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Winter Solstice Party

Just because we don't believe in Christ doesn't mean we can't celebrate the holidays with good food and good company!

We'll get together for some conversation, light games, food, gifts, and community service.

FOOD
Please bring your favourite holiday treat to share (at least 12 servings). Coffee will be provided (a la Tim Horton's).

GIFTS
We'll be doing a white elephant gift exchange. If you would like to participate, please bring a WRAPPED gift valued around $20 (you can go over if you must). We'll be picking the gifts at random, stealing from each other, and then unwrapping our surprises!

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Please also bring with you some food to donate to the Hamilton Food Share (a secular aid organization!). We'll consider this your entry fee for the event. Bring as little or as much as you like, but please bring something!

According to Hamilton Food Share, these are the most needed items:
Canned meats & fish
Cold cereal
Pasta sauce and a package of dry pasta
Baby food & formula (needs to have at least 6 wks till expiry left on it.)
Fruit cups
Fruit drinking boxes (Kid's nutritional treats)
Canned pastas
Meat soups
Powdered milk
Kraft Dinner
Peanut butter
Jam
Canned vegetables
Pork and beans

Santa hats/reindeer antlers/etc. are optional. :D

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  • A former member
    A former member

    It would have been nice if people who said they were going actually showed up. But still a great crowd. Lots of fun was had by all!

    December 19, 2013

    • Flora

      Same here!

      December 19, 2013

  • Alan d.

    Sorry i couldnt make it. Last minute school play stuff held me back

    December 18, 2013

  • Rita

    Great to see you all

    December 18, 2013

  • Remy W.

    It was fun and so great to see the big pile of food for the food bank!

    2 · December 18, 2013

  • Malin

    Jeez, I can't believe I forgot about this! Hope you all had a great time.

    December 17, 2013

  • Flora

    Overall, good event. One of my favourite parts was getting to witness the greatness that is Remy's daughter Elora. My gut tells me that she is going to do some very creative things in the future! And creativity is always valuable no matter what. Rita, your cake looked tasty but I've been having appetite issues. I'm disappointed in my lack of cake-eating tonight. :P Also, Remy, please don't tell people EXACTLY how much I suck with getting around. PS: I hope you still give me rides in the future after this. hehe. And this is the end of my rambling. :D

    1 · December 17, 2013

  • Flora

    Guys, I can't wait for tomorrow. Gonna be fun! :D

    December 16, 2013

  • Alan d.

    Im not sure if i can make it now argggg... Ill try

    December 16, 2013

  • Deb S.

    At Diana's suggestion, Geoff is bringing his guitar, holiday songs on song sheets. If you play an instrument please feel free to bring it along to join in the festive music.

    December 16, 2013

  • Abram B.

    I unfortunately have an evening shift at MAC that almost entirely overlaps this event. Have fun, folks!

    December 16, 2013

  • Flora

    Pretty proud of the gift I just bought for this. Not giving any clues apart from the fact that it's something no one would expect, but would totally be of interest to nearly anyone here. :-P

    1 · November 15, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Awesome! If I end up getting what I think I'm going to get, I'm going to wrap it so poorly so that no body will want my present, and then when we open them, that person will be like, "Wow!"

      1 · November 15, 2013

    • Flora

      I am mildly confused by your response for some reason haha. Anyway, I packaged it so it would be really hard for anyone to figure out what it is before they actually open it.

      November 15, 2013

  • Malin

    This sounds fun!

    November 12, 2013

  • Flora

    Now here's an event I can attend! :) I have some non-perishable food I need to get rid of and I wanna see everybody. Glad to see Remy's planning to go! :)

    1 · November 7, 2013

    • Remy W.

      Happy to see you are coming too Flora :)

      November 7, 2013

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