WSMS Fall Festival

FALL FESTIVAL - 2019 - COMMITTEES

Hello Parents!

We can't wait to welcome you and your family to the 6th Annual Fall Festival block party. With Festival favorites such as the junior ferris wheel, bounce houses and face painting... the Festival will be loads of fun for families.

To help make this year's festival a success, we need you to join our volunteer ranks and bring Fall Festival 2019 to life!  From the General Store to World Cafe, Set-up and Take Down or Spin Art and Instrument Making... we've got something for everyone!  Please take a look at all the fun activities below and add your name to the activity or opportunity that interests you.

Each contribution is invaluable and your support is truly appreciated.   We are looking forward to working with you and can't wait for this year's Festival!

Your Fall Festival Co-Chairs,

Adriana Clancy, Hiba Darwish, Sooyun Hong, Annie Kim, Liz Martorella, Allison Ross, Christina Wang and Cherise Wong

Date: 10/19/2019 (Sat.)

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm EDT

Location: W. 92nd St. between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive

Created by:   Nikki Chase-Levin
 
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Bake Sale & Coffee - Bake Beforehand (28)

Chairs: Amy Metzger and TBD. Bake a sweet treat for the bake sale ahead of time, and deliver it to WSMS the Friday before the festival.

 
9 of 28 slots filled
Ting Chen
Fay Sardjono
Nathan Bennett
Chocolate cakes
Ladan Stewart
Laura Holzer
Chocolate Babka
Sue Yoo
Maruti Sharma
I can bake brownies and chocolate chip cookies!
Adey Fisseha
Shirleen Allicot

Bake Sale & Coffee- Day Of (12)

Chairs: Amy Metzger and TBD. Help sell the baked goods prepared by our WSMS families. Strong willpower recommended!

 
3 of 12 slots filled
Melissa Mansur
Ladan Stewart
Kurt Miller

World Cafe - Prepare Beforehand (20)

Chairs: Dana Bliss, Margo Ferradino & TBD. Bring a dish, prepared or purchased, ahead of time. Can be anything from savory American favorites to tasty multicultural dishes. Note: should exclude baked goods or food items offered on the grill menu.

 
2 of 20 slots filled
Tenille Skelton
Can order platter from Playa Betty or Carmine’s. Just let me know what you prefer!
Catherine Chen
Little cups of fried rice...

World Cafe - Day Of (12)

Chairs: Dana Bliss, Margo Ferradino & TBD. Serve the eclectic menu of savory cuisine prepared by our WSMS families and friends.

 

Grill (20)

Chairs: Jon Friedman, PJ Coward & TBD. Hot dogs, burgers and mac cheese are sure to please at the ever-popular Festival Grill! Help feed the close to 500 attendees at the event.

 
4 of 20 slots filled
Cory Buland
Nathan Bennett
Sam Patel
John Verberkmoes

Drinks (4)

Chairs: Jon Friedman, PJ Coward & TBD. Work in tandem with the Grill team to ensure our festivalgoers stay hydrated.

 

Cotton Candy & Popcorn Booths (6)

Chair: Julie Toran. Prepare and sell these festival staples during the event!

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Ariana Ayala-Pender
James Panero

General Store (6)

Chairs: Temeka Koney & Kate Oliver. Can you say "spirit gear"?! Help with the display and sale of school merchandise.

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Fay Sardjono
Daria Kim
I can help all day!

Tickets and Registration (10)

Chairs: TBD. Step right up and buy your Fall Festival tickets from this fine crew! Help sell tickets in the lobby in the days leading up to the festival or staff the "Ticketing and Registration" table on event day.

 
1 of 10 slots filled
Raashi Chary

Crowd Control Crew (10)

Chairs: Dale Stohr & Fox Walton. Work on a team that keeps parents and kids orderly while in line for popular activities, manage stroller parking and help keep our festival environment safe!

 

Set Up Friday Night (20)

Chair: Joseph Gilbert. It's Friday fun for everyone with set-up, beverages and pizza. Many hands make light work and good times! Starts at 6PM; ends at 9PM.

 
11 of 20 slots filled
Gabriela Ciocarlie
John O’Meara
Allison Kohrs
Ariana Ayala-Pender
Erica McGovern
Brendan Stewart
Nathan Bennett
Carrie Sporer
Gee Young Lee
Ilana Goldman
Chris Fargo

Set-Up Saturday Morning (20)

Chair: TBD. A great cardio-strengthening workout in disguise. Help with set up on Saturday Morning! Start time 8AM.

 
4 of 20 slots filled
Leonora Gogolak
Brendan Stewart
Jordan Goldstein
Dai Shi

Take Down (post event) - Inside (15)

Chair: TBD. Work off those bake sale goodies by helping with take down after the festival! This is always a good time with a great crew.

 
1 of 15 slots filled
Daria Kim

Take Down (post event) - Outside (15)

Chair: Nathan Bennett. Work off those bake sale goodies by helping with take down after the festival! More good times with a great crew.

 

Pumpkin Decorating (6)

Chairs: TBD. Help kids decorate their very own pumpkin to take home with them. Three volunteers needed for the morning shift (11 AM to 1PM) and three for the afternoon shift (1PM to 3 PM).

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Martha Rocha

Build-A-Frame (6)

Chair: TBD. New this year! Come build a custom fall-themed picture frame for the treasured snapshot your kiddos take at the "Your Face Here" photo booth. Frames and fun for all!

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Martha Rocha

Sand Art (6)

Chairs: TBD. The art of pouring colored sand creatively and carefully into bottles. A messy and fun outdoor activity! Three volunteers needed for the morning shift (11 AM to 1 PM) and for the afternoon shift (1 PM to 3 PM)

 

Glitter Tattoos (6)

Chair: TBD. Stencils, child-safe glue, glitter! Three volunteers needed for the morning shift (11 AM to 1PM) and three for the afternoon shift (1 PM to 3 PM).

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Elvira Kolmakova
Early shift please

Fishing (4)

Chair: TBD. Assist the children with the magnetic fish game in a little blow up swimming pool. This is a favorite with the younger kids. Two volunteers needed for the morning shift (11AM to 1PM) and for the afternoon shift (1PM to 3PM).

 

Basketball (4)

Chair: TBD. Help the kids shoot hoops at this famed outdoor carnival booth that's a fan favorite! Two volunteers needed for the morning shift (11AM to 1PM) and two for the afternoon shift (1PM - 3PM).

 
1 of 4 slots filled
David Sheng
Will play from 1-3

Instrument Making (6)

Chair: Meredith Bennett. Help kids create rainsticks and tambourines using paper plates and bells. This is an indoor activity. Three volunteers needed for the morning shift (11 AM to 1 PM) and for the afternoon shift (1 PM to 3 PM).

 

Necklace Making (4)

Chair: Meredith Bennett. Assist children with beadwork and stringing. This is an indoor activity. Two volunteers needed for the morning shift (11 AM to 1 PM) and two for the afternoon shift (1 PM - 3 PM).

 
2 of 4 slots filled
Elvira Kolmakova
Sue Yoo
Morning shift

Spin Art (4)

Chair: Meredith Bennett. Assist children in creating beautiful designs using various paint colors on the Spin Art Wheel. This is an indoor activity. Two volunteers needed for the morning shift (11 AM to 1 PM) and two for the afternoon (1 PM to 3 PM).

 

Event Publicity (6)

Chairs: TBD. Help spread the word about this community event to neighborhood businesses, websites and schools.

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Rebecca Kennedy
Available to help with pre-event publicity, but not free on event day.

Banking (4)

Chair: Ed Laux. Support online registration and banking once tickets go on sale! Ahead of time and day of event.

 

General Volunteer - Send Me Where I'm Needed!

For those willing to help with anything from crowd control to a shift at the Front Desk welcoming event volunteers and Festival attendees.

 
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