This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (a.k.a. “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder of GarysGuide and mentor at ER Accelerator.
So it’s my birthday this Friday, August 5, and rumor has it that there may or may not be a wild party at a top secret undisclosed location somewhere around town! But onto this week’s entertainment…
HTML5 Web App Hackathon!
Dream of the day when you can say goodbye to Objective C and just code apps in plain old-fashioned HTML? This may be the event for you. Time to get your hack on!
Monday, 12 p.m. @ Google Chelsea Market, 70 9th Ave. 2nd Fl.
140 Char Edu Conference
Twitter investor Jeff (Keni) Pulver is back with the conference that celebrates all things tweetalicious. Speakers include Marc Ecko (founder, Marc Ecko), Kelly Sutton (founder, HackCollege), Perry Hewitt (Director Digital, Harvard), Michael Karnjanaprakorn (co-founder, Skillshare), Karen Blumberg (EdCampNYC) and others.
Tuesday, 8 a.m. @ 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.
Advertising League of America
The place to be for some of the fried-est chicken, the booziest beverages and the advertising-iest people.
Tuesday, 6.30 p.m. @ Mono Mono, 116 East 4th St.
The NY Tech Meetup
The mothership will be landing in town for another round of five-minute hot tech demos. You may just discover the next Foursquare or GroupMe here.
Tuesday, 7 p.m. @ NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts, 566 Laguardia Pl.
Intern Queen Party NYC
So we all know its intern season and that means intern parties everywhere. But how many of them have the Intern Queen herself attending? I didn’t think so!
Tuesday, 7.30 p.m. @ 404 Restaurant, 10th Ave. and 33rd St
Real Time Content Roundtable
Get the inside skinny on real-time content and analytics with Jon Steinberg (Buzzfeed), Michael Perrone (Socialflow), Tony Haile (ChartBeat), David Brinker (The Daily), Dan Patterson (ABC News), David Teten (FF Ventures) and others.
Wednesday, 8 a.m. @ Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, 488 Madison Ave.
Master of Your Domain? ICANNs New Brand TLD Conference
No, it’s not THAT kind of event.
Wednesday, 8 a.m. @ Herrick Feinstein LLP, 2 Park Ave. 23rd Fl.
Google requires you to sign an NDA just to attend this event. No, really.
Wednesday, 6.30 p.m. @ 111 8th Ave. 10th Fl., Central Park room
How To Launch your Startup Idea for Less than $5K
Doing for start-up entrepreneurs everywhere what Sin City’s Robert Rodriguez did for budding film directors. Skillshare co-founder Michael Karn-jana-pra-korn shows you how to bootstrap for real.
Wednesday, 7 p.m. @ Dogpatch Labs, 36 E. 12th St. 2nd Fl
How To Get a Job at a Startup
4sq director of biz dev, Eric Friedman shows you how to land a gig at a hot start-up. So go learn something helpful and don’t spend all your time hanging in the elevator hoping to pitch Fred Wilson. You’ll make him want to start taking the stairs.
Wednesday, 7 p.m. @ Union Square Ventures, 915 Broadway 19th Fl.
Down Under New York (DUNY) Tech Meetup
For an unforgettable night of tech networking, German beer and table tennis. Aussie Aussie Aussie, oi oi oi!!!
Wednesday, 7.30 p.m. @ The Standard Biergarten, 848 Washington St.
Social Media for Nonprofits conference
You love social media. You love doing good. Well, you’ll love this event. Providing inspiration will be Ami Dar (Idealist), Alexis Ohanian (Reddit, Hipmunk, BreadPig), Paull Young (charity:water), Amy Ward (NTEN), Matt Mahan (Causes) and others.
Thursday, 9.30 a.m. @ Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 60 Washington Square St.
NYC Interns Hash It Up: *The Finale* (Sponsored By Hashable)
#runinto #nycinterns @ #this #beer #party #fullofsurprises
Thursday, 6.30 p.m. @ Meetup HQ, 632 Broadway 3rd Fl.
NYC Startup + Dim Sum
Don’t forget to check out the “geek bao.”
Saturday, 10.30 a.m. @ Jing Fong Restaurant, 20 Elizabeth St.
More on the horizon…
DreamIt 2011 NYC Demo Day @ DreamIt Ventures on August 10 (by invitation only)
Websdays with Internet Week NY @ 200 Orchard on August 10
Startup Weekend NYC @ General Assembly on August 12
Until next week. Stay social, my friends!