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Historic Downtown Celebrated Moms on Saturday, May 9th
 Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Planet 

 


Courtesy City of Glendale

Historic Downtown celebrated Moms on Saturday, May 9th. More than 1,000 moms with their friends and families visited the downtown to participate in the flower trail, specialty lunches and shopping. Entertainment was featured throughout the downtown including henna art, caricature artist, an accordion player, Come Back Buddy and stiltwalkers. This was the 2nd Motherís Day Celebration in downtown Glendale. The event began last year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Motherís Day. ďOur Motherís Day celebration was a fun filled day and a perfect opportunity for families to enjoy the unique aspects of Downtown Glendale,Ē said Lorraine Pino, Tourism Manager.

 

        

Sue Berntsen with flowers, Becky Shady dispensing bags with Patricia Moore 
(L-last photo) and Nancy Houck (in blue)
handing out maps  to the visitors
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

Here! Start your celebration at the Glendale Visitor Center and pick up a beautiful flower, event map and goodie bag. Many of the downtown shops and restaurants featured discounts and giveaways, free flowers and special Motherís Day gift ideas, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m

 

Fun Fact
Anna Jarvis is credited with beginning the Mother's Day celebration in 1908 with special events held in Grafton West Virginia, and Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Jarvis handed out flowers at her Methodist church in honor of her late Mother.



An Afternoon at
Kimberly Annís Victorian Tea Room
7153 N. 59th Ave 623-934-1106

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May Collins busy at work in the kitchen

       
Left, May Collins, owner of Kimberly Ann's Tearoom with a wonderful lunch plate and Right, Mariana Emmert  shows us  a wonderful assortment of scones, fruit  and finger sandwiches.
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 

    

Ruth Donaldson 99, who is the same age as the city of Glendale (they will both be 100 soon!) and her daughter Carol Brady,, enjoy a mother-daughter tea at Kimberly Ann's Tea Room in Catlin Court. Mariana Emmert brings to the table a wonderful assortment of scones, fruit and finger sandwiches.
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 

  

Roger and Patricia Moore, who are both volunteers at the Glendale Visitor Center (see one of the above photos),
 get a chance to enjoy a nice quiet lunch  at Kimberly Ann's Tearoom at the end of the day! 
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant


Kimberly Annís  served high tea for Motherís Day weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The high tea included strawberry walnut salad, an assortment of fresh fruit, an assortment of homemade pastries, and 8 finger sandwiches per person, scone, lemon curd Devonshire cream and a pot of loose leaf tea. Cost was $25 per person including tax and gratuity. Reservations were required. 


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Miracle Haven featured a Mom & Daughter Tutuís
 & Cupcakes Tea Party with fairytale theme

Miracle Haven
5845 W. Palmaire Ave

Mothers, daughters and granddaughters celebrated Mother's Day at Miracle Haven's first ever "Cupcakes & Tutu's Tea Party". The  girls were absolutely precious in their custom made tutu's. A light lunch and "tea" (actually milk or strawberry lemonade in tiny, white teapots) was served to each of the girls, while mothers enjoyed their choice of triangle-cut sandwiches and pasta salad.

                                              
Miracle Haven Photos Courtesy Miracle Haven               


After lunch each little girl received a princess make-over while moms were pampered with sugar scrub, lotions and a cooking eye sachet. The afternoon was a charming success and everyone seemed to enjoy their lunch and time together. 

Miracle Haven would love to host a "Daddy Daughter Tutu's and Cupcakes" lunch in June, and let the dad's make a special memory, too. Hopefully we'll be able to secure a masseuse for a little, guy-style "pampering" while daughters have their makeovers. Details: TBA

 


 

Come Back Buddy  Rocked and Rolled Outside  
The Cottage Garden II
7162 N. 58th Ave.  623-847-5262

 

Come Back Buddy is a 3-piece rock-n-roll band inspired by the legendary "Buddy Holly and the Crickets."  The trio's repertoire includes the music of many artists from the 50's era including Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Ricky Nelson, and of course, Buddy Holly. 

Mike Randall provides Come Back Buddy's lead vocals and guitar. With Janine Randall on bass and Don Rinehart on drums, the band has a strong foundation... and a strong following!


Come Back Buddy band members are  Janine Mike Randall 
(on bass) Mike Randall (on lead)  and Don Rinehart (on drums)
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 

     
Don Rinehart, Janine  Randall and Mike Randall 
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 

 
Come Back Buddy band members are  Janine  Randall 
(on bass) Mike Randall (on lead)  and Don Rinehart (on drums).
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 
Janine  Randall  (on bass) Mike Randall (on lead)  and Don Rinehart (on drums).
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 


Tony Putrino on Accordion strolled over and joined in!  Come Back Buddy band members 
are  Janine Mike Randall (on bass) Mike Randall (on lead)  and Don Rinehart (on drums)
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant


Tami and Don Rinehart 


Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 


Mike Randall          Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

Come Back Buddy has performed at large venues for the public, entertaining thousands and for private parties. They get their audiences up dancing, giving them an enjoyable and memorable experience! Past performances include the 80th Birthday Bash for Murray Deutch, publisher of Holly's hit 'That'll Be The Day.'

The group has been seen live on the 3 TV show 'Good Morning Arizona' on multiple occasions. The travelin' trio regularly performs throughout the Southwest including Arizona, Nevada, California & Oregon.

Come Back Buddy has played class reunions, graduation parties, retirement celebrations, birthdays (all ages), weddings & receptions, anniversaries and special events such as New Year's, July 4th, Christmas & Holiday parties. 

The band's purpose is to add a fun musical atmosphere to any event. For some, Come Back Buddy is an education in nostalgia, while for others it's a walk down memory lane. So, if you're looking to turn back the clock or simply want to hear some of the great hits and music from the fabulous 50's, Come Back Buddy is the band for you!

http://www.comebackbuddy.com/ for more info and  upcoming venues


 


Tall man Taylor, Stiltwalker, was seen in every part of  Downtown Glendale
I had to look way up to get this photo! He's tall!
Photo © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant


 

  
John Munson, Caricature Artist  at A Touch of European Cafť, draws Teresa, Luis and Nora
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant


 

   
Barbara Taylor, Henna Artist at  Bears & More, Finishes a Henna Tattoo on Audrey Harpe of Peoria
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant




Tony Putrino on Accordion Strolled Throughout Downtown Glendale
Photo © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant


 

Papa Ed's Ice Cream Parlor
7146-B N. 58th Avenue (623) 915-4438

  

Meanwhile at Papa Ed's Ice Cream Parlor, Linda Moran-Whittley, owner, always has 
free samples of the delicious Ice Cream for visitors like Caterina Russ of Avondale to try out!

Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 


The Last Stop - Get Our Flowers Wrapped!
 Glendale Flowers 7145 N 58th D.

 

Maureen Wilson, owner of Glendale Flowers prepares a beautiful bouquet of flowers.  After the visitors to the area had collected up flowers at other shops they would end up at Glendale flowers to have them wrapped.
Photo © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant

 

 
Beth Francisco (l),  Katherine Bradley (m) and Nina Dhehatalyn (r)
 work to get mother's day arrangements ready to ship out.
Photos © Ed Sharpe - Glendale Daily Plant


Glendale Flowers has been proudly serving Glendale since 1939. A charming, old fashioned flower shop in the heart of Glendale's antique district, we pride ourselves on nostalgic, personalized service for every customer. If you don't see it on our website, give us a call! Fresh flower arrangements and beautiful green plants available for carry out every day. Please call ahead for custom orders. 

ADDRESS   7145 N. 58TH Drive 
PHONE (623) 931-2416

 

 

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