This month we're going to have a "WordPress 101" introductory meeting hitting on many of the important and confusing points when first starting out with WordPress.
If you're using WordPress to power your blog, business site, or just want to learn more about it, then this is the meetup you'll want to attend. You may still see some short bits of code during talks or questions, but stick with us and we'll promise you wont drown. You can always give both this and the design/dev meetup a shot and see where you feel more comfortable (or attend both each month).
For more advanced discussion in theme design, plugin development and other more advanced topics, check out the other meetups running fortnight to these ones named "Design/Dev".