May 24

3 attending
3 maybe
THU
1
Jun

NYC Meetup

Just a simple, no frills NYC meetup in the Lower East Side. [more inside]
New York, NY at Clandestino, 7:15PM by 1970s Antihero - 4 comments

1 attending
11 maybe

Escape to NYC!

Hey, I'm going to be in NYC June 14th to 18th. Would love to see/meet area mefites. [more inside]

May 20

1 attending
2 maybe
SUN
28
May

Blue Shirt Board Games

Board games. Blue Shirt Cafe in Davis Square. Sunday the 28th at 2:00 PM. You know the drill, and if you don't know it, we'll be happy to teach it to you. Bring any games you'd like to play, and don't worry too much about winning or losing. [more inside]
Somerville, MA at Blue Shirt Cafe, 2PM by Rustic Etruscan - 0 comments

May 19

0 attending
6 maybe

Ice cream social in July, is there interest in ice cream?

Ice cream social in July, is there interest in ice cream? [more inside]

May 18

2 attending
2 maybe
THU
1
Jun

Milwaukee!

Milwaukee Me-Fites, let's meet up at Company Brewing next Thursday, June 1st, at 7 PM. Please feel free to bring friends, lovers, and/or a combination of the two! I hope to see you there.
Milwaukee, WI at Company Brewing, 7PM by Fister Roboto - 3 comments

May 16

1 attending
5 maybe

Drinking Spelling Bee

Last time we went to the Drinking Spelling Bee was fun! Wow, was it over a year ago? Let's do it again! [more inside]

4 attending
0 maybe
TUE
16
May

Quiz!

Anyone else up for trivia quiz night? Returning champions? Anyone? [more inside]
Seattle, WA at the George and Dragon, 7:50PM by clew - 7 comments

May 15

6 attending
2 maybe
THU
18
May

Let's Get Trivial, Trivial!

Give your brain a workout at Geeks Who Drink trivia this Thursday at The Rising.
Cambridge, MA at The Rising, 7:30PM by Horace Rumpole - 4 comments

May 12

2 attending
4 maybe
SAT
27
May

Pour Some Sugar on Me: Doors Open Toronto Edition

Got some maybes, so I'm going to go ahead and confirm since we're going for sure. If industrial thingies interest you, this might be for you. We're visiting the Redpath Sugar plant on the waterfront, as it's a Doors Open Toronto location this year. Conventional bar meetup thing to follow if people are around. [more inside]
Toronto, ON at Redpath Sugar Plant, 11AM by mandolin conspiracy - 5 comments

1 attending
0 maybe
FRI
26
May

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour - Return of Kahless/Return of Skwirl

Boldly continuing with Star Trek Happy Hour, "Rightful Heir," finds Lt. Worf/DC Mefites suffering a crisis of faith which leads him/them to an encounter with the resurrected/returned "Klingon messiah" Kahless/"mostly inoffensive" Skwirl. Lt. Worf/DC Mefites had many questions for Kahless/Skwirl, such as, "what is Sto-Vo-Kor/Bu-Da-Pest like?" and "how can we prevent the Klingon Empire/US Nation from succumbing to civil war/also civil war?" [more inside]
Washington, DC at Black Cat, 7PM by Skwirl - 0 comments

May 11

1 attending
2 maybe
FRI
2
Jun

Swede on the East Coast

Swede from the West Coast looking to hang out with East Coast Mefites. [more inside]
Washington, DC at El Centro, 5:30PM by Rabarberofficer - 6 comments

May 10

2 attending
5 maybe

Game Day!

Time for another semi-regular board game day at our house! [more inside]

May 7

11 attending
4 maybe
SAT
13
May

Phire in the Bay Area

Phire'll be in town next weekend, visiting from the famous country of Canada. So come meetup with her! Lots of bars and stuff are crowded and/or noisy on a Saturday, so grab a bottle of something delicious and come on over to my house, which even if it also becomes crowded and noisy, it'll be crowded and noisy with us! The plan is to mix the delicious things together to make deliciouser things. [more inside]

4 attending
4 maybe
SAT
13
May

The Return of SSSC: Second Saturday Second City Stand-Up Sanity Check Committee Part 6

So last month, the calendar and my dark mood got the best of me and we didn't get together for activism talk and grousing and camaraderie -- with food and drink!) Let's fix that this month at the Long Room. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Long Room, 11AM by MCMikeNamara - 9 comments

May 3

1 attending
2 maybe
FRI
5
May

Stream PDX Podcast Meetup

Friday, May 5, at 6PM, please join us at the StreamPDX community podcast studio at Open Signal for our second monthly meetup! [more inside]
Portland, OR at Open Signal, 6PM by churl - 3 comments

May 2

3 attending
0 maybe
SAT
13
May

Blue Shirt Board Games

As we do every other weekend, let's meet at the Blue Shirt Cafe in Davis Square at 2:00 to play board games. This time, let's meet on Saturday, May 13th, rather than Sunday the 14th, since that Sunday is Mother's Day. As always, bring any games you'd like and make requests in the thread. [more inside]
Somerville, MA at Blue Shirt Cafe, 2PM by Rustic Etruscan - 11 comments

May 1

5 attending
0 maybe
TUE
2
May

Last minute Trivia

After a skipped week, let's be trivial once again.
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon, 8PM by skyscraper - 8 comments

14 attending
0 maybe
THU
4
May

I Heard You Like Trivia So I Got You This Pub Trivia

Yo dawg, it's time once again for Geeks Who Drink trivia, Thursday at 7:30pm at The Rising in Inman Square. Be there, or be a circle. [more inside]
Cambridge, MA at The Rising, 7:30PM by DiscourseMarker - 11 comments

April 30

11 attending
4 maybe
SAT
6
May

I'm in the city—let's meet up on May 6!

I'm in the city and have a four-day weekend open May 5 through 8. yeahlikethat and netaustin are my hosts for various parts of this trip, and I'd love to meet anyone who's game! Work is near the Flatiron, but I'll be staying in Astoria most of the time I'm here. Proposal: Meeting at Haymaker in Chelsea on Saturday, May 6, in the afternoon or evening for drinks and/or a meal. [more inside]
New York, NY at Haymaker, 4PM by limeonaire - 20 comments

April 25

7 attending
5 maybe
WED
3
May

The Billy Goat, in the Tavern, with the Triple Cheeseborger - NO PEPSI, COKE!!

Is posting a week early TOO early? Are we not cutting it close enough? I WANT IDEAS, PEOPLE, NOT EXCUSES [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Billy Goat Tavern, 6PM by Evilspork - 13 comments

April 24

7 attending
11 maybe
SAT
20
May

Picnic in the gardens

Come to the gardens in Yonkers where I work and have a potluck picnic. As an outside event that depends heavily on weather, the date for this event could easily change. So definitely check here before heading out the door! Memail me to exchange phone numbers if you need a ride from the train station. We will be picnicking near the Temple of Love - grab a brochure for a map. [more inside]
Yonkers, NY at Untermyer Park and Gardens, 1PM by sciencegeek - 20 comments

April 23

4 attending
11 maybe
FRI
29
Sep

OR/CA regional campout

After noting the success of previous Oregon-Washington regional campouts, some California MeFites suggested one down thataway. [more inside]
Crescent City, CA at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, 4PM by Greg_Ace - 62 comments

April 22

3 attending
4 maybe
SUN
30
Apr

Snacks and Mending

Buzz #13, 3rd floor, door across from the elevator. PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 1 PM BECAUSE I HAVE TO LEAVE AT 3:30 PM. Sorry! Come on down to my place baby, come on down where we can sew! Yet another Albany meetup for mending, sewing, crafty-type activities, or simply conversation. Political rabble rousing encouraged but optional. Light refreshments will be available. [more inside]
Albany, CA at Bella Donna's apartment, 1PM by Bella Donna - 3 comments

April 21

1 attending
0 maybe
SAT
22
Apr

March For Science in DC

Who's going to the DC March For Science? I'm planning to get there around noon, and I thought it would be nice to congregate with other MeFites.
Washington, DC at Washington Monument, DC, 9AM by Johnny Wallflower - 3 comments

5 attending
0 maybe
TUE
16
May

Brighton Board Games

An evening of post-work boardgames, chat, and drinks. [more inside]
England at Alcampo Lounge, 6PM by halcyonday - 14 comments

April 20

2 attending
1 maybe
FRI
21
Apr

Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 98!

Boldly continuing with Star Trek Happy Hour, "Starship Mine" also known as "Die Hard in Space", features chase scenes, that actor who plays Tuvok and the Enterprise in peril! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 0 comments

12 attending
7 maybe
SAT
13
May

Meetup at Southpoint Mall!

Inspired by the Southpoint side-convo in this post on the blue - let's have a meetup at The Streets at Southpoint! [more inside]
Durham, NC at Southpoint Mall Food Court, 1PM by research monkey - 47 comments

1 attending
2 maybe
SUN
30
Apr

Penguicon, April 28-30, Southfield, Michigan

Penguicon is a combination scifi convention and open source conference that's been running annually for 15 years. I'm a guest of honor at Penguicon 2017 (my schedule), as is MeFi's own Cory Doctorow (schedule) and Ada Palmer (schedule) whose work's been discussed on MetaFilter several times. Other speakers include MeFi's own John Scalzi. [more inside]
Southfield, MI at The Westin Southfield Detroit, in Southfield, MI, 1PM by brainwane - 5 comments

4 attending
5 maybe
TUE
2
May

April 19

11 attending
9 maybe
FRI
19
May

DC/Silver Spring Meetup!

I think we should have a meetup because it feels like it's been a while. I propose we meet at Mi Rancho in Silver Spring because it has an outside space, it's nearish the Metro, and restaurants with margaritas are good for drinkers and non-drinkers alike. [more inside]

3 attending
0 maybe
THU
18
May

Passing through Omaha

Hello, Cornhuskers. I'm visiting your fair state and will be flying into Omaha Thursday May 18th. Would anyone be interested in dinner that evening? [more inside]
Omaha, NE at Jams American Grill (Old Market), 6:30PM by maryr - 14 comments

April 18

5 attending
1 maybe
SUN
30
Apr

Blue Shirt Board Games

The weather has improved. Daylight Savings has pushed sunset to a later, less depressing hour. It's the perfect time to sit indoors and squint at each other. Let's play board games at the Blue Shirt Cafe at 2:00 on Sunday, April 30th. Bring any games you like. If you'd like to play a game you don't own, request it here. [more inside]
Somerville, MA at Blue Shirt Cafe, 2PM by Rustic Etruscan - 7 comments

April 17

4 attending
8 maybe
SAT
22
Apr

March for Science NYC

I'm attending the NYC March for Science, and past experience has shown that protests are much more enjoyable if you are not alone. Also I'm not the biggest fan of crowds, so It would be nice to have a friendly group to go with. [more inside]
New York, NY at March for Science- Central Park West, 10:15AM by larthegreat - 14 comments

9 attending
1 maybe
THU
20
Apr

Get Your Fresh Hot Trivia

Nobody likes warmed-over questions, so sharpen those pencils and join us for a round of freshly baked Taters at Geeks Who Drink trivia, Thursday at 7:30pm at The Rising in Inman Square.
Cambridge, MA at The Rising, 7:30PM by DiscourseMarker - 3 comments

April 15

2 attending
2 maybe
SUN
14
May

CANCELED for this month - Sonoma, Marin, North Bay Activism Round Table

I'm soldiering on! We are going to have a monthly North Bay meetup! Please join us for political discussion, support, and chat. New people as well as previous attendees enthusiastically welcomed. [more inside]
Petaluma, CA at Aqus Cafe, 1:30PM by lazuli - 5 comments

April 13

3 attending
3 maybe
TUE
18
Apr

Yet More Trivia

Another round of trivia! Join us as we battle regular rivals and amaze unsuspecting newcomers.
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon, 8PM by skyscraper - 5 comments

8 attending
1 maybe
SAT
29
Apr

Celebrate Golden Week in Tokyo at a yakitori theme park!

Let's celebrate the beginning of Golden Week with a Metafilter visit to Tokyo's first yakitori theme park! Seven famous yakitori shops from around Japan have been brought together under one roof, so there's a lot of good grilled chicken to try out. The food is good, prices are reasonable, and it's a fun atmosphere. Let's yakitori! [more inside]

April 10

3 attending
1 maybe
TUE
11
Apr

T-to-the-R-to-the-I-V-I-A

Well, last week was weird, but it paid off in Lego at least, if not in victory. I'll be there again this week. Who's in?
Seattle, WA at George & Dragon, 8PM by ChrisR - 6 comments

April 8

2 attending
0 maybe
SUN
9
Apr

Sen. Bob Casey's Pittsburgh Town Hall

Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) is holding a Town Hall on Sunday, April 9th at Alumni Hall at Pitt, from doors opening at 2:15PM to the conclusion of the event at 4:30. Political MeFi Meetup? [more inside]

1 attending
5 maybe

TO, meet NYC!

I'm new to Toronto! I would love to meet local MeFites. [more inside]

4 attending
4 maybe
SAT
13
May

Trivia Mafia Spring Invitational

It's March May Madness at the Amsterdam as Trivia Mafia hosts a 32-team tournament. Go big or go home! [more inside]
Saint Paul, MN at Amsterdam Bar and Hall, 1PM by Flannery Culp - 17 comments

April 7

0 attending
0 maybe
SUN
23
Apr

Dapper Day 2017? (Disneyland)

Are any other mefites going to Dapper Day (April 23rd) at Disneyland this year? I thought it might be a neat thing to meet up and grab a bite and see how awesome we all are? [more inside]
Anaheim, CA at Disneyland, 1PM by FritoKAL - 1 comment

7 attending
0 maybe
SAT
3
Jun

Food Depository repack -- June

Let's get together and help the food depository in their warehouse. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Greater Chicago Food Depository, 1PM by garlic - 8 comments

11 attending
1 maybe
SUN
30
Apr

make bagged lunches for Inspiration Cafe

Let's get together and make 150 bagged lunches for inspiration cafe [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Dave's house, 2PM by garlic - 16 comments

April 6

1 attending
7 maybe
SUN
28
May

Chicago Spring Resolutions: Gettin' This to Fitness!

As has been mentioned, I've been working on losing weight. I'm now ready for phase 2, aye kay aye the next 50 pounds, along with improving my general fitness level. So how about yoga? (no preexisting laxness required) [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Chicago Bodywork, 6PM by Evilspork - 11 comments

0 attending
0 maybe
SAT
8
Apr

Downbeats with Determination! Symphonic Video Game Music Concert

The Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra performs music from video games, adapted for full symphony orchestra and chorus. For variety, we also feature small ensemble pieces. Our Spring 2017 season concert is this Saturday, April 8th, at the Rockville High School auditorium in Rockville, MD, at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available online for $8. [more inside]
Rockville, MD at Rockville High School, 7PM by seyirci - 0 comments

April 5

9 attending
1 maybe
FRI
14
Apr

O hai PDX

Portland! LoRichTimes and I will be visiting from April 12 - April 15 and we would love to meet some locals and have a drink and chat about nothing! Come hang out at Breakside Pub at 7PM on Friday the 14th! [more inside]
Portland, OR at Breakside Pub, 7PM by Phire - 28 comments

0 attending
0 maybe

Abu Dhabi/Dubai

Warehouse421 or maybe a pub quiz?? [more inside]

April 4

7 attending
3 maybe
FRI
7
Apr

Karaoke? What a Capital Idea!

Hello, Washington DC'ers! My wife's already in your fine city for an audit and I'm going to be joining her later in the week to sample your cuisine and karaoke. Join us, won't you? [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Meeting Place Restaurant and Bar, 7PM by eamondaly - 18 comments

April 3

9 attending
0 maybe
THU
6
Apr

Clever Trivia Title

No clever jokes this week, just your reminder that it's time again for Geeks Who Drink trivia, Thursday at 7:30pm, at The Rising in Inman Sq.
Cambridge, MA at The Rising, 7:30PM by DiscourseMarker - 2 comments