I don't know if I'm in the minority any more, but I have to confess that I am 40 years old, and I'm a gamer. And I'm a lousy one at that. I've logged hundreds of hours on my Xbox 360, and I still get my rear end kicked when I try to play any level above beginning. When I play multiplayer, I'm getting killed within the first 10 seconds of playing by players halfway around the world who weren't even alive when Friends was on the air.
A new program starting in Buckner this summer is a Family Fun Night. It's geared at boys and girls ages 8-15 and meets every Thursday night from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. This program was created to provide boys and girls in the community, and their parents, a night to have fun by offering a variety of games they can participate in together in a safe environment. At the end of the evening, a mentoring session will be held by the police or fire department on different topics with the boys and girls.
Looking through some of the books and game boards displayed on one of our branch displays this month reminded me of fun times playing Monopoly with my dad and friends when I was a young tween/teen. I was a "twentieth anniversary/surprise baby," born to parents who were in their late 30s and early 40s and had already raised three daughters, two of whom were married and the last a senior in high school. Since my dad was retired, he had time on Saturdays to play games with me and my friends. We would get the Monopoly game set up on the living room floor, get snack
Are you ready to game? Join us for Children’s Game Night on May 7th at 7:00 p.m. for family fun. Bring your folks, brothers and sisters, or anyone you want to compete with. We’ll bring out classic board games for all to enjoy.
We have Children’s Game Night every month! If you want to make it a regular routine, join us the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. We’ll be here with games for you and your family to enjoy.
December is almost here, and with it comes the cold temperatures that we’ve come to expect during the last month of the year. It’s also the time we say goodbye to one year and get ready for another one. But before 2013 leaves us, we would like to offer you and your friends a chance to have some fun with special programs just for teens in December. The types of activities we may have for you include games, crafts, movies and anime.