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OC Girlfriend Circles

Irvine, CA

OC Girlfriend Circles

Are You Interested In: 

• Making meaningful friendships? 

• Learning new skills to improve the friendships you have? 

• Meeting women who share your desire for healthy friendships? 

• Making real connections with women who are also looking for the same? 

We are looking for: 

• Women of all ages (21 to 101), in all stages of life who are seeking to find, create and build friendships. 

• Women who want to improve their friendship skills. 

• Women who are willing to be responsible for their behaviors and be respectful of others.

Who we are:

Our group was founded in August 2014.  We are a Women's Friendship group based on the concepts and principles in 2 books by Shasta Nelson.  

In "Friendships Don't Just Happen" we learn about the 5 Types or Circles of Friendships that we have in our lives and how to strengthen those circles so that we have friends in all areas of our life.

In "Frientimacy" we learn that there are 3 requirements to every friendship: Consistency, Positivity and Vulnerability.  The book goes into depth about each of these, how to develop them, and how to know which might be missing in your friendships.

We use these teachings by requiring consistency and commitment from our members.  You can't get to know people deep enough to develop and strengthen your friendship if you don't see them regularly.  Statistics tell us that it takes 7 interactions with one person to really start building friendship.  We keep our group numbers small, less than 50, to help improve the chances that you'll see the same people over and over again.

We are NOT just about the fun events or finding someone to do something with you.  We are very focused on our connections and for this reason there is always a time for connecting at every event.  This is the crucial component of our activities.  I understand that finding events you enjoy is important and we all LOVE to do fun stuff while creating memories and strengthening our bond but if the fun event is all you're looking for we aren't the right fit for you, there are LOTS of other Meetups for that.

We are open, warm and friendly.  

My Southern upbringing tends to shine through and I will go out of my way to make you feel welcome and included as will the rest of the group members.  

What we’re offering: 

• Interesting and fun events from low-key local OC to adventures around SoCal. 

• Examples of what we've done in the past:

Painting & Wine                             Escape Rooms                   Universal Studios/Disneyland              Glen Ivy Spa Day

Oscar Night Viewing Party          Slumber Parties                 Afternoon Tea                                         Museum visits

Scavenger Hunts                           Movies                                Restaurant Hopping                              Wine Tastings

Day-trips with carpooling             Girlfriend Getaways         Dancing & Concerts                              Theater 

• Events in evenings, daytime, weekday, weeknights, and weekends. 

• Pre-set monthly events: 

• Girlfriends Lunch on the first Thursday

• Girl's Night Out on the second Friday

• a Birthday Celebration event on the third Saturday for all the birthday ladies for that month

• Brunch & Fun day on the fourth Sunday

• We also have other events thrown in at various times, usually on the weekends but the occasional weeknight or weekday does sometimes happen too.

• Meaningful discussions and practical applications of great books/blogs on friendship including "Friendships Don’t Just Happen" by Shasta Nelson. 

• A welcoming, compassionate, and drama-free place for meeting new ladies and making genuine friendships.

Our guidelines/policies:

• The $25 membership dues are collected annually.  All new members receive a 30-day free trial before their dues is collected.  Dues are not pro-rated and are non-refundable.

• We try to keep our membership roster up-to-date and current.  As you can tell, we are not about the number of members but more about active, involved and committed members.  If you are not actively pursuing attendance at events, you may be removed.

• Please keep lines of communication with the organizer(s) open and timely.  Please make sure the organizer(s) know the best method of reaching you.

• If payment is required for an event, the member is responsible for any fees that may be associated with making online payments and unless stated otherwise, are non-refundable.

• No marketing or self-promoting of professional services of any kind  

59 members · Private

MOMS Club of Mission Viejo

Mission Viejo, CA

MOMS Club of Mission Viejo

We are a group of Mission Viejo moms who get together for fun, enriching activities for our kids while connecting with other women in similar situations. We also collaborate on service projects to better our community and teach our kids the value of giving back.

MOMS Club® of Mission Viejo is a support group designed for the at-home mom of today!

Participate in fun activities for your kids.

Connect with moms in similar situations to your own.

Swap stories, vent, and share parenting tips with other moms.

Give back to your community and show kids the benefits of service.

Build lifelong relationships for you and your kids.

Get support through tough times.

Be a part of a fun group!

We are so much more than a playgroup!

We meet during the day when at-home moms most need support.

Being a mom shouldn't isolate you, so you can always bring your children with you to our activities.

The MOMS Club® is a nonprofit corporation and a 501 (C) (3) publicly-supported charity registered with the IRS.

We know being an at-home mom today means making a financial sacrifice, so membership dues are only $35 per year.

At-home moms of any age children are welcome. You don't have to leave the group when your children enter school. We know you still need support as your children grow.

How can I join?

Our club is open to moms who live in Mission Viejo or Ladera Ranch, CA.

For safety reasons, before you join, we ask that you contact us at or through Meetup to receive detailed membership information and liability forms. Our club has annual membership dues of $35.

For additional information, visit

We look forward to hearing from you!

44 members · Private

Sunrise to Sunset Hikers

Mission Viejo, CA

Sunrise to Sunset Hikers

While this group is primarily focused on hiking, we also enjoy other forms of outdoor fun such as canoeing, biking, kayaking, camping and backpacking.... and a variety of special events including concerts, beach parties, museum, garden, art and holiday walks.

Our success is based in part on our ability to increase the fun factor of outdoor events,  often including a social activity such as picnics that include food and beverage. Our organizers also design conditioning hikes that are intended to enhance aerobic fitness and endurance. Our group has peaked virtually all the major mountains in Southern California, including Mt. Whitney. We strive to offer the most fun and scenic outdoor activities available to residents of Orange County.... events that are both in and out of area.

Our group is diverse, including young/middle/senior ages, singles and couples, and a mix of people with differing racial/ethnic/cultural/religious/political backgrounds. The unity of the Sunset Hikes Meetup centers on our shared love of fun, outdoor activities.

We do NOT ask for donations to support our administrative costs or charitable pursuits, however we do ask that you actively and enthusiastically participate in our events. So come on out! Make new friends, get some exercise, and enjoy the great outdoors. We are all about having fun!

Check out the "Our Calendar" tab for a schedule of upcoming activities. We look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon....

We welcome you to the Sunrise to Sunset Hiking family!


Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

20822 members · Public

Breaking the Cycle of Loneliness

Lake Forest, CA

Breaking the Cycle of Loneliness

Do you feel lonely?

Left out?

Do you feel alone even when you are around people?

Surveys show that the percentage of people feeling lonely has increased over the years, and recently, with the pandemic, reached new heights. In this group we will be discussing effective ways to get out of loneliness and into being able to form strong social connections.

Do you feel any of the following apply to you?

- Feeling socially isolated
- Inability to connect with people
- Feeling lonely even when you’re around other people
- Your interests and ideas are not shared by those around you
- Lacking friends you know you can turn to
- Overly sensitive in social situations
- Anxious about social rejection
- Your friends and family are far away or gone, and you haven’t been able to make new friends

Loneliness begets more loneliness. People who are lonely are more sensitive about the possibility of rejection. They can feel anxious in social situations. Feeling lonely can actually stop you going out and trying to make connections.

How can you break the cycle of loneliness?

We will be giving free webinars that address the underlying causes of loneliness and how to form meaningful connections with other people. You will learn just how much your past experiences affect you in the present—and what you can do to remove that influence and have renewed vitality toward life and friendships.

This group was created by South Coast Mission, Dianetics & Scientology Self-Improvement Center.

240 members · Public

Is Self-Sabotage Holding You Back?

Lake Forest, CA

Is Self-Sabotage Holding You Back?

Are you putting your own obstacles in the way of achieving success and happiness?

Are you stopping yourself from achieving your full potential?

Are you undermining your relationships? Forcing your partner to walk away? Or continuously choosing the wrong partner?

Do you feel that self-sabotage is hard-wired into you and you can’t do anything about it?

If any of these questions resonate with what is going on in your life, then our group is for you. We will be giving free webinars on topics of self-sabotage, and explain how it really comes about and how to get yourself out of the self-sabotaging cycle.

Are you watching yourself self-sabotage but can’t stop yourself? This is common in self-sabotaging behavior. You feel something in your subconscious is making you ruin your chances of happiness or success but you’re powerless to stop it. And you’re not wrong. Compulsive self-sabotage comes from a part of your mind that is hidden from view and not under your control. You’ll learn about this in our webinars.

Relationships can really suffer from self-sabotage. Something triggers and you find yourself getting angry or hurling abuse at your partner. Or you make a snide or critical remark you immediately regret but then do it again! You find yourself pushing your partner away and the next thing you know, they’ve gone. And then the regret floods in, but now you’re even more afraid of failure in relationships, making it harder the next time round.

Does any of this sound like you? Relationships can be difficult enough without self-sabotaging them. In our webinars we’ll tell you how to stop having relationship failures and start having winning relationships.

If you feel you’re stuck below your potential level in your career because of your own self-sabotage, you’ll learn why and how you can reach your full potential. There are many kinds of self-sabotage, all of them drive your self-esteem and confidence down and all of them can ruin your life in the long run.

Join our group and learn how to break the vicious cycle of self-sabotage!

This group has been created by South Coast Mission Dianetics & Scientology Self-Improvement Center.

21 members · Public

Fun Women Friends 40s & 50s

Newport Beach, CA

Fun Women Friends  40s & 50s

Welcome Beautiful Ladies !

We are all about Quality, not quantity. Like Sex & The City friends..always there for ea other build real friendships..not just ppl to go out with or plan B if dont have a date...want to meet regularly get to know each other. We are upbeat ,positive vibes, fun, classy, authentic, like minded, women who value a Quality lifestyle, connections & community . We want to learn , networking, support each other in life & business, Biz lunches , masterminding , a chance to grow and support each other and enjoy life together. Casual to upscale events: Weekend getaways, Beach & Coffee, walks, yoga, brunch, lunch, happy hours, girls nights out, dinners, live & music festivals, movies ,rooftop events ,weekend trips, etc. etc. Having real supportive like minded fun friends is very important & healthy! Your input is considered this is OUR group . Please make an effort to attend at least 1 event a month . We are about making real long lasting friendships not just ppl to go out with when bored or between online dates . We all Contribute & make this group wonderful -share your ideas and venue suggestions etc- <br>& as Members we all contribute via venmo or paypal ,a per event rsvp 4 e various reasons

& value your Organizer for her time, group costs, being your Personal Event Planner & connecting you with wonderful women & new great friends, biz referrals and promotion, etc. & some of ea

contribution will be donated to a charity for Kids . Please give your suggestions to make our group amazing & enjoyable. <br> Any questions, concerns, ideas, suggestions , etc <br>No promoting of business directly to members -by message -we support each other & will do that at specific events after we build relationships- main focus of the group. Please out of respect for other members & Host, update your rsvp 2 days in advance, to going or not going -so can plan, make res , etc. Thank you

RE: Social distance ,-mask, both, 6 ft etc whatever you are comfortable with. <br>




108 members · Private

Overcoming Trust Issues in Relationships

Lake Forest, CA

Overcoming Trust Issues in Relationships

Are you anxious you’ll get hurt (again)?

Are you putting up walls in your relationship?

In this group we will be giving free webinars on topics to do with trust issues in relationships. A relationship can fail if one or both of the partners feels they have to hold back for fear of being hurt or betrayed. Repercussions can include:

- Difficulty communicating and opening up to your partner
- Constant feelings of anxiety about whether the relationship will work or not
- Reduced intimacy
- Feeling that you can’t create the deep, loving connection you would like
- Strain on family life

A previous bad relationship or breakup can leave you with emotional fallout that stays with you well into the future, affecting your present relationships. Unless this is addressed, you can continue to bring your old pain and mistrust into your current and future relationships. In our webinars you can learn how to rid yourself of your relationship emotional baggage and be able to build a truly trusting, loving relationship.

If you are wondering if you are right to be mistrustful, we’ll be giving webinars on how to spot a toxic or deceitful partner. There are specific personality traits you’ll learn about that are associated with a toxic person—and which are very often hidden from immediate view! We’ll also tell you the telltale signs of someone who is doing something deceitful behind your back, such as cheating on you, flirting or misusing mutual finances.

We’re looking forward to meeting you via our webinars! Please message us if you have any questions.

This group was created by South Coast Mission Dianetics & Scientology Self-Improvement Center.

29 members · Public

Jay's Fun Meetup Group

Orange, CA

Jay's Fun Meetup Group

Welcome to Jay's Fun Meetup Group! You are about to Join the Best Meetup Group for Singles 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+ in Orange County, Los Angeles and Southern California!

Join our a fun singles, couples and friends meetup group in OC Orange County, Los Angeles & Southern California to participate in many fun social events and exciting outdoor events and activities.

While, we are not a singles dating group, per se, There will be many fun hosted singles social events and activities here in OC and Orange County, where you will be able to meet and mingle with many of our single members during the singles events. If you are single over 30, single over 40, single over 50 and single over 50, you will be in good company, because most of our singles are 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+ and 60+. So, Jay's Fun Meetup Group is a great place to meet singles in Orange County.

Jay's Fun Meetup Groups offer many fun opportunities for Los Angeles & Orange County couples and attached people to join in on the fun events and activities that we host.

We recognize that life changes and you may find yourself newly single, newly separated, newly divorced, newly widowed, new in town or just visiting OC and would like to meet and make new friends and enjoy participating in fun singles events and activities in and around Orange County. So, we encourage you to join Jay's Fun Meetup Group to meet other like-minded fun singles in our group.

We are more than a meetup group. We are a growing, caring community of new friends to share and enjoy life's memories with in Orange County.

So, why did I name the group "Jay's Fun Meetup Group"? I named it this way because many people, friends and those who have participated in fun events that I have hosted. always say "Jay is Fun" to hang out with, to be friends with, to socialize with and to enjoy life with!

So, why did I name the group "Jay's Fun Meetup Group"? I named it this way because many people, friends and those who have participated in fun events that I have hosted. always say "Jay is Fun" to hang out with, to be friends with, to socialize with and to enjoy life with! So, Jay's Fun, it is!

Some of Jay's and our group's favorite activities and events include SUP stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, beach cities events, bicycle riding and fun bike rides at the beach, hiking to fun places, going to concerts in the park, listening to live music at clubs, dancing, eating and dining out, having pot luck picnics and beach bonfire parties, group walks and walking for fitness, going to live theater events, comedy clubs, sporting events, happy hours, movie premiers, traveling, visiting historic places, going to cool museums, going to cultural events and fairs, wine tastings, art exhibits, cooking classes, teaching and learning photography, teaching and learning how to play an acoustic guitar, singing and karaoke nights, playing pool, throwing darts and many other fun group activities together to come...

Event Suggestions are encouraged and welcomed. We would love to have as many different types of events posted and hosted that you can help think up.

Please let Jay know if you are interested in becoming an event host or event organizer for the group.

We are a social group and want you to feel like you a part of the greater good. We ask you to participate in events and activities as often a possible and contribute to the group's success.

* We do not charge membership dues to become a member of this group.

* We may at times charge a small event fee to participate in certain events to help cover costs and to defray our annual Meetup subscription hosting costs.

Some Group Rules:

1. To join the group, you must have a real profile photo of yourself that shows your face.. And, your profile must be set to public, not private. This is so that we can see what other groups that you have prior history in.

2. Please be nice, kind, friendly, respectful, courteous and encouraging to each and every member of this group, at all times.

3. You are expected to meet your commitments to show up to the events that you have RSVP'd to.

4. You are expected to cancel your RSVP ahead of time if you cannot attend an event.

5. “No-Shows” are strikes. Three strikes and you are out!.

RSVP To Events:

1. Some events and activities will begin with everyone on a wait list. As participation conditions are met, you will be moved from the wait list to the “going” list.

2. Some events will be wait listed to balance the number of male / female participants of an event. Such as a Valentines Day Gift Exchange.

3. In the case of a required event fee, everyone may be placed on a wait list until the required fee is paid.

4. In any event, it is best to join a wait list sooner, rather than later, for priority.

Meetup Liability and Releases:

1. Some events may require members to sign or agree to a liability release for an event's physical activities. This is above the general Meetup release that you checked and agreed to to join meetup.

2. It shall be up to each individual in the group to assess your own physical and/or medical condition to determine whether you are fit enough to participate in a physical activity event.

About Jay:

Jay is an experienced meetup group organizer, who has hosted hundreds of fun successful meetup events across several Orange County meetup groups. Including the OC Good Life, SoCal Tribe and many others.... And, now has decided to host his own group.

Jay's goal is to make sure that everyone has a great time at each event and that you feel personally welcomed in the group.

Thank you for joining! And, please invite your friends to join!


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DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; participate in posted events and activities at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group event or activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

600 members · Public