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Tired of the bar you go to every Thursday night for happy hour?  Can’t seem to find anyone in your local coffee shop?  You need a change of pace! Check out these singles services and events around the country.

Specifically for Singles

Eight at Eight
This website offers dinner for four men and four women, catering to the idea that more singles means a greater chance of meeting a potential mate.  Dinner locations include Atlanta, Chicago, D.C. and New York.  Take a look at their calendar for a listing of events around the country, and visit Eight at Eight for more information.

Meet Market Adventures
This service caters to single women and men with a passion for life.  They offer events like wine tasting, archery, sailing, hiking, biking, trips to amusement parks, and more. You can meet singles online, locally, or while traveling.  Events are located in NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Orlando, as well as in Canada.  For more, visit Meet Market Adventures.

Mixer Parties
This California-based company holds mixers, themed parties, rotational dinners (where members switch tables to meet more people), and dances.  Tickets prices range from $15 to $25.  Events are held in either Santa Monica or Los Angeles.  For information and event listings, check visit Mixer Parties.

Singles, Social Events (provided by Hello Los Angeles)
Hello Los Angeles features not only local news, attractions, and information on the City of Angels, but also lists multiple singles and social events every day each month.  From concerts, to dining to clubbing, everyone has the potential to meet a potential match.

Table for Six Total Adventures
This California-based service offers group dinner dates that join three males and three females at the same dinner table.  The idea is that this triples the chances of finding love.  The site also offers matchmaking services and events.  Check Table for Six Total Adventures for more information.

Tasty LA
Tasty LA Singles Dining Network offers weekly dinners weekly on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays which feature six singles. It allows guests to get to know one another without the pressure of one-on-one dating. The goal of Tasty LA Singles Dining Network is to offer variety and flexibility, with different events and locations added every two to three weeks. For more, check out their schedule.

Non-Traditional Singles Events

Feinstein’s at Loews Regency
540 Park Ave. (at 61st St.)
New York, NY 10021
Called ‘The Nightclub of New York,’ Feinstein’s offers the best of the best in show business.  It’s a great place to take a date for fun during dinner.  For event listings, check out their calendar, and buy tickets here.

Local Wine Events
Local Wine Events, now in its 10th year, is the world’s largest calendar of food, wine, beer and spirits events.  The listings cover the world, but they have localized it for you.  Lists are organized by location, date, and various festivals.  To search for a wine event near you, check our their events listings page.

The Speakeasy at 1220 Fifth (presented by the Museum of the City of New York)
Every Wednesday until August 18
1220 Fifth Ave (at 103rd St.)
Drinking may have been driven underground during the Prohibition, but with 32,000 moonshining establishments citywide, it certainly wasn’t eradicated.  Celebrate the feeling of doing something you shouldn’t at MCNY’s Speakeasy party.  Your ticket comes with a complimentary drink, access to special exhibitions, and the right to drape yourself over the Fifth Avenue Terrace in your finest flapper gear, while tippling and swaying to period tunes.  This month, you can enter a raffle to win two tickets to Shakespeare in the Park.  Found on Time Out New York.

Sunset Cocktail Cruises (provided by Statue Cruises)
Every Thursday from June 3 to August 26, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Dress: Summer Chic
Liberty Landing Marina or Battery Park, Manhattan
Age: 21+
Guests can savor the long, bright evenings of summer on New York Harbor with Sunset Cocktail Cruises every Thursday night. Guests are treated to a complimentary glass of wine and assorted cheeses aboard the 125-foot John James Audubon, with additional food and beverages available for purchase. Other highlights include a live DJ, fresh breezes and spectacular views of the sun setting behind the Statue of Liberty. For tickets, click here.

The Edible Garden (presented by New York Botanical Garden)
Through Oct. 17
Bronx River Pkwy (at Fordham Rd.)
Embrace the trend of local, sustainable dining at the New York Botanical Garden‘s annual foodie-focused exhibit.  Celebrity chefs like Martha Stewart, Mario Batali and Dan Barber share their favorite easy-to-grow cooking staples in gardens that they’ve designed.  Check the website for information on the four festival weekends for the event, and cornucopia of cooking demos, tastings, and book signings.  Found on Time Out New York.

Julie Mehretu: Grey Area (hosted by The Guggenheim Museum)

May 14 — October 5

Sunday, Monday Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 10: 00 a.m. — 5:54 p.m.

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. — 7:45 p.m.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum ,1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street

The exhibition features semiabstract works inspired by multiple sources including historical photographs, urban planning grids, modern art, and graffiti.

Cocktails on the Terrace (found on Charity
July 12, 7 p.m.
Hudson Terrace
Mix and mingle with over 600 young New Yorkers as the sun sets on the Hudson. Event features a two-hour open bar sponsored by Patron Spirits (Patron Tequila, Ultimat Vodka & Pyrat Rum) and the return of Mark Vans Studio’s photo booth installation. Proceeds will support the Touch Foundation’s work training doctors & nurses in Tanzania. To purchase tickets or cabanas, click here.

The Frick Collection Garden Party (found on Charity
July 15, 6:30 p.m.
Fifth Avenue Garden of The Frick
Guests can visit a new display in the Cabinet gallery created to mark the museum’s transition in 1935 from a private house to public institution, entitled, “From Mansion to Museum: The Frick Collection Celebrates Seventy-Five Years.” For more, check our their website.

MCF Champions of Education Benefit (presented by MacDella Cooper)
July 24, 3 p.m.
Mercedes Benz Polo Challenge Opening Day at Blue Star Jet Field
Two Tree Farm Hayground Road, Bridgehampton, NY.
For more information and to purchase tickets, check out their website.

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