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2nd Christmas Party

John couldn't make it when we went to the Boys and Girls Club Christmas party but he was able to make it this time!

This one wasn't as "formal" as the first time but was just as fun. Each activity had a wait time, so as not to have too many people in each room all at once. That meant there was a lot of waiting involved, which was 4 kids in tow but they did fairly well.

When you first got there, the main line was going into the gym (it was held at an old school). In the gym they had wings from Buffalo Wild Wings, hot dogs, chips, drinks and dessert cakes. While you ate (and you pretty much just had to find a corner to eat), they had a DJ, blaring music, contests and audience participation games. It was extremely loud and upbeat and the kids just ate it up (along with the food LOL).

After we had ate our fill, we headed to the next room where they had hoola hoops, a coloring station, face-painting and hair coloring.

When it was time to see Santa, they did it by age group and we all went into this room to wait and watch a video. I love how they decorated the whole room, sort of a winter wonderland theme. B/c they DID do it by age group and we had such a wide range of ages in just our party alone, with the youngest being my great-niece (at 1 1/2 years), they let the whole family go through together so that no one had to wait. Thank you! 

After a few minutes, it was time to go into the next room to see Santa! All the kids were enthralled (but I don't know many kids that aren't enthralled when they see Santa......shoot, sometime's even I am. :-D.)

We had a lot of great fun and I'm so thankful for the community for putting something like this together for everyone. 


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