Party With The Young, The Old, The Dead...Every Friday.

Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Calment – February 21, 1875               -Jeanne was born in Arles, France, and lived there her entire life -Vincent Van Gogh also lived in Arles, and Jeanne says she met him when she was 13, when Vincent came into her father’s sh

Frederick Douglass

Born a slave, Frederick did not even know his own birth date, and chose February 14, 1818 because his mother called him her “little valentine.”  He went on to become one of the most important figures in ending slavery.      

John Deere

John Deere – February 7, 1804                                          

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson – January 31, 1919                 Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, GA He had five brothers and sisters, and was raised by his mother, Millie When he was very young, his family moved to California Jackie did very well

Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton – January 24, 1968                       Bio coming soon! Decorations: Olympics!! We used all white – and cut Olympic rings out of construction paper as a focus in the middle of our table.  We’re

Ben Franklin

Benjamin Franklin – January 17, 1706                           *Born in Boston, Massachusetts, one of ten children *Became a printer’s apprentice to his brother James at the age of twelve *When he was fifteen

Birthday Party for One of Us!

          One of the little guys has a birthday this week, so we’re focused on making him feel special!  We’ll be back on 1/17 for Ben Franklin!  

J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien – January 3, 1892                           John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in South Africa The family moved back to England shortly after he was born His father died when he was very young, and his mot

Harvey Firestone

Harvey Firestone – December 20, 1868                                 Born in Columbiana, Ohio After high school, Harvey worked for a buggy company He later started his own business selling rubber car