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]
"Stop the Swamp Cabinet" Rally-Sen. Feinstein's office, San Francisco [more inside]
MAYBES: Text me for address if you don't have it and decide to come. Five ten two eighty two sixty one twenty. Hey folks, I plan to make a big pot of soup in hopes that local MeFites from the greater SF Bay Area will show up for a late lunch to converse and, if they like, also do a little sewing (I will be mending a few things) or a little crafting or a little colouring or simply hanging out. [more inside]
<>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]
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]
Hello Bay Area Mefites! I have just moved to the area and Internet Fraud Detective Squad, Station Number 9 will be visiting for a few days. We would like to meet some of you! UPDATED DETAILS: Saturday, 9/12, 3pm-a while later, Antonio's Nut House in Palo Alto. [more inside]
Let's meet for drinks at Virgil's Sea Room on Saturday 15th August. Meet at 2pm but we will likely still be around in the evening. We might pop out for food - will keep the thread updated. [more inside]
Hey bay area mefites! You may recall my question about visiting in which I expressed interest in going to the Exploratorium after dark. I just bought my plane tickets. Who's in for poking around at the museum on Thursday April 30th? [more inside]
I am coproducing and performing a self-written piece for this year's Yoni Ki Baat, a theater performance inspired by the Vagina Monologues where all the content, cast, and crew are by or about South Asian women. [more inside]
FOGcon, a literary sf convention, is happening on March 6-8 in Walnut Creek. This year's theme is The Traveller. "From The Odyssey to Dr. Who, Margery Kempe to Alyx, the Traveler is an iconic figure. This trope evokes a whole class of stories in both SF and fantasy in a compact and emotionally suggestive form....We will explore such topics as modes of travel, evolving attitudes toward the idea of an alien realm, the range of metaphors travel stands for, changing expectations about the experience of earthly or space travel, and how to be an extreme wilderness hiker - or an extreme hitchhiker. And lots more. Honored Guests: Kim Stanley Robinson, Catherynne M. Valente, Joanna Russ (posthumous)." [more inside]
OK so you're not into amaro, is there another option for Bay Area Mefites? THERE IS NOW. This venue is a cheap-and-cheerful alehouse with a variety of beers on tap. This is strictly a casual event -- swing by to say 'hi', leave when you want. No biggie. [more inside]
I'm visiting SF again 4th to 20th August and it would be cool to meet some MeFites. Drinks at Virgil's Sea Room at 3pm on 16th August (Saturday). Come later in the day if you want since I'm presuming we will be there a while. We may pop out for food at some point - I'll keep the thread updated.
The marvelous Sokka shot first is going to be in town next week, and it'd be great to use his visit as an excuse to get together. We're designating this the official Exploratorium After Dark meetup! [more inside]
Hey! I've just moved back to the Bay Area and would love to hang with some of you Bay Area mefites. [more inside]
Yoni Ki Baat, inspired by The Vagina Monologues, presents true stories by and about South Asian women talking about sexuality, gender, and womanhood as it intersects with race and culture. To celebrate 10 years in the Bay Area, this year's production will present selected work from past shows, covering topics from queer desire to infertility, body hair to facial hair, sex on a plane to sex in public, and much more - including a diatribe against Fair and Lovely. There are 2 evening productions on March 22nd and 23rd and a self-identified-women's only matinee on March 23rd. Tix are $15: partial proceeds go towards supporting organisations that help women and girls. [more inside]
Suicide's Requiem is a collaborative dance-theater performance created & performed by and about survivors of suicide and mental health issues - whether directly or through a loved one - soundtracked by Mozart's Requiem and personal interviews. Our aim is to educate people about suicide through personal perspectives, and encourage personal and societal healing around mental health. I have been involved with this project since day 1 and have found it profoundly powerful; I would be really honoured to have your presence. [more inside]
I'm in bay area again for work 10th to 27th November. Let's have a meetup! [more inside]
The comments on this link were all "go to a MeFi Meetup" and so I was all "let's have a MeFi Meetup." I've never been to one, but I am a moderately recent transplant and would love to meet you wonderful folks. So... drinking? Games? Both together? Something else entirely?
How would Bay Area Metafilterians like to meet up in a locked room in a Japanese mystery game, with 90 minutes to solve the puzzle and get out? Inspired by this SF Chronicle article. [more inside]
Yoni Ki Baat is a South Asian take on the Vagina Monologues that has been part of the Bay Area for nearly 10 years. The pieces, written by South Asians around the world, deal with various themes of gender, sexuality, and race - from sexual repression, to health and beauty concerns, to love and marriage. I am performing in this so I'd love to see you there! [more inside]
Hello, all, I am new to the Bay Area, am going to be in San Francisco this Friday (Dec. 7) and I would love to meet all of you over dinner! We're meeting at Frjtz at 6. [more inside]
A bunch of pals and I are going to Pycon this March in Santa Clara. Are you? Do you want to have a mefi bof? I'll probably be around starting 3/3 or 3/4.
Beer Revolution. Saturday. Two o'clock. [more inside]
I'm going to be in San Francisco on Saturday, 12 March, and would love to see you crazy awesome people. How about meeting at the Buck Tavern at 5:30? [more inside]
I'd like to have somewhat regularly scheduled French conversation meetups. Anyone else in the Bay Area interested? If so, please throw out some good meeting times/ideal frequency/locations. [more inside]
As discussed here, misha is in town so we are meeting up at the Banana Leaf restaraunt in Milpitas at 1:00pm on Tuesday, June 29th!