Social Events in Scottsdale, Arizona This Week

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

Local Groups’ Events in Scottsdale

Scottsdale Scavenger Quest

Scottsdale Scavenger Quest

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: undefined

Join us for an epic scavenger quest adventure brought to you by Cubieverse! Get ready to explore Scottsdale like never before as you race to collect points, cubies, solve clues, and uncover hidden treasures scattered throughout the city. Think: museums, quests, dining, bar crawls, and on and on and on!

It’s not just a scavenger hunt, it’s a chance to foster community, hang out with friends, and m(…)

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TGIF Happy Hour at Metropolis

TGIF Happy Hour at Metropolis

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Metropolis at Camelview Optima

It’s time for another great Friday happy hour… this time at Metropolis at Optima Camelview. We have the entire patio reserved… let’s enjoy the outdoors before it gets too hot!!

If you have any issues the day of, I can be reached at (480) 602–3087(…)

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Wine, Women and Wealth

Wine, Women and Wealth

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Merc Bar

Join us for an evening of delightful wine and engaging conversations!

Date: May 16th, 5:30-6:30 pm
Location: Merc Bar

2525 E Camelback Rd, Unit 120
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Indulge in a variety of wine tastings and unwind with a glass in hand (or two) as you share insights and stories with like-minded women. Whether you’re seeking to expand your financial knowledge or simply looking to unwind, this ev(…)

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Flower Arranging

Flower Arranging

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Total Wine & More

Learn the art of flower arranging from a gifted local florist. 💐Everything you will need to create your own floral arrangement will be provided in the class fee of $45

Attendees will enjoy light refreshments and be treated to a sampling of wines 🍷🥂 from France. 🇫🇷

***\*Please note: Your paid fee of $45 is your confirmed RSVP for this event and is due by May 10th.***

\*Send payment directly(…)

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Welcome to the Jungle Women’s Breakfast

Welcome to the Jungle Women's Breakfast

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Boulders On Broadway

Join us for a wild and empowering morning feast where fierce women come together to conquer the urban jungle and fuel their success.
Let us help you promote your business!

Meeting Starting Promptly at 830am, until 10am.

We all get to share our 30 second Commercial. Practice your commercial. We will have a timer.

Announcements and Door Prizes

Bring a door prize and get extra time to promote you(…)

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Lunch and Conversation at Keegan’s Grill – 1:00

Lunch and Conversation at Keegan's Grill - 1:00

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Keegan’s Grill

Hi Everyone,

Our next meetup is Fri. May 17th at 1:00 PM at Keegan’s Grill located at 3114 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016. This is in the Biltmore Shopping Plaza. There is a limit of 4 attendees, and for this meeting we will do separate checks.

The ribs are good at this place and it is conducive to conversation.

Lee(…)

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Introduction to Stoicism 9: The Taming of Passions (Part II)

Introduction to Stoicism 9: The Taming of Passions (Part II)

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: State 48 Lager House

Hello Fellow Stoics,

For this Meetup we are wrapping up our journey through Seneca’s thoughts on anger and how to tame it. Looking forward to hearing Seneca’s wisdom on how to tame this strong passion. This will be our final introduction to Stoicism Meetup and after this we’re going to dive into the three pillars of Stoicism (physics, ethics, and logic).

For this session, we will be finishing Se(…)

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Lunch at Green Corner Restaurant – Scottsdale

Lunch at Green Corner Restaurant - Scottsdale

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: 10392 N Scottsdale Rd

Co owners Ash Abu Sharkh and Ebrahim Takkem (Nephew & Uncle) opened their first Green Corner Restaurant in 2016, and since have expanded to 3 locations (Mesa, Chandler, and Scottsdale). Menu items are based on longtime Levantine traditions found across Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria, which is the native country of chef-owner Ebrahim Takkem. I can personally vouch for the Mixed Shawarma, and the Green (…)

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Networked Live’s Business Networking Mixer – Eastside

Networked Live's Business Networking Mixer - Eastside

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: 1024 E Broadway Rd

Join us after work for a couple of hours**,** connecting with like-minded business professionals.

Date: **Tuesday, May 14th**
Time: **5:30 pm – 7:30 pm**
Location: **Boondocks – 1024 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe**

Everyone is welcome to attend this business networking mixer.

Cash bar and food available for purchase.

Please register so we know how many to plan for: [ https://bit.ly/4aDt6gY](https://b(…)

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When The Heavens Went On Sale: Misfits & Geniuses Racing to Put Space in Reach

When The Heavens Went On Sale: Misfits & Geniuses Racing to Put Space in Reach

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: OHSO Paradise Valley

In our last meetup, we discussed the treacherous events of the American western frontier. That got us thinking of the frontiers available to our generation and the next, which may be “space – the final frontier.” For the May meeting, let’s read “When The Heavens Went On Sale.” This is a very timely book that will hopefully give us better insight into the “new space age.” If you have time, also che(…)

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Phoenix/Scottsdale Bridge Group Weekly Get Together

Phoenix/Scottsdale Bridge Group Weekly Get Together

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Via Linda Senior Center

**PLEASE NOTE – NEW START TIME IS 5:00**

***BRIDGE EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AND UNDERSTANDING OF STANDARD AMERICAN YELLOW CARD (SAYC) IS REQUIRED.***

**WE ARE CHANGING THE LOCATION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:**
Via Linda Senior Center
10440 East Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

We need to finish by 7:45 to clean up and get out of the building at 8 pm closing time.

Call if you have any questions: Betty (…)

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Siblings of lost siblings – Meet and Greet, 07 Apr 2024, 07:00 PM

Siblings of lost siblings - Meet and Greet, 07 Apr 2024, 07:00 PM

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: PROVISION

Join us for an intimate gathering of the group “Siblings of Lost Siblings” as we come together to support each other in coping with the profound grief of losing a sibling. This event is tailored for bereaved siblings seeking solace and understanding. We will share our experiences, remember our siblings, and provide mutual support in the journey of recovery from loss. Whether you are recently berea(…)

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Phoenix Networking

Phoenix Networking

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: AZREIA

Join us at the AZREIA Networking Group event! Connect with fellow professionals and expand your referral business. Whether you’re a business owner or specialize in a trade, it’s a great opportunity to grow and meet potential clients. From electricians to personal trainers, all are welcome to excel in their professions and make valuable connections. All you have to do is your business cards and be (…)

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R.S.V.Pink Burgers with Friends

R.S.V.Pink Burgers with Friends

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Paradise Valley Burger

Join us at PV Burger, home of theJoin us at PV Burger, home of th brûlée burger! Grab a friend and meet us for lunch(…)

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Narcissism Victim Support: Meetup Event # 6

Narcissism Victim Support:  Meetup Event # 6

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Eldorado Park

An opportunity to meet, support, receive support from, and socialize with other individuals who have shared the brutal experience of dealing with the toxicity of Narcissistic Personality Disorder.(…)

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Dinner and Hand, Foot and Toe

Dinner and Hand, Foot and Toe

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Denny’s

We will eat, then play.
We will have fun!
Please arrive on time.
Please order food.
Please tip generously.(…)

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Supporting our unique journeys in maintaining an alcohol free life

Supporting our unique journeys in maintaining an alcohol free life

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: 4126 East Indian School road

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PhxJS – JavaScript Workshop

PhxJS - JavaScript Workshop

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: HeatSync Labs

Let’s chat about JavaScript tips, tricks, and issues! Bring over your computer and peer review or pair program. Be a mentor to each other and explore tools of the trade.(…)

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Experienced Real Estate Investor Happy Hour

Experienced Real Estate Investor Happy Hour

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Hidden Track Bottle Shop

Join us for our monthly meeting!
We are a group of experienced investors in many different areas.
You will find buy and hold, flippers, land investors, multi-family, wholesalers, Short-term, Mid-term, and other investors here.

Come share with others and also get help in any areas you made need!

We will meet at Hidden Track on the right hand side.(…)

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Cause-A-Scene: P!ay Date

Cause-A-Scene: P!ay Date

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts

Come join us at our next meetup

P!ay Date

Fun Group Games. Fun Improv. Fun Time.

**Cost: $7.50** (Pay in-person or Eventbrite below or donate the admissions price)

[Reserve your spot here](https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cause-a-scene-pay-date-tickets-752358413267?aff=oddtdtcreator)

*Space is limited. Masks are optional. Fun is required*

When you arrive text or call me: **(480) 712-4877**

Hope(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

One of the best ways to meet new people at social events in Scottsdale 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 Scottsdale on Experiencescottsdale.com, Oldtownscottsdaleaz.com, or Scottsdalequarter.com.

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