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CLUB DATE NIGHT | WEEK TWO


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

Club Date Night / Vol.2 Playlist


Each week, our curated playlist will feature light hearted & sexy songs that span across all sorts of musical genres. This week in Volume 2, we’re covering everything from Eartha Kitt and Dolly Parton to Drake and Taylor Swift.  So get Boo'd up, and let this week's playlist set the vibe for an evening at home with your sweetie.


LINK TO PLAYLIST


WEEK TWO COCKTAILS


FOOLISH AND FANCY


Ingredients

  • Miller High Life (or your own preferred Champagne of Beers)

  • That's it

The Prep

  1. Open your beer

  2. Pour into champagne glass

  3. Drink



FLIMFLAMMED FLIRTATION


Ingredients

  • Your preferred flavor of citrus sparkling water

  • Bottle of your favorite Rosé wine

  • Peach (optional - for garnish)


The Prep

  1. Combine 1/2 cup Rosé and 1/2 cup sparkling water in your favorite glass

  2. Garnish with peach slice


TURMERIC TRICKSTER - without alcohol


Ingredients

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 2 tsp honey

  • 1/2 tsp molasses

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Sparkling water or kombucha for topping

  • Citrus or fresh mint for garnish


The Prep

  1. In a glass jar, combine the water, ginger, turmeric, cayenne, honey, molasses and lemon juice.

  2. Shake well to combine

  3. Add ice to 2 glasses and pour mixture over ice

  4. Top with sparkling water or kombucha

  5. Garnish with citrus slices of fresh mint


We'll return to our curated list of craft cocktails next week! If that sounds like your thing, be sure to add these ingredients to your shopping list this week!

GAME NIGHT - WEEK TWO

Arthur Aron's 36 Questions That Lead to Love



This "quiz" from psychologist Arthur Aron has helped boost intimacy between thousands of strangers, resulting in friendship, romance, and even marriage. These 36 Questions that Lead to Love take about 45 minutes to complete, with each becoming increasingly personal and intense. You can also used this quiz to bond with friends (platonically) as well! The questions are divided into three sets, so feel free to get up and boogie with your babe if you feel like taking a break! Or save a set for later in the week! You do you!





SET I

  1. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?

  2. Would you like to be famous? In what way?

  3. Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why?

  4. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?

  5. When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else?

  6. If you were able to live to the age of 90 and retain either the mind or body of a 30-year-old for the last 60 years of your life, which would you want?

  7. Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?

  8. Name three things you and your partner appear to have in common.

  9. For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

  10. If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?

  11. Take four minutes and tell your partner your life story in as much detail as possible.

  12. If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?

SET II
  1. If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, your life, the future or anything else, what would you want to know?

  2. Is there something that you’ve dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven’t you done it?

  3. What is the greatest accomplishment of your life?

  4. What do you value most in a friendship?

  5. What is your most treasured memory?

  6. What is your most terrible memory?

  7. If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are now living? Why?

  8. What does friendship mean to you?

  9. What roles do love and affection play in your life?

  10. Alternate sharing something you consider a positive characteristic of your partner. Share a total of five items.

  11. How close and warm is your family? Do you feel your childhood was happier than most other people’s?

  12. How do you feel about your relationship with your mother?

SET III
  1. Make three true “we” statements each. For instance, “We are both in this room feeling … “

  2. Complete this sentence: “I wish I had someone with whom I could share … “

  3. If you were going to become a close friend with your partner, please share what would be important for him or her to know.

  4. Tell your partner what you like about them; be very honest this time, saying things that you might not say to someone you’ve just met.

  5. Share with your partner an embarrassing moment in your life.

  6. When did you last cry in front of another person? By yourself?

  7. Tell your partner something that you like about them already.

  8. What, if anything, is too serious to be joked about?

  9. If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? Why haven’t you told them yet?

  10. Your house, containing everything you own, catches fire. After saving your loved ones and pets, you have time to safely make a final dash to save any one item. What would it be? Why?

  11. Of all the people in your family, whose death would you find most disturbing? Why?

  12. Share a personal problem and ask your partner’s advice on how he or she might handle it. Also, ask your partner to reflect back to you how you seem to be feeling about the problem you have chosen.

GIVEAWAY - WEEK TWO

IN-HOME PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION FROM JACK PINE & THYME


How to Enter via Instagram:

1. Make sure to follow @mavenevents, @neuneumpls and @jackpineandthyme if you’re not already.

2. Post a photo on your feed or your story of you and your partner enjoying Club Date Night activities!

3. Tag @mavenevents, @neuneumpls and @jackpineandthyme!

4. Post your unlimited entries by WEDNESDAY, April 1st at 11:59 CST.

When are winners announced and how?

The giveaway ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on FRIDAY, April 3rd. Winners will be announced via Instagram the following week. Winners will be contacted by email directly by Sam of Jack Pine & Thyme. Winners will have 24 hours to respond to the email or their prize will be forfeited.


Am I eligible?

No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Winners must be located within 40 miles of Downtown Minneapolis. Your Instagram account must be public! This contest is NOT sponsored by Instagram, we just want you all to enjoy a fun date night while staying safe and staying home!

After the conclusion of the contest period, the photographer, MAVEN and The Neu Neu will select the winner from among the weekly submissions using the following judging criteria: Photo demonstrates a fun, humorous, inspirational, safe and otherwise creatively evocative photo or video.


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