Category Archives: Announcements

Raglan Shire Machinima Film Festival

Sunday, February 7th, 11:30 AM

Lights, camera, ADVENTURE!

Raglan Film Festival

The very first tiny-centric machinima Film Festival will take place on Raglan Shire on Sunday 7th February at 11.30am SL. There is an action-packed schedule of fabulous machinimas.

The audience in attendance will help determine some winners too! Audience prizes will go to the top three favorite films, as well as rewarding the efforts of some of the other brave directors, actors and actresses who have been hard at work in the edit room over the past few weeks.

(Poster by Chaffro)


A new joint venture between Raglan Shire and I AM Columbia is the art exhibit: COLD. Please come and support the tiny artists who are showing their fabulous works!

COLD [Art Exhibit]

Raglan Shire and I am Columbia joint exhibition!
Featuring awesome work by:
Dagmar Klaar
Dorian Longstaff
Gwenette Writer
Karmagirl Avro
Misa Delight
Peachy Sassoon
Special Jewell
Teal Freenote
Tia Macbain
Rizzo Taurus

Show opens Saturday January 30th at noon, with DJ Shady Fox spinning tunes.

Join the opening party at: I AM Columbia (slurl)

(Mostly) Black & White Winter Formal

Saturday, January 23, at 1pm SLT the (Mostly) Black & White Winter Formal will be happening in Raglan; vintage jazz, dancing, costume contests, and big band music! Formal wear is requested – mostly black and white suggested, and friends of all sizes welcome (normal Raglan PG rules apply).


The formal will be on a special platform (SLURL) – all fancified by Dagmar just for the event 😀

Raglan Rings in New Year!

Baby rhino Bith sure can dance by Karmagirl Avro.

Dazzling and festive! Tinies partied for 24 hours throughout the time zones with music, dancing, giveaways, champagne, and fireworks.

Starting at 1:30 pm SLT on Thursday, December 31st, tinies celebrated Happy New Year at each “midnight” until 1 am SLT January 1st.

Mutley and Daveypup dancing by Karmagirl Avro.

So many community members helped out with the event including Teal, Rizzo, Dagmar, Cobra, Shmoo, Dorian, Tia, Xavian, Shady Fox, Karma, Liandras, Copper, Wolfear, Shadow, Jane2, Rocky, and many many more!

Thanks to everyone for making the party fantastic!

get em up Vi! Paws in the ayer! by Karmagirl Avro.

Karma and Vi waving goodbye to 2009

(Pictures courtesy of Karmagirl Avro)


Dear Friends of the Shire,

We have a Brand New Forum, that’s packed
with cool features for y’all to enjoy!

Because it’s all new and not linked to the Blog anymore,
you have to register again. Sorry about that – the
good news is that you can use the forum right away though.
If you want to use your Gravatar, please use the exact
same email adress that you used on the Old Forum.
(you can edit your avatar settings from your profile)

I have ported most messages from the Old to the New Forum.
Should you miss something important, let me know.

Please adjust your bookmarks to point them to the New Forum!


Go to the New Forum

REAG members: please send a message to the Shire Administrator or mail to when you have registered again – you’ll be added to the Hidden Forums ASAP

Tiny Olympics! Only Days Away! YOW!

That’s right! We’re just days away from starting!  Huge Update and info here for Inquiring minds! Lotta info here so.. HERE WE GO!!  *takes deep breath*

ALSO! Just added the Tentative Calendar of All the events , when they’re taking place, times etc! Check it out on the General Forums!

First off, if you haven’t Registered yet to be on one of the Three teams, you still have a few days! We’ll be taking registrations up until Friday around noon then BAM! That’s it! You can register here on the forums or go to the registration box in front of the Paw & Whisker here

At that point we’ll be taking everyone registered & randomly dividing you all into THREE teams! The RED Team, The Green Team & The Purple Team! There are 3 Team Captains all set to offer leadership for their teams although even thye dont know which team they’re on!  Team Captains are Chaffro Schoonmaker, Legolas CeawLin & KarmaGirl Avro! They’ll be helping to motivate, focus and offer any help they can to their teams during the Olympic duration! We even have an Olympic Village area behind the Paw & Whisker! Each team has their own building where they can plan and use STRATEGERY!

On Saturday July 12th Beginning at 11am SLT, A team of Tinys will run the Shire Sims on a Relay Route with Torches in paw ultimately ending up at the Master Olympic Torch by the track & field area in the center of the Tree City on Raglan Shire where we will Light the Master Torch to signify the beginning of the games!

At that point Teams will be announced & then Robie Bloch a talented live musician will entertain everyone on the TINY U platform at 12 Noon SLT followed by DJ’ed music and dancing at the  Paw & Whisker! There will be Fireworks & Swag as well & everyone is encouraged to donate to the ONE Foundation to eliminate hunger as we’ll be raising money all Olympics long for ONE.Org!

Events will be starting the very next day as we kick things off with Olympic Team Primtionary on Sunday the 13th at 11am SLT followed by the Silica Cubicle 40 minute Build challenge at 1:30 SLT where individuals will be asked to build “something” in 40 minutes with the top 3 builds being awarded medals!

Individuals competing can win medals in each event with each medal won being worth Points going to the overall Team Totals! Gold Medals will be worth 7 points, Silver Medals will be worth 5 points & Bronze Medals will be worth 3 points.  Certain other events will also award 1 point to a team for a 4th place finish .  Team totals will be posted on the Raglan Grounds at the Master Torch so everyone can keep track as well as here on the Web page!

Other events upcoming: The Cloudchasing Hurdles Event, The Running Long Jump and the Javelin Throw on Saturday the 19th,  The Olympic Balloon Race, The 2nd Tour De Shire Olympic Bicycle Race & The Olympic Fishing Tournament on Sunday July 20th

The Following weekends will include The Tiny Foot Race, the Mounted Puppy Race, The RikShaw Relay Race, Olympic Tiny Archery, Olympic Tiny Fencing, Olympic Tiny Cat Fight, Olympic Tiny Sumo, Tiny Surfing & More tentatively scheduled!  We’ll post exact times and dates in the next few days! Also expect to see parties & Celebrations in between the weekend events as these things tend to spawn spontaneous themed celebrations! w00t!

Closing ceremonies will be on Sunday August 3rd & will feature Team Medal awards ceremonies, Live musical performances , DJ’ed tunes, dancing and more culminating with the extinguishing of the Tiny Olympic Flame!

Look for more Info to come! We’re getting near!  EEEP!


*cue Olympic music*

Coming in less then 2 weeks! Its the First Ever Raglan Shire Summer Olympics!

A completely crazy and loosely organized series of events spread out over three+ weeks that three teams (The RED, GREEN & PURKLE!) will be competing in for individual & team medals to determine which team will win the Overall Team Gold, Silver & Bronze!  

If you want to compete on one of the teams, you can register yourself either here on the forums (theres a topic where you can add your name under), or in front of the Paw & Whisker club on Raglan Shire.. Just drop a notecard with your name into the box there with the big arrow pointing to it :)

We’ll have a Big Opening Cermonies on Saturday July 12th where we’ll announce the teams! (yes we will be randomly drawing up teams from all the folks who register!) as well as having a torch lighting ceremony & lots of music , & dancing!

Events will start the next day and continue for the next few weekends with STUFF going on in between events! There will be track & Field style events, Boat races, Tiny Sumo & much much more plus we’ll be raising moneyz for ONE.Org as well! Look for Tiny Olympic Swag & other things as we celebrate the Olympic Spirit.. Tiny Style!

So stop what you’re doing and Register to be on a team right now! Seriously! Right now!!


New Issue of The Shire Times is out!

The Shire Times!

Hot off the presses! The New Issue of The Shire Times is available for reading RIGHT NOW!

Once again the Staff at the Shire Times has put out a plethora of information, articles, interviews and STUFF that will keep you up to date & informed on all things Raglan community related!

The Shire Times! – All the Tiny news that YOU need to know about!

Thanks Chaffro and Staff!

You are cordially Invited to…..

Step through and walk in our shoes!

Join us at The Shires Display Area!!!! 

Located at the Second Life 5th Birthday Celebration on the Ruthed Sim!

Starting at 10 am on Monday, June 23rd, feel free to come explore the area at   

The Raglan Events & Activities Group has worked hard to bring the essence of the Raglan Tiny Community to life on an 8192 sqm piece of land. It Looks great! 

Inviting visitors to “Take a walk on the TINY SIDE!”, Free tiny avatars are given out and visitors can take the tour and see exhibits of many of the past years events that have been held on the Raglan Cluster as well as get a feel for what our community is all about! 

This is a display that represents the community and it really delivers the spirit and heart that makes our lil band of merry virtual adventurers what it is today….. SOCK MUNKHHHAYYYYY!! 🙂

So come on down, take a look and Enjoy! 🙂