Festival of Learning Gala Party and Raffle

Our annual Festival of Learning Gala Party and Raffle is the culmination of many hours of work by parents, family members, teacher, other C5 staff members, and our friends in the community.

It features our focus for the year as its convening theme and provides a wide range of fun can friendship opportunities for all who attend.

It is usually held in the middle of May.in the CA State Building Center’s Cafeteria on the second floor at 455 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco.

The Theme this year, in 2015, is “Diversity in Its Many Forms – Understanding, Appreciating, and Developing – Our Bodies, Brains, Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Attitudes, Perspectives, Approaches, Materials, Tools, Processes, Equipment, Environments, Languages, Concepts, Cultures.

The Theme in 2014 was “Brain Power—Developing, Functioning, Applying.

The Theme in 2013 was “Dreaming & Doing – The Power of Collaborative Learning Groups and Individual Imagination!

We always have fabulous food, fun, music, dancing, games and activities for all ages of young children, and our famous raffle! Raffle tickets were only $5 each, with proceeds going to scholarships for C5 Children’s School qualifying families and professional development for staff. Raffle ticket buyers do not need to be present to win a raffle prize. Winners are notified.

A Past Year’s List of 57 Raffle Prizes and Valuations:

1 New iPad, 32GB Memory, Plus Wi-Fi 3G for AT&T, $798

4 49ersTickets: lower reserved seats, plus parking, $450

4 HP 3-in-1 Printers, D110a, $104 each

3 Giants Tickets, Virgin America Club Level Seats behind home plate, near the broadcast booths, plus parking, $300

2 Kindle Fires, $200 each

1 JAMBOX Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, $200

1 SanDisk Package: SlotRadio, Music Player w/ 3000 Songs Preloaded, $200

1 SanDisk Package: Sansa Fuze MP3 Player (4GB) w/ microSDHC Card & MobileMate Micro, $100

1 SanDisk Package: SanDisk reusable Bag, 16GB Flash Drive, 4GB SDHC Card, USB 2.0 Reader/Writer, Water Bottle , Flashlight and Pen, $50

1 Set 4 Ceramic Plates Local Artist, $250

4 VIP Passes Legion of Honor or de Young, $40

1 Family Pass for four Oakland Zoo & 8 ride tickets, $66

2 Passes Oakland Museum, $12 each

5 Ghiradelli Gift Cards, $10 each

4 Tickets Contemporary Jewish Museum, $12 each

1 Family Pass for 4 Children’s Creativity Museum, $120

4 Tickets Children’s Fairyland (Oakland), $32

1 Target Gift Card, $25

3 Sports Basement Gift Cards, $50 each

1 Books Inc Gift Card, $25

1 Photograph & Frame Gift Card, $75

1 A Child’s Delight Gift Card, $25

1 Kids Only Gift Card, $25

1 Park Chow Restaurant Gift Card, $40

1 Ananda Fuara Restaurant Gift Card, $25

1 Set 4 Tickets California Academy of Sciences

1 Patio Espanol Restaurant Gift Card, $100

1 Mezze’ Restaurant & Bar Gift Card, $60

1 The Cove on Castro Gift Card, $40

1 Night Deluxe Room Marriott Union Square, $250

2 Gift Cards Max’s Opera Deli, $50 each

1 Bottle Domain Carneros Sparkling Wine, $35

1 Bottle Schramsberg Sparkling Wine, $42

1 Bottle Chateau Montelana Cabernet Sauvignon Wine, $95

2 Gift Certificates to the store “For Boys and A Girl,” $50 each

2 Peet’s Gift Bags: 1lb coffee beans, 1 coffee mug, chocolate covered espresso beans, and blue berries, $35

1 Lakeshore Gift Card, $125

1 Ambiance boutique Gift Card, $25

1 Trader Joe’s Food and/or Non-alcoholic Beverages of One’s Choice, $60