Skip the Small Talk

When:
November 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2021-11-28T14:00:00-08:00
2021-11-28T16:00:00-08:00
Skip the Small Talk
We’re **SO** excited to be hosting our FIRST EVER event in The Bay Area! Please note that this is an indoor, masked event from 2-4pm, with proof of vaccination required [Full policy listed below].
Grab a ticket at https://www.skipthesmalltalk.com/…/san-francisco-launch… since entry is on a first come first serve basis and we tend to sell out in advance for these– once we are out of tickets, we will NOT be able to accommodate folks at the door.
Check-in for this event will begin around 1:45 pm. Please do your best to arrive before 2 pm so we can begin as close to on time as possible.
Skip the Small Talk is dedicated to providing an inclusive, welcoming environment for everyone. Check out our safety policy here: tinyurl.com/ststSafety
WHAT’S IT LIKE?
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 “big talk” conversational prompt on them to get you started, and we’ll have lots of structure to make sure that you actually talk to people and that it’s not awkward. Not feeling like answering a particular question? No worries, we’ll have plenty to choose from, like, “When are you the happiest?” and, “If you were going to become close friends with me, what would I need to know about you?” We’ll give you ground rules to make sure you feel comfortable and safe sharing as much of yourself as possible while still feeling in complete control of how much you divulge.
NEED ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATIONS?
We are happy to offer live ASL upon request. Due the use of one-on-one conversations during the event, we request at least five days’ notice to make sure we are able to provide an ASL interpreter for each person who needs them. Please reach out to Ashley at [email protected] so we can discuss what we can do for you.
We encourage guests to do what they need to in order to feel as comfortable as possible during the event, like taking breaks, eating, stretching, using fidget tools, leaving early, etc.
While we acknowledge that there is no such thing as a space that is perfectly accessible for everyone, we do what we can to welcome as many people as possible while prioritizing the needs of those who are systematically oppressed. If you have any accessibility needs that we might be able to help with, please reach out to Ashley at [email protected]
FULL COVID-19 POLICY
Due to increasing infection rates, we are only able to accommodate folks with a vaccination. We will be asking for your vaccination card and will unfortunately have to turn away anyone without one without a refund.
Masks will be required. We are monitoring COVID rates and our COVID policy is subject to change based on local guidelines.
If you’re not comfortable joining us in person yet, we’ve still got fun stuff going on that you’ll probably be into! Feel free to check out our online events at http://www.skipthesmalltalk.com/calendar
If you want to be the first to hear about our events so you don’t miss out on tickets before we sell out, feel free to join our mailing list at http://eepurl.com/cFVhMX
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