Social Events in Anaheim, CA This Week

Let’s explore social events in Anaheim, CA happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Social events are great and offer a world of possibilities. You can make new friends, learn new skills, see things from different perspectives and it’s fantastic for your mental health. And never before has companionship and being able to spend time with others been as important as it is today.

You probably remember being a kid and going up to another person your age and saying, “Do you want to be friends?” and that was pretty much that. Friend made. Alas, it’s not quite as simple now that we’re grown up, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult or as awkward as we think. There are thousands of people out there who would love to meet up with others, finding them just takes a bit of help and that’s what we’re here for.

On this page, we hope you’ll find some interesting events in Anaheim where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Anaheim

Huntington Beach Bachata and Salsa

Huntington Beach Bachata and Salsa

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: The Circle OC

Do You Love Dance or have always wanted to learn?!

We do too! Join us and meet an amazing group of people that love to dance. No partner needed.

Salsa Classes at 8pm.
Bachata Classes at 9pm.
Social Dancing at 10pm Till 1am
Free Safe Parking, 21 and over, $15 cover
The Circle OC
8901 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Text “Cielo” to 833-881-0658 For Our Dance Info!(…)

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Chit Chat with Coffee

Chit Chat with Coffee

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Bodhi Leaf Coffee Traders

Join in and share what’s happening in your social work world :)(…)

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Figure Drawing/Painting Sessions

Figure Drawing/Painting Sessions

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: 759 S State College Blvd unit 10

**Uninstructed Live Model Art Session. Draw/Paint/Sculpt**

Every other **Fridays 6-9pm and Sundays 10-1 pm**.
Nude figure model, one pose for 3 hours.

We are a small space so reserve spots is necessary. 10 spots available.

Drawing horses, easels and sculpture stands are provided. Bring any kind of medium you like! Just keep a lid on noxious solvents please!

Check out the model list at : [Studi(…)

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Red Rock Canyon Trail – Saturday Morning

Red Rock Canyon Trail - Saturday Morning

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: undefined

Join the Fullerton Hiking Club on Saturday 5/18, at 9 am PST, for a 2.11 mile out & back hike at the Red Rock Canyon Trail within Whiting Ranch park. The hike will meet at the Borrego Parking Lot outside of the trailhead for the Red Rock Canyon Trail (26701 Portola Pkwy, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610). The details for parking are below. Please arrive by 8:55 am at the latest so that we can get started (…)

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Harborlites Chorus – Come sing with us

Harborlites Chorus - Come sing with us

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: The Salvation Army Anaheim Red Shield

We rehearse every Monday evening at 7:00 pm. Visitors are always welcome!

Covid protocol: Please refrain from attending rehearsals if you are feeling ill. Masks are currently optional.(…)

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GARDEN GROVE: Korean Lunch at Dawa Kitchen

GARDEN GROVE: Korean Lunch at Dawa Kitchen

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Dawa kitchen

IMPORTANT NOTE: DUE TO TOO MANY LAST-MINUTE RSVP CANCELLATIONS RECENTLY: ANYONE WHO CANCELS WITH LESS THAN 48-HOUR NOTICE, NO SHOWS, OR ARRIVES MORE THAN 10 MINUTES LATE WILL BE PLACED ON A 2-MONTH PROBATION AND WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND ANY EVENTS DURING THAT PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

They have high Yelp ratings and inexpensive dumplings. Let’s give them a try. Place is tiny, so I’m limiting this ev(…)

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Unlikely Animals

Unlikely Animals

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: El Torito

A lost young woman returns to small-town New Hampshire under the strangest of circumstances in this one-of-a-kind novel of life, death, and whatever comes after from the acclaimed author of Rabbit Cake.(…)

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Toastmasters and Wine Tasting – Club Meeting (Free Wine Tasting)

Toastmasters and Wine Tasting - Club Meeting  (Free Wine Tasting)

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Total Wine & More

Join the Forks, Corks and Toastmasters Club for a unique event combining wine tasting with public speaking skills. Whether you are a wine enthusiast looking to enhance your palate or a professional seeking to boost your public speaking confidence, this event is designed to cater to a diverse range of interests and goals.

Participants will engage in interactive sessions focusing on professional de(…)

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Beginner Soloing Workshop

Beginner Soloing Workshop

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: undefined

This event is geared towards members who do not know how to solo, have a rudimentary understanding of melody, scales, and for the most part know their basic chords, but have not expanded much beyond that.

Members will learn one to two octaves of the A minor scale. Using the note in the octaves they will put together some basic melodies or basic little riffs they can use and practice at home. I re(…)

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It’s Masters of Harmony Time!!! We’re Inviting YOU to Harmonize with Us!

It's Masters of Harmony Time!!! We're Inviting YOU to Harmonize with Us!

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: La Mirada Methodist Church

Greetings, Music Lovers!! We’re inviting **YOU** to stop by and sing 4-part, a cappella harmony in the barbershop style with us. This week we will meet on **Wednesday, May 15th, 2024** at **7:30 p.m.** at La Mirada United Methodist Church, 15700 Rosecrans Ave. (corner of Santa Gertudes Ave.).

Come by and join in the fun! You’ll get to meet our amazing music leaders and singers of all ages and bac(…)

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The Power of Human Connection: ‘A Man Called Ove’ by Fredrik Backman

The Power of Human Connection:  'A Man Called Ove' by Fredrik Backman

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: The Lost Vine

**Unveiling the Layers of Humanity: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman**

Prepare to be enchanted by the touching tale of “A Man Called Ove” penned by the brilliant Fredrik Backman.

I HIGHLY recommend the audio book masterfully narrated by JK Simmons!

In this heartwarming narrative, we are introduced to Ove, a curmudgeonly yet deeply lovable protagonist whose gruff exterior belies a heart of go(…)

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Business Referral Network

Business Referral Network

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Fullerton Elks Lodge #1993

Looking to grow your network and referrals to your business? If so, come join us every Tuesday from 11:45am-1:30pm at the Elks Lodge 1993 in Fullerton! Our goal is to build relationships and increase each other’s business…that’s it!

The cost to attend is only $20 and includes lunch. We promise this will be the most profitable lunch meeting you’ll attend all month!(…)

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PRO Network Group Weekly Meeting

PRO Network Group Weekly Meeting

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Hof’s Hut Restaurant & Bakery

Pro Networking Group is a group of entrepreneurs that gather for the purpose of networking and growing relationships and their businesses.
We meet every Tuesday morning, 830-930am at Hof’s Hut in Seal Beach.

RSVP on our website PRONetworkingUSA.com to get the meeting info. Currently we are looking for a Roofer, Electrician, Chiropractor, Security Systems, Landscaping/Gardner, Carpet Cleaning, Lif(…)

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Southern California Real Estate Investors Networking Meetup

Southern California Real Estate Investors Networking Meetup

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa Orange County, an IHG Hotel

Join us at the Southern California Real Estate Investors Club (SCREIC) for an interactive workshop focusing on various aspects of real estate investing. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn the basics of buying investment properties or an experienced investor interested in fix and flip strategies, this event is designed to cater to everyone in the real estate industry. Our professional netw(…)

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In-Person – Get Referrals and Network Meeting with Elite BNI In FULLERTON

In-Person - Get Referrals and Network Meeting with Elite BNI In FULLERTON

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Coyote Hills Golf Course

Networking Referral group will be meeting for its weekly referral handouts at The Coyote Hills Golf Club in Fullerton.

GET ACTUAL REFERRALS!

This group is made for Business Professionals who are looking to grow their business. WE are here to support each other and generate great REFERRALS. The GROUP is ready to support your business.

Please prepare a 15-second introduction of you/your business,(…)

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Speed Dating, Ages 60+

Speed Dating, Ages 60+

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: The Corner

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Come join us for a night of fun and a chance at romance!
You’ll experience multiple mini dates, laughter, trivia, and a chance of winning prizes, all while in a fun, positive, and welcoming environment. We are the only speed(…)

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Unlocking Your Potential: Inspirational night with NFL Star turned RE investor

Unlocking Your Potential: Inspirational night with NFL Star turned RE investor

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Karl Strauss Brewing Company Costa Mesa

Ever wonder how someone can achieve greatness across multiple careers?

Join us for “Unlocking Your Potential: An Inspirational Evening with NFL Star, Aerospace Engineer, and real estate investor Alvin Scioneaux, Jr.”

Alvin’s remarkable journey from the football field to engineering and business success will inspire you to pursue your dreams relentlessly. Learn his secrets to breaking barriers an(…)

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PC Gaming Meetup

PC Gaming Meetup

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: 14419 Firestone Blvd

Lets do some PC gaming! I will be getting the new MLP G5 game on Steam. Maybe we can do a speed run? I will have other games on my PC that we can play too. If you have some PC games bring them too. There is a pool and hot tub at the hotel that I would like to try out. I have some extra swim shorts if anyone needs to use them. I will try to get an early check in at 12:00. If not then the meetup wil(…)

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5 mile beach hike 🌊

5 mile beach hike 🌊

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Bolsa Chica Wetlands

5 mile hike through the wetlands and down to the beach to Seasalt & back. Beautiful scenery. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, & wear athletic shoes. See you on the trail 🌊👋(…)

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Board game night at Harbor House!

Board game night at Harbor House!

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Harbor House Café

Come hang out, grab a bite to eat and play with fellow gamers in our nifty back room!(…)

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Boardgames at Hunt Branch Library

Boardgames at Hunt Branch Library

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Hunt Branch Library

Come join us at our great new additional venue at the newly remodeled Hunt Branch Library in Fullerton for boardgames. In addition to our boardgame meetup on the first Saturday of the month at the Fullerton Main Library, we now holding a game day at their branch library on the third Saturday as well.
This venue has expanded meeting space, three large attached atrium areas for outdoor game playing((…)

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Coffee & Networking @ APE COFFEE

Coffee & Networking @ APE COFFEE

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: 2817 E Chapman Ave

Looking to **expand your network in OC?** Do you **enjoy coffee?☕** Come and join a group of professionals every month for coffee and laughs.

The event is completely **FREE** and we welcome **all professionals:** *Attorneys, Contractors, Brokers, Realtors, Event professionals, Insurance Agents, Investors, Business Owners, etc!*

We’ll be networking at **APE COFFEE** in the ***city of Orange.*** C(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

One of the best ways to meet new people at social events in Anaheim is by choosing a common theme or interest. If you like movies, why not go see a screening with people who also like movies! Then you already have something to talk about. Or if you’re into coffee or beer, a Coffee and Beer Garden Meet and Greet could be perfect for you. And keep in mind that smaller group settings can be less intimidating and easier to start conversations in.

Another thing that might worry you is introductions. Some people aren’t as keen on introducing themselves and others worry or get nervous about it. Why not level the playing field and go to an event where everyone is expected to introduce themselves and talk? It could be a networking event, an acting class, a singles event, or a book club. Not only are people looking to introduce themselves at these events but they’re also there to make friends.

Our final tip is on the age of the people you are going to meet. If you have your heart set on meeting people close to your own age, then research events so that you can find your chosen demographic. At the same time, we want to encourage you not to limit yourself. An age gap doesn’t necessarily mean a disconnect and the great thing about different age groups is that they can learn from each other!

You can find even more events in Anaheim on Plan.visitanaheim.org, Anaheim.net, or Orangecounty.net.

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