Social Events in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma This Week

Let’s explore social events in Oklahoma City, OK 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 Oklahoma City where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Oklahoma City

Let’s Happy Hour at Social Capital OKC!!

Let's Happy Hour at Social Capital OKC!!

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Social Capital

Join us for our very first meetup!! 🤩 Let’s relax and hangout on Social Capital’s epic rooftop with enough craft beers to make your head spin! It’s the ultimate icebreaker as we mix, mingle, and chat our way through their amazing happy hour. Let’s clink glasses, make new pals, and brainstorm how often we should meet and where the next hangout spot should be.

Looking forward to meeting all of you(…)

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Tea and Code @ Clevyr

Tea and Code @ Clevyr

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Clevyr, Inc.

If you thought this group was all about coffee, guess again. Let’s raise a cuppa for the world’s 2nd most popular beverage after good ol’ H20: Tea!

Come hang out with us at Clevyr and enjoy some tea and some summer tech banter. Just show up, hang out, drink some awesome tea (all free, of course), and get to know more about those in our local tech community. Maybe we’ll even fill up that mini-keg (…)

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Intrepid Elders Healing Circle

Intrepid Elders Healing Circle

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Northeast Health and Wellness Center

**Join us for an Empowering Intrepid Elder’s Healing Circle.**
Immerse yourself in the heart centered, and empowering atmosphere of the Intrepid Elder’s Healing Circle.

The practice of healing circles draws inspiration from a time-honored model, a tradition nearly 400,000 years old, crafted by our ancestors around the communal fires. This profound connection to our global heritage empowers us to (…)

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Tea & Code at Clevyr

Tea & Code at Clevyr

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Clevyr, Inc.

Back by popular demand (or maybe just b/c we had fun last time), we’re doing another Tea and Code at Clevyr! Not familiar with that? Just show up, hang out, drink some awesome tea (all free, of course), and get to know more about your fellow Techlahomies. This is not a speaker event – we’re just having a good time. Maybe we’ll even fill up that mini-keg in the picture. What better way to end the w(…)

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May Meetup

May Meetup

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: 12 E California Ave

Join the Oklahoma Bitcoin Meetup in May to discuss the latest news in the Bitcoin industry.(…)

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Intermediate Spanish Reading & Discussion

Intermediate Spanish Reading & Discussion

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Full Circle Book Store

**Intermediates** are expected to be able to talk about their lives, ask about others, and engage in common topics of conversation using the present, past, conditional, and future tenses. Intermediates are **not** expected to have mastered those tenses, to have perfect pronunciation, nor to have a good grasp of the subjunctive mood. **Intermediates** **are expected to make mistakes!**

TEMA: [ htt(…)

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Using the new AVIF image format in your Website – New with WP 6.5

Using the new AVIF image format in your Website – New with WP 6.5

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

With the arrival of WP 6.5, there’s now complete integration for the AVIF image format. This new format is compatible with all major web browsers. We’ll look at the superior compression capabilities of the AVIF format – surpassing JPG, PNG and WebP. We’ll look at how optimizing your images can speed up your website page loading along with some other helpful tips when using images.

We’ll go throug(…)

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Free Thinkers’ Society’s Thinker Thursdays!

Free Thinkers' Society's Thinker Thursdays!

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: The Green House

\*\*\*Thinker Thursdays!\*\*\*
Welcome to the “Free Thinkers’ Society” with Oklahoma Community Connection!

Enjoy a BYOB/C/C/S (booze, cannabis, chair, snacks) happy hour(s) with a purpose!

\*Ready to socialize but not quite ready to hit the crowded bars yet?
\*Do you and your friends talk about buying land and starting a community?
\*Have you gone down a conspiracy rabbit hole (or 2 or 10) and d(…)

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ON THE PATIO: Brats & Bowling (Wii)

ON THE PATIO: Brats & Bowling (Wii)

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: undefined

🎼Summertime, summertime, sum, sum, summertime! 🎶 (Who remembers that song?😊)
WEATHER PERMITTING, check back!! Rain and/or excessive wind will cancel. This will be at our house (approx at 150+Western), we’ll provide address and info to participants the day before.

BYOC (chair) and BYOB (beverage). Birthdays in January-June bring chips, veggies, or salad. Birthdays in July-December bring fruit o(…)

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Prairie Taproom New To OKC Meetup

Prairie Taproom New To OKC Meetup

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Prairie OKC

Join us for an exciting evening of trivia at the newest bar in town! Whether you’re new in town or a local looking to socialize, this event is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, have fun, and test your knowledge on a variety of trivia topics. Grab a drink, join our team, and get ready to compete for fantastic prizes while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the venue. Make new friends and (…)

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Ambassador Coffee Networking

Ambassador Coffee Networking

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: undefined

Love coffee, networking and business? Ambassador Coffee is an open-to-the-public networking event, created to provide local businesses the space to come together and build connections.

Registration requested. Attend this event at any of the following locations:

Edmond Location – Vault 405 (10 N Broadway, Edmond, OK 73034)

Northwest Oklahoma City Location – Provision Coffee & Bakery (5814 NW 63(…)

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Epic Horizons Toastmasters

Epic Horizons Toastmasters

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Department of Environmental Quality

“What would you rather talk about than just small talk?”
“Want to be able to create structured conversations?”
“Want to be part of a supportive group that builds your skills?”
“Want to be ready when Public Speaking becomes part of your job description?”
…then see what we are about.
We are Epic Horizons Toastmasters!
https://epichorizons.toastmastersclubs.org/
We promote communication, public speak(…)

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Coffee with Entrepreneurs

Coffee with Entrepreneurs

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Dunlap Codding

Coffee with Entrepreneurs
Mini-Meetup Peer Group Mastermind
[www.CoffeeWithEntrepreneurs.com](www.CoffeeWithEntrepreneurs.com)

Need a coffee break? Too much work? Need a lift-up & just want to get energized? Comes about e coffee, tea or a soda pop & have a great time sharing new ideas on comfort drinks!

FREE to attend. Bring a like-minded guest!

Sit around with like-minded individuals meeting &(…)

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Tai Chi/Chi Gong class

Tai Chi/Chi Gong class

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: 3333 N Meridian Ave

Wear loose clothing and flat shoes. Bring an alert amused mind! We are located behind St. David’s Church @ 3333 N Meridian, OKC!1(…)

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Memorial Hike to Ron’s Tree at Lake Hefner

Memorial Hike to Ron's Tree at Lake Hefner

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Louie’s On the Lake

It has been five years since we lost our friend and U.S. Army veteran Ron Sanchez in a tragic event while he was hiking the Appalachian Trail. Please join us for a hike to the tree planted in Ron’s honor at Lake Hefner. We’ll meet at the parking lot just east of Louie’s restaurant and will hike south from there to the tree, and can continue on a longer hike afterward for those who are interested.(…)

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HypnoArt & Art Hoarders Annoymous

HypnoArt & Art Hoarders Annoymous

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Northwest Expressway

**What is this?**
This a small group of women [21 years and older, no children please] sharing and learning about art/crafts as well as the hypnotic effect that only creativity can bring. Because this will be a small group, only register if you can come. We will have seating for 15. This is a monthly event. The next event is June 21, 5 – 8 p.m.

**What will we be doing?**
We will be creating art. (…)

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Total Wellness at the Metro Tech Wellness Center

Total Wellness at the Metro Tech Wellness Center

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: 1600 Springlake Dr

Free 8-week weight-loss and healthy living class for adults.
Enroll Now
Register at occhd.org/lose
405-425-4422
[email protected]
Spring 2024 Schedule
In-Person Classes
NE OKC
Metro Tech Wellness Center
1600 Springlake Dr
Tuesdays: 5:15-6:30 p.m.
April 9th – May 28th
NW OKC
Bethany Library
6700 NW 35th St
Tuesdays: 10:00-11:15 a.m.
April 2nd – May 2nd
Cole Community Center
4400 Northwest Exp(…)

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Black Bear Board Game Night

Black Bear Board Game Night

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Black Bear Diner Quail Springs

Come join us at Black Bear Diner for a fun board game night! Featuring delicious breakfast, brunch and dinner options available all day long, Black Bear has something for everyone.

We’ll bring a library of games, and have volunteers available to help teach games and find everyone a table to play at.

Whether you’re new to games and just want to meet people in a relaxed, friendly environment, or a(…)

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Speakeasy Toastmasters Club

Speakeasy Toastmasters Club

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: NewView

Toastmasters helps people build communication and leadership skills. Speakeasy Toastmasters Club meets Mondays at 7:00 pm, Central time, except for U.S. national holidays.

The venue is the Newv\View Building at 4301 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73118.

For information, contact Greg Svanas at [email protected] or text/phone at 303.907.6591.

We hope to see you there!(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

You can make more friends at one party by showing interest in them than in a month by trying to meet people online. Meeting new people and making genuine connections in local events can be fun and easy if you go with the right mindset.

When it comes to meeting new people, nothing beats showing up in the real world. But none of the tips will work if you are not coming from the right place. Keep an open mind when attending social events. Reframe strangers as potential friends, it will make it much easier to approach conversations and fully engage in them.

When choosing an event, keep an eye on interesting themes, something you can relate to. Meeting new people in the context of mutual interest increases your chances of being friends.

Research events with the types of people you want to meet. They could be people in your age group, your field of work, or a specific neighborhood. Do not be too strict though, loosen up a little bit from your expectations.

Go where people are intentionally looking to make friends such as networking events where it feels normal and expected to walk up and introduce yourself.

In this digital era, apps and websites are the most convenient solutions for finding out about local events. If you are not sure where to look for events happening in Oklahoma City, you can try out Visitokc.com, Travelok.com, or Oklahoman.com.

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