In my January newsletter, I wrote about "Hanging Out with the Cool Kids" and the large number of online groups where you can find others who share your interests.
There are hundreds of groups that meet each month on everything from Hungarian language to Screenwriting
'Meet-Up' to 'Try Out': Visit meetup.com - there are hundreds of groups that meet each month on everything from Hungarian language to Screenwriting. Pick one, grab a friend and check it out.
Yahoo! Groups: There are thousands of groups on Yahoo! Sign up for the ones that interest you and you'll get included on their mailing lists.
Google Groups: Google has a similar service.
Photography Groups at Flickr: Flickr has photography groups on any interest that you can think of.