The Weekender: Student Events Edition

Welcome back students, we’ve got a Weekender just for you! Summer has come and gone and with September halfway through, it’s time to embrace the school year and all it has to offer. No – we’re not talking about hitting the books – it’s all about the extracurriculars! Get off campus and check out these events around Boston.

Batter Up | $9 Student Baseball Tickets

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Boston’s favorite baseball team has standing room only discounts just for students or on Monday, September 21, you can grab a real seat for College Greek Night. Prices start at $9, that’s cheaper than a burrito!
  

Speak Your Mind | Speaker’s Circle

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Come speak your mind at the Speaker’s Circle, hosted at The Pit in Harvard Square. Any and all topics will be shared, but don’t worry, they’ve stacked the deck with a few poets, storytellers, comics, philosophers and more so you’re sure to learn something along the way.
 

Bee There or Bee Square | Fall into Science Saturdays

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The MIT Beekeeping club shares bee biology basics and more at this Saturday’s event. No live bees will be in attendance, so now is your chance to get an up close and personal look at a hive without all the bee stings.
 

Not Your Mother’s Theater | Shit-faced Shakespeare

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Shakespeare doesn’t have to be boring. This troupe of actors puts a drunken twist on a traditional Shakespeare play by adding a completely inebriated cast member to the mix. Pregame the play and roll on over to this raucous event.
 

Food Fest Mania | Phantom Gourmet and WGBH Food Festivals

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Skip the cafeteria and head over to one of the two (that’s right, we said two!) food festivals happening in Boston this weekend! Sample over 100 of Phantom Gourmet’s favorites at their food festival or have your pick of the wine and food offerings at the WGBH Food and Wine Festival.

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