The California Academy of Sciences Celebrates
The Seventeenth Annual Academy Ball: Earth, Ocean, Space
Friday, May 17, 2002
SAN FRANCISCO (May 2, 2002) -- What are macaws and Chinese Lion Dancers
celebrating at the California Academy of Sciences? Earth, Ocean, Space,
the seventeenth annual Academy Ball Friday, May 17, 2002.
The festivities begin at 6:30 pm when Chinese Lion and Dragon Dancers,
Captain Byrde and his marvelous macaws, the Bogo Quartet, a 12-piece string
ensemble, and Japanese Koto amuse and delight guests. In addition, attendees
may procure "spaced out" hairdos and henna tattoos while enjoying
entertainment by The Certificates.
Dinner will be served at 8 pm. A sumptuous dessert buffet and after-dinner
cordials will follow in the Academy courtyard. Impazador Dali's whimsical
portraiture, and Patrick Martin Magic's entertainment will enchant guests
with slight of hand and trick of the eye antics. The evening will close
with dancing to the Rich Martini Orchestra.
Dodge & Cox is the lead corporate sponsor. Tom Klein is the corporate
Christine Russell and Mark Schlesinger are dinner chairs.
Tables of ten are available at $10,000, $7,000 and $5,000. Individual
tickets are also available for $300, $350, $500, $750 and $1,000 per person.
Proceeds will benefit education and research.
Who: Chairs Christine Russell and Mark Schlesinger
What: The Seventeenth Annual Academy Ball
"Earth, Ocean, Space"
When: May 17, 2002
6:30 pm - midnight
Where: California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park
Valet Parking available
Attire: Black Tie
[The California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium
and the Academy's logo are registered trademarks of the California Academy
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