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Stargaze at BU's Coit Observatory

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Get a chance to see the night sky up close and personal at the Coit Observatory. Each (weather-permitting) Wednesday, Boston University hosts a Public Open Night, giving you have access to their telescopes to stargaze, check out planets, and see the moon. Staff members are there to offer you educational tidbits and provide any help you need.  These events are fun,free, and educational so this is a great idea for kids or out of town guests. 


Be sure to check their twitter feed the day-of, to make sure the event isn't canceled due to weather. 

You can also give them a call at (617) 353-2630. 


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2014 Beanpot Tournament

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Feb 01, 2014

beanpotOne of the most celebrated college hockey events in New England is almost here. The 2014 Beanpot Championship will display the rivalry and competitive nature between four of Boston's top colleges.

"It has become Boston's 'social event of winter season.' The first two Monday nights of February in Boston are reserved for the Beanpot, an annual hockey tournament that features Boston College, Boston University, Harvard and Northeastern. It all started on Dec. 26, 1952 at the old Boston Arena. The next year the Beanpot moved to the Garden, where it has been played ever since and become the official battle for Boston's hockey bragging rights."

Tickes for this event are still available here thorough Ticketmaster. Please click here for further information on the Beanpot Tournament and this year's schedule.

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Boston Turkish Festival

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Nov 06, 2013

turkish festivalThe 18th Annual Boston Turkish Festival is being celebrated now until December 15, 2013.

"Since its inception in 1996, this unique festival lasts more than a month and it is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. The Festival theme, 'Colors of Anatolia', reflects the diversity and richness of Turkish culture, ranging from art exhibits, workshops, gastronomic presentations and concerts to Turkish cinema."

Right now, visitors can enjoy the art exhibition "Turuoise Dream: A Journey To The Aegean" at the Howard Thurman Center at Boston University. The artist, Gizem Saka, took inspiration from her hometown of Istanbul and painted bold and colorful works of art. These paintings will be on display at Boston University until December 15th. The gallery is open to the public during the Howard Thurman Center operating hours. 

There are also upcoming events including the Isail Hakki Fencioglu & Group Shtreiml: Jewish Roots and Turkish Blues concert at the Goethe-institut Boston and a documentary and short film competition at the Museum of Fine Arts

For further information on the Boston Turkish Festival, please go to bostonturkishfestival.org.

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Public Night at the BU Coit Observatory

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, May 22, 2013

BU observatory"The Public Open Night at BU's Judson B. Coit Observatory is a chance for people to come observe the night sky through telescopes and binoculars. These events are held on Wednesday nights with weather permitting. Starting times are 7:30pm during the fall and winter, and 8:30pm during the spring and summer. The program lasts about an hour." 

To find out if the Open Night will be held, call the information number at 617-353-2630 no earlier than two hours before the scheduled starting time. The observatory is outside so please dress accordingly. 

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