If you've got grassroots content/events/projects you want to promote, and issues you want to discuss, post them here in Comments. Know about any worthwhile weekend happenings which didn't make it to Rik's Picks? Post the details, and I'll try to highlight them on the front page before they happen. (Be sure to include a SLURL to the location!)
Update: This Saturday at 6PM SLT, Rein Spire announces, a basketball-oriented community island is having a grand opening.
This Sunday at Noon and 6pm SLT, says Morris Vig, are the capstone to the Balloon Festival.
Rein Spire is also looking for Focus Group participants, for his PhD thesis. "Together with you I would like to identify core elements of a compelling virtual world place..."