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

Sunday, October 16th

Pretty in Pink Brunch

Do you love brunch and hate cancer? Pretty in Pink is an annual event hosted by Colleges Against Cancer that raises money for the American Cancer Society and awareness about breast cancer. Tickets are $8 on MyNEU and $10 at the door!

Monday, October 17th

Taste of MGC

Learn what the Multicultural Greek Council and its seven fraternities/sororities has to offer. Food from different cultures will be available for tasting and free performances are scheduled throughout the night.

Tuesday, October 18th

Phi Delt Carnival

The brothers of Phi Delta Theta are hosting their first event supporting the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center in the Krentzman Quad. Next Tuesday, channel your inner kid and relive your favorite carnival memories like cornhole, ring toss and popcorn!

Wednesday, October 19th

CUP Presents: Civil Twilight and Hiding Out

You don’t wanna miss any of CUP’s small concert series shows this semester! Let’s get AfterHours packed on October 19th at 7:30 for Civil Twilight and Hiding Out. As always, tickets are free for all NU students!

Thursday, October 20th

DPhiE’s Big Man on Campus

Who’s the next “Big Man on Campus” for fall 2016?! Stay tuned for Thursday, as 8 contestants from various student organizations compete for the crown. Tickets are $10 on MyNEU and all proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Friday, October 21st

11th Annual Underwear Run

WELCOME TO NORTHEASTERN! The Underwear Run (exactly what it sounds like) is a tradition every Parents Weekend that warmly greets family and friends in the most unusual way ever. The run begins in the freshman quad and always ends with a dunk in the Reflecting Pool.

Saturday, October 22nd

Head of the Charles

The world’s largest rowing event is back again for its 52nd year the weekend of October 22nd and 23rd! The full provisional schedule can be found here. You can spectate anywhere along the river, but most people tend to gather between the Anderson and Weeks bridges. The Reunion Village on the Boston side charges a $10 entrance fee but offers food and beverages and seating along the river.