Kennywood

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  • Personal Narrative: The Kiddie Ride

    A Lasting Impression The gates opened as I passed through, allowing me to obtain my first glance at a new world. An endless array of attractions stood before me; roller coasters, log rides, colorful buildings, and more rolled across the horizon in a bright sea of color. The amount of opportunities for fun could last a kid for weeks. As I walked along the paths, I began to take note of the rides around me. “Oh, look at that one!” I exclaimed as I passed a space-ship looking coaster. I continued to make my way to each section of the park. “That looks fun too!” I mentioned, gesturing towards an attraction that resembled a pirate-themed water ride. So many possibilities. So much freedom. I could go on this, or that, or that, or even that. My mind filled with potential. How could I ever leave? While I tried out various rides and attractions at Disney World, I began to notice the specific characteristics and attributes that made each one unique. The different sounds, different sights, and different themes distinguished one ride from another. Some were much faster than others. Some had different motions and directions that changed the riding experience. In the end, one ride could not fully match another. As I visited the other parks, I observed this same idea. No ride was identical to the next. In the following years, though, I came to a new realization as I explored other theme parks. Each ride or attraction could be placed into a certain category, which in turn could be…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Roller Coasters

    Ever wish you could ride a wonderful roller coaster that will blow you away? Want a chance to relax and cool off? Well then, I invite you to come and ride the Wacky Waterfall at Kennywood in Pittsburgh, PA. This is an intense ride with a 200 foot drop! However, keep in mind that you are guaranteed to become wet on this roller coaster; which is wonderful for a super hot summer day! While waiting in line, take advantage of snack stations along the way to grab a treat before boarding the train…

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  • Graduation Speech: The Spirit Fun Activities

    These events, held on the 2nd Saturday of every month this summer->June 11, July 9, and August 13, will be a time of fun and faith. We hope you join us for study, games, going green, and food; what is not love about that!!! Our Synod will also be hosting a few events this summer which are a lot of fun, even for Lutherans. Lutheran Day at Kennywood (July 18th): This is in partnership with SW Penn Synod where you can have fun at Kennywood and then participate with a worship service in the…

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  • Summary: Historical Origins Of Amusement Parks

    II amid the 1940s saw the decrease of the entertainment mecca industry. War created the rich urban populace to move to suburbia, TV turned into a wellspring of diversion, and families went to carnivals less often. By the 1950s, elements, for example, urban rot, wrongdoing, and even integration in the ghettos prompted changing examples in how individuals decided to invest their leisure time. A hefty portion of the more established, conventional event congregations shut or blazed to the ground.…

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