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So Cal FUN! Message Board › Where Fun Lives! SoCal FUN - Update November 9

Where Fun Lives! SoCal FUN - Update November 9

Don
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Group Organizer
Chino Hills, CA
Where Fun Lives! SoCal FUN - Update November 9.


Hello everyone. I hope you are having a great week. Check out this handy guide for some great upcoming events, with even more to be posted soon. It's the Holiday Season, so let's enjoy the moment, because it all comes and goes so fast.




Happy Hour RA Sushi - Chino Hills – Thursday, November 10
Always fun times and good eats here.
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Lazy Man's Walk Up Mt. Baldy – Saturday, November 12
A fun outdoor adventure.
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Godiva Chocolate tasting and Wine pairing Party – Saturday, November 12
A delectable evening with friends. You must pay off-line so read the directions, sign up and see you there.
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$4.50 Movie "Jack and Jill" in Chino – Sunday, November 13
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EAGLE GLEN - 1 hour loop - Casual Fitness Walk up Eagle Glen Parkway – Tuesday, November 15
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Midweek Conditioning Walk up Euclid Avenue – Tuesday, November 15
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Karaoke Night! – Wednesday, November 16
Join our good friends Martha, Gilbert and Bruce for a night of singing fun.
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Universal CityWalk & FREE Comedy @ JON LOVITZ Comedy Club – Friday, November 18
Another wonderful comedy event featuring our friend Vince Harper!
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Experience the most exciting country - Beautiful Costa Rica – Friday, November 18
Join Nancy for an adventure like no other.
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FREE Tree Decorating Class! – Saturday, November 19
Join Merrilu for a wonderful class (Free too) by renowned floral designer Brad Schmidt.
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Midweek Conditioning Walk up Euclid Avenue – Tuesday, November 22
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Walking Tour of FIDM Museum and Los Angeles – Saturday, November 26
Join Fatima and let's visit the Grand Opening of the Fabulous FIDM Museum and then on to a walking tour of L.A.
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HARVEST HOEDOWN --Sadie Hawkins Barn Dance at Sundown - $10 thru 11/24 – Saturday, November 26
On Thanksgiving weekend, join Laurie for a Hoedown at a Barn! Potluck, dance lessons, games, dancing to a great DJ. This sounds very, very FUN!
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Creche Festival in Upland and Dessert at Fatima's – Thursday, December 1
This is a very nice Holiday event.
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Black & White! The Holiday Season Party! – Saturday. December 3
The Amazing Hector is our DJ! Dance the Night Away! Wear Festive Black & White Attire and let's PARTY! Free Snacks, 2 Private Bars, Cool Outside Patio. Giant Dance Floor! Join us for a Holiday Party like no other.
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Check out this video for an example of what our Black & White Party will be like:

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Happy Hour - Elephant Bar – Wednesday, December 7
A splendid time is guaranteed for all. Wonderful food, great company and lots of fun.
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Holiday! Happy Hour & Dancing! – Friday, December 16
Join us for a holiday treat. A fun Happy Hour and then an evening of dancing.
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Holiday Karaoke – Tuesday, December 20
Let's sing Christmas and other songs on this Holiday week!
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"for it is in giving that we receive..." St. Francis of Assisi – Saturday, December 24
What a wonderful way to start off Christmas Eve!
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Sharon's Rockin' New Year's Eve PARTY! (2011 -2012) – Saturday, December 31
It's the Incredible, the Edible, the Danceable! The now Legendary Event! A New Year's Eve Party like no other! Delicious Food, Fantastic Friends and Dancing all Night Long! Special Surprises! Prizes! You have to experience this to believe it!
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Age of Aquarius Social Event & Fundraiser – Saturday, January 14
Peace, Love and Dancing!
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Living Desert Zoo – Sunday, January 15
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Don't forget to check out our photos:
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I wanted to make a few comments about our group, where we are going and why we do things the way we do. You know, there is no right way or wrong way to organize a Meetup group. All we can do is try the best we can to have a vital and fun group that makes members comfortable and make them feel they belong as a part of our family. We always try to do things the right way. I have always said, I will embrace members and groups that are transparent and ignore those that are not. With so many groups now, sometimes that can be a challenge. I love all kinds of activities and if you look at our lineup, you will find a diverse range of events for you to attend. I like small activities because it gives members a chance to mingle and get to know each other on a more intimate and personal level. SoCal FUN is fortunate in that we can also have large activities, which have their place as well, especially when someone throws a party or when we put together a dance. Those are activities that members expect to see a fair number of people at.

No matter how hard I try to be consistent, there will always be instances that may not seem as perfect to some members, we are all human and when I have over 11,000 members I try to deal with fairly on the various groups I organize, well you can see the challenges that sometimes I face. We have a core leadership team of 10 people, which advise, question and work through any issues that may arise. I also seek consul from professionals that are experienced in dealing with groups, ethical issues and other concerns. We are far from perfect, but we try our hardest to do things in the right way and give all our members a group they can be proud of and events that they look forward to attending. Our motto is that we are the place "Where FUN Lives." One of my advisors said to me once, that good will always win out in the end, it just may take some time. I intend to stay the course, be as consistent as I can be and move forward with my dream of having the best and most successful Meetup group in the Inland Empire. I thank you all for being a part of this wonderful experience and for making it so much fun and worthwhile.


See you all out there!

Don, Tim & Nancy




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