What we're about

Meeting new people is a challenge and do you ever find yourself having more than enough things to do but no one to do it with. Expect an eclectic mix of activities ranging from happy hours to movies, plays or concerts, live music, dancing, and outdoorsy stuff like kayaking or bicycling and more (whatever randomly pops in our heads or you suggest). Expect food of some sort before, after or during many events.

This group is for people who don't take themselves too seriously and want to meet others in small groups.

If you want to be an event host so you may post an outing just let us know. The cool thing about hosting is you pick, the what, where and when of things that you want to do!

If you have questions message Paul through meetup,

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Welcome aboard!

Don't send instant messages through meetup to folks you haven't met. Propositions to meet outside of meetup events to a virtual stranger is creepy. Of course a relevant message to an event host regarding an upcoming meetup is different.

Thank you for that consideration.

Players there are plenty of other sites if you just want to hook up one on one, don't make folks feel unsafe here. If you have done a meetup with someone and want to send them a good to see/meet you followup to me that is totally different, but if they do not reply or aren't interested don't be a "meetup creep". Of course it's great if folks "meetup" and some magic develops. So please remember while it is fun to "meetup", this group is not "hookup.com" or "match.com". Not everyone here is single or seeking a romance.

Remember if you receive an unsolicited message or suspicious or inappropriate behavior, please report it to Paul S, it is grounds for immediate dismissal of violating party. They probably are spamming others here and in other groups. We will ban them.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER AND LIABILITY POLICY:

By joining this group, RSVPing to events, and attending events, you are confirming that you have read, understand, accept and are legally bound by the following:

1. Random-Fun-Stuff-I-Want-To-Do-On-a-Short-Notice-Club is a meetup group. Attending events or trips is voluntary by you as a member. Participation in any activity with us by you is at your own risk. You assume the risk for any guest you bring, adult or minor.

2. By joining Random-Fun-Stuff-I-Want-To-Do-On-a-Short-Notice-Club as a member you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the group, it's organizers, co-organizers, assistant organizers, event hosts, other members and guests from all claims or liability of every type (including court costs and legal fees) for injury or death to any person or for damage to property, loss of personal property or any other wrongful act arising out of or relating to your participation as a member. This agreement applies to you and to other persons who may accompany you in these endeavors, adult or minor.

3. You also agree to hold the organizers as well as other group members harmless. By participating voluntarily in the group, you expressly waive any and all such claims against each and every other member and their guests in the group, including without limitation any and all claims against the group organizers, co-organizers, assistant organizers, and event hosts.

4. Any social events or trips that Random-Fun-Stuff-I-Want-To-Do-On-a-Short-Notice-Club sponsors, holds or provides information about will fall also under the same Disclaimer and Liability guidelines listed above.

Upcoming events (5)

Training Day ....Gandy Beach

Gandy Causeway / St Pete Side

Details ****event full**** Date and time may change due to weather. We are going to be doing a kayak training day out at Gandy Beach on the south side of the road if anyone is interested... We will be going over paddle techniques, getting in and out of the kayaks, safety skills, what to do if you fall out, etc.. If anyone has their own kayak feel free to meet us out there even if you don't want to do any of the training we can show you a good route to kayak while you are there.... 🌴Bring plenty of water, sunblock, bug spray, water shoes, lunch/snacks, beach towel, and change of clothing if needed...There are no restrooms at the kayak launch $25 single kayak rental (includes paddle, pfd, and guide fee) Cancellations: If you need to cancel, make sure you RSVP. Call/text Mary Jo to join, cancel

Wildlife Hike John Chestnut Park

John Chesnut Sr. Park

Wild Life Hike John Chesnut Sen Park. This is a Magnificent park with the most and friendliest birds and animals in Pinellas. I have seen as many 30-Gators, 12-Deer & 5-Fawns and 100's of birds and a few snakes! There is a Gator nest about to hatch & moma Gator is always there! There are bath houses and water fountains. All you really need is bug spray on your legs, a sun hat altho half shaded, and a 1 qt/ltr bottle you can refill, and hiking shoes. Binoculars if you have them. Meet @Bath House #1. Go left at 2nd stop sign from entrance, go by boat ramp and park in shade between bath #1 house & shelter #1 in shade. It's a dead end circle, compost pile. I'll have my Silver Sebring w/black top. I also pack & lunch and sit in sheltered shade with a typical cool breeze off lake and read my book. Some people exercise. Amazing pictures from last time with Random Fun Stuff I Want To Do On a Short Notice Club. http://meetu.ps/3lmVSS

Bioluminescence kayaking in Pinellas County 2nd group

Online event

2nd group We are doing a bioluminescence seeking paddle. We did it twice earlier this month and it was great. Disclosure it is a bit like fishing, no guarantee they will be in water. We may need to paddle a bit to find them. Worse case you get a night paddle in. We go out near Safety Harbor, not far from Gulf to Bay, launch location to be supplied once you have contacted and paid Sandy Feet. We don't need event crashers. TWO CHOICES BRING YOUR OWN KAYAK OR PADDLEBOARD OR RENT OWN KAYAKS If you are bringing your own kayak it is a $10 guide fee to Sandy feet. Text Mary Jo at sandy feet[masked] your email address so she can send you a credit card invoice. Of course include your name and that you are on Bioluminescent with Random Fun Meetup. The $10 needs to be prepaid, they can't collect cash at the ramp. Don't be a jerk and say you didn't see that in the listing here, do right and text them now. Thank you. We want to do future events with them. RENTAL KAYAKS may be obtained from Sandy Feet, for the 3 hours, singles-$25 doubles-$35 They load boats the day before so please don't be rude to them and try to change after Friday at 8pm. They will refund if inclement weather causes a cancellation. They will supply kayak, paddles, pfd and whistle. You need to call Mary Jo at Sandy Feet and prearrange, call soon, rentals are first come first served[masked].. If you haven't called and paid, they won't be trailering in a boat for you. If it is too far for you just don't RSVP, it gets tedious since we have 3000 members when folks start putting in comments why they are not coming, we will just catch you another time. MUST READ >>>>>This event will fill up, so reserve quickly. So if RENTING please reserve boat with Sandy Feet within 24 hours of your rsvp here or we may move you to "not going". Putting an RSVP here gets it on your meetup calendar but you do NOT have a boat until you contact Mary Jo at Sandy Feet Kayaks. Some folks RSVP on meetup then wait 2 weeks to call Mary Jo and wonder why the day before event all the boats are prereserved by others and they can not attend. Don't be that guy/girl. Be sure to talk to Mary Jo and get a confirmation you are in and they are bringing you a "yak". TERMS OF PARTICIPATION By registering and participating in this meetup, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the following statement: I understand that the activities herein involve certain dangers and risks which I am prepared to fully assume for myself and all children accompanying me. I will abide by all laws and regulations and agree to participate in a safe and prudent manner. In addition, I agree to waive all claims which I, or any member of my family, or my heirs, executors or assigns, may have against this meetup or its agents for damages or injury sustained as the result of participating in the physical activity. Recently a participant got separated and had to be picked up a couple miles from the finish point as they did not stay with the group and made a wrong turn. It is each kayaker's responsibility to have the ability and attentiveness to stay with the group and not go wondering off by themselves. You should have some competence and confidence. We won't go fast, but you do need some ability. • Important to know Please get there 10-15 minutes early to set up, as the paddle will start punctually. Bring food, beverages, bug spray, water shoes. We will keep appropriate social distancing (on the water that is easy in a 10 foot kayak). We are not touching you or your stuff. Sandy Feet disinfects all their equipment after every outing. Total attendance from all meetups will be less than 35.

Veterans Memorial Park...Bay Pines

War Veterans Memorial Park

Details Everyone must text or call Mary Jo to reserve a Kayak even if you are bringing your own kayak[masked] you are not guaranteed a spot or a kayak unless you have spoke to Mary jo.. Date and time may change due to weather. Join us on this beautiful adventure out of War Veterans Memorial Park in St Pete. We will be kayaking just under 3 miles - so this is a easy to moderate paddle but keep in mind that the open waters can bring wind and currents. There are islands and sandbars along our route.. kayak launch is right next to pavilion 15... 🌴Bring plenty of water, sunblock, bug spray, water shoes, lunch/snacks, beach towel, and change of clothing if needed.. There are restrooms at the kayak launch... YOUR FEET WILL GET WET...... When you RSVP please call Mary Jo @[masked] and indicate one of the following options.... 1. $10 members bringing their own equipment! (covers guide fee) 2. $25 single kayak rental (includes paddle, pfd, and guide fee) Call/text Mary Jo to join, cancel or with any questions[masked]

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