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How To Meet New People In The Upper Valley

May 14, 2024 11:38AM ● By Elise Renaud
Whether you just moved to the area or you’ve been in the Upper Valley for years, meeting new people once you’re out of school is hard. If you’re looking to expand your friend group, here are some suggestions on where to meet new people.

Upper Valley Young Professionals

If you’re looking to expand your networking circle or meet like-minded individuals, check out the Upper Valley Young Professionals group. People between the ages of 20 and 40 who work in the Upper Valley region are invited to local events, singles mixers, game nights, trivia, and more. Learn more about the group here.

Sporting groups

If sports are your thing, join a group to play your favorite sport. Lebanon, NH, has a list of adult sports on its website with groups for golfers, softball players, dodgeball, volleyball, and more. Learn more here.

Sawtooth Kitchen

Sawtooth Kitchen in Hanover, NH, frequently holds events like comedy night, karaoke, and where people can mingle, enjoy a delicious meal and have a fun evening. View the upcoming events here.

Meet Up

Groups like Meet Up Upper Valley give people different opportunities to meet someone new. From day trips to paint & sip events, there’s something for everyone.

Putnam’s Vine/Yard events

If you like wine, make sure to attend an event at Putnam’s Vine/Yard. From Blind Tasting Tuesdays to Shut Up & Write and New Parents and reading events, there’s something for every hobby and life stage. View the calendar here.

Hiking groups

Hiking is a very popular pastime in the Upper Valley, and with so many beautiful trails and paths, it’s no wonder why. If you’re not one to hike along, there are many groups in the area. Click here to find one near you.

Upper Valley Business Alliance Coffee & Connections

Broaden your network at a coffee and connections event with the Upper Valley Business Alliance. These events are held on the first Friday of each month and give professionals the opportunity to hear what is coming up at the Upper Valley Business Alliance. Learn more about the next event on June 7 here.

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