A Night in Havana

Saturday, May 14, 2022
The Drake Oak Brook

When/Where: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 7:00 pm – 12:00 am/The Drake Oak Brook

Theme/Dress: Tropical, Cuban inspired evening wear encouraged

Who: Friends of D101. The more the merrier (over the age of 21, of course).    

Tickets: Tickets are $150 per person and include admission to the event, dinner and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Guests will also have an opportunity to bid on amazing silent and live auction items!

Why: All proceeds from the Spring Soiree and Auction will benefit the Western Springs Foundation for Educational Excellence, which funds grants for high-impact, education-enhancing programs for D101 students.

Food & Drink: Specialty “Cuban” cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres and an open bar will welcome guests as they enter.  Food stations will be open from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm, offering a variety of Latin fare.   

Music: Throughout cocktail hour and dinner, guests will enjoy live, authentic Latin street music from Cuban ensemble Charangueo.

Silent/Live Auction: Silent Auction items will be available to bid on throughout the evening. The Live Auction and Paddle raise will take place following dinner.

Cigar Bar: After the Live Auction and Paddle Raise, cigars will be available for purchase to enjoy on the Verandah or to take home. 


WSFEE is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization seeking to enhance the education of District 101 students. WSFEE’s Board Members are District 101 parents who raise funds through special events and solicitations in the community and allocate those funds to support grants submitted by teachers, administrators, parents, and students. WSFEE helps bring to life the ideas that people talk about on the playground to benefit District 101 students.