The Thanksgiving holiday in the United States slows down, but doesn’t stop events on “The MUG Event Calendar.”

David Pogue of The New York Times will iChat with one California group, while Mountain Lion is at the top of the bill at another, as well as an Arizona group. Most other groups are planning on surprising their members with their meeting topics, except for one California group, who will feature all of the new Apple hardware.

“The MUG Event Calendar” can be found at The MUG Center (, an online resource for Mac User Groups. 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 (