We had all of the amenities there, surrounded by green cinderblock walls. There was a stove to keep the food warm, a bar which the kids used as a play space and the adults used for adult beveredges, a stereo for music, a big trestle table and benches for seating, and we even had a bathroom down there. Like I said, all of the mod cons (that's modern conveniences, not groovy criminals) that a person could ask for.
|The red plastic reindeer.|
Here's a peek at the party in progress, Christmas 1961 or 1962.
|The best part of any holiday - the family! Second best, the food! Those ladies could cook.|
From left to right : Alice (Rimkus) Karvoius, and her daughters : Tess, Estelle, and Sophie.
Here are a few more baubles for you.
|This one says "Merry Christmas.|
|The reindeer were always my favorites.|