On Tap: Moving Cities Exhibit, Frida Fest & Tech by 2027

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, JUNE 29

TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS BY 2027
The Study – Irving Innovation Center, 801 W. Irving Blvd., in Irving
6 – 7:30 p.m.

The next installment in the Irving Chamber’s Technology Leadership Council Speaker Series will cover technologies that will impact your business by 2027.

Panelists include:
Jonathan Drexel, AT&T, Product Marketing Team
Juan Fontanes, NEC, CIO and Dallas CIO of the Year Award Winner
Tim Aranki, Microsoft, Principal Technical Architect
Larry Cushing, TPx, Chief Technology Evangelist
Mark Galvan, Argus Talent Services, President
Moacyr Gomes, Gartner, VP/Executive Partner

Free
Register and find more information here

THE DOERS — TUMBLEWEED VINTAGE + TEXAS WILDFLOWER VODKA
HOWDO, 4827 Memphis St., in Dallas
5 – 7 p.m.

Local vintage and lifestyle curators, Tumbleweed, are taking over HOWDO for a pop-up shop and discussion around how collaboration drives their business. Tumbleweed is run by Elton Rains and Sara Temple and they sell custom denim pieces.

Local vodka brand, Texas Wildflower Vodka, is curating cocktails. 

Free
Register and find more information here.

#FREECON PRESENTS…THE FUTURE OF WORK DALLAS
Dallas Fort Work, 211 N. Ervay St., Suite 900, in Dallas
noon – 6:30 p.m.

Representatives from the corporate, government, recruiting, and the freelance business world will gather to “have a frank and interactive conversation about the real future of work,” in a panel discussion according to organizers. There also will be an announcement and launch of the National Freelance Awards program. There will be open coworking from noon to 3:30 p.m. followed by awards program announcement and panel. Attendees can then stay for a happy hour.

Free
Register and find more information here.

MOVING CITIES: DALLAS
NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, in Dallas
Ongoing exhibit through Sept. 5

VisitDallas presents an exhibit of 38 still images from the Moving Cities: Dallas short film that debuted last year. The photographs were shot during the making of the original video from London-based filmmaker Jevan Chowdury. His Moving Cities series seeks to capture dancers of various styles amid the backdrop of urban landscapes. 

Find more information here.


FRIDAY, JUNE 30

CODING STUDY GROUP
Stoke, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128, in Denton
noon – 1 p.m.

Learn and practice how to code. Bring your laptop and lunch, and meet others who are learning to code.

Free
Register and find more information here


SUNDAY, JULY 2

CODE CAMP WORKSHOP
NoD Coworking, 17290 Preston Road, Suite 300, in Dallas
2 – 4 p.m.

Learn how to code in this workshop. Attendees are encouraged to work on their own or collaborate with others.

Free
Register and find more information here


MONDAY, JULY 3

STARTUP COFFEE HOUR
Virtual Workshop (Link is sent to you when you RSVP)
9 – 10 a.m.

Talk startups, meet new people, get feedback on your ideas all from the comfort of your own home or office.

Free
Register and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, JULY 5

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar, 3601 Dallas Parkway, in Plano
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Get in touch with former colleagues, meet new professionals, and get up to speed on what’s happening in the Dallas-Fort Worth technical communication industry.

Free
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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.

Free
Register and find more information here.


THURSDAY, JULY 6

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
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[Feature image: Dallas Innovates. Artwork from the organizations and releases.]


SNEAK PEEKS

SATURDAY, JULY 8

5 POINT SOCIAL MEDIA BLUEPRINT
Lochwood Branch Library, 11221 Lochwood Blvd., in Dallas
1 – 2:30 p.m.

This workshop will teach you ways to implement a successful social media marketing strategy and campaign specifically designed and catered for your small business.

Bring your laptop.

Free
Register and find more information here


TUESDAY, JULY 11

GOOD MORNING, DESOTO! MORNING NETWORKER
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Dallas Desoto, 2700 Travis St., in Desoto
7:30 – 9 a.m.

Good Morning, Desoto! is a monthly networking event from the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce. 

Attendees are asked to bring $1 and business cards.

Tickets are $7.
Purchase tickets 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 Drive, 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


FRIDAY, JULY 28 – SUNDAY, JULY 30

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

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 will be available soon.
Learn more information here


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES COHORT 11

Oct. 5, 2017 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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