What we're about

WHAT IS THIS GROUP ABOUT ?

FUN with Strangers is basically all about FUN i.e. F is for Friends who do stuff together, U is for you and me, N is for Anywhere, Anytime, Anything, Anyone :)(PG 13). Big Apple is very big and it is very tough to meet people. This group is designed to make it a whole lot easier in bringing people together for some fun activities. The main goal of this group will be to create a cohesive environment where everyone feels welcome and can create a great network of friends.

WHAT KIND OF EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES WE DO?

Kayaking, Ziplining, Dancing, Rooftop Happy Hours, Hiking, Sky Diving, Hang Gliding, Surfing, Wind Surfing, Beer Tasting, Tours, Singles Night, Professional Mixers, Group Dancing, Archery, Fencing etc. There is so much to do but lot of people get scared unless they have a company of cool and funny strangers. So we will do our best to make your dreams come true and help you overcome your fears :)

WHO SHOULD JOIN THIS GROUP?

1) If you are new to this city and looking to make some cool friends.

2) If you are native New Yorker but your friends have moved or got married and now you are looking to make new friends.

3) You would like to expand your network of friends.

4) You like meeting strangers for fun activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, dinner, movie nights, happy hours, ziplining, skydiving, any adventurous stuff etc

5) You are a working professional and are looking to network with other professionals.

6) You are single and available and want to meet like minded individuals.

7) Heck you don't belong to any of the above but still would like to join for some fun activities.

WHY SHOULD I JOIN THIS GROUP?

If you like to have FUN, this is the group to be. Do you need a reason other than great FUN? Please feel free to share the link of this group with your friends and family. The more, the merrier.

http://www.meetup.com/FWS-NYC

Looking forward to seeing you at our upcoming event.

Fun Times From Our Past Events

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Key Words

New in town, singles, drinking, fun, adventures, hiking, biking, sky diving, jet skiing, skiing, ziplining, dancing, music, happy hour, random activities, social, social life, networking, social networking, unique events, business networking, night life, young, young professional singles, dating,random events, newly single, relationships, traveling, roof top, party, cruise party, surfing, hang gliding, make new friends, making new friends, salsa, tango, group dances, archery, fencing.

Upcoming events (5+)

Spring Wine Tasting Social w/ Comp Appetizers

Grotta Azzurra Restaurant

*PAY ONLINE - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/wine414/dates/ *PREPAY ONLY MEETUP. NOT Sold At Door. Join us at this incredible wine tasting with several other similar Meetup groups. We will have both complimentary red and white wines along with appetizers. There will also be detailed written tasting notes and the opportunity to purchase similar wines at a special discount for our members. If you're new to wine or a die-hard fan, it's a great experience for all. This is such a fun wine tasting that sells out every time! FAQs: How many members will be attending? This is being co-organized by several Meetup groups. This page only shows a small portion of the actual attendees. Based on pre-sales, we will have at least 20+ members attending! Can I come alone? Yes about 90% will attend on their own. Do I need to know about wine? No, most come for socializing, learning and the enjoyment of wine. What's dress code? Wear what you had on at work. It is a casual and comfortable atmosphere. What are the ages? We'll have a good mix of ages, mostly 20s-50s. Everyone always seems to find people in their peer group to hang and taste with. How much to attend? $35 (goes to $45 as event gets closer). Do I have to buy in advance? Yes. Space is limited and this will sell out. An RSVP alone will not hold your spot. *You must purchase in advance to attend at this link - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/wine414/dates/

The Grand Central Scavenger Hunt & Happy Hour

Great Northern Food Hall

*PURCHASE AT (Prepay Only Event) - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/the-grand-central-scavenger--history-hunt/dates/ Kick off your weekend with dozens of Meetup members for a fun Happy Hour with a twist! The Great Northern Food hall at Grand Central is a relatively new addition to the iconic building located on the street level that features 2 bars and several food stands. Join us for Happy Hour cocktails then set out into Grand Central for a fun scavenger hunt where you will learn the history of the building and discover many things you may never have noticed. How many times have you walked through Grand Central and actually taken time to really appreciate how beautiful it is? With this Scavenger Hunt you will not only get to appreciate one of New York's most iconic buildings, but you will get to meet dozens of new friends in a fun and casual way. Come alone or with a friend and we will team you up with others attending. Each team will have 75 minutes to complete the scavenger hunt with a list of questions, challenges, and puzzles. The teams with the most points will win prizes. Level? No prior knowledge needed of anything… just have fun. What to wear? Dress for the weather but 95% of the clues are inside Grand Central. Can I come alone? Yes 90% of those attending will be coming on their own. We will team you up with other fun people. *PURCHASE AT - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/the-grand-central-scavenger--history-hunt/dates/ *Prepay Only Event. $15-$25 depending upon how early you purchase.

Speed FRIENDING (40s & Over) - Expand Your Social Network!

Bryant Park Lounge (Residence Inn Marriott - Times Square)

*PREPAY REQUIRED - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/speed-friending-40s--over/dates/ If you are in your 40s or over, looking to expand your social circle and make new friends/activity partners, then this Meetup is for you! HOW IT WORKS: 1. We will break attendees up into groups of 2-4 people and provide some ice-breakers get to know you questions. 2. The group will stay together for about 5-10 minutes and at the end of the round, half of the participants will move to a new station and start a new round, meeting new people. FAQs: How many will attend? This is a MULTI-GROUP partner Meetup. Don't go by the RSVPs you see in this group alone. We will have a good number of members attending. Can I come alone? Yes. 95% of those attending will be coming on their own. This is a great way to network, connect and make new friends! Is this age-specific? Yes, this is a special edition of our Speed Friending intended for 40s, 50s + **THIS IS A MEETUP APPROVED EVENT & NOT A DATING EVENT. This is for new friendships, please be respectful of people of the opposite sex. If someone does not want to disclose their information as far as phone numbers and/or emails, please respect that. *Prepay Only Event. Must get ticket in advance to attend. $20-$30 depending upon how early you purchase ticket. *GET TICKETS AT - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/speed-friending-40s--over/dates/

Murder Mystery Mixer - Everyone is a suspect!

*PURCHASE AT - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/murder-mystery-mixer/dates *PREPAY ONLY EVENT. Must purchase in advance to attend. This is a multi-group event so don't go by RSVPs. We'll have a good # of members attending. Our Murder Mystery Parties have become an awesome alternative to the usual bar scene. It is a great way to go out on your own with friends or on your own and meet other people in a super organized and fun way! We will also have great drink specials! Join us for this Murder Mystery Theme Party where everyone at the party is a suspect and you will help to find the killer!! Everyone at our party will have a character to play, no experience necessary and it is so much fun! Pre-Mingle starts at 7:30. We will start to put together teams at 8pm. Everyone will be given a character sheet explaining who they are and who they fit into the story. The Theme: For weeks, people have been pouring into the small western town of Deadwood for the biggest poker tournament this side of the Mississippi. From outlaws to marshals and saloon girls to southern belles, everyone has made this small western frontier town THE place to be. As the festivities of the poker tournament conclude, a celebration party is planned at the Deadwood Saloon to award the prize money for the tournament and to celebrate what is hoping to be a very financially successful venture for the saloon. FAQs: Can I come alone? Yes 90% of those attending will likely register on their own but you are invited to bring as many guests as you would like just register for that amount. Age-specific? All are welcome 21 and over. *PURCHASE TICKET AT - https://dljparty.ticketleap.com/murder-mystery-mixer/dates *$20-$30 depending upon how early you purchase. NOT sold at door. Game limited to 40 people and we have less than 20 tickets left!

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