Microsoft New England Picks: Not-To-Miss Events, June 2017

| MSNE Staff

We can’t believe it, but it seems summer is finally here in Boston!

Join us through the warm weather at our top picks for events this June:

June 1

Talk Data to Me: Startup Edition

Talk Data to Me is a monthly event series where General Assembly hosts thought-leaders from the Boston data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to life.

In June we are inviting Boston-based startups that are using data science in new and interesting ways to share what they are working on. From predicting buying patterns and making user recommendations, to optimizing hospital scheduling and space utilization- data is touching every industry.

Hear how these young companies are thinking about data and what they predict the future of data and technology will look like.

June 3

Civic Imagination: Designing and Building a Better Future

Join Boston Civic Media’s third annual conference for a day of inspiring keynotes, presentations and networking with peers and community leaders around igniting civic creativity. Dive into topics including media literacy, youth-led advocacy, DIY activist technologies, and creative storytelling. We’ll also be announcing the first ever inter-campus curriculum addressing climate change.

Code in One Day: HTML & CSS Crash Course

HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you’re a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you’ll need to know HTML and CSS to get the job done.

This one day workshop is the quickest way to get started building websites. You will dive head first into HTML and CSS, skill up with live coding exercises, and by the end of the day you’ll have a working web page to call your own.

Cambridge Arts River Festival

True to its beginning in 1974, the Cambridge Arts River Festival is an exuberant celebration of the arts in Cambridge! In those early days, a group of artists charged themselves with the development of an annual event that would showcase and celebrate the rich artistic traditions and activity that make Cambridge such a unique and exciting place.

June 6-8

5th Annual Citywide Arts Festival

Take a break and join us for the BPS Citywide Arts Festival! Our 5th anniversary event at features 1100+ students from 30 schools across the district, and is hosted by outstanding performing artists from the Class of 2017. Full schedule coming soon. Presented in collaboration with the Boston Parks Department, the Mayor’s Office of Special Events, ArtsBoston. Come celebrate the arts with us!

June 14

Mass Innovation Nights #99 – African-American & African Tech Founders

Mass Innovation Nights are monthly startup product launch and networking events.

June is an exciting month for Mass Innovation Nights! Our theme for the June event is African & African American Founders of Tech Businesses sponsored by Greater Grove Hall Main Streets. We will have 14 super cool products showcasing.

June 30

City Dance Party

On Friday, June 30, join thousands of Cambridge residents and visitors who will gather on Massachusetts Avenue in front of Cambridge City Hall (795 Massachusetts Ave.) for the City’s annual Dance Party. Mass. Ave., between Prospect and Bigelow streets, will be closed to traffic during the event. The City Dance Party is free and open to the public.

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