May the Fourth be with you… even if you have no idea what that means.
Yep, talking to you, Star Wars newbies.
Change.org, the global online petition service, teamed up with Lucasfilm and Mashable to host a Star Wars screening in San Francisco on May the 4th – also known as Star Wars Day - for those uninitiated in the ways of the Jedi robe-wearing, Yoda-speaking, Sith-loving, lightsaber-pshwooming, Wookiee noise-making, beep-booping, honey bun hair do-ing, and all other things intergalactic and Forcey.
Pablo Hidalgo, brand communications manager at Lucasfilm and all around Star Wars master, will be there to introduce the film and answer any and all noob questions after the last lightsaber is swung.
The event will feature free food and cocktails – here’s thinking Wookiee Cookies and Tauntaun Black and Tans would make for appropriately confusing conversation starters – and lots of live-tweeting of the aforementioned first timers’ reactions.
If you know of a newbie who needs to drink the blue milk and otherwise be converted to the gloriousness that is Star Wars, email to firstname.lastname@example.org introducing them for a chance to attend.
Once catch: They have to already be in the Bay Area on May 4.
Winners will be notified by April 26.
Photo credit: Lucasfilm