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TCU Bicycle Service Station @ linuxcaffe

CFG service station

Thursday Sept 30, frpm 4pm - 6:30pm,

the Toronto Cyclists Union will be setting up a "service station" on the corner of Harbord and Grace, just out front of linuxcaffe.

The Toronto Cyclists Union’s Bicycle Service Station is a chance to bring bike advocacy to the street and make the bike union more accessible to Toronto's cycling community, while providing them access to a complimentary bike safety check.

Toronto Open Source week

Toronto Open Source Week is a celebration of Open Source technology and community throughout the Toronto area. The following events have been confirmed; additional events are being planned and will be announced here shortly.


the Third Annual Jersey Street Party is ON, and coming up FAST !

Saturday, Aug 22nd -- yes, THIS SATURDAY !!!

Fedora 11 Release Party

Fedora 11

Sorry for the incredibly short notice, but this evening at 6 PM at linuxcaffe, we'll be hosting a Fedora 11 release party.

New features will be demonstrated and discussed. DVDs and CDs will be burned. USB sticks will be turned into bootable images with optional persistent storage. Food and drinks will be consumed. Good times will be had by all :)


linuxcaffe is launching a series of smallish informal knowledge exchange sessions (classes, workshops, tutorials, what-have-you) on all sorts of things related to open technologies.

Ontario Linux Fest 2008

Ontario Linux Fest

Finally a grass roots conference for Linux and Open Source right here in Ontario.

The Ontario Linux Fest is a conference for all things Linux and Open Source.

OpenEverything un-conference at CSI

UPDATE; the event was a blast !

The gathering was stimulating, dynamic and well organized , and CSI was the perfect venue. It was so much fun, linuxcaffe is hosting a follow up evening, this coming Wednesday June 11th. No advance booking required, no fees, but an opportunity to pick up the conversation and have a refeshing something.

In the spirit of Open, and in the form of bar-camp, the Shuttleworth Foundation and the Centre for Social Innovation are hosting OpenEverything
An un-conference exploring all things Open, the event will feature talks, sessions and "speedgeek" presentations by some of Toronto's most impassioned proponents of a more open society. There's only room for 60 participants, and the registration of $40 includes coffee, snacks, a hot meal and ideas that will change the world.

Southern Time - Open Mic at linuxcaffe!

Southern Time

Announcing the Bickford Park Arts Collective (BPAC) with T and Shaz from
Southern Time Productions
! BPAC will be hosting an open mic/jam, spoken word and music, every Thursday beginning March 27th. Signup at 7:30pm; show starts at 8pm.

Earth Hour - Suzy Wilde & Ben Whiteley live by candlelight!

UPDATE: Thanks to Ben and Suzy and friends

for a magical melodious evening !
We should turn the lights out more often.
Earth Hour

On Saturday March 29, 8-9pm, linuxcaffe will join thousands of other businesses and people in Toronto (and millions worldwide) in flicking the switch, turning appliances off stand-by and enjoying an hour of quiet darkness. Earth Hour shows that, together, our small actions can make a difference to global warming.