Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Summertime in the Neighborhood


Summer is here and we celebrated last evening with our neighborhood's annual block party. Fried chicken, cole slaw, fruit salad and many other goodies were served as kids frolicked and adults chatted. The kids' entertainment for the evening was The Bubble Truck.


There's my son in the plaid shorts, in the thick of things. The Bubble Truck emits bubbles from the entire vehicle and then Mr. Bubble Truck also brings out large buckets so the kids can dip giant bubble makers into the soapy solution. This kept the kids entertained FOREVER! So much better than inflatable jumpies, I think. And, Mr. Bubble Truck also makes balloon animals, which added even more to the festivities. (Until Little Man's popped and he had a complete meltdown over it. Sigh.)

It was fun meeting many of our neighbors and celebrating the start of summer.

Does your neighborhood or town have a get-together in the summer months?

11 comments:

Trish {Pink Preppy Lilly Lover} said...

I am in LOVE with the Bubble Truck! What a fabulous idea! I can't get over the size of those bubbles, how fun! Sounds like a really nice community that lives in your neighborhood :) Happy Summer!! xoxo

Main Line Sportsman said...

Inflatable jump contrivances...I call them the "fat lip" machine as inevitably some kid comes out crying 'cause another kid smashed his head into the face of the other by accident...
Bubble truck...genius...
Hope there was a keg for the adults!

Sundresses and Smiles said...

oh my goodness--I'm not a kid, but I know I would find that so exciting! There's just something about bubbles that is magical, haha!

Tiffany from HOLIDAY said...

a bubble truck?! now that's fun! the only block party we have is in october when it's bareable to be outside. i do wish it was a little more fun, though, like yours!

JMW said...

Main Line, yes, in addition to soft drinks, there was plenty of Stella Artois, Bud and other adult beverages. Good times. :)

bevy said...

What a wonderful invention! My birthday is on Saturday and I think I need one of those... Maybe the bubbles could be champagne bubbles!

Tessa said...

Hmmm... Wonder if the bubble truck takes road trips!! Ha! My kids would love it! What a fun night!!

Metropolitan Mum said...

I am so jealous! It's bitterly cold here - 13 degree C and rain. Brrr.

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