17th annual event set for April 2
The Garrison Children’s Education Fund will hold its 17th annual Spring Thaw at the Highlands Country Club from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 2. The fundraiser supports educational, artistic and athletic programming at the Garrison School.
More than 100 items will be auctioned, including a day at the documentary series Years of Living Dangerously, a wine tasting at Artisan Wine Shop, learning to make jam with Eleanor’s Best, blowing your own ornament at Hudson Beach Glass, learning to play a new instrument with Beacon Music Factory or attending an Army football game as a VIP.
Other auction items include handmade jewelry, private soccer training sessions, a garden party at Kismet, tickets to Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the U.S. Open and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Trailside Zoo at Bear Mountain and a student/teacher dodgeball game. More information, including a bidding form, will be posted at gcef.net on Tuesday, March 29.
In addition to the auction, the event will feature a “Principal for the Day” raffle, craft beer from The Hop, sweet treats from Hudson Hil’s and specialty herb and fruit-infused cocktails donated by Trisha Mulligan. Sara Labriola and Korey Brodsky will provide live music.
Tickets are $90 and available at gcef.net or at the door. The Highlands County Club is located at 955 Route 9D.