Carnival and basket auction to benefit MIS playground project

Monticello Intermediate School will host a "Fun Fair" carnival and live basket auction Saturday, May 16, on the school playground.

The carnival, featuring games, a petting zoo and refreshments will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of a <a href="http://Weatherbug.net">Weatherbug.net</a> weather station.

From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., there will be a live basket auction, with 30 baskets donated by MIS classes and friends of MIS. All proceeds will go toward buying new playground equipment.

Some of the baskets to be auctioned off include:

UAM Basket: Containing collapsible UAM thermal ice chest, Christmas ornament, flip flops,

plaid boxer shorts, lanyard, embossed leather checkbook cover, ceramic beer stein, license plate holder, bumper sticker, pompon, stuffed Weevil, key chain, mini megaphone, white “L” button-down shirt, tote umbrella, black “L” thermal vest, UAM Trotter House weekend gift certificate.

Swimming Fun: 500 water balloons, 4 disc shooters and discs, 4 fabric splash balls, torpedo pool toys, “Splash Out” pool toy, fabric diving sticks, goggles and nose clip, 2 water guns, snorkle/mask and fins, kickboard, beach ball, foam water shooters, and plastic storage tub.

Baseball Basket: Igloo ice chest, 12 general admission tickets to Arkansas Travelers

baseball game in Little Rock (donated by team), Travelers baseball hat, Travelers koozie, Travelers magnet, Travelers pen, Travelers mini-bat, baseballs, sunflower seeds, peanuts, snacks, water, Dr. Pepper, candy.

Reading/Bedtime Basket: Large MIS tote bag, night light, coffee mug, puzzle book, 5 books: "Prayer Book," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," "Good Night Wonder Pets," "Big Blue Book of Beginners," "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," highlighters, CD audiobook, popcorn, snacks, toothpaste and floss, soap, shampoo, lotion, Kleenex, stuffed animal, alarm clock, hot chocolate.



<p>Baseball basket</p>




<p>UAM basket</p>




<p>Bedtime basket</p>




<p>The 'Swimming Fun' basket</p>


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