Hey Baby, it's the Fourth of July . . . by hryckowian - full

Here’s a peek at our upcoming events for July. We’ll update this post as new things are added, but these are all listed on our events calendar as well. Most descriptions are from the events’ respective sites.

Speaking Engagements:

Marcy @ CascadiaJS – July 31 - August 1

Marcy is giving a talk entitled "ARIA was made for this: Accessibility of JavaScript MVCs."

Conferences of Note:

CascadiaJS – July 31 - August 1

CascadiaJS is a two-day, community-driven conference on the cutting edge of JavaScript. Browser, server, OS – they cover it all.

Other Meetups:

Seattle.rb Monthly Meetup – July 1

Seattle.rb was the first Ruby and Rails user group in North America and has met regularly for over a decade. We convene every Tuesday night to contribute to open source, work on personal projects, and teach and learn from one another. All skill levels are welcome!

Beer&&Code – July 9 & 23

Beer&&Code is a coder's meetup in Seattle. A typical Beer&&Coder likes to use any programming language for work or for fun, enjoy a tasty drink, meet other Beer&&Coders and be a part of a community, and be challenged and learn from others. Whether you are new developer, a veteran, a designer, or none of those, you can hang out at Beer&&Code.

Health 2.0 Seattle: Innovation at Work – July 15

Health 2.0 Seattle is the local chapter of the global Health 2.0 movement for advancing healthcare with technology. Our mission is to establish Seattle as a leader in healthcare innovation by facilitating dialogue among professionals from the local technology, life sciences, and global health industries.

Design Thinking & Innovation Collective - July 24

Seattle Design Thinking & Innovation Collective aims to bring people together from a wide variety of industries, backgrounds and roles to collaborate and discuss practices, methodologies, tactics and experiences to help us collectively bring innovative ideas to the world.

In Scope - July 24

In Scope is a monthly Seattle event. It’s a meeting place for product champions, cat herders, scope guardians and relationship mavens to discuss topics such as Keeping Contracts Simple, Getting to MVP, Effective Communication, and Do You Really Know Your Customer?.

Refresh Seattle – July 30

Refresh Seattle is a community of designers and developers working to refresh the creative, technical, and professional culture of New Media endeavors in the Seattle/Puget Sound area. Promoting design, technology, usability, and standards, Refresh Seattle is a part of Refresh and the associated Refreshing Cities.

Community Event:

Capitol Hill Block Party – July 25, 26, 27

Capitol Hill Block Party is a 3-day music and arts festival, celebrating Seattle’s iconic arts and music center, Capitol Hill.

Because It's Summer:

Havana Nights - Substantial's Annual Summer Party – Sometime in July

Our summer parties are always fun. If you haven't received an invitation yet, your gift for reading this far is a spot on the list. Email us at summer@[our domain] and we'll hook you up.

Main image from flickr user hryckowian.