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  • Eric Barry
    Feb 2 1:58 PM
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      That is pretty much what Eureka games does during the summer, albeit a small
      library setting with lots of children. :)

      On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Nate Meyer <n8.meyer@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > Speaking of summer sessions, I know that in Illinois (where I lived for the
      > past 6 years) public schools have to make their facilities available for
      > public use when the school isn't using them (because they are publicly
      > funded and all). This is probably true for Massachusetts schools as well.
      > In Illinois the groups that use them usually just have to pay for a
      > building
      > rep to open/lock up the school and oversee the event and sometimes pay a
      > fairly reasonable rental/electricity use fee as well as follow school rules
      > (no smoking, drinking, or real guns on the premises--foam guns, probably
      > okay). If you are interested it would probably be possible to rent a public
      > school's gym or cafeteria and tables for a summer session somewhere near
      > the
      > Boston area (or even better near Worcester!) for a reasonable amount. Just
      > an idea since UG 17 was so awesome!
      >
      > --Nate
      >
      >
      > On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 3:30 PM, Adam Smiles <adamsmiles@...<adamsmiles%40hotmail.com>>
      > wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > While it is possible that there may be a summer UG, it is not likely. The
      > > problem is that given the size of the event, we are now using facilities
      > > that often host weddings. In the winter, there is a much lower demand for
      > > the ballroom space. In the summer, the hotel would much rather host an
      > event
      > > where they can serve everyone a $40 a plate sit down dinner instead of a
      > $5
      > > sandwich.
      > >
      > > Also as far as keeping in touch with the group, you can subscribe to the
      > UG
      > > guild on the geek. It doesn't get much traffic outside of the big Unity
      > > Games events.
      > >
      > > -Adam
      > >
      > > > To: Unity_Games@yahoogroups.com <Unity_Games%40yahoogroups.com><Unity_Games%
      > 40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > From: shawn@... <shawn%40ruyffelaert.com> <shawn%
      > 40ruyffelaert.com>
      >
      > > > Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 20:18:01 +0000
      > > > Subject: [Unity_Games] Re: UG on Facebook
      > >
      > > >
      > > > A few years ago you had at least two in the summer, which I also
      > missed.
      > > I take it there is no plan for having more than one a year?
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In Unity_Games@yahoogroups.com <Unity_Games%40yahoogroups.com><Unity_Games%
      > 40yahoogroups.com>, Dave
      >
      > > Bernazzani <daveber@...> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > One other thing you can do is pretty much bet on it being the
      > Saturday
      > > > > on the weekend before the SuperBowl (TM corporate types). When it's
      > > > > not this date, it's usually one week plus or minus. The announcement
      > > > > always goes up 3 months in advance - so put a reminder in your
      > > > > personal organizer to check the website in mid November and you'll
      > see
      > > > > the announcement on the front page.
      > > > >
      > > > > -Dave
      > >
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