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Fort Lauderdale Meetups

What to Expect from Events & Adventures

We can all agree that 2020 has been a tough year for keeping any kind of social life. Fort Lauderdale has not been an exception to this rule. As we all struggle to adapt to new norms like working from home or masking up at the store, our social lives need some adjustments as well. More than ever, connecting with other people has become an essential, and somewhat tricky concept to navigate. Luckily, Fort Lauderdale meetups can help here!

Events & Adventures has been bringing singles together for over 30 years through casual, fun hangouts at hosted events where everyone is single. Fort Lauderdale meetups from Events & Adventure take full advantage of the amazing weather and local venues to treat single members to a truly unique calendar of events.

Taking the recent events into consideration, the events have been adjusted to keep everyone’s safety in mind. The addition of a full suite of virtual events has helped our singles stay connected during the worst of the pandemic, but there is light at the end of the tunnel! Things are returning back to normal! Now our singles get to enjoy the best of both virtual and in-person events, so you can stay social no matter what is happening outside.

The single members in each of our clubs are what give each city character. There are always new people to meet, new things to do, and a different dating perspective to find. When people relax and hang out as a group, connections form naturally, whether it is friendship or romance. To truly get an insider’s view on what Fort Lauderdale meetups look like, we’ve spoken with the Event Manager in Fort Lauderdale, for some insight on her club. The Event Manager plans all the fun and is one-on-one with the members on a daily basis. We did a quick Q&A with her to see what she had to say on Fort Lauderdale’s singles scene.

 

Q. What makes your city special?

A. Fort Lauderdale meetups are special because this city is the main meeting spot for all of our members and the most familiar to people in South Florida. We have members from West Palm Beach/Jupiter/Delray Beach and Miami/Kendall/South Beach, with Fort Lauderdale as the sweet spot. Everything is within walking distance in Fort Lauderdale which is a breath of fresh air because you know the party isn’t going to stop to re-park your car. Fort Lauderdale meetups carry on like a bar hop from one thing to another!

Q. If there was one word to describe what the single members in your group are like, what would it be and why?

A. Members here are open-minded. Single people as a whole want to continue to grow and experience life to the fullest! The only thing holding most people back is not having others to do it with. We have one member who continuously buries himself in his work and has never done much that Fort Lauderdale has to offer. Since joining the club, he targets events that he’s never done; such as going to open-mic nights, trying Indian food, rock climbing, and beach volleyball.

It’s funny, too, because he will sit back and watch at first but by the end of the event, he’s the expert! “You’re going to go from this rock, to that rock, to the other rock and you’ll be at the top. Watch!” And he’ll scale the hardest wall in the gym, effortlessly. It’s really thrilling watching people do something they’ve never done before and enjoy it. Regardless of if they’re naturals like he is, everyone beams when they are experiencing something with others. It’s human nature.

Q. What’s your personal favorite event out of all the Fort Lauderdale meetups?

A. A great night in Fort Lauderdale? It depends on what outfit you want to wear. If you’re coming from work – go to Las Olas. Start the night at the NSU Museum with 1-for-2 drinks and happy art, then walk down the street for dinner (at literally any restaurant, they’re all amazing). A little further down, there are great theme bars with live music and karaoke. If you want to let your hair down, I suggest night volleyball to watch the sunset, BYOB and unwind with some sandy competition!

Q. What are the most popular events attended by the members?

A. The most popular events are game nights! We always have them at a different location and games are a light-hearted, easy way of connecting with other people. Over games, there’s no forced small talk, which singles typically dislike. It’s just bonding over a game and enjoying the night in a very casual fun way.

Q. Have you witnessed love connections?

A. I see love connections all the time! But this is because we offer people such a unique way to meet people! When you’re doing something you love and just having fun, sparks are bound to fly. I’ve seen a lot of beautiful friendships blossom in the club. As most adults experience, making friends (outside of work) is very difficult. We put together events that bring out the best of people’s personalities and interests, which makes it really easy to form friendships – not just acquaintances.

This type of energy (friendship and comradery) is so attractive that it brings a lot of attention to our group when we’re in public places. If we’re playing volleyball – people will join us, if we’re rock climbing – people want to talk to us. A lot of what you’re going to find is dependent on the energy you’re putting out there, so the more a person joins in and gets involved, the more of a chance they will have to find that love connection or friendship that will actually last.

Whether you’re looking to get out of the house, make new friends, or to meet someone special, Events & Adventures offers something from everyone. If you’d like to check out our Fort Lauderdale meetups and meet some of it’s amazing singles, just visit eventsandadventures.com.

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A Meetup in Miami

What to Expect from Events & Adventures

It’s time to heat things up with a meetup in Miami from Events & Adventures South Florida. Each Events & Adventures city is special and unique in its own way. Our dynamic groups of single members are what give each city character and a thrilling calendar of events. If you’re single and looking to get out of the house or meet someone special, Events & Adventures hosts over 30 events every month including in-person activities and fun virtual events. A meetup in Miami allows you to meet new people, try new things, and find excitement in paradise!

But how do you know what a meetup in Miami really has in store? We went straight to the Event Managers who deal with our members daily to get inside information on what the singles in this city are like:

Q: What makes a meetup in Miami special?

A:The Miami area is special because you can find paradise in every direction. Explore South Florida by driving 30 minutes in any direction and you can find something different. From neon lights and beach club vibes to hammock trees that shade the streets with vast gardens of tropical paradise. Then suddenly, alligators or panthers with absolutely no civilization around you.

Q: If there was one word to describe what the single members in your group are like, what would it be and why?

A: Like the temperature, South Florida members are very warm. These members are very receptive to new experiences, including connecting with new people, ideas and backgrounds.

Q: What’s your personal favorite meetup at Events & Adventures?

A: My favorite activity is the Epic Hikes Series. Every month we explore a new park in Florida, which is very special because of how different Florida’s landscape changes in every direction. We’ve gone to the heart of the Florida panthers’ habitat in the Everglades, to hiking paths along the ocean where we’ve walked through the rocks and corals shaped by the waves of the ocean.

An event that I’m really looking forward to takes place over 2 days. Our members really like being outside for a full moon and this summer there is a Strawberry Full Moon. It’s just as beautiful as you can imagine. The night before we’re having Strawberry Fields Forever cooking class featuring a 3 course “All Things Strawberry” menu, along with strawberry martinis. The night of the full moon, we’re going to meet up at the park for a themed full moon circle. Complete with the courses we learned to cook, astrological activities, and games as we watch the moon rise!

Q: What are the most popular events attended by the members?

A: The most popular events speak volumes to the independence and curiosity of these singles. Full Moon kayaking is an awesome event because we all get our own kayaks and go out on the water for a couple of hours. When we come back, there’s a bonfire with s’mores and we all mingle. People also enjoy new areas of South Florida so we put together tours and experiences that bring out South Florida culture. This summer, we’re doing a midnight snack attack event in Little Havana. There is a local favorite called La Palma that serves churros and chocolate, with the Little Havana mural around the corner. It’s a really hearty event that is the ultimate #SouthFloridaLife experience.

Q: Have you witnessed love connections?

A: I’ve thankfully seen connections flourish within our club. One story involves our staff being very talented in seeing the best and brightest of our members from their initial interviews. It’s very rare that the staff mentions a potential connection to a member, but in one case it was undeniable. Without disclosing this person’s identity, our staff mentioned the potential for a connection in the club during someone’s interview. It was an instant connection when the two met, and we didn’t say until later on that it had been the match mentioned in the interview. The two are really cute and are thriving together!

Although this is just one example, meeting people through a meetup in Miami is easy with Events & Adventures. When people focus on just having fun, everyone is single and everyone shares common interests in the activity, sparks are bound to fly!

To become a member with Events & Adventures, just fill out our brief form at eventsandadventures.com and get started on your next adventure.

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A Meetup in Dallas

Wondering what an Events & Adventures meetup in Dallas looks like?

The single members of each of our E&A clubs are what give each city character! Events & Adventures has been bringing singles together for over 30 years. We host over 30 events every month, ranging from local events and sports to world travel and game nights. Recently, we’ve added virtual events to our calendar, so Dallas singles can stay social even if they’re busy or perhaps a little shy. Dallas has no shortage of excitement with skydiving and ziplining on the summer calendar, and no shortage of singles that love to have fun. We’ve asked the Event Manager in Dallas to give a little insight into what makes Events & Adventures Dallas special. The Event Manager in each city is who keeps the whole show running, and is the best person to show you what a meetup in Dallas is really all about.

Q. What makes your city special?

A. Dallas is special because all of the members are so inclusive. We have members from all over–in the heart of Dallas, down in Fort Worth and even some as far north as Oklahoma. Regardless of where members live or where they come from, they go out of their way to get together and remain connected. While some members may join exclusively for the prospect of love, they create these lasting friendships and relationships that last a lifetime.

Q. If there was one word to describe what the single members in your group are like, what would it be and why?

A. The best word to describe our club’s members is big-hearted. As the event manager, I’ve witnessed and experienced countless acts of kindness, seen members rally around and uplift one another, and have had the pleasure of watching the most genuine and beautiful connections form. From going out of their way to make new members feel welcome immediately, to organizing fundraisers for members down on their luck, to offering to bring the event manager soup while she was sick, they always have each other’s backs. These members have some of the biggest hearts I’ve encountered and it’s inspiring to see those hearts in action.

Q. What’s your personal favorite meetup in Dallas?

A. My absolute favorite event is our party barges! It’s a giant party on the lake with 100 of your closest friends! There’s food, a DJ, waterslide, and the occasional cannonball contest. What more could you want?

Q. What are the most popular events attended by the members?

A. Dallas members LOVE sand volleyball! When the weather warms up, we hit the courts every Wednesday. There’s always a huge turnout. I always suggest it as a good first-time event for new members because they get to meet so many new people at once in a relaxed environment. Whether you come for some friendly competition or just come to socialize and mingle, people always have a great time!

Q. Have you witnessed love connections?

A. Yes, all the time! It’s always so special to hear about new couples that have formed. One of my event hosts is engaged and getting married later this year to someone she met at one of her first E&A events. What’s awesome about E&A is there’s no pressure to form these connections–the events help to facilitate organic and real relationships.

If you’re looking to try a meetup in Dallas, there has not been a better time than now. As Dallas starts returning back to normal life, we can finally get out of the house and start enjoying the summer. Even if you are not ready to venture out into the wild yet, you can start meeting our single members at our virtual events from the comfort of your home. Our Dallas members can’t wait to meet you!

Join Events & Adventures Dallas today to start your adventure at eventsandadventures.com.

Dating Apps sharing Personal Information?

Are Dating Apps Sharing Your Personal Information?

Are dating apps sharing your personal information?
It seems like almost every day we learn of another report on the news where a large company has been hacked, or maybe even intentionally, releases information. What does this mean though? Is it really applicable to us? The answer—ABSOLUTELY!

Information is one of the most coveted assets for online scammers–especially when it comes to your personal information. From dating to banking, we do it all online, automatically assuming these apps and services have the necessary protections in place to keep our information safe. However, dating services in particular have long been held up to scrutiny regarding the effectiveness of their security for their love-seeking members.

What’s Happening?
The most notable, and maybe most morally questionable, breach occurred with Ashley Madison in 2016. The dating site, which promotes discreet affairs for married individuals, uses the slogan, “Life is Short. Have an Affair.” to attract potential members. In 2016, the most popular dating site you’ve never heard of leaked information about 37 million of its members. Not so discreet!

Many dating apps and websites have since followed suit, with evidence of major security flaws, full breaches, and worst of all, intentional sharing of information. The sidestep shuffle around US and international security laws has allowed some sites to release private information such as location data, employment information, sexual preference/orientation data, personal details, phone numbers, and more. Not only does this expose us to potential financial security threats, but to a full range of interpersonal issues such as identity theft or harassment. For example, how comfortable would you be with your dating profile showing up in a potential employer’s search? Or if your neighbor could look up your sexual orientation? By nature, these sites host a variety of private details that may not be as protected as we are sometimes led to believe.

Meet People Naturally
There are more natural ways of dating that do not have to involve profiles, endless swiping, and potential exposure of your private information. Events & Adventures lets you put the phone down and truly meet people face-to-face, without the usual discomfort of first dates. A membership with Events & Adventures allows you to choose your favorite activities from over 30 dynamic events per month, and the best part is, everyone there will be single! It is the nation’s largest social club for singles where the only information shared is the kind whispered over wine at dinner, or yelled from the tops of your favorite mountain trails. With so many activities, everyone can find something they love to do, without the pressure of making a connection. It’s about making genuine connections and friendships, and learning to just have fun!

You could take the time to hack-proof your profiles or look into privacy agreements, or you could come to Events & Adventures, where none of that stuff matters. Besides, chances are you’ll find someone here who will spark your interest enough to delete all the useless apps. Break up with online dating and visit us at www.eventsandadventures.com.