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Founded in 1959 by legendary producer Berry Gordy, Motown Records was a black-owned-and-operated Detroit-based recording studio during the height of the civil rights movement. The company gave voice to some of the most significant artists of the 20th century including Diana Ross and the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight and the Pips, and the Jackson Five. Celebrate the music of Motown with a Motown-themed extravaganza.
Though many saints in the Catholic Church have individual feast days, there are too many of them to honor individually. So November 1st was designated as All Saints Day to honor all of them. It is a holy day of obligation, which requires attendance at Mass. Many people like to celebrate the saints with a party at home or a more organized event at the church.
"Ann of Green Gables" is the first book in a series written by L.M. Montgomery. The story takes place in the early 20th century on Prince Edward Island, off the eastern coast of Canada. Its heroine is a precocious young orphan, Anne Shirley. An "Anne of Green Gables" party theme is appropriate for young girls, with its theme of living life to the fullest.
Adopting a child is a huge event in the life of a family. Those closest to the family, such as dear friends and relatives, will want to celebrate the addition to the family, but a standard baby shower may not fit the occasion. In that case, a welcome home adoption party may be the answer.
Arbonne is a company not unlike Mary Kay and Avon in that it offers product users the chance to become representatives, throw parties and make their own money through "network marketing." The company creates plant-based skin care products, most of which have an anti-aging slant. Throw an Arbonne party specific to a line of its products such as body care or cosmetics.
Residents of Niles, a small city in southwestern Michigan, can find party venues in their own town or travel to nearby metropolitan areas for party options.The attractions and venues in the area provide opportunities for organizing enjoyable parties for differing ages, tastes and activity levels.
Stephanie Meyer's book, "New Moon," was turned into a movie as part of the Twilight franchise. A New Moon-themed party emphasizes the love triangle between a human girl, a werewolf and a vampire by using party games, food and favors. Let your guests pick between team vampire and team werewolf and declare their loyalty with costumes. Screen the movie and give the book away as a favor for the best of both worlds.
Police officer parties are best organized around the police theme from start to finish. Police icons include the color blue and the traditional sheriff's star, so use them throughout your planning. Throwing a police officer party is an opportunity to be creative.
Founded in 1980, Pampered Chef is a sales force of independent consultants who sell professional quality kitchen tools. If you're a Pampered Chef consultant, you can plan ahead with a few ideas and games to prepare for a successful party. Games can keep guests involved in the party, help them pay attention to the products, and give them a chance to win prizes.
"Rocky" is still iconic, well past its 1976 release. It details the story of Rocky Balboa, a common boxer who, through strenuous and unconventional means, gets the opportunity to fight the champion, Apollo Creed. Baby-boomers and Generation Xers alike relate to this classic underdog story. Using this entertaining and exciting movie as a party theme has tremendous possibilities.
A yearbook-signing party is one day of the school year that students from middle school to high school eagerly anticipate. Everybody looks forward to seeing their smiling faces on the pages of the yearbook, and filling up every inch of white space in the book with signatures and well wishes from friends. Make the event more memorable with food, decorations games and surprise prizes so that the party is a hit and well attended.
Celebrate your girlfriend's last night as a single woman with a bachelorette, or hen, party she will remember always. Wearing funny costumes while out partying is one way of making the evening memorable, especially if you coordinate your costumes based on a specific theme. Don't forget to take pictures before you go out as well long into the night.
Moulin Rouge is a French cabaret that is named for the red windmill on the roof. The club is located in Paris's red light district. Moulin Rouge is a popular party theme, and guests of all ages enjoy the setting of turn-of-the-century Paris. If you are hosting a candle party, make the theme Moulin Rouge by planning elegant but extravagant decorations, centerpieces and activities.
Proper decorations, props, party favors and costumes can make the difference between a successful police party and a total bust. If you're hosting a police party, take the time to craft group games and activities for all to partake in. Just remember to be safe, responsible and respectful of your neighbors to avoid a visit from the real police.
Everyone loves a party, and if you are planning on hosting one in your home, you might consider a themed party. Themed parties can revolved around certain decades, clothing, music and foods. For those requiring costumes, make sure to give your guests helpful hints when sending out invitations.
When planning a rock-'n'-roll theme party, the first thing to decide is which era to use for the party's theme. The early rock-'n'-roll era of Elvis Presley in the '50s is significantly different from the '60s after the "British Invasion" of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and the emergence of Motown. Instead of focusing on a specific segment of rock-'n'-roll history, another option is to create a party theme embracing the entire package--from poodle skirts, to mini skirts, to maxi skirts.
Treat your friends to a Splurge Party, in which guests enjoy shopping for clothes, accessories and beauty items at specially selected stores for discounted prices. You can throw your own Splurge Party or locate party hosts in your area to take care of the details. Some Splurge Parties even double as benefits for causes.
Host a forensic-themed party for a Halloween celebration or a birthday party for a murder-and-mystery-loving guest of honor. Incorporate the forensic theme into every aspect of the party, from a crime scene party room and murder mystery game to party favors filled with edible body part treats. Of course, tailor the forensic theme to the age group of the guests by minimizing the gore with younger party groups and maximizing mystery and intrigue with older inquiring minds.
When siblings have birthdays that are close together, a shared birthday party may seem like the simple solution. However, for many siblings, the concept of sharing anything is never simple. Add the fact that they have gender-specific ideas about party themes, and things can become downright complicated. It doesn't have to be difficult, however, with a few creative ideas for combination or unisex party themes.