The “Can Do” Kids are eagerly awaiting 4th of July celebrations at the “Can Do” Street Community Center.
They love birthday parties and the 4th of July was the biggest birthday party of all…our country’s birthday!
This year, there is so much more they could participate in for the 4th of July, now that they were a year older.
Weeks ago the “Can Dos” signed up for the various events at the Center. At the planning meeting, they found out the big event on the 4th of July would be a short play about the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Even though the original signers of the first Declaration of Independence were all men, the girls were given the opportunity to dress in male costumes, if they wanted to be in the play. Annie, Maria and Nellie signed up to be part of the play along with 10 boys to make up the needed 13 signers, one for each of the 13 colonies.
Kathy, Yundi, Hector and Eulyn signed up, as members of the “Can Do” Kids Chefs Club, to work with the senior’s club members to make red white and blue desserts to serve with the barbeque supper after the play.
Jay, Orrie, Mickey, Arthur J. Bobby, Wendy and Willie volunteered to be the chorus singing well-known patriotic songs to open and close the play.
After the barbeque, after the sunset, would come the fireworks. The “Can Dos” could watch the fireworks, they couldn’t participate in the fireworks. That’s a job for experienced adults, not kids. Kids could get hurt by fireworks.