2020 Sign-Up Party Descriptions

Sign-up begins on Friday, March 6th at 8pm on bidding owl.com  A link to the auction site will be sent out when the auction is open!

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Back-to-School Dive Bar Crawl

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Locations: Potato Creek Johnny's/Whiskey River + 3 dive bars

Time: 6-11 pm

Cost: $40 per person

26 person max

Parents, you survived the summer!  Now it’s time to party!  Reconnect with your fellow LYPR friends!  We’ll ride around town in the rustic and nostalgic luxury of a yellow school bus; no seat belts required although this trip might get wild.  We will start and end the festive night at Potato Creek Johnny’s/Whiskey River and in between we will travel to 3 local dive bars to be announced on the night of the event.  Bus will be stocked with jell0 shots, beer and munchies too.  Attendees will be responsible for beverages and food ordered at the various locations we stop at but drink specials will be offered.

Hosted by:  The Share’s, Luett’s, Veit’s, Havill’s, Whitaker’s, Hasselson’s, Olsen’s, Savage’s and the Gray’s

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Curling Party

Saturday April 11, 2020 (note revised date)

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Chicago Curling Club in Northbrook

Cost: $65 per person

26 person max

Have you ever wanted to try curling? This is your chance! Join us for a night of certified curling instruction folloed by a match with other rookie curlers.  No prior experience is needed and all the equipment will be provided.

Guests will be treated to a pizza and salad buffet and 2 drink tickets redeemable for soft drinks, beer, wine or well drinks.  

Hosted by:  The Dahlquist’s, Baumgartner’s, Kim’s, Mulroy’s, Van Vuren’s, and the Ward’s

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Manicures & Margaritas

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Time: Evening (exact time TBD)

Location: Rock Star Nails

$35 per person

40 person max


Get a jump on Cinco de Mayo!  Back by popular demand, the Mani & Margarita Party will put you in the mood for spring with a fresh look for your nails.  Relax with a pampering manicure while you enjoy light appetizers and the best margaritas around!

Hosted by:  Crosbie Lind, Suzanne Browne, Whitney Chango, Laura Floyd, Jen Johnson, Whitney Langas, Jennifer Mitchell, Deirdre Noshay, Rebecca Richards and Maria Stephan

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Moms and Mimosas

August 19, 2020

Time: 10am-2pm

Location: Jane Karr’s home @ 1441 Kaywood Lane

Price:  $35 per person

35 person max

After a summer of slathering on your kids sunscreen and driving to and from camps, come and celebrate the first day back to school poolside, mimosa in hand!  Tunes, make your own Green Goddess salads, charcuterie galore, mimosas and of course Kim Crawford and Tito’s.  I got you girls!  You will also receive a back to school gift for your kiddos to show just how busy you were thinking of them all day.

This will be open house style, so come for part or all.  Suits are optional ladies, judgement free zone.

Hosted by: Jane Karr

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Pasta Making Party

May 9, 2020

Time: 6-9 pm

Location: Melody McLeod’s from Table 101’s home @ 2305 Swainwood Dr.

Cost: $85 per person

10 person max

Ciao!  Come learn how to make pasta the old school way! No dry pasta will ever come close to how great fresh pasta tastes.  Start the night with a Venician Aperol Spritzer while you enjoy a warm winter caprese and burrata platter.  We will move into the kitchen where you will make pasta by hand with fresh eggs. Rolling it out and cutting the pasta two ways.  We will end the night with my personal recipe for Tiramisu.  The menu includes:

- Aperol Spritzer

- Warm winter caprese w/fresh baguette

- Rosted apple salad with baby greens, goat cheese and spicy maple apple cider vinaigrette 

- Pork Lemon Ragu with fresh hand cut pappardelle & pasta alla gricia with fresh handmade linguini

- Tiramisu

Hosted by:  Melody McLeod from Table 101 and Sara Barron

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Couples Paddle Party

April 4, 2020

Time: 7-11 pm

Location: Wilmette Platform Tennis Club on Lake Avenue

Price: $80 per couple

20 couple max

Come out for a fun evening of paddle tennis.  This is a game adapted from tennis played on a smaller court with a lower net.  No prior experience necessary and all paddle equipment will be provided.  Enjoy some friendly competition, along with delicious appetizers, beer and wine.  Paddle will be played outdoors while the party will be in the clubhouse.  Sure to be a fun-filled night!

Hosted by:  The Binney’s, Call’s, Pierce’s, Reeder’s and the King’s

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Wood Workshop Happy Hour

April 17, 2020

Time: Happy Hour, time TBD

Location: Rohan Ward’s Workshop in Wilmette's Town Center

Cost: $35 per person

40 person max

Join us in the authentic wood workshop of Rohan Ward Designs LLC for a workshop happy hour (and then some) party!  Rohan is a furniture designer and maker, and also a local D34 dad.  His workshop is located just a 3 minute walk from the Metra Northern line, so it’s easy access for anyone coming straight from the city.  There will literally be saw dust on the floor, drinks in hand, music in the air and nibbles to eat.  These gatherings are always a fun way to catch up with friends in a casual setting while checking out cool tools, machinery, and some furniture in the making. 

Hosted by: Rohan and Vanessa Ward

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Tailgate Party

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Rachel & Garett Gillis’s home @ 46 Briar Road in Golf

Cost:  $40 per person

30 person max

Hosted by:

The Gillis’s, Kurtzweil’s, Verber’s, and the Vick’s

It’s game time!  Put on your favorite team colors and join us for some burgers, beer and bags.  Meet us in the parking lot (the driveway) right before kickoff! 

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Tennis Party

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Time: 6-9:00 pm

Location: Glenview Tennis Club

Cost: $50 per person

22 person max


Join us for an amazing night of doubles tennis (with fun prizes) followed by laughs, fun, yummy food and drinks.

*all playing levels welcome (we will go by ability) but must have been on court before.

Hosted by: The Schuberth's, Starkoff's, Spieldenner's, Robbin's, Spathis’s, Cunningham’s and the Eccleston’s 

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Realhousewives of Glenview 2

Friday, May 29th

Time: 7pm

Location: Grandpa's

Cost: $40 per person

40 person max

Mom’s night out! Join for an evening of cocktails and appetizers at Grandpa’s! Come see your friends and meet some new ones! May 29th at 7 pm. 2 drinks, appetizers, and a great time included! 

Hosted by:  Whitney Langas, Jessica Plopper, Ramie Robbins, and Katie Strzalka 

Favors by:  Christen Mahlmeister

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Beer & Braids at Andreas Hogue Salon

April 26, 2020

Time: 3:30-5pm

Location: Andreas Hogue Salon 

Cost:  $60 for both daughter & dad (one child only please)

Max 15 couples


Calling all dads and daughters! Andreas and Ashley Hogue will lead you in a fun-filled class packed with tips and tricks for styling your daughter's hair.  Several of our stylists will be on hand to assist as you try your hand at creating braids and buns. No more tears on school days. Dads will learn 3 basic hairstyles and some easy tricks. Each girl will take home a Wetbrush.  Beer and snacks will be provided to dads and cookies and lemonade to

daughters. You will know exactly how to help her look her best and you will have a lot of fun!


Andreas Hogue Salon was created in 2011 by Ashley and Andreas Hogue, parents of four boys who have been schooled through District 34 (one currently at Lyon). With a mission to elevate the suburban salon experience and to give back, Andreas Hogue Salon has now helped raise over a quarter million dollars for our schools, churches and other organizations. Andreas Hogue Salon has garnered numerous awards over the years including Best of Chicago; from 2014-2019; 2020 Top 200 in the nation from Modern Salon/Salon Today; 2019 North Shore Neighborhood Favorite; and 2020 Winner for Best Hair Color from the North Shore Choice Awards.

Hosted by: Andreas and Ashley Hogue & Co-sponsored by Ten Ninety Brewing Co.