Best of Live Raffle Items
Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Neal!
Three lucky students will join our favorite baseball fan, Head of School Neal Brown, to see the
Washington Nationals take on the Florida Marlins, Saturday, May 8 at 1:05 PM. Excellent seats
behind the Nationals dugout provide up-close action and Neal will provide the peanuts, popcorn,
and other traditional ball park food. Play ball!
Available to students in grades 1-8. Transportation to and from starting Metro station is not provided.
Neal Brown, Bob and Linda Youngentob
Need some sun and warm weather? Then head to Vegas for a weekend stay for two in an oasis
of style at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel. While there, you will be dazzled at Mystère by
Cirque du Soleil.
Hotel is subject to availability, blackout dates, and advanced reservations. Show is good through 1/30/11 for Sunday to Wednesday
Eydie and Loren Balsam
The Most Amazing Catered Dinner Ever
Experience a gourmet dinner without leaving your house; you don't even have to go to the
grocery store! This multi-talented team of Green Acres administrators will prepare dinner for 12,
serve it with flair, and clean up afterward. They even provide the wine. The proposed menu for
this spring Italian-themed dinner includes stuffed eggs with tarragon, bruschetta with garlic,
heirloom tomatoes, and fresh basil, citrus-stuffed olives, Risotto Basilica, Pollo Marbella,
Fagiolini al limone (beans with egg and lemon), Zuccotto (Florence Dome Cake), and Fichi
Canditi (Candied Figs). Last year's winner writes, "Neal, Peter, Jari, Joanie, and Sue arrived,
took charge of the kitchen and served us the most delicious dinner we had all year - and they
cleaned up! After dinner, we enjoyed Neal and Peter singing and strumming their guitars. A
delightful evening. Bid high!"
Choose from May 22 or June 5.
Joanie Adler, Peter Braverman, Neal Brown, Sue Eckhart, Jari Graves-Highsmith
Going Places with Your Family
Quality family time is being delivered to your door! All the planning for three great family-friendly
day trips (Baltimore, Annapolis, Monticello) has been taken care of for you. Directions, passes,
and a cash card for extras are included in this package inspired by Green Acres' own
guidebook, Going Places With Children. A flip video camera is included to record your
The Byer Family, Auction Committee
The Ultimate Nationals Experience!
You and up to 24 of your closest friends can have the ultimate experience at Nationals Park!
You'll get full use of a suite for a game of your choice - so get a crowd together and come on
down to Nationals Park!
One Week in Beautiful and Charming Lewes, Delaware
This three-bedroom, two-bath, historic Lewes townhouse (circa 1890), sleeps 8 to 12 people
(with pull-out sleeper in family room) and can easily accommodate two families. There's a pool
house and teeny-tiny pool with a hot tub. The house is just minutes from Cape Henlopen State
Park, offering more swimming, plus hiking and biking trails, historic WWII items, and more.
Mutually agreeable summer or fall week before 11/15/10.
Peter Scher and Kim Tilley
Green Acres Parking Spot
Your personal parking spot is reserved for you and you only, every afternoon!
Winner must arrive on campus before 3 PM (2:15 on Wednesdays) and use the main driveway to access the parking spot. Parking
privileges are for the 2010-11 school year. Expires last day of school in June 2011.
Green Acres School
Nina Chibber's Indian Dinner
Nina Chibber, Green Acres Admission Co-director and a former PK teacher, will deliver a
homemade Indian dinner for 12 to your home. This legendary meal includes appetizers, salad,
three main dishes, and dessert. Bidding promises to be brisk and competitive, so come
prepared! Rumor has it that the group who won this priceless experience last year is already
crafting their bidding strategy to win this unique item again.
Mutually agreeable date.
Dream Beach Vacation
This enormous secluded beach house, south of North Carolina's Outer Banks, sits on protected
wetlands, just one block from the beach and close to a community pool. Designed by Green
Acres parent Tim Friel (Liam, Gr. 5; Keara, Gr. 2), this 5,000 sq. ft., pink Cinderella Castle
features twin turrets and sleeps 16-23 (doubling up in double beds). The house includes three
master bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, plasma TV (with game system of course!), fitness room
with elliptical machine and free weights, plus a Jacuzzi hot tub in the backyard. Watch the
sunset from the deck; you'll notice the color matches the pink castle perfectly and understand
why the Friels call this place "Happily Ever After!"
Mutually agreeable week. Not available 7/23/10 until school begins.
Tim and Brianne Friel
Three-Home Progressive Party*
What better type of party for our Progressive school community? The winners of this lively affair
will enjoy the hospitality of four Green Acres families in three homes in the downtown Bethesda
neighborhood of Edgemoor. Eron & Beth Sodie (Emma, Gr. 2; Abby, Gr. 4), Stephen & Robyn
Greenhouse (Dylan, Gr. 2), Rich & Jill Lane (Ella, Gr. 5), and Neal & Sharyn Glickfield (Ethan,
Gr. 4) will put on a party for 16 adults with plentiful food, drink, and desserts - and free parking!
Leave cars at the first stop at the Glickfield's home on Manning Drive where you'll enjoy
cocktails and appetizers. Enjoy a lovely walk to the Sodie's home on Exfair Road for more fine
food and libations. Your merry entourage will then proceed to the Greenhouse's on Exeter Road
for dessert and decadent drinks. The party is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.
(alternate date June 12).
Neal and Sharyn Glickfield, Stephen and Robyn Greenhouse, Richard and Jill Lane, Eron
and Beth Sodie
Fabulous Week in Park City, Utah
The England family (Justine, Gr. 7; Sandy, Gr. 5) invites you to spend a week in their three-
bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath townhouse only minutes from ski runs at The Canyons, Park City,
and Deer Valley. Overlooking a lovely nature preserve and a short walk from excellent
shopping, movie theaters, and the fanciest bowling alley, the condo is delightful off-season, too,
providing perfect hiking, horseback riding, and fly-fishing. And all this is just a 35-minute ride
away from the Salt Lake City airport. Talk to past winners of this vacation and you'll be
convinced! Value doubles during Sundance Film Festival (1/20/11 - 1/30/11).
Winner must contact owner by 10/1/10 to schedule a mutually agreeable week. Not valid during Green Acres Spring
Break or parent-teacher conference dates. Available during part of Sundance. Requires a $150 cleaning fee.
Richard and Diana England
Sunset Cruise on the Potomac
Behold the splendor of Washington's monuments like you've never seen them before: aboard a
39' private motor yacht on the Potomac River. This exclusive four-hour excursion departs from
the Gangplank Marina on Maine Avenue, then proceeds around Hains Point and past the
majestic landmarks of our breathtaking city. Relax aboard the express cruiser as you glide
beneath historic bridges from Georgetown to Old Town to the National Harbor; you'll see the
Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, historic Watergate and Kennedy
Center. Neal & Sharyn Glickfield (Ethan, Gr. 4) will provide an elegant dinner al fresco as you
enjoy Washington by water. A perfect setting for entertaining out-of-town guests or simply
enjoying the company of friends in a spectacular setting. Cruise and dinner for up to eight adults
on a mutually agreed upon date between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend.
Carefree Yacht Club, Neal & Sharyn Glickfield
Romantic Potomac River Getaway
One amazing experience leads to another! First, enjoy an unforgettable evening savoring local,
seasonal, organic cuisine of Chef Christian Evans as you dine high on a hill overlooking the
Potomac River on the beautiful estate of Patowmack Organic Farm. Then, luxuriate together
with two nights in deluxe accommodations at Lansdowne Resort, including breakfast for two
each day and one round of golf for two. Nestled along the banks of the Potomac River, it offers
premier golf and luxury spa facilities.
Lansdowne expires 3/20/11. Reservations required. Not valid during hotel blackout periods. Tax not included.
Michael and Susie Barnello, Neal and Sharyn Glickfield
Luxury Redskins Suite Tickets
Enjoy two Redskins tickets in a climate-controlled luxury suite! Located on the suite level,
"Loge" seating offers the comfort of padded leather seats, gourmet catering by Ridgewell's, in-
seat waiter service, great views of the field, and full access to the luxurious Club Level Course.
There are over 400 televisions, allowing you to see all the instant replays and to watch other
NFL games. Included in your package is Platinum Pass reserved parking. There is no better
way to enjoy a Redskins game!
Mutually agreeable game.
Jonathan and Andrea Rose