2014 playmakers ball

Saturday, September 27th  |  6:30PM to 11:00PM  |  Museum of Science Boston

Once a year we have a ball, and the joy lasts us for twelve months. Our Playmaker community celebration is a special night of inspired playfulness and entertainment featuring fine food by Wolfgang Puck, music, dancing, awards, games and lots of laughter. It's also a special night to honor your commitment to be a shining light in the lives of the children in your care. This night is for you!


$20 for playmakers

Your ticket includes entrance to our beautiful Ball location at the Museum of Science, dinner, dancing, gift bag, and free parking at the museum garage. One ticket per Playmaker.

STEP 1. Click here to sign-up!
STEP 2. After you have signed-up and we have verified your Playmaker status, you will receive an email within 24 hours with instructions to purchase your ticket via PayPal or check.

Your spot will be confirmed after your payment of $20 is received. You will have until Thursday, September 18th at midnight to make your payment (All checks must be received by that date as well). Once you receive your Payment confirmation email, you are all set and we will see you at the ball!

*Please note all tickets sales are non refundable.

Directions  |  Parking  |  Lodging  |  DRESS CODE

Museum of Science Boston is located at 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114.

Parking is FREE (with validated ticket) at the Museum Garage located at the address listed above.

If you plan to stay at a hotel, we have obtained a discounted rate from the nearby Boston Marriott Cambridge. To reserve a room, call Marriott Central Reservations at 1-888-236-2427. All reservations must be made by 9/5/2014 to receive the discounted rate. You can also register here.

No Dress code required, but smiles are mandatory.

Jesse Howes Award

Will you be crowned playmaker of the year?

The Jesse Howes Award is given each year at our Playmakers Ball. The award commemorates late founding Playmaker Jesse Howes, who lost his battle with cancer in 2010, but who remains fully alive in our work. The award — a beautifully carved plaque — is given to a Playmaker who, like Jesse, shows "a deep love for and commitment to children and an unquenchably playful spirit." If the winner is there, we'll present the award at the Ball. (You can still win if you aren't able to attend the Ball.)

Do you know/are you a Playmaker who you believe deserves this year's award? Send your nomination by email to info@ligplaymakers.org with the subject line "The 2014 Jesse Howes Award" and include the person's name and a thorough description about why you think they represent the Playmaker spirit. Tell us about what kind of impact they've made on children's lives, and please use specific examples.

2014 sponsors

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