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                    GALA 2011
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  AN EVENING CELEBRATING AND
SUPPORTING THE MUSEUM SCHOOL
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
     6:30 GaLa bEGiNS
     Silent auction tables open, food is served,
     the bar is open, DJ Claire is spinning,
     the photo booth is ready

     8:10 SiLENT aUCTiON SECTiON 1 CLOSES

     8:20 SiLENT aUCTiON SECTiON 2 CLOSES
     Food closes, bar closes during video
     and live auction

     8:30 ViDEO PROGRam, WiNE DRaW,
          $1000 OPPORTUNiTy DRaW, aND LiVE aUCTiON
     Video by Museum School kids and staff,
     edited by Aaron McFarland

     9:30 baR RE-0PENS
     Churros, cookies and coffee available

  10:30 EVENT CLOSED
Times listed above are subject to change at auctioneers discretion


          The Friends of the Museum School
                would like to thank the
                 Museum of Photographic Arts
        for their assistance with our Gala,
      as well as their partnership throughout
     the year providing excellent educational
          opportunities for our students.

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                                       THaNk yOU

     THE mUSEUm SCHOOL COmmUNiTy GRaTEFULLy
       aCkNOWLEDGES THE CONTRibUTiONS OF:
 Lizbeth Persons Price, 2011 Gala Coordinator
  Jane Perry, Museum School Office Manager
               and Hero to All
    Phil Beaumont, Museum School Director
               and Champion

               SPECiaL THaNkS TO:
           Azael Sanchez, Caffe Italia,
  Celeste Roberts Designs, Clase Azul Tequila,
     DJ Claire, Dutch Perry @ FUSION1480,
Erin Pennell, Flourishing Vegan / Mickey Walker,
 For Real Bartenders, Gary Payne Photography,
     Ink by Kymberli Parker, Jennifer Thomas
    Photography, Jiovanna Espinosa at Royal
   Gourmet Foods, Ken Vollmer, Lisa Anderson
        at Sweetpea Flowers, Luche Libre,
    New English Brewing, Prudential Overall
     Supply, Siobhan Arnold, Southern Wine
        & Spirits, Tim Lawrence, Viva Pops
           and YMCA’s PrimeTime Staff

            GaLa COmmiTTEE CO-CHaiRS
                     Venue
         Clea Hantman and Sara West
                 Procurement
       CJ Ametrano and Kristie Buckley
            Invitations & Publicity
     Jacquie Kennedy and Felicia Watson
     Auction and Opportunity Drawing
         Juli McCoy and Inez Vollmer
                    Finance
        Erika Lawrence and Jane Perry

             GaLa COmmiTTEE mEmbERS
        Aimee Faucett, Sharon Payne,
      Michelle Gutierrez, Rondi Vasquez,
    Yvonne Mcahicote, Aaron McFarland,
  Pam McFarland, Amy Boyle, Leslie Easton,
     Yvonne Rothermel, Kerry Kawamura,
  Veronica Murillo, Emily Aust, Erin Pennell,
      Mandy McCammon, Linda Landre,
 Andrea Tribolet, Marianna Moran, Kate Cruz,
       Tim Lawrence, Esther Sanguesa,
        Heather Poulton, Linda Ullrich

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     DONORS

           WiTHOUT OUR DONORS THiS EVENT
       WOULD NOT HaVE bEEN POSSibLE. THaNk yOU!
            3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Classes
   Ace Hotel, Palm Springs: acehotel.com/palmsprings
Advanced Wealth Planning: advancedwealthplanning.com
          Alex’s Brown Bag: alexsbrownbag.com
           American Girl Doll: americandoll.com
                        Amy Pat Rigney
        Anthony’s Fish Grotto: gofishanthonys.com
                Baja Betty’s: bajabettysd.com
         Bankers Hill Restaurant: bankershillsd.com
              Big Bear Snow Play: bigbear.com
            Birch Aquarium: aquarium.ucsd.edu
               Blind Lade Ale House: blah.com
                   Bob and Judy Anderson
                          Bob Payne
          Bonita Golf Course: bonitagolfclub.com
              Britt Scripps Inn: brittscripps.com
          Buffalo Exchange: buffaloexchange.com
                Bully’s East: bullyseastsd.com
             Burger Lounge: burgerlounge.com
                        Café Madeline
        California Ballet: californiaballetschool.com
         California Fleurish: californiafleurish.com
             Catamaran Resort: catamaran.com
Celeste Roberts Designs: celesterobertsdessigns.webs.com
 Center for Cosmetic Surgery: cosmeticsurgerycenter.com
         Chocolat Cremerie: chocolat-hillcrest.com
               Christian Youth Theatre: cyt.org
           City Ballet of San Diego: cityballet.org
                 Clea Hantman & Jeff Motch
       Cohn Restaurant Group: cohnrestaurants.com
          Comic-Con International: comic-con.org
        Coronado Golf Course: golfcoronado.com
     Corporate Helicopters: corporatehelicopters.com
    Creative Dance Theatre: creativedancetheatre.com
            Crowne Plaza - SD: cp-sandiego.com
Culture Shock Dance Center: cultureshockdancecenter.com
                  Dacheff Massage Therapy
               Daddy-O’s: daddyosdelux.com
                     Dana & Mark Weber
     Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: delmarracing.com
                           Deli Llama
              Denise Barrow Salon & Boutique
                 Disneyland: disneyland.com
   Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort: riversideresort.com
 Downtown Johnny Browns: downtownjohnnybrowns.com
           Dragon Organics: dragonorganics.org
                    El Zarape: elzarape.biz


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                                 DONORS CONTiNUED

       Evelyn G. Ascough, DDS: drybee.com
         Evolve Fit Camp: evolvefitcamp.com
                  Felicia Morgenstern
                  Filippis Pizza Grotto
   Fine Line Accessories: finelineaccessories.com
         Fog Catcher Inn: fogcatcherinn.com
 French Twist Salon: salonfrenchtwist.blogspot.com
                        Fuji Yogurt
          Fusion1480: northparktrophy.com
         Gabi Fuentes-Aymes: spicaspica.com
           Galena Acuspa: galenaspa.com
         Ginseng Yoga: ginsengsandiego.com
                Girl Scout Troop #3786
             Great News: great-news.com
           Gym Ventures: gymventures.com
           H & M Landing: hmlanding.com
                Halcyon Tea: 1ouncetea
   Hash House A Go Go: hashhouseagogo.com
         Hearst Castle: www.hearstcastle.org
    Heartland Ranch: heartlandranchonline.com
                         Heidi Hart
        Hillside Artisans : hillsideartisans.com
           Hilton, Mission Valley: hilton.com
  Hornblower Cruises and Events: hornblower.com
Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn & Suites, Backstage Live:
                    halfmooninn.com
        Ion Theatre Company: iontheatre.com
                   Jane & Dutch Perry
      Jaynes Gastropub: jaynesgastropub.com
                       Josh Higgins
                        Julie Kropp
     Justin Vineyards & Winery: justinwine.com
                   Karl Steinberg, MD
                 Kathy & Charlie Childs
     Kennsington Café: kennsingtoncafesd.com
    Kennsington Pediatric Dentistry: kpdds.com
                  Krystina Grammatica
      Kung Fu Academy: kungfusandiego.com
       La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club: ljbtc.com
      La Jolla Playhouse: lajollaplayhouse.org
     Lamb’s Players Theatre: lambsplayers.org
                   Le Bel Age Botique
                       Leslie Easton
         Linda Ulrich: usbornebooks4u2.com
     Lyric at the Birch: lyricoperasandiego.com
    Mad Science San Diego: madsciencesd.com
            Madame Tussauds Hollywood:
           madametussauds.com/hollywood
    Madame Tussauds Las Vegas: mtvegas.com
   Malashok Dance School: malashockdance.org


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     DONORS CONTiNUED

       Maritime Museum of San Diego: sdmaritime.org
                      Massage Envy
              Metro Dance: metrodancesd.com
                     Michael Soriano
                Mingei Museum: mingei.org
        Mission Valley YMCA: missionvalleyymca.org
Monsoon Resaurant Group: monsoonrestaurantgroup.com
        Museum of Contemporary of Art: mcasd.org
          Museum of Photographic Art: mopa.org
               Neil and Elaine Beaumont
Noonan Family Swim School: noonanfamilyswimschool.com
         Oceanside Museum of Art: oma-online.org
               Pala Casino: palacasino.com
                 Pam & Aaron McFarland
                Pappalecco: pappaleco.com
          Park Manor Suites: parkmanorsuites.com
       People’s Organic Market: obpeoplesfood.coop
                    Pigtails & Crewcuts
                      Pixie Hair Salon
                          Progress
                     Rancho La Puerta
           Rare Hare Studio: rareharestudio.com
                      Rawhide Ranch
 Recreational Music Center: recreationalmusiccenter.com
         Reuben H. Fleet Science Center: rhfleet.org
                Roppongi: roppongiusa.com
                       Salon Bella
                  Salon Ink: salonink.com
            Sam & Sara: samandsara.etsy.com
Sammy’s Pizza/Ladeki Restaurant Group: sammyspizza.com
San Diego Air & Space Museum: sandiegoairandspace.org
             San Diego Ballet: sandiegoballet
            San Diego Chargers: chargers.com
       San Diego Coaster Company: belmontpark.com
        San Diego Danceworks: sddanceworks.com
         San Diego Derby Dolls: sd.derbydolls.com
         San Diego Gymnastics: sdgymnastics.com
          San Diego Hall of Champions: sdhoc.com
        San Diego Harbor Excursion: flagshipsd.com
       San Diego History Center: sandiegohistory.com
              San Diego Ice Arena: sdice.com
        San Diego Junior Theatre: juniortheatre.com
           San Diego Museum of Art: sdmart.org
       San Diego Museum of Man: museumofman.org
       San Diego Natural History Museum: sdnhm.org
             San Diego Padres: sdpadres.com


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                                    DONORS CONTiNUED

       San Diego Repertory Theatre: sdrep.org
    San Diego Symphony: sandiegosymphony.org
   San Diego Zoological Society: sandiegozoo.org
                San Luis Bay Resort
     Sara Pose Skin Care: saraposeskincare.com
                   School of Rock
         SeaWorld: seaworldsandiego.com
                  Sharon Payne
          Shawn Styles of KFMB Channel 8
SkinCare Physicians & Surgeons: skincaresandiego.com
             So Childish: sochildish.com
                     Solid Rock
               Spa Velia: spavelia.com
                      Starbucks
   Starlite Dining & Cocktails: starlitesandiego.com
                      Surf Diva Inc.
                    Sweetwater Farms
                  Syndrome Distribution
    Team Touche Fencing Center: teamtouche.com
                    Tend Living
                 The Golden Paw
  The New Children’s Museum: thinkplaycreate.com
     The Wine Encounter: thewineencounter.com
         Tumyeto Skateboards/Dekline Shoes
                  Tony Hawk, Inc.
            Trisler’s Wine Bar: trislers.com
      Twiggs Coffee House: twiggsbakery.com
                     Ultrazone
               Urban Loop Designs
             Urban Mo’s: urbanmos.com
     Urban Optiks Optometry: urban-optiks.com
     USA Freestyle Martial Arts: dragonkick.com
         USS Midway Museum: midway.org
     Velocity Paintball LLC: velocitypaintball.com
                        Venissimo
                     Vertical Hold
            Vin De Syrah: vindesyrah.com
                    Walden Asche
   Walter Anderson Nursery: walterandersen.com
                   Whistle Stop
             Wild Rivers: wildrivers.com
                     Will Fuller
         Yoga One: yogaonesandiego.com
            Yogurtland: yogurt-land.com
         Youth Tennis of San Diego: ytsd.org
  Zoological Society of San Diego: sandiegozoo.org



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     RiCHaRD L. HOUk, PROFESSiONaL aUCTiONEER
                            Richard Houk has
                            served not for profit
                            causes as a board
                            member, chief
                            professional officer,
                            and consultant, for
                            over 35 years. As a
                            fundraiser he has
                            helped raise over
                            $20,000,000 for
                            charitable causes.
                            Richard brings a
                            passion and a high
level of enthusiasm to the causes of his clients.
When serving as an auctioneer and/or master
of ceremonies, he provides a high energy, orga-
nized and fun approach in helping to raise funds.
www.richardhouk.com


 TONiGHT’S ENTERTaiNmENT

mUSiC by DJ CLaiRE
Right on music that is simply dynamite!
www.yodjclaire.com
ViDEO EDiTiNG by aaRON m c FaRLaND
Aaron is many things: Libra, San Diego native,
video editor, multimedia artist, digital hoarder,
husband to Pam and proud dad of Audrey
& Veronica.
PHOTObOOTH
Photo booth donated by Gary Payne
Photography
mUSEUm OF PHOTOGRaPHiC aRT ExHibiT
STREETWiSE: maSTERS OF 60’S PHOTOGRaPHy:
Streetwise builds on Swiss photographer
Robert Frank’s snapshot aesthetic, which
gained attention following the release of
his groundbreaking book, The Americans
in 1959. Frank’s focus on a more personal
documentary style influenced a new generation
of photographers, including legendaries such
as Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, Jerry Berndt,
Ruth-Marion Baruch, Garry Winogrand, Bruce
Davidson, Danny Lyon and Ernest Withers.



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                                         aUCTiON RULES

GENERaL RULES
Use only the bid number assigned to you when
you check in.
All sales are final; there will be no exchanges or
refunds on items except where specified.
All values provided are estimates only, supplied by
the donor. All items sold “as is”, with no express
or implied warranties or representation as to
value, condition or fitness, except such warranties
from manufacturers (if any) as may be expressly
included with your purchase. Purchasers of items
are urged not to ask contributor to make exchanges
or refunds. All items have been donated.

SiLENT aUCTiON RULES
Items are displayed on tables throughout the room
during the event. Next to each item, you will find
a bid sheet describing the item and any applicable
restrictions, estimated value, minimum bid (if any)
and minimum increase (if any). To make a bid on
any item, write your bid number (not your name)
and the amount of your bid on the next available
line on the bid sheet. You must adhere to any
applicable minimum bid amounts or increases, or
any other restrictions, in order to make a valid bid.
Once a valid bid is made on a bid sheet, the bid is
irrevocable and cannot be crossed out. The winner
of each item will be the final (i.e., highest) valid bid
listed on the bid sheet at the time that the bidding
is declared closed, or a Buy it NOW! bid that is
immediately declared the winner once placed.
Winning bid numbers will then be posted on
each item.

LiVE aUCTiON RULES
The Live Auction, once started, will continue until
all items have been auctioned. In order to bid,
bidders must raise their program/bid number high
enough to attract the attention of the auctioneer.
Once bidding on an item has been declared
closed, sale is unconditional and there will be no
further negotiations on price, terms, or conditions
of purchase.

FOR FEDERaL iNCOmE Tax PURPOSES
The amount of any contribution that is deductable
is limited to the excess of the amount paid over
the value of the goods or services as stated on
the receipt.

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     LiVE aUCTiON iTEmS
iTEm La – 1:
“SaTURDay aT THE RaNCH”— RaNCHO La PUERTa, THaT iS
Travel & Leisure named this one of the best spas in the
world last year—come see why! A new one-day spa and
culinary adventure, this all-day Saturday experience
includes round-trip transportation from San Diego via
luxury motor coach (approximately 1 hour 30 minutes).
At the Ranch you’ll enjoy a choice of fitness classes,
a gourmet spa-cuisine lunch, free time for exploring
world-class gardens, relaxing by the pool, tennis, spa
treatments, and the grand finale—a three-hour hands-
on culinary experience and dinner at La Cocina Que
Canta. In addition to this exciting experience, this
package includes a Peruvian “Arpillera” Applique folk
art piece.
(Approx. Value $725)
iTEm La – 2:
PROJECT RUNWay CHaLLENGE PaRTy FOR 8!
A stylish one-of-a-kind party hosted by our own
Krystina Grammatica. Party-goers will use their
sewing skills to create a unique garment made from
fabric & other recycled items in a timed challenge.
Afterwards designers will get to showcase their work in
a mini fashion show to be judged in three categories:
Creativity, Workmanship & Style. The winner of this
party’s challenge will then receive their very own
complete sewing kit. Duration, approx. 3 hours.
(Value Priceless!)
iTEm La – 3:
ONE-WEEk STay iN aViLa bEaCH!
The San Luis Bay Resort is located high on a bluff
overlooking the coastal town of Avila Beach, just
outside of San Luis Obisbo. Stay in your own mini suite
in a gorgeous time share that sleeps four adults. Take
advantage of the Central Coast, it has something for
everyone—hiking and biking Trails (the Resort offers
complimentary bikes) plus, kayaking, surfing, sailing,
whale watching, sport fishing or just beach combing.
Historic Hearst Castle is close by, too. This package
includes a wine tasting and barrel cave tour at Justin
Vineyards & Winery in Paso Robles. August 12-19, 2011.
(Approx. Value $2030)
iTEm La – 4:
FENDER GUiTaR, amP aND SCHOOL OF ROCk LESSONS
With more than a decade of success teaching music,
School of Rock is the national leader in music education
for kids. Students learn from professional musicians in
an interactive environment combining weekly private
lessons and structured group rehearsals with the
ultimate goal of performing live. This package includes
an Affinity series Stratocastor and a Fender Frontman
amplifier, perfect for rockers of all ages.
(Approx. Value $500)

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                                      LiVE aUCTiON iTEmS
iTEm La – 5:
Ski HEaVEN: FOUR-NiGHT STay iN a HOmE iN FRiSCO, COLORaDO
Frisco is known as “The Main Street to the Rockies”—
it’s that close to Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe
Basin, and Copper Mountain. This special mountain
town has small, local flair. It’s almost like the town
is a museum in itself, also, with landmarks from the
Rocky Mountains’ storied history around nearly every
corner. Arrangements must be made at least 30 days in
advance and enjoyed before June 30, 2012.
(Approx. Value $1200)
iTEm La – 6:
(2) FOUR-Day PaSSES TO COmiC-CON!
Tickets sold out to this event in less than 3 hours! The
41st annual Comic-Con is this summer, July 21-24 at the
San Diego Convention Center. It’s not only the premier
event for comic book fans but it’s become so much
more: Movie premiers, stars galore, special screenings
and signings, it’s a zoo of Hollywood mayhem and it’s
held in our own backyard. Last year? Natalie Portman,
Angelina Jolie, and the stars of both Twilight and Harry
Potter showed up live and in person.
(Approx. Value: $210+ because it’s already SOLD OUT!)
iTEm La – 7:
a LakE aRROWHEaD WEEkEND!
Three-night stay in a lake-view cabin with three
bedrooms, 2 bathrooms that comfortably sleeps 6-8.
There are all the amenities of home: a fireplace, TV/
DVD, BBQ, sleds, and more. The cabin is connected to
open space for an expansive wilderness experience—
fresh air, pristine forests, and natural wonders abound in
this one-of-a-kind location in Southern California, located
only 120 miles from San Diego!
(Approx. Value $400)
iTEm La – 8:
QUiLT HaNDmaDE by THE 3RD, 4TH, 5TH, aND 6TH GRaDE CLaSS!
Each grade worked closely with Miss Krystina to create
a beautiful one of a kind quilt that was caringly and
lovingly pieced together by the upper classes especially
for the auction.
(Approx. Value: Priceless)




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     SiLENT aUCTiON iTEmS
iTEm 1: HiLLSiDE aRTiSaNS GiFT baSkET FiLLED WiTH ENTERTaiNiNG
aND EDUCaTiONaL iTEmS VaLUE: $150
This basket includes washable paints, sand toys, a
beautiful hardcover book of “green” crafts for kids,
lunch kit, and a robot hand, suitable for role playing
and sister pinching. Also included is a $25 gift certificate
to one of the nation’s premier providers of books and
crafts, Usborne Books.
Donor: Hillside Artisans, Linda Ulrich,
Independent Consultant of Usborne Books
iTEm 2: SO CHiLDiSH baSkET OF aRT SUPPLiES VaLUE: $75
A beautiful variety of art supplies that includes sidewalk
chalk, paints, books, crayons, and other tools to provide
countless hours of childish fun.
Donor: So Childish
iTEm 3: PamPER yOURSELF VaLUE: $100
Get ready for your close-up as you pamper yourself with
a one-hour facial.
Donor: Center for Cosmetic Surgery
iTEm 4: PEaRLy WHiTES VaLUE: $699
Enhance your smile with a one-hour teeth whitening
with Dr. Evelyn Ascough, DDS, or, as she is known by
her patients, Dr. Ybee (pronounced “E-Bee”). Dr. Ybee
provides complete dental care for all people of all ages.
She will make you feel safe and comfortable with her
warm, soft spoken approach, and she takes time to
answer your questions.
Donor: Dr. Evelyn Ascough, DDS
iTEm 5: SaLON iNk GiFT baSkET VaLUE: $300
Picture yourself with healthy, beautiful hair. This basket
of products and services from Salon Ink of Mission Hills
includes hair products and brushes from Paul Mitchell
and a cut and color service with stylist Leslie Scavone.
Donor: Salon Ink
iTEm 6: FRENCH TWiST aND SHOUT VaLUE: $160
Ready for a new ‘do and a new you? First treat yourself
to a haircut by Florence Pacho at French Twist Salon
and then head on over to Sara Pose Skincare for a deep
pore, cleansing facial to make you shout out how good
you feel.
Donor: French Twist Salon, Sara Pose Skincare
iTEm 7: FRESH FaCE VaLUE: $150
The camera loves a fresh face. Treat yourself to a
vitalize peel and hydrating facial from SkinCare
Physicians and Surgeons in Encinitas. SkinCare
Physicians & Surgeons is a dermatology practice
offering the most advanced technology and care
to patients. In addition to our emphasis on general
dermatology and skin cancer, they specialize in a
variety of laser and cosmetic procedures.
Donor: SkinCare Physicians & Surgeons


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                                       SiLENT aUCTiON iTEmS
iTEm 8: CaLiFORNia baLLET VaLUE: $80
California Ballet offers one month of free classes at their
Kearny Mesa or Pacific Beach locations. Founded in
1968, the California Ballet School is among the largest
professionally staffed schools of dance on the West
Coast. Their faculty has danced with many of the most
prestigious companies in the country, including New
York City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet
Theatre. Many of the School’s graduates have gone
on to professional careers in dance with companies
nationwide.
Donor: California Ballet
iTEm 9: CREaTiVE DaNCE THEaTER VaLUE: $45
For 51 years, Creative Dance Theater (formerly known
as San Diego Children’s Repertory Dance Theatre) has
offered a variety of dance classes for ages 2 through
adult. Under the direction of Laura Roach, Creative
Dance Theatre offers Creative, Modern, Ballet, Tap,
Jazz, Hip Hop, Cheer Dance, and performing group
dance classes.
Donor: Creative Dance Theater
iTEm 10: CULTURE SHOCk DaNCE i VaLUE: $46
Get your dance on with four dance lessons from Culture
Shock Dance Center, home of the world famous hip
hop dance team, Culture Shock San Diego. Culture
Shock Dance Center takes great pride in having the
most comprehensive, diverse hip hop and contemporary
urban dance program in Southern California.
Donor: Culture Shock Dance Center
iTEm 11: CULTURE SHOCk DaNCE ii VaLUE: $88
Get your dance on with eight dance lessons from
Culture Shock Dance Center, home of the world famous
hip hop dance team, Culture Shock San Diego. Culture
Shock Dance Center takes great pride in having the
most comprehensive, diverse hip hop and contemporary
urban dance program in Southern California.
Donor: Culture Shock Dance Center
iTEm 12: PUT ON yOUR CHEFS HaT VaLUE: $54
Expand your kitchen skills with one cooking class from
Great News! Cooking School in Pacific Beach. All of
their classes are held in our state-of-the-art kitchen.
Printed recipes are provided, there is a tasting of all
the dishes, and the students can communicate with
the chef/instructor during the class. Complimentary
beverages and light refreshments are served before
and during class.
Donor: Great News! Cooking School




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     SiLENT aUCTiON iTEmS
iTEm 13: LET’S DaNCE VaLUE: $77
Learn a new skill or revisit your glory days on the dance
floor with one month of classes from Metro Dance.
From toddlers to seniors, beginning to advanced, Metro
Dance offers classes covering a wide variety of styles
including hip hop, tap, jazz, lyrical, ballet, modern,
breakdancing, Zumba and more. This certificate also
includes the annual registration fee.
Donor: Metro Dance
iTEm 14: SWim LESSONS VaLUE: $84
Help your child be water-safe while having a time.
Noonan Family Swim Schools offers one month of free
group lessons at any of their five locations (Rancho
Bernardo, Del Mar, Linda Vista, Temecula, and
Murrieta). Good for one 30-minute lesson per week.
Donor: Noonan Family Swim School
iTEm 15: WHaT aRE THE kiDS DOiNG THiS SUmmER?
VaLUE: $270
How about five fun-filled days of creative activities? Give
them the gift of art with a 5-day camp at Rare Hare
Studios. Artist (and kindergarten mom!) Erin Pennell will
lead your children through a week’s worth of hands-on
learning and fun. This summer’s classes include Octopus’
Garden, Feathered Friends, Jackson Pollock Jr. Camp,
and Crazy for Cats!
Donor: Erin Pennell of The Rare Hare Studio
iTEm 16: DaNCE, DaNCE, DaNCE VaLUE: $72
Expand your child’s dance repertoire with one month
of dance lessons at San Diego Danceworks. Offering
ballet, contemporary, hip hop, and jazz; San Diego
Danceworks believes that dance as an art form develops
the whole person. Their teachers are compassionate and
knowledgeable, respecting individual body types and
developmental needs. They encourage creativity and
expression of feelings, giving students a confidence in
their ability to think for themselves and bring their ideas
into actions.
Donor: San Diego Danceworks
iTEm 17: kiDS WiLL FLiP OVER THiS VaLUE: $99
Help your kids burn off that excess energy as they
tumble, jump, and flip their way through a month of
classes at San Diego Gymnastics. Located at Liberty
Station, San Diego Gymnastics provides a safe,
enjoyable and convenient place for gymnastics and
fitness training for kids. They promote the benefits of
physical activity and health consciousness in a fun
environment, with the goal of building good habits
at an early age.
Donor: San Diego Gymnastics




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                                     SiLENT aUCTiON iTEmS
iTEm 18: TOUCHé VaLUE: $160
En Garde! Combine exercise with thrill and class as
you enjoy four private fencing lessons from Team
Touché Fencing Academy, San Diego’s premier fencing
club. Fencing has long been used to improve reaction
time, dexterity, grace, and chopstick wielding while
strengthening muscles and developing speed. At Team
Touché, students will be able to glean helpful knowledge
and techniques from a group of coaches boasting many
years of experience and a bevy of swashbuckling
high-seas tales.
Donor: Team Touché Fencing
iTEm 19: kaRaTE kiD i VaLUE: $199
Confidence. Discipline. Respect. USA Freestyle Martial
Arts offers these and other lessons. Enjoy one month
of lessons and a free uniform at this Point Loma school.
Certificate is good for new students only.
Donor: USA Freestyle Martial Arts
iTEm 20: kaRaTE kiD ii VaLUE: $199
Confidence. Discipline. Respect. USA Freestyle Martial
Arts offers these and other lessons. Enjoy one month
of lessons and a free uniform at this Point Loma school.
Certificate is good for new students only.
Donor: USA Freestyle Martial Arts
iTEm 21: SUmmER FUN aT aRT CamP VaLUE: $230
How about four fun-filled days of creative activities?
Give them the gift of art with a 4-day camp at Rare
Hare Studios. Artist (and kindergarten mom!) Erin
Pennell will lead your children through a week’s worth
of hands-on learning and fun. This summer’s classes
include Octopus’ Garden, Feathered Friends, Jackson
Pollock Jr. Camp, and Crazy for Cats!
Donor: Erin Pennell of The Rare Hare Studio
iTEm 22: JUNiOR DERby DOLLS VaLUE: $200
Learn how to play Roller Derby by the best! One Free
Session (8 weeks) will have your little skater on her
way to becoming a Derby Doll. Requirements: Must
have basic skating skills, full gear, be 8- 17 years old
and obtain USARS insurance ($35); the Derby Dolls
are ready and willing to help fill out the insurance
paperwork and advise on equipment and gear.
Donor: San Diego Derby Dolls
iTEm 23: bED aND bREakFaST iN PaSO RObLES VaLUE: $300
A very special two-night stay in the heart of the Paso
Robles Wine Festival at the home of Neil and Elaine
Beaumont on the weekend of May 20-22, 2011. This
event draws thousands each year and you will have a
premier place to call home for this special weekend.
Donor: Neil and Elaine Beaumont




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iTEm 24: bE SEEN aT THiS HOTSPOT VaLUE: $100
Enjoy an evening of quality drinks, food, and
atmosphere at Starlite, one of San Diego’s most popular
dining hotspots. Their variable menu features the best
of our locally abundant produce, with a bar offering
hard-to-find spirits and specialty cocktails including their
famous Mule, served in a copper mug.
Donor: Starlite Dining and Cocktails
iTEm 25: Day aND NiGHT aTTENTiON FOR FiDO VaLUE: $100
An exclusive resort for the perfect pet! Give your four
legged friend royal treatment with two-nights boarding
including Doggie Day Care.
Donor: The Golden Paw
iTEm 26: WHERE THE SURF mEETS THE TURF… VaLUE: $200
And away they go… Enjoy a day at the races from the
comfort of the Clubhouse with four Clubhouse with Four
Season passes from the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.
The season runs July 21 through September 21, 2011,
every day except Mondays and Tuesdays. Reserved
seats in the clubhouse are not included but can be
purchased through the ticket office.
Donor: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
iTEm 27: baLbOa PaRk PaCkaGE VaLUE: $305
Save for a rainy day or treat visitors to San Diego’s
must see destinations. Enjoy two tickets to IMAX and
picture yourself on the Galapagos Islands, the Hubble
Space Telescope, or on Tornado Alley as you take in
the immersive experience of an IMAX film at the Eugene
Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Dome Theater at the
Ruben H. Fleet Science Center. Maybe a day at the zoo
or Wild Animal Park? Included in this package are six
passes to the World Famous Zoo or Wild Animal Park
along with four passes to a special exhibition at the San
Diego Air and Space Museum for “Space: A Journey To
Our Future” that begins February 2011.
Donor: Patti Brennan, Mark Weber, and
Rueben H. Fleet Science Center
iTEm 28: TREaT yOURSELF TO yOGa i VaLUE: $130
Take a break from your hectic schedule and enjoy a
blissful month of yoga classes at downtown’s Yoga One
studio. Enjoy a wide variety of yoga styles from basic
to intermediate and beyond. Certificate is valid for one
month from date of first class.
Donor: Yoga One
iTEm 29: TREaT yOURSELF TO yOGa ii VaLUE: $130
Take a break from your hectic schedule and enjoy a
blissful month of yoga classes at downtown’s Yoga One
studio. Enjoy a wide variety of yoga styles from basic
to intermediate and beyond. Certificate is valid for one
month from date of first class.
Donor: Yoga One


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iTEm 30: CONTEmPORaRy aRT aND GOODiES VaLUE: $75
This basket features tickets to the Museum of
Contemporary Art, special items from the museum,
and of course some delicious chocolates to snack
on while you enjoy the view!
Donor: Contemporary Museum of Art
iTEm 31: GET FiT OUTDOORS VaLUE: $255
What better way to kick off that New Year’s resolution
then having your own personal trainer for four weeks!
These bootcamp style classes take place outdoors in
Mission Hills Pioneer Park.
Donor: Evolve Fitness
iTEm 32: maDamE TUSSaUDS LaS VEGaS VaLUE: $100
Get up close and personal at the World Famous
Madame Tussauds LAS VEGAS! Four tickets to Madame
Tussauds - where she encourages you to kiss, hug or
mug with your favorite movie stars, musicians, sports
heroes and Las Vegas legends.
Donor: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
iTEm 33: mOm aND mE VaLUE: $70
This made to order Women’s skirt and child’s t-shirt will
have you and your child looking oh so cool with these
one of a kind hand embellished designs.
Donor: Sam & Sara
iTEm 34: FamiLy Day aT SEa WORLD VaLUE: $279.96
For those people with a special place in their heart
for animals, Sea World provides all kinds of ways to
experience an unforgettable animal connection. Enjoy a
Family Four-pack of Sea World Tickets.
Donor: Sea World
iTEm 35: OC THEmE PaRk aDVENTURE VaLUE: $560
Strap on your own Mickey Mouse watch and make it
a weekend with four one-day Park-Hopper tickets to
Disneyland and two individual one-day tickets to Wild
Rivers in Irvine. Refuel with two $20 gift cards (total
$40) to Yogurt Land in Anaheim.
Donor: Disneyland, Wild Rivers, Yogurtland
iTEm 36: yOU bELONG iN THE ZOO VaLUE: $210
You belong in the Zoo, the World Famous San Diego
Zoo that is. Package includes 6 tickets to the Zoo –
take your kiddo or treat out of town visitors.
Donor: Zoological Society of San Diego,
Amy Pat Rigney




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iTEm 37: ORGaNiC PRODUCE DELiVERy VaLUE: $300
Organic your life with fresh, local produce from Dragon
Organics delivered right to your door monthly for one
year. Your purchase also supports the students at San
Pasqual Academy and their gardening program. Get
additional organic items from People’s Organic Market
in Ocean Beach with a $35 gift card. Inspired by what
you’re eating? Start your own garden as well with a
$25 gift certificate to Walter Anderson Nursery.
Donor: Dragon Organics, People’s Organic
Market, Walter Anderson Nursery
iTEm 38: PaLm SPRiNGS GETaWay VaLUE: $500
Plan a Palm Springs get-away with a one night, Patio
Suite Room with fireplace at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club
on the grounds of a mid-century modern within walking
distance of downtown. Also includes an annual swim
club membership for one person.
Donor: Ace Hotel
iTEm 39: baNkERS HiLL ESCaPE VaLUE: $710
A romantic Bankers Hill escape. Enjoy two nights at the
Britt Scripps Inn, a home of Victorian splendor living
in harmony with contemporary luxury — a one-of-a-
kind estate hotel offering service refined and elevated
to a level found only in the finest of private homes.
Complimentary breakfast and afternoon wine and
cheese is included.
Donor: Britt Scripps Inn
iTEm 40: aRT GLaSS VaLUE: $240
Own a truly unique piece of art created by artist Dutch
Perry. Titled: Red Hibiscus, this 14” round kiln- fired
glass will be a wonderful addition to any art collection.
Donor: Fusion1480
iTEm 41: LaUGHLiN CaSiNO ESCaPE VaLUE: $125
With more than 1500 of the newest slot and video poker
machines, the gaming action at Don Laughlin’s Riverside
Resort Hotel and Casino is exciting and filled with fun.
You stay for two nights – plenty of time to win a fortune.
Donor: Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel
and Casino
iTEm 42: GET aWay CLOSE TO HOmE VaLUE: $184
Spend a night out at the Hilton Mission Valley in a
spacious, relaxing room, filled with amenities and enjoy
a bite at Bully’s East. When San Diego thinks of prime
rib, Bully’s East is the first choice!
Donor: Hilton Mission Valley, Bully’s East




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iTEm 43: PaLa CaSiNO PaCkaGE VaLUE: $200
So many ways to win! Take a gaming getaway at the
Pala Casino Spa Resort with a 10,000 sf. spa featuring
14 treatment rooms, state of the art fitness center,
salon and boutique. Package includes a one-night stay
(Sunday through Thursday, Mar 13 2011 – Sept. 15,
2011), and dinner for two at Mama’s Cucina Italiana.
Donor: Pala Casino Spa Resort
iTEm 44: HEaRST CaSTLE aND CambRia VaLUE: $198
Travel to the Central Coast! Package includes two
tickets to the world famous Hearst Castle and a one-
night stay for two (Sun. – Thurs., holidays and July/Aug.
excluded) at the Fog Catcher Inn. Experience
the warmth of an English country inn sitting directly
on beautiful Moonstone Beach.
Donor: Fog Catcher Inn, Hearst San Simeon
State Historical Monument®
iTEm 45: Gabi FUENTES-aymES DESiGNED NECkLaCE VaLUE: $160
Be the envy of your friends! Own your own Gabi
Fuentes-Aymes original piece of jewelry. This necklace
is a one of a kind design made especially for this event
and the Museum School.
Donor: Gabi Fuentes-Aymes
iTEm 46: RENEW aND REJUVENaTE VaLUE: $110
A European Facial at Walden Ashe will leave you
felling renewed, refreshed and rejuvenated. Experience
outstanding customer service in a pampered, cozy
environment.
Donor: Walden Ashe
iTEm 47: a Day iN La JOLLa VaLUE: $123
Take four friends to the world renowned Birch
Aquarium, which for more than century has dazzled
visitors with the wonders of the ocean. Afterwards,
enjoy a meal with you $75 gift certificate to The Shores
restaurant at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club.
Donor: Birch Aquarium, La Jolla Beach
and Tennis Club
iTEm 48: mUSiC LESSONS VaLUE: $120
Imagine a music class where students can try out a
variety of instruments before having to choose just one,
and all the while having fun! Recreational Music Center
offers excellent preparation for students interested in
joining the band or pursuing instrumental music lessons.
Located in Liberty Station and available to kids
grades K-4.
Donor: Recreational Music Center




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iTEm 49: CULTURE aND PiZZa VaLUE: $138
Get some culture in your life with family four-packs of
tickets to both the Museum of Photographic Arts and
the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park. Includes
a $50 gift certificate to Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
because every culture monster needs sustenance.
Donor: Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
Museum of Art, Ladeki Restaurant Group
iTEm 50: mUSEUm OF PHOTOGRaPHiC aRTS aND mExiCaN VaLUE: $70
It’s a grand day out with a four-pack of tickets to the
Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park! Feast
your eyes on all that this beautiful gallery has to show
you, then feast on a burrito or two with a $30 gift
certificate to El Zarape on Adams Avenue – the best
Mexican food and seafood in Normal Heights!
Donor: Museum of Photographic Arts, El Zarape
iTEm 51: TRiSLER’S WiNE baR aND mUSEUm OF PHOTOGRaPHiC aRTS
VaLUE: $65
The Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park
beckons with its fine exhibitions of photographs by
world renowned artists. Enjoy a Family-Four Pack of
passes topped off with $50 worth of appetizers and
wine at the lovely Trisler’s Wine Bar with live music
on Thursday nights.
Donor: Museum of Photographic Arts,
Trisler’s Wine Bar
iTEm 52: mUSEUm OF PHOTOGRaPHiC aRTS aND HaSH HOUSE
VaLUE: $90
Take in an exhibition of photography, film and video
with a Family Four-pack of passes to the Museum of
Photographic Arts in Balboa Park, then go-go with your
$50 to Hash House A Go Go- keeping the fun in
food while pulling from the experiences of farm fresh
agriculture, live stock, and old recipes with a twist.
Donor: Museum of Photographic Arts,
Hash House A Go Go.
iTEm 53: OCEaNSiDE mUSEUm OF aRT VaLUE: $48
Six tickets to the Oceanside Museum of Art. Visit a
cultural jewel located in downtown Oceanside with a
view of the Pacific Ocean and the historic Oceanside
pier. The Museum presents provocative contemporary
exhibitions from the region and around the world.
Donor: Oceanside Museum of Art
iTEm 54: aNTHROPOLOGy & COFFEE VaLUE: $155
Visit Balboa Park’s Museum of Man all year long with
a family membership! Good for two adults, all kids in
the household plus 5 guest passes and other discounts.
Before or after your visit enjoy a $25 gift certificate to
Twiggs Bakery & Coffee House on Park Blvd.
Donor: Museum of Man, Air and Space Museum,
Twiggs Bakery

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iTEm 55: immERSE yOURSELF iN HiSTORy! VaLUE: $103
Treat yourself and your next houseguests to two of
San Diego’s finest historical cultural institutions in our
own Beautiful Balboa Park. Package includes entrance
for 6 people to the San Diego History Center and
entrance for 4 to the San Diego Natural History
Museum.
Donor: San Diego History Center,
San Diego Natural History Museum
iTEm 56: THE GaLLERy mEmbERSHiP - SaN DiEGO mUSEUm OF aRT
VaLUE: $300
A complimentary plus–one membership to “The
Gallery” at the San Diego Museum of Art – a new
group for adventures in art and culture. This vibrant
collective enjoys an insider’s view of the Museum and
the pulse on local art happenings. Includes unlimited
admission for two adults, four guest passes, special
invitations, access to the blog, subscription to the San
Diego Museum of Art Magazine and additional
discounts.
Donor: San Diego Museum of Art
iTEm 57: maRiTimE maDNESS! VaLUE: $339
Ahoy Matey! Indulge your inner pirate with this
Mariner’s dream package for four. Enjoy 4 passes to
the Maritime Museum of San Diego and 4 passes to the
USS Midway Museum. Then divide your booty as two
enjoy a $25 taste of the sea at the landmark restaurant
Anthony’s Fish Grotto, and the other two set sail on
a San Diego Harbor Excursion!
Donor: Maritime Museum, USS Midway Museum,
Anthony’s Fish Grotto, San Diego Harbor Excursion
iTEm 58: HUmPHREy’S bRUNCH aND baCkSTaGE LiVE VaLUE: $150
Savor the experience of the award winning brunch with
the beautiful waterfront views at Humphrey’s on Shelter
Island. You and a special friend will indulge in an
endless selection of mouthwatering creations, delectable
desserts, and free-flowing champagne. Later, join a
great scene with complimentary admission for four
to Humphrey’s lively and eclectic music club:
Backstage Live.
Donor: Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn & Suites
iTEm 59: DiNNER aND mUSEUm VaLUE: $100
A One Year Explorer Membership offers you an
outstanding cultural experience into the many collections
and features of the Museum of Man. Explore Ancient
Egypt, Kumeyaay, Native Californians and Footsteps
Through Time. All this exploring will leave you feeling
very hungry so enjoy a $50 gift card at a neighborhood
favorite, Hash House A Go Go.
Donor: Museum of Man, Hash House A Go Go




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iTEm 60: PROFESSiONaL WEaLTH PLaNNiNG VaLUE: $2,500
Get a handle on your financial life with a comprehensive
financial plan provided by Craig Hoff at Advanced
Wealth Planning, a 20+year industry veteran. Your
customized plan will provide you with a road map for
implementing recommendations to achieve your goals as
well as life-long consultation and annual reviews.
Donor: Advanced Wealth Planning
iTEm 61: PamPER THOSE PEaRLy WHiTES! VaLUE: $250
Your child’s smile will shine after a full comprehensive
exam including a dental cleaning, fluoride
treatment and x-rays at Kensington Pediatric Dentistry,
built from the ground up to be a family friendly
place where children grow to be comfortable and
happy during dental visits. Also includes a basket of
supplies for keeping little choppers clean and bright!
Donor: Kennsington Pediatric Dentistry
iTEm 62: biRTHDay bONaNZa! VaLUE: $100
Treat your young scientist to a fun, hands-on Mad
Science birthday party and then blow out the candles
on an amazing, personalized birthday cake from
Twiggs Bakery!
Donor: Mad Science, Twiggs Bakery
iTEm 63: NOTHiNG bLaH abOUT iT VaLUE: $150
A bounty of riches from the Blind Lady Ale House,
Normal Heights’ favorite place to enjoy craft pizza and
beer. Includes a $75 gift card, an assortment of logo
gear including t-shirts, pilsner glasses, and can coolies;
plus a bonus brick of dark chocolate!
Donor: Blind Lady Ale House
iTEm 64: DaTE NiGHT iN HiLLCREST! a STayCaTiON iN yOUR OWN
baCkyaRD VaLUE: $170
Embrace your sense of artistic adventure and your
favorite date for a fabulous night in vibrant, eclectic
Hillcrest! Take in a show at the bold, inspiring, visceral
ion Theatre then enjoy a delicious gelato at
Pappaleco before retiring for a one night stay
at the Park Manor Suites Hotel!
Donor: ion Theatre Company, Pappaleco,
Park Manor Suites Hotel
iTEm 65: kEEP yOUR iON THiS! VaLUE: $70
Take in a show at the bold, inspiring, visceral ion
Theatre in Hillcrest and then enjoy a post production
treatat Chocolat Cremerie, voted one of the best
bistros in San Diego for amazing Gelato, crepes,
and much more!
Donor: ion Theatre Company, Chocolat Cremerie




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iTEm 66: SEaSON TiCkETS TO iON THEaTRE VaLUE: $240
Two season tickets to the ion Theatre, providing thought
provoking, relevant, first rate productions in an
intimate theater setting in Hillcrest. Those who love
theater will delight in experiencing a performance by
this incredibly talented company.
Donor: ion Theatre Company
iTEm 67: ENJOy THE Day @ NCm! VaLUE: $200
Think, Play, and Create all day at the New Children’s
Museum in the lovely marina district downtown.
Includes full day museum access for eight people and
a special, customized workshop with a special hands-
on project for each participant to take home and a
free gift for each child!
Donor: The New Children’s Museum
iTEm 68: yOUR FamiLy NamE iN a FRamE VaLUE: $90
Frame Names are “alphabet art with an urban pop!”
Museum School parent Heidi Hart will create a truly
unique keepsake using individual letters from her
extensive photographic collection of signs and words
found in the cityscape that we drive through every day!
Your family name will be arranged with these cool
images; the style of up to 15 framed letters can be
selected online.
Donor: Heidi Hart
iTEm 69: aHHHH, THE SPa… aND CHOCOLaTE! VaLUE: $150
Indulge yourself with a beautiful assortment of gourmet
chocolates while perusing the offerings you can
choose from at the blissful Spa Velia near Little Italy.
Detach, relax, revitalize, let go, and enjoy sensory
perfection. Escape the hassles of everyday life and
slip into a place where every moment matters.
Donor: Spa Velia
iTEm 70: SUPER CHaRGER SPORTS FaNS! VaLUE: $150
Sports fans will cheer for this one of a kind treasure
hand signed by San Diego’s own super Charger,
Darrin Sproles!
Donor: San Diego Chargers
iTEm 71: GOLF aND GRUb VaLUE: $200
A round of golf for four including carts at the Bonita
Golf Course, featuring a par 71 golf course in South
Bay that is challenging for the low handicaps and great
fun for all the rest of us. Celebrate your certain
success with a $50 gift certificate for any of the fine
establishments in the Cohn Restaurant Group!
Donor: Bonita Golf Course, Cohn Restaurant Group




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iTEm 72: FiSHiNG & bURGERS VaLUE: $156
Catch the big one on a half day sportfishing excursion
including rod rentals with H&M Landing, the West
Coast’s oldest, most experienced Sportfishing company!
Then take your fish tales and your appetite to where
cool people and big, juicy burgers meet with your $50
gift certificate to Daddy-Os!
Donor: H & M Landing, Daddy-O’s
iTEm 73: THE GOOD LiFE! VaLUE: $125
Ease your mind and calm your senses with a beautiful,
unique wind chime; a hand poured 200 hour candle
and an assortment of specialized beauty and bath
products. Continue the wellness treatment with a one
hourservice at LifeTab Health, where a dream team that
includes holistic health practitioners, massage therapists,
yoga instructors and more all look forward helping you
achieve a happy, healthy and prosperous life!
Donor: Rosy Rings, Will Fuller
iTEm 74: SkaTEbOaRD SCORE! VaLUE: $225
Skateboard enthusiasts can take home a siiiiick
Toymachine skateboard and a personally autographed
photo of the world famous skate legend, San Diego’s
own Tony Hawk!
Donor: Tomyeto Skateboards, Tony Hawk
iTEm 75: yOU’RE HOT aND yOU’RE COLD! VaLUE: $350
Wrap yourself up in a one of a kind, hand crafted
afghan for your road trip to Big Bear, where you’ll
enjoy a day of tubing fun for four at Big Bear Snow
Play! Then soothe your sore muscles with a shiatsu
pillow and a chance to explore the benefits to unlocking
a more healthy, energetic, and stress-free lifestyle with
a $75 service at Massage Envy!
Donor: Big Bear Snow Play, Sophie’s Grandmother
iTEm 76: kiDS aDVENTURE SPORTS 1 VaLUE: $365
Got some energy locked inside little bodies at home?
This package is for you! Get a taste of San Diego’s
best adventures for active kids with a bevy of big muscle
experiences! Includes a $40 Gymventure class, a 1.5
hour party wave lesson with Surf Divas, a month of
lessons at the Kung Fu Academy, four one day passes
to the Barnes tennis center, and two day passes for
climbing at Solid Rock. After all that adventure, take a
break with two passes to a movie at any AMC theater!
Donor: Gymventures, Surf Divas, Kung Fu Academy,
Barnes Tennis Center, Solid Rock, Julie Kropp




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iTEm 77: kiDS aDVENTURE SPORTS 2 VaLUE: $370
Adventures await for active families with an assortment
of experiences at San Diego’s most fun-tastic venues!
Includes a $40 Gymventure class, a month of lessons at
the Kung Fu Academy, six games at Ultrazone laser tag,
two fully inclusive packages for Velocity Paintball, and
beginner rock climbing lessons for four at Vertical Hold!
After all that adventure, take a break with two passes to
a movie at any AMC theater!
Donor: Gymventures, Kung Fu Academy, Ultrazone,
Velocity Paintball, Vertical Hold, Julie Kropp
iTEm 78: HORSE HEaVEN VaLUE: $330
Two gift certificates for a one hour trail ride at
Sweetwater Farms and two riding instructions lessons at
Heartland Ranch. Plus a Rawhide Ranch $100 discount
certificate for a one-week camp session for upcoming
2011 Summer Camp. Ages: 7-15, Camp Dates: June
19-Aug 20, 2011. Rawhide Ranch is proud to have
been selected as 2010’s Best Overnight Summer Camp
by the readers of Parenting OC Magazine.
Donor: Sweetwater Farms, Heartland Ranch,
Rawhide Ranch
iTEm 79: CHEF’S TaSTiNG aT baNkERS HiLL RESTaURaNT VaLUE: $340
A special evening for four where you will be treated like
royalty; this chef’s tasting dinner will be one you will
never forget!
Donor: Bankers Hill Restaurant
iTEm 80: TiCkETS aNyONE? VaLUE: $350
If you enjoy time in the theatre, you’ll really love this
package of guest pass for two to Lamb’s Players, two
tickets to San Diego Ballet, four tickets to Christian
Youth Theater.
Donor: Lamb’s Players Theatre, San Diego Ballet,
Christian Youth Theater
iTEm 81: OOOOOOOOOOOOOm VaLUE: $90
This package is filled with peace and relaxation! Start
out with classes at Genseng Yoga then enjoy a cup of
tea with a $25 gift card for Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf.
Donor: Leslie Easton, Genseng Yoga
iTEm 82: GOLF aND LUNCH iN CORONaDO VaLUE: $225
Good for one round of golf for four, including cart
in beautiful Coronado. When you’ve worked up an
appetite on the golf course, head over to the Burger
Lounge with a $25 gift certificate.
Donor: Coronado Golf, Burger Lounge
iTEm 83: HaNDy maN VaLUE: $125
Bring out the handyman in you or someone you know
with this toolbox full of handy household items from
Home Depot. This package includes six passes to San
Diego Hall of Champions.
Donor: Jane and Dutch Perry, San Diego Hall
of Champions

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iTEm 84: SOUTH PaRk ExPERiENCE VaLUE: $230
Experience Trendy South Park with this great basket
full of goodies from a variety of shops and services
in the area. Included are Haircut by Michelle at Pixie
Salon, Facial by Monique at Pixie Salon, Gift Card from
Whistle Stop Café, Café Madeline, Vagabond, Progress
home store and a teapot and tea from Halcyon Tea.
Donor: Pixie Salon, Whistle Stop, Café Madeline,
Progress, Halcyon Tea, Vagabond
iTEm 85: JaCk JOHNSON aLbUm aND COLLECTibLES VaLUE:
PRiCELESS
Own an autographed CD and album collectables
including a book and concert poster.
Donor: Clea Hantman and Jeff Motch
iTEm 86: LiTERaRy LaNDSCaPE NECkLaCE VaLUE: $88
Custom designed, one-of-a-kind necklace crafted from
award-winning artist Felicia Morgenstern’s Studio
Segundo jewelry line.
Donor: Felicia Morgenstern
iTEm 87: yES, FiNaLLy aRT CLaSSES FOR aDULTS! VaLUE: $250
Join award winning artist, author and adventuress,
Felicia Morgenstern for a fabulous, fun-filled workshop.
Felicia received rave reviews for her recent workshop
at the Mingei Interntional Museum’s Folk Art Studio
and is bringing the craft to you with a private hands-
on workshop for 4 at her Hillcrest hacienda or at
your home if preferred. Bring only your creativity,
imagination and enthusiasm as materials are provided.
Donor: Felicia Morgenstern
iTEm 88: WEDGEWOOD ELEGaNCE VaLUE: $595
Set an enchanting table with this Wedgewood Fine
English China tea set in the whimsical Wild Strawberry
pattern. Includes traditional shape teapot, milk pitcher,
sugar bowl and two delicate beakers strewn with finely
drawn leaves and flowers intermingled with the rich red
fruit of Strawberry. Rimmed in 22-karat gold.
Donor: Phil Beaumont
iTEm 89: mUCH NEEDED THERaPy VaLUE: $75
Dacheff Massage Therapy located in Chula Vista is
waiting to take your worries away!
Donor: Dacheff Massage Therapy
iTEm 90: SCRUmPTiOUS HOmEmaDE TREaTS VaLUE: $84
Dana Weber (mom at the school) gave a certificate
for home-baked goods each month for a year. Private
bakery delivered to your car or home. Baked goods will
come tightly wrapped but ready to eat, delivered once
a month on an agreed upon day. Cupcakes, muffins,
cookies, bars, and breads made from scratch with
organic ingredients – no refined sugars or
artificial anything!
Donor: Dana Weber


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iTEm 91: maLaSHOCk DaNCE PaCkaGE VaLUE: $150
This package of dance-related items will really get you
off your feet. Four free classes at Malashock Dance
Company at Liberty Station, two tickets to “The Floating
World” performance (running April 9-10, 16-17, 23
at the San Diego Museum of Art), and a DVD of their
darkly funny 2004 performance, “Love and Murder,”
set to the music of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Donor: Malashok Dance
iTEm 92: aN EVENiNG iN WONDERLaND VaLUE: $150
Enjoy an intimate 3-course wine and canapé pairing for
two at the Gaslamp’s Vin De Syrah. The lush environs of
this unique subterranean wine and spirit bar will make
you feel like you’ve gone through the looking glass.
Join resident sommelier Adam Stemmler at the candlelit
tasting table on a Friday or Saturday of your choice.
Donor: Vin de Syrah
iTEm 93: a maGiCaL EVENiNG iN HOLLyWOOD VaLUE: $200
Spend a magical VIP evening at the Magic Castle,
Hollywood’s exclusive private club for magicians
and magic enthusiasts. Housed in a 1908 Victorian
showplace, the Magic Castle offers an elegant dinner,
tours by the Castle Knights, and your choice of five
different magic shows per evening. Amaze your friends
with tales from your special evening as a guest of the
Magic Castle. Also enjoy four tickets to Madame
Tussauds wax museum where you are encouraged to
kiss, hug or mug your favorite movie stars, musicians,
sports heroes and Hollywood legends.
Donor: Kathy & Charlie Childs, Madame Tussauds
Hollywood
iTEm 94: LaRGE ECO ORb FROm TEND VaLUE: $90
Once a relic of the 1970s, terrariums are back and
hotter than ever. Part art, part garden, an eco orb from
San Diego’s Tend Living offers a vibrant and sustainable
plan environment suitable for even the smallest space.
Donor: Tend Living
iTEm 95: HOLiDay bOWL TiCkETS VaLUE: $260
Enjoy a modern San Diego tradition and root on some
of college football’s best teams at the 2011 Bridgepoint
Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium.
Donor: Bob Payne
iTEm 96: a WHaLE OF a TimE ON SaN DiEGO bay VaLUE: $70
Enjoy the landmarks of the majestic San Diego skyline
or follow the migration of the grey whales as they return
home to Alaska. This Seafarer Pass from Hornblower
Cruises is good for any one or two hour harbor cruise
on San Diego Bay or a weekday whale watching cruise.
Donor: Hornblower Cruises & Events




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iTEm 97: aN EVENiNG WiTH THE SaN DiEGO SymPHONy VaLUE: $104
Enjoy an evening of music with the San Diego
Symphony Winter Season, led by famed composer
Marvin Hamlisch, one of only two people to win an
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award. Upcoming
performances include silent film Peter Pan and Motown
stars The Temptations. (Good until May 27th on
Friday’s only)
Donor: San Diego Symphony
iTEm 98: FamiLy NiGHT OUT VaLUE: $80
Support San Diego’s budding young performers while
spending quality time with the family. Enjoy a tasty meal
at Burger Lounge and tickets to a San Diego Junior
Theater show at Balboa Park’s Casa del Prado Theater.
Upcoming shows include Fantastic Mr. Fox, Beauty and
the Beast, and Hairspray.
Donor: Burger Lounge, San Diego Junior Theater
iTEm 99: SHOPPiNG SPREE ON FiFTH aVENUE VaLUE: $115
Shop ‘til you drop on San Diego’s Fifth Avenue.
Uncover a vintage gem at Buffalo Exchange, pamper
yourself at the Denise Barrow Salon & Boutique, and
enjoy lunch at the Deli Llama.
Donor: Buffalo Exchange, Denise Barrow Salon
& Boutique, Deli Llama
iTEm 100: iNTERNaTiONaL aRT aND CUiSiNE VaLUE: $90
Explore Southern California’s richest collection of
international folk art, crafts, and design with four passes
to the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park; and
taste the finest dishes from India at any of the Monsoon
Restaurant Group locations, including Monsoon,
Bombay, Banana Leaf, and Masala.
Donor: Mingei International Museum, Monsoon
Restaurant Group
iTEm 101: a WEEkEND OF mUSEUmS aND CHamPaGNE
VaLUE: $190
Toast the success of the Museum School Gala with
champagne brunch for two at Urban Mo’s and Baja
Betty’s, then enjoy four passes to Balboa Park’s Mingei
International Museum – soon to feature an exhibit of
Japan’s famed “beckoning cats” - and the Air & Space
Museum passes.
Donor: Mingei International Museum, San Diego
Air & Space Museum, Urban Mo’s, Baja Betty’s
iTEm 102: a NECkLaCE WiTH STyLE VaLUE: $325
Picture yourself in this stylish necklace from California
Fleurish. A very special 20mm Japanese Freshwater
Pearl on Stainless Steel wire will impress your friends
and can be worn to events both elegant and casual.
Donor: California Fleurish




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iTEm 103: kFmb baCkSTaGE TOUR VaLUE: PRiCELESS
Experience a backstage tour of the News 8 studios for
up to 6 guests with meteorologist Shawn Styles. Find out
how some of San Diego’s best journalists produce the
news and learn the secrets to forecasting San Diego’s
(mostly) perfect weather.
Donor: Shawn Styles
iTEm 104: a NEW LOOk ON LEWiS STREET VaLUE: $175
Enjoy a shampoo, style, and deep conditioning
treatment from Salon Bella in the heart of the Mission
Hills shopping district, then head next door to Le
Bel Age to peruse the jewelry, handbags, and more
available at this fun and funky boutique.
Donor: Salon Bella, Le Bel Age Boutique
iTEm 105: EVENiNG OF DiNNER aND THEaTRE iN La JOLLa VaLUE: $170
Enjoy dinner for two at La Jolla’s Roppongi Restaurant
and Sushi Bar – rated one of San Diego’s most popular
restaurants by Zagat - then take in a show at the La Jolla
Playhouse. Tickets are good for any show of the 2011-
2012 season, including Finding Neverland, Peer Gynt, A
Dram of Drummhicit, Milk Like Sugar, American Night:
The Ballad of Juan José, and more.
Donor: Roppongi Restaurant, La Jolla Playhouse
iTEm 106: ymCa 3-mONTH mEmbERSHiP VaLUE: $231
Spend some quality family time engaged in exercise
and sport with a three-month family membership to the
Mission Valley YMCA.
Donor: Mission Valley YMCA
iTEm 107: PiGTaiLS aND CREWCUTS VaLUE: $75
Have your little ones looking ship shape with this
adorable salon for kids. Two free haircuts, basket
with shampoo, conditioner and detangler.
Donor: Pigtails and Crewcuts
iTEm 108: a NiGHT iN NORTH PaRk VaLUE: $170
Begin your evening with an intimate dinner at Jaynes
Gastropub, featuring a rich menu of beautifully
prepared American and European dishes paired with
artisanal spirits and natural wines. Then enjoy a show
at Lyric Opera San Diego, located at the historic Birch
North Park Theater.
Donor: Jaynes Gastropub, Lyric Opera San Diego
iTEm 109: SaN DiEGO baLLET VaLUE: $115
Two tickets to any 2011-2012 Fall or Spring performance
by San Diego Ballet, celebrating 20 years of dance and
dance education in San Diego.
Donor: San Diego Ballet
iTEm 110: HELiCOPTER RiDE VaLUE: $324
Enjoy an 30 minute breath-taking coastal helicopter tour
for up to three passengers.
Donor: Corporate Helicopters



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iTEm 111: ON a ROLL VaLUE: $159
Find the nearest patch of pavement and test out this
awesome long-board skateboard. Long-boards are
more stable at high speeds and easier to turn; two great
reasons to strap on a helmet and take this board to the
nearest patch of pavement.
Donor: Syndrome Distribution
iTEm 112: DOWNTOWN THEaTRE NiGHT VaLUE: $254
Mix and mingle with San Diego politicos at Downtown
Johnny Brown’s, one of San Diego’s premier happy
hour hangouts, then walk to the San Diego Repertory
Theater at Horton Plaza. Item includes four tickets and
two $25 gift certificates.
Donor: Downtown Johnny Brown’s, San Diego
Repertory Theater
iTEm 113: HaND-CRaFTED HaiR CLiP aND EaRRiNG SET VaLUE: $80
Look fabulous on your night out on the town in this
distinctive Hand Crafted Feather Hair Clip, as featured
in Exquisite Magazines and Boutiques throughout
Southern California.
Donor: Fine Line Accessories
iTEm 114: LOOk OUT FOR yOUR EyES VaLUE: $200
Take care of your peepers with a Gift Certificate to
Urban Optiks Optometry, good for $200 toward an
eye examination and escape-from-the-ordinary
prescription eyewear.
Donor: Urban Optiks Optometry
iTEm 115: TREaT yOURSELF TO TWO 50-miNUTE SPa TREaTmENTS
VaLUE: $180
Pamper yourself with a 50-minute massage and a
50-minute spa treatment of your choice at Catamaran
Spa, located at Mission Bay’s Catamaran Resort.
Donor: Catamaran Resort
iTEm 116: DERby DOLLS ROLLER DERby GamE VaLUE: $80
Cheer on America’s Finest Derby Dolls as they block,
jam, and score their way around the track. Item includes
four VIP tickets to a 2011 Derby Dolls game
Donor: San Diego Derby Dolls
iTEm 117: PONy PaRTy VaLUE: $200
Want to be the most popular parent on the block?
Surprise your little one for their next birthday with a
pony party from Lil’ Horse Adventures. Item covers two
ponies for one hour at a pre-arranged location. Party
may include up to 10 children.
Donor: Pam and Aaron McFarland
iTEm 118: PiCTURE a PROFESSiONaLLy-DESiGNED HOmE OR OFFiCE
VaLUE: $250
Utilize the professional interior design services of Urban
Loop for a two-hour professional design consultation for
your business or residence.
Donor: Urban Loop Design
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iTEm 119: CUSTOm PET PORTRaiT VaLUE: $300
Celebrate your favorite pet with its own pet portrait by
artist Celeste Roberts. Celeste’s energetic and
expressionistic style of art has been featured in galleries
and shows around San Diego.
Donor: Celeste Roberts
iTEm 120: LaRGE PERSiaN RUG VaLUE: $4,200
A beautiful new addition to your home! Enjoy this
lovely Kashmiri Kashour silk rug with a red background.
Perfect with almost any décor. Dimensions: 7’x 12’.
Donor: private donor
iTEm 121: mEDiUm PERSiaN RUG VaLUE: $1,100
Enjoy the feeling of silk under your feet with this
Kashmiri Kashour Silk rug with a Blue Background.
Dimensions 4.2’ x 6’.
Donor: private donor
iTEm 122: CHiNESE PRayER RUG VaLUE: $3,700
Your home awaits this magnificent Cino Hereke silk
and copper thread prayer rug. The village of Hereke
is recognized for producing the finest hand knotted
carpets in the world. These special carpets represent
the pinnacle of the Chinese carpet weaving tradition.
Dimensions 3.4 x 4.8.
Donor: private donor
iTEm 123: PERSiaN RUG VaLUE: $850
Beautify your hallway with this Persian Dergazin runner
with red background. Dimensions 2.9’x 12.7’.
Donor: private donor
iTEm 124: iCE SkaTiNG WiTH REbECCa, aN amERiCaN GiRL
VaLUE: $130
Enjoy admission for three to the San Diego Ice Arena
and a full-sized American Girl doll with accompanying
paperback book Meet Rebecca.
Donor: San Diego Ice Arena, American Girl
iTEm 125: baSkET OF GiRL SCOUT COOkiES VaLUE: $45
In case you missed out this season on Girl Scout
Cookies, here is your lucky chance! Enjoy eight boxes of
assorted Girl Scout Cookies, two mugs, tea, and cocoa.
Donor: Troop #3786
iTEm 126: UNWiND WiTH a WiNE ENCOUNTER VaLUE: $160
Unwind with three of your closest friends at a wine
tasting at the Wine Encounter in Hillcrest, featuring
wines from around the world and a selection of artisanal
snacks and spreads.
Donor: The Wine Encounter




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                 Sofia,
                 We love you past the
                 Milky Way and back
                 a million times, forever
                 and ever.
                  Love,
                  Mama and Papa!




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Tonight’s Gala + Auction was hosted by the
Friends of the Museum School, a 501c3
non-profit organization dedicated to supporting
the innovative education and programs at the
Museum School.

The Museum School is a tuition-free, public
charter school that celebrates, nurtures and
enhances the abilities of students in Kindergar-
ten through 6th grade through experiencial,
project-based learning. Infusing the arts
throughout the curriculum, the Museum School
utilizes the wealth of resources available at
museums and institutions throughout the San
Diego community.




The Friends of the Museum School
thanks you for coming, and for
being a FRIEND of the Museum School.
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