On Tap: Greater Dallas Planning Council Collaborative, Latino Leadership Luncheon, and Rebel with a Cause

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, AUG. 23

DALLAS VIDEOFEST PAWFEST
Texas Theatre, 231 W Jefferson Blvd, in Oak Cliff 
Doors open at 5 p.m. and showtime is 7 p.m.

Join pet lovers in and around Dallas for a video screening of PawFest, a collection of dog and cat footage. The event will be located at the historic Texas Theatre, and a portion of proceeds will go toward MADE in Texas Assistance Dogs, The Spay Neuter Network, Cat Matchers and the Straydogs Inc.

Tickets are $15.
To register and find more information, go here.

FOUNDERS LIVE
Capital Factory + The DEC, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave, in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m.

Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition for local startups. Enjoy drinks, refreshments, and networking conversations before pitches start at 7 p.m.. Hear 99-second pitches from startups, participate in the Q+A session, and vote for the deserving company to receive the award. 

Free
To register and find more information, go here.

ROSÉ SOIRÉE WITH SCOUT & CELLAR WINES
The Network Bar, 331 Singleton Blvd, in Dallas
6:30 – 8 p.m.

Take a trip around the worldwith rosé, that is. Start with bubbly and sip your way through Scout & Cellar’s diverse rosé portfolio. Scout & Cellar was founded in Dallas by Sarah Shaddonix, an attorney turned sommelier that independently lab tests clean-crafted wines from boutique vineyards.

Tickets are $20.
To register and find more information, go here.


FRIDAY, AUG. 24

LIVE YOUR ENTREPRENEUR LIFE
Capital Factory + The DEC, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave, in Dallas 
12 – 1 p.m.

Hear from White Unicorn Agency’s Jonathan Rosenberg and his unfiltered story of a serial entrepreneur who isn’t afraid to go all in, according to the event site. You may recognize Rosenberg as the founder of The Standard Pour, Koa beverages, and High Fives, to name a few. So bring your lunch and listen to his vast business consulting experience in the US and abroad. 

Free
To register and find more information, go here.

OPEN HOUSE HAPPY HOUR
Capital Factory + The DEC, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave, in Dallas
1 – 6:30 p.m.

If you’ve always wanted to see what a startup accelerator looks like, now’s your chance. Take a tour of Capital Factory’s new space with an open house at 1 p.m. followed by free coworking. At 4 p.m., happy hour kicks off with specialty drinks, food, and networking with the community of tech entrepreneurs.

Free
To register and find more information, go here.


SATURDAY, AUG. 25

STORYTELLING WORKSHOP
WeWork Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St., in Dallas
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Brass Tacks Collective and MisFit Communications are teaming up for this workshop to help people become great storytellers. The speakers, Pavi Dinamani and Nammy Sirur, will give you the ins and outs of storytelling, their own personal stories, tips, and why storytelling is an essential skill to have. 

Tickets are $25.
To register and find more information, go here.

SOUL FOR SOUND
SoulCycle, 5944 W Northwest Hwy, in Dallas 
1 – 2:30 p.m.

The Dallas Ear Institute will host a spin class at SoulCycle to benefit the Dallas Hearing Foundation (DHF). The DHF is a non-profit foundation exclusively dedicated to giving the gifts of hearing and speech to children and adults with hearing loss. Proceeds from this charity ride will go towards adults and children who need financial assistance with treatment, hearing technologies, speech and hearing rehabilitation.

Tickets start at $50.
To register and find more information, go here.


TUESDAY, AUG. 28

GDPC COLLABORATIVE 
Tyler Station, 1300 S Polk St, in Oak Cliff
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

The Greater Dallas Planning Council will be hosting an event with multidisciplinary, urban design professionals from across the area to see how Tyler Station has transformed over the years. This event will let professionals network, give tours of Tyler Station renovations and Oak Cliff Brewery, and the chance to discuss the changing Dallas region.   

Free
To register and find more information, go here.

SPEED NETWORKING
The Network Bar, 331 Singleton Blvd, in Dallas
6 – 7:30 p.m. 

Think speed dating, but for business. This twist on traditional networking has attendees engaging for three minutes before rotating to the next chair. And, after the final bell, attendees will have the chance to mingle with new connections.

Free
For more information go here.


WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29

5 KEY ELEMENTS TO START AND BUILD A BUSINESS
The Network Bar, 331 Singleton Blvd, in Dallas
11:30 – 1 p.m. 

As part of a speaker series, the Network Bar is hosting Trey Bowles, an entrepreneur, social capitalist, and educator. Bowles is known as the co-founder and CEO of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, a location for entrepreneurs to learn how to start their business, and as a co-founder of the Dallas Innovation Alliance, a public-private partnership that developed a smart cities plan for Dallas.

Free
To register and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, AUG. 30

LATINO LEADERSHIP AND LOCAL ECONOMY
Mercado369, 369 W Jefferson Blvd, in Dallas
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Latino leadership has played a huge part in shaping Dallas into what it has become today. Latino leaders have shaped local politics, art, and business but remain underrepresented in leadership positions. During this luncheon, attendees will be able to hear personal stories and wisdom from Dr. Michael Hinojosa, superintendent of Dallas ISD, and Miguel Solis, Dallas ISD Trustee and president of the Latino Center for Leadership Development. 

Tickets are $40.
To register and find more information, go here.

REBEL WITH A CAUSE: ULTIMATE NETWORKING
Capital Factory + The DEC, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave, in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m. 

In support of female veteran business owners, Rebel Role Model is partnering with the Veteran Women Enterprise Center, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, and Capital Factory to host an evening of meaningful networking. Attendees will be provided with business resources, and will also get to enjoy cocktails, food, a virtual reality lounge, an outdoor performance, and a raffle.

Tickets are $20.
To register and find more information, go here.

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