Speed dating cafe retro
In a strip mall on Lakewood Avenue at Briggsmore in Modesto, a shopper can buy insurance, do laundry, visit a salon, get a snack at Quik Stop and, now, make another quick stop – for fun, romance and possibly true love.
In a previously empty storefront there, Robert Richardson has opened the Within Reach speed-dating cafe. Why invest in the overhead of running a brick-and-mortar business rather than stay mobile, like many speed-dating services?
Other special singles events and seminars and workshops he plans – bringing in experts on financial planning, child-rearing, relationships, etc. Richardson is a pastor, but said starting a business that gives folks a safe way to get together has little to do with that.
Pre-Dating's speed dating events are the fun and efficient way for people from the Inland Empire area to meet face to face, live and in-person.
A “Seasoned Person Mingle” set for Sunday afternoon is for ages 45-60. May 11 will be “Cowboy and Cowgirl: For the rough and rugged male and the single woman who loves her cowboy boots.” May 13 is “African American Singles” night.
Speed dating, in general, is wiser than online dating, he said, because it’s “face to face, and you don’t have to worry about getting catfished (deceived by a fictional online persona).
It’s just like using a dating app, but it costs more and you have to leave your house.
Bring your favorite book as a conversation starter!
Come to Cafe Sevilla at 3252 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507 for some Speed Dating and enjoy the great atmosphere while you go on many face to face 6-minute mini-dates with other busy single professionals all in 1 night!
In order to ensure equal numbers of men and women at our events, everyone must register in advance.