Upcoming events

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Upcoming events

 

September 20

Meetup at Gordon Biersch


WHEN

Saturday, September 20, 2014
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE

Gordon Biersch
900 F Street NW, Washington, DC

Please join us for dinner, drinks, socializing, and discussing Wikimedia DC activities and events! All Wikipedia/Wikimedia and free knowledge/culture enthusiasts, regardless of editing experience, are welcome to attend! All ages welcome!

 

September 21

Laurel History Edit-a-Thon


WHEN

Sunday, September 21, 2014
10:15 AM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

Laurel Historical Society
817 Main Street, Laurel, MD

Join us for a Wikipedia Loves Libraries event at the Laurel Historical Society as we work together to improve articles related to the history of Laurel, Maryland and the surrounding region. The event will include new editor training and a special tour of the Laurel Historical Society.

 

September 27

Open Government WikiHack


WHEN

Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

WHERE

National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

The Open Government WikiHack is a one-of-a-kind hackathon. The National Archives and Records Administration and Wikimedia DC are teaming up to come up with solutions that help integrate government data into Wikipedia. After all, if we have government data available at our disposal, why not use it to help improve the world's largest encyclopedia?

 

September 28

Open Government WikiHack


WHEN

Sunday, September 28, 2014
10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

WHERE

National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

The Open Government WikiHack is a one-of-a-kind hackathon. The National Archives and Records Administration and Wikimedia DC are teaming up to come up with solutions that help integrate government data into Wikipedia. After all, if we have government data available at our disposal, why not use it to help improve the world's largest encyclopedia?

 

October 12

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Sunday, October 12, 2014
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

WHERE

Wikimedia District of Columbia
1730 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.

 

October 18

Annual Membership Meeting


WHEN

Saturday, October 18, 2014
12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

WHERE

National Archives
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Reflect on a year of Wikipedia activities in the region, including our edit-a-thons, WikiHacks, and Summer of Monuments project, and learn about what we have in stock for next year! We are at an exciting point in time, where interest in Wikipedia is growing in the DC area and there are now more opportunities than ever before to help advance Wikipedia's mission to make the world's knowledge available to all.

The event will feature talks by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Ed Summers, Creator of @CongressEdits. Lunch will be provided!