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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:

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Chocolate Making Class at Serenade Chocolatier
6 – 8 p.m. | Brookline, MA

Impress your Valentine with hand-made chocolate, courtesy of Serenade Chocolatier! Join fellow members of the Boston Northeastern community to learn about tempering, making truffles, and filling molds with alumna and Serenade Chocolatier owner, Nur Killic, E’82. Work with expert chocolatiers to make delicious creations that will make a great gift for that someone special! Spots are extremely limited, so sign up today!

 

PAST EVENTS:

Nov. 16, 2017 | Beer Making

Hopsters | Newton, Massachusetts
20 Northeastern community members joined us at Hopsters for a beer-making class and reception. Attendees enjoyed appetizers and drinks while they learned to brew beers like American Pale Ale, Belgian Wit, and Bourbon Barrel Stout.


Oct. 20, 2017 | Ravioli Making

Dave’s Fresh Pasta | Somerville, Massachusetts
Members of our Boston community joined us at Dave’s Fresh Pasta for an opportunity to learn the art of stuffed pasta! Chef Jason taught the group how to make delicious fillings including lemon chive ricotta and caramelized onion marscapone. Then, everyone enjoyed heaping plates of their delicious creations!


Sept. 28, 2017 | The Art of Sushi

Sushi Chef Institute | Torrance, California
Los Angeles community members came together at Sushi Chef Institute for a fun hands on sushi making class. Chef Andy taught the group how to create California rolls, hand rolls, maki, and much more! After the class attendees enjoyed the opportunity to get to know one another while eating their delicious creations.


September 25, 2017 | French Macaron Class

Food La La | San Francisco, California
At this sold out event, San Francisco community members learned the art of the French Macaron from Chef Lindsay Kinder. Chef Lindsay demonstrated techniques and tricks about how make these tricky cookies at home while attendees sipped on champagne. Then, after the macaron shells came out of the oven the group got creative with buttercream fillings and fun decorations. The finished product were both beautiful and delicious!


Sept. 13, 2017 | Learn to Salsa

Alumni Center | Boston, Massachusetts
Proud alumna Eileen Herman-Haase, LA’74 & Raul Nieves taught a fun introductory dance class for our Boston community members. Attendees of all experience levels got to know their fellow huskies while learning the art of Salsa.


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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