How to Celebrate Valentines Day
By: Alyssa M. & Sunbo A., Staff Writers
This February it is all about Valentines Day, the most loved time of the year. During this time of the year everybody is decorating their homes and getting gifts for the people they care about. Getting Valentines Day cards from your friends and the people you care about is always fun. When you think of Valentines Day you always think about the four basic things; party do-it-yourself, gifts filled with love, places to go, and activities to do.
You can always throw a little Valentines Day get together with your friends. To decorate you can do some cute and easy d0-it-yourself decorations, that will make your party pop. One decoration that you can make at home that will not cost to much is heart banners to hang up. You will need paper and scissors to cut out the heart shape. Another great and easy d0-it-yourself is a mason jar with a flower bouquet inside. All you need is a mason jar, a few flowers, and paint. You could also add your own touch of a red ribbon tied around the top. Another thing that you always need in a party are party treats. There are many treats that you can choose from and make yourself. For example; chocolate covered strawberries, red velvet cookies, heart shaped cinnamon rolls, and much more. All of these ideas for party treats and how to make them can be found at www.pillsbury.com. You could make these treats at home with your friends.
One place you can go and visit during Valentines day is the Banning Museum. The Banning Museum holds its annual Valentines Day Tea and Tunes. It will take place in the historic stagecoach barn from one to three. They will serve tea and sandwiches on antique tea sets. There will be live music and special tours of the museum.
Another thing that is also available on Valentines Day is the El Capitan Theater. They will be screening Lady and the Tramp. They will also be serving a candlelight dinner before the movie. It will be catered by Micelli’s. You can choose between spaghetti with marinara sauce or spaghetti with meatballs. To accompany that, you will also be given garden salad, mini rolls, and canoli. The cost will be between 9-13 dollars. This lasts from February 13-19. For more information you can go to this website, www.elcapitantheatre.com.
It doesn’t matter how you spend your Valentines Day, as long as you spend it with the people you care most about. Hopefully you can use a few of these ideas, that will definitely make your valentine happy.