Picnic and Planting! You’re all invited!

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May 112012
 

Penguicon would like to cordially invite you to a fantastic Planting Picnic!

 

You are all welcome to come for friends, food and fun!

 

Details Details Details!

Date:  May 27 (if weather washes our event away a new date will be announced if possible)

Time:  2pm

Location:  Nankin Mills Recreation Area – Hines Drive (Ann Arbor Trail and Hines)

Available:   Restrooms (recommendation:  bring one roll of toilet paper per family)

Also Available:  picnic tables and playground, family friendly environment

Potluck:  Penguicon will provide one dish to share and bottled water.  Please bring anything else you might need to relax and enjoy this picnic.

Seed-ball project:  We will be making seed balls for two reasons:  1.  to start our own gardens  2.  to take to Mini-Maker Faire in June.  We will provide dirt, compost, seeds, and plastic gloves.  Please bring any other protective gear you may require.  You are welcome to bring your own seeds to share or use ours.  Supplies available while they last, first come first serve.

Bring your self, seeds to share if you’ve got any, a dish to pass if you know how to cook and some dirt friendly clothing cuz we are certainly going to get down and dirty!

Sarah “Captain Sparrow” Slovik

Conchair 2013

Head of Programming 2012
Eco Track 2009 – 2011
twitter: eco_gg
“It’s in every one of us to be wise.”

STAFF SIGN UP TODAY FOR MINI-MAKER FAIRE!

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May 112012
 

Mini-Maker Faire Ann Arbor June 2 10am-5pm!!!

FIRST 10 TO SIGN UP TODAY GETS AN AWESOME RARE PENGUICON STAFF T-SHIRT MADE ONLY FOR THIS EVENT!

By 10pm TODAY(5/11) – first choice shift and shirt size

By May 21 – first and second choice of shift

9am – 12noon
11am – 2pm
1pm – 4pm
3pm – 6pm
All-day
Random time you can’t decide on yet

Responsibilities include:  talk about penguicon, supervise the make and take seed-ball project, spend time with the 2013 Conchair(yep that’s me!), have fun with friends, see awesome exhibits from local makers.

I think it’d be best to have at least 2 people there at all times, breaking it up gives us each time to get food, see the exhibits and booths and still feel alive enough to go to Royal Oak’s Baconfest…

http://a2makerfaire.wordpress.com/

 

Email:  ecogeek@penguicon.org

 

Philip Proefrock shares EcoGeek presentations

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May 072012
 

Check out Philip’s notes here from his nifty presentations from 2012 Penguicon!

 
‘Alternative’ Alternative Power Generation
https://psproefrock.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/alternative-alternative-power-generation/

Science Fiction Materials for Your Home
https://psproefrock.wordpress.com/2012/04/30/science-fiction-materials-for-your-home-2/

Penguicon Wants You!

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Apr 242012
 

Having the time of your life this weekend at Penguicon?  Want to meet the 2013 Conchair?  Have awesome ideas for cons to come?  Learn how to get involved with the 2013 convention by attending the following convention events:

Newbie Intro and Tour

Opening Ceremonies

Penguicon Board Meeting

CONCOM 2013 Meeting

Penguicon Wants You!

Closing Ceremonies

Feedback Session

We are looking for all areas, including ConCom members, Programming Staff and Track Heads, Project Managers, Panelists and more!

Email ecogeek@penguicon.org to speak to Sarah, your 2013 ConChair.