March 2016 Archives (all archives)

7 attending
9 maybe

Writers with Drinks, starring mefi's own asavage and tapir-whorf

<>Writers with Drinks is an excellent local event series, curated by Charlie Jane Anders, at the MakeOut Room. The April 9th event stars Adam Savage, better known as asavage on MeFi. [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at Make Out Room, 7:30PM by gingerbeer - 27 comments

4 attending
0 maybe

Cocktails at the Sazerac Bar

Meet a visiting Mefite for Friday evening drinks? [more inside]
New Orleans, LA at Sazerac Bar at the Roosevelt Hotel, 6PM by Songdog - 21 comments

2 attending
6 maybe

--- POSTPONED -- Cat on Caltrain visits People and Pups on Peninsula

--- POSTPONED ---

Coconuts has (limited) vegetarian options, is supposed to be confirmed dog-friendly, and is within walking distance of Caltrain's Palo Alto station.
Palo Alto, CA at Coconuts, 2:30PM by captivepredator - 5 comments

6 attending
4 maybe

G . O . A . T .

Let's get our act together and go, at the usual time, to the greatest of all taverns! (The Billy Goat.)
Chicago, IL at The Billy Goat Tavern, 6PM by Iridic - 14 comments

4 attending
0 maybe

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 66!

Welcome back to: Star Trek Happy Hour, continuing with "Clues", and featuring wormholes, Data and time lapses! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 2 comments

5 attending
9 maybe

Board games at Brooklyn Strategist

Hey Mefites, let's go play games of skill, luck, and cunning! [more inside]
Brooklyn, NY at Brooklyn Strategist, 5PM by coolname - 15 comments

2 attending
1 maybe

Seattle Quiz Night VII: Cruz Control

In which we get too cocky, beanplate our answers, and lose by a furlong. JK JK LOL we'll win again.
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon Pub, 8PM by Special Agent Dale Cooper - 28 comments

5 attending
2 maybe

Unexpected Snow Taters

The spring snows are coming!? If you thaw out by Wednesday at 8pm, join us for Geeks Who Drink trivia at The Pub in Ball Square.
Somerville, MA at The Pub, Somerville, 8PM by DiscourseMarker - 8 comments

5 attending
0 maybe

MeFur meetup at BLFC - May 12-15

Metafilter has a number of furry and furry-friendly members and lurkers. Biggest Little FurCon in Reno from May 12-15 seems to be the spring con that everybody is going to. Let's have a meet-n-greet in the Main Stage space near the artist's alley at 1:30 PM on Saturday. [more inside]
Reno, NV at Grand Sierra Resort - BLFC Main Event Space, 1:30PM by hackwolf - 13 comments

5 attending
5 maybe

Seattle Quiz Night VI: Cruise Control

In this next installment, we resolve to no longer talk ourselves out of correct answers.
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon Pub, 8PM by MoonOrb - 16 comments

5 attending
8 maybe

GameHaus Cafe

Hey, it's been a really long time since we did anything. Anyone wanna meet up and play some games? [more inside]
Glendale, CA at Gamehaus Cafe, 11AM by ApathyGirl - 30 comments

3 attending
1 maybe

April movie night

It's been awhile since we've had a movie night! I propose either the 9th or the 16th of April. [more inside]
Minneapolis, MN at Trylon Cinema, 6:30PM by triggerfinger - 26 comments

16 attending
7 maybe

Bacon Bomb V: The Baconing

We will gather on the 13th of March for the bomb that is bacon as is the custom of our people.
Chicago, IL at Paddy Long's, 6:30PM by MCMikeNamara - 53 comments

2 attending
1 maybe

International Pop at Philadelphia Museum of Art

I'll be in Philly for the visiting exhibition on international pop art. It looks fascinating, and will be even more fun when viewed with fellow MeFites! [more inside]
Philadelphia, PA at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1PM by smorgasbord - 7 comments

6 attending
0 maybe

Make Game Night Great Again

Food, drinks, and a safe space to play Trump the Game. Or other games, if you think you need them. It's gonna be YUUUGE, you guys. [more inside]
Saint Paul, MN at Stately Culp Manor, 6PM by Flannery Culp - 12 comments

4 attending
5 maybe

Board game (Cosmic Encounter) meetup

In the Cosmic Encounter thread more than a few people in the Bay Area expressed interest in a mefi meetup to play. Here's our peninsula chance to play [more inside]
San Mateo, CA at My House, 7PM by Carillon - 21 comments

2 attending
1 maybe

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 65!

Welcome back to: Star Trek Happy Hour, continuing with "The Wounded", and introducing the Cardassians and more Chief O'Brien! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 3 comments

2 attending
0 maybe

Dinner in Indianapolis

Hello! I will be visiting Indianapolis and am looking for dinner company at The North End BBQ & Moonshine on Monday, March 21st. [more inside]
Indianapolis, IN at The North End Barbecue & Moonshine, 7PM by maryr - 9 comments

2 attending
1 maybe

Adrift in Reykjavik!

Hello mefites! I'm in Reykjavik, Iceland for the next five days on a tour group and its great except.....everyone else in my group goes to bed at 7pm. Anyone local and want to meet up for a drink? I'm near the Kex Hostel and there's a cool folk festival the next few nights which might be fun too. Let me know if you're around and want to meet up! [more inside]
Reykjavík, Iceland at Lebowski Bar in Reykjavik, 9PM by silverstatue - 8 comments

5 attending
0 maybe

RMH brunch: May

Let's go to the Ronald McDonald house in Hyde Park and make brunch for the families of sick kids in May. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Ronald McDonald House, 8:30AM by garlic - 10 comments

5 attending
4 maybe

Quiz Night 5: Electric Boogaloo

Join us for episode five, in which MetaFilter continues its dominance of the G&D pub quiz scene.
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon Pub, 8PM by MoonOrb - 15 comments

8 attending
12 maybe

Board games in Boston

Anyone feel like getting together to play board games somewhere in the Boston area? I'm open to any venue people can think of, as long as it's fairly convenient for everyone. EDIT: We'll play board games at cogitron's house at 7:00 PM on Saturday the 26th. Feel free to bring whatever games you'd like. If you'd like to come, just MeMail cogitron for the address. The address listed here is not the actual address for the meetup.
Cambridge, MA at cogitron's house, 7PM by Rustic Etruscan - 50 comments

6 attending
5 maybe

ocherdraco in NYC!

Come hang out with ocherdraco at 4th Avenue Pub on March 20th! She will be in town for the day and would love to see some Mefites. I can also bring some board games if there's any interest. [more inside]
Brooklyn, NY at 4th Avenue Pub, 4PM by ferret branca - 17 comments

6 attending
3 maybe

Metafilter NW Campout Extravaganza, Spring 2016 edition

NOTICE: Location moved; original campground was closed due to storm damage. See below... In this thread we decided to visit Newberry Volcano in early June. [more inside]
Oregon at Cinder Hill Campground, 4PM by Greg_Ace - 136 comments

1 attending
2 maybe

New Salon NYC - Meeting #5

Interested in good conversation? Exploring ideas? Reading the odd article to jumpstart a thoughtful exchange? Then join us for the next Salon—now in Brooklyn—on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. [more inside]
New York, NY at [pls. EMAIL for article & direx], 7:30PM by Violet Blue - 2 comments

1 attending
0 maybe

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 64!

(Apologies for the late posting) Welcome back to: Star Trek Happy Hour, continuing with "Data's Day", with a wedding, Vulcan ambassadors, Romulans, chase scenes and Sherlock Holmes-ing! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 0 comments

9 attending
5 maybe

Quiz Night 4: The Quizzening

In which we avenge last week's loss. [more inside]
Seattle, WA at The George & Dragon Pub, 8PM by Special Agent Dale Cooper - 22 comments

0 attending
9 maybe

MeFi London

I'm visiting London March 5 - 16. London meetup? To tempt you further, here's a list of things I can rant about if asked: GOATS, how much I love Swedish pizza, the Sonoran Desert, why space opera is the best genre, and What Not to Do During Disaster. [more inside]

0 attending
0 maybe

Watch The Skies 4

Watch the Skies is a Megagame in a series of megagames, where players control nation states, aliens, the pope, the media, corporations and dolphins. [more inside]
London, England at The Camden Centre, 10AM by Just this guy, y'know - 0 comments