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July 24

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Welcome me to your city?
Hi San Francisco Metafilter. I'm going to be in your city on city on Friday, September 5. Want to hang out? Where would be a good place?

0 attending
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Mythbusters in Brissie
So Mythbusters behind the Myths is in Brisbane 30-31 August at the Brisbane Convention centre. I thought it might be fun to get drunk and heckle* Adam? What do you reckon? * Not really.

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Work from home-ers, want to co-work?
There's a work-from-home meetup at the Bourgeoise Pig on Wednesday the 30th. It's on Meetup.com. Anyone interested in that kind of thing? [more inside]

July 23

3 attending
5 maybe
West Los Angeles: August 3rd @ Sawtelle and Olympic for delicious food.
So, over in the August August meetup thread, we've reached a consensus about meeting up at Sawtelle and Olympic in West LA for delicious Japanese cuisine on August 3rd. Let's plan it. [more inside]

0 attending
6 maybe
መልካም ምግብ (Ethiopian food scheduling)
OK, looking for possible dates for our Ethiopian re-scheduling. I'm presuming it'll be at Meals By Genet as discussed, but that's of course also open for discussion. [more inside]

July 22

2 attending
1 maybe
FRI
25
Jul
Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 2!
Boldly continuing with Star Trek: TNG episode showings at the Black Cat on Fridays! Come for the otherwordly blue drinks and stay to see those iconic credits on the big screen! [more inside]
Washington, DC at Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 3 comments

6 attending
4 maybe
FRI
25
Jul
zippy visits portland and eats donuts
I like donuts, you like donuts, I am visiting Portland, let's get donuts! 9:30am Blue Star downtown. [more inside]
Portland, OR at Blue Star Donuts, 9:30AM by zippy - 17 comments

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1 maybe
Darkness Descends Over the Bay
I'm visiting SF again 4th to 20th August and it would be cool to meet some MeFites. Drinks in the evening/weekend maybe? How about 3pm on 9th 16th August at Virgil's Sea Room? [more inside]

2 attending
1 maybe
WED
23
Jul
poetry (with cash prizes!)
Come listen to poetry at the Chopin Theatre and vote on a cash prize winner! [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Chopin Theatre, 7PM by garlic - 6 comments

1 attending
14 maybe
Potluck in the Great Outdoors
Per this thread, there's been some promising talk of holding a potluck in a county park while the weather's still amenable. Please offer any suggestions! [more inside]

3 attending
1 maybe
THU
24
Jul
Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz (MoMu15)
Come listen to Milton Suggs and his Big Band at Millenium Park with us! [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 6PM by garlic - 5 comments

July 21

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Meetup ideas for an august August?
Since the Getty Center IRL has yet to lock in a date for August; I'm going to un-RSVP to make the 10th more available so I thought we could try brainstorming some other ideas for the other upcoming weekends here. A few people are interested in catching a Dodgers game, and I've brought up going to catch the free UCB improv ASSSSCAT, which is free on Sundays. There's also rescheduling Ethiopian Food, and lots of other Art/Food crawl options. Any other ideas?

7 attending
2 maybe
WED
23
Jul
MeFi turned 15 & all I got was this Triva Thing
It's Geeks Who Drink trivia time once again, back at Joe Sent Me, Cambridge, Wednesday at 7:30. Minus Horace Rumpole, who will be flying back from Philly that evening. Let's hope there are no questions about Samuel Johnson in this week's quiz.
Cambridge, MA at Joe Sent Me, Cambridge, 7:30PM by DiscourseMarker - 16 comments

July 20

8 attending
1 maybe
Lunch Ups
This is the thread where we figure out a workable plan for monthly lunch meetups! [more inside]

9 attending
6 maybe
Board Game Meetup!
As discussed at last night's meetup, there is a lot of interest for a board game meetup! I'm partial to Roll Play Cafe at Yonge and Edwards for being able to accommodate larger groups, but Castle Board Games on Spadina and Snakes and Lattes/Lagers on Bloor are also good options. Would, say, Sunday afternoon Aug 10th work for people?

July 19

8 attending
9 maybe
WED
30
Jul
Final Summer Meetup at Perdition! Midtown Midtown Wooo!
Please join us for what is sure to be a rollicking good time at our favorite Hell's Kitchen bar. [more inside]
New York, NY at Perdition, 6PM by ausdemfenster - 6 comments

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1 maybe
THU
24
Jul
Hey Phoenix! Join me for tea or tacos!
I am going to be in Phoenix this week for work and will have Wednesday and Thursday evenings free. I want to go to Los Sombreros for tacos and Souvia for tea, and will likely also hit Gallo Blanco. I am flexible about what happens when, but if anyone is interested in joining me for either that would be lovely.
Phoenix, AZ at Gallo Blanco, 7PM by bile and syntax - 7 comments

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TUE
29
Jul
Join me for tea or tacos in Austin!
Hey Austin! I am visiting your fair city and will be around Monday and Tuesday evenings. I would like to check out Mr. Natural, Papalote House, or both for tacos, and The Steeping Room for tea (per my recent ask). I am not particular about when I go where, but I would love to have the pleasure of your company if you are interested.
Austin, TX at Papalote Taco House, 8PM by bile and syntax - 4 comments

July 18

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SAT
19
Jul
(S)NES Throwdown
I'm having a small but cutthroat NES/SNES tournament at my house near Old Mill station tomorrow night. We'll be playing games chosen at random from the entire NES/SNES catalogue (emulated on a hacked Wii with Classic Controllers). We'd welcome a few more participants. [more inside]
Toronto, ON at 256's House, 9PM by 256 - 5 comments

0 attending
6 maybe
SAT
26
Jul
MoMU15+1 week Santa Fe
The idea: eat delicious food with internet friends. The place: Jambo Cafe. The date: July 26. The time: noon. The guests: YOU! [more inside]
Santa Fe, NM at Jambo Cafe, 12PM by filthy light thief - 9 comments

July 16

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12 maybe
SUN
3
Aug
Highland Park Jazz Series
UPDATE: Called, for both August 3rd and August 24th. Yesterday was St. Swithin's Day, and since it didn't rain I am cautiously optimistic: is there any interest in catching one of the Highland Park "Reservoir of Jazz" performances? They're free, and take place every Sunday in August from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. [more inside]
Pittsburgh, PA at Highland Park Reservoir, 5PM by Iris Gambol - 20 comments

0 attending
5 maybe
Another San Diego meetup in July? Why not!
At least, it's worth a try - I know there's a meetup will happen on July 22, but I'll be in town from the evening of July 28th through the afternoon of the 30th, for a day and a half meeting near Sea World. Selfish complication: I won't have a car. [more inside]

0 attending
3 maybe
Emergency Seattle Bereavement Expedition
hellojed's grandfather just passed away, and he would like to have drinks tonight before he flies home tomorrow. [more inside]

2 attending
0 maybe
MON
21
Jul
Music in the Park
It's Chicago summer, which mean time to be outside as much as you can. Let's picnic in the park (booze allowed) while some music is getting played in the background. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 6PM by garlic - 0 comments

2 attending
0 maybe
MetaFIRE
Black Rock City! Burning Man! What better time to socialize than when you're dirty, exhausted, and borderline dehydrated? [more inside]

July 15

3 attending
9 maybe
SAT
26
Jul
SF Peninsula/South Bay 15th Anniversary Meetup
I can't make any of the events in the city, so let's celebrate a Month of Meetups in the Peninsula/South Bay! I'm thinking Friday evening July 25th or afternoon/evening Saturday July 26th, or July 27th in the afternoon. [more inside]
Mountain View, CA at Bierhaus, 6PM by sarahnade - 8 comments

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Eat food and support a good cause
Let's meet up for lunch or dinner during Houston Restaurant Weeks! [more inside]

July 13

4 attending
6 maybe
SUN
10
Aug
Los Angeles Museum + Art Crawl #4: Getty Villa
We had so much fun at Watts Towers (and the La Brea Tar Pits, as it turned out) today that we're hoping to organize another Museum and Art Crawl meetup at the Getty Villa sometime in August. Join us for the beach, art, and good company! [more inside]
Los Angeles, CA at Getty Villa, 12PM by Alterscape - 21 comments

5 attending
4 maybe
TUE
15
Jul
Radlers at the Radler! (MoMu15)
Come sip a radler (a beer cocktail consisting of lager and fruit soda) at the Radler (a neo-Bierstube in Logan Square)! [more inside]
Chicago, IL at The Radler, 7PM by Iridic - 20 comments

7 attending
4 maybe
FRI
18
Jul
Star Trek: TNG happy hour at the Black Cat
It seems like a lot of MeFites are into this TV show called "Star Trek: The Next Generation." They're showing it at the Black Cat on Fridays. This Friday is "Naked Now," and I hear that the bar at Black Cat is fully functional. [more inside]
Washington, DC at Black Cat, 7PM by Skwirl - 7 comments

0 attending
5 maybe
Omaha - Lincoln Mefites
I saw a proposed meetup on here a while ago for Eastern Nebraska folks, but it seems as though nothing came of it. Would anyone in the Omaha/CB - Lincoln areas want to try and get together? I'd be game for either Omaha or Lincoln.

July 12

4 attending
3 maybe
SUN
13
Jul
Mike's MoMu Concert Series Continues with Moon Hooch
Inspired and informed by this thread and because at least 2 other MeFites plan to be there and because there was nothing scheduled for Sunday yet, I'm going to go ahead and make this official and say we should meet up to see (at least) Moon Hooch at the Square Roots Festival. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Square Roots Festival, 6PM by MCMikeNamara - 4 comments

July 11

1 attending
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THU
17
Jul
Shorts That Are Not Pants
Join us for our 11th quarterly screening of short films from Canada and around the world. This one is our most summer blockbustery screening yet, with lots of monsters and stuff. [more inside]
Toronto, ON at Carlton Cinemas, 7PM by jmcnally - 0 comments

July 10

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Comic-Con, Anyone?
I can't be the only Mefite going to Comic-Con. Can I? [more inside]

2 attending
5 maybe
MON
14
Jul
Sensationnel, la quinze ans de MetaFilter! Rejoignez-nous pour La Course de Garcons & Filles de Cafe!
"On July 14th 2014 the French will take over Daley Plaza, in a celebration organized by volunteers belonging to many organizations under the umbrella of the French Consulate. Le clou du spectacle, the show stopper? It will be la Course de Garçons &; Filles de Café, bien sûr! This is when waiters or wannabe waiters compete in a 200 meters sprint that involves running as fast as you can while balancing a tray full of (plastic) glasses — without spilling a drop of grand cru." [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Daley Plaza, 6PM by eamondaly - 5 comments

July 9

1 attending
1 maybe
SAT
12
Jul
Comedy Expo 2014
There's no Just for Laughs this year in Chicago, so some local comics took it upon themselves to roll their own festival. Let's hangout at the Hideout and see some great comics! [more inside]
Chicago, IL at The Hideout, 7PM by garlic - 5 comments

July 8

7 attending
11 maybe
SUN
13
Jul
Anniversery Bookstore Meetup
Come celebrate MeFi's 15th Anniversary and support you local bookstore. If you haven't been, the Tattered Cover is a truly excellent bookstore.
Denver, CO at Tattered Cover Bookstore, 3PM by Confess, Fletch - 23 comments

6 attending
2 maybe
FRI
11
Jul
Put a Little MoMu in your Lunch!
Friday the 11th was unclaimed, so garlic and I plan to have lunch at Pierogi Heaven on Wells to keep the ball rolling. Join us! Take a break from the work day! Eat delicious!
Chicago, IL at Pierogi Heaven, 1PM by crush-onastick - 13 comments

0 attending
9 maybe
SUN
13
Jul
Ethiopian Food at Meals by Genet, recheduled!
Due to a bunch of last-minute schedule conflicts, the Meals by Genet meet-up from last week has been rescheduled as a post-Watts Towers IRL dinner. [more inside]
Los Angeles, CA at Meals by Genet, 6PM by Room 641-A - 7 comments

8 attending
6 maybe
FRI
25
Jul
15th Anniversary - A Melbourne MeFi Midwinter Meetup
in the spirit of 15th anniversary celebrations, who's up for a Melbourne meetup on the 25th? [more inside]
Melbourne, Australia at The Standard Hotel, 6PM by russm - 33 comments

July 7

1 attending
0 maybe
TUE
15
Jul
Screening of The Internet's Own Boy
I've arranged for a one-time, free screening of the recently-released documentary The Internet’s Own Boy (previously) and I thought that other local Mefites (you exist, right?) might be interested in coming to see it. [more inside]
Ithaca, NY at Cinemapolis, 7PM by caaaaaam - 3 comments

3 attending
6 maybe
FRI
26
Sep
Borefts Beer Festival 2014
Europe's best craft and boutique beer festival, held at Brouwerij de Molen, in the Netherlands. [more inside]
Bodegraven, The Netherlands at Brouwerij de Molen, 8PM by daveje - 0 comments

3 attending
1 maybe
THU
10
Jul
Bastille Day 5K/8K
Mr. Fig and I are doing the Bastille Day 5K, so I thought I'd see if any other mefites are running (or interested in the post-race party), and turn it into a meet-up. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Lincoln Park, 7:15PM by Fig - 5 comments

July 6

9 attending
2 maybe
WED
9
Jul
I see you shiver with anTater................pation
UPDATE: Change of venue this week--we're heading to Orleans in Davis Square. Big money cash prizes await!
Somerville, MA at Orleans Restaurant, 7:30PM by Horace Rumpole - 22 comments

July 5

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Miami/South Florida Meetup?
I just moved to miami and would love to explore the wonders of this mosquito-y paradise with MeFites. Anyone down here?

11 attending
12 maybe
SUN
20
Jul
Green Dragon: It's been too long
What the title says, just because hey, Green Dragon!
Portland, OR at Green Dragon Bistro and Brewpub, 5PM by Greg_Ace - 45 comments

2 attending
11 maybe
SUN
20
Jul
Irish Labor History Walk
This is a walking tour of San Francisco's waterfront labor history, with talks by labor historians along the way. Starts at noon at 240 2nd Street, in front of the Marine Firemen’s hall near Howard. It's a part of LaborFest 2014. [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at LaborFest, 12PM by gingerbeer - 9 comments

8 attending
1 maybe
MON
7
Jul
Snowpiercer (설국열차) at the Music Box - a last minute MoMu event
So nobody in Chicago claimed the 7th yet, and I want to see this and I bet others do too. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Music Box Theatre, 7PM by MCMikeNamara - 22 comments

July 3

6 attending
3 maybe
THU
24
Jul
Back to Manhattan - Chelsea Market
I'd like to take a wander through Chelsea Market, how about you? (Suggestions for alternate bar locations nearby are welcome, in case the Market is some Eataly-like mosh-pit and we need to retreat.)
New York, NY at Chelsea Market, 6:30PM by oh yeah! - 14 comments

29 attending
28 maybe
SAT
12
Jul
IF YOU COME TO ONE DC MEETUP THIS DECADE, MAKE IT MEFI'S 15th BIRTHDAY!
In honor of the 15th birthday of Metafilter, we'll be having a meetup at Science Club, the same place we had our meetup for the tenth. Please really do consider coming, even if you've never been to a meetup before. Let's make this one count! [more inside]
Washington, DC at Science Club, 7:30PM by Mrs. Pterodactyl - 49 comments