News & Updates

  • Godzilla Game Over Screen

    A New Chapter for Our Pinball Community

    For over three years, our group has thrived on providing a safe and welcoming environment for women and gender non-conforming individuals to enjoy pinball on the second Wednesday of each month. Our goal has always been to create an inclusive space where everyone feels comfortable and safe. Unfortunately, recent developments with one of our long-time…

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  • Belles at Underground Pinball

    Underground Pinball Recap

    Happy Mother’s Day Belles! Thank you to all that were able to make it out to “The Underground Pinball” evening at Lauren’s place. We had an impressive 18 sign up. 1 cheered us on. Thanks Tiffany! We had 3 newbies! Welcome, Jen A, Mary S, and Bridget to Belles and Chimes of Madison! We all…

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  • Group at NerdHaven in April 2024

    Legen-dairy Fun – NerdHaven Recap

    Hay there Belles! Last week we gathered at NerdHaven for a rollicking good time amidst the flashing lights and clanging bells of pinball! Our herd numbers 11 strong with a special shoutout to our fresh-faced newbie who joined in on the action! Plus, a round of applause for Ann, who made the trek all the…

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  • Jaws Launch Party Recap Fin-credible turn out!

    Greeting Belles!  What an jaws-ome night! On March 13th, we held our meetup at I/O Arcade Bar. It was an extra fintastic meetup as we were hosting a Jaws Launch Party with some appropriately themed prizes up for grabs. Some prizes were homemade! We had a record attendance of 25 individuals with at least two…

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  • Valentine’s Recap ❤️

    Greetings Belles! The evening was filled with love and excitement as we gathered for a night of friendly competition. Nichole brought along some aptly themed APES (not monkeys!) as prizes, adding to the Valentine’s Day spirit. Tiffany also contributed to the prize pool by generously providing roses for the top three winners, along with some…

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  • Aftershock Arcade Recap

    What a great turnout at Aftershock Arcade for our first event of 2024! We had at least 11 Belles show up including new faces and returning faces! We thank Aftershock staff for the warm welcome and hospitality throughout the night and everyone who came out to have some pinball fun. 🏆 Winners of the Night…

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  • NerdHaven Recap

    Last night was a truly merry holiday fest of pinball, community, food and fun!!  Seventeen wonderful Belles showed up to ring out 2023.  There was a ton of cheer, and we weren’t even in a bar!  Thanks to everyone who contributed to the smorgasbord of delights. Yum! The big winners of the night were: Mary…

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  • I/O Arcade Bar Recap

    Belles!! Thank you for yet another fantastic night of pinball and community! We love seeing everyone together, from regulars to newbies. Fifteen players (including one lovely new player!) showed up for the fun. ‘Tis a delight to spend time together and play all the pinball. The top tier had some marathon competition at the end…

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  • NerdHaven Recap

    Hello, Belles!! Thank you to all who came out for another super meetup at Nerdhaven last night, including the 2 fantastic new players! It’s always a blast to see you all and be able to play together. Yay, pinball!! Yesterday we saw Amanda N, Katie B and Lauren R as the top 3 winners of…

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  • Blue Moon Bar & Grill Recap

    Hello, delightful people of Belles! We had a mighty turnout on Wednesday night for the September meetup at Blue Moon sponsored by One Barrel. Thanks to Blue Moon for hosting our group and thank you to One Barrel for the wonderful prizes and free drinks.  It was great to see you all as the season…

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