[EMS Discuss] Eugene Public Library event

Fri Jan 18 15:34:43 PST 2013

I would be happy to lend my blinkenlights device to the event.  I
don't know whether I can make it in person.

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 7:56 PM, James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> 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?
> --James
> 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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