Published On: Feb 08 2013 03:25:09 PM ESTUpdated On: Jan 07 2015 10:10:45 AM EST
If you're looking to meet someone and you're looking for an alternative location to a bar or night club, try these spots to try to land a date.
Cooking class – According to Match.com, taking a cooking class is a great place to meet someone. You could also try taking a language or art class to find someone with the same interests as you.
Volunteer work – Match.com says one of the top places to meet people is through your volunteer work. You can help a cause you care about while also meeting a special someone.
Yoga class – If you’re into yoga, Match.com says to take a class to meet other flexible, calm people.
Church – Match.com lists going to church as a good place to meet someone. You will already know they have the same beliefs as you. You can strike up a conversation before or after services, or share a book with them.
Workout club – Joining a fitness class or a running club can be a great way to meet people, according to Match.com. You will find people who also enjoy working out , and your workouts can be more enjoyable if you have someone to chat with.
The workplace – FHM says your work can be a great place to meet people. You already have things in common and you spend a lot of time together. However, be sure to use caution as you court your co-workers.
Weddings – FHM lists weddings as one of the top places to meet people. Weddings are social occasions that usually include a lot of single people on the guest lists.
Book store – FHM recommends the book store for meeting people. You can hang out in your favorite section and strike up a conversation.
Hardware store – Ask Men.com recommends a hardware store as a good place to meet people. If you need help you can ask for assistance, and if you see someone who looks like they need help you can offer some expertise.
In line – Ask Men.com recommends making the most of your time spent waiting in line. If you’re in line at the bank, ATM or even waiting to go on an amusement park line, try starting a conversation with someone attractive and single near you.
Sporting Event – Ask Men.com lists sporting events as a good place to meet people. You will know if the person likes similar sports and teams as you. These events also pack you close to strangers, you will be in close proximity to strike up a conversation.
Grocery Store – Ask Men.com lists one of the most famous pick-up places -- the grocery store. This literal meat market allows people to meet in the aisles and strike up conversations in the produce section.
Museums – Ask Men.com lists museums as a good place to meet people. You can talk to people about a painting, ask for their insight and talk about your favorite artists.
Shopping – Ask Men.com says a good place to meet women is in a mall or a store. The website suggests to pretend to be shopping for your mom or sister and ask female shoppers or store employees for their advice. This will allow you to begin a conversation.