SPECIAL OCCASIONS BENEFITING: THE ELA HOCKADAY FUND FOR FACULTY EXCELLENCE
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 2:00-4:00PM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH, 8:00-10:00AM
THE HOCKADAY PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION
BENEFITING THE ELA HOCKADAY FUND FOR FACULTY EXCELLENCE SALE DATES: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 2:00-4:00PM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH, 8:00-10:00AM
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SIGN UP NOVEMBER 8TH & 9TH FOR THE SPECIAL OCCASIONS OF YOUR CHOICE! Again this year, we are offering Hockaday families another type of auction item – “Special Occasions.” Because of the wonderful success and spirit of community they create, we are offering a variety of events that include something for everyone, both students and adults. The occasions will be hosted by Hockaday families and friends between December 2010 and May 2011. Prices for these Special Occasions range from $25-$150 per person. The Hockaday Community will have the opportunity to purchase an individual pace at an event. Be inspired and tell your friends about these great occasions! Sales are on a first-come, first-served basis, so mark your calendar now! Thank you for supporting the 2011 Benefit, STACIE WHITLEY
Special Occasions Chair
THERESE ROURK Benefit Chair
The HPA President
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NO. 1 LOWER SCHOOL HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD DREAM HOUSE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2010 Spread warmth and good cheer as you kick off the winter holidays! Twenty creative Hockadaisies will gather with Lisa Holekamp at Kids Cooking Company to design and create their very own Gingerbread Dream House. The evening will also include festive music, inner and a mini cooking station where the students will learn how to make this year’s Kids Cooking Company signature holiday treat! Don’t miss this scrumptious opportunity!
LOCATION: Kids Cooking Company 6025 Royal Lane Dallas, Texas 75230 DATE: Saturday, December 11th TIME: 5:00-7:00PM NUMBER OF GUESTS: 20 plus Lisa Holekamp PRICE PER PERSON: $75 HOST: Candace Williams
NO. 2 PERSIAN NIGHTS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2010 Christine & Joseph Lanners and Tina & Kenney Weinmeister invite you to enjoy an evening of Middle Eastern mystique. The robust flavors of Persian cooking and delight you! This will be a dinner party you won’t soon forget!
LOCATION: Tina & Kenney Weinmeister’s Home 6631 Pemberton Dallas, Texas 75230 DATE: Saturday, December 11th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 24 PRICE PER PERSON: $50 HOSTED BY: Christine & Joseph Lanners Tina & Kenney Weinmeister
NO. 3 GUYS NIGHT OUT WITH GORDON KEITH OF THE TICKET THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011 Calling all men...It's Dad's Night Out! Join host Craig Schwimmer for an unforgettable dinner with The Ticket's wildly popular drive-time host Gordon Keith. Don't miss out on dinner and drinks generously donated by Fogo De Chao. Bring your manly appetite and plan to buy early, only eight spots to sell for this special event!
LOCATION: Fogo de Chao 4300 Beltline Addison, Texas 75001 DATE: Thursday, January 13th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 8 PRICE PER PERSON: $150 HOSTED BY: Craig Schwimmer
NO. 4 WHIRLYBALL TOURNAMENT & DINNER PARTY FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011 Get ready to get your game on! Join us for a fun time and friendly competition playing Whirlyball-the crazy game that is a mix of lacrosse, basketball & bumper cars. Festivities will include dinner, drinks and lots of Whirly fun. Be there or be square!
LOCATION: Whirlyball Dallas 3641 W. Northwest Highway Dallas, Texas 75220 DATE: Friday, January 21st TIME: 7:00-9:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 38 PRICE PER PERSON: $50 HOSTED BY: Michelle & Bill Lockhart, Stacie & Mark Whitley, Kim & Neelesh Mehendale, April & John Willingham, Angella & Blake Estess and Carol & Mark Goglia
NO. 5 BRAZILIAN DINNER PARTY FEATURING SOUTH AMERICAN WINES SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2011
Be prepared to be transported to beautiful and exciting Brazil! Your hosts have planned an evening of delicious cuisine and great South American wines that are sure to put a little samba in your supper. This is a party not to be missed!
LOCATION: Tina & Kenney Weinmeisterâ€™s Home 6631 Pemberton Dallas, Texas 75230 DATE: Saturday, January 29th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 30 PRICE PER PERSON: $50 HOSTED BY: Molly & Gregg Engles Rajani Kapu & Russ Haden Tina & Kenney Weinmeister
NO. 6 LOWER SCHOOL FATHER AND DAUGHTER SKATE PARTY SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2011 Can you imagine the smile on your daughterâ€™s face when she sees Dad doing the Hokey Pokey on wheels?! Be sure she has a spot at this one of a kind event. The party will include skating, dinner, drinks and lots of Dad/Daughter bonding fun!
LOCATION: White Rock Skate Center 10055 Shoreview Dallas, TX 75238 DATE: Sunday, January 30th TIME: 5:30-7:30pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 80 PRICE PER PERSON: $25 HOSTED BY: The Allan, Cahoon, Callahan, Grinnell, Gum, Phaneuf, Simons, Willingham and Whitley Families
NO. 7 ASIAN FUSION DINNER PARTY FEAST SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011 Celebrate the New Year Twice! You are so lucky-you have the opportunity to start your Lunar New Year off right with a Chinese feast. Enjoy tasty, traditional Chinese dishes prepared by Donald Lee in the good company of friends and raise money for Hockaday at the same time. What better way to start the year off?
LOCATION: Rebecca and Andy Shimerâ€™s Home 25 Windsor Ridge Frisco, TX 75034 DATE: Saturday, February 5th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 16 PRICE PER PERSON: $50 HOSTED BY: Emily Cates and Donald Lee Michelle and Steve Levine Becca and Andy Shimer
NO. 8 A “GLEEFUL” NIGHT AT THE MOVIES! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011 Calling all Gleeks! What could be more fun than watching Season 1 of Glee with your Hockadaisy friends? You will gather in the fabulous movie room at the Reeder home and enjoy plenty of food and fun. Act fast-only 15 lucky girls will get to be a part of this fantastic event!
LOCATION: Belinda Reeder’s Home 6706 Gateridge Drive Dallas, Texas 75254 DATE: Friday, February 18th TIME: 7:00-11:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 15 PRICE PER PERSON: $40 HOSTED BY: Belinda and Grace Reeder
NO. 9 ITALIAN FAMILY FEAST SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2011 Belinda and Jim Buddrus invite you to enjoy an evening steeped in the Italian tradition of “an Italian family dinner”. Enjoy excellent wine along with the savory flavors of Italian cooking and delight in the company of friends old and new.
LOCATION: Belinda & Jim’s Bluffview Home 4618 Cherokee Trail Dallas, Texas 75209 DATE: Saturday, February 26th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 8 PRICE PER PERSON: $75 HOSTED BY: Belinda & Jim Buddrus
NO. 10 PRIVATE ART TOUR OF COWBOYS STADIUM THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011 Join Dunn & Brown co-owner and Hockaday Mom, Lisa Brown, for a private tour of Cowboys Stadium's world-class art collection. The collection consists of 19 commissioned and original works of art by established and emerging contemporary artists including Annette Lawrence, Trenton Doyle Hancock and Matthew Ritchie. Lisa was involved in the project and will share her knowledge and insights with a few lucky art lovers. This is an exclusive and rare opportunity!
LOCATION: Cowboys Stadium 900 E. Randol Mill Road Arlington, TX 76011 DATE: Thursday, March 24th TIME: 9:30-11:30am NUMBER OF GUESTS: 20 PRICE PER PERSON: $100 HOSTED BY: Lisa Brown
NO. 11 “MARS NEEDS MOMS!” 3D PRIVATE SCREENING PARTY FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 Join us on the movie release day for a private screening of the Disney animated film Mars Needs Moms in 3D! Based on the book by Berkeley Breathed, the story follows a young boy named Milo who gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away. The event will include screening in a private theater, popcorn, soft drinks and a light dinner. What a great way to head into the Spring Break vacation-a movie with all your friends!
LOCATION: Studio Movie Grill-Royal Location 11170 N. Central Expy. Dallas, Texas 75243 DATE: Friday, March 11th TIME: TBD-tentative 6pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 75 PRICE PER PERSON: $30 HOSTED BY: Brian Schulz and Studio Movie Grill Regen Fearon and PlumLife Detail Management Systems
NO. 12 A “MAD MEN” DINNER PARTY SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2011 Take a trip back to the early 1960s and to the hottest show in Hollywood with this "Mad Men" themed dinner party at the circa 1964 home of Ann and David Wood. Enjoy the kind of cocktails, Sixties cuisine, and intimate home setting Don and Betty offered when they were still together. Channel your parents' golden era and wear your "Mad Men"-era attire!
LOCATION: Ann and David Wood’s Home 7229 South Janmar Court Dallas, Texas 75230 DATE: Saturday, March 26th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 10 PRICE PER PERSON: $75 HOSTED BY: Ann and David Wood
NO. 13 GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN! MIDDLE SCHOOL MOTHER AND DAUGHTER DINNER FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
April Fool’s is the perfect night for a Mother and Daughter dinner with these expert hosts. The evening will include a magician, fortune teller, make-up artist giving application tips, hair accessory crafts, line dancing and more! All this plus dinner and dessert- you would be a FOOL to miss!
LOCATION: Zoe and Sophie Hart’s Home 5519 Drane Drive Dallas, Texas 75209 DATE: Friday, April 1st TIME: 7:00-10:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 60 PRICE PER PERSON: $50 HOSTED BY: Zoe and Sophie Hart Rebecca and Lauren McDaniel Kathy and Tori Gudmundsson Sarah Weinberg and Sloane Castleman Mona and Emily Graue
NO. 14 FAR EAST MEETS EASTERN EUROPE DINNER PARTY SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011 If you like spices, you’ll love this event! Stacie & Mark Whitley along with Amita & Sarinder Chhabra are joining together to bring you an evening of bold Eastern flavors. The Whitleys will introduce you to the cooking of his Hungarian heritage and the Chhabras will impress you with the flavors of India. These dishes offer unique and vibrant flavors, sure to turn any meal into an exhilarating experience! Pair that with plenty of wine, friends and fun and you’ve got a combination that will blow you away!
LOCATION: Amita and Sarinder Chhabra’s Home 11610 High Forest Drive Dallas, Texas 75230 DATE: Saturday, April 16th TIME: 6:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 26 PRICE PER PERSON: $75 HOSTED BY: Amita & Sarinder Chhabra Stacie & Mark Whitley
NO. 15 UPPER SCHOOL SPA DAY! SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011 Big date coming up? Need a break from schoolwork? Then this party is for you! Join us at “Karol’s Kabana”, Hollywood style, for an afternoon of facials, massages and manicures. 12 lucky Hockadaisies will enjoy mini spa services and lots of fun. We’ll have you pampered and relaxed!
LOCATION: “Karol’s Kabana” 5370 Meaders Dallas, Texas 75229 DATE: Saturday, April 16th TIME: 2:30pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 12 PRICE PER PERSON: $85 HOSTED BY: Didi and Claire Coker Heather and Grace Gilker Jennifer Karol and Katie Payne
NO. 16 DINNER PARTY AND ART DISCUSSION FEATURING ED LONG THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
Ed Long is going to share his years of art history knowledge with us while we visit over dinner and drinks at the Pollock's classic contemporary home. Join the Eisemans and the Pollocks for a lively and inspiring conversation with Ed Long, our much-acclaimed and much-loved Hockaday icon, celebrity, and superstar.
LOCATION: Karen and Richard Pollockâ€™s Home 9929 Strait Lane Dallas, Texas 75220 DATE: Thursday, April 28th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 40 PRICE PER PERSON: $75 HOSTED BY: Betsy and Richard Eiseman Karen and Richard Pollock
NO. 17 “TOP CHEF” DINNER PARTY SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011 Sharpen your kitchen knives and dive into a frenzied, yet friendly, culinary competition at this unique dinner party. Can you handle the Quickfire and Elimination cooking challenges? Guests will be divided into three teams and will find out if they have what it takes to be top chef! Dinner, drinks and kitchen fun await you!
LOCATION: Megan and Casey McManemin’s Home 5145 Yolanda Lane Dallas, Texas 75229 DATE: Saturday, April 30th TIME: 6:30pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 20 PRICE PER PERSON: $75 HOSTED BY: Megan and Casey McManemin Wendy and Edward King
NO. 18 DINNER IN THE BELLAMY GARDENS SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2011 Ever feel like you need a night out of Dallas? Here is the next best Thing-beautiful, fun, and off the beaten path! Come for an early evening guided tour of Dallas's own amazing Landscape Designer, Robert Bellamy's lush garden paradise, followed by a garden candlelit Mediterranean dinner served by your hosts. You won't want to miss thisyou may even feel like you are on vacation!
LOCATION: Robert Bellamy’s Garden 1904 N. Prairie Avenue Dallas, Texas 75204 DATE: Saturday, May 7th TIME: 6:30pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 20 PRICE PER PERSON: $50 HOSTED BY: Robert Bellamy Lyssa Orchid Young and D’Arcy Young Kimberly and Robert Hart Rachelle and Bob Weathersby
NO. 19 UPPER SCHOOL MOTHER AND DAUGHTER TEA SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2011 Please join us for a lovely, relaxing afternoon tea. This is a memorable opportunity to honor the mother and daughter relationship and spend some fun time together with mothers, daughters, grandmothers, aunts and friends. Dress in your favorite tea party dresses and hats and revive the years old High Tea tradition. Come ready to participate in a “Tea Party Hat” contest!
LOCATION: Roheen Ahsan’s Home 4411 Beechwood Lane Dallas, TX 75220 DATE: Saturday, May 14th TIME: 2:00-4:30pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 100 PRICE PER PERSON: $35 HOSTED BY: Roheen and Raheela Ahsan
NO. 20 EVERYDAY IS A PARTY IN THE CRESCENT CITY! SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2011
Take a walk with your hosts down St. Charles Avenue, across Canal and into the famous French Quarter of New Orleans. Experience the vitality of a city where food, fun and friends go hand in hand. Enjoy simple Parade food, which is never simple, honoring Mardi Gras. Feel the groove of the live music and enjoy the libations that partner so well with the creole cuisine. In the spirit of The Big Easy, Barbara & Ric Middlekauff welcome you to "laissez les bons temps rouler!” or "let the good times roll!"
LOCATION: Barbara and Ric Middlekauff’s Home 17612 Cedar Creek Canyon Dallas, TX 75252 DATE: Saturday, May 14th TIME: 7:00pm NUMBER OF GUESTS: 20 PRICE PER PERSON: $75 HOSTED BY: Barbara and Ric Middlekauff