This event is for you if: you would like to install Debian, help with an installation, help with configuring or making Debian do what you need. If you want to hang out with Debianistas to pick up tips and tricks, come on by. We can also provide some help with the Ubuntu derivative of Debian.
An Invitation to Debian Novice Night - December 1, 2010
It may be short notice, but if you are new to Linux, interested in Debian and live or work in the New York metro-area, check out Novice Night. It's coming up this Wednesday. Info below is from Debian-NYC.