2013 Auction Item Preview!

Take a look at what will be up for Auction on Thursday, October 17 at ArtStart! Scroll down to see them all. Tickets will be available at the door, so don't miss the fun.
We are grateful to all of our 2013 silent auction contributors. Let the bidding begin!

All About Art

Three Black and White Prints - donated by The Perrin Family

Three Flower Prints - donated by The Perrin Family

Be Creative

Lessons for a Newly Enrolled Student - donated by Philadelphia Suzuki Piano Academy

Gift Certificate Towards Any Class - donated by University Arts League

Take an Intro Class in Video or Video Editing, plus a Tote Bag - donor WHYY

3-month Membership to this indoor playspace in Center City - donor Nest

Family Fun

Discovery and Adventure in NJ for 4 - donors Adventure Aquarium, Garden State Discovery Museum and Camden Children’s Garden

Pinball and Pizza Party - donors University Pinball and Allegro Pizza

Visit to the Garden for 4 - donor Bartram’s Garden

Birthday Party and Ice Cream Cake - donors Smith Playground and Bredenbeck’s Bakery

Riding Lessons and Horse Show - donors Chamounix Equestrian Center and Devon Horse Show

Adult Bicycle - donor Keswick Cycle

Visit to the Arboretums for 4 - donors Morris Arboretum and Tyler Arboretum

Please Touch for 2 and Tool Toys - donors Please Touch Museum and Becker’s School Supplies        

Two Day Passes - donor Sesame Place

Two Tickets to “Rapunzel” on November 8, 2013 - donor Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

Day in Delaware - donors Wilmington & Western Railroad and Winterthur Museum

Great Getaways

A Show and Overnight in Old City - donors Arden Theatre Company and Sheraton Society Hill

Three-night Autumn Getaway in Vermont - donors Robert Behr and Nancy Juergens

Long Weekend on LBI - donors Hob and Holly Brooks

One-week stay in Buenos Aires - donors Tulia Falleti and Richard Moore

A Night Out and Overnight in West Philly - donors Inn at Penn, City Tap House, and International House

Log House in the Poconos Stay - donors Laura Line and Josh Goldstein

Handmade Treasures

Semi-precious Stone Necklace and Earrings - donor Andrea Imperatore

Hand-turned Cedar Bowl - donor Keith Davies

Hand-turned Black Walnut Wand and Wooden Tops - donor Keith Davies

“Color Affection” Shawl - donor Valeska Redon

Hand-turned Mango Wood Vase - donor Deirdre Woods

Three Stoneware Plates - donor Deirdre Woods

Low Bowl - donor Margaret Balamuth

Vase and Container - donor Margaret Balamuth

Stone Necklace and Earrings - donor Grace Ndicu

Stone Earrings - donor Grace Ndicu

Stone Earrings - donor Grace Ndicu

Freshwater Pearl Earrings (White) - donor Amy Neukrug

Freshwater Pearl Earrings (Black and White) - donor Amy Neukrug

Freshwater Pearl Earrings (Light Pink) - donor Amy Neukrug

Freshwater Pearl 16” Pendant Necklace - donor Amy Neukrug

Just for Kids

On the Mend – first aid kits, Cure It Toys, and Buckle Bear - donors Aspire Rx & Becker’s School Supplies

Reading Rainbow of Children's Books and Barnes & Noble Gift Certificate - donors Friends Select School and Jason Lorber

Stargazing Telescope - donor Burlington Coat Factory

Ten Open Gym Sessions - donor Philly InMovement

14 Cows for America Bookand Signed Poster by the author - donor Starfish Teacher Kali Strand

PAS Spirit Gear and Gift Certificate to Talking Headz - donors Penn Alexander Home & School Association and Talking Headz

Children's Cooking Party for 16 - donor The Playful Chef

Kids Club Membership - donor WHYY

Mind and Body

Philadelphia Yoga Sampler - donors Wake-up Yoga and Studio 34

One Month Unlimited Classes - donors Thrive Pilates & Philly Power Yoga

Museum Madness

Brandywine River Museum for 4 and Longwood Gardens for 2 - donors Brandywine River Museum and Longwood Gardens

Private Tour with Membership topped with Ice Cream - donors National Museum of American Jewish History and Franklin Fountain

Tour a Prison with Admission for 6 - donor Eastern State Penitentiary

Admission for 4 with a Sweet Ending - donors National Constitution Center and Shane Confectionary

Signature Services

Organize Your Life with a De-cluttering Consultation - donor Linda Amsterdam

Child’s Dental Exam with the Works - donor Cobblestone Kids Pediatric Dentistry

Gift Certificate Towards Salon Services - donor Saturn Club

Garden Horticultural Consultation - donor UC Green and Sue MacQueen

Haircut for Him or Her and Hair Products - donors Beehive Salon and Talking Headz

Haircut for Him or Her - donor Jason Matthew Salon

Gift Certificate Towards Home Window Cleaning - donor Jenkintown Building Services

Family Photo Shoot on Location - donor Bryan Lathrop Photography

Paint-One-Room - donor Barry Bush Home Improvements

5-hours of Design Time for Print Materials - donor Monava Jones

Sports Fan

Two Early Season Tickets to a Philadelphia Union Soccer Game - donor Philadelphia Union

Autographed Photo of Arnett Moultrie (#5) - donor Philadelphia 76ers

Football Signed by Philadelphia Eagles’ Brent Celek and Todd Herremans - donor Philadelphia Eagles

Hat Signed by Chase Utley - donor Philadelphia Phillies

Baseball Signed by Roy Halladay - donor Philadelphia Phillies

Four Hall of Fame Club Tickets to a Phillies Game - donor Leila Graham-Willis

Phillies Swag - donor Leila Graham-Willis

Staff Specialties

An Afternoon of Art at the PMA with Jacob - donor Peanuts Teacher Jacob Kerner

Saturday Night Babysitting X2 - donor Leapfrogs Teacher Fatimah Mitchell

Custom-made Child-size T-shirt Quilt - donor Peanuts Teacher Rachel Kolber

Hand-knit Item - donor Dragontails Teacher Elizabeth Schmidt

Hike in Valley Green - donors Fireflies Teacher Joann Schock and Roadrunners Teacher Christel Urmenyhazi

Kid's Birthday Party Entertainment and cake/cupcakes - donors Doodlebugs Teacher Trudy Major and Hien Lu

Tasty Treats

West Philly Café Collection - donors Earth Cup Coffee, Four Worlds Bakery and Green Line Café

Taste of West Philly - donors Gold Standard & Vietnam Café

Good Neighbors - donors Honest Tom’s Taco Shop, Lil’ Pop Shop and Little Baby’s Ice Cream

Chocolate Walking Tour and Handmade Chocolates - donors Philadelphia Chocolate Tours and Doodlebugs Teacher Monica Williams

10-lbs of Grass-fed Beef - donor Philly CowShare

Progressive Dinner - donor PIC Board of Directors

Dinner-a-Month for a Year - donor PIC Community

Rittenhouse Night Out - donors Byblos Restaurant & Bar and Vango Lounge & Skybar

Brunch for 4 at Your Door - donor Cindy Roberts

Saturday Night Dinner and a Sitter - donor Estia and Leapfrogs Teacher Fatimah Mitchell

That’s Entertainment

Dinner and a Show in West Philly with Babysitting - donors Annenberg Center, Rx the Farmacy and  Leapfrogs Teacher Fatimah Mitchell

Laugh Out Loud –  Dinner & Babysitting, too - donors Helium Night Club, Jason Lorber and Peanuts Teacher Tiffany Dickerson

Two Tickets to “Ainadamar” on February 7, 2014 - donor Opera Company of Philadelphia

Two Tickets to a Performance - donor People’s Light & Theatre Company

Themed Baskets

Happy Birthday! Adults Only - donor PIC Administration

Make Your Own Puppet Show - donors The Bumblebees

Sundae Funday - donors The Caterpillars

Holiday Baking - donors The Doodlebugs

Breakfast in Bed - donors The Dragontails

Kid Frenzy - donors The Eagles and Hawks

Wine and Cheese - donors The Eagles and Hawks

Staycation - donors The Fireflies

Science - donors The Grasshoppers

Cards for All Occasions - donors The Leapfrogs

It’s 5 p.m. Somewhere - donors The Moonbeams

Caldecott Favorites - donors The Peanuts

Take a Hike! - donors The Rainbows

Tools - donors The Roadrunners

Get Moving! - donors The Starfish

Get Down (or Up) and Boogie - donors The Starlights

Family Pizza Night - donors The Sunshines

Calgon, Take Me Away! - donors The Wild Things

Unique Offerings

Learn Italian - donor American-Italy Society of Philadelphia

Lunch for Your Child for a Week - donor Meaghan Messner

Pet Gift Basket - donor Baltimore Pet Shoppe

Autographed Cookbook by the Iron Chef - donor Jose Garces Restaurant Group

Gift Certificate Towards Custom Cards - donor Minted

Gift Certificate Towards Great Specs - donor Modern Eye

Sunglasses - donor Oakley

Dinner with a Food Critic - donor ???

Cooking for Kids - donor former PIC Teacher Sade Urquhart

In the Studio for WHYY’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross - donor WHYY Fresh Air

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