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☠nice places - Hello! I've found some nice places to visit and wanted to share them with you, please take a look http://www.bobfeifar.com/excus­e.php?aeaf Hugs, Eric Winter Kathy D. Apr 24, 2017 10:17 PM
April RAFT Meeting - Just a reminder: The April RAFT meeting will be at the United Way of Olmsted County, 903 West Center Street. Jim S. Apr 12, 2017 4:56 PM
March 2017 RAFT Library Meeting - The discussion topic for the March RAFT Library Meeting we will be “Post January 20th America.” There is a lot for us to be concerned about. Among things to discuss are: statements and actions against Jews, Muslims, GLBTQ people, and immigr Jim S. Mar 4, 2017 5:00 PM
RAFT Solstice Dinner - Remember that the annual RAFT Solstice dinner will be next Wednesday, December 21. RSVP's are due this Friday. Jim S. Dec 14, 2016 7:39 AM
RAFT Solstice Dinner - A reminder: The annual RAFT Solstice Dinner will be Wednesday, December 21 at Victoria's in downtown Rochester. This has been a fun get together in the past and a good time to introduce your significant other to other RAFT members. The reservation is Jim S. Dec 4, 2016 7:41 AM
amazing - Kathy D. Sep 12, 2016 6:01 PM
RAFT Fall Highway Cleanup - Remember that this Sunday, September 11 is RAFT Fall highway cleanup. Meet at Jim's house at 8:30. Pot luck breakfast before we go out, bring something to share. RSVP on the Meetup site.   Safety vests and bags are provided by the High Jim S. Sep 8, 2016 9:53 AM
RAFT Summer Picnic - Just a reminder that the RAFT Summer Picnic is Wednesday, July 27, at Essex Park. This is a fun time for people to bring their kids, talk to others in a relaxed atmosphere. A good time for new people to come and have a good time and find out what RAF Jim S. Jul 20, 2016 7:40 AM
Rochester Pride Fest - A reminder that RAFT will have a table at Rochester Pride Fest this coming Sunday, July 17. Details are on Meetup. We especially could use help at the end of the event (4:30) to take things down. Also, it would be good to have some younger people at th Jim S. Jul 14, 2016 4:25 PM
February RAFT monthly meeting - An important reminder. The February monthly RAFT meeting will take place on Thursday, February 11. Important to note is it will be at the Peoples Food Coop. Also, it should be noted that n Jim S. Feb 7, 2016 11:16 AM
Rochester Science Fair - A reminder that the Rochester Science Fair is coming the Friday, February 12, and RAFT judges are needed. RAFT is sponsoring two Young Skeptics Awards. Having done judging in the past, I can tell you that it is fun and not difficult. Jim S. Feb 7, 2016 11:10 AM
Rochester Science Fair - A reminder that RAFT is again sponsoring two awards at the Rochester science fair. There is matching funds available for donations. See Jim, Kathy, or Laura. Jim S. Dec 29, 2015 10:17 AM
RAFT Solstice Dinnder - A reminder that the RAFT Solstice dinner will be Thursday, December 17 at Victoria's in downtown Rochester. This has been a fun get together in the past and a time to introduce your significant other to the other RAFT members. The reservation is for Jim S. Dec 3, 2015 7:19 AM
RAFT Book Club, November and December - Due to the length of "Thinking Fast and Slow" and the depth of the points made, we will be reading Parts 1 and 2 for November, Parts 3, 4 and 5 will be discussed at the December book club. Jim S. Oct 22, 2015 8:55 AM
Fall Highway Clean Up - Just a reminder that the RAFT fall highway cleanup is this Sunday, September 20. Information is on the Meetup site. Current forecast for Sunday is sunny with a high of 70. Jim S. Sep 16, 2015 9:10 AM
August RAFT Meeting - A reminder that at this month's RAFT meeting, we will be talking about the “T” part of GLBT. No one one the board has any expertise in the area so we are all trying to learn the issues affecting transgender people. Kathy has lined up some videos to Jim S. Aug 10, 2015 8:27 AM
RAFT Summer Picnic - A reminder that the RAFT summer picnic will be Thursday, July 23. This is a fun time for people to bring their kids, talk to others in a relaxed atmosphere. A good time for new people to come and have a good time and find out what RAFT is abo Jim S. Jul 17, 2015 9:47 AM
RAFT July Library Meeting - At the RAFT monthly meeting for July, we will be considering lesbian, gay, bisexual issues. We will not be having a speaker, but will have a discussion. There will be a more formal presentation of the "T" part of GLBT at the August meeting. Please read Jim S. Jul 7, 2015 10:49 AM
RAFT Night at the Honkers - Just a reminder that RAFT is getting  together for some exciting Northwoods League action as the Rochester Honkers take on the Kalamazoo Growlers. In past years we have tried to meet in the parking lot, but some people like to be early, some like to c Jim S. Jun 21, 2015 8:37 AM
Running Start for School - Reminder - Running Start for School is a program administered for United Way in Olmsted County that helps provide school supplies to students most in need. Last year, several RAFT members volunteered to help hand out school supplies. This year, RAFT wi Jim S. Jun 7, 2015 4:58 PM
RAFT contribution to Running Start for School - Running Start for School is a program administered for United Way in Olmsted County that helps provide school supplies to students most in need. Last year, several RAFT members volunteered to help hand out school supplies. This year, RAFT will also be Jim S. May 14, 2015 9:35 AM
May RAFT Meeting - The discussion topic for this month's RAFT meeting will be "The limits of religious freedom. How far does it  go?” Jim S. May 11, 2015 9:05 AM
Tonight's RAFT Happy Hour - Just a reminder that April has five Thursdays. RAFT Happy Hour is tonight, April 23, at 7:00 PM at Whistle Binkie's North. Jim S. Apr 23, 2015 10:10 AM
March RAFT Meeting - Another reminder that the March RAFT meeting will be on Wednesday , March 11, in Meeting Room B , at 6:30, Rochester Public Library. Jim S. Mar 10, 2015 11:01 AM
March RAFT Monthly Meeting - Just a reminder that the March RAFT meeting will be on Wednesday, in Meeting Room B in the library. Note the date and place. The discussion topic will be "Women and Minorities in Secularism - Moving the movement forward in a positive way." People will Jim S. Mar 4, 2015 3:47 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Library General Meeting - Due to the weather and dangerous driving, tonight's meeting has been canceled. Library General Meeting, scheduled to occur on Thursday, January 8,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have furthe Jim S. Jan 8, 2015 11:15 AM
Meetup details changed: RAFT Solstice Dinner at Victoria's - I've updated this Meetup. (I re-enabled the RSVP function. There's still time to RSVP.) For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/raftmn/e­vents/212472932/ David S. Dec 3, 2014 9:15 AM
Change of Venue for RAFT Happy Hour - Because the Olmsted County Fair is going on, Happy Hour will be at Beetles this month. Jim S. Jul 19, 2014 9:33 AM
Library meeting discussion for July - At the last RAFT meeting at the library, we had a wonderful discussion with people from OUT Southeast Minnesota. Because this went late, I wasn't able to mention that the topic for the July meeting will be "Patriotism and  Atheism. What you think, wha Jim S. Jun 23, 2014 10:54 AM
Good book to read - The book we are reading for the July book club is "Coming Out Atheist - How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why" by Greta Christina. Even if you are not planning to read this for the book club, I encourage everyone to read it at some point. It's Jim S. Jun 23, 2014 10:46 AM
Two reminders about RAFT - Remember that the cut off date to RSVP for this year's Solstice dinner. The dinner is Thursday, December 19, at Victoria's. Please RSVP by noon this Friday, December 13. Please consider contributing to our effort to offer prizes for this year's Jim S. Dec 10, 2013 8:40 AM
Rochester Regional Science Fair - This year, RAFT will be sponsoring one or more prizes for middle school and/or high school students. What prizes we will be awarding depends on how much we are able to raise. A generous RAFT member has offered to match the first $200 raised. Please con Jim S. Dec 6, 2013 9:21 AM
Winter Solstice Dinner December 19 - Remember to RSVP for the RAFT Solstice Dinner by Friday, December 13. The dinner is Thursday, December 19. See the Meetup site for all the details. Jim S. Dec 5, 2013 8:18 AM
Meetup details changed: Happy Hour! - I scheduled for the wrong week!  Hope to see you there! http://www.meetup.com/raftmn/e­vents/133666762/ When : Thursday, August 22,[masked]:00 PM Eric W. Aug 8, 2013 9:53 AM
RAFT Members at UMR CONNECT on August 6 -   RAFT will be presenting on August 6.    UMR CONNECTS is a speaker series sponsored by University of Minnesota Rochester. The events are held every Tuesday night in downtown Rochester MN , and they begin at 7 pm Jim S. Jul 11, 2013 4:16 PM
RAFT Members at UMR CONNECTS -   UMR CONNECTS is a speaker series sponsored by University of Minnesota Rochester. The events are held every Tuesday night in downtown Rochester MN , and they begin at 7 pm and wrap up around 8:30 pm. During the summer we hold our events outsi Jim S. Jul 11, 2013 4:12 PM
RAFT Highway Cleanup - Looks like we should be able to do it this time after 3 rainouts. It will be this coming Sunday, June 2. Check the Meetup site and come if you can. Jim S. May 28, 2013 6:38 PM
Meetup Cancelled: RAFT Highway Cleanup - RAFT Highway Cleanup, scheduled to occur on Saturday, May 25,[masked]:30 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly.  Next weekend is the make up date (June 2nd, same bat time, same bat channel). If you have further questions, Eric W. May 24, 2013 8:08 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Spring Breakfast and Highway Cleanup - Spring Breakfast and Highway Cleanup, scheduled to occur on Sunday, May 5,[masked]:00 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Laura May 3, 2013 5:05 PM
Damnable Heresy TONITE - I think some of you might be interested in this.  TONITE, Friday 6:30pm at Taylor arena.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.   John H. Apr 19, 2013 9:05 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Meetup Cancelled: Spring Highway Cleanup - Laura, how long are you guys out "cleaning up" like 1.5 hours? - Dave P user 7. Apr 18, 2013 4:39 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Spring Highway Cleanup - Spring Highway Cleanup, scheduled to occur on Sunday, April 21,[masked]:00 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Laura Apr 18, 2013 4:12 PM
RAFT Membership Survey - RAFT is conducting an online survey to gather information about its members and followers: how you identify yourselves, what you're looking for from RAFT and more. Please take the link below and participate before April 13th. We really appreciate Jim S. Apr 3, 2013 7:26 AM
Golf in 2013 - Hi, I'm a new member of the RAFT group. I've been getting back into golf the last couple of years and p user 7. Mar 12, 2013 9:42 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Trying to find RAFT member who attended movie night July 2012 - videographer! - Thanx Pam, I may have accidentally already sent one to the whole group when I user 7. Mar 4, 2013 12:24 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Trying to find RAFT member who attended movie night July 2012 - videographer! - Yes, to send an email to the group, use Pam A S. Mar 4, 2013 12:10 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Trying to find RAFT member who attended movie night July 2012 - videographer! - Hi Pam, if I were to send an email to all the recipients that you sent to, wo user 7. Mar 4, 2013 11:18 AM
Trying to find RAFT member who attended movie night July 2012 - videographer! - I can't remember his name but I gave him a ride to Rich/Kathy's house. He has just moved here from Chic Pam A S. Mar 4, 2013 10:51 AM
Twin Cities Solstice Celebration -   Those planning to attend should note that banquet reservations close on Tuesday. http://mnatheists.org/events/w­inter-solstice-banquet Jim S. Dec 9, 2012 4:59 PM
Merry Xmas - Hello, Did not get response to my previous mail,Did you get it? Merry Xmas Sabine Sabine Dec 2, 2012 12:11 PM
November RAFT Happy Hour - Due to the national holiday, there will be no RAFT Happy Hour in November. It's been pointed out that if we have a national day set aside to thank some deity or deities for wonderful things, it should be followed with a national day of blame to talk ab Jim S. Nov 5, 2012 8:08 AM
Highway Cleanup - It's wet and slipery. I think its best to not do the highway today. Hopefully, the 28th will work out better. Jim S. Oct 14, 2012 6:43 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Movie this weekend?! - Pam A S. Oct 13, 2012 2:20 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Movie this weekend?! - It was either this or Arlo and I am in the mood for humor. I enjoyed "In Bruge" and loved the cast of this one. They had better not hurt any Shih Tzus duri Pam A S. Oct 13, 2012 2:15 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Movie this weekend?! - Its a bit late for the 2:00, but I'd be down for the 4:45 showing -- Brad On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 8:48 AM, Brian J. Wimmer < Brad Oct 13, 2012 1:49 PM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] Movie this weekend?! - Hi Pam, Thanks for the invite! I actually saw this movie last night with my family and we really liked it! It was 1 of the more original movies I've seen in quite some time. I hope you get a chance to see it! Brian J. W. Oct 13, 2012 8:46 AM
Movie this weekend?! - I've only been in Rochester for a few months and have not ventured out to a theatre on my own. Rather than go by myself, I figured I'd see if Pam A S. Oct 12, 2012 11:37 AM
Re: [secularhumanism-5] From Bible-Belt Pastor to Atheist Leader - NY Times! - Preview not available John H. Aug 23, 2012 11:06 AM
From Bible-Belt Pastor to Atheist Leader - NY Times! - See: http Pam A S. Aug 22, 2012 12:47 PM
Secular Coalition for America - organizing state chapters - Pam A S. Aug 6, 2012 11:42 AM
Movie Night this Saturday - The description for the movie night is that "a variety of TED Talks will be viewed." Can you be more specific? Will it cover atheist/freethinker topics? Re Pam A S. Jul 19, 2012 6:56 PM
Atheist Conference Ballgame - Anyone going to the August 10 ballgame that hasn't bought a ticket? I'm looking for someone to sit with. Jim Salutz Jim S. Jul 15, 2012 10:13 AM
Great start for the fundraising for the 501c3 application fee! - At tonights meeting we saw a great start to the 501c3 application filing fee. That coupled with the very generous match from an anonymous member has put us well on the way. The match will stay in place until after the May library meeting so Eric W. Apr 12, 2012 9:21 PM
Reminder March Meeting on Tuesday night - See you at the regular library meeting room just on Tuesday March 6th instead of the regular Thursday! Cheers, Eric Eric W. Mar 1, 2012 7:49 AM
RAFT March Monthly Meeting - IMPORTANT - The March monthly meeting will be on Tuesday, March 6. Note that it is Tuesday, not Thursday. Time and place remain the same, 6:30 at the library. Jim S. Feb 29, 2012 7:06 AM
Correct Time of August Meeting - The correct starting time for the August 11 meeting at the library is 6:30 as usual. The time was listed incorrectly on the Meetup site. Jim S. Aug 7, 2011 10:02 AM

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