What we're about

This group is for wonderful, friendly women who like to socialize, wine and dine, go to live music and other shows to make friends. If you are looking for great friends and fun times, you will fit right in. This is a woman’s only group. If we are going to a show, I always set the event time for an hour earlier so we can chat before the show starts. Of course, you can arrive at a time that is good for each of you.

*****There are $5 annual membership to help pay the annual costs of running the group, which are over $550.

Dues and events are paid through PayPal under the “family & friends” option or thru Zelle, at your bank, both at 973-202-8298. My Venmo is @Barbara-Silverstein-7. At Venmo please also make sure you use the “family and friends” option otherwise a fee is taken out and Venmo, same as with PayPal. I don’t run this group as a business.

I purchase tix to shows mostly at discount prices so that we are assured of sitting together. All tickets must be paid for when I post a paid event and you RSVP. For full price shows at City Winery, money is paid in advance so I can purchase tix. There is no service charge as I have an annual membership there. We have been to great shows there, including, but not limited to, seeing Kevin Bacon and his brother; Bettye LaVette, a long time soul singer in her 70’s, who btw, still has it; a benefit for gun safety and other great artists.

I have many websites where I can get discount tix for shows. Even though I don’t know where our seats will be, we all sit together and I have never gotten bad seats. City Winery has no food/drink minimum. Most other places do. I keep my eye out for free or discount tix daily. I only set up shows for later in the day/ evenings due to medical issues that I have. For any further info please look at past and pending, and future events. Hope to meet you soon!

I occasionally post info about activities that I can not attend but which I think members might be interested in as well as great deals, such as sample sales. Looking for women to host daytime activities.

***A lot of women cancel from attending an event at the last minute or next to last minute or simply do not show up. That is not fair to women on a waitlist or to me as I spend a lot of time setting up events. I keep track of these women and if you cancel twice last minute without good reason you will be placed on probation. After a 3rd time you will be dropped. Other groups do this as well.

Upcoming events (4+)

Happy Hour/Jazz Singer Alexis Cole @ the Algonquin Hotel Blue Bar+dinner after

Let’s listen to award winning Alexis Cole sing jazz standards at the Blue Bar and have a drink or 2. She was in the Army’s Big Band for 7 years and has a dozen albums.

Light dinner after @ Jane Doe if desired-Lmk. See pix for Alexis’ background info. Tap pix to fully open.

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Free -Jazz Trio BeBimBop/ at The Morgan Library/non group

Morgan Library and Museum

Jazz concert with sidemen for Dave Brubeck, Lionel Hampton, Liza Minnelli etc, the Jazz trio BeBimBop. You must register at the Morgan Library at MPV.tickets.com. The show is in an indoor courtyard. See pix for additional info. Tap on pix to open.

Self Defense workshop led by national expert/non group

Puma Flagship Store

Free- Attend a Self Defense Workshop led by National Self Defense expert, Jennifer Cassetta. Sponsored by The Mile High Run club and Puma. Register through Eventbrite. See photos for details. Tap photos to open

Musical comedy improv show- Baby Wants Candy (Sat Night Live artists pre fame)

A fully improvised band that is one of the world’s most popular and critically acclaimed comedy ensembles. Famous comedians performed here prior to making it big, such as Aidy Bryant from SNL, Amber Ruffin from The Seth Meyers show, now with her own show on the Peacock network and many more.

Come see the return of Baby Wants Candy, a full band that creates the opening and closing night of a one night smash hit musical based on audience suggestions. Prior improvised shows include Kanye West Side Story; Mary Poppins Has Ebola; The Dirt Devil Wears Prada etc. This show sells out. See pix for further details. Tap pix to fully open. The show is from 7:30 to 9 pm.

Tix are $19 through Goldstar or $24 through Asylum directly. I can probably send you a link through Goldstar while tix are available there. Send me your email address for the link. There is not food or drink minimum.

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