Family Place readies for Princess Party

Emma Pressel, Alex Nissim, Liz Cruz and Wendi Coombs put packets together for the Family Place's Princess Party.

There is a lot going on at The Family Place this week, as they prepare for the Princess Party to be held on Saturday Feb. 2. They are assembling crowns, wands and other materials for girls who will be in attendance at the party.

The family Place is in the process of assembling crowns, wands and other things for girls who will be at the Princess Party Saturday.

We have a tea party, a ball and a day full of magic,” said Wendi Cooms, the event manager for the Family Place. “We’ve had a huge response.”

There will be two sessions, one from 10 am. to 12 noon, and again from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Castle Manor located at 170 W. 3900 N. Hyde Park.

The activity will include crafts, activities, dancing and fun with most of the popular princesses.

“We have had volunteers helping us prepare for this event since last summer,” she said.  “We have eight different tables with different crafts. The Princess Pass offers twice the crafts.”

The Family Place has had a lot of volunteers who have offered help to prepare for this big event.

The Family Place is having their Princess Party on Saturday as a fund raiser. They are expecting 300 young princesses to show up for a tea party, a ball and lots of crafts.

“We have volunteers from the university, groups form churches, students from middle school and high schools,” Coombs said. “We are limited to 150 people per session and it is filling fast.”

They are expecting to fill each session. Admission is $20 and a princess pass is $10.

To register or reserve a ticket go to or call (435) 752-8880 for more information.

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