PlayDate gets Oaklanders out of the club and onto the Twister mat
on October 19, 2009
At least once a month on a Saturday night, the singles scene in Oakland is less about saving up the cash to wine and dine and more about brushing up on your UNO and Connect Four skills. This weekend, people gathered at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Oakland to show their love for doing things like rolling the dice to get past GO and trying to get their left knee on yellow and right hand on green. PlayDate, a monthly event that gets people socializing under the umbrella of game playing was in full-swing by 10 p.m. when over 200 people filled the event-room floor to play their childhood favorites.
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PlayDate is simply AWESOME!!!!
If you have not been, I promise you will have the time of your life.
I definately Wanna PLAY!