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Speed Friending 2.0

Ann Arbor Jaycees
Event organized by Ann Arbor Jaycees

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Come one, come all to Speed Friending 2.0! We are bringing the event back after a popular turn-out last fall.

>>>> Are you new in town? Lost touch with college friends? Looking to meet like-minded people? Speed Friending 2.0 was made for you!

>>>> Platonic mingle open to Ann Arbor's 20 and 30-somethings regardless of gender or relationship status. LGBTQ+ friendly. By providing a suggested age range and an interest in creative expression/the arts, our ticket holders have a greater opportunity to find their matches!

>>>> Reserve your spot now. All proceeds will go towards purchasing a Buddy Bench for a local elementary school. Yay new friends for everyone!


Let's face it, making friends outside of the classroom can be hard! You can't just go up to strangers and ask them to be your friend

...or can you?

Speed Friending is full of people like you, who are looking to add to their circles, social calendar, and text logs. Unlike speed dating, this platonic mingle allows you to meet *everyone* , regardless of gender or relationship status.


5:30 pm: Come join us in the back patio for appetizers and drinks.
6:00 pm : Event begins, find a seat, make a name tag
6:15 pm : Take a seat and your hosts will explain the rules. We'll have some easy conversation topics at the tables if you feel shy or stuck and even provide you with some contact cards to share with your matches.

6:20 pm: The Speed Friending Begins! We have capped registration at 24 to ensure you meet a variety of potential friends without getting overwhelmed. You'll be able to chat with each partner for 2 and a half minutes before rotating. Let the arrows guide you until you reach your last match

7:50 pm : Congrats! You've met all your matches. Order another drink!

8:00 pm : Stick around and continue the conversations that most interested you.


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