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SP-Anno for Wednesday, September 20th, 2017


SP events and notices:

Friday, Sep 22, 8pm-noon: Queer Movie Night
Saturday, Sep 23, 10-noon: Whale Watch Outing
Tuesday, Sep 26, 6:30-8pm: SP-CoSI Graduate Dinner Seminar
Wednesday, Sep 27, 6:10-10pm: Blue Jays @ Red Sox 9/27
Thursday, Sep 28, TBA-12am: SP LAN Party: Team Fortress 2
Friday, Sep 29, 6-10pm: Open Doors Night

SP Events

1.  Queer Movie Night
Friday, Sep 22, 8pm-noon, Seminar room.
Queer Movie Night! Join us for a showing of Boy Meets Girl and D.E.B.S. in the seminar room at 8pm on 9/22. Feel free to come for one or both of the movies.

There will be themed snacks!

Boy Meets Girl:

E-mail: acarney

2.  Whale Watch Outing
Saturday, Sep 23, 10-noon, New England Aquarium .
Hi SP,

Please join us for the exciting whale watch outing on Sep.23rd Saturday morning! We will take a high-speed catamaran from New England Aquarium to a spot where we could watch whales! The whole trip is likely to take 2 hours. The ticket is 35 dollars (subsidized). Spots are limited, so please RSVP! You will receive a confirmation email with payment and event details once you are confirmed a spot.

Outing Chair

E-mail: sp-outing-chair
Click here to RSVP

3.  SP-CoSI Graduate Dinner Seminar
Tuesday, Sep 26, 6:30-8pm, Sid Pac MP Room .
General Audience Graduate Seminar provides MIT students the venue for more scholarly and open interactions with their peers.

> Lieutenant Commander Sjaak de Vlaming
US Navy & MIT Naval Construction and Engineeering
"Submarine Modular Construction"

> Nicholas Triantafillou
MIT Mathematics
"Recent and Not-So-Recent Developments in Sphere Packing"

> Patrick White
MIT Nuclear Engineering
"Understanding the Present and Future of Nuclear Power"
SP-CoSI Graduate Dinner Seminar
E-mail: gaikwad

4.  Blue Jays @ Red Sox 9/27
Wednesday, Sep 27, 6:10-10pm, Fenway Park.
Come join us on Wednesday, September 27 at 7:10 PM for one of the last regular season Red Sox games of the season!

Price: FREE
Seating: Left Field Standing Room
Time: Meet in SP Lobby at 6:10 PM (game starts at 7:10 PM)
Who: SP residents will be given priority

Tickets are limited so RSVP soon at the following google form:

If you have any questions, please e-mail

E-mail: wjguan

5.  SP LAN Party: Team Fortress 2
Thursday, Sep 28, TBA-12am, 2nd floor kitchen.
Boom! Headshot.

It is the first SP official LAN party of the year. Come shoot up your friends in this timeless classic from Valve, Team Fortress 2.

Come with the game pre-installed. Team Fortress 2 runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac, and is freely available from . Snacks and opponents will be provided.

E-mail: sp-it-chair

6.  Open Doors Night
Friday, Sep 29, 6-10pm, Multiple residences in SP.
Open Doors Night is a SidPac tradition in which participating residents literally open their doors to welcome all other residents. Hosts can serve food and drinks, play games, and organize activities--and if you’re not hosting, you’re highly encouraged to visit as many rooms as you can!

Hosts can be reimbursed up to $20 for food and non-alcoholic beverages. Sign up at by September 24th.

Email if you have any questions!
Sign up
E-mail: sp-interestgroups-chair

Recurring Events

1.  Yoga
Monday, Aug 28, 4-5pm, Multipurpose Room.
Yoga for Sidney Pacific!
Taught by Melanie Smithers from MIT Recreation.

E-mail: sp-athletics-chair

2.  Zumba
Monday, Sep 11, 8-9pm, Multipurpose Room | OWU if Multipurpose is unavailable.
Zumba is a high-intensity cardio workout that involves dancing to music. Come meet new people and get a great workout at the same time! Taught by Liz Fuller from MIT Recreation.

E-mail: sp-athletics-chair