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Planning one of the milestone birthday parties doesn't have to be stressful. This is a guide about unique 50th birthday party ideas.
This is a guide about surprise 50th birthday party ideas. A surprise birthday party is not just for younger folks. Make someone's 50th memorable.
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My mom is turning 50 this year and my sisters and I don't have a theme for her party. Any suggestions?
By klaisa from Alton, IL
Some people are depressed about getting older so you may want to do something very fun and crazy. I think Hawaii 5-O would be a great theme. I was impressed with having lived 1/2 a century when I turned 50. You could do a theme with all the inventions and changes in the last 50 years. It's amazing how things have changed in 50 years. Good luck.
Since she was born in 1960 why not do a sixties theme? Steak n shake has cardboard kids meal cars that could be used to put cups of flowers inside for center pieces. A hamburger and sundae bar would be cute and you could make poodle skirts to wear. Have everyone dress like the sixties and play sixties rock and roll songs. Good luck and have fun!
My dad is 50 this year, but he is a very young 50 which is great. His mates are married and well not too lively. Any suggestions please? Not a party! Thanks.
Why not plan an entire day for just the two of you (unless you have sibs who want to join)? Planning is half the fun, so why not you and he talk about all the options? Could be you making breakfast, could be a short (or long) road trip to someplace he's always wanted to go or go back to, could be lunch at a favourite place, could be a new adventure, could be a day at a theme park, could be a class of some kind where the two of you can learn something new together (particularly if he's looking for a new hobby), could be getting together with a few friends for (potluck) dinner ...? Have fun!
My mom is turning 50 and I have no idea what to do for her. Any ideas?
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I want to give my husband a 50th birthday party. Any good ideas to use? I want it to be sort of elegant and memorable. My colors are white and gold, and I want the guest to wear black or white outfits.
partylady1 from PA
I need ideas for my mom's 50th birthday party.
In our area, there are a few amazing museums - one is an art and the other is animal. People all the time rent those out and then can look around after the dinner/buffet.
Another option is to check out a park/wilderness area. Lots of options for games etc there
Have fun! (08/30/2005)
My mom did a surprise party for my dad with all the relatives and friends but she made posters with picture of him from a baby on up through his early 60's it was beautiful! In return my father did the same but made a power point presentation and had it running continually throughout the party on a screen.