Meetup Mondays: Bikes, cameras, and pickles

Ride on trails less traveled during a beginner's ride at Core Creek Park. (Photo via iStock)

Are you caught in a pickle trying to make plans this week? Whether you’re a Kodak maniac or an outdoors explorer, the city of Philadelphia and its surrounding areas all have groups of people who share the same hobby. Embrace your passion at these fun meet-ups.

Grab a cup of Joe and chat everything about photography on Tuesday, June 10 at 6:45 p.m. during Coffee and Cameras at Jersey Java and Tea in Haddonfield, New Jersey. This is a great way to share ideas, review products, and get tips from local shutterbugs.

Tired of playing your guitar next to a mirror? Step out of the house and perform with local musicians who all play for the same reason- the love of music. Bring your skills to the Brunswick Zone's Open Jam Session  in Feasterville, PA on Tuesday, June 10 at 8 p.m.

For those who are new to the thrill of mountain biking, you can conquer off-road trails during a Beginner’s Ride at Core Creek Park in Langhorne, PA. Riders will link up on Wednesday, June 11 at 6 p.m. Helmets are required.

Celebrate your Thursday night in style during a happy hour meet-up at City Tap House in West Philadelphia. Grab a beverage and chat with Get Out Philly, an organization for adults who love to adventure and travel. While you’re there, shoot some great ideas to them for a future event. Happy hour starts at 5 p.m.

Find out what the craze is all about during a friendly pick-up game of Pickleball in Upper Moreland, PA at Masons Mill Park on Saturday, June 14 at 10 a.m. If you’re new to the sport, or need to shake off some rust, a teaching court for beginners will be available.