ABSENTEE BIDDING All items are available for Absentee Bidding. Absentee Bids must be submitted via email to KIdinnerauction@congki.org no later than NOON on Sunday, March 22, 2009. When providing an absentee bid, please provide the following information: Your name Your address Your telephone number The item number(s) and description(s) Your top bid for each item Successful bidders will be notified following the auction and can arrange for payments and to pick up their items at that time. You may also designate via email the name of a person attending the event who has agreed to pay for you and retrieve your items. SILENT AUCTION ITEMS VACATION GET-AWAYS S-1 Cottage on Beautiful Martha’s Vineyard Enjoy a wonderful week in a charming cottage in the seaside town of Vineyard Haven on Martha’s Vineyard. Set back from the road at the end of a long drive off of Main Street, the house is a 5-minute walk to town center. You will have easy access to Owen Little Beach (a two-minute walk) and Tashmoo Beach (a short drive). The house sleeps 5 in two bedrooms and a parlor with a futon sleeper. There is a spacious fenced-in side yard, grill, picnic table, bicycles, boogie boards, and fishing poles. Ideal for a small family. No pets. No Smoking. Cleaning included. Available one week during the months of June through September 2009, EXCEPT July 12- August 16, 2009. Value: $2000 Sarah Benet S-2 Lovely New Hampshire Cottage Spend a week at a lovely New Hampshire cottage right on a small lake one and a half hours from Boston. Choose your season. You can come in the winter for skiing or snowboarding at nearby Pat’s Peak. In the summer, you can swim right off the dock or walk down to a private beach. Included is the use of a canoe, kayak, paddleboat, or fishing boat. (The lake is stocked with fish each year.) This cottage sleeps up to 8 in two bedrooms, a loft and a sleeper sofa. No smoking. Available on a mutually agreed-upon week. Value: $1100 Shu Kahn and Kevin Lang S-3 Wonderful Home on Martha’s Vineyard Spend a week on Martha’s Vineyard, in Edgartown, across the street from a wildlife preserve, yet only four blocks to Edgartown’s center and shops. The island’s best bike paths and beaches are all within easy reach of this location: one mile, and an easy walk, to Lighthouse Beach; two miles to State Beach, an excellent family beach and the best swimming in the world; three miles to South Beach on the ocean. This post and beam Cape sleeps 8 adults and features 4 bedrooms: 1) one queen 2) two twins 3) one twin/trundle that opens to a king 4) one full; and 1 1/2 baths, plus outdoor shower, as well as a deck with outdoor seating and grill, WiFi, cable. No Smoking. Offered for any week in June or September 2010. For more photos and information, please visit http://sara505.smugmug.com/gallery/4841205_EQCkm#P-1-15 $500 security deposit and $100 cleaning fee. Value: $1500 Sara Piazza ART S-4 Serigraph by Shmuel Katz Entitled “Walls of Jerusalem”, this piece by Shmuel Katz who was a member of the Israeli Defense Forces and who was present for the Six Day War and the recapture of the Western Wall. Katz created a visual record for all these events. His love of Israel and of Jerusalem is best portrayed in this piece. Value: $700 Framed Sue and Bernie Pucker S-5 Serigraph by Naftali Bezem The “Flying Ladder” is a symbol that Bezem has used over many decades, portraying the return to Israel and playing on the image of the Hebrew word aliyah, to go up. It is clear that one needs a ladder to get there. His work is reminiscent of the images of Fernand Leger. Value: $800 Framed Sue and Bernie Pucker S-6 Serigraph by David Sharir Sharir moves from the world of the Bible to the world of celebration and life. Life is indeed a circus and the “Taming of the Elephant” appears to celebrate life and love in Sharir’s stylized yet delightful and attractive manner. Value: $950 Framed Sue and Bernie Pucker S-7 Serigraph by Shraga Weil Entitled “Seasons III/Winter”. Here Shraga portrays the ingathering of the exiles above ground and underground. There is an attempt to portray archeological objects, showing the birthright and the right to the land itself. Above, the images are framed with a rainbow, as a symbol of the covenant for peace between man and God. Value: $850 Framed Sue and Bernie Pucker S-8 Polombo Menorah A bronze menorah made by acclaimed Israeli sculptor David Polombo. During his career, David Polombo designed the gates to Yad Vashem (a memorial in Israel dedicated to European Jews who perished in the Holocaust) and to the Knesset (the building housing Israel’s electoral body). A beautiful modern menorah by this highly acclaimed Israeli sculptor. Value: $600 Sue and Bernie Pucker S-9 Ani L’Dodi I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine…this timeless quote from Song of Songs is presented in beautiful Hebrew and English calligraphy in shades of blue and purple. Signed, numbered and framed – a very special piece. Value: $250 Joyce Graff S-10 Prints by I. Schor A set of two signed and numbered framed prints by artist I. Schor (1904-1961) a renowned independent artist of judaica. The first of these two dramatic black and white prints depicts the creation story in all its glory. The second is a beautifully stylized rendering of a havdalah spice box in a dreamlike garden setting. Value: $700 Sally Fogel S-11 Print by Elias Grossman A beautiful print depicting daily life at the Kotel or Western Wall in Jerusalem. The black and white drawing brings one back to another time in this holy place. Value: $300 Sally Fogel S-12 Painting by Dvora Smith KI member Dvora Smith comes from a family of Holocaust survivors. Dvora was raised on an artist’s colony in the mystical city of Tzvat, Israel. An artist is her own right, Dvora ‘s colorful acrylic depiction of mother and daughter lighting Shabbat candles was painted especially for the KI Auction. Value: Priceless Dvora Smith S-13 Art By Anuszkiewicz A major contemporary artist, Richard Anuszkiewicz has long been noted for the cool geometry of his compositions and luminous shimmer of his colors. A central figure of Op-Art, his work is in the Museum of Modern Art and The Whitney and other major museums and galleries. Imagine this stunning framed piece in YOUR home or office!! Value: $1500 Barbara Krakow Gallery SPORTS, SPORTS AND MORE SPORTS S-14 Red Sox Tickets (No Kidding) Two tickets to our very own, all sold out, champions. See an exciting game and cheer with Sox fans. See it all from Seats 13 and 14, Section 18, Row 4. Any WEEKNIGHT game when NOT playing the Yankees. Value: $100 Jan and Stuart Rose S-15 Go Sox!! What a way to start the season! Two tickets to the Red Sox vs. Cleveland Indians on Thursday May 7, 2009 at 7:05. Right field grandstand, Section 2, Row 1. Value: $75 Noah Roffman S-16 Red Sox Again (yep!) Red Sox tickets for two in the wonderful seats behind home plate for a game in the 2009 season. Game and time to be mutually agreed upon. Yankees games excluded. Value: Priceless Michelle Fineberg and Eric Levin S-17 Autographed Baseball What Sox fan, young or old wouldn’t love to own a baseball signed by the Sox Ace Closer- Jonathan Papelbon? Well, here’s your chance!!! Value: $200 Red Sox Organization S-18 And the Bruins Too! Despite the cold, the Bruins are HOT! Two tickets to our own Boston Bruins vs Ottawa Senators, Section 16 (center Ice) Balcony Row 12 on Thursday, April 2, 2009. Value: $75 Eric Brass S-19 Special Bruins tickets Two Luxury Suite tickets to the Thursday, April 2, 2009 Bruins vs Ottawa Senators game which includes, of course, complimentary hospitality: food, beverages, lots of fun and a great view of the game! Value: $500 Rich Weinstein S-20 Special Celtics Tickets You will receive 2 tickets, Section 20, Row 14 to the Sunday, March 29th Celtics vs Oklahoma City Thunder game at 7:00 PM.. Go Green! Value: $180 Rich Weinstein S-21 Formula One Racing Fast and Furious! F1 Boston is where the thrill of racing drives you to an unparalleled level. This adrenaline filled package includes - Two (2) Racing Certificates, each may be redeemed by the recipient for one (1) Complete Arrive and Drive Racing Package at F1 Boston Braintree. Also included is a $25 gift certificate for F1 Ascari Café. Value: $100 F1 Boston LET’S GET PHYSICAL, LET’S GET FIT S-22 Bodyscapes Fitness “Your Fitness is our Passion” A wide variety of cutting edge cardio and fitness equipment, as well as indoor cycling, yoga and pilates in the heart of Coolidge Corner. Rated Best of Boston 2003, and 2006 for personal trainers. This six (6) month membership is sure to get you in shape for summer! Value: $775 Bodyscapes Fitness Boston Sports Clubs One of the area’s leading health clubs with several convenient locations. Get a jump on that healthy spring look! Each package includes 2 (two) 30-Day passes (perhaps one for yourself and one for a friend…) S-23 BSC -30 Day Pass x 2 Value: $200 Boston Sports Clubs S-24 BSC-30 Day Pass x 2 Value: $200 Boston Sports Clubs S-25 Coolidge Corner Gym “Brookline’s Neighborhood Gym” Get fit today with a 6-month membership to the Coolidge Corner Gym. So eat your dessert tonight- you’ll deal with it tomorrow! Value: $360 Coolidge Corner Gym S-26 Leventhal-Sidman JCC Enjoy this three- month Full Family Membership for new members to the beautiful JCC in Newton. Does NOT include outdoor pool and other premium services. Other restrictions may apply. Must be activated by September 1, 2009. Value: $270 Newton JCC SPECIAL EVENTS S-27 Boston Pops Spring Concert The Boston Pops is one of the city’s musical treasures. You will receive two table seats to a Spring Boston Pops concert. How better to celebrate the end of another winter in Boston? Value: $140 Boston Symphony Orchestra S-28 An Ivy League Dinner with Chef Larry Kessel Executive Chef Lawrence Kessel of the Harvard University Dining will craft a personalized menu for a dinner party in your home for eight (8) people. Larry donates his time and culinary talents; Winner covers the cost of food and wine. A graduate of Culinary Institute of America, Larry has worked under some of Boston’s best- known chefs (Lydia Shire, Ken Oringer) and owned Atara Restaurant in Brighton. Larry has been featured in TV, radio and print media. Value: $400 Chef Larry Kessel S-29 Boston Symphony Orchestra The symphony in springtime! Stroll over to Symphony Hall to enjoy the Boston Symphony Orchestra Family Concert Series. This package includes FIVE Orchestra seat tickets to the 10:15 am performance on April 04, 2009. Value: $90 Gabe and Geraldine Sunshine S-31 Lyric Stage Company of Boston The Lyric Stage Company produces quality theater of varying genre and style. The company supports and nurtures Boston-area theater artists as well. You will receive one pair of tickets to any Lyric Stage Company main stage production during the 2008-2009 season, (Must be used by June 2009- not valid last week of production) Value: $100 Lyric Stage Company S-32 Boston Ballet Boston Ballet cordially invites you to a performance of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes Centennial Celebration at the Wang Center. This package includes 2 (two) tickets for either Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 7 pm or Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 7 pm. Value: $150 Boston Ballet S-33 Brookline Chorus Enjoy four tickets to hear the Brookline Chorus, Boston’s premiere choral group, perform Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” featuring David Kravitz, Baritone. Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 8 pm, Sanders Theater. Free Parking. Value: $100 Maria Benet S-34 Fireside Chat Stroll over with 3 friends to the award winning Fireplace Restaurant in Brookline, for one of their twice- monthly Fireside Chats. These hour-long seminars focus on different American wines and New England micro- brewed beers. Held on Saturday afternoons from 3-4:15. Value: $120 The Fireplace S-35 Jewish Film 2009 Two General Admission “J FLIX“ Passes to The National Center For Jewish Film’s 12th Annual Film Festival March 25 – April 5, 2009 Wasserman Cinematheque, Brandeis University. Jewishfilm.2009 will present twelve films—from six countries—along with eight visiting filmmakers and more than a dozen special guests. All films are premiere screenings, including two North American premieres. Come and enjoy the annual event the Boston Phoenix has called “one of the season’s cinematic highlights” See www.jewishfilm.org for details and program schedule. Passes good for all screening at Brandeis University. Retail value: $120 National Center for Jewish Film STUDYING (AND MORE) WITH OUR KI EXPERTS S-36 Studying with a Starr Rabbi David Starr, KI member and Dean of the Meah program will lead an interesting and engaging study session at your home – either on a weeknight or as part of an Oneg Shabbat (in which case must be walking distance from his home). Sure to leave your family/friends with lots to talk and think about! Value: Priceless Rabbi David Starr S-37 Learn Trope with Ellen Band Ellen Band, Director of Worship and Celebration, is donating 3 trope lessons for Torah or Haftarah, your choice. Each lesson is one hour, days and location to be determined and includes a CD of trope. Ability to read Hebrew well is essential. Ability to carry a tune is a definite asset. Value: $240 Ellen Band S-38 Seder Planning with Jennifer Rudin No matter who will be gathering around your Passover table let Jennifer Rudin, Director of Congregational Learning, help you personalize your seder experience. Move beyond the Maxwell House Hagadah and consider asking your guests to prepare something to share at the seder, explore a range of hagadot and select just the right one to use at your table, bring the experience to life by adding interactive experiences to your seder, create seder activity bags for your youngest guests. Jennifer will spend four hours working with you to create the perfect seder experience. Value: $260 Jennifer Rudin S-39 Laughing Matters Laughing Matters is dedicated to the belief that we can make laughter a daily part of our interactions and in the process build a healthier, less stressful outlook on life. A Laughing Matters interactive workshop, led by KI member Sandy Boris Berkowitz, will lead participants through a series of exercises incorporating laughter, chanting, relaxation, breathing, and singing. 45 – 60 minute session for party, professional group meeting, or place of work for 25-50 people Value: $250 Sandy Boris-Berkowitz S-40 Private French Lessons Ten hours of private French lessons with KI member Monique Dlugy. Monique leads a French conversation class at Alliance Francaise in Boston and at BACE in Brookline. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of French culture and language with others. All levels of learners welcome. Value: $450 Monique Dlugy PLEASE MAKE MY LIFE EASIER! S-41 Interior Design Danit Ben-Ari of Interior Transformations will provide you with one hour of design consultation including furniture layout, color selection and discussion of your project as a whole. Danit has worked with many KI members and is a James Beard Award nominee for her design of the Fireplace restaurant in Brookline. Value: $120 Danit Ben-Ari S-42 Dining In Enjoy $100 worth of delicious food delivered to your door -- no shopping, no chopping, and no cooking. In fact, just log on and make the difficult decision of what to have for dinner. Value: $100 Michael and Danielle Hackel S-43 Fix, Remodel or Redo Receive two hours of expert and reliable home improvement services- a great chance to have a room painted, electrical work done, or plumbing fixed or any other household fixing-up that “you’ve been meaning to do.” Value: $250 Philip Cherkas Home Improvement S-44 Hands of Time Concierge Hands of Time understands the value of YOUR time. Their approach is to make life easier by offering customized, personal concierge services (shopping, errands, home etc.) to meet the demands of your lifestyle. Value: $100 Carolyn Kraut S-45 Personal Shopper Two hour personal shopping session with Linda Musman of Zomar, Inc. at Linda’s showroom. Receive great fashion ideas and learn what looks great. Includes a $100 item (retail value). Morning appointments only. Value: $500 Linda Musman/Zomar Inc. S-46 Fresh and Tailored Why do it yourself? Stavros Cleaners will dry clean for you ($25 gift certificate) and Maria’s Alterations will hem one pair of pants! Look fresh and tailored for spring! Value: $50 Stravros Cleaners/Maria’s Alterations S-47 Babysitting by Gabrielle Starr Gabrielle is a sophomore at Gann Academy, Schechter graduate, KINS graduate. She is great with kids and would love to help you out with 3.5 hours of babysitting! Value: Priceless Gabrielle Starr S-48 Babysitting with Rachel Lecker Rachel is a freshman at Brookline High School, Schechter graduate, KINS graduate. Rachel loves children and would love to help you out with 3.5 hours of babysitting. Value: Priceless Rachel Lecker ORGANIZE YOUR FINANCIAL LIFE S-49 Financial Planning Receive a comprehensive wealth and financial plan. Review and organize your financial life with Jason Skolnick of First National Corporation, a wealth management company. Three sessions of about two hours each include an introductory information gathering meeting, complete financial plan analysis and follow-up appointment. Value: $1500 Jason Skolnick S-50 Pre-Estate Planning Consultation KI member Jonathan Davis of Kerstein, Coren and Lichenstein LLP, will help orient you to the issues important to consider to be in a position to have estate documents written. This consultation (up to two hours) will save you valuable time and legal fees in the future. Value: $550 Jonathan Davis S-51 Pre- Estate Planning Consultation II Jonathan Davis has generously donated another consultation to help get you ready for estate planning. It pays to be prepared! Value: $550 Jonathan Davis S-52 Estate Planning with Attorney Tom Marton Need a hand in planning for the future? Thomas Marton, Esq., and attorney with the Boston law firm of Laurie and Cutler, P.C. will provide a one-hour discussion of estate planning needs- wills, trusts and business tax planning. (Tom is also a former KINS parent) Value: $350 Tom Marton, Esq. A STROLL DOWN HARVARD STREET S-53 The Body Shop There is only one way to be beautiful, the natural way, which is the The Body Shop way! You or someone special can enjoy this great Satsuma Orange Gift Set. Value: $40 The Body Shop S-54 Brookline Booksmith and Brookline Trader Joes You will receive a $75 gift certificate to our own local bookstore. Browse the aisles of fiction, non-fiction, philosophy, science, children’s books and more. Then go up two steps and you will find a wonderful collection of handmade jewelry, mugs, bags and all kinds of imaginative gifts. And take home this bag of Trader Joe’s kosher goodies to enjoy with your purchase. Value: $100 Brookline Booksmith/ Trader Joe’s S-55 Beauty and Style The latest from Brookline’s best beauty supply store. ROCKAHOLIC by TIGI- a limited edition packaging of TIGI’s most popular hair care products. Perfect for yourself or that rock star teen in your life. Value: $100 Beauty and Style S-56 Fire Opal A shop as lovely as its name, Fire Opal is a gift store that specializes in handmade jewelry and arts and crafts. This handmade pottery-serving bowl is sure to be a beautiful addition to your table. Value: $75 Fire Opal S-57 A Pendant to Please Karinna Mattei creates beautiful one-of-a kind handmade jewelry. This sterling silver pendant has a striking contemporary look with accents of blue and green. Sure to make a statement with any outfit. Value: $65 Mattei Gallery S-58 The Complete Shabbat Start with some new judaica for your home with a $36 gift card to Kolbo- “at the intersection of Jerusalem and Harvard Street”. Then let Ora’s Catering provide you with delicious delicacies for a Shabbat Dinner for four people (soup, chicken veggie, and side dish). These pretty Kiddush cups from Israel are the finishing touch! Value: $136 Kolbo/Ora’s Catering/Israel Book Shop S-59 Wulfs/Russo’s Spring is almost here- put together a delicious and healthy dinner. Here’s a $20 gift card to Wulf’s Fish- the freshest catch around. Then take a short drive to Russo’s in Watertown- the “Food Lovers Food Store” for the best fruit and vegetables the season has to offer- with $50 in gift cards. Value: $70 Wulf’s/Russo’s SPECIAL GIFTS FOR SPECIAL DAYS S-60 Design Your Own Bag Just click onto TIMBUK2 and get to work! Choose a bag style, the fabric and colors that you like, additional features and accessories that fit your needs and hit “add to cart.” Enter the code from your gift card during checkout- and hit send! Value: $125 Leslie and Ken Pucker S-61 Mint Julep A trendy yet charming women’s clothing boutique with locations in Brookline and Cambridge. Mint Julep carries a wide selection of clothing, jewelry and accessories from US and European lines. Use your gift certificate in a warm and fun place to shop! Value: $50 Mint Julep S-62 Ramon Tenza /Lady Grace Ramon Tenza’s creations are characterized by sophisticated glamour that always makes a statement. This blue and white leather handbag is made in Spain. With its sleek styling and chunky gold hardware it will take that spring outfit to the next level! And to make that outfit complete- stop in at Lady Grace with a $50 gift card. Value: $250 Linda Musman-Zomar Inc./Lady Grace S-63 Handmade Tie-Tote This unique satchel is a one-of-a-kind piece made by a New England artist. The bag is put together from interesting vintage mens’ neck-ties. A real conversation piece! Value: $150 Linda Musman/Zomar S-64 Mary Frances/Mindy Lam Mary Frances handbags blend texture and color and are regularly seen on the arms of Hollywood celebs. This Olive Green Mini Bag pairs stylishly with jewelry designer Mindy Lam’s bracelet cuffs in metal and pearls. Beautiful layered over a sweater or jacket. Value: $250 Linda Musman/Zomar Inc. S-65 Light Up My Life Light up your home with this beautiful glass lamp from the Boston Design Center, the source for all that is fashionable for today’s home. Sure to fit in any eclectic décor! Value: $500 Boston Design Center / Geraldine Sunshine S-66 Strawberry Fields Quilt Red, white, and black quilted wall-hanging, 30x31inches, created by Joyce Graff. “These days you can buy strawberries year round. But when I was growing up, it was a special seasonal treat that lasted only a few weeks. One of the highlights of the summer was following strawberry season across the country.” Value: Priceless Joyce Graff S-67 Mary Frances/ The Studio The Studio is celebrating 30 years of making sense of the fashion world and making you feel beautiful. Let this $50 gift card lead the way to that perfect outfit. Why not pair it with a bead-encrusted Mary Frances handbag- a unique blending of elegance and whimsy. Value: $250 Linda Musman-ZomarInc./The Studio PAMPER YOURSELF, YOU DESERVE IT! S-68 bliss “From our spa to your skin.” Enjoy an amazing bag full of products from one of the top names in skincare. 16 full size products - sunscreen, soaps, scrubs, body contouring, waxing and more. Also a travel pack! Value: $500 bliss / Geraldine Sunshine S-69 Manna Massage Manna Massage provides treatment tailored to each individual’s needs, specializing in therapeutic massage for chronic and acute conditions. Conveniently located near Washington Square in Brookline. Value: $80 Anna Mulholland, LMT S-70 Sassoon Salon Shed those winter blues with a total style makeover at one of Newbury Street’s best hair salons. Your makeover includes a cut, color and treatment. Get going with your spring look- EXPIRES May 07, 2009. Value: $350 Sassoon Salon S-71 Integrative Bodywork A ninety-minute Integrative Bodywork session. This includes a hands-on combination of Cranio-sacral therapy, Myofascial release, Neuromuscular therapy, Zero Balancing and Aston Movement. Based on your individual needs. At Cambridge or West Concord locations. Value: $175 Elizabeth Valentine, LMT S-72 Handle With Care Handle With Care was established in 1992 by JO-JO Salami, a licensed massage therapist. Handle With Care uses a range of physical and non-physical modalities that reduce or eliminate pain. This is a 60-75 minute session to get rid of nagging aches and tune-up your body so it works much better! Value: $200 Handle With Care S-73 Need A Lift? How about a gift certificate worth $500 for any service including botox, fillers or cosmetic procedures done by Jeffrey H. Spiegel, MD FACS, Chief of Facial and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Boston University Medical Center. Value: $500 Jeffrey Spiegel, MD S-74 Simplify Your Life and Dress with Confidence! Enjoy a three hour in-home wardrobe consultation with Karen Kostigen of ZIA Clothing in Cushing Square, Belmont. Learn new ways to match and wear the clothes you already own! Organize your wardrobe. Clear out what no longer works! Value: $300 Karen Kostigen of ZIA Clothing A DAY AT THE MUSEUM S-75 Museum of Fine Arts Spend the day at the MFA….This delightful package includes 8 (eight) passes to the MFA’s current exhibit TITIAN TINTORETTO VERONESE showing March 15- August 16, 2009. Also included is a $50 certificate to the museum’s award winning Bravo Restaurant. Relax with coffee and dessert after viewing the exhibit. Value: $290 MFA/Bravo S-76 Harvard Art Museum Enjoy a year-long Dual Membership to the Harvard Art Museum (Fogg, Busch-Reisinger and Sackler Museums). This is the equivalent of a family membership as kids under 18 are free! What a great way to spend the day in Cambridge. Value: $75 Harvard Art Museum S-77 Larz Anderson Auto Museum The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is home to “America’s oldest car collection”. The museum supports the car collecting community through a variety of educational programs, exhibits and lectures. Enjoy a Family Membership Package to this unique museum! Value: $50 Larz Anderson Auto Museum/Geraldine Sunshine S-78 Museum of Science It’s Alive!! A One Year Membership to the Boston Museum of Science- This includes Unlimited FREE Exhibit Hall Admission for 5 people as well as 4 Omnimax passes, 4 Planetarium passes, 4 Guest passes, discounts off parking, restaurants and gift shop. Good for one year from activation of Membership. Value: $100 Scott and Candace Plotkin S-79 Museum of Science –another chance The Museum of Science has so much to offer for inquiring minds of all ages. You will receive two (2) passes to the Exhibit Halls, Omni Theater, and Butterfly Garden. Go Explore! Value: $56 The Stolow/Heineman Family S-80 Peabody Essex Museum The newly transformed Peabody Essex Museum presents art and culture from New England and around the world. In addition to its vast collections, the museum offers a hands-on education center, museum shop, café and restaurant. Enjoy four (4) general admission passes. Value: $60 Peabody Essex Museum FOR KIDS YOUNG AND OLD S-81 Disney World Where the incredible happens every day! We have four (4) One Day Park Hopper Passes. Good thru 02/11/10. Perfect for your next trip to Florida for you, your kids or grandkids! Value: $400 Gabe and Geraldine Sunshine S-82 Ride in a Brookline Police Car Your child and two friends or sibs will get a special ride around Brookline in an official car driven by a Brookline Policeman. A Brookline Policeman will pick the children up at your house, drive them around and end up at their Brookline School. A great way to impress their friends! Value: Priceless Brookline Police Community Service S-83 Alliance Francaise of Boston The French Library, Alliance Francaise of Boston, is offering a year’s family membership to the library, including invitations to classes, special programming, art exhibitions, opera, theater, culinary demonstrations, and of course, the second largest private French library in the U.S. (Expires 12/31/09) Value: $165 The French Library S-84 Snip-its Haircuts for Kids Snip-its is an innovative hair care concept designed specifically for kids- with its colorful salons, cast of animated cartoon characters, interactive computer game Play Stations and a complete line of hair care products specially formulated just for kids. This package includes a free haircut and a bag of hair care products. Value: $40.00 Snip-its Farm Mini Golf Trombetta’s Farm (the same people who sell their delicious ice-cream at the Brookline Farmers Market) is offering sets of 4 passes each for a game of mini golf. Their unique 18 hole mini golf is built inside a greenhouse! They are open WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS AND SCHOOL VACATION 10-5. Expires 10-01-09. Not to be used for Birthday Parties. S-85A Mini Golf #1 Value: $30 Trombetta’s Farm S-85B Mini Golf #2 Value: $30 Trombetta’s Farm S-85C Mini- Golf #3 Value: $30 Trombetta’s Farm S-86 Family Photography Session Make a beautiful memory with a family photography session done by Sara Piazza. Choose a setting in the Boston area or on scenic Martha’s Vineyard. Value: $300 Sara Piazza Photography S-87 Natural Light Photography Let Jennifer Shore Photography capture your special family moments. Jennifer will follow you around for 1-2 hours as you and your family walk through the park, play at home or enjoy any other setting you choose. In addition to the sitting, you will receive a beautiful finished 8”x10” print. Value: $350 Jennifer Shore Photography S-88 Hebrew for Toddlers Gather your toddler and four or five of his or her favorite friends for a one-hour Hebrew immersion playgroup with Nir Rikman. Sure to be a fun and educational experience! Value: $150 Nir Rikman Music by Jon Nelson A 5 CD set of music the whole family can enjoy from KI’s own Jon Nelson. S-89A CD Set #1 Value: $60 Jon Nelson S-89B CD Set#2 Value: $60 Jon Nelson S-90 Music Together of Brookline Music Together is an early childhood music program stressing adult involvement in mixed-age classes including singing, moving, chanting and listening. You will receive a semester of music classes. ($37 materials fee NOT included in winning bid) Value: $175 Music Together of Brookline S-91 For the Artist in the Family You will receive a gift certificate to the Clayroom that will allow you to purchase a piece of pottery. You pick your piece (a mug, a plate, a piggy bank) and draw or paint your design on it. Then the helpful people at the Clayroom will glaze and fire it. In 4 days you can come back and get your finished pottery—to give to your grandma, your friend or to keep for yourself. Value: $25 The Clayroom S-92 The Learning Express The Learning Express in Newton Centre has a large selection of toys, puzzles and games to entertain and challenge the whole family! This generous gift card is sure to lead to many happy hours of interesting fun. Value: $100 Candace and Scott Plotkin S-93 The Puppet Showplace You can take 4 (four) people to a performance at The Puppet Showplace in Brookline Village. This neighborhood theater has delighted kids of all ages for many years. Value: $40 Jodi and Bruce Hecht S-94 Magic Beans Our own Harvard Street toy store has donated three fabulous “Uglydolls.” That, plus a $50 gift certificate to the most complete, exciting toy store around makes this a very special package. Value: $130 Magic Beans LIVE AUCTION ITEMS L-1 Chef Prepared Dinner At Your Home Chef Jim Solomon of The Fireplace in Brookline will prepare a specially tailored five-course dinner for ten, at your home. Cost of food is included! (Though there might be a slight up charge for kosher meat.) Just provide the wine. The Boston Globe named The Fireplace as Most Authentic New England Cuisine in Boston. Jim has worked with the country’s finest chefs including Paul Prudhomme, Thomas Keller and Todd English. The Fireplace L-2 Master Class At Ajourd’hui This package includes a private tour for 6-12 people of the Aujourd'hui kitchen at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston followed by a master class by the Chef de Cuisine, William Kovel, with wines poured by Sommelier Jason Irving. Four Seasons aprons will be yours to keep. Vegetarian/fish option available. This one-of-a-kind experience is available any pre-arranged weekday or Sunday morning or early afternoon prior to dinner service. Just one requirement: please bring your appetite! Chef William Kovel/Aujourd’hui L-3 New York City Get- Away Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter - ANY season is wonderful in NYC! Let your getaway start with a relaxing ride to NYC courtesy of Limoliner. You will receive 2 (two) round-trip ticket vouchers for a Boston to NY trip (Hilton Back Bay to Hilton NYC high-style custom coach). Then check into the Grand Hyatt NYC- you will have one room for 2 adults (king bed). Includes cost of room and tax only. No blackout dates but based on availability. Expires, March 22, 2010. Limoliner/Gigi Pritzker Pucker L-4 Celebrate With The Rabbi Enjoy the company of our most respected member of the shul none other than the Rabbi himself, a presence in your home for your next simchah. Invite six of your friends for a beautiful kosher catered meal in your home by Meredith Mills, a Shomer Shabbos certified personal chef! You pay for the kosher ingredients and Meredith will provide the menu planning, shopping and cooking expertise. (Parties up to 20 are possible, but additional staff will cost extra.) Meredith Mills L-5 Ritz Carlton St. Thomas Enjoy 3 nights and 4 days in a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite with living room and designer kitchen at the Ritz- Carlton Club, St. Thomas. Nestled on 30 oceanfront acres alongside idyllic Great Bay, The Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas offers the ultimate in a tropical getaway. Comprised of a small group of elegant plantation-style buildings situated along the powder white beach of Great Bay, it is the place to indulge your island escape fantasies, made even more perfect through the renowned service and amenities of The Ritz-Carlton. The location is a 15 minute ferry ride to St. Johns Island. (Dates to be mutually agreed by the parties.) Gabe and Geraldine Sunshine L-6 “Playball!!!” A Dream Come True! This package entitles one child under the age of twelve (12) to announce “Play Ball” during the pre-game ceremony. The entire group will have the opportunity to watch from the warning track as the Red Sox take batting practice (at manager’s discretion), and includes four (4) Infield Grandstand tickets. Must be booked by April 1, 2009 and used by September 1, 2009. Excludes Opening Day, Yankees Games, and Inter-league Play. Red Sox Organization L-7 Car Talk Taping with Click and Clack Two tickets to taping of “Car Talk” with Click and Clack at WBUR Studios on Commonwealth Avenue. The taping will be from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on an agreed upon Wednesday where you will have a front row seat to the taping of one of the funniest auto repair programs around. The brothers, Tom and Ray, will keep you in stitches as they answer questions about cars, marital problems and anything else that crosses their minds. After the taping you will be treated to more laughs with Tom and Ray while enjoying a catered kosher lunch. Guaranteed to make you smile. Esta and Allen Nissenbaum L-8 Go Patriots! TOM BRADY IS BACK! It’s never too early to start planning for another season of football! This amazing package includes four (4) lower bowl seats with pre-game field passes and VIP parking to a 2009 New England Patriots regular season home game (game to be mutually agreed upon). The Kraft Family L-9 The Wish List The Wish List is a unique Live Auction item – it is your chance to help enrich Jewish education by purchasing new books for children’s services; Community Building – literally – by helping KI paint Novakoff Hall where Nitzanim, Shabbat for toddlers, is celebrated; and Kehillah by purchasing kitchen accessories and Kiddush tables for Epstein Hall.
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