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Life Day 2016 Recap

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Another great Life Day party was hosted by Josh and April.

First, the food:


Now the posing and talking:


Next the gift giving:


And we end the night:

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Life Day Party Invite 2016

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

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It’s time for the annual Chicago Force Life Day party! Dinner will be pot-luck as usual so if you’re able to join us please indicate on Facebook what you’ll be bringing. We’ll also be doing a gift exchange/swap as we do every year ($25 minimum). Kids are absolutely welcome and if there’s snow there will absolutely be sledding. This is a great time every year so we can’t wait to see everyone. For the address in Downers Grove please contact Joshua Schschulte.

Book club will be taking place beforehand at the Stechschulte house at 4:30 and the book is Rogue One: Catalyst.

Life Day Party 2015

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

We eat some great food, watched Episodes 4 through 6, watched a great Carrie Fisher interview, opened gifts, stole gifts, and talked a lot. Another great Life Day for us.

Life Day Party

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

It’s time for the annual Chicago Force Life Day party at Joshua Stechschulte’s in Downers Grove! Dinner will be pot-luck as usual. We’ll also be doing a gift exchange/swap as we do every year ($25 minimum). Kids are absolutely welcome and if there’s snow there will absolutely be sledding This is a great time every year so we can’t wait to see everyone. Contact Joshua for the address.

Book club will be taking place beforehand at our house at 4:30 and the book will be Star Wars: A New Hope The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy by Alexandra Bracken!

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Life Day 2014

Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Mark helps Dan "fluff the beef"

Mark helps Dan “fluff the beef”

Smile

Smile

Prep time

Prep time

Mmmmm.

Mmmmm.

The Yummies appear

The Yummies appear

To Trade or Not to Trade, that is the question

To Trade or Not to Trade, that is the question

Another successful gift exchange

Another successful gift exchange

Dan enjoys his new stormtrooper while Maeve looks on

Dan enjoys his new stormtrooper while Maeve looks on

The toys are added to the toy drive pile.

The toys are added to the toy drive pile.

Tom prepares to raid Josh's collection

Tom prepares to raid Josh’s collection

Life Day Party 2014

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

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It’s time for the annual Chicago Force Life Day party! Dinner will be pot-luck as usual so if you’re able to join us please visit our Facebook page and  indicate in the comments section below what you’ll be bringing. We’ll also be doing a gift exchange/swap as we do every year ($25 minimum). Kids are absolutely welcome and if there’s snow there will absolutely be sledding  For the address in Downers Grove please PM Joshua.

Book club will be taking place beforehand at our house at 4:30 and the book will be Tarkin!

Also, there is again a toy drive so please bring a toy to donate!

Life Day 2013 Pictures

Saturday, December 14th, 2013
Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.

Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.

Dan prepares to "fluff the beef"

Dan prepares to “fluff the beef”

Tie Fighter Crescent Rolls are ready for the oven.

Tie Fighter Crescent Rolls are ready for the oven.

Commence fluffing of the beef.

Commence fluffing of the beef.

Of course, everyone ended up in the kitchen.

Of course, everyone ended up in the kitchen.

Lencho was looking at the pretty pictures.

Lencho was looking at the pretty pictures.

Fresh from the oven! Yum!

Fresh from the oven! Yum!

A cute elf stopped by.

A cute elf stopped by.

Oooooooh!

Oooooooh!

Hmmm...what to eat first?

Hmmm…what to eat first?

I'm sure the beef will be ready sometime....

I’m sure the beef will be ready sometime….

You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy...until next year.

You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy…until next year.

All smiles at the holiday part.

All smiles at the holiday part.

Children gathered, presents gathered, time for the gift exchange.

Children gathered, presents gathered, time for the gift exchange.

Lucky number 7! Last to pick for the gift exchange.

Lucky number 7! Last to pick for the gift exchange.

Surprise! It's a Star Wars gift!

Surprise! It’s a Star Wars gift!

Another Star Wars gift.

Another Star Wars gift.

The unwrapping continues...

The unwrapping continues…

More gift exchange fun.

More gift exchange fun.

Wampa Claw!

Wampa Claw!

The carnage of the Wampa Claw continues.

The carnage of the Wampa Claw continues.

You do not want to be riding a tauntaun tonight.

You do not want to be riding a tauntaun tonight.

Another steal in the gift exchange, it pays to draw the last number.

Another steal in the gift exchange, it pays to draw the last number.

Life Day Party 2013

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

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It’s time for the annual Chicago Force Life Day party! We will be meeting at the home of Joshua Stechschulte on Saturday December 14th at 6pm.  Dinner will be pot-luck. We’ll also be doing a gift exchange/swap as we do every year ($25 minimum). Kids are absolutely welcome! Please contact Joshua on Facebook for the address.

Additionally we’re looking to donate toys for all the children in the tornado affected areas downstate. We be collecting NEW toy donations at the party.

Also, don’t forget book club will be at 4pm, we are reading William Shakespeare’s Star Wars:

"’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearstome Stormtroopers"

“’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearstome Stormtroopers”

 

Life Day Party 2011

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

On December 3rd, we met for our Annual Life Day Party!

Holiday Party 2008

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

On Saturday, December 13th, it was time to party, holiday party!