Capping Off a Sizzling Season
Linda Day

HOT-Diggity Shindig

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We can say it was the HOTTEST Summer Shindig in the 4 years our church has been hosting it!  But the 90+degrees and 100% humidity didn't keep us from having a hot-diggity time!

 

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The inflatable obstacle courses gave the kids a chance to work off some of their excited energy.

 

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The Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department...

 


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...loaded up the fireworks for the evening finale.

You know you live in the country when your fireworks are stored on a hay wagon....

 


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A hot job on such a blistering day...but the burgers and dogs were delicious!

 


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Our Cincinnati bunch made the drive up to celebrate with us.

 

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A couple of our senior church members...the heat didn't keep these gals at home!

 


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And a few of the many cute kids, including our little Lucy!

 

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New this year was a Water Show, which was a hit with everyone.  

No one seemed to mind getting a little wet on such a hot day!

 


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Kristoffer was a good sport...

 


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...and got more than just a "little" wet!

 

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My youngest son Kyler was also drafted to help with the show...

 


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I guess my kids are easy prey!

 


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Granddaughter Lucy was soaked...

 


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As a matter of fact, most of the kids there ended up pretty wet.  But they loved it!

 

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Our youth pastor Bryan got soaked...

 


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...but he got his revenge!

 

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Dana and Courtney kept busy all evening behind the Sno-Kone machine.  They made over 300 snowcones!

 


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Patriotic tattoos!  Abram, of course, chose a firecracker with FIRE!

 


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Lucy-girl chose a heart...

 


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...and Kassie went for two!

 


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Emily organized some fun games for the little kids...

 


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...and Kristoffer organized a Cornhole Tournament for the bigger kids.

 


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Sam may be 9 months pregnant, but she can flat toss a beanbag right into that hole!



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She and hubby Bryan are the Sulphur Springs Cornhole Champions for the 2nd time in 4 years.

 

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Kassie...

 


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Kaden and his buddies...

 


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Karter....

 


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Kelsey....

 


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Abram...

 


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And Lucy, along with all the other kids, had some fun with giant sparklers just as it began to get dark.

 

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And for the evening's finale, the volunteer firefighters prepare to set off the BEST fireworks show in Sulphur Springs!  

 


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It sure was a...

...HOT-diggity shindig!

 

 

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