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Are you looking to fill your social calendar with some unique and fun outings? Hang with friends and meet new ones? We have the perfect opportunity for you… Ramsey Rendezvous!

What’s a Ramsey Rendezvous you ask? You may already know them as Great Gatherings, Adventures, or FUNdraisers from your elementary school. But for those uninitiated, Ramsey Rendezvous are social gatherings that Ramsey parents host in their homes and elsewhere. Tickets will be sold online on a rolling basis, until events fill. All proceeds will help support and enhance Ramsey classroom activities. Events range in price and activities in order to appeal to all families and interests.

Additional events will be added as they become available. If you're interested in hosting or co-hosting an event, please contact Beth Gyllstrom.

St. Croix River Cruise
Coming Soon

Join hosts Renato & Christine Krsnik (Jane 8th grade, Kate 6th grade) for a late afternoon/evening cruise from Afton to Stillwater and back to Afton. Food and drinks will be served. Meet in Afton between 3:30 pm and 4:00 pm, with a planned departure at 4 pm. The cruise will return to Afton by 8 pm.

7th Grade Moms' Brunch
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Take a break from the daily chaos and join your fellow 7th grade Ramsey moms for socializing, coffee and treats. Whether you want to connect with old friends or meet some new ones, this is the place to be.

Hosted by: Robin Langevin, Linda Smith O'Mara, Beckie Alexander, and Kate Goeddeke

8th Grade Moms' Champagne Brunch
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:30 am

Let's toast our 8th graders as they finish their time at Ramsey and move onto High School! Calling all 8th grade moms for a morning of celebration and looking to the future!

Hosted by: Renee Rubendall, Linda Heath, Julie Hillmyer, Leslie Maynard, Heidi Zimmer

Italian Dinner
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us for an evening of fine Italian food and vino, including antipasto, cioppino, Craig's family recipe for handmade ravioli and sauce, and dolce.

Hosted by: Craig & Linda Omdal

Rhino Rocker Rendezvous
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:30 pm - 12:00 midnight

Dance and mingle with fellow Ramsey parents for an evening of food, drinks, and music. Special guests, “Staff Infection," (the Ramsey teacher band), will preview their performance for the Battle of the Bands. Wear your favorite rock concert T, or dress like your favorite rock star, and help the Ramsey Arts Council raise funds for new risers for the Ramsey Auditorium.

Hosted by Wendy Williams, Cathy and David Moore, Kara and Jim Pacala, Sandy Donovan and Eric Braun, and Michelle and Jon Freeland

Authentic Egyptian Dinner
Saturday, January 23, 2016, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

You don't want to miss this! Ramsey's very own Ms. Ismail will be whipping up a gourmet, multi-course, Egyptian dinner, including falafel, lentil soup, roasted lamb, baklava…and so much more. Bring the whole family!

What's on the menu? Click here for a sample!

Hunt & Gather: Snacks, Sips, & Shopping
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy 20 percent off at everyone's favorite shop…and join a fun mix of women who love to gab & drink wine (& dance even!). Don't miss special free giveaways and bonus trivia!!

Hosted by: Kristi Barkvam Stratton & Friends

Ramsey Spring Scavenger Soiree
Saturday, April 23, 2016, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. $30/Ticket

Does running around the neighborhood with a group of friends, both old and new, conquering mini challenges and unearthing obscure objects sound like fun? Join us for the Ramsey Spring Scavenger Soiree! We'll meet at 6:00 at the Thissens for drinks, socializing and team formation. You will then have an hour to complete your challenges before returning for pizza, punch, prizes and a little more revelry.

Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

Game. On.

Hosted by: Kelly & Toby Bent, Paul & Karen Thissen, Gabriella & Dave Lambert

6th Grade Moms' Coffee
Sunday, April 24, 2016, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Coffee talk, anyone? Now's your chance to meet new 6th grade moms or catch up with good friends. Coffee, treats and stimulating conversation all for a great cause: Ramsey!

Hosted by: Robin Langevin, Linda Smith O'Mara, Beckie Alexander, and Kate Goeddeke

8th Grade Moms' Coffee
Sunday, May 15, 2016, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Just like that, they're heading to high school! Come on over to enjoy coffee, tea and pastries with Ramsey 8th Grade Moms.


Hosted by Ann Prentice and Anna Lowenthal Walsh

Thanks Ann & Anna for a wonderful event!

2nd Annual Ramsey Open
Saturday, June 11, 2016, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
$35/Ticket to Play in Ladies' or Gentlemen's Brackets
$30/Ticket for Spectators Only

The most prestigious ping pong tournament this side of the Minnehaha Creek is back for another year!

Please join us for another memorable night of ping pong and Rhino fellowship. Join as a player and attempt to dethrone last year's ladies' champion, "Killer" Kelly Bent, or the gentlemen's champion, Jeremy "The Swan" Graff. Or, join us as a spectator and witness phenomenal pong, decent sportsmanship, and the now traditional post-tournament "champion's cannonball," all while you wine and dine at Center Court. Good times and laughs guaranteed for all. C'mon, it's for the kids!

Hosts: Jeremy & Sarah Graff, Greg & Jennifer Bastian, Amy & Jeff Hemer

2015 champions, "Killer" Kelly Bent & Jeremy "The Swan" Graff

1st Only Amateur Ramsey Open
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
$25/Ticket for Incoming Ramsey 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders

Join us for the 2nd most prestigious ping pong tournament this side of Minnehaha Creek.

Please note: this event is weather-permitting; there will not be a rain-out date. If it isn't possible to hold the event, your ticket is not refundable.

Why should parents have all the fun? Please have your 2016-17 Ramsey Rhino join us for this inaugural kids' ping pong tournament. Girls and boys welcome. No previous ping pong tournament experience necessary. Pizza, snacks, soft drinks and ping pong balls will be served. Bring a swimsuit and towel too! This event is parent-supervised, but no lifeguard on duty. Parents, feel free to drop your competitors—or you're welcome to stick around to cheer them to victory!

Hosts: Jeremy & Sarah Graff, Greg & Jennifer Bastian, Amy & Jeff Hemer

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