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MITAC at Stata
has temporarily moved!

while the MITAC Desk
undergoes renovations this summer.

As of Tues., July 14th,
the MITAC Desk at Stata
has moved to
the Dreyfoos Lobby
in Stata —
across from the Child Care Center

(adjacent to the elevators
and the Child Care Center)
Our Hours are the same:
Open Tues-Fri., 11am-4pm
Please visit us!


David Sedaris

David Sedaris
Wednesday, October 14
8:00 p.m.
$55/1st balcony center
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 11

One of America’s preeminent humorists and a Celebrity Series favorite. Sedaris is a must. "David Sedaris's deeply satisfying essays bring to mind Anthony Trollope, P.G. Wodehouse, Alice Munro, and Woody Allen, sometimes in the same paragraph" (The New York Times). "Sedaris belong on any list of people writing in English at the moment who are revising our ideas about what's funny" (The San Francisco Chronicle).


Martha's Vineyard

Martha's Vineyard Day Trip featuring Tivoli Day
Saturday, September 19
$85/adult (13+) $80/child (12 and under)
Martha's Vineyard, MA
Purchase by August 28

Enjoy the breathtaking landscape of the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard and partake in celebratory Tivoli Day Festivities including live music, kids parade, kite flying, rock climbing, face painting, antique bike show and more! Tour includes deluxe Yankee Line motorcoach transportation; and roundtrip ferry to and from the Island aboard the Island Queen (ferry departs Falmouth at 10:30am and arrives Oak Bluffs 11:05am; departs Oak Bluffs 5:15pm and arrives Falmouth at 6:00pm). Upon arrival in Oak Bluffs you are on your own to enjoy Tivoli Day festivities or explore the island via bike, moped or public transportation (additional cost). Leave Hayward Lot, Cambridge at 7:00am and Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington at 7:30am; returns approx. 7:30pm Lexington and 8:00pm Cambridge.

MIT Distinctive Car & Vehicle Show
Sunday, October 11
10:00am - 2:00pm
In Advance: $8/Adult; $4/children, ages 4-12
At the Door: $10/adult; $5/children, ages 4-12
Hayward Lot, MIT Campus
Tickets available at the MITAC desk
(Campus & Lincoln Laboratory locations)
& via adMIT One* at tickets.mit.edu
(*Tickets available for purchase 24/7 on adMIT One;
Visa and Mastercard payment accepted)
Sign up by October 9

Start Your Engines! MITAC hosts its first MIT Vehicle Show for the MIT Community! As cars, trucks, motorcycles and other vehicles are an evolution of art, technology, engineering, and design, the MIT Vehicle Show will showcase some of the powered and unpowered vehicular standouts, both at MIT (products/subjects of MIT research), as well as interesting collectors' vehicles owned by members of the MIT community. Participation includes the MIT Age Lab (Center for Transportation and Logistics), MIT AeroAstro, MIT Mechanical Engineering, MIT ROTC, MIT Facilities; with vehicles including an autonomous car, Army HMMVV, one of the MIT AgeLab's instrumented vehicles (older driver and new in-vehicle technology), electric vehicles from MIT Facilities (including the Electric Transit, GEM, and Kubota), and other interesting, fun, vintage, unusual, or otherwise distinctive vehicles. Special appearance by Ray Magliozzi, longtime co-host of NPR's weekly radio show, Car Talk.


Dinner Dance

MIT Harvest Dinner Dance
Saturday, November 7
6:30pm - 11:00pm
$25/pp
Montvale Plaza, Stoneham, MA
Purchase by October 23

Dance the night away with our fall dinner dance! Cost includes music by the Tom Pittman Band, featuring a variety of ballroom, Latin, & modern dance music; and a family style dinner with choice of stuffed breast of chicken, roast beef, or vegetarian option, salad, dessert, coffee & tea. Adults only. Cash Bar. Semi-formal attire. Limit 10 tickets per person. Sponsored by MITAC and the MIT Federal Credit Union.


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

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.




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