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April 2019

Girls at a techshop

Mapping for Humanity: Using Digital Mapping to Better the World

April 23 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kramden Institute, 4915 Prospectus Drive, Suite J
Durham, NC 27713 United States

Event sponsored by Kramden Institute and run by TechGirlz. Please email Nourma Bumgarner with any questions. Thank you! Maps help us understand the visual picture of the world. But has the entire world been mapped? Satellites capture images of the earth and scientists are researching the best ways to convert these images into meaningful information. One of the most direct ways to recognize ‘features’ from a satellite image is with the human eye. In this workshop, students will learn how…

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You Can Code!

April 27 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Martin Library, 159 East Market Street
York, PA 17401 United States

Event run by York College of Pennsylvania and United Fiber & Data. Please email Bernadette Reineberg with any questions and/or to select the workshop and time slot(s) you wish to attend. Thank you! There will be 3 workshops running simultaneously: iBots, LittleBits, and You Can Code. These workshop topics are also running from 2 pm - 4 pm. Students can register for both time slots, choosing two different topics. Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the…

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Designing Mobile Apps

April 27 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Denver Hadley Library, 1890 S. Grove Street
Denver, CO 80219 United States

Event run by Denver Hadley Library. Please email Anna Cook with any questions. Thank you! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a…

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Thomas Proffen

Using Computer Simulations to Help Solve Complex Problems

April 27 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Middletown Free Library, 21 North Pennell Road
Media, PA 19063 United States

Event run by Sally Curay. Please email Sally Curay with any questions. Thank you! In this workshop, students will learn about computer simulations and create their own simulations of an epidemic and what factors make it spread faster or stop, which we like more. We will be using the online tool StarLogo Nova to create the simulations. Requirements: Please sign up for a free Starlogo Nova account prior to the workshop. Note: Please bring a laptop. Snacks will be provided.…

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3D Computer Graphics with Clara.io

April 27 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut St., Room 307 (third floor)
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Sarah with any questions. Thank you! Enjoy animated movies like Finding Nemo and the Incredibles? Have you ever wondered how animated movies are made, or how cartoon characters are created? In this workshop, students will learn the basics of 3D computer graphics like creating objects and modeling using Clara.io. No previous experience is required. Students will need to bring a laptop to this workshop. Note: Metered and paid lot parking in vicinity. Workshop will…

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You Can Code!

April 27 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Martin Library, 159 East Market Street
York, PA 17401 United States

Event run by York College of Pennsylvania and United Fiber & Data. Please email Bernadette Reineberg with any questions and/or to select the workshop and time slot(s) you wish to attend. Thank you! There will be 3 workshops running simultaneously: iBots, LittleBits, and You Can Code. These workshop topics are also running from 10 am - 1 pm. Students can register for both time slots, choosing two different topics. Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the…

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Designing Mobile Apps

April 29 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Deloitte Digital, 1400 16th St. Mall 4th floor
Denver, CO 80202 United States

Event run by Deloitte Digital. Please email Rose Biehl with any questions. Thank you! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a project…

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May 2019

Creating Your Own Games with GameMaker

May 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
West Chester University – Business and Public Management Center, 50 Sharpless St., Room 116
West Chester, PA 19383 United States

Event run by Vanguard and WCU WiCS. Please email Linda Titanich with any questions. Thank you! Students will learn how to use GameMaker Studio, an intuitive program for the creation of electronic games. They will learn to create a basic video game and how to customize the game. They will also learn where to download game creation software and find tutorials to create other games they can imagine! Note: Street parking available. Materials and snacks will be provided. Register Here

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Internet of Things

May 4 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Please email Thomas Proffen with any questions. Thank you! From color changing lights to garage door openers to smart refrigerators, more and more devices are connected via the Internet. So how does it work? Learn all about the Internet of Things and what it takes to control a light emitting diode (LED) through the Internet. You will build a circuit, program firmware and create a webpage to control the LED. Sounds hard? Join the workshop and…

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Mapping for Humanity: Using Digital Mapping to Better the World

May 4 @ 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Windsor Park Lutheran Church, 2619 East 76th Street
Chicago, IL 60649 United States

Event run by Windsor Park Lutheran Church. Please email Alvyn Walker with any questions. Thank you! Maps help us understand the visual picture of the world. But has the entire world been mapped? Satellites capture images of the earth and scientists are researching the best ways to convert these images into meaningful information.One of the most direct ways to recognize ‘features’ from a satellite image is with the human eye. In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images, collected…

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Photo Editing

May 11 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Please email Thomas Proffen with any questions. Thank you! Learn how to create awesome pictures and cool art projects using photo editing software. Curious about what you can do with colors, layers, contrast, saturation, smart selection tools, and much more to create that perfect picture? Unleash your creativity. We cannot wait to see what you create! Register Here

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Podcasting

May 11 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wanda Thomas Photography, 7014 McCallum St
Philadelphia, PA 19119 United States

Event run by Wanda Thomas. Please email Wanda Thomas with any questions. Thank you! Podcasting is a powerful way to communicate stories, news reports, and information. In order to create an effective podcast, students need to learn how to make their stories engaging and use sound to put their listeners into the aural environment of their story. They can accomplish this through music, sound effects or sounds gathered from the environment of their story. This workshop plan familiarizes students with…

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3D Jewelry Design with Tinkercad – 3D Manufacturing

May 11 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
SAP America Inc., 3999 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States

Event run by SAP. Please email Lindsey Nelson with any questions. Thank you! Design a bangle and learn to model it using primitive “building blocks” in Autocad’s Tinkercad 3D modeling software. Students will learn the basics of 3D modeling. They will also learn about the different types of professional 3D modeling software available and will walk away with an understanding of how small jewelry designers use 3D to design and manufacture. Note: *Please advise of any gluten or dairy allergies*…

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Girls at a techshop

Make a Website Using WordPress

May 15 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Level13, 21 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19382 United States

Event run by Level13 eSports Gaming Center. Please email Jessica Mash with any questions. Thank you! Ever think about starting your own business someday or possibly creating your own blog? Learning WordPress now will help get you ready to share with the world! In this workshop, students will create their own website using WordPress. They will learn how to set up a WordPress.com website and add their own content via web pages and posts. Students will also customize their website…

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Designing Mobile Apps

May 16 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 West Wayne Ave
Wayne, PA 19087 United States

Event run by Radnor Memorial Library. Please email Andrea Elson with any questions. Thank you! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a…

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Architecture and Design: Build Your Own 3D Model House

May 18 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Arup, 35 E Upper Wacker Drive #1800
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Have you ever noticed an amazing building and wondered how it was built? In this workshop, students will be introduced to the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction industry where they will discover the different types of engineers, designers, and workers that go into designing a building. Students will then be introduced to Sketchup, a free design program that will allow them to create in a 3D environment and…

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WordPress workshop

Make a Website Using WordPress

May 25 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Haddon Township Library, 15 MacArthur Blvd.
Westmont, NJ 08108 United States

Event run by Comcast NJ Techwomen. Please email Rana with any questions. Thank you! Ever think about starting your own business someday or possibly creating your own blog? Learning WordPress now will help get you ready to share with the world! In this workshop, students will create their own website using WordPress. They will learn how to set up a WordPress.com website and add their own content via web pages and posts. Students will also customize their website using the…

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You Can Code!

May 28 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

Event run by Town of Pelham Public Library. Please email Allie Feldman with any questions. Thank you! This workshop will span two days: 5/28 and 5/30 Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the workshop to get started. We use Blockly, a drag and drop language to instruct the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. After, students will be able to access the web…

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Cyber Security

Cybersecurity Basics: How to Manage Cyber Risks

May 29 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Level13, 21 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19382 United States

Event run by Level13 eSports Gaming Center. Please email Jessica Mash with any questions. Thank you! Cyber security and being smart and safe online is more important than ever. In this workshop the girls will learn about some basics in cyber security including how to spot scams through examples and hands-on activities. Note: Street parking and garage parking available. Located next to Barnaby's. Please follow the pink balloons. Materials and snacks will be provided. Register Here

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Introduction to JavaScript

May 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 West Wayne Ave
Wayne, PA 19087 United States

Event run by Radnor Memorial Library. Please email Andrea Elson with any questions. Thank you! JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games... pretty much whatever you can think up. In this course, you will learn the basic concepts of JavaScript, learn to talk directly to your website, and create your own JavaScript program using Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or Launchbox! Note: Enter in the Lower Level for the…

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June 2019

Python Programming

June 8 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
North Wales Area Library, 233 S. Swartley St
North Wales, PA 19454 United States

Event run by North Wales Area Library. Please email Heather Binder with any questions. Thank you! This class will explore how to program using Python. We will start with learning Python's simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. We will also explore comparisons, if‐statements, and loops. Finally, we will combine our new knowledge by creating our own game using the PyGame library. Parents, please create a free Trinket account for your daughter. Note: Workshop will be held…

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