$150 – $600

Playgroup Annual Fundraiser Denim & Diamonds

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The Log Cabin

1299 Storey Ave

San Francisco, CA 94129

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Dust off your cowboy hats and shine your diamonds for an evening of dinner, drinks, and dancing in support of the Playgroup Annual Fundraiser.


*You may purchase CMI’s through Eventbrite or by contacting the school directly.

  • Pizza and PJs at Playgroup

    • Drop your child off for a night of behind the scenes play, pizza and pajama's at Playgroup with Master of Ceremonies, Lonna! Begining at 3:30pm your children will enjoy dinner, dancing and games throughout the evening. Pick them up at 7:00pm when they are ready for bed!

    • Date: Saturday June 29th, 2019

    • 15 Children

    • Generously donated by Lonna Corder and the Playgroup Staff

    • CMI: $400 per child

  • Back by Popular Demand...Bowling, Tacos and Tequila

    • Start the evening at Presidio Bowl (6:00pm) where we will have an ultra-competitive (not-really!) Bowling Tournament for all…lanes, shoes and fun all included. At 7:30 we will wrap up and head to a private residence for a special dinner featuring Tequila (or whatever your poison of choice may be…) and a Mexican feast. Laughs, good times and music all included.

    • Date: Friday, May 17th

    • 20 People

    • Generously donated by the Anderson and Bassin Families

    • CMI: $500 per person

  • Magical Playgroup Friends & Their “Special Someone” Dance

    • Join your Playgroup friends and their “Special Someone” for a magical dance party at the Millenium Tower! You will make memories of a life time while getting down to the DJ who will be spining tunes for all ages. Delectable breakfast treats for the kids and Mimosa & Bloody Mary’s for their special friends. In addition to showing off their dance moves, kids will enjoy a magic show, photo booth and creative crafts!

    • Date: June 2, 2019 10:30am-2pm

    • 40 Couples

    • Generously donated by the Lee, Nazarian and Shirani Families

    • CMI: $250 for one child and special (adult) someone

  • Party Like a Rockstar with Parents, Drinks, and Neon Trees

    • An unforgettable evening of friends, games, drinks and music! Start the evening with some bowling, cocktails, and bites at Fifth Arrow, then move your way up to the Green Room for the “backstage” rockstar experience. End the evening on a musical note in the VIP viewing area, watching Neon Trees before their much anticipated show at BottleRock!

    • Date: Thursday May 23rd, 2019

    • 20 Person Maximum

    • Generously donated by the Valentine Family and Fifth Arrow/August Hall

    • CMI: $250 per person

  • Say “Ciao” to Summer . . . End of Summer Sonoma Pool Party & Bocce Tournament

    • Celebrate the end of summer at an Italian style party curated by Playgroup mom and top event planner, Kate Siegel. Dine al fresco and educate yourself on Italian wine, mingle poolside with Playgroup families, and make history at the first annual Playgroup Bocce Tournament (including covetable prizes). Let us entertain the kids with an action packed schedule of pool games (lifeguard on duty), music, arts & crafts, and more . . . don’t miss the best party of the Summer!

    • Date: September 7th, 2019

    • 10 Families

    • Generously donated by the Pope, Siegel and Cella Families

    • CMI: $600 per family

  • "Candy is Dandy But Liquor is Quicker" Adult Movie Night

    • Channel your inner Scorsese and Willy Wonka with an evening of candy and cocktails...but try not to fall in the chocolate river! Before you head to the theater for a group movie experience, enjoy a candyland pre-party at the Young’s House where to-go bags and tumblers will be provided for thirsty movie goers. All are welcome… husbands, wives, singles, friends!

    • Date: September 2019

    • 40 People

    • Generously donated by the Ayoub and Young Families

    • CMI: $150 per person


  • Front Row Seats For Playgroup Graduation 2019

    • Prime viewing for you and your family members at the Playgroup 2019 Graduation Ceremony! This is not to be missed as the graduates will be performing. There will be music, a food truck, beverage cart, desserts for the entire family to enjoy! Graduation to be held at Playgroup.

    • Date: June 7th, 2019 at 11am

    • Generously donated by Playgroup

    • Starting Bid: $400 for 4 seats, available twice

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $50

  • Lonna Assistant for the Day

    • Your child will live out their make believe dreams by becoming Lonna’s Assistant Director for a day of Teacher Appreciation Week! Complete with a special Playgroup Staff shirt, a desk in Lonna’s office, special responsibilities, and lunch in the Staff Lounge.

    • Date: Teacher Appreciation Week 2019 or 2020

    • Generously donated by Lonna Corder

    • Starting Bid: $1000

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $100

  • 10 Hours of Before or After Care at Playgroup

    • We all can use an extra 10 hours of childcare! No further explaination needed!

    • Date: To Be Coordinated with Playgroup

    • Generously donated by Playgroup

    • Starting Bid: $100

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • Instrument Making and Music Workshop with Teacher Chili

    • Teacher Chili will come to your house for a music filled day of craft making of Kazoo’s, banjo’s and drums! Jam together at the end of the session using your homemade instruments. Your child will be in heaven and you will watch with amazement.

    • Mutually agreed upon date

    • Generously Donated by Chili Corder

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • Visit a Museum and Create a Masterpiece with Teacher Jessica

    • Your child will spend the morning exploring one of San Francisco’s many magnificent museums with the help of Jessica's artistic eye. Afterwards, Jessica will help your child channel their inner Monet to create a masterpiece of their own.

    • Mutually agreed upon date

    • Generously donated by Jessica Nascimento

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • Nature Day and Picnic with Teacher Ariel

    • Teacher Ariel will spend the morning exploring the beautiful nature San Francisco has to offer. They will hike the Presidio or play at Ocean Beach followed by a picnic. An idyllic San Francisco afternoon!

    • Mutually agreed upon date

    • Generously donated by Ariel Leasure

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • A Day of Shopping for Playgroup Supplies and Lunch with Ashley

    • Everyone’s favorite Administrative Maven will take your child to every child’s favorite store, Target. After shopping for supplies they will wrap up their errands with a business lunch!

    • Mutually agreed upon date

    • Generously donated by Ashley Sedillo

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • SF Zoo and Lunch with Teacher Nicole

    • Lions, Tigers and Teacher Nicole, OH MY! Nicole and your child will spend the morning at the world famous SF Zoo checking out the chimpanzee’s and giraffes, riding the train and looking for the polar bear followed by lunch!

    • Mutually Agreed Upon Date

    • Generously donated by Nicole Kanai

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • Botanical Gardens Adventure and Picnic with Teacher Megan

    • Discover the Botanical Gardens with Megan by spending the day walking the gardens, taking pictures, reading nature books and a kid friendly picnic! Megan will create a keepsake album for your child with the pictures. A truly picture perfect day.

    • Mutually Agreed Upon Date

    • Generously donated by Megan Jakobson Darling

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • Joey’s Original Costa Rica Surfboard with an Autographed Photo to Match!

    • Surfing and Playgroup Legend Teacher Joey will sign a one of a kind picture with a personalized note for your child. Plus, the gift of a lifetime, teacher Joey’s original Costa Rica Surfboard.

    • Generously donated by Joey Edeli

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $25

  • The 49ers Coach and Former NFL All-Pro Wes Welker Game Experience

    • Sports Fans and Parent of The Year candidates, this is the package for you! You and your child or guest will take the field before the game with your two Field Passes, and join 49ers Wide Receiver Coach and Former NFL All-Pro Player Wes Welker for a meet and greet at Levi's Stadium. Then enjoy the game with 2 tickets in Coach Welker’s Friends and Family seats. A true coach/player experience.

    • Mutually Agreed Upon Date

    • Generously Donated by: Wes Welker and the 49ers Organization

    • Starting Bid: $2000.00

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $100

  • A True San Francisco Experience, The Getty Box at Giants Stadium

    • Gather a group of friends to enjoy the finest hospitality SF has to offer while watching the Giants Win! Includes tickets for 12 people, 4 VIP Parking Passes and 4 passes to “upgrade” ticket holders to join the box. Adult Only, Food and Beverage not included.

    • Mutually Agreed Upon Date (Cannot be used on Friday, Saturday or Sunday games or for Dodger games)

    • Generously Donated by the Getty Family

    • Starting Bid: $3000

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $250

  • A Night Under the Stars with Stevie Wonder at the Legendary RedRocks Amphitheatre in CO

    • “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours”! Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience as icon Stevie Wonder takes the stage at his first ever RedRocks performance. “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing” as you relax with a 2 night stay at the hip Halcyon Denver in the heart of bustling Cherry Creek. Promise you will all around be “Overjoyed”.

    • Date: Hotel Stay June 23rd and 24th, 2019 and Concert June 24th, 2019

    • Generously Donated by: Kaily Smith-Westbrook and BMC Investments

    • Starting Bid: $750

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $50

  • Capture Life's Special Moments with A Family Photo Session by Caroline Pacula and an Aerin Lauder Frame

    • Plan your picture perfect family photo shoot with the amazing family photographer Caroline Pacula. Capture your family during a mini session (30 minutes with 10 retouched high res images) at a mutually decided Bay Area location. Place one of these gorgeous photos in your new Aerin Home Cordoba 8 x 10 Frame. The Frame features a beautiful embossed finish in the spirit of the pebbled shagreen pattern, and the gleaming brass-plated frame with easel back stand.

    • Mutually Agreed Upon Date

    • Generously Donated by Caroline Pacula and Aerin Home

    • Starting Bid: $500

    • Will Increase in Bidding Increments of $50


  • Lonna Put Your Kids to Bed

    • Make your child’s dream come true by having Lonna come to your home and put your wide eyed and excited child to bed. She will read them a favorite story and tuck them in tight with a hug and a goodnight! End the evening with a glass of wine and conversation with Lonna!

    • Generously donated by Lonna Corder and Playgroup

    • Starting Bid: $1,500

  • Simraceway: KTM X-Bow Half-Day Experience

    • For those who yearn for the thrill of speeding around a world famous race track in a state-of-the-art race car, then this is the package for you. Learn Baseline skills followed by hands on time at the Sonoma Raceway Course. 4 30-minute lapping sessions behind-the-wheel. By the end of the day you will be “Ready To Race”…..Start your engines!

    • 4 People Maximum, not to be used for corporate events

    • Generously donated by the Haswell Family

    • Starting Bid: $3,000

  • Warriors Superfan BALLIN’ VIP Package

    • Calling all Dubs fans! Be amongst the first to watch the Splash Brothers in action at the new Chase Arena! What will you wear? Your new autographed Klay Thompson Jersey! After parking in your premium parking space, enter through the VIP entrance to your seats in Golden Gate Lounge A, Row 8, Seats 1 & 2. Utilize your private butler to enjoy the all inclusive premium food and beverage. Oh, and since you will need privacy for the potty, revel in your luxury restrooms shared with only 24 seats in the section.

    • Date: 2019-2020 Regular Season, game to be coordinated with the Berardi Family

    • Generously Donated by the Berardi Family and the Warriors Organization

    • Starting Bid: $3,500

  • Gold Medal Ski Experience with Olympic Champion Jonny Moseley and PlumpJack Inn Squaw Valley

    • Shred the slopes of Squaw for and epic half day of skiing with the Bay Area’s own Olympic Champion, Jonny Moseley. Have Jonny give you and 7 of your friends and family (8 people maximum) tips on your form, while enjoying his humor and electric personality. For easy mountain access, enjoy a 2 night stay at the newly renovated PlumpJack Inn Squaw Valley.

    • Not to be used for corporate events

    • Date to be mutually agreed upon with Jonny. Final confirmation of date 2 weeks prior to event.

    • Generously donated by the Moseley Family and the Getty Family

    • Starting Bid: $2,500

  • A Family portrait by Donald Robertson, AKA: The “Andy Warhol of Instagram”

    • Donald Robertson is the most prolific art-bomber of the Instagram era. Donald creates masterpieces with little more than duct tape and a pair of scissors. Untraditional from the very start, Donald found his own way in the creative industry after dropping out of art school. This father of five, who lives in LA has published two children’s books and has written off the whole sleep thing...! Email photos of your family with a brief description of each (no more than 5 people) to Donald by July 1st for Delivery in time for Christmas!

    • Generously Donated by Donald Robertson

    • Starting Bid: $3,500

  • Playgroup Bell

    • The Playgroup Family bell resonates with every child as a sign of a good day to come! Have your name engraved on the bell and your child will have to task of ringing the bell to indicate another fabulous day at Playgroup has started!

    • Generously contributed by the Shirani Family

    • Passed down by the Bhikha, Mohan and Dorronsoro families.

    • Starting Bid: $1,500

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The Log Cabin

1299 Storey Ave

San Francisco, CA 94129

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Refund Policy

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