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Welcome to the PREMIERE social networking group in the ENTIRE Meetup community!! Let’s meet at TOP-QUALITY events…advance movie screenings, happy hours, plays, sporting events, museums, the Kennedy Center, comedy clubs, to listen to live music, attend festivals, concerts or just to relax and have FUN in the DC/MD/VA area. We welcome your event suggestions! A limited number of events may require travel to nearby cities (for Broadway plays and other social events etc.)

If you’d like to meet FIRST-RATE singles, couples and professionals at DMVs PREMIUM venues then join us to experience the BEST sights, sounds, cuisine, sports, arts & entertainment in the metro area! Join NOW to become an active member and make new friends, reconnect with old acquaintances, expand your network or just to unwind!

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Upcoming events (5)

Ain't Misbehavin': Tony Award®-Winning Musical Play!

Signature Theater

Ain't Misbehavin' The Fats Waller Musical Show Step into Harlem for a swinging, dancing celebration of big band and the songs of Thomas “Fats” Waller. This sultry Tony Award®-winning musical tribute features all of Waller’s beloved tunes including “The Joint is Jumpin’,” “Honeysuckle Rose,” “Handful of Keys” and more. A cast of Signature favorites including Nova Y. Payton (Jelly’s Last Jam), Kevin McAllister (Titanic) and Iyona Blake (Titanic) strut the stage while Jelly’s Last Jam’s Mark G. Meadows tickles the ivories. “The show radiates contagious good cheer and an irresistible combination of funkiness and class.” – The New York Times ____________________________________________________________________________________ PURCHASE TICKET(S) NOW: https://www.paypal.me/VJohnsonMeetupcom/71.25 Note: TICKET SALES WILL END OCT 30, 2018. Tickets are discounted from $81.25 (includes ticket charge + svc charge + paypal fee). Tickets are in Row C (South & North). A VERY LIMITED AMOUNT OF TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE GROUP RATE. Signature Theater (Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 8:00 PM): Theatre is located at 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Virginia – just ten minutes from downtown Washington, DC in Shirlington Village – immediately off I-395 and easily accessible from the George Washington Memorial Parkway and the Capital Beltway/495. Meet & Eat (Meet us @ 6:30 PM): Signature Theatre offers a full service menu (w/a lite fare & alcohol are available at your own expense) in our lobby at Ali's Bar. Ali's Bar opens 90 minutes prior to each performance. WE WILL MEET AT 6:30. Tickets (Row C SOUTH & NORTH): You may pick up tickets at the Box Office. Bring i.d. Tickets will be held under your first/last name. PURCHASE TICKET(S) NOW: https://www.paypal.me/VJohnsonMeetupcom/71.25 Arrival & Seating: Theatre opens 90 minutes prior to performance; seating begins approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of performance. Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the performance, your tickets are at will call. Late seating is at the discretion of Theatre managers, and patrons may have to wait several minutes before being admitted for an appropriate break in the action. Patrons who arrive late may have to sit in different locations from their original seats and may return to the original seats after intermission. Parking: Free parking is permitted for Signature patrons in any public lot in downtown Shirlington. The two closest parking garages are: • Randolph Square Garage (enter off Randolph Road) – Park in any unmarked spot and exit at the lower level of the garage onto Campbell Ave. • Campbell Garage (4280 Campbell Avenue, next to the Harris Teeter) – Park in any unmarked or shared parking space on the 2nd and 3rd floor. When parking for a performance, do not park in any one hour, library, grocery, hotel or residential spot as you will be towed. • Quincy Garage (2901 South Randolph Street) – Park in any retail parking space on the ground or 2nd floor. Upper levels are also available after 5PM. METRO: Pentagon City Metro Station (one stop from the Pentagon station). A taxi stand is located in front of the Ritz Carlton Hotel. The fare is approximately $12 (subject to change). Inclement Weather Policy: Signature Theatre rarely cancels performances due to inclement weather. Should a performance need to be cancelled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, barring widespread power and internet outages, a notice will be posted on the home page of our website and on the outgoing message of our Box Office main phone line at[masked]. Performance cancellations are rare and are usually decided late in the afternoon for an evening performance. IF THE PERFORMANCE IS CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER…YOUR MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED. PURCHASE TICKET(S) NOW: https://www.paypal.me/VJohnsonMeetupcom/71.25

Let's Run the Cupid Undie Run

Penn Social

Join the Goombay family as we party and run the 2019 Cupid Undie Run. WHEN: Saturday, February 09, 2019 WHAT TIME: 1:30PM – 4 PM WHERE: PENN SOCIAL – 801 E STREET NW – WASHINGTON, D.C. WHAT: A PARTY & FUN RUN IN YOUR UNDIES, ALL FOR CHARITY HOW MUCH: $40 now & $45 on 2/4 & $50 at the door To REGISTER FOR OUR TEAM CLICK THE LINK BELOW AND MAKE SURE YOU SIGN UP FOR THE "GOOMBAY2019" TEAM! https://my.cupids.org/teampage.asp?fundid=574145 This February, be a part of Cupid’s Undie Run, a “brief,” mile(ish) fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG party – all to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic tumor disorder that affects 1 in every 3,000 births. We run in our undies because those affected with NF can’t cover up their tumors to feel more comfortable, so why should we? So start a team of your friends, join a team, or run solo, just come out, have a blast, and raise some money for NF research (and earn some cool fundraising rewards too!). EVENT SCHEDULE 12pm - Check in and get this party started 2pm - Lace up for a brief run 2:15pm - Run ends (we told you it was a brief run) & party continues 4pm - See you next year For more information contact Butch at [masked]

90-minute Line Dance Class! All Levels!

Ballet Tap and All That Jazz

This class was such a success---that it will be happening again on Jan 19….5:00-6:30. I will not be able to attend, but go and have a good time. JOIN US FOR LINE DANCE LESSONS! ALL LEVELS!! April the Dancing Diva will grace us with her expertise and finesse in teaching the latest line dances to have you ready for the New Year! Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 Venue: Ballet Tap and All That Jazz, 5103 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD BRING A FRIEND OR 2! Purchase Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/90-minute-master-line-dance-class-with-april-the-dancing-diva-djm-fitness-tickets-54217019565?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR3iUe7So8Vc3oYrUzm0rrU7RXl-MnZoG64zyBCbRvz6WW5yCfJDzHfVt8Q

Day Party: Spring Mix-and-Mingle

Pure Lounge

Let's kick-off spring with a DAY PARTY: SPRING FLING MIX-and-MINGLE! Meet us at Pure Lounge--- part lounge, part bar with a sleek Miami feel! We're going to mix-and-mingle with other professionals in the DMV; dance to the sounds of the DJ or just relax and enjoy hookah & drinks. • $6 DRINK SPECIALS (1:00 - 3:00) • HOOKAH ($) •LIVE DJ and DANCING •LITE BITES (while it lasts) •Street Parking, METRO or Park @ Reeves Center Tickets on Sale NOW: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/day-party-spring-fling-mix-mingle-tickets-54150593884 $15 Early Bird | $20 General Admission | $25 At Door Bring a friend (or two) or come alone. Either way, you're sure to meet some new people and have a great time! And, come ready to MIX-and-MINGLE! NOTE: Only a very limited amount of Early Bird tickets will be sold on-line. General Admission tickets are available until April 5 or until sold out. Cash only sales at the door. No refunds. Don’t drink & drive! Valerie Johnson or DC Metro Area Social & Professional Network is not liable or responsible for any illness, injury or death arising from day party activities before, during or after the event. All guests waive the right to hold Valerie Johnson or DC Metro Area Social & Professional Network liable or responsible for damage to venue, damage to hookah, alcohol consumption, personal injury, food allergies, loss of personal items, parking, road conditions, or DJ performance etc.

Past events (401)

Goombay Winter Spades League-OPEN PLAY

Infuse Bar and Restaurant

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