Social Events in Plano, Texas This Week

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

Local Groups’ Events in Plano

May Brunch

May Brunch

◦ When: Monday, May 20th

◦ Where: Benedict’s Restaurant

This is a long time North Texas favorite breakfast restaurant famous for its various takes on Eggs Benedict. The original location is in Addison, and Plano was added a few years ago. We are not allowing guests until May 15th, if there is room. Please don’t sign up unless you really plan to attend. If you have to cancel, please change your RSVP on the Meetup web page so that those on the waitlist m(…)

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Product Development – Panel Discussion

Product Development - Panel Discussion

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Toyota Connected North America, Inc.

Join us for a lively panel discussion with industry leaders on the state of product development and organizational agility and what it takes for companies and individuals to be successful with the increasingly changing landscape.

Panelists:

* Brian Tepper, VP Product Strategy, Endava
* Kevin O’Dell, Director of Engineering, Toyota Connected NA
* Denise Corr, Owner, Coragility LLC
* Lucas Smith, (…)

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The “HOME” Girl Happy Hour | Mixer |For Faith Based Women Entrepreneurs

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Moxies Plano Restaurant

Join us for the “Home” Girl Happy Hour Mixer hosted by Pretty And Prosperous

An evening of refined networking, exclusively curated for faith-based business owners and professional women

🕕 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location MOXIES PLANO

Forge relationships that have the power to catapult your career to new heights, and gain insights from those who have walked the same illustrious path.

Don’t let(…)

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Plano Prompt Engineers Meetup: Deploy Open Source ChatGPT 🤖

Plano Prompt Engineers Meetup: Deploy Open Source ChatGPT 🤖

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Improving

**Plano Prompt Engineers Meetup: Deploy [Open Source ChatGPT](https://promptengineersai.netlify.app) 🤖**

**When:** Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
**Time:** 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT
**Where:** Improving Offices – 5445 Legacy Dr #100, Plano, TX 75024

🔎 **About the Event:**
I have been developing an open-source version of ChatGPT, which I believe offers significant value to our community. Demonstrating ho(…)

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do MORE with stateLESS + Endeca to Elastic Migration & Semantic Search

do MORE with stateLESS + Endeca to Elastic Migration & Semantic Search

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: 5445 Legacy Dr #100

Join us on **Tuesday, May 21st,** at Improving for our monthly Dallas Elastic User Group meetup. We’ll have presentations from Philipp Krenn (🎩 of DevRrel at Elastic) and Prabir Biswas (Lead Elasticsearch Data Engineer at Radian Group Inc.), followed by networking, pizza, and refreshments.

Please RSVP if you plan on attending so we can provide the venue with an accurate headcount.

**Date and Ti(…)

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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:
https://www.instagram.c(…)

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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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POSHMARK TIPS TO HELP YOU INCREASE SALES

POSHMARK TIPS TO HELP YOU INCREASE SALES

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Improving

⚠️ **NOTE:** Our May meeting is on **Wednesday, May 22nd**, as our regularly scheduled meeting falls on Memorial Day ⚠️

**POSHMARK TIPS TO HELP YOU INCREASE SALES**
**presented by Steph Inge**

**✅PREPAYMENT REQUIRED WITH YOUR RSVP✅**

**[RSVP NOW](https://www.meetup.com/dallasebaybesandemales/events/300872759/) and remit $3.00 pre-payment using the instructions below**

**DISCUSSION TOPICS**

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Career Switching into UX

Career Switching into UX

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Improving

Nate Jones is a multi-disciplinary creative leader on a mission to make exceptional work and inspire other creative folks who dare take the adventure! His work for Capital One, Fidelity, Pizza Hut, and others has helped teams optimize performance while creating high-impact work that is customer-obsessed and human-centered.

As a UX hiring manager and experienced job-seeker, Nate shares his first-h(…)

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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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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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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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Thursday in person networking

Thursday in person networking

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Kelly’s Craft Tavern

In person networking group.(…)

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Let’s Get Social at TopGolf The Colony

Let's Get Social at TopGolf The Colony

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Topgolf

Let’s break up the work week and meet up for a fun time at **TopGolf at The Colony** and hit some golf balls, eat, and socialize.

**Cost:** $16 or less depending on how many people sign up. **This will be a prepaid event for $16 per person.** If the cost turns out to be less than $16 I will refund the excess amount. **Last day to pay is May 17th.** Also, if it’s your first time at Topgolf then th(…)

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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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Connect and Grow: Professional Networking Netweavers of North McKinney

Connect and Grow: Professional Networking Netweavers of North McKinney

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: 6401 Eldorado Pkwy

Join us for a dynamic evening of professional networking tips and strategies to help you enhance your career and build meaningful connections. Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional, this event is designed to provide valuable insights and practical advice to help you establish and nurture professional relationships.

During this interactive session, we will explore various net(…)

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Web3 Austin

Web3 Austin

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: undefined

If you are web 3 space – join us. IPFS, De-Pin Blockchain, Bitcoin, Degen or Bitcoin – anything goes.

We are building a strong crypto community that will help and support each other and grow together.

Join our discord

https://discord.gg/CEaKV9wwut(…)

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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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Surf’s Up – Lunch at Fireside Surf!

Surf's Up - Lunch at Fireside Surf!

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Fireside Surf

Hello Cocoa Moms! 💓

Surf’s up!!!!! You’re cordially invited to kick off the summer with us during Memorial Day weekend at Fireside Surf, Grandscape! 🏄🏾‍♀️

Join us for a delightful ladies’ lunch at Splash Lounge, nestled within Fireside Surf. With the surf picking up at Fireside, come experience the thrill of surfing on Texas’ first deep water stationary wave.

Indulge in lunch and drinks whil(…)

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rise: souffle-wine-bistro!

rise: souffle-wine-bistro!

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: rise soufflé – Plano

Rise is a wine bar specializing in soufflés designed with French influence.
In every corner of our restaurants, you’ll find elements of character… little pieces of French culture and our own unique traditions. From our favorite books and Scrabble tiles to our signature French torchons, there’s something for everyone. Frogs are a French symbol that we’ve honored in our restaurants. If you look ca(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

One of the best ways to meet new people at social events in Plano 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 Plano on Visitplano.com, Planoeventcenter.org, or Tourtexas.com.

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