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September 2

0 attending
0 maybe
Tempe Meetup?
I am in Tempe, AZ from now until October 13 (when I leave for Copenhagen). It'd be great to meet up with some of you local Arizonans before then! Best dates for me are September 15-October 12. Is there anything fun to meet up at in late September or early October?

4 attending
0 maybe
WED
3
Sep
Last-minute Taters
We just unpacked our calendar and it turns out tomorrow is Trivia Day! Care to join us at Joe Sent Me?
Cambridge, MA at Joe Sent Me, 7:30PM by Horace Rumpole - 3 comments

September 1

0 attending
5 maybe
Field trip: the Museum of Jurassic Technology
The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City is a place that engenders love and and serious confusion, perhaps in equal measures. It is a palace of many mythical wonders and it was proposed as one of the next meetup locations. It's open until 6:00 PM on Saturdays; the cafe offers complimentary tea and cookies until 5:00. (It is also close to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, which is equally a palace of wonders if you like scholastic text and resource allocation. They also have quite a cool map of points of interest in the area around their Culver City branch.) [more inside]

1 attending
0 maybe
WED
24
Sep
DANCE HALL of BEAUTIFUL, RADIANT THINGS
A tantalizing evening of slow dancing. Inspired by dance halls of the 20s/30's era, passion and desire mixes with propriety and restraint. Each participant is given a dance card and a dance lesson that everyone can pick up (really). Taxi dancers also in attendance for your enjoyment. [more inside]

0 attending
2 maybe
THU
11
Sep
The Buzzed Bee
Do you have what it takes to go head to head with some of the best drunken spellers in the Bay Area? Still chasing the glory of the coveted Scripps Howard Award? Still fuming after losing to that skank Erin Wilson in the 4th grade over the word 'crysthanamum' and want revenge? Come to Buzzed Bee and win the glory [more inside]
Berkeley, CA at Firehouse Art Events Hangar, 6:30PM by MiltonRandKalman - 1 comment

August 30

3 attending
7 maybe
THU
4
Sep
Return of the Weekly Meetup
All you New Yorkers know how this works. We meet at the bar we drink and surf on our phones.
New York, NY at Peculiar, 7PM by SpaceWarp13 - 1 comment

August 29

7 attending
8 maybe
SAT
6
Sep
John Scalzi reads at Borderlands
Let's go see mefi's own jscalzi read from his new novel, Lock In, at San Francisco's terrific Borderlands Books. [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at Borderlands Books, 3PM by rtha - 11 comments

9 attending
2 maybe
WED
3
Sep

August 28

0 attending
7 maybe
Bring it, NYC.
My lurker of a Mister and I will be in NYC for our honeymoon, and wouldn't mind meeting some of you weirdos (she says affectionately). [more inside]

August 27

1 attending
10 maybe
Charm City Meetup
Nothing fancy, just meeting up with people from the internet over some drinks in Baltimore. [more inside]

3 attending
2 maybe
FRI
5
Sep
MILWAUKEE MEETUP
Fellow MKEers, let's get together and rejoice! With summer winding down, it seems like an ideal time to get together and do something fun! EDIT: We'll be meeting at Nessun Dorma (2778 N Weil St.) on September 5th at 7pm. See you there! [more inside]
Milwaukee, WI at Nessun Dorma, 7PM by Fister Roboto - 11 comments

August 26

3 attending
2 maybe
FRI
29
Aug
Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 6!
Boldly continuing with Star Trek: TNG episode showings at the Black Cat on Fridays! This week's episode, "The Battle" features a re-appearance of the Ferengi, those mischievous scamps. [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 4 comments

August 25

0 attending
0 maybe
Meetup for MeFites with Mini Mefites?
I've been really out of the MetaFilter loop and would like to fall back in again. There must be some MeFites still here in Philly and I would love to hang out with them. My wife and I have a rambunctious almost 3 year old and it would be nice to bring him along too, so ideally a place that is kid-friendly would be great. [more inside]

1 attending
0 maybe
WED
10
Sep
San Antonio! Join me at Vegeria!
Hey San Antonio! I will be visiting your fair city briefly in September, and I am going to eat at Vegeria on the evening of Wednesday, September 10, at about 7pm. I would love to have the pleasure of your company.

3 attending
4 maybe
SAT
20
Sep
Monthly Brooklyn Board Game Meetup (September)
Our September meetup will be Saturday the 20th. We'll start at 2pm. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. [more inside]
New York at ocherdraco's apartment (#4D, buzzer #407), 2PM by ocherdraco - 4 comments

2 attending
0 maybe
WED
27
Aug
Reading Music: East of Eden, at the Albany Public Library
Local musicians will perform original songs inspired by John Steinbeck's classic novel, East of Eden at the Albany Public Library. Capital District MeFites, come on out for a great night of music and literature. [more inside]
Albany, NY at Albany Public Library, 7PM by gauche - 1 comment

6 attending
12 maybe
FRI
24
Oct
Boston
I am in Boston for a conference from the 23rd to the 25th of October, dates in town from the 22nd to the 26th or so. The conference is at Harvard Div. Pint? EDIT: John Harvard, 8:30, Friday.
Cambridge, MA at John Harvard Pub, Cambridge, 8:30PM by PinkMoose - 31 comments

August 24

1 attending
1 maybe
Mr. Z returns to Chicago (for a bit!)
Hey guys, it looks like I'm going to be stationed in Chicago a bit for work, likely for most of October. So I guess where do I apply for temporary Cabal membership?

0 attending
0 maybe
SUN
24
Aug
Atrazine's (Kinda surprise) Birthday
Let's all meet up today and have impromptu pints to celebrate Atrazine's birthday.
London, England at The Hemingford Arms, 4PM by Optamystic - 0 comments

August 21

2 attending
2 maybe
WED
3
Sep
Happy Hour at The Mix in downtown Tacoma
Update: First weekly Tacoma meetup will be Wednesday, September 3, at 5:30pm at The Mix. [more inside]
Tacoma, WA at The Mix, 5:30PM by Jacqueline - 13 comments

4 attending
4 maybe
(Grand Central Market) Game Nights
Food! Drink! Games! Friends! Food and drink and games and friends at the same time! [more inside]

5 attending
11 maybe
SUN
14
Sep
DC summer board and card games meetup
I'm not saying you should wear your straw boater after Labor Day, but I am saying that summer doesn't actually end until autumn starts, so we've still got a few weeks to squeeze in a summer gaming meetup. [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Board Room, 2PM by EvaDestruction - 9 comments

5 attending
3 maybe
SUN
24
Aug
Monthly Brooklyn Board Game Meetup (August)
Our August meetup will be SUNDAY the 24th. We'll start at 2pm. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. [more inside]
New York at ocherdraco's apartment (#4D, buzzer #407), 2PM by ocherdraco - 4 comments

August 20

3 attending
4 maybe
FRI
22
Aug
New York
I am going to be in New York. Does anybody want to New York with me. Thanks New York. edit: FRIDAY AUGUST 22ND edit2: KEG AND LANTERN IN GREENPOINT, 6pm [more inside]
New York at Keg and Lantern, 6PM by threeants - 26 comments

3 attending
0 maybe
FRI
29
Aug
Electromagnetic Field 2014
EMF2014 is happening August 29-31st in Bletchley, England. "Electromagnetic Field is a UK camping festival for those with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, artists, geeks, crafters, scientists, and engineers." [more inside]
Newton Longville, England at Electromagnetic Field, 12PM by Katemonkey - 6 comments

August 19

1 attending
1 maybe
FRI
22
Aug
Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 5!
Boldly continuing with Star Trek: TNG episode showings at the Black Cat on Fridays! This week's episode, "Justice", begs the question how-much-trouble-can-we-possibly-get-into-on-shore-leave? [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 3 comments

0 attending
0 maybe
SAT
23
Aug
Robot Hugs Comic Meetup
Hey Toronto peoples, I'm holding a small meetup for fans of my comic this Saturday at Hair of the Dog Pub. Looks like it's going to be pretty quiet, but I'd love to meet some mefites if anyone wants to drop by.

Facebook Event Page

Robot Hugs Comic
Toronto, ON at Hair of the Dog Pub, 2PM by robot-hugs - 2 comments

August 17

2 attending
16 maybe
OMG XOXO
myself and smasuch are in town for XOXO from September 10th to 14th. Let's hang out? [more inside]

1 attending
0 maybe
Playa meet-up
Hey, dinoworx and I are heading to Black Rock City and would love to catch up with any Mefites around. [more inside]

August 14

2 attending
1 maybe
SAT
23
Aug
Dance Party at MoMA PS1 in LIC, Queens
I have been wanting to check out the MoMA PS1 museum, an extension of MoMA in Long Island City. On Saturdays in the summer, they also have Warm Up Dance Parties from 3 - 9 pm. [more inside]
New York at MoMA PS1, 3PM by jilloftrades - 4 comments

1 attending
10 maybe
TUE
2
Sep
MC Frontalot in Portland
MC Frontalot has a new album and is touring the US, hitting Dante's in downtown on September 2. Let's all go!
Portland, OR at Dante's, 8PM by mathowie - 3 comments

3 attending
1 maybe
SUN
17
Aug
UPSurge and the Rank-and-File Labor Rebellion of the 1970s
The Puget Sound District of the International Socialist Organization is hosting a "BBQ, beer, and conversation about radical labor history" in Ballard featuring MY MOM Anne Mackie, revolutionary socialist and former Teamsters Union organizer. If you plan to attend please RSVP via Facebook (so the organizers can get a head count) in addition to RSVPing here, arrive promptly, and read the homework assignments (1, 2, 3, 4) in advance.
Seattle, WA at Woogerd Residence, 1PM by Jacqueline - 2 comments

4 attending
2 maybe
FRI
22
Aug
New England Vacation time Part II - Portland Boogaloo!
I'm going to try and get to Maine on the last day of my New England Vacation trip with my grandson. Any meetup takers? I suggesting next Thursday or Friday the 21st or 22nd of August. Ideas? I've updated it to the Great Lost Bear on Friday. Changes are still possible, but I'll be on the road after tomorrow.
Portland, ME at Great Lost Bear, 5PM by pjern - 14 comments

15 attending
5 maybe
SAT
27
Sep
Triangle Biscuit Harvest Festival
Let's get together for biscuits, as discussed in the last Triangle area meetup thread! NOTE REGARDING LOCATION: this is just to let IRL let me post with confirmed date and time - REAL address will be provided via mefimail to people in the 'Attending' list on this page. [more inside]
Durham, NC at Our House, 11AM by research monkey - 43 comments

4 attending
2 maybe
TUE
19
Aug
Happy hour at The Mix followed by dinner at Orange Door
Meetup in Tacoma! We'll start with happy hour and free pool at The Mix from 4pm to 7pm and then decamp to Orange Door for dinner starting at around 7:30pm. Come to either or both. [more inside]
Tacoma, WA at The Mix, 4PM by Jacqueline - 11 comments

August 11

1 attending
2 maybe
Worldcon in London meetup?
I'll be in London from Wednesday 13th until Tuesday 19th for the Worldcon and I'm sure there will be more MeFites there. Is there any desire for a meetup at or near the Con? I'd be available on Wednesday evening or at some point during the con itself.

0 attending
0 maybe
Las Vegas MeFis? I need you!
Hi Las Vegas MeFis! I will be in Vegas August 27th-30th. Can we be friends?! [more inside]

August 10

4 attending
0 maybe
SAT
30
Aug
Metafilter: It's bigger on the inside
Toronto Whovian Mefites: Let's watch the new Doctor on a big screen! [more inside]
Toronto, ON at Cineplex Cinemas, 12:55PM by Lemurrhea - 5 comments

1 attending
1 maybe
Utah! Anyone out there?: The Sequel
I kind of fell off the grid, so I don't know if this meetup ever happened. If so, how'd it go? Anyone want to try it now, or do it again if it did work out? [more inside]

5 attending
0 maybe
THU
28
Aug
DragonCon 2014
Several years previously, I've tried to hold meetups at DragonCon, and I practically never find anyone. There is really no reason to believe it'll be any different this time, but I'm posting this anyway, as a place for everyone to say if they're going and make plans, whether they will be thwarted or not. At the very least there is the awesome BOARD GAMING ROOM, a huge packed room containing a table heaped with hundreds of board games to check out, sufficient reason to attend the convention all by itself. Note, the time and place given is the registration line, this isn't a "normal" meetup. [more inside]
Atlanta, GA at Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 10AM by JHarris - 15 comments

August 9

1 attending
1 maybe
SAT
23
Aug
I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride it where I like
Let's go for a bike ride on the South and North County Trailways! [more inside]
New York at Van Cortlandt Park, 9:30AM by unannihilated - 3 comments

1 attending
3 maybe
FRI
29
Aug
Tele Novella at New Frontier
I'm going to be in the Seattle/Tacoma area visiting at the end of August and I'd love to see some of you at this show! [more inside]
Tacoma, WA at New Frontier, 8PM by Annika Cicada - 5 comments

August 8

7 attending
5 maybe
SAT
16
Aug
BBQ Party at Jacqueline's Dad's house in Maltby (northeast of Bothell)
BBQ party at my Dad's house this Saturday! Drop by anytime between 3pm and dusk. [more inside]
Snohomish, WA at Jacqueline's Dad's house, 3PM by Jacqueline - 13 comments

6 attending
1 maybe
FRI
15
Aug
August meetup before I leave!
So, last meetup we talked about doing another one this summer, before I leave town. So, Friday Aug 15 at 5 pm in the Ann Arbor Beer Garden. There's food right next door at Mark's Carts so we might be over there, and if it rains, check this space for alternate plans. [more inside]
Ann Arbor, MI at Bill's Beer Garden, 5PM by nat - 13 comments

7 attending
6 maybe
Chi Mefi Fall Formal
Last year we did a fall formal, so that we could have a good excuse to dress up fancy and go out on the town. [more inside]

1 attending
0 maybe
SUN
10
Aug
Meatballs Screening at the AFI Silver Theatre
Next week's movie for Fanfare's Summer Camp movie series is the 1979 Bill Murray comedy Meatballs, which is being presented on the big screen this Sunday and Monday at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD. [more inside]
Silver Spring, MD at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 9:45PM by doctornecessiter - 1 comment

August 7

15 attending
4 maybe
FRI
22
Aug
Hi Chicago! *waves*
Would any of you wonderful Chicago folks like to hang out with a couple of Bay Area mefites visiting your area around August 22nd or 23rd? [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Pequod's Pizza, 7PM by sambosambo - 56 comments

2 attending
0 maybe
THU
14
Aug
Minneapolis Meetup: Internet Cat Video Festival 2014!
It's almost time for the annual Internet Cat Video Festival at the Walker Museum! Sit out on lawn chairs or blankets, enjoy food truck food, live music, and the company of thousands of fellow cat lovers. No tickets required. [more inside]
Minneapolis, MN at Walker Art Center / Open Field, 6PM by gemutlichkeit - 3 comments

7 attending
6 maybe
WED
20
Aug
New England Vacation time!
My grandson and I will be traveling to the New England / Maine area August 17-22. I'd like to meet up with as many Mefites as we can during the week. This is kind of our last time together before he leaves to join the Army. I put Cambridge, MA in the location field,; this is not to rule out any surrounding communities or states. Built in limitation of the location algorithm, I am told, on good authority :)
Cambridge, MA at Joe Sent Me, 7PM by pjern - 28 comments

6 attending
1 maybe
SAT
9
Aug
Cambridge Commons on Saturday
A beer bar on Saturday [more inside]
Cambridge, MA at Cambridge Commons, 4PM by the young rope-rider - 34 comments

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