This week’s MUG “Event Calendar” includes two MacNotables, two software publishers and more.

Bryan Chaffin of “The Mac Observer” will address a California group, while Adam Engst of “TidBITS” and Take Control will be the featured guest at a group meeting in his home state of New York. Apple Systems Engineer Aaron Davis will visit a group in Maryland, James Lee of Tropical Software will present to a Florida group, and the folks from Wacom will show off their graphics pads to a California group. Other topics on this week’s schedule includes iTunes, GarageBand, digital cameras, Apple Store 101, iPhoto, and, of course, the iPad.

“The MUG Event Calendar” can be found at “The MUG Center” (, an online resource for Mac User Groups, Mac User Groups are starting to officially celebrate the holiday season.

MUGs are good places for making new friends in the Mac community, imProving your computing skills, finding solutions to technical Problems, and perhaps locating a good deal on used hardware. For more info on MUGs, and to find the location of the one nearest you, go to Apple’s MUG page (