All the fun/cheap/life-changing events happening this week around Beantown, just a hop, skip, and a jump from campus!

Saturday, April 1st

StepFest 2017

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is hosting the 43rd Annual New England StepFest Competition in Blackman Auditorium where members of the Divine Nine battle it out on stage. Last year, hip hop phenomenon Tory Lanez closed out the show! Stay tuned for an announcement of this year’s guest appearance.

 

Sunday, April 2nd

Delta Tau Delta Deltona 500

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Your favorite boy-next-door fraternity is holding their spring fundraiser, Deltona 500, to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The event will be held in Krentzman Quad– we heard there’s gonna be tricycle racing, water balloons, arcade basketball and a BBQ!

 

Monday, April 3rd

Campus Movie Fest


NUTV is hosting the CMF finale in Curry Ballroom this Monday! The top 16 films in the competition will be shown to the audience and the top 4 will proceed to nationals in Atlanta, GA. Doors open at 7pm, but the place fills up quickly so get there early!

 

Tuesday, April 4th

Free Cone Day

Ben & Jerry’s is kicking on spring with their annual Free Cone Day…you know what that means: stop by any store to get your free scoop.

 

Wednesday,  April 5th

Right on Hue Fashion Show

Fashion & Retail Society is hosting their annual catwalk in the Curry Ballroom. This year, all designs revolve around the idea of color. Doors open at 7:30, with finger foods for the whole audience! Get your free tickets on MyNEU.

 

Thursday,  April 6th

Second Annual Special Spirit Basketball Game

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Hosted by Northeastern Best Buddies and the Student Athletic Advisory Council, this basketball game pits two local MA Special Olympics basketball teams against each other for an exciting night at Cabot. Tickets are free, but donations can be made here.

 

Friday,  April 7th

Collegiate Alternative Investment Summit

NU CAIS will be hosting their 5th annual conference Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th! Check out their Facebook for the entire lineup of speakers and get ready for a weekend of discussion on private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate and more.