Family Christmas Play 2013

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. ~Mary Ellen Chase

12/21/2013 The Christmas Play Intermission And On-Stage Visit (Page Three)

Page 1 - December 21st Overview
Page 2 - Off To The Play | Page 3 - The Play Continues
Page 4 - Special Pictures | Page 5 - Elks Christmas Ball


Time to catch our breath, get dessert, and ready ourselves to help Santa
save the Hotel and Orphanage

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"Hey Nick.... Does the word INTERMISSION the same thing as DESSERT?"

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Cyndy and Pappy Bob!
Cyndy just told him about Santa Claus and Bob is confused

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We brought our own singer

The Kids Are Called On Stage To Assist Santa

The kids will give the cast some inspiration on how to save the hotel and the orphanage from the Highway 66 problems.... Do you remember how they were saved??

Route 66 sign

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Dylan (argyle sweater) along with Alex (plaid) and Theo (sweater)

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Alex is studying the situation....
"Should I have gone up here??  It's OK, I can see Mom!"

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Watch out for the lady in the center....
She may sign you up and make you a smiler!

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Dylan is getting into this "in the spotlight" thing!

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...and on the left hand side of the stage

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"No Luisa... You cannot take him home!"
Alyssa, ever so polite, let the little kids be in the front!

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Too much activity

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Alex is being good for Santa...
He is remembering his list

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Alex and Theo... A pair to draw too

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"Wow!  That is so pretty!"

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Luisa better tell us what was said!

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Comparing necklaces...

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The Clauses are at work

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Pete takes a movie

Christmas Play 2013 second half and stage visit
The kids are ready to assist Santa

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Dylan, Alex, and Theo are working hard!

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Santa asks the kids to fill out their wish list so he can read it out loud

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Alex says "That's mine!!"

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The boys are watching everything going on!

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"OK... Pay attention... I shall now sing!"

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Charlie and Mommy... Watching whats going on!

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Bye kids... I will need help again next year!

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See you next year

Christmas Play 2013 second half and stage visit

Now What? - Mr. and Mrs. Claus and the cast stay on-stage and the audience can come up and visit with them, get their pictures taken, ask questions!  Fun time to visit with your favorite elf!  We got some group pictures!

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Mrs. Claus has done this play for at least 24 years!

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Brian and Jan head for the stage

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Ever heard the term "Herding Cats"

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It's us! Charlie and Theo have the place of honor on Santas lap
Nick and Alex are close bye

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"OK... Now its time for ladies only!"

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It's getting very beautiful on stage now

Christmas Play 2013 second half and stage visit
A bevy of beauties... Lucky Santa

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Lookin' good

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Charlie and Joe getting some snaps

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Gotcha

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Time to reorganize... Guys please

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Theo and Charlie had to hurry as JR wanted to sit on Santas lap
Alex and Dylan get to sit on Mrs Claus lap!

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Vicky... Down girl! He is married!

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Vicky has the list memorized

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Alyssa gets to meet one of the stars

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Grandpa Javier catches a picture or two

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Charlie and Alex Liles get to visit

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Big smile Alex!

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Dad gets in the picture... Bet Amy is taking pictures

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Yep!

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Christmas Play 2013 second half and stage visit
Laurie and Sue... Old friends... Fifty years

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The met in Junior High School in 1963

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Lee (Paul's High School girl friend) and Sue

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Hans and Brian... Taking it all in!

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Boys will be boys

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Bunny, Tom, and Carri getting ready for the ride home

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Pete, Karen, JR and Chris

Page 1 - December 21st Overview
Page 2 - Off To The Play | Page 3 - The Play Continues
Page 4 - Special Pictures | Page 5 - Elks Christmas Ball