In no particular order… (updated April 2)

“MONARCH CRUSADER” GUEST SPEAKER. Highly sought after Author/Speaker, Carol Pasternak, will delight your club, corporation, child’s school or day camp! Powerpoint presentation, live caterpillars, butterflies. Autographed book, caterpillars for your family. Value $300. Starts $125.

BUDWEISER STAGE, Dean Brody With Alan Doyle and Special Guests, 2 tickets, Friday, Aug 17, 7 pm. Value $120. Starts $50.

KWAF WINE CLUB. Two bottles, one red, one white. Value $60. Starts $24.

FIREBALL GIFT PACK: Cinnamon whiskey; DR McGillicuddy’s butterscotch intense liqueur; Backpack; His & her shirts; His & her tank tops; 2 pairs sunglasses; sports tape. Value $125. Starts $50.

“ANNIE.” Ed Mirvish Theatre. Friday, April 27, 7:30 pm. 2 tickets, Orchestra row F. Value $260. starts $95.

“COMING HOME” Traditional African batik painting using dye and wax. Depicts moonrise over African herders bringing cattle back to the village. W. 60” X H. 36”. Value $125. Starts $45.

FILL2PURE WATER FILTRATION BOTTLE. BPA free water bottle with filtration unit. Value $60. starts $24

TOM PETTY BOX SET OF VINYL.  9 albums. Value $300. Starts $100.

ROBOT PUPPY,  “Chip.” Answers voice commands, to dance, do yoga, etc. Develops unique personality according to how you respond to it! No two “Chips” are alike. Valued at $125. Starts at $50.

SUITCASE THEATRE Kids’ drama classes, camps. 2336 Bloor Street. www.suitcasetheatre.com  Value $75. Starts $30

TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA. One-year Dual/Family membership: unlimited free admission, discounts on Museum shop, lectures, workshops and special programmes. Value $65. Starts $26.

SEAN BOUTILLIER ACADEMY OF DANCE. One month of free classes. Children and teens. 11 Plastics Ave, Etobicoke. Value $67. Starts $25.

8 BOTTLES GOOD WINE  Donated by Sheila Foster & Family. 4 WHITE: Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc; Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc; Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio; Kim Crawford Chardonnay. 4 RED:  Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignon; Clos du Bois Cabernet Sauvignon; Bourgogne Louis Latour Pinot Noir; Sterling Vintner’s Collection Cabernet Sauvignon. Value $162. Starts $65

CANADA READS 2018. “A book to open your eyes.” American War, by Omar el Akkad. The Boat People, by Sharon Bala. Forgiveness, by Mark Sakamoto. The Marrow Thieves, by Cherie Dimaline. Precious Cargo, by Craig Davidson.+ Book bag + Canada-eh coffee mug. Value $135. Starts $48.

THE BEATLES. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. (CD + DVD + Blu-ray) Box Set. 144 page booklet. Value $175. Starts $70.


“CURIOUS.” Giraffe Art wall tapestry, by Sharon Cummings, 51” X 60”. Polyester, hand sewn, finished edges. Machine washable. From Society 6.  Donated by Robin Kushla. Value $72. Starts $28


“DREAM VALLEY” Acrylic on canvas. 14” x 18” By local artist/writer Susan Manchester www.susanmanchester.myfreesites.net  2004. Value $200. Starts $100.


KENDAL CROSSBODY BAG. Black, Genuine leather. Value $50. Starts $20


SET/4 OIL & VINEGAR DIPPING DISHES + Spendido Balsamic vinegar + PC Omega Oil. Value $45. Starts $18.


COFFEE DAY AND NIGHT! Starbucks, “Café Verona,” roasty sweet & dark cocoa, 453 g coffee beans + Decaf “Pike Place,” smooth & balanced, medium roast 453g coffee beans. Value $36. Starts $14.


CHOCOLATE AND COFFEE BREAK.  A dozen Bread and Roses chocolate chunk cookies + 453 g medium roast Starbucks coffee beans. Value $28. Starts $10.


DAVID’S TEA LOOSE LEAF STARTER KIT. 8 teas & infusions, 20 filters, 1 perfect spoon. Value $26. Starts $10.


15 UNIQUELY HANDCRAFTED CARDS. Kim Hickok, Fresno, CA. Donated by Robin Kushla. Value $105. Starts $40.


COOKIE MAKING SET: Mrs. Field’s Make and Bake Cookie Set + “It’s sedimentary my dear cookie” Trader Joe’s cookie ingredients in Mason jar. (Layers of sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter chips, candy coated chocolate drops, oats, and coffee, graham cracker crumbs and flour).  Value $40. Starts $16.


FOXY ORIGINALS: Girl’s gold-plated earrings and “you are so amazing” neck chain. Value $48. Starts $18


3 PIECE SANTOKU KNIFE SET & CUTTING BOARD. Stainless steel blades. By Master Chef. Value $35. Starts $15.


TINA SILVERGRAY WOMEN’S RAINCOAT. Navy, white polka dots. Detachable hood. Carry pouch with belt loop.  Eco-friendly EVA material, odorless, waterproof, windproof, breathable, soft and elastic. Chest 49.6”, Sleeve length 30.7”, Length 41.3” Value $32. Starts $15.


RED LABEL HAIR PRODUCTS & HAIRSTYLING. L’Oreal Pro-Keratin rinse out ($33); L’Oreal Pro-Keratin shampoo refill ($20); Bb Color-Minded UV Protective Styling Balm ($45); Bb Color-Minded UV Protective Polish ($21). Donated by Red Label Hair Company, 2190-B Bloor St. W. Value $120. Starts $48.


TEA FOR ME. 3 boxes of tea; single serve pot; bamboo tea storage box. Value $70. Starts $28.


CANADA MUSIC WEEK FESTIVAL. Explorer passes for two, giving access to all concerts. Value $200. Starts $80.

HART HOUSE THEATRE. Two 4-play season subscriptions. Value $180. Starts $70

NAUTICA WOMEN’S SPORTS WATCH. white silicone quartz, stop watch functionality, stainless teel casing, anti-scratch face, luminescent markers and numbers, analog date aperture, water resistant. Gift box included.. Value $185. Starts $65.

CN TOWER/LA TOUR CN. Two passes to Canada’s Wonder of the World. an adventure at every level! Admission access to your choice of thrills; spectacular views from the Look Out Level (1,136’), live Edge Walk viewing from “Base Camp 3.0”; walk on air on the famous Glass Floor (1,122’)with outdoor Sky Terrace, and access to attractions such as film, informational displays and more. Value $82. Starts $30.

“DANCE OF LOVE” BATIK PAINTING. Traditional African art using dye and wax. 14” x 24.” Value $65. Starts $25.

CLASSIC ENGLISH FACIAL. Compliments of The Spa, Old Mill, 9 Old Mill Rd. Value $118. starts $50.

MEDIEVAL TIMES. Dinner and Show. Two passes. Value$150. Starts $60

HOMEDIC FOOT SPA. Professional Salon Foot Bath with heat. Features: rechargeable pedicure tool; 5 professional pedicure attachments(dry heel reducer, stone pumice, finishing pumice, nail brush, nail buffer). Sensuous sea grass invigorates the soles of your feet. Value $80. Starts $32.

“LADY IN SILK” SCULPTURE, 19“. Created on site as live demo by local Etobicoke artist, Mira Magnone, artwithmira.com. The statue will be approx.19” tall, feature patina coloured Paverpol, with silk fabric accents. The silk is African inspired, boldly patterned, brightly coloured, swirling and cascading around her, like a dance, and contrasting with the strength, courage and tenacity of the Kibera women. Signed by the artist. Created exclusively for Village of Love. Value $125; Starts $65.

INDIGO BLANKET. Navy Blue. Value $50. Starts $20.

HOUSE CONCERT (GTA only). Celebrated Canadian roots artists, Kirsten Jones and Clela Errington, will hold a 60-90 minute concert at your house. They will bring their own instruments, sound equipment and soaring harmonies! You bring the audience. Date and time to be agreed by all. CD’s by both artists included. Value $500. Starts at $150.

TARRAGON THEATRE 2 tickets to any show from Sep 2018 to May 2019. Value $120. Starts at $50

WOMEN’S STERLING SILVER BRACELET. By Simply Silver. sterling silver with micr-pave gems. 7 1/2 ” long. Box and tongue closure for extra security. Signed ON 925 YGI. Gift box included. Value $60. Starts $24.

“3 IN THE 6IX” CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT, Friday, May 7, 7 pm, Runnymede United Church. 2 tickets. Value $40. Starts at $18, donated by artistic director Talisa Blackman, see www.3inthe6ix.com

2018 LULAWORLD FESTIVAL. Pass for two for 15 concerts over 10 days. Value $200, Starts $70

CANTORES CELESTES CONCERT, “WRAPPED IN LIGHT”. Two tickets, Saturday, April 21, 7:30 pm, Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. www.cantorescelestes.com. Value $50. Starts $20.

COTTAGE IN THE KAWARTHA’S, Weekend or Week, Dates to be determined. Picard Lake, 45 minutes North of Peterborough. Three bedrooms, large living space, open concept kitchen, screened in porch, indoor toilet, deck with barbeque, access to canoe and kayak. Non-smokers only. Donated by Paul and Sue Stenton. A bid for the week cancels any bid for the weekend. Starts at $200 weekend; $700 week.

DINNER & MOVIE COMBO: Queen’s Pasta $25 + 2 passes to Humber Cinemas, Value $51. starts $20.

MAKE A “MARVELLOUS MINIATURE.” Beginners Workshop (4 hours) for up to two(2) participants. Local Etobicoke artist Mira Magnone from artwithmira.com will guide and instruct up to TWO(2) participants to transform a t-shirt into a unique 12” tall statue using a new, non-toxic fabric-hardening medium called Paverpol. The statue will feature choice of pose on a basic stand. Supplies included. Value:  $120.00.  Starts $48
KENYAN QUILTED SHOULDER BAG, with matching coin/makeup purse. Brightly coloured. Front and side pockets (perfect for a water bottle!), zipper pocket inside. Donated by Leonora Obara. Value $75, starts at $35.

YOGA: One Month Unlimited Classes. Donated by Moksha Yoga Etobicoke. Value $180, starts at $45.

STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING (SUP) LESSON.  Introductory lesson for 2. Donated by Julian Ganton, Freedom on the Water. Value $90, starts at $35.

YOGA, 5 CLASS PASS. Fit Journey,566 Annette St. Donated by instructor, Sandy LeBlan. Value, $90, starts at $35

OLDER ADULTS PERSONAL TRAINING. Donated by Forever Fit Personal Trainer, Carol Pasternak, older adult specialist. “My mission is to keep you out of the nursing home.” See http://foreverfit.info/ . One hour at your home or Carol’s in North York.Value $85, starts at $35.
FLOAT SESSION REST Therapy (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique). Donated by FLOAT Toronto, 1159 Queen St W.Value $75, starts at $35.

FACTORY THEATRE, Season pass for two. 3 plays. Donated by Factory Theatre. Value $200, starts at $80
GARDINER MUSEUM of CERAMICS. 4 passes to the museum, including a docent tour. 111 Queen’s Park. Value $60, starts at $24.

HOT DOCS. TWO Bronze Level Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema membership (discounted tickets, free popcorn, members only screenings, and more) + TWO regular screening tickets. Value $142, starts at $50.

GHOST WALK & PUB. Distillery District. Two adult passes. Donated by The Haunted Walk of Toronto.  $100 menu voucher. Donated by Mill St Brewery Pub.Value $140, starts at $55.

“MYSTERIOUSLY YOURS” MURDER Mystery DINNER Theatre. Donated by “Mysteriously Yours,” 2026 Yonge St. Two tix, show only, Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Value $90, starts at $35.

TWO PIANO LESSONS, half hour lessons (any level), Bloor West Village. Donated by Joy Sumyi Lee, B. Mus (University of B.C.) A.T.C.L. (Distinction - Performer’s Certificate - Trinity College of London, England.) 26 years teaching experience.  Value $64. Starts at $30.

BLACK CREEK VILLAGE Pass for 4.  Donated by Toronto & Region Conservation Authority. Restored 19th Century rural Victorian community, costumed staff. Value $60, starts at $25.

MARIPOSA CRUISES. Family Four Pack for Harbour Tour, valid for 2 Adults and 2 Youths. Value $60, starts at $25.

2 ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE PASSES. Value $44, starts at $15.

1 DAY PASS TO THE ROM. Value $20. Starts $8.

HAND MADE CHOCOLATES! Gift basket. Donated by Chocolateria, Roncesvalles. $65, starts $26.


“SUMMER HUMMINGBIRD” by noted Minnesota wildlife artist, Wanda Mumm, 1988. Framed 15” x 17.” Giclee print, signed. Ltd. edition 202/500. Donated by Brenda Lien.