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SP Dineout

Monday, 29 August 2016 00:00 — Monday, 31 October 2016 00:00 | Local Restaurants | [at]

Dine out with your apartment mate or immediate neighbor for those in efficiency, and get reimbursed from SP up to 12 dollars per person! We can also help pair you with your next-door neighbor. Email us at for any questions. Advance signup required at

Apple Picking and Farm fun

Saturday, October 22, 2016 12:00 – 16:00 | Meet at SP, carpool to Cider Hill Farm | sp-plants-chair [at]

-Apple picking at a nearby farm! -Hayrides, kettle corn, hot cider& donuts, pumpkins, and more! -Time: Sat, Oct 22nd, 12:00pm-4:00pm -Option to run a corn maze on the way back(people who select to do this will come back at 7:00pm instead of 4:00pm) -Residents pay $5(carpool fee and 1/4 peck of apples), guests $10, anyone who volunteers to driver go for free! -RSVP required on SP interface or at -Space is limited! First come first serve, drivers get priority.

SP October Brunch

Sunday, October 23, 2016 12:00 – 14:00 | Multipurpose Room | sp-brunch-chair [at]

Come join our October brunch. There will be great amount of food so that you can store enough energy before the winter comes. Prep will start from 8 am to 2 pm. Any help is greatly appreciated. Bring your own plates to collect stamps and win prizes from GSC Sustainability!

CoSI Lecture - Senseable Cities of Tomorrow

Monday, October 24, 2016 18:00 – 21:00 | SP Multi-Purpose Room | sp-cosi-chair [at]

A practicing architect, Professor Ratti is a Professor of the Practice at the MIT Department of Urban Studies & Planning, and directs the SENSEable City Laboratory. This September, Professor Ratti visits the MIT graduate residence for a lecture to share his insights on how smart technologies and the Internet of Things are going to revolutionize our way of life. Professor Ratti holds several patents and has co-authored over 250 publications.

An American in Paris SP Outing

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 18:15 – 22:00 | Citi Wang Theatre | sp-outing-chair [at]

Join us for a Broadway outing to go see An American in Paris - the romantic story about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. When: Wednesday, October 26th Time : Meet in SP Lobby at 6:15 pm Where: Citi Wang Theatre (we will take the T - Red Line) Cost: $27 (subsidized) Tickets are limited so RSVP soon! Please note that this event is currently for SP residents only.

SP Pumpkin Carving

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 21:00 – 22:00 | MP Room | sp-social-chair [at]

Come celebrate Halloween or take a break from the hard sciences to express your artistic side at SP's annual Pumpkin Carving event! We'll supply pumpkins and pumpkin carving kits.

Le Corsaire SP Outing

Friday, October 28, 2016 18:15 – 22:00 | Boston Opera House | sp-outing-chair [at]

Join us for an SP outing to go see Boston Ballet's performance of Le Corsaire - a classical ballet steeped in swashbuckling adventure and passionate romance. A dashing pirate battles to rescue his beloved with danger looming at every turn. When: Friday, October 28th Time : Meet in SP Lobby at 6:15 pm Where: Boston Opera House (we will take the T - Red Line) Cost: $37 (subsidized) Tickets are limited so RSVP soon! Please note that this event is currently for SP residents only.

Halloween Dance Party

Friday, October 28, 2016 20:30 – 01:00 | MP Room | sp-social-chair [at]

The MIT Graduate Houses are uniting for one of the biggest celebrations of the year: Halloween! The fun begins at Edgerton with pumpkin carving and appetizers in the Edgerton Lounge. For dinner, guests are welcome to enjoy BBQ in Ashdown's Hulsizer Room and Indian food in the Warehouse's Colbert Room. The night ends with a dance party in Sid-Pac's MP Room! Appetizers and pumpkin carving at Edgerton from 6-8, Edgerton Lounge Dinner at Ashdown (Hulsizer) and the Warehouse (Colbert Room), 7-9. Dancing at SP, 8:30-1, MP Room

Call for 15 year SP Committee Members

Saturday, November 5, 2016 23:59 – 23:59 | sp-trustees [at]

SP is turning 15! SP is forming a committee to help organize a series of celebratory events next summer for all SP residents and alumni, and you are invited to participate! If you enjoy planning social events, networking with MIT alumni, or are curious about other ways you can be involved, contact the SP Trustees (

SPeaker Seeking Submissions!

Thursday, November 10, 2016 23:59 – 23:59 | sp-newsletter-chair [at]

Do you enjoy writing short stories, poetry or prose? Do you enjoy painting, drawing, or photography? Submit to the SidPac Speaker Creative Corner to show off your talent and compete for a prize! Submit writing, photographs or scans to sp-newsletter-chair NO LATER THAN OCT 30th (for the Winter Issue).

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