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Join Us

Framing the Future Gala • Saturday, April 25, 2015

VIP event begins at 5:30; Doors open to all ticketed guests at 6:30
Dock5 at Union Market • 1309 5th St NE

Please join us for an evening of live music and local fare, art and auction,
all in support of the arts program for the students at Two Rivers Public Charter School.
Now in its 11th year, Two Rivers’ annual Gala typically brings in over 10% of the arts budget in one night.

VIP Event • 5:30 - 6:30pm

Emcee: Shawn Yancy, Fox 5 News
Sneak Peek: Shrek, The Musical
Live Auctions:
  • "Breaking Yoke," by Nathaniel Oliver
  • "3rd Grade Personnel Maps," by 3rd Grade Students
Tickets: $150 (tickets also grant access to the Main Event)

Sponsored by: Building Hope

Main Event • 6:30 - 10:00pm

Mobile bidding via smart phone or through BidPal
Raffle Ticket Sales
Music by The Jazz Collective, featuring:
  • Dante Pope -- percussion/vocals
  • Michael Bowie -- bass
  • Vince Evans -- keyboard
and DJ Daron Lytle
  • 8:30pm: Auction Closing: Restaurants, Sports, Health & Fitness
  • 8:45pm: Auction Closing: Great Escapes, House & Home
  • 9:00pm: Raffle Drawing Silent Auction Closed
  • 9:30pm: Check-out Begins

Special thanks to: Atlantic Services Group for valet parking; BlueBoy Document Imaging for printing services; and J Street Productions for event lighting.


Purchase Tickets

Silent Auction: An exciting selection of art, goods and services will be available for silent auction during the event. Items include paintings, drawings, sculpture and jewelry from professional artists, gift certificates from local restaurants and breweries, sporting event tickets, and gift certificates toward an exciting array of services for home, beauty and travel!

Raffle Drawing: Five opportunities to win big! As prizes are finalized they will be listed below. Drawing occurs the night of the Gala (you do not need to be present to win).

Taste Local Restaurant, Brewery & Wine Selections: Some of DCs finest purveyors of food and beverage will be serving up appetizers and delicious beer, wine and cocktails.

Musical Entertainment: Dance the night away to tunes played by live musicians and a DJ.

  • Debra Blake Painting

    Debra Blake

  • Henri Matisse Print

    Henri Matisse Print

  • Paul Norton Watercolor

    Paul N. Norton

  • Bernice Duvall Acrylic

    Bernice B. Duvall

  • Renee Theobald Painting

    Renee Theobald

Amazing items from local artisans
Fine dining from local restaurants

Corporate Sponsorships are available at various levels, from $500 to $10,000.
Click here to purchase a corporate sponsorship or email the gala committee for more information.

Canvas ($5000)

MCN Build PMM Companies SunTrust

Colored Pencil ($1000)

Alliance Insurance Cox Graae & Spack Architects Jeanne & Phil Megan Shapiro & George Olson Realty

Paint Brush ($2000)

National Capital Bank The Wilkes Company The Smith Team Realtors The Grainger Foundation

Crayon ($500)

Tom Faison Real Estate in DC Springboard After School Peterson & Collins Lauren E Baum Law Office NOMA BID Fulcrum Properties Group Douglas Development Corporation Gina Lynn, Attorney at Law

Family Sponsorships are also available at various levels, from $300 to $1,000.
Click here to purchase a family sponsorship or email the gala committee for more information.

Construction Paper ($1000)

Magic Marker ($750)

Scissors ($300)

The Gala is also welcoming in-kind donations. Specifically, we are looking for the following types of items in support of the Gala:

  • Professional Art (any medium)
  • Jewelry
  • Certificate for restaurant or bar
  • Hotel, B&B or resort getaways
  • Certificate for a store or business service
  • Membership to a gym or other exercise studio
  • Sporting event or theater tickets
To donate, please email the gala committee for more information.

Two Rivers PCS

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Two Rivers Public Charter School

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Our Mission

To nurture a diverse group of students to become lifelong, active participants in their own education, develop a sense of self and community, and become responsible and compassionate members of society.

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Students, staff, and families are passionate about learning.

Contact Us

The Two Rivers PCS Framing the Future Gala Committee welcomes any and all support and feedback. Please feel to reach out to us by emailing the Framing the Future Gala Committee.