Sunday, Feb 03, 2019 12:00p -
Aeronaut Brewing Company
14 Tyler St.
Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
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Do you wish you could have more of the kinds of conversations you have late at night where for some reason, you feel safe talking about the things you actually care about?
Bring your friends (or come by yourself) and spend your Sunday afternoon at an event where you know everyone else is there for the same reason.
We'll be offering cards with "big talk" conversational questions on them to get you started. Not feeling like answering a particular question? No worries, we have plenty to choose from, like, "When are you the happiest?" "What's one part of your life that you wish you could give more attention to? What's getting in the way of you giving more attention to it?" and, "If you were going to become close friends with me, what would I need to know about you?" We'll give you some structure and ground rules to make sure everyone feels comfortable and safe sharing as much of themselves as possible. We'll strive to provide a space where you can push your comfort zone in talking openly while still feeling in complete control of how much you divulge. Ashley, a phone volunteer at a suicide hotline, will be available to talk if tough subjects come up.
**Note that we won't be organizing a group pizza order because Caesar's Pizza and Subs will be closed. Feel free to bring or order your own food if you'd like! Alcohol will be available for sale onsite!**
Since this is at a brewery, the event is 21+. Aeronaut Brewing Company is wheelchair accessible.
Check-in for this event will begin around 11:30 am. Please do your best to arrive at or before 12 pm if you haven't been to one of these before so you don't miss the intro, but feel free to come late if you need to-- you'll still be able to participate just fine! If you've come to a Skip the Small Talk before and would rather skip the intro, feel free to come at 12:20 pm.
Ready to skip the small talk with us? Here's the suggested donation link since entry is on a first come first serve basis-- once we are out of tickets, we will not be able to accommodate folks at the door: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skip-the-small-talk-at-aeronaut-tickets-53268841539
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