Sunday, October 29, 2006
Party with TKD!
I don't know if other schools do this, but our dojang has lots of social events. We've gone on a trip together (see pictures in the May archives), gone out to lunch together, celebrated birthdays, gone roller skating . . . and tonight was our annual Halloween party!
How do you throw a party that will interest everyone, from the 4-year-old mini-ninjas to the adults? Well, we decorate the dojang, hire a D.J., and have a potluck. It was "costume mandatory" and "bring a friend," so the place was packed with jedi, skeletons, a cheerleader, a geisha, kitties, witches, various gothic and romatic figures, belly dancers, movie characters, a sumo wrestler, and a hula girl.
We goofed around, danced n(YMCA, Macarena, Cha Cha Slide, that kind of stuff), and ate. Master Hughes emceed a costume contest, and the children took turns kicking at a "pinata" (can't get the squiggly thing over the n) full of candy. An enjoyable, crazy time for all, especially the young people who are too old for trick or treat and classroom Halloween parties. I guess that would include adults, too, wouldn't it?
I promise to share some photos next time. I took some with my camera, but my camera has gone missing. I'll have to wait for some photos from Brian's trusty (and better) camera. Hope mine turns up soon.
Any of you martial artists out there have dojang parties?
Posted by taekwondomom at 9:27 PM