North mothers and daughters gather for movie night


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Neighbors | Sarah Foor .Erin Gilmartin (left) and daughter Natalee Patterson won the raffle for the best seats in the house, or two cushy La-Z-Boy recliners donated to the North PTO for the night, during North's Mother-Daughter Movie Night on April 27.

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Neighbors | Sarah Foor .Andrea Weakley (left) enjoyed crafts with her daughter Kalie Weakley during North's Mother-Daughter Movie Night on April 27. Andrea Weakley decorated a mirror surrounded with words that describe her daughter during the craft time.

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Neighbors | Sarah Foor .Christina Willig (left) got crafty with daughter Alexis Willig during North's Mother-Daughter Movie Night on April 27.

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Neighbors | Sarah Foor .Christine Digiacomo (left), Cassandra Aey, Amy Love, and Reagan Sienkiewicz (right) settled into their comfortable seats for the movie "Chipwrecked" during North's Mother-Daughter Movie Night on April 27.

By SARAH FOOR

sfoor@vindy.com

North Elementary’s PTO offered mothers and daughters some quality time together on April 27 during its Mom-Daughter movie night.

The families gathered in the school’s all-purpose room and set up camping chairs or spread out blankets, pillows and sleeping bags to watch the movie “Chipwrecked.”

Before the movie began, moms and daughters were invited to enjoy extra activities throughout the school. The PTO hosted its annual book fair in the school’s art room, and in a kindergarten classroom, the families worked on art projects together.

The craft was a mirror surrounded by white card stock; the duos stuck foam flowers on the border and moms were invited to write words about their daughters on the blooms.

Mother Andrea Weakley wrote a few of her favorite words for her daughter, Kalie.

“The flowers say that she is kind, sweet and loving. Of those qualities, I think loving is my favorite,” Andrea Weakley said as her daughter gave her a hug.

Moments before the movie began, the moms and daughters settled into their spots. The PTO raffled off tickets for “best seat in the house,” or two cushy recliners donated by La-Z-Boy specifically for the event.

Mother Erin Gilmartin and student Natalee Patterson won the raffle for the seat of honor.

“Winning was definitely a surprise, but I’m fine with our chairs and blankets. I’m going to let Natalee and her friends enjoy the best seats this time,” Gilmartin said.

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