Dating can be like assembling the silver monkey in Legends of the Hidden Temple, a challenge requiring wits, luck, and passing knowledge of primate anatomy. Skip the confusing steps of pick-up artistry with today's icebreaking GrouponLive deal: for $13, you get two tickets to SinglesEvents.com's ninth annual Mid-Summer Singles Party on Thursday, July 28, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Bourbon Blue (a $29.98 value).
The dating gurus at SinglesEvents.com have teamed up with an array of local businesses to throw a four-hour bash of games, prizes, music, and drink specials for local single folk. Partiers can toast the evening with a complimentary beer, cocktail, or house wine (first drink free, additional drinks cost extra) on Bourbon Blue's new outdoor deck, admiring the blues and greens of the river. Rather than breaking metaphorical ice with literal nunchucks, guests can let personalities from 95.7 Ben FM and Date My Text warm up the crowd with mingle-making games. An indoor lounge invites visitors to bust their best dance moves or lean nonchalantly against the bar, which will serve drink specials such as $3 draughts and $5 martinis. Light snacks will sate stomachs from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and complimentary cups of Illy Issimo coffee will keep drooping eyelids propped open, even if the DJ plays an all-lullaby set. Revelers can also compete for a trove of prizes, including Phillies tickets, a party at McFadden's ballpark, private dance lessons, and romantic, horse-drawn bus rides.
SinglesEvents.com helps lovebirds find one another by hosting shindigs and strategically placing millet bells throughout Philly and South Jersey. The free service also helps other singles-minded groups publicize their events, spreading the word to nearly 24,000 members via the World Wide Web and the slightly less popular territorial labyrinth.
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