[EMS Discuss] Eugene Public Library event

Thu Jan 17 19:26:48 PST 2013

I plan on attending. How can I help? Set up chairs or whatever. I don't
have a car to transport stuff, but I've been known to pull a cart behind
my bike. You can probably do better.


>> This event is quickly approaching.  It will be on February 3 from 2:30PM
>> to
>> 3:30PM.  We have to show up earlier to get everything setup.  Is there
>> anyone who would like to help me out with this event?  They are going to
>> pay EMS $80 to do it and if it's successful then it could be recurring
>> which would lead to further income for the group.  Here's the very vague
>> plan so far:
>> They will have a projector available for us to use so I was hoping to
>> use
>> it to give a short presentation that just explains what EMS is and how
>> they
>> can join, etc.  The main event will be bringing supplies for kids to
>> build
>> paper rockets.  Then we will try and launch them at very low pressure
>> indoors.  If we can manage outside somehow then that would probably be
>> better.  They have also asked me to bring a couple of other things to
>> "show
>> and tell".  I was thinking that a working 3D printer is always a hit and
>> we
>> can give out little plastic trinkets as well.
>> I could really use a couple of people to help out with this, especially
>> because there could be a good number of people there.  If you are
>> available
>> on the 3rd to just come help out in some way, I would really appreciate
>> it.
>>  If you have a project you can bring to Show and Tell, that's even
>> better.
>>  Please let me know as soon as possible so we can plan this out and make
>> it
>> a success.
>> Thanks,
>> Rick
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:17 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>> wrote:
>>> The Eugene Public Library contacted me to see if EMS would want to put
>>> on
>>> an interactive presentation of sorts.  I guess they regularly do this
>>> kind
>>> of stuff on Sundays.  I signed us up for Feb 3 and said we would have
>>> people build paper rockets and we could just launch them at a low
>>> pressure
>>> indoors across their room.  They said the usual audience is age 3-7 but
>>> they hope to get older kids, so this should be a good activity for most
>>> people there.  I hope to also use this as an opportunity to explain to
>>> their parents and older siblings what EMS does and why they should join
>>> up
>>> too.
>>> Anyway, I'm wondering who is interested in coming to this with me.
>>> They
>>> said attendance will be "up to 120 people" whatever that means.  So
>>> having
>>> a couple other people from EMS to represent us and help people assemble
>>> rockets would be a good idea.  Is anyone interested?  I know it's still
>>> a
>>> few months away but this way we can get it on our calendars early.
>>> Rick
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