Hi all. This is a "side" group I started due to my own interest in sci-fi, fantasy, horror, comics, (and other weird stuff), etc. I wanted a group in Lake County for fans since the other groups I've notice tend to be down in Chicago. So come join us for new friendships and sharing our love of our "geeky/weird" interests.

Keep in mind, that this is not a singles group, but just a laid back activity group. (But if you meet someone you spark with, we won't stand in the way. We're all adults). Friends and family of members are welcome at most of our meetups, as long as they are appropriate and respectful to other members.

**This type of group is going to work best for those who have more flexible schedules, especially on the weekends since meetup dates or details may get adjusted from time to time.**

Members are welcome to post meetup ideas on our calendar.

I do require pictures of new members, but you can change it to anything you want after I approve your membership. Our group is private, so only other members will see your pictures.

We run other groups if you're interested:



Please note, that Meetup charges organizers a fee to run our groups, but most of us do not pass that cost onto our members so you usually get to join our groups for free. It's a reasonable fee, but since we are paying for our groups, we get to set the basic rules for our groups. If you do not care for the rules we set for our groups, then find another group, or start your own. Meetup allows organizers to run up to three groups under the fee they charge, which is a pretty good deal.

We're 291 geeks and freaks

New members must be approved by the Organizer

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Friday, July 31, 2015 6:00 PM

    Board/card game night at Dog N' Suds (Dino's Den for dessert after 9pm)

    5 geeks and freaks attending
  • Thursday, August 6, 2015 7:15 PM

    Silent Movie: "The Lost World" (Park Ridge, IL)

    2 geeks and freaks attending
  • Saturday, August 8, 2015 10:00 AM

    Flashback Horror Con 2015: The Weekend THEY Come Home (cast of Halloween)

    3 geeks and freaks attending
  • Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:00 AM

    Wizard World Chicago 2015 (runs from Aug 20-23)

    13 geeks and freaks attending
  • Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:00 AM

    Lake Counti-I-Con...

    4 geeks and freaks attending
Founded Apr 10, 2012


BeatrixKiddo, Isabel

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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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