Annual School Fundraiser Auctions: Oakland Tech and Peralta Elementary; Each Will be Held at Uptown Body & Fender, 401-26th Street.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Peralta Auction: Saturday, March 5, starting at 5 p.m. Theme: "The Peralta Cruise." Suggested: cruise wear; formal wear; or pirate wear. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Dance, mingle and support the Peralta Parents Teachers' Group's annual budget. The PPTG funds what the district doesn't: Peralta's art, music, language, sports, gardening education, librarian and teacher support staff. More info and advance tickets: Peralta.Auction@gmail.com.

Oakland Tech Auction: Saturday, March 12. With less than two months to go, Tech is ready for your donations. Those valuable contributions ensure our success. Ideas: Restaurant gift certificates, vacation rentals, homemade jewelry and artwork, homemade desserts, anything else that would generate bidder buzz. Donations are tax deductible (Tax Id 94-6174624). Contact audreymyoung@gmail.com with donations or questions. More info at oaklandtech.com/staff/ptsa-2/auction/. Need an item picked up? Contact auctiondonation@oaklandtech.com. Mail donations to: Oakland Tech Auction, PO Box 22524, Oakland, CA 94609.