Calgary NaNo 2016 Events

Have a question? Email us at wrimotaursATgmailDOTcom. All RSVPs should be done on the relevant event post on our regional forum. Don’t forget the RSVP Guidelines!

 

Library Presentations – Saturday October 15 – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE

•Creating Characters – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm – RSVP here

•Planner Vs. Pantser – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – RSVP here

•NaNoWriMo Q&A – 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm – RSVP here

~~NOTE: These events require a valid (also now free!) adult library card and you MUST register for the event with the CPL. If you do not register, you may show up and hope for a no-show, but we cannot guarantee this.~~

 

Newcomers’ Night – Tuesday October 18 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Denny’s McKnight – 5015 – 4 St NE

New to NaNo? NaNo expert but new to Calgary? Come out and see what the Wrimotaurs are all about. This event is for those new to NaNo/Calgary only. Those of you who have been around the block will be very very bored. Please save your excitement for Kickoff. Please do direct any newcomers to this event!

 

Kickoff – Saturday October 29 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Odyssey Coffeehouse – V211 Campus Centre Building, SAIT

An exciting, sugar-fueled kickoff to November. Come out to have fun, meet other Wrimos, and get excited! RSVP here.

 

Midnight Kickoff – Monday October 31 – 10:00pm  to Sunday November 1 – 2:00 am, Boston Pizza Southport – 10456 Southport Rd SW

An exciting, caffeine-fueled start to November. We eat sugar and load up on coffee and at midnight? WE WRITE! RSVP here.

 

Weekday (Monday/Tuesday) Night Write-Ins – Monday November 7, 28 / Tuesday November 15, 22 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Denny’s McKnight – 5015 – 4 St NE

Come on out for some yummy food and some conversation and some friendly writing competition that’s certain to increase your word count!

 

Weekend Write-Ins

Much like the weekday write-in, but on a weekend and during the day! The times/locations change and are as follows:

•Saturday November 5 – 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4:30 pm – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE. RSVP here.

•Saturday November 12 – 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4:30 pm – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE. RSVP here.

•Saturday November 26 – Time and Location to be confirmed

~~NOTE: The library events require a valid (also now free!) adult library card and you MUST register for the event with the CPL. If you do not register, you may show up and hope for a no-show, but we cannot guarantee this.~~

 

Chats – Thursdays and Sundays – Time TBD – http://members.shaw.ca/squiddy/chat/

An online version of the write-ins. All the fun with no travel! No need to RSVP, just show up!

 

Marathon Write-In – Saturday November 19 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Odyssey Coffeehouse – V211 Campus Centre Building, SAIT

A crazy long chunk of noveling insanity! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll make lots of new friends, and you’re guaranteed to add to your word count (many people average 10,000 words on this day).

 

TGIO (Thank Goodness It’s Over) – Saturday December 3 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Odyssey Coffeehouse – V211 Campus Centre Building, SAIT

A (somewhat tired) send-off to the craziness of November and a serene welcome to the (relative) calm of December. There will be celebrations and commiserations, there will be celebratory food and drink and there will be prizes. Come out. You want to celebrate your achievement, don’t you?