What we're about

Welcome to the BIGGEST SOCIAL MEETUP GROUP in Brisbane!!!

This group is growing FAST! On average we have 50 - 100 new people joining every week!.... so join in the FUN! Our focus is on activities! Every WEEK we have - walking, trivia, movies, ice skating, meditation and a social drinks meetup. Every MONTH we have a 'NEWBIE'S Saturday night drinks meetup and a restaurant night - so you can meet our wonderful, friendly hosts!

Everyone who comes along finds our events to be friendly, safe, relaxed and well organised and we only have a few hosts so that you are sure to see a familiar, friendly face. We like to introduce people around (just ask the host to do so)... you will have a great time if you are a newbie. A few things about our fantastic group-

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* ALL OUR EVENTS ARE TOTALLY FREE AND WILL STAY THAT WAY!!!

EXCEPT - once or twice a year we request a $2 donation at our 'Jade Buddha' event (but you get a free drink every month anyway...) - this is to cover the meetup fee that Organizers have pay to use the meetup site and phone calls and balloons. We get discounts and/or free drinks and food for our members at some of our other events too.

* We DO NOT promote any businesses or charities - we DO NOT seek to make a profit - we always have been and will be purely SOCIAL!

* We encourage people of EVERY AGE to attend.

* We are SOCIAL group NOT a DATING WEBSITE or DATING GROUP.

* We are NOT on face book ONLY the meetup site. There is a group with exactly the same name as this group but it is NOT this group....

* You DO NOT have to be single to join our group because we have 'joint functions' with other groups all the time and if you do connect with someone ...THAT IS GREAT........you are welcome to stay in the group!

Joining our group and attending events is a great way to meet others who have the same interests while having HEAPS OF FUN TIMES TOO!

SO JOIN OUR FANTASTIC GROUP AND COME TO AN EVENT NOW!

We hope to see you soon!

THE ORGANISERS!

p.s.- A FEW IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER-

EMAILS-

* If you think you are getting too many emails about events - just go to the 'MY PROFILE' tab and turn off the automatic emails and then you can just visit the main page whenever you want.

* WE ARE A SOCIAL GROUP- our intention is for single people to make FRIENDSHIPS in person - so we request that members DO NOT email other members as if on a dating site. Organisers can not stop people from emailing each other so if you receive an email that you are uncomfortable about - don't react - just 'block' that person or you can go to your profile and change the email setting so that you only get emails from Organisers.

• PHOTOS-

*A real life photo of yourself is requested for the site.

* Please do not upload photos of events as we prefer that only our hosts do that.

EVENTS-

* Only our hosts arrange events in our group.

COMMENTS-

Any inappropriate or offensive comments or behaviours that are not aligned with our intention of being a SOCIAL GROUP will be removed and the member will be BANNED. The issue may be mentioned at the monthly 'Brisbane Organisers' Meetup and maybe forwarded on to 'Meetup Headquarters' for future action. Our goal is for a safe, happy and friendly environment for all. We are a really awesome meetup group!

So come along to an event our fantastic group soon and meet lots of awesome people! We hope to meet you soon! from your friendly hosts!

Upcoming events (5+)

Drinks @ the Story Bridge - arvo/night - STARTING AT 4 PM!!

The Story Bridge Hotel

Meet us for Saturday afternoon/night social drinks at the Story Bridge Hotel! We will be in the THE 'OUTBACK BAR.' If you can't find the bar...just ask at the other bar it is. We will have some balloons/ sign on the tables and they might hard to spot when there is a big crowd..... so if you are new and don't know anyone it is best to come sooner rather than later....WE ARE USUALLY NEAR THE RED PHONE BOX.... This meet up goes from 4 until[masked]. Some people stay on after that time or move to another bar.....what people do after the meetup finishing time is up to them... PARKING: There is usually heaps of parking in the side streets near the hotel. There is also a car park under the bridge (it is in 'Wharf Street').....no one has had trouble finding a parking spot yet! Everyone is very friendly because we are a social group and you will feel very welcome if you are new and glad that you have attended. ALSO...the rsvp's automatically shut off when events start...you can just 'turn up' if you want to come at the last minute! 😊 PLEASE DO NOT UPLOAD PHOTOS OF EVENTS as we prefer it if only our hosts do that... WE HOPE THAT YOU CAN MAKE IT!

BOOK CLUB MEETUP - at 'THE HEDGE' - SUNDAY 21 JULY 2019

The Hedge Coffee Shop

Join our coffee/breakfast BOOKCLUB at 'THE HEDGE' coffee shop at Salisbury. 'THE HEDGE' is a really great place - excellent food at a very reasonable price with tons of parking on a quiet, leafy street. It has a relaxed, comfortable feel about it. We have our meet up in the cute little court yard on the side. The staff are very friendly and helpful. DIRECTIONS- If you can find the road that the QE2 hospital is on go there then find 'Orange Grove Road' then turn off INTO Lillian Ave (where Aldi is)....it is at the very end of Lillian Ave...(the Salisbury train station end.) It is what used to be a residental house on the corner..opposite a red post box. It is on the corner of Lillian Ave. and Kellett Street...…. **Friendly reminder...please keep your RSVP updated as the table booking is made based on RSVP YES numbers......hope to see you there....Rhonda**

Join us for - Bbrrrrrrrr! - ICE SKATING!!

Iceworld - Boondall

Come along for a social skate and meet some new people while doing something fun and healthy. It is a great place for beginners! $20 covers entry and skate hire. The session goes from 11 am to 3 pm. ICEWORLD Boondall is on Sandgate Road near the boatyard. I will be INSIDE on the ice and wearing a black hoodie that says - 'MEETUP' so come and find me or text me on -[masked] and I will introduce you to the gang. Please wear warm clothes, THICK SOCKS OR EVEN WEAR TWO PAIRS is a good idea!!! See you there! Matthew p.s. leave a comment or question below if you like!

'Walking, eating, drinking & socialising'- EVERY SUNDAY! @ 4 o'clock!!

Holman Street Ferry Terminal

*** This walk is meant to be a slow social walk😊😊😊😆 Meet for a scenic walk from Kangaroo Point (at the entrance of the Holman Ferry Terminal - near the Jazz Club) then up towards Southbank and then over the Goodwill Bridge then back around the back of Q.U.T. and then we always stop at the Jade Buddha. You can eat there or just have a drink. AFTER STOPPING AT THE JADE BUDDHA you have a choice- 1. CATCH the ferry back over to Kangaroo Point or 2. WALK back over the bridge to where we started. Dress for WALKING as we are all VERY casual. People can walk at whatever pace they want. SLOW WALKING IS ENCOURAGED.....!!!!!!!! it is friendly, relaxed and there is no pressure to power walk and FUR KIDS are always welcome too - but cannot come into the Jade Buddha of course. We stop at the beginning of the Goodwill bridge so that slower walkers can catch up and we all can stay together. There is usually 5 to 10 people attending each Sunday. If you can't find a spot to park...just go to 'Wharf Street'...which is the first left street after the 'Nite Owl' (which is opposite the hotel) and there are plenty of places to park there..................... http://photos4.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/1/2/2/2/600_3 WE DON'T WAIT FOR ANYONE (even if you have rsvp'd YES) - NOT EVEN THE ORGANISERS. YOU ARE BEST TO ARRIVE 10-15 EARLY IF YOU DON'T KNOW THE WAY TO GO AND IF YOU MISS US .... YOU CAN CATCH US BY GOING IN THE DIRECTION OF THE GOODWILL BRIDGE...... We meet EVERY SUNDAY - no matter what the weather is like- we catch the ferry over to the Jade Buddah and then back again even if it is raining!!! So you never have to worry if it is on or not! ALSO, THERE IS A .*** very fast paced walk ...... EVERY THURSDAY (at 5.30 - not 3.45) AND THE WALK IS FOLLOWED BY A SENSATIONAL DINNER AT THE STORY BRIDGE HOTEL. P.S. - PLEASE STAY ON THE WALKING PATH - NOT THE BIKE TRACK- it is painted on the ground and can be a bit confusing but once you get to the Q.U.T. side you don't have to worry about it. We hope to see you there! ALSO - OUR WALK IS REALLY ABOUT BEING SOCIAL- WITH EXERCISE AS A BONUS IF YOU FEEL LIKE YOU ARE LACKING A BIT OF MOTIVATION - THINK OF THESE 'EXERCISE FACTS' LISTED BELOW...... EXERCISE FACTS- Regular exercise at the correct intensity can: . Significantly improve OVERALL health . Reduce the risk of HEART DISEASE by 40% . Lower the risk of STROKE by 27% . Reduce the incidence of HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE by almost 50% . Reduce the incidence of DIABETES by almost 50% . Reduce the mortality and the risk of recurrent BREAST CANCER by almost 50% . Lower the risk of COLON CANCER by 60% . Reduce the risk of developing ALXEHEIMER'S DISEASE by one third . Decrease DEPRESSION as effectively as medications or behavioural therapy and remember (for extra motivation to come along)- the GREAT FOOD and CHEAP DRINKS at the Jade too!!!!!

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