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A Bar Mitzvah Boy’s Theme: My Favorite Things

A Bar Mitzvah Boy’s Theme: My Favorite Things


The Marx family celebrated Seth’s Bar Mitzvah with a service and party at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, New Jersey, on Saturday, October 10, 2015. The weather was perfect and during the Havdalah service, guests were treated to a view of the sunset overlooking the golf course.

For Seth’s brother Gregory, they celebrated with a basketball theme to reflect his love of the sport and the New York Knicks. For Seth’s party, his colors were purple and yellow for the Los Angeles Lakers, but his theme was all about SETH and centered around his favorite things. 


Pictured left: (L-R) Dad David, Bar Mitzvah boy Seth, Brother Greg and Mom Robin


Mitzvah Service

Seth’s Bar Mitzvah service and celebration took place at the Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club.



Seth’s invitation was an acrylic square in his party colors created “by dana,” a graphic design company.



Place Cards, Decor & Sign-In

Marquis Florals designed the decor for this celebration including the place card table and centerpieces for the adult and kids’ tables.


 Music & Additional Entertainment

Pure Energy provided the music with Jason as the MC.



Candle Lighting

Their candle lighting ceremony featured a cooking theme (which they learned about on Mitzvah Market). Each group that was called up added an ingredient into the bowl. Mom and Dad added love and Seth stirred the mixture.



bar mitzvah candle lighting


Top Elements created many of the favors for Seth’s guests.


Mitzvah Exit Treat

For his Mitzvah Exit Treat, Marquis Florals created a replica of a Dunkin’ Donuts stand.


Bar Mitzvah celebration

 Guests took home coffee, donuts and bagels for the ride home

Mitzvah Project

Seth collected unused school supplies from his classmates when they cleaned out their lockers before summer vacation. After sorting through the boxes of donated items, some of these supplies were donated to Boys Town Jerusalem. Seth’s Bar Mitzvah tutor’s daughter brought the supplies to Israel. The rest of the supplies went to the Boys and Girls Club of Monmouth County.


Mom-To-Mom Advice From Robin

“Since this was our second Bar Mitzvah, I was much more relaxed than the first one. I used many of the same vendors because I was happy with the job they did the first time. Whenever I felt myself getting stressed I reminded myself that this is a happy occasion.”


Vendor Directory

The following vendors helped to make Seth’s celebration special. If you reach out to any of them, please let them know you heard about them on


Venue: Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, 732-938-9696
Music/Photo Booth: Pure Energy Entertainment, 732-952-8772
Decor/Sign-in board: Marquis Florals and Event Design by Kim, 732-441-4800
Invitations/Save The Date/Favors: by dana, 732-625-1471
Photography/Videography: Unlimited Exposures, 732-617-1588
Favors: Top Elements, 732-972-8290
Extra Entertainment: Hoop Wizard, 917-754-2486
Mom’s Dress: Diane & Co., 732-625-8001
Mom’s Hair: Kristina Lauro, 732-616-5781
Mom’s Makeup: Pro Makeup Artistry by Dee LLC, 732-470-6499
Mom’s Jewelry: Kravit Jewelers, 516-766-3855

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