This event is in the past.
Photos: 2009-09 Car Rally
When we discussed this event, the idea was it could be a
SingaporeConnect signature event -- something different and not tried
by another Bay Area OS Club (apparently the official term for
Singapore organisations -- "Overseas Singaporean Club").
Well, it's been something we've discussed since December, and several
"recce" trips later to come up with the clues, it's this Sunday.
We are hoping if you're sitting on the fence with regards to this
event, you can give us your support and swing by.
On behalf of the
Join us for the first-ever Car Rally in the Bay Area brought to you by
SingaporeConnect! Solve fun and interesting riddles for clues that
bring you to interesting locations around the Bay Area. Test your
brain power and discover new and exciting places! You will be expected
to decipher riddles and answer questions, which may make sense only
when you are there! Don't worry, we won't make you drive too much
(driving area is Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Mountain View).
This is not a race, but a fun-filled exploration trip that will let
both new arrivals and old-timers alike to discover and enjoy the
beautiful and interesting locales around you.
Sign-up on the Evite:
SingaporeConnect Car Rally:
Meeting point: Plaza del sol (a big circular plaza), 200 W Evelyn Ave,
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date: Sep 20th, 2009, Sunday
Time: 2.00 PM to 6.00PM
Cost to participate: None, other than operating your car.
Things to bring: Water, camera, pen and paper, GPS/navigation system
and/or maps of Menlo Park to Santa Clara.
Dinner: From 6pm, Bay Leaf Restaurant, 122 S Sunnyvale Ave. Split the
Reward: Bragging rights to be the winner and a fun-filled afternoon
Meet at 2 pm at the "green spot" on the map below, the corner of W.
Evelyn Ave and S. Frances St in Sunnyvale, opposite the Sunnyvale
CalTrain Station. You can park at the car park along the S Frances St
or in the car parks shaded in red. You might also like to park close
to Bay Leaf, and note that Caltrain parking is $3/day, so try the
other lots first.
We will start with a pre-Rally briefing and hand out the clues. Then
off you go in your teams! We suggest that teams of two to four to go
together in one car. You may form teams in advance (and carpool over)
or on the spot, and head out in one vehicle per team.
The Rally ends at 6 pm. Afterwards, if you can stay, do join your
rally-mates for a dinner social at the Bay Leaf Restaurant (blue
circle on the map), our member-rated top Indonesian restaurant.