Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

Monthly meeting where a specific topic is presented, and an informal general discussion occurs after.

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Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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 plenty of off-street parking, a kids playroom available for tiny makers, 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

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/2H1wDwK***

You'll leave this webinar with all of the foundational Python concepts you need to begin to explore the world of data science.

This is a fun, interactive class for beginners, so no prior programming experience is needed.

What you will learn:
-What is Python?
-Different Data Types, like strings, integers, and boolean
-Basic Python Function Structures
-And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join a Profession That's Projected To Grow By 13%* In The Coming Years and Pays Great, Too.
Sign up for our next FREE JavaScript class and learn more about JavaScript, full-stack web development, and careers in coding.

Whether you're young or old, a newbie, or an experienced veteran, learning new coding skills, like JavaScript, can make you more marketable and in-demand. By attending our FREE JavaScript class, you can see if coding is for you.

At Savvy Coders, a premier coding boot camp, we believe anyone with the right attitude and willingness to learn, can learn how to code. We have trained people from all walks of life, of all ages, all skill levels, and all backgrounds, how to code. Why not you?

All our classes are taught by industry professionals that work in software development, and they teach you exactly what you need to know to land a great job coding JavaScript as a full-stack software developer.

If you like what you learn at our FREE Virtual class, you should consider our 12-week, immersive, accelerated evening coding classes. You can still keep your job, avoid taking on a huge financial burden and learn the coding skills that can give you a new, in-demand, and high-paying career. What do you have to lose? Give us an evening, and we'll help put you on a new path to success. APPLY HERE!

*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/web-developers.htm

About the Savvy Coders Program

Students enrolled in our 12 week course will learn JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, Node, Express, and will also earn an Agile Certification. Class sizes are limited to 15 students max in order to ensure quality educational standards are met at all times. Classes are instructor-led with a teacher assistant available in each class session. Savvy Coders works with our placements partners to help match Savvy graduates with potential employment and internship opportunities. Don't wait to change your life!

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Eric Poe will share about recent PHP community news. Then John Kary will guide us in a holiday-themed group programming exercise following AdventOfCode.com! No programming experience or laptop required to participate. Promise! Just your brain and problem solving skills.

https://adventofcode.com/2020

Advent of Code is an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles for any skill set and skill level using any programming language. You don't need a computer science background to participate - just a little programming knowledge and some problem solving skills will get you pretty far. Nor do you need a fancy computer; every problem has a solution that completes in at most 15 seconds on ten-year-old hardware.

Light refreshments will be provided.

We love Web Development and all things PHP. Our meetings are often a little free-formed, but we shoot for this schedule:

6:00pm - Mingling / Meet and Greet

6:15pm - Lightning Talk:
* Last Month in PHP

6:30pm - Advent of Code (mob programming). Bring a laptop if you'd like to share your solutions in the language of your choice.

If you are interested in speaking or would like to suggest a future topic please suggest one: (http://www.meetup.com/kcphpug/suggestion/)

All Developers and Non-Developers Welcome!

We understand Web Developers often come from all backgrounds, and many work in more languages than PHP. Whether you're curious and just starting out, dabble in PHP on the weekends, write custom PHP on a daily basis, work in a framework like Symfony, Laminas, Laravel, Slim, Laravel, CakePHP or customize CMS products like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla; our goal is that you will find something new, useful and thought provoking.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

Leadership gurus often say that the biggest thing holding people back is themselves, then want to charge you $1999 to attend a weekend seminar with 7,000 of your closest friends to learn how to stop doing that. Don't have $1999? Listen to this FREE session and learn about the tricky phenomenon known as Imposter Syndrome. Diana is a recovering Imposter Syndrome sufferer who shares what Imposter Syndrome is, why it's important to confront Imposter Syndrome, and some practical tips for how to combat it.

Diana Alt is a connector, problem solver, and career strategy coach who uses the skills she's gathered throughout 20+ years in corporate product development roles to help people manage their careers and business. Diana helps people get out of their own way by building confidence, setting boundaries, and casting a vision for an awesome life. She's guided by the principle that work should feel GOOD, not like a long slow march towards oblivion.
Diana's can be reached via LinkedIn or her website, dianaalt.com.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/38Ksqt1 ***

Companies and professionals often point to them as a cure-all for a seemingly unlimited amount of applications. But what does machine learning entail? And how do data scientists apply this powerful tool in a practical setting?

Join us for this interactive workshop as we break down everything that aspiring data scientists need to know about machine learning and how to apply that knowledge with Python.

What you will learn:

What is Machine Learning?
Various predictive models
Hands-on examples of them with Python
Ways to continue learning

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

PLEASE NOTICE THE DATE CHANGE! Your organizers had a conflict with the first Tuesday . . .

Let's relax and have show and tell! Our annual demo night in December gives everyone the chance to see others' work and to have the chance to win valuable prizes! We will spend the evening seeing what everyone's been up to during the past year, and exploring new tools and techniques with Creative Cloud. This is our "annual demo night" and it also gives us the chance to give away a complete year's subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud to one lucky winner.

When you RSVP, tell us what you'd like to demo—what you're willing to show and tell.

Here's how to get more chances to win...

• Just by showing up, you'll receive a raffle chance.

• Having earned one for each meeting you've attended since June, those raffle entries will be added to the pile.

• If you give a demo of something you've worked on, are currently learning, or just want to show off a technique or tool you've discovered, you'll receive an additional raffle ticket. Demos are limited to 10 minutes.

• If you want to buy an additional chance, they are $10 each and the funds will be used to help pay Meetup costs for the group ($180/year) plus incidental expenses.

This is always a fun meeting, and gives us the chance to look up from our computers and see what else is going on around us. Come prepared to have fun and win prizes!

See you there!

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone 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: 18-118 (All materials included) Seating is limited.

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

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

Curious about coding, but don't know where to begin? This virtual introductory workshop is a great place to start!

Join us for this virtual beginner coding workshop, where you'll learn the basic building blocks of a website and how to style them. No previous coding experience needed.

You will leave with the core concepts of HTML (tags, elements, and attributes), and the basics of CSS (selectors, properties, and values) and some Javascript. All your work will be in a platform that will allow you to code along with your instructor, and continue to work on it after you leave!

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Friday, December 4, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM Online event

TO RSVP AND JOIN THE VIRTUAL EVENT VISIT: https://live.remo.co/e/midwest-devfest

-DETAILS-

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our annual Midwest DevFest 2020!

DevFests are community lead events that are held all over the world where developers can learn, grow, network, and get inspired from experts.

Join developers across the midwest for a fun filled day where we will have several guest speakers give talks relevant to anyone in the tech field, including the latest Google technologies, machine learning, UI/UX design, and more!

This event is FREE!

-SPEAKERS/TOPICS-

[12:00 - 12:10 PM CST] Opening and Introductions
[12:10 - 12:55 PM CST] Don Ward: EdgeAI - AI in the Palm of Your Hand
[1:00 - 1:20 PM CST] Victoria Gonda: Internationalization-ing
[1:30 - 2:15 PM CST] Jennifer Wadella: There are No Snow Days When You Work Remote
[2:30 - 3:15 PM CST] Martin Omander: Growing Your Cloud Application
[3:30 - 4:15 PM CST] Kyle Paul: Serverless Applications with Firebase
[4:45 - 5:00 CST] Virtual Happy Hour/Networking

NOTE: ** TOPICS, SPEAKERS, TIME, and DETAILS are subject to change **

-WHEN-

Friday, December 4, 2020
12:00 PM - 5 PM CST

-WHERE-

This event is online. After you RSVP you can access the link to join the virtual meetup once it starts. Use this link to join virtual event: https://live.remo.co/e/midwest-devfest

This event is organized in partnership with:

- GDG Ann Arbor
- GDG Chicago
- GDG Cloud KC
- GDG Cloud Twin Cities
- GDG Columbia, MO
- GDG Columbus
- GDG Columbus Android
- GDG Detroit
- GDG Grand Rapids
- GDG Kansas City
- GDG Rochester MN
- GDG South Bend-Elkhart
- GDG St Louis
- GDG Twin Cities
- GDG UWM

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/2Us8z9k ***

The ability to transform information into insights is a powerful skill that every data analyst depends on in their careers. Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular analytics tools that help make that process possible and enables better data-driven decision making.

Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore key Excel building blocks and help you add Excel to your growing toolbox.

Note: We will be using Google Sheets to learn Excel basics.

What you'll learn:
-What is Excel and how it helps with data analytics
-Countif, sumif, and vlookup functions
-Additional resources
-And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 6:30:00 PM Online event

• What we'll do
Discussions about intersectional feminism over various topics. Conversations about how to succeed in life, work and relationships while advocating for yourself and empowering the women around you.

• What to bring
An open mind and willingness to share your experience, ask questions and potentially be vulnerable. If you have additional topics you'd like to discuss, please don't hesitate to reach out or bring them up in the course of conversation.

• Important to know
These conversations aren't about subscribing to a certain set of answers, but instead they're about having honest, organic discussions that help us do and be better every day.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join us online for the next book we will be reading in the KC Tech Book Club! We will be reading Ansible for DevOps by Jeff Geerling. I write a lot of Ansible code at my work and have been very pleased with it so far. Jeff Geerling is very involved in the Ansible community and he just came out with the 2nd edition of this popular book.

Amazon Link:
https://www.amazon.com/Ansible-DevOps-Server-configuration-management/dp/0986393428/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=ansible+for+devops&qid=1597592922&sr=8-4

Feel free to still come if you haven't read the book or just read parts of it or read it years ago and can't remember anything about it. It will be a very laid-back discussion format.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ONLINE WITH DISCORD: https://discord.gg/wmFHB7y

Open to anyone in the area who is interested in developing video games. In order to have a little structure, we'll try to do a couple things each week:

Introduce new members. What have you worked on, game related or not? What do you want to work on next?

Discuss this week's conversation starter. Some article, video or game that we can dig into a little.

Members can present any games they're working on, for feedback or just to brag.

Of course, it's all very informal. The main goal is interesting conversation(s) about our passion.

Looking forward to it!

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

The decision to study online – plus how to become a software engineer, data scientist, or cybersecurity analyst – is a big one and we bet you have questions. Join us live to get all your questions answered by our admissions representative, Patrick!

We'll address things like how our courses work, information about our different course pacing and scheduling options, and how we approach preparing you for a successful career in tech.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM Virtual Meetup

Please register to join this live, virtual meetup:
https://www.tibco.com/events/tibco-cloud-starter-toolkit-20

This session will provide updates to the TIBCO Cloud™ Starter Toolkit.

TIBCO Cloud™ Starters Toolkit allows a UI developer to rapidly compose applications combining multiple TIBCO Cloud™ Services. Enabling our customers and partners to deliver highly customized solutions hosted on the TIBCO Cloud Platform, that meet specific use cases or verticals.

Speakers:
Hugo Peters, Principal Solutions Architect, Office of the CTO, TIBCO Software Inc.
and
Jeremy Smith, Principal Solutions Architect, Office of the CTO, TIBCO Software Inc.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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 plenty of off-street parking, a kids playroom available for tiny makers, 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

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

More than 80% of the TV shows and movies we watch on Netflix are discovered through its recommendation system. Join Flatiron School as we investigate the algorithm, data science, and machine learning behind how Netflix curates these picks.

In this one-hour session, Data Science Coach Ben Oren will walk you through how recommendation algorithms work to deliver your next favorite show — and how you can learn the skills needed to develop your very own algorithms.

You'll also get a sneak peek into what it's like to be a student in Flatiron School's Data Science program.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

Do you ever struggle when or why to use one practice over another? Join us with Nate Adams at the final Agile KC event of 2020 as he shares when an agile mindset is crucial and how the Cynefin (pronounced kuh-NEV-in) framework can help.

We spend a lot of time talking about what constitutes an agile mindset or how to apply agile practices, but we less often talk about when and why they are appropriate. In this discussion, we'll take a deep dive into when agile practices provide a benefit over more traditional, non-agile tools. We'll do this by exploring the Cynefin framework in a way you've never seen it before. Along the way, we'll talk about the scientific language of experiments, agile and less agile practices and how they all fit together in our tool belt.

As an Agile Coach and Trainer, Nate strives to help organizations do work better; figuring out how to build the right thing and build that thing right. How do we boost team morale? Improve product quality? Prioritize work? Manage change? Disrupt big industries or protect ourselves from being disrupted? These are the questions Nate loves.

As a contract Software Architect Nate helps technical teams in a variety of ways. Want to talk about how to write code that is not only tested but testable? Improve your automated test coverage? Break your system into domains? Make your systems more customizable and maintainable? Or do you just need someone to do some old fashioned code slinging for you? Nate can help with all of these.

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Monday, November 30, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/3ohkDZ0 ***

Curious about coding, but don't know where to begin? This workshop is the perfect place to start. Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while building an interactive website.

In this workshop, you'll learn the key concepts of HTML & CSS, which are the basic "building blocks" of all websites. You'll start building your own site with the help of our instructor and TAs, and you'll leave with your own site live on the internet to share with your friends and family. Take a look at a live website created by a previous attendee here!

What you will learn:
- Basic Fundamentals HTML like tags, elements, and attributes
- Basic Fundamentals of CSS like selectors, properties, and values
- Learning about Margins, Borders, and Padding
- And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Monday, November 30, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOmgqT4rE9LOv-6yAWLFFZOGKqHgJf1Y

The Zoom link is the same week-to-week, but we ask you to register each week.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: We are taking a hiatus from our in-person Hack Nights as we deal with the implications of COVID-19. We encourage teams to continue project work and to meet virtually from 6:00-8:00pm on Mondays. Our ability to provide pizza and snacks will be compromised, however :).

Individual teams will have access to video breakouts via Zoom. You can use Slack for breakout rooms if you like.

We are also exploring possible projects we could take on to help address this public health emergency. Please email codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org if you have any questions or are interested in working on immediate public health-related projects.

Thanks,
Aaron, Paul, and the rest of the Core Team
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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 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:15 - go into breakout rooms
8:00 - Wrap-up

"Pitch Nights," TBD when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff;

"Learn Nights," TBD where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

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!

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 (http://eepurl.com/7gbQP).

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC (http://twitter.com/codeforkc) and @KCDigitalDrive (http://twitter.com/kcdigitaldrive).

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: captain@codeforkc.org or codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org.

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 (http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct).

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Monday, December 7, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/38HCWRG***

With each new JavaScript concept you learn, you will add new features to the game, including keeping track of how many guesses you've had and starting a new game from scratch.

Join us as we teach you how to build a simple guessing game while learning the fundamentals of JavaScript, the most popular programming language.

What you'll learn:
- What is JavaScript
- JavaScript Fundamentals like variable structure, function structure, and data types
- How to use If/Else functions with parameters
- And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com."

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Monday, December 7, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

https://bit.ly/32NybSS***

Design isn't just an afterthought in tech circles anymore, it truly helps drive the direction of the product or service. But how does a design team help guide the rest of the company in the right direction? By incorporating a design system. A design system is a master collection of the key standardized documentation every company needs to define the overall design of the product.

Incorporating a design system in your company brings lots of tangible value: faster to market times, improved UX and customer satisfaction, better internal communication, and consistency across all products. Join us in this webinar as we continue to discuss why having a design system is so important and gain hands-on experience in creating your own.

What you will learn:

What is a Design System?
Notable Real-World Design Systems
Figma Tips and Best Practices
Creating Our Own System

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Monday, December 7, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOmgqT4rE9LOv-6yAWLFFZOGKqHgJf1Y

The Zoom link is the same week-to-week, but we ask you to register each week.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: We are taking a hiatus from our in-person Hack Nights as we deal with the implications of COVID-19. We encourage teams to continue project work and to meet virtually from 6:00-8:00pm on Mondays. Our ability to provide pizza and snacks will be compromised, however :).

Individual teams will have access to video breakouts via Zoom. You can use Slack for breakout rooms if you like.

We are also exploring possible projects we could take on to help address this public health emergency. Please email codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org if you have any questions or are interested in working on immediate public health-related projects.

Thanks,
Aaron, Paul, and the rest of the Core Team
########

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 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:15 - go into breakout rooms
8:00 - Wrap-up

"Pitch Nights," TBD when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff;

"Learn Nights," TBD where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

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!

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 (http://eepurl.com/7gbQP).

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC (http://twitter.com/codeforkc) and @KCDigitalDrive (http://twitter.com/kcdigitaldrive).

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: captain@codeforkc.org or codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org.

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 (http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct).

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/2H1wDwK***

You'll leave this webinar with all of the foundational Python concepts you need to begin to explore the world of data science.

This is a fun, interactive class for beginners, so no prior programming experience is needed.

What you will learn:
-What is Python?
-Different Data Types, like strings, integers, and boolean
-Basic Python Function Structures
-And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join a Profession That's Projected To Grow By 13%* In The Coming Years and Pays Great, Too.
Sign up for our next FREE JavaScript class and learn more about JavaScript, full-stack web development, and careers in coding.

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About the Savvy Coders Program

Students enrolled in our 12 week course will learn JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, Node, Express, and will also earn an Agile Certification. Class sizes are limited to 15 students max in order to ensure quality educational standards are met at all times. Classes are instructor-led with a teacher assistant available in each class session. Savvy Coders works with our placements partners to help match Savvy graduates with potential employment and internship opportunities. Don't wait to change your life!

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Eric Poe will share about recent PHP community news. Then John Kary will guide us in a holiday-themed group programming exercise following AdventOfCode.com! No programming experience or laptop required to participate. Promise! Just your brain and problem solving skills.

https://adventofcode.com/2020

Advent of Code is an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles for any skill set and skill level using any programming language. You don't need a computer science background to participate - just a little programming knowledge and some problem solving skills will get you pretty far. Nor do you need a fancy computer; every problem has a solution that completes in at most 15 seconds on ten-year-old hardware.

Light refreshments will be provided.

We love Web Development and all things PHP. Our meetings are often a little free-formed, but we shoot for this schedule:

6:00pm - Mingling / Meet and Greet

6:15pm - Lightning Talk:
* Last Month in PHP

6:30pm - Advent of Code (mob programming). Bring a laptop if you'd like to share your solutions in the language of your choice.

If you are interested in speaking or would like to suggest a future topic please suggest one: (http://www.meetup.com/kcphpug/suggestion/)

All Developers and Non-Developers Welcome!

We understand Web Developers often come from all backgrounds, and many work in more languages than PHP. Whether you're curious and just starting out, dabble in PHP on the weekends, write custom PHP on a daily basis, work in a framework like Symfony, Laminas, Laravel, Slim, Laravel, CakePHP or customize CMS products like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla; our goal is that you will find something new, useful and thought provoking.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

Leadership gurus often say that the biggest thing holding people back is themselves, then want to charge you $1999 to attend a weekend seminar with 7,000 of your closest friends to learn how to stop doing that. Don't have $1999? Listen to this FREE session and learn about the tricky phenomenon known as Imposter Syndrome. Diana is a recovering Imposter Syndrome sufferer who shares what Imposter Syndrome is, why it's important to confront Imposter Syndrome, and some practical tips for how to combat it.

Diana Alt is a connector, problem solver, and career strategy coach who uses the skills she's gathered throughout 20+ years in corporate product development roles to help people manage their careers and business. Diana helps people get out of their own way by building confidence, setting boundaries, and casting a vision for an awesome life. She's guided by the principle that work should feel GOOD, not like a long slow march towards oblivion.
Diana's can be reached via LinkedIn or her website, dianaalt.com.

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Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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, December 1, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/2Us8z9k ***

The ability to transform information into insights is a powerful skill that every data analyst depends on in their careers. Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular analytics tools that help make that process possible and enables better data-driven decision making.

Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore key Excel building blocks and help you add Excel to your growing toolbox.

Note: We will be using Google Sheets to learn Excel basics.

What you'll learn:
-What is Excel and how it helps with data analytics
-Countif, sumif, and vlookup functions
-Additional resources
-And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 6:30:00 PM Online event

• What we'll do
Discussions about intersectional feminism over various topics. Conversations about how to succeed in life, work and relationships while advocating for yourself and empowering the women around you.

• What to bring
An open mind and willingness to share your experience, ask questions and potentially be vulnerable. If you have additional topics you'd like to discuss, please don't hesitate to reach out or bring them up in the course of conversation.

• Important to know
These conversations aren't about subscribing to a certain set of answers, but instead they're about having honest, organic discussions that help us do and be better every day.

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