Events

We have numerous events throughout the year, designed to engage the collective Open School family and also raise money at the same time. Friends of the Open School is responsible for organizing the fundraising efforts at the Open School. 

We hope you will participate in all of our events as a volunteer, organizer or attendee and we look forward to your support and enthusiasm.

Events

You can use the menu to the left to learn more about each of Open School's regular events.

Detailed descriptions for the following events are being written and will be available soon:

  • Back to School Night
  • Book Fair
  • Bowling
  • Concerts - Winter and Spring
  • Earth Day
  • Open School Day
  • Read-A-Thon
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Win One of 40 Gala Tickets - Easy! (Article)

Submitted by Administrator on Apr 26 (last updated Apr 26)

In celebration of 40 years of Open School, we are giving away 40 tickets to our amazing Gala celebration!!

Participating is Simple

You will be entered with ANY donation to our Annual Giving campaign, to fund (among other things) our Music, Art, Garden, Technology, and Sports specialists and classroom aides.  For every additional $100 you donate, you get ANOTHER entry.

We have not met our fundraising goal, so please give generously now.  Your odds of winning have never been better! 

Win One of 40 Gala Tickets - Easy! (Article)

Submitted by Administrator on Apr 26 (last updated Apr 26)

In celebration of 40 years of Open School, we are giving away 40 tickets to our amazing Gala celebration!!

Participating is Simple

You will be entered with ANY donation to our Annual Giving campaign, to fund (among other things) our Music, Art, Garden, Technology, and Sports specialists and classroom aides.  For every additional $100 you donate, you get ANOTHER entry.

We have not met our fundraising goal, so please give generously now.  Your odds of winning have never been better! 

Gala 2018: TICKETS ARE ON SALE! (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on Apr 26 (last updated Apr 26)

Book your sitter and brush off those dancing shoes because tickets for an Open School Get Down are on sale!!

Don’t miss out on the Early Bird pricing, good only until Monday, May 7.  Click here to purchase tickets

This year's theme:  COME FLY WITH US!

When:  Saturday, May 19th, 6-11 p.m.

Step It Up! The "Open School Ninja Warrior Challenge" Fundraiser has Started! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 25 (last updated Apr 26)

Today, we kicked off a brand new fundraiser for Open School. It’s our very own Open School Ninja Warrior Challenge!

Like the Jog-A-Thon, students will collect donations to help our school earn money, but instead of running laps, our kids will challenge themselves on an interactive obstacle course based on the TV shows Wipeout and American Ninja Warrior. 

The "Open School Ninja Warrior Challenge" Fundraiser Starts Today! (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Apr 25 (last updated Apr 26)

Hello Open School Families!

Today is the start of a brand new fundraiser here at Open School:  The Step It Up - Open School Ninja Warrior Challenge!  

Like the Jog-A-Thon, in this fundraiser our students will collect donations to help our school earn money, but instead of running laps, our kids will challenge themselves on an interactive obstacle course based on the TV shows Wipeout and American Ninja Warrior.  

We need your support.

2018 Gala - Come Fly with Us (Article)

Submitted by Administrator on Apr 24 (last updated Apr 24)

Come Fly with Us — Open School Get Down!

Details

Saturday, May 19th, 6-11 p.m.

Flight Path Museum
6661 Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, 90045

Limited parking. Please consider ride-share or carpool.

Food, Drinks, Dancing, Games, Live/Silent Auctions

Save the Date for Our Gala Celebration (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 28 (last updated Feb 28)

Save the Date for The 2018 Open Gala (Celebration, Affair, Party, Soiree, Get-down)
Saturday, May 19th

Following up on the wildly successful 2017 Open Speakeasy, plans are underway for our next amazing event. Stay tuned for this year's theme and more info to come!
Contact scottstevenhenryatgmail.com (Scott Henry) if you’d like to get involved.

Thank You to our Haunted House and Fairyland Creators (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 7 (last updated Nov 7)

A very special thank you to everyone who helped with the Haunted House and Fairyland! We so appreciate the effort you put into developing a theme, building it and staying up late to make sure it is ready for us to enjoy.

Our Haunted House Builders:
Vic Caruso
Amina Dieye
Andre Rosemberg
Anthony Palka
Aylon Wilder
Cassie Nicholson
Chad Sell
Christie Savitt

A HUGE Thank You for Making the Fall Festival Fabulous! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 2 (last updated Nov 7)

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to have fun at the Fall Festival on Saturday. Thank you for buying tickets, sponsoring booths, volunteering, donating a cooler or pop-up, supplies, and baked goods. The weather was beautiful and the Festival and all that fun could not have happen without so many in our community giving their time and effort.

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Sat 5/19 6:00 pm
Wed 5/23 (All day)
Thu 6/7 8:30 am