📅 ✏️ Community Events & Meetups: Oct – Nov 2018

📅 ✏️ Community Events & Meetups: Oct – Nov 2018

It’s October at Indy Hall! It’s October everywhere, really.

Either way, this is what the month of October (and the first week in  November) looks like for our community and all the communities that call Indy Hall home.

Remember, you can check our calendar for an alternate look at everything below.


Philly Cocoaheads (RSVP Required, no membership required)

When: Thursday October 11, 6:30pm-9pm / Thursday November 8, 6:30pm-9pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: PhillyCocoa is a Philadelphia area Mac and iPhone programming group, a chapter of the worldwide CocoaHeads. All skill levels are welcome. The only requirement is an interest in Apple-related technologies and moderate tolerance for geeking out.


Civic Series: North Korea (RSVP required, no membership required)

When: Wednesday October 17, 6:00pm-8:30pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: Join Civic Series as we help answer questions about North Korea. A 30 minute presentation is lead by an expert in the field, followed by moderated group discussion.


Show & Tell (no RSVP or membership required)

When: Thursday October 18, 12pm-1pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: Thursday at noon in the gallery, join in for one our longest-running regular events at Indy Hall! Meet fellow Indy Hall members you may not have met yet, or learn something new about folks you already know.


Philly Game Mechanics: Town Hall (RSVP required)

When: Thursday October 18, 7pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: Philly Game Mechanics is a charitable organization focused on supporting game development and indie game enthusiasts in Philadelphia, PA.


Night Owls (No RSVP, membership required)

When: Tuesday October 23, 6pm-9pm / Tuesday October 30, 6pm-9pm

Where: Indy Hall

What: Late-night coworking, hosted by Indy Haller Moriah Gibbs. Community members who need to come in for an evening work jam can enjoy late night hours at Indy Hall.


Girl Scouts Troop #9573 (Girl Scouts only!)

When: Tuesday, October 23, 6pm / Tuesday, November 6, 6pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: “Indy Hall’s youngest members” are a Brownie Troop led by Lansie Sylvia, Arielle Brousse and Allie Ilagan.


“Designing a Conversation: The Art of the Podcast” presented by DesignBrew (RSVP required, no membership required)

When: Wednesday October 24, 6pm -8:30pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: Want to learn how to make a podcast interesting? Ryan Starr, creator of the Hi-Res podcast recounts stories of creating his show and teaches what you need to know before starting your own show.



Community Lunch
(No RSVP, membership required)

When: Thursday October 25, 12pm-1pm

Where: Indy Hall Kitchen

What: Bring your lunch into the kitchen and meet other Indy Hallers! Whether you’re a brand new Indy Haller, or you’ve been here for a long time and want to meet new friends, introduce yourself to someone new over Community Lunch.


Philly Graph DB Meetup – Open Data Journalism Workshop (RSVP required)

When: Thursday October 25, 6pm – 8pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: An in-depth account of how to find open civic data sources, clean your data, and formatting tips for importing. We’ll also briefly go over how to upload CSV data into a Neo4j’s desktop app so you can begin to query and visually represent your data.


Ignite Philly 21 (Tickets required)

When: Thursday October 25, 6pm – 10pm

Where: Johnny Brenda’s

What: Rapid five-minute presentations, accompanied by 20 slides ticking down at 15-second intervals, inspire the crowd with ingenuity, humor, and imagination—ideas that are a call to action, that turn the past upside down, that point the way by which you help make a better future.


GDG Cloud Philly (RSVP Required, no membership required)

When: Tuesday October 30, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: Indy Hall

What: October’s meetup will be presented by Dodd Pfeffer who is a Sr. Platform Architect at Pivotal Software. This month we’ll be learning all about Functions as a Service.


Philly Game Mechanics: Game Jam Kick-Off (RSVP required)

When: Thursday November 1, 7pm

Where: Indy Hall Gallery

What: A game jam is a chance to make a game in a small time window with a given theme. Our monthly jams are what you might call a slow jam, two weeks to make a game. It is a great chance to try game development out or partner up with a more experienced dev and learn the ropes.


Open Hall: Free Coworking (no RSVP or membership required)

When: Friday November 2, 9am – 6pm

Where: Indy Hall

What: Every First Friday at Indy Hall is a free coworking day! It’s a great day to visit Indy for the first time, and existing members don’t have to use a Day Pass for the day.

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