South East SW Syndicate and Friends at "Boo at the Zoo" - Oct 19-21

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  1. pgsmith Jedi Padawan

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    Oct 17, 2007
    In partnership with OmegaCon (Science Fiction / Fantasy Convention, B'ham - march 2008), Members and Friends of the Alabama SW Syndicate and additional Star Wars costumers from the Southeast will be headlining "BOO at the Zoo" this weekend!

    Boo at the Zoo (BATZ) welcomed over 50,000 visitors during its October weekends in 2006! This year the Zoo is devoting a whole weekend to the Sci-Fi theme with "A Galaxy Far, Far Away..."

    If you live within driving distance of Birmingham and would like to join in on the STELLAR weekend we have planned, please find details posted below about how to 'costume up' and join us! All welcome!


    Paige Smith
    205-567-7259 (Mobile)
    pgsmith@charter.net / paige.smith@omegacon.us
    www.OmegaCon.us


    BOO at the ZOO (BATZ) UPDATE !

    WHAT: Volunteers can come costumed or in plain clothes. Volunteering for BATZ should be easy and rewarding work! BATZ is the annual fundraiser for the Birmngham Zoo, a 501c3 non-profit organization - www.birminghamzoo.com


    WHEN: The Zoo asks volunteers to arrive at 4 PM and stay until 9 PM, but this is entirely flexible. School-work schedules are part of most of our lives. As long as we know who to expect and when they plan to arrive - we can easily work around late arrivals and early departures. BATZ is open from 6 - 9 PM.


    WHERE: Costumed actor/volunteers should park in Employee Parking (From the ZOO main entrance, you will take a LEFT before the picnic and general parking area.) Volunteers should come to the ZOO OFFICE ENTRANCE to the LEFT of the MAIN ZOO ENTRANCE. Be sure to tell them that you are with OmegaCon and they can send you on to our check-in. Once you enter the zoo - come to the OmegaCon Room in the CHILDREN'S ZOO AREA (to the right, around the corner,near the fountains and big cafe). All volunteers should sign-in OmegaCon Check-in Table. The Birmingham Zoo is located at: 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham AL 35223. Questions? pgsmith@charter.net or 205-567-7259

    NOTICE TO COSTUMERS: IF possible please arrive on Friday no later than 5 PM. We will be doing a LIVE taping for NBC 13 at 5:00 and 6:00 PM - and we'd like to include as many themed costumers as possible.
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