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Winter Activities to do Off-Campus

Ashley Yenick ’14, Copy Editor 

Now that winter is in full swing, students are looking to do activities off-campus.  The only problem is where do you go in the middle of winter? We found 3 great places that you can go to that are close to campus!

Showcase Cinemas

6 Chickering Rd, Lawrence, MA ‎
(800) 315-4000

Right down the street from Merrimack stands Showcase Cinemas. Who doesn’t love going to the movies? With fun and exciting movies out like That Awkward Moment, Ride Along, and Frozen, you can see a movie on $6 dollar Tuesdays! Going to the movies is perfect for a rainy day or boring weekday night!

Roger’s Center of the Arts


Our next idea is right on campus! At the Roger’s Center of the Arts, right now they have Peter Pan as the play of the month. Acting Out! Theatre Company is performing this Friday, February 7th at 7 pm, Saturday February 8th at 1:30 pm & 7pm, and Sunday, February 9th at 3 pm. General Admission is $15 in advance and $18 at the door. You can check out more at: http://northandover.wickedlocal.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139630/11436/NEWS

Tripoli’s Pizza & Bakery

Tripoli Bakery North Andover
542 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845

Looking for homemade pizza and desserts? Make the short trek to the Starbucks shopping center on the other side of Merrimack to get homemade fresh pizza. While you’re at Tripoli’s, make sure you pick up Tripoli’s homemade canoli’s!

You can get to all of these places around campus in less than 20 minutes! So grab your friends and go to these awesome places now!

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