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This is a group purely for multi-day backpacking trips. Anyone in their 20's or 30's interested in backpacking should join. We also strive to educate on how to cut weight in order to hike further, faster, and with less soreness ;)

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🍸 Female Traveler Connection: Free Dinner, BYOB & Pub Crawl 🍸

Peter Macchiarini Steps

NOTE: This is a recurring event that happens on WEDNESDAYS! The date changes on the meetup event invitation as it gets close to the event starting time, but the event is still happening this WEDNESDAY at 7PM and is NOT CANCELLED! This event is organized by our friends at the Green Tortoise Hostel in SF in order to provide a fun, safe space for solo female travelers to connect with one another. There are usually 25-40 solo female travelers staying at the hostel that attend each week who don't RSVP on meetup - so there's always a diverse group of people to meet. We've copied all the info below so be sure to READ EVERYTHING and follow the RSVP instructions. And yes, the dinner event for FEMALES ONLY. Everyone else can join at 8:30PM when we head to the pub crawl, which meets out front of the hostel: https://www.meetup.com/SanFranciscoHostel/events/qpqvxjyskbdb/ IMPORTANT - READ RSVP at https://www.greentortoisesf.com/rsvp ******************** *INFO FROM THE GREEN TORTOISE WEBSITE:* Mix and Mingle with other international female travelers & au pairs. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday we have a free, vegetarian group dinner for all hostel guests. We have temporarily decided to open this event up on Wednesday nights to all international female travelers in SF in an effort to connect solo female travelers with one another. Join us in our safe, fun international living room space. Enjoy a home-cooked vegetarian meal in our San Francisco hostel where you can connect with like-minded, international female travelers & au pairs. Afterwards, join a wide range of other international travelers as everyone from the hostel heads out with locals and travelers from around the city for a bar crawl with cheap drinks. And yes, the dinner portion of the event is for INTERNATIONAL FEMALES ONLY. All others are welcome to join us OUT FRONT of the hostel at 8:30PM for SFHostelParty's Rock Paper Scissors Tournament & Pub Crawl. Pub Crawl info at: https://www.facebook.com/events/148651682454261/ General info about the hostel: www.greentortoisesf.com You must check in with the event host at 7PM. We'll have a designated space allocated for the group to meet new travel buddies and connect with new international friends. Afterwards, socialize with a wide range of international travelers and locals as everyone from the hostel heads out for a bar crawl with cheap drinks. EVENTS SCHEDULE 7PM SHARP: Meet out front of 494 Broadway St. for event check in. The international living room used for this event is a private space and there are strict rules for entry so please be sure to arrive on time. After 7PM, you will NOT be able to enter the building. Latecomers are welcome to meet us OUT FRONT of the hostel at 8:30PM as described above. 7-7:15PM: Meet & Greet. 7-8PM: Free dinner buffet for the group and all hostel guests. Enjoy salad, vegetarian pasta, garlic bread and pastries for dessert. Feel free to bring your own wine, beer, drinks, etc. 8:30PM: Everyone from the hostel will head outside to meet up with locals and international travelers from around SF. We'll go on a bar crawl in the neighborhood with cheap drinks! *IMPORTANT*READ* The private hostel dinner event is all ages and is a connection/networking event for international female travelers only. Be sure to bring an International ID (ie: a passport or driver's license that is NOT from the USA) to attend. You MUST register in advance and bring your CONFIRMATION EMAIL - as you will need to check in at 7PM SHARP in order to be allowed into the building. If you are NOT an international female with a NON-US id, you are welcome to join everyone at 8:30PM out front of the hostel for the bar crawl. *HOW TO RSVP* Follow instructions at: https://www.greentortoisesf.com/rsvp 1. You must first RSVP on facebook 2. Next, fill out this RSVP form to receive an email confirmation: https://bit.ly/2wQ7jBo (Be sure to bring your email confirmation with you to the event). Green Tortoise SF Hostel

🍹Pub Crawl with International Backpackers🍻(EVERY WEDNESDAY)

MEET on the NORTHEAST CORNER of Broadway St. & Kearny St. Look for the "PUB CRAWL" Sign

***READ EVERYTHING PLEASE***: This pub crawl is EVERY WEDNESDAY! NOTE: The date changes on meetup as it gets closer to the event start time because this is a recurring event, but this event happens every Wednesday at 8:30PM! ********************************************************** RSVP *required* here: http://www.sfhostelparty.com/ ********************************************************** We meet on the NORTHEAST CORNER of Broadway St. & Kearny St. - Look for the pink "PUB CRAWL Meeting Point" Sign OUTSIDE 498 Broadway St. We do NOT stay here or go inside - it is only a check in point. At 8:45PM SHARP, we will leave for the stop of the crawl. You *MUST* check in between 8:30PM and 8:45PM if you are planning to attend - please do not try and join us mid-way into the crawl. The crawl is run by volunteers at hostels in SF so that there's a place for backpackers and locals to meet each other. The event gets a bunch of travelers from all over the city along with locals. Come join us, have some drinks, and meet some new peeps. We will be joining my friend's meetup group and there will be people picking up a groups of backpackers from local hostels - here is the main event link with all the details, meeting point, etc: http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-things-to-do/events/82926222/ Hope to see you on Wednesday for some fun! :)

😂Indian Curry, Comedy Show & $2 Beers! (EVERY THURSDAY)😂

Peter Macchiarini Steps

***READ EVERYTHING PLEASE***: This is a recurring event that happens EVERY THURSDAY! The date will change on the event invitation as it gets close to the event starting time, but the event is still happening this Thursday at 7PM! RSVP is *required*. If you are planning to attend, you *must* meet us between 7PM and 7:15PM on the NORTHEAST CORNER of Broadway St. & Kearny St. - Look for the pink "CURRY & COMEDY Meeting Point" Sign OUTSIDE 498 Broadway St at the bottom of the Peter Macchiarini Steps. We do NOT stay here - it is only a check in point. At 7:15PM SHARP, we will leave for the stop of the crawl. Do NOT try to meet up with us after 7:15PM or you will be turned away. We'll be heading out with a group of travelers for Indian dinner followed by a live Comedy Show. Option to also stop at a dueling piano bar and also a popular bar in SF with 100 beers on tap, skeeball & games at the end of the night. Please be sure to **READ** everything below, as comedy show tickets are now available on a first-come-first-served basis. We'll be joining the international travelers group and picking up a groups of backpackers from local hostels - since the menu selections and restaurant changes sometimes, here is the main event link with all the info, the full menu choices for our group, etc: http://www.meetup.com/SanFranciscoHostel/events/193699332/ EVENT INFO: www.sfhostelparty.com ( http://www.sfhostelparty.com/ ) $11.75 + $3.25 tax/tip includes an Indian curry combo meal - includes rice, naan, salad and your choice of three curries (tax & tip are included). The Indian restaurant also has $2 beers and $3 wine. Comedy show tickets can be added on to dinner for $1 (save $20 ticket fee!) and are on a FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED basis until the show fills up. We do not usually fill up the show - but this is just a heads up that there is limited space and if the show does hit capacity, you are still welcome to join us for the dinner with cheap drinks and also head to the bars. *IF* on the off chance the comedy show hits capacity, those unable to get show tickets will get a free beer at the Indian restaurant. NOTE: The Dinner & Comedy show is all ages. If you're planning to go to the piano bar or the bar with 100 beers, be sure to bring your ID that shows you are 21+. If you have an out of country ID, it is best to bring a passport since some places do not accept international drivers licenses. ===================================== For choice of Curries & Entrees, see the main event link: http://www.meetup.com/SanFranciscoHostel/events/193699332/ As this will be a large group, the food choices have been pre-organized - so there are NO ADDITIONAL FOOD SUBSTITUTIONS! ====================================== See you Thursday!

👩Female Traveler Connection: Free Dinner, BYOB, Beer/Wine/Spirit Olympics

NOTE: This is a recurring event that happens on FRIDAYS! The date will change on the meetup event invitation as it gets close to the event starting time, but the event is still happening this FRIDAY at 7PM and is NOT CANCELLED! IMPORTANT - FOLLOW RSVP instructions at https://www.greentortoisesf.com/rsvp or you will NOT be allowed into the building *********************** This event is organized by our friends at the Green Tortoise Hostel in SF in order to provide a fun, safe space for solo female travelers to connect with one another. There are usually 25-40 solo female travelers staying at the hostel that attend each week who don't RSVP on meetup - so there's always a diverse group of people to meet. We have copied all the info below so be sure to READ EVERYTHING and follow the RSVP instructions if you're planning to attend. Info from Green Tortoise website: Mix and Mingle with other international female travelers & au pairs. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday we have a free, vegetarian group dinner for all hostel guests. We have temporarily decided to open this event up on Friday nights to all international female travelers in SF in an effort to connect solo female travelers with one another. Join us in our safe, fun international living room space where you are welcome to bring your own drinks. Enjoy a home-cooked vegetarian meal in our San Francisco hostel where you can connect with like-minded, international female travelers & au pairs. Afterwards, join a wide range of other international travelers as everyone from the hostel heads out with locals and travelers from around the city at 9PM to compete for their country at the SF Beer/Wine/Spirit Olympics. At 8:55PM, we will organize teams OUT FRONT of the hostel before heading out to the bar where this week's Beer/Wine/Spirit Olympics takes place. And yes, the dinner portion of the event is for INTERNATIONAL FEMALES ONLY. All others are welcome to join us at *OUT FRONT* of the hostel at 9PM as they assign teams for SFHostelParty's Beer/Wine/Spirit Olympics. Olympics event info at: https://www.facebook.com/events/108239516000485/ and https://www.meetup.com/SanFranciscoHostel/events/252772443/ General info about the hostel: https://www.greentortoisesf.com/ You must check in with the event host at 7PM SHARP. We'll have a designated space allocated for the group to meet new travel buddies and connect with new international friends. Schedule of events: 7PM SHARP: Meet out front of 494 Broadway St. for event check in. The international living room used for this event is a private space and there are strict rules for entry so please be sure to arrive on time or you will not be able to enter the building. Latecomers are welcome to meet us OUT FRONT of the hostel at 9PM and join us for the after-dinner event as described above. 7-7:15PM: Meet & Greet. 7-8PM: Free dinner buffet for the group and all hostel guests. Enjoy garden salad, vegetarian pasta with marinara sauce/mushrooms, garlic bread and pastries for dessert. Feel free to bring your own wine, beer, drinks, etc. 8:55PM: Organize teams OUT FRONT of the hostel before heading out to compete for your country at the SF Beer/Wine/Spirit Olympics. (You do not need to drink to play in the games - the point of the event is to meet international travelers & locals as you rotate around and the room and compete in games of skill). **IMPORTANT**READ: The private hostel dinner event is all ages and is a connection/networking event for international female travelers only. Be sure to bring an international ID (ie: a passport or driver's license that is NOT from the USA) to attend. You MUST register in advance and bring your CONFIRMATION EMAIL - as you will need to check in at 7PM SHARP in order to be allowed into the building. If you are NOT an international female with a NON-US id, you are welcome to join everyone at 9PM OUT FRONT of the hostel when we head out for the SF Beer/Wine/Spirit Olympics.

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