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    Nerd Nite Next Gen

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    Nerd Nite is an evening of entertaining and educational presentations. Speakers present on a topic they are passionate about, followed by a brief Q&A with the audience. For the past 11 years, Nerd Nite has held regular events in Orlando open to everyone but traditionally for adults.

    Now for the first time since 2013, Nerd Nite Orlando will hold a special event at the Orlando Public Library on Saturday, May 11th at 3pm called β€œNerd Nite Next Gen” featuring all teenage speakers.Β 

    Featured talks:Β 

    1.) β€œThe Doctor’s Hand in Historical Demise” by Hiba Bilal

    2.) β€œHow a Tiny Cyanobacteria You’ve Probably Never Heard of Powers the World” by Victoria Huber

    3.) β€œWhy Pluto Is Not a Planet And Why it Was a Planet” By Katie Mathews

    Next Gen will also feature trivia, a nerdy t-shirt contest**, and a raffle. Β 

    Prizes include Disney WorldΒ Park HopperΒ passes, custom framed photographs such as Steven Maddow’sΒ Falcon Heavy & the Moon, Derek Gore’sΒ Does It Know Who I Am, gift cards to Sampaguita Ice Cream, and more! **Remember to wear a nerdy t-shirt for the contest.

    We also invite you to bring gently used books to Nerd Nite Next Gen as a donation to the library bookstore. Proceeds from the bookstore are used by the Friends of the Orange County Library System to support library programs and services.Β 

    There is no cost to attend. Registration is required.Β 

    WHEN: Saturday, May 11th, 3:00-5:30 p.m.

    WHERE: Orlando Public Library, 101 E Central Blvd., Orlando

    (On the 3rd Floor in the Albertsons Room)

    TICKETS: Tickets areΒ FREE,Β but registration is required.

    PARKING: On street metered parking ($1 per hour/two-hour limit) or garage parking directly across the street at Library Garage (not affiliated with the library) at 112 E. Central Blvd. ($2 per hour/no time limit)

    Thank you to our sponsors for their contributions and support.

    Matthew Ames

    Vikki Barkate

    Diane Bourne

    Karolyn Campbell

    Dr. Karen Corbin

    Derek Demeter

    Digital Awakening Studios

    Anne DoyleΒ 

    Deb DrexlerΒ 

    Derek Gores

    The Greenery Creamery

    Diana Griffith

    Let us frame it college parkΒ 

    Steven MadowΒ 

    Joan Morse

    Orlando Science CenterΒ 


    Sampaguita Ice Cream & Desserts

    Sisi Sanchez

    Rosemary StolzenbergΒ 

    Paul ToomeyΒ 

    Yene Romay Ethiopian Kitchen

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