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					PARENT NIGHT OUT DINNER DANCE 2011
SILENT AUCTION!
Please note: You don’t need to be present to bid. See Silent Auction Guidelines for details. Absentee Bid
Sheet is under “downloads”. Absentee bids due by end of school day on Friday, April 1st.
ITEMS 1-10: TEACHER DONATIONS: PLEASE SEE GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR DETAILS:
   1: Mrs Kiely                               8. Mr Briggs
   2: Mrs Kiely II                            9. Mrs Walsh
   3: Mrs. Kovatch, Mrs. Merritt, Mrs. Lewis 10. Mrs Norton
   4: Mrs Armstrong
   5: Mrs. Friscia & Mrs Crossland
   6: Mrs Pickett
   7: Mrs Corace
Thank you: MP Teachers                               Value: Priceless
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 11: ASSISTANT TO THE PRINCIPAL FOR ½ A DAY WITH PRINCIPAL CASTELLANO!
Your child can be an Assistant to Principal Castellano for ½ the day! Your child may greet students in the AM, appear
on Meadow Pond Live, take a photo with Mrs. Castellano, supervise lunch/recess, tend to some administrative tasks
and may even visit some classrooms. At the end of the experience, a certificate declaring your child ―Assistant to the
Principal‖ will be presented.
Thank You: Carolann Castellano                                  Value: Priceless
MINIMUM BID: $60.00

ITEM 12: RESERVED PARKING SPACE FOR THE 2011/2012 SCHOOL YEAR
Your very own designated parking space for the 2011/2012 school year. Coveted Real Estate! Think of all the school
events when you’ve fought for a parking spot. Great gift for a Class Parent or busy school volunteer.
Thank You: Meadow Pond Elementary School                       Value: Priceless
MINIMUM BID: $200.00

ITEM 13: VIP SEATING TO 2012 FIFTH GRADE SPECTACULAR TO THE EARLY SEATING
Best four (4) seats in the house for the EARLY SEATING to see your ―baby‖ in this Meadow Pond rite of passage.
Photo-op heaven!
4th grade parents—don’t kick yourself next year—bid now!
Thank You: Meadow Pond Elementary School                 Value: Priceless
MINIMUM BID: $100.00

ITEM 14: VIP SEATING TO 2012 FIFTH GRADE SPECTACULAR TO THE LATE SEATING
Best four (4) seats in the house for the LATE SEATING to see your ―baby‖ in this Meadow Pond rite of passage.
Photo-op heaven! 4th grade parents—don’t kick yourself next year—bid now!
Thank You: Meadow Pond Elementary School                    Value: Priceless
MINIMUM BID: $100.00

ITEM 15: VIP SEATING TO 2011 FIFTH GRADE “MOVING UP” CEREMONY JUNE 2011
Best four (4) seats in the house. Once in a lifetime opportunity for the lucky parents who win this. Photo-Op Heaven!
See your son or daughter move up to the Middle School! 5th Grade Parents--Don’t kick yourself this Spring--bid now!
Thank You: Meadow Pond Elementary School                       Value: Priceless
MINIMUM BID: $100.00
ITEMS 16-21 PRICELESS GRADE THEMED BASKETS!~SEE WEBSITE FOR PICTURES!
   16 Kindergarten~ Baker’s Delight            Value:$220             MINIMUM BID: $75.00
   17 1st Grade~ Family Movie Game Night       Value:$395             MINIMUM BID: $125.00
       nd
   18 2 Grade~ Love the Arts                   Value:$475             MINIMUM BID: $150.00
   19 3rd Grade~ Picnic & Outdoor Fun          Value:$150             MINIMUM BID: $50.00
       th
   20 4 Grade~ Family Summertime Fun           Value:$260             MINIMUM BID: $90.00
   21 5th Grade~ Health & Wellness             Value:$135             MINIMUM BID: $40.00
Thank you: MP Families, Teachers, O2 Living, Panella’s Deli, Art Jack in Greenwich Produce, Curves of
Pound Ridge, & Chubby’s Hardware for all of the wonderful donations!


WINE & DINE AND HAVE A GOOD TIME!
ITEM 22: POUND RIDGE WINE & SPIRITS GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A TWO (2) HOUR WINE TASTING FOR 12
ADULTS
Want to enjoy a relaxing evening of adult conversation while enjoying some fabulous wine? To be arranged at a
mutually agreed upon time.
Thank You: Pound Ridge Wine & Spirits                                       Value: $250.00
MINIMUM BID: $75.00

ITEM 23: ROMANTIC SURF & TURF DINNER FOR TWO AT HOME? SEND THE KIDS OUT FOR SLEEPOVERS!
Gift Certificate for Surf & Turf Dinner from Stop & Shop in Ridgefield includes Two 1 & ½ to 2 lb lobsters and two
Filet Mignon steaks. AND~ Don’t forget the wine! $100 gift certificate towards your purchase at Vista Wine & Spirits
located in Oakridge Commons.
Thank You: Stop & Shop Ridgefield and Vista Wine & Spirits                  Value: $150.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 24: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR $125 TO TOSCANA IN RIDGEFIELD, CT
The warm, inviting ambiance of Toscana sets the mood to enjoy fine Italian cuisine and good wine. Patrons
recommend the crepes stuffed with chicken and mushrooms in a brandy cream sauce, as well as the hand-rolled
macaroni with sausage, broccoli rabe, garlic and olive oil.
Thank You: The Aceste Family                                                Value: $125.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 25: ENTERTAINING FRIENDS? THROW THE PERFECT COCKTAIL PARTY WITH THIS PERFECT TRIO OF
GIFT CERTIFICATES
Gift Certificate for a platter of sliced seasonal fruit with imported & domestic cheese accompanied with crackers &
sliced Ficelles for 10 peoples from Garelick & Herbs in New Canaan. Certificate Expires 10/01/2011 ALSO A Basket
of gourmet delights from Le Pain Quotidien in New Canaan, AND A $50.00 gift certificate for The Wine Connection
in Pound Ridge, NY
Thank You: Garelick & Herbs, Le Pain Quotidien, & The Wine Connection                  Value: $200.00
MINIMUM BID: $75.00

ITEM 26: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR $100 TO NORTH STAR RESTAURANT IN POUND RIDGE, NY
Enjoy delicious food and good vibes all week. Live music every Wed, Thurs, and Sunday nights. Since May 2005 this
restaurant provides upscale American food in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.
Thank You: North Star Restaurant                                            Value: $100.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00
ITEM 27: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR $100 TO SCOTTS CORNER MARKET IN POUND RIDGE, NY
The Family supermarket since 1952. Find the freshest and highest quality foods for your family at a place where service
is it's highest priority.
Thank You: Scotts Corner Market                                             Value: $100.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 28: GIFT CERTIFICATE DINNER FOR TWO (2) AT LE CHATEAU IN SOUTH SALEM, NY
Spring is here and this is a wonderful time to dine and enjoy the lavish gardens and terrace patio overlooking the view
of the Hudson valley at this gorgeous estate right here in South Salem. Excludes Sat Night, holidays, alcohol, and tip.
Thank You: Le Chateau                                                          Value: $125.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 29: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR $100.00 TO HORSE & HOUND IN SOUTH SALEM, NY
Come enjoy the cozy atmosphere and delicious food of our local eatery!
Thank You: Horse & Hound                                               Value: $100.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 30: HONEY, WHICH ROUTE IS IT ON AGAIN? NO WORRIES WE CAN EAT AT EITHER!
    ROUTE 121: $100 Gift Certificate to 121 Restaurant & Bar
    ROUTE 123: $50 Gift Certificate to One Twenty Three Restaurant
Thank You: 121 Restaurant & Bar and One Twenty Three Restaurant     Value: $150.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 31: TWO (2) DINNER & TOURNAMENT TICKETS TO MEDIEVAL TIMES IN LYNDHURST, NJ AND TWO (2)
TICKETS TO LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER IN JERSEY CITY, NJ
Road Trip! Watch out Jersey Housewives here come the Westchester Housewives. Welcome to the 11th century! Enjoy
a four-course feast and be transported to faraway lands including a romantic snowy rendezvous in the woods and an
authentic medieval tournament for the Battle of Champions. Enjoy a day at the Liberty Science Center’s exploring
three themed floors: Environment, Health, and Invention, featuring dozens of exciting hands-on exhibits
Thank You: Medieval Times & Liberty Science Center                              Value: $152.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 32: THREE (3) GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR RIDGEFIELD RESTAURANTS~ $50 TO FIFTY COINS RESTAURANT,
$25 TO BAILEY’S BACKYARD & DINNER FOR TWO AT SOUTHWEST CAFE
Fifty Coins~Family night out anyone? A local favorite for families. Dad can catch the game too! Bailey's Backyard~
Known for it's delightful staff and superb cuisine. Zagat Rated ―Excellent‖ Southwest Café~ Serving authentic New
Mexican flare using only high quality ingredients.
Thank you: Fifty Coins, Baileys Backyard, & Southwest Cafe in Ridgefield        Value $125.00
MINIMUM BID: $60.00

ITEM 33: LUNCH FOR TWO AT BISSELL HOUSE, A $30 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO BOOKS ON THE COMMON, $18
GIFT CERTIFICATE FROM TOUCH OF SEDONA, & 1 LB OF CHOCOLATE FROM DEBORAH ANN’S SWEET SHOPPE
IN RIDGEFIELD, CT
Bissell House~ Serving seasonal favorites in the heart of Ridgefield. The perfect time to enjoy a delicious lunch on the
patio. Books on the Common~ Ridgefield's proudly independent bookstore since 1984. Touch of Sedona~ a spiritual
boutique with the celestial appeal of Arizona. And who can resist the sinful taste of Deborah Ann’s Chocolates!
Thank You: Bissell House, Books on the Common, Touch of Sedona, & Deborah Ann’s               Value: $110.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00
ITEM 34: DINNER FOR TWO AT TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD IN NEW CANAAN, CT, THEN CATCH A SHOW AT
WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE
Tequila Mockingbird: ―The food is inventive, well prepared and served in generous portions" - zagat.com ... " The
decor is eye-catching" - zagat.com.
Gift Certificate for two (2) tickets to the show of your choice at Westport Country Playhouse.
Thank You: Tequila Mockingbird & Westport Country Playhouse                          Value: $180.00
MINIMUM BID: $70.00

ITEM 35: LUNCH CLUB FOR TWO! DISCOVER NEW CANAAN, CT
    Lunch for Two at Forest Deli
    New Canaan Diner $30.00 Gift Card
    Lunch for Two At Gates Restaurant
    Rosie: taste the love $35.00 Gift Card
Thank You: Forest Deli, New Canaan Diner, Gates Restaurant, and Rosie                   Value: $120.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 36: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR $25 TO JOE’S PIZZERIA & GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR $25 TO CHICKEN JOE’S
DELI & CATERING IN NEW CANAAN, CT ***
Joe's Pizzeria is top notch Hands down the best pizza in New Canaan. Chicken Joe’s offers fast and friendly service
with over 200 menu items
Thank You: Joe’s Pizzeria & Chicken Joe’s                                          Value: $50.00
MINIMUM BID: $20.00

ITEM 37: HOSTING AT HOME? GIFT CERTIFICATE TO COMPLETE THE MENU & PREPARE A FABULOUS
GOURMET MEAL
 One (1) $15 Gift Certificate to the No.109 Cheese Market, One (1) $15 Gift Certificate to Ross’ Bread, & from
Ridgefield Hardware a beautiful assortment of kitchen items in fun, country, spring-time colors to bring your kitchen
to life!
Thank You: No 109 Cheese Market, Ross’ Bread, & Ridgefield Hardware                    Value: $125.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 38: BUSY MOMS & DADS TAKE OUT! EAT ON THE RUN!!
Make life easy! Always have one of these gift cards in your wallet as you run around town for all the kids’ activities:
    $25 gift card to Cameron's Deli
    $30 gift card to La Famiglia
    Gift Card for (1) dozen Bagels & ½ lb of cream cheese at Bagel Boys Cafe
Thank You: Cameron's Deli, La Famiglia, & Bagel Boys Cafe                              Value: $70.00
MINIMUM BID: $20.00
FOR HER:
ITEM 41: LADIES NIGHT OUT IN HIGH STYLE
Win a Private Shopping Party at Potpourri Designs in New Canaan, CT. Invite 10 or more of your nearest and dearest;
best friends, family & fashionistas (no limit) for a private evening of fun, food, wine, fabulous fashions and personal
shopping! Guest will receive discount shopping and for the the hostess: BONUS $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE & a gift
of two camis and a gorgeous scarf all packaged in a Saul Richman Gift Box!
Thank You: Lyn Evans of Potpourri Designs & Saul Richman                        Value: $350.00
MINIMUM BID: $100.00

ITEM 42: FLORAL DESIGN CLASS FOR YOU AND 12 OF YOUR GIRLFRIENDS
Ladies Night! All in the comfort of your home. A fun evening where you and your guests will learn the fundamentals
of arranging and create your own beautiful floral arrangement. Date to be determined between winner and Noreen.
Excludes Sundays.
Thank You: Floral Design Expert Noreen Enright                                Value: $300.00
MINIMUM BID: $90.00

ITEM 43: GET READY FOR LADIES NIGHT OUT? OR A SPECIAL OCCASION WITH THE HUBBY?
This package will jazz you up for your BIG night out on the town! Gorgeous Silver Bangle Bracelet and a $15.00 Gift
Card to Bise Fashion & Accessory Shop. AND a gift certificate for a Design Haircut by a senior stylist at Adam
Broderick.
Thank You: Adam Broderick & Bise Fashion & Accessory Shop                  Value: $90.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 44: MARK CROSS HANDBAG- MEDIUM SIZE ZIPPER HOBO IN BLACK NATURAL GRAIN LEATHER
Treat yourself to what you really want for Mother’s Day! You deserve to step out in style!
Thank You: The Bienen Family                                                 Value: $495.00
MINIMUM BID: $175.00

ITEM 45: NIKKI-B BEADED HANDMADE GLASS, BEAD, & LEATHER BRACELET
Own this beautifully handmade glass bead and leather bracelet with sterling silver button. Nikki-B jewelry is sold in
Barney’s, Sundance, Calypso and other high-end retailers. Exquisite Mother’s Day Gift!
Thank You: Neely Ciarcia                                                      Value: $180.00
MINIMUM BID: $60.00

ITEM 46: SILPADA BROWN LEATHER WATCH
Live life in style wearing the finest handcrafted jewelry money can buy. Exquisite Mother’s Day Gift!
Thank You: Eileen Johnson                                                     Value: $108.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 47: HANDCRAFTED BRACELET AND EARRINGS IN A LOVELY SAUL RICHMAN JEWELRY BOX AND A GIFT
CERTIFICATE FOR A HAIRCUT VALUED AT $50 AT DI MAGGIO HAIR DESIGN IN RIDGEFIELD, CT
Buy this one-of-a-kind jewelry hand-made by Serendipity Creations, Melissa Paige Leigh Owner Designer. Her Custom
jewelry and accessories for any occasion can be found in Bise in Ridgefield, CT.
Thank You: Serendipity Creations, Saul Richman, & Di Maggio Hair Design          Value: $110.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 48: ZOTOS HAIR & SKIN CARE GIFT BASKET
Treat yourself to this luxurious gift basket of professional salon quality hair care products. Mother's Day is just around
the corner! High End Hair and Skin care products sold only in Salons & Fine Beauty Stores
Joico, Bain de Terre, Diamond Shine, Evolve
Thank You: The Cioffi Family                                                        Value: $300.00
MINIMUM BID: $90.00
ITEM 49: CHEZ DELILA’S HAIR SALON GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A HAIRCUT AND ASSORTED HIGH END HAIR
CARE PRODUCTS & PACKAGED IN A BEAUTIFUL SAUL RICHMAN GIFT BOX!
Freshen up your look for Spring with a Hair Cut at Chez Delila’s. Treat yourself to this luxurious assortment of
professional salon quality hair care products. Mother's Day is just around the corner!
Thank You: Chez Delila’s & Saul Richman                                           Value: $132.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 50: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR WASH & STYLE AND A MANICURE AT SALON PERRI (BONUS: GIFT BASKET
OF SHAMPOO & BLOW DRY SPRAY) & A PEDICURE AT PLUS NAILS & SPA IN POUND RIDGE, NY
Salon Perri provides a New York City Salon without having to go into the city. Get ready for a night out on the town
with a wash & style and a manicure. Then pop over to Plus Nails for a pedicure too!
Thank You: Salon Perri & Plus Nails                                            Value: $110.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 51: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A GREEN PACKAGE AT SALEM NAILS & SPA CROSS RIVER, NY
Have a relaxing manicure & Green Tea Spa Pedicure at Salem Nails & Spa. Your pedicure starts with a Green Tea foot
soak, and ends with a 20 minute massage including a hot stone and callus treatment. Look your best this summer.
Thank You: Salem Nails & Spa                                                   Value: $89.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 52: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A HAIRCUT AT VISION SALON IN CROSS RIVER, NY AND $50 GIFT
CERTIFICATE TO MINDI’S CLEANERS IN OAKRIDGE COMMONS
Look your best this summer from head to toe! Save time too- Mindi’s has great pick-up & delivery service!
Thank You: Visions Salon & Mindi’s Cleaners                                   Value: $99.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00



FOR HIM & HER, WHY NOT?
ITEM 53: TWO (2) TICKETS TO SEE THE BACON BROTHERS AT RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE 8PM ON 4/29/2011
As The New Yorker recently observed: "Hollywood hangs like an albatross around the neck of any movie star turned
musician, but this duo shakes off the burden of fame with sharply executed rock that has a blue-collar, rootsy edge."
Thank You: Ridgefield Playhouse                                             Value: $130.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 54: ONE (1) HOUR PRIVATE LESSON, LIFT TICKET, & RENTAL AT MOHAWK MOUNTAIN CORNWALL, CT
Package redeemable for skiing or snowboarding during the 2011/2012 winter season.
Thank You: Mohawk Mountain                                               Value: $180.00
MINIMUM BID: $70.00

ITEM 55: TWO LIFT TICKETS FOR SKI SUNDOWN NEW HARTFORD, CT
A pair of tickets redeemable for a day or night of skiing or snowboarding during the 2011/2012 winter season.
Thank You: Ski Sundown                                                       Value: $108.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 56: TWO LIFT TICKETS FOR THUNDER RIDGE IN PATTERSON, NY
A pair of tickets redeemable for a day or night of skiing or snowboarding during the 2011/2012 winter season.
Thank You: Thunder Ridge                                                     Value: $100.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00
ITEM 57: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR ONE MONTH MEMBERSHIP TO THE RIDGE CLUB
The Ridge Club has been Westchester's best kept secret since 1989. Our facility offers state-of-the art exercise
equipment, free weights, Cybex strength training equipment, a Hoist Weight Circuit. Get in shape for summer!
Thank You: The Ridge Club                                                 Value: $150.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 58: GIFT CERTIFICATE TO PTP IT'S PERSONAL OF RIDGEFIELD
Swimsuit season is coming soon! Time to shape up. Present this certificate for two (2) Personal Training Sessions.
Thank You: PTP It's Personal                                               Value: $200.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 59: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A HEALTH & FITNESS EVALUATION AND A ONE (1) MONTH MEMBERSHIP
AT THE GYM @ BODY FIT CROSS RIVER, NY
Time to shape up with this one month membership. The evaluation entails a comprehensive program gauging your
cardiovascular ability, strength endurance, flexibility, & range of motion, percentage of body fat, body age
determination, & more...
Thank You: The Gym @ Body Fit                                                Value: $305.00
MINIMUM BID: $75.00


FOR HIM:
ITEM 60: MEN’S NIGHT OUT? OR A SPECIAL OCCASION WITH THE WIFE?
This package will get you set for your BIG night on the town! $50 Gift Card to Hutton’s Fine Men’s Wear and a
Haircut and Shave at Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club
Thank You: Hutton’s and Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club                   Value: $110.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 61: GO NY GIANTS!
This package can only satisfy the true NY football fan. Hand signed football by quarterback Eli Manning. Satisfy any
dad this Father's Day!
Thank You: NY Giants                                                         Value: priceless
MINIMUM BID: $150.00

ITEM 62: GO NY METS!! ~ FOUR (4) TICKETS TO SEE THE METS
Win your husband's heart with this great Father's Day Gift. Four great tickets to see the Mets! Tickets for a mutually
agreed upon game during the 2011 season.
Thank You: Richard Bienen                                                      Value: $400.00
MINIMUM BID: $150.00

ITEM 63: NEW YORK RANGERS TWO (2) TICKETS TO SEE THE RANGERS 2011/2012 GAME
Don’t miss your opportunity! See the NY Rangers! Tickets for a mutually agreed upon game during the 2011/2012
season.
Thank You: Peter Hasapis                                                    Value: $240.00
MINIMUM BID: $60.00
SOMETHING FOR THE KIDS:
ITEM 64: VISIT THE LEWISBORO POLICE STATION:
Officer Sweet invites you to come in for the VIP Tour of our local police station. Chill in a real police car and find out
what is it like to be a police officer, and get a gift too! Want to give your kids an experience they’ll remember forever?
Thank You: Lewisboro Police                                                         Value: priceless
MINIMUM BID: $20.00

ITEM 65: GIFT BASKET OF BEAD AND JEWELRY MAKING SUPPLIES
Own this beautiful basket of Halcraft bead and jewelry making supplies. Get inspired and create your own one of a
kind handmade jewelry like a pro!
Thank You: The Wallach Family and Halcraft                                   Value: $200.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 66: GIFT BASKET OF GOODIES FROM JOY OF MOVEMENT IN RIDGEFIELD, CT
Treat your little dancer to this beautiful basket of goodies from Joy Of Movement.
Thank You: Joy Of Movement                                                   Value: $50.00
MINIMUM BID: $20.00

ITEM 67: GREAT GIFTS FOR ALL THE BIRTHDAY PARTIES!
Searching for great gifts for kids?
     One (1) $25.00 gift certificate to Learning Express a fabulous toy store in Bedford, NY
     One (1) $25.00 Gift Card to Penny Weights In New Canaan, CT
Thank You: Ellen Strauss and Ken Levinsohn & Penny Weights                   Value: $50.00
MINIMUM BID: $25.00

ITEM 68: GREAT GIFTS FOR ALL THE BIRTHDAY PARTIES II!
Searching for great gifts for kids?
     One (1) $25.00 gift certificate to Learning Express a fabulous toy store in Bedford, NY
     One (1) Gift Card for a 1 hour bead class at Sugarbeads in Ridgefield, CT
Thank You: Ellen Strauss and Ken Levinsohn & Sugarbeads                      Value: $60.00
MINIMUM BID: $25.00

ITEM 69: “SPIFF UP” YOUR KIDS STYLE THIS SPRING!
    $50 Gift Card to Krik-It Clothing For Kids in Wilton, CT
    Gift Certificate for One Free haircut ($15 value) at Family Hair Care in Ridgefield, CT
Thank You: Krik-it & Ridgefield Family Hair Care                            Value: $65.00
MINIMUM BID: $25.00

ITEM 70: GET READY TO PERFORM AND LOOK YOUR BEST FOR YOUR SPRING SCHOOL CONCERT!
    Gift Certificate for One Music Lesson ($34 value) at Ridgefield Music
    Gift Certificate for One Free haircut ($15 value) at Family Hair Care in Ridgefield, CT
Thank You: Ridgefield Music & Ridgefield Family Hair Care                   Value: $49.00
MINIMUM BID: $15.00

ITEM 71: GIFT BASKET OF ERIC CARLE GOODIES!
Surprise your little angel with the ultimate Eric Carle gift basket. Basket includes variety Eric Carle books, Very Hungry
Caterpillar wall clock, puzzles, stuffed animals, and MORE!
Thank You: Anonymous MP Parents                                                   Value: $100.00
MINIMUM BID: 30.00
Family Fun? We've got you covered:
ITEM 72: ONE (1) SEMESTER OF DANCE CLASS AT TORRIE MARIE SCHOOL OF DANCE IN POUND RIDGE, NY
One (1) semester of dance education in the dance style of your choice - ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern, combination
classes, and creative movement. Valid for the September 2011 – June 2012 season.
Thank You: Torrie Marie School of Dance                                       Value: $370.00
MINIMUM BID: $125.00

ITEM 73: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR ONE YEAR FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO: LIFE THE PLACE TO BE IN
ARDSLEY, NY
An all new family fun destination! One-of-a-kind 2,200 sq ft Play Structure area, Rock Climbing, 4 Mini AMF
Bowling Alleys, 3,000 sq ft high end arcade, LIFE Eats Café, Laser tag Arena, and more!
Thank You: Life The Place To Be                                            Value: $325.00
MINIMUM BID: $90.00

ITEM 73: NEW CANAAN NATURE CENTER, ONE YEAR FAMILY MEMBERSHIP AND A FREE BIRTHDAY PARTY
ADD-ON!
What a great thing to have for a fun family day trip. See brochure for full details. Valid 4/1/2011-4/1/2012
Thank You: New Canaan Nature Center                                          Value: $95.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 74: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A TENNIS BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR UP TO 14 GUESTS AT VISTA TENNIS & ONE
(1) DOZEN LATEX BALLOONS FROM PARTY DEPOT IN RIDGEFIELD, CT
Looking for a new idea for a birthday party? Fun, Fun, Fun! Give your child an unforgettable party. Each fantastic
tennis party is individually designed specifically for your child and his/her friends. Ages: 5 - 14 ✰Included: One hour
of court time with our wonderful teaching staff! Games, drills, relays and more. Up to one hour in the lounge area. All
paper goods for the children. (Includes : tablecloth, napkins, forks, cups and plates.) Special Vista Tennis gift for the
birthday child. Additional children may be added for a fee. See certificate for additional info.
Thank You: Vista Tennis & Party Depot                                             Value: $275.00
MINIMUM BID: $90.00

ITEM 75: WINTER GARDEN ICE ARENA FAMILY SEASON SKATING PASS FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR IN RIDGEFIELD,
CT
Fun, Fun, Fun! Family Fun for everyone! And so close and the kids will love to skate nearly year-round from
September to May.
Thank You: Winter Garden Ice Arena                                           Value: $250.00
MINIMUM BID: $75.00

ITEM 76: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR 2 WEEKS OF LESSONS AT STEVE DEMASCO'S SHAOLIN STUDIOS IN WILTON,
CT **
Steve DeMasco's Studios is one of the fastest growing martial arts facilities in the country. What sets our studios
apart is our quest for excellence and our mission to bring professional shaolin martial arts instruction to women,
men and children throughout the world. Includes two weeks of lessons with one (1) Semi Private Lesson per week,
unlimited group classes, and belt. May not be combined with other offers. New clients only. Valid for 2011
Thank You: Steve DeMasco's Shaolin Studios                                   Value: $150.00
MINIMUM BID: $45.00

ITEM 77: HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS AT STARBUCK EQUESTRIAN IN RIDGEFIELD, CT
Do you have a budding equestrian? Three (3) 30 minute private riding lessons youth or adult at the Ridgefield Academy of
Riding at Starbuck Equestrian in Ridgefield, CT.
Thank You: Amanda Starbuck                                                  Value: $150.00
MINIMUM BID: $45.00
ITEM 78: TWO (2) TICKETS FOR THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING OBSERVATORY
Tickets are valid for two (2) years from the issue date and can be used anytime. A great summer outing!
Thank You: Empire State Building                                                      Value: $42.00
MINIMUM BID: $15.00

ITEM 79: ONE FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO ALDRICH MUSEUM AND $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO RIVER ROAD
GALLERY IN WILTON, CT
Contemporary Art Lovers! One (1) Family Membership to the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT. This
includes free admission for your whole family, as well as priority registration and discounts for educational programs.
Plus...For Members, By Members events, a 10% discount in the museum store and more! Get inspired, create, and then
frame your artwork with this $50 gift certificate from River Road Gallery.
Thank You: The Aldrich & River Road Gallery                                              Value: $220.00
MINIMUM BID: $45.00

ITEM 80: DUAL/FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO THE KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART ALONG WITH 3 EXHIBITION
CATALOGS
The Katonah Museum of Art is one of the most celebrated small museums in the country. Voted ―Best Small Museum‖
by the Hudson Valley Magazine. The membership includes free admission for two adults, invitations to exhibition
previews and parties and the member newsletter. Children under 12 admitted free.
Thank You: Katonah Museum of Art                                                   Value: $145.00
MINIMUM BID: $45.00

ITEM 81: ALL-AROUND FAMILY FUN AT THE SPORTS CENTER OF CONNECTICUT
The Sports Center of Connecticut in Shelton, CT is fun for the entire family! One (1) round of miniature golf for up to 4
people on the same day. Also includes one (1) laser tag game, one (1) open skate admission, one (1) fun bowl game,
four (4) game tokens, and one (1) batting cage token. Expires 10/31/2011
Thank You: The Sports Center of CT                                                        Value: $70.00
MINIMUM BID: $25.00

ITEM 82: FIVE (5) SKATING PASSES TO THE DANBURY ICE ARENA AND $25 GIFT CARD TO STEW LEONARD’S &
$25 GIFT CARD TO COSTCO TO PICK UP SOME GROCERIES WHILE IN TOWN
Get your ice skates on! Great family fun! Five (5) public skating passes at the Danbury Ice Arena. After skating head over
to Stew Leonard’s grab some delicious ice cream for the kids and a mid-afternoon coffee while you shop. Might as well
stop at Costco and stock up there too!
Thank You: Danbury Ice Arena & Stew Leonard’s & Costco of Brookfield                   Value: $85.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 83: TWO (2) TICKETS TO LAKE COMPOUNCE FAMILY THEME PARK
The most fun you’ll have all summer!! Two (2) regular admission tickets to Lake Compounce in Bristol, CT. Enjoy the
most thrilling roller coaster rides in New England as well as fun-filled, refreshing water rides. A day of fun for all ages!
Expires 9/5/2011
Thank You: Lake Compounce                                                                Value: $70.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 84: SPICE UP YOUR PLAYDATES THIS SPRING!
      PUMP IT UP PLAYDATE FOR FOUR (4) NORWALK, CT
      FOUR (4) PUBLIC SKATING PASSES TO BREWSTER ICE ARENA
Is there any better way to tire out the kids??
Thank You: Pump It Up & Brewster Ice Arena                                               Value: $76.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00
ITEM 85: FAMILY FIELD TRIPS OR PLAYDATES FOR FOUR (4)
    Gift Certificate for Family of Four Admission to The Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk, CT
    Gift Certificate for Family of Four Admission to The Bronx Zoo
    Gift Certificate for Family of Four Public Skating Passes at the Brewster Ice Arena
Thank You: The Maritime Aquarium, The Bronx Zoo, And Brewster Ice Arena            Value: $140.00
MINIMUM BID: $45.00

ITEM 86: ONE (1) PASS TO “KIDS TIME” FOR THE FAMILY AT GYMNASTIC SPECTRUM IN DANBURY, CT **
A fun-filled morning of games, inflatable play, pizza and more! For children ages 3 through 10 years old. Program runs
1 & ½ hours. Drop the kids off and run some errands!
Thank You: The Gymnastic Spectrum                                                     Value: $15.00/child
MINIMUM BID: $5.00

ITEM 87: FOUR (4) WEEKS OF ONE PROGRAM AT GYMNASTIC SPECTRUM IN DANBURY, CT **
Four (4) Weeks of one Program of Your Choice: Tumble Bears, Gymnastics, Busy Bears, and more!
For children ages 18 mos. through 2nd grade. For Non-Members Only.
Thank You: The Gymnastic Spectrum                                              Value: $80.00
MINIMUM BID: $25.00

ITEM 88: ONE YEAR FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO EARTHPLACE, THE NATURE DISCOVERY CENTER
Calling all nature lovers! This Westport, CT sanctuary includes open trails, wildlife education, gardens & rehabilitated
animals such as eagles, owls & hawks. Enjoy free Natureplace admission for family members. Free admission to
Saturday ―Critters & Crafts‖ programs & other special weekend activities. ―Natureplace - An Indoor Nature
Experience.‖
Thank You: Earthplace                                                                     Value: $75.00
MINIMUM BID: $25.00

ITEM 89: FAMILY OF FOUR (4) TICKETS TO CONNECTICUT'S BEARDSLEY ZOO & GUEST PASS FOR FOUR (4) TO
STEPPING STONES MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN **
Lions and tigers and bears – oh my! Enjoy a day at the zoo! Four (4) general admission tickets to the only zoo in
Connecticut, operating since 1922! Tickets valid through 12/31/2011. Located in Matthews Park Norwalk, CT and
named one of America's Top 50 Children's Museums, features interactive exhibits, educational programs and fun for
everyone
Thank You: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo & Stepping Stones Museum For Children              Value: $88.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 90: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR $100 TO JODI'S GYM OF MT KISCO, NY
Providing 28 years of fun, friends, and fitness to New York kids. This certificate may be used towards a class at Jodi's
Gym for the spring or summer 2011 semesters. Not redeemable for birthday parties or clothing.
Thank You: Jodi's Gym                                                                  Value: $100.00
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

ITEM 91: FOUR (4) WEEKS OF PRE-SCHOOL OR INTRODUCTORY GYMNASTIC CLASSES AT AMERICAN
GYMNASTICS IN BEDFORD HILLS, NY
For over 20 years, American Gymnastics and the renowned Gym-Care Preschool have been Westchester County's
premier destination for gymnastic classes, competitive gymnastics, preschool programs and birthday parties!
Thank You: American Gymnastics                                                      Value: $80.00
MINIMUM BID: $25.00
ITEM 92: GIFT CERTIFICATE TO THE WOLF CONSERVATION CENTER IN SOUTH SALEM, NY
Gift certificate for an age appropriate daytime program or an ―Evening Howl.‖ Valid for up to four (4) people. The
program begins with a discussion about mythology, biology, and ecology of wolves in North America. Then enjoy a
hike to howl with ambassador wolves- Apache, Lukas, Kaila and Atka, and ice cream (evening program only). Not valid
for ―Wolf Awareness Week‖ programming.
Thank You: Wolf Conservation Center                                                 Value: $80.00
MINIMUM BID: $20.00

ITEM 93: BUSY MOMS & DADS TAKE OUT PART II
Make life easy! Always have one of these gift cards in your wallet as you run around town for all the kids’ activities:
    A gift certificate to Nico's Italian Deli for a three (3) ft Wedge
    $25 gift certificate to Tom-E-Toes Restaurant & Pizza in New Canaan, CT
Thank You: Nico's Italian Deli & Tom-E-Toes                                           Value: $50.00
MINIMUM BID: $15.00


AROUND TOWN & GOOD ALL AROUND!
ITEM 94: GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR TWO (2) ONE HOUR DOG TRAINING SESSIONS OR THREE DAYS IN HOME
DOG BOARDING **
New dog in the family? Need some help? Learn from the Pro and make life easy. OR Going on vacation this summer?
What to do with your loving pooch? Three days in home boarding from Martha Goodman.
Thank you: Martha Goodman                                                        Value $150.00
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

ITEM 95: WILL SPRING EVER ARRIVE? BE READY WHEN IT DOES!
One (1) $75.00 Gift Certificate to the Lewisboro Garden Center. AND One (1) $25 Gift certificate to Home Stop in
Ridgefield and a mug of goodies too!
Thank You: Lewisboro Garden Center & Home Stop in Ridgefield                    Value: $100.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 96: BE THE ENVY OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WITH THIS ONE- OF-A-KIND STONE CARVING!
Adorn your front yard, entrance, gardens, or courtyard with this one-of-a-kind accessory. An original stone carving
from Pound Ridge Stone.
Thank You: Pound Ridge Stone                                                         Value: $200.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 97: SPRING IS HERE! GET SOME INDOOR CURB APPEAL!
Valley View Greenhouses prides themselves on growing high quality plant materials! Enjoy this Gift Certificate for a
beautiful ―large‖ Ficus Tree from Valley View.
Thank You: Valley View Greenhouses                                                 Value: $125.00
MINIMUM BID: $40.00

ITEM 98: SPRING IS HERE! GET SOME CURB APPEAL! PART I
Give Dad a break and get your act together for Spring! Mel Donaton, of MPD Landscape & Excavation, is donating a
garden or lawn cleanup: 3 men for 2 hours valued at $250.
Thank You: Mel Donaton                                                          Value: $250.00
MINIMUM BID: $75.00
ITEM 99: SPRING IS HERE! GET SOME CURB APPEAL! PART II
Tree service experts at SavATree provide experience, reliability and expertise in environmentally sensible tree, shrub
and lawn care programs. Their award winning team of arborists is committed to beautification through arboricultural
excellence. Treat yourself to this Gift Certificate for a complimentary consultation with an arborist and 100 gallons of
Arborkelp to be applied to the tree/shrubs of your choice.
Thank You: SavATree of Bedford Hills                                                   Value: $250.00
MINIMUM BID: $75.00

ITEM 100: Moen 7065ORB Vestige Single Handle Kitchen Faucet with Side Spray, Oil Rubbed Bronze
Add immediate charm and class to your kitchen with this gorgeous faucet by Moen in oil rubbed bronze. This
faucet retails for over $400.00. Bring your dream home to life!
Thank You: Rings End of Lewisboro                                                 Value: $400.00
MINIMUM BID: $100.00


GO FOR IT! THE BIG ONES! INDULGE IN LUXURY!

ITEM 101: A HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE FOR ONE (1) PERSON
Float for an hour above the treetops and below the clouds. Enjoy this unique experience close to home or on your
next vacation! (There are 150 locations nationwide). Participate in the inflation process, enjoy the balloon ride and
when you land, celebrate with a fruit juice or champagne toast! Expires 11/11
Thank You: Soaring Adventures of America                                                Value: $200.00
MINIMUM BID: $75.00

ITEM 102: ENJOY A THREE (3) NIGHT STAY AT MONTAGE DEER VALLEY, UTAH
What do the following have in common? Biking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, sailing, fly-fishing, river
rafting, golfing, hot air balloon ridin', badminton, croquet, s'mores at the firepit, The Alpine Slide, and the Ziprider
These are just the OUTDOOR activities involved with a summertime trip to Montage Deer Valley! They also have a
luxurious 35,000 sq ft spa. Sized for comfort and relaxation, guestrooms average 600 square feet and offer rich estate-
quality furnishings, commissioned artwork, comfortable sitting areas and gas fireplaces. A fully furnished private
balcony or patio brings the alpine splendor in, where guests enjoy the very finest amenities, such as 400-thread-count
Egyptian cotton sheets and down bedding; plush bathrobes and slippers; and a five-fixture marble bathroom with
separate rain shower and deep soaking tub. Enjoy Three (3) Night Stay (May 1-Nov 30) at Montage Deer Valley
http://www.montagedeervalley.com/
Thank You: The Bates Family & Montage Deer Valley                                Value: $TBD
Minimum Bid: $500.00

ITEM 103: ENJOY A TWO (2) NIGHT STAY AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL IN LAS VEGAS!
Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is a sophisticated luxury hotel and residences prominently located at the entrance of
CityCenter, a magnificent urban resort destination at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Awarded the esteemed AAA
Five Diamond Award rating and the coveted Forbes Five-Star award for our Spa, we offer fine-dining, a relaxing Spa,
spectacular accommodations and legendary service of the world-renowned hotel group. Treat yourself to ultimate
luxury with 2 nights accommodations in a Premier room with complimentary breakfast for two!
Thank you: The Bates family & Mandarin Oriental                               Value: $1,600.00
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Silent Auction Guidelines
1. Bid sheets for each item are attached to the tables by category. To bid, simply print your name and phone number in the
appropriate column next to the amount you wish to bid.
2. Minimum bids are indicated on each bid sheet. Succeeding bids must equal or exceed the required increment as shown on the
bid sheet, otherwise the bid is void.
3. The final bid will be circled by a Committee Member upon closing, and will constitute the winning bid. Check the bid sheets at
the tables to see if you’ve won.
4. Payment is required the day of the auction. Cash and personal checks are accepted.
5. The Silent Auction will begin closing at 11:30 pm on Friday, April 1st. Last calls for bidding will be announced during the event.
6. In the event of a dispute, or if more than one person desires an item at the closing of the category, an auction official shall act
as the final authority and shall conduct a ―mini-live‖ auction to determine the winning bidder. His or her decision will be final.
7. The auction committee reserves the right to add, change, or combine items.
8. By participating in the auction, each bidder recognizes and agrees that neither MPPTA nor anyone who assists in the conduct
of this auction shall be liable for occurrences resulting from the use of auctioned items and services.
9. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided in this catalog is correct. Please review the catalog and bid
sheets carefully and contact a Committee Member with any questions.

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All sales are final. There will be no refunds or exchanges on items except where noted. Unless otherwise specified, all items and
services must be used within one year of the date of the Auction. For tax purposes, purchases are tax deductible only by the
amount the price paid exceeds the value of the item received. Values set forth for items being auctioned are donors’ estimates.
They are not warranted by the Meadow Pond Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (―MPPTA‖) for tax purposes or as
an indication of market value.

Payment
Payment for all items purchased must be made in full on April 16th to the cashier. Check-out will begin after the close of the
Auction. Master Card, Visa, & Discover Card, Cash, and checks made payable to MPPTA will be accepted. Any bidder not
making arrangements for payment in full will forfeit the right to purchase the item. The item will be offered instead to the next
highest bidder. Arrangements for removal of all items must be made immediately following the event. Please note: This means
you must take your items home with you on auction day!

Conditions of Sale
ALL PROPERTY IS SOLD “AS-IS.” MPPTA MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT
TO THE PROPERTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SCHOOL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CORRECTNESS OF DESCRIPTION,
AUTHENTICITY, OR CONDITION OF THE PROPERTY. VALUES LISTED IN THE CATALOG ARE AS STATED BY THE DONORS.
VALUES INDICATED FOR SOME ITEMS ARE ESTIMATES AND ARE NOT WARRANTED BY MPPTA FOR TAX PURPOSES. BY
HIS/HER PURCHASE, THE BUYER WAIVES ANY CLAIMS FOR LIABILITY AGAINST EITHER MPPTA OR THE DONOR OF
PROPERTY OR SERVICES. NEITHER MPPTA NOR THE DONOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DAMAGE
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