TAG Events

TAG Social

TAG Social
Tuesday, December 10th 5pm-7pm @ SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention
1312 Bay St, Bellingham

TAG Social is a new quarterly program at TAG to collect our many local technology sub-communities for a simple happy hour social. Join us for camaraderie, networking, and conversation. Light food and beverages will be provided. Included in the topics of conversation will be the soft launch of our new programs for Winter 2020, including internship, volunteer, and mentorship programs! We hope you will join us.This is a FREE EVENT, but RSVP is required. You do NOT need to be a TAG Member to participate. We encourage you to bring a friend and introduce them to the TAG Community!

TAG Predictions 2020

TAG Predictions 2020
Friday, January 10th 11:30am-1:30pm @ Whatcom Community College, Syre Auditorium
235 W Kellogg Road, Bellingham

SAVE THE DATE: January 10th, 2020. Join TAG as we welcome Mark Anderson for another fantastic PREDICTIONS event full of insight regarding global economics and technology. Tickets will be available shortly.


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Community Events

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Bellingham Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency – November Meeting
Monday, December 2nd 6:30pm-8pm @ American Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Center
414 W Bakerview Rd #111, Bellingham

We are all about the bitcoin, cryptocurrency and the blockchain movement. Our goal is to expand the use and adoption of digital decentralized currency. We aim to spread the word about this amazing new technology and monetary system. If you are brand new to cryptocurrency or a seasoned veteran we welcome you to come learn, teach and even speak. Recurring monthly meeting on the first Monday.


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Bellingham Codes – November Meeting
Thursday, December 5th 6:30pm-8:30pm @ Bellingham Makerspace
1000 F Street, Bellingham (Technology Development Center)

A social group dedicated to growing the local developer community. We meet online in slack and in person once a month. Recurring Monthly Meeting on the first Thursday.


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Geek Show and Tell
Friday, December 6th 6:00pm-10:00pm @ SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention
1312 Bay Street, Bellingham

Bellingham Makerspace and SPARK are partnering again to bring you Geek Show and Tell as part of the 2019 December Downtown Art Walk! In this interactive gallery discover what happens when creative minds come together and choose to make the world a better place using Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). Featured in this month’s show is the Adaptathon, an event dedicated to adapting toys for children with physical challenges. This AMAZING, one night only Geek Show and Tell is a stop on Downtown’s December Art walk. Come check it out and join us for cool, geeky fun for the whole family! Contact abby@sparkmuseum.org for questions.



Bellingham Makerspace – Adaptathon
Saturday, December 7th 12pm-4pm @ Invent Coworking
114 W Magnolia St #505, Bellingham

Adaptathon! Working with Makers Making Change, the Adaptathon is a great way to help people with special needs as a community of makers. Adapted toys help to expand the worlds of children with motor and other disabilities. We will get together to adapt electronic toys with switches for children who would not be able to otherwise play with those toys, and build special game controllers for those who cannot use traditional game controllers. Learn soldering, 3d printing, and help people and children in the community with special needs enjoy games and toys that will enrich their lives. This is $20, to help offset the costs of materials and support the MakerSpace. Volunteer opportunities are also available by request.



Technology Alliance – AI: Policy Matters Summit 2019
December 12th 8am-5pm @ Seattle Airport Marriott
3201 S 176th St, Seattle

Join the Technology Alliance for their AI: Policy Matters Summit! This interactive, one-day event will bring together policy makers and top technology executives and stakeholders to make connections, build bridges, and expand knowledge. Our agenda includes a morning of presentations that will establish a fundamental understanding of artificial intelligence with ample opportunity to engage and ask questions. TAG Members receive a promotional 20% discount on registration as a benefit of our Community Partnership with Technology Alliance! 

Arduino & Electronics – December Meeting
December 13th 6pm-8pm @ Bellingham Makerspace
1000 F St, Bellingham (Technology Development Center)

Meet, share ideas, experiences, project, and code for Arduino-based electronics. Recurring monthly meeting on the second Friday.


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Holiday Make and Take and Makerspace Benefit Auction
Saturday, December 14th @ Bellingham Makerspace
1000 F St, Bellingham (Technology Development Center)

Come down to the Bellingham Makerspace and learn how to make gifts and toys that you can take with you and give to your loved ones for the holidays! We can help with crafting the perfect gift, and have tools to add special details with laser etching, vinyl cutting, 3d printing, sewing, even simple electronics! In addition to making customized holiday gifts, this year will feature a holiday party and fundraising auction of some artwork and other wonderful creations of our Maker community to support the MakerSpace in our upcoming move. Auction items will be showcased throughout the event and made available online. Join us for a merry good time of making wonderful things with people and for the people we care about the most, and help us make sure this great community will be able to carry on into a new home! This event is free, individual items and materials are for sale, and donations are greatly appreciated.

A GoFundMe campaign is also available for donations.



TAG Whatcom IT Professionals – January Meeting
Friday, January 3rd 6pm-8pm @ TBD

Whatcom IT Professionals is a meetup group geared toward local business IT professionals to grow, share and explore the technical side of the business while maintaining a social atmosphere between established and new people of the industry.



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TAG IT Leadership – January Meeting
Wednesday, January 8th 12pm-1:30pm @ Brandywine Kitchen Mezzanine
1317 Commercial St, Bellingham

Connect with fellow IT Leaders in our community to share your knowledge and experience, support your peers, learn something new, and build excellent relationships. ITL meets monthly for a casual lunch conversation. Contact Brian Bunke below for more details.




NextTech – January Meeting
Thursday, January 16th @ Whidbey Island Coffee
1960 Marketplace Drive, Burlington

The mission of NextTech is to facilitate the continued growth of our vibrant tech community through informative, yet fun events. We welcome all walks of technology be it anything from programming to manufacturing the first time traveling machine! This is an open group that meets once a month to gather and discuss the latest technology trends, economic impacts, challenges and success. Come join us at one of our monthly events to meet other like-minded peeps!



Bellingham Linux User Group – November Meeting
TBD @ Bellingham Technical College, Room CC201
3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham

BLUG was started in 1998 by a small group of computer geeks who wanted to get off Windows and learn from local Unix gurus. We hold a presentation meeting the first Thursday of the month at Bellingham Technical College in Campus Center CC201. On the second Thursday we hold an informal organization meeting with the time and location announced on the mailing list. We also put on special events including the regional LinuxFest Northwest in the Spring.


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