Face-painting- Nice work Mary!
Teenage Jumping Castle- Elias and Gerard prepare themselves for trouble
This young man ended up manning the jumping castle from 3pm until 9pm. 3 Cheers for Elias... Hip Hip...
NSW Fire Brigade donating their time and resources...
John on CB Radio: "yes... that's right... it's an emergency...without anchovies"
The Bankstown FB brand new Engine
You can imagine what Claudia is saying...
Ricky and Mark... very hard workers indeed... spent their entire day and evening to make St Nicholas Carnival a success
Richard of the FB was kind enough to take us for a complete tour around the truck and always smiling
Fr Elias Khoury and Aunty Caroline Daoud (of the woman's auxillary)
Constable Elias Khoury and Father Richard...
Wendy shows off her new high heels
Charlie (green shirt) of Saints Peter and Paul, Rooty Hill was also on hand to help out on the day
Gerard demonstrates the snow cone machine
Brian takes control of the sausages like no one else... he finished something like 500 sausages later...
A day for all... this is the children's jumping castle
Disaster... The jumping castles deflated due to an overload of power on a single circuit...
thanks to some quick thinking and a demonstration of team work, and the intervention of St Nicholas, we were able to have the rides up and running within half an hour
Snow-cones prove to be a hit
Bungie Run... so much fun. Grab a velcro bean bag, wait for the whistle and run as hard as you can. The furthest bean bag wins
Jane tries to cheat...
Look... their shirts match the ride
One thing about the bungie run... what goes out, must go back in :)
The second funniest video clip on this album!
THE FUNNIEST! You can hear the Wendy Laugh(TM) in the background
The crowd starts to trickle in...
The blessing of a clear blue sky... the day was forecast for thunderstorms...
Maryanne turns the other cheek... Sally punches it
Then punches back
Brian and John work the information desk... the glow bands are so pretty
Jane draws a sun on everybody's face. Now that's talent!
Tanya bosses everybody around... George laughs at her
Elias acts as a bouncer... on many levels
The kiddie's castle
Dine and Dance area... thanks to the ladies committee for organising all the food on the day
This structure was assembled in less than a week using the collective efforts of members of the parish
Beylouni Boys (Johnny and Michael)... JB almost ripped the bungy rope!
The fun part...
3amou Hanna burns the concrete with his dance moves
Everybody played a role on the day to make the day a success
Caroline Kaloush set the party on fire with her killer vocals
Even the clown was dancing...
The crowd swells and space is disappearing
I could sooo make a Toyota reference right now...
Fire Brigade comes back to put out the fire that 3amou Hanna started with his feet while dancing
Check out this banner that a couple of youth members worked on for a whole week!!!
Libnan from St Mary's parish takes time out of his evening to help out... now thats community spirit
You can imagine the outcome of this run up...
Wally the clown was begging not to get dunked by the bucket...
Why aren't you smiling anymore Wally?
This was the least popular booth on the night... The Greko-Roman Wrestling booth.
The day winds down and all involved want to sleep
The oldies go home and the youth take the dance floor...
By the grace of God... we will see you at next year's carnival