[kwlug-disc] [kwlug-announce] Meeting Monday: Social Night

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Sat Jun 4 11:52:25 EDT 2011


I can bring pizza and pop. I may have to have it delivered since my time is tight up to the meeting. Will that be okay?

----- Original Message -----
> Ahola, betties and barneys. This may be the one month I don't get to
> fret about Winter (hateful Winter!) so why not celebrate with a social
> event?
> 
> Okay. Maybe that is not the most convincing argument for having a
> celebration. How about a keysigning party? Rumour has it that there
> will be a mondo keysigning fest, following the instructions here:
> http://kwlug.org/node/772
> 
> Still wondering whether to catch the wave? How about some boss demos
> and discussion, generated by the membership? How about some munchies
> (assuming people bring munchies, I guess -- you're welcome to, but
> there is no obligation). How about an impromptu Installfest, or some
> discussion/tips/assistance on Linux-related problems that have
> you ragdolled? Whether you're a squid or a silver surfer, you'll find
> something to keep you engaged.
> 
> One idea that might amp you up is the impromptu rummage sale that has
> developed over the past few days. Steven Blatchford (sblatchford at
> gmail) posted a spreadsheet of computer equipment he wants to give
> away: http://goo.gl/RRxMH . If you e-mail him before the meeting, he
> will bring the goods to the party. It sounds as if other KWLUG members
> might bring in computer parts to swap and donate, and you can
> participate too! (Leftovers will be going to the Computer Recycling
> project at The Working Centre.)
> 
> Will we have a FLOSS Fund nominee this month? For sure: the nominee
> this month will be ZoneMinder, the fierce monitoring software John van
> Ostrand demoed a few meetings ago. You can learn more about Zoneminder
> at http://www.zoneminder.com, and if you can't make the meeting you
> can get some ka-ching to the project by contacting me directly.
> 
> It turns out that ZoneMinder is the final nominee eligible for
> donation, which is bogus! You can right this wrong righteously by
> nominating a smokin open source project for the Fund. You can e-mail
> me your nomination, post the nominee to our website, or mention it on
> the kwlug-disc discussion list.
> 
> There's an "Open Source Economics" talk happening on June 9. Maybe it
> will be gnarly or maybe it will be weaksauce, but if you're interested
> then check this out: http://sigopensourceeconomics.eventbrite.com/
> 
> In other news, if you are an Ubuntu user you might want to check this
> survey: http://people.ubuntu.com/~maco.m/survey.html
> 
> You'll find the party happening at the usual beachhouse:
> 
> St John's Kitchen
> 97 Victoria Street North
> (at the corner of Weber and Victoria)
> Kitchener
> 
> There's parking for your muscle beaters in the Worth a Second Look
> parking lot, and you can lock up your rhino hunters along the side of
> the building. There are maps and photos of the location here:
> http://kwlug.org/node/709
> 
> Chow, brodies
> - Paul
> 
> --
> http://pnijjar.freeshell.org
> 
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