Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah


It really makes the planning process easy when a creative boy turns his special day into a
multi-sport, fun-filled celebration where the theme left no doubt who was number one. Welcome
to Charlie’s starting lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah party!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


Guests arrived at West Hartford Town Hall to find their table assignments grouped by every
imaginable (and some unimaginable!) competitive sports around — from Ping Pong to Curling
and everything in between.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The sign-in board featured that amazing foam finger logo emphasizing the theme of the day:
togetherness in honoring the guest of honor.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The room was colorful and welcoming for “athletes” from all realms of competition.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography

Did we mention there were giant foam fingers everywhere? Yes, maybe we did!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The mitzvah boy chose the “Competitive Eating” table as his own — look out Joey Chesnut!


Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


One centerpiece featured gnarly recycled skateboard wheels!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


We even found enough room for the Sumos inside this vase!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


For the traditional chair lifting, the foam fingers all pointed to the man of the hour!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


This wonderfully creative ice cream bar was furnished by Russell’s Creative Global Cuisine.


Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


Not that anyone will soon forget this awesome event, but young party guests received these great
long-sleeve hoodies as a memento.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


It was a pleasure planning this party for a wonderful young man. Charlie, you’re truly number 1!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography

Easy! Done! Enjoy!


Plan-it Vicki is the brainchild of Vicki Ross, an experienced Event Planner located in Avon, a
suburb of Hartford, Connecticut. Vicki has created wonderful celebrations all over Connecticut
and Massachusetts. She and her staff provide services for small, intimate dinner parties as well
as large, full-scale events such as weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs.
For help with your next event contact Plan-it Vicki 

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Nathan’s Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party


Combine an aptly named suburban New York boy with a fun-loving, dance-crazy group of family
and friends, a kickass DJ, great food and a wonderful venue and you get Nathan’s famous Coney
Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party.

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


Guests arrived at The Rock Club and knew right away they were in for a colorful night full of fun
and frivolity they would remember for a very long time.

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


Inside were all the elements you’d expect from a Coney Island experience. Great themed apps…

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi

A fully stocked bar featuring signature drinks such as the “Astro Spritz”, the “Spicy Cyclone”
and the popular “Luna Royale”…

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


The card box featured the great specially designed logo, which was everywhere you turned…

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party


On the balloons, which, like the logo, were everywhere you turned…

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


On the giant projector screen outlining the dance floor…

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


And on a giant vinyl sign that rimmed the balcony overlooking the main room.

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


And, of course, you didn’t think we’d forget the hot dog cart did you?

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


Tables in the dining area were adorned with these wonderful antique replicas which further
helped set the carnival mood.

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


The main course was delicious custom-made pizza prepared on site by the Big Green Truck.

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


Once fed and the formal festivities were out of the way, a wonderful (and somewhat crazy) night of
rock climbing and dancing ensued, led by the very enthusiastic DJ stylings of Joe Nyce and his team.

Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi


Rise up young man, any way you slice it Nathan’s Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah party
was a rousing success!


Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Willy Airaldi

Easy! Done! Enjoy!


Plan-it Vicki is the brainchild of Vicki Ross, an experienced Event Planner located in Avon, a
suburb of Hartford, Connecticut. Vicki has created wonderful celebrations all over Connecticut
and Massachusetts. She and her staff provide services for small, intimate dinner parties as well
as large, full-scale events such as weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs.
For help with your next event contact Plan-it Vicki 

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