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Doctor Who Society meeting Feb 25, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 29, 2015
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McMath Library Doctor Who Society meeting
Location: Sidney S. McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Road, Little Rock, AR 72204
Date: 2015-02-25
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 20:00
Visit Website: http://www.cals.lib.ar.us/events/default.aspx?id=11387
Description: Join fellow Whovians for this informal discussion on all things Doctor Who! New members always welcome.

(From http://www.cals.lib.ar.us/events/default.aspx?id=11387)

Eureka Springs Day of the Dead Parade Nov 1, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 29, 2015
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Eureka Springs Day of the Dead Parade & Zombie Crawl
Location: Eureka Springs Public Library, 194 Spring St., Eureka Springs, AR
Date: 2015-11-01
Start Time: 17:00
Visit Website: http://eurekaspringszombiecrawl.com/
Description: The 4TH ANNUAL Eureka Springs Day of the Dead Parade & Zombie Crawl will begin its slow descent in front of the Public Library on Spring Street and end at the City Auditorium. A creeping parade procession of funeral hearses, doomsday vehicles, and post-mortem street performers will lead the hungry horde of the undead. Zombies should line up at the library; vehicles and floats line up at the bottom of Hillside Avenue.

Cost: Two cans of food per person.

(from http://eurekaspringszombiecrawl.com/)

MAKE Resolutions Jan 30, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 29, 2015
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MAKE Resolutions at The Launch Pad

Location: Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, 201 East Broadway, North Little Rock, AR 72114
Date: 2015-01-30
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 21:00
Visit Website: http://arhub.org/events/MAKE-resolutions
Description: Join us for our first make event of the year! $10 per person. Food and drinks will be provided.

Our first MAKE event is MAKE Resolutions. This will be a first glimpse at the sort of offerings we will have at The Launch Pad. Many of our core Makers will be on hand to demonstrate our equipment and to show off some of their own projects. It’s a cross between science fair and show and tell for grown ups (kids, too).

Here’s a few projects you will be able to see:
CARL bots
Quad copters, custom RC planes, and a flight simulator
Raspberry Pi video games
Arduino programming
Soldering mini project
3d printing projects
Laser cutting projects

Eureka Springs Zombie Tag Mar 28, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 29, 2015
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Eureka Springs Zombie Tag
Location: Lake Leatherwood City Park, 1303 County Road 204, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Date: 2015-03-28
Start Time: 12:00
Visit Website: http://eurekaspringszombietag.com/
Description: Once again, everyone is invited to get chased by Zombies! Loosely based on the popular Humans Versus Zombies game played at college campuses across the globe, Eureka Springs’ original game of Zombie Tag is a unique and exciting opportunity for the entire family to spend time together outdoors, exercising and having fun in a simulated game of apocalyptic survival.

Cost: $10 per player

(from http://eurekaspringszombiecrawl.com/)

Texarkana Renaissance Faire Sep 26, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 28, 2015
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Texarkana Renaissance Faire
Location: Four States Fair Grounds, 3700 E 50th Street, Texarkana, AR 71854
Date: 2015-09-26
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 19:00
Visit Website: http://texarkanarenfaire.blogspot.com/
Description: 4th Annual Texarkana Renaissance Faire
September 26-27, 2015
Saturday – Sunday 10am-7pm

Four States Fair Grounds
3700 E 50th Street
Texarkana, AR 71854

Admission
Adults – $10
Youth, 5-12 – $5
Children 4 and under – FREE

StarBase McMath meeting Feb 18, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 28, 2015
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StarBase McMath meeting
Location: Sidney S. McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Road, Little Rock, AR 72204
Date: 2014-02-25
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 20:00
Visit Website: http://www.cals.lib.ar.us/events/default.aspx?id=11386
Description: A fun and informal club for all things Star Trek. From the Original Series to the new movies, join your fellow Trekkies for some great discussion. New members are always welcome.

Raspberry Pi Bake-Off Mar 14, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 28, 2015
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Raspberry Pi Bake-Off
Location: Launch Pad/Arkansas Innovation Hub, 201 East Broadway, North Little Rock, AR 72114
Date: 2015-03-14
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 12:00
Visit Website: http://pi.arkgeeks.com/bakeoff
Description: The Raspberry Pi Bake-Off is an annual event, held each Pi Day (March 14th), designed to showcase amazing projects created using the affordable and versatile Raspberry Pi, a $35 credit card-sized teaching computer.

Students, makers, and creatives are invited to bring their Raspberry Pi creations to the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub on Saturday, March 14th, 2015, from 9 AM until Noon to compete for prizes, prestige, and – most importantly – bragging rights!

In addition to the project competition, workshops and labs will be held for people just getting started with the Raspberry Pi and those interested in learning how to get the most out of their Raspberry Pi creations.

StarBase McMath meeting Jan 21, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 15, 2015
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StarBase McMath meeting
Location: Sidney S. McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Road, Little Rock, AR 72204
Date: 2015-01-21
Start Time: 18:30
Visit Website: http://www.cals.lib.ar.us/events/default.aspx?id=11112
Description: A fun and informal club for all things Star Trek. From the Original Series to the new movies, join your fellow Trekkies for some great discussion. New members are always welcome.

Little Rock Comic Con May 16, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 15, 2015
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Little Rock Comic Con
Location: Benton Event Center, 17322 Interstate 30, Benton, AR 72019
Date: 2015-05-16
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 16:00
Visit Website: https://www.facebook.com/LittleRockComicCon
Description: Arkansas’ Original Comic & Toy Convention

Admission is $5.00

Guests:
Michael McConnohie
more TBA

VisionCon Feb 20-22, 2015 (MO)

Posted on January 15, 2015
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VisionCon
Location: Radisson Hotel Branson, 120 South Wildwood Drive, Branson, MO 65616
Start Date: 2015-02-20
End Date: 2015-02-22
Visit Website: http://www.visioncon.net/
Description: Southwest Missouri’s Premier Gaming, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Media, etc. Convention

Guests of Honor:
Alaina Huffman
Gerry Kissell
Justin Achilli
Margie Vizcarra Cox
Michael Cox
Samantha Inuoe-Harte
Wrath James White

Welcomed Guests:
Big Damn Heroes Band
Cubbi Thompson
Mikey Mason
Shane Moore

Local Talent:
Janice Tremeear
Jennifer Sights
Kristy Murdaugh
Samuel Rikard

Ozark Mountain UFO Conference Apr 10-12, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 15, 2015
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Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
Location: Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, 207 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Start Date: 2015-04-10
Start Time: 08:00
End Date: 2015-04-12
End Time: 13:00
Visit Website: http://www.ozarkufoconference.com/
Description: The 28th Annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference will take place from April 10-12, 2015 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. More disclosure document studies, more stories of abductees, and more information revealed.

Conway Geek Breakfast Jan 29, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 14, 2015
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Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 Oak Street, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Date: 2015-01-29
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: https://twitter.com/ConwayGeek
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities.

RPL Geek The Library Mar 7, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 14, 2015
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RPL Geek The Library Mar 7, 2015
Location: Rogers Public Library, 711 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers, AR
Date: 2015-03-07
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 16:00
Visit Website: http://www.rogerspubliclibrary.org/event/geekthelibrary-2
Description: Free and open to the public. Fun technology, things to see and do for all ages. 3D printing, face painting, gaming for kids big and small, recycling and so much more

 

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Anime Blues Winterfest Remix 3 Jan 17, 2015 (MS)

Posted on January 14, 2015
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Anime Blues Winterfest Remix 3
Location: Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive, Southaven, MS 38671
Date: 2014-12-17
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 23:00
Visit Website: http://animebluesremix.com/
Description: For one day only, come out and celebrate everything anime! There will be a cosplay contest, panels, dealer room, and much much MUCH more!

Guests:
Chuck Huber
Jon Bailey

Conway Geek Breakfast Dec 18, 2014 (AR)

Posted on December 11, 2014
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Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 Oak Street, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Date: 2014-12-18
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: https://twitter.com/ConwayGeek
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities.

 

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