[EMS Discuss] Eugene Public Library event

Thu Jan 17 19:56:35 PST 2013

I am good to go.
I think I will have a remote control for the hexabot by then... If not I
will just bring it to show it walk and stuff.
Not sure I have anything else worth bringing?


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> 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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