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1.      Foursome of Golf & Lunch at Ardsley Country Club

Treat yourself to a leisurely day with friends or colleagues at the historic Ardsley Country Club. Tee off with a round of golf on the course featuring spectacular vistas of the Hudson River and tree lined fairways.  A relaxed lunch at the Halfway House, a round of cocktails and a complimentary golf cart will make it a day to remember.

Minimum Bid: $350

Value: $600


2.      Pair of Yankee MVP Club Lounge Tickets- May 27  vs. Oakland Athletics 1:05 pm  

If you love the Yankees... then this is the auction item for you! These Yankee tickets are for the Field MVP Club 125 Section, Row 1. Don’t miss this opportunity to have amazing seats! You’ll also enjoy access to the Ford Field MVP Club, Audi Club, and 893 Club. Donated by Bonnie Bernstein.

Minimum Bid: $400

Value: $410


Pair of Yankee MVP Club Lounge Tickets- June 25 vs. Texas Rangers 2:05pm

If you miss out on the first pair of tickets, don't despair! These tickets are also for the Field MVP Club 125 Section, Row 1. You’ll also enjoy access to the Ford Field MVP Club, Audi Club, and 893 Club. Donated by Bonnie Bernstein.              

Minimum Bid: $400

Value: $410


3.      Spanish Tapas Cooking Class for 6

Internationally-trained chef Alberto Alvarez will bring his culinary expertise and his sheer joy of cooking to your home for a night of learning, eating and fun.  Choose five of your favorite people and make a fantastic feast together. Ole!

Minimum bid: $250

Value: $350


4.      Classic NY Date Night: Dinner and a Broadway Play. “The Play that Goes Wrong” and dinner at the Lambs Club Restaurant

This Broadway show is a winner of the Drama League Award and a 2017 Tony Award Nominee. “The Play that Goes Wrong” which is hailed as a nouveau-"Noises Off", is based around a murder mystery and artfully mixes farce with wit and is guaranteed to make you roar with laughter. Turn your evening into a classic theatre experience with dinner at the storied Lambs Club on 44th St. Tickets are available for performances from May 20th through September 2, 2017 and Tuesday thought Thursday performances only.

Minimum Bid: $250

Value: $400


5.      Professional Make-up Lesson Party

Treat your teen and 5 of her friends to an incredible party led by professional make-up artist Angela DeCicco. They’ll discover the colors and products that suit them, learn how to apply make-up to achieve a glowing, radiant look that shows off their natural beauty AND get tips on how to ‘take it up a notch’ for parties and special events. 

Minimum bid: $250  Value: $350

6.     Private tour of Metropolitan Museum of Art ‘Arms & Armor’

Enjoy a unique behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic Arms and Armor collection at the Met. Pierre Terjanian, the Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge, will lead you on a personalized tour of the collection which comprises 14,000 objects, from Bronze Age axe heads to Tibetan saddles to Iranian chain mail to the European armor so many of us remember from our earliest visits to the Met. The tour, for up to six people, can be scheduled for any weekday.  

Minimum Bid: $400

Value: $Priceless!


7.      Pizza-making Lesson/Dinner for 6 (wine included)
Pizza obsessive Matt Rosenberg will host six adults at your home or his for an evening of gourmet pizza making.  Let Matt teach you the secrets of creating perfect dough and how to make exceptional pizzas. Enjoy your creations with some fine wine and leave with dough to try at home! Date and time to be mutually agreed.

Minimum Bid: $300

Value: $Priceless!


8.      Connecticut Lake House

Spend a relaxing week at this beautiful lakefront home in East Hampton, CT during June, July or August of 2018. This family-friendly home sleeps up to 6 people, enjoys breathtaking sunrises over Lake Pocotopaug and has Wi-Fi throughout. All 4 bedrooms have incredible lake views. The kitchen is well-equipped and the large enclosed porch seats 8. Lake activities include swimming, fishing, water-skiing, canoeing – with kayak and small boat rentals only 5 minutes’ walk. Week to be mutually agreed. Donated by Vanessa Cartwright.

Minimum bid: $1,000

Value: $2,500


9.      Two-hour Architect Consultation

Been dreaming of remodeling your home? Uncertain what you can accomplish or too daunted by the prospect? Start making the dreams a reality with a 2 hr consultation with Architect Ira Frazin. He will talk through your spatial needs and help you understand realistic budgets, village codes and all you need to know. Whether you are looking for easier access for elderly parents or an awesome treehouse, Ira can answer your questions and give you some design ideas to ponder.

Minimum bid: $250

Value: $550


10.    Scribble Art Painting Party for 14

Whether it’s ladies’ night out or hanging with your favorite couples - get ready for an evening of creative fun at Scribble Art Studio. A teacher will lead you through a two-hour intensive workshop. They’ll supply all the materials and know-how, and wine to help get the creative juices flowing!

Minimum bid: $250

Value: $480

With this all-inclusive membership you'll enjoy the educational, social, cultural and recreational programs offered for individuals of all ages, faiths and backgrounds. The brand new Pool and Health & Fitness center delivers state-of-the-art facilities, along with a variety of sports and wellness programming.

Minimum Bid: $400

Value: $750


11.     Jenny Rosenstrach Dinner Party-in-a-Box

Let the NY Times bestselling author of Dinner: A Love Story provide you with everything you need to create a fabulous meal for six in your home. From starters through to dessert, every course is sure to impress. The easy-to-make recipes use fresh, seasonal ingredients. Date and time to be mutually agreed.

Minimum bid: $400

Face Value: $Priceless


12.     Social Media Strategist Package

Does your business struggle with online marketing or its social media presence? Let Social Media Strategist Adriana Harris help you boost your brand by creating and curating your online presence. Adriana will spend 3 hours educating you and consulting based on your business needs AND will establish up to 5 page clean and visually appealing website easy to use for you and your customers. Adriana will also manage your social media content and communication across all of your social media platforms for the following month. 

Minimum Bid: $300

Value: $1750


13.     Wine Tasting Party for 12 with Jeff Wooddy and Campbell Meats

Rochambeau Wine and Campbell Meats are the hottest things in the Ferry right now. Be the hottest host/hostess in town when Jeff Wooddy comes to your home with spectacular wines paired with Campbell Meats’ house-made charcuterie tastings to create an unforgettable evening for you and your guests. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Expires after one year and excludes October through December. 

Minimum Bid: $800

Value: $Priceless


14.     Scenic Flight over Hudson Valley

Ever dreamed of flying a plane? Experienced pilot Peter Levine will take you and 4 friends up in his 6-seater JetProp from Westchester County Airport. As you fly over the beautiful Hudson Valley, Peter will make you his co-pilot and give you a simulated hands-on experience of flying. Peter has been flying since 1992 and holds a commercial pilot’s license as well as running his own aviation business. Date and time to be mutually agreed.

Minimum Bid: $600

Value: $Priceless


15.     Principal for a Day

Springhurst may never be the same when your student teams up with Principal Julia Drake to run K-5 for a day. All grades eligible.

Minimum Bid: $250

Value: $Priceless

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