What we're about

Welcome to an amazing opportunity to meet city singles!

This meetup is for people who are new to the area, newly single, and/or those who simply want to meet other people--all under the amazing setting of DC, MD and VA. Professional and Responsible single males should not be afraid to join.

This meetup is a love affair with the city and its surrounding areas. Join us if you are interested in getting to know other people who share your interests in nightlife, city tours, outdoor activities, and more.

The goal of this group is to create a meeting place where individuals looking for entertainment can find each other. We are young, urban, and dynamic. We are single and happy.

Let's enjoy life and all of its seasons. Don't apologize for being single and don't feel the need to explain yourself. Enjoy it while it lasts. This group is geard toward single men and women who want to get out there and have a good time after a strenuous work week

Upcoming events (4+)

Comedy Night: Joe Clair

Busboys and Poets

Join us for good food, fun, and laughter!

NOTE: There will not be a host for this event, but go and have a good time.

Date: January 28,2021
Time: 7:30 - 9:00
Location: Busboys and Poets, 5331 Baltimore Avenue (Hyattsville, MD)

Tickets: https://dmvlaughhouse-joeclaire.eventbrite.com/?aff=VJohnson

Joe Clair, also known by the nickname "Joe Cleezy", is a stand-up comedian, radio personality, VJ and actor. A native of the Seat Pleasant, Maryland suburb of Washington , DC, Clair is best known as a former host of BET’s Rap City from 1994 to 1999. Aside from his work as host of Rap City, Clair has also hosted several radio shows and appeared on the stand-up comedy shows Def Comedy Jam and ComicView.

Following the end to his highly acclaimed radio show, Joe has partnered with longtime friend, Big Lez of MTV fame, to create a podcast focused on the pioneers of the entertainment industry such as Big Daddy Kane and Special Wd to name a few. The podcast is called ‘The Ruckus with Lez & Joe Clair’.

PLEASE READ:
*HAPPY HOURS and DOORS BEGIN at 6:30 PM
*Age requirement: 21 yrs and over to consume alcohol. Otherwise minimum age is 18 to enter the building. Must have government ID
*Photography, filming, videotaping or other forms of recording is strictly prohibited. Guests who do not follow this policy will be asked to leave.
All sales are final.
*Absolutely NO REFUNDS.
*We require masks be worn at all times with the exception of eating.
*We will require proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or a medical/religious exemption.

Accepted forms of proof include:
1. A physical vaccination card that matches patrons photo id.
2. Digital copy of vaccination card that matches patrons photo id.
3. A copy of a medical exemption.

Free parking: There is a parking lot behind the restaurant and street parking available on Baltimore Avenue. Also, parking is available in Lot 5 behind Crossover Church.

Tickets: https:https://dmvlaughhouse-joeclaire.eventbrite.com/?aff=VJohnson

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE POST:
By attending this event; you're agreeing to waive the right to hold Valerie Johnson, DC Metro Area Social & Professional Network, Black Singles in the City, N VA Black Professionals or Meetup.com liable or responsible for any unforeseen events such as; but not limited to illness, accidents, bodily harm or death etc. before, during or after the event. DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE. We are not liable or responsible for your alcohol consumption, food allergies, food preparation, cars parked in the garage or on the street or if you break or damage restaurant equipment. In the event of inclement weather, we will reschedule the happy hour.

By attending this event, you agree to waive any legal claims against Valerie Johnson, DC Metro Area Social & Professional Network, Black Singles in the City, N VA Black Professionals or Meetup.com related to contracting COVID-19. You agree to hold the groups and associates harmless and you assume the risk by entering the premises or continuing with service and the event.

DC Improv Roy Wood 2/5/22 PRESALE

DC Improv Comedy Club

Location: DC Improv 1140 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC
Date: 2/5/22 - 7 PM SHOW
Tickets: GENERAL ADMISSION WITH PRESALE $35 there is a 2 item minimum per person

Roy Wood from the Daily Show is back in town 2/5/22. If anyone has ever witnessed his work, the man is brilliant. There is a PRESALE Code of Winter22. That means tickets can be purchased BEFORE they go on sale to the general public.

These are the instructions from The DC Improv who will try to sit us as a group if you do the following
1. After you have purchased your ticket just send me a message on Meetup.com and provide your name(s) and I will add you to the list.
2. The PRESALE CODE is Winter22
3. To sit us as a group, that means they will try to sit us together but we MUST arrive early
4. Meet us there no later than 5 pm so we can enter as a group that is a requirement of the club.
5. Bring cash so it is easier to pay your tab

Ticket link
https://dcimprov-com.seatengine.com/shows/155878

DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE, PROTECT YOURSELF, WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN TAB.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL
https://dcimprov.com/coronavirus
"At the request of the artist, patrons for these shows must present proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to be admitted to the venue. Proof of vaccination can be either your completed vaccination card or a legible photo of a card saved to your phone. The last dose must be at least two weeks ago. Patrons will also be asked to present a photo ID matching the name on the card."

https://dcimprov.com/faq

CARRY & CONCEAL PERMIT TRAINING - MD, VA & DC

Maryland Small Arms Range, Inc.

The Goombay Carry & Conceal Training Class for DC, VA & MD (including the MD HQL) - FEBRUARY 2022

CLASS DATES: Saturday, February 19th & February 20th - 10:00am-6:00pm/Range Qualification will begin at 6pm and end at 9:00pm on Sunday, February 20th

* Please report to the 2nd Floor Classroom by 9:45am each day to check in with your government ID. If you are late, you will not be allowed in. PLEASE BE ON TIME!

* A short 1 hour break for lunch will happen each day

LOCATION: MD SMALL ARMS RANGE (MSAR), 9801 Fallard Court, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Classroom on 2nd floor.

COST: $315 per student. This fee includes training certificates for DC, MD & VA CCP, ear and eye protection, range fees, gun rental if you do not have one, ammunition and targets.

REGISTER AT WWW.GOOMBAY.NET

STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS: Students must report on time as they are required by regulations to attend all of the hours. ASTC will provide each student with a 38 Special Revolver and the ammunition for their range qualification. The firearm provided will be the choice of ASTC as we cannot fulfil requests for specific makes, models and calibers. Those that complete the class and qualify on the range will receive DC, MD & VA training completion forms. Maryland residents will also receive their training certificate to apply for their HQL (Handgun Qualification License). Separate applications must be submitted by the students to any or all of these jurisdictions where they are seeking CCP's. Each jurisdiction has it's own procedures for applying for concealed carry permits.

** An outside company will be at the range to offer services for students that need finger printing. This is an additional fee that can be paid at the range.

Information about VA CCP's is available at: https://www.vsp.virginia.gov/ Information about DC CCP's is available at: https://mpdc.dc.gov/ Information about MD CCP's is available at: http://www.mdsp.org/ If a student does not own a firearm, ASTC will provide one and the ammunition for their range qualification. The firearm provided will be the choice of ASTC as we cannot fulfil requests for specific makes, models and calibers.

At the present time face masks are required while inside the premises of the MSAR; however, this could change before the class, based on Gov. Hogan's decisions regarding COVID-19 re-openings.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Butch at [masked]

BASIC ROCK CLIMBING MEETUP

Sportrock Climbing Center

Goombay Basic Rock Climbing 101

Join our adventure family as we learn the Basic Skills of Indoor Rock Climbing at one of the best rock climbing gyms in the DMV.

Sunday, February 20th | 1:00pm - 3:30pm

(please arrive by 12:45pm to complete your waiver forms. The class begins at 1:15pm)

Sports Rock Climbing Gym - 5308 Eisenhower Ave. Alex. VA
* Parking is limited so please arrive early *

COST: $50 per person
(includes professional lessons, equipment & climbing time)
* All payments are non-refundable *

REGISTER AT WWW.GOOMBAY.NET
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Our Basic Skills Class will teach you the essential skills needed to climb at any Sport Rock facility including how to properly put on a harness, tie into the rope and belay for a partner. You will have an opportunity to practice these skills during your class, but you will not be able to belay on your own until you pass the Top Rope Belay Test.
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This activity well make you sweat and at times can be strenuous, so wear comfortable & loose clothing. Bring water or sports drink and bring a pair of thin socks for the climbing shoes.

* FACE MASK MUST BE WORN DURING CLASS *

REGISTRATION LINK BELOW:
http://goombaydc.leagueapps.com/camps/2807673-basic-skills-of-indoor-rock-climbing-spring-2022

For more information contact Butch at[masked]

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