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Join your fellow SJS supporters at these fabulous events created by our generous SJS families!
Sign ups are only at One Big Night, "Diner en Blanc" so get there on time to get the Buy-In you want!
Space is limited! Spots will fill FAST!
Start your morning at the St. John's campus for coffee, muffins and fruit. A bicycle tech will be available to make sure you are up and running, check your tire pressure, chains, etc. Then head out on a beautiful bike ride through Russian River Valley, led by Dean Kladder, and end up at Copain Winery on Eastside Road for a Costeaux- catered box lunch and private wine tasting. Plan on a leisurely 25 miles in the saddle for the morning.
When: Saturday, June 9
Price to buy-in: $150
Spaces available: 18
Donated by the Kindergarten Class
If it's your first time on a horse or if you are an experienced cowpoke, join us for a gorgeous out and back ride along the Southlake Trail of Lake Sonoma. Meet at the Ranch at Lake Sonoma and start with coffee, tea and breakfast pastries before you saddle up! We'll pour you a mimosa when you finish up back at the barn!
The trail is fairly level (small ups and downs) but promises some special views every rider will enjoy. Riders 9 and older are welcome for the hour-long adventure. Bring your mother or child on this special Mothers' Day weekend!
When: Saturday, May 12 at 9am or 10am
Price to buy-in: $100 per person
Spaces available: 12 (two 6-person groups- 9am and 10am)
Generously donated by SJS 2nd Grade Class
Hop in our chauffeured van for a very special Pinot Noir-themed day of wine tasting. The group will head to Christopher Creek Winery on Limerick Lane for a VIP tasting, which includes a behind-the-scenes look at our award-winning limited production Pinot Noirs directly from the barrel.
Next, you will be driven to Bacigalupi Winery on Westside Road and treated to a special tour and tasting with members of the Bacigalupi Family. Enjoy a gourmet picnic luncheon paired with amazing, award-winning wines, including 2017 Rochioli Rose of Pinot Noir and Lazy Creek 2016 Rose of Pinot Noir.
Each person will leave with a wonderful surprise bottle of Pinot to take home!
When: Saturday, June 16
Price to Buy-In: $100.00
Space Available: 10
Graciously donated by the Transitional Kindergarten Class. Special thanks to Christopher Creek Winery, Bacigalupi Winery, Nicole Bacigalupi, Tony Bugica of Atlas Vineyard Management, Steve Domenichelli, Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery, Lazy Creek Winery, Banshee Wines, Failla Wines, MacRostie Winery and Vineyards, Gary Farrell Winery, Donlean, Trombetta Family.
Come experience a formal outdoor dinner with sous vide steak tenderloin and all the fixings. Your dinner will begin with appetizers, finish with dessert and be paired with beautiful Rochioli wines throughout. SJS 7th grade students will serve you as you relax with a group of your favorite SJS friends!
When: Saturday, June 16th, 5:00pm
Where: The Dayton Family Home in Alexander Valley, with beautiful views of the Alexander and Russian River Valleys
Price to Buy-In: $100 per person
Spaces available: 10
Generously donated by the 7th grade class
Whiskey Tasting, Dinner & Poker Night at the Rectory
What more can you ask for? Forget restaurant reservations or flight to Kentucky & Vega$; stay local for an evening with Father Sean, Mr. Edd "Poker" Lopez, and Mr. Michael "Whiskey" Traverso.
When: Friday, July 20, 2018, 6:30 pm
Where: The Rectory
Spaces available: 24 persons
$25 of this buy-in will be your entry into the 1st poker tournament pot
Many thanks to Father Sean, Edd Lopez & Michael Traverso
Comedy, suspense, rom-com or drama? New release or old stand-by? Join old faces and new before the start of the next school year for a true film "Mystery"! Grab your honey or best friend and head to the Raven Theater for the St. John "Mystery Movie Night"! This will be a private showing of a true cinematic gem in one of the Film Center's intimate theaters. Popcorn, chocolates and wine provided. You'll have to wait for the curtains to RISE for this movie SURPRISE!
When: Thursday, August 16
Price to Buy-In: $50 per Couple
Spaces Available: 50 Couples
Generously donated by the SJS 1st Grade Class
Get a coveted spot on team REVENGING REDS or team BALLBUSTER BLUES...and hope for lots of "strikes" to win the first unofficial SJS Bowling Tournament!
Evening includes shoe rental, two games of bowling on our private six lanes, platters of "bar food" favorites, delicious pizza and refreshing beer! All bowlers receive a red or blue bandana to be creatively worn on the bowling night. 4th Grade Bowling Commission will create lane assignments prior to the event. We ask for adults only, but no experience is required. Winning team gets BRAGGING RIGHTS!
When: Friday, April 20th, 6-8pm at Windsor Bowling Center
Price to Buy-In: $40 per person
Space available: 36
Generously donated by SJS 4th Grade Class
As the school year starts up with all its busyness, you will need a morning away with your girlfriends! Come for an hour-long yoga practice followed by a light brunch and mimosas. Enjoy yoga al fresco and finish the class with a dip in the Bowman's pool.
When: Saturday, August 25th, 9:00-11:00am
Where: The Bowman Home in Healdsburg
Spaces available: 25
Generously donated by the 6th Grade Class
Got plans on the last day of school? Third Grade has set up the ultimate play date with other classmates and families at the infamous Wikiup Swim Center! Great music, awesome snack shack- a throwback to YOUR younger years as a pool rat! There are lifeguards, a diving board, volleyball, basketball, ping-pong and plenty of play! There are even 10 minute swim breaks every hour for adults to take a dip without being splashed!
The Third Grade Class will BBQ up hot dogs and hamburgers, chips, dips, sodas and sweet treats! Just bring yourself, your own towel, sunscreen and water bottle! We encourage you to join you children for this fun afternoon. All ages welcome! RAIN OR SHINE
When: Friday, June 8th, 1pm-5pm
Where: Wikiup Swim Center in Larkfield
Price to Buy-In: $25 per person
Spaces available: 50
Graciously donated by the SJS 3rd Grade Class
Bring your kids to the SJS Parish Hall for an entertaining night of dinner, popcorn, crafts and a movie with their favorite SJS teachers and friends! It is a great opportunity for parents to plan a night out too during those hectic first weeks back "in the swing of things!" Fun for you and fun for your kids!
When: Friday, September 7th, 6:00-9:00pm
Where: SJS Parish Hall
Price to Buy-In: $25 per child
Generously donated by the SJS Teachers and Staff
St. John the Baptist Catholic School has been educating students in the Catholic tradition since 1950. Catholic education strives to educate the whole child: spiritually, emotionally, socially, intellectually, artistically, and physically. We continue to provide strong academic programs that are integrated with strong Catholic values, a sense of of family, and community outreach. We serve grades T-K to 8th grade and are located in beautiful Sonoma County.
The principles of the FAITH system lie at the heart of our school system. Committed to the values of the Catholic faith, the FAITH system encourages and promotes the following principles: Faith, Action, Integrity, Thought, and Heart. At St. John the Baptist Catholic School, partnered with parents, we work to instill in each child a strong sense of faith-based values.
To discuss a special, customized way you can be a part of St. John's "One Big Night," please contact our PTG President, Shannon Prendiville, 707-570-7350