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Bicycle Savvy - Basic Maintenance Workshop
Thursday, March 12
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Media Room, Z Center, Campus, Cambridge, MA
Purchase by March 6

Presented by Cambridge Bicycle. Join us for an afternoon with Cambridge Bicycle who will teach the basics of bicycle maintenance. The focus of the class will be on how to diagnose minor problems before they become major ones. This will include lubing and care of your cables, chain, drivetrain and a tutorial on fixing flats. There will be time set aside at the end for questions and answers.

Boston Flower

Boston Flower & Garden Show: "Season of Enchantment"
March 11 - 15
$17 (reg. $20)
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by March 13

Gardens are the places of magical metamorphosis. They're the stage on which Mother Nature reveals her most wow-worthy wonder. Join the 2015 Boston Flower and Garden Show for this celebration as garden designers, floral arrangers, photographers, and amateur horticulturalists explore the mystical joys of the spring landscape.

MoS Overnighter

Museum of Science Overnighter
Friday, April 17 - Saturday, April 18
$55/pp (all ages)
Museum of Science, Boston, MA
Purchase by February 26 - Limit 4 tickets per MIT ID

Spend a night among the dinosaurs, skeletons, crickets & more at the Museum of Science in Boston for a great family weekend overnight. Camp-In at the Museum of Science (Friday night sleepover on April 17th) includes Science Activities (dominoes, batteries and bulbs, News Tubes), Lightening Show, museum exploration, evening snack, morning breakfast, Planetarium show, Omni Show & more. Check in @ 5pm on Fri.,April 17; check out @ 11am Sat., April 18. Parent/guardian must sign up with child/children. At least one adult needed for every 5 children. Limit 4 tickets per party with one MIT ID.


Pi(e) Day for MIT ~ Pie Making Class!,
Sunday, March 22
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Craig's Café, Quincy, MA
Purchase by February 27

There is an extra Pi(e) Day this year! MITAC is pleased to offer a Pie Making Workshop with Tom Anacone of Craig's Café, Quincy. Tom will demonstrate pie making techniques with the classic apple and pumpkin pie and then you will practice making two pies of your own.


Pasta Making Class
Friday, March 13
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
81 Holland Street, Somerville, MA
Purchase by February 13

It takes more than luck to make great pasta! Learn to make fresh egg pasta at home with ease. This is a hands-on pasta making class where you will learn basic dough technique, cutting pasta, and quick ravioli making. Taste your fresh pasta creations paired with samples from the wine room and take home your handmade bundle of fresh pasta!

Skywalk Observatory
$11 (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.


Taza Chocolate Tours

$3 (regular $5) 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.


Zentangle: For Focus, Fun, Relaxation
Saturday, March 14
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
MIT Campus (location TBA)
Purchase by February 27

Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structural patterns. It looks complicated, but it's not. When you attend a class with Jacki Rose, CZT Certified Zentangle Teacher, you will learn one pattern at a time, one stroke at a time, and enjoy developing your own creation. This mindful drawing helps you to relax, let go of stress, and have a great time! Whether you think you are creative or not, it doesn’t matter. Anyone can do Zentangle. Whether you have done Zentangle before or whether this is your first time ever, all are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

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