Harvest Moon Festival 2011
Taking a chance at Plinko
It's not as easy to hit that ball as you might think!
This is a 'catch and release' kind of crowd
That wheel makes a very satisfying 'click,click, click' when you give it a whirl!
Our volunteers get younger and younger each year!
Bean Bag Toss is such a beautiful game and fun to play!
Here is a game that Preschoolers can really get into!
Sometimes the player did not want to give up the ducky!
Each player wins 1, 2 or 3 tokens at each game
Toward the end of the Festival, everyone was turning in their tokens for prizes
The prize table was filled with lots of fun items
Our prize table was staffed with lots of volunteers to handle the rush of children with tokens
The prize table had plenty to choose from for boys and girls
There was a huge selection of donated books at the prize table to choose from
Some of our prizes were dear to the children as soon as they laid eyes on them
Cake walk winners can choose one of the many cakes baked for us by Preschool parents
The cake walk was in the lobby area of Fellowship this year, people loved participating and also watching!
Some of the cake walk cakes are uber-fancy!
Another lucky cake walk winner!
Another lucky cake winner!
Some of our families are incredibly creative in the kitchen and they enter their treasures in our Cake Auction to help raise additional funds for the Preschool.
Beautiful cakes up for silent auction
An angry bird makes for a yummy cake for the cake auction
What a dream cake!
Hope this cake doesn't take a bite out of you!
An Angry Red Bird takes the cake
Ahoy, Matey! Thar's treasure in that there cake!
Food Provided by the Knights of Columbus
The Knights have provided and served the food at the Harvest Moon Festival as their donation to our Preschool. We thank all the wonderful people who donated their time to come out and help raise funds for the school and for the Dan Kenna Endowment!
Our Knight in blue 'armor', Mike, wears an apron with our old school logo on it
The hall was packed with happy families eating, playing games and enjoying each other's company
What a wonderful turn out we had!
Our Knights in blue 'armor' provided the delicious food for the Harvest Moon -- a hearty Thank You goes out to all the Knights!
Ms. Mili and Ms. Kathy sell basket raffle tickets
The Lego basket was stuffed to the top with tickets!
Putting a ticket in the Wine Lover's basket for her mom!
The Superhero basket
The Princess 'basket' was so HUGE it took up the entire end of the hallway!
Fr. Emmet takes a chance on the basket raffle
There was a lot of excitement in the air and much congratulations ringing out as each name was pulled
Despite the throng of people crowded around, you could hear a pin drop as Kristin and Teri announced the winners
Several dozen people -- if not a hundred! - crowded in to hear the winning names of the basket raffle
We could not have put this festival on if we did not have the wonderful and plentiful volunteer staff that came out to support us! Thank you all for making the whole day run smoothly!
Ms. Kristen enjoys the fruits of her hard work - congratulations to her and her team for putting together a fun and successful Harvest Moon!
Ms. Denise is everywhere, but here she is with our Volunteer coordinator, Jenn Lopez
Ms. Cathy and Ms. Michelle take orders and payment for food
The ticket sale counter was always full
Ms. Aimee, Ms. Melissa and Ms. Shelley sell snacks and sweets
Ms. Lynda and Ms. Kathryn sell game tickets
Ms. Denise, Ms. Nancy and Ms. Gail having fun
Ms. Lillian and Ms. Paula sell snacks and sweets
Ms. Elizabeth and Ms. Tanya sell basket raffle tickets
Ms. Janet and Ms. Heidi sell food tickets
The clean up crew worked quickly and efficiently to transform the magical feel of Harvest Moon into the Fellowship Hall again
After the games have been picked up and put away, the whole room looks barren
Deflating the games was a fun clean up chore!
We had several teen helpers who stayed with us ALL day from set up to clean up!