GeekWire Calendar: Geek Life

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AutoCompete, a Programming Contest: Workshop| Flatiron School Seattle

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

AutoCompete is a monthly programming contest organized by JS Hackers, and Flatiron School's Lead Instructor Steve Geluso. Teams of up to three people work together competing to solve the most problems in 90 minutes. The problems come from a problem packet custom created each month. Teams can use whatever programming language they want. The problems are designed for programs to read from standard input and write to standard output. Check out the problems from previous events! Check out the programming…

Windows 95 Weekend

August 24 @ 10:00 am - August 25 @ 6:00 pm

Sat & Sun, August 24 & 25 | 10am-6pm Can you remember your favorite Windows 95 program? We have a few in mind! Come and celebrate the 1995 release of Windows 95 with the Living Computers Museum! We will be highlighting our collection of Vitrine & other Windows 95 ephemera. We can’t wait to share our favorites with you. All Ages Included with Admission ($18) NO REGISTRATION NEEDED

WEST SEATTLE APPRECIATION DAY

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

On Saturday, August 24th, spend the day exploring Living Computers: Museum + Labs with our first-ever West Seattle Appreciation Day – dedicated to you! Explore two floors of hands-on computing technology and celebrate the launch of Windows 95 as we commemorate its anniversary. Take a deeper dive with our family-friendly educational workshop, Intro to Breadboarding, or catch our documentary screening of “The Augmentation of Douglas Engelbart,” featuring an in-person Q&A with the film’s director and executive producer. Don’t miss this chance to…

Marvel Trivia Bar Crawl – Seattle

August 24 @ 4:00 pm - August 25 @ 12:00 am

5+ Venues Trivia At Multiple Bars Awesome After Party View The Event Details On Our Website! www.CrawlWith.US/ FAQ & Terms Of Service https://www.crawlwith.us/contact

Burien UFO Festival

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We are excited to announce that the Burien UFO Festival will take place on the third Saturday in August beginning in 2019! Discover Burien welcomes the community to a spirited night full of fun festivities of the otherworldly kind! Join us for a "landing party" unlike any other! This is a FREE all-ages event! -- The Burien UFO Festival (BUFO) is entering a new phase. John White and Shelli Park are no longer able to continue producing the event and…

PAX West

August 30 - September 2

PAX West, formerly PAX Prime, is one of the largest video game events in the country. The show brings together gamers of all types and celebrates gaming culture with an exhibit hall, panels and speakers. Tickets sell out quickly, so register as soon as possible.

PAX West Nerd Music Showcase

August 30 @ 7:30 pm - August 31 @ 1:30 am

We're back at the LoFi this Year, Friday Night of PAX. Come for the geek music, stay for the booze and and friendship, and prizes, and music, cause there are a ton of artists! Schaffer the Darklord ( https://schafferthedarklord.com/ ) Lex the Lexicon Artist ( https://thelexiconartist.com/ ) Miss Eaves ( https://misseaves.com/ ) Techno Mage ( https://technomage.bandcamp.com/ ) D&D Sluggers ( https://ddsluggers.bandcamp.com/ ) Death*Star ( https://deathstar.bandcamp.com/ ) MC Ohm-I ( https://www.mcohmi.com/ ) Nikola Whallon ( https://nikolawhallon.bandcamp.com/ ) FREE WITH PAX BADGE!…

Retro Gaming Weekend

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

ATTENTION ALL 80s FANS: Join us during Pax weekend for our retro gaming experience! Check out our very own 80’s themed area, BitZone, located on the first floor that includes all of our 80s games, working old-school Nintendo and more. All Ages Included with Admission ($18) NO REGISTRATION NEEDED

Seattle Indies Expo 2019

September 1 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SIX (Seattle Indies Expo) is a one-day exhibition for independent game developers to get together, socialize, and show off their stuff. At SIX, you'll get to spend quality time with some of the friendliest and most down-to-earth devs around. What better way to escape the crowds of PAX than with the coolest of indie games? Check out our line-up of awesome games here, follow us on Twitter for more news!

Rustycon 36

September 6 @ 8:00 am - September 8 @ 5:00 pm

A science fiction and fantasy convention that spans writing, science, art, costuming, and gaming. Look forward to panels, classes, multiple dances, a masquerade, concerts, casinos, and special guests like writer David Weber, artist Dutch Bihary, and superfan Michael Kenmir.

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