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2014 Silent Auction Items
(Last updated 4/27/14)
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1 2 VIP tickets to a taping of "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson"
Find out why many believe Craig Ferguson to be the zaniest late night host in America! This certificate entitles the bearer to 2 VIP tickets to attend a taping, which films at CBS Television City in Los Angeles. Valid through December 2014; subject to mutually agreed upon date. The minimum age requirement for the winner and guest is 18. Travel and accommodations are not included.

    Donated by Reading to Kids volunteer Maggie Leung
Priceless $40
2 Certificate for 4 VIP tickets to a live taping of "Conan" on TBS, starring Conan O'Brien
Calling Team Coco! This certificate entitles the winning bidder to a live taping of the "Conan" show, featuring Conan O'Brien and side-kick Andy Richter at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank. Valid on Monday-Thursday tapings through April 29, 2015; subject to mutually agreed upon date. The minimum age requirement for the winner and guests is 16. Travel and accommodations not included, Friday tapings excluded.

    Donated by Conaco, LLC
Priceless $80

Two Disneyland/California Adventure One Day Park Hopper Tickets
Make your dreams come true with this pair of One Day Park Hopper Tickets for entrance to both Disneyland Park and California Adventure. Expire 3/4/16.

     Donated by Disneyland Resort


$274 $85
4 Certificate for a two night stay at Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa in Reno, Nevada
Certificate for a two night stay in a tower guest room at this luxury resort and spa. Valid June through October, Sunday through Thursday, or November through December, Sunday through Friday. Excludes blackout dates including 7/29 - 8/3/14.  Expires 12/19/14.

    Donated by Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa
$200 $60
5 World Famous Magic Castle Private Show for up to 9 guests
Hosted, private show at the World Famous Magic Castle of a group of up to 9 guests. No cover charge or drink minimum, though dinner, drinks and valet parking are not included. Please see http://magiccastle.com for dinner prices, dress code, etc. If children will be in the group, then party must take place during Saturday or Sunday brunch, the only time children are allowed in the Magic Castle. Private show must take place by 8/29/2014.

Mike Muscat has been an actor and professional magician for over 30 years, and has headlined and performed at the Magic Castle for over 20 years.

     Donated by Mike Muscat
$150 $45
6 One voucher for a one-hour, in-home professional massage
Heather Stillman is a nationally certified massage therapist with 15 years' experience. She has training in many types of massage modalities, including Swedish/relaxation, deep/structural, Cranial-Sacral, Zero Balancing, Shiatsu, pregnancy, and acupressure. Expires 4/29/15.

    Donated by Reading to Kids volunteer Heather Stillman
$100 $40

Two adult passes good for either the San Diego Zoo OR the San Diego Safari Park
Discover the animal kingdom and enjoy the world famous San Diego Zoo or Safari Park with these two passes provided by San Diego Global! Tickets expire 12/25/14.

    Donated by San Diego Zoo Global

$92 $30
8 2 VIP tickets to DORIAN'S DESCENT, a new musical interpretation of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, opening May 30
This is a limited engagement, with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm. DOMA performances sell out quickly, so be sure to reserve your seats early to ensure your choice date. The VIP package comes with Preferred Seating Access, two free drinks from the DOMA BAR, and free parking. Performances are held at THE MET Theatre, 1089 North Oxford Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029.

    Donated by DOMA Theatre Company
$85 $25

Fly a Water-Propelled Jetpack
Have you ever dreamed of effortlessly flying through the air, hovering above the world below, even diving underwater? You've seen it on TV and YouTube, and now is your chance to experience the world's first recreational jetpack with Jetpack America!

Join the Reading to Kids Managing Director as his guest at www.jetpackamerica.com in Newport Beach for the experience of a lifetime. Your flight must take place by 8/31/2014 on a mutually agreed-upon date. Jetpack America charges an additional $20 surcharge on weekends.

    Donated by Charlie Orchard

$180 $50
10 Certificate for 4 Tickets to a Los Angeles Clippers 2014-15 Regular Season Home Game
Redeem this certificate for the hottest basketball in town! Seats will be at the Staples Center in the 100 level, lower bowl, and you will have some choice from amongst a list of games offered within the regular season.

    Donated by STAPLES Center | Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
$1,000 $150
11 Certificate for 4 Tickets to a Los Angeles Kings 2014-15 Regular Season Home Game
Redeem this certificate to see your 2012 Stanley Cup champion LA Kings next season! Seats will be at the Staples Center in the 100 level, lower bowl, and you will have some choice from amongst a list of games offered within the regular season.

    Donated by STAPLES Center | Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
$1,000 $150
12 UltraZone Laser Tag Party in Sherman Oaks, Tue. Wed. or Thur.
Laser blast up to 15 of your friends with this laser tag party, which includes two games of laser tag each, non-alcoholic drinks, a private room, decorations, and a host. Valid on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays only, food is additional. 14622 Ventura Blvd. #208, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91403. Expires 4/29/15.

    Donated by UltraZone
$315 $40

Lisa Hoffman Beauty's Madagascar Orchid gift basket and a certificate for a haircut, blow dry, and style at J Beverly Hills Salon
Be good to your skin with this elegant gift basket including the Lisa Hoffman Beauty's Madagascar Orchid Bath and Body lotions, Madagascar Orchid jewelry and a relaxing soy candle. Then get ready for a new 'do with this certificate good at J Beverly Hills salon in Pasadena. New clients only, expires 7/29/14.

    Donated by Lisa Hoffman Beauty and J Beverly Hills Salon
     www.lisahoffmanbeauty.com and www.jbeverlyhills.com/

$310 $40
14 $250 Gift Card for Pechanga Resort & Casino
Stay in luxury at this AAA Four Diamond Award resort. Located minutes off I-15 in Temecula, California, Pechanga has it all – gaming, luxury accommodations, golf, spa, dining, pool, and more. Gift card is redeemable throughout Pechanga Resort & Casino, excluding gaming credit. Expires 6/30/15.

    Donated by Pechanga Resort & Casino
$250 $50

3 free child tickets with purchase of Adult tickets at LEGOLAND
There is fun for the entire family at LEGOLAND. Each child ticket may be used at LEGOLAND and Sea Life Carlsbad Aquarium or LEGOLAND Water Park. Expires 12/31/2014
    Donated by LEGOLAND

$228 $45
16 $150 gift card for Kendall's Brasserie & Bar and 4 General admission passes to any event at MOCA
Enjoy a fresh approach to brasserie cuisine with inspired seafood dishes and updated French favorites at Kendall's Brasserie & Bar in downtown LA (gift card not valid for alcohol). Then head out to an event at any of MOCA's three locations, MOCA Grand Avenue, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, or MOCA Pacific Design Center, excluding specially ticketed exhibitions & special events. MOCA is the only museum in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to contemporary art.

    Donated by the Museum of Contemporary Art and The Patina Group
     www.moca.org and www.patinagroup.com
$198 $60
17 Six one-on-one private personal training sessions with Sweatfit LA LLC
It's time to get in shape! Brian Tucker and Sam Lopez of Sweatfit LA will create a fitness program for you and go over fitness goals, nutrition, and past fitness history. They will guide you through a thorough physical fitness assessment to diagram a specific exercise program for your needs. 6249 Bristol Parkway, Culver City, CA 90230.
    Donated by Sweatfit LA
$204 $50
18 Certificate for 2 complimentary passes to Universal Studios Hollywood
Enjoy non-stop entertainment at Universal Studios! Prepare for the greatest battle you’ll ever ride on Transformers: The Ride-3D, come face to face with King Kong 360 3-D, escape to the movies on the world-famous Studio Tour - and much more! Not valid on December 26-30 or Halloween Horror Nights.

    Donated by Universal Studios Hollywood
$168 $40
19 Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Elph camera
This slim, clean-lined and fully flat camera fits easily into a purse or pocket for fun and easy photographs. A 2.5" LCD, 7.1 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom and advanced DIGIC III ensure top-quality images, while focus is fast and sharp with Face Detection and automatic red-eye correction.

     Donated by Reading to Kids volunteer Beau Sumile
$150 $40
20 4 unlimited ride wristbands for Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
Experience a day of fun at Pacific Park with unlimited rides at the twelve different attractions for both kids and adults. 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Expires 4/29/15

    Donated by Pacific Park
$92 $35
21 Certificate for 4 tickets to Chivas USA vs. the Portland Timbers, Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Enjoy an exciting game of soccer at the StubHub Center in Carson! Tickets will be in the midfield section of the stadium. To redeem the certificate, must call the provided contact before 5/23/14.

    Donated by Chivas USA
$240 $50

Handbuilt, Custom Hardwood Skateboard Deck and Z Gallerie's "LA Roads" framed print
Celebrate Southern California living with these two items! This 54" by 10 1/4" handmade skateboard deck is made of hardrock maple and African mahogany. Add your own wheels and trucks to surf the sidewalks or display this beautiful piece of craftsmanship in an office or home.

Created from a variety of clean-lined typography fonts, "LA Roads" calls attention to locations that every adventurer should explore on a trip to the City of Angels. Modernly inspired, this print showcases crisp white lettering against a black hued background. It has been framed with a matte black frame and white matboard. Measures 14" by 26"

    Donated by Reading to Kids volunteer David Callahan (DCal Boards) and Z Gallerie

$240 $40
23 Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5 recording device with 2GB SD memory card
The Bloggie camera lets you record your favorite moments in high definition MP4 (H.264) video format for easy web sharing, and lets you take crisp 5MP still images. Its horizontal playback feature lets you record video while holding the camcorder in its natural, upright position, and when you want to play back your movies, simply rotate the camera into a landscape (horizontal) position to take full advantage of the 2.4' LCD display. It also features a convenient, 270 degree rotating lens system, SteadyShot image stabilization, and is compatible with PC or Mac.

    Donated by Sony Pictures Television
$150 $40
24 Voucher for 1 free week of Super Duper Arts Camp in Los Angeles
Located in LA near Wilshire and Western, Super Duper Arts Camp is designed to create a sanctuary where the innocence, playfulness, exploration, discovery and joy of childhood can reign supreme!
It’s a place where kids have time and space to be kids, with opportunities for play, discovery, organic growth, adventure and learning from hands-on experience.
Voucher is good for one first-time camper to enjoy a free week of winter camp OR 1-week session of summer camp OR 50% off one 2-week session of summer camp. For 2-weeks Sessions, need to pay the remaining balance for that Session. Redeem online with Voucher, subject to availability.

    Donated by Super Duper Arts Camp
$385 $70
25 Handcrafted wooden bottle opener and wooden kazoo from Offerman Woodshop
Nick Offerman is most well-known for playing the character Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation. Enjoy these handcrafted items from his woodshop in Los Angeles.
The Offerman Woodshop has been cracking cold ones since the late 90's with these bottle openers made from reclaimed oak and traditional cut nails.
A boy's kazoo is made out of plastic. A man’s kazoo is hand crafted from wood. Note that the kazoo contains small removable parts so is not suitable for small children.

    Donated by Offerman Woodshop
$99 $30
26 Certificate for 4 tickets to a movie at iPic Theaters in Pasadena
iPic Theaters in Pasadena is the ultimate movie-going experience! Enjoy in-cinema dining with table service, plush recliner seats, free popcorn during previews, delicious food, and amazing cocktails. Reserve your seats in advance, then feel free to arrive early and hang out in the lounge where you can eat and grab a drink while relaxing on a couch, or watch the game by the bar. 42 Miller Alley, Pasadena, CA, 91103. Tickets expire 7/30/14, excludes limited special engagements, winner to be provided letter to contact iPic Theaters to have tickets mailed to him or her.

    Donated by iPic Theaters
$116 $35

Certificate for 2 reserved "A" Section seats to a chamber music performance on Sun. 5/18/14, 4pm at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of C.P.E. Bach
Featuring Tanya Tomkins, cello & Eric Zivian, fortepiano with Christopher Matthews, flute

Enjoy a program celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of C.P.E. Bach is performed by a duo who "truly rise to the challenge…exuding a sense of fresh-minted excitement and discovery" (Fanfare Magazine), joined by a flutist of "exceptional and daring virtuosity".

San Gabriel Mission was founded during C.P.E. Bach’s lifetime and the grand, high-ceilinged lobby of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, now a cultural center for the town, serves as a gracious setting for a period-instrument performance of the composer’s works and those he influenced – from Haydn and Beethoven to court music of Frederick the Great.

Certificate good only for this performance and expires after the event.

    Donated by The Da Camera Society

$91 $25
28 Certificate for 2 Tickets to Any Performance in the 2014 Ford Amphitheatre Summer Season
Music, dance, film! Use this certificate to indicate your 1st and 2nd choices of shows listed at http://fordtheatres.org/events/seasonataglance, then fax or mail it in. This outdoor amphitheatre in the Hollywood Hills promotes and reflects the diversity of the Los Angeles community. Expires 10/31/2014. 2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles, CA 90068

    Donated by Jon Anson Ford Amphitheatre
$75 $20

DVD box set of the entire series of "Friends"
This complete series collection includes 40 DVDs with all 236 episodes and 18 hours of extras, as well as a 60-page collector's booklet. The episodes are presented in the original format preserving the aspect ratio when all were first aired.

    Donated by Chung Han

$90 $25
30 Gift certificate for a "Make Your Own Pizza Play Date" for 4 kids at Fresh Brothers Pizza•Salad•Things
It's a party like no other and very fresh! Kids make their own kid-size pizzas anyway they want to (so long as they're edible) and decorate the box they'll go into after baking in the oven. Everybody gets dough to play with, plus a one-of-a-kind "I Made My Own at Fresh Brothers" t-shirt, too. Fun? They'll eat it up!

Play dates only held Monday-Friday between 1-4pm at all their locations except Manhattan Beach.

    Donated by Fresh Brothers
$85 $20
31 4 passes to The World Famous Laugh Factory on Sunset in Hollywood
Need more than one night of comedy this year Use these 4 complimentary passes for a show at The Laugh Factory, "Over 5 Billion Jokes Told!"

Must be 21 and over, make reservations at least a week in advance, and 2 drink minimum purchase per ticket during show. Tickets expire 9/11/14.

     Donated by The World Famous Laugh Factory
$80 $20
32 $50 Ticket Voucher to a Performance at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) and a $50 gift card to The Cheesecake Factory
Treat yourself to a night of culture with this $50 Ticket voucher good toward purchase of tickets to any event presented by CCPA. Not valid for rental events. Expires 4/29/2015.

Also, enjoy a meal at any of The Cheesecake Factory's nationwide locations.

     Donated by Cerritos Center for Performing Arts and The Cheesecake Factory
     www.cerritoscenter.com and www.thecheesecakefactory.com
$100 $30
33 4 passes to Petersen Automotive Museum and 2 coffee table books on cars
Since its inception, the Petersen Automotive Museum has been regarded as the focus of automotive enthusiasm on the West Coast. Travel through time on Streetscape diorama and view the ever-changing vehicles on display. Not valid for special events. 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Then read in greater depths these beautifully-illustrated coffee table books, Muscle Cars and Rolls Royce & Bentley. This lot makes a great gift for the gear-head in your life!

    Donated by Peterson Automotive Museum and Barnes and Noble/Bookstar
     www.petersen.org and www.barnesandnoble.com
$90 $25
34 LA Lakers Chris Kaman autographed photograph with LA Kings Jeff Carter and Trevor Lewis autographed player cards
Are you a Lakers and/or Kings fan, or do you know one? This is a 10"x8" autographed black and white photo of Laker #9, Chris Kaman.

The 10"x8" LA Kings #77 Jeff Carter and #22 Trevor Lewis autographed player cards also come with certificates of authenticity.

Together these make awesome gifts for any LA sports fan!

    Donated by the Los Angeles Lakers and Kings Care Foundation, Los Angeles Kings Hockey Club
     www.lalakers.com and lakings.com
$75 $20
35 2 first class admission tickets to the Queen Mary in Long Beach
Transport yourself back in time aboard the legendary Queen Mary. Once the grandest ocean liner in the world, the Queen Mary is now a full-service Long Beach hotel, historical landmark, and entertainment venue. The Queen Mary gives visitors a unique glimpse into a bygone era when steamships were the most regal way to travel. Tickets expire 3/7/15.

     Donated by The Queen Mary
$60 $15
36 2 Passes to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach and a 2 free items at Chipotle
Explore the world beneath the sea with a day of fun and discovery! Passes must be used by 10/1/2014.

On your way, stop by Chipotle and enjoy 2 free burritos, burrito bowls, salads, or orders of tacos with this Chipotle gift card. Expires 12/31/14.

    Donated by Aquarium of the Pacific and Chipotle
     www.aquariumofpacific.org and www.chipotle.com
$72 $20
37 A gift certificate for a Mini Manicure & Mini Pedicure at Blossom Beauty Lounge in Redondo Beach
Revive your hands and feet or those of someone you love with this gift certificate! A Blossom Mini Manicure features a soothing soak, nail clipping and reshaping, cuticle care, hot towel treatment, and finish with buff or polish. Their Mini Pedicure includes the above as well as an exfoliating foot scrub and hot oil massage.

     Donated by Blossom Beauty Lounge
$54 $15

4 VIP guest passes to any Landmark Theater and 2 free items at Chipotle
Plan a night out with friends to watch the latest movie with these 4 passes (excludes Landmark Greenwood Village). Expires 12/31/14.

While you are out, stop by Chipotle and enjoy 2 free burritos, burrito bowls, salads, or orders of tacos with this Chipotle gift card. Expires 12/31/14.

    Donated by Landmark Theatres and Chipotle
     www.landmarktheatres.com and wwww.chipotle.com

$66 $20

2 guest admission passes to The Huntington's gardens, library and museum galleries
Use these passes to explore the fabulous Huntington gardens, library and museum galleries in San Marino on regularly scheduled opening days, during regular open hours. Passes expire 6/30/15.

    Donated by The Huntington

$46 $15
40 2 passes to the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens and a $25 Skylight Books Gift Certificate
Explore the many varieties of animals and plants at our Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Passes expire 6/30/14.

Then explore Skylight Books and choose from a variety of materials from art, photography, graphic novels, music, magazines and much more. Located in a quirky urban neighborhood in Los Feliz. 1818 N. Vermont Ave (between Hollywood Blvd & Franklin). Expires 3/5/16.

    Donated by the Los Angeles Zoo and Skylight Books
     www.lazoo.org and www.skylightbooks.com
$59 $20