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Ever wonder what Mrs. Williams could possibly do all day? This is your kid’s chance to find out. They
1. Principal for a Day.

will spend the day as the principal of Willard School. Observe classroom lessons, call students to the
office for their birthdays, run a fire drill, make announcements, and more! Your child can choose two
friends to join him/her in the principal’s office for a “business lunch.” Lunch includes pizza and ice
cream sundaes. The lucky student will also receive a photo album to commemorate the day, as well as
a recognition plaque.
Graciously donated by Marianne Williams
Value - Priceless



then add a Willard dad and six of your favorite friends. Throw in the lovely Meredith Bennett as
2. Take a Toque…

your hostess, amazing food and special wines and what do you get? A night to remember with Chef
Robert LaForty at his home, a.k.a the legendary “Hillcrest Grill.” Your table for eight will be waiting
for you. All you have to do is sit back and enjoy a wonderful evening as Chef LaForty takes you on a
culinary journey sure to give your taste buds an amazing ride. Menu will consist of multiple courses
paired with library wines. Menu will take allergies into consideration. Event must be scheduled on a
Saturday evening between June and November 2012.
Graciously donated by the Bennett/LaForty family
Value – $1000



Kick your typical Girl’s Night up a notch with this upscale evening. Start with a private cosmetic party
3. All Dolled Up with Somewhere to Go.

for you and nine of your besties hosted by Trish McEvoy Cosmetics at Neiman Marcus with light
refreshments provided by The Rotunda restaurant (hope for the popovers!). The evening will include
an interactive program featuring beauty tricks and picks for this upcoming season. Then stroll over
to The Capital Grille for cocktails and a four-course dinner of their signature dishes, served to you in
the private President’s Oval Room. After this, Blend will seem soooo 35 minutes ago. Date TBD and
scheduled Monday – Thursday prior to July 28, 2012.
Graciously donated by Neiman Marcus and The Capital Grille – Garden State Plaza
Value - $1150




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     Picture this: it’s 2:35 and you’re running late. No WAY you’re going to get a parking spot now. But
     4. Pole Position.

     wait. You don’t have to jockey for a spot that isn’t blocking the teachers, or on the wrong side of the
     road, or halfway to Upper Boulevard. You’ve got a spot front and center, and it even has your name
     on it. Sound too good to be true? Not tonight. For the first time, Willard will auction off a parent
     parking spot to be designated with a sign that reads, “Auction Winner Only” with your name. This
     spot will be yours and yours alone from 8:15 – 9:00 am and again from 2:45 – 3:15 pm every school
     day in the 2012 – 2013 school year. So go ahead, have them put the second coat of polish on your
     manicure. You’ve got all the time in the world. Willard School accepts no responsibility for keeping
     other drivers from wrongfully taking your spot.
     Graciously donated by The Willard School HSA
     Value - Priceless



     New York Times bestselling novelist Harlan Coben, author of Live Wire, Caught, Tell No One and the
     5. You’re a Character All Right. . . in a Harlan Coben Novel.

     Myron Bolitar series, offers up this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at, well, immortality. Your name
     will be used for a character in a future Harlan Coben novel. You could be a good guy or bad, nice or
     sleazy. Your part could be big or small (usually small), one mention or many. You could be a killer, an
     angel, a little girl, a cross-dresser – anything. Harlan chooses and no, he doesn’t take requests. Past
     high bidders have been immortalized as “The Ghost” in Gone for Good, a cop in Long Lost, a computer
     weenie in Tell No One, a school principal in Caught, and a fertility doctor in Darkest Fear. You choose
     the name – yours, your spouse’s, your best friend’s, whatever. Standard waiver to be signed, books
     are finished a year in advance so winner might not be in upcoming book but a future one, names are
     usually first and last name (not middle, title, etc).
     Graciously donated by Harlan Coben
     Value - Priceless



     Who doesn’t need a vacation? Especially when it’s a vacation in either Cancun or Los Cabos, Mexico.
     6. Necesita unas vacationes?

     How does this sound? Seven nights in a deluxe ocean view room at a luxury resort in either Cancun
     or Los Cabos. You choose one of four resorts from Royal Solaris Resorts. Stay a minimum of six nights
     and your package will include round trip transportation between the airport and the resort, Wel-
     come Party, Gala Dinner, and an excursion of your choice. Space is subject to availability at time of
     reservation. Not available the week of New Year’s. Winner is required to pay mandatory all-inclusive
     fee for food and alcohol for individuals ages 4 and over.
     Graciously donated by Jasper and Nisha Cordero
     Value - $2100




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Yeah, we know. You just returned your rentals to Ski Barn and pulled out the kids’ bathing suits for the
7. Head for the Hills.

summer. But winter will be back before you know it. So how’d you like to have a long weekend at a
luxury 3-bedroom townhouse in Stratton all lined up and ready to go when the first snowfall hits (hope-
fully after Halloween this year). Shuttle service available to slopes. Townhouse sleeps 8 and has an
outdoor hot tub. Arrival Thursday, checkout Sunday. Package includes 8 lift tickets and a gift certificate
to Mulligans restaurant. Excludes Winter Break, February Break, and MLK weekend. No pets allowed.
Townhouse graciously donated by the Goetze family. Lift tickets and gift certificate to
Mulligans graciously donated by the Stratton Mountain Resort
Value - $3700


Tired of the 25mph speed limits around here? Jonesing to go fast but a little afraid your loser cruiser
8. Life in the Fast Lane.

might blow a gasket if you try? Head to one of the NASCAR Car Racing Experience locations and try
your hand driving NASCAR Sprint Cup cars on a professional super speedway track. There is no lead car
to follow and no instructor riding with you. Passing is allowed. Includes training and a graduate certifi-
cate, souvenir license, liability and insurance. Speedways are located in CA, FL, GA, IL, KY, NC, TX and
VA. Package also includes 4-night stay in a standard guest room at participating Hyatt hotels and round
trip coach class airfare for 2 on American Airlines. Some blackout dates apply. Must be 18 years of age.
Value - Priceless


Cross one off their bucket list (and yours) with this trip to the 2013 NBA All Star Weekend (Febru-
9. Slam Dunk.

ary 15 – 17) in Houston, Texas. Package includes two tickets to the Rising Stars game on Friday and
entrance to the All Star events (Skills Challenge, Shooting Stars, Three Point Contest, and Slam Dunk)
on Saturday. Enjoy all the festivities at the Turner Party on Saturday as well. The excitement builds
to Sunday where you will have two tickets to watch the pros from East vs. West at the 2013 NBA All
Star Game! Making this one of the best weekends of your kid’s life will be an easy lay-up. Round trip
airfare is included. Winner is responsible for hotel accommodations, although assistance will be
given to help winner “locate and book hotel.”
All Star Weekend tickets graciously donated by Paul and Lorie McCarthy
Airline Tickets graciously donated by Tom and Lisa Kopff
Value $4400


So you didn’t win the big Mega Millions lottery. Who needs it? Roll the dice (or spin the wheel) in
10. Jackpot!

Vegas at the super chic, luxury Cosmopolitan Hotel. You’ll enjoy a three-night stay in a Terrace studio
room, daily breakfast for two, and two VIP seats (orchestra section) for your choice of one of the
following top Las Vegas shows, subject to availability: Celine Dion, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Shania
Twain, Barry Manilow, Donny and Marie, Blue Man Group, or Cirque du Soleil. Round trip coach ser-
vice for 2 on American Airlines provided. Some blackout dates apply.
Value - Priceless
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                                    TEACHERS’ CORNER
                                               closes at 10:30pm

     100. Hansel and Gretel would be jealous. It’s so sad. Around the holidays, kids don’t get
     any sweets (yeah, right). If your child is similarly deprived, send them to Mrs. Reich’s house with
     three of their friends to make gingerbread houses with Mrs. Reich, Mrs. Bostler, and Mrs. Bankos.
     Lunch or dinner will be provided depending on the time of the outing. To be scheduled on a Friday
     evening, Saturday or Sunday in December 2012.

     101. Pick your color. Just in time for sandal weather (we hope!). Mrs. Sullivan and Mrs. Chanod
     will treat your child and a friend to a pedicure with an ice cream treat to follow. Expires June 22, 2012.

     102. Hoop Dreams. Tired of shooting hoops with your kid in the driveway? Let the Willard
     Wizards (Mr. Altieri, Mr. Kearns, Mr. Ong, Mr. Porod, Mr. Lucchesi, and Mr. Ransom) take over for
     a day. Your child and four of his/her friends can test their chops against our famous hoopsters. The
     best part? You don’t even have to feed them. Pizza and soda will be served after the game. Email Mr.
     Ong by the end of the 2011-2012 school year to arrange a date.

     103. It’s a kick in the grass. Got a budding Lionel Messi? Let Mr. Durling, Mr. Wyka, Mrs.
     Wyka, Mr. Kearns, Mr. Ong, Mr. Altieri and Mr. Porod take him/her and four of their friends out
     for a friendly game at a local park. Pizza and soda will be served after the game. Date and time TBD.

     104. Get your game on. Mr. Ong and Mr. Lucchesi invite your child and three friends to play
     some hoops. After the game there will be ice cream and soda for the players. Count ‘em! Please email
     Mr. Ong by the end of the 2011-2012 school year to arrange a date and time.

     105. Who you callin’ a turkey? Here’s the chance for all that Wii bowling practice to pay off.
     Your child and two friends will bowl against some of Willard’s finest kingpins. Mrs. Diorio, Mrs.
     Petitt, Mr. Ong and Mrs. Connor will host your child for three games at a local bowling alley.
     Parents are responsible for transportation. Date and time TBD before end of 2011-2012 school year.

     106. Putt Putt for the fun of it. Mr. Ong, Mrs. Diorio, Mrs. Petitt, and Mrs. Hutchison
     challenge your child and two of his/her friends to a throw down at the Paramus mini-golf (by Bergen
     Community College). Pizza is included. Date and time TBD before the end of the 2011-2012 school year.

     107. Cupcakes and clay. First, your child and a friend will get their hands sticky and messy
     with icing from their snack at Carousel Cupcakes. Then, they’ll cover them with paint as they create
     their ceramic masterpiece at Color Me Mine. They’ll have a blast and all you’ll have to provide is
     some soap and water at the end. Date TBD. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Connor


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108. Be Mrs. Petitt for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a
½ day in Mrs. Petitt’s class. The bonus? They get to have lunch with their teacher and two friends.
Mrs. Petitt is offering this prize to students in her 5th grade class. Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Mrs. Petitt

109. Be Mrs. Connor for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and
passing notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher
for a ½ day in Mrs. Connor’s class. The bonus? They get to have lunch with their teacher and two
friends. Mrs. Connor is offering this prize to students in her 5th grade class. Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Mrs. Connor

110. Chicks with Sticks. Spring is in the air and the rhythmic thump of lax balls hitting
rebounders can be heard ringing through neighborhoods all over town. If you’d like a day’s reprieve,
send your daughter and five of her friends (3rd – 5th grade) for an afternoon lacrosse session with
Mr. Ransom, coach of the RHS Girls’ JV Lacrosse team. She’ll be checking and cradling with the best
of ‘em. Date TBD. Courtesy of Mr. Ransom

111. We all scream for ice cream. The weather is getting warmer and ice cream is the
perfect treat. Mr. Ransom will bravely host up to ten children (grades K-1) for an ice cream party.
Extra napkins included. Date and time TBD. Courtesy of Mr. Ransom

112. Strike a chord. Maestro, Maestro! Your child will have the opportunity to be the music
teacher for a day. Your child can warm up the class with Skipty, pick the musical games and songs,
and bring a friend to lunch with Mrs. Hutchison. Date and time in mid-late June 2012 TBD.
Courtesy of Mrs. Hutchison

113. The Life of Riley. Does your kid want to know what it’s like to have Mrs. Hutchison for a
mom? Now they can ask someone who knows, her daughter, 3-year old Riley. Mrs. Hutchison and
Riley will host your child and up to three friends at a local park for snacks and an hour long play
date after school. Transportation to be provided by the parent if necessary.
Date and time in 2011- 2012 school year TBD. Courtesy of Mrs. Hutchison

114. The Inside Scoop. Looking to introduce your child to GW? Dr. Katie Kashmanian,
principal of GW offers to lead up to four fifth-grade students on a private tour of GW. She’ll give
them the inside scoop on middle school including classes, lockers, schedules, houses and extra-
curriculars. Students can join Dr. Kashmanian one day at noon for lunch and the tour. (Tour can also
be scheduled after school or on a weekend if you prefer) Your kid will feel confident walking into GW
in September armed with the 411 from Dr. K, their new bestie. Courtesy of Dr. Katie Kashmanian



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     115. The Big Cheese. Pizza that is. Mrs. Williams (the other big cheese) is offering your child
     and three friends the opportunity to have a pizza lunch with her in the office. Lunch will be followed
     by a dessert of make-your-own sundaes. Date TBD. Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

     116. Cut the line. Arrive early to stand in line for the 2013 Drama Club show? Naaah. Fret over
     whether a tall person with a large head will be sitting in front of you while your child performs?
     Nope. Not if you win this. You can breeze in moments before the curtain rises and head straight to
     your pair of reserved front row seats. Just pick the show you want to see, then sit back and relax.
     Courtesy of Drama Club Director, Miss Dolfi.

     117. Cut the line – take 2. Arrive early to stand in line for the 2013 Drama Club show? Naaah.
     Fret over whether a tall person with a large head will be sitting in front of you while your child
     performs? Nope. Not if you win this. You can breeze in moments before the curtain rises and head
     straight to your pair of reserved front row seats. Just pick the show you want to see, then sit back
     and relax. Courtesy of Drama Club Director, Miss Dolfi.

     118. Cut the line – take 3. Arrive early to stand in line for the 2013 Drama Club show? Naaah.
     Fret over whether a tall person with a large head will be sitting in front of you while your child
     performs? Nope. Not if you win this. You can breeze in moments before the curtain rises and head
     straight to your pair of reserved front row seats. Just pick the show you want to see, then sit back
     and relax. Courtesy of Drama Club Director, Miss Dolfi.

     119. Smokey the Bear would be proud. It’s a fire drill! But while everyone else heads out
     calmly in a single file line, your kid will stay back – helping Mrs. Williams use the stopwatch to time
     the evacuation, checking the bathrooms and making sure all the students are out of the school,
     announcing re-entry and how long the whole drill took for the school. It’s almost as good as riding
     the hook-and-ladder. Dalmatian not included. Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

     120. VIP Seating – 5th Grade Spring Concert. Go ahead, run to Starbucks. You’ll have
     seats front and center, reserved and waiting for you at the 5th grade (2012) spring concert.
     Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

     121. VIP Seating – 4th Grade Spring Concert. Go ahead, run to Starbucks. You’ll have
     seats front and center, reserved and waiting for you at the 4th grade (2012) spring concert.
     Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

     122. VIP Seating – 2nd Grade Friendship Concert. Go ahead, run to Starbucks. You’ll
     have seats front and center, reserved and waiting for you at the 2nd grade (2012) spring concert.
     Courtesy of Mrs. Williams



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123. VIP Seating – 5th Grade Promotion. Doesn’t it seem like only yesterday was their
first day of kindergarten? And here they are, leaving Willard for middle school. Mark this special day
with two reserved front and center seats for his/her 2012 promotion ceremony.
Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

124. VIP Seating – December Holiday Concert. No need to send dad ahead with the
coats. You’ll have seats for two front and center, reserved and waiting for you at the December 2012
Holiday Concert. Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

125. VIP Seating – 1st Grade Dinosaur Program. Go ahead, run to Starbucks. You’ll have
seats front and center, reserved and waiting for you at the 1st grade (2012) spring concert.
Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

126. Be Mrs. Bison for an afternoon. This is it. The last time a Willard kid can impersonate
Mrs. Bison before she retires. Your child and two friends will have a picnic lunch with Mrs. Bison
and then, in the afternoon, your child will take over Mrs. Bison’s classroom for the remainder of the
day. Maybe they’ll fill up the marble jar, or spell “R-E-C-E-S-S,” or put a few names in the kindness box.
The options are endless. This offer is extended to members of Mrs. Bison’s 4th grade class. Expires
June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Bison

127. Grab your chopsticks. Mrs. Bison will take your child and a friend for a delicious dinner
at Baumgart’s Café. And you get a vacation from cooking! Date TBD.
Courtesy of Mrs. Bison

128. Hold the anchovies. Or add them. Your child can choose when he/she and five friends
accompany Mrs. Nicola and Mrs. Lyle to a pizza lunch at Parkwood Deli. Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Mrs. Nicola and Mrs. Lyle

129. Be Mrs. Nicola for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a ½ day
in Mrs. Nicola’s class. The bonus? They get to have lunch with their teacher and a friend. Mrs. Nicola is
offering this prize to students in her 3rd grade class. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Nicola

130. Be Ms. Keller for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a ½
day in Ms. Keller’s class. The bonus? They get to have a pizza lunch with their teacher and a friend.
Ms. Keller is offering this prize to students in her 1st grade class. Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Ms. Keller




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     131. Be Ms. Valentine for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and
     passing notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher
     for a ½ day in Ms. Valentine’s class. The bonus? They get to have a pizza lunch with their teacher
     and a friend. Ms. Valentine is offering this prize to students in her 1st grade class. Expires June 2012.
     Courtesy of Ms. Valentine

     132. Be Mrs. Chanod for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and
     passing notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher
     for a ½ day in Mrs. Chanod’s class. The bonus? They get to have lunch with their teacher and a
     friend. Mrs. Chanod is offering this prize to students in her 1st grade class. Expires June 2012.
     Courtesy of Mrs. Chanod

     133. Be Mrs. Wyka for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
     notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a
     ½ day in Mrs. Wyka’s class. The bonus? They get to have lunch with Mrs. Wyka as they plan their
     afternoon. This prize is open to all Willard students. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Wyka

     134. Score! You’ve seen them play the 5th graders, now’s your child’s chance to take them on.
     Grab ten of your kid’s kickball buddies and pit them against an impressive roster of Willard teachers
     and aides. Game to take place on Friday, May 18, 2012 on the large kickball field behind Willard
     School. Pizza to follow in the auditorium. Don’t forget your pom poms!
     Courtesy of: Mr. Halter, Mrs. Brizzolara, Miss Crum, Mrs. Daly, Mrs. Ellis, Mrs. Gordon,
     Miss Horton, Mrs. LaForge, Mr. Margiotta, Mrs. McCreath, Mrs. Moretti, Miss Relyea,
     Miss Rudman, Miss Sbarra, Mr. Scholts, Mr. Schmarak, Mrs. Traynor

     135. Dinner and a movie. Okay, so you were forced to see Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked.
     And you even gave in and saw Yogi Bear. Give yourself a break and let Mr. and Mrs. Wyka take your
     child and three friends to pizza and then to a showing of the next children’s “blockbuster”.
     Madagascar 3 comes out June 8th . . . just sayin’. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Wyka

     136. Menagerie. House feeling a bit empty with the kids away at school all day? Adopt a dog, a
     pig, a few birds and a cougar. A cougar? Lucky for you these are not the kind you have to walk in the
     rain or change the paper in the cage. These are adorable crocheted animals created especially for
     you by Mrs. Ellis. Includes a dog, a cougar, some Angry Birds and of course, the pig. They’ll take you
     to a whole new level. Courtesy of Mrs. Ellis

     137. Be Mr. Blois for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
     notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a ½
     day in Mr. Blois’ class. The bonus? They get to have lunch with their teacher and a friend. Mr. Blois is
     offering this prize to students in his 5th grade class. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mr. Blois


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138. Be Mr. Wyka for a morning. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and
passing notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher
for a morning in the Wonderful World of Wyka. The bonus? They get to have lunch with their teacher
to plan their day. Mr. Wyka is offering this prize to students in his 3rd grade class.
Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mr. Wyka

139. In good hands. You can go ahead and turn off your cell phone when these babysitters
are in charge. Mrs. Pisani and Ms. Keller will babysit up to four children, complete with pizza and
an activity. Children can be from one family or your child and three friends. Dancing, singing and sil-
liness included. Offered on a Friday evening in May or June, 6 – 10 pm. Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Mrs. Pisani and Ms. Keller

140. Make a wish. Your kid really wants an old-fashioned, home-style birthday party. But you
don’t want the mess . . . or the clean up. Enter Mrs. Zaccaria, Mrs. Chanod, Ms. Keller, Ms. Neff,
Ms. Lowicki, and Mrs. Candrilli. They’ll host your child and 9 of their friends (K-1) for a birthday/
craft party. Party includes: invitations, a craft, a scavenger hunt, decorations, cupcakes, pizza, drinks
and a party bag for each guest. Teachers will determine theme with input from the guest of honor.
Expires May 2013. Party to be held at Willard School.
Courtesy of Mrs. Zaccaria, Mrs. Chanod, Ms. Keller, Ms. Neff, Ms. Lowicki, and Mrs. Candrilli.

141. Smile for the birdie. Actually, the birdie will be smiling at you while you take your photo
walk at the Celery Farm with Mr. Altieri and Mr. Kearns. Your child will discover and photograph
local wildlife, spy on habitats and if they’re really lucky, they’ll see a snake or two. Transportation
must be provided by the parent. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mr. Altieri and Mr. Kearns

142. Be Mr. Kearns for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a
½ day in Mr. Kearns’ class. The bonus? A pizza lunch with their teacher to plan their special day.
Mr. Kearns is offering this prize to students in his 1st grade class. Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Mr. Kearns

143. Down and Dirty. Willard’s Green Ambassadors (Mr. Kearns and Mr. Altieri) will make
an exclusive house call to help you and your children set up your own at-home compost machine.
It’s easier than you think. You’ll be greener, eat healthier, and throw less away. And believe us, your
garden will thank you. Compost bin is included Courtesy of Mr. Kearns and Mr. Altieri

144. Be a locavore. You know that little spot in your backyard that you’ve been meaning to turn
into a garden? But you don’t have the time or the talent to actually do it? Let Mr. Kearns, Mr. Krokus,
and Mr. Altieri do it for you. They’ll build a garden bed and then stock it with a few herbs and bulbs
before they leave. It doesn’t get more local than that.


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Courtesy of Mr. Kearns, Mr. Altieri and Mr. Krokus
     145. Take down the Vermonster! Stand back! In a gesture of unimaginable bravery, your
     child and 3 of their friends will take on the Ben and Jerry’s Vermonster – a monster of a sundae – 20
     scoops of ice cream, hot fudge, banana, cookies, brownies and all of their favorite toppings.
     Ruined appetites courtesy of Mr. Blois, Mr. Lucchesi, Mr. Altieri, Mr. Wyka, and Mr. Kearns

     146. OPI or Essie? Who doesn’t like getting their nails done? And what’s more fun than a little girl
     time with your teachers after school? Unless it’s continuing the conversation over dinner. Your daugh-
     ter and one of her friends will get this special time Courtesy of Ms. Valentine and Mrs. Brizzolara

     147. Say What? Hmmmm. What could the Auction Committee possibly find to roast at Willard
     school? Once you find out, you’ll want to keep a copy of it to read over every time you need a chuckle
     (or see those SUVs in the Stop Drop and Go line . . . again!). This framed copy of the Auction Night
     Roast is a one-of-a-kind item. Courtesy of the Willard Auction Committee

     148. . . and a principal who whispers, “Shush!”. Need a break from reading Good Night,
     Moon? Or is it Fancy Nancy? Or The Big Book of Trucks and Trains? Take a night off and let Mrs.
     Williams come to your house and read a bedtime story to your kids and then tuck them in for the
     night. Whatever will you do with your time? Hide in your bathroom and finish The Hunger Games
     perhaps? Courtesy of Mrs. Williams

     149. This Just In. We all know kids are natural investigators and news reporters. We’re
     reminded of it every time they tattle on a sibling or find your hiding spot for their birthday presents
     (or that Twix bar you were going to eat later). Channel their natural talents into Willard’s very own
     broadcast news channel, the WPN. Your child will be guaranteed a spot in the 2012-2013 WPN
     Broadcast Club including a spot as an anchor on one of the shows. Includes a DVD of all broadcasts
     at the end of the year. Top two bidders will receive this prize. Open only to rising 4th and 5th graders.
     Courtesy of Mr. Ong and Mrs. Connor

     150. A No-Brainer. It’s not that we parents don’t like the Science Fair, right? It’s just that it
     sneaks up on us and we suddenly find ourselves the night before the Fair in a darkened kitchen willing
     carnations to turn purple. Let Team Porod take the pressure off in 2013. They will meet with your
     child and one friend and help them decide on a project. Then they will spend two afternoons after
     school creating the project and the board. All you have to provide are the “Oooohs” and “Aaahs.”
     Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Porod

     151. Artistic Flair. Is your kid the one who always has marker on their hands, glitter on their
     shirt and please, please let that be paint under their nails? If your 3rd grader is the next Picasso,
     let Mrs. LaForge nudge them in the right direction. She will host them and five friends at Budding
     Artists for an art lesson and a fun treat. Session will run for two hours. Open to all 3rd graders.
     Expires end of summer 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. LaForge


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152. Be Ms. Becker and Mrs. Brunner for a day. As much as your child will enjoy being
the Teacher for a Day in the Learning Center, the real winners are the kids who they’ll instruct. Your
child will lead small group instruction for all grade levels (otherwise known as, take them out for
an extra recess). Additionally, have your child pack a lunch. They’ll get to spend lunchtime with the
teachers as well. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Brunner and Ms. Becker

153. As good as a five bagger! Your child and five friends will enjoy an afternoon of bowling
at Brunswick Lanes in Fair Lawn. Snack and drink are included. So is the rental of the rockin’ shoes.
See you there! Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Brunner and Ms. Becker

154. Fun. Unplugged. Your kid will forget all about Dance Party 3…at least for a while. Instead,
they will spend their afternoon decorating cookies and cupcakes with three friends. Then they’ll
head outside to play games and work off their sugar buzz before you pick them up. 3:00 – 4:30 on a
weekday. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Brunner and Ms. Becker

155. Be Mrs. Phelan for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and
passing notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher
for a ½ day in Mrs. Phelan’s class. The bonus? They get to have lunch with their teacher and three
friends. Mrs. Phelan is offering this prize to students in her 2nd grade class. Courtesy of Mrs. Phelan

156. Doggone Good Fun. Raise your hand if you love Paws for Literacy. Continue the fun after
hours as Pedro Miguel, Juan Carlos, Raphaella Luisa, and Don Diego Tomas accompany Dr. Holley to
your house to read the kids a bedtime story. Dr. Holley will do the reading and the dogs will do the
tail-wagging. Courtesy of Dr. Holley

157. Eat your heart out Charles Darwin (and Gloria Gaynor). You will survive!
Especially after spending time learning Earth Skills from the masters. Activities could include: building
shelters/forts, fire-making, scout camouflage, awareness games, animal observation and photography.
This form of REAL outdoor play is courtesy of Mr. Kearns and Mr. Altieri

158. Set in Stone. Kid can’t stop talking about helping to make the mosaic Willard Panther last
year during Artwerx? Here’s their chance to get it out of their system. Your child and a friend will
join Mr. Krokus in the art studio during two lunch/recess periods to create a 9”x12” mosaic with
ceramic tiles. The design will be of their name in the font of their choosing, which Mr. Krokus will
then grout and frame this incredible, unique keepsake. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mr. Krokus

159. What goes around. Move over Play-Doh, Mr. Krokus is raising the stakes. After a snack
of pizza and soda, your child and a friend will get a lesson on using the potter’s wheel to create some
really cool clay projects. After the clay dries and has been fired, your child will get to glaze their
artwork. Pssst! Don’t forget Father’s Day is just around the corner. One after school session included.
Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mr. Krokus
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     160. Tall Tales. Hey, did you hear the one about the kid whose dog ate his homework . . . then a
     dinosaur ate the dog? Oh, that was your kid? If you wish your kid could channel their creativity into
     written form, place them in the capable hands of Mrs. Diorio and Mr. Krokus for a few days. Over a
     maximum of four afternoon sessions, your child and a friend will create a whimsical narrative with
     fanciful illustrations. A copy of the finished book will be given to each child, laminated for longevity.
     Additionally, their book will become a permanent part of the Willard School Library collection.
     Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mrs. Diorio and Mr. Krokus

     161. Can you say tesserae? Before they were tokens in The Hunger Games, they were the
     little glass pieces used to create mosaics. Your child will use several of them as they spend an
     afternoon with Mr. Friel and a friend at Mosaic Glassworks creating a unique mosaic piece. Then,
     Mr. Friel will escort the little artists across the street to Nellie’s for dinner and ice cream. No reaping
     necessary. Expires 10/26/12. Offer available to highest bidder only. Courtesy of Mr. Friel

     162. Watch out Wedgewood. They ain’t got nothing on your kid! Let your child and a friend
     paint their hearts out with Mr. Friel during a visit to Color me Mine. After they finish their master-
     pieces, he’ll treat them to dinner and ice cream at Baumgart’s. Sweet! You get a day off from cooking
     and something new for your mantelpiece. Expires 10/26/12. Offer available to highest bidder only.
     Courtesy of Mr. Friel

     163. Whose line is it anyway? What kid hasn’t put in an Oscar-worthy performance a time
     or two in their lives? Channel their inner Clooney with this two-hour acting and improv class, hosted
     by Miss Dolfi and Mrs. Pisani. Your child (3rd–5th grade) and three friends will learn acting techniques
     and enjoy light snacks. Available any one Thursday between May 11th and June 14th from 3–5 pm in
     the Willard Auditorium. Open only to 3rd–5th graders. Courtesy of Miss Dolfi and Mrs. Pisani

     164. Join the circus. Your child’s heart will rat-a-tat-tat when you bring home this signed
     poster of the 2012 Barnum cast along with a costume piece signed by the participating teachers. No
     humbug here! Courtesy of Miss Dolfi

     165. Be Mr. Halter for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
     notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a ½
     day in Mr. Halter’s class. The bonus? A pizza lunch with their teacher to plan their special day. Mr.
     Halter is offering this prize to students in his 5th grade class. Expires June 2012. Courtesy of Mr. Halter

     166. Pick your spot. It’s a Thursday night in March 2013 and you’ve got a ton of work/laundry/
     Bravo TV watching to do. But your kid is performing in the Willard Talent Show and you can’t miss
     that, not even for the series premiere of Real Housewives of Omaha. Lucky you thought ahead and
     won this prize. You’ll get to pick the placement of your child’s act in the 2013 Talent Show…then
     watch their performance from two front row seats. No DVRing necessary. Available to rising 4th and
     5th graders. Courtesy of Mrs. Williams, Mr. Friel, and Mrs. Chanod
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167. Be Mr. Friel for a day. Homework? Naaah. Extra recess? Yes! Chewing gum and passing
notes? Why not! Anything is possible if your child wins this item. He/she will be the teacher for a
½ day in Mr. Friel’s class. The bonus? A pizza lunch with their teacher and two friends. Mr. Friel is
offering this prize to students in his 2nd grade class. Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Mr. Friel

168. Turn the tables. Do you have one of those kids who likes homework and cries when we
have a snow day? Or maybe your kid just likes to be in charge. Either way, let them play teacher in
a real classroom after school one day. Your child and three friends will have access to the iPad, the
Smartboard, and the ELMO machine. Just make sure they give their teachers LOTS of homework.
Expires June 2012.
Courtesy of Mr. Friel and Mrs. Chanod

169. Down Home with the Porods. If this isn’t a Food Network show, it should be. The
premise? A married teacher couple arrives at a student’s house to prepare dinner and dessert with
your child and a friend. Hilarity (and maybe a little healthy eating) ensues. Dinner will be for the
entire family plus the friend. Expires June 2012.
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                                  SPORTS AND LEISURE
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     200. Fore! Warm weather is upon us. Celebrate spring with a round of golf for three with a
     member at Ridgewood Country Club. Go ahead, get yourself a little something new with a $50 gift
     card to Golf Galaxy. Can be redeemed May through August 2012 on a Saturday or Sunday after
     11:00 am. Courtesy of Tim and Meg Koltermann and Golf Galaxy

     201. He’s your ace. Tune up your tennis game with a one-hour private lesson with Ridgewood
     Country Club tennis pro Roy Hoffman. Lunch on the terrace is also included.
     Courtesy of Brian and Christina Gibbons

     202. Don’t forget your glove. You’ll have to keep your eyes open for foul balls and flying bats
     with these two tickets to the Sunday, June 10th Subway Series game. Game is at 1:00 pm. Offer
     includes two tickets for field level seats. Courtesy of David and Shannon Warren

     203. Knit one, purl two. Gwyneth Paltrow does it. So do Debra Messing and Rebecca Romjin.
     Now you can too! You will receive a knitting basket that includes a new tote and new knitting
     needles. It also includes knitting projects with all the supplies to make a baby blanket, scarf and
     shawl. And whether you don’t know which end of the needle is up, or you just need a little help with
     making an argyle pattern, you’ll receive six lessons from a knitting master. (Lessons can be used by
     one person or split with a friend or child) Courtesy of Nancy Cole and Pat Hensley’s Knit Night

     204. Sweatbands and legwarmers? No, not that kind of retro fitness. This is Retro Fitness,
     the state-of-the-art fitness facility located in Paramus. They’re offering a one-year membership for
     you to achieve your fitness goals. Also included: a smoothie, a guest pass, and a t-shirt. Now, Let’s
     Get Physical. Courtesy of Retro Fitness, Paramus

     205. The Sweet Spot. It’s a beautiful afternoon. Where else would you be but on the Arcola
     golf course with Whit Clay and two other players of your choice (we’d suggest people you can beat
     easily)? No sandbagging allowed. Beverages and caddies are included. Also included, a $50 gift
     certificate to Golf Galaxy. Date TBD between May and October 2012
     Courtesy of Whit and Beth Clay and Golf Galaxy

     206. Welcome to your stay-cation. Who needs an expensive trip to the beach when you can
     head to the Indian Trail Club for the day? You and your family will enjoy a day that includes lunch at
     the snack bar, fishing, volleyball, swimming and tennis. Don’t forget your sunscreen.
     Expires September 2012. Courtesy of the Indian Trail Club

     207. In your sights. Face it your eyes aren’t what they used to be. So when you head onto the
     course this summer, take along this Bushnell Chuck Adams Laser Rangefinder to help you find the
     flag. Because squinting causes wrinkles. Also includes $100 gift certificate to Golf Galaxy.

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     Courtesy of the von Summer Family and Golf Galaxy
208. Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks. Root, root, root for the home team with
four tickets to see the New York Yankees play the Cincinnati Reds on May 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm.
Seats are in section 224, Row 9, Seats 1 – 4. Courtesy of the Auerbach Family

209. Get off your duff. Want to tone your wiggly bits before bathing suit season is here for
good? Get a good start with this certificate for ten free classes at Rise Fitness. Bring on the Daisy
Dukes. Expires 9/1/2012. Courtesy of Rise Fitness

210. Let the games begin. A little friendly competition never hurt anyone. Turn off the TV
for a night and challenge your kids to a game of Monopoly, Twister, Scrabble, or Guess Who? This
basket comes fully stocked with these favorite games among others. No cheating!
Courtesy of the Casavant and Kautzmann Families

211. Dunk, kick, flip. If your kid’s not already over-scheduled, here’s your chance with: $50
toward any Hoop Heaven program, $50 toward any Elite Gymnastics program, and a uniform and
a month of lessons from American Eagle Martial Arts. Something for everyone! Deadline for Hoop
Heaven is 9/1/12. Courtesy of Hoop Heaven, Elite Gymnastics, and American Eagle Martial Arts

212. Something for the Man Cave. Make room on the wall for this framed photo of a New
York Giants helmet signed by Victor Cruz, Jeremy Kennedy and Andre Brown. It’s a big step up from
the dogs-playing-poker pic. Courtesy of the Radossich Family

213. Big Blue and You. Can they do it again this year? See for yourself with these two tickets
to a New York Giants regular season game. Tickets are on the lower level of the stadium and most
importantly, are under cover. Schedule not yet posted – game date to be determined. Also included,
a Fat Head Giants wall sticker. Courtesy of the Ewell/Almeida Family and Fat Heads

214. Girl Power. Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee with this Everlast boxing glove autographed
by Madame Butterfly herself, Laila Ali. A constant reminder to your daughter that she can do
anything she wants. Courtesy of the Molina Family

215. Poster Boy. Show your love of all things Green (Gang Green that is) with this framed replica
lithograph autographed poster featuring 4-time Pro Bowler and 2-time team MVP, cornerback
Darelle Revis. Then kneel down in thanks and give us your best Tebow.
Courtesy of the Radossich Family

216. Scott and Todd in the morning. In the doghouse because you can’t (or won’t) shell out
for One Direction concert tickets? Maybe they’ll visit WPLJ’s Scott and Todd for their Friday Morning
Blast Off and you’ll redeem yourself. And with four invitations, your kid can bring a friend and your
status will be elevated to superhero. Offer expires 8/5/12. Courtesy of 95.5 WPLJ


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     217. Déjà vu all over again. Take your time and see the sights with these four entrance tickets
     to the Yogi Berra Museum. Because, as Yogi says, “You can observe a lot just by watching.”
     Courtesy of the Yogi Berra Museum

     218. Sound off. I don’t know but I’ve been told, kettlebell boot camp doesn’t get old. If you want
     to build strength and endurance, particularly in the lower back, legs, and shoulders, this is the work-
     out for you. Try it out with one month of kettlebell classes. They’ll even throw in a t-shirt.
     Courtesy of American Eagle Martial Arts

     219. Root, root, root for the Yankees. With these four tickets to watch the Yankees trounce
     the Orioles. Tuesday, August 31st at 7:05 pm. Courtesy of Kaufman, Borgeest and Ryan LLP

     220. Shape up. It only takes 30 days to make or break a habit. Make it a good one with this
     one-month membership to Odyssey Athletic Center. And look good while you’re at it with a $50 gift
     certificate to buy some new work out togs at Dick’s Sporting Goods. You’ll be glad you did.
     Courtesy of Dick’s Sporting Goods and Odyssey Athletic Center

     221. Get some wheels. Whether you’re new to running or just want to shave a few seconds off
     your time, this Personal Coaching Clinic will help you reach your goals. In a personal, coached work-
     out, professionals from Racefaster will discuss training programs, teach running drills and improve
     your form. And if you need a new pair of sneakers before you hit the trail a $25 gift certificate to
     Modell’s is included. Courtesy of Racefaster Coaching and Modell’s Sporting Goods

     222. Namaste. Breathe in through your nose, out through your mouth and feel yourself relax at
     just the thought of a 10-class yoga pack from One Love Hot Yoga. A yoga mat is included to make
     your sun salutation just that much more comfortable. Courtesy of One Love Hot Yoga

     223. Right back at ya. For years, you’ve been listening to the “Thump, thump, thump” of the
     neighbor’s kid practicing with her/his throwback. Return the favor with an EZ Goal. And no worries
     when those balls go missing, you’ve got a $20 gift certificate to Dick’s to replace them. Duke LAX
     scholarship, here you come. Courtesy of New England Outdoor Products and Dick’s Sporting Goods

     224. The right equipment. ‘Tis the season for, “Mom, my helmet’s too small!” “Dad, I need new
     cleats!” and ‘Honey, have you seen my golf balls?” Stock up on all the essentials with a $250 gift cer-
     tificate to Sports Authority. Then after everyone’s all geared up, sit back and spectate in your Sports
     Authority folding chair and water bottle. Courtesy of the McCutcheon Family

     225. Game on! Indulge in some serious family bonding with two ride cards for Kart-Ride at
     Velocity 17. Then, after you’ve worked up an appetite, head over to Joe’s American Grill with your
     $25 gift certificate for some dinner. After that, head home and put everyone to bed early – a perfect day.
     Courtesy of Velocity 17, Joe’s American Grill

     226. Signed, The Kid. As one of only five drivers ever to have reached 85 NASCAR wins, Jeff
     Gordon really is one of the all-time greats in racing history. And now the Wonder Boy has signed
     this unique, authentic framed item to commemorate his 85th win. It’s a race to the finish to see who
     ends up with this priceless memorabilia. Courtesy of the O’Connell Family
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227. Kick the tires. Well, not really. But you’ll be close enough to be tempted when you
participate in this NASCAR VIP Experience. Special VIP passes will grant race fans access to the pit,
road and garage area. You will receive four pit and garage passes and four tickets for a 2012 NASCAR
Sprint Cup Race event. Racing season ends November 18, 2012. Courtesy of the O’Connell Family

228. You’ll have fun, fun, fun. Enjoy a day at the beach or pool with 4 beach towels, a beach
bag, swim goggles, buckets, shovels and beach toys, sunscreen and after sun lotion. Then, when
you’ve worked up an appetite have a picnic with your new picnic supplies and light it all up with
some glow sticks. Surf’s up! Courtesy of the Grathwohl and Mulder Families

229. Geared up. Grab three friends and kick start your fitness routine with a gift certificate for
three boot camp classes for four people. You’ll be fully prepared with water bottles, towels, energy
bars, jump ropes, pedometers, and resistance bands for all four of you. Bye, bye, muffin top!
Courtesy of the Grathwohl and DeMarco Families

230. Give ‘em a Bronx cheer. Watch the Yankees take on the Rangers with these four tickets to
the August 14, 2012, game. The game starts at 7:05 pm but make sure to head to the ball park early
enough to take advantage of the family friendly Jim Beam suite. You’ll have access to the lounge/bar
and the flat screen tvs, along with food, free popcorn and peanuts. You may never go back to
plain-old seats again. Courtesy of the Pfund Family

231. Field Day. Team need a little more practice? Trying to figure out one more Cub Scout/Daisy
meeting for the year? Or, do you just want to have a friendly neighborhood game of kickball? What-
ever your plan, use a field at the Superdome and you won’t have to worry about the weather. You will
receive a one-hour field rental. Subject to availability. Courtesy of Superdome Sports, Waldwick.

232. Who’s the kingpin? Someone in your family will hold ultimate bragging rights after two
hours of bowling at Brunswick Lanes in Fair Lawn. Package includes free shoe rental and a pitcher
of soft drinks. And when the winner has been crowned, use this $25 gift certificate from The Best of
Everything to order their victory dinner.
Courtesy of Brunswick Lanes of Fair Lawn and The Best of Everything

233. Best Ball. Grab your clubs and spend an afternoon communing with (well-groomed) nature
and three of your friends with this round of golf at the Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly.
A beautiful day, a golf course, your buddies. It’s a gimme, for sure. Expires 12/31/12.
Courtesy of the Knickerbocker Country Club

234. Fair catch. You’ll have great field position with your kids when you arrive home with this
official Wilson NFL football signed by former Giants’ punter Jeff Feagles.
Courtesy of The Crowley Family

235. Power play. Just spent the entire winter shivering in the stands at the Ice House while your
little Gretsky-in-training practiced? Still thawing your fingers from your last trip to a tournament?
Then your family will love it when you bring home this puck signed by New Jersey Devils’ own
Adam Larssen. You’ll pull a hat trick out of your sleeve without ever picking up a stick.

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Courtesy of New Jersey Devils
                                     ART AND THEATER
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     300. Truthiness and other trademarks. You never know what to expect with Stephen
     Colbert but you can be pretty sure there will be no apologies. Laugh out loud with four VIP tickets to
     a taping of the Colbert Report. Taping at 7 pm Monday – Thursday. 513 West 54th Street, New York.
     Includes a $100 gift certificate to Rosa Mexicana. Expires 11/30/2012.
     Courtesy of the Bennett/LaForty Family and Rosa Mexicana

     301. Bang your head. Quiz time. Do you know who sang “Cum on Feel the Noize?” How about
     “Every Rose Has its Thorn?” “The Search is Over?” “The Final Countdown?” “Sister Christian?”
     What’s that? You scored 100%? Then go ahead, embrace your inner head banger and head to Rock
     of Ages, the hit Broadway musical. You will receive four seats for a Monday – Thursday or Sunday
     evening performance between May 13th and June 30th, 2012. Must reserve five days in advance.
     Includes a $75 gift card for dinner at Corso98 and a bottle of wine. Excludes 5/25 – 5/28.
     Courtesy of the Norman Family and the Rippas Family

     302. Your moment of Zen. There’s no InDecision here. You need to head straight to a taping
     of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” Do not pass Israfghyianonanaq. Taping is
     Monday – Thursday. Tickets can be redeemed between June and August 2012 based on availability.
     At least six weeks notice is required for booking. Includes a $50 gift card to La Lanterna.
     Courtesy of The Lops Family and La Lanterna

     303. There are no cons. . . when you use these two VIP tickets to attend a taping of Late Night
     with Jimmy Fallon. And if you have a good time, remember your manners and write your Thank You
     Notes. Just like Jimmy. Also includes a $50 gift certificate to Legal Seafood.
     Courtesy of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Legal Seafood

     304. Sunday in the ‘wood. While all the rest of us are running around town – to church or
     lacrosse or soccer or Dunkin’ Donuts, Joseph Terrone settled down to paint this original 9” x 12” oil
     painting entitled “Sunday Morning Walk.”Framed in a gold plein air frame. Final framed size is 12” x 15.”
     Courtesy of Joseph Terrone Fine Art

     305. There’s no place like home. Your home is a really special place and artist Lisa Miller
     knows it. She will create a 10” x 13” custom watercolor portrait of your home. Even better, she
     promises to leave out the soccer ball stuck under the azalea and the Cozy Coupe that has taken up
     residence on your front lawn. Perhaps not as authentic, but infinitely more satisfying.
     Courtesy of Al Ferro and Lisa Miller




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306. Encore, Encore. Your budding musician will love this outing to the Young People’s concert
at the New York Philharmonic. Each Young People’s concert is preceded by Kid Zone — an
interactive music fair. The theme for this year’s concerts is how composers have expressed their
cultures through orchestra. Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 2 pm. Kid Zone Live starts at 12:45.
Courtesy of the FitzGerald Family

307. Colbert for President. You know he wants it. Head to a taping of the Colbert Report —
you could be there when he officially launches his write-in campaign. Includes 2 VIP tickets to the
Colbert Report. Two weeks advance notice required. Expires 9/30/2012. Courtesy of the Evans Family

308. Date night. When’s the last time you and your significant other saw a movie (in the theater)
with a higher rating than PG-13. If it was before you ever heard the pitter patter of little feet, it’s
time to climb back on the horse. Use these two tickets to Clearview Cinemas, which includes two
small popcorns and two small sodas to rekindle the magic. Then extend your date with $25 to Pizza
Fusion. And if you need a sitter we know two really good ones (see item #139). 3D surcharge for
movies applies. Courtesy of Clearview Cinemas and Pizza Fusion

309. Gimme an “R”. And with that you’ll also get an “I-D-G-E-W-O-O-D” on this Industrial
Alphabet Art sign, framed and matted for immediate placement in your home.
Courtesy of Creative Letter Art

310. Culture Club. Want to feel a little less than limber? Spend a day at the New York City Ballet
watching the amazing dancers in action. The two tickets are for the 8 pm performance of “A Midsummer
Night’s Dream” on June 9, 2012. Seats are located in the left first ring, seat numbers 105 and 106.
Courtesy of the Branca Family

311. Deck the Walls. Got an empty spot on your wall that’s just crying out for something
colorful yet serene? These two oil paintings by our own Mr. Cahill should fit the bill.
Courtesy of Mr. Cahill




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                                        FOOD AND WINE
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     400. Ready Made Party. You’ve never had a party this simple. 6 appetizers, 6 desserts, a case
     of wine and a case of beer will be delivered to your house the day of the party. All you have to do is
     look pretty! Please give two weeks notice before date of party. Expires June 2013.
     Courtesy of 4th grade moms: Beth Clay, Annika McCrea, Melissa Saunders, Ellen Seaver, Lauren
     Auerbach, Sue Ellinghaus, Jean McKenna, Rachael Marussich, Liz Crowley, Christina Bergantino

     401. “Hǎochī” (Delicious)! Everybody loves Chinese food and you’ll love it even more when
     it is delivered directly to your door by a fellow Willard family. Includes dinner for six people. Please
     give two weeks advance notice to claim your dinner. Just a little more proof that the Year of the
     Dragon will be full of good fortune. Now say, “Xie xie” (Thank you). Courtesy of the Chow Family

     402. Do the Java Jive. C’mon, admit it. You’re much nicer after your first cup of coffee in the
     morning, right? Avoid the problem of a caffeine-less start with a Keurig Quiet Brew coffee brewer
     and four cases of Vermont Country Blend coffee. Your family will thank you.
     Courtesy of Green Mountain Coffee

     403. Forget Wellness Wednesday. You should have Wellness Everyday! To get you started,
     you and five friends are invited to take a tour of Fairway market with a nutrition expert. She’ll up-
     date your shopping list and give you great ideas for healthy, easy and fun foods that your family will
     love, then shop for your new found goodies with a $250 Fairway gift card. Just think: no more pulling
     bags of carrot sticks and apple slices from the bottom of your kids’ backpack two weeks after you
     packed them. Date TBD. Courtesy of Nature Girl Wellness and Fairway Market

     404. Let them eat cake. And next month, they can eat cake again. And the month after that. In
     fact, you’ll receive the Cake of the Month for six months. And if you still haven’t had your fill of carbs,
     receive one loaf of bread each month for the next 12 months from Panera Bread. Then use your new
     gym membership (see items #204 or #209) to work off those extra indulgence pounds!
     Courtesy of Panificio Bolea and Panera Bread

     405. Go West. No, not the 80’s British two-hit wonder pop band (King of Wishful Thinking,
     anyone?) We’re talking about Park West Tavern. They have a list of 25 bottles of wine under $25.
     You have two gift certificates worth $25 each. Sounds like the start to a wonderful evening. Then
     continue your evening with four tickets to any AMC theater in the country, including IMAX theaters.
     Courtesy of Park West Tavern and AMC Theaters




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406. Good Eats. Got a Saturday or Sunday morning with nothing on the agenda? Head into the
city and enjoy weekend brunch at The Lambs Club restaurant in the Chatwal Hotel building (former
home of the Lambs Club, the first professional theatrical club in America). After your meal, you will
be escorted to the kitchen for a tour and will receive a cookbook signed by The Lambs Club chef
and “Iron Chef” winner, Geoffrey Zakarian. Think he’ll be cooking with a secret ingredient that day?
Courtesy of the Russell Family and The Lambs Club restaurant

407. Private Party. You won’t have to worry about getting past the velvet rope at this private
party, it’s yours. Parkwood Deli will close its doors to all but your child and 25 of their closest friends.
The menu will include: sliders, pizza, mac ‘n’ cheese, chicken fingers, soda and, most importantly, use
of the slushy machine. Bags of candy are included as favors. Extra tables will be set up for the event.
A great idea for a birthday or graduation party. Must occur on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday
after 4pm or on Sunday after 3pm. Courtesy of Parkwood Deli

408. Dinner Made Easy. You don’t even have to set the table. This dinner for 10 will be held at
the Ridgewood Ulrich Showroom. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be followed by a light supper
prepared and served by Chef Mary Ann Mango Flatt of Il Benvenuto. A pairing of fine wine will com-
pliment this wonderful evening. No prep, no clean up. No worries. Courtesy of Ulrich, Inc.

409. Hope you’re hungry. Because Chef Jen Marionni’s in the house. Enjoy a dinner for eight
complete with appetizers, gourmet salad, entrée and dessert. Wine will be included in the evening.
With a dinner like that, you might want to consider skipping breakfast! Chef Marionni will cater a
dinner any day except Christmas. Courtesy of Chef Jennifer Marionni

410. Something’s fishy. But in a good way. Chef Jen Dyskiewicz will use her talents to create
a summer lobster bake for ten. Includes appetizers and lobster pots consisting of lobster, shrimp,
clams and corn. If you’re still hungry, there will be summer pies for dessert. Also includes a selection
of crisp summer wines. Date to be agreed upon by winner and chef.
Courtesy of the Middleton Family and Wine and Spirit World

411. I’ll drink to that! And so will you (hopefully not alone or all in one night) with four bottles
of wine selected by an expert. And to ensure you have the right equipment, you’ll also receive a Silver
“Rabbit” Wine Opener, “Rabbit” Aerator Pourer, V-gauge Wine Preserver, and set of four “Rabbit”
Balloon Wine Glasses. Courtesy of The Riggio Family

412. Baegopa? Hungry? If your knowledge of Korean cuisine begins and ends with kimchi, this
is a treat you won’t want to miss. Willard parents, Janice Kim and Sei Yeon Jung, will cook you a Korean
dinner for six. Might want to skip lunch for this one. Courtesy of Janice Kim and Sei Yeon Jung




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     413. Vino is keen-o. Especially when it’s paired with appetizers and two event organizers. Sit
     back and let this team of experienced party planners impress with a wine tasting party for 10. Gives
     you more time to decide what you’re going to wear.
     Courtesy of Corrie Gaffoglio and Willard friends

     414. No Sweat. You won’t even have to turn on your oven to host this cocktail party for 20.
     Appetizers, desserts and a selection of fine wine will be delivered to your door before your first
     guest arrives. All you have to do is look pretty. Please give at least two weeks notice for this party.
     Cannot be used during the holiday season or during July or August. Expires 5/5/13. Contact Lori
     Colin to coordinate. Courtesy of Laura Aurigemma, Lori Colin, Tracy Grbic, Karen McCarthy, Ali
     Peene, Lucy Probert, Nora Rahaim, Laura Rosen, Kate Saladucha, and Janine Vellis

     415. TGIF. Start your weekend right…by not cooking. Instead, order three flat breads from Fat
     Dog Flat Breads, and open two bottles of wine (2007 Sea Smoke Pinot Noir, and 2008 J.F. Mugnier
     Chambolle-Musigny), with your vintage standing wine opener. Enjoy!
     Courtesy of Fat Dog Flat Breads, The Kime Family, and The Cronk Family

     416. It’s a toss up. First you and nine friends will learn how to make your own organic pizza at
     Pizza Fusion. Then you’ll drink the three bottles of “killer cabs” that come with this prize. Which do
     you think you’ll enjoy more? Courtesy of Pizza Fusion and Wine World




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                                  TREAT YOURSELF
                                         closes at 10:00pm

500. Day of beauty. Even though we haven’t really had a long, cold winter, everyone can use a
little pick-me-up come spring. Take a day for yourself with this $500 gift certificate for spa services
(including injectables). You’ll look and feel brighter, just in time for summer.
Courtesy of The Breslow Center for Plastic Surgery

501. Years Younger. This $400 gift certificate for microdermabrasion and photo-facial skin
rejuvenation will have you looking like you’re 29…again. The best part? No down time – so plan for
dinner out that night! Courtesy of Village Plastic Surgery and Dr. Pedy Ganchi, MD

502. Something for you! This $500 gift certificate for laser hair removal will come in handy if
you want to “shave” minutes off your morning routine.
Courtesy of Village Plastic Surgery and Dr. Pedy Ganchi, MD

503. Say Cheese! Need a new family photo? You can either take your kids for a mini-photo session
with Christie Adams at her Ridgewood photography studio and know that you’ll have a lovely keep-
sake of this moment in their lives, or you can take the photo yourself and worry that it will end up
featured on awkwardfamilyphotos.com. Your choice. Offer good for weekday photo session.
Includes 11” x 14” portrait. Expires 5/1/13. Courtesy of Christie Adams Photography

504. Adorn yourself. With this sterling silver lemon quartz clover pendant.
Courtesy of Arthur Groom Jewelers

505. Line leader. Snookie. Housewife Teresa. The Kardashians. Paula Deen. These are just some
of the many authors who have visited Bookends in the past year to autograph their books. Who
knows who we can expect this year? Be prepared for your favorite with this offer to move to the
front of the line at the book signing of your choice. Includes one copy of the book to be autographed.
Courtesy of Bookends

506. Shopping spree. So, your kid needs cupcakes, a book, a toy and some new clothes. We’ve
got you covered with these Kid’s Day Out gift certificates to Crumbs, Bookends, Learning Express,
The Gap… and Starbucks. Because after all that shopping, you’re going to need a frappuccino®.
Courtesy of the Cadaret family

507. Hair do’s. Do go to Lina Eliya Salon. Do indulge in a haircut. But don’t forget to leave
without your hair care products including: various Bain de Terre products, Fairy Tales shampoo,
and a Cricket styling hairbrush. Courtesy of Lina Eliya Salon


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     508. Shine. With this ladies sterling silver ring with a citrine stone by fashion designer Rebecca.
     Courtesy of Marta Stephens Fine Jewelry

     509. Sparkle. Isn’t it nice when you have the perfect necklace just sitting there in your jewelry
     drawer? If you don’t have one yet, here it is. The Isla Necklace is a labradorite and chrysphase, blue
     pahmina necklace. Love at first sight. Courtesy of Katie Diamond Jewelry

     510. You’ll feel pretty, oh so pretty. Raid the well-stocked product closet of the Beauty
     Editor for Shape Magazine, Colleen Trevisan. This basket includes products from many top brands.
     Courtesy of Marc and Colleen Trevisan

     511. Child’s Pose. You’re never too young to start reaping the benefits of yoga so bring home
     this Deluxe Yoga Basket and let your child start downward dogging their way to better health.
     Basket includes: gift certificate for a private yoga session with Karen Overgard, 2 yoga mats, 2 yoga
     blocks, 3 books, 1 CD, and 2 essential oils. Date and time for the one-hour family session TBD with
     Karen Overgard. Courtesy of The Whole Child Center

     512. Sure Shot. A good camera makes all the difference. And this is a good camera. The Canon
     PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Games. And then when you take the perfect shot, show it off in a Jay
     Strongwater frame. Camera courtesy of the Cunningham Family, frame courtesy of the Cowie Family

     513. Smile! Smile nothing, you’ll be grinning from ear to ear when Venture Photography takes
     your family holiday photo this year. Package includes: a one-hour session in the studio, design con-
     sultation, and a framed 8 x 10 print of one photo. Courtesy of Venture Photography

     514. Let’s face it. Everyone can use a little pick-me-up (or at least look like they had one). Refresh
     yourself with a microdermabrasion or organic enzyme treatment by Rhonda Allison. Then extend the
     glow with a pumpkin cleanser and E zinc protection cream. How old did you say you were?
     Courtesy of the NE Laser Vein Institute

     515. Shave and a pancake. Two bits. Not that finding leisure time is easy, but when you do
     have a few minutes, head to the Art of Shaving for a haircut and a royal shave. Then treat yourself
     (and a friend) to breakfast for two at the Pancake House. You’ll look and feel like the prince you are.
     Courtesy of the Reynolds Family and the Country Pancake House

     516. Beautify. Too bad you didn’t have this today. Oh well, we’re sure you can find another reason
     to use it. Or use it one day just because it’s Tuesday. Package includes: Spa Facial, dermatological
     skin rescue, and a mani/pedi. Courtesy of Ridgewood European Day Spa and Daisy Nail Salon




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517. Better than coffee. Want to look wide-awake and years younger? Easy to do with a
haircut from Marietta and a 60-minute Signature Facial.
Courtesy of Panico Spa and Salon and Ridgewood European Day Spa

518. Decisions, decisions. Do you think you get the 60-minute massage from Namaste and the
mani/pedi from Daisy Nail Salon before or after you use your Ethos fitness membership? Maybe one
before and one after? The choices are endless. But in the end, you’ll look and feel better. And that’s
the most important thing of all. Courtesy of Namaste, Daisy Nail Salon and Ethos

519. What not to wear. Still holding on to the sweater you were wearing the first time you
were kissed? Wondering if you should keep your collection of knickers and Laura Ingalls shirts “just
in case?” Then you need this one-hour consultation with stylist Kristin Dahl. She will evaluate your
wardrobe then give you 20% off of any of her services including closet clean-outs and personal
shopping. (For the record: pitch the knickers.) Also includes a mini-facial, skincare consultation and
makeup application lesson at Town and Country Apothecary.
Courtesy of Kristin Dahl Fashion Services and Town and Country Apothecary

520. Guilty Pleasure. Where do you go to see people in Ridgewood? In the past it was always
Stop and Shop and Ridgewood Racquet. Now you can add Sook Pastry to the list. Stop in there with
this $25 gift card for a quick bite after you’ve spent some time beautifying at Sunny’s Spa Esthetics
with your $100 gift card. Courtesy of Sunny’s Spa Esthetics and Sook Pastry

521. Read all about it. Local children’s lit expert, Stacey Loscalzo, will moderate a literary
discussion at your house for your guests. She will help parents choose the best books for children
and will talk about how and why to pick the titles that your kids will love. Also included, a $40 gift
certificate for La Vie En Rose. As Madeline always said, “That’s all there is -- there isn’t any more.”
Courtesy of Stacey Loscalzo and La Vie En Rose

522. If you can read this . . . You might not need this item. But if you’re ready to bite the bullet
and say “yes” to reading glasses, or if you just need some new shades before summer starts, use this
$100 gift certificate to Gaudiomonte Opticians to get you started.
Courtesy of Gaudiomonte Opticians




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                                         KIDS’ CORNER
                                             closes at 10:15pm

     600. Kindergarten Art Photo. They grow up so fast (sigh). Preserve your memory of what
     they look like today with this framed photo of the entire kindergarten class, posed and photographed
     by our very own Jean Terman. Courtesy of Jean Terman Photography and Willard Class of 2017

     601. First Grade Art Photo. They grow up so fast (sigh). Preserve your memory of what they
     look like today with this framed photo of the entire first grade class, posed and photographed by
     our very own Jean Terman. Courtesy of Jean Terman Photography and Willard Class of 2016

     602. Second Grade Art Photo. They grow up so fast (sigh). Preserve your memory of what
     they look like today with this framed photo of the entire second grade class, posed and photographed
     by our very own Jean Terman. Courtesy of Jean Terman Photography and Willard Class of 2015

     603. Third Grade Art Photo. They grow up so fast (sigh). Preserve your memory of what they
     look like today with this framed photo of the entire third grade class, posed and photographed by
     our very own Jean Terman. Courtesy of Jean Terman Photography and Willard Class of 2014

     604. Fourth Grade Art Photo. They grow up so fast (sigh). Preserve your memory of what
     they look like today with this framed photo of the entire fourth grade class, posed and photographed
     by our very own Jean Terman. Courtesy of Jean Terman Photography and Willard Class of 2013

     605. Fifth Grade Art Photo. They grow up so fast (sigh). Preserve your memory of what they
     look like today with this framed photo of the entire fifth grade class, posed and photographed by
     our very own Jean Terman. Courtesy of Jean Terman Photography and Willard Class of 2012

     606. Purple Kindergarten Locker, signed by every kid in the grade. Best case?
     Some kid in the class becomes a big star or the president and the locker is worth millions on eBay.
     Worst case? Your kid is more likely to put away his/her stuff in this locker autographed by every-
     one in the grade. Seems like a win-win all around. And remember, there are only two more auctions
     while your kid is at Willard. Courtesy of the Willard Class of 2017

     607. Green First Grade Locker, signed by every kid in the grade. Best case? Some
     kid in the class becomes a big star or the president and the locker is worth millions on eBay. Worst
     case? Your kid is more likely to put away his/her stuff in this locker autographed by everyone in the
     grade. Seems like a win-win all around. And remember, there are only two more auctions while your
     kid is at Willard. Courtesy of the Willard Class of 2016




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608. Orange Second Grade Locker, signed by every kid in the grade. Best case?
Some kid in the class becomes a big star or the president and the locker is worth millions on eBay.
Worst case? Your kid is more likely to put away his/her stuff in this locker autographed by everyone
in the grade. Seems like a win-win all around. And remember, there is only one more auction while
your kid is at Willard. Courtesy of the Willard Class of 2015

609. Red Third Grade Locker, signed by every kid in the grade. Best case? Some
kid in the class becomes a big star or the president and the locker is worth millions on eBay. Worst
case? Your kid is more likely to put away his/her stuff in this locker autographed by everyone in the
grade. Seems like a win-win all around. And remember, there is only one more auction while your
kid is at Willard. Courtesy of the Willard Class of 2014

610. Blue Fourth Grade Locker, signed by every kid in the grade. Best case? Some
kid in the class becomes a big star or the president and the locker is worth millions on eBay. Worst
case? Your kid is more likely to put away his/her stuff in this locker autographed by everyone in the
grade. Seems like a win-win all around. And remember, this is the last auction while your kid is at
Willard. Courtesy of the Willard Class of 2013

611. Red Fifth Grade Locker, signed by every kid in the grade. Best case? Some kid
in the class becomes a big star or the president and the locker is worth millions on eBay. Worst case?
Your kid is more likely to put away his/her stuff in this locker autographed by everyone in the grade.
Seems like a win-win all around. And remember, this is the last auction while your kid is at Willard.
Courtesy of the Willard Class of 2012

612. Bonding time. Take a break from your hectic schedule and do a little shopping with your
kid(s). Head to The Children’s Place and use this $75 gift card to get them a little something new,
then surprise them with a new toy from Learning Express ($25 gift card) and then finish your “date”
with dinner at The Daily Treat ($30 gift card). They can never say you didn’t care (though they
probably still will). Courtesy of the Taylor Family, The Learning Express, and The Daily Treat

613. The living is easy. This summer, the living will be easy (at least for one week) when you
send your kids to the Kids U summer camp. Also includes Kids U water bottles and tie-dye shirts.
Courtesy of Kids U

614. Ridgewood’s Bravest. Spend an afternoon at the firehouse with your child and up to 19
of their friends. They will tour the firehouse, interview a firefighter, explore the fire trucks, gear up
and talk about safety. Afterwards, head home to five cheese pizzas from Parkwood Deli. Dinner is
served! Tours of the firehouse are conducted Monday – Friday afternoons. No food allowed in the
firehouse. Courtesy of the Ridgewood Fire Department and Parkwood Deli




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     615. Tucker ‘em out. Got a free week between camps this summer? Or just need some new
     rainy day entertainment ideas? How ‘bout: 10 open playhouse bounce passes from Screamin’ Parties
     of Paramus, two drop-in cooking classes at the Ridgewood Culinary Institute, four private swim
     lessons at NYSC Ramsey, $100 gift certificate to Upper Ridgewood Tennis Club, and a climbing
     session for up to four climbers at The Gravity Vault. Think that’ll keep them busy enough?
     Courtesy of Screamin’ Parties of Paramus, Ridgewood Culinary Institute, NYSC, Upper
     Ridgewood Tennis Club and The Gravity Vault

     616. Calling all the monsters. Be sure to wear white when you use your six passes to Monster
     mini-golf in Paramus. You’ll glow better that way. Also includes $25 toward any party package, a
     t-shirt and assorted toys. Courtesy of Monster Mini-Golf Paramus

     617. Ridgewood’s Finest. Spend an afternoon at the police station with your child and nine of
     their friends. They will tour the police station, interview a police officer, explore the jail, gear up and
     talk about safety. Afterward, head home to five cheese pizzas from Parkwood Deli. Dinner is served!
     Tours conducted Monday – Friday afternoons.
     Courtesy of the Ridgewood Police Department and Parkwood Deli

     618. Summertime Splash. Your child can have a two-hour pool party at the backyard pool of
     the Clay family. Host a birthday bash, end-of-the-season team party, end-of-the-year party, whatever!
     The party includes pizza and a lifeguard. Maximum number of children is 20. Date to be mutually
     agreed upon between June and September 2012. Courtesy of the Clay Family

     619. McKenna – 2012 Girl of the Year. Fourth grader McKenna is a gymnast who must find
     a way to keep up when she struggles with reading. Familiar story? Then surprise her with this McKenna
     starter pack including the doll, accessories, outfits, and the book, “Ready to Fly.” Also includes a $66
     gift certificate to be used at the American Girl Place, NYC for lunch, tea or dinner for two.
     Courtesy of the Chanley Family. Gift certificate courtesy of American Girl

     620. The Joy of Painting. Bob Ross once said, “All you need to paint is a few tools, a little
     instruction, and a vision in your mind.” Now your child can have two of the three. Laura Paray will
     offer your child (ages 7 – 14) two oil painting lessons complete with canvas, paints, and brushes.
     Lessons to be taught on Sunday afternoons between 12 and 2 pm. Expires 1/20/13. Your child will
     be making happy little clouds in no time. Courtesy of Laura Paray

     621. Cannonball! Sit back and relax as your child and nine of their friends enjoy a 2-hour
     backyard pool party. Children must be at least 9 years old. Lifeguard, pizza and drinks are included.
     Courtesy of the Cortright Family

     622. Hit the snooze. Parkwood is making lunch. One day a week for the entire 2012-2013
     school year, Parkwood will provide you with one boxed lunch. So go ahead, roll over and catch a few
     more zzzz’s. You know your kid won’t go hungry today. Courtesy of Parkwood Deli




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623. Work of art. It’s up to you to find the place of honor when your child brings home their
masterpiece after two hours of art instruction at The Art Spot in Ridgewood.
Courtesy of The Art Spot

624. Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda. Your child won’t have any excuse not to write home once
they have this Sleep Away Camp Survival Kit. Included are stationery, a clipboard, two organizer
caddies, a tank top, and a towel (so bathing won’t be a problem either).
Courtesy of the Anderson Family

625. Birthday Bash. Need a birthday party that will get their wiggles out? This fun-filled,
action-packed birthday party for 15 kids fits the bill. Includes an hour of Ultimate Sports and 30
minutes of pizza and drinks. Includes a tee shirt. Courtesy of Ultimate Sports America

626. Scientific Method. Blinded by science? Tired of cleaning up after the “volcano incidents?”
Give your kid the gift of a Mad Science birthday party for 10. They’ll have the fun of experiencing
hands-on science experiments in a safe, secure environment and you won’t have to pick up a sponge
. . . or turn on the oven. Laurie Bakes will provide a 12” professionally baked celebration cake to really
make your party stress-free. It’s poetry in motion. Party for children ages 5 – 12. Please reserve at
least 3 weeks in advance. Expires 1/20/13. Cake not available 5/14 – 5/23 or 6/15 – 6/25.
Courtesy of Mad Science of Bergen County and Laurie Goodman

627. Do the happy dance. Your child will sure feel like it when you tell them that they get to
go to summer camp at RPAC . And you’ll do a little jig knowing it cost you $200 less. Offer is also
good towards Fall 2012 tuition. Expires 12/31/2012.
Courtesy of The Ridgewood Performing Arts Center

628. Choppin’ broccoli. And carrots, and kale, and beans and bok choy. And who knows what
else? They’ll also learn about growing and harvesting all these goodies. Then they’ll cook them and
believe it or not, they’ll eat them (and like it). Sound good? Send them to a week of Health Barn
camp this summer and you’ll never have to bribe them to finish their veggies again.
Courtesy of Health Barn USA

629. There’s 104 days of summer vacation. Actually, it’s only 73 days. But it will feel like
a lot more if you have to entertain the troops all day every day. Take a break and send your kid to a
free week of camp at Blue Rill Summer Camp. Summer will be over before you know it.
Courtesy of Blue Rill Summer Camp.

630. Happy campers. Happy parents. Fill the long days of summer with camp at Spring Lake
Day camp. This offer is valid towards $150 tuition for the 2012 Summer day camp.
Courtesy of Spring Lake Day Camp


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     631. Show ‘em their pearly whites. There’s nothing better than a big toothy smile from
     your kid. Make sure those teeth are as healthy as possible with this basket containing $1000 towards
     any new patient treatment, a cordless water flosser, assorted toothbrushes and mouthwash. This
     offer is not redeemable for patients who have been previously evaluated or treated or who are in
     current treatment. Courtesy of Clemente Orthodontics

     632. What time is it? Summertime. It’s your vacation. Give yourself a few free days to catch
     up on your reading with this $500 offer valid towards a 2012 or 2013 registration for a family new
     to the Deerkill Day camp. Fabulous, just fabulous. Expires 4/1/2013. Courtesy of Deerkill Day Camp

     633. Hand-crafted by her. She’s never happier than when she’s surrounded by ribbons,
     glitter, glue and sequins. So give her this basket filled with crafty-girl supplies. Includes: Friendship
     bracelet book and kit, American Girl pillow pom poms, 2 sets of Crayola markers, a roll of paper,
     paints, brushes, stickers, glitter, ribbon and pencils. That should keep her busy for an hour or so.
     Courtesy of Holly Norton

     634. Dive in. What to do for those summer birthdays? How about a party for your child and
     thirteen guests at the Indian Trail pool? Lifeguard is included. Also included: drinks for the kids,
     fries and choice of pizza, burger or chicken fingers, cake and balloons. Food for parents is extra.
     Courtesy of the Anderson, Joseph, Marcovici, Opper, Rose, Savage, Taylor, and Winnert families

     635. Dagwood? Who’s Dagwood? Surely your kid can make a better sandwich than that guy,
     right? Parkwood will give them the chance to try with this offer to have your child create their own
     sandwich and then name it. Your kid’s sandwich will be advertised and sold by name for the 2012-
     2013 school year. Courtesy of Parkwood Deli

     636. Pillow Fight! Does the Willard ghost show up at night? Do any of the teachers secretly
     live in the basement? Is there really a pool in the teacher’s lounge? Your child will be able to answer
     these and many other questions after their Pajama Party Sleep Under in the Willard auditorium. The
     Willard HSA offers your child and 19 of his/her closest friends the chance to see what their school is
     like after hours. Movie, popcorn, s’mores and a scavenger hunt are included.
     Courtesy of the Willard HSA

     637. Read their mind. Look, we’re never going to understand why they can’t walk the extra
     two steps to the laundry hamper rather than toss their dirty clothes on the floor. But we can get a
     handle on how they think, their cognitive abilities, strengths and needs. With the results of this
     assessment, which includes a standard IQ test along with a battery of other tests, you will know
     more about developing a tailored educational program for your child. Additional psychological
     and emotional assessments can be included. An education evaluation will not be included. You will
     receive a report detailing the results of the assessment. Now if only there were a test for figuring out
     how to get them to wipe the toothpaste out of the sink. Courtesy of Dr. Peter Fishkin
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638. Pirouette. Then maybe execute a flawless jete, and perhaps one or two plies as well. You’ll
want to kick up your heels when you use this $350 gift certificate toward tuition at the Wyckoff
School of Dance. Sort of makes the costume fees easier to swallow, doesn’t it?
Courtesy of the Wyckoff School of Dance

639. All thumbs. Finally this isn’t a bad thing. And you’ll need your thumbs in fighting form
when you start playing with your new Playstation Vita. And just in time for baseball season, warm
up your swing with MLB 12 The Show for Playstation Vita. Courtesy of the Tauscher Family

640. BOGO, Naturally. Purchase at least one week at the Nature Place Day Camp and receive an
additional week free. Expires August 2012. Courtesy of The Nature Place Day Camp

641. Home run. So one great thing about your kid getting an hour of baseball or softball training
from former professional baseball player, Carlos Mirabal, is that they will improve their pitching and
maybe even their fielding. Even better, now that they have a great fastball, you can finally practice
your Lou Brown impression when you say…wait for it… “Give him the heater, (insert name of kid
here).” Expires 10/31/12. Courtesy of Results Training

642. It’s a bling thing. Oh, what to do? Your necklaces are tangled, you can’t find your favorite
bracelet, and you think your engagement ring is in the safe-deposit box at the bank. Mr. Porod to the
rescue. He’s hand-made a jewelry box just perfect for housing your new treasures.
Courtesy of Mr. Porod

643. A helping hand. Everyone can use a helping hand once in a while. Give your kid the help
they need (and take a break from being the homework police) with two hours of tutoring (K – 4) by
a certified teacher with more than 20 years of experience. Courtesy of The Eltzholtz Family

644. Grab your joysticks. It’s a kid’s dream come true – a trailer loaded with video game
consoles (Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3) comes rolling up to your house and they get to play in it for an
hour with 15 of their friends. Pinch them, they’re awake. Four 46” monitors and rumble seats in a
state of the art, climate controlled trailer. For kids age five and up. Date subject to availability.
Courtesy of rollingvideogames.com

645. Mother-daughter bonding. First, dazzle her with a Hello Kitty Basket that includes:
Hello Kitty jewelry, body wash, purse, stickers, pencils and doodle board. Then take her for some
pampering at Panico – a haircut with Kelsey and a manicure with Julie. It might be enough of a bribe
to get her to set the table at dinner. Courtesy of The Lilley Family and Panico Salon and Spa




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                                    HOME AND GARDEN
                                               closes at 10:00pm

     700. It’s easy to be green. Is your yard in need of a little TLC? Well, you could spend the
     weekend pruning, weeding, mowing, and mulching. Or you could leave it up to the professionals at
     Tarleton Landscaping Company and spend your time napping, reading, putting or catching up on the
     latest episode of Game of Thrones. Your choice. Up to $500 towards services.
     Courtesy of Tarleton Landscaping

     701. How ‘bout them Apples? This suite of Apple products includes: an iPad with Wi-Fi/4G,
     iPad smart cover, iPad camera connection kit, Apple in-ear headphones with remote and mic, iBook
     card, iTunes gift card, and Apple Care. It’s a bushel of fun for the whole family.
     Courtesy of the Ivanov Family

     702. Spring Cleaning. Everything in your house a little green from the pollen? Go back to your
     true colors with this brand new SEBO Automatic Upright Vacuum. Also includes SEBO Vacuum filter
     bags. Anonymous Donation

     703. Make a statement. With this Antique Buffalo Pottery Blue Willow Ware Platter that dates
     from 1907. Hey, that means it’s even older than Willard! Courtesy of Mrs. Phelan

     704. Show us your green thumb. Want to add a little color to your front porch this spring?
     Gussie up your house with this set of three planters. And then find the perfect thing to put in them with
     a $25 gift card to Rohsler’s Nursery. Courtesy of Bergen Brick, Stone and Tile and Rohsler’s Nursery

     705. You want . . . a shrubbery. But you have no idea what kind or where to put it. Let the
     professionals at Kindergan Landscape give you a hand. Mike Hartman will help you develop a
     professional landscape design plan valued at $1000. And you’ll never once have to say “Ni”.
     Courtesy of Mike Hartman, Kindergan Landscape

     706. Take back your living room. Enjoy this one hour color consultation at your home.
     Your living room will be a skate park no more! (may actually be used for any room in your house).
     Expires 5/5/13. Available only in Bergen County. Courtesy of CAB Lifestyle Designs

     707. Sweet dreams. Pillows make all the difference, don’t they? Lay your head down in comfort
     with these his and her throw pillows with feather down inserts. Courtesy of the Stout Family

     708. All sewn up. Home-making just got easier with this new Janome Sewing Machine. And if
     the only letter you can see these days on the eye chart is the “E” at the top, this classic 18W floor
     lamp will come in handy. Work better and feel better. Designed for crafting, reading and sewing.


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709. Sew, sew easy. This Janome serger from this year’s line is a great addition to any seam-
stress’ workroom Easy for 2, 3 or 4 thread serging. Anonymous Donation

710. Sew, a needle pulling thread. Amp up her craft room with this never-been-used
Brother stitch function computerized free arm sewing machine. Anonymous Donation

711. Please sir, can we have s’mores? You will extend your outdoor season with this fire
pit. Even in the dead of winter, you can start up a fire in your pit and stay warm while you play
outside. And in the summer, it adds a whole new dimension of fun to your dinners outside. Anyone
know any good ghost stories? Courtesy of the Davis, Delfico, and Sudol Families

712. It’s all in the details. Got a room that just doesn’t feel quite finished? With an hour and
a half interior design consultation, you should have some pretty good ideas to turn it from blah to
bodacious in no time. One idea? Add crown molding. And now you can! Matthew Lanza is offering
one room of crown molding free of charge. Courtesy of The Riggio Family and Matthew Lanza

713. Now that’s Italian. Tired of serving your guests out of the pot? Next time, serve them
from this pasta bowl set. And you won’t even have to go grocery shopping first. Pasta and bread mix
are included. Courtesy of Mango Jam

714. Clear your clutter. Just found the check Great-Aunt Millie sent you for your 18th birthday?
Or do you have to debate with yourself daily about how much leeway you have on expiration dates
for medicine or food? Then it’s time for you to get organized. Natalie Delaney of Tucked Away will
come to your house and spend three hours tossing, organizing and tidying. Included are a $100 gift
certificate to The Container Store and a green tiered box set from Clover At Home. You’ll never have
to search for a stamp again. Courtesy of Natalie Delaney, Tucked Away and Clover At Home

715. Irrigate. Shaking your head over your summer water bill? Make it just the slightest bit more
palatable by using this rain barrel. It will collect rain and then you can use the rain to water your
plants or grass. How very green of you. Also includes $25 at Home Hardware and Supply. Courtesy
of the Sager/Doyle Family and Mastershield Gutter Protection and Home Hardware and Supply

716. Just add limes. Cocktails on the patio anyone? You’ll be prepared with this hand-blown
glass pitcher and four glasses from Pottery Barn. And since no one likes a hot drink in the summer,
use your galvanized steel party bucket with stand, also from Pottery Barn to keep your beverages
well chilled. Also includes a theme basket from Trader Joe’s.
Courtesy of Douglas Cronk, Roger Jones, Esq., and Trader Joe’s




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     717. Caffeine buzz. Sometimes, you can’t be bothered to get out of your jammies to have your
     coffee. On those days, you’ll be glad you have this Brookstone Coffee for One coffee maker. And on
     the days when you need coffee on the run, head to Ridgewood Coffee Company with your $25 gift
     card. Also includes a coffee basket from Kimar Café. Gotta love choices.
     Courtesy of the Sudol Family and Ridgewood Coffee Company

     718. Flower Power. Nothing brightens the day like receiving a bouquet of fresh flowers. Who
     cares if you have to send them to yourself? Best of all, you’ll receive a bouquet once a month for
     three months. So now, the question is where to put them? Ask the professionals at Interior
     Distinctions. They’ll know the perfect place. Also included: white bird plate.
     Courtesy of The Little Shoppe of Flowers and Interior Distinctions

     719. Summer style. Heading to a concert at the band shell? Picnicking at the shore? Or just
     having a small happy hour with the neighbors? No matter what your plans, you’ll look much more
     stylish doing it with this hot pink Lilly Pulitzer Cooler. Then stock it with gift certificates to Bed, Bath
     and Beyond totaling $70. Courtesy of the Rusch family, Leapin’ Lizards and Bed, Bath and Beyond

     720. An easy sell. This time we really will sell ya the Brooklyn Bridge. You’ll receive this set of
     Brooklyn Bridge Cast Iron Bookends from Restoration Hardware. Meet you in DUMBO.
     Courtesy of the Peene Family




                            MINI-VACATION GET-AWAYS
                                               closes at 10:00pm

     800. A fast getaway. Sure, it would be great to head out of town for a long weekend or oh, say a
     month. But who has that kind of time? If you need a break, but only have a day, head to Skaneateles,
     NY to the Mirbeau Inn and Spa, ranked in the top 20 for small U.S. resorts in Conde Nast Traveler
     and one of the top 5 spas for couples in the world. You will receive one overnight stay in a double
     occupancy room. Start your relaxation right away and make your spouse drive while you break in
     your new Duxiana travel pillow. Valid through May 5, 2013. Only available Sunday – Thursday.
     Excludes July, August and holidays. Does not include tax or gratuity.
     Courtesy of Mirbeau Inn and Spa and Duxiana




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801. Say Aaaaaahhh. Just what the doctor ordered. When the craziness of life in Ridgewood gets
to be too much, head to this get-away home on Lake Wallenpaupack in Lakeville, PA for a relaxing long
weekend. The three-bedroom house is a block from the lake, with views of the lake from the deck and
upstairs bedroom. 1 king, 1 queen, 2 twins. There are also two pullout couches. The house has basic
cable and wireless internet. There is a swim dock, boat launch, grill, campfire, and a swing set. Close
by are miniature golf, go-karts, etc. In the fall, head to one of the local farms or the cider mill for fresh-
made donuts. Or, leave the kids at home and enjoy a romantic weekend. The house is an hour and
forty-five minute drive from Ridgewood. Choose date from spring to late fall 2012, excluding August.
Courtesy of the Cowie Family

802. You’ll have it all/Just like Bogie and Bacall. When you sail away to Key Largo.
Winner is entitled to a 2-night stay at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL. The two-bedroom condo
sleeps eight and you will enjoy all amenities and receive discount rates on golf and tennis. Stay can
be extended to four nights if used between June 1st and August 20th, 2012. Exclusions are: Labor
Day weekend, Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas through New Year’s Day and President’s weekend.
Courtesy of the McCarthy Family

803. Raise your glass. A toast to Napa/Sonoma and the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
where you will spend four nights in a standard room. Room includes breakfast for two. You will
also receive six hours of luxury chauffeured sedan service, a private olive oil tour and a tasting for
two followed by a privately hosted tour of the Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, and a sit-down tasting of
5 reserve wines, plus one gift bottle to bring home. You will also receive a private 1.5-hour wine
education session with an assistant to the winemaker. Also includes round-trip airfare for two on
American Airlines. Salut! Courtesy of the Sonoma VIP Wine Experience

804. And they’re off. Enjoy a Day at the Races package for 6 to Belmont Park. Includes: seating
in the VIP Box area, preferred parking, and daily racing programs. Also included: a Race Name and
Trophy Presentation where your party actually presents the trophy to the winning horse and jockey.
Also includes a 2011 Cadillac Escalade car rental and private driver for your party. Package excludes
Belmont Stakes. Expires 2012.
Courtesy of the New York Racing Association and Cadillac of Mahwah

805. The happiest place on earth. Will actually be your house when you tell your kids
you’ve got four One-Day Park Hopper passes at Disney. Line for Space Mountain’s too long? Head
over to Epcot and grab your fast pass for Test Track. Tired of being run over by those kids doing the
Kim Possible missions? Finish your day with Aerosmith at the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster. Oh, it really is
a Small World after all. Courtesy of Disney




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                                       GRADE BASKETS

     900. All for you. Mom’s Day Basket includes: $50 Café Amici gift certificate, (2) $25 gift certifi-
                                              closes at 10:00pm


     cates to Cathy Caterer, Ho-Ho-Kus, 1 week of free lunches from West Side Bagels, a mani/pedi from
     Greenwich Nails, 1 dozen bagels from Bagelicious, $100 gift card to Gardiner & Co., $25 gift card to
     Shoe-Inn, five personal training sessions with Fitness 1-2-1, five classes at the Fitness Barre, $175
     gift card to Araya Rebirth, Sothys soaps and buff sponge, bottle of Grey Goose and a bottle of Hess
     Cabernet Sauvignon. Courtesy of the Kindergarten parents

     901. Mangia, Mangia. Eat out in Ridgewood Basket includes: $100 at The Best of Everything,
     $100 at Tito’s Burritos, $100 at Baumgart’s, $75 at It’s Greek to Me, $50 at Wild Ginger, $50 at
     Nellie’s, $50 at Matthew’s Diner, $50 at The Daily Treat, $30 at Kevin’s Thyme, and six months of
     free bagels at Bagelicious. You’ll never have to cook again. Courtesy of the 1st Grade parents

     902. It’s a wrap. Gift Wrapping Basket includes: $100 to The Container Store, rolls of wrapping
     paper, scissors, tape, tissue paper, etc. Courtesy of the 2nd Grade parents

     903. Tailgate! This Jets game basket includes: four tickets to a Jets regular season home game —
     seats are section 135, lower sideline, row 13, round trip taxi service with Ridgewood Village Taxi for
     four, $50 to La Strada and New York Jets memorabilia. Courtesy of the 3rd Grade parents.
     A special thanks to the Healy Family for the donation of the game tickets

     904. Shop local. With the high price of gas, you’ll want to stay near home. Weekend in
     Ridgewood basket includes gift cards to: Latour ($100), movie theater ($50), The Daily Treat ($50),
     Ridgewood Coffee Company ($25), Cupcakes by Carousel ($15), Ben & Jerry’s ($15), Greenwich
     Nails ($35). Also includes two bottles of wine, two Ridgewood wine glasses, a wine carrier,
     Ridgewood cutting board, and Ridgewood pillow. Courtesy of the 4th Grade Parents

     905. Masterpiece. There’s something for every artist in this Arts and Crafts basket including
     gift cards to: The Art Spot ($150), Color Me Mine ($100), Mosaic Glassworks ($75), and Bazaar Star
     Beadery ($50). Crafts include: mosaic stepping stone kit, friendship bracelet kit and string, AG Sew
     and stuff owl, sculpting clay, tools and a book on sculpting figures. Art supplies include: watercolor
     pencils, gouache paint, soft pastels, watercolor pan sets, brushes, charcoal set, canvases, watercolor
     pad and sketching pad. Courtesy of the 5th Grade Parents




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