How do you organize a space party? You Planet!

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Hi EVCS Families and Space Rangers,

Our own Big Bang is happening this Saturday!

Come join us April 6th at PSNY (150 1st Ave, 4th Floor) 7-11:30pm. For our 2019 Spring Auction Gala-xy.

RSVP HERE and entrance is FREE. Or walk up and pay $10 at the door. RSVP for and bring along your most fun 21+ Friends and Family.

The Silent Auction is absolutely brimming with fantastic items. Get cozy and read it HERE

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This year all of our glorious Teacher Playdates as well as the Principal for the Day are going to be raffled off. Tickets are $5 and For Sale one more day in the yard (drop-off and pick-up) Friday, as well as at the Gala. See the super-nova-fun raffle list and descriptions HERE.

The Events Committee and Gala Team have been working their suns and moons off and can’t wait to celebrate all our hard work. There is still time to help us out.

Set-up/ Clean-up / Help-out during
Bartending Shifts
Donate Desserts
Sign-up Here

Can’t wait to see everyone there!

The Gala Team

PS- How do you organize a space party? You Planet!

The Gala is 2 weeks away!

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Calling all Space Fans –

It’s the final stretch, our Annual Spring Gala- or this year, Spring Gala-xy- is less than two weeks away!

Please enjoy this sneak peek at a small selection of all the out-of-this-world items we have up for bid in our Silent Auction. We especially encourage you to preview the Summer Camp Deals, so you can research and come ready to bid!

Entrance is Free! Bring your Friends and Family! But don’t forget to RSVP before April 5th. It’ll be $10 at the door if you don’t.

Volunteers still needed! Sign-up here:

• Check-in Volunteers

• Ticket Sales and Raffle Monitors

• Bartenders

• Clean-up Crew

• Dessert Donations

More fabulous items are being added to the Auction everyday. You are NOT going to want to miss out! If you can’t make it this year, find your proxy bidder ASAP!!

The sky is NOT the limit this year!!

-The Gala Committee

PS. Please Log any Auction item Donations – here- so they make it into the final catalog!

PPS- Again Don’t Forget to RSVP

So many ways to help, find a way to get involved that works for you!

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Dear All,

We realize there is a lot going on these days so we wanted to break down all the ways you can get involved and help:

Ask for auction items for the silent auction, details here.
Ask for Charitybuzz auction items, more info here.
Sign up to make a desert for the Gala here.
Sign up to volunteer at the Gala here.
Help us find food and beverage donations (and when we say beverage we mean alcohol). Email us at [email protected]
Help us print around 300 color cardstock. Email us at [email protected]

Thanks everyone!
-EVCS Gala Committee

Snow Day Assignment….

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Awesome to see so many of you at the Battle of the Bands last night! And now that you are super fans of the EVCS Family Band, be sure to RSVP for the gala where you can catch them again. (Remember, free if you RSVP in advance or $10 at the door).

Click to RSVP

And keep those auction items coming – we are really excited about what has come in so far but also starting to stress out about not having enough items so please pick your brain, then pick the brains of your best friend, your neighbor, your crazy connected cousin and more. All the details you need to ask for auction items are here.

Donate Auction Item

EVCS Gala Committee

Time to think about Summer Camp

Dear Families.

New: Steve & Kate’s Camp.
Update: Kimama is also offering an additional $200 discount for any EVCS student. 

Here’s a sneak preview of summer-camp offers that will be auctioned during the Spring Gala, April 6.

As we all continue our efforts to reach out to more camps, there will be more to consider. Please stay tuned.


The Deal: Five Day Passes for Steve & Kate’s Camp
Dates: June 20 – Aug 23.
Terms: Valued at $550. May only be redeemed for a single child, for summer 2019.
Ages: 4+
Location: Blue School. 241 Water St, New York, NY 10038

Need flexible summer camp plans for your child? Does your child love choice time? Steve & Kate’s Camp has it all. At Steve & Kate’s, kids have the freedom to make their own choices, driven by curiosity and a range of activities from stop- motion animation, fashion, coding, breadmaking, sports, music, dance, and more. Redeem these guest passes online and your child can show up for any five days. Parents can add additional paid day passes but note these complimentary days will not apply toward the cost of any of any paid plans. Lunch and snacks provided! 

The Deal: 50% off Camp Kimama NY Overnight Juniors (2 winners)
Dates: July 29-Aug 8.
Terms: Full cost is $2,110. Winner will pay 50% ($1055).
Ages: 7-14
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If you like pina coladas….

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Happy Mid-Winter Recess All!

Please remember to keep asking around about auction items – the donations are coming in but not as fast as we would like! DETAILS TO HELP YOU ASK HERE.

And, for those of you sitting on a beach somewhere sipping a pina colada right now (arrrg) and for all of you still in the cold, please think about if you know anyone in the food and beverage industry that would be interested in making an alcohol or food donation to the Gala. Get in touch with [email protected] if you have any leads.

– EVCS Gala committee

District 1 Battle of the Family Bands March 3, 2019

Online tickets sale is now closed. You can buy tickets at the door.

Don’t sleep on the event of the year!

The 2nd Annual District 1 Battle of the Family Bands at the Bowery Ballroom is very rapidly approaching and EVCS is ready to show up strong and take home the coveted trophy. We’ll be competing against our friends from The Earth School, PS 110, Tompkins Square Middle School and UNMS. One thing is for certain – it’s going to be really fun.


EVCS January PA Meeting – Recap and Updates

Hello EVCS Parents,

Thank you all of you who came to our PA meeting Wednesday!

Big Congratulations to 4th grade Mom, Anna, who won the Attendance Raffle- this month it was $10 to spend at Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery on Rivington.

Here’s the meeting recap:

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Our big news is the Spring Auction Gala will be held on a new date April 6th at Performance Space NY (formerly PS122) E. 9th St and 1st Ave. This is a month earlier than originally planned so we need to start soliciting and bringing in Silent Auction items either ASAP or NOW. Auction donations are accepted online and in paper form. Click here for online donation formsletters and FAQ sheet.

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EVCS Holiday Makers Fair • Monday, December 10

Join us for the EVCS Holiday Makers Fair!

Monday, December 10 • Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Calling all makers and creators!

If you are still interested in hosting a table to sell your goods, or certificates for services, secure a table while they last!

Please contact: Lara Levine Lipof, [email protected]



If you’re a Baker instead of a Maker – or just can’t resist Buying store-made baked goods this time of year – please consider donating some to be sold at the PA HOLIDAY BAKE SALE that will be taking place during the Holiday Makers Fair on Monday, December 10th. *Sign up here to volunteer by Baking, Bringing, Setting-up or Selling on December 10th. For more info reach out to: Marla at [email protected]


– Brought to you by the Fundraising Committee