Formerly the Remote Non-synchronous Relay Walk. Formally the Peripatetic Persistent Pirate Puffins' Perpetual Peregrination*: Vladivostok to Kyiv by way of Philippine Sea to pick up The corpse in the library** 🐧. You say it takes 2472 hours of peregrination* to get from Tokyo to Vladivostok. The more you (dear reader) log your hours, the sooner we'll have gone the distance. Join any time. Track our progress. Still with our Official Puffin Mascot "S.F. Tokyo, Pirate" (they/them)! [more inside]
I'm executive-decisioning this one. L&L Tavern, after work, say 6ish? I'm five minutes away, so if you're going to make it to L&L earlier, let me know and I'll join you. We'll head to Carol's Pub around 7pm or 7:30 for a karaoke fundraiser for Sarah's Circle, a nonprofit that provides homeless or at risk women with food, clothing, shelter, housing and clinical services for domestic violence and trauma. [more inside]
Help fundraise for the NYC DSA and socialize with socialists at the Semi-Formal That’s Not Really Formal! Music! Drinks! Sashes! Statuettes! Decorations by me! 15$ suggested donation - red dress encouraged. Sign up on Facebook or Eventbrite.
The Dancehall of Beautiful Radiant Things is a social-mixer-disguised-as-a-slow-dance-club that welcomes dancers and non-dancers of all skill levels to share in a night of song-length social vignettes. Upon entry, attendees are given a dance card with 21 spots for 21 songs. Fill your card with friends, with strangers, with secret crushes, with future besties. That's 21 chances to be present and connect with a dance partner for the length of a simple, 3.5 minute serenade. No strings attached. No irony. No dancing skills required. [more inside]
ATTENTION POOR MEFITES: YOU ARE ALSO WELCOME. DONATIONS ARE OPTIONAL I am leaving the country. Literally. I am having MeFite-Only Moving Sale. In honour of MetaFilter's own jessamyn, all proceeds go to Food Not Bombs. Link to photos; there's more than is pictured. This is a name-your-own-price event. I've got everything from household goods, to books, to ephemera, to wacky curiosities, to baby stuff, etc. [more inside]
Socialize With The Socialists! Holiday Party and concert featuring dreamwave band Sounds Of Ceres (music video) and decor by yours truly in the legendary (underground but actually above ground ) music venue. 8pm-12. 20$ suggested. Quieter bar area available, brief speeches by local DSA politicians, and lots of merch and camaraderie. Facebook. Pre-Order tickets on Eventbrite
So--I did this last year, and it was both fun and fucking freezing. A ton of us line up by the water's edge at the Potomac River in National Harbor on a cold January morning... and jump in! Why? To keep winter cold! [more inside]
The Dancehall of Beautiful Radiant Things is a social-mixer-disguised-as-a-slow-dance-club that welcomes dancers and non-dancers of all skill levels to share in a night of song-length social vignettes. Upon entry, attendees are given a dance card with 21 spots for 21 songs. Fill your card with friends, with strangers, with secret crushes, with future besties. That's 21 chances to be present and connect with a dance partner for the length of a simple, 3.5 minute serenade. All proceeds go to benefit Figment Oakland. See you soon, and save us a dance.
Looking to hang out with Mefites and support charity at the same time? Come to Audubon and support cancer research! [more inside]
I'm walking in the 30th Annual Hunger Walk to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Deborah's Place. Join me (or donate)! [more inside]
You may remember this question. The time has come for me and misskaz to have our heads shaved for St. Baldrick's with the team name you helped us pick. [more inside]
My crew, Pirates For Sail, is helping raise money for RAINN. All tips and a portion of all CD sales will be donated. Come drink, enjoy some great live pirate music and bellydancing, and help raise funds for a good cause!
For the third time, my daughter will be attending the Girls Rock! DC summer camp. The camper showcase is again at the 9:30 Club, at 11 am on Saturday, August 14. You should come. [more inside]