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The DC Burning Man Meetup Group Message Board › New Meetup: Burning Man for Beginners & Polygonia Work Night

New Meetup: Burning Man for Beginners & Polygonia Work Night

Darrell D.
Group Organizer
Washington, DC
Announcing a new Meetup for The DC Burning Man Meetup Group!

What: Burning Man for Beginners & Polygonia Work Night

When: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 5:30 PM (Presentation starts at 8)

Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center
8230 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Interested in attending Burning Man but not sure how to make it all happen?

Curious about the Burning Man community and local burner events?

Come to the Washington, DC based *Burning Man for Beginners*

Tickets are on sale already for Burning Man!

Join us at our gathering to see if you're ready to make the journey in 2010, and find out more about all the great regional events going on in the Baltimore/DC region and the East Coast, such as Playa Del Fuego, Transformus and more

Hosted by Progress Darrell and Tomcat

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010
at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center
8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-4511

Three blocks south of the Silver Spring Metro Station (Red Line)

Presentation runs from 8:00- 9:30 pm and covers:
--Burning Man Principles
--Getting to Burning Man
--Entering Black Rock City
--Finding a home on the Playa & Map of the city
--Making preparations for a week in the Desert
--Black Rock Fashion & Lingo

5:30 - 8:00 Polygonia Work Project: Be a part of one of this year's central art projects for Burning Man. Polygonia's many-colored, many-shaped, life-size building blocks will travel from the DC area to the Black Rock Desert and be set up at four sites near the base of the Man. Burners will use them to build, tear apart and rebuild practical, fantastical, whimsical, climbable structures and sculptures. Bring your work clothes and help us with materials preparation and fabrication. No experience required, just enthusiasm!

PLEASE RSVP here at meetup

If you can't attend the Polygonia work evening between 5:30 and 8pm, preceding the presentation, that is fine, you're welcome to join us at 8 (or later) to get the deets about Burning Man. Due to the inherent challenges with giving a presentation with other wise burners who often feel compelled to join in, we respectfully request that only newbies or people who have been to Burning Man just once attend the presentation. However, all are welcome to come to the Polygonia work evening that is a part of this event between 5:30 and 8pm, its a great chance to interact with people who are new to the community.

Attendees are welcome to bring food or drink to share, this is a Leave No Trace event, we'll need to clean up afterwards.

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