem

Keepin’ It Cool

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Red Sox vs. Blue Jays


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Water Country

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Shear Madness

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19 20 21 22 23 24 25 FINALS ARE OVER! 26 27 28 29 30 31


5 11 Baseball Game

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DEPART NU 2:00 PM

hot tickets weekend escapes

Come out to support the Huskies as we match up against the ODU Monarchs at Parson’s field! Catch a bus over from Forsyth Street, enjoy some BBQ, and cheer on the team!

5 15 Red Sox vs. Mariners* Fenway Park 4:05 PM $30 all student tickets – drawing on 5/7 $30 faculty/staff tickets – drawing on 5/7

Enjoy an evening at Fenway watching the Red Sox take on the Seattle Mariners.

5 18 Newport, RI Depart NU 8:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 5/7 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 5/7 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7

Spend a day enjoying Newport, RI. Tour historic mansions, enjoy shopping, or spend a day at the beach!

5 25 Martha’s Vineyard Depart NU 7:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 5/7 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 5/7 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7

Relax on an unspoiled beach or meander through quaint shops on this perfect Cape Cod Island. The Ferry will leave Martha’s Vineyard at 6:15 PM.

6 2 Avenue Q Show starts at 3:00 PM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 5/7 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 5/7 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7

Don’t miss the chance to see this triple-Tony-Award-winning, laugh-out-loud Broadway musical about a recent college grad.

6 5 Red Sox vs. Orioles* Fenway Park, 7:10 PM

5 29 Red Sox vs. Tigers* Fenway Park 7:10 PM $40 all student tickets – drawing on 5/14 $40 faculty/staff tickets – drawing on 5/14

Come and enjoy a night at Fenway Park and watch the Sox take on the Detroit Tigers.

6 1 Hampton Beach, NH DEPART NU 8:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 5/7 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 5/7 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7

Enjoy a day at one of New England’s most famous beaches. Enjoy the sand and surf or check out the amusements, restaurants, and shops.

6 2 MEISA/SGA Beach Bash

$28 all student tickets – drawing on 5/21 $28 faculty/staff tickets – drawing on 5/21

Enjoy watching the Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles!

6 8 Provincetown, MA Depart long wharf 9:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 5/7 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 5/7 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7

Enjoy a day in beautiful P-Town. Rent a bike and see historic attractions or enjoy wonderful shops and restaurants. Please note: there is no bus to/from Long Wharf pier.

6 15 Six Flags New England Depart NU 9:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 5/7 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 5/7 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7

Spend the day at New England’s biggest and best theme park. Check out Hurricane Harbor Water Park too!

Starts at 1:00 PM free for all – no tickets needed

Join MEISA and SGA on Centennial Common for carnival games, free food, and a surprise musical guest! Keep an eye out for details on the Campus Activities website.

*To enter the Red Sox ticket drawing, see the Campus Activities website at northeastern.edu/studentactivities and click on the Summester logo.


6 17 Cirque Du Soleil: Totem

7 20 Martha’s Vineyard

SHOW STARTS AT 1:00 PM

Depart NU 7:00 AM

$12 undergraduate student tickets —on sale 5/7 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 5/7 $22 faculty/staff tickets —on sale 5/7

$12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 7/2 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 7/2 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 7/2

Come experience, “a fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind,” at Totem presented by the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil!

Relax on an unspoiled beach or meander through quaint shops on this perfect Cape Cod Island. The Ferry will leave Martha’s Vineyard at 6:15 PM.

6 26 Red Sox vs. Blue Jays*

7 27 New York City

Fenway Park 7:10 PM $30 all student tickets – drawing on 6/11 $30 faculty/staff tickets – drawing on 6/11

Enjoy a night at Fenway Park and watch the Sox take on the Toronto Blue Jays.

7 13 Newport, RI Depart NU 8:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 7/2 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 7/2 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 7/2

Depart NU 6:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 7/2 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 7/2 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 7/2

Enjoy a day on your own in the Big Apple! Explore, catch a Broadway matinee, or take a carriage ride through Central Park.

Enjoy this long-running zany comedy whodunnit that takes place in a Boston hair salon! Audience participation in solving the crime makes this play delightfully different every time.

8 10 Mystic Aquarium DEPART NU 9:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 7/2 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 7/2 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 7/2

Fenway Park 7:10 PM

ALL SUMMER

$30 all student tickets – drawing on 7/16 $30 faculty/staff tickets – drawing on 7/16

7 17 Red Sox vs. White Sox*

8 3 Water Country

Red Sox vs. White Sox: a classic match-up! Enjoy baseball under the stars at historic Fenway Park.

$12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 7/2 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 7/2 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 7/2

Get up close and personal with amazing creatures large and small! Touch a ray, feel the splash of a beluga whale, or go beakto-nose with a penguin.

Come cheer on the Sox as they face-off against the Detroit Tigers for the second time this summer!

$30 all student tickets – drawing on 7/2 $30 faculty/staff tickets – drawing on 7/2

Show starts at 6:00 PM

7 31 Red Sox vs. Tigers*

Spend a day enjoying Newport, RI. Tour historic mansions, enjoy shopping, or spend a day at the beach!

Fenway Park 7:10 PM

8 4 Shear Madness

Depart NU 9:00 AM $12 undergraduate student tickets – on sale 7/2 $17 graduate/CPS student tickets – on sale 7/2 $22 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 7/2

Enjoy the thrills at one of the country’s top-ten water parks!

*To enter the Red Sox ticket drawing, see the Campus Activities website at northeastern.edu/studentactivities and click on the Summester logo.

New England Aquarium/ IMAX Theatre Imax runs hourly $12 all student tickets – on sale 5/7 and 7/2 $17 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7 and 7/2

Visit Boston’s beloved aquarium, then head over to the IMAX theatre for a big screen adventure.

Museum of Science $12 all student tickets – on sale 5/7 and 7/2 $17 faculty/staff tickets – on sale 5/7 and 7/2

Over 40 changing exhibits—something for everyone!


Northeastern University Campus Activities 434 Curry Student Center 360 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115

northeastern.edu/studentactivities

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