Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Wiknic/2013

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Join Wikimedia District of Columbia for our third annual Great American Wiknic in Washington, D.C.! This year's picnic will take place at the James Buchanan Memorial in Meridian Hill Park on Sunday, June 30 from 1 PM to 5 PM.

The Wiknic is a potluck; bring food and beverages to share and make this the wiki picnic you can edit. Everyone, young and old, veteran and newcomer, is welcome. Learn more about the Wiknic and sign up below.

Details[edit]

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Where: James Buchanan Memorial, on the south side of Meridian Hill Park. Enter at the corner of 15th and W Streets NW.

  • WMATA Metro Logo small.svg Nearest Metro: U Street on the Green and Yellow Lines. Exit the station at the 13th and U exit. Walk west on U Street to 15th Street, and then north on 15th Street to W Street.
  • USDOT highway sign bicycle symbol - black.svg Nearest Capital Bikeshare docks: 15th and Euclid Streets NW (on the north end of the park); 14th and V Streets NW (southeast of the park)

What to bring:

  • Food and snacks for yourself and/or to share. Sign up below.
  • A blanket or tarp
  • Sunscreen (though the area around the memorial has plenty of tree shade)
  • Water and ice
  • Frisbee/softball
  • Board games
  • Card games
  • Friends (even those new to Wikipedia)
  • Wiki and free culture goodies and giveaways

Do not bring:

  • Anything illegal in the District of Columbia, including fireworks
  • Gas or charcoal cooking equipment
  • Alcoholic beverages

Sign up[edit]

I'm going![edit]

Also include what you will be bringing to the Wiknic.

You can also RSVP through Meetup

  1. Snack cakes! --Fran Rogers (talk) 01:26, 18 May 2013 (UTC)
  2. Various Jimmy Johns sandwiches. Harej (talk) 01:39, 9 June 2013 (UTC)
  3. Geraldshields11 (talk) 01:47, 9 June 2013 (UTC)
  4. Still deciding what to make, but it'll probably be baked and definitely delicious. Andrew327 03:34, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
  5. --PiMaster3 talk 03:38, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
  6. Banana bread or some other yummy baked goodies. 147.9.40.15 (talk) 14:54, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
  7. Potato salad probably. Econterms (talk) 13:36, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
  8. Some Fried Chicken ed Ecragg (talk) 13:44, 22 June 2013 (UTC) (Unfortunately I will be unable to attend on the 30th :(
  9. Apple pie. --Arkansassykim 16:28, 22 June 2013 (UTC)
  10. I'll bring the Hummus but leave the Rottweiler home :-) Supposed to thunderstorm almost every day for next month, but let's cross our fingers! CarolMooreDC - talk to me🗽 16:41, 22 June 2013 (UTC)
  11. Beverages and ice. Djembayz (talk) 15:08, 29 June 2013 (UTC)

Maybe[edit]

  • --evrik (talk) 01:30, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Not sure of my schedule yet, but sounds fun! HistoricMN44 (talk) 21:20, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
  • Probably will come, not too sure yet— Preceding unsigned comment added by 108.48.139.104 (talkcontribs) 16:56, 17 June 2013‎ (UTC)
  • I'd like to attend though as I live in Charlottesville and it's a moderately long and expensive drive or train ride up I'd say the odds are probably less than even given my level of commitment as I write this. I do hope to make a DC meeting eventually though even if not this week's.--Riyuky (talk) 12:57, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
  • Most likely will go, just not sure what I will bring, so until then I'll stay a maybe.mijotoba (talk) 05:06, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
  • I'd like to attend and I might yet if the Richmond one doesn't get off the ground. On a side note, if anyone is interested in meeting up, give me a ring. I still don't know if I'd be able to do one, but I wouldn't mind at least setting up plans to do one on a later date, perhaps next year. Tokyogirl79 (。◕‿◕。) 06:29, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
  • I should be free! This is so cool I can't wait! --enguyen820
  • The rescheduled date is better for me than the original, so it's possible. -- Gyrofrog (talk) 15:13, 26 June 2013 (UTC)

Sadly, no[edit]

  • (Bes2224 (talk) 23:07, 20 June 2013 (UTC))
  • Sorry, I have a date with the wife. It's her day. bd2412 T 21:00, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
  • maybe some stroopwafels :) I'll have to eat the stroopwafels myself. Can't come next weekend. --Aude (talk) 17:56, 17 June 2013 (UTC)
  • Chips and salsa. --MZMcBride (talk) 03:22, 24 May 2013 (UTC)
    • The original date worked wonderfully for me and I was hoping that the rain date would as well, but alas. Some other time. --MZMcBride (talk) 17:04, 30 June 2013 (UTC)

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