Celebrate Milwaukee Fun's 1st Anniversary! A Mardi Gras Party @ EVO Gastro Pong!

Note: The location has not changed.  SPiN Milwaukee changed its name on February 11th to EVO (Evolution Milwaukee Gastro Pong).

IT'S OUR ANNIVERSARY! This past year has been transformative in so many ways. We've explored Milwaukee, had great times, and most importantly, we've met all of you! Our group has become one of the larger social clubs in the area, and it's time to celebrate!

Tickets include 2 free drinks and group appetizers.  A cash bar and full menu will also be available.  Games, music, and ping pong will be played!  Special door prizes and other surprises await.

We've reserved a private room at EVO (Evolution Milwaukee Gastro Pong, formerly known as SPIN Milwaukee), one of our most popular events from the past year, for Saturday March 1st. We'll have table tennis, games to play, a lounge area, a private bar area just for us, and food and appetizers available to us all. We've got the room reserved for 3 hours.

Tickets cost $18 in advance or $25 at the door.  This event may sell out, so please reserve and purchase your tickets early!  Tickets may be paid for by Paypal (which also accepts credit cards), or you may pay in person directly to Jason at any Milwaukee Fun event which he attends.  Proceeds will go to help cover the cost of the event, and any overages will be applied to the costs of running our awesome group.

Please RSVP early so that we can have a proper headcount!

I can't wait to see you all and toast to the amazing year we have had!

See you soon!

Friends & Sponsors:

• The Comedy Depot @ the Best Western in Brookfield

•  Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Pewaukee

•  Wisconsin Wellness Clinic in Brookfield

• Lakefront Brewery

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  • Cliff B.

    Great party Jason, you guys did a great job. Caroline and I had a blast, we had a chance to see some old friends and meet some new friends. We are looking forward to the next event. Cheers all!

    March 5, 2014

  • Cheryl

    Loved it, it was great fun, satisfied my hankering for ping pong for now!

    March 5, 2014

  • Kishore

    Had awesome time! Great planning.. great efforts.. great outcome.. this team rocks!!!

    March 4, 2014

  • Gregory

    Just an awesome time on Saturday at the party that's what I meant to say.

    1 · March 4, 2014

  • Ina

    Jason and all, thank you for a wonderful time.This was a fantastic idea to start with, but you really made it an awesome event all the way to the end. Thanks, I look forward to seeing you soon! :-)

    3 · March 4, 2014

  • Wendy

    Wonderful time! Can't wait for another Milwaukee Fun meetup :)

    4 · March 3, 2014

  • Tony D

    I want to thank the organizers and everyone else that was involved with putting together the Mardi Gras party, it was a great time. Meet a bunch of cool people.

    4 · March 2, 2014

  • Andrea

    The Mardi Gras anniversary party was a great idea! I had a good time, and enjoyed chatting and meeting new people. The festive food, beads, masks, funny name tags, door prizes were a nice touch... really went all out to make a fun theme party! Thank you for putting together a fantastic event.

    2 · March 2, 2014

  • Christina

    This was such a wonderful time. There were so many people that came. Playing ping pong and jenga was lots of fun. It was really nice that they gave us two tables just outside the room to use too. The appitizers they put together special for us were yummy. The only thing that bothered me was how loud it was in the room. With the music echoing off the walls people had to talk really loud to each other and that just made it louder over all. Even with that though it was a wonderful event. Happy 1st Anniversary!!!

    2 · March 2, 2014

  • Allison R.

    It was a great event!!! Thanks for organizing it Jason!!

    4 · March 2, 2014

  • Gregory

    Just awesome time last night

    2 · March 2, 2014

  • Jason

    I have to rush to bed for a 3 hour nap before heading to the airport, so I can't comment fully with everything I would like to say. But I will do my best for now with this: tonight was incredible. Thank you so much to everyone who helped make this happen. My full name-by-name thanks is on my Facebook page and the group's Facebook page at http://facebook.com/milwaukeefun. Thank you to all of you who attend our get-togethers, those who I now call friends, and those who I hope to one day call friends. You all make this little club of ours the success it has been.

    I can't wait to see what's next.

    5 · March 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can I pay at the door? Also, where is parking for the event?

    March 1, 2014

    • Jason

      Street parking is available. You can pay at the desk (to the private room where we'll be.) Cost at the door is $25.

      March 1, 2014

  • Jason

    In addition to your free drink tickets, our appetizer menu is confirmed! You will be welcome to help yourself to a delicious custom New Orleans themed menu created just for us and our Mardi Gras party by EVO Milwaukee's new chef!

    Our menu:
    - Jalapeno Hush Puppies
    - Mushroom Pate with Crackers
    - Hot Crawfish dip with sourdough
    - Gougeres
    - Shrimp Po Boys

    First come, first serve. Of course, if none of these options appeal to you, EVO's full regular menu is available to everyone.

    Tomorrow (Friday, 2/28) is the last day to purchase tickets at $18! If you haven't yet paid, please do so now! Tickets will be $25 the day of the event (3/1).

    2 · February 27, 2014

    • Jason

      Coco, I'll reply privately to you.

      February 28, 2014

    • Jason

      Pam, thought I responded to you, but apparently it didn't take. Sounds great. Look forward to talking to you tomorrow!

      February 28, 2014

  • Collette

    Is anyone else dressing up for this?! I think we should all have Mardi Gras Costumes!!! WHO IS WITH ME!!!!?!!! :)

    February 27, 2014

    • Maurina

      Sounds awesome! But like what? Fancy dress with a mask, right?

      February 27, 2014

    • Jason

      For what it's worth, beads, feather masks, and masquerade masks will be available at the party for anyone who wants to join in on the fun. And you are all welcome to bring your own, as well!

      3 · February 27, 2014

  • Jason

    Final request, as I'm sending in our official headcount to Evo tomorrow: If your plans have changed and you will not be attending the party, please update your RSVP to 'no'.

    February 24, 2014

  • jazmin

    Would I be able to meet with you in person to pay?

    February 20, 2014

    • jazmin

      Hello. Will u be near downtown milw wednesday around 7:30 ish? If so, we can meet and I can pay you then...or if you'll be by Tosa tomorrow or Wed around 5 pm

      February 23, 2014

    • Jason

      Will send you a private message

      February 24, 2014

  • Pam M

    Hi Jason, thanks for setting this up - Love Spin!
    I'm paid up :)
    are there really 100 people?!?! HOLY....!

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • Jason

    Hi everyone!

    With only a week left until the party, I wanted to send out a quick reminder to those who haven't paid yet to please do so at your earliest convenience. If you wait until the day of the event, the cost will be $25 instead of $18.

    Because it's critical that I have an accurate headcount, if you know you will not be going to the event (6:30 PM on Saturday, 3/1), please change your RSVP to 'no' as soon as you can.

    I really appreciate your help!

    February 21, 2014

  • Jason

    Tony is good!

    February 21, 2014

    • Tony D

      Damn straight. Lol.

      1 · February 21, 2014

  • Jason

    If you haven't yet paid for your ticket(s), please do so! The more money we collect up front, the more cool stuff we can add to the party.

    Financial accounting for the party is open and transparent. Feel free to check out our FB page https://www.facebook.com/milwaukeefun to see how ticket costs are being applied to the group and to the event.

    3 · February 18, 2014

    • Roxane

      Nobody's douting you. :) I personally need to make sure I can make it that day.

      February 19, 2014

  • Tony D

    I'll have to pay at the door. Please still save a spot for me.

    February 16, 2014

    • Jason

      Sure thing, Tony

      February 18, 2014

  • Tony D

    Sounds like a fun time.

    February 16, 2014

  • Joseph A.

    Can't get the pay pal to accept my card. Will I be able to pay at the door?

    February 1, 2014

    • Jason

      Hey Gabriel. Same deal, if Paypal doesn't work for you, feel free to pay in person prior to the event any time you see me. Hope that helps!

      February 2, 2014

    • Tracey S

      What is the email to PayPal?

      February 16, 2014

  • Jason

    FYI: SPiN Milwaukee is changing its name on February 11th to Evolution Milwaukee Gastro Pong. I've confirmed that this change doesn't affect our party, it's still on and everything is all good. I've updated the description of the event to reflect the new name, and I'll get a new graphic created as soon as I see what their new logo looks like.

    February 6, 2014

  • Armaniguru

    Looking forward to meeting new people in the area

    1 · February 2, 2014

  • Jason

    I stopped by Spin to check out the room we will be in, and I talked to the manager. We decided it's reasonable to increase our head-count from 60 to 75 attendees! After making the change, there are now 2 spots open. RSVP now! This event will sell out.

    Also, I'd like to thank Cliff at The Comedy Depot for becoming this event's first sponsor. Please visit their website at http://www.thecomedydepot.com for updates on their monthly shows in Brookfield!

    More to come, soon. This is going to be a blast, folks. I can't wait to celebrate Mardi Gras and our anniversary with you all!

    3 · January 30, 2014

  • W A.

    Remember when that guy almost killed Jenny B and knocked down the Jenga tower at the first meetup here?

    2 · January 9, 2014

  • Nicki

    tickets bought...check!

    1 · January 8, 2014

  • Allison R.

    Hey should we get some fun decorations? Beads?

    January 4, 2014

    • Allison R.

      Can you bring in food?

      January 4, 2014

    • Jason

      I will bring in a king cake, but no, I exchange for our discounted rate, we will be using their menu for food purchases.

      January 4, 2014

  • Karon

    This sounds like a blast! I am prepaid, got my ticket!

    2 · January 4, 2014

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