Speed dating flash mob
While many are finding each other on or other library programs, I thought it would be helpful to dedicate an entire program to intentionally getting to know new people. The idea of “speed dating” is a scary one to most people, and it can seem very out of place at a library. Most swapped numbers with their new friends and many were already discussing future hangouts. The program was supposed to run from 2-4pm, but so many people wanted to stay afterwards to hang out with each other that I extended the program an extra hour. How to Make Sure Everyone Matches with Everyone: In regular speed dating the men sit on one side of the table and never move, while the women shift over one seat each time.
An Italian-inspired Valentine’s Cooking Class at North Beach Cupid’s Comedy Allstars at Punch Line Comedy Club Anti-Valentine’s Day Power Ballad Sing A Long Show at The Roxie For the Love of Beer at Commonwealth Club D.
– Singles Pre-Valentine’s Party at Clift Hotel Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show at Le Meridien San Francisco CRUSH SF at Bill Graham Civic MCD Design Lab: Janice Arnold • He ART FELT at SF Museum of Craft and Design MCD Community Make Art: Vintage Valentines at California Historical Society Chocolate & Wine CRUISE at Pier 40 Bootie SF Valentine’s Party at DNA Lounge Rhino Love – A Valentine’s Party feat.
Wes Smith at Public Works An Intimate Valentine’s Tango Salon at Community Music Center 31st SF Tribal & Textile Art Show at Fort Mason The Love Boat Feat.
I decided option c) would be the least awkward and identified the trio spots by placing little stars at the seat.
Everyone still moved over one seat each round like usual, but they occasionally found themselves in a trio instead of one-on-one.I set up a card making station with dollar store supplies: cardstock, glue, glitter, googly eyes, and recycled books.