About Author's Night
Books & Jammies
Thursday, November 10, 2022
5:30 to 7:30 pm
1 Carey School Lane, San Mateo, CA 94403
On November 10th, Family Connections will host our annual Authors’ Night in person at The Carey School in San Mateo from 5:30pm-7:30pm. This year, planned around the theme of “Books & Jammies”, Family Connections encourages bedtime reading by showcasing various authors reading their children's books, and sharing their adventurous journeys as authors. There will be a light dinner served and resources for parents on wellness and school connectedness. So, please come and join us for an evening where parents, children and community members enjoy storytelling, learning sessions and a variety of fun arts and crafts activities!
Aila Malik, Author of Mommy, Am I American?
Cynthia Chin-Lee, Author of Operation Marriage
Komal Shah, Author of Raise Your Hand! A Call for Consciousness in Education
Stephanie Kaufman, Author of What A Feeling!: The ABCs for Emotions
Lea Lyon, Author of Ready to Fly: How Sylvia Townsend Became the Bookmobile Ballerina
Families enrolled in Family Connections programming receive free admission. You can help sponsor the cost of these tickets by navigating to the sponsor tab.
Adults – $20
Kids 5+ – $10
Kids under 5 – Free
Please note: Adults and children 2+ will be required to wear masks inside the facilities at this event. Outdoor mask use is optional.
1. Family Dinner Food Costs- $1,500
Family Connections families, staff, volunteers and partners will come together for a family-style dinner to connect with fellow community members and learn more about the critical services that Family Connections provides.
2. Author Attendance Fees – $1,000
Author’s Night brings together critically-acclaimed Bay Area children’s authors for a special evening of storytelling and connection. This year, we plan to host 5 authors from diverse backgrounds for a live reading.
Attendance for five families – $500
Family Connections families will have a number of underwritten tickets available to them in order to ensure all those who wish to attend are able to.
Event Activities – $250 – This year’s carnival-style event will feature various activity stations for all ages, as well as informative breakout sessions for parents. Activity examples include: face painting, bookmark-making, and more!
Contact Us for More Information
If you or your company would like to underwrite this event at one of the above levels, or if you would like to discuss other opportunities to support the work that we do, please reach out directly to Eric Valladares at email@example.com or visit us at www.familyconnections.org
Donating by Check?
To donate by check, stock transfer, donor advised funds or other means, please contact:
Marsha Quita, Operations : firstname.lastname@example.org