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Food, fitness, and culture: 12 ways to 'Meetup' in Alhambra

Meetup, the social network that helps users organize in-person events, lists approximately 140,000 groups around the world. The website allows users to find groups based on interest, and Meetups in Alhambra offer a wide selection of activities.

If you're looking for food, fitness, or culture, or just something new to do in the west San Gabriel Valley, check out some of the Meetup groups in and around Alhambra!

1. So Cal Happy Hour BackpackingMeet other people interested in backpacking, hiking, camping, and skiing. Wednesday night hikes include a happy hour potluck.Founded: 2008Members: 1,624Meetup frequency: Weekly or moreSample Meetup: “Echo Mountain” hikes every Wednesday night with a potluck dinner

2. Nu Vision Real Estate ClubReal estate buyers, sellers, and investors can network and discuss creative real estate strategies.Founded: 2007Members: 1,230Meetup frequency: Almost every weekSample Meetup: Tuesday night seminars such as “10 Ways to Save Money When Buying a New Home”

3. So Cal Rich Dad Cashflow ClubPlay the CASHFLOW® game with others and grow your financial intelligence. For adults and children age 10+.Founded: 2007Members: 668Meetup frequency: MonthlySample Meetup: “CASHFLOW 101 & CASHFLOW 202” game nights

4. Calling 626 Asians & HapasBringing together local Asians and Hapas — people of mixed ethnic heritage with Asian or Pacific Islander roots — for a variety of activities and outings.Founded: 2012Members: 609Meetup frequency: Several times a monthSample Meetups: “Bowling @AMF /  Dinner @Din Tai Fung / Dessert @JJ Bakery” or “Billiards and Beers”

5. English as a Second Language for Big LA AreaPractice and improve English-speaking skills through casual conversations and fun activities. Native English speakers are welcome!Founded: 2010Members: 566Meetup frequency: Every 1-2 weeksSample Meetup: “Wednesday evening hike in Burbank Wildwood Canyon”

6. Bi-Weekly LA Dining GroupEnjoy dining and wine tasting while building your business network and connections.Founded: 2013Members: 257Meetup frequency: Every two weeksSample Meetups: “Let’s Eat Out at Seafood Village” or “GIRL TIME: Free Beauty Skill Class”

7. Biblical ChristianityEngage in discussions about the Bible and what it means to be a Christian.Founded: 2011Members: 142Meetup frequency: 1-3 times per monthSample Meetups: “Let’s Dissect the Bible” or “An honest discussion about Love, Sex & God”

8. Run N’ BrunchAmateur runners get together for a light run followed by a healthy brunch.Founded: 2013Members: 119Meetup frequency: WeeklySample Meetups: “Sunday Run N' Brunch (Alhambra)” or “Sunday Hike N' Brunch – Mt. Baldy”

9. Streetease Sexy Dance Class for LadiesA unique dance and fitness class for women, invented in Alhambra. Tuition fees required.Founded: 2011Members: 119 Meetup frequency: WeeklySample Meetup: “Streetease Sexy Dance Class for Ladies!”

10. Dolls & Dorks Table Top CrewTry out new board games and card games with other gaming enthusiasts.Founded: 2013Members: 112Meetup frequency: Weekly or moreSample Meetups: “Weekly Board Games!” on Tuesdays and “Library Game Day” on Saturdays

11. Club PawA social group for dog and cat lovers in the San Gabriel Valley. Bring your pets for walks, training, play dates, and more.Founded: 2013Members: 100Meetup frequency: About once a monthSample Meetups: “Kitty Kraft Mixer,” “Paw & Tail Art Night,” or “Movie Night Fundraiser with Fur-do’s and Pawdicures”

12. Ecuadorian Salsa and Bachata DancersFor Ecuadorians, Ecuadorian Americans, or anyone who loves Latin dancing.Founded: 2012Members: 63Meetup frequency: Weekly or moreSample Meetup: “Salsa Dancing at 168 Lounge, In Old Town Pasadena”

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