With, groupspaces and even facebook groups rising in popularity; it is only fitting that an open-source alternative be developed at the same time.

Currently GiantPicnic supports:
• CRUD groups
• CRUD group events
• Join/leave groups
• RSVP to group events
• View profile
• Facebook login
• Mobile apps made with PhoneGap
• An API exposed for doing common tasks

With more features to follow, including:
• Membership dues
• Per group and per event management
• Sellable event RSVPs (i.e.: tickets)
• E-commerce
• Threaded group and event comments
• Section for ranking of suggested talks/topics
• Fine-grained RBAC within groups
• Intergration with EventBrite and