Theatrical Singles

Sporting Singles

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Mature Singles

Faithful Singles

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Singles Scene

Among Friends, 609-575-8582, among the oldest and largest

singles groups in the area, attracts ages 30-plus. Speakers lead the

evening with non-sectarian discussion (topics range from "Club

Med" to "being single"). DJ dancing and refreshments.

Meets every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, Cherry Hill

Road. $5.

Beth Chaim 35-plus singles, 609-655-4231. Sunday social

mixer, 329 Village Road East, Princeton Junction, 7 p.m. $5.

Bridgewater Somerset Singles, 908-658-3000. Dance, ages

30-plus, meets Wednesday 8:30 p.m., Bridgewater Manor, Routes 202

and 206. $9.

Central Jersey Tall Friends Club, 908-534-6057, chapter

(140 people) of an international social club that dates back to the

1930s. Men must be at least 6-foot-2 and women at least 5-foot-10.

Tall Friends, 99 percent of whom are single, meet once a month.


Allen Hodgson. Website:

Dinnermates, 732-294-2440, a dinner and networking group

for "marriage-minded" professional singles that meets twice

a month at fine restaurants. Mates are grouped together according

to age (20s to 40s, and 30s to 50s) and there are roughly 35 members

to date. Contact: Jean Lloyd.

Fifty Something Singles, 609-921-6191 or 609-588-4951.

Covered dish supper and conversation, meets Princeton YMCA, second

and fourth Thursdays, at 7 p.m. $1 if you bring a dish; $5 if you


Food & Friends, 609-921-1912, a 13-year-old singles group

for ages 45 and up that meets on the third Thursday of each month

at restaurants in Mercer and Bucks counties. There are no dues or

dinner surcharges. Contact: William V. Wolff at

Kissmet, 908-232-8827, a charitable networking group for

marriage-minded singles in central and northern New Jersey, 20s


40s. Culinary classes, getaways, and after-work networking parties

are offered.

The Learning Studio, 1-87-STUDIO-EZ, billed as the


club for your head," this venue, popular with singles, is located

in Langhorne and is coming to Princeton in January. Instructors on

the national circuit teach everything from scuba diving to "Using

the Internet to Find Your Soul Mate" to "Guerrilla Dating

Tactics." Website:, 201-935-5000, a private, Internet-based

singles network that uses full motion video so members can view, hear,

and meet candidates online. Based in Rutherford, the service costs

$99.95 for headshots and full-motion video and $0.25 a minute.

Website: Contact: Kai D. Patterson.

Marriage Connection, 908-232-8827, North Jersey singles

night-out, 30s through 60s. E-mail:

Mercer County Single Volunteers, 609-888-3535 or


A non-profit with the motto: "Connect by Helping Others."

For activities listing visit

Professional and Business Singles Network, 800-326-5649

or 610-353-8248, a 30,000-member organization that hosts nearly 50

activities per month at locations in Philadelphia and central New

Jersey. House parties, dances, seminars, barbecues. Also Voice


Ads and an introduction service for shy singles. Median age is late

40s; 60 percent are women. Events: hotline: 800-537-3859. Contact:

Ralph Israel. Http:// One-year membership,


The Right Stuff, 800-988-5288, an introduction network

exclusively for grads of Ivy League or other "excellent"



SingleFaces, 732-462-2406 (24-hour hotline), an upbeat

scene that brings singles together at Top 40 dance parties in 30


north Jersey and Central Jersey locations, $12. Ages 30s, 40s, and

50s. Contact: Sy Bassman. For a schedule visit

Single Parents of Central New Jersey, 732-283-1250, meets

first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Tokar Club,

1519 Main Street, Rahway. E-mail:

Singles Discussion and Social Group, 609-497-2464,


for Relational Counseling, meets second Friday every month for ages

30-plus at 7:30 p.m.

Singles Speak-Up Toastmasters, 908-722-4130. A club for

people who want to improve their public speaking, leadership, and

communications skills, meets second and fourth Fridays at 7:30 p.m.

at Fleet Bank, Rocky Hill. Contact: Linda Mayerik.

Singles Ph.D. Network, 609-219-1794, monthly networking

for Princeton-area Ph.Ds.

Some Enchanted Evening Singles, 732-438-0676. Dinner


for professional singles, ages 40 to 59 in private homes in Princeton.

The Single Gourmet, 215-732-0260, a Philadelphia-based

750-person social club that hosts three to five restaurant affairs

per month, including a trip to Le Bec Fin. Contact: Florence Weltman.

One-year membership, $99.

Yardley Singles, 215-736-1288. Dance parties for ages

35-plus in Bucks County, typically the Holiday Inn on Street Road,

every Friday, at 9 p.m., $5.

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Theatrical Singles

CrossConnect, Crossroads Theater, 7 Livingston Avenue,

New Brunswick, 732-249-5560. Meets one Friday per drama production;

the price is a single ticket.

George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New


732-246-7717. Lambda Theater Night once a month. This group attracts

from 50 to 100 people ages 25 to 45.

Meet Me at McCarter, McCarter Theater Singles Party, 91

University Place, 609-683-8000. Food and entertainment after the show.


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Sporting Singles

Outer Circle Ski Club, 609-799-7478, Plainsboro-based

ski and social club with 225 members that meets the first Wednesday

of each month at the Novotel in Princeton. Contact: Lisa Gold.

Somerset Hills Single Hikers, Ellen Terry, 515 Eighth

Avenue, Asbury Park, 732-863-4909. Meets every Sunday morning in the

realtor’s lot across Hillside Avenue from Willie’s Tavern, Route 202.

Hikes are usually $5. Bring water. No reservations are required.

Weekend Racquets, New York Sports Club, 8 Cornwall Drive,

East Brunswick, 732-937-9317. Tennis parties October through April.

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Gay Groups

Gay People Princeton, Princeton Unitarian Church, 50


Hill Road, 609-490-0719. Men and women welcome. Meets 8 p.m. every


George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New


732-246-7717. Lambda Theater Night once a month.

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Mature Singles

Fifty Something Singles, 609-921-6191 or 609-588-4951,

buffet and discussion at the Princeton YMCA, second and fourth


at 7 p.m. $1 if you bring a dish, $5 if you don’t.

Princeton Singles, 732-828-1358. A 50s-plus social club

with more than 100 members that meets for houseparties, dining, and

swing dancing. Due are $25 a year.

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Faithful Singles

Alliance Christian Singles, Princeton Alliance Church,

4315 Route 1, Monmouth Junction, 609-799-9000 or 609-426-1174. For

singles 35 and up.

America’s Most Wanted Singles, affiliated with the


Jewish Center, 732-446-9570. For ages 30 to 53, with mailing list

of over 850. Contact Larry Gens.


Christian Singles, 609-588-0597, ages 50-plus, meets at

Hightstown Presbyterian Church every Sunday at 2 p.m.

Focus, 732-469-2325, for Jewish singles ages 21 to 39.

Garden State Jewish Singles, 732-761-0699, "upscale

and sophisticated" 35-plus dance parties. Contact: Louise.

Jewish Singles, Congregation Beth Ohr, 70 Route 516, Old

Bridge, 732-222-5528. Monday evening dinners. Rap session, $3.

New Horizons for Catholics, Somerset County area,



Ronnee’s Group, 732-254-8115, for Jewish singles between

the ages 35 and 39 that meets in private homes for parties. Chinese

buffet dinner on December 25 in East Brunswick.


Temple Sinai Singles Forum, 215-643-6510, a not-for-profit

young Jewish singles group for Philadelphia and southern New Jersey.

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