On Tap: Asteroids, Alien Worlds, & Frame4Frame Festival

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, SEPT. 21

 

YP SEPTEMBER HAPPY HOUR
STIRR, 2803 Main St., in Dallas
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Take the opportunity to build relationships with young professionals and the leaders of tomorrow over drinks at this monthly networking event. 

Tickets are $10.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

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WHEN ROCKS ATTACK: DEFENDING THE EARTH FROM ASTEROIDS
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., in Fort Worth
6 – 9 p.m.

NASA astronaut and planetary scientist Tom Jones will speak at the museum as part of its Celebrity Series Talk. Jones, who is an expert in asteroid defense, will discuss the prevalence of asteroids in our solar system and their potential impact on Earth, according to the museum website. Jones will be joined by Danica Remy, president of the B612 Foundation and co-founder of UN-sanctioned Asteroid Day.

Free
RSVP is required. Find more information here.


THURSDAY, SEPT. 21 – SUNDAY SEPT. 24

FRAME4FRAME FESTIVAL
Studio Movie Grill at Lincoln Square, 452 Lincoln Square, in Arlington
TBA Sept. 21; 7 – 10 p.m. on Sept. 22; 1 – 10 p.m. on Sept. 23; 4 – 7 p.m. on Sept. 24

Film enthusiasts, artists, and musicians will gather together for the second annual Frame4Frame festival, which highlights the work of independent filmmakers both locally and worldwide. Renowned jazz musician and founder of the Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra, Adonis Rose, will open the music portion of the festival Thursday. The four-day event will include live music, art exhibits, and screenings of a collection of short films.

Festival passes are $50.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


FRIDAY, SEPT. 22

THE GREAT HARVEST – A 60TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Irving Convention Center Ballroom, 500 W. Las Colinas Boulevard, in Irving
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Irving Cares, a nonprof in partnership with the Irving community, is celebrating its 60th year of operation this year. More than 400 guests are expected to to attend this fundraising event, which will include a gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, raffles, complimentary portraits, and party games. The proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit Irving residents in need of basic living necessities. 

Tickets start at $125.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

GIRLS IN AVIATION DAY DALLAS
Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave., in Dallas
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The North Texas Chapter of Women in Aviation is paving way for a new generation of young women in aviation. More than 500 expected attendees — girls ages 8 to 16 along with their chaperones — will gather for the Girls in Aviation Day. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with industry experts, explore career possibilities in aviation, and participate in hands-on activities.

Free
Register and find more information here. 


SUNDAY, SEPT. 24

DALLAS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS NETWORKING EVENT
Industrious, 1722 Routh St., Suite 900, in Dallas
2 – 6 p.m.

Join Dallas’ most successful and inspiring women entrepreneurs for DWE’s monthly networking event which recognizes the unique role of women in business today.

Free for first time attendees.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


TUEDAY, SEPT. 26

ALIEN WORLDS
Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh St., in Dallas
6:30 – 8 p.m.

Are you a science fiction fan? The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture is starting a monthly book group to examine what it means to be human by exploring the alien worlds of other planets as depicted in the pages of literature. Selected books will be a blend of classics and works from newer authors. 

Tickets are $35 per session or $125 per a semester. 
Purchase tickets and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27 – THURSDAY, SEPT. 28

SECURITY CARES
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St., in Dallas 
8:30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. Sep.27 and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m Sep. 28

Security Cares is passionate about ensuring that your business is a safe place for everyone to work, live, and play. ASIS International will educate small- and medium-size businesses and institutions on the fundamentals of security prevention, crisis management, and understanding of the current threat landscape facing businesses today. The event will include a panel of safety and security professionals with diverse backgrounds and professions, fireside chats, and hands-on activities. 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Lupe Valdez, Dallas County Sheriff
  • Michael Dailey, Chief, Outreach Programs Branch, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Infrastructure Protections, Region VI
  • Paula Ratliff, author of Crime Prevention for Houses of Worship
  • Paul Timm, author School Security: How to Build and Strengthen School Safety Program and vice president for Facility Engineering Associates
  • Carey Lohrenz, aviation pioneer

 

Free
Register and find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27

85TH TEXAS LEGISLATIVE RECAP PRESENTED BY AVIALL
La Cima Club, 5215 N. O’Connor Boulevard, in Irving
Registration and Reception 4 p.m., Program 4:45 – 6 p.m.

Join business leaders and executives to meet your state legislators and hear a recap of accomplishments and defeats during the 85th Texas Legislation Session and the Special Session by state delegators.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Don Huffines, State Senator District 16
  • Rodney Anderson, State Representative District 105
  • Matt Rinaldi, State Representative District 115

 

Tickets are $25.
Purchase tickets and find more information here

Q&A: TWO VCs AND A STARTUP LAWYER 
Industrious Office in One Arts Plaza, 1722 Routh St., in Dallas
Networking, Food & Drinks 6 – 6:30 p.m.; Q&A 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Join professionals for a networking event followed by a Q&A session. Whether you’re looking for ways to improve your investor pitch, or inquire about seeking representation for your startup, come with questions and learn from industry experts.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Sammy Abdullah of Blossom Street Ventures
  • Stephen Hays of Deep Space Ventures
  • Kevin Vela of Vela Wood

Free
Register and find more information here.


SNEAK PEEKS

THURSDAY, SEPT. 28

WHY ISN’T MY WEBSITE GIVING ME THE LEADS I THINK IT SHOULD?
Vault Conference Center, 5201 N. O’Connor Boulevard, in Irving
Registration opens 8:30 a.m., Workshop runs 9 a.m. – noon

For any small business looking to drastically improve their website’s user experience, the Greater Irving Chamber of Commerce and SCORE have partnered to bring you a hands-on workshop to showcase your website’s full potential. 

Tickets are $50.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4

HOW EMPLOYERS ARE RESPONDING TO RISING HEALTHCARE COSTS
Davidson Auditorium at the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management, 800 W. Campbell Road, in Richardson
7:30 – 9 a.m.

Join industry experts as panelists discuss employer strategies for combatting rising health-care costs. Britt Berrett, UTD professor, former president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and former executive vice president of Texas Health Resources will moderate the public discussion.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Mark Haerr, DART
  • John McCracken, UTD professor of healthcare leadership and management
  •  David Toomey, senior vice president for Sharecare’s Enterprise division

Free
Register and find more information here.


THURSDAY, OCT. 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


TUESDAY, OCT. 10

FOOD FOR THOUGHT | MINING YOUR DATA: TURNING DATA ADVERTISING INTO INSIGHTS … AND ACTION
Sambuca, 2120 McKinney Ave., in Dallas
Check-in & Networking 11:30 a.m. – noon; Lunch & Speaker noon – 1 p.m.

Learn from expert panelists on how to navigate the overwhelming amount of data generated daily and see how companies and brands are finding new and innovative ways to disrupt data in advertising.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Sandie Milberg, chief revenue officer at Varick Media Mangaemtn
  • Jason Dailey, U.S. Agency Partner Development Lead at Facebook
  • Andrea D. Morin, vice president of digital strategy at Credit Union of Texas & FairLease
  • Austin Wright, senior vice president of strategic planning at Ansira

Tickets are $30-$50.
Purchase tickets and find more information here 


 

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