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2014 Social Activities

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Library Tech Cast Round table: Wednesday Evening
=== Newcomer Dinner, Monday 3/24 ===
First time at code4lib? Join fellow c4l newbies and veterans for an evening of food, socializing, and stimulating <strike>discussions about</strike> demonstrations of the many uses of <strike>bacon</strike> <strike>dongles</strike> <strike>XML</strike> EZProxy alternatives.
Code4Lib veterans, you're invited too. Join us in welcoming the newcomers!
[ bu ku] (Global street food)
# Bohyun Kim - v (leader) Reservation at 6:15; Meet at the hotel lobby 2nd fl b/w the coffee bar and the entrance at 6pm (Twitter: [ @bohyunkim] if u need to get in touch)
# Junior Tidal - n
# Brian Rogers - n
# Vanessa Lucas - n
# Ashley Blewer - n
# Paula Gray-Overtoom - v
# '''Full group!'''
[ The Oxford] (Gastropub)
# Roy Tennant - v (leader) 6:30 reservation set - please email roytennant on Google mail to provide contact info
# David Bass - n
# Dan Moore - n
# Jack Reed - n
# Sean Hendricks - n
# Lauren Magnuson -v (ish - only been once before)
# '''Full group!'''
# Darren Hardy - n (second table) at 6:30pm. Meet in hotel lobby at 6:15.
# Hui Zhang - n
# Trey Terrell - v (Once)
# Mark Redar - v (Once)
# '''Full group'''
[ Sono] (Japanese)
# Ryan Wick - v (leader) - Reservations made at 6:30. '''Meet in hotel lobby at 6:15''' email: ryanwick@gmail
# Paul Ruderman - n
# Sharon Clapp - v
# Robin Dean - v
# Tommy Ingulfsen - n
# Stephen Patton - n
# '''Full group!'''
[ La Volta] (Italian)
[ Poole's] (Local food)
# Jean Rainwater - v (leader) - they don't take reservations - email me contact info at Jean_Rainwater-at-brown-dot-edu '''Meet at Fayetteville St. door in lobby at 6:15'''
# Cynthia (Arty) Ng
# Catelynne Sahadath -n
# Maura Carbone -n
# Kate Hill -n
# Martin Haye - v (twice at c4l)
# '''Full group!'''
[ Calavera Empanada & Tequila Bar] (Empanada)
[ The Big Easy] (New Orleans/Creole) # Robert Haschart - v (leader) Reservations for 6 people at 6:30pm. email me contact info at rh9ec-at-virginia-dot-edu# Xiaoming Wang# Michael Durbin - v# Sue Richeson -n# Ed Fugikawa -n# Tao You - n# '''full group!'''
[ Posta Tuscan Grille] (Italian)
# Julia Bauder - v (leader) Reservations for 6 people at 6:15pm. Please e-mail me your contact info at bauderj-at-grinnell-dot-edu)
# Brian Riley - n
# Mark Mounts - v
# Birkin James Diana - v
# Walter Stine - n
# Michael Levy - v(ish; I attended once, in 2011)
# '''Full group!'''
[ The Mecca] (Diner/Southern)
[ Busy Bee Cafe] (American)
# Ken Varnum - v (leader) -- reservation for 6 people at 6:15. Send me your contact info at varnum umich edu.
# Josh Wilson - v(ish, as in: once)
# Kristen Wilson - n
# Michael Blake - n
# Zahra Ashktorab - n (I'm landing later that evening and will join if you are still out at around 8:30/9)
# Wendy Hagenmaier - n
# Tom Burton-West -v
# '''Full group!''' (I'll take 7 names, since one of us will be joining us later if we're still there)
[ Beasley's Chicken + Honey] (Southern)
Group 1
# Rosalyn Metz - v (leader)
# Chad Nelson - v (insubordinator)
# Andrew Pasterfield - v
# Aaron Coburn - n
# Arcadia Falcone -n
# Mike Beccaria - v
# '''Full group!'''
Group 2 -- MEET in Sheraton Lobby in front of Reception at 6:00pm
# Matt Zumwalt - v (leader) -- [ @flyingzumwalt] on twitter
# Chris Sharp - v
# Joe Ferrie - n
# Logan Cox - n
# Jerry Nugent - n
# Joe Atzberger - v
# '''Full group!'''
[ Chuck's] (Burgers)
[ Bida Manda] (Laotian)
# Dre - v (leader)-- Reservations at 6:15, meet at hotel lobby at 5:45. No, it won't take us half an hour to get there. Dre looks like [ this handsome fella]. My e-mail address is on that page if you'd like to exchange contact info.# Heather Rayl - n# Ranti Junus - v# Jennifer Kishi - n# Nabil Kashyap - n# Laura Wrubel - n# '''Full group!'''
[ Tir Na Nog] (Pub) [ SitteSitti] (Lebanese)- Meet in the hotel lobby (1st floor Salisbury St entrance) at 6 pm; look for the short woman in the big brown hat# Becky Yoose - v (benevolent dictator/leader)contact me at b.yoose at the google machine in case you might run late# Michael Gibney - n# Steven Holloway - n# Jeffrey Mudge - n# Arie Nugraha - n# Lisa Rabey - n# '''Full group!'''
[ The Pit Authentic Barbecue] (BBQ)
Group 1
# Joshua Gomez - v (leader) (I have reservations for 6 people at 6pm. Send me your contact info: gomezjn_AT_usc_DOT_edu)
# Andrew Darby - v
# Tammy Allgood Wolf - n
# Jim LeFager - n
# Michael Daul - n
# Natasha Nunn - n
# '''Full group!'''
Group 2 (Can we keep this mostly newbies, please?) - '''Reservations at 6:15 PM; depart hotel 2nd floor at 6 PM'''
# Mx Matienzo - v (leader - look for me in the bright blue puffy coat)
# Cary Gordon - v
# Mark Breedlove - n
# Coral Sheldon-Hess - n (pumpkin cornbread!?!?!)
# Violeta Ilik
# Robin Taylor - n
# '''Full group!'''
Group 3 (I have reservations for 6 people at 6pm. Send me your contact info:
# Justin Coyne - v (leader)
# Rachel Vacek- n
# Devin Higgins - n
# John Rees - n
# Andrew Gordon - n
# Bobbi Fox -v
# '''Full group!'''
Group 4 (Riley made reservations for 6:15)
# Jon Stroop - v (leader, but Riley did the work. Contact:
# [[Riley Childs]] - n
# David Lacy - v
# Shaun Ellis - v
# William Hicks
# Eleanor Dickson - n
# '''Full group!'''
Group V (Declan made reservations for 6 at 6p. Contact: We'll leave the lobby at 5:45 and saunter over to The Pit.)
# Declan Fleming - v (leader)
# Mike Giarlo - v
# Carolina Garcia - v
# Jefferson Bailey - n
# Laura Akerman - n
# Lauren Work - n
# '''Full group!'''
[ Gravy] (Italian)
[ The Remedy Diner] (Diner (lots of Veg*n options))
# Erin White - v (leader) - meet at the LINK (second floor Sheraton, computerz, fancy chairs) at 6 p.m. The Remedy doesn't take reservations so there may be a wait.
# Linda Ballinger - v(ish)
# Terry Brady - v (been one other time)
# Eric James - v
# Jenny Gubernick - n
# Laurie Moses - n (attended 1 time)
[ Centro] (Mexican)
[ Brewmasters Bar and Grill] (Brewpub)
# Esmé Cowles - v (leader) - meet in the lobby at 6 (Brewmasters doesn't take reservations, so we may have to have a beer before dinner)
# Christina Salazar - v/n
# Francis Kayiwa - v (follower)
# Megan Kudzia - v
# Zahra Ashktorab - n
# David Drexler - v (ish)
# '''Full group!'''
[ The Raleigh Times] (Barfood with good beer)
# Jason Raitz - v (leader) Meet in the lobby (glasses, beard, green shirt, tan pants) around 6:15 to walk over. email jason.raitz @ the gmails for more info.
# Dave Menninger - v (once before)
# Blake GH - n
# Tim Clarke - v (once)
# Adam Malantonio - n
# Shelley Hostetler - n
# '''Full group!'''
'''.5 to 1 mile from hotel'''
[ 518 West Italian Cafe] (Italian)
[ Boylan Bridge Brewpub] (Brewpub)
# Carolyn Cole v (leader) We will meet in in the 1st floor lobby around 5:30ish and walk over (its about a 20 minute walk). If you are not meeting us in the lobby let me know so we do not wait for you (cam156 at psu)
# Justin Simpson - n
# Christian Sarason - v (3rd times a charm?)
# Scott Bacon - n
# Andy Weidner - n
# David Malone - n (ish)
# '''Full group!'''
[ Mantra] (Indian)
=== James B. Hunt Library Reception and Tour, Tuesday 3/25 ===
A reception and tour of the James B. Hunt Library on NCSU's Centennial Campus will take place on Tuesday, March 2625, 5:00-7:30 PM. See the The library, which opened in January 2013, was recently [ winner] of the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries, and has been recognized for it's [ advanced technology and hi-tech spaces]. See the library through the eyes of the students in the over 3,000 Instagram photos in the [ My #HuntLibrary] project. The furniture alone has generated interest, as shown on the [ Chairs of Hunt Library] Tumbler site. Note: Tickets are not required to attend the tour and reception, however '''please wear your name badges''' so that we can control access to food and drink.
'''Travel to Hunt'''
Buses will begin loading at the Salisbury St. side (lower level) of the Sheraton at 5:00 PM after the day's sessions have concluded. The last bus will leave the Sheraton at 5:45 PM, but attendees are encouraged to join the earlier buses if possible. Please note that the Hunt Library is 4 miles from the Sheratonand is not directly accessible via public transit from downtown.
Pizza (vegan, vegetarian, meat), nuts, and light snacks salads will be made available in the Multipurpose Room, along with soft drinks , and beer from the [ NC State Brewery]. Food and drink will be available until around 7:00 PM. Tickets are not required for food or drink.
Attendees will be welcome to embark on a self-guided tour of the library. Library staff will be on hand at selected locations, including hi-tech spaces such as the [ bookBot] robotic book delivery system, the [ iPearl Immersion Theater], the [ Teaching & Visualization Lab], the [ Creativity Studio], the [ Game Lab], and the [ Makerspace].
'''Travel back to the Sheraton'''
Buses will begin to load for the return trip at 6:45 PM. The last bus will leave the Hunt Library at approximately 7:45 30 PM.
=== #libtechwomen] meetup, Tuesday 3/25 ===
An informal meetup for women and their friends in library technology for networking and fun. Come join us! Learn more about #libtechwomen at [].
'''Where''': TBA[ The Raleigh Times Bar] 14 E Hargett St Raleigh, NC 27601. 7 minute walk from the Sheraton.
Time'''When''': Evening after the tour :c)(Starting at 730P on) '''Cost''': No drink minimum. '''Contact''': Lisa Rabey [ @pnkrcklibrarian] '''Signup''': Everyone welcome. Just show up!
=== A/V Geeks Present: When Computers Were Young, Wednesday 3/26 ===
This event, [ When Computers Were Young], will include "Actual 16mm school films that introduce us to the wonderful world of computers and their potential future -- all before Google!" Films will include Disney's Ethics in the Computer Age and more. This showing is an all ages, public event that is part of a series of monthly shows held at [ Kings Barcade], but the event has been scheduled and themed with the Code4Lib crowd in mind.
'''When:''' Doors open at 7:30 PM. The event is free with Show starts probably closer to 8:00 and will involve a suggested $5 donationnumber of shorter films. People can come and go as they please. '''Where:''' Located two blocks from the Sheraton, Kings is a 250-capacity live music venue with a full bar and several local beers on tap. Kings is directly connected with the [ Neptunes Parlour], a cocktail lounge with classic arcade games, pinball, and nightly DJ's. The new [ Garland] Indian restaurant, operated by the same owners, is also downstairs. The entrance to Kings and Neptunes is just past the "Garland" sign if you turn west down Martin St. (past the Subway on Fayetteville St.) and look right. Kings is upstairs and Neptunes is downstairs. '''Cost:''' The event is free with a suggested $5 donation.  '''Signup:''' Please add your name to the [ sign up list] if you are interested in attending so that we can inform the organizers about the level of interest === <del>Library Tech Cast Round table: Wednesday Evening</del> CANCELED ===The Library Tech Cast will be hosting a live Round table somewhere at the Sheraton, we are looking for about 5 people who would be interested. Our Topics can be anything you want, feel free to speak your mind! See []for details! Please contact if you have any questions! '''Location:''' Somewhere (Meet by the Reg Table) '''Time:''' Around 6PM (Maybe a little before)  '''Signup:''' Please put your Name and Email Address Below!Canceled due to Lack of Intreset*Riley Childs, === Game Night: Wednesday Evening === Game Night is another alternative option for Wednesday evening socializing. Conference goers are welcome to bring their own games from home. Games should probably be of the shorter variety (<2 hours) to allow new players to learn and finish games. '''Where:''' Magnolia 2 '''When:''' Wednesday Evening from 6 to at least 10 '''Signup:''' None. Just show up or leave as you please. There will be 4 tables with 8 chairs each. '''Food:''' Bring your own food/drinks. All alcoholic drinks must be bought at the bar. '''Fun:''' Absolutely Jason Raitz (jcraitz @ ncsu) for questions to direct to the hotel. '''Games!''' Who's bringing what: * [ Kill Doctor Lucky] (yo_bj)* [ Zendo] (coral)* [ Hanabi] (coral)* [ Chrononauts] (pnkrcklibrarian)* [ Fluxx] (pnkrcklibrarian)* [ Gloom] (pnkrcklibrarian)* [ Tsuro] (dan)* [ Flash Point] (dan)* [ Pandemic] (dan)* [ 7 Wonders] (dan)* [ Ultimate Werewolf: Inquisition] (rachelvacek)* [ Coup] (rachelvacek)* [ Love Letter] (rachelvacek)* [ Citadels] (rachelvacek)* [ King of Tokyo] plus expansions (rachelvacek)* [ Cthulhu Dice] (SeanHendricks)* [ Innovation] (SeanHendricks)* [ Cthulhu Fluxx] (SeanHendricks)* [ Cthulhu Gloom] (SeanHendricks)* [ Lunch Money] (SeanHendricks)* [ Seven Dragons] (JonGorman)* [ Ultimate Werewolf] (JonGorman)* [ No Thanks!] (JonGorman)* [ Love Letter] (JonGorman)* [ Cheaty Mages] (JonGorman)* A deck of playing cards and Sid Sackson's "Card Games Around the World"
== Social Map - Places of Interest==
[,-78.640223&spn=0.01464,0.01929 Code4Lib 2014 Amenities Map, Downtown Raleigh, NC] - Amenities that are within walking distance of the Sheraton or the R Line circulator
New York Times: [ 36 Hours in Raleigh NC] (March 6, 2014)
== Ideas ==
''Add your own ideas here''
'''Game Night'''
Update: We've secured Wednesday night in Magnolia 2! I'm adding this as a planned event above.
I can bring some board games if people are interested. I have a decent [ collection]. Let me know via email at vacekrae on gmail. +
* I'll be bringing a few board games that I normally take to my weekly library game nights. Some of collaborative and are great facilitators for conversation (Flash Point, Pandemic). - Dan, danmoore1987 on gmail.
'''Trolley Pub'''
14 person pedal-powered [ trolleys]. Can be booked for pub crawls in downtown or in the Warehouse District. BYOB allowed. Private tours for 8-14 people can be booked for $350 for two hour time slots between 11:00 AM and midnight. Smaller groups of 1-6 people can also buy 'Mixer' tickets for $30 (shared trolley).
Note: with weather being what it might be and the money required, this might not be a good idea now. --J. Raitz @ NCSU
'''Brewpub Walk'''
Three brewpubs can be found along a [ 1.2 mile walk] through the Warehouse District west from the Sheraton.
NOTE: Trophy Brewing, the westernmost brewpub, has great pizza but limited seating. To finish with dinner, go in smaller numbers if eating at Trophy, or go around the corner to Irregardless Cafe, which has veg*n options. Alternatively, start at Trophy and go the opposite direction and eat in the Warehouse District or downtown where there are many dining options.
'''NCAA Tournament Game at PNC Arena'''
[ Third Round Division I Men's basketball game], Sunday March 23. If anyone else is crazy enough to pay the money for tickets email rosalynmetz [at] the gmail
== Local Events ==
*[ NC Museum of Art Calendar]
*[ Downtown Raleigh Art Galleries]
*[ ArtSpace]
=== Outside Activities ===
* [ Triangle Glides] Segway Tourstours, Standup Paddleboard Rentalsstandup paddleboard rentals
* [ Capital Area Greenway Trail System]
* [ NC Museum of Art: Museum Park] Scenic trails and outdoor art
* [ National Register of Historic Places]
* [ JC Raulston Arboretum]
=== Run Clubs ===
'''Tuesday Night'''
* [ Natty Greene's Run Club] - 6:00 PM at Natty Greene's Brewery: 1, 3, 5 mile routes
* [ Big Boss Run Club] - 67:00 PM at Bug [ Big Boss Brewery]: 3-6 mile routes followed by beer specials
'''Wednesday Night'''
* [ Margarita Run Club] - 6:00 PM at [ Centro ] restaurant: 3-5 mile routes followed by taco bar and margarita specials
* [ Trophy Brewery Runs] - 6:00 PM at Trophy Brewing: 1, 3, 5 mile routes
'''Fayetteville St. District''' (0-0.4 miles north)
* [ Clyde Cooper's BBQ](since 1938)
* [ Garland] Indian
* [ Beasley's Chicken & Honey] Fried Chicken, Chicken and Waffles (''Ashley Christiansen'')
* [ Oro] Tapas (vegan options)
* [ Centro] Mexican
* [ Chuck's] Burgers ] (''Ashley Christiansen'')
* [ Oak City Meatball Shoppe]
* [ Gravy] Italian-American
* [ Busy Bee Cafe] American* [ Mecca] Diner/southern* [ Buku] Global street food
* [ Bolt] Bistro, Steakhouse, Seafood
* [ Fox Liquor Bar] Cocktails, local beer (''Ashley Christiansen'')
* [ Slim's] Dive bar (live music)
* [ Capital Club 16]
'''Moore Square'''
* [ C Grace] Cocktails and live jazz
* [ Clockwork] Retro cocktail lounge
* [ Hibernian] Irish pub
'''Seaboard Station/Person St.'''
* [ Tyler's Tap Room] Beer
* [ Person Street Bar]
'''Best places for groups to watch NCAA Championship Games'''
* [ Woody's]
* [ Jimmy V's]
* [ Tyler's]
=== Breweries ===
[ Map of NC Breweries]
'''Walking Distance'''
* [ Trophy Brewing & Pizza Company] (1.2 miles)
[ Theoretical Possible brewpub walking tour] [NOTE: Trophy has great pizza but limited seating. To finish with dinner consider going the opposite direction and eating in the Warehouse District or downtown]
'''Greater Raleigh'''
* [‎ Big Boss Brewing] (3.5 miles, Raleigh)
* [ Raleigh Brewing Company] (4 miles, Raleigh)
* [ Lynnwood Brewing Concern] (9 miles, Raleigh)
* [ Lone Rider] (13 miles, Raleigh)
* [ Gizmo Brewworks] (12 miles, Raleigh)
* [ Aviator Brewing Company] (17 miles, Fuquay Varina)
* [ Hosanna Brewery] (14 miles, Fuquay Varina)
* [ Deep River Brewing] (16 miles, Clayton)
* [ Carolina Brewing] (19 miles, Holly Springs)
* [ Bombshell Beer] (18 miles, Holly Springs)
* [ Bull City Burger & Brewing] (Durham)
* [ Top of the Hill] (Chapel Hill)
* [ Steel String Craft Brewery] (Carrboro)
* [ Mystery Brewing] (Hillsborough)
* [ White Rabbit Brewing] (Angiers)
* [ Double Barley Brewing] (Wilson Mills)
Other nanobrews: [ Sub Noir Brewing] (Raleigh), [ StarPoint Brewing] (Carrboro), [ Ponysaurus] (Durham), [ Sourwood Brewing Company - Cider] (Durham)
=== Bottle Shops ===
* [ Triangle Yarn Crawl]
* [ India Fest] at Dorton Arena
* [ At the Movies: Frost/Nixon] at NC Museum of History (free movie and lectureassociated with the [ Watergate exhibit])
===Monday March 24===
* Cure for the Mondays Comedy Night at [ Tir Na Nog]
===Tuesday, March 25===
* [ NHL Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Islanders], 7pm (for free bus see [ Pepsi Caniac Coach])
* Job opportunity - AWS is hiring for Seattle-based positions. [ Social gathering information], 6pm - 9pm
===Wednesday, March 26===
* [ 2014 Artists Exhibition - Raleigh Fine Arts Society] at Betty Ray McCain Art Gallery
* [ Watergate: Politics, Scandal, and the Media] Panel discussion at the NC Museum of History (reservation required)
* [ Raleigh Beer Guide Kickoff Party] All 15 Greater Raleigh breweries on tap.
== Live Music ==
'''Sunday March 23'''
* [ Matt Schofield] at Pour House
* Action Bronson at [ Cat's Cradle] (in Carrboro)
* Casanovas in Heat at [ Slim's]
'''Monday March 24'''
* [ Crosby, Stills & Nash] at Durham Performing Arts Center (in Durham)
* [ Asleep at the Wheel] at Southland Ballroom
* [ Moulinex with Marbeya Sound] at Kings Barcade* Devils Wears Prada , with Ghost Inside, others at [ Lincoln Theater]
* [ Daley] at Pour House
* Three 6 Mafia at [ Lincoln Theater]
* [ Axxa/Abraxas] at Slim's, with Lollipops (''Recommended local band'') opening
* [ Coast 2 Coast Live Interactive Showcase] at Pour House
* Open Mic Night at [ Deep South]
* [ Pigeons Playing Ping Pong] and Imperial Blend at [ Pour House]
* Mang (Ween tribute) at [ Slim's]
* Free Jazz Night at [ Humble Pie]
* Open Mic Night at [ Deep South]
* [ Unifier, Jessica Long & The New Kind] at Deep South
* [ Good Graeff] at Kings Barcade
* Triathalon with Giant Giants at [ Slim's]
* [ Alchemystics] at Southland Ballroom
* Sarah Colonna (Comedy) at [ Goodnight's Comedy]
'''More Music Venues in the Greater Triangle'''
* Raleigh: [ Maywood]
* Chapel Hill/Carrboro: [ Cat's Cradle], [ Local 506], [ The Cave], [ Underground], [ Memorial Hall]
* Durham: [ Motorco], [ Pinhook]
* Saxapahaw: [ Haw River Ballroom]
==Getting Around==
'''R-Line Downtown Circulator'''
Free [ circulator bus] that connects downtown districts (see [ map]). Buses run every 10-15 minutes and can be tracked on the [ R-Line mobile application].
'''Capital Area Transit'''
The [ CAT bus system] covers the Greater Raleigh area.
'''Triangle Transit'''
The [ TTA bus system] provides transportation to Chapel/Carrboro, Durham and other points across the Triangle region. The TTA routes complement CAT routes to West Raleigh locations such as NC State.
[ Raleigh Rickshaw] and [ Crank Arm Rickshaw] provide on call or on street pickup. Since January has decided to stick around through late March the rickshaws may not be out on the streets much however.

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