Nerd Nite February: Trees & Geeks

Monday, February 13th at 7:00pm
World War II Club
50 Conz Street
Northampton, MA

wood‘The Changing Faces of Nerd Community: Organizing Events for Modern Geeks’

A discussion about nerd stereotypes, social dynamics, diversity, & toxic masculinity.

Melissa Lewis-Gentry is the Business Manager & Store Manager for Modern Myths, Inc. In addition to running the day to day operations of the downtown Northampton store, she also coordinates with their NY store, and helps run their multi-state traveling convention business. Before taking over Modern Myths, you might have met her at conventions across New England runningDungeons & Dragons games for Wizards of the Coast.

 


‘The Incredible Complexity of Trees’

A talk on some of the fascinating things about the inner workings of trees. How do trees pump the sap up so high? Did you know that
trees have hormones? Have you ever tried local nuts (the food that is)?

Henry Lappen is the chair of the Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee which promotes and plants street trees in town. He is also a professional entertainer whose shows include “Henry the Juggler” and A “Passion for Birds”.


$5 Entry. Guests under 21 years are welcome in the banquet room area, but are restricted from the front bar, so please have your ID on you if you’d like to order alcoholic beverages.

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