April 8th is Mafia Meet Up Day. This is a world wide meetup and players should start planning now.
http://www.meetup.com/mafiawars/, look for your city and RSVP. If you don't see a Meetup in your city, you can start your own. At the time of this posting there have already been 202 Mafia Wars Meetups planned all over the world.
Mafia Wars Fan Page, the 5 Meetups with the most RSVP's will win a Meetup starter kit for their event.