Skeeters to Host Speed Dating Event
Speed date with the Skeeters...not the players, but you can run the bases..maybe. Oh, just read it.
Sometimes when you're single, you have to throw caution to the wind. In some cases, this means one too many apple martinis and a handsy dance partner at some bar you've never even considered going into before tonight. Other times, it's speed dating...I guess.
I've never really understood the concept, personally. You sit in front of a stranger and try to sum up your life and personality in like a minute. To me, it's like coming up with a sexual elevator pitch and let's be honest, that shit doesn't work unless you are George Clooney and, at that point, you don't need to pitch, just catch.
But, some people do it and if you are so inclined, you might consider trying it at the ballpark...in Sugarland.
The Sugarland Skeeters, the best ballpark action in the region, is teaming up with the Houston Social Source to help you (the general "you," not YOU specifically) get a little action of your own (HEY OH!) through their "Score a Date" promotion. Get it? It's a baseball joke,
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There will be speed dating in the Skeeters suites before the game on August 28 at Constellation Field and a number of singles will be chosen to run the bases before they sit down and throw out the first PITCH of the night to a hopefully willing catcher. Typing that hurt me more than it hurt you, trust me.
The running of the bases part seems to be a particularly demeaning part of the evening, but, hey, it's all and good fun and, if you're lucky, you might get a chance to get to steal home before the night is over...if ya know what I mean.
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