Fun in the 80s

Did you crowd around the tv to watch Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous with your family or hang out with your older sibs at the game arcade? See if you remember doing any of these activities for fun before the internet was born.   Roller rinks Ice Capades Lighting and decorating the community Christmas tree Holiday programmes at the local civic centre Riding bikes Baseball in the summer Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Kim Scouts Listening to radio shows Growing summer gardens Getting a soda at the corner store Renting a VHS tape to watch with the family Summer picnics, family reunions Sleepovers Going to Chuck E Cheese Vacationing at Sea World, Disney World, Marineland, Disneyland, Colonial Williamsburg Birthday parties at McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Burger King, insert fast food chain here! Playing horsehoes Playing darts Playing pool in a game room Flying kites Flying balsa wood planes Putting together puzzles with your family Board game tournaments Hanging out at the library Sports at the local YMCA Pool parties Swimming at a local dam Playing Atari / Coleco/ Nintendo/ Sinclair with your pals after school Playing D&D Making a clubhouse Sleeping in a treehouse with your buds Tupperware parties Walking in the woods Writing/ typing letters Working on a ham radio set  

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