For those who are single, life can be a lonely place. They might have plenty of friends and relatives, but even spending time with people at work is not quite what they want. After their day is done, they go home to an empty apartment or house, and they might find it is not where they want to be. Those who are past the novelty of being alone will often find a class to take so they can at least get out of the house, and they might find it is an avenue to meeting someone new.
Joining a class or finding a new hobby is not a guarantee there will be other singles present, but it can be a way to find someone. Meeting new people will expand a person’s social base if they are open with others, and they could at least find it possible to make new friends. One or two of their new friends might have a relative who is also single, and getting set up for a blind date could be a possibility.
Singles sitting at home have far fewer chances of getting a date, so going places is always a good idea. If a person is the last single in their circle of friends, they will often find they have run through all their options for meeting people. Joining a group or taking a class could be a good way for them to expand their circle while doing something other than sitting home alone.
There are many institutions that offer classes today, and being part of a college or university system is not generally necessary. Small businesses in the art world often offer classes at convenient times, and the people who join them are generally looking forward to learning a new skill while meeting others for socialization.