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Star Base McMath meeting Apr 20, 2016 (AR)

Posted on April 20, 2016
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Star Base McMath meeting
Location: McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Road, Little Rock, AR
Date: 2016-04-20
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 20:00
Visit Website: http://facebook.com/groups/214699345356710
Description: Monthly meeting of the Star Trek appreciation club, Star Base McMath.

Meetings are every 3rd Wednesday at 6:30 PM

Ozark Mtn UFO Conference Apr 8-10, 2016 (AR)

Posted on April 1, 2016
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Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
Location: Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, 207 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Start Date: 2016-04-08
End Date: 2016-04-10
Visit Website: http://ozarkufoconference.com/
Description: The 29th Annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference will take place from April 8-10, 2016 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. More disclosure document studies, more stories of abductees, and more information revealed.

Spa-Con Sep 23-25, 2016 (AR)

Posted on April 1, 2016
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Location: Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901
Start Date: 2016-09-23
End Date: 2016-09-25
Visit Website: http://www.spa-con.org
Description: We may not be the largest…YET!  But we’re looking to make your enthusiast hearts go pitty-pat.  Hot Springs Convention Center in conjunction with the Garland County Public Library is hosting a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually and including not just comic books and science fiction/fantasy related film, television, and similar popular arts but a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, web-comics, and fantasy novels.

CALS Con Apr 2, 2016 (AR)

Posted on March 3, 2016
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Location: Central Arkansas Library System Main Library, 100 S Rock St, Little Rock, AR 72201
Date: 2016-04-02
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 20:00
Visit Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/447158672140844/
Description: CALS Con is a free, family-friendly celebration of all things fandom.

Highlights include panel discussions, maker space demonstrations, a cosplay competition, and – new this year – Fandom Quest, an interactive nerd culture trivia game show.

Get your geek on at the library!

Raspberry Pi Bake Off Mar 12, 2016 (AR)

Posted on March 3, 2016
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Raspberry Pi Bake Off
Location: Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, 201 West Broadway, North Little Rock, AR
Date: 2016-03-12
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 14:00
Visit Website: http://pi.arkgeeks.com/bakeoff
Description: Join us for our 4th Annual Raspberry Pi Bake Off at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub on March 12th, 2016.

New to Raspberry Pi?
Come Learn about these amazing inexpensive little computers. Check out Raspberry Pi Projects from various makers.

Experienced with the Pi?
Bring your projects to show off. Prizes will be awarded by Judges for the best projects.

Promenade-acon Oct 22, 2016 (OK)

Posted on December 7, 2015
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Location: Starbase Studios, 2821 SW 27th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Date: 2016-10-22
Visit Website: http://starbasestudios.net/
Description: Open House and Convention for Starbase Studios

Starbase Studios is an Oklahoma City based, independent studio focusing on Star Trek TOS era fan films. Use of the studio is no charge for anyone wishing to produce their own fan film, donations will be
accepted to help with the cost of running the studio.
Starbase Studios offers educational activities, designed to promote interest in science and technology, to any school or youth organizations.

Arkansas STEM Festival Feb 26, 2016 (AR)

Posted on December 4, 2015
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Arkansas STEM Festival
Location: UALR, Donaghey Student Center 2801 South University Avenue Little Rock, AR 72204
Date: 2016-02-26
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 13:30
Visit Website: http://arstem.org/
Description: Arkansas STEM Festival is initiated by LISA Academy with cooperation of the USA Science Festival, University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Education Pioneers Club.
K-12 students and their families are invited for a festival of ACTIVITIES and EXHIBITS designed to EXPLORE, CREATE, MAKE, and LEARN more about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Event will be held at University of Arkansas at Little Rock on February 26th at the Donaghey Student Center. Project submissions are open to all public, private, and charter schools.

Conway Geek Breakfast Dec 31, 2015 (AR)

Posted on December 4, 2015
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Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 W Oak St, Conway, AR 72032
Date: 2015-12-31
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: https://twitter.com/ConwayGeek
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities.

All-Con Mar 17-20, 2016 (TX)

Posted on December 3, 2015
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Location: Westin Dallas Park Central, 12720 Merit Drive, Dallas, Texas 75251
Start Date: 2016-03-17
Start Time: 10:00
End Date: 2016-03-20
End Time: 17:00
Visit Website: http://www.all-con.com
Description: All-Con provides an umbrella of content supporting fans of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Renaissance, Anime, Costuming, Theater / Performing Arts, Mystery, Art, Crafts, Collecting, and Film Making.

(from https://www.facebook.com/allcon/info?tab=page_info)

Tokyo In Tulsa July 15-17, 2016 (OK)

Posted on December 2, 2015
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tnt Tokyo In Tulsa
Location: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103
Start Date: 2016-07-15
End Date: 2016-07-17
Visit Website: http://www.tokyointulsa.com
Description: Oklahoma’s Largest Anime, Japanese & Pop Culture Extravaganza.

MidSouthCon Mar 18-20, 2016 (TN)

Posted on December 2, 2015
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Location: Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee 38120
Start Date: 2016-03-18
End Date: 2016-03-20
Visit Website: http://midsouthcon.org/
Description: MidSouthCon be held at the East Memphis Hilton on March 18 – 20th, 2016. We have a great lineup of guests this year, with all kinds of events, panels, and entertainment for your enjoyment! With over 200 hours of programming, we will probably have a discussion or workshop that will interest you. Gamers – as usual we will have gaming of all sorts – Board, Card, RPG, LARP, and more!

A-Kon June 3-5, 2016 (TX)

Posted on December 2, 2015
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Location: Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75207
Start Date: 2016-06-03
End Date: 2016-06-05
Visit Website: http://www.a-kon.com/
Description: The longest continually running anime convention in North America.

Game It Forward Mar 4-5, 2016 (AR)

Posted on December 2, 2015
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gameitforward Game It Forward
Location: GP Event Center, 1355 E Henri De Tonti Blvd, Springdale, AR 72762
Start Date: 2016-03-04
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 2016-03-05
End Time: 17:00
Visit Website: http://nwagameitforward.com
Description: Game It Forward is a charity tabletop gaming event to benefit ProjectTeacherNWA.org, a nonprofit organization focused on the belief that teachers need tools to teach and students need supplies to learn. Project Teacher believes that every child deserves school supplies and has the right to a quality education regardless of circumstance.

Konsplosion Sep 23-25, 2016 (AR)

Posted on December 2, 2015
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Location: Fort Smith Convention Center, 55 South 7th Street, Fort Smith, AR
Start Date: 2016-09-23
Start Time: 12:00
End Date: 2016-09-25
End Time: 17:00
Visit Website: http://konsplosion.com
Description: Konsplosion! is an all-encompassing, multi-genre convention, combining Comics, Sci-Fi, Anime, Gaming, Pop Culture, and more!

Art Pop Comic Expo Mar 26-27, 2016 (AR)

Posted on December 1, 2015
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apceArt Pop Comic Expo
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 2840 S Caraway Rd, Jonesboro, AR 72401
Start Date: 2015-03-26
Start Time: 10:00
End Date: 2015-03-27
End Time: 18:00
Visit Website: http://www.artpopcomicexpo.com/
Description: Art Pop Comic Expo March 26-27 2016
Regular tickets are $10, Kids ages 6-12 $5 and kids 5 and under get in free.
Saturday 10:00 – 7:00
Sunday 12:00 – 6:00

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