Veni. Vidi. Vici. (Ides of March Party)

Ides of March Party
Veni. Vidi. Vici. (Ides of March Party)

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March 15th.

What is the Ides of March?

courtesy of Jennifer Vernon, for National Geographic News, March 12, 2004

Julius Caesar's bloody assassination on March 15, 44 B.C., forever marked March 15, or the Ides of March, as a day of infamy. It has fascinated scholars and writers ever since. For ancient Romans living before that event, however, an ides was merely one of several common calendar terms used to mark monthly lunar events. The ides simply marked the appearance of the full moon.

But the Ides of March assumed a whole new identity after the events of 44 B.C. The phrase came to represent a specific day of abrupt change that set off a ripple of repercussions throughout Roman society and beyond. Click here for the rest of the article

Today, thanks to the William Shakespeare‘s play Julius Caesar, the soothsayer's warning to Julius Caesar, “Beware the Ides of March,” has forever imbued that date with a sense of foreboding.  But here at Party Idea Pros we say the ides of March is just another excuse to party, especially for those interested in ancient Roman history, Shakespeare, or anything toga.   Pick and chose from a wide range of ideas.  This theme can go as elegant or as bawdy as you desire.

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Heart & Love & Valentine’s Day Party Games

Valentines Day Games

Valentines Day Party Games

Hearts & Love & Valentine's Day Party Games

By Katie

Start A New Valentine's Tradition – Play Valentine's Day Party Games With Your Coupled or Single Friends 

Lips, Valentine's Day Party Games

If you're in a relationship, the frustration of planning what to do with your special someone can become a tedious yearly endeavor. Inviting other couples to a Valentine's Day get-together can be a fun way to add something new to the holiday while still allowing for romantic time with your sweetheart. Valentine Bingo, Lefty's In Love, and Movie Love Quotes are fun games to play with a room full of people, so the more the merrier!  These games would also be perfect for classroom Valentine's Day parties and workplace break time fun!

If you're not in a relationship, spending V-Day alone often feels like rubbing salt in an open wound. That's why having your other friends who are also single over can make the reality of the day not seem quite so depressing.  Doing something different and having a Valentine's Day game night can be a fun new tradition to start.

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Halloween Printable Games

Halloween Printable Games

More Sources, More Selection! >> Python Printable Games | More Printable Halloween Games

Halloween Printable Games

Print and Play! 

What could be easier?  Are you like us — we plan every detail of our parties – the invitations, the party decor, the party favors, the food, and never think about planning activities absolutely convinced that our guests are interesting and engaging individuals and can easily entertain themselves.  (except for children's parties where we plan and schedule every minute).  And then once in a while, we either have a sneaking suspicion a day or so in advance or are caught completely off guard right then and there and realize things aren't going so well.  We have had political conversations go ballistic and strident parenting advice get a bit overbearing.  There is not much to do about it except quickly change the conversation.  That's where these Halloween printable games come in extraordinarily handy.  In just a few minutes, we can change the course of the evening.  Don't get caught in a scary spot.  Plan ahead this Halloween by having a stack of pre-printed games ready at a moments notice.  Have a fun-filled Halloween and party hearty!

One more thought … many of these print and play games work great in a classroom.  Some are even customizable so you can tailor them to your lesson or set them aside for your classroom Halloween celebration.

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Halloween in the Classroom – Go Batty!

Halloween in the Classroom – Go Batty!

Looking for a way to add an educational and charitable element to your classroom Halloween celebrations? Adopt a vampire bat! or any of these “scary” critters

Adopt a Wolf | Adopt a Jaguar | Adopt a Wolverine

Classroom Halloween Party

Most of you are way better than me about planning in advance, but for those last minute room moms, you can skip the drive across town just to find the leftover Halloween pickings.  Order TODAY and have your paper goods and decorations delivered to your front door in time for your student's Halloween in the classroom party!

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Printable Games for Mother’s Day

Printable Mothers Day Games

Printable Games for Mother's Day

Let the kids do the work: We're getting close to Mother's Day and one of  the printable games by Print Games Now most loved by moms is the Mother's Day Treasure Hunt. It's packed with tasks for Dad and the kids to complete around the house, made fun in the context of a game.  Just copy and paste this link into an email  to your husband and let him take it from there.  All he needs to do is to print the game out on your home printer early on Mother's Day morning (or better yet, the night before) to keep the kids busy while you sleep in!

Mother's Day Scavenger Hunt Tidy Up Game, Printable Games for Mother's DayMother's Day Scavenger Hunt Tidy Up Game!

Printable Mother's Day Scavenger Hunt

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Printable Halloween Games

Fun Printable Halloween Games

Printable Halloween Games

Add a little spice to your party with printable Halloween games for kids, and printable halloween trivia games – like scary movies and zombie trivia – for adults. So many different party games to choose from!  How does it work? Personalization is done after purchase. A login is setup at the time you place your order.  After that when you login to your account you can personalize and preview all your games before printing. Most games are printable for up to 30 days from the day you order them with unlimited printouts possible. Continue Reading →