Our Editor’s Picks Calendar for Nov. 3-10 includes a 3D printing meet and greet, and a big event at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
Thursday, Nov. 3
ROOM TO READ DFW PRESENTS BOOKTOBERFEST –- 5 to 9 p.m. at Community Beer Co., 530 Inspiration Drive, Suite 200, in Dallas. All proceeds from this charitable event will go towards educational uses for African and Asian children in need. Food trucks from KB Brats will be available. Tickets are $20. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Booktoberfest website.
Friday, Nov. 4
FIRST FRIDAY DRINKS AT SPACES –- 5 to 8 p.m. at Spaces Mckinney Ave., 1919 McKinney Ave., Suites 100 and 200, in Dallas. Experience great art, fine wine, and good design, and a chat with people who have similar interests. Open bar. Free. For more information, go here.
FIRST FRIDAYS — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sci-Tech Discovery Center, 8004 North Dallas Parkway, in Frisco. This event is free for veterans and recurs every first Friday of the month. Veterans are encouraged to come learn maker skills and use the workshop for projects. To register and get more info click here.
STARTUP WEEKEND FORT WORTH — 6 p.m. Friday at IDEA Works FW, 600 E. Rosedale St., Fort Worth. This 54-hour event gathers entrepreneurs, developers, and designers together to pitch an idea and launch a business in one weekend. The event kicks off Friday and wraps up Sunday. In addition to crafting pitches, there will be networking, speakers, and one-on-one feedback sessions. To learn more, visit Startup Weekend Fort Worth event page.
Saturday, Nov. 5
DESTINED TO BE BOSSES BUSINESS BRANDING SEMINAR — 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Hampton Inn & Suites, Dallas Market Center, 3051 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas. This seminar is designed to teach women entrepreneurs and business owners how to build a dynamic brand for their business. Ticket prices start at $50. For more information, visit here.
Sunday, Nov. 6
ONLINE MARKETING COURSES FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND STARTUP — 7 to 8:30 p.m. This online event created by Zarlun, offers eight courses that teach businesses how to increase their exposure online while generating more income. Courses start at $39.99. To register or learn more, visit here.
Tuesday, Nov. 8
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ORIENTATION — 10 a.m. to Noon at Bill J. Priest Campus of El Centro College, 1402 Corinth St., in Dallas. This free event will host an orientation on government contracting at the federal, state and local level. Trainers will answer all questions, and concerns while providing professional help for your business. For more information, visit here.
Wednesday, Nov. 9
HIETT FORUM FEATURING ALIA MALEK — 7 p.m. at The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh St., in Dallas. The Hiett Forum will feature Alia Malek in conversation with Donna Duvin, executive director of the International Rescue Committee — Dallas. The Forum is designed for Institute members, students, and teachers to learn more about the ongoing global humanitarian crisis and the ways in which the city of Dallas is responding to this crisis. Free, but RSVP is required here.
Thursday, Nov. 10
2ND ANNUAL DISRUPTCRE DALLAS – FORT WORTH — Noon to 6 p.m. at Bank of America Plaza, 70th floor, 901 Main St., in Dallas. Showcasing the best and brightest ideas from the most innovative minds in technology and commercial real estate. We bridge the gap between the built environment and technological innovation. Meet the entrepreneurs behind the companies who are at the forefront of the CREtech movement. Our panels explore how technology is facilitating the changes in the future of investing, developing, managing, leasing, buying, selling, & financing commercial properties. Tickets range from $99- 149. Go here to purchase tickets.
3D PRINTING MEET & GREET — 5 to 8 p.m. at Legal Draft Beer Co., 500 E. Division St., Arlington. Network and learn tips from 3D printing experts at this free Meet & Greet. Attendees will also get a tour of the brewery. To learn more, visit the event page.
NETWORK AND SOCIAL DALLAS — 6 to 9 p.m. at The Fairmont Hotel, Pyramid Bar, 1717 North Akard St., in Dallas. This event is an opportunity for professionals to grow their networks and improve social skills. Enjoy cocktails and appetizers while interacting with over 35 industries. Tickets start at $10. For more information, and registration visit here.
2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: IMPACT, ANALYSIS, AND INDUSTRY OUTLOOK — Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Dallas, 400 N. Olive St., in Dallas. Politico’s Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White will lead a discussion about the new legislative landscape and what it will mean for businesses healthcare, technology, and the financial industry in country. Panel members include Dr. Dave Perryman, president and CEO, The Perryman Group; Martin Frost, former U.S. Congressman of Counsel, Polsinelli; and Tim Perrin, policy advisor, Polsinelli. Tickets start at $60 for members and $120 for nonmembers. For more information, visit the website.
Friday, Nov. 11
FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND HISTORY PRESENTS SCIENCE ON TAP — 6 to 10 p.m. at Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, 1600 Gendy St, in Fort Worth. This event will offer live music, teach the latest in 3D printing with PolyPrinter, host live chats with intriguing speakers, explore chemical reactions, and offer a cash bar with great food. Must be 21 or over with valid ID. Tickets begin at $15. For more information, go here.
Rachel Hawkins contributed to this report.
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