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We can use presentations for upcoming meetings, please see a list of ideas if you're willing but lacking a topic.


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We generally meet monthly for technical presentations (2nd Thursday of the month, 6 pm, RCTC), and monthly for socializing (varies). We no longer meet monthly for lunches, if you are interested in reviving this tradition please contact an officer.



December Annual Gaming Social: Friday December 13th

Aaron is hosting! 6 pm. Please bring beverages and snacks to share. Also, bring your favorite board or card games.


Sign up

Name # of self/family/friends Board/card games Snack/beverage contributions
Aaron 1 adult I've got quite a few games to choose from. TBD
Tina 4 total (2 adults, 2 kids) Possibly Castle Panic, Old MacDonald had a farm, Isle of Monsters, but let me know if you have requests from our collection TBD
Your name here x x x
Your name here x x x
Your name here x x x
Your name here x x x
Your name here x x x

Technical Meeting: Thursday January 9th, 2020

Dennis DeLorme, on monitoring current and voltage in his river project. More details TBA.


6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's H1411 (note: For those of you that have been coming for a long time, we are still in the same place, the rooms in the Heintz Center were renumbered. Prior to March 2019 this room had been known as HA108. If anyone finds updated maps, please let us know.)

Also, annual KLUG officer elections, and PCIG officer nominations.


Directions to Campus

Campus layout

Heintz Center Building Map

Anything else you want to see on the agenda? Let Tina know.


Social: January 2020

What might you want to do? Tell Tina.


Technical Meeting: Thursday November 14th

Presenter needed. Willing to volunteer? Tell Tina.


6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's H1411 (note: For those of you that have been coming for a long time, we are still in the same place, the rooms in the Heintz Center were renumbered. Prior to March 20th this room had been known as HA108. If anyone finds updated maps, please let us know.)

Directions to Campus

Campus layout

Heintz Center Building Map

Anything else you want to see on the agenda? Let Tina know.


Social: January 2020

What might you want to do? Tell Tina.




Pending potential presentations

[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1523379957/oculus-rift-step-into-the-game

Oculus Rift], "the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games" .  Peter Shabino

Jon Gullixson: gnucash or www :: Mechanize


Planned Socials: Fall or winter

-Murder mystery. The host needs to buy a kit at a gaming store to get the event started.

-Jim Henderson, "Silicon Valley" documentary

-Rock climbing at Prairie Walls

-Bowlocity laser tag. 5-6 people minimum needed.

-Liquid nitrogen ice cream. This needs a non-Tina organizer. Dennis DeLorme has 2 recipes. We need safety equipment and someone trained enough to keep us from freezing ourselves.

-MAME/foosball/ping pong at ... can't be Tim Massaro's anymore...

-February or July armchair mapping aka road rally event, http://home.earthlink.net/~oldmaltese/



Upcoming Meeting Crisis!

We need some meeting topics (& speakers) for 2019. We'd like to know what you want to see and hear about. Please email Tina with suggestions for topics. Should we run some previous sessions again (maybe something you really wanted to see but missed out on)? What type of topics are good, what type are bad? Also see this page for a list of suggested topics http://www.k-lug.org/Meetings


Old News Items

See the OldNews page.



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