Social Events in Garland, Texas This Week

Let’s explore social events in Garland, TX 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 Garland where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Garland

Dallas Referrals Network (DRN)

Dallas Referrals Network (DRN)

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: JJ’s Cafe

We start promptly at 8:15AM, and end by 9:15AM each Wednesday.

We are an industry exclusive group and currently have members in the following categories:

Financial Planning – Michael DeGroat
HVAC & Appliance repair – Jesse Simmons
Todo List Helper – Carol Franzina
P&C Insurance – Kelly Harris
Catering – JJ’s Cafe
Office Supplies – Jeff Lurie
Health Insurance – Steve Herman
Realtor – Cheryl Drane(…)

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Photo walk with Kailey!! $50

Photo walk with Kailey!!  $50

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Prairie Creek Park

I have set up a great photo walk event with the beautiful Kailey Ayers. This will be a 3 hour shoot at the Prairie Creek Park in Richardson Tx. This park features wooded area and a creek with waterfalls. We will try and do up to 3 wardrobe changes. I hope to see you there. We will be outdoors, if you have lights that you would like to bring feel free to do so.

Kailey’s IG:
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DFW Real Estate Investment Club – Contracts/FINCEN/Legal Action

DFW Real Estate Investment Club - Contracts/FINCEN/Legal Action

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Plano Event Center

New Leadership – New Content – New Energy!
Join us at the Plano Event Center where we delve into the crucial topic of Contracts, FINCEN, and taking Legal Action. Will discuss strategies and tips for securing your future through real estate investments. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, this workshop will provide valuable insights and actionable steps towards building a secur(…)

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East Dallas Networking Lunch

East Dallas Networking Lunch

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: JJ’s Cafe

Please play nicely with others, and follow our few rules –

• If you RSVP “yes” – we expect you to show up. When someone RSVP’s “yes” but then no-shows, they have denied someone else the opportunity to attend. Those that fail to honor our RSVP policy will be removed from the group.

• Pay $2 cash per meeting you attend or you can pre-pay for the calendar year by becoming an EDN Sponsor for $120, p(…)

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Let’s Meet For Breakfast and Thrifting in Plano!

Let's Meet For Breakfast and Thrifting in Plano!

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: 1201 N Central Expy ste 1

Join North Dallas Thrifters Meetup Group for a fun morning finding hidden gems at Plaza Thrift in Plano. This store offers new inventory every day. Prices are reasonable and there’s a wide selection of clothing, shoes and housewares.

We’ll first meet at Einstein’s Bagels for breakfast, and then make our way to Plaza Thrift. Whether you’re a seasoned thrifter or new to thrifting, this event is a g(…)

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Street: People, Places, and Things

Street:  People, Places, and Things

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Downtown Rowlett Station

Street: People, Places, and Things

On the last Saturday of February, May, August, and November, we will meet at the Rowlett Dart Station and head to a local street destination to photograph people, places and things in the style of master street photographers such as Saul Leiter, Jay Maisel, Bruce Davidson, William Eggleston, etc. Materials and references will be provided on the street photograph(…)

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Maternity/ Family shoot for your portfolio

Maternity/ Family shoot for your portfolio

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Prairie Creek Park – the Water Falls

Portfolio building shoot
Maternity / family shoot
This is a natural light shoot, however you can bring your flash system and lights if you desire.
All creative ideas are welcomed.
Photos of the park and the family posted to this event.
This is a free event opened to those who would like to add to and grow their portfolios.
Please feel free to message me with any questions(…)

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African Networking and Growth Mindset Mixer – Dallas

African Networking and Growth Mindset Mixer - Dallas

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: 100 S Central Expy #49

The African Think Tank is a non-profit initiative and will host free, monthly meetups for Africans and friends of Africa in major US cities. Regardless of your industry – professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, vendors, small and large business owners, etc., we invite you to join us for these live gatherings and experience the incredible power we can harness when we work together.

We firmly beli(…)

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Richardson/Plano Networkers – Warrior Networking!

Richardson/Plano Networkers - Warrior Networking!

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: The Original Pancake House

We are a fun group of **high integrity** **servant leaders** who focus on **GIVING** to their network, **INVESTING** their time in building relationships, sharing **GRATITUDE** for these gifts from, and investment by, our **Networking Warriors** in **GROWING** their visibility in the local and global Marketplace!

**HOW WE WORK:**
Hybrid In-Person/Virtual Networking GUIDELINES:
We have **IN-PERSON(…)

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HH w a fire and some friends@ Standard Service

HH w a fire and some friends@ Standard Service

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: undefined

let’s hope for a great evening w friends, food, and a fire outside.
4220 Ridge Road, Heath(…)

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Maternity/ Family shoot-free

Maternity/ Family shoot-free

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Prairie Creek Park

Portfolio building shoot
Maternity shoot and family photography
Natural light or you are welcome to bring your own flash system if you would like.
All creative ideas are welcome.
Please message me with any questions.(…)

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Real Estate Mastermind Lunch and Learn

Real Estate Mastermind Lunch and Learn

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: The Original Pancake House

Join us for an exciting and informative event, the **Real Estate Mastermind Lunch and Learn**! Get ready to dive deep into the world of real estate and gain valuable insights from industry experts.

We will make recommendations and brainstorm how to apply the strategies to your business and personality.

Each week we will evaluate a potential real estate investment deal and weigh the pros/cons and(…)

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Momentum – Multifamily Investor Meetup

Momentum - Multifamily Investor Meetup

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: 4801 Spring Valley Rd ste 94

Hosted at the Sayan Construction HQ in Farmers Branch. FREE FOOD! The event will be catered, so come hungry and ready to network!

**Where:** 4801 Spring Valley RD. STE 94, Farmers Branch, Tx 75244
**When:** May 22nd at 6-8pm central

This event is custom-tailored to provide you with everything you need to meet and connect with commercial real estate professionals. If you are looking to finally ga(…)

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Plano Talkers Toastmasters Club

Plano Talkers Toastmasters Club

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Original Pancake House

Visitors Welcome – Come and learn public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment.

Note: Plano Talkers is an in-person only club.(…)

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TreeHaus Launch Party

TreeHaus Launch Party

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: The Meeting Place

Step into serenity at TreeHaus, a haven meticulously crafted by Marissa Heyl and the Modern Wellness Design team. Join us at 13612 Midway RD #601, Farmers Branch, TX, and immerse yourself in a zen space crafted for wellness. Take some time to read or relax in a treehouse inspired space where you will have a multi-sensory experience that replicates the sights, sounds, and scents of a deep forest. E(…)

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Elevate Multifamily Investing Meetup – Dallas

Elevate Multifamily Investing Meetup - Dallas

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: High Fives

[Elevate Multifamily Investing Meetup in Dallas! ](https://www.eventbrite.com/e/elevate-multifamily-investing-meetup-dallas-tickets-881416238697?aff=oddtdtcreator)Connect with fellow enthusiasts, from seasoned pros to those just starting out. Network, share insights, and elevate your multifamily real estate game! Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and build valuable connections!
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PRETTY AND PROSPEROUS IS TURNING 1! A Luxurious Faith-Filled Picnic Experience!

PRETTY AND PROSPEROUS IS TURNING 1! A Luxurious Faith-Filled Picnic Experience!

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: LOCATION DETAILS SENT AFTER PURCHASE OF TICKET

The Pretty and Prosperous Community is turning 1! Join us for our first annual Sping Luxury Picnic Experience! Indulge in a lavish charcuterie/ boxed lunch, meticulously curated to tantalize your taste buds with an array of artisanal cheeses, cured meats, fresh fruits, and delectable accompaniments.

As you graze on these culinary delights amidst the picturesque setting, immerse yourself in the jo(…)

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Game Night @ Whole Foods Richardson

Game Night @ Whole Foods Richardson

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Whole Foods Market

Let’s get together and play some games. If you don’t want to get caught up in the holiday weekend craziness join us for some games and great conversation.

Grab a drink or something to eat and we’ll meet in the dining area upstairs. Stairs and elevator located at the west end of the building, by the door by pizza station. Can’t wait to play and get to know everyone!(…)

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Monthly Rockwall County Real Estate Investors Meetup

Monthly Rockwall County Real Estate Investors Meetup

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Siren Rock Brewing Company

Let’s grab a drink and talk about investing. No sponsors, no speakers, just networking with other investors from Rockwall and the surrounding area.(…)

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Networking for Functional Medicine Practitioners

Networking for Functional Medicine Practitioners

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Life’s Good Bar & Grill

This networking event is for anyone passionate about functional medicine & healing and loves to hang out with fun folks!

Come make friends with healers of all kinds committed to living life a little differently…and making the world a much better place in the process.

We put on fun events that remind you there’s more to life than hustle and struggle so come prepared to take a deep breath from the(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

One of the best ways to meet new people at social events in Garland 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 Garland on Visitgarlandtx.com, Tourtexas.com, or Artandseek.org.

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