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Week of Tango Music in Stowe, Vermont

(Estimated Value: $2,500 each; starting bid: $500)

Stay seven days and six nights in a beautiful house with incredible scenic views of Stowe, Vermont. 


2 concert halls, 7 spacious practice rooms, Steinway Pianos B and D. The house and the halls are located in a 150 acres property with breathtaking landscapes, five minutes from the Stowe village and with easy access to mountain trails, rivers, boutique shops and much more. (Meals are not included). Includes three hours of daily Tango music coaching (total 18 hours)


7 Night Stay in Luxurious Harlem Studio

(Estimated Value: $1,250; starting bid: $500)

This spacious, quiet, bright luxury studio is ready to host your family or friends. Dishwasher, washer/dryer, fitness room, virtual doorman, soaking tub and unobstructed city views. Owner lives in the building

 and will set up the apartment with all that your guests desires. On 5th Avenue, near 125th Street, close to 

all express transportation: 2,3,4,5,6 trains, Metro North, M60 to and from La Guardia Airport.

Available anytime during the 2018 Holiday season: December 23rd, 2018 to January 8th, 2019, 2 people. If 

with child, mattress available. Other dates can be discussed. Only for friends and family of the winner. Cannot be passed on.



Day of Sailing on Beautiful 41 Foot Cruiser, Port Washington, NY

(Estimated Value: $2,000; starting bid: $500)

Below is a picture of our (beautiful!) sail boat, a 41 foot cruiser. We offer a day of sailing for up to 5-6 people. Food and drinks are included.The sail starts from Port Washington Yard, Port Washington, NY. We have life jackets for kids who should be old enough to be able to sit by themselves (no toddlers). Bring swimming suits!






1/2 Day Private Ski Lesson with Kurt Lageschulte

(Estimated Value: Priceless!; starting bid: $100)

Treat yourself and/or your child to a 1/2 day private ski lesson with PSIA certified ski instructor Kurt Lageschulte. Well-versed in teaching skiers of all ages and abilities, your guide will be sure to provide you with invaluable ski instruction at your favorite local NYC ski area. Choose from Campgaw, Hunter or Wyndham Ski areas, and plan your perfect day trip before the snow melts! Of Special Note: SMS community members only, please. Round trip transportation provided for you and/ or your child with ski instruction. Lift tickets, equipment and meals not included. Lesson to be provided on a mutually agreed upon date, and to take place no later than March 31st, 2019.


Outgoing Phone Message with Brian Lehrer

Legendary WNYC Radio Host & Former SMS Dad

(Estimated Value: Priceless!; starting bid: $150)




4 Final Dress Rehearsal Tickets (by invitation only!) to Met Opera’s Cosi fan Tutte

(Estimated Value: Priceless!; starting bid: $150 for 2, $300 for 4)

Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 10:30am A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island—complete with bearded ladies, fire eaters, and a Ferris wheel. Manipulating the action are the Don Alfonso of Christopher Maltman and the Despina of Tony Award–winner Kelli O’Hara, with Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss, and Adam Plachetka as the pairs of young lovers who test each other’s faithfulness. David Robertson conducts. Your seats will be just a few rows behind the pit in the Orchestra section. This will be a real working rehearsal, the final dress for the production. You will get to see the finishing touches put on a brand new production of a classic opera!



Cash Calls for SMS Initiatives

Middle School Lab Renovation (Goal: $25,000)

Teacher’s Fund (Libraries, Technology, Training) K-12 (Goal:$10,000)

High School Scholarships (Goal: $3,000)


Kaufman Music Center Paddle Raise

($5000, $3500, $1000, $750, $500, $250, $100, $50)

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