The Silverstein family of Morganville, New Jersey, celebrated their daughter Brooke’s Bat Mitzvah on December 13, 2014, at Temple Rodeph Torah in Marlboro, New Jersey. The reception followed at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, New Jersey.
The family re-created a summer day with a Boardwalk-inspired theme.
Pictured L-R: Mom Fern, Brother Josh, Bat Mitzvah Girl Brooke, Sister Samantha and Dad Greg.
The photographer was David Todd Photographers & Video and the rest of the vendors are listed at the bottom of the spotlight.
The family worked with Dana Kaufman of by dana on the beautiful invitation. Dana was very creative in capturing an authentic boardwalk theme.
The boxed invitation which was presented beautifully with popcorn, confetti and shells
The RSVP card was a beach pass and resembled a boardwalk displaying the date 12.13.14
Brooke’s Bat Mitzvah service took place at Temple Rodeph Torah.
Bat Mitzvah girl Brooke and her parents were all smiles on the Bimah
Brooke with Cantor Alexander (L) and Rabbi Weber (R)
Keeping with the Boardwalk theme and party colors, the blue kippot were displayed in beach pails
Brooke wore her cocktail dress for her service and during the cocktail hour. Then she changed into a beautiful floor length aqua gown embellished with crystals.
The whole family looked great and couldn’t wait to celebrate
In her beautiful aqua gown
Since Brooke is a Jersey girl who loves the shore and boardwalk, it was important that those elements be integrated into the party. Marquis Florals and Event Design by Kim created a summer boardwalk vibe using the Bat Mitzvah girl’s favorite colors of purple and turquoise.
Cut-out numbers with the special date
At the entrance to the ballroom, the over-sized flip-flop seating chart helped guests find their tables
Brooke posed on the dance floor with a customized logo behind her and pictures from her boardwalk photo shoot
The kids’ section looked great with centerpieces that included fun rides and games from the boardwalk
Flower centerpieces for the adult tables accented with Brooke’s favorite color purple
The menu was designed by Brooke’s Aunt Sona. On one side was the menu and the other was a picture of Brooke from her photo shoot.
Doug the Stilt Walker greeted and entertained Brooke’s friends throughout the party.
Brooke posed with her sister Samantha and brother Josh and Doug the Stilt Walker
Doug kept an eye on all of Brooke’s friends from above
The sign-in from Marquis Florals and Event Design by Kim, was a surfboard, perfect for a boardwalk theme.
MC Jordan and Xplosive Entertainment provided great music and dancers.
Brooke made her entrance on a surfboard provided by Xplosive Entertainment
Brooke had a great time with her friends
Brooke shared a special dance with her Dad to the song, “My Girl.”
In keeping with the boardwalk theme, guests received a caricature picture and glitter tattoos from The Main Event.
Brooke loved her caricature!
The Silverstein family in caricature form
Time for some glitter tattoos, the perfect accessory!
The candle lighting display featured some of Brooke’s favorite hobbies.
The Silverstein family helped Brooke blow out her candles
Brooke surrounded by her friends
Brooke modeling her sweatshirt favor with her logo created by dana.
The front with Brooke’s initials, flip-flops and date
The back of the sweatshirt
Adults also left with a great treat these edible flip-flops by Chocolate By Design
The following vendors helped to make Brooke’s celebration extremely special. If you give any of them a call, please let them know you read about their services on MitzvahMarket.com.
Venue: Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, 732-938-9696
Photographer/Video: David Todd Photographers & Video, 732-792-6580
Music/Entertainment: Xplosive Entertainment, 732-866-1620
Invitation/Sweatshirt favors: Dana Kaufman, by dana, 732-625-1471
Decor/Candle lighting display: Marquis Florals and Event Design by Kim, 732-441-4800
Sign-in Surf Board: Marquis Florals and Event Design by Kim, 732-441-4800
Favors/Adults: Chocolate by Design, 800-536-3618
Caricature and Glitter Tattoos: The Main Event, 800-839-0918
Stilt Walker: B. Happie Entertainment, 888-867-4282
Party Perfect Rentals: Food Carts, 732-303-8211
Brooke’s service dress/party dress: Lola’s Boutique, 732-972-5222
Mom’s dress: Lord and Taylor
Dad’s/Brother Josh’s suit: Men’s Warehouse
Dad’s/Brother Josh’s accessories: Lord and Taylor