Single and Ready to Mingle


Topeka Single Events Emerge 

The thought of a singles event is great: a group of cool individuals whom you’ve never met, ostensibly present to meet you and open to the idea of a relationship. Adios single life. The reality may be a bit more awkward, such as the attendees and most likely won’t take cues from “Love at First Sight.” With the correct mindset, a singles event serves as a jumping-off point to a first date. With four single events occurring this month, there might be a lot of first dates happening in Top City.


WHEN: Thursday, February 8 @ 7p
WHERE: Abigail’s Bar and Grill in Oakland (1909 NE Seward Ave.)
COST: $10

This mix-and-mingle event requests each participant to complete a questionnaire prior.

Questions asked include what gender(s) you want to be matched with, your life passions, long term goals (professional and personally). “Answer as honestly as possible, so we can look for a local match that might tickle you[r] fancy!” The goal, according to the invitation is to “meet new people and have a great time!”


Speed Dating Event

WHEN: Saturday, February 10 @ 7p
WHERE: The Woodshed (1901 N Kansas Ave)
COST: $5

“Where sparks will fly, and connections will be made in person” 

Get ready to meet new people, make connections, and maybe even find love, promises the event description. Women will be seated as men rotate for five-minute conversations. A list of good questions and topics will be provided to help guide participants.

Immediately following the speed dating event, the band Null and Void will entertain for those who wish to stay and dance. Tickets are $10 at the door ($5 for those participating in the Speed Dating Event).

The event page also has a host of informational links to help you prepare for the event, from what to expect to questions to ask. Additionally, participants have the option to meet with someone during the event to review their online dating profile.


Speed Dating Night

WHEN: Monday, February 12 @ 6:30p
WHERE: Happy Basset (530 SW 49th St)
COST: Free plus cold appetizers provided

A free event with cold appetizers provided by Happy Basset, hot apps served by Beyond Q for additional charge. Attendees will provide contact information upon arrival which will be kept confidential unless a mutual match is met. If matched, the couple will be entered for a chance to win a first date night dinner grats of Happy Basset at Happy Basset on Valentines Day.

If interested, please call 785.730.2498 so the bar can prepare for the number of guests.


WHEN: Wednesday, February 14 @ 5p
WHERE: Artismo Gallery + Bistro (816 N Kansas Ave)


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