[Ubuntu Chicago] Social Activities
musikgoat at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 22:42:02 GMT 2009
I expect you will be next month for the Ubuntu Launch Party, since it will
be held at the location that is also hosting the CLUG meeting that same
Fun fun fun :)
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 3:22 PM, Steve Woodruff <swoody at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 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
> swoody at ubuntu.com
> swoody on FreeNode
> - 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).
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Steve Woodruff <swoody at ubuntu.com>
>> > Well, as mentioned, I think it would be a good idea. Kind of getting to
>> > 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.
>> > 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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