[Ubuntu Chicago] Social Activities

Steve Woodruff swoody at ubuntu.com
Thu Oct 29 20:22:20 GMT 2009


A great run-down of events there Kevin! Sounds like you guys over at CLUG
really have a good time, haha. Maybe I'll have to join you guys for some of
these get-togethers.

-- 
Steve Woodruff
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- A morning without coffee is like something without something else...


On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Kevin Harriss <special.kevin at gmail.com>wrote:

> Some events that another organization (Chicago LUG) I am involved with
> did/do are Programming Tonight, 2 Drunk 2 Code (2D2C) and Linux Lunch.
> Programming Tonight we would usually meet up at a coffee shop or
> hookah bar that had free wifi and work on projects. This would give us
> a chance to work with people on a project or bounce ideas off each
> other. 2D2C started out as a purely social gathering. We would meet up
> at a bar and have a couple pints and talk about various things
> sometimes it would be about linux/open source other times not. It was
> just an excuse for us together and hang out in a social setting. Linux
> Lunch started out since a number of our members all worked in the loop
> area so we would get together once a week and grab lunch. I am not
> sure if you have a large enough concentration in one area of the city
> but if so this works out nicely.
>
> If you are looking for linux events and such to attend as a group. You
> are more than welcome to attend the Chicago Linux User group meetings.
> Our meetings are on the second Saturday of every month from
> 3:00-6:00pm. After the meetings we usually go out for food and drinks.
> If you want to get a taste of our meetings I encourage you to stick
> around after the release party and attend the Chicago LUG meeting.
>
> Also there is a Flourish in the spring. There is usually always a
> strong presence from the Chicago loco there. Other regional events are
> Ohio Linux Fest and Penguicon (Michigan). Also there are the barcamps
> in the area (BARcamp Chicago, BARcamp Madison, BARcamp Milwaukee).
>
> Kevin
>
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Steve Woodruff <swoody at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > Well, as mentioned, I think it would be a good idea. Kind of getting to
> hang
> > out with every, and just shoot the breeze.
> >
> > I think it would also be nice idea if the group wanted to attend outings
> > together - maybe *nix events, free software events, tech events, etc.
> etc.
> > Would be really cool to show the world a nice, strong Chicago Loco team!
> >
> > --
> > Steve Woodruff
> > swoody at ubuntu.com
> > swoody on FreeNode
> > - A morning without coffee is like something without something else...
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 9:55 PM, ry <ry.ryno27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
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> >> Hello Chicago people,
> >>
> >> I was talking to swoody on IRC and I thought it would be nice if we
> >> would have a social activity maybe once a month or something. I
> >> suggested bowling or a hookah lounge or pool or something multiple
> >> people can enjoy. I would like to get feedback from everyone, just your
> >> thoughts and if you have any more suggestions.
> >>
> >> Thank you,
> >> Ryan Moss, rr72
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