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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea with the Vintage Tea and Cake Company
Sunday, May 21
W20 Student Center Dining Room 3, MIT Campus
Purchase by May 5

Spend a relaxing afternoon with fine tea, treats and conversation at the MITAC Afternoon Tea with the Vintage Tea & Cake Company. Guests will be provided with a traditional afternoon tea with a menu of scrumptious sandwiches, classic scones, and delicious desserts, paired with the finest selection of loose teas, all beautifully presented on a collection of elegant vintage china. The Kensington Menu includes choice of Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Sandwiches or Cheese & Onion sandwiches; Scones served with Jam and Butter; Butter Cookies dipped in Chocolate, filled with jam or ganache; Lemon Squares; Mini Fruit Tarts; and choice of two Teas. You may wish to wear tea attire to complement your tea experience! Tea hats are optional. Organized by the MITAC Programming Committee.

Kings Bowling Discounts
$16/pp- Ticket includes 2 games of bowling and Shoe Rental
Various MA locations
(reg. $18/pp, before 6pm; $20/pp/after 6pm)

Kings, "The Classy Bowling Joint," focuses on rekindling the fun and escape of bowling by creating a memorable entertainment experience, emphasizing good comfort food, great music & more! Valid at any MA Location (Boston, Burlington, Dedham, and Lynnfield). Valid anytime. No expiration. Award-winning fun year after year! Certificate of Excellence Winner, Trip Advisor; 2016 Diamond Award Winner; Best of Boston & more! Challenge your friends, family, colleagues to some great games at the lanes!

Getting to Know MIT

Getting to Know MIT (campus tour)
Wednesday, April 26
Free (Sign up in person with MIT ID)
MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA
Sign up by April 14

Do MIT’s building numbers and academic course numbers confound you? Was 77 Mass. Ave. always the Institute's front door entrance? Do you know which buildings were designed by "world-class architects?" Joe Collins (Co-chair of MIT Retirees Association and Quarter Century Club member) invites you on a tour of the campus which includes a review of how the current set of buildings evolved over time. We'll take a look from the original entrance in Lobby 10 and see how the numbered buildings expanded with the culmination in 1938 of Bldg. 7, which brought to Cambridge, at long last, the Architecture Dept. from its exile in the Rogers building at Boylston and Clarendon Streets in Boston. We'll leave from Lobby 7, look at some notable buildings on the West Campus, take a glance at the "Harvard, Mass. Ave., Smoot" Bridge and, walking along Memorial Drive, enter the building from Killian Court. Included in the tour is a trip up to the Barker Engineering Library, home of the Great Dome, and a look at the newest piece of art within the Main campus, Sol Lewitt's "Bars of Color within Squares" from the 3rd Floor of the Green Center, housing the Institute's Physics Dept. Joe looks forward to sharing thoughts on how MIT grew during the 20th century.

MIT Sailing Pavilion Tour

MIT Sailing Pavilion Tour
Wednesday, August 9
12:00 Noon
Free (Sign up with your ID at MITAC)
MIT Sailing Pavilion, Campus
Purchase by July 28

Tour the historic MIT Sailing Pavilion, birthplace of college sailing. During the 75th anniversary year, the Wood Sailing Pavilion received significant upgrades which included dock and cosmetic improvements. Learn about the state of the art floating docks, new carbon fiber Tech dinghies, and historical lobby/shore school area, where many World, Olympic, and America's Cup champions learned their first knots.

Skywalk Observatory
$12 (reg. $16/adult; $13/senior; $11, children under 12)
Prudential Center, Boston, MA

Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, the Skywalk is located at the pinnacle of the Prudential building on the 50th floor. Experience Boston's only sky-high vantage point for sweeping 360 degree views of Greater Boston & beyond. An awe-inspiring, breathtaking panoramic view of Boston! Ticket includes a self-guided Acoustiguide, Dreams of Freedom Museum, and a Multimedia Movie Theatre featuring the exceptional film, “Wings Over Boston.” Tickets valid anytime and do not expire.

Tall Ships

Tall Ships
Saturday, June 17
$39/pp (reg. 47.25)
Long Wharf North, Boston, MA
Purchase by May 12

See the breathtaking Tall Ships on a 90-minute viewing cruise~ in Boston again for 2017! A leisurely cruise around the inner harbor to view each of the ships in her berth, from the Charlestown Navy Yard to East Boston and the Seaport.


Taza Chocolate Tours

$5 (regular $8) Saves money on ALL AGES (infants included)
Somerville, MA
Valid any time, No expiration date

Use these tickets to make your own reservation online. Taza Chocolate Factory in Somerville has just opened up its doors for regular public tour offerings! Please join us for a behind-the-scenes, guided tour of Taza Chocolate's manufacturing facility and chocolate making process. You will be able to sample chocolate, learn about cocoa beans and see the amazing machinery used to make traditional stone ground chocolate in this artisan bean-to-bar chocolate factory. The tour is approximately one hour long.

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