The Long Beach Polar Bear Plunge (http://www.longbeachpolarbears.org/join-us.php) is an event held during the winter where participants jump into the icy cold water for a quick dip to raise money for a charitable organization. In this case the Make a Wish Foundation.
For me, this is going to be a hang out and watch people taking the plunge and then go get food and/or drinks somewhere local, but if anyone actually wants to participate in this, please visit this link (http://www.longbeachpolarbears.org/join-us.php) and follow the directions. I will not be taking the plunge so if you need someone to look after your belongings, I'm your man. =)
I plan to leave from Penn Station on the 10:45 AM train to Long Beach via the LIRR so if anyone wants to ride with me, be at Penn Station at or before 10:30 AM on Feb 2nd and CALL ME at[masked] (texting is a confusing waste of time so please call). We will arrive at the Long Beach Station 57 minutes later at 11:42 AM.
For people not travelling with me from NYC, please wait at the Long Beach Station for us to arrive at 11:42 AM and meet us in FRONT of the Long Beach Station seen here: http://goo.gl/maps/gQFt9
We will then head to the beach together at 12 noon for registration and hanging out and watching the festivities.
My events are about meeting people and having fun. All ages are encouraged to attend: Single, married, couples, widows, gay, straight, black, white and everything in between. Just be friendly and have the ability to socialize with relative normalcy.
If you've never been to a meetup, don't worry, there are always new people. The event host is very nice and friendly. You can come alone or bring a friend or two or three. Upon your arrival I'll greet you and introduce you to some people. It's really quite painless.
If you have any questions prior to or on the day of the event, please do not hesitate to give me (Beau (https://www.facebook.com/beau.gould)) a call at[masked]