Spots available in Bay Farm Auction’s Hosted Parties!
Fri, Mar 6 6:22pm

Our community has been very generous in donating a total of 17 hosted parties for our auction this year! We are so fortunate that the hosts of these parties are generous enough to donate their time, money, and talents to benefit our school. There is definitely something for everyone - a variety of art lessons, mom’s night outs, cooking lessons, and much more! Gather your friends or come make new friends at one of these great events. Make sure to look through this list of parties with their descriptions and sign up to have some fun!


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3rd Annual Chess Tournament and Learn to Play Workshop

CHESS (Students 3rd-8th grade only) - Friday, April 24

3:15pm - 6:00pm

Bay Farm's 3rd Annual Chess Tournament

Hosted by Señora Carmena and Mrs. Diaz

Do you like to play chess? Or would you like to learn?

Come on over to Señora Carmena´s classroom after school on Friday, April 24th for Bay Farm’s Third Annual Chess Tournament. We’ll have snacks, drinks, trophies and plenty of chess!

While competitors are duking it out to see who goes home with a trophy, Señora Carmena and Mrs. Diaz will also hold a “Learn How to Play Chess” workshop for anyone interested in learning the game.

Open to: 3rd-8th grade students

Price per ticket: $30 and please bring a chess set if you can

4/24/20 at 3:15 in P9. Pickup around 5:30 but finals may go as late as 6pm.


Bad Mom’s Night Out

(Women Only) - Saturday, May 16


Take your inner bad mom out for a night like no other. A party with Bay Farm’s own resident party-people, Julie Batz and Laurel Arroyo, is guaranteed to be an epic time! There will be wine, snacks, and surprises in store. Not for the faint-hearted.



(Adults only) - Friday, May 8


In need of a date night?

Craving a party with friends?

Whatever the reason, please join your hosts Andrea Freeman and Ian Boyd at their home for an evening of signature cocktails, plenty of appetizers and lots of fun! Don’t miss out- book your sitter now and secure your spot at this unforgettable party just steps from school.



(Parent/Child) - Saturday, May 9

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Alameda is home to many fairies and gnomes. We are proud to have Wands and Willow’s owner and founder, Alice Wong, sprinkle her magic and creativity to Bay Farm. Alice designs and creates miniature flower fairy dolls and teaches workshops to children and adults. Her etsy shop oozes magic and wonder. You and your child will make your own customized fairy to take home. Children must be at least 8-years old. Check out her Instagram @wandsandwillows


Glassybaby After Hours Party

April 25th from 4-7pm

Hosted by Deanna Wood and Melissa Moses

Join us for an enjoyable evening of friends, fun, small bites and wine.

This event will be at Glassybaby Berkeley. 

For added fundraising a special signature drink with your purchase of a Glassybaby drinker (hand-blown glass). You can enjoy watching the glassblowing experience while spending some time shopping.

Every Glassybaby sold at the event gives back $3 to the American Cancer Society in honor of Katherine Crawford.

Come out and have some fun while giving back to our school.  This is the perfect opportunity to shop for yourself or maybe Mother’s Day, Teachers gifts, birthdays, anniversaries, host gifts, truly any reason or occasion.

Definition of Glassybaby

A unique piece of hand-blown glass art crafted to support causes of hope and healing.  A beautiful vessel to hold color and amplify the light of a candle

A community of kindness, where we celebrate and create moments of beauty

For every color there is a name and a story. Hundreds of colors representing the values, moments and relationships that matter.



(Adults only) Saturday, April 25

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Glassybaby party with appetizers and wine with an added bonus… create your own special candle holder!  ONLY 6 SPACES FOR THIS PORTION OF THE EVENT!

Join us for a fabulous evening at our Glassybaby night out party Saturday, April 25th 4-7pm. This special entry includes a glassblowing experience where you will be given a safety brief, then work with an experienced glass blower to create your own unique Glassybaby. All finished products will be available for pick up from your host (Deanna Wood) Tuesday, April 28th.

Every Glassybaby sold at the event gives back $3 to the American Cancer Society in honor of Katherine Crawford.



(Children only) - Saturday, April 11

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Ada Gurevich, owner and founder of Art Bulb Studio, offers painting classes to children and adults right here on Bay Farm! Each child will bring an image they wish to paint, or select a collection of images from class. Drop off your children for a wonderful experience of discovery and creativity. Snacks and juice are provided. All ages from 5-years old and up welcome.

Check out Art Bulb Studio at 



(Adults only) - Sunday, April 26

11:00am - 2:00pm

Start your Sunday with Mimosas and small bites before we learn about what it takes to steam milk to make the perfect espresso drink. We’ll put theory into practice and have fun pulling espresso shots and creating latte art at one of Oakland’s newest coffee bars, Fig and Poe.



(Middle School students only) - Friday, April 10

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Requested by popular demand, Mr. Dan Reynolds and Company host Trivia Night for middle school students. Come test your trivia knowledge and skills with a team as you go head to head with other Dolphins. Mrs. Joni Reynolds will be there to cheer everyone on. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. This special event is held after school in P6. Snacks included. Pick up around 5:30pm.


Mom's Night Out at Wine & Waffles!!!

(Adults Only) Thursday, May 30th

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

LIMITED TO 20 PEOPLE - This will sell out!  Buy your tickets now.  

Bring your friends, or come alone and make new friends. This is sure to be a fun night that we won't soon forget. 

Let's celebrate another school year in the books! Forget about the kids, the house, the responsibilities... just relax, unwind and have fun!  

Your ticket includes 2 glasses of wine and some delicious appetizers. 

About Wine & Waffles:

Wine and Waffles is a wine bar and lounge that is a creative blend of it’s creators’ passions. The wide array of wines, beer, and unique appetizers assures that everyone can find a taste for their mood!

Ken and Vickie have worked tirelessly to make this dream happen. The fusion of Ken’s Sonoma County wine heritage and Vickie’s Alameda upbringing, and family ownership of Ole’s Waffle Shop bring together sweet and savory flavors to positively delight the senses. Whether it’s happy hour drinks after work, girls’ night out, listening to great music, or just hangin’, come ready to have a great time!



(Adults only) - Sunday, May 31

2:00pm - 4:00pm

You’ve seen pictures of her beautiful succulent cupcakes all over Facebook and Instagram. And now for the first time ever, Bay Farm’s own Cupcake Mom Extraordinaire, Jin Cho, is offering a once-in-a-lifetime Cake Design Class exclusively to Bay Farm School! You’ll learn professional design secrets, create and take home your own beautiful masterpieces to share (with bragging rights!) and leave with some goodies to support you with your future designs. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best in the business! Check out her instagram @bakedbyjin



(Families, children must be 7 years old and older) - Wednesday, June 10
10:00am - Noon
The second graders have the opportunity to go every year- now everyone can tour SemiFreddis as a family or with friends!

This is the best deal in town that includes a private tour and $25 worth of SemiFreddie’s delicious goodies that each person brings home. Adults and children 7 years old and older are welcome.


Vietnamese Pho Cooking Class

(Adults Only) - Saturday, April 4th


Mary DiRoucco is a foodie at heart who enjoys sharing her love for cooking. Learn how to make Pho, a Vietnamese soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, herbs and beef. Leave with a DIY kit to get you started at home. A popular street food in Vietnam, it is the perfect dish for cold winter day and anytime throughout the year.



(Adults only) - Saturday, April 18


Taste and discover wonderful pairings of whiskey and sushi with foodie experts, Dotti Miller and Jessica Solomon. This popular event was sold out last year and is sure to do the same this year. Don’t wait- secure your spot today for a wonderful date night or evening with friends.



(Adults only) - Sunday, April 19

3:00pm - 5:00pm

You know that empty wall space you’ve been meaning to fill with art? Make it extra special with a piece you create yourself in the company of friends. And who doesn’t love painting and wine? Bring your favorite bottle and enjoy a fun, creative evening with your fellow Dolphin parents at Wine and Design.



(Adults only) - Friday, May 1

Say what? Like a dream come true, you can have two of your favorite pasttimes at the same time! Get your workout for the day while sipping on wine at Club Pilates.



(Adults only) - Thursday, April 9 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Wine and Snacks will be provided.

Join certified Zentangle artist, Gini Shimabikuro, for an evening of relaxation and creativity. The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. We call these patterns, tangles. You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, S-curves and orbs. These simple shapes are the "Elemental Strokes" in all Zentangle art. Zentangle teaches us not to rush and take good care of ourselves in the present moment.