Go from subzero to sizzling at a winter themed Dating for Nerds from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14 at Blokes & Birds (3343 N Clark St.).
Turn up the temperature during a Bad Santa icebreaker where attendees ask and answer questions to find their holiday alter egos.
Feel warm and fuzzy with other single smarties during an ugly sweater contest.
Cozy up over board games and Festivus for the Rest of Us trivia featuring famous pop culture holidays.
Get snug with a Heat Miser quiz on geeky ways to beat the chill.
Stay toasty with drink specials such as the Beyond the Wall, the Hogsmeade and the Fortress of Solitude.
And make them melt with seasonal kitchen gear prizes like candy cane tea infusers, Doctor Who cookie cutters and USB drink warmers.
Registration is required, so come in from the cold now at nerdsatheart.com.