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Next Meeting
Elementary Science Night Volunteering
LAN Party
Paintball Trip
Club Merchandise

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Meeting will be Fridays from 12pm - 1pm in H240, but not necessarily every other week.
Keep an eye on the Newsletter and the Facebook Page for info on the next meeting.
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NOTE: If you have not already joined the CS Club Facebook Group, it's a great place to be updated on events as well as stay in touch with members.

Next Meeting
Worth 1 Club Point

Follow ups with our recent club meeting!

Upcoming Events:

LAN Party! Help us prepare for the LAN party! We will be trying to set up a schedule of multiplayer games, as well as talking about tournaments and thinking about what we need to bring. The meeting will be at our usual time of 12pm - 1pm in H240, this Friday!

Noches De Ciencias and Hollister Elementary Science Night(see below!),(We need to volunteers to help out with cool CS Projects!)

*Note these events are on the same night so if you want to volunteer, you have to choose which event you want to go to! Please tell us as soon as you know which one you want to go to. Please look out for the Facebook Events for Noches De Ciencias and check out the event for the Hollister Elementary Science Night.

Raspberry Pi workshop after, hosted by Lee Smith!
Info:
Tomorrow at the Computer Science Club meeting there will be a short demo of how to hook your PI up to a PC Laptop via ethernet cable in two steps !!! If there is time, I will also create a software 'bridge' so that if your laptop is wifi ing, it will send that info directly to the Pi over the ethernet cable ...

Hope to see you all there!

Friday, February 24th, 12 - 1pm, H240, SBCC
Facebook Event Page Here

Elementary Science Night Volunteering
Worth 3 Club Points

This is a great opportunity to learn how to set up robotics and CS projects, as well as a good opportunity to get some volunteering experience! There will be a big range of ages showing up, so we can set up simple to intermediate projects. Lets get some kids interested in programming!

This will be an interesting event as people from the industry will be showing up, like Sonos, and other groups like the Phyics Circus from UCSB.

Some examples for projects:

We have a makey makey kit for a banana piano, a robot that can follow drawn lines and can hide from light, and some other cool demos that volunteers would help set up.
Set up some programs that you can easily explain and have the kids modify the code.
Python is a great language, with turtle for drawing and simple to understand code. Great introduction.
We want to set up a very simple program that we can write in as many different languages as possible and so we can show the kids how the languages are different.

It would be ideal if people could bring their laptops although Nathalie is trying to set up some chrome books for us, we will have a class room to ourselves with a projector and people will be coming in and out.

We need exact numbers of volunteers as a nice meal will be provided for the volunteers so please RSVP in the event below!

Need to figure out a title of our presentations, like SBCC Presents 'Programming Rocks!'.

Please email arkohanim@pipeline.sbcc.edu if you are interested in volunteering!

Thursday, March 9th, 4:30pm - 8pm

Facebook Event Page Here

LAN Party
Worth 2 Club Points

***Please bring tables, chairs, extension cords, and of course anything you need to game!***

A LAN party is a party where people bring their own computers, hook them up, and game with each other long into the night. Also involves mass consumption of caffeine and junk food.

Tell us what consoles and games you are bringing/want to play in the event page link below!

Bring some snacks and drinks (no alcohol).

The event is officially ending at 1am but I'm sure there will be people gaming long after that!

Make sure to RSVP on the FB event page. Feel free to invite your friends, as long as they select that they are going (or you can ask us).

Here is a 360 pic of the last LAN Party

Friday, March 3rd, 5pm - 1am
4760 Sierra Madre Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Facebook Event Page Here

Paintball Trip

We have a ton of Paintball USA tickets and we will be giving them out for like 5 bucks! Includes gun, air and access to the fields. You still have to pay for the paint. NOTE: The time on the event page is NOT the set time. Please vote in the poll

with which Saturday or Sunday works best for you!

*Will post a carpool form when we figure out the date!*
The location is pretty great! If you know of a better one that is closer... post it below!
Saturday, March 4 at 9 AM - 4 PM
5011 W Gonzales Rd, Oxnard, CA 93033
Facebook Event Page Here

Club Merchandise


*The link in the image above is still good for Spring 17*

Buy your club t-shirt here!

 

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If you have any connections that could benefit the club, by providing guest speakers, field trips and other opportunities, or if you want to contribute to content for workshops and meetings, please reply to this email or talk to one of our officers. Thank you!
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