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Item0 Item Category Donors Item Name Picture Description Qty Left Est0 Est Val Min0 Min Price Date Vegan (no animal products, egg, or dairy) or options available Gluten free (or options available) Nut free (or options available) Dairy free (or options available) Vegetarian (no meat or fish) or options available
FB0035 FB35 Food and Beverages
  • Karen & Steve Jackson
Leftovers Yummy edibles 1 -20 000002.0 2 .00002E7 2 N N N N N
S0012 S12 Services
  • Carolyn Baldacchini
Violin! Viola! Chamber Music! Carolyn Baldacchini, violin, viola and chamber music teacher, is offering four 1/2 hour private lessons to be given in her home in Summit. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Carolyn toured 28 countries as a soloist, chamber musician, and ensemble player. These lessons are valued at $50 a half hour. 4 4 000050.0 50 .0004E7 40 N N N N N
S0011 S11 Services
  • Carolyn Baldacchini
Who Let the Dogs Out? Need someone to care for your beloved dog when you go away? Dog lover Carolyn Baldacchini will provide personal care in her Summit home for your dog, for up to 4 days (consecutive days or not). Carolyn only takes pets from one family at a time. Must be house-trained and, if not comfortable with children, happy to stay in their crate during lesson times with Carolyn's violin and viola students. Each of the fixed bids is for 1 night. Normal $60 value.
4 Offered. Fixed bid $50
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TH0007 TH7 Take Home Treasures
  • Lee Cornwell
Past, Present and Future Enjoy summertime year round. Bring home a perennial rosemary plant that has been nurtured on my patio all summer. This winter while enjoying your fresh sprigs of rosemary (especially good in homemade soups or stews) plan for next year's garden by perusing the brand new lovely gardening books "The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage" by David C. Culp and "The Flower Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to Colorful Blooms All Season Long" by Lewis and Nancy Hill. 1 0 000060.0 60 .00035E7 35 N N N N N
FB0031 FB31 Food and Beverages
  • Kathryn Werlein
Basket of Fall Goodies
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Lovely basket decorated for fall, including an oil candle, cobbler mix, honey, jams and pumpkin spice syrup. 1 0 000050.0 50 .0002E7 20 Y Y Y Y Y
ED0010 ED10 Education
  • Sue Walsh
  • Nancy & Bill Griffeth
Ideals and Delicacies Join the Beacon UU Humanist group for an evening of desserts, drinks, and merriment! We will reprise a few of our favorite topics in short bites while you share our smorgasbord of ideals and delicacies. Possible topics include but are not limited to: (1) first scientist to describe climate change in the 1800s, (2) impact of AI on jobs of the future, (3) Saudi Arabia, a modern day autocracy. Fellowship Hall. 50 40 000025.0 25 .00015E7 15 5/17/19 7:00 PM N N N N N
FB0030 FB30 Food and Beverages
  • Maryann & Ulf Dolling
Dark Delight Jam Jam made from a combination of 5 different home grown berries: Red and Black Raspberries, Blackberries, Gooseberries, Black Currants. 2 0 000020.0 20 .00008E7 8 N N N N N
FB0029 FB29 Food and Beverages
  • Maryann & Ulf Dolling
6 Berry Surprise Jam Yummy jam, made with a selection of 6 different kinds of home grown berries: White and Black Currants, Red and Black Raspberries, Blueberries, Gooseberries. Two offered. 2 0 000020.0 20 .00007E7 7 N N N N N
FB0028 FB28 Food and Beverages
  • Maryann & Ulf Dolling
Blackberry Calvados Jam The Calvados is a perfect addition to Ulf and Maryann's home grown blackberries. 12 -1 000008.0 8 .00008E7 8 N N N N N
FB0027 FB27 Food and Beverages
  • Maryann & Ulf Dolling
Small Gooseberry Jam Ulf & Maryann use home grown red gooseberries to make this delicious jam. 6 -1 000006.0 6 .00006E7 6 N N N N N
FB0026 FB26 Food and Beverages
  • Maryann & Ulf Dolling
Large Gooseberry Jam Ulf & Maryann use home grown red gooseberries to make this delicious jam. 10 -1 000008.0 8 .00008E7 8 N N N N N
A0012 A12 Art/Handcrafted
  • Deborah Graham
"Allegro" Colored Pencil and Marker drawing
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Original artwork, created by our own Deborah Graham, entitled "Allegro." Created with colored pencil and marker, with an image size: 7.5" x 6.5" and a framed size: 14" x 11". 1 0 000065.0 65 .00035E7 35 N N N N N
A0011 A11 Art/Handcrafted
  • Deborah Graham
New England Scene
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Lovely painting by our own Deborah Graham of a New England scene. The painting was done with oils. Painting size: 11" x 14", Framed size: 15.5" x 18.5". 1 0 000200.0 200 .001E7 100 N N N N N
K0003 K3 Baskets
  • Cathleen Hothersall
Basket of Cruelty-Free Products
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For people who reject animal testing as cruel, unethical, and unnecessary, and who practice compassionate shopping, this tray is a useful and practical prize. For people who are newly aware of this issue, this basket is a good introduction to a cruelty-free lifestyle.It consists of household and personal care products made by a variety of companies certified cruelty-free by one of two reliable watchdog organizations: Leaping Bunny and Beauty Without Bunnies. The products are gender-neutral, so the tray is a good fit for any household.

The products are: (one container or item of each)

1) Seventh Generation laundry detergent.
2) Ecover fabric softener.
3) CitraSolv plant-based dish soap, Valencia orange.
4) Absolute Green multi-purpose cleaner. peppermint-scented.
5) Ecos hand soap, lemongrass scented.
6) Nature's Gate Aloe Vera and Macadamia oil shampoo and conditioner.
7) Kiss My Face fragrance-free deodorant.
8) Bath & Body Works Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin bath fizzy.
9) Fanciful Fox bar of lemon-sage-ginger soap.
10) Fanciful Fox Cabin in the Woods scented candle.

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FB0021 FB21 Food and Beverages
  • Jane & Gary Buscemi
DELICE & SARRISON GIFT CERTIFICATE Delice and Sarrison is a vegan French restaurant located in the heart of West Village. It offers traditional French veganized dishes, such as coq au vin, escargot, crepes and galettes. It has a cozy NYC atmosphere and is a fun experience. 1 0 000100.0 100 .0005E7 50 Y N N N N
FB0022 FB22 Food and Beverages
  • Jane & Gary Buscemi
VEGGIE HEAVEN GIFT CERTIFICATE Veggie Heaven, located in Denville, NJ, offers a wide choice of vegetarian and mock-meat Chinese dishes. Buscemi family favorites include the bubble tea, crispy chicken salad, avocado ball, dragon roll, rainbow rolls (the rolls are vegan sushi) and the roast pork. 1 0 000100.0 100 .0005E7 50 Y N N N N
FB0023 FB23 Food and Beverages
  • Jane & Gary Buscemi
CANDLE 79 GIFT CERTIFICATE Known far and wide as one of NYC best restaurants, Candle 79 combines delicious organic vegan cuisine (don’t miss their seitan) with gracious, knowledgeable service in a gorgeous duplex space. Located steps away from All Souls UU church in NYC, you’ll dine in an upper east side neighborhood. 1 0 000100.0 100 .0005E7 50 Y N N N N
FB0024 FB24 Food and Beverages
  • Jane & Gary Buscemi
HANGAWI GIFT CERTIFICATE Hangawi is a posh vegan Korean restaurant, and is known as an oasis of calm in mid-town Manhattan. Diners take off their shoes and sit low to the floor on cushions. The cuisine is gourmet Korean with various traditional foods represented, including such things as pumpkin porridge or the delicate Emperor's rolls. $100 gift certificate. 1 0 000100.0 100 .0005E7 50 Y N N N N
FB0025 FB25 Food and Beverages
  • Jane & Gary Buscemi
BLOSSOMS GIFT CERTIFICATE Blossoms is known for its vegan cheese cake and it’s incredible Caesar salad. Just one bite and you'll find yourself wondering how the heck they made it! The restaurant is in a chic intimate townhouse located in the heart of Chelsea, for a fun dining experience. Blossom serves gourmet organic vegan cuisine and offers a full range of menu items. 1 0 000100.0 100 .0005E7 50 Y N N N N
E0010 E10 Excursions
  • Nancy Seus & Suzanne Wilcox
Ask An Engineer- Play, Learn & Have Fun at Liberty Science Center!
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STEM- See what makes things tick, explore the wonder of nature and the magic of science!

Nancy Seus and Suzanne Wilcox will host a group of up to 20 people (snow date 2/2). We'll explore until Noon together and break for lunch. Admission to the museum and a voucher for lunch/gift shop are included!

All ages are welcome, however children under 12 must bring a parent with them.

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E0009 E9 Excursions
  • Jean Crichton
  • Dr. Wim Sweldens
Walking Tour of Elizabeth
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Join Jean and Wim for a guided walking tour through downtown historic Elizabeth and discover its key role in the Revolutionary era, when it suffered from continual attacks by British forces. The tour starts with the initial land tract sale from the Indians of Staten Island in 1664. Highlights include the Belcher-Ogden Mansion, the Bonnell House, the Snyder Academy, the River Trail and Boxwood Hall, which hosted George Washington and Alexander Hamilton. We will leave Beacon at 11 a.m. (after the first service) on Sunday, March 24 and stop for a pay-your-own lunch at one of Elizabeth’s outstanding Spanish restaurants. Maximum 12 people. 12 -1 000030.0 30 .0003E7 30 3/24/19 11:00 AM N N N N N
FB0020 FB20 Food and Beverages
  • Jean Crichton
Delicious Homemade Brownies
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A batch of Jean Crichton’s rich, chewy brownies, made with chopped toasted pecans (or without nuts, as you choose) and delivered to your home at the holidays or another mutually agreed upon date.
1 Offered. Opening bid $35
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MM0019 MM19 Meals and More
  • John & Jessica Park
Korean BBQ Dinner Enjoy a home cooked Korean BBQ dinner with Jessica and John in their Short Hills home. BBQ ribs and other authentic Korean dishes will be served along with Korean drinks & desserts. 8 0 000075.0 75 .0005E7 50 4/12/19 7:00 PM N N N N Y
ED0009 ED9 Education
  • Paul & Julie Morgan
Help a Teen with Writing! Do you know a teenager who may want/need help with writing? Beacon member Julie Morgan is happy to assist! With over 20 years experience in teaching writing, she hopes to that the teen in your life can benefit from several tutorial sessions with her. She's offering 2-3 sessions, totaling 3 hours, with academic or standardized writing. 1 1 000150.0 150 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
S0010 S10 Services
  • Alison Weir
Fascial Stretch Therapy Session Certified Fascial stretch therapist and Beacon member Alison Weir would like to donate a 1.5 hour session in her Chatham studio. More information available on her studio website www.Cloud9Stretch.com. 1 0 000195.0 195 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
FB0018 FB18 Food and Beverages
  • Janet & Lee Roberts
Comfort Food from the Bayou Celebrate the taste of New Orleans with your very own pot of chicken gumbo prepared by Lee and Janet Roberts. Made from a recipe passed along by a Louisiana native who knew his way around a good roux, this gumbo will warm you right up on a cold night. We’ll provide the rice and corn muffins, too. To be provided on a mutually agreed upon date between Jan. 15 and April 1. 1 0 000060.0 60 .0002E7 20 N Y N N N
FB0019 FB19 Food and Beverages
  • Janet & Lee Roberts
Oooh Baby(back) Ribs! Get you some finger-lickin’ good babyback ribs. The key to awesome ribs is to smoke them low and slow, and people have been known to follow the smell of that hickory smoke right to the yard of Janet and Lee Roberts. We’ll smoke you a couple of racks and bring them to you with a batch of baked beans and some slaw. To be provided on a mutually agreed upon date between June 1 and Sept. 30. 1 0 000100.0 100 .0004E7 40 N Y N Y N
A0010 A10 Art/Handcrafted
  • Janet Roberts
Original Oil Painting: Beacon Lights
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This original oil painting by Beacon member Janet Roberts captures the warmth of our sacred space. The painting is based on a photo taken at twilight by member Bill Griffeth. 1 0 000400.0 400 .001E7 100 N N N N N
A0008 A8 Art/Handcrafted
  • Janet Roberts
Beacon Notecards II
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This set of 12 note cards features images of four original oil paintings by Beacon member Janet Roberts. Some were inspired by photographs by longtime member Bill Griffeth. All were inspired by Janet's love of our sacred space. The cards are blank inside. 1 0 000025.0 25 .00015E7 15 N N N N N
A0007 A7 Art/Handcrafted
  • Janet Roberts
Beacon Notecards I
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This set of 12 note cards features images of four original oil paintings by Beacon member Janet Roberts. Some were inspired by photographs by longtime member Bill Griffeth. All were inspired by Janet's love of our sacred space. The cards are blank inside. 1 0 000025.0 25 .00015E7 15 N N N N N
MM0018 MM18 Meals and More
  • Marcy Beitle & Nancy Skinner
Eat Vegan, Eat YUMMY Cooking Class
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Have you ever wondered how vegans do it? Eat, that is.

Maybe you’ve thought about making the move to a vegan diet…maybe you’re convinced by the environmental, health and ethical rationales for going vegan, and want to go that direction, but you have some of these thoughts:

How could I ever live without CHEESE!? (ah….. find out!)

What the heck do vegans even eat?! Isn’t it just vegetables?? (nope)

How do vegans live without yummy, comforting, decadent food?! (we don’t!)

Isn’t it a lot of WORK? (that is entirely up to you…find out why)

Ugh! How do people even STAND tofu?? (poor tofu, such a bad rap…come get acquainted!)

Join a small group (4 people total) for a 2-hour class in Nancy Skinner's New Vernon kitchen where we will:

1) Chat about how to make a vegan diet work and be satisfying for you and get introduced to resources and foods you can buy to make vegan living a breeze.

2) Make a few of my favorite vegan staples and take home a goodie-bag of our work. Recipes will include vegan foods like:

Butter (Have you ever heard of Aquafaba?)

Cheese (cashew base)

World’s tastiest almond crackers

Creamy garlicky alfredo sauce

Truffles

3) Enjoy a lunch we will make together.

I’m not a professional chef or nutritionist (and I don’t play one on TV), just a well-fed vegan. I’d love to share with you how I have been a happy vegan for 10 years while enjoying delicious food, and how you can do it too!

If you’ve wanted to take the leap, come get inspired!

[NOT appropriate for people with nut allergies.]

4 0 000150.0 150 .0005E7 50 2/2/19 12:00 PM Y N N Y Y
MM0017 MM17 Meals and More
  • Karen & Steve Jackson
  • Kenneth & Regina Carlson
Earth Friendly Dinner and Inspiration
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Longing to make a smaller impact on the Earth, produce less waste, start composting? Curious about the Zero Waste and Life Without Plastic movements, but have no idea where to start? Join the Jackson and Carlson families at the Jackson home in Chatham for an Earth-friendly and life-changing adventure. Karen will craft a plant-based dinner producing as little waste as possible - a feat she has never before attempted! While you dine on the multi-course meal, Karen and Regina will discuss their successes and challenges reducing their waste footprint through composting, recycling, eliminating single use items, and finding alternatives to common household products. You will leave with a full belly, an inspired mind, and a goody bag of items to help you make small and large changes in your life. 10 0 000060.0 60 .0003E7 30 4/5/19 6:00 PM Y Y Y Y Y
E0008 E8 Excursions
  • Nancy & Bill Griffeth
Guided tour of Grounds for Sculpture Bill and Nancy Griffeth are frequent visitors to Grounds for Sculpture. We love to share the experience and have taken a variety of folks -- from age 5 to 60+ -- with us on our visits. We would love to take you, too! We will drive you there from Beacon, feed you lunch at a delightful Afghan restaurant nearby (owned and patronized by Afghanis), and bring you back to Beacon. We cannot stretch it to more than 8! Note: By vegan options, we mean falafel. The cost of admission to Grounds for Sculpture and lunch are included in this offering. 8 0 000050.0 50 .00025E7 25 4/6/19 9:00 AM Y Y N N N
MM0016 MM16 Meals and More
  • Kenneth & Regina Carlson
  • Judy Brewer
A Glorious Fourth Come for a summer evening in the Carlson's garden in Summit, which has been on national and local open gardens days and tours, and featured in newspapers and magazines. Gather on the decks above the garden for strawberry shortcake with the Carlson's homemade biscuits. Sing songs of summertime and love of country and countryside from home and abroad, accompanied by Judy Brewer. Finish with a glass of bubbly as you enjoy Summit's fireworks display (launched a block away). 14 4 000035.0 35 .00025E7 25 7/4/19 7:00 PM N N N N N
EN0011 EN11 Entertainment
  • David & Kris Gordon
Dinner and a Play at Manhattan Theatre Club David and Kris Gordon have season tickets at Manhattan Theatre Club, and would like you to join them for one of four plays between January and June of 2019: "Choir Boy" or "Ink" at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, or "The Cake" or "Long Lost" at City Center Stage 1. You decide which play you want to see, and we'll find a convenient Friday evening to attend. We'll treat you to dinner before the play, and provide transportation to and from NYC. If you'd like to check out the four plays, please go to https://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/shows/. 2 0 000175.0 175 .001E7 100 N N N N N
MM0015 MM15 Meals and More
  • Catherine Menendez
  • Ellen & Bob Schell
  • David Menendez & Lisa Lavoie-Menendez
Quiche & Conversation
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Join Cathy, Ellen & Lisa for luncheon at Menendez Manor. Menu will include quiche & salad, berries & scones, coffee, tea & sweets. You provide the conversation! 6 0 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 2/9/19 12:01 PM N N Y Y Y
S0009 S9 Services
  • Laura B Brown
Flow and Restore Yoga Come enjoy an afternoon in the Beacon Sanctuary, of intentional breathing, yoga postures designed to increase strength and flexibility, guided meditation, and restorative postures to help calm, ground, and center. No experience necessary.

Laura Beth Brown is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher with special training in therapeutic and prenatal yoga. She brings nearly 20 years of personal practice and 6 years teaching experience to her classes.

20 10 000050.0 50 .00025E7 25 2/10/19 1:00 PM N N N N N
FB0017 FB17 Food and Beverages
  • Keith Nier & Lessie Culmer-Nier
Cheddar Broccoli Soup Lessie Culmer-Nier cooks up a pot of this classic soup, made with wild rice. Will be prepared for you at a mutually agreed-upon time. 1 0 000015.0 15 .00015E7 15 N N N N Y
FB0016 FB16 Food and Beverages
  • Keith Nier & Lessie Culmer-Nier
Dozens of Cookies Lessie Culmer-Nier will bake you an assortment of eight dozen cookies. Choose one, two or three different types -- her specialties are molasses spice, peanut blossoms, and chocolate chip. Please allow one week notice. 1 0 000030.0 30 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
S0008 S8 Services
  • Keith Nier & Lessie Culmer-Nier
Newark Airport Shuttle Service for Five Need a ride to or from the airport? Let Lessie Culmer-Nier do the driving! Lessie will take up to five people one-way to or from Newark Liberty International Airport on an agreed-upon date. Two offered. 2 1 000030.0 30 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
FB0034 FB34 Food and Beverages
  • Heather Turnbull
Beacon Board of Trustees Craft Beer Basket Craft Beer donated by members of the Board of Trustees 1 0 000045.0 45 .0002E7 20 N N N N N
FB0033 FB33 Food and Beverages
  • Heather Turnbull
Beacon Board of Trustees wine Basket Wine donated by members of the Beacon Board of Trustees 2 0 000100.0 100 .00035E7 35 N N N N N
ED0008 ED8 Education
  • Birgit Matzerath
  • Andrew Roth & Katherine Allen-Roth
J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier as a source for meditation A guided Tour through JS Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, led by Birgit Matzerath. One hour to 90 minutes, in the Beacon Sanctuary.

Published in 1722 and 1742, J.S. Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier” is a collection of Preludes and Fugues in all 24 keys of the circle of 5th. They are considered a highlight of polyphonic composition: independent, though not self-sufficient voices join together to create a meaningful entity, “like the members of a good society” says pianist Andras Schiff, one of the leading performers of Bach’s music. To this day, people draw comfort and insight from the deeply emotional and yet exquisitely balanced character of this music, whose structure reflects mechanisms we encounter in our every-day lives.

My presentation will provide a short introduction to the Well-Tempered Clavier, and a “guided listening tour” on the piano, through several of its Preludes and Fugues.

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FB0015 FB15 Food and Beverages
  • Robin Tanner
Pie and a Poem A homemade blueberry pie with a copy of the original poem by Rev. Robin, "Blueberry Legacy." This pie will be available for pickup at Beacon (or per other arrangements with Rev. Robin), with one week's notice. 1 0 000015.0 15 .00005E7 5 N N Y Y Y
S0007 S7 Services
  • Robin Tanner
A Sermon of Your Choice Do you have a burning question or better yet something that just might stump the minister? Dying to hear a sermon?? Then, bid on this sermon of your choice. You choose the topic and date (sorry Christmas Eve is booked) and Rev. Robin will make it happen! 1 0 000250.0 250 .001E7 100 N N N N N
S0006 S6 Services
  • Erica & Vincent Russo
Tarot Card Reading
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I am studying Tarot and would like to offer a package of individual Tarot Card readings (4 per year, one per quarter) or be available for a party or event (60-90 minutes). I am flexible and will do my best to accommodate.

I look forward to sharing this experience with you!!!

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MM0014 MM14 Meals and More
  • Karen & Steve Jackson
International / Heritage Evening and Buffet Come to Fellowship Hall on Friday, March 15, 2018, for a night like no other! Fellow Beacon members are creating a smorgasbord of dishes unique to their family's history and heritage. Promising specialties from the British Isles, Belgium, the Middle East, Korea, India, Hungary, Trinidad/Tobaga, and of course, mid-twentieth-century suburban New Jersey, we have Beacon chefs Regina Carlson, Karen Jackson, Jean Crichton, Staci d'Olier-Lees, Tuli Patel, Sharada Srikantan, Claire Whitcomb, Jessica Park, Andre Bernard, Wim Sweldens, Heather Stober, and Anita Porto. Contributors eat free, so if you're interested sharing your family's culinary heritage with us, please send an email to Karen Jackson at stewardship@summitbeacon.org. We're also hoping for some lively entertainment - maybe a Middle Eastern line dance, and/or some live Irish folk music? Keep checking this listing for updates - it should be an interesting and delicious experience! 40 0 000040.0 40 .0004E7 40 3/15/19 6:00 PM Y Y Y Y Y
FB0014 FB14 Food and Beverages
  • Andy Damato
12 Bottles of Home Brewed Beer B (two offered) Each sampler contains 6 bottles of American Wheat beer and 6 bottles of Pilsner. Ready for you to take home, chill and enjoy! Two samplers offered, to the two highest bidders. 2 0 000025.0 25 .0002E7 20 N N N N N
FB0013 FB13 Food and Beverages
  • Brian David
Fall Flavors Cupcake Tower Enjoy one dozen ginger cupcakes with apple filling and cinnamon-vanilla frosting & one dozen pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese filling and frosting, to ring in the fall season. All cupcakes will be arranged on a decorative stand that you can gift or bring to your next dinner party. The cake stand can be reused with any regular-size cupcakes. Please contact me to coordinate when you would like them. Two weeks notice is preferred. 1 0 000060.0 60 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
E0007 E7 Excursions
  • Laura Buoncuore/Mike Barrasso
Kayaking Sedge Island Wildlife Area in Island Beach State Park See what might be the most beautifully pristine spot at the shore in New Jersey from the water level. Sedge Island Wildlife Area is home to all sorts of marine and avian life, from fish, crabs and other shellfish; to birds of many varieties, including gulls, terns, egrets and other waders, cormorants, and even breeding ospreys, and an occasional pelican -- in New Jersey!

Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a thirst for exploration to experience a half-day paddling in and about this protected refuge. Kayaks, paddles, and flotation vests are all provided as are paddling instructions, for anyone new to kayaking. Date and time to be arranged; Summer 2019.

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FB0012 FB12 Food and Beverages
  • Laura Buoncuore/Mike Barrasso
Home-cured Gravlax Gravlax is a Nordic dish of salmon cured in a mix of sugar and salt, seasoned with dill, juniper berries and black pepper. Gravlax is usually served as an appetizer, breakfast, or with a salad; sliced thinly and accompanied by a dill and mustard sauce, cream cheese or sour cream, either on crackers, rye bread, bagels, or with boiled potatoes. Traditional hovmästarsås (Maître d’s sauce) is included with the Gravlax.

In this home-cured version, following a time-tested recipe, salmon is turned into gold by the action of the dry curing brine. Two pounds of salmon filet are cured yielding approximately one and one-half pounds of gravlax, enough for a large crowd. The gravlax will last for a week to ten days from delivery, which will be made by arrangement with at least one week’s notice. Ideal for New Year’s Day breakfast.

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EN0010 EN10 Entertainment
  • Staci & Trevor d'Olier-Lees
Hamilton: An American Musical Think you can’t afford to see the musical even people who don’t like musicals are raving about? Guess again! We have a pair of tickets to Hamilton! You won’t be sorry you skipped work to see this Wednesday matinee on Broadway. Make a day of it and have a nice dinner afterwards (not included). 1 0 000400.0 400 .001E7 100 5/8/19 2:00 PM N N N N N
ED0007 ED7 Education
  • Jennifer DiOrio
Poetry Workshop
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In honor of National Poetry Month (no matter what time of year it happens), I would like to offer a poetry workshop for adults. I teach creative writing at the high school level and have also written and produced plays in NJ and NY for the past 10 years. I am currently working on a novel that will be finished in 10 years, maybe. Ha.

For this workshop, participants will learn (more?) about lyric poetry and write a poem on a topic of their choice. Fellowship Hall.

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FB0011 FB11 Food and Beverages
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
Joëlle's Home-made Vinaigrette B Joëlle's delicious "Pond Scum" vinaigrette (so named because it looks like pond scum, but tastes amazing!) is a combination of oils, fresh herbs, vinegars, dijon mustard and a whole lotta love. Why buy salad dressing with all those artificial ingredients and sugar, when you can have a delicious home-made vinaigrette that's delicious on salad, as well as being a marvelous marinade? Perfect for your Thanksgiving table! 2 0 000020.0 20 .00005E7 5 Y N N N N
S0005 S5 Services
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
Bicycle Tune-up Tom MacDonald knows how to get your bike ready for the season. Have a flat? He can fix that! Chain looking a bit worn? To fix it, he is sworn. Whole thing looks a bit dirty? He’ll have it fixed by six thirty. Offer open to 3 people. Starting bid $25. 3 0 000090.0 90 .00025E7 25 N N N N N
M0002 M2 Miscellaneous
  • Donna Contreras-Aguirre
Let's Throw Some Pots! Come free your inner creative self at a pottery workshop! Let Beacon member Donna Contreras-Aguirre lead you in throwing, trimming, glazing and firing a pottery creation of your own making. Value
of materials (covered by your bid) is $40. This will involve 3 sessions, approximately 1 1/2 hours each, starting anytime after Jan. 31, 2019.
2 0 100000.0 100,000 .0004E7 40 2/1/19 12:00 PM N N N N N
MM0013 MM13 Meals and More
  • Heather Turnbull
Signature cocktails and Spinning the old fashion way Join us for an evening of music in Heather Turnbull's Chatham home, heard the way we love and remember, from records spinning on a player. Heather's wife, Wendy, will be DJ extraordinaire so you can enjoy conversation, drinks, Heather's signature cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres while music from the 60's and 70's is spun for your entertainment and pleasure. 8 -2 000025.0 25 .0002E7 20 4/6/19 7:00 PM N N N N N
MM0012 MM12 Meals and More
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
  • Dr. Wim Sweldens
Belgian Breakfast Belgium is finally united! Wim Sweldens (Flemish native) and Joëlle Bochner (descended from the Walloon side) have decided to join together and honor the delicious breakfast food of their small, but
mighty nation. From the land of Smurfs, Tintin, beer and chocolate, they bring you a delicious breakfast of crêpes with all of the fixings on Saturday, January 20th at 10am at Maison de Bochner & MacDonald in Springfield.
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FB0010 FB10 Food and Beverages
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
Joëlle's Home-made Vinaigrette A Joëlle's delicious "Pond Scum" vinaigrette (so named because it looks like pond scum, but tastes amazing!) is a combination of oils, fresh herbs, vinegars, dijon mustard and a whole lotta love. Why buy salad dressing with all those artificial ingredients and sugar, when you can have a delicious home-made vinaigrette that's delicious on salad, as well as being a marvelous marinade? Perfect for your Thanksgiving table! 2 0 000020.0 20 .00005E7 5 Y N N N N
EN0009 EN9 Entertainment
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
2 tickets to The Importance of Being Earnest One of Oscar Wilde's most adored plays that has been performed thousands of times the world over, it is the story of two men, both of whom use the name Earnest as a way of leading a different life in town than they do in the country. But even they might not be fully aware of who they actually are, until the truth is revealed at the very end.
A classic case of mistaken identities, overbearing mothers, and madcap romance, this delightful tale will have you giggling all the way home. Chatham Players, May 3 - 18, 2019
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EN0008 EN8 Entertainment
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
2 tickets to Play On! This is the hilarious story of a small theater trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. Act I is a rehearsal of the dreadful show, Act II is the near disastrous dress rehearsal, and the final act is the actual performance, in which anything that can go wrong, does. When the author decides to give a speech on the state of the modern theatre during the curtain calls, the audience is treated to a madcap climax and a thoroughly hilarious romp. February 22 - March 9, 2019 1 0 000050.0 50 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
EN0007 EN7 Entertainment
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
2 tickets to A Christmas Carol This musical version of A Christmas Carol is celebrating its 30th anniversary with The Chatham Community Players. This classic story is re-imagined at CCP with Dickens as a character within the play, occasionally narrating, as well as being its conscience, urging Scrooge to change his ways and choose a new path. Performed in full-Victorian garb, you will leave this much-beloved production with songs in your heart, and ready for all of the joy and wonder that the holiday season can bring. December 7 - 23, 2018 1 0 000050.0 50 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
MM0011 MM11 Meals and More
  • Janet & Lee Roberts
  • Tom MacDonald & Joelle Bochner
Second Annual Beacon Chili Cookoff!
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Come join the second annual Beacon Chili Cookoff! We had a blast last year and expect at least 10 chili cooks to square off again here in Fellowship Hall on the evening of Saturday, February 2. Bidders on this auction listing will be judges, bestowing the best pot of chili with the People's Choice Award. Will Cathy Menendez defend her title? Who will win bragging rights? Sign up for an evening of music, chili and fun with friends. We'll have chili of all persuasions, including vegetarian and vegan options. Children welcome - ages 11 and under are free. 40 7 000030.0 30 .0003E7 30 2/2/19 6:00 PM Y Y Y Y Y
A0006 A6 Art/Handcrafted
  • Debbie Dreher
Lap Top T-Shirt Quilt using YOUR shirts ! Using 10-15 t-shirts from your collection or a family member's, I will create a lap top size, fleece backed blanket. The size is approximately 40" X 60". The blanket design is generally 3 shirts across by 4 shirts down. At a pre-arranged time we shall meet at my home to review your t-shirt selection. I'll share examples of previous work, explain the process and the timing of creating a blanket. Once all the particulars and the timing are agreed upon the creation of the blanket will begin. 1 0 000250.0 250 .001E7 100 N N N N N
ED0006 ED6 Education
  • Lauren & Ben Lipman
Balloon Sculpting Class
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In this workshop, you will be introduced to the art of balloon sculpting from the simple to the sublime! Join circus artist, Benjamin Lipman, for an afternoon of fun. Appropriate for adults and children ages 9 and up. 12 9 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 2/3/19 12:30 PM N N N N N
EN0006 EN6 Entertainment
  • Elaine & Vassilis Keramidas
McCarter Theater Tickets to Ken Ludwig's "The Gods of Comedy" McCarter Theater Tickets - Ken Ludwig's "The Gods of Comedy" Directed by Kathleen Marshall
A Young Princeton CLassics professor puts her career-and her love life-in peril,& calls on the gods of Ancient Greece to save her. When the gods who show up are the gods of comedy, things don't go according to plan.
Ludwig is the celebrated author of "A Comedy of Tenors", "Crazy for You" and the latest adaptation of "Murder on the Orient Express"
4 0 000080.0 80 .0003E7 30 3/30/19 8:00 PM N N N N N
MM0010 MM10 Meals and More
  • Jean Crichton
  • Norman & Carol Miller
  • Bob Gunhouse
  • Carolyn Warren
Spring Thing and Sing-a-long
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Join Jean, Bob, Norm, Carol and Carolyn for a delicious buffet dinner at Jean and Bob's Summit home. Then gather round the piano for a sing-along with Carolyn Warren, pianist and former owner of Summit's World of Music store. We will be serving meat but will make sure there are vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, dairy free and/or nut-free options, depending on the dietary needs of guests. 16 -1 000100.0 100 .0004E7 40 5/11/19 12:00 PM Y Y Y Y Y
TH0006 TH6 Take Home Treasures
  • Emilie & Gordon Boggis
Dwayne Wade Autographed Basketball
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Basketball autographed by 3 times NBA champion Dwayne Wade. The ball comes with a certificate of authenticity from Mission Athlete. Wade is currently entering his 16th (and last) season with the Miami Heat, and is Miami’s career leader in points, assists, steals and games played. Great for any collector of sports memorabilia or NBA fan! 1 0 000000.0 1,000,000 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
TH0005 TH5 Take Home Treasures
  • Barbara Elliott & Roberta Reynolds
Philips Sonicare Toothbrush
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Keep those pearly whites healthy and shining with a Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum toothbrush. This model is bluetooth enabled, to work with a Sonicare app, and is rechargeable. Also includes travel case and UV sanitizer for the heads. 1 0 000138.0 138 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
ED0005 ED5 Education
  • Lauren & Ben Lipman
  • Deborah Walkoczy
Belly Dance Lesson
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This lesson is offered by Beacon members, Lauren Lipman and Deborah Walkoczy. These two have been studying belly dance and performing as a duo for over 10 years. Come learn some basic steps and enjoy a brief performance demonstration. No experience necessary. We'll help you shake what you've got! 15 10 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 1/18/19 7:00 PM N N N N N
TH0004 TH4 Take Home Treasures
  • Emilie & Gordon Boggis
Drew Brees Signed Football!
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You read that right - Emilie and Gordon Boggis are donating an authentic NFL Football, signed by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees! It comes with a certificate of authenticity from Mission Athlete. Great for any collector of sports memorabilia, or NFL fan! 1 0 000000.0 1,000,000 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
E0006 E6 Excursions
  • Bob & Ellie Muska
Hike in the Delaware Water Gap!
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Join Ellie and Bob Muska for a hike at Blue Mountain Lakes in the Delaware Water Gap. We'll cover 6-7 miles over rolling, carriage road trails, and enjoy a scenic lunch at Hemlock Pond. Meet at the Millbrook Village at 10 am, and it usually runs until about 3 pm. Bring water, lunch and snacks. For a mutually agreed upon date in the spring or summer. 4 -2 000020.0 20 .0002E7 20 N N N N N
V0001 V1 Vacation/Lodging
  • James & Nancy Pierson
Vermont Ski Weekend Spend a weekend in a converted barn on a 125-acre Vermont estate. Perfect for cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing and just 45 minutes from Bromley and Stratton ski areas. The house sleeps five and is
about four hours from Summit. Available for a non-holiday, agreed-upon date.
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E0005 E5 Excursions
  • Ted & Judy Brewer
Local Hiking Experience Ted Brewer will guide you on a hike first to the top of the Tourne, a singular glacially-formed forested pinnacle on the Mountain Lakes - Boonton border and then along nearby Rockaway River in Grace Lord Park to view scenic rapids and Boonton Falls where the river cascades down through a deep gorge. The trail up the Tourne is steep in places but is a well-maintained gravel road with many places to stop and rest. The summit provides a panoramic view of the region. The outing will last from two to three hours, including a very short drive between the Tourne and Grace Lord Park. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11 am or at another mutually-agreeable date and time. 6 0 000020.0 20 .0002E7 20 5/4/19 11:00 AM N N N N N
E0004 E4 Excursions
  • Ted & Judy Brewer
Paterson Walking Tour Paterson, NJ - who’d ever want to walk there? Actually, reasons abound! The immense hydraulic energy of the Passaic River, harnessed to serve industries in the earliest days of our republic, made Paterson one of America’s first planned industrial cities. There are fascinating remnants of elaborate raceways and canals built to divert water to mills and factories, plus historic mill structures reflecting Paterson's industrial heritage. And you will see the Great Falls, one of New Jersey’s premier natural wonders and the heart of a new national park. Ted Brewer will lead you on a walking tour of these sites. He will also take you through the Paterson Museum, in the historic mill district, which presents a remarkable array of goods, machines and artifacts made in the city, from a Wright Whirlwind radial aircraft engine, of the type that powered Lucky Lindy's solo Atlantic flight, to an iron submarine. Storied Hinchliffe Stadium near the Great Falls may also be visited. Ted will cover the museum admission charge. On Saturday May 11, 2019, 11 am, or a mutually agreeable date in Spring 2019. 8 0 000030.0 30 .0003E7 30 5/11/19 11:00 AM N N N N N
FB0009 FB9 Food and Beverages
  • Lynn Robertson-Hotz
Gingerbread Biscotti 2 offers of 2 dozen homemade holiday biscotti. delivered to your home at a mutually agreed on date. Let me know if you want me to leave out the almonds. 2 0 000015.0 15 .00015E7 15 N N Y N N
MM0009 MM9 Meals and More
  • Colleen & Chris Grazioso
  • Wendy Hall
S'Mores & More around a Backyard Campfire Come chat and relax around a backyard campfire! This event is timed to coincide with the Junior Youth Group Escape Room event being held @ Beacon and is co-sponsored by middle schoolers Maura & Melat who will join in after 8:30. Perfect for parents whose kids will be at the JYG Escape Room but also open to anyone else who enjoys a good fireside chat! The event will end at 10pm and will be held in Wendy & Melat's backyard in Maplewood. Transportation of Junior Youth group kids from Beacon to the campfire at 8:30pm (after the escape room) can be arranged if their parents are already at the campfire. Appetizers, S'mores and other tasty treats accommodating many dietary preferences will be served! Beer, Wine, Seltzer & Lemonade too. RAINDATE: the next day Saturday Nov 17th. Weather call will be made on Wednesday 11/14 by 9pm. Note: this is an event for adults, but kids are free when accompanied by an adult (please let the hosts know after the auction if you will be bringing children with you, suggested for kids 3rd grade and up). 25 9 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 11/16/18 6:45 PM N Y Y Y Y
E0003 E3 Excursions
  • Andy Damato
A Ride in a Side Car Take a ride in an antique BMW sidecar! Experienced motorcyclist Andy Damato will take the winner out one mutually agreed upon Saturday or Sunday morning for a drive to Far Hills and back, with a stop for breakfast. A once in a lifetime experience! However, given the limitations of the size of the sidecar, the participant needs to be 160 lbs. or less and shorter than 5’7". So - perfect for a smaller sized adult. If you or a friend or relative meet these criteria, happy bidding! 1 0 000050.0 50 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
A0005 A5 Art/Handcrafted
  • Andy Damato
Flying Pig Homemade Yard Ornament Get a whimsical pink flying pig whirlygig for your garden. The wings turn in the wind. Comes with post and instructions so you can easily add a special touch at your home! 1 0 000050.0 50 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
FB0008 FB8 Food and Beverages
  • Andy Damato
Escarole and Lima Bean Soup Get a pot of delicious homemade soup for a warm winter night's dinner. Made with delicious greens, beans and pepperoni. Andy will make it fresh for you with one week's notice. 1 0 000020.0 20 .00015E7 15 N N N N N
FB0007 FB7 Food and Beverages
  • Andy Damato
12 Bottles of Home Brewed Beer A (two offered) Each sampler contains 6 bottles of American Wheat beer and 6 bottles of Pilsner. Ready for you to take home, chill and enjoy! Two samplers offered, to the two highest bidders. 2 0 000025.0 25 .0002E7 20 N N N N N
MM0008 MM8 Meals and More
  • Andy Damato
An Italian Dinner Like Mama Used to Make Your host Andy Damato follows time-honored family traditions and cooks with ingredients straight from his own garden for an experience that could only be matched in the old country. He’ll begin with fresh antipasto and a tossed salad, followed by cavatelli with meat sauce, plus meatballs, sausage and bracciole. For non-meat eaters a fish pasta entrée and non-meat antipasto choices can be provided. Italian pastries and coffee/espresso will round out the evening. House wine, beer or soft drinks will also be served. At Andy's Berkeley Heights home. Snow date: Saturday March 2. 6 0 000050.0 50 .00035E7 35 2/23/19 5:30 PM N N N N N
ED0004 ED4 Education
  • Tricia Idrobo
Sunday "Spanish Conversation Cafe" at Beacon You've taken a basic conversational Spanish class, and would now like some time to practice with a teacher and other students? This class is for you. Grab a cup of coffee and join Tricia Idrobo, a New Jersey certified teacher of Spanish, for 3 practice sessions that are an hour long. Ms. Idrobo has worked in several north Jersey school districts, teaching high school Spanish I through Advanced Placement Spanish, and also Bilingual education at the high school and middle school level. She learned Spanish as an exchange student in Ecuador, South America. Sessions will be held at Beacon, once a month on Sundays after second service, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, on January 27, February 24, and March 17. 16 9 000060.0 60 .0006E7 60 1/27/19 12:30 PM N N N N N
ED0003 ED3 Education
  • Tricia Idrobo
Beginner Spanish Conversation - 4 Tuesday Morning Sessions Do you want to start learning some basic conversational Spanish? This class will cover the most common verbs and everyday words. We will use stories and conversation to learn! This year's topic is "family." Taught by Tricia Idrobo, this class is for adults with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish. Ms. Idrobo is a New Jersey certified teacher of Spanish. She has worked in several north Jersey school districts, teaching high school Spanish I through Advanced Placement Spanish, and also Bilingual education at the high school and middle school level. She learned Spanish as an exchange student in Ecuador, South America. Classes will be held at Beacon, on 4 consecutive Tuesdays, 9:30am - 11 am, January 8, 15, 22 and 29. Note: This class requires a minimum of 5 students, and will be cancelled and money refunded if the minimum is not registered. 16 16 000200.0 200 .001E7 100 1/8/19 9:30 AM N N N N N
TH0002 TH2 Take Home Treasures
  • Janice & Adrian Hartman
Hans Christian Andersen Treasures from Denmark Supplement your love of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales with this collection of 8 placemats and coasters featuring scenes from his stories. Procured in Denmark by the Hartman's, this collection would be perfect for any child, grandparent, or adult enchanted by these well known tales. 1 0 000050.0 50 .0002E7 20 N N N N N
FB0006 FB6 Food and Beverages
  • Janice & Adrian Hartman
  • Emilie & Gordon Boggis
Tea Party In a Basket! Throw a lovely tea party with the genteel and delicious treasures in this basket. Featuring four china teacups and saucers from Janice Hartman's collection, complimented by a selection of tea from the Boggis', along with other edible treats. 1 0 000100.0 100 .00025E7 25 N N N N N
A0004 A4 Art/Handcrafted
  • Barbara Rall & Dick Aronson
Knit Hat and Fingerless Gloves Lovely hand knit women's hat and fingerless gloves, crafted by our own master knitter, Barbara Rall. 1 0 000000.0 1,000,000 .00035E7 35 N N N N N
FB0005 FB5 Food and Beverages
  • David & Kris Gordon
Chocolate Marble Banana Bread Scrumptious banana bread with a touch of chocolate. A lighter version of the classic treat. 1 0 000010.0 10 .0001E7 10 N N N N N
MM0007 MM7 Meals and More
  • David & Kris Gordon
Oh Canada! Dinner Party Sure, you've heard of the Mounties, Justin Trudeau and the Maple Leafs. But from Vancouver to St. John and from Nunavit to Ontario, there's lots more to learn about our neighbours to the north! Brush up on your Canadian trivia by playing our famous Canadian Jeopardy game. And you'll enjoy dinner featuring Canadian cuisine, wine and beer at David and Kris Gordon's home in Summit. 10 0 000040.0 40 .0004E7 40 1/26/19 6:00 PM N N N N Y
S0004 S4 Services
  • Karen & Steve Jackson
Train with Anderson at Life Time Fitness
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Work with Anderson DeOliviera, an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, at the 25 Connell Drive, Berkeley Heights location of Life Time fitness. Anderson specializes in weight loss, toning, conditioning and strength training. He especially likes to use functional exercises in his work with clients. Let Anderson help you improve your fitness and workout routine. Certificate is good for two one-hour training sessions. You do not have to be a member of Life Time fitness to bid. 1 0 000200.0 200 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
TH0001 TH1 Take Home Treasures
  • Kristi Morse
New Tory Burch Block-T Stud Satchel
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Take home tonight this stunning navy Tory Burch bag, rendered in leather, with gold studs and a single top handle. It features a detachable shoulder strap, interior zip pocket, foldover top with snap closure, and is fully lined. 1 0 000598.0 598 .0005E7 50 N N N N N
S0002 S2 Services
  • Maureen Kehoe
Professional Preparation of Estate Planning Documents Let congregant Maureen Kehoe, Esq., of the law firm of Phelan, Frantz, and Peek LLC (Westfield, NJ), help you with professional preparation of estate planning documents. This includes, but is not limited to, a will, power of attorney, and living wills/healthcare proxies. This is offered for a single person or a couple. 2 1 001250.0 1,250 .001E7 100 N N N N N
FB0004 FB4 Food and Beverages
  • Staci & Trevor d'Olier-Lees
Decorated Holiday Cookies
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Two offers of at least 2 dozen home made sugar cookies, elegantly decorated for the fall/winter holidays. These custom made cookies can accommodate any colors or themes. Ugly Hannukah Sweater party coming up? No problem! Typically nut-free, they can also be vegan and/or gluten-free. Delivered to your door at an agreed-upon date, with two weeks notice from November through February 2019. 2 0 000050.0 50 .00025E7 25 Y Y Y Y Y
A0003 A3 Art/Handcrafted
  • Candice & James Chaleff
An apple a day... A handmade quilted fall themed table runner with apples, with a matching apple shaped pitcher. Fun for a harvest themed party or of course Thanksgiving! 1 0 000000.0 1,000,000 .00025E7 25 N N N N N
MM0006 MM6 Meals and More
  • Dr. Diana Kyser
  • Brian Kelly & Trent Oliver
Thai Food Buffet Dinner
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Celebrate the exotic tastes of Thailand in the Summit home of Diana Kyser. Enjoy a buffet dinner with
friends and the transporting flavors unique to Thai food -- an interplay of salty, sweet & hot. We'll savor
whatever was fresh in the market that morning but the usual suspects include: spicy beef salad, green
papaya salad, roasted BBQ chicken, and shrimp & mango fried rice Blue Elephant style. Guest
appearances by basil, lemongrass, coriander, tamarind, coconut milk, roasted rice, lime, mint, galangal
(fruity ginger), of course, Thai chilis. Brian Kelly is a Thai food enthusiast who studied Asian cooking in
Thailand & Burma. Trent Oliver is a loyal Thai food eater and co-conspirator for the evening. Come
hungry -- this will get tasty. You'll also leave with leftovers...if there are any. There are lots of choices
for those with vegan, gluten free, dairy free and nut free dietary restrictions.
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S0001 S1 Services
  • Michele & William Blanchard
Newark Airport Shuttle for 4
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Need a ride to or from the airport? Let Michele Blanchard do the driving! Michele will take up to four people one-way to or from Newark Liberty International Airport on an agreed-upon date. Two offered, top 2 bidders. 2 1 000050.0 50 .00035E7 35 N N N N N
ED0002 ED2 Education
  • Jill Michael
Family Puppetry Workshop
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Join puppet master Jill Michael in Fellowship Hall for an afternoon of creativity. Start the workshop off by learning how to construct a simple string puppet and a colorful shadow puppet. Next learn the basics of performance including how to give your puppet weight, breath and focus. Finally join your fellow puppeteers to demonstrate your skills on "stage" and behind the shadow screen. All materials provided for both projects. Appropriate for families, teens and adults ages 3 and up. Children must be accompanied by a grown up and will need assistance for some steps. Price is per puppet maker (parents are free if they don't make their own puppets). 20 11 000035.0 35 .00015E7 15 1/13/19 1:00 PM N N N N N
FB0032 FB32 Food and Beverages
  • Jenny & Greg Keigwin
Sausage and Spinach Lasagna
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Charlie Keigwin, 7th grader, will make his delicious sausage and spinach lasagna for you on a mutually agree upon date. Serves 8-12. Just heat and eat! 1 0 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 N N N N N
E0002 E2 Excursions
  • Barbara Rall & Dick Aronson
Duke Farms Walk and Lunch Enjoy an early spring 5 mile walk at Duke Farms in Hillsborough. Barbara will guide you around the property to see the hay barn, greenhouses, carriage barn and orchid range where we’ll stop for a rest and snack as well as viewing the orchids. If the timing works out, we’ll check out the mechanized water fall. Then we’ll head back to the welcome center where we will enjoy lunch in the cafe. 6 0 000035.0 35 .00035E7 35 4/27/19 10:00 AM N N N N N
TH0003 TH3 Take Home Treasures
  • Daniela Gioseffi
Woman's Black Velvet Robe, dressing gown, size large, never used. Woman's Black Velvet Robe, dressing gown, size large, never used. For lounging around home or for when you have breakfast or evening guests. Stylish! Good taste. 1 1 000075.0 75 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
MM0002 MM2 Meals and More
  • Andrew Roth & Katherine Allen-Roth
Christmas Caroling Party
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Start the holiday season with a Christmas caroling party at the South Orange home of Andy Roth and Kathy
Allen-Roth. We'll enjoy a spinach-lasagna buffet dinner (gluten and nut free, vegetarian options) by the
fireplace, and sing traditional Christmas carols around the piano. The climax of the evening will be our
rendition of Handel's Hallelujah Chorus.
17 8 000075.0 75 .00035E7 35 12/1/18 6:00 PM N Y Y N Y
MM0003 MM3 Meals and More
  • Julie Waltrip
  • Bill & Julie Waltrip
Afternoon Cream Tea by a true Brit!
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Come to the Bridgewater home of Bill and Julie Waltrip for an afternoon cream tea! Choice of teas, with lemon or milk. Finger sandwiches, variety of delicious savory fillings. Delicate tea cakes and of course some British chocolate biscuits! The piece de resistance is scones with a choice of jams and clotted cream! 8 1 000030.0 30 .00045E7 45 3/30/19 3:00 PM N N N N N
EN0005 EN5 Entertainment
  • Peggy Hannis
  • Brian Halpin & Claudia Thornton
  • Karen & Steve Jackson
Coffee House Cabaret
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Please join Brian Halpin on piano and Peggy Hannis on vocals for a Coffee House style concert right here at Beacon! Lite fare will be served. Be sure to purchase enough tickets for your friends and family!! Beacon Fellowship Hall or Sanctuary. 40 5 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 3/23/19 7:30 PM N N N N N
MM0001 MM1 Meals and More
  • Jamaine & Richard Cripe
Celebrate Juneteenth with a Low Country Boil! Join The Cripe Family in Maplewood as they celebrate Juneteenth with a Low Country boil in honor of Jamaine's South Carolina heritage. A Low Country Boil is a regional, one-pot dish that traditionally includes catch-of-the-day shellfish, vegetables, slices of spicy sausage (like andouille or kielbasa) and an array of spices. Guests will eat family-style in the traditional way -- at a long table, covered in layers of newspaper where the entire pot is dumped and everyone eats (with their hands) from the flavorful pile, washing it down with bottles of cold strawberry soda pop or beer.

Bring your appetites, bring pants you might have to unbutton, and prepare to have a good time.

(Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865 (two years AFTER the Emancipation Proclamation became official) Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Texas was the last state to officially free its slaves.)

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EN0004 EN4 Entertainment
  • Andy Roth
  • Ted & Judy Brewer
  • Jill Michael
  • Hugo & Marilyn Pfaltz
Broadway on Waldron Friday Night Jill Michael and Andy Roth, veterans of musical comedy, and other Beacon choir members, offer an evening of staged numbers from the Broadway repertoire. Piano accompaniment by Judy Brewer; narration by Marilyn Pfaltz. Refreshments provided. 120 101 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 5/3/19 8:00 PM N N N N N
EN0003 EN3 Entertainment
  • Andy Roth
  • Ted & Judy Brewer
  • Jill Michael
  • Hugo & Marilyn Pfaltz
Broadway on Waldron Saturday Night Jill Michael and Andy Roth, veterans of musical comedy, and other Beacon choir members, offer an evening of staged numbers from the Broadway repertoire. Piano accompaniment by Judy Brewer; narration by Marilyn Pfaltz. Refreshments provided. 120 107 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 5/4/19 7:00 PM N N N N N
EN0002 EN2 Entertainment
  • Judy Brewer
4 tickets to Beauty and the Beast at the Paper Mill Playhouse
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Singing teapots and candlesticks, an evil spell, and an unlikely love story are all part of the magic of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The whole family will be enchanted by this stage production, which includes all of the original songs from the movie by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

4 tickets to the Sunday matinee, June 16, 2019 @ 1:30
(The box office will often accommodate changes, depending on availability.)

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MM0004 MM4 Meals and More
  • Steven Cramer & Susan Spencer Cramer
A Dinner in Paris, NJ
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Join us in our Maplewood home for a French feast in March 2019 with matching wines and un peu de chocolat for dessert. 6 -1 000300.0 300 .00025E7 25 N Y N Y N
E0001 E1 Excursions
  • Laura Alper
Met Museum tour
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Guided Tour of NY Metropolitan Art Museum, Donated by: Laura Alper
Join your host Laura Alper for a guided tour of NY Metropolitan Museum of Art. This will be an all-day event. You will leave for NY at 10 am from Beacon UU, and you will be chauffeured in her chariot. We'll go dutch for lunch in the museum cafeteria. Choose your favorite period to explore. Laura has a Bachelor's of Fine Arts and has completed part of an MFA. Museum admission ($25/adult) not included.
4 Offered. Opening bid $50
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FB0003 FB3 Food and Beverages
  • Colleen & Chris Grazioso
wine basket
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3 bottles of wine. 1 0 000090.0 90 .00075E7 75 N N N N N
ED0001 ED1 Education
  • Daniela Gioseffi
Creative Writing Workshop with An American Book Award Winning Author
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Beacon Member, Daniela Gioseffi, versatile American Book Award winning author of 17 books of poems, novels, stories, essays, plays, from major presses, invites professioinals or amateurs, to her home for an afternoon of sharing writings and receiving helpful, gentle suggestions and publishing tips. All genre and levels welcome. Daniela is the author of Women on War; International Writings from Antiquity to the Present, from Touchstone Simon & Schuster, NY 1988, in an all new edition from the Feminist Press, CUNY 2003, in print as a Women's Studies Classic for over 25 years, and On Prejudice; A Global Perspective, from Anchor Doubleday. She has published 6 books of poetry, 3 novels, a book of stories, and a book of essays on American immigrant culture--with major and university presses--and innumerable writings in many magazines e.g., The Paris Review, The Nation, Prairie Schooner, MS. Magazine, The American Book Review, etc. You can find Daniela Gioseffi online in thousands of places, or view her author page amazon.com/author/danielagioseffi. She edits www.Eco-Poetry.org, combining ecological writings with climate news and alerts. The website receives 6 thousand global visitors monthly. Bring a finished short piece in any style or genre to share, write a new piece, and enjoy a conversational break with refreshments at Daniela's home near Beacon in Summit, all genre and levels of writing welcome, 2-5PM. 8 6 000030.0 30 .0003E7 30 5/4/19 2:00 PM N N N N N
A0002 A2 Art/Handcrafted
  • Tuli Patel
Silver Plated Bowl from India
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Silver Plated Bowl from India. Perfect for serving dishes or holding fruit 1 0 000075.0 75 .0004E7 40 N N N N N
A0001 A1 Art/Handcrafted
  • Tuli Patel
Gifts from India
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Earrings, a scarf and note paper 1 0 000050.0 50 .0003E7 30 N N N N N
S0003 S3 Services
  • Tuli Patel
Sunday morning Parking slot
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Park in the lot behind the main building for one year 3 0 000125.0 125 .00125E7 125 1/1/19 N N N N N
EN0001 EN1 Entertainment
  • Hannah & Michael Hergenhan
Game Night at the Hergenhans
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A board game night full of fun, food, and friends! Light refreshments will be served. 25 6 000025.0 25 .00025E7 25 3/2/19 6:00 PM N N N N N
FB0002 FB2 Food and Beverages
  • Roger & Linda Anderson
Pumpkin pies
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Delicious home made pumpkin pies.

Delivery to be arranged before Thanksgiving.

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FB0001 FB1 Food and Beverages
  • Jean Crichton
Homemade Butter Cookies, donated by Jean Crichton
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Five dozen of my own crisp, delicious Texas Butter Cookies (made with toasted pecans and rolled in powdered sugar) delivered to your home at the holidays or another mutually agreed-on date.
1 Offered. Opening bid $35
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M0001 M1 Miscellaneous
  • Suzanne Pallak
Be on the List to Fill Cancellations! Sign up to be on the list to be contacted about cancellations for Services Auction events. It is very disconcerting to donors to have an empty place at the table when they have planned so diligently to provide for a specific number of guests. The list will be maintained by Suzanne Pallak, and when an opening occurs, she will email people on the list. (Anyone who does not have an email address will be called instead). The opening will be filled by the first to respond. Once you have filled an opening, your name will be dropped from the list until all on the list have filled an opening. Flexibility is the key here. You might be called a day or a month in advance. 40 7 000010.0 10 .0001E7 10 N N N N N