Calgary NaNo 2017 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 21 – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE

•Inspired Ideas – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm – RSVP here

•Groovy Genres – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – RSVP here

•NaNoWriMo Q&A – 2:30 pm to 3:30 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 – Wednesday October 25 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 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 – Sunday October 29 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Boston Pizza Southport – 10456 Southport Rd SW

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

 

Midnight Kickoff – Tuesday October 31 – 10:00pm to Wednesday 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!

 

Weekday Night Write-Ins – Wednesday November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29- 5:00 pm to 9:00 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:

•Sunday November 5 – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE.

•Sunday November 12 – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE.

•Sunday November 19 – Time and Location to be confirmed

•Sunday 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.~~

 

MOD Online Office Hours – Day and Time TBD – calgarynano.ca/chat/

Questions for an ML/Moderator? Ask them here!

 

Marathon Write-In – Saturday November 18 – 9:00 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.

 

Push to the Finish – Thursday November 30 – 8:00pm to Friday December 1 – 12:30 am, Boston Pizza Southport – 10456 Southport Rd SW

An exciting, caffeine-fueled end to November. Get those final words in before the month is over.

 

TGIO (Thank Goodness It’s Over) – Sunday December 3 – Time TBD, Boston Pizza Southport – 10456 Southport Rd SW

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?