THE IOWA CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
is getting ready to run an online auction fundraiser.
Do you remember what it feels like to play? Play is every child’s most natural way to learn about the world. Will you help to preserve the Power of Play this year?
The annual Celebrate PLAY Gala will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
Our theme this year is BLACK and WHITE and will have a fresh new look and exciting new auction items and prizes.
Live Event Details
5PM - 10PM CST Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center - 300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA 52241 Add to My Calendar Get Directions
The Iowa Children's Museum is excited to invite all grown-ups to our Black & White Gala at the Coralville Marriot Hotel & Conference Center on February 22, 2019. Cocktails start at 5:30 PM; program begins at 7:00 PM.
We hope you'll join us in celebrating and supporting the Power of Play! All proceeds benefit The Iowa Children's Museum, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that serves more than 180,000 visitors each year!
Cost is $100 per person and includes an open bar, dinner, music, entertainment, silent/live auction, and fun-filled games:
Imagine the gift certificates you can win during Punch-a-Prize.
Create your own refreshing concoction at our Mix-Your-Own-Mule-Station.
Discover what jewelry you won in the Jewelry Box Raffle.
Explore wine from around the world by playing Wine Ring Toss.
Celebrate PLAY! Gala Sponsorship and Donation Opportunities
We would like to invite you to participate in a special opportunity at our “Black and White” Celebrate PLAY Gala to help the children of our community! Please know that your sponsorship will ensure that children in this community are provided with a safe, hands-on learning environment that inspires every child to imagine, create, discover, and explore through the Power of Play! All sponsors receive recognition in The Iowa Children’s Museum Annual Report and the interactive donor exhibit.
Thanks to the generosity of area businesses and individuals just like you, our 2017 Celebrate PLAY Gala was a great success and benefited more than 180,000 children and families this past year! With the community's help, we raised $75,400 that was used to support the operations of The Iowa Children’s Museum, a non-profit organization that inspires every child to imagine, create, discover, and explore through the Power of Play.
In support of The Iowa Children’s Museum, we invite you to be a part of the excitement of this year’s fundraising event by donating an auction item. Show your support by clicking on the "Donate Items" button to contribute to our catalog. Please know that your contribution to our Celebrate PLAY Gala will help to ensure that children in this community are provided with a safe active learning environment where the power and potential of every child is respected and nurtured.
Give a little and get a lot in return.
Whether you have 1 item or 100 to contribute, your participation is an invaluable part of our fundraising efforts. By donating an item or service directly online, you'll be helping to raise money for our organization, and you'll receive a mention on our site that can link back to your own web page.