From rocketry and coding to meteorology and health care hiring, here’s what’s on the Dallas Innovates’ radar over the next week.
Thursday, Oct. 6
BOOTSTRAP DENTON — 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Stoke, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128, in Denton. This event is designed to celebrate Denton’s creative tech and startup community. Cost is free for general admission and $25 for VIP. For more information about speakers and registration, visit the website.
Friday, Oct. 7
SOUTHLAKE OKTOBERFEST – At various times at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. White Chapel Blvd., in Southlake. This family-friendly event will have handcrafted arts and crafts booths, food, and live entertainment. Runs through Sunday. Free. For more information, visit the website.
SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER – 6 to 8 p.m. at the Makerspace at Sci-tech, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway. Exclusively for veterans, a military ID is needed to get in for free. This month the programs will include woodworking, metalworking, and soldering electronics. For more information, visit the website.
Saturday, Oct. 8
METEOROLOGY 101 – 4 to 5 p.m. at Dallas Makerspace, 1825 Monetary Lane, Suite 104, in Carrollton. In this free event, the science committee is teaching a class, and giving an introduction to the atmosphere and the weather. The basic structure of the atmosphere, global weather systems, air masses and pressure systems, will be taught in the class. Free. For more information and or to register, visit the website.
BIRDS OF PARADISE AT PEROT MUSEUM – Various times at the Perot Museum, 2201 N. Field Street, in Dallas. This three-day event will host the opening of Birds of Paradise, 3D films, Discovery Days, Giant Gems of the Smithsonian and much more. Ticket prices vary. For more information, visit the website.
Sunday, Oct. 9
DFW AUTISM SPEAKS WALK – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southfork Ranch, 3700 Hogge Road, in Parker. This free event is a non-profit advocacy organization for autism. All proceeds from the 12th annual walk will go towards scientific research and family and adult services, while raising awareness, and advocating for the needs of people with autism and their families in the Dallas Fort-Worth area. For more information, visit the website.
Monday, Oct. 10
FRISCO ARTS WALK – 3 to 9 p.m. at Texas Sculpture Garden at Hall Office Park, 6801 Gaylord Parkway, in Frisco. This free event will feature interactive art performances, live statues, street musicians and artists, a food truck park, a concert and much more. Free. For more information, go here.
Tuesday, Oct 11
ROCKETRY OPEN BUILD – 7 to 10 p.m. at Dallas Makerspace, 1825 Monetary Lane, Suite 104, in Carrollton. A model or high power rocketry must be brought to this free event. This focuses on the building of model rockets, sharing stories, techniques, tools and supplies. For more information, and registration, visit the website.
HEALTHCARE STARTUP HIRING FAIR – 3 to 6 p.m. at Health Wildcatters, 1910 Pacific Ave. 20th Floor in Dallas. This event will take place for any person looking for a new career or searching to hire new employees or interns. Visit eventbrite.com for more information.
Thursday, Oct. 13
WEDALLAS @THE DEC — 5 to 8 p.m. at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Coworking Space, 311 North Market St., Suite 200, in Dallas. The series focuses on women entrepreneurs. Kristina Libby of IBM will discuss “How to Turn Your Side Hustle into a Business,” and Holly Mason and Jessica Nunez of EO Accelerator will present “How to Build Your Brand from Scratch.” Free. To register, go here.
Rachel Hawkins contributed to this report.
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