NEW YEAR CELEBRATION!
The BEST OF TIMES! ON A WONDERFUL DAY LIKE TODAY I'm SO EXCITED; THE BEST IS
YET TO COME! GET READY for TOMORROW!
CHINESE NEW YEAR**I'll
take you on a SLOW BOAT TO CHINA, pass out fortune cookies, read your horoscopes, have a dragon parade,
and do some KUNG FU FIGHTING.
MARTIN LUTHER KING*There's no IMPOSSIBLE DREAM!. AIN'T
NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH!. ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE and CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN!
DAY**I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU, so LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART! Nothing but L-O-V-E songs, MY
FUNNY VALENTINE! KISS!
PRESIDENTS' DAY**From tricorn with plume to stovepipe tophat...
I'm the YANKEE DOODLE girl dressed as Uncle Sam, playing my fife, along with 76 TROMBONES!
HAWKINS DAY*February 29 is the day the girls ask the boys & I'm CRAZY for a shotgun wedding. A wacky yee-haw
kind of country party. Only once every 4 years!!
ST. PATRICK'S DAY**Irish jigs,
wearin' of the green & lots of blarney from your WILD IRISH ROSE! Begosh & Begorrah, TORALORALORA!
IRISH EYES ARE SMILIN.
MARDI GRAS**Dixieland, ragtime, zydeco, and all the favorites
of Bourbon Street. We all wear masks & I toss beads & coins. Get's wild & crazy! ROCKABYE YOUR BABY!
SPRING FLING**BLUE SKIES & the RED ROBIN sings OH, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNIN!
ZING WENT THE STRINGS OF MY HEART! JOY TO THE WORLD!
APRIL FOOLS**Well, this is just plain
nuts. Anything goes. And we all can wear one of my crazy hats. AND no more APRIL SHOWERS, just fun.
Let's tell some jokes.
EASTER***I'm dressed as a rabbit, but soon change into Sunday dress,parasol
and one of my bonnets . I bring hats for everyone as we have an EASTER PARADE!
DAY**MY GIRL...MAMA...you're the WIND BENEATH MY WINGS! The birds are singing for ME & MY GAL.
Why? BECAUSE YOU LOVED ME.
MEMORIAL DAY**I pass out flags and honor the residents
and their spouses who served in the different branches of the armed forces. ANCHORS, AWEIGH!
DAY***The GRAND OLD FLAGs are passed out again. STARS & STRIPES FOREVER! THIS IS FLAG WAVING,
so DON'T RAIN ON MY PARADE!
SUMMERTIME**Roll out those LAZY HAZY CRAZY DAYS of the GOOD
OLD SUMMERTIME and the livin is easy...and HOT HOT HOT! Beach & B-B-Q songs.
DAY**I'm DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL. PAPA, CAN YOU HEAR ME? OH MY PAPA! DADDY'S HOME today!
I'm a COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER.
JULY 4TH***I'm Uncle Sam with the flags and parades again!
From THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER to GOD BLESS AMERICA...THE BEAUTIFUL!
LABOR DAY**SHE WORKS
HARD FOR THE MONEY! From 9 TO 5! Let's see what were the resident's jobs? Well, I'VE BEEN WORKING
ON THE RAILROAD!
GRANDPARENTS' DAY*Great singalongs from the '20's and '30s. We'll
get THAT OLD GANG OF MINE to sing HEART OF MY HEART and MELANCHOLY BABY!
A DISTANCE, HE'S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS. YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE. WE ARE THE
AUTUMN***THE AUTUMN LEAVES in the ORANGE COLORED SKY fall TENDERLY, &
AUTUMN IN NY, NY is the best! I love SEPTEMBER!
ROMA! THAT'S AMORE! Let's TARANTELLA and MAMBO ITALIANO in A WHOLE NEW WORLD!
OKTOBERFEST**WILKOMEN!! Let's POLKA and DRINK, DRINK, DRINK at the
CABARET to the SOUND OF MUSIC! I'm the HAPPY WANDERER!
the PHANTOM OF THE OPERA! I've got WITCHCRAFT, OLD BLACK MAGIC, and LOVE POTION #9. It's a THRILLER!
VETERAN'S DAY**The flags go out again. GOD BLESS THE USA! And
the BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY! LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH.
THE RIVER & THROUGH THE WOODS, WE GATHER TOGETHER. THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR! WE
WINTERTIME**LET IT SNOW, & we'll SLEIGHRIDE in a WINTER WONDERLAND.
BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE, but I'VE GOT MY LOVE TO KEEP ME WARM!
the menora, sing the DREYDLE SONG and dance to the happy horas. LA HEIM!! It's TRADITION!
CHRISTMAS**I'm a Christmas Tree, then an elf, ringing my sleighbells as we sing along all the Yuletide
carols, then dance around the tree. FELICE NAVIDAD!
NEW YEAR'S EVE**TONIGHT! Countdown with party horns!
OH, WHAT A NIGHT! THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES of AULD LANG SYNE. THOSE WERE THE DAYS!
AROUND THE USA**Take a
trip on ROUTE 66 on COUNTRY ROADS, & we'll CHATTANOOGA CHOO-CHOO...from GEORGIA to KANSAS CITY to NY,
AROUND THE WORLD*A sampler of songs and costumes and props from a dozen countries and
their traditions. I can focus on ANY particular country you like!
MY BABY! SWEET ADELINE! PUT ON YOUR SUNDAY CLOTHES, and Sing along with Mitch Miller &
THE MUSIC MAN!
BIG BAND 40'S**I'm STEPPIN OUT WITH MY BABY, swingin' with Glenn Miller,
Benny Goodman, Harry James, the Duke, the Count, and the big band singers!
PARTIES**Make your wish to the SANDMAN as I jump out from my huge cake! IT HAD TO BE YOU! You're UNFORGETTABLE!
I take your song requests.
BROADWAY**ANNIE, CABARET, CAROUSEL, STATE FAIR, SOUND OF MUSIC,
GREASE, LA CAGE, PHANTOM, OKLAHOMA, SHOWBOAT, WESTSIDE STORY, DREAMGIRLS...
ICE CREAM MAN! the CANDYMAN! GOOD SHIP LOLLIPOP! THIS KISS...
SUGAR, SUGAR! LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART!
Drums, Harry Belfonte, calypso, reggae, RUM AND COKA COLA and all the favorite island songs.
We be jammin now, mon.
CINCO DE MAYO**I'm Chiquita Banana, then Carmen Miranda in the TUTTI
FRUITI HAT! We do the CONGA with maracas at the COPA, do the Mexican Hat Dance & go to a bullfight!
CIRCUS***I'm a clown (What's
new?) with big top music...OR... it's WATERMELON WEATHER at the STATE FAIR...IT'S A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING!
yodeling, & the CHICKEN DANCE . From Patsy Cline to Shania Twain! We all act out OLD MACDONALD's FARM in a CRAZY
CRUISE TO NOWHERE*We take a SEA CRUISE on the LOVE BOAT. It's the SEA OF LOVE...
from CAPE COD to CAPE MAY to KOKOMO...DON'T ROCK THE BOAT!
CRAZY HAT DAY**I've collected
some doozies, and I build a show of songs around them. Then the residents each wear one for the camera!
I need a truck to lug them all in!
DISCO***I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE! We're STAYIN' ALIVE
as we HUSTLE with NIGHT FEVER at the DISCO INFERNO in our polyesterbellbottoms! Staff must join in!
OUR GUEST! WHISTLE A HAPPY TUNE! I'm Minnie Mouse, singing everything from A to ZIPADEEDOODAH to WISH UPON A STAR!
FASHION SHOW**Everyone gets involved with their creations.... sporty, eveningwear, most original....PRETTY
WOMAN, I'M TOO SEXY......From VENUS to VOGUE to VA-VA VOOM!
FLAMINGO DAY**WEAR PINK!!!!!!
HONOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. All things girly and pink. And yes, I dress as a flamingo.
FLOWER POWER**PEACE, man! Groovy baby! Granny glasses and bellbottoms . AQUARIUS, JOY
TO THE WORLD, BUTTERCUP, I GOT YOU, BABE....the 60's!
GOING BANANAS**I change
words of normal songs.... FUNKYTOWN is Monkeytown.. OH SUZANNA is Oh, Banana. More fun than a barrel of monkees...very
yellow; hardly mellow.
HAPPY HOMEMAKER **Thankyou, Cathy at Vincentian
for this great idea, because with apron and rolling pin, I AM WOMAN...that's W-O-M-A-N! MY GIRL needs R-E-S-P-E-C-T!
DAY**VOLARE! OH MARIE! FUNICULI, FUNICULA & TARANTELLA! From Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra to
Perry Como Andrea Boccelli. Now, THAT'S AMORE!!
JAZZ CLUB** I AIN'T MISBEHAVIN
in ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND. I'm a SATIN DOLL with 1930's and 40's swing, be-bop, jive &
ALL THAT JAZZ.
KARAOKE PARTY**Hundreds of songs for the residents to sing. They can
read the lyrics from my TV monitor or your own big screen TV and use my cordless mic.
VEGAS**LUCK BE A LADY TONIGHT! From Elvis to the Rat Pack to the Gambler and all the stars of the strip,
past and present. VIVA LAS VEGAS, BABY!
LUAU***ALOHA! THIS IS THE MOMENT...a
hula contest ... grass skirts, ELVIS, leis & conga lines. I bring out the bubble machine for
Don Ho & TINY BUBBLES!
MOCK WEDDING* *We pick a bridal party & go thru all
of the fun traditions...We cut the cake, do the ethnic dances; even throw the garter! Perhaps a real couple renew
NIGHT AT THE OPERA*We get high brow with classical pieces, and information
that I impart about the composers and works of the day. It's music appreciation class, with performances!
PAJAMA PARTY**SWEET DREAMS! We wear our PJs & see who has the funniest slippers. I'LL
SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS, DREAMLOVER! GOODNIGHT,IRENE!
PIRATES***YO-HO! From Penzance
to the Caribbean, I'm a swashbuckling pirate with parrot or a wench giving out tattoos, searching for treasure
and Johnny Depp.
POLKA DOT DAY**We all wear polkadots....POLKAS and POLKA DOTS AND MOONBEAMS.
This is a spontaneous day. Make it your own with your ideas.
RAGS TO RICHES**I was
a SECOND HAND ROSE, but now I'm your DREAMGIRL! IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME NOW! WOULDN'T
IT BE LOVERLY?
RED HAT SOCIETY** With pink, red and purple attire (of course hats and
boas for the girls...) I salute the ladies with the best of my Mother's Day, May Day, and Happy Homemaker shows!
a flapper & you're the bees knees! 23-skidoo! Raccoon coats! MAME...Let's do the CHARLESTON and the VARSITY DRAG!
AIN'T WE GOT FUN!
SOCK HOP***Poodle skirts and saddle shoes....Elvis and doowop....from
Chuck Berry to GREASE! Let's ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK at the BANDSTAND!
dress like aliens (a contest?).... I'm captain Kook and we go to the final frontier. To the moon, Alice! FLY ME TO THE
MOON! THERE'S A MOON OUT TONIGHT!
TOGA PARTY**We all dress in bedsheets &
eat grapes. ZORBA the GREEK & line dancing as I throw down (paper) plates & WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN. Some ANIMAL HOUSE,
UNDER THE SEA**I'm the little mermaid, with songs about the sea, and BEYOND THE
SEA... from TITANIC to JAWS. SAILING, SAILING in my YELLOW SUBMARINE.
AND CHEESE**THE DAYS OF WINE AND CHEESES....FROM THE VINE CAME THE GRAPE...RED, RED WINE...I heard it thru the GRAPEVINE...Ah,
WIZARD OF OZ**I act out the movie with actual audio clips and crazy props.
Folks can dress like the scarecrow, lion, tinman, witch, or Dorothy. I'm the great and powerful OZ.
*These menu themes
are very flexible. I can tailor them to your special desires. Feel free to ask.!! And I'm always open to new ideas.
*My current favorites are MARDI GRAS (mid Jan to Ash Wed)...St. PATTY'S... SPRING FLING & EASTER (Mar-Apr)...CINCO DE
of JULY/SUMMER....LUAUs (Aug)...OKTOBERFEST(mid-Sept to Mid-Oct)...HALLOWEEN (last half Oct)...THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS
*I use costumes & props most of the time. In many
shows I have giveaways.
if you don't want costumes, props, giveaways and themes, and you just want me to sing.....
JUST WANT A REGULAR PARTY WITH NO APPETIZERS OR DESERTS?
....I CAN DO THAT!