Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Plexpod Crossroads 1712 Main St, Kansas City, mo

Interested in helping the Kansas City area? Great! Whether or not you know how to code, you can help by joining us to work on civic hacking to create a better Kansas City and surrounding cities. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data, and friends.

Meeting Format

6:00 - Social / Networking
6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking
8:00 - Wrap-up

First Mondays are "Pitch Nights," when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff; third Mondays are "Learn Nights," where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

Location: Plexpod Crossroads (formerly Think Big CoWorking).
Entrance in the alley on the West side of the building.

Please RSVP so that we know how many snacks & drinks to bring.

Civic Heroes of all types welcome! This event is for coders and non-coders alike -- as long as you're interested in making government more transparent and building interesting things for our city, you're more than welcome!

Bring a laptop: If you intend on getting some hands-on hacking done (it's ok if you can't but it definitely helps to have one).

If you have something you'd like to work on or are excited about, please let us know via the meetup or at the hack night itself. We are growing our initiative and the energy comes from the community.

Code for KC is a program of KC Digital Drive, a local non-profit whose mission is to make Kansas City a digital leader by developing civic capacity to adapt to technology change. We are the local affiliate in Code for America's Brigade network.

Connect with Us:

• Join our Code for KC email list (

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC ( and @KCDigitalDrive (

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: or

Code for KC has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone. Code For KC presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy ( Click here for event


Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Every Thursday, the members of Hammerspace gather to socialize, network, and meet new members of the space. We welcome the community at large to come down during this time to explore the workshop, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment and work space made available to HammerSpace members, and ask questions of our community of Hammerspace users.

There is a concession stand and kids playroom available, and the evening is always the origin point of new and amazing creative ideas.

Tours are led every 30 minutes for those curious about the tools and capabilities of the facility and staff. This is a free event, open to the public.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Bats Trading Inc 8050 Marshall Dr Ste 120, Overland Park,

Join us for the September 2018 meetup! Our normal events start with a beginner level talk and get progressively more advanced.

We welcome Q&A, so if you are working on something that you'd like to ask questions about please submit a link to your GIST ( beforehand and we will collect and discuss them following the last presentation.

The September meetup will be live-streamed through a service called Bluejeans. A link will be posted closer to the event date, and a recording will be made available as well.

We look forward to seeing everyone, and if you can't attend in person we hope that you are able to participate in the conversation remotely.

We will meet you in the front lobby. Click here for event


Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5:30:00 PM NAIC 1100 Walnut, Kansas City, MO

Join us for our September meeting to connect with your fellow quality-minded individuals and get the scoop on some big changes happening with the group!

In this Meetup we'll be diving into the details of big changes coming to the group and what exciting new possibilities that will bring to the community. We'll also have a short presentation on exploring parsing and validating web pages headlessly with an introduction to a Java library, JSoup with some examples.

Big News!

We're joining up with the Ministry of Testing the premier global community for those interested in software quality, and contribute to the advancement of the software testing craft!

We'll go over some of the changes and what this brings to our local community!


There are just cases when Selenium WebDriver is not the best option for creating test scripts. So, in this demonstration we'll example a popular HTML parsing library, JSoup for tasks not best suited for installing a browser and a running WebDriver.

These are estimates, the live event is a rogue stallion that cannot be harnessed by an exact schedule so just a heads up.

- Meet and greet, refreshments
- Introductions
- Sponsors and Announcements
- Demo and Workshop
- Next time on MoT KC Meetup
- Quiz & Prizes

There will be food, refreshments and maybe even prizes, so don't miss it!

What to bring
- yourself
- maybe a companion
- a laptop, notebook, device to take notes
- positive attitude

More details will be posted closer to the Meetup date!

This event is on the 4th floor of the Town Pavilion building at 11th and Walnut. Please use the Walnut entrance. Click here for event


Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:30:00 AM FanThreeSixty 1511 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City,

You're invited to join us for lunch and great conversation on Lean software and Kanban.

Format: Lean Coffee topical format
Where: FanThreeSixty, 1511 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108

This is a BYOL (bring your own lunch) event.

Coffee and cookies are provided!

Views from the 7th floor:

Enter north side of building. Meeting will be in the Three Points space on 7th floor. Click here for event


Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:30:00 AM Eggct 5107 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

When you walk in the door, let them know you are with KC Roundtable and they should bring you to the table!

Also, we plan on bringing in a guest speaker/author and are solidifying those details. We will share via an update so you can feel free to prepare questions for our guest.

See you at KC Roundtable!

KC Roundtable in the back left room of Eggtc. Click here for event


Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:15:00 AM Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium 500 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO

Join us for a pre-work meetup to have some coffee, get your day started, and hang out with some fellow developers. Click here for event


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