Pardon Our Dust

We are currently making some changes, so please pardon our mess while it is in progress.

At some point in time, during an update of the pen database – a number of links stopped working.  We are making changes to our spreadsheet and albums (Currently we are up to date from A-P).

We are also shifting our e-mail, so please update your address book to calgarypenclub@gmail.com

As a last note, we are moving our next Meeting from Monday evening, to SATURDAY MORNING.  It will be on Saturday, January 9th from 9am-11am at the usual location.

Cheers!

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Meeting: Monday March 9th, 2015

Just a reminder we have next April meeting coming up, at Murray’s house from 7-9.

Last month we looked at European pens.  This month we’re going to focus on Asian pens.  Bring along your favourite pens and show them off.

As always – new acquisitions, ephemera and related objects, stationery, etc. are always welcome.

Please RSVP and let us know if you can attend or not.  We’ll have the best of tines, we’ll have the worst of tines…..

See you all Monday!

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Meeting: Monday, April 14th

Just a reminder we have our April meeting coming up, at Murray’s house from 7-9.

No matter what pen you own – it’s all about the nib.  So that is the topic this month.

Have a specialty nib?  Something rare or crazy?  A favourite nib by a favourite nibmeister?  A nib you loathe?  One that hit the floor?  Bring them with you and show them off along with the stories.  Is there a nib you’re dying to see or want to try?  Feel free to ask, and maybe one of the members can bring it along.

As always – new acquisitions, ephemera and related objects, stationery, etc. are always welcome.

Please RSVP and let us know if you can attend or not.  We’ll have the best of tines, we’ll have the worst of tines…..

See you all Monday!

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Meeting: Monday February 10th, 2014

Main topic:  We are going to do a pen and ink trade this month.  Bring any pens and ink you are not using (or turned out not to be the pen you thought it was going to be) and are interested in trading or selling.  We’ll see if we can’t find something you like and make a deal….

As always, new acquisitions and stories will be the secondary topic.

If you have any inks, pens, or paper you would like to view in person because you are considering making a purchase feel free to give a shout out to the group to see if anyone can bring it in for a look at it in person before you put your money down.

Hope to see you all there!

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Next Meeting: Monday January 13th, 2014

Happy New Year everyone.

Just a reminder we have a meeting coming up this Monday, January the 13th, starting at 7pm.

Our topic this round will be great pens under $100.  So bring along your favourite sumgai purchases, vintage pens you got for a steal, or that crazy $5 pen you bought that turns out to be great writer.

As always, new acquisitions, ephemera, stationery, inks, &tc. will be our secondary topic.

Please RSVP your attendance/regrets.

See you all on Monday.

 

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Happy New Year

Yes, the club is still active.  There have been few blog posts mostly due to time issues.  Hopefully we will be posting more frequently in the near future.

The Meetings tab has been updated with the meeting dates for 2014.

Hope to see you all there.

 

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Next Meeting: Monday March 11, 2013

Just a reminder our next meeting is coming up this Monday March 11th, 2013.  We will be at Murray’s house again, starting at 7pm.  Let me know if you need location information.

This month our theme is   “Fountain Pens:  Love ’em, and hate ’em”.  Bring your favourite 2 fountain pens, and that one purchase that you’ve grown to dislike, and let us know what is makes it a fantastic pen, or is just plain awful.

As always, our secondary theme will be new acquisitions.  Bring your new pens, stationery, ephemera, et al. and share the joy with everyone!

Something you want to see, or try?  Let us know and we’ll see if we can rustle it up for you.

You know the drill  – please let us know if you’re coming or not so we can plan for space/chairs.

Thanks, and we’ll see you on Monday.

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