VWBPE Social Events Schedule

Thursday, March 17, 2011

3:00 – 5:00 pm (slt) Green Acre Golf Tour and Lessons

West Departure Area 1&2 http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%202/56/76/34

Love golf and want to know how to play in second life? Come tour the beautiful Green Acre Championship Golf Course. Golf Pro, Morton Decosta, will give a tour and free lessons. Find out how educators are using golf for language immersion and businesses are using golf for team-building and networking. Above all, find out why people are discovering that golf in sl is even more fun than rl! Join us for a lot of fun!!!!

15 people per tour

7:00 – 8:00 pm St Patrick’s Day Party
The Rusty Cog Pub

Irish Pub (West) http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%204/192/172/28

Top of the evening (or morning) to you! Be sure to be wearin’ the green and join us at The Rusty Cog Pub for a little St Patrick’s Shenanigans!!!! This is your chance to meet conference presenters, facilitators, volunteers, and participants. DJ BigD Flanagan be spinning all your favorites. There will be dancing, green beer, Irish coffee, and lots of fun! This is a great chance to start networking, reconnecting with old friends, and discovering new friends. May the Irish eyes be shinin upon ye and bring ye good luck! You will want to BE HERE!


Friday, March 18, 2011

5:00 – 6:00 am (slt) Brazilian Culture and Music

Social at ilha Educacao

West Departure Area 1&2 http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%202/56/76/34

Come to a real Brazilian island, meet Brazilian avatars, speak Portuguese and sing, play soccer, learn about our geography and culture. You will have a lot of fun!

3:00 – 5:00 pm (slt) Green Acre Golf Tour and Lessons

15 people per tour

West Departure Area 1&2 http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%202/56/76/34

Love golf and want to know how to play in second life? Come tour the beautiful Green Acre Championship Golf Course. Golf Pro, Morton Decosta, will give a tour and free lessons. Find out how educators are using golf for language immersion and businesses are using golf for team-building and networking. Above all, find out why people are discovering that golf in sl is even more fun than rl! Join us for a lot of fun!!!!

6:00 – 7:00 pm (slt) Steampunk Junkpile Sandbox

Sandbox (West) http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%201/128/128/22

Come and learn how to build with Blu Heron. Blu has put together several tutorials that can help you do just that. There are several levels of steampunk gadgets that you can learn to build depending on your experience level. There will be volunteers standing by to assist you and answer questions. Whether you are new to second life and need help getting things out of your inventory or want to learn more about building, be sure to come play in the sandbox!

7:00 – 8:00 pm (slt) Bloomin’ Bloomer’s Beach Party
featuring Lightning Production’s Tribute to the Beach Boys

Social Beach (West) http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%203/188/140/32

“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” to head on down to the beach for some “Good Vibrations?” Put on your bloomers and head to the beach, Victorian style, to kick up your toes, take a stroll on the boardwalk, and reminisce with the Beach Boys as they sing your favorite tunes. No bloomers? No problem! Pick up a pair of bloomers at the Victorian Shoppes. Changing rooms are available at the beach. California may have the girls, but we have all the fun! Surf’s up, so come on down!

8:00 – 9:00 (slt) Machinima Screening

Machinima (East 1) http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20East%202/56/116/32

This is your chance to view all of the nominated machinima movies for 2011. We will be streaming them live into second life. Spiff Whitfield will be your host. After viewing the machinima movies, you can cast your vote for your favorites. The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Saturday at 4:00 pm (slt). So come on over, grab some popcorn, and enjoy the show!


Saturday, March 19, 2011

5:00 – 6:00 am (slt) 2011 Shamrock Poker Run

Penny Farthing Bike Path …………..VWBPE West, VWBPE West 1 (34, 5, 38) - General

Put on your running shoes, grab your bottled water, and come join the fun at the Shamrock Poker Run. The race begins at 5:10 (slt) All runners will start the same time. You will run the path, picking up a different card at each of the five stations. When you finish, you will lay out your card hand on the table. The best 5 card poker hand will win L$1,000. If there is a tie, we split the lindens. Come on down and see if you can win the pot of gold! May the luck of the Irish be with ye!

11:00 – 12:00 (slt) VSTE Steampunk Fashion Show

Fashion Show (East) http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20East%201/168/148/602

Get your Steampunk on with the VSTE Fashion Show. A great way to relax after attending all the sessions. Come see the hottest styles in Steampunk couture and great everyday outfits for hanging out in Second Life. Door prizes! (Fashion show sponsor Magnus Moonwall of M Designs)

1:00 – 3:00 pm (slt) Green Acre Golf Tour and Lessons

15 people per tour

West Departure Area 1&2 http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%202/56/76/34

Love golf and want to know how to play in second life? Come tour the beautiful Green Acre Championship Golf Course. Golf Pro, Morton Decosta, will give a tour and free lessons. Find out how educators are using golf for language immersion and businesses are using golf for team-building and networking. Above all, find out why people are discovering that golf in sl is even more fun than rl! Join us for a lot of fun!!!!

4:00 – 6:00 pm (slt) VWBPE Awards Ceremony and Closing Remarks

Central Auditorium http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/144/168/56

You will not want to miss this year’s VWBPE Awards Ceremony, hosted by none other than Pooky Amsterdam (“The 1st Question”). Awards will be announced for Machinima and Posters. Winners receive the prestigious BIPIE (Best Instructional Practices In Education) Award. We will also be announcing the winner of the VWBPE Scavenger Hunt. You can bet, with Pooky Amsterdam hosting this year’s big event, there will be lots of fun and surprises. Make sure to put this on your calendar so YOU ARE HERE!

6:00 – 7:00 pm (slt) Steampunk Concert
featuring Lightning Productions Tribute to the Rolling Stones

Social Beach (West) http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%203/188/140/32

This is your chance to see the Rolling Stones like you have never seen them before. Come down to the beach for this fantastic concert under the stars. Enjoy the fireworks with the friends you have made during the conference. As the conference winds down, it is time to relax and let your hair down! What better way then to get down, get funky, and put on your punk – steampunk that is! This is one event you will not want to miss!

7:00 – 9:00 (slt) Steampunk Ball
featuring Scarlettla Roux and MistressViper Voom from Club Victura

Steampunk Ballroom http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%203/243/79/151

This black tie event is going to be sensational. This is your chance to wear your favorite steampunk formal attire as you kick up your heals to the beautiful sounds of Scarlettla’s live performance followed by DJ Mistress Viper Voom from Club Victura, a steampunk club. This is a great way to wind down after 51 hours of thinking and learning. Come celebrate the end of another successful VWBPE Conference as you melt the night away with great friends, great music, great punk, and great fun! Remember, YOU ARE HERE!!!!!!