Zombie Apocalypse Luau

Last night, my ward had a Relief Society activity. In layman’s terms, my church had a women’s activity. I was on the planning committee for the activity. The out-of-the-box theme for the activity was Zombie Apocalypse Luau- Are you Prepared? The reason for this activity was because it needed to be about teaching emergency preparedness. I was late to the planning meeting and missed the brainstorming about this particular acitivty. When I heard about this theme, I wasn’t very happy about it. I am not a big fan of zombies, they are creepy. And I do not think zombies fit well with a Luau or a church activity. #badattitude

Our committee planned a few classes that would be offered after a Luau dinner. The committee decided to do an archery class, a knife throwing class, a fire starting class, and a self-defense class. I was not super happy about the whole idea, but I was part of the committee and I wanted to help where I could. So…I volunteered Josh to help teach an archery class. He agreed :). The day before the party the person teaching the fire starter class was injured so I ended up volunteering him to switch and teach that class on his own. He again agreed. 🙂 Thanks Joshy!

The activity turned out really well. I was very impressed with my committee and everything they did. They went all out (see pics below). I can’t take any credit, except for some set-up and clean-up. I was planning on sitting in Josh’s class the whole time because I wasn’t excited about the other options and I really like fire. But I decided at the last-minute to branch out and try the other classes. I ended up having a lot of fun. I shot a bow and arrow for the first time in my life and I hit the target 🙂 And I learned how to throw knives, it is pretty tough but kind of fun in a woman-in-the-wild sort of way. Josh even threw a few.

Josh laughed at me because I always stress about going to social events, but generally, afterwards, I talk about how much fun I had and that I was glad I went. It was the same thing for this party. Moral of the story, if you are ever in charge of teaching emergency preparedness, I definitely recommend adding in some fun stuff like fire, archery, or knife throwing. Also, don’t have a bad attitude (that was for me).

Josh getting ready to teach
Tiki Watermelon
The spread
Good turnout
Are you prepared?
Cross themed decor
More cross themed decor
The set up

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