Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Starlight Mike's

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On Sunday the kids and I went to a Halloween party at Mike's English School in Tama. We had a lot of fun and plan to go again next year. We had a Halloween parade around the center of the city and trick-or-treated at local businesses like McD's, KFC, Starbuck's and Baskin Robbins. There were about 40 Japanese kids and 20 native English speaking guests, plus the Mike's staff and some parents, it was a big party! Mike's has lots of group events throughout the year and they always love to have native English speakers attend to give the kids a chance to practice speaking.
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Gabi was dead set against wearing a costume, I forced her into this sorry-excuse-for-a-cat getup at the last minute. Ethan wanted to be a Transformer, but is terrified of the mask, so he's just wearing his Transformer pajamas. Look at Meg's tatooed arm, doesn't it look real?
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>Our group parading through town.
Meg and E are towards the back, and Gabi is bringing up the rear with Edward Scissorhands. The whole group of 60+ people was screaming "Trick-or-Treat! Happy Halloween!" at the top of their lungs the entire time. We were literally stopping traffic.
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Mike's staff and party guests

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Me, Meg and Ethan.

Check out E's jack-o-lantern bag crammed full of loot! They got so much stuff! E is still trying so hard to do "peace" fingers.

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1 comment:

Robin said...

Do I know who this "Mike" is? Must be American - looks like fun. Now let the cavities and sick candy indulged tummy's begin!!!