Meetup groups serve a very useful purpose to bring together like-minded people who share a common interest. The meetings are normally in person and provide a safe way for people to socialize.
There’s a Meetup group for any kind of interest imaginable. Go to http://www.meetup.com, type in your interest and zip code or country, and you’ll find a group in your immediate area. It’s easy and you don’t have to make a commitment to go to other meetings if it’s not right for you. (more…)