Class basket descriptions:
Here’s a preview of the class baskets just waiting for your bids at the upcoming Spring Gala on Saturday, March 24th.
A Day at Mt. Vernon: Create a perfect Spring day with this basket, which will include passes to the fabulously updated Mt. Vernon, everything you need for a picnic — including lunch from Marvelous Market — and other fun accompaniments.
Aviation Adventure: A flying lesson for one or a flight for two on a model Red Baron airplane and other aviation-themed items fill out this adventurer basket. Also includes an airline travel kit, paper airplane book, remote control helicopter, lego flight play sets, and other fun aviation-themed toys.
Spring Break Survival Kit: Spring Break is right around the corner. Win this basket of fun to help you keep your kids busy and your whole family happy. It includes movie passes, arts & craft kits, Playseum passes, Family Room passes, bowling gift card, and Pizzaria Uno gift card to make your own pizzas at Union Station. Parents, don’t fret, we didn’t forget you — includes 4 hours of babysitting, 2 bottles of wine, and 2 novels for your enjoyment.
Explore Nature: We may live in the city, but there is nature all around us! Join Pre-K 4 Teacher Ms. Harding-Wright for an outdoor play date with up to four children. Also includes an outdoor family photo shoot with customized frame and print, a $50 gift card for the Natural HIstory Museum, six month subscription to National Geographic Explorer, an outdoor blanket, bird book, nets, and a bug capture device.
Circus, Circus: Trapeze class for 10 students lessons, 10 pairs of colorful socks, juggling balls, and A Trapeze School of New York (DC Location) tote bag.
Lego Lovers: Make your child the happiest student at Brent or think about this as year’s worth of birthday gifts purchased in advance. This basket is packed with almost every lego playset you can imagine plus a $150 coupon for Lego Camp in DC and a $100 gift certificate for a Sir Bricksalot party!
Game Night: Tired of too much TV time in your home and looking for ways to bring the family together for fun? This is your basket. Filled to the gills with fun game options, you’ll never lack for a family activity on a rainy day. And, you can also consider this a pre-paid birthday present package deal. Includes a $45 gift card to Labyrinth — the Hill’s great game store; and a handmade “Brentopoly” game with student artwork — a one-of-its-kind treasure.
Wine, Wine, Wine: Nothing else to say about this one. If you like wine, this is a huge basket filled with all sorts of fine wines.
Dine In/Dine Out: Love to cook, but also enjoy a good night out? This basket is for you! Filled with high quality kitchen tools, platters, and food products to make cooking-in a pleasure. It’s equally filled with oodles of convenient options for dining out in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Valued at nearly $700, this basket is a diner’s delight.
Pizza Night: Do you love pizza? This basket is for you. Includes all you need to make delicious pizzas at home — thin crust, Chicago-style deep dish, or grilled on your BBQ — including a silly pizza hat. Pizza stone, grill pan, pizza rack, pizza tray, fancy pizza cutter, cookbooks, and more. Of course, wine as well. Rather go out for your pizza? Also includes a sizeable gift certificate for the Hill’s best pizza at 7th Hill.
Gala Garden Basket: Imagine fresh, juicy tomatoes, just-picked herbs, and even edible flowers on your table this summer. You could have it all and more from your own garden. Get a jumpstart with the Garden Gala Basket, hand-crafted with art by our own 3rd grade students. It has all you need to “dig into” gardening.
A Taste of Italy: Yummm. This basket includes delicious food items, cookbooks, cooking equipment, and gift certificates to make you feel as if you’ve taken the vacation we all plan in Italy.
The Finer Things in Life: Fine tea, specialized coffees and more. This basket is all about pampering yourself — or a loved one — with premier quality items that just make our lives better.
Taste of Japan: Ever wanted to learn to roll your own sushi or make tempura? This basket is for you. Includes cookbooks, tools needed, and gift certificates to enjoy your Japanese meals outside your home if you prefer.
Cupcake Crazy: Make em, Buy em, enjoy them! This basket is just what it says. Tools to make your own, gift certificates to let others make them for you. Either way, you and your family are sure to enjoy.