“Music and Passion were always the fashion”

~Barry Manilow (Copacabana)

Join us at the Copacabana for an evening of tropical elegance benefiting SPARK. Food, fun, dancing across the crowded floor and more. Who could ask for more? (Just don’t fall in love…)

Frequently Asked Questions

SPARK Spring Spotlight is right around the corner! Tickets will be available March 26  – and here’s the full 411 on all you need to know about this fantastic event!

1. How do I purchase tickets and where is the event?

All tickets will be available online through ReadySetAuction. You must register and create an account in order to purchase tickets or bid on items. Passwords and usernames from prior years will not work as they recently upgraded their software.  Once you’ve registered, you will receive a confirmation email from RSA and can finish your transaction! The event will be at Marin Showcase Theater located at 10 Ave of the Flags, San Rafael.

2. What does my ticket include?

Your ticket includes access to the open bar cocktail hour with Brazilian Dancers, Appetizers, Sit-down dinner, Live Auction, Fund-a-Need and  Mustache Harbor. We’ve also got Casino Tables and a Photo Booth! Tickets are $130 per person and early bird pricing ends on April 21st;  afterwards tickets go up to $150.

3. Can I sit with my friends? 

Yes! You can purchase a reserved table for 10 for $150, which ensures your group sits together. There is also plenty of open seating available at the event should you prefer not to reserve a table. Please note you still need to purchase individual tickets even if you purchase a reserved table.

4. What do I wear? Is this a costume party?

While we’re encouraging you to dress spiffy – that means different things to different people. Whether it’s yellow feathers in your hair or a dress cut down to there, (Copa Chic ) we’re hoping you’ll wear whatever rocks your boat.

5.  What are you serving at the event? 

Thanks to our partners Perry’s on Magnolia, Nugget Market, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Equator Coffee, we’ve offering a variety of delicious eats and drinks.

6. How much money does this event raise?

It costs a lot to put on an event of this scale – from the venue, rentals, and catering.  Our goal is to raise around $135K gross that will benefit our schools.

7. Will there be dancing?

Hold on to your captains’ hats, we have Mustache Harbor.

8. What is Fund a Need?

Every year the Principals at each school share their wish lists for the upcoming year and we raise our paddles to support this endeavor with tax-deductible cash donations.

9. What will be available to bid on at the event?

The main attraction is the Live Auction which will feature a variety of swoon-worthy items from once in a lifetime trips to special experiences. There will also be sign ups for Parent Parties during the cocktail hour.

Many thanks to our Sponsors

Every year, more than 400 District community members come together to celebrate outstanding people of our community, our kids, our fantastic schools, and many of the achievements the District has realized this year at the SPARK Spring Spotlight. Dinner, Dancing, Live Auction and more make this event memorable and fun!  Please email Karianne Atwell at kdatwell17@gmail.com or Jennifer Corteville at jdcorteville@gmail.com with any questions.