2010 Fall FUNdraiser and Rock Paper Scissors Tournament!

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**PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! PLEASE COME TO THE BLEACHER BAR AND PAY AT THE DOOR**

Here in Metro Boston, we like to think of ourselves as an innovative bunch. Take this year – we gave you Playworks' first ever 5K race and first ever recess-themed happy hour. And now it's time for another Metro Boston innovation (albeit a couple years old) – our annual Fall FUNdraiser and Rock Paper Scissors Tournament!

We're putting the FUN in FUNdraiser on Thursday, Nov 18, from 6-9pm. Stop by the Bleacher Bar in Fenway Park for complimentary appetizersdrinks galore, what's sure to be a stellar silent auction, a rock paper scissors throw-down (winner walks away with part of door proceeds), and an opportunity to support safe and healthy play in low-income schools$20 gets you in the door, free appetizers, and entrance into the RPS tournament.

Here's a list of just some of our fabulous auction items:

  • Private tour & tasting for up to six at Cape Cod Beer
  • One month membership to The Sports Club/LA-Boston
  • Dinner for two at The Liberty Hotel Boston's Clink
  • Four admission passes to The Discovery Museums in Acton
  • Gift card to The Beehive
  • Dinner for two at The Charles Hotel's Henrietta's Table

Get ready to party with Playworks!

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