On Tap: Dallas Five Memorial, Discovery Days & Career Fair

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 6

JULY MEET & GREET
The Tipsy Alchemist, 2101 Cedar Springs Road, in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

American Marketing Association Dallas-Fort Worth Meet & Greets offer a casual atmosphere for area marketers to spend time with their peers. 

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

ETHEREUM DEVELOPERS 101

WeWork Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St., in Dallas
5:30 – 9 p.m.

Get an introduction to Ethereum, the open-source blockchain platform, from the Dallas Ethereum Developers Meetup. Instruction will take place from 6-7 p.m. followed by a discussion on the ecosystem until 8 p.m. Attendees are invited to join for dinner at CBD Provisions after the program. 

Free

Learn more on the event page

FRIDA FEST
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m.

On what would have been artist Frida Kahlo’s 110th birthday, the DMA and the Latino Center for Leadership Development are seeking to set the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Kahlo in one location.

To participate in the record attempt, individuals must follow the costume rules set by Guinness World Records listed below:

  • A unibrow drawn onto the face joining the eyebrows.
  • Artificial flowers worn in the hair, a minimum of three must be worn.
  • A red or pink shawl.
  • A flower-printed dress that extends to below the knees on all sides; the dress must not have any slits up the side.


Free
Register and find more information here


FRIDAY, JULY 7

FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS
Park City Club, 5956 Sherry Lane, 17th floor, in Dallas
7 – 8 a.m.

Join business professionals from throughout the DFW area to enjoy breakfast and learn two major business bestselling books “cover to cover twice — in just one hour,” according to the event page. 

Tickets are $29.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


SATURDAY, JULY 8

THE DALLAS FIVE MEMORIAL
CrossFit Heat, 810 S. Saint Paul St., in Dallas
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

The Dallas Police Department will host an event to raise funds to help families of fallen officers in memory of the four DPD and one DART officer who were killed a year ago Friday during a protest rally in downtown Dallas. The event includes food trucks, live music, and guest speaker Mark “Oz” Geist, a member of the Benghazi Annex Security Team who was featured in the film, 13 Hours. There will also be a CrossFit workout competition earlier in the day.

Tickets are $20-$25.

To learn more and purchase tickets, visit the event page

DISCOVERY DAYS — ARCHITECTURE 
Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field St., in Dallas
10 a.m.– 4 p.m. 

This month’s Discovery Days will focus on the engineering, design, and technology behind building structures through various engineering challenges.

Free with museum admission.

Purchase tickets and see a full schedule of events here


MONDAY, JULY 10

SPEED NETWORKING FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS
Dragonfly, 2332 Leonard St., in Dallas
7 – 9 p.m. 

Expand your business, social, or enterprise contacts in this speed dating-like event — without the dating. 

Tickets are $29.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

REAL ESTATE INVESTING STUDENTS ONLINE CHAT
Online
7 – 10 p.m.

This chat will be for potential real estate investors and those who may already be in real estate investing but want to learn different strategies in the real estate flipping market. Topics to be covered include credit utilization, finding cash buyers, private money lenders, and how to find the off market deals, according to the event page. 

Free
Register and find more information here


TUESDAY, JULY 11

ADDISON NETWORKERS PROFESSIONAL MIXER
Astoria Caffe & Wine Bar, 15701 Quorum Dr., in Addison
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join “Addison Networkers” and make new business contacts in a fun environment.

Free
Register and find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

DESIGNER SOCIAL: FOR OAK CLIFF DESIGN CHARRETTE
For Oak Cliff at Glendale Shopping Center, 4478 S. Marsalis Dr., in Dallas
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

This design challenge allows attendees to collaborate and create a design solution for local nonprofits. The results will be shared with the nonprofit for implementation. The July 12 event will generate interior designs for For Oak Cliff’s office space in the Glendale Shopping Center.

Free
Register and find more information here

NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR
Tower Club – Dallas, 1601 Elm St., 48th Floor, in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m.

Come network with young professionals overlooking the Dallas skyline. 

Free
Register and find more information here

1 MILLION CUPS
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 N. Market St., in Dallas and Ensemble Coworking, 1617 Park Place Ave., Suite 110, in Fort Worth
9 – 10 a.m.

On Wednesday mornings, one or two early-stage businesses present their companies to their communities. 1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. 

Free
Register and find more information here.

DALLAS CAREER FAIR
Embassy Suites – Park Central, 13131 N. Central Expressway, in Dallas
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This is an opportunity to meet local, regional, and Fortune 500 Companies with immediate job openings.

Free
Register and find more information here


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


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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