Special Interest

An opportunity to engage, interact and socialize with individuals geared toward a particularly area of activity or interest.   There is a suggested donation for group participation.

Please check the calendar for details and current dates and times.

New Jersey Furries

Group Name: New Jersey Furries

Group Meeting Schedule: Fourth Saturday, Every Other Month (Jan/Mar/May/Jul/Sep/Nov), 7:00-10:00pm EST

Group Status: In-Person

Group Type: Special Interest

Group Leader: Carlton Hurdle

Group Leader Email: shy.matsi@gmail.com

Group Description: New Jersey Furries is a social group for the NJ (and surrounding) Furry community that meets in a safe space to discuss ideas. Furries are fans of anthropomorphic animals. More information can be found on wikifur.com. A public community, anyone is welcome to inquire or join. Those that are new to the community or to the idea are encouraged to come join us to see what we are all about! It's a perfect time to fursuit, hangout, and chill! Most members are gay or bisexual.

Suggested Donation: $5.00 (Venmo: PrideCenter-ofNJ)

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NJ Furries Arts & Crafts

Group Name: NJ Furries Arts & Crafts

Group Meeting Schedule: First Saturday, 7:00-9:30pm EST

Group Status: In-Person

Group Type: Special Interest

Group Leader: Carlton Hurdle and Azu Gabu

Group Leader Email: shy.matsi@gmail.com

Group Description: For information on the NJ Furries Arts & Crafts group, please reach out to Carlton Hurdle (shy.matsi@gmail.com) or Azu Gabu (gabum0n86@gmail.com).

Suggested Donation: $5.00 (Venmo: PrideCenter-ofNJ)

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NJ Hypnokink

Group Name: NJ Hypnokink

Group Meeting Schedule: Third Saturday, 2:00-5:00pm EST

Group Status: In-Person

Group Type: Special Interest

Group Leaders: A.B.

Group Leader Email: abblank1@gmail.com

Group Description: NJ Hypnokink's goal is to educate people in the basics of using techniques of hypnosis to enhance various types of kink in a way that emphasizes pre-negotiation and consent. We want to provide a safe space in which people can learn, practice, and socialize with others who share an interest in hypnokink.

Suggested Donation: $5.00 (Venmo: PrideCenter-ofNJ)

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NJ Rope Bite

Group Name: NJ Rope Bite

Group Meeting Schedule: Fourth Monday, 7:00-11:00pm EST

Group Status: In-Person

Group Type: Special Interest

Group Leaders: Bob Boundtofly

Group Leader Email: boundtoflybob@gmail.com

Group Description: NJ Rope Bite is an LGBTQ+, post-work, pot-luck munch, and rope lab. A place to hang out, learn about rope, or share something you'd like to share. A place to try some things out and get feedback from your peers. A bit more advanced than other local events, it will be facilitated by two local NY/NJ presenters, Ian_Michaels and BoundToFly. Come early, bring your dinner (and maybe a little something extra to share and nosh with others), while we socialize, network, and tie.

Suggested Donation: $5.00 (Venmo: PrideCenter-ofNJ)