LARP for Geek Younglings

live action role playing for kids

LARP for kids

The Walker Art Center, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is hosting some great creative activities for kids this summer. If you’re lucky enough to live in the area, check this out with your young geeks! It’s LARP for kids!

Event: August Free First Saturday: Garden Quest
When: Saturday, August 4, 10 am–3 pm
Where: Open Field/Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Free

This August, live action role-playing (LARP) transforms the Garden into a land of mythical heroes and foes. Join a group of local artists on a special Lunalux–designed map guiding you on your LARPing adventure.

Expect a special battle school, a rather sinister ferryman, a siren who will try to lure you into your doom, a bridge that may or may not have a troll sleeping under it, a belligerent pixie and a disgruntled gnome lurking among the trees, a fortune teller, a witch, a space for rebirth and rejuvenation should you die, a mad drag queen, a shop keeper you may or may not want to trust, a hermit, an evil lord and other surprises. Join at your own risk!

girls and boys LARP games in Minnesota

LARP is fun for girls and boys

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Zuckerberg Wedding – Will love last?

Picture yourself sitting on a small wedding chair, watching the bride and groom smiling and holding hands at the altar. It’s uncomfortably warm, and you start to perspire and doze, and… [cue dreamlike music and wavy screen effects]

“In a world where Geek meets Greed…”

fictionalized Zuckerberg wedding script

The (Highly Fictionalized) Zuckerberg Nuptials. Screenplay by ETAN COHEN, with notes by CHRIS McKENNA (co-executive producer, “Community”) and illustrations by DAVID SPARSHOTT. Credit: The New York Times Magazine

Songza Music Concierge

Make room for this app on your phone! I just gave it a try, and of all the music apps I’ve used, Songza is my new favorite!

Songza beats I Heart Radio, Pandora, and Spotify, hands-down. Why?

  • No in-programming audio ads.
  • Text ads are unobtrusive and easy to X and hide.
  • Great variety of pre-curated playlists.
  • Find music by genre, decade, occasion or mood.
  • Price of the app: FREE
  • Price for unlimited music streaming: FREE

If you’re looking for a great music app that’s FREE, you must give Songza a try! Let me know what you think, and which playlist is your favorite!