Hanging with Heroes {Event Recap}

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On November 16, we had an epic time Hanging with the Heroes at Mason Preparatory School! We didn’t let the weather ruin our good time and held the event inside the gymnasium. Over 175 parents, kids {and grandparents too!} enjoyed all the fun activities this event had to offer – superheroes, local heroes and more!

The Venue

Thank you to Mason Preparatory School for opening their doors to host this fun, family event! Mason Prep School offers an education for grades Kindergarten-Eighth Grade and is so much more than “just a school.” Students at Mason Prep experience a vibrant learning community that prepares them for success in the classroom and beyond.

The Local Heroes

We are forever grateful for those who serve in our community to keep our families safe. A special thank you to Charleston Fire Department and Charleston County Sheriff’s Office for spending their morning with us and sharing their firetruck and police boat with us.

The Super Heroes

We were so incredibly lucky to have the quality talent from Curiouser Entertainment at Hanging With Heroes. These performers are all professionally trained and have extensive backgrounds and/or degrees in acting, theatre, dance, and voice. The mission of Curiouser Entertainment is to encourage creativity and a love for arts within children with the help of princesses, superheroes, mermaids, fairies and more!

The Activities

The heart of this event was highlighting local heroes as well as businesses who are interested in the next generation of heroes, and we were over-the-moon with the variety of fun activities and resources for families that were presented.

Mason Preparatory School

Guests were thrilled to make their own superhero shields with Mason Prep School. Kids gathered around the table and took turns coloring and creating their masterpieces.

New York Life

Guests could complete their superhero outfit creating their own superhero mask with New York Life Greater South Carolina. New York Life offers a variety of products that can help you meet a number of insurance and financial needs, including, but not limited to college funding, retirement, managing costs for extended periods of care and lifetime income strategies.

Charleston TaeKwonDo

Guests could learn superhero moves with Charleston Taekwondo. Their structured classes develop coordination, physical fitness, mental strength, and valuable social skills- so important for all our little superheroes!

Pop In & Play or Party

The party bus was a huge hit with kiddos and adults alike! Pop-In & Play or Party sure know a good time! The party bus is available to rent- experience the freedom of creativity and the power of play with your family!

Getem Twisted Photo Booths

Getem Twisted Photo Booths has the best photo props! Families and friends had a blast creating a fun and memorable photo booth picture. They have booths available to suit the smallest of shindigs to the big blowout events.

The Little Gym

The guests had serious fun with The Little Gym of West Ashley! {Even Charlie the RiverDog joined in the fun!} The Little Gym is the world’s premier motor-skill development program for children ages 4 months to 12 years.

Skip & Sully

The guests had a super time at the Montessori style play with Skip & Sully. Skip & Sully is Charleston’s only source for Montessori style indoor play in a luxury environment built just for you, the parents!

Costco

Our superhero guests could visit Costco to recharge with snacks and water. Membership specials and benefits were shared with guests who attended.

Coastal Kids Dental & Braces

Superheroes need super healthy teeth! Coastal Kids Dental & Braces offered a fun activity on keeping our little superheroes’ teeth healthy.

Charleston County Public Library

Charleston County Public Library had so much swag and a popular spin the wheel game! CCPL is your one-stop for books, DVDs, CDs, online resources & Internet access with 16 locations in Charleston county.

Subtle and Sass Boutique

We joined Subtle and Sass Boutique for a fun superhero bean bag toss and some SHOPPING! Subtle and Sass Boutique believes all of us possess a superpower. Theirs is helping women and children of all shapes and sizes feel confident and beautiful!

Charleston RiverDogs

Everyone had a super fun time with Charleston’s favorite mascot, Charlie the RiverDog, from Charleston RiverDogs! Charlie had as much fun as the kids visiting the vendors and participating in all the activities!

Food & Drink

Fractured Prune

Saturday mornings just aren’t complete without a fresh, delicious doughnut! Thank you Fractured Prune Mt. Pleasant for supplying superheroes both big and small with your mouthwatering doughnuts!

Sena Cafe

Sena Cafe knows parents need caffeine to activate their super powers! Family owned, Sena Cafe, served their amazing 100% arabica bean coffee, breakfast pastries that melted in your mouth and delicious panini sandwiches.

Popped

We fueled up our super-powers with super healthy POPPED! popcorn. Popped! uses only the healthiest ingredients so we had all the energy we needed to win the day.

The Bacon Station Charleston

We love bacon…we love cinnamon rolls…bacon+cinnamon rolls= perfection!

Photography

Tiffany Hicks Photography is so talented and captured all the epic fun we had at Hanging with Heroes! She has a way of making everyone {even the kids!} feel comfortable having their photo taken. She has a passion for capturing all major life events and those moments in between. We are so grateful for her to share her talent with us at Hanging with the Heroes.

For all the pictures of Hanging With Heroes by Tiffany Hicks Photography, check out our Facebook Album!

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Kristin Pittman
Kristin was born and raised in Chesapeake, VA. She moved to South Carolina to pursue an education in Public Health at Coastal Carolina University. While attending CCU, she met her husband of 6 years. She worked for the state of South Carolina for seven years as a nutritionist before she had the opportunity to stay at home as a full time mom. In October of 2016, she relocated to Charleston for her husband’s job. They welcomed their son in February 2017. She loves spending time with her family outdoors- camping, bike riding and beach going. Creating delicious, healthy meals and curling up with a good book have always been some of her favorite hobbies.

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