Auction Ends: May 20, 2022 09:00 PM EDT

Buy Tickets Now to our live event happening on May 20, 2022. The online auction will be live on April 20!

Ticket sales for The River School Black & White Benefit & Auction are now on sale. The online auction will run from April 20, 2022, to May 20, 2022, with the live event taking place on May 20, 2022. Proceeds go to River School PTA PS 281 in order to help raise much-needed funds to support enrichment programs, teacher development, supplies, and other necessary items. Auction items range from exotic vacation getaways to restaurant dining experiences and so much more. So, tell your friends, family, and community members. Let the bidding begin!

Live Event Details

Order Tickets Fri May 20, 2022
7PM - 9:30 PM EDT
SPACE 54 226 East 54 Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue) Add to My Calendar
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You are cordially invited to The River School Black & White Benefit & Auction.

Parents, teachers, staff, friends, and neighbors of the River School (adults only) are invited to enjoy a glamorous evening of food, drink, music, and an incredible auction with deals on classes for kids, once-in-a-lifetime vacations, and much more. Come dressed to impress in your finest black and white attire. The funds we raise help provide vital programs for students, such as art and technology, as well as teacher professional development and necessary supplies.

If you can't attend the event, you can still support our school by bidding in our auction online or making a cash donation at the top of this page. You can also sponsor a teacher and buy their ticket so they can attend!


Also register to bid, browse our auction catalog, and place your bids.  

If you have questions about buying tickets, bidding, or about items in the auction email the Spring Benefit Committee at

See you there!

Can't attend the event, but still want to support our school?

You can make a direct cash donation to the event by clicking the donate now box at the top of this page. You can also sponsor a teacher to attend! Go to Order tickets and select "Sponsor Teacher/Staff Ticket". Once our auction is live you can also bid on many exciting items, proceeds from the event and online auction go towards our PTA Family Fund.