What we're about

Do you like to host dinner parties, potlucks, or game/movie nights? Do you want to meet some new people? Do you have a talent that you like to share with others such as brewing, baking, cooking, sausage making, or sushi making? Then join Dinner Parties for Friends & Foodies!

The purpose of this group is to provide an alternative to the hundreds of MeetUp groups for going OUT. This group is to be used as a tool for ANYONE that would like to stay IN with friends.

No matter your age, gender, background, orientation, diet, location (Portland and all surrounding areas), or size of home, you can host an event through here. Whether it's just hanging out, dinner, brunch, board games, watching sports, movies, or anything else you like doing at home, try sharing it with some new friends. Everyone that joins is made an Event Organizer, something no other MeetUp group does. This way, this group belongs to everyone and everyone is allowed to post their own events on here. It is strongly encouraged that you try hosting an event! If even half of our members posts just one event this year, we'll all be able to enjoy each other's company.

And don't be discouraged if you have a small place. Even sharing with just two people can be VERY enlightening for all. This group is expanding rapidly so those of you in more distant areas, like Salem, Battle Ground, or Forest Grove, try posting an event and you'll be surprised how quickly it'll fill.

It can be daunting to invite total strangers to your home. Here's a tip: Ask a friend or two if they can come before posting your event. Then, when you post it on here, set the total number of people you are comfortable accommodating, and edit your going status to reflect the number of friends (guests) you will be having come. This way, your event won't be overcrowded and you'll have someone there that you're already comfortable around and whom can help you out in the unlikely event of someone getting unruly.

MeetUp is dedicated to being safe and fun for everyone and so is this group. If you have ANY issues with a member, please report it to me, Joseph Morgan, ASAP. That member WILL be banned from this group AND reported to MeetUp.

Cheers! And here's to having good times in our homes!

Upcoming events (2)

👻Amy's Annual Halloween Party Day 1 - Costumes & Masks Required!!👻

Do you love Halloween? Do you love preparing a spooky dish and sharing it with cool friends while dressed up in amazing costumes? Then this party is for you. Please read the entire description before RSVP'ing. Thank you...here are some common questions... 1. When is it? Saturday, October 17th from 7 pm to 11pm. I am going to limit the amount of guests this year for safety reasons so I am going to throw two separate parties. I decided on the 17th & 24th so everyone can celebrate another awesome Halloween event on the 31st. Halloween should be celebrated throughout October 🎃💀😱😜 2. What type of Halloween party is this? 🤡This party will NOT be a "rager", college-type party or anything the cops will be eager to break up. This is going to be a chill party and many of the guests will be over 40.🤡 3. Where is the party located? 👀This will be at my house which is located in NW Portland in the Bethany area. There will be street parking for everyone. The house will be decorated so it should be easy to spot.👁️ 4. Will there be dancing? 👻Due to the Pandemic I will probably not have dancing this year. But there will be lots of groovy Halloween music.👻 5. What do I bring? 🥪Please bring a dish (preferably with a Halloween twist) and some type of libation or your favorite non-alcoholic beverage (we will have filtered water and flavored juices for those who do not imbibe). I will have my famous witches brew for those who dare...🍹 The food will be served cafeteria style. Everyone will be required to wear a mask indoors and outdoors. 6. Do I have to wear a costume? 🤠Absolutely! No costume, no entry. Dressing as yourself doesn't count. If you need help with ideas contact me. It doesn't have to be elaborate but it is Halloween so please abide by my rules 👽. 7. May I bring a guest? 🧛All guests are required to individually RSVP this year for the party to be able to attend. If they are not a member they need to sign up and then RSVP.🧟 8. Are pets allowed? 🐰Unfortunately pets are not allowed at this party.🙉 9. May I wear my shoes in your house? Yes. The party will be outside but I will allow disinfected shoes inside. Costumes include shoes so I will be allowing shoes in the house. We will have disinfectant wipes for your shoes.💩 10. Will this be indoors or outdoors? I am making this party outdoors this year. I will have canopies for cover and the garage will be open and decorated for use this year. 11. May I bring my kids? 🤖No. This is an adult only party. No one under 21 is allowed.🤖 12. May I smoke at your house? ☠️No. The house, both inside and outside, is a non-smoking area. (Drugs are not permitted at the house either)☠️ 13. May I come to the party if I am under the weather? 🤕🤧🥶🥵Absolutely not. Please do not come to my party if you are sick/contagious/feeling unwell🤮🤒😷. I will be taking everyone's temp upon arrival with my fancy thermometer. 14. Will there be a place to put my jacket/umbrella/purse?🧚 Yes. There are a couple of coat racks and two closets for use.🧞 15. Can I record your party? No. 16. Do I have to wear a mask? YES. A costume mask (such as for Halloween) is not a substitute for a cloth mask. If you do not bring one I will have one for you. If you refuse to wear a mask don't come or you will be escorted out. I have rules for a reason. 😈Please contact me if you have any further questions.👿

🎃Amy's Annual Halloween Party Day 2 - Costumes & Masks Required!!!🎃

Do you love Halloween? Do you love preparing a spooky dish and sharing it with cool friends while dressed up in amazing costumes? Then this party is for you. Please read the entire description before RSVP'ing. Thank you...here are some common questions... 1. When is it? Saturday, October 24th from 7 pm to 11pm. I am going to limit the amount of guests this year for safety reasons so I am going to throw two separate parties. I decided on the 17th & 24th so everyone can celebrate another awesome Halloween event on the 31st. Halloween should be celebrated throughout October 🎃💀😱😜 2. What type of Halloween party is this? 🤡This party will NOT be a "rager", college-type party or anything the cops will be eager to break up. This is going to be a chill party and many of the guests will be over 40.🤡 3. Where is the party located? 👀This will be at my house which is located in NW Portland in the Bethany area. There will be street parking for everyone. The house will be decorated so it should be easy to spot.👁️ 4. Will there be dancing? 👻Due to the Pandemic I will probably not have dancing this year. But there will be lots of groovy Halloween music.👻 5. What do I bring? 🥪Please bring a dish (preferably with a Halloween twist) and some type of libation or your favorite non-alcoholic beverage (we will have filtered water and flavored juices for those who do not imbibe). I will have my famous witches brew for those who dare...🍹 The food will be served cafeteria style. Everyone will be required to wear a mask indoors and outdoors. 6. Do I have to wear a costume? 🤠Absolutely! No costume, no entry. Dressing as yourself doesn't count. If you need help with ideas contact me. It doesn't have to be elaborate but it is Halloween so please abide by my rules 👽. 7. May I bring a guest? 🧛All guests are required to individually RSVP this year for the party to be able to attend. If they are not a member they need to sign up and then RSVP.🧟 8. Are pets allowed? 🐰Unfortunately pets are not allowed at this party.🙉 9. May I wear my shoes in your house? Yes. The party will be outside but I will allow disinfected shoes inside. Costumes include shoes so I will be allowing shoes in the house. We will have disinfectant wipes for your shoes.💩 10. Will this be indoors or outdoors? I am making this party outdoors this year. I will have canopies for cover and the garage will be open and decorated for use this year. 11. May I bring my kids? 🤖No. This is an adult only party. No one under 21 is allowed.🤖 12. May I smoke at your house? ☠️No. The house, both inside and outside, is a non-smoking area. (Drugs are not permitted at the house either)☠️ 13. May I come to the party if I am under the weather? 🤕🤧🥶🥵Absolutely not. Please do not come to my party if you are sick/contagious/feeling unwell🤮🤒😷. I will be taking everyone's temp upon arrival with my fancy thermometer. 14. Will there be a place to put my jacket/umbrella/purse?🧚 Yes. There are a couple of coat racks and two closets for use.🧞 15. Can I record your party? No. 16. Do I have to wear a mask? YES. A costume mask (such as for Halloween) is not a substitute for a cloth mask. If you do not bring one I will have one for you. If you refuse to wear a mask don't come or you will be escorted out. I have rules for a reason. 😈Please contact me if you have any further questions.👿

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