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March - New Members Meet & Greet! - Potluck Picnic @ Chapparal Park

Spring time is upon us and what a better way to meet new folks then a picnic in the park!

I'll be manning the grill and serving up some delicious food all day long. Please come along and join me and bunch of other members from the group on a great potluck picnic feast! If you're a new member this is the event where you get to meet a lot of different people!

I'll be providing some charcoal, burgers and I have acquired a Beer Permit from the City of Scottsdale - All I ask is that you bring something to grill or something to help prepare lunch for everyone else. Please also consider bringing some sporting goods to play around with. :)

THINGS WE'LL NEED:

1) PLASTIC-WARE, DINNERWARE, CUPS, NAPKINS (PAPER)
2) CHARCOAL, LIGHTER-FLUID, MATCHES
3) DESSERTS, CHIPS, SNACKS
4) GRILL MEAT (CHICKEN, FISH, STEAKS, BURGERS, HOT DOGS, BRATS, HOT & MILD ITALIAN SAUSAGE, BACON)
5) WHITE BREAD, HAMBURGER BUNS & HOT DOG BUNS
6) SIDE DISHES (COLE SLAW, MAC SALAD, POTATO SALAD etc)
7) DRINKS, SODA, WATER, BEER (!!!NO GLASS!!!)
8) ICE, COOLERS
9) CONDIMENTS (PICKLES, KETCHUP, MAYO, MUSTARD, BARBEQUE SAUCE, HOT SAUCE)
10) CHEESE (AMERICAN, CHEDDAR, SWISS, PEPPER-JACK)
11) TRASH BAGS
12) FUN THINGS TO PLAY WITH (FOOTBALL, SOCCER-BALL, FRISBEE)
13) WHATEVER ELSE YOU CAN THINK OF.

Please pick from this list and bring it along with you. Let's have one massive barbeque and really have a great Saturday afternoon picnic in Scottsdale.

WHERE WE WILL BE:

Park Map (PDF):

http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Assets/Public+Website/parks/C...

You should go to the Building South of the Playground and to the left of the letter "A" marked on the map.

So come on out and enjoy a great relaxing afternoon with us!


Thank you,

-Steven
Organizer, Arizona Young Professional's Social Group

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Fun time meeting new people.

    April 1, 2013

  • Kevin

    Thank you, had an awesome time, meet a lot of people.

    April 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Steven, thank you for organizing this Meetup. Was great to connect with some wonderful people

    April 1, 2013

    • Steven

      =] Thank you!

      April 1, 2013

  • Geoff M.

    Thank you Steven for throwing that together. I think everyone had a great time.

    April 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a great time throwing dodgeballs at new friends! :) ill see you guys on Thursday at inspire courts in Mesa for some open gym 8-10! Great first meetup!! See u soon!

    April 1, 2013

  • Breanna

    Nice to so many come out to the event. Enjoyed chatting with members I hadn't previously met.

    April 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great meeting everyone! Had a lot of fun! Can't remember a bunch of people's names though =[

    March 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      You're still awesome though. Get updated on that kdrama!

      March 31, 2013

  • Lavell D

    Awesome meeting everyone.... Scoot, Kevin, Ashley, Steven, Dustin, Jae, Melissa, Austin, John, Mike, Kelly, Dan, Dayna, Meghan, Raj, Marisa and Yadira. And If I forgot you I'm sorry. If i didn't get a chance to meet you come find me at the next event!!

    March 31, 2013

  • Ken S

    Had a great time. Was a bit disappointed that no one swam in the pond (voluntarily or by accident). ;)

    March 30, 2013

  • Jason

    Nice and laid back group. I had fun playing Volleyball, soccer, and great conversation with ones i've met previous meet ups and new faces. Its always a nice time park events. Jas

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a great time meeting everyone! Cannot wait to see some familiar faces next time!

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Me and my friend had a wonderful time. Awesome Meet-Up :)

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time! Everyone was really cool and nice :)

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for the great time and I enjoyed meeting everyone. I look forward to next time.

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome meetup! Had a great time!

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good meeting everybody here today.

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This event was fantastic! Everyone seemed to be having a great time and it truly was conducive to meeting new people.

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had an awesome time, met some great people.

    March 30, 2013

  • Sara P.

    I can't find the picnic spot

    March 30, 2013

    • Sara P.

      Yes!

      March 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Okay. Walking over now

      March 30, 2013

  • RP

    Hi Everyone! Looking forward to a great bbq! Any vegetarians? I can bring some veggie options, hydration & ice.. Also, what's the music situation?

    March 29, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Late reply but I'm a vegetarian!

      March 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Not a vegetarian, but love veggies!

      March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I also picked up some sunscreen for those who need it.

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Running late but the Mac and cheese will be very fresh!

    March 30, 2013

  • Steven

    Please make this an amazing meetup and attend as you have indicated but yet if you're unable to attend please update your RSVP as soon as possible. :)

    If you need to reach me for any reason, please feel welcomed to contact me on my cell today, my # is[masked]-4248.

    Thank you!

    March 30, 2013

    • Lavell D

      You da man Steven....

      March 30, 2013

    • whitney l.

      I am coming but can't make it till 2:30

      March 30, 2013

  • Steven

    On the map go to the south ramada, which where I am. It's on the South Patk of the park about 500 meters from the original location.

    March 30, 2013

  • Steven

    I'm had to relocate to the south ramada by the volleyball court. There are people on our precious planned spot.

    Sorry :(

    March 30, 2013

  • Hylari

    Be there around 2pm!!!

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Being that there's supposed to be 150+ people attending, I'll pick up some additional stuff to grill,some plastic silverware, and some water. :) I'll have my softball glove and a mini football. Cannot wait to attend my first event!

    March 30, 2013

    • Steven

      You can bring dogs but they must be on leash at all times, there is no off leash areas at this park. :)

      March 30, 2013

    • Kyle

      There is an off leash area on the north end of the park near McDonald Dr, but it's kinda far from the group location.

      March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll stop by for a little bit. Bringing a couple bags of chips.

    March 30, 2013

  • Raj

    I'll bring soda, cups, and something to grill.

    March 30, 2013

  • Lindsay

    My friend is bringing chicken and i made corn bread & will find something to grill. :)

    March 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey everyone, this will be my first event- looking forward to meeting you all and spending the day outside! I will bring some cookies or a type of dessert :)

    1 · March 15, 2013

    • LE0

      Me Three!

      March 28, 2013

    • Kari R.

      Me four!

      March 30, 2013

  • Mike B.

    I'll be coming from North Phoenix if anyone wants to carpool.

    March 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will bring some delicious gluten free Easter treats :)

    1 · March 29, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      PS...we will be there around 2pm as I am doing a yoga Meetup from 12 :)

      March 29, 2013

  • JC B.

    I'll be there.

    March 28, 2013

    • JC B.

      This will be my first ever event. Looking Forward to it. :)

      March 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be there from 12-2:30 and will bring chips. :)

    March 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    First time attending! Looking forward :) ill make my homemade 7 layer dip n chips

    March 28, 2013

  • Rich R.

    I will probably be an hour or two late for this. The boss just asked me if I can work a little that day for statement audits.

    March 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ok someone gotta do it. I'll bring the beer...lol preference?

    March 28, 2013

    • Steven

      Cans only please! No preference required - this is a potluck!

      March 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fruit salad!

    March 28, 2013

  • Sara P.

    I'm bringing chips and drinks

    March 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will be bringing a couple gloves, bats, softballs, and a few dodgeballs as well. We are bringing jalepeno poppers, chips, salsa, and beer.

    3 · March 27, 2013

    • Lavell D

      I like the way you think...

      March 27, 2013

  • Brandee

    Bringing spinach dip

    1 · March 27, 2013

    • Lavell D

      I LOVE spinach dip !!

      March 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    i can bring some condiments too, like pickles, mayo. I'm excited to meet you all :)

    March 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is anyone bringing condiments like catsup, mustard, relish, pickles.

    March 27, 2013

    • Steven

      I don't see any remarks about those items - If you would like to bring some of that please do! :)

      March 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excited for the meetup!

    1 · March 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be there, not sure what I'm bringing yet but I'll make something. :)

    March 26, 2013

    • Steven

      Please pick from the extensive list up above :)

      March 27, 2013

  • Kevin

    I will see what I can bring. I will be returning to valley from vacation.

    March 25, 2013

  • cheryl

    I'll bring sodas, but won't be there until closer to 2 pm.

    March 25, 2013

  • Rich R.

    I'll bring a case some bottled water since I am sure it will be hot. Also, I will be bringing my crazy 5 month old puppy.

    1 · March 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone, I'll bring a few appetizer platters and a volleyball.

    March 22, 2013

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