The California Academy of Sciences 13th Annual Summer Gala
Saturday, July 31, 2004
SAN FRANCISCO (June 3, 2004) Tunnel down to ANTicipation,
the California Academy of Sciences' Thirteenth Annual Summer Gala on Saturday,
July 31, to be held at the Regency Building, 1300 Van Ness Avenue in San
Francisco. Inspiration for the annual summer gala theme came from the
Academy's current exhibit, at 875 Howard Street, ANTS: Hidden Worlds Revealed.
The museum is located at 875 Howard Street while the Academy begins a
rebuilding project in the park. Co-chairs for this summer's wildest event
are Dan Clifford, Shelley Dickerson, and Christina Lynch, who are bringing
their excitement and great ideas to this festive affair. Absolute Vodka
and Plymouth Gin cocktails, ANTsy hors d'oeuvres, music, and antennae-pulling
fun are sure to be in store.
Tickets are $125 for non-members and $110 for members. $350 Benefactor
Level includes two tickets to event, invitation to VIP reception with
an opportunity to win a prize package that includes a Serrano Hotel suite,
dinner at Ponzu, and ACT tickets, and other prizes including autographed
SF GIANTS memorabilia. For more information, call Anne Rianda, the queen
of the colony, at (415) 321-8148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All proceeds benefit research and education.
Calendar Editors Please Note:
California Academy of Sciences 13th Annual Summer Gala: ANTicipation
||Saturday, July 31, 2004
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
||Regency Building, 1300
Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco.
||$125 for non-members, $110
for members, $350 benefactor
The California Academy of Sciences, including Steinhart
Aquarium and the Natural History Museum, is open to the public at 875
Howard Street, Admission to the Academy at 875 Howard Street is: $7 for
adults, $4.50 for youth ages 12 to 17, Seniors ages 65+ and students with
valid ID, $2 for children ages four to 11 and children ages three and
younger will be admitted free of charge. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every
day. www.calacademy.org (415) 379-8000.
The California Academy of Sciences, the fourth largest
natural history museum in the United States, is home to Steinhart Aquarium,
Morrison Planetarium and the Natural History Museum. The Academy is beginning
an extensive rebuilding project in Golden Gate Park. Pritzker prize-winning
architect Renzo Piano is designing the new Academy, which is expected
to open in 2008.
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