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Dear Families and Friends: POOF! You have traveled in time to a dark and elegant haunted New Orleans Masquerade Garden Party. Where would you rather be? Welcome to the Masquerade! Thank you for showing your support of our children by attending this spectacular, hair-raising event. At its core, Evergreen is a place for children to grow together into thoughtful, joyful, and virtuous citizens of the world. It is fitting that our benefit is a celebration of our children, our community, and our school. Our Haunted Garden theme highlights the spirit of fun and friendship in the dark and steamy air. Planning this event took countless hours of work by a large group of dedicated volunteers. From decorations to catalogs, ticket sales, Love Notes, ads, food, beverages, and logistics, I deeply appreciate everyone’s tireless efforts. In particular, our Co-chairs Kim Cantor and Cori Lathan and Decoration Chair Donna Kerr deserve special recognition for making this event possible. I am deeply grateful for their leadership, vision, teamwork, and creativity. We have many wonderful items to offer. Please bid generously, as Auction proceeds directly support classroom programs and special projects—and ultimately our children. Enjoy the evening! Sincerely,

John DeMarchi Head of School

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Welcome to the Evergreen School Auction! Auction Rules 1.

You will receive your bid number when you check in at the door.

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During the silent auction, you may bid on as many items as you wish. Simply write your bid number on the bid sheet associated with the item on which you wish to bid.

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Sign-up parties: Each Sign-up Party has a defined bid amount per person and a limited space. Each bidder wins a space.

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Check your bids frequently during the course of the silent auction. The last bid at the closing of the silent auction wins the item. Your bid entry on the bid sheet is a commitment to buy that item.

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At the close of bidding, the bid sheets will be collected and the winning bid receipts tallied. Report to the check-out table and show your bid number. Your itemized receipt will show what you won and how much you owe.

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After paying, please take your receipt to the pick-up table, where you may claim your item(s).

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Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in the auction catalog and bid sheets. In the event of a discrepancy, please consult the actual gift certificate or item for expiration dates and other pertinent details.

NOTE: Please leave any auction items on the tables for collection by the auction table hosts. You may claim your auction item at the pick-up table by presenting your paid bid receipt. HAVE FUN and GOOD LUCK!

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THE LIVE AUCTION Class Projects Class projects were made by our Evergreen children with love and a little help from their teachers and parent volunteers. Live1: Bedazzled Beautiful Butterfly Bonanza Delightful watercolor butterflies artfully arranged on paper and framed. Ideal for any home or office and made from the heart! Priceless! Created by: Tobin/Nina Primary Class

Live2: Ceramic Chip & Dip Set Unique as the little hands that made it, this ceramic chip and dip set is artfully decorated with fingerprint flowers and turtles. Bright and cheery, it is perfect to use for a spring or summer get together with friends. Created by: John/Conn Primary Class

Live3: Ginkgo Breeze This beautiful piece combines individual Matisse-inspired collages made by each student into one finished canvas print. "There are always Flowers for those who want to see them." (Henri Matisse) Created by: Liotta/Dias Primary Class

Live4: Mosaic Serving Tray Be the host with the most when you serve with these beautiful trays designed and crafted by the Elementary class. Stunning and useful, the trays will add class to any occasion in your home. Created by: Hatziyannis/Sesko Elementary Class

Live5: Storytelling Quilt Become entwined in the Elementary children's imagination with this storytelling quilt. Each Elementary child has created an original story and picture; together, their stories have been cleverly transformed into a beautiful quilt. Created by: Hatziyannis/Sesko Elementary Class

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Live6: Sunburst Symphony Artwork made by little hands never goes out of style. This framed collage is made of sunbursts painted with watercolors in a gorgeous mix of colors. It will add whimsy to any room and is sure to be a conversation starter! Created by: Bingcang/Ana Primary Class

Live7: Head of School for the Day Your child will experience the power and thrill of being Head of School for a day! The winning Head's job starts at 8:30 a.m. with the welcoming of students in the car line. Then he or she visits classrooms, chooses a new book for the library and helps read it to one of Evergreen’s classes, and chooses songs to sing in music class or activities in P.E. After lunch, the Head helps Mrs. Conn tuck in the nappers and works with Mr. DeMarchi to write a newsletter article about the day. Donor: John DeMarchi

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THE SILENT AUCTION Class Baskets Items in class baskets were donated by Evergreen families. Item 100: A Chef's Basket Cooking is fun, and cooking with your child can be even more fun (or stressful). This basket has everything a budding chef needs, and items for you too! The basket includes: Cuisinart Mini-Prep Processor; Wustof Five Blade Herb Shears; Solid Wood Tablet Stand for recipes; Curious Chef whisk, cookie turner, measuring cups, non-stick rolling pin, serving tongs; pizza cutter, spatula and vegetable scrubber; Endurance egg topper and spoons; polka dot spatula; colorful measuring cups; cupcake baking cups; chocolate waffle and pancake mix; and dish towels. Donor: Liotta/Dias Primary Class

Item 101: Arts & Crafts Extravaganza Bet you wish you had had this basket during all those winter snow days! This basket has ample ways to entertain on a rainy day or when you feel like doing something just a bit different. Contents include: Origami Fun Kit for Beginners; Sparkling 3D Paint Activity Kit; Laser Peg Bug Kit; the Wooden Peg Game; Create Your Own 3 Bitty Books; Fuzzy Face Magnetic Fun; Weaving Loom; Look What I Made 48 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle; Mosaic Cat; and modeling clay. Donor: Tobin/Nina Primary Class

Item 102: Family Movie Night: OUT or IN Stay in or go out—either way your family will have a great time together. The basket includes: $25 gift cards to Fandango, Cold Stone, and Chipotle; Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Cookies Mix; popcorn; candy; and, five (5) family movie favorites. Donor: Hatziyannis/Sesko Elementary Class

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Item 103: Relax and Indulge Every parent needs a little relaxation and time to indulge. This spa-inspired basket includes: Terranova shea butter cream; tea tree foot soak; Blue Tear Drop Oil Warmer; essential oil set; satin mask; wooden bath brush; wooden hair brush; 3 in 1 body massage candle; Terracotta foot scrubber; lemongrass hand cream and soap, whiskey glasses; mineral bath salt; aromatherapy candle; champagne; and, chocolate cherry cordials. Donor: John/Conn Primary Class

Item 104: Springtime Gardening for Adults Adults like to get dirty too! Garden alongside your child with your own gardening tools. The basket includes: watering can; gardening tools pack; gardening tools & tote; gardening gloves; $20 gift card to Johnson's Nursery; book about gardening; slate garden welcome sign; and thermometer. Donor: Bingcang/Ana Primary Class

Item 105: Springtime Gardening for Children Kids love to play in the garden, and springtime is the perfect time to get those little hands dirty. The basket includes: watering can; children’s gardening gloves; book about gardening; gardening set for kids along with larger gardening tools; packages of seeds; bird feeder and bird seed. Donor: Bingcang/Ana Primary Class

Item 106: Summer and Beach Time Fun The summer is almost here, and everyone loves going to the beach or the pool. This basket will get your summer off on the right foot. Contents include: Texsport Calypso Cabana Beach Shelter; Premier Kites Black Nylon Shark Kite; 15-Piece Beach Sand Toy Set in Zippered Bag Castle Bucket; Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Spark Shark Toss & Catch; 2-pack Cotton Craft Terry Beach Towel; Color Splash Lounge Raft; Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Clicker Crab Pail and Shovel; Aerobie Pro Ring; Smashball Beach Tennis Set; Learning Resources Lower Case Letter Sand Molds; Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Spark Shark Kick Board; Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk; Vines Hold Everything Tote; Franklin Grip-Rite Football; and, a $50 Target gift card. Donor: Martin/Lynn/Soraya Toddler Class

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Item 107: Time for Family Game Night Let the competition begin—with this basket, you and your family will never be bored! You’ll have fun playing: Tell Tale Fairy Tales; Quiddler; Spot It & Spot it Junior Animals; Jenga; Bananagrams; Snap Circuits Jr.; Q-bitz; and, Connect 4. Donor: Hatziyannis/Sesko Elementary Class

Item 108: Time for Tea or Coffee or Hot Chocolate It's time for a tea party. Or perhaps coffee is more your thing. But everyone loves hot chocolate! The basket includes: Cuisinart Grind & Brew Deluxe Coffee Maker; a children’s tea set; hot chocolate and cupcake kits; and coffee from Starbucks. Donor: Liotta/Dias Primary Class

Item 109: Wine Enthusiast Relaxing with a glass of wine at the end of a long day is just what you need. This basket includes: Wine Enthusiast Electric Blue Push-Button Corkscrew; wine bottle stoppers, Govino wine glasses; a bottle of Terrazas de los Andes 2009 Reserva Malbec; a bottle of Marques de Casa Concha 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon; and colorful dinner napkins. Donor: Liotta/Dias Primary Class

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Capital Connection Item 200: Alex Ovechkin Autographed Puck Donated by the Washington Capitals, this puck is signed by Number 8, Alex Ovechkin, and comes with a certificate of authenticity. Donor: Washington Capitals

Item 201: Four Baseline Tickets to the Washington Nationals Who doesn't love beer, hot dogs, and the Washington Nationals! A voucher for four (4) baseline reserved tickets during the 2014 Season. Valid for games prior to August 31, 2014. Donor: Washington Nationals

Item 202: Four Tickets to The Puppet Company Playhouse What fun for you and the kids! The Puppet Company Playhouse in Glen Echo Park offers four (4) tickets to a show (or any combination of shows) during the regularly scheduled season. Expiration date: April 26, 2015. Donor: The Puppet Company Play House at Glen Echo Park

Item 203: Miguel Gonzalez Autographed Baseball Proudly display this autographed baseball signed by Miguel Gonzalez of the Baltimore Orioles. It comes with a certificate of authenticity. Donor: Baltimore Orioles

Item 204: Two General Admission Tickets to the Newseum One of the best museums in town! Each of the Newseum’s seven levels is packed with fun, interactive exhibits that explore how news affects our shared experience of historic moments. Two (2) general admission tickets. Valid through February 26, 2015. Donor: Newseum

Item 205: Two Tickets to Folger Theatre's Julius Caesar Enjoy two (2) seats at the Folger Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar onstage October 28 - December 7, 2014. Donor: Folger Theatre

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Item 206: Two Tickets to the International Spy Museum Put on your spy caps and enjoy an afternoon at the International Spy Museum in downtown Washington, DC. Two (2) general admissions tickets. Expiration date: December 31, 2014. Donor: International Spy Museum Item 207: Two Tickets to the Studio Theatre The Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C. is dedicated to producing the best in contemporary theater. Enjoy two (2) tickets to one of two productions: Cock (May 14-28, 2014) or Grounded (June 10- June 24, 2014). Donor: Studio Theatre

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Outings & Excursions Item 300: American Visionary Art Museum: Four Admission Passes Visionary art refers to art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself. Enjoy a day in Baltimore's inner harbor and catch the amazing visionary works at the American Visionary Art Museum. No expiration date. Donor: American Visionary Art Museum

Item 301: It's a Bowling Party Bowling parties are fun for kids and adults! Throw a strike with this certificate good for one bowling party for up to six (6) people at any Bowl America location. Party includes: 2 games of bowling per person plus shoe rental, and 2 pitchers of a non-alcoholic beverage. Date, time, and location selection are subject to availability; advanced reservations required; valid through 4/26/2015, excluding January through March. Donor: Bowl America

Item 302: Liberty Mountain Beginner Ski Package It’s time to learn to ski or snowboard at Ski Liberty in Pennsylvania. The beginner ski or snowboard package includes: two (2) lift tickets restricted to the beginner ski area, complete rentals, and a 90-minute class lesson. Valid Sunday through Friday (non-holiday) or any evening from 5 to 10 p.m. during the 2014-15 season. Ages 8 and older. Donor: Liberty Mountain Resort

Item 303: Ten Passes to the KidMuseum Maker Playground Ten (10) passes to the Kid Museum Maker Playground opening in September 2014 in Bethesda! The KidMuseum’s mission is to inspire children to become innovative, empathetic, global citizens of the future. Their world-class, interactive museum focuses on three core program areas: international culture and global connections; science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and art; and social responsibility and community service. Donor: KidMuseum

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Item 304: Tubing in Harper's Ferry Enjoy the great outdoors and ride the river! Two (2) spaces on a tubing trip in Harper's Ferry. Expiration date: April 26, 2015. Donor: River Riders

Item 305: Two Tickets to a Performance of the BSO Enjoy a splendid night out with this voucher for two (2) tickets to a performance of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on either Friday, May 16, or Thursday, May 22. Tickets must be requested in advance by mailing the voucher to the ticket office. Donor: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Item 306: Two Tickets to Strathmore Experience the intersection of art and life! Two (2) tickets to any performance presented at the Music Center of Strathmore in North Bethesda. Requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the show. Seats are assigned as best available at the time of redemption. Must be redeemed in person or by mail. Expiration date: April 26, 2015. Donor: Strathmore

Item 307: Whitetail Beginner Ski Package Learn to ski or snowboard at Whitetail Resort in Pennsylvania. Package includes two (2) lift tickets valid on beginner terrain; ski or snowboard rental; and a group lesson for ages 8 and up. Not valid during holiday periods; cannot be upgraded or exchanged. Expiration date: April 1, 2015 or end of 2014-15 ski season. Donor: Whitetail Resort

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Local Living Item 400: $100 Gift Card to 8407 Kitchen Bar Wine and great food! 8407 Kitchen Bar in downtown Silver Spring serves acclaimed, locally sourced American artisan cuisine. Donor: 8407 Kitchen Bar

Item 401: $100 Gift Card to Mrs. K's Toll House Mrs. K’s Toll House Restaurant in Silver Spring is situated in what was the last operating tollhouse in Montgomery County. Enjoy dinner, lunch, or brunch! Donor: Mrs. K's Toll House

Item 402: $200 Gift Certificate at Wood Opticians You would look great in a new pair of frames! Take advantage of this $200 gift certificate towards merchandise at Wood Opticians in Kensington, Maryland. Donor: Wood Opticians

Item 403: $200 Gift Certificate for Tile Architectural Ceramics is a family-owned and operated tile and stone company with six showrooms throughout the DC Metro Area. This $200 gift certificate can be used toward the purchase of stock products. Expiration date: March 2015. Donor: Architectural Ceramics

Item 404: 3-Month Gym Membership Rock Creek Sports Club is a local fitness gym located near downtown Silver Spring. This 3-month membership includes full use of the facility, all group exercise classes, towel service, sauna, and free parking. Expiration date: October 26, 2014. Donor: Rock Creek Sports Club

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Item 405: 30-minute Photography Session Bring out your best with this 30 minute mini-photo shoot! Yours to keep are 3 high-resolution JPG image files (with shared copyrights) with a private proofing website. The full set of the high-res JPGs are available for purchase (with shared copyrights) at a discounted rate. See the donor’s fine photography work at www.documentaryassociates.com. Donor: Documentary Associates

Item 406: 40-Minute Foot Therapy Treatment Quantity: 2 Pamper your feet with a rejuvenating 40-minute total foot massage treatment from Joseph Reo—a licensed, nationally certified massage therapist. No expiration date. Donor: Joseph Reo, LMT

Item 407: 60-Minute Therapeutic Massage Quantity: 2 Indulge in a 60-minute therapeutic massage from Joseph Reo—a licensed, nationally certified massage therapist. No expiration date. Donor: Joseph Reo, LMT

Item 408: Fused Glass Bowl Beautiful tempered glass bowl made by craftsman Tony Glander, founder and owner of Fitzpatrick Glass Studios. Donor: Fitzpatrick Glass Studios

Item 409: Language Stars Gift Package Grow your brain with this $100 gift certificate toward tuition for any immersion program in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French or German at any Language Stars Center. The package also includes a free language CD and Tshirt. Donor: Language Stars Bethesda

Item 410: Piano or Guitar Lessons with B&B Music We come to you! Three (3) in-home piano or guitar lessons. Instrument required (guitar, piano, or keyboard). To learn more, visit http://bnbmusiclessons.com. Donor: B&B Music Lessons

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Item 411: Portrait Session with Freed Photography It’s a perfect time of year to finally have that family portrait done! Freed Photography is offering one portrait session in its Bethesda studio with one retouched 8x10 portrait. Portrait session must be done during the week. Donor: Freed Photography

Item 412: Six Month Wine Club Membership Each month you will receive 3 wines along with tasting notes, recipes, and exclusive savings at Gilly's in Rockville. State law prohibits shipping. Winner must pick-up their wine each month. Expires: May 10, 2015. Donor: Gilly's Craft Beer & Fine Wine

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Summer Fun Item 500: $100 Gift Certificate to CREATE Arts Center Art is Magic at CREATE Arts Center in Silver Spring, whose mission is to promote creativity, self-expression and self-confidence through artistic expression. Experience what they have to offer with this $100 gift certificate toward any class, camp, or parties. Expiration date: April 26, 2015. Donor: CREATE Arts Center

Item 501: A Birthday Party (or Class or Camp) at Silver Stars Host your child's birthday party at Silver Stars Gymnastics! Or attend classes or camp at Silver Stars, which provides a program designed to promote age-appropriate skill development in a fun and safe environment. No expiration date. Donor: Silver Stars Gymnastics

Item 502: Art Works Studio: Birthday Party Art Works Studio located in Mt. Rainier, Maryland is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire creativity and confidence in people of all ages through arts education. This Birthday Art party for 10 children includes 2 hours of space usage, art instruction, and art materials for a project of your choice. Donor: Art Works Studio School

Item 503: Ballet Petite Gift Package For the young dancer in your family! This gift package includes: My Magical Morning book, fairy wings, wand, tutu, and a $50 gift certificate for classes or camps at any of Ballet Petite's three locations. Donor: Ballet Petite

Item 504: Four Tickets to the Summer Garden Theatre Theater has never been more fun. Experience the arts with four (4) tickets to the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre. Tickets are good for any production and do not expire. Donor: Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

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Item 505: Gift Certificate from Color Me Mine, the Paint-It-Yourself Ceramics Studio A delightful activity for family or friends. Get together at the Color Me Mine studio in downtown Silver Spring with a gift certificate for 4 that includes studio fees and one piece of pottery. Expiration date: May 30, 2015. Donor: Color Me Mine

Item 506: One Month of Group Horseback Riding Lessons Learn how to ride a horse with a one-month pass for group riding lessons from Reddemeade Farm Equestrian Center in Silver Spring. Expiration date: April 2015. Donor: Reddemeade Farm

Item 507: One Week of Camp at the Summer Dance Institute If you have a dancer in your life, a week of summer camp at the Princess Mhoon Dance Institute (PMDI) in Silver Spring is the way to go! PMDI fosters growth in a motivating environment where the collaboration between dancer and instructor is fun, exhilarating, and intense! Students receive focused attention in technique classes and repertory rehearsals. The students are encouraged to choreograph their own works or participate in works choreographed by other students. For younger students, PMDI offers a balance between movement, outdoor activities, and entertaining arts and crafts. Donor: Princess Mhoon Dance Institute

Item 508: One Week Summer Day Camp at Camp Olympia This gift certificate is good for one (1) week of summer day camp in Rockville. Activities include: horseback riding, swimming, soccer, basketball, gymnastics, games, and more!! Ages 6-15. Expiration date: August 22, 2014. Donor: Camp Olympia

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Evergreen Community Item 600: $100 Silver Stars Gymnastics Gift Card Your child will build an athletic foundation for all sports through the strength, flexibility and coordination that only the challenge of gymnastics can offer. Silver Stars Gymnastics helps children develop a positive selfimage and personal success through goal setting, time management, sportsmanship, dedication and discipline. This $100 gift certificate can be used for classes, camp, or a party at either Silver Stars Gymnastics location, in Silver Spring or Bowie. Donor: Liz and Sean Curran

Item 601: A Taste of Scotland! Smoked Salmon Enjoy a 670 g (1.5 lb) sliced side of the finest Scottish smoked salmon from Inverawe Smokehouse in rural Argyllshire on the west coast of Scotland. Caught in Scottish waters, cured, smoked, and packed by Scottish artisans, this delicacy is “By Appointment to H.M. Queen Elizabeth.” Imported and generously donated by the Scottish Smoked Salmon Co., owned by Evergreen grandmother, Etta MacKay. Donor: Scottish Smoked Salmon Company

Item 602: Nest Class Art Project: Sheltering the Young Parents choose to shelter their young at Evergreen, and the children of Nest say “Thank you” by creating a beautiful work of art. One tree, one nest—and all the names they designed on each leaf are a reflection of their afternoons at Evergreen. Donor: Evergreen Nest Class

Item 603: Consultation for Research Design/Statistical Analysis Want help designing a survey? Have some data you need to analyze but don't know how? As a social science researcher with 20 years of experience, Alyssa Zucker (Evergreen Parent) will provide five (5) hours of consulting with you about your project and provide practical assistance to get the job done! Donor: Alyssa Zucker

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Item 604: Coupon Book for Ultimate Wash + RainX Your car will love you when you get a coupon book entitling you (and your car) to six (6) ultimate car washes plus RainX at Montgomery Hills Car Wash. Donor: Montgomery Hills Car Wash; Shade & Nuraini Tanimowo

Item 605: Hand-Crafted Serving Bowl Handcrafted stoneware bowl by Marilyn Grizzard of Stone House Artisans. This beautiful bowl is perfectly sized for serving salad or displaying fruit on your table or counter. Donor: Marilyn Grizzard

Item 606: Birthday Party Supplies Quantity: 2 There is beauty in presentation! Each birthday suite comes with birthday celebration goodies that can be used to throw a little party (for 10 children including the birthday child). The suite comes in a keepsake box that can be used to keep memorable trinkets and birthday cards. Just Simply L is owned and operated by Lourdes Buenaflor, Evergreen parent. Donor: Just Simply L: Party Studio & Stationery; Lourdes Buenaflor

Item 607: Learn to Cook a Peruvian Dinner Learn to cook a Peruvian dinner alongside the chef, Dusia, in your home! Then serve the results to your family of four or five. Ingredients provided. Date to be determined. Donor: Dusia Ekzarkhov Cooking

Item 608: Marquis by Waterford Sparkle 9" Vase Perfect for a Mother’s Day Bouquet! Ideal for displaying a floral arrangement or dried flowers, the Sparkle Vases boast the radiance and weight for which Waterford has become world famous. Brisk and modern, the Marquis by Waterford Sparkle pattern is characterized by brilliant crystal cuts reminiscent of delicate starlight. Donor: Liz and Sean Curran

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Item 609: One Session of Young Discoverers Summer Camp Still not sure what to do this summer? How about one (1) session (2 weeks) of Evergreen's Young Discoverers' Camp for children ages 3.5 to 6? The summer classrooms are set up to engross children in learning-based activities of their choosing. Every week is theme-based with high quality activities, field trips, and swimming. Valid for Summer 2014. Donor: Evergreen Summer Camp

Item 610: Private Piano Lessons with Mrs. Martin Mrs. Martin will provide four (4) private piano lessons (EGKstein Series) for 30 minutes at Evergreen on Mondays (May 5, 12, 19, and June 2) from 4 to 4:30 pm. Donor: Heidi Martin Music

Item 611: Thai Cooking Class Home cooked Thai food is amazing. Vipada Musick will come to your home and teach you how to make a Thai meal for 4 people. Ingredients provided. Date to be determined. Expiration date: August 31, 2014. Donor: Vipada Musick

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Sign-up Parties Every bidder “wins!” By placing your bid number on the bid sheet, you are committed to paying the set bid price. More important, your bid ensures you a place at one of the best parties of the year! Enjoy!

Item 700: A Day in the Life Photo Album Quantity: 5 Your child will be center stage in a personalized photo book that documents a day in the life of your child at Evergreen. Mr. DeMarchi will take pictures of your child throughout the day and create a handsome keepsake book with Shutterfly. This is an heirloom opportunity. Donor: John DeMarchi Price: $100.00

Item 701: Art Class with Ms. Tobin Quantity: 3 Do you have a budding artist on your hands? Ms. Tobin will host three (3) children on May 21 at 3 pm for a one hour art class. Donor: Ms. Tobin Date: 5/21/2014 Price: $50.00

Item 702: Bengali (Indian) Cultural Immersion Experience Quantity: 5 Learn how to cook 2 authentic Bengali (Indian) dishes. And learn some basic Bengali vocabulary. All ingredients will be provided. Participants will prepare the meal with teacher and share the dinner over "Adda" prolonged chitchat/ conversation at the parent's home in Silver Spring. Donor: Pompa Banerjee-McDonald Price: $50.00

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Item 703: Dinner with the Head of School Quantity: 20 Join fellow parents for famous barbecue, drinks, dessert, vegetarian specialties, and more at the DeMarchi's home on Saturday, May 31 from 6-9 pm. Donor: John & Jane DeMarchi Date: 5/31/14 Price: $50.00

Item 704: Great Tastes Cooking Class—Summer Desserts! Quantity: 6 Jennifer Cooper, founder and owner of the personal chef service Great Tastes, will lead a 2-hour beginner cooking class. Participants will learn how to make (and eat!) pavlovas, or meringues topped with fruit. Join us Sunday, June 1 from 3-5 pm at the home of Evergreen parents Cori Lathan and Dave Kubalak. Donor: Jennifer Cooper - Great Tastes Date: 6/1/2014 Price: $40.00

Item 705: Guided Tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Quantity: 10 Evergreen Parent Ginger Spivey will lead a group through the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The tour will encourage discussion among participants and focus on key themes and developments in American art. Join us at 2pm on Sunday June 8 in front of the museum. Donor: Ginger Spivey Date: 6/8/2014 Price: $30.00

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Item 706: Single Malt Whisky Tasting Quantity: 10 If whisky is your thing, this party is for you! Evergreen parents Jennifer and Raj (Calum & Iona) will host a single malt whisky tasting at their home in Silver Spring. They will take guests on a tour of Scotland through an array of single-malt scotch whiskeys. An assortment of Scottish appetizers will also be served. Join us at 3pm on Saturday, October 18. Donor: Jennifer Rusiecki & Raj Jagannathan Date: 10/18/2014 Price: $50.00

Item 707: Wine Tasting and Contemporary Feminist Issues Quantity: 10 Dr. Alyssa Zucker, Evergreen parent and Associate Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at George Washington University, will lead us in a discussion of current feminist issues. Society and gender identity will be two of the topics discussed over (several) glasses of wine! Join us from 7-9 PM on Sunday June 1 at Prof. Zucker's home. Donor: Alyssa Zucker Date: 6/1/2014 Price: $40.00

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Grab Bags Make a bid of $20 and grab a bag! Guaranteed minimum prize value of $25 to a local business. Prizes include: Item 800: $20 Gift Certificate to Snider's Super Foods (Quantity: 2) Item 801: $25 Gift Certificate to the Woodmoor Pastry Shop Item 802: $25 Gift Certificate to Pizza CS Item 803: $25 Gift Certificate to Catch Can Item 804: $25 Gift Certificate to Johnson's Florist & Garden Center Item 805: $25 Gift Certificate to Second Story Books Item 806: $30 Gift Certificate to Arucola Osteria Italiana Item 807: $40 Gift Certificate to Mandalay Restaurant & Café Item 808: $50 Gift Certificate to Copper Canyon Grill (Quantity: 2) Item 809: 10 lbs. Pick-Your-Own Blueberries at Butler’s Orchard Item 810: Two Tickets to the Avalon Theatre Item 811: Admission to the National Capital Trolley Museum Item 812: Boat Tour of Annapolis Harbor with Watermark Cruises Item 813: General Admission Passes to the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve Zoo Item 814: Crochet Kit from the Yarn Spot Item 815: Dinner and a Show at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia Item 816: Family Membership to The Claude Moore Colonial Farm Item 817: Family Season Pass to the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts Item 818: Four Admission Passes to the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Item 819: One-Year Family Membership to the Audubon Naturalist Society Item 820: Two Tickets to Luray Caverns

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Thank You to Our Generous Donors The Evergreen School would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous donations to the 2014 auction. 8407 Kitchen Bar AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center American Visionary Art Museum Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre Architectural Ceramics Arucola Osteria Italiana Audubon Naturalist Society Avalon Theatre B&B Music Lessons Ballet Petite Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Booth-o-Rama Bowl America Butler's Orchard Camp Olympia Catch Can Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo Color Me Mine Copper Canyon Grill CREATE Arts Center Documentary Associates Dusia Ekzarkhov Cooking Evergreen Summer Camp Fitzpatrick Glass Studios Folger Theatre Freed Photography Gilly's Craft Beer & Fine Wine Heidi Martin Music Johnson's Florist & Garden Centers Joseph Reo, LMT Just Simply L: Party Studio & Stationery KidMuseum Language Stars Bethesda Liberty Mountain Resort Luray Caverns Mandalay Restaurant & Cafe Montgomery Hills Car Wash Mrs. K's Toll House

National Capital Trolley Museum Newseum Pizza CS Princess Mhoon Dance Institute Reddemeade Farm River Riders Rock Creek Sports Club Scottish Smoked Salmon Company Second Story Books Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts Silver Stars Gymnastics Snider's Super Foods Strathmore Studio Theatre The Claude Moore Colonial Farm The Puppet Company Play House at Glen Echo Park Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia Vipada Musick Washington Capitals Washington Nationals Watermark Cruises Whitetail Resort Wood Opticians Woodmoor Pastry Shop Yarn Spot Sign-Up Party Hosts Pompa Banerjee-McDonald Jennifer Cooper, Great Tastes Jane & John DeMarchi Jennifer Rusiecki & Raj Jagannathan Ginger Spivey Rebecca Tobin Aylssa Zucker

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Auction Sponsors (as of April 21, 2014) Sponsor-a-Teacher Kim & Jon Cantor Stacy Hondas-Rapacon Joanne & Josh Hoff Joneigh & Furquan Khaldun Anke and Dave Mann Lynn & Nicholas Michalopoulos Birgit & James Mitchell Lana & Glenn Orloff Grace & Cesar Plaza Daniela Sandler & Antoine Yoshinaka Hajira Shariff & Gregory Goodwin Silver Twilight Nichole & Doodnauth Bhiro Louise Kerr Vanessa & Adrian Obaldo Retha Wellons Ellen Zucker Moonlight Sarah and John O’Grady Shooting Star John and Jane DeMarchi Paul Feeko Joneigh & Furquan Khaldun Hajira Shariff & Gregory Goodwin Dark Knight Birgit & James Mitchell Lana & Glenn Orloff Board of Trustees Liz Curran Rachel Dickon Helen Droddy Erica Goldman David Kubalak Vikram Ramachandran Hajira Shariff Jodie Shoemaker Iris Diaz-Sliker

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Special Acknowledgments Auction Planning Committee Kim Cantor, Co-Chair Cori Lathan, Co-Chair Shade Elesho Jennifer Grizzard Ekzarkhov Donna Kerr Sarah Kerr Kasia Murray Jennifer Rusiecki Auctioneer Lourdes Barden-Sims Decorations Donna Kerr & the Pure Energy Real Estate Team Food & Beverages Chef Gilbert Logo Design Christopher Mattox Class Project Coordinators Savina Dhawan & Nina Mahboubi Iris Diaz-Sliker & Felicia Hatziyannis Ginger Spivey, Tara O’Dowd, and Rebecca Tobin Michelle Drozd Robin Foland Cindy Mann Sarah O’Grady Class Basket Coordinators Courtney Blenkinsop Dominique Butters Erica Goldman Cori Lathan Donna Rodney Alana Turner

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A Special Thank You The Evergreen School Auction would not be possible without the support of the school office and leadership. Many thanks to John DeMarchi, Lourdes Buenaflor, Vipada Musick, and to Evergreen’s wonderful teachers and staff! Thank you also to the Evergreen Board of Trustees for its members’ generous donations. A very special thank you to Donna Kerr, Rania Peet, and the Pure Energy Real Estate for their creativity and amazing decorations.

Beverage Donation We are grateful to the Evergreen Board of Trustees for sponsoring the bar and beverages at this year’s event.

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 Love Notes  “Love Notes” are lovingly purchased by family and friends to recognize a special Evergreen student, teacher, or staff member. Thanks to all who participated!

 Dear Ms. Tobin & Ms. Nina, I love being in your classroom. I have learned so much, and I am excited to learn to write next year…when I am 4! Thank you! Love, Joshua Cantor  Dear Socorro Isabella Slilker-Diaz, Keep doing your best! I love you today, tomorrow, and always! You always make me proud! Love, Nana  Dear Cooper, You are our super hero - Iron Man of the bicycle, writer of stories, artist, and wrangler of dinosaurs - Allosaurus to Zuniceratops! Love, Granny and John  Dear Evergreen Community, Thank you for making this such a special place for children to learn & grow. We are moving to Baltimore and will miss everyone very much. Love, Anna Brown & Family (Charlie, Marie, Anna, and Luke) 

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 Dear Sam H, There once was a boy named Sam, who saw Styginolochs go B-A-M! The Cretaceous is past. Sam wants it to last. For that he must utter "Shazam�! We love our paleontologist! Love, Mommy, Daddy, and Gwen  Dear Margot, I love to see you dance, walk your balance beam, read and tell your stories. I love your drawings too! With love, Grandma  Dear Leia Michelle, You are so special. I love you so much. May God continue to wrap his loving arms around you. Love, Grandma Ivory  Dear Lucy, We are proud of you and are very glad you are our granddaughter. Much Love, Grandpa and Nana  Dear Sam H, Hooray for Sam, extraordinary reader, speller, and drawer of timelines. Love, Grammy 

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 Dear Ms. Tobin & Ms. Nina, Academic Afternoon, Music & E-Day Teachers and Staff, I love my school, teachers, friends, and all the things I have learned. Thank you! Love, Ayo  Dear Socorro, Congratulations on completing Evergreen’s elementary program. We love you very much and are very proud of your accomplishments. !Enhorabuena! XOXOXOXO Love, Mami and Papi  Dear Evergreen Teachers and Staff, Thank you so much Evergreen for all the fun and a year full of great memories! Love, Camila’s Parents  Dear Emily, We love you! Grandma and Grandpa 

Dear Joshua, We love you! Grandma and Grandpa  Dear Lucy, Our sweet and funny girl. We couldn’t love you more. Love, Grandma Sarah 

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Evergreen School Auction Catalog 2014  

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