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Karaoke Party! (Winter mixer - no reading required!)

Please join us for our winter mixer and karaoke party! If you've enjoyed karaoke in the past, then you already know how much fun this will be, but if the idea fills you with a sense of trepidation or outright terror, don't worry, you won't be forced to sing, but if you do want to give it a try, this will be a safe and private space to do it surrounded by friends. You don't have to be a great singer, just bring fun energy and a willingness to laugh at the situation. We'll have over 2,000 songs to select from!

As our group continues to grow so fast, we've seen so much interest in our events that we've had to limit space at the majority of them, and we've held so many events, that most of our members can't make it out to all of them. It's been a while since our entire group has been able to get together without restrictions or waitlists. A few times a year, we'll be holding special events (such as happy hours, picnics, parties, etc.) so that we can all get together to mingle and socialize and to meet members we may not have shared an event with yet.

Since we are renting karaoke equipment for this event, we are asking that each attendee pay a small cost to help us defray the expenses of the equipment we're renting/buying to make this possible. Please consider that this amount is less than the cost of a movie ticket or the cover charge at most bars. If you'd like to pay online (which we'd appreciate), it will cost $10.61 (the extra 61 cents are to cover 3rd party fees) and you can pay with your PayPal account or a credit/debit card. If you'd prefer to pay at the door, it will cost $10 per person, but we ask that you bring exact change (bills only, no coins please), and please remember to pay for yourself and each of your guests. We will offer refunds for any cancellations up to 10pm the night prior. As always, please keep your RSVP updated and accurate.

  • We'll be in a private room at Houlihan's (not the usual book club discussion room, instead walk straight back upon entering to the right of the bar and the left of the hostess' stand).
  • There will be a dedicated bar and waitstaff in our party room just for our group. Please remember to tip well.
  • To start a tab, you'll need a credit or debit card to cover your drinks and food throughout the evening. You will be able to close out with cash if you wish.
  • Houlihan's is putting together some great drink specials for us, so stay tuned for pricing and drink names. Those of you that attended our Halloween Party will remember how fantastic the drinks were!
  • You will still be able to order any other drinks you'd like off the normal menu.
  • The full menu of food options will be available as well.

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  • Mike M

    Whenever I hear "I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)", I'll think of somebody asking Vijay to get off the wait list and into the afternoon book discussion.

    2 · February 4, 2013

  • Kent

    This was WILDLY successful, and an overall wild event! Lots of fun, lots of laughs...and I promise to sing next time - I swear!!! Oh, and the drinks were quite yummy, too. We definitely should do this again - if not later this year, then next year for sure! Great to see new members - and all the massive participation!

    1 · February 4, 2013

  • Judy

    I'll always fondly remember Cyndi's thrash-metal interpretation of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."

    4 · February 3, 2013

    • Mike M

      Let's not forget Sam's epic Star Wars-American Pie filk-fest!

      2 · February 3, 2013

    • Samuel L.


      February 3, 2013

  • Vernieda

    Lots of fun! Thanks to everyone who came, and thanks to all the folks who were good sports about my song suggestions.

    2 · February 3, 2013

  • Prashant

    This was a lot of fun! We should definitely do this again!

    2 · February 3, 2013

  • Vijay

    This was a phenomenal night! Thanks to everyone who made it out and especially everyone that sang! And special thanks to Vernieda and Lisa for the idea, and Houlihan's for the drinks. We'll definitely be doing this again, I think!

    3 · February 3, 2013

  • Shannon

    No doubt! Thanks all for wonderful evening.

    3 · February 3, 2013

  • Elizabeth B.

    A great night out with some epic karaoke moments and delicious drink specials! We should definitely do this again sometime.

    5 · February 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time. Enjoyed meeting the group.

    4 · February 3, 2013

  • Jeremy D. H.

    Awesome group, awesome drinks, awesome fun all around.

    3 · February 3, 2013

  • Vijay

    Hi everyone, hope you're excited about tomorrow's mixer and karaoke party! Just a reminder to please update your RSVP if your availability or guestcount has changed.

    Also, just a reminder that we are asking for $10/attendee to help defray the cost of the equipment we've bought/rented for this party. You can pay at the event with exact change (bills only), or if you'd rather not have to remember cash, you can pay online from the event page using a credit/debit card or PayPal account. Just look for the PAY ONLINE NOW link next to Price on this event page:

    February 1, 2013

  • John

    Uh, can anyone join this? I'm new to this meetup thing.

    January 31, 2013

    • Vijay

      John: Absolutely! It's open to all of our members and their guests, we're just asking for $10 per attendee to cover the rental costs. Hope you can join us!

      January 31, 2013

  • Vijay

    I just tested all the karaoke equipment, and judging by the displeasure of my neighbors, we're all set for Saturday night!

    5 · January 31, 2013

  • Crystal

    The "pay online" thing through Paypal was a great idea and works well! Thanks for instituting it.

    2 · January 31, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Do I hear a little hint of Jeff Goldblum in your voice there? I remember once I had to select my preferred ad content for Hulu, and my only option was Paypal commercials by Jeff Goldblum.

      January 31, 2013

    • Crystal

      No, Paypal did not pay me to make that comment. But it's not too late!

      2 · January 31, 2013

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Your organizer's refund policy for Karaoke Party! (Winter mixer - no reading required!)

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
  • the Meetup is rescheduled
  • you can cancel at least 1 day(s) before the Meetup

Additional notes: In order to receive a refund on your payment, you MUST cancel no later than 10pm on February 1st. We will not be able to provide a refund for any cancellations after that point

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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