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We’re bringing Northeastern to you!

The university is expanding beyond boundaries, and our global communities are going strong. Northeastern Near You brings programs from the Office of Alumni Relations, along with the essence, and spirit of the university to your backyard!

Join us for a variety of events to reconnect with your fellow Huskies, meet current students and co-op members in your community, keep updated on the university’s progress, and strengthen your bond with your local Northeastern community.

Northeastern Near You: Florida – February 22-25, 2018

Registration is now open! Enjoy our annual Huskies vs. Red Sox game, yoga on the beach, and more. Full event details can be found below, organized by location.

  • Fort Myers

    Thursday, February 22, 2018
    15th Annual Huskies vs. Red Sox BBQ & Game
    11 a.m.–3 p.m. | Fort Myers

    The start of Spring Training is just around the corner! The 15th annual Huskies vs. Red Sox Cookout and Spring Training Game is set for Thursday, Feb. 22, 2017 with the cookout starting at 11am and the game following at 1pm. Join us for an afternoon of Florida sunshine and an abundance of Husky spirit! Hundreds of alumni, parents, students, and friends will enjoy a delicious barbecue and cash bar. Don’t miss out – these tickets will go fast!

  • Miami

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    Wynwood Art District Walking Tour & Social Hour
    6–8 p.m. | Miami

    Join alumni, parents, and friends to discover the Wynwood Arts District – home to over 30 art galleries, shops, bars, breweries, and one of the largest open-air street-art installations in the country. Learn about the transformation of the one-time warehouse district to a creative community from Northeastern parents David and Shari Lombardi, who have played a key role in this transition.

    Sunday, February 25, 2018
    Huskies Fitness: Hollywood Beach Yoga
    9–10:15 a.m. | Miami

    Start the day off right on the beautiful Hollywood Beach for an all-levels Hatha Yoga class. This class will energize the body and clear the mind as you enjoy the sound of the ocean and the warmth of the sun on your face! What’s better, you get to enjoy it with fellow members of the Florida Northeastern community!


  • Orlando

    Friday, February 23, 2018
    Beyond the Brew: Orlando Brewing
    6–8 p.m. | Orlando

    Experience one of America’s only certified-organic breweries with your fellow members of the Northeastern community in Florida! The evening will feature a tour of the brewery. Join us for an evening of great craft beer, food, and company.

  • Past Events: California

    Our Northeastern Near You series kicked off in September 2017 with a tour across the state of California. More than a hundred of you joined us for 13 events, in 9 cities, over 6 days! Huskies were turned on their heads (literally!) in a paddleboard yoga class in Marina del Rey, trained in classical French techniques in a macaron-making class in San Francisco, gathered for a community barbeque in La Jolla, and brought behind the scenes in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles!


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