October - New Members Meet & Greet!

This is a joint event with AZ Young Professional's and Having Fun in AZ

Steven will be manning the grill and serving up some delicious food all day long. Please come along and join us 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!

Steven will be providing some charcoal, burgers and he has acquired a Beer Permit from the City of Scottsdale - All he 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, VOLLEYBALL, 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.

***GROUP MEETING AREA: ***:
We are behind the playground to the left of the letter A marked on the park map.

This is in the middle area of the park. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PARK MAP (PDF)

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  • cyndi

    We are doing another picnic it will be nov 9th with the meet up group up for anything down for whatever check the meetup event out at http://www.meetup.com/having-fun-in-az/events/214715822/

    October 21

  • cyndi

    if you left a baseball mitt there today please contact me

    October 18

    • Ashley

      I know someone who left their baseball mitt.

      October 19

    • cyndi

      It has been claimed

      October 19

  • Junko

    My guest and I will bring fresh corns and meet(possibly spareribs) to throw on the grill

    1 · October 16

    • Maria S

      Nice to meet you and your guest. The corn was good, thanks

      1 · October 18

    • Junko

      It was nice meeting you too. Hope to see you soon on another event !!!

      October 18

  • Frank C

    Thanks Steven and Cindy for hosting the event. It was so fun and was introduced to many new people.

    2 · October 18

  • Jason M.

    Had a fun time

    October 18

  • Joseph J. A.

    The cucumbers were very good.

    October 18

  • Catherine

    Thank you to Steven & Cyndi for setting this up. Met lots of nice people and even got to learn "Corn Hole." Or at least how to score it. I hope we can do this again very soon with the cooler weather coming.

    3 · October 18

    • Maria S

      And thank you Catherine for passing on the teaching of scoring. I had lots of fun too. Great to see you.

      October 18

  • Karyn

    Great!

    October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks, Steven, for slaving over the hot grill for us and organizing this, along with Cyndi. It was a beautiful day for it and good people to chat with.

    4 · October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am sorry to the doggie friendly pups. My dog was at one point very social until he was attacked by another dog he hasn't been very friendly. Needless to say he loves people. I just feel I owe those dogs and owners an apology. Have a great rest of your weekend!

    4 · October 18

  • Janet C.

    I'm not going to make it after all. I hope everyone has an enjoyable time.

    October 18

  • Araceli J.

    What can I contribute? Omw

    October 18

  • cyndi

    Need a bag of charcoal asap Kingsford match black and red bag please post that u are bring it can use a couple max

    October 18

    • A former member
      A former member

      I will bring a bag...i'll be there in 20 min or so

      1 · October 18

    • cyndi

      Thanks will be good on charcoal for now

      October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    Do you need anything I am on my way now

    October 18

    • cyndi

      Hamburger buns

      October 18

  • Ashley

    I'm at the park, where are we meeting? I entered from jackrabbit. All I see are groups playing soccer.

    October 18

  • Araceli J.

    Will be arriving a bit late...2pm? I will check in then to see what else you all may need...

    October 18

  • cyndi

    Below is what people have said they are bring so far
    Lots of things still missing like Hamburgers, Side dishes, Corn on the Cob, Dips , cut up veggies for the burgers like lettuce ,tomatoes, Onions
    Veggie trays
    we have over 300 people coming so some people bringing same items are ok
    if you comment what you are bringing below I will do an update list tomorrow night

    2 · October 15

    • cyndi

      Yes it is a joint event w the Az young professionals group

      October 16

    • Fara

      Cyndi - I'll check in before I head over to see what is still needed. Probably be there by 2.

      October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    Bringing hamburger. Thanks Cyndi for putting the list together so people don bring the same stuff.

    1 · October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is this kid friendly?

    October 18

    • A former member
      A former member

      Yes, no problem at all.

      October 18

    • Fara

      Jen - are you coming? :)

      October 18

  • Ron

    I'll bring sliced onions and tomatoes and romaine lettuce for the hamburgers.

    October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    Please remeber to not bring glass or wine it is prohibited by park law. Only beer and in cans is allowed! If I see any glass I will throw it away or kindly ask you to remove it from the picnic area. Thank you for understanding.

    October 18

  • Jacob S.

    I will bring soda

    October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm here, got here way early to claim our space! If anyone is nearby and wants to come a bit early and chat with me please do!
    [masked] if you need to reach me!

    October 18

  • Karyn

    I will be bringing a side dish...

    October 18

  • Shannon M.

    Bringing marinated chicken drumsticks for the grill.

    October 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be in Vegas.

    October 13

    • cyndi

      It will be great to see you Jen

      1 · October 18

    • A former member
      A former member

      You too Cyndi. Is this a kid friendly event? A friend of mine is curious. I've seen children at previous BBQ events at Chaparral. Just want to confirm. Thanks!

      October 18

  • Catherine

    I'll make baked beans. I will also bring some seasonings (brown mustard, onion staws, seasoned salt, etc.)

    October 18

  • Tina

    Are ppl bringing coolers? I just moved here so I'm lacking supplies.

    October 18

    • cyndi

      yes some people are - I am bringing 2 coolers

      October 18

    • Tina

      Ok thank u!

      October 18

  • Tina

    I'll bring bags of chips!

    October 18

  • Annie M.

    I'm bringing roasted veggies.

    October 17

  • Kera

    Italian sausage turkey store brand and buns

    1 · October 17

  • Frank C

    Does anyone have a volley ball net and ball to bring?

    October 16

    • Scott M.

      The meeting place is very near the volleyball & basketball court. I'll throw b-ball in car but don't have a v-ball.

      October 16

    • A former member
      A former member

      No, the meeting place is by the playground.

      October 16

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll bring a side dish.

    October 16

  • Dan F.

    I will bring water.

    1 · October 16

  • A former member
    A former member

    If you cannot attend please modify your current RSVP to NO. Thank you!

    October 16

  • Forrest

    I'll bring a side dish.

    October 16

  • Eric

    What can I bring?

    October 15

    • cyndi

      I just combined what every one has said so far above just let me know what you want to bring and I will add to list

      October 15

  • MIKE

    that park is dog friendly.

    October 15

    • cyndi

      They Need to be leashed

      October 15

  • Deb

    I'll bring beer, bottled water, and dessert.

    1 · October 15

  • Ryan

    I'll bring some cheese for the burgers.

    1 · October 15

  • Tina M.

    I am a high school teacher. My buddy the Home Ec teacher has offered up her students to bake sweet treats for me to bring.

    4 · October 14

  • Ashley

    I'll bring a cooler, ice, and some canned beer.

    October 14

  • Frank C

    I will bring trash bags and plastic ware!

    October 13

  • Deb

    I'll bring some veggie burgers and a fruit salad.

    2 · October 13

  • Shelli

    I will be bringing hot dogs buns chips and dip
    A frisbee as well 2 shelli's 2 frisbees lol

    October 12

  • Mary Beth C.

    I'll bring a pack of chicken breasts

    October 12

  • SHELLY

    I work till 1:30 that day so I will be there once I finish work if that's ok!

    October 11

  • SHELLY

    I can bring a slab of ribs uncooked of course and I think I hv a Frisbee still

    October 11

  • Jill F.

    Count us in for chips and napkins

    October 4

  • Jennie

    I will bring Chips and Desserts

    September 30

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