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NUNoon-logo-redLearn a new skill with your fellow Northeastern Alumni! This series offers Northeastern community members an opportunity to come together in a casual environment to learn something new.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Huskies Hands-On will be back this fall. Check back for Fall 2017 event announcements!

 

PAST EVENTS:

May 18, 2017 | Intro to Calligraphy

Alumni Center | Boston, Massachusetts
Alumni learned the basics of calligraphy at this fun on-campus session led by Sip & Script. Everyone left the event with their own beginner’s calligraphy kit to continue practicing at home!


Apr. 26, 2017 | The Art of Flower Arranging

Alumni Center | Boston, Massachusetts
Our community members had the opportunity to learn the art of flower arranging at a class led by Alices’s Table. Each attendee created a magnificent flower arrangement with lilies, hydrangea, snapdragons, and cherry brandy roses.


Mar. 31, 2017 | Make Your Own Pasta

Dave’s Fresh Pasta | Somerville, Massachusetts
Due to popular demand, we offered a second session of pasta-making at Dave’s. Alumni of all ages joined us for tips on how to make homemade pasta. Once again, Chef Dave taught the group the basics of successful pasta-making. Then, we all enjoyed the delicious feast we had created.


Feb. 2, 2017 | Tango with NU Ballroom Dance

Curry Student Center | Boston, Massachusetts
At this event, alumni learned to tango with NU Ballroom Dance Club. Two instructors from this student-run group demonstrated the basic moves. Then the group paired off to try for themselves. NU Ballroom Dance Club teaches free dance classes weekly and all are invited!


Jan. 27, 2017 | Make Your Own Pasta

Dave’s Fresh Pasta | Somerville, Massachusetts
At this sold-out event, a small group of alumni learned how to make their own pasta from scratch. Attendees sampled wine and cheese selections while watching Chef Jason demonstrate skills. Then, the group paired off to make their own fettuccine, spaghetti, and ravioli stuffed with butternut squash and porcini mushrooms.


 Nov. 29, 2016 | Bake with the Brass Sisters

Xhibition Kitchen | Boston, Massachusetts
This event gave alumni of all ages the opportunity to learn holiday baking tips from the experts – The Brass Sisters! Marilyn Brass, LA’64, MA’66 and Sheila Brass taught attendees how to make cranberry raisin pie, lemon drizzle cake, and chocolate buche de Noel.


Oct. 20, 2016 | Create a Terrarium

Trident Booksellers & Café | Boston, Massachusetts
Boston community members got their hands dirty with Plant Nite as they created colorful succulent terrariums. A local plant expert walked the group through the planting process and provided tips on how to take care of plants. Attendees took home beautiful arrangements and green thumbs!


 Sept. 20, 2016 | Learn to Cook

Boston Center for Adult Education | Boston, Massachusetts
Attendees worked closely with two knowledgeable chefs to whip up a three-course meal that featured dishes like risotto, tiramisu, and tomato mozzarella crostini! After the meal was complete, the group sat down together to enjoy and get to know one another.

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