Sign-up slots are still available for the Sing-a-long Community Experiences. These fun social events/learning opportunities for adults and/or children are hosted by Lafayette parents in an effort to raise money for the Lafayette PTA while socializing with other members of our school community.  All proceeds benefit our kids! Interested? It’s not too late to sign up to attend the Poker Night, sign the kids up for a Lands End hike, a healthy cooking class after school or a night with Peruvian sours & apps, just to mention a few.


The Balboa District Progressive Dinner

Saturday April 29 | Start at 6:30-10:30ish
max # of spots 40 (SOLD OUT) | $50 per adult or $90 a couple
Mingle, taste and sip. A unique experience to explore the neighborhood by foot. You’ll get to meet other Lafayette parents while tasting a different bite with a cocktail or beer at 4-5 host homes. (Adults only)

Donated by: Karen & George Chow, Joanne & Mark Di Giorgio, Shannon Upstill, Zachary Rattay, Kristy & Jimmy Kuale, and Michael & Verndean Tortorelli
Questions?  Contact Verndean Tortorelli @ vita2good2miss@yahoo.com

Pizza/Postcard/Pie and Power 

Sunday, May 21, 12-3pm
max # of spots: 15 (14 Left) | $30.00 per (parent +1 child) or $350.00 (buy out event)
Sponsored by 1st grade parents: Karen Chow, Dory Schrader, Star Moore, and Melissa Lewellyn
Enjoy pizza and pie while you write provided ‘stamped’ blank postcards expressing whatever you like to your desired elected representative(s).
Family-friendly (kids and adults welcome to write postcards). We will also provide colorful pens and crayons. Karen Chow & George Sun’s house on 34th Avenue (838 34th Avenue, SF)
Donated: Karen Chow, Star Moore, Dory Schrader
Questions?  Contact Karen Chow @ choweclectic@gmail.com

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Fairy and Goblin Hunting with Gabby & the Triplets

Sunday May 7 | 1-4pm | Golden Gate Park
Max # spots: 4 (1 Left) | $30 per child
Join us as we search for Fairies and Goblins in their Golden Gate Park hiding places. When we tire of the hunt, we will repair to blankets for picnic snacks and work on our own fairy- or goblin-inspired craft.
Donated by: Edith Salvatore & Veronica Mata
Questions?  Contact Verndean Tortorelli @ vita2good2miss@yahoo.com

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Afternoon Tea for Lafayette Moms

Sunday May 7 | 3-5pm
max # of spots: 5 (SOLD OUT) | $30 per mom
Come and have some lovely tea and delicious homemade scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam (and other baked goods), while enjoying the company of fellow Lafayette moms.
You have the option to drop your child off at nearby Cabrillo playground, where my husband Chris will be supervising the kids while us ladies enjoy our tea at home. If you have more than one child, we ask you to have their dad join my husband at the playground. Burcu and Chris’s outer Richmond house
Donated by: Burcu Hasdemir

Healthy Cooking Class

Wednesday, May 10, after school 2-4pm, Lafayette Kitchen
max # of spots: 10 (8 Left) | $35 per child
Offered by our resident Chef Lamia, our Afterschool cooking teacher.
A healthy cooking class spent making ricotta and homemade empanadas with homemade stuffing
Donated by: Lamia Spohn
Questions?  Contact Verndean Tortorelli @ vita2good2miss@yahoo.com

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Kindergarten Park Playdate

Saturday, May 13 | 1-3 pm | Golden Gate Park
Exact location TBD
Max # spots: 8 (6 Left) | $20, Kindergartners only
Come play with your Kindergarten buddies for an afternoon in Golden Gate Park! We’ll have soccer, games, snacks, and other activities so everyone can have fun while running around.
Donated by: Heather Rothaus (Mason Silvey’s mom)
Questions? Heather Rothaus at la_pluma@yahoo.com

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Land’s End Hike

Friday May 19 | 2-4pm
max # of spots: 6 (3 Left) | $25 per child
Join 5th-grade teacher Nicole King for a hike along the beautiful Lands End trail. Your child should be dressed comfortably for the hike and bring along a snack and water. Kids should meet on the school yard and families should plan to pick up at Lands End.
Donated by: Nicole King
Questions?  Contact Verndean Tortorelli @ vita2good2miss@yahoo.com

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Family Fun Run

Saturday, May 27, 10:15-12:15 pm, Sutro Heights Park
max # of spots: no limit | $25 per family

Start your morning stretching and striding in this SF hidden gem for a fun non-competitive family run. We loop Sutro Heights park then head past Fort Miley. We encourage families to run together. We’ll also have a short course for the advanced runners to run out and back together.

Organized by:  Liz McMillan and Verndean Tortorelli

Questions?  Contact Verndean Tortorelli @ vita2good2miss@yahoo.com

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Backyard Movie night

Saturday May 20 | 7:15 & Movie start time 7:45-8pm
max # of families 6-8 (5 Left) | $30 per family
Looking for a unique night time family experience right in your neighbors (backyard)? Join Le, David & Khai Klien and Mike, Marina & Verndean Tortorelli for a casual movie night in their outer Richmond backyard on the lawn under the stars watching a movie. Movie TBD. Some light movie snacks and treats provided. Bring your family, a blanket, & layers (byob)
Donated by: Le, Verndean, David Klein
Questions?  Contact Verndean Tortorelli @ vita2good2miss@yahoo.com

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Guys Poker Night Out

Friday, June 9th – garage opens at 6:30PM, first hand around 7:15PM
Friday, July 28th – garage opens at 6:30PM, first hand around 7:15PM

Spend the night with the guys playing poker. For just $40 you will get a night of poker, complete with dealers, beverages, and snacks
Max # spots: 20 (13 Left)  | $40 per dad
Spend the night with the guys playing poker. For just $40 you will get a night of poker, complete with dealers, beverages, and snacks
Donated by: Rob Kinoshita and Mark DiGiorgio
Questions?  Contact Verndean Tortorelli @ vita2good2miss@yahoo.com

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Peruvian Pisco Sours and Appetizers

evening for couples (no kids)

Summer 2017/Date TBD  | Parents will be contacted to find the best day
Max # of spots: 10 or 5 couples (6 Left or 3 Couples) | $50 per person or $100 per couple
Rob and Marisol’s Kinoshita’s home: 446 34th Ave /Clement
Peruvian food has gained world-wide appeal thanks to its unique flavors and fresh ingredients. Come join us for an exquisite adult-only evening where you will experience the renowned Pisco sour (Peru’s staple alcoholic cocktail) and savory Peruvian appetizers representative of Peru’s various National Regions. Your hosts are prepared to make this a delightful experience that you will not forget.
Donated by: Marisol and Rob Kinoshita
Questions?  Marisol and Rob Kinoshita at marisolkino@gmail.com

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Mimosa & Quiche brunch

Saturday September 9 | 11:00 am-2:00 pm
max # of spots: 8 (SOLD OUT) | $40 per person
Mimosa and quiche brunch for 4th & 5th Grade moms. Sip on different types of mimosas while hanging out with other 4th & 5th Grade moms.
Donated by: Halima