Monday, March 4, 2019 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


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00:00 PM Central Carmack Community Room 9875 W. 87th St., Overland park, KS

This meeting will present the basics of Azure, how to get started and other tips. Come and learn while eating some pizza!

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This class is for young people age 12 to 17 years old. In this intro to welding class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. **Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms.** The class will introduce you to flux-core wire feed, MIG and ARC welding.

For ages: 12-17 years old ONLY

All materials included

**IMPORTANT**: Parents must sign a safety waiver for their child at the beginning of the class. Parents are welcome to hangout at HammerSpace while their child takes the class, or just drop off and pick up.

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


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM 9350 Metcalf Ave 9350 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS

Redux-Observable is an amazingly powerful middleware for Redux using RxJS. It's more-versatile than simple reducers and simplifies managing complex async state patterns. While Redux is usually paired with React, Redux-Observable goes beyond that by being a message bus for any library such as AngularJS.

Shamrock Trading Corporation. Click here for event


Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM Hammerspace Community Workshop & Makerspace 5200 E 45th St, Kansas City, MO

Learn some sewing machine basics as you create your very own "ugly doll" (AKA cuties with character). In this class we will be using sewing machines and hand embroidery to stitch together various shapes, and add buttons and details. All materials are included, but you are welcome to bring some of your own fabrics, buttons, etc to include in your creation. Outside food and drink are welcome. This will be a fun, casual, social event. Suggested age range: 9 to 109 years old. :-)

**FYI: The class price is per Ugly Doll, not per person, so adults are welcome to attend with their children at no additional cost if you are both making one ugly doll together.

Instructor: Laura Bowerman

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


Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Join us for and open-ended Sunday of building fun and interesting DIY Electronics Kits.

We have scoured the dark corners of the internet to bring you this selection of kits curated for makes of all ages and skill levels!

Are you a Beginner who is excited to learn the basics? We've got a basic kits that are easy to build and a blast to use! Do you know what your doing but are eager for practice? Come build one of our larger multi-part kits! Are you a soldering god who's looking for a challenge?! Then try your hand at building one of our Surface Mount Soldering Kits!

We meet in the Hammerspace Classroom starting at 1:00pm. You pick the kit you'd like to build from our selection, and our instructors will provide all the instruction, guidance, and assembly hints you need!

---Bring food and drink if you'd like, or even order takeout while you build.---

Young assistants are welcomed and encouraged!

No RSVP is required for MEMBERS of Hammerspace. $5 RSVP for non members, Kit prices vary from $15 to $45 depending on complexity. Cash and Cards accepted during the class.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM TBD TBD, Kansas City, MO

The Kansas City Search Engine Marketing Association is dedicated to educating the local business community about the benefits of Search Engine Marketing and helping aspiring and existing SEMs advance their careers.

Kansas City Search Engine Marketing Association - Click here for event


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