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September 20, 2011

Young Alum Happy Hour: Tír na nÓg

Join other Philadelphia-area MIT alums for drinks and snacks at the Tír na nÓg in Philadelphia, rated as the #4 greatest Irish bar in the U.S. We’ll be there starting at 5:30pm so come on over right after work and meet some other alumni!
No signup needed, just stop by when you can! Free snacks, cash bar. Michael Menard, Class of '07, will host this gathering. For more information, you may contact Michael at michael.robert.menard@gmail.com.

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Time: 5:30 to 7:30pm
Location: Tír na nÓg
               Phoenix Building, 1600 Arch Street
               Philadelphia 19103
Phone: 267-514-1700
Tír na nÓg - Web site    Directions

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September 24, 2011

RotorFest All-Helicopter Air Show

RotorfestJoin your MIT friends at the world’s largest all-helicopter air show. The US Army Black Daggers Parachute Team and numerous helicopters will headline this year’s event. Over 30 different military, civilian, and kit-built rotorcraft are expected for the weekend. The club has purchased a block of advanced discount tickets so send your reservation soon. We will mail physical tickets upon registration.

The gates open at 10am with flying starting at noon. There will be three chances during the day to catch the air show. Schedule details will be available on the Rotorfest website below as the date approaches.

Tickets include admission to the museum and docents will be available throughout the day for tours. Children’s amusement rides, food, and music will be available for a day of fun for the whole family! Helicopter rides will be available for purchase the day of the event. 5 minute rides are $40 per person no matter the age of the rider. There is no age limit, but those under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Photos courtesy of American Helicopter Museum / Schultz Airshows


Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Rain or Shine

Location: American Helicopter Museum
         1220 American Blvd., West Chester, PA 19830
         Off Airport Rd. between the Brandywine Airport & QVC
         RotorFest Web site, including Directions

Cost: NEW PRICING AS OF 9/11: $15 for adults
         $8 per child
         Free: Children 2 and under

Reservations: via MIT Infinite Connection (by Sept. 19):

Club Membership -- Join or Renew on-line:

For Questions: Anna Tomassini Porter, 716-440-2667, e-mail anita@alum.mit.edu

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