Photo: Courtesy of Meetup.com - South Orange County Book Club Meetup
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Party Like It's December
Playing it low-key—Friday night, bad television, possibly with a bag of honey-mustard pretzels by your side—is a good escape from the cold, but it's easy to cross the line from relaxation into hibernation. Enter Meetup.com, the community bulletin board on steroids. If you’ve heard about it, but haven’t yet explored the website, you’re likely to find a group that interests you. Members can form or join groups based on any conceivable common interest, from watching classic movies to speaking Japanese. Thousands of them get together every single day, according to Andres Glusman, Meetup's Vice President of Insights and Strategy. "But our memberships actually spike 30% every single winter." So you'll have plenty of company while you fend off listlessness.