Going, Going, Gone! Laurelhurst Auction Sign-up Parties

It’s not too late to sign-up for these FUN Auction Parties!

Stop by the front office, check what’s available, and sign-up soon – these parties tend to sell out fast!

Checks can be made out to “Laurelhurst PTA.” (Descriptions below)


Laurelhurst PTA Auction Sign Up Parties (12-8-2017) 


Movie, Pizza & PJ’s for 30 Kids with Mrs. Davidson, Mrs. Grant and Mrs. Lara 

This in the ultimate play date! 30 lucky students will get to join Mrs. Grant, Mrs. Lara and Mrs. Davidson for an evening of movies and pizza at school. This event is open to all students in any grade.  

Friday, January 26, 2018, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
at Laurelhurst Elementary 

$30 per child
from any grade 

Hosted by Mary Davidson, Liz Grant, and Bethany Lara 



Pasta Making with Ms. Gunning – SOLD OUT! 

What’s ‘amore’ fun than eating pasta? How about making pasta with Ms. Gunning, in her kitchen? Join 8 of your classmates for an Italian culinary delight. Ms. Gunning will teach these lucky students how to make pasta and a delicious red sauce from scratch! And parents, don’t think your bellies are going to miss out on all the yummy action, each kiddo will come home with fresh pasta and sauce to enjoy at home!  

Sunday, February 11, 2018
at the home of Ms. Gunning 

$35 per child
Limited to 8 kids 

Hosted by Deedee Gunning 



Laser Tag with Mr. Howard, Mr. Benson and Mr. Pittman 

Get ready for a full-throttle, Laser Tag Live Party hosted by teachers Mr. Howard, Mr. Benson and Mr. Pittman. 3rd graders and older, join these fun teachers for a lively laser tag game
and pizza.   

Friday, May 11, 2018, 3:00 pm
at Laurelhurst Park 

$50 per child
Limited to 17 kids, 3rd grade and older 

Hosted by Josh Benson, Patrick Howard, and Greg Pittman  



Big Fat Greek Dinner 

Join your friends for an epic dinner odyssey through the cuisine of Greece while sipping a delicious Greek aperitif and Greek wines.  Homemade Greek delicacies await you, from fresh tiropitakia and olives to a delicious dessert of baklava, each course freshly prepared for the evening.  

Saturday, March 3, 2018, in the evening
at the home of Lea Liviakis & Sam Nadler  

$50 per person
Limited to 20 adults (or 10 couples) 

Hosted by Lea Liviakis & Sam Nadler 



Mother & Daughter Yoga Party
with Athleta – March 

Calling all Moms and Daughters!  Grab your yoga mat and join fellow friends at a private yoga party.  Enjoy coffee and pastries while you shop after the event.   

Sunday, March 18, 2018, 9:00 am-11:00 am
at Athleta Store, University Village 

$25 per person
Limited to 30 people 

Hosted by Athleta 



Not Your Grandma’s Bingo Night – SOLD OUT! 

Join us for what Seattle Met calls “the hottest ticket in Seattle.” A night of bingo and karaoke with multigenerational crowd ranging from Capitol Hill hipsters to Merrill Gardens seniors. Event starts with a pre-function festivities and includes transportation to and from the event, and then drinks during bingo.  It will be a night to remember!   

Friday, March 30, 2018, in the evening
at the Greenwood Senior Center 

$75 per person
Limited to 10 adults 

Hosted by Elizabeth Fletcher, Jacque Klug, and Beth & Aaron Joffe 



A Night with the Piano Man– SOLD OUT! 

Sing along to some of your favorite tunes with friends and our very own neighborhood piano man (Jeff Kunins). The evening will also feature savory appetizers, assorted desserts, and wine. 

Saturday, April 21, 2018, in the evening
at the McAllister home 

$70 per person
Limited to 30 adults (or 15 couples) 

Hosted by Amanda & Cal McAllister, Beth & Aaron Joffe, Jeff & Karina Kunins, Kealy & Michael Boychuk, and Sara & Mike Wietholter 



Wine & Align – SOLD OUT! 

Join us for an evening with Jean Couch, nationally known yoga instructor and author of the book, Runner’s World Yoga. Jean has spent 25 years reacquainting people with their natural body alignment to ensure healthy posture in everyday movements like sitting, standing, sleeping and walking. Her work is based on the work of Noelle Perez, founder of the Aplomb Institute in Paris, a French movement re-education technique. We’ll learn about the importance of reclaiming our natural body alignment and practice sitting and standing based on these principles. Nothing strenuous! To celebrate the French foundations of this valuable insight–we’ll be enjoying a selection of French wines. 

Friday, April 27, 2018, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
at the home of Steve & Christina McCracken  

$35 per person
Limited to 14 adults 

Hosted by Christina & Steve McCracken and Dawn & Matthew Couch 



Pickles & Pinots – SOLD OUT! 

Have you always wanted to learn how to can, but never had the time? Learn how to pickle while tasting red and white pinots! 

Spring, 2017, in the evening at the home of Karina Kunins
Exact date to be determined based on harvest timing and attendee availability. 

$75 per person
Limited to 10 adults 

Hosted by Karina Kunins and Elizabeth Fletcher 



Cinco De Mayo!– SOLD OUT! 

Senors and Senoritas!   You’re invited to a Cinco de Mayo celebration, complete with a Tequila sipping bar.  Come enjoy food, friends, and libations.  

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 6:00 PM
at Casa de Jones (home of Rebecca and Chisholm Jones)  

$50 per person
Limited to 24 adults 

Hosted by Lisa & Tom Youel, Rick & Lisa Frederking,
and Rebecca & Chisholm Jones 



Farewell to Summer – 
Mom’s Night Out 

The kids are back in school and summer has wound down.  Spend one of the last, long evenings of the summer on the shores of Lake Washington with fellow moms enjoying delicious Mexican food and beverages.   

Friday, September 7, 2018, in the evening
on the shores of Lake Washington 

$50 per person
Limited to 30 ladies 

Hosted by Christine Bagley, Kealy Boychuk, Alyssa Campbell,
and Sara Wietholter 



1st Grade Fiesta! 

Come join fellow First Grade parents in a fun night with delicious food and libations from Cactus Restaurant on the shores of Lake Washington.  We will celebrate the end-of-year at 6 pm on Friday June 15.  There could even be a pinata… 

Friday, June 15, 2018, 6:00 pm
on the shores of Lake Washington 

$30 per person
Limited to 40, 1st Grade parents 

Hosted by Shannon & Ian Poll and Stacy & Bill Whitham 



2nd Grade 80’s Spodie Party
(Version 2.2 with More Awesomeness) 

2nd Annual 80’s Spodie but this time, it’s for 2nd Grade parents only!  Come celebrate being Totally Awesome by dressing up, playing drinking games and partying like it’s 1989.  

Friday, June 8, 2018, 8:00 pm
at the home of Mondie Peterson and Chris Rafoth 

$25 per person
Limited to 2nd Grade parents 

Hosted by Mondie Peterson & Chris Rafoth and Catherine & Dennis Bye 



3rd Grade Kickball Party 

Calling all 3rd graders!  Celebrate the end of a school year with other third grade families in an all-family kickball game. Mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers will join the third grade students in a mixed-family kickball game hosted by the Couch and Campbell families.  

Friday, June 22, 2018, 2:30 pm
at Laurelhurst Park 

$50 per family
Limited to 30 students and their families. 

Hosted by Dawn & Matt Couch and Alyssa & Colin Campbell 


4th Grade Parent Party 
– Seoul Train 

Experience Seoul, Korea from the home of the Sipperly’s.  You will enjoy a festive evening sipping Soju and dining on delicious Korean Street food.  Select your favorite tunes for the night’s entertainment– a boisterous round of Karaoke.   

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
at the home of Kate & Geoff Sipperly 

$50 per person
Limited to 30, 4th grade parents 

Hosted by Kate & Geoff Sipperly and Sandy Cho & Mark Thompson 



5th Grade Parent Party 
Pig Roast 

Join us for a celebration with the parents of the fabulous class of 2018!  Feast on a whole roasted pig over coals, while sipping on Mai-Tais and beer, fresh from a keg.   

Friday, June 1, 2018, 6:00 pm
at the home of Delphine Yung & Matt Frank 

$50 per person
Adults only 

Hosted by Delphine Yung & Matthew Frank, Jessica & Brady Curtis, Jill Geary & Neil Beaton, Joia & Matt Poort, Kimberly Hoff
and Laura & Rob Wright