Spring Gala

disco_feverThe Annual Spring Gala is an amazing night for McKinley families, friends and the North Park Community to raise funds for McKinley Elementary. The 2017 theme was “Disco Fever!”  Please contact the Gala Committee for more information.

Check out photos from the 2017 event here.

When is it?

April. Stay tuned for the 2018 Gala date.

Where is it?

Queen Bee

Queen Bee’s Art and Cultural Center
3925 Ohio Street, San Diego, CA 92104  – right in the heart of North Park!

How much is admission and what does it include?

Stay tuned for more information.

What will we do there?

Drink, Dance, Eat, Bid, Gamble! Or just hang outCasinoKnights and socialize with McKinley friends and teachers. We have hired Casino Knights to provide gambling for the evening. In addition, there will be a cash bar offering beer, wine and our signature cocktail.

DelSurMexicanCantinaYou will be able to bid on student art, Teacher Experiences and silent auction items. Delicious food provided by a sponsoring restaurant. 

Thank you to Del Sur for providing food for our 2017 Gala.

Want to know what’s available to bid on? Visit Bidding Owl (stay tuned!) to preview Teacher Experiences and Classroom Art Projects before going!

What will we do with the money that is raised?

All profits will go straight to McKinley!   We will use the money raised to fund our art, music, garden, IB and technology programs.

Will there be music?

Yes, a DJ! So come prepared to boogie!

Can anyone come?

Yes!  As long as they are 21 and up, bring your family, friends and neighbors!

I need someone to watch the kids!

No worries! North Park Community Preschool is having a Parents Nights Out event from 5:30 – 11:00, $40/child and $30/sibling. Dinner and snacks will be provided. There is max of 30 kids, so contact Kaylie Kirby to reserve your spot!

What if I want to make a donation, or know someone with a business or just volunteer?

We are always looking for donations! Both monetary to underwrite the event, or items for the silent auction are welcome.  Please contact the Gala Committee for more information. We’d also love more volunteers to help us with the event! You can signup (stay tuned for signup link)