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Re: [Rabbits] playing games with grandparents?

  • FromFred Poutre <cloven-fruit@xxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 10 Oct 2005 12:15:09 -0600
Older Folks!!
I am an grandfather. Some grandparents are not older folks.
However, I think it is a grand idea. 
I often play with my grandkids.
I have already introduced them to some Icehouse games, which they like.

Fred Poutre
Cloven Fruit Games

On Mon, 10 Oct 2005 09:59:09 -0400 Kristin Looney
<rabbit-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Re: [Rabbits] brainstorming about National Games Week
> how about...
> Play Card Games with Grandma & Grandpa!
> This year, during National Games Week (Nov 20-26 2005), pull 
> out your copy of Aquarius, and the new Family edition of 
> Fluxx - and encourage Grandma and Grandpa to play card games 
> with you!  Aquarius is the perfect game for the older folks - 
> and Family Fluxx is a much simpler version of Fluxx and even 
> comes with it's very own Grandparent Bonus!
> Thanksgiving is a time when you get together with your own 
> Grandma and Grandpa...  but what about trying to get together 
> with other peoples grandparents, too?
> Our Rabbits are always looking for people to play games 
> with... would you guys enjoy seeking out an older generation 
> of folks to play with one afternoon?
> Retirement communities and continuing care and assisted 
> living facilities are everywhere... full of other peoples 
> grandparents who I'm sure would love to have a few young 
> enthusiastic rabbits come play games with them one afternoon 
> during National Games Week.  These places are all about 
> scheduling events for their residents to participate in.
> If we put together some signs to post, and some guidance on 
> who to approach at a retirement facility about something like 
> this...  would you guys be interested in running an event 
> like this?
> Thoughts?
> -Kristin (of the Looney variety)
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