Social Events in Cincinnati, Ohio This Week

Let’s explore social events in Cincinnati, OH 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.

Are you looking to take a break from your regular ventures, build friendships or develop emotional intelligence? Social events could just be just the thing you are missing. As they always say, one’s company, two’s a crowd, three’s a party. In these events, you will get to meet a whole new range of people, engage other cultures and understand different perspectives. You get opportunities to expand your circle through the interactions and conversations elicited. Whether you are looking to improve your social or work connections, this is it for you.

There are many events held across Cincinnati, Ohio. Events range from backyard outings, outdoor activity events, singles events, professional networking, meaningful discussions, and more. They are all varied and interesting covering your lifestyle and preference. If you find it hard to make connections or socialize in these events, here are a few tips to save your situation.

Local Groups’ Events in Cincinnati

Milford Mafia

Milford Mafia

◦ When: Monday, May 13th

◦ Where: Leming House

First face to face meeting of “Milford Traitors” will occur in mid April if we get enough participants.
Live meetings will be twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30. Other meetings will occur on zoom.(…)

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Generative AI for Qualitative Research

Generative AI for Qualitative Research

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Union Hall

Explore the new capabilities of Generative AI in enhancing qualitative research. This talk will cover the integration of AI in qualitative research stages, demonstrate an AI interviewer and a dynamic survey, and discuss AI’s role in data analysis. This talk will also touch on potential risks, and the importance of human-AI collaboration. Join us for engaging discussions on AI’s practical applicati(…)

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BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse (Rookwood Commons)

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (Rookwood Commons)

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is a very cool establishment that has been around for years and offers a wide variety of Appetizers,Entrees and Drinks.The Restaurant sits right off 1-71 North which makes it a easy commute to and from. So let’s grab some lunch and share some good laughs.

*If You Will Be Ordering Alcoholic Drinks At This Event Please Drive Responsibility, I Would Like For Everyone To H(…)

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Meetup en El Toro bravo en Hyde Park

Meetup en El Toro bravo en Hyde Park

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: El Toro Mexican Restaurant

Cambio de noche al viernes. ¡ Cambio de tiempo a las seis para hablar un poco más antes de la musica. Nos reunionaremos a las seis. ¡Venga a cenar con nosotros en un restaurante mejicano! Cada miembro tiene la responsabilidad de pagar la cuenta por su comida. Después podemos disfrutar de la musica.

Change of night to Friday! To give us a little more conversation time before the music begins, we a(…)

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Volleyball and friends

Volleyball and friends

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Fifty West Brewing Company

I have reserved a volleyball court for sat evening May 18th. From 6 to 9. We will open with little prayer and then the game is on!! Come out and join, we will be able to play a maximum of 12 people at a time. If you don’t want to or physically can’t play come anyway fellowship and watch!! Hope to see you all there. This did require me to pay to rent the space so any contribution to help pay for th(…)

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Ice Cream Social ( 1 Free Medium Dairy Queen Blizzard Courtesy of Ray)

Ice Cream Social ( 1 Free Medium Dairy Queen Blizzard Courtesy of Ray)

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Dairy Queen (Colerain Ave)

Hi everyone I was unable to host my first group event a few weeks ago at Olive Garden due to car trouble,So I would like to start over by hosting a Ice Cream Social where I will be purchasing 10 group members who RSVP for this event (1 Medium DQ Blizzard of their choice) This is just a token of my appreciation for everyone who has sparked interest in my group and values the fact of that communicat(…)

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INTERMEDIATE Level Coed Indoor Volleyball from 6-9pm

INTERMEDIATE Level Coed Indoor Volleyball from 6-9pm

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Mt Washington Recreation Center

We can get into the gym by 5:50pm to warm up. We’ll start to play around 6:15pm. We have to take down the net and be completely out by 9pm.

**INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (C+/B to BB) is further explained.** This is not for beginners. This level means at the very least you can do the following:

**-** **pass pretty well** (at least 6/10 of your passes go to the intended target)

**-** **understand how to**(…)

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Q2 Networking Event

Q2 Networking Event

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: The 1819 Innovation HUB

Time again for our quarterly networking meetup at Bean & Barley in O’Bryonville. Remember, parking is free on the side streets.(…)

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Clifton French Conversation Group

Clifton French Conversation Group

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Ludlow Wines

Le Meetup de conversation en Français avec un ambiance amicale et détendu, pour tous les niveaux. Tous les troisièmes Jeudis du mois, a 7:00pm, chez Ludlow Wines a Clifton

French Meetup group in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. All levels welcome. Third Thursdays of the month at 7:00pm at Ludlow Wines(…)

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ADT Devou Park KY to Fernbank Park OH

ADT Devou Park KY to Fernbank Park OH

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Fernbank Park

As part of an effort to hike all of the American Discovery Trail in Kentucky, we will meet at Fernbank Park in Ohio- This park is a joint effort between Cincinnati Parks and Great Parks of Hamilton County- per what I see online there is not a permit needed. There is parking near the restroom area. Be aware there are a few parking areas at the park, this is near the circle and the location can be s(…)

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Dinner With Friends At The Covington Yard

Dinner With Friends At The Covington Yard

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Covington Yard

🌟 **Dinner With Friends At The Covington Yard!** 🌟

Hey there, party animals and social butterflies! 🎉 Are you ready for a night of delicious food, great company, and unforgettable conversations? Look no further than the **Cincy Nightlife** meetup: **”Dinner With Friends At The Covington Yard”**! 🍽️🥂

**When:** Friday, May 17, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
**Where:** The fabulous **Covington Yard**(…)

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In-Person Poetry Workshop

In-Person Poetry Workshop

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Panera Bread

***Time/Location IN-PERSON ONLY***

The Cincinnati East Poetry Meetup is testing out a in-person workshop again. Join us if you are local to Cincinnati!

Find us by finding the red balloon!

For each meetup, we will workshop poems written by each attendee. You can bring any poem of yours to share. See more FAQs below.

This Meeting’s Prompt: Write a poem about learning to read. You are welcome to (…)

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DM Draco’s – Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden

DM Draco's - Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Rockin’ Rooster Comics & Games

\* All spot are now full and this is now a closed campaign.

If you are interested, please email the DM to check for an available spot.
[email protected]

ALL PLAYERS – please make sure the DM can message you on Meet Up. If DM cannot speak with you, you could be removed from the event.

Covid precautions are in place.(…)

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French Roast – Speaking French and Drinking Coffee

French Roast - Speaking French and Drinking Coffee

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Panera Bread

Bonjour tout le monde ! We’re going to pick back up where we left off. If you enjoy French language, art, cuisine, culture and literature, please join us. Our goal is to practice French speaking (Beginner & low Intermediate level), share experiences and discuss French culture while sipping on a cup of your favorite beverage. This is a no-pressure, laid back group. Bring a few French phrases to try(…)

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Bites and Board Games

Bites and Board Games

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: College Hill Presbyterian Church

This event is for young adult between the age of 18 – 35!

Bring some board games (I’ll bring some too) and I’ll buy us some bites. Let’s play!

Location: College Hill Presbyterian Church
5742 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45224

We start at 7 PM and end at 9 PM but feel free to linger longer. Let’s have a good time together!(…)

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Monopoly Madness Pub Crawl for a cause — homeless and women’s shelter fundraiser

Monopoly Madness Pub Crawl for a cause — homeless and women’s shelter fundraiser

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: OTR Live

Don’t miss this fun social event!

4 teams competing to buy 5 bars plus a railroad. Come with friends or solo and meet new people on your team.

Special discounts on food and drinks plus Monopoly inspired activities!

First stop: ARNOLD’s
Meet your teammates and enjoy discounts on food and drinks.

2nd stop: PINs
Fun n Games compete for Monopoly money to help your teammates buy valuable real estat(…)

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Urban Hiking – Findlay Market to Mt. Adams and Back

Urban Hiking - Findlay Market to Mt. Adams and Back

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: French Crust Café and Bistro

Alright let’s do a couple of these in May. This hike will go from Over-the-Rhine to Mt. Adams and back.

We’ll start at the French Bistro across from Findlay Market. We’ll walk past: Washington Park, a good chunk of downtown, Fountain Square, the bike/walk ramp up Columbia, the Mt. Adams steps, the church up there I forget the name, Bowtie Cafe (bathroom/coffee/smoothie break), Krohn Conservatory (…)

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Beginner West Coast Swing Dance Lessons

Beginner West Coast Swing Dance Lessons

◦ When: Monday, May 13th

◦ Where: The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum

**West Coast Swing Classes for the Ultra-Beginner!**

Join Cin-City Swing on Mondays at 7:00 for Level 1 West Coast Swing!

This class is perfect for new dancers. No partner is needed but feel free to bring friends that you want to learn to dance with! Higher level classes will be added as students progress.

Level 1 classes will run from 7:00-8:00 with social dancing until 9:30. Cost is $15
per p(…)

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Morning Co-working at Madison Place

Morning Co-working at Madison Place

◦ When: Monday, May 13th

◦ Where: The Madison Place

Join us at [Madison Place](https://www.themadisonplace.com/) coffee shop in for some co-working and networking!

While the event is open house style – come and go as you please – the loose framework for the event is as follows:

-First 10 minutes: socialize and settle in
-50 minute focused work sprint
-5 minute break
-50 minute focused work sprint
\- Socialize and wrap up(…)

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Let’s get Euchred!

Let’s get Euchred!

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Campbell County Public Library: Newport Branch

We’ll be in the Presidents Room downstairs this time. Just past the front desk is an elevator to take you there.

Don’t forget to bring a drink. Since this is during dinner time feel to bring a snack for yourself or the group.

Do you enjoy playing euchre? Looking for a group that keeps it casual and fun? Well look no further. Let’s talk, meet new people, and play a few rounds. No partners needed (…)

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Healthy Happy Hour

Healthy Happy Hour

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: 930 William Howard Taft Rd

Come to the Taft Garden, 930 William Howard Taft 45206, and meet at the outdoor shelter. We will begin walking at 6:10p and should be back by 7:30p.

**Parking:**
There is on-street parking around 2600 Kemper Lane 45206.(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

One of the best ways to meet new people at social events in Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati on Cincinnati.com, Cincyusa.com, or Cincinnatifestivalsandevents.com.

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