Night to Shine 2024

We are thrilled that Night to Shine is right around the corner! Night to Shine is our signature annual event, celebrating you as parents and caregivers. It is set for Saturday, April 20th, from 6pm to 9:30pm.

We continue to innovate and respond to community insights in designing our family programming and are proud to offer a new format for this year.

We can’t wait to host you at The Garage Billiards and Bowl in Capitol Hill. This event is just for adults for a night of fun and community building. Whether you are a seasoned bowler or have never played before, this venue is a great place to reconnect with old friends and make new ones!

Tickets are now LIVE and available for purchase, as well as opportunities to support our community through sponsorships and underwriting [tax deductible donation opportunities to help pay for the event].

See you soon! We’re so excited to celebrate together!

2024 Night to Shine Frequently Asked Questions

What can we expect at the event?
This lively evening provides you with a special opportunity to socialize as a parent community, build lasting connections, and have fun.

There are various bowling and billiard options available. You can sign up for a bowling or billiards team, or just join in casually when you feel inspired. Further sign-up details will be sent to you after you register and purchase your ticket. We’ll also have a raffle drawing for our beloved community Teacher Experiences, a photo booth, and more opportunities to contribute your unique shine to our community.

There will be a buffet and delicious desserts, along with beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail/mocktail. There will also be a very special DJ from our parent community, whom we will announce soon!

When is Night to Shine?
Night to Shine is Saturday, April 20th, from 6pm to 9:30pm. This year’s venue is Garage Billiards & Bowling, 1130 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122.

Who attends Night to Shine?
Night to Shine is a parent and caregivers-only evening. The venue is 21+. Please bring your ID.

How can we purchase tickets?
As a community that values economic diversity, we are proud to offer several ticket price options.

Tickets are available on a sliding scale: $150 per person (full price), $75 per person (half price), or pay what you can. Click here to purchase tickets.

What food will be available?
We will enjoy a full buffet from The Garage’s in-house catering team. Vegan and gluten-free options will be available. Please let us know if you have additional dietary needs.

What do I wear to Night to Shine?
Please wear whatever makes you feel most comfortable and ready to celebrate and be in the community together—from your favorite bowling shirt to casual comfort to the joy of dressing up for a night. Come as you!

Who do I contact with additional questions?
We will send additional email communications with updates for Night to Shine soon. Please submit your questions via this form so that we can best compile them for an expanded weekly ‘frequently asked questions.’ You are always welcome to contact Sophia Kizilbash, our Director of Development, at

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