What we're about

The aim of this group is to bring together internationally-minded people with a European affinity. Through convivial cross-cultural social gatherings we are building a vibrant circle of cosmopolitan friends who meet, talk, exchange experiences, practice their language skills, or just relax and feel at home.

Anyone born in Europe or who has lived there or has some other strong European connection is welcome. If an expatriate, you might have just recently relocated to the U.S. or be a long-time naturalized citizen. Current members include folks from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and many other countries.

Join the group and RSVP for events to participate. We usually meet every two or three weeks. Newcomers are particularly welcome. Come on your own or with a friend. For more information about our regular events: What to expect at Friends of Europe Mingles.

Membership is required to attend events. Please read our legal fine print before joining: Legal Disclaimer and Liability Information.

Upcoming events (2)

Sunday Soirée – Jan 29

The House Of Shields

Meet European expats and other internationally-minded people over drinks. These convivial social gatherings are relaxed, intimate, and fun. A wide range of Euro friends attend: singles, couples, and all age groups.

ATTENDANCE FEE:

  • $1 with RSVP.
  • $10 without RSVP.

When the RSVP cap is reached, you can be added to a short wait list to attend if there are cancellations. Space at the venue is limited, so coming to the event without a RSVP is not recommended. [Update: RSVPs are now closed and the wait list ended.]

Check in at the BAFOE welcome table to receive your Friends of Europe name badge – your passport to mingling! The attendance fee, which covers the group’s operating expenses, is payable at check-in, in cash (preferred) or via Venmo.

The historic venue is spacious and well ventilated. Glasses of wine are available from $10, draft beer from $7, and there's a great selection of handcrafted cocktails. Street parking is free on Sundays.

LEGAL: By attending BAFOE events, you are confirming that you have read, understood and accepted the following: Legal Disclaimer and Liability Information.

For more info: What to expect at Friends of Europe Mingles.

Euro Mingle – Feb 18

Press Club Wine Bar

Meet European expats and other internationally-minded people over drinks. These convivial social gatherings are relaxed, intimate, and fun. A wide range of Euro friends attend: singles, couples, and all age groups.

ATTENDANCE FEE:

  • $1 with RSVP.
  • $10 without RSVP.

When the RSVP cap is reached, you can be added to a short wait list to attend if there are cancellations. Space at the venue is limited, so coming to the event without a RSVP is not recommended.

Venue opens at 4pm. Check in at the BAFOE welcome table to receive your Friends of Europe name badge – your passport to mingling! The attendance fee, which covers the group’s operating expenses, is payable at check-in, in cash (preferred) or via Venmo.

All drinks are discounted for the group. Venue may add a 22% "Event Fees" to checks. This includes gratuities, so no additional tip is required.

LEGAL: By attending BAFOE events, you are confirming that you have read, understood and accepted the following: Legal Disclaimer and Liability Information.

For more info: What to expect at Friends of Europe Mingles.

Past events (366)

Euro Mingle – Jan 14

Press Club Wine Bar

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