On Tap: Arts and Business, Millennial Entrepreneurs & ProjectEDU

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event website or registration page for the latest details.


THURSDAY, JULY 13

INTRO TO PYTHON STUDY GROUP
Willis Library, Room 250J at UNT, 1506 Highland St., in Denton
6 – 8 p.m.

Work at your own pace through Python For Everybody. There will also be other coding exercises and time for discussion on Python and programming more broadly.

Free
Register and find more information here

BEER, BUSINESS, AND TIME MANAGEMENT SECRETS
Tower Club, 48th floor, 1601 Elm St., in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

Enjoy free local craft brews, networking with business professionals, and learn how to manage or time more efficiently. 

Here’s a rundown from event organizers on what you’ll learn:

  • How to better use time to your advantage
  • Budget your time and achieve focus with a default calendar
  • “10 Time Management Techniques Worth Using”
  • Simple and productive ways to better run your schedule in contract to letting your schedule run you
  • How to effectively plan and schedule activities around cash flow generating and profit-making activities

 

Free
Register and find more information here

HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE
Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora St., in Dallas
7:30 p.m.

Puppeteers James Ortiz and Stefano Brancato craft puppets from newspaper, underwear, cutlery, and other everyday materials for Dallas Theater Center’s playful tale of young people standing up to injustice.

Tickets start at $20. 
Learn more and purchase tickets here


FRIDAY, JULY 14

MILLENNIAL ENTREPRENEURS REDEFINED DALLAS NETWORK RECEPTION
Ten Eleven Grill, 1011 N. Corinth St., in Dallas
6 – 8:30 p.m.

Join the U.S. Black Chambers Community Economic Development Corporation, the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Black Business Empowerment Network to mingle and ignite collaborations with Dallas’s promising minority entrepreneurs.

This reception will serve as a kick-off to the day-long Saturday event instructing minority entrepreneurs on developing and marketing their ventures as part of a national workshop series.

Free.
Register and find more information here

FRIDAY, JULY 14 – SUNDAY, JULY 16

MEXICO 1900-1950: 
Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jose Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., in Dallas
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Final weekend: The Dallas Museum of Art will be holding extended public hours for the “México 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde” exhibition. From Friday, July 14, through Sunday, July 16, the exhibit, The Museum Store, the DMA Cafe, and Socca, will remain open until 9 p.m.The exhibition of Mexican modern art will not be on view anywhere else in the U.S. after this weekend.The exhibition closes July 16. 

Tickets are $16.
For more information, go here.


TUESDAY, JULY 18

DALLAS NETWORKING SOCIAL AT TOWNHOUSE
TownHouse Dallas, 723 Pearl St., in Dallas
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Grow your network and improve your social skills with professionals from more than 35 different industries. The night will feature local businesses, sponsored cocktails, and opportunities to network with top professionals in Dallas.

Tickets are $12.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 

LATINO FRANCHISE SYMPOSIUM
7-Eleven Corporate Headquarters, 3200 Hackberry Road, in Irving
5 – 8 p.m.

This two-day event is a resourceful tool for folks interested in franchising in the Hispanic market. The symposium will have franchise experts, entrepreneurs, business owners, and panelists, including 7-11, Burger King, and Pizza Hut executives, in attendance.

The first day of the Latino Franchise Symposium will be held at the 7-Eleven headquarters in Irving. This day is dedicated to those who want to enter the franchise business for the first time and have little experience in Hispanic markets. Larry Hughes,vice president of franchise systems for 7-Eleven — the third-largest franchising company in America with more than 8,000 stores — will host this portion of the event.

The event is $25 per day.
Register and find more information here


THURSDAY, JULY 20

LATINO FRANCHISE SYMPOSIUM (continues)
Yum! Brands Pizza Hut Corporate Headquarters, 7100 Corporate Drive, in Plano
8:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Day two of the Latino Franchise Symposium will take place at Yum! Brands headquarters in Plano and is devoted to attendees who are already involved in franchising, but want to grow and expand their businesses. Attending leaders in the industry include: Arthur Starrs, president for the U.S. market of Pizza Hut; Julio Ramirez, former executive vice president of global operations for Burger King Corporation; and José Legaspi, president of The Legaspi Company.

The event is $25 per day.
Register and find more information here

DALLAS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS 2ND ANNUAL CELEBRATION
InterContinental, Room Bel Air, 15201 Dallas Pkwy., in Dallas
4 – 10 p.m.

Connect with a community of business women who meet monthly to share stories, generate ideas, and form friendships.

Free for General Admission, $40 for VIP. 
Register and find more information here

ARTS & BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS: WHY BUSINESSES SUPPORT THE ARTS
Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations, 2351 Performance Drive, in Richardson
6 – 8 p.m.

Learn why businesses support the arts in a discussion moderated by Busines Council for the Arts CEO Katherine Wagner.

Guest speakers include:

  • Jordan Shue, Private Sector Initiatives program manager at Americans for the Arts
  • Elena Bonifay, finance manager, The Dallas Weekly
  • Kevin Hurst, director of charitable giving, Neiman Marcus

 

BCA members can gain entry into an exclusive reception and discussion on “the relationship between businesses and the arts, their compliments, and trending topics on both local and national levels,” according to event organizers.

Free
Register and find more information here

PROJECTEDU; SEO IS A HOAX
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center,  311 N. Market St., Suite 200, in Dallas
9-11 a.m.

The DEC launches the second year of its startup crash course series aimed for beginner and intermediate entrepreneurs. The kick-off session is titled “SEO is a Hoax: Why Search Ranking isn’t the Priority of a Startup.” Classes will be taught by Brice McBeth of Reap Marketing.

Cost is $24 for one class, $60 for a three, or $150 for the entire series. 
Learn more information and see a full series schedule here

THE DOERS – GUT CHECK FT. BAYLOR BARBEE
HOWDO, 4827 Memphis St., in Dallas
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Baylor Barbee, a Dallas-based entrepreneur, author, and triathlete, is the next doer in HOWDO’s purposeful happy hour.

Barbee is an Amazon best-selling author and was named by the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau as one of the “Top 12 Most Influential African-Americans in Dallas.”

Roots Juices owner Brent Rodgers will serve fresh-pressed juices turned cocktails. 

Free
Register and find more information here

Dallas Innovates feature art: Photos and artwork from the organizations and their websites.

#WESTBENDLOVE SNAP & SEEK
West Bend, 1701 River Run, in Fort Worth
7 p.m.

The event kicks off on Level 6, the top floor of the free parking garage located behind Tyler’s, and the first 50 guests to check in will receive a free swag bag illustrated by Steed.

#WestBendLove will feature a polaroid scavenger hunt, treats from SusieCakes, drinks from HG Sply Co., surprises, and the opportunity to meet the artists in attendances.

To RSVP, visit https://westbendlove.splashthat.com.
Free. 


SNEAK PEEKS

FRIDAY, JULY 28 – SUNDAY, JULY 30

STARTUP WEEKEND: FITNESS
NoD Coworking, 17290 Preston Road, Suite 300, in Dallas
6:30 p.m. July 28 – 9 p.m. July 30

The 54-hour event challenges entrepreneurs, graphic designers, and software developers to create fitness-focused startup ideas and business plans all in one weekend. It could be a fitness coaching business or the next FitBit, according to the event website. Participants will have experienced entrepreneurs available as coaches. 

Tickets are $7.20-$50.
Learn more information here


SATURDAY, JULY 29 AND SATURDAY, AUG. 26

REUNION LAWN PARTY
Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd., in Dallas
6:30 – 10 p.m.

The event is free to the public and features live music, food trucks and lawn games. On July 29, the Dallas Stars are taking over the lawn, and on Aug. 26, the Dallas Mavericks are taking over the lawn. 

Free
Find more information here


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES COHORT 11

Oct. 5 is the deadline for applications for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Cohort 11 starting January 2018.

Apply and find more information here


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