The Bears of the Old Pueblo meet for coffee and conversation from 7 to 9 p.m., every Wednesday, at Sky Bar (536 N. Fourth Ave.). Free. The group meets for drinks and socializing from 6:30 to 8 p.m., most Fridays, at the Shelter (4155 E. Grant Road). The group usually meets afterwards for an affordable dinner as well. The group meets for a potluck and meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the second Friday of each month, at the Ward 6 Council Office (3202 E. First St.). The group meets for a dinner at a different local restaurant from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., the third Thursday of each month. All events are free. Call 904-4714; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.botop.com for more information.