June 2015 Archives (all archives)

9 attending
15 maybe

MN State Fair!

Now that the food has hit the front page, it's hard to deny that the end of summer will come eventually. Shall we go to the fair? Yes, yes we shall! [more inside]
Saint Paul, MN at MN State Fairgrounds - Ball Park Cafe, 1PM by sparklemotion - 46 comments

0 attending
0 maybe

The Apu Trilogy at E Street Cinema

Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy was recently restored and is currently showing at the E Street Cinema. On Saturday, June 27, I'm going to do a triple feature, starting at 4:30 PM and finishing just shy of midnight. Do any DC-area MeFites have the interest and gluteal fortitude to join me?
Washington, DC at E Street Cinema, 4:30PM by Ian A.T. - 0 comments

1 attending
1 maybe

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 41!

Boldly continuing with Star Trek Happy Hour, this week's episode, "The Survivors", features attempted heroic rescuing and some Quaker theology. Join us for the mysterious blue drinks, stay for the sarcastic commentary and popcorn throwing! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 2 comments

1 attending
5 maybe

SAA hangs in Cleveland this August

Anyone going to SAA in Cleveland this year? I don't know the landscape of restaurants/bars/etc. there, but it would be fun to hang out with other MeFites either local to Cleveland or attending the conference. Sometime Thursday-Friday-Saturday 8/20-22 would work for me.

4 attending
4 maybe

Visiting Austin

I'm going to be in Austin over the weekend of June 27-28. Anyone interested in meeting up? Update: confirmed for Saturday June 27 at 2 pm, at Black Star. [more inside]
Austin, TX at Black Star, 2PM by russilwvong - 14 comments

13 attending
6 maybe

July the Goat

Hey, First Wednesday is the first of July, so use your rent money to join us at the Billy Goat (430 North Michigan Avenue) and then maybe the Blue Frog . (676 N LaSalle) * [more inside]
Chicago, IL at The Original Billy Goat Tavern, 5:30PM by MCMikeNamara - 28 comments

2 attending
2 maybe

Brooklyn Classy Rooftop Drinking Meetup

Our regular Brooklyn meetups resume at the well-regarded drinking establishment Whole Foods, with a rooftop bar overlooking the scenic Gowanus Canal.
Brooklyn, NY at Whole Foods, 7PM by 1970s Antihero - 10 comments

8 attending
1 maybe

Trivia-Harvard Square Redux

As discussed last time, the Taters are returning to our Harvard Square roots. Please note, the new day is MONDAY. Trivia starts at 8 as usual, so we will gather at our standard 7:30pm at John Harvard's for Geeks Who Drink trivia. [more inside]
Cambridge, MA at John Harvard's, 7:30PM by DiscourseMarker - 11 comments

0 attending
3 maybe

Tokyo Midsummer Meetup

I am in Tokyo for 6 nights, July 17-23. Would be great to have a meetup during that time. Haven't been in Tokyo for 15 years so no idea on what a great location might be, though someone mentioned Ghidorah's.

1 attending
4 maybe

The Last Gay Bar On The UWS Is Going

The Candle Bar, the oldest gay bar in NYC and the last gay bar on the UWS is closing just as Pride Weekend is starting. They're having everything must go drink specials. Why not join me on Friday June 19th at 7:30 in saying goodbye to another bit of local color. I will sit on the jukebox all night and keep it from getting stupid.
New York, NY at The Candle Bar, 7:30PM by The Whelk - 9 comments

2 attending
0 maybe

Meetup+Best Coast+New Pornographers

Anyone interested in seeing Best Coast and The New Pornographers as part of the North by Northwest free concert at Yonge-Dundas Square on Saturday, 20 June? Best Coast goes on at 8. Let's meet at 3 Brewers at 6:30 and head over after an hour or so!
Toronto, ON at 3 Brewers, 6:30PM by grouse - 6 comments

2 attending
1 maybe

PMC Fundraiser Event

Looking to hang out with Mefites and support charity at the same time? Come to Audubon and support cancer research! [more inside]
Boston, MA at Audubon Boston, 6PM by backseatpilot - 1 comment

7 attending
8 maybe

Engagement party

I have just got engaged to fellow MeFite greenish, and we would like to drink it up with the London MetaFilter crowd to celebrate! [more inside]
London, England at Princess Louise, 7PM by chrismear - 29 comments

6 attending
0 maybe

CONvergence 2015

It’s mere weeks to CONvergence 2015. Last year’s meetup was fun. Let’s do it again! Saturday morning from 10:30–11:30 a.m. (or, you know, later if folks are feeling it), in the Garden Court. [more inside]
Minneapolis, MN at DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington Minneapolis South - Garden Court, 10:30AM by nicepersonality - 15 comments

1 attending
9 maybe

Governors Island meetup?

Does anyone want to go to Governors Island some weekend this summer? [more inside]

0 attending
0 maybe

Sydney City to Surf 2015

Is anyone else running in the City to Surf this year? I don't know if I'm proposing a meet-up or just a general mutual online support thingo, but I thought it would be nice to compile a list of who's doing it. And maybe we could meet up briefly at the start to wish each other well, or even do a training run together a week or two before if we aren't all vastly different levels. [more inside]
Sydney, Australia at Sydney CBD/Bondi, 8AM by lollusc - 20 comments

2 attending
1 maybe

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 40!

Boldly continuing with Star Trek Happy Hour, this week's episode, "The Ensigns of Command", features Data attempting to organize planetary evacuation. Join us for the mysterious blue drinks, stay for the sarcastic commentary and popcorn throwing! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 4 comments

7 attending
4 maybe

Boardgames meetup!

It's been a while since we've gotten together to play some games, so let's meet up! [more inside]
Toronto, ON at Roll Play Café, 3PM by kilo hertz - 33 comments

4 attending
0 maybe

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 39!

Boldly continuing with Star Trek Happy Hour, this week's episode, "Evolution", welcomes us to season 3, and features self-aware nanites and seriously sciencey fiction. Join us for the mysterious blue drinks, stay for the sarcastic commentary and popcorn throwing! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 7 comments

1 attending
0 maybe

New Music Concert

For nerds who like this sort of thing, there's going to be two concerts of new (experimentalish) concert music and songs this Friday and Saturday in Middlebury, VT, as part of a festival I help organize. [more inside]
Middlebury, VT at Town Hall Theater, 7:30PM by daisystomper - 1 comment

1 attending
2 maybe

0 attending
0 maybe

New Paltz Trip for the City Folk

I'll be in New Paltz on Sunday the 21st and wanted to see if people wanted to take another New Paltz day trip this summer. [more inside]

1 attending
7 maybe

The Eternal Recurrence of Birthdayoke

KARAOKE — BIRTHDAY — PARTY. It never ends. JOIN OR DESPAIR. [more inside]
New York, NY at karaoke One7, 8PM by Eideteker - 3 comments

1 attending
3 maybe

Seattle Beer/Cider Bottle Share?

I have beers aging & beers from Oregon, I'm hoping that there's people in the area of a similar mindset on here. If so, we should meet up for a bottle share. [more inside]

3 attending
0 maybe

Seattle Monday happy hour - Salamandrous is visiting!

Sorry for the last-minute notice -- Salamandrous is visiting and we are going to meet up for happy hour downtown on Monday. Join us!
Seattle, WA at RN74, 5PM by librarina - 3 comments

11 attending
0 maybe

This is a clever joke about Trivia

You know the drill, my tater friends. Wednesday. 7:30pm. Joe Sent Me, Cambridge. Geeks Who Drink. Questions. Prizes. Fun. [more inside]
Cambridge, MA at Joe Sent Me, Cambridge, 7:30PM by DiscourseMarker - 20 comments

14 attending
12 maybe

THINGS CONTINUE TO EXPLODE

Once again, we will hang out in a park and watch things explode. There will likely also be grilling and kubb. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Winnemac Park, 2PM by bibliogrrl - 33 comments

1 attending
1 maybe

Sunset Bike Ride to Richmond Hill, 17 June from 7pm

Several West London branches of the LCC are organising leisurely group rides to converge at The Roebuck pub on Richmond Hill. We'll watch the sunset, and then ride back en masse after dark. Groups will leave from departure points in Ealing, Hammersmith, Hounslow [PDF], Wimbledon and other boroughs. Departures vary between 7pm and 8pm, so see links or inside for details. [more inside]
London, England at The Roebuck pub on Richmond Hill, 7PM by rum-soaked space hobo - 5 comments

0 attending
4 maybe

New Paltz Redux

I'll be in New Paltz on Sunday the 21st and wanted to see if we could turn it into a meetup. [I set the location to New York proper because New Paltz may be too far away for some people to get the meetup notification in their e-mail.] [more inside]

7 attending
9 maybe

Philadelphia! Board games! WHO'S WITH ME

So hey, it's been a while since we did this, hasn't it? How does June or early July look for interested Philly meeples? [more inside]
Philadelphia, PA at Frankford Hall, 1PM by Merzbau - 20 comments

3 attending
3 maybe

London Utopian Discussion Group

Come and discuss ideas about utopia - fiction, historical, contemporary, philosophical, political, scientific...! Surrounded by bad news so much, it will be nice to meet and think about how things could be. [more inside]
London, England at Weatherspoons, 7PM by jonrob - 22 comments

3 attending
3 maybe

Cincinnati?

Anyone out there up for getting together in the next couple of weeks? [more inside]

0 attending
0 maybe

Gig tonight at Cafe de Ruimte, Amsterdam Noord

All right you 'orrible lot, my band (The Nick) is playing its absolutely, definitely last gig ever. Tonight! [more inside]
Amsterdam, Netherlands at Cafe de Ruimte, 8PM by ZipRibbons - 0 comments

1 attending
0 maybe

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 38!

Boldly continuing with Star Trek Happy Hour, this week's episode, "Shades of Grey", features flashbacks from Riker's POV, but will the steamy reminiscing save his life? Join us for the mysterious blue drinks, stay for the sarcastic commentary and popcorn throwing! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 2 comments

5 attending
5 maybe

Welcoming bluishorange to STL!

bluishorange has recently moved to St Louis! Let's say an official welcome to STL by meeting her IN PERSON! I am suggesting next Thursday, June 11th, at 7:30 at The Whiskey Ring on Cherokee Street, but I am open to changes in date/venue if there is an outcry. LET'S DO THE WELCOME
Saint Louis, MO at The Whiskey Ring, 7:30PM by Greg Nog - 25 comments

0 attending
0 maybe

Card, Board, and Strategy Games in Frederick, MD

I will be hosting a Games Day in my home on Sunday, June 14th, from 3 PM until the last person leaves (which will likely be at least midnight). Games on hand include Tichu, Poker, Ticket to Ride, Blokus, Pegs and Jokers, Scrabble, Boggle, etc. People are welcome to bring their own games as well. We tend to split up into groups if there are enough people. Current expected attendee count is 6-8 but I would love a few more and I'd love to meet one or more Mefites in person. [more inside]
Frederick, MD at Private home, 3PM by mysterious_stranger - 1 comment