On Tap: Earth Day Texas, Women in Tech Summit, The Doers

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.

Reminder Calendar

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 event website or registration page for the latest details.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 – FRIDAY, APRIL 21

TECH WILDCATTERS GAUNTLET BOOTCAMP 
Tech Wildcatters, 211 N. Ervay St. 2nd Floor in Dallas 
April 19 at 8 a.m. – April 21 at 6 p.m. 

Learn from the startup funding experts why companies don’t succeed and how you can beat the odds. 

Go here for more information.


THURSDAY, APRIL 20

TEXAS MARKETING SUMMIT
Hilton Anatole, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas

More than 50 speakers will discuss content, public relations, digital engagement, and interactive marketing.

  • 10+ hours of focused networking opportunities and educational panels 
  • 50+ speakers providing interactive content, going beyond the 101 level on subjects including content marketing, public relations, and digital engagement
  • 300+ delegates from across industries and a format of open engagement and networking 

Find more information about the Texas Marketing Summit and register here.


THURSDAY – SUNDAY, APRIL 20 – 23

4TH ANNUAL CROSSROADS OF TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL 2017
Waxahachie

This festival celebrates Waxahachie’s cinematic history and also pays tribute to a few favorite Texas-made films and Texan filmmakers. The lineup includes appearances from cast and crew, panel discussions, music, tributes, Q&A sessions, and parties.

Tickets cost $10-$125. For more information, go here.

EARTHxFILM PRESENTED BY EARTH DAY TEXAS 
Fair Park, 1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd in Dallas 

Dallas’ first environmental film festival will debut with 18 feature films, 33 shorts, virtual reality projects, and works in progress that explore conservation, climate change, and the environment.

Ticket start at $10.
Find more information and purchase tickets here.


FRIDAY, APRIL 21 – SUNDAY, APRIL 23 

EARTH DAY TEXAS 
Fair Park, 1121 First Ave., in Dallas
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on environmental education and awareness, Earth Day Texas has created the world’s largest annual forum for sharing the latest initiatives, discoveries, research, innovations, policies, and corporate practices that are reshaping our world. 

Free.
Learn more information at http://earthdaytx.org/.


SUNDAY, APRIL 23

“THE OTHER KIDS” SCREENING
Four Day Weekend, 312 Houston St., in Fort Worth 
7 – 10 p.m. 

Attend the re-screening of “The Other Kids,” an official selection for the 2016 Lone Star Film Festival in Fort Worth.A raw, intimate look into the struggles of six small-town teens on the verge of high school graduation, It is a hybrid of fiction and non-fiction in which real teenagers collaborated with director Chris Brown to tell their own gripping, personal stories. 

Ticket prices begin at $10. 
Purchase tickets and find more information here


TUESDAY, APRIL 25

THE DOERS
HOWDO, 4827 Memphis St., in Dallas 
5 – 7 p.m.

HOWDO‘s newest event series The Doers is here. First up, the Wheron artist team is taking over the HOWDO space for a live mural painting and pop-up. Ever wonder how people do what they do? Find out at HOWDO’s monthly series, The Doers. Enter with intention and leave inspired. Every month The Doers will showcase a different Dallas doer, from artists to entrepreneurs and chefs to athletes.

This is a free event. 

Find more information about The Doers and register for the event here


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

TechUntapped
Cool River, 1045 Hidden Ridge, in Irving
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Cima Solutions Group will be hosting #TechUntapped Happy Hour after the Innotech conference.

2017 WOMEN IN TECH SUMMIT
Irving Convention Center Exhibit Hall B, 500 Las Colinas Blvd. W, in Irving 
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

The Women in Tech Summit is an event designed specifically for women in IT. The event includes a fireside chat, two-panel presentations, lunch, and networking. Click on the registration page for details and to register.

Cost is $50.

For more information, go here


SNEAK PEEKS

FRIDAY, APRIL 28 

21st Annual Women’s Business Conference
Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd. in Dallas
8 a.m.

The Dallas Regional Chamber will host the 21st Annual Women’s Business Conference, presented by Jackson Walker L.L.P. The event celebrates women who are achieving excellence in their professions, serving the community in a meaningful way, and helping other women reach their full potential. Approximately 800 women come together for this half-day seminar featuring morning keynote speaker Judy Smith, the inspiration behind the ABC award-winning TV show Scandal and world-renown crisis management expert, and lunch speaker Nely Galan, immigrant, self-made media mogul, and the first Latina President of Entertainment for a U.S. television network, Telemundo.

Register for the event here.

RISING TIDE INITIATIVE LAUNCH & PANEL DISCUSSION 
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., in Fort Worth 
6 – 8 p.m. 

The panel will discuss, “Emerging Technologies: Meeting Our Future.” The panel includes Julienne Greer, UTA theater arts professor; Doug Roberts, chief technology officer at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History; and Kevin Grace of Rising Tide Initiative. 
Free.

Register for the event here


SATURDAY, APRIL 29

THE THIRD ANNUAL PHILANTHROPARTY: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
6 – 11 p.m.  
Dallas Marriott City Center in Dallas

SVP Dallas’ third annual Philanthroparty is black tie optional. The theme, A Little Night Music, brings hidden musical talents from the nonprofit community to the stage for a night of performances, dining, dancing, and celebration. 

Tickets start at $125.
Go here for more information.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

THE FESTIVAL OF IDEAS
Dallas City Hall and Plaza  

This year, the festival has expanded with a partnership with the Dallas Book Festival to co-locate events in the Dallas Central Library and Dallas City Hall and Plaza. Community forums from November 2016 – March 2017 focus on issues of social equity from five different “City” perspectives — the Physical, Healthy, Cultural, Educated and Entrepreneurial — all leading up to and culminating in the Dallas Festival of Ideas April event. The Festival’s goal is to create a lasting, equitable impact for the city of Dallas and its citizens.

Go here for more information.


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