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We Are a Location for the Twin Cities Geek Holiday Toy & Book Drive Dec. 5-17

Thursday, December 17 is last drop off date| Event Horizon at 1121 Jackson St. NE, Ste 106

The Twin Cities Geek community in Minnesota have organized a toy and book drive to benefit two worthy local organizations: The Hallie Q. Brown Community Center in St. Paul, MN and the Women’s Prison Book Project in Minneapolis, MN. From December 5th through December 17th, please bring new and gently used toys and books to our 2015 Holiday Toy & Book Drive donation box. Here are some other locations around the metro!

FULL INFO: http://TwinCitiesGeek.com/ToyDrive

DONATION BOX LOCATIONS:

(Please take a moment to check out these awesome businesses & do some holiday shopping when you drop off your donations!)

Fantasy Flight Games Center
1975 County Road B2 West
Roseville, MN 55113

Hot Comics and Collectibles Richfield
6609 Nicollet Ave S
Richfield MN 55423

Hot Comics and Collectibles New Hope
3532 Winnetka Ave N
New Hope MN 55427

Village Games
11591 Theatre Drive N
Champlin, MN 55316

Blue Sun Soda Shop
1625 County Highway 10 Suite D
Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

Level Up Games MN
207 13th Ave S
South St Paul, MN 55075

Dreamers Vault Games
4701 Hiawatha Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406

John Fluevog Shoes
2900 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Universe Games & Steamship Coffee & Tea
711 West Lake Street #103
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Source Comics & Games Holiday Jubilee on Dec 12th, 2015 ONLY
2057 Snelling Ave. N
Roseville, MN 55113

Sunday Assembly Minneapolis / Saint Paul on Dec 13th, 2015 2-3pm ONLY
Special Guest speaker Gordon Smuder
900 Mount Curve Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

(Want to host a donation box or accept donations for the Twin Cities Geek 2015 Holiday Toy & Book Drive at your event? Please email hal@twincitiesgeek.com to coordinate!)

Space Camp Scholarship Applications Due Dec. 10!

Thursday, December 10 | submit by 11:59 p.m. via email spacecamp @ geekpartnership.org

Do you know a young student who loves science and would want to go to the Space Camp run by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL? GPS will pay tuition and travel to send one lucky person to Camp. Applicants must be age 10 – 14. Here’s the application and requirements to participate.

GPS Scavenger Hunt needs volunteers

Hunt is Saturday, October 3 | 9:30 a.m. registration – 4:00 p.m. judging | Event Horizon at 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 106, Minneapolis

Do you like coming up with weird and challenging things for people to search for? Do you like passing judgement and (possibly) receiving bribes? Please consider helping us with our Scavenger Hunt. Email info @ geekpartnership.org if you are interested.

Also, encourage teams of hunters to participate in our event!

BOO! Building for the GPS Community Haunted House is underway!

Volunteer NOW! | Performances October 23, 24, 25 | Event Horizon at 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 107, Minneapolis

The ONE STATE requires attendance by all citizens at the Geek Partnership Society’s (GPS) Community Haunted House. Experience the true power of the ONE STATE by taking a tour of the glorious City. You may experience feelings of fear during your tour. Participation is mandatory, and thus the tour is ADA compliant. Sensory-Friendly Sunday is offered to allow for citizens with special sensory needs to have the tour tailored to them, so they may fulfill the required attendance. Remember, this is for your protection.

Big Pumpkin is watching.  Email hauntedhouse@geekpartnership.org to obtain more information.

We need you and your stuff!

Sale is Saturday and Sunday, September 12 & 13 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Event Horizon at 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 106, Minneapolis

The Great Geek Garage Sale is coming up and we could use your help. If you can donate your time, please consider volunteering before, during or after the event. We are also currently accepting donations of anything you might find in a garage sale, extra credit if it’s geeky. We have 3 more scheduled drop off times, but if these don’t work go ahead and contact us at garagesale @ geekpartnership.org to make special arrangements for a drop off or a pick up. We do give receipts for donations if you want to claim them on your taxes.

  • 9/5 Saturday noon to 4 pm
  • 9/6 Sunday noon to 4 pm
  • 9/8 Tuesday 7 pm to 9 pm

Be sure to shop at the garage sale as well! All funds raised will go to support the Event Horizon space and our programs, clubs, and outreach.

Event: Edutainment video discussion

Friday, September 11 | 7 p.m. | Event Horizon at 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 106, Minneapolis

Watch and discuss a curated collection of videos on the subject of Language this month.

Event: Figure drawing salon

Monday, September 21 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.| Event Horizon at 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 106, Minneapolis

The GPS Arts Initiative hosts a monthly 3-hour figure drawing salon on the 3rd Monday of every month. The session includes short, medium and long poses. There is a nominal fee ($5-$10) to help defray the cost of models and other outlays. If you have any questions, email arts @ geekpartnership.org.

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June 2015

Note: Unless noted otherwise, most events are held at Event Horizon, our community center in the Waterbury Building (intersection of Central and Broadway) in NE Minneapolis, at 1121 Jackson St NE. We have a Main Hall (room 107), Classroom (room…

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Upcoming Community Events

February 12, 2016
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    Con of the North
    Date: February 12, 2016, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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    GPS: Read the Book See the Movie Gathering
    Date: February 12, 2016, 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Location: email bookmovie@geekpartnership.org to find out

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    107 - GPS Edutainment Video Discussion
    Date: February 12, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location: Event Horizon 1121 Jackson St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

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    Gaylaxicon Gaming
    Date: February 12, 2016, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Location: Quatrefoil Library, 1220 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407, United States

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    106A - Tsuinshi
    Date: February 12, 2016, 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Location: Event Horizon, 1121 Jackson St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

February 13, 2016
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    Con of the North
    Date: February 12, 2016, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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    107 - Anime Detour Planning Meeting
    Date: February 13, 2016, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: Event Horizon 1121 Jackson St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413


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