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I'm looking for something fun and exciting to try with our PTA. I think this would be a great way to get to know each other outside of the kids.<br><br>
Thoughts?<br><br>
If not, what kind of fun couple like stuff do you like to do?<br><br>
I'm dying for ideas here.
 

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I've been involved with several of them. They are fun and great because no one person has to do all the work and you get to visit lots of peoples homes.<br><br>
I say go for it! Its a good time! <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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RandMart, you're bad!<br><br>
I've been to a few, back in my Rainbow Girls days. It was a Masonic youth group.<br><br>
We also did backwards progressive dinners. You start with dessert.
 

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I'm so very excited. No one has wanted to do anything at all this year. Ugh...<br><br>
Is going to each other's houses part of the fun? Or should it be in one central location?
 

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Traveling from house to house is the most fun part, as I recall. Folks pile up into cars and help eachother navigate. Builds camraderie. And they can do, for lack of a more politcally correct term, "Chinese fire drills" at stoplights-everyone gets out of the car and runs around it before the light turns green.<br><br>
Us Rainbow Girls were wild. Wild!<br><br>
If anyone has a better name for the drill, let me know. I hate calling it by that old name.
 

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OMG that sounds like fun! for the most part we all live in a 3 mile radius. Our city is not that big!
 

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we did a REVERSE progressive dinner with our teaching staff~~~><br><br>
dessert<br>
main dish<br>
salad<br>
appetizers<br><br>
....and to make it super fun, we organized it around hosts' homes which were centrally located to allow us to do HAY WAGON RIDES between the homes.<br>
(wagon was pulled by a tractor)<br><br>
It was a blast.
 

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it should start and end with dessert, cause at the end of a big party food fest, you wanna have something sweet <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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I did my first last weekend. Because it was so large, everyone met at the church for appetizers and desserts, and split up in between for dinner. I think we had 12 different hosts for dinner. We were all asked to report back at the dessert session on one of two things: (1) the origin of the first name of someone in our dinner party; or (2) something we hadn't previously known about someone in our dinner party.
 

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You have a different course at each person's house, Diablita.<br><br>
We did one for my senior prom!! We were all trying to save money. We wore second-hand dresses or thrift shop finds, skipped the limo rental, and had a fabulous time. <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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I think the PTA moms would love that! We were trying to figure out a way to wear our wedding gowns again. LMAO
 

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My SIL does one each year before Christmas - called The Christmas Tree Walk. We all walk to each other's houses, check out the Christmas Trees, and have a course (and a drink) at each house.<br><br>
We've participated once - it is harder because our house isn't in walking distance of everyone else's. So it started at ours and then everyone drove over to SIL's neighborhood.
 

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We used to do them with the nieghborhood families (at our cabin) when I was a kid. We would walk from house to house so that the adults could drink.
 

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oh, we used to do a progressive dinner every christmas All the relatives would come over to my parents house and have hors d'oeuvres and eat my moms christmas cookies. then all the kids would open their presents, after the obligatory performance by each kid of some kind of music. Then we would all drive over to the first aunt and uncles house and have dinner part 1 which was usually a gourmet salad and other small foods and more dessert. After that everybody went over to House #3 for the main course usually a meat and potato type meal with lots of wine and more dessert. Then the adults would open presents while the kids entertained themselves. Its a really great way to do a get together!
 

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We call them round robins and have at least one every christmas and this year I think we may have one in the summer so we can hang out on the decks and stuff.
 
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