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Family Friendly Activities at Star Wars Celebration Europe

Kristen Hidalgo | July 10, 2013

Think Star Wars Celebration Europe is just for grownups? Not at all! Star Wars Celebrations offer fun for every member of the family.

Younglings and their families will want to stop by the Family Room, where there are kid-friendly activities going on during all hours of the show. Our friends from the Rebel Legion Germany have worked with us to put together lots of fun craft classes and activities. Some of the classes we will be offering include Chewbacca and Yoda finger puppets, Naboo paper jewel boxes, paper Holocrons, and felt Tooka dolls. For kids who don’t want to sit still, we have workshops in dancing like a Twi’lek, and extra large games like Connect Four.

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Star Wars Mocktails

Kristen Hidalgo | April 30, 2013

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Years before I started working in events at Lucasfilm, I worked in the kitchen at Skywalker Ranch. I’ve since traded a chef’s knife for a laptop, but every once in a while I get to play in the kitchen again.

To help celebrate May the 4th I was asked to create some recipes for Star Wars-themed mocktails. Each drink had to combine fun Star Wars elements into something delicious to drink. Challenge accepted!

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SWCVI: Family Room Fun

Kristen Hidalgo | August 14, 2012

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I’m Kristen Hidalgo, and I’m planning the activities for the Family Room at Celebration VI. This is my second time doing it and I’m really excited about it. Celebration V was a blast and we have even more planned for this year.

My idea for the Family Room is pretty simple–I want Celebration VI to be as much fun for kids as it is for adults. I want there to be so many cool things to do that kids will want to come back every day.

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