Date Night Ideas

The elusive parent date night: Why you need it, and how to make it happen -  The Washington Post

Board games are fun. Cooperative games, especially, can tell you a lot about a person. Whether or not they get frustrated quickly, how well they strategize, whether or not they are a good team player, etc. I think it can be a good indicator of someone’s personality.”— Hannah

We do a ‘music swap,’ where we each make a playlist of new music we’ve been listening to recently, and then listen to each other’s playlist while cooking or cleaning the apartment.”

Go to a thrift store and pick out an entire outfit for one other. Once you check out, you have to go to dinner wearing that outfit.”— Trevor

Blanket fort and wine. There are plenty of engineers in this city. I bet there are some really cool blanket forts that could be over-engineered.”— Anonymous

“‘Iron Chef’-style date. Bring over random ingredients and make a dish with all the ingredients!”— Sarah

“Do a wine and cheese tasting. Trader Joe’s has a great selection and is inexpensive!”— Anonymous

“Virtual cooking classes! Canlis Community College is great and offers all of their online classes for only $25, and proceeds benefit Farestart.”

Self-hosted Bob Ross painting class. Watch a YouTube video and follow along!”— Will“Building a Lego set or puzzle over wine and cheese. Maybe even carving pumpkins together to be festive.”


Fitness classes are a great idea. You can get a personal trainer to do a personal session for two people.”

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2 Responses to Date Night Ideas

  1. I copied pasted this into my phone so when I get involved again. But no one wants to play games with me b/c I’m a sore loser and I will cheat or mess up the cards or board game if I get too far behind.

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