With organizations such as KC Crew, summer shut-ins no longer have an excuse to be antisocial. Alongside mydrinkon.com
, KC Crew hosts Merica's Birthday Bash
, a five-bar pub crawl at Martini Corner from noon to 6 p.m. Besides access to $4 bomb shots and $2.75 Bud Light bottles, participants get two drink tickets, a koozie and a chance to hang out guilt-free in the recommended outfit of jorts and America-themed T-shirts. Tickets cost $5. Registration is between noon and 2 p.m. at Tower Tavern (401 East 31st Street, 931-9300). See kc-crew.com
and click "Events."