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Spring Fair, Silent Auction, and Raffle 2024

4/25/2024 11:46 am

YOU'RE INVITED:  Sunday, May 19, 2024. 11 am-3 pm


The Spring Fair is an annual fun community event with carnival-like games, activities, and food held at the Morse School. In past years we have had bouncy castles, a dunk tank, face painting, basketball, booths from Cambridge Math Circle & Mass Audubon Society, and more! This year, our wonderful neighbors on Granite Street were supportive of closing down the street to make it an official Block Party as well. 


There will be NO entry fee again this year! That's right, this community event is free to attend and participate in all the activities.


The Spring Fair is also a fundraiser for the Friends of the Morse School, our school's volunteer organization of parents and caregivers. We deeply appreciate a $5 donation per person, and encourage participating in the raffle and the silent auction! Check back regularly for the updated list of prizes that will be available. (see below)


All Morse School and Cambridgeport community members are invited to enjoy the Spring Fair. There is no need to participate in the silent auction or raffle in order to attend. We want everyone to come and hang out and have a great time, and hope to raise some money in the process!



We need 30+ volunteers to staff the various activities throughout the event. So far we have....2. Please help!




☀️ Bouncy houses

☀️ Drum Call performance w/Joh Camara - NEW!!!

☀️ Face painting

☀️ Dunk tank

☀️ Basketball

☀️ Giant lawn games

☀️ Fairy house building (w/Ms. Bellino from 1-3 pm)

☀️ Mass Audubon Society table with nature activities

☀️ ...and much more. Check back between now and the event for updates!


raffle + silent auction

Please consider participating in our raffle and silent auction! 

THANK YOU to all the businesses, organizations, and community members who have donated goods, services, and talents so far! If you would like to donate an item, service, or fun event, please contact us at

Even if you don't win, please consider prioritizing participating organizations with your time and money as a thank you for their generosity! 


Select items - check back often for updates


☀️ All Hands Allston

☀️ An Sibin - gift card (Irish pub with great whiskey selection in Inman)

☀️ Berryline Frozen Yogurt & Ice Cream - 3 $50 gift cards. YUM!

☀️ Boston Bouldering Project - 3 gift cards for some fun rock climbing!

☀️ Boston Duck Boat Tours - 2 tickets for 2024 season

☀️ Boston Red Sox - Jarren Duran autographed baseball

☀️ Bren Bataclan original painting - love our mural near the school library? Bren is the local artist who did a residency at Morse in 2022 to paint the mural. Take home an original piece of his joyful artwork. 

☀️ Coffee with Ms. Elaine

☀️ Costco - bubble machine, kite

☀️ Good News Garage - Save $50 off any car repair over $100 at the Legendary "Car Talk" garage right here in Cambridgeport

☀️ Henry Bear's Park - various toys including Pokemon Grafaiai GX, Cats & Boxes board game, an Incredible Basketball

☀️ Herb garden w/gardening tools - from Ms. Bellino

☀️ ICA - 2 admission tickets to the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston

☀️ Indian Food Cooking Class - Includes appetizer, entree and dessert for up to 4 people. Cook and eat. Menu and date will be customized to suit the auction winner. Donated by Morse parent & FMS co-president Vivek Sikri

☀️ Korean Momma - basque cheesecake making class for 4 with Morse parent Duly Lee (did we mention this is an award winning cheesecake?)

☀️ Legoland New York Resort - four one-day admission tickets. WOW!

☀️ LR Designs - free architectural consult for a home renovation project

☀️ Makkas Drapery - premium pillows courtesy of Makkas Drapery and Kalos Pillows

☀️ Metrowest Medical Wellness - One complete treatment (four 30-minute sessions) of any body part on the Emsculpt Neo

☀️ Porter Square Books - $25 gift card

☀️ The Comedy Studio - 2 free VIP tickets (in Harvard Sq, under the former Curious George store)

☀️ TreeTop Adventures in Canton

☀️ ULINE/Bogg Bag Combo - you need to see this to believe it; cooler tote bag with built in cup caddy. Perfect for the beach, sports tournaments, picnics, and more!

☀️ ...and more...



All Morse School students should receive one free raffle ticket along with a flyer in their school folder a couple of days before the event. Additional raffle tickets are available for purchase at the event. $2 per ticket, or 3 tickets for $5. Raffle winners will be selected around 2:30 pm. If you will not be in person during the raffle selection, please be sure to put your name and contact information on the back of each raffle ticket. 



A silent auction is an event where items for sale are displayed for attendees to browse, place bids on, and purchase. Unlike traditional auctions, there is no auctioneer present. Instead, participants write their bids silently on a bid sheet (a piece of paper). Check back throughout the event to see if you've been outbid, and then raise your bid! We encourage friendly competition to drive up the bids! All proceeds go towards the Friends of the Morse School.

The bid sheet indicates the minimum bid amount and the minimum increase requirement. The minimum increase requirement dictates how many dollars more a bid must be than the last. Once the bidding has ended and the winning bids have been announced, winners can complete their transactions and collect their items.




$2 each for pizza & hot dogs

$1 each for snacks & drinks



$2 each

$5 for 3 tickets



1. Cash preferred! 

2. Virtual payment available - credit card, Apple Pay via phone or watch, etc. $0.40 processing fee added for credit payment under $10.

3. For the Silent Auction, checks are also accepted - please make out to Friends of the Morse School



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Remember, you can always support us by: 

- Signing up for our email list

- Following us on Facebook and/or Instagram (@FriendsOfTheMorseSchool)

- Using our calendar for all our other events this spring!