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How to Turn Casual Connections into Close Friendships

It’s proven that close friendships are harder to make as an adult. But don’t sweat it: here’s what you can do to simplify the process.

Family-Friendly Socializing Tips and Tricks

We’ve gathered some advice from parents at Meetup for activities to inspire your next bonding adventure.

Recording | Trending in Tech: NFTs, Blockchain, & the Metaverse

Dive into the basics of trending topics in tech including blockchain technology, NFTs, and the metaverse.

4 Reasons Why You Should Join a Meetup Pet Group

Many pets, like people, need healthy socialization. Join a Meetup pet group to discover a helpful community of animal adorers.

Happiness in Five Steps: How to Change Your State of Mind

For the International Day of Happiness, learn how to spend your free time in the most uplifting and smile-inducing way possible.

Recording: Hiking to Reach New Heights

There are Meetup hiking groups across the globe from Houston to Hong Kong that will help you move your body, find new friends, and explore new places. Hear about some high-altitude adventures in this Meetup Live recording.

Recording: Meetup 101: Building Communities

In this all-access live demonstration with Customer Support professionals, you’ll hear about the variety of tools Meetup has to help bring people together.

Six Leadership Books That Belong on Your Shelf

Painters study Picasso. Filmmakers watch Hitchcock. If you want to be a leader, these are six influential models you should learn from.