[Chicago-talk] ChiPy March Meeting Thursday 3/8 RSVP encouraged

Chris McAvoy chris.mcavoy at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 12:36:26 PST 2007

For the curious, this meeting will be held at 7pm.

Special thanks to "Bradley Slavik", the winner of our "spot the typos"
contest.  Bradley will be receiving his prize of knowledge (and Pizza)
Thursday, March 8th at 7pm.


On 3/6/07, Chris McAvoy <chris.mcavoy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Chicago Python User Group
> =========================
> Come join us for our best meeting ever!  Pizza and drinks will be
> served, courtesy of Google.  RSVP's are not needed, but are
> encouraged.  Write chris.mcavoy at gmail.com with the subject line "RSVP
> Chipy"
> Topics
> ------
> * PyCon 2007 re-cap
> * "Unicode for Small Children (and Children at Heart)" by Feihong Hsu
> * Ian Bicking will bring his OLPC laptop (http://laptop.org) and will
> discuss ideas for a Chicago Sprint around XO Sugar development
> * Pete Fein will present a project he came up with during the Pycon
> sprints, "GrassyKnoll"
> Location
> --------
> Google's Chicago office
> 20 West Kinzie Street, 9th Floor
> Chicago, IL 60610
> Location description:
> "18 story glass and steel building on the Northwest corner of Dearborn
> and Kinzie."
> "Across the street from Harry Carey's"
> "Upstairs from Keefer's restaurant"
> * Map <http://tinyurl.com/ee8my>
> Enter via the lobby on the South side of the building, between Keefer's
> restaurant and Keefer's cafe.
> Street (meter) parking is kinda sorta available in the area. Garage and
> lot parking is also available Southwest and East of our building.
>  1. The closest "L" stop is Grand on the Red Line and Clark/Lake on the
>  "Blue/Green/Orange/Brown/Purple Line". (All are about an 8 minute walk
>  from Google)
>  2. The closest Metra station is the Ogilvie Transportation Center (in
>  the Citibank building) (about 20 minutes walk or take the Riverbus)
>  3. The closest River Bus stop is at Michigan Avenue (By the Wrigley
>  Building at 2 North Riverside Plaza.
>  (<http://www.wendellariverbus.com/rbdock.htm>) ;-)
>  4. The nearest helipad is at the mouth of the river, near Navy Pier.
>  Obtain security clearance before landing.
> About ChiPy
> -----------
> ChiPy is a group of Chicago Python Programmers, l33t, and n00bs.
> Meetings are held monthly at various locations around Chicago.
> Also, ChiPy is a proud sponsor of many Open Source and Educational
> efforts in Chicago. Stay tuned to the mailing list for more info.
> ChiPy website: <http://chipy.org>
> ChiPy Mailing List: <http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/chicago>
> Python website: <http://python.org>

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