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September 2019

Tinkering and Drinkering

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bull McCabes, 427 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Sorry kids, this one's for the adults - 21+ only! Join us at Bull McCabe's for an awesome Tinkering & Drinkering! Activities can include: circuits using conductive LEGOs, KEVA blocks, one-of-a-kind cooperative video game, needle felting (in case you’re feeling stabby), perler beads, shrinky dinks and new leather working! There is a $10 suggested donation at the door to cover materials and supplies (no pre-registration required).  

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Swift Night Out

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the Roof Monday, September 16, from 6:30-8pm for a front row view as large swarms of chimney swifts begin to gather for their annual trip to South America and swarm, dive and roost at sunset into downtown chimneys. New Hope Audubon and Audubon North Carolina will be on hand with scopes, binoculars, and information about how to protect these endangered birds and their habitats, and we’ll have avian-themed cocktail specials at the bar. 6:30pm: We should be…

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October 2019

Free Workshop – 10/02/2019 Cybersecurity Basics: How to Manage Cyber Risks

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spreedly, 733 Foster St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free

This free workshop is for middle school girls, grades 5-8. Take cybersecurity into your own hands! We all rely on electronic information. But what would happen if it was stolen, corrupted or unavailable? In this workshop, students will learn about why cybersecurity is important and the practices and tools that can help people and organizations protect their critical information. We will conduct exercises to examine some of the technology that is used to help protect computer systems and networks. Students…

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Battleground State: Making US Elections More Secure

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In 2016, the US Special Counsel's report found that Russia interfered with the US presidential election. Steps have been taken since then to secure our voting infrastructure, online political advertising, and social media, but more can be done. Should we be more concerned about voting machines being hacked, or about foreign-sponsored groups conducting misinformation and influence campaigns on Facebook? And were Russian hackers targeting a company supplying Durham County voting machines in 2016? Allison Berke, PhD, teaches in the Initiative…

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November 2019

Non-Profit Night w/ Duke G.I.

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pour Taproom, 202 N Corcoran St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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This month's charity with Duke Gastroenterology will help spread awareness about pancreatitis, boost medical / preventative care and also help fund resources to further the research of the digestive system! Take care of your body, it's all you really got! Join us from 6-9 pm where 15% of proceeds benefit the Duke G.I. Department!  

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PERIODIC TABLES: Under Pressure: Environmental Policy in Perilous Times

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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PERIODIC TABLES Under Pressure: Environmental Policy in Perilous Times with special guest speaker ALEX PFAFF What has happened to Earth’s biodiversity and global ecosystem over the last 50 years? Duke’s Alex Pfaff will discuss the findings of a recent international panel that he helped write and that tried to answer that enormous question (spoiler alert: most of the news ain’t good). He will then turn to what we have tried to do about it so far and what else we…

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December 2019

2019 Review: The Year in Data Breaches

December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
WeWork, 110 Corcoran St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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It's no secret that there's a different data breach in the news just about everyday. Covering all industries, breaches have proved to take down even the biggest companies in the world. Join us for the December edition of the Triangle Cybersecurity Meetup where ThreatSketch CEO, Rob Arnold will be discussing what could have been done differently and what businesses can do to avoid similar tragedies. As businesses prepare for a new year with new threats, we'll take this time to…

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Astronomy on Tap

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2020

Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free

Astronomy on Tap takes over the Fullsteam stage the first Tuesday of every month! Check the link for updates on speakers and topics. https://astronomyontap.org/locations/durham-nc/ This FREE event features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets to black holes to the beginning of the Universe. There's always lots of time to ask questions and interact with the presenters and other scientists who inevitably stick around for the beer -- naturally we suggest Rocket Science.

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Larger Than Life Science

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Chesterfield, 701 W. Main Street
Durham, 27701
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Free

Come for the people and programs. Stay for a beer. Leave with your next big breakthrough. Larger Than Life Science is a free monthly event series open to everyone interested in building a strong support network for North Carolina’s life science and healthcare innovators. Larger Than Life Science is held in the atrium level of the renovated Chesterfield Building in downtown Durham from 4-7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. Join us for an evening of unconventional conversation!

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Periodic Tables: One Giant Leap: 50 Years of Apollo at Motorco

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Duke Science & Society presents Periodic Tables: One Giant Leap: 50 Years of Apollo DESCRIPTION : In 1969, we did the impossible--humans landed on the moon and returned safely to earth. As the 50th anniversary year of the first moon landing draws to a close, join us for an evening of pictures and stories from Project Apollo. We will examine key moments of each mission from Apollo 1 to Apollo 17. The program is appropriate for all ages of people…

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