Posts in category "Star Wars"

Boy Who Flew Millennium Falcon In Need of Star Wars Love and Support

In October of 2014, ten-year-old Andrew Schmaderer had a perfect day. He spent a number of surreal hours on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He chatted with JJ Abrams and Harrison Ford. He watched as a huge battle scene was filmed outside of Maz Kanata’s temple. Chewbacca walked across the set to... Read more »

Wear Star Wars Every Day Project!

Wear Star Wars Every Day Project!
What is Wear Star Wars Every Day? Wear Star Wars Every Day is an amazing charity fundraising project started by jawajames, one of the members of Club Jade. JawaJames has these two goals: Wear a different Star Wars-themed clothing item every day for as long as he can keep the streak going. He started on January... Read more »

Hasbro Keeps Promise to Annie Rose and Adds Rey to Star Wars Monopoly. #WheresRey #TheresRey!

Hasbro Keeps Promise to Annie Rose and Adds Rey to Star Wars Monopoly. #WheresRey #TheresRey!
Hasbro kept true to its word! A Rey token has been designed and added to the Star Wars Monopoly game! Annie Rose, you asked #WheresRey.  Thousands of people joined your plea, and Hasbro said #ReyIsOnTheWay. Later this year, when you open your new game, we will shout with joy #TheresRey! The new token made its debut at the Toy... Read more »
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8 Yr Old Girl Talks About Asking Hasbro, #WheresRey in Star Wars Monopoly?

8 Yr Old Girl Talks About Asking Hasbro, #WheresRey in Star Wars Monopoly?
Let 8-year-old Annie Rose tell you in her own words why she wrote to Hasbro asking “How could you leave out Rey?!” Annie Rose has seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens twice now. She really loves the character of Rey, because she is a strong, intelligent female. When Annie Rose learned that the newest version... Read more »

8-yr-old girl asks Hasbro, How Could You Leave Out Rey?! #WheresRey

8-yr-old girl asks Hasbro, How Could You Leave Out Rey?! #WheresRey
UPDATE!!!! HASBRO has heard us all! In the past 24 hours, Annie Rose’s letter to Hasbro has been retweeted nearly 2,000 times and has been written about in articles and news outlets around the world. Annnnd, HASBRO just contacted me with the wonderful news that they will be adding Rey to Star Wars Monopoly.  Social... Read more »

Trouble With Music: An Excerpt From Jazzy's Quest: Adopted and Amazing!

How does it feel to be an adoptee?  Let Star-Wars-loving adoptee Jazzy Armstrong share her quest for identity and belonging with your child!  Enjoy this sneak peak at an excerpt from the critically acclaimed children’s chapter book, Jazzy’s Quest: Adopted and Amazing!                            ... Read more »
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Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2015: School Programming Ideas

Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2015: School Programming Ideas
On Friday, December 4, 2015, we invite you to celebrate the 6th annual Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day.  With your help, it will be one of the biggest pre-parties for Episode 7 that simultaneously takes place around the world! In addition to being an awesome party, Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day... Read more »

Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars 2015: A Force Friday Call to Action

On Friday, December 4, 2015, we invite YOU to celebrate the 6th annual Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day.  With your help, it will be one of the biggest pre-parties for Episode 7 that takes place around the world! In addition to being an awesome party, Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day is... Read more »

Now You Are Twelve

Now You Are Twelve
My dearest girl, You are twelve today.  I decided to write down the first memory I could recall from each of your twelve years.  Behold, a dozen images of you that dance through my mind: Age 1: We flew with you to Berlin.  You were charmed by an enormous, cold, stone statue of Lenin and... Read more »
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Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2014: Star Wars Is For GIRLS Too

Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2014: Star Wars Is For GIRLS Too
On Friday, December 19, 2014, we invite you to celebrate the fifth annual Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day, an affirmation of geek pride and a stance against bullying. Here’s how you can celebrate: Wear something Star Wars or science fiction-related on December 19. Donate a Star Wars or science fiction toy to a... Read more »