Top 5 Meet Ups in Mississauga
Published April 15, 2017 at 5:00 am
The weather is finally warming up, which means it is time to break out of winter hibernation mode and head outside to have fun, try new experiences and pursue your passions.
Fortunately, Meetup.com is the perfect place to look for a new activity to try out for the first time or to gather with others that share your passion. Want to learn how to knit?
Love Harry Potter and want to practice your wand-waving with other muggles?
Want to engage in stock trading, practice a foreign language, or meet new people in your industry?
Meetup.com has it all. With over 30 million members in over 272,000 groups (and growing) all over the world, there are over 600,000 meetups happening in any one month. Based on the concept of bringing people together to do what each loves most, meetup.com is a great environment of friendly people all meeting for the same purpose. There is no need to be shy, as newcomers of all groups are welcomed open heartedly and everyone started as strangers uniting for a greater purpose. There is sure to be a meetup of interest to you in Mississauga so go ahead – find your meetup.
Here are some meetups happening now:
This is one of the largest Mississauga meetup groups. These 1,700+ gamers gather frequently with multiple weekly meetups sure to fit your schedule. Gaming locations are scheduled in local public venues such as community centres and libraries and are free to all participants. You can bring your own games (be ready to teach the rules) or take part in a game brought by another gamer. Currently there are meetups scheduled every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, with ad-hoc game days in between.
Next event: Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Mississauga Central Library (301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga)
This group is for those who love astronomy. Gather with fellow fans of space to gaze at the moon, planets and stars. There is no need to have your own telescope, but you are welcome to bring them to dedicated meetups if you do have one. This meetup engages in events by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada at the Riverwood Conservancy on Burnhamthorpe Road. In addition to meeting up with fellow amateur astronomers, there are talks and presentations by speakers on various topics.
Next event: TBC at Riverwood Conservancy (4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga)
Let your inner songbird free with this meetup group of karaoke singers. If you have always wanted to break into screen-lyric song but have been a bit bashful, this is the perfect meetup for you as meetings take place in a private room with professional equipment. The positive safe space allows you to practice your singing skills in a comfortable setting. Meetups occur the first Thursday of each month with an admission price of $10. Meetups are generally attended by around 15 singers per session so there will be friendly new faces to match new voices to as you develop your tune.
Next event: Thursday May 4 at The Karaoke Room at ComTract (320 Brunel Road, Mississauga)
Want to go see a movie but can’t find anyone to go with? Never experience this situation again with 1,300+ moviegoers at your side. Whether romcom, drama, horror, comedy, or action – this meetup group goes to it all with dinner and socializing to boot. The group ensures high standards are kept by having a three-strike no show policy and a $5 one-time membership fee. Most importantly, with much appreciation, they insist on phones being switched off and chatter to be silenced once the movie starts! Members are welcome to bring friends and family to the outings, and can recommend movies for upcoming meetups.
Next event: Saturday May 6, 2017 for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2
Get your dancing shoes on with this jolly group of fun people. No experience required as you will be taught how to square dance by fellow group members. This is a great way to get exercise and meet new people. All ages are welcomed and there are no special clothing requirements to start dancing. Meetups are held frequently and refreshments are provided at a nominal fee.
Next event: Tuesday May 9, 2017 at Christ the King Church Hall (475 Rathburn Road)insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies
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