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Event Highlights: July 11 – July 17, 2011

Before we begin, a reminder dear reader. We have lots of email newsletters, including our weekly Event Highlights newsletter that gives you our top events every Monday at lunch time. Sign up for Event Highlights and other newsletters here. There’s lots going on this week, but we hope you consider Philly Merge. We’re a media […]

Before we begin, a reminder dear reader. We have lots of email newsletters, including our weekly Event Highlights newsletter that gives you our top events every Monday at lunch time. Sign up for Event Highlights and other newsletters here.
There’s lots going on this week, but we hope you consider Philly Merge. We’re a media sponsor of the conference which combines hackers and business folk. Read more about it here.
In events this week Philly tech gets social. BBQ with gamers, hang with hackers (twice) and brush up on your Scala.

Philly Merge – See above. Friday. All Day. University City. INFO.
Philly Startup Weekend Alumni night – Last January dozens of folks gathered to accept the challenge of creating a startup over the weekend. Git Hacking and Launchrock were among the companies to emerge from Philly’s inaugural weekend, and now the alumni are getting back together at Quorum. Guests are welcome. Thursday. 6 p.m. University City. INFO.
IGDA Philadelphia 2011 Summer picnic – Philadelphia’s video game community has had a wonderful year. Take a break form playing Jamestown and hang with Philly’s game makers in FDR park. Be sure to bring some food and something to sit on. Saturday. 1 p.m. South Philly. INFO.
Scala crash course for women and their friends – It’s not every day you can be taught a programming language by its rockstars. This week, Philly Area Scala Enthusiasts hosts a Scala crash course with the aim of diversifying the local Scala community. Bring a laptop and all of your friends. Friday. 4 p.m. University City. INFO.

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