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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, DEC. 14

AFTER HOURS TOUR & LATE NIGHT COWORKING
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 . Market St., Suite 200, in Dallas
5 – 10:30 p.m.

If you’re working late, enjoy coffee and free coworking every third Tuesday of the month at The DEC. While you’re there, take a brief 15-minute tour of the coworking space and The Innovation Hub.

Free
To register and find more information go here.

BRANDING THROUGH STORYTELLING & ADDY’S LAUNCH HAPPY HOUR
WeWork Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St., Floor 33, in Dallas
5:30 – 8 p.m.

A successful brand story is one that connects with consumers and influences our culture in some way, so take a seat and listen to see how industry experts such as Shon Rathbone, Roger Ricardo, and April Steinbach have won awards doing so. After this panel, say goodbye to 2017 by joining in on the grand reveal of the 2018 Dallas ADDYs theme.

Tickets are $10 for American Advertising Federation Dallas members and $20 for non-members.
To register and find more information, go here.


FRIDAY, DEC. 15

BLOCKCHAIN & CLOUD: NEW TECHNOLOGY PATTERNS
Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dyer St., in Dallas
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

If you’re hoping to revitalize your business model or to pursue new blockchain and cloud technology altogether, then Gurvinder Ahluwalia, a leading blockchain, cloud, and IoT expert, will walk you through the necessary material in this content-rich event.

Tickets are $750.
To register and find more information, go here.


SATURDAY, DEC. 16 – SUNDAY, DEC. 17

FRISCO FISCAL HACKATHON
LaunchPad City, 6170 Research Road, in Frisco
Begins 11:30 a.m Saturday and Sunday

At the Frisco Fiscal Hackathon, developers will compete to secure contract opportunities from companies wanting either to fix or grow their businesses. Join in on the action as either a developer or a business, and find out all that can be solved in two days time.

Free
To RSVP and find more information, go here.

THE WORLD IN FLIGHT HACKATHON
The Study Innovation Center, 801 W. Irving Blvd., in Irving
Begins 10 a.m Saturday

The soaring world of how airplane parts are bought and sold is the inspiration for the hackathon being held in partnership with Dallas-based Aviall, a Boeing company. Hackers will vie for $6,000 in total prize money — $3,000 for first, $2,000 for second place, and $1,000 for third.

Free
To RSVP and find more information, go here.


SUNDAY, DEC. 17

REIMAGINE RED BIRD POP-UP MARKET
Red Bird Mall, 3502 W. Camp Wisdom Road, in Dallas
1 – 6 p.m.

Red Bird Entrepreneur Center may not be open yet, but that doesn’t mean its leaders can’t offer programming and begin engaging the surrounding neighborhoods. Twenty local entrepreneurs will set up shop temporarily in Red Bird Mall. You can also treat yourself to holiday tunes, games, and meet Santa.

Free
To find more information, go here.


MONDAY, DEC. 18 – FRIDAY, DEC. 29 

WINTER BREAK CODING CAMP
The Study Innovation Center, 801 W. Irving Blvd., in Irving 
Morning sessions run from 9 a.m. – noon and afternoon sessions run from 1 – 4 p.m.

At the Winter Break Coding Camp, your child can learn the fundamentals of coding in a fun, interactive way. With a tool produced by coding professionals from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, campers will be able to tap into their creatives sides as they enter the limitless world of code.

Tickets are $75 for week one and $60 for week two. 
To register and find more information, go here.


WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

CINE DE ORO
Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St., in Dallas
10 a.m. – noon

Replete with snacks and refreshments, the Latino Cultural Center will be hosting its monthly screening series Cine de Oro. In addition to the movie, a game similar to Bingo, known as Loteria, will be played.

Free
To find more information, go here.

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