December NorthBayNews

O hold me Burners, the world has gone mad. In this grateful gifting time of year I wish for hearts full of peace for each of us and some global warming of the fuzzy kind. Here is what I know. Tell me something good.

xoxo RLL

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Check out the Burning Blog reformat – http://journal.burningman.org/ is where all the write ups are living now. Very cool!

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GLC call for content

We get to invite five people from the community to attend the yearly Global Leadership Conference. It’s in San Francisco again this year, and the call for content is out.

The tenth annual conference is held March 31st-April 3rd, 2016 this time around, and if you have something to present here is where you put your application for that!

Please submit your suggestions by Wednesday, December 23, 2015 via this form.

What kind of content you ask? Well anything really. Best practices for local events and community creation. Life hacks and tech beta and reports on cool stuff happening here and about. Check out the website for more info on what’s been done before http://burningman-glc.com/ and then propose your hour of awesome.

If you’re interested in attending let me know and I’ll get you on some list somewhere : D

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The BWB Initiative write up is here, we have been really enjoying our participation. If you haven’t made it out yet please join us, it’ s really fun.

The BWB 128 Initiative: Update Nov.2015

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The theme for next year was announced, check it out here in case you missed it.

http://journal.burningman.org/2015/10/burning-man-arts/brc-art/burning-man-2016-da-vincis-workshop/

Very cool, I’m thinking this whole thing is right up our maker alley. If anyone has a hanker to make a booth for the Man base let me know. I am happy to help facilitate your application and assist you in any way I can!

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What happened to the website? Well, it’s dead. Long live the website! Sadly our local host had some conflict with their provider that resulted in us losing all our content. So thank you to everyone who helped out with funding the hosting of www.northbayburners.com and I am sad that it’s gone but there’s not much to be done about that. It is what it is : D life goes on.

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I want to thank everyone who has come out over the years and made our North Bay Burners Salon series the smashing success it has been. I have loved meeting each and every one of you, and it has been super fun co-hosting with those of you in the community who stepped up and welcomed us into your hearts and homes.

We will still have our monthly event feeding the homeless at the mission (see below) and I plan to schedule outings for us, so don’t worry, we’re not going away. Just coming back in a new format. Look for info here about trips to visit cool Burner things happening in our region. And if you know of any and want us all to join you let me know! There is a form here for telling me about stuff for announce http://goo.gl/forms/Hv6JkLVTg8 and that is a good way to get the news to the people about cool things to do.

The Last Salon will be on the 12th at the ice skating rink. Come out for some hot chocolate by the fire! It’s a sweet holiday hang out. Nothing more relaxing than watching the Zamboni go around and around…

Come celebrate the holiday season with some Woodstock Zamboni! We are at the ice skating rink this month. See you there.

Saturday, December 12
at 8:30pm – 10:00pm
Snoopy’s Home Ice
1667 W Steele Ln, Santa Rosa, California 95403

admission is $9.50
skate rental $3.50

xoxo RLL

https://www.facebook.com/events/169730533368520/

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Feed the Homeless
Thursday, December 31 at 6:30pm
Redwood Gospel Mission
101 6th St, Santa Rosa, California 95401

We are on to help out at the mission on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30pm. Come help set up and serve food at the soup kitchen!

6:30 set up and prep
7:00 serve food
7:30 clean up

This is a fun service day for us as a group, come be a part of the North Bay Burners response to the Burners Without Borders 128 Day Challenge!

see you there.

xoxo RLL

and this time it is New Years Eve!

https://www.facebook.com/events/718660044936883/

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Sculpt the Sculpture at the 2016 Man Base. Call out for sculptural artists. Burning Man seeks to contract someone, a small company or an artist collaborative to create one of two slightly-larger-than-life-scaled sculptures to be included in the Man Pavilion at the 2016 Burning Man event in Black Rock City. The sculptures are to be installed on a provided plinth, roughly 5’ wide x 9’ deep and raised about 7’ off the playa. (1.524m x 2.743m x 2.133m). RFP ready for interested and qualified parties. Send ’em my way: kimba (at) burningman (dot) org

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::: Reminder ::: Have stuff you want included? Please answer this questionaire: http://goo.gl/forms/Vrasv0Srvh. It will be considered for the next monthly announce newsletter which comes out around the first of the month. The North Bay Burners Facebook group athttp://www.facebook.com/groups/northbayburners and our discussion list at http://lists.burningman.com/mailman/listinfo/northbay-list are largely unmoderated. Want to let folks know about a fire spinning or hooping workshop? Got an idea for a sewing party? Feel like having some burners over for a night around a firepit or as company at an Art Walk? Reach out and invite us over! ::: Reminder :::

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