It's a time for over-consumption, our annual food coma. It's also a time for family and friends. We should remember those near us that might not have family in the area.
Let's be thankful both for the good things in our lives and that the bad things really aren't all that bad for most of us celebrating Thanksgiving.
Many of us also get Friday off. Remembering that it's a holiday for family and friends we should avoid going out into the consumptive crowds. Instead we should spend the day doing something for our community.
FREEWILL is throwing a RUSH Snakes and Arrows DVD Premier Party at Club Red located at 101 and University in Tempe.
FREEWILL hits the stage at 21:00 performing a set of classic RUSH music!
$10.00 bucks gets you in the show and a chance to win a prize pack including the new RUSH DVD plus other great prizes.
"The Ryche" will also be there performing the songs of Queensryche.
A octopus in a german aquarium has been having fun with a little vandalism, remodeling and juggling of hermit crabs.
Fans of the Comedian Harmonists should check it out.
MCC's GNU/Linux security class is scheduled to start Oktober 20th. This one doesn't run very often, so sign up now.
The class has been confirmed for this quarter. It will be running.
The class got dropped from the system, but is being added back in. I was able to confirm tonight that it will be running.
Call the BII at 480 461 6100 and ask for Jessica to sign up for the class.
PLUG is starting a new security lab on the second Saturday of every month. We'll be meeting from noon until 15:00 at UAT.
A security tool will be presented and then we'll work on using it. Bring a laptop and be prepared to use Live CDs to experiment with various Free Software security tools.
Thanks to UAT for providing a space for us to meet and especially for allowing us to run a security lab on their network.
Phoenix Oktoberfest is being put on by valley german, austrian and swiss groups in conjunction with the AC4GC.
We'll have real german food, beer and drinks. It's 10:00 to 22:00 at the Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix. 200 East Moreland is just South of the Burton Barr Phoenix library on Central.
ABLEconf is the brand new Free Software conference for Arizona. Our goal is to introduce Free Software such as GNU/Linux, Firefox, Thunderbird, the GIMP, Inkscape and OpenOffice.org to the general public. We'll also have geek stuff like programming and storage and toys and games :).
The schedule shows a variety of talks as well as continental breakfast.
There is no cost to attend ABLEconf and no need to pre-register.
A coalition of Arizona Free Software user groups are proud to announce the 1st annual Arizona Business and Liberty Experience Conference.
ABLE Conf is a Free Software conference organized by The League of Professional System Administrators Arizona Chapter, the Phoenix Linux Users' Group, the Ubuntu Arizona LoCo Team, the Phoenix BSD Users' Group, Teens for Linux, the Tucson Free Unix Group, the SMLUG, the Linux Users' Group of Yavapi, the Arizona State University Linux Users' Group, and DeVry Linux Users' Group.
The OpenOffice.org class at MCC is 100% full. Doubly-so, actually.
It was supposed to be limited to a half-size class, but it has a full class of students.
Other Free Software classes at a variety of community colleges in the valley are also doing well.