Michelle’s Boston Weekly Update… Love is in the air…

and so is Howie Mandel!

February is in full swing already, can you believe it? While midterms are starting and Co-op is picking up, don’t miss out on all of the exciting events this month has to offer. Celebrate Black History Month and Valentine’s Day in ways you never have before. Branch out to downtown Boston and the South End to see top-notch performers and grab all of your favorite foods!


Black History Month is here and what better way to honor our inspiring African American leaders than to learn about their origins here in Boston? The Freedom Trail Foundation is hosting the African-American Patriots Tour for the month of February. The tour takes people through the historic events of the Revolutionary War and the great impacts African-American leaders had on the formation of our country. This 90 minute tour offered every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this month at 1 PM will open your eyes to the experiences of these people in the 1700s and beyond. Don’t miss your chance to embrace this great learning experience! For more information and tickets, click here!


Missed Howie Mandel at Northeastern last year? Well, not to worry, he is back in Boston just for you! Catch the Emmy-Award winning comedian at the Wilbur Theatre in downtown Boston this Sunday February 12th at 7:30 PM. Tickets are starting at $30, but don’t forget to ask about Student Rush! As a student, always ask if the theatre offers this before buying your tickets. We don’t know when Howie will be back in town again, so don’t miss another chance to see this versatile game show host / actor / author ! Click here for more information.




Want to get in the mood for Valentine’s Day coming up this week? Grab a loved one and check out José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s performance of “Classical Lovers” this weekend. This beautiful ballet is choreographed by Mateo himself and is a presentation of three pieces inspired by romance, elegance, and charm. Catch this magical recital tonight Friday February 10th at 8 PM, Saturday February 11th at 8 PM, or Sunday February 12th at 4 PM at The Sanctuary Theatre in Cambridge. Click here to learn more about the José Mateo Ballet Theatre and find information about tickets and future performances.


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Don’t have anyone in mind to bring to a romantic ballet? No Valentine in mind? Don’t stress! You’ve still got plenty of time to find one and help a good cause while doing so! This Saturday February 11th at 7PM, The Estate (located by the Boylston T-Stop) is hosting Project Cupid’s 3rd Annual Charity Date Auction. For a suggested donation of $15, have your grabs at eligible bachelors and bachelorette’s including NESN’s reporter Heidi Watney. All donations proceeds go to Pediatric leukemia research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. To be a part of this fun and charitable event, click here.


Winter months depriving you of the fresh fruits and vegetables you thrive on every other time of the year? Look no further: There is an indoor farmers’ market to the rescue! Every Sunday from 10 AM to 3 PM until the end of April, SoWA Winter Farmers’ Market sets up shop in the South End at 485 Harrison Street. You name it, they have it waiting for you. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, breads, pasta, baked goods, sauces, and the list goes on. Stop drooling about it and go check it out! Click here for more information.


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