What we're about

Chicago Social Events will be putting together tons of events for 20-30 somethings that focus on one thing: Meeting people and having fun. Well, that's kind of two things...Our group will live by the motto "A good time is all about who you share it with". I've been putting up our events in other Meetup groups for the past several months and have seen amazing turnouts with such great people, so now it just makes sense to create my own!

We'll be organizing groups to do things like happy hours, trivia nights, visit museums, go to comedy shows, plan trolley crawls, wine tastings, tournaments, play in rec sports leagues and more! Does this sound like every other group on Meetup? Well it's definitely similar, but I'm really good at getting good deals for everyone and coming up with unique events that have recently been bringing out large groups of people that simply want to get out more and meet others. So if you're fresh in town (welcome!), are looking to make some new friends, and/or simply just want to spice things up and do something other than sitting in a bar with the same ol' folks, we're gonna be that spice.

I also run S3 Simply Social Sports Leagues (s3leagues.com), which offers THE BEST coed rec sports leagues in the city. Sure I'm biased, but the sweet thing is they really are amazing. These leagues allow you to join by yourself or with friends and we create teams by age group for anyone aged 21-42, with post-game festivities at a near-by bar. These leagues welcome all skill levels. Rather than a one time event, these leagues last 5-8 weeks and allow you to foster stronger relationships as you come together every week during the season. Being new to town myself years ago, I made all my best friends by joining a coed softball team. I knew I could make it better, and now many years later with tens of thousands of past alum, tons of new friends made, couples formed, and several marriages! Sometimes the best connections come from simply expanding your social circle and getting out more. This is our goal, and we're excited to see you at an event or league!

Cheers, Ben

Upcoming events (5+)

Meet people playing Kickball, Softball or Beach Vball! Join solo or with friends

Leagues played at various locations around Chicago. See league specifics for details!

Spring seasons are starting up! But there's still a few league options with space: Tuesday Wrightwood Park Softball: Starts 4/30, 6 weeks - 3 guy & 3 girl spots left, register solo or play w/ friends! Just $65 w/ code 'MeetupHookup' http://s3leagues.com/tuesday-wrightwood-park-softball-spring-league-details.html BEACH VOLLEYBALL played Tues-Fri nights at North Ave & Montrose Beaches starting late May also have limited space for full teams, individuals & groups! http://s3leagues.com/spring-beach-volleyball-leagues.html -------------------------------------------------------------- NOTE: The listed date and location for this Meetup are just placeholders. READ BELOW. IT EXPLAINS EVERYTHING ABOUT THE LEAGUES! These Simply Social coed rec leagues give you an exciting weekly activity to look forward to and break up the week that keep you active, social and meeting new people! I've been running em for 10 years now, and love seeing how easy it is for people to build lasting relationships because you hang out with the same group of players week after week during the 5-7 week season. Everyone makes friends, maybe meets that special someone and expands their social circle in S3! ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME (i.e. no experience required). I'm able to make teams for anyone aged 21-42. Simply register by yourself or with friends and I'll put you with others around your age for the season. After registering, simply hang tight and before your season begins I'll email EVERYTHING you need to know for the season including your teammates info, the full schedule, how/where we play and TONS more! The good times start at games but then continue as we mix and mingle over drinks ALL TOGETHER after playing at a bar everyone walks to. It's an amazing sight seeing so many S3 players in one bar. Over 50,000 past players (yeah that many haha) have had a blast! You can be a part of these seasons for just $50-$85 w/ promo code 'MEETUPHOOKUP' ($20 off!) *********************************************** FULL DETAILS & REGISTRATION: http://s3leagues.com/register-now-for-spring-softball-kickball--beach-volleyball-leagues-starting-in-aprilmay.html Meetup Group Members & Your Friends Get $20 OFF Softball & Kickball Player League Fees! USE PROMO CODE 'MEETUPHOOKUP' *Beach volleyball is already super cheap at just $50-$60. *********************************************** *Want to get placed on a team but can't make it to every game? No problem! We put extra players on every team to cover for ya. I look forward to meeting everyone at your league "Meet Your Team Initial Event" and then at games! Cheers, Ben :) ____________________________________________________________________________________ LEAGUES INCLUDE: (see each league page for full details) - 5-8 Week Season (varies by league) - Meet Your Team Pre-Season Initial Event! - We buy your team some beer each week! - Team player shirts in whatever size you ask for! - Exclusive player food and drink specials at your sponsor bar! - Teams get split up into multiple totally separate divisions based on records for playoffs and the winner of EACH division gets a team party prize! I hope you let me show you what makes S3 Simply Social Leagues so great. I promise it'll be a unique experience unlike anything you've ever been a part of :) PLEASE don't hesitate to send me a message if you have any questions! Cheers, Ben

Sunday Coed Rec 16" Softball League! Join solo or w/ friends! 8 week season

Spring is almost here! When it warms up in Chicago your goal in life should be to have as many outdoor activities as possible. That's where this laid back social 16" softball league comes in! Everyone joins these leagues both to play in a fun activity of course but also to meet people over drinks at our post-game bar that everyone walks to after! Hanging out with the same group of 200 people week after week for 8 weeks makes it pretty effortless to really get to know people and build relationships. AND TONS OF PEOPLE JOIN THESE LEAGUES BY THEMSELVES OR WITH A FRIEND OR A FEW! *Want to get placed on a team but can't make it to every game? No problem! We put extra players on every team that we make for this very reason. Full details and registration: http://www.s3leagues.com/sunday-stanton-park-softball-spring-league-details.html ***PLAY FOR JUST $75 ($20 OFF) W/ PROMO CODE 'MEETUPHOOKUP'*** --------------------------------------- FULL LEAGUE DETAILS: *Don't pay attention to the RSVP #. People find out about and join these leagues from many places and they fill up fast! INITIAL EVENT: Thursday, April 25th - 7:00 pm @ Joe's Bar (940 W Weed St, our sponsor bar every team walks to after games!) - At this event you meet your teammates, grab shirts and pick a team name and captains. Right after this event you'll get an email with your teammates names and emails, the full schedule, how we play, bar specials and LOTS more important league info. FIRST GAMES: Sunday, April 28th. Games start between 1:00-3:30 pm each day and your team's game time rotates weekly. LOCATION: Stanton Park (618 W Scott St). There's a parking lot next to the field if you drive and easy available street parking! BAR SPECIALS: $5 Mozzarella Sticks, $5 Fried Pickle Chips, $5 Off 18" Pizzas, $10 Bud Light/PBR Pitchers, $4 Domestic Cans & $16 Buckets, $4 Vegas Bombs & Fireball Shots, $4 Vodka Drinks LENGTH: 8 Weeks (No games Mother's Day 5/12 & Memorial Day Wknd 5/26). Final day Sunday, June 30th (potentially pushed back if there are rainouts. We will not play Sun, July 7th if necessary due to a rainout). PLAYOFFS: Final day playoff tourneys and ALL teams make it! The top 4 teams play in their own division and the bottom 4 teams play in another separate one. EACH winning team gets a party to schedule at our bar! COST: Only $75 per player!! Use promo code 'MeetupHookup' REGISTER HERE: http://www.s3leagues.com/sunday-stanton-park-softball-spring-league-details.html Hope to see you there! Cheers, Ben

Sunday Coed Rec Social Kickball League! Join solo or w/ friends! 8 week season

Spring is almost here! When it warms up in Chicago your goal in life should be to have as many outdoor activities as possible. That's where this laid back social kickball league comes in! Everyone joins these leagues both to play in a fun activity of course but also to meet people over drinks at our post-game bar that everyone walks to after! Hanging out with the same group of 200 people week after week for 8 weeks makes it pretty effortless to really get to know people and build relationships. AND TONS OF PEOPLE JOIN THESE LEAGUES BY THEMSELVES OR WITH A FRIEND OR A FEW! *Want to get placed on a team but can't make it to every game? No problem! We put extra players on every team that we make for this very reason. Full details and registration: http://www.s3leagues.com/sunday-stanton-park-kickball-spring-league-details.html ***PLAY FOR JUST $75 ($20 OFF) W/ PROMO CODE 'MEETUPHOOKUP'*** --------------------------------------- FULL LEAGUE DETAILS: *Don't pay attention to the RSVP #. People find out about and join these leagues from many places and they fill up fast! INITIAL EVENT: Thursday, April 25th - 7:00 pm @ Joe's Bar (940 W Weed St, our sponsor bar every team walks to after games!) - At this event you meet your teammates, grab shirts and pick a team name and captains. Right after this event you'll get an email with your teammates names and emails, the full schedule, how we play, bar specials and LOTS more important league info. FIRST GAMES: Sunday, April 28th. Games start between 1:00-3:30 pm each day and your team's game time rotates weekly. LOCATION: Stanton Park (618 W Scott St). There's a parking lot next to the field if you drive and easy available street parking! BAR SPECIALS: $5 Mozzarella Sticks, $5 Fried Pickle Chips, $5 Off 18" Pizzas, $10 Bud Light/PBR Pitchers, $4 Domestic Cans & $16 Buckets, $4 Vegas Bombs & Fireball Shots, $4 Vodka Drinks LENGTH: 8 Weeks (No games Mother's Day 5/12 & Memorial Day Wknd 5/26). Final day Sunday, June 30th (potentially pushed back if there are rainouts. We will not play Sun, July 7th if necessary due to a rainout). PLAYOFFS: Final day playoff tourneys and ALL teams make it! The top 4 teams play in their own division and the bottom 4 teams play in another separate one. EACH winning team gets a party to schedule at our bar! COST: Only $75 per player!! Use promo code 'MeetupHookup' REGISTER HERE: http://www.s3leagues.com/sunday-stanton-park-kickball-spring-league-details.html Hope to see you there! Cheers, Ben

Tuesday Night Coed Rec 16" Softball League! Join solo or w/ friends! 6 wk season

Spring is almost here! When it warms up in Chicago your goal in life should be to have as many outdoor activities as possible. That's where this laid back social 16" softball league comes in! Everyone joins these leagues both to play in a fun activity of course but also to meet people over drinks at our post-game bar that everyone walks to after! Hanging out with the same group of 100 people week after week for 6 weeks over the season makes it pretty effortless to really get to know people and build relationships. AND TONS OF PEOPLE JOIN THESE LEAGUES BY THEMSELVES OR WITH A FRIEND OR A FEW! *Want to get placed on a team but can't make it to every game? No problem! We put extra players on every team that we make for this very reason. Full details and registration: http://s3leagues.com/tuesday-wrightwood-park-softball-spring-league-details.html ***PLAY FOR JUST $65 ($20 OFF) W/ PROMO CODE 'MEETUPHOOKUP'*** --------------------------------------- FULL LEAGUE DETAILS: *Don't pay attention to the RSVP #. People find out about and join these leagues from many places and they fill up fast! INITIAL EVENT: Monday, April 29th - 7:00 pm @ Diag (2856 N Southport Ave, our sponsor bar every team walks to after games!) - At this event you meet your teammates, grab shirts and pick a team name and captains. Right after this event you'll get an email with your teammates names and emails, the full schedule, how we play, bar specials and LOTS more important league info. FIRST GAMES: Tuesday, April 30th. Games start between 6:30-9:00 pm each day and your team's game time rotates weekly. LOCATION: Wrightwood Park (2534 N Greenview Ave). The streets around the park are unzoned and there's always available spots! LENGTH: 6 Weeks. Final day Tuesday, June 4th (potentially pushed back if there are rainouts). PLAYOFFS: Final night playoff tourneys and ALL teams make it! The top 4 teams play in their own division and the bottom 4 teams play in another separate one. EACH winning team gets a party to schedule at our bar! COST: Only $65 per player!! Use promo code 'MeetupHookup' REGISTER HERE: http://s3leagues.com/tuesday-wrightwood-park-softball-spring-league-details.html Hope to see you there! Cheers, Ben

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