Do you spend your days being serious, responsible, professional, respectable?Have a stressful job, have bills to pay, have people who depend on you? BEING A GROWN-UP IS HARD WORK!! Every now and then, we need to get out and play - whether it be for just an hour or evening - to reconnect with our inner child and to relax and reenergize.
SILLY DATE! NEW YORKis a good clean fun Meetup group in New York City for singles and their friends. Members are fun, friendly, independent-minded and are interested in making genuine friendships, trying new and different things, sharing some laughs, and cutting loose in a laid-back and supportive environment.
There is no typical meetup. We will try a little bit of everything.
Some past/upcoming events:
MUSEUMS (Geek Day; American Museum of Natural History, MOMA, New Museum, Morgan Museum, Museum of Moving Image, Brooklyn Museum) * STANDUP / IMPROV COMEDY (Whiplash/ PIT, ASSSSCAT 3000/ Upright Citizens Brigade, Laughing Devil, Chopschtick; Joe Wong, Steve Hofstetter) * MOVIES/FILMS (The Muppets, Harold & Kumar, Studio Ghibli/ Miyazaki, Jiro Dreams of Sushi; RiverFlicks, Tribeca Film Festival; IFC, Landmark Sunshine, Angelica, Film Forum) * PICNICS (Central Park, Roosevelt Island) * THEATER AND PERFORMANCE (Broadway, The Heiress; National Theatre Live / NT Live, Shakespeare in the Park, The Moth, Puppet Playlist, Fringe Festival, The Secret City; Public Theater, BAM, NYU SKirball, Symphony Space) * DANCING (Contra Dance, Barn Dance) * SINGING (Greenwich Village Caroling Walk, Grace Church Choral Society, West Village Chorale, Karaoke)* LIVE MUSIC (Bell House, Jalopy, Rockwood Music Hall) * FOOD (Cheap Eats, Ethnic Eats, Food Trucks, Fine Dining; Vanessa's Dumplings, Nam Pang, Marumi, Gyu Kaku BBQ, Grand Sichuan, Szechuan Gourmet, MOMA/Modern Bar Room) * CREATIVE (The Puppet Kitchen) * OUTDOORS (Central Park Ice Skating, Manhattan Wonderwalk, The Great Saunter; High Line, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor) * LOCAL FESTIVALS AND EVENTS (Cherry Blossom Festival, Jazz Age Lawn Party, Union Square Holiday Market, Brooklyn Night Bazaar, Coney Island Mermaid Parade) * TRAVEL/ DAY TRIPS / WEEKEND TRIPS (Beacon NY; Governor's Island, Staten Island)
Events start with a rough plan, but once attendees arrive.... we improvise!
JOIN AS MEMBER! To be a member, please submit a representative photo and tell us a little about your work/play/shy/outgoing/introvert/extrovert/silly/serious self. Every new member is a future friend so we want to get to know you!
ATTEND A MEETUP!Check out our event calendar. Events with an 'EVENT HOST' are confirmed and have an assignedcontact point to manage communications and greet attendees. Events as 'FYI ONLY' or 'TENTATIVE' are suggested on a "see ya there, maybe" basis until someone steps up as Event Host.
SUBMIT AN EVENT! Have an event you would like to host / co-host? Suggest it! Being an Event Host is a great way to support groups, organizations, interests you care about, as well as a great way to meet more people and make new friends.
To foster friendly and supportive "non-scene" singles-friendly community, members agree to be respectful of each other. Behavior that makes others uncomfortable will not be tolerated. Bad behavior is reason for removal from group and includes:1) disparaging comments concerning age, race, sexual orientation, religion, politics, economic situation, 2) overtly sexual or aggressive advances toward another member, 3) expressions of extreme indecency, hatred, pornography, fetishism, criminality via group website, email, in person.
Members agree to be considerate and courteous to Event Hosts, who agree to lead on a non-paid volunteer basis. RSVPs of "Yes" should be honored. Same-day no-shows will not be tolerated and is reason for removal from group. Lateness and cancellations should be communicated to Event Host.
Members agree to participate in events at their own risk and will not hold Group Organizer(s) or Event Host(s) responsible for any incidents or damages.
To keep the group diverse and events as relaxed as possible, there is intentionally no fee to join and to RSVP, except when there is venue charge eg. museum admission, movie ticket, etc. However, should you enjoy your experience, please consider helping to defray our fixed Meetup costs (currently $144/yr) by using our Sponsors links when making purchases.