All through our Homecoming Festival, we’re hosting plenty of pre- and post-event meetups to bring our community together and keep the energy going beyond the stage. Stop by before an event or stick around after to take part in these meetups!
Thurs 9/5, 9PM and Tues 9/24, 9:15PM in the Otto
Craft in the name of love! Sketch, doodle, collage, stamp—or bring your own supplies to complete the craft project of your dreams after the Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Naomi Klein, and Hot Takes with Hot Dykes events.
Mon 9/9, 6:30PM-7:30PM in the Otto
Deep End Friends Podcast Live Pre-Event Meetup
Young Women Empowered invite young folks to mingle and chat with Deep End Friends host Virgie Tovar before the Deep End Friends show.
Wed 9/11, 6PM and Sun 9/22, 3PM in the Otto
Game Nights with Zeno Math
Sat 9/14, 9PM in the Reading Room
Conversation Circle with ChrisTiana ObeySumner
Follow up on ideas presented in Ibram X. Kendi’s talk of fostering antiracism and reshaping racial justice in America with facilitator ChrisTiana ObeySumner.
Thurs 9/19, 6:30PM in the Otto
Amitav Ghosh Pre-Event Writers Meetup Hosted by the Town Crier
Mon 9/23, 6:30PM in the Otto
Pre-Event Photography Meetup Hosted by the Town Crier
Interested in becoming a volunteer photographer? Meet up with fellow local photographers and learn about photography opportunities with Town Hall before Chase Jarvis’s event!
Wed 9/25, 9PM in the Otto
Sarah Galvin Poetry Reading
Students of Sarah Galvin’s Facing the Blank Page poetry workshop step up to read original works they’ve created.
Thurs 9/26, 6:30PM in the Otto
Black Farmers Collective Meetup
Sun 9/29, 6PM in the Otto
Shout Your Abortion Meetup
Sit in for conversation and education with Shout Your Abortion (SYA), an organization working to normalize abortion through art, media, and community events all over the country, before Jenny Brown and SYA cofounder Amelia Bonow take the stage to discuss the abortion struggle now. SYA will be talking about creative ways to take back the narrative around abortion, crafting personalized cards for abortion providers, and making pro-abortion buttons.