Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

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    Airport Loop Bicycle Tour

    Donor(s): Julie Boughn, Hallie Getty, Sara Getty

    Casual and very kid-friendly ride around the BWI Airport Trail Loop. This is a 10-mile, relatively flat loop that is suitable for two-wheelers of all ages. We will meet at the Dixon Observation Park in Glen Burnie and set off for adventure, with great views of the airport and planes flying by. We will stop several times to drink water and once for snacks, which will be supplied by your hosts. Scheduling details: Ride will take about 2 hours.

    Details:

    • Date: May 2 2020 10:00am.
    • Maximum buyers: 25
    • Auction Position: No preference
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $5.00. $5 per child, 16 or under. Older people ride free!
    • Item Number: 109

    Annual Bowling Night

    Donor(s): Mark Brooks

    For the 1,208th consecutive year, UUCC will be meeting at Brunswick Zone Columbia Lanes. The date will be Saturday February 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM, 7100 Carved Stone Columbia, MD 21045. All expenses will be covered including bowling shoes, bowling, food, and drink. I expect this should provide great times for at least a couple of hours. Previous bowlers have proclaimed that this activity clearly ranks among the three finest evenings of their lives. All for $25!!! Hearty snacks or appetizers that can make a meal will be served. It’s a bowling alley!!! No almondine anything. Grease and plenty of it. Alcoholic beverages will be served.

    Details:

    • Date: Jan 25 2020 7:00-9:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 10
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $30.00. Prices are going up everywhere.

    Annual Fall Fossil Hunt at Bayfront Park

    Donor(s): Regina Verow

    Join us for a lovely day on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay as we search for shark tooth fossils. A short walk from the parking lot will take you to a small sandy beach just outside of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland where we will spend the day finding fossils, playing in the water and enjoying each other’s company. This annual event is suitable for families of all ages and no experiences is necessary to bring home treasures.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 107 (family pricing item number: 108)
    • Date: Sep 12 2020 9:00am.
    • Maximum buyers: 50
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $10.00. Family pricing has been recommended for this item.

    Antique Child’s Bed

    Donor(s): Ann Wing

    Our daughter used this until she was 6. She loved having the headboard. The frame is non standard but we put plywood on the slats and cut foam for the mattress. It is lower than many beds. .

    Details:

    • Item Number: 222
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction. .
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $30.00

    Aunt Lizzy’s Theater

    Donor(s): Liz Barrett

    Spend a wonderful family evening together enjoying popcorn and a movie from ‘Aunt Lizzy’s Theater’: a superb collection of 119 laser discs of your family’s favorite classic movies from the late 80’s and 90’s. This comes complete with laser disc player, manual and remote control. See slideshow below!
    Delivery Details: We can bring it to church on a Sunday of your choice.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 196
    • Pickup/Delivery: to be negotiated 
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: No bid preferences were expressed. Suggested $50 minimum bid

    Basket of chocolate cheer!

    Donor(s): Lisa Arge

    Do you know a chocolate lover who also loves turtles? This gift baskets contains chocolate turtles that look just like our terrapin friends plus lollipops, toffee, and chocolate spoons to sweeten hot drinks!

    Details:

    • Item Number: 358
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: No bid preferences were expressed. Homemade chocolates are quite work intensive.

    Child’s Basket of Books

    Donor(s): UUCC Bookstore

    Here’s a selection of books for young children from the UUCC Bookstore along with a stuffed bear to cuddle.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 204
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $25.00

    Christmas Afghan

    Donor(s): Steph Silver

    Adorable afghan crocheted specifically for this auction. Features nine holiday images. Roughly 50″ square. Cozy and fun! Can be machine washed and dried, although TLC is recommended (100% acrylic yarn).

    Details:

    • Item Number: 500
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    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $30.00.

    Doll House Furniture

    Donor(s): Ann Wing

    Furnish your house with a canopy bed, bunk beds, tables, chairs, dressers. and more. Includes a dog house with well behaved occupant and 6 people.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 248
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests that the price be bid up.

    Flexible Flyer Sled

    Donor(s): Ann Wing

    The classic sled you can lie down on and STEER. It has had a few years of use but is in excellent working order. On packed snow, there’s nothing faster.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 217
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $35.00

    Harry Potter Wrapping Paper

    Harry Potter GiftwrapDonor(s): Smith family

    Wrapping paper featuring the crests of all four Hogwarts houses.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 252
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: Fixed price of $20.

    Kobolds Ate My Baby!

    Donor(s): Gregory Seidman

    Play the role of a small, dog-like kobold woefully unprepared for the cruel — but hysterically funny — fate that awaits you. As a kobold you will travel your tiny world looking to fill King Torg’s (ALL HAIL KING TORG!) larder! You may be crushed by cows falling from the sky. You may joyfully march to your death at the beaks of bloodthirsty chickens. You may be obliterated by meteorites, betrayed by friends, and/or brained by frying pans. No previous role-playing game experience required; all materials provided; fun for ages 12 and up Light snacks or appetizers will be served. Vegan options will be offered. Alcoholic beverages will not be served.

    Details:

    • Date: Mar 14 2020 1:00-5:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 6
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $30.00.

    Movie Nites – Toy Story

    Donor(s): Tom and Carol Benjamin; Alan and Laurie Coltri

    PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, A REMOTE-ACCESS SUBSTITUTE EVENT IS BEING PROVIDED. Please contact the donors for details.

    (1995, Tim Lasseter, Director and co-writer), voiced by Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles & others. Not for kids only! The Pixar classic about toys that come to life when human backs are turned won an Oscar for Lasseter (Special Achievement), plus a host of other nominations & awards, including Best Score (Randy Newman) & Best Screenplay (a clutch of first-rate writers). To Infinity and Beyond! Light snacks or appetizers will be served. Vegetarian options, but not vegan options will be offered. Alcoholic beverages will not be served.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 106
    • Date: Jun 5 2020 7:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 22
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $15.00.

    Parents’ Night Out

    Donor(s): Seidmans, Siegals, Alena, Braidon, and Eleanor

    Enjoy food and drink in the company of other parents (and guardians) while your kids (age 10 and younger) are fed and cared for nearby by three highly qualified, experienced YRUU sitters at a host’s home 1/4 mile away. We’ll be providing alcoholic (and non) drinks and hearty hors d’oeuvres to the adults in a relaxed atmosphere, and a separate meal and activities for the kids. We will accommodate dietary restrictions by request (and label carefully), and will ask you to provide those restrictions when we send email prior to the event. IMPORTANT: Each slot is for one child and one adult; buyers can add an additional adult for $30.

    Details:

    • Item #: 4 (adult & one child); 5 (additional adult)
    • Date: Jan 18 2020 4:00-8:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 8
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Venue: Seidmans’ (adults); Siegals’ (children).  The two venues are about 1/4 mile away.
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $30.00. Each slot is for an adult and a child.  One additional adult may attend per child for a fixed bid of $30.00 – auctioneers will give instructions on auction night for how this bidding process will take place.

    Picnic in the Park

    Donor(s): Max & Patty Buffington, Mac & Judy McDermott, Robin Hessey & Ted VanAl

    Welcome spring with a picnic at Patapsco State Park – Kids and dogs (on-leash) welcome. We’ll have fire in the lovely stone shelter’s fireplace, picnic food, games for kids and a fascinating short presentation by Max Buffington, volunteer park ranger. Native Americans once lived in this spot as did modern industrialists and everyday people. Learn how each changed the valley and how it came to be the lovely spot it is today. Later, take a guided .5 mile walk with Max on a paved path beside the river to see where history took place, and where spring unfolds. Share hot chocolate at the end. Vegetarian options, but not vegan options will be offered. Alcoholic beverages will not be served. Bring the family, kids 14 and under are FREE!

    Details:

    • Date: Apr 5 2020 1:00-4:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 25
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00

    Popover Party

    Donor(s): The Siegal Family

    Come join us for tea, juice, and homemade popovers with butter, jam, and other treats. If you have never had a popover before, they are a light and airy roll that is best served hot. They are a family tradition that we would like to share with you. Let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. Hearty snacks or appetizers that can make a meal will be served. Vegetarian options, but not vegan options will be offered. Alcoholic beverages will not be served.

    Details:

    • Date: Mar 21 2020 10:00am-12:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 12
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $15.00.

    Select-A-Hymn

    Donor(s): Paige Getty

    Do you have a favorite hymn that we *never* sing in worship services? Do you wish we’d sing “Spirit of Life” more often? Are you nostalgic for a hymn tune from your childhood worship community? Is there an unfamiliar hymn in one of the hymnals that you’d like to learn? The high bidder wins the privilege of selecting one hymn from either Singing the Living Tradition or Singing the Journey, which the worship leaders then promise to incorporate into at least four Sundays’ worship services in the coming year.

    Details:

    • Scheduling to be arranged.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: No preference
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00

    Spiderman Luggage

    Donor(s): John and Gail Guy

    American Tourister bag. New! Red! Hard wall! Spiderman logo! Never lose your bag again. Great gift for your young traveler too.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 166
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $50.00. Purchase price $125

    Wood blocks

    Donor(s): Ann Wing

    These are found in good child care centers and kindergartens. Solid wood, they can support an adult. Sized for children to manipulate, they are fun to use alone or with other toys. They’re BLOCKS!

    Details:

    • Item Number: 216
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $25.00.

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