I think that in the last three meetings, almost everyone who has ever met with the group previously has been at Panera's. It's great fun seeing everyone and look how busy everyone is! It seems there is a group on Ravelry dedicated to dehibernation: get those projects that have been languishing in some deep dark space of your lodgings and finish them! Several of the group have taken the direction to heart.
You'll find Chris displaying her latest afghan. It will be placed in a Chinese auction to support the programs in the McGuffey School District. Look for the dates if you live in that area.