Pardada Pardadi Annual Gala for the Girls - October 22, 2016

Location and Hotel Information


Event Location

Sherwood Center

3740 Old Lee Hwy Fairfax, VA 22030



Special Hotel Rates for our Out-of-Town Guests

Marriott – Fair Oaks

11787 Lee Highway, Fairfax VA 22033

Hotel Info

We have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate for our out-of-town gala attendees.

To make a reservation, please call 1 (888) 236-2427 and ask for the "PPES Gala for Girls Room Block". The hotel is offering a special rate of $79 for our guests. The number of guest rooms held and the special rate (for single or double occupancy) will be available until the cut-off date, which is October 1, 2016.


Purchase tickets or a Table

Event Date: October 22, 2016

The event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. Parking is free. To pay by check, please make checks payable to "Pardada Pardadi Educational Society" and mail to Ena Murphy at 9219 Briary Lane, Fairfax, VA 22031.

You can purchase individual tickets or an entire table (seats 10). Clicking on "Buy Now!" will redirect you to the PayPal website.

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Highlights of the Event

Dress Code is Formal or Indian Attire
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Live Classical Indian Music

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Bollywood Dances

Kumad Mathur, the director of Dance2Health, will teach some basic Bollywood dance moves. There will also be a dance performance by the Fred Astaire Company.
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Henna Artist

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Live and Silent Auction

See below
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Raffle and Door Prizes

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Handmade Items for Sale

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Meet a student from the school

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Indian Food

Includes open beer and wine bar with signature drink

Silent Auction Menu Items

Silent Auction Items

  1. Private voice, ukulele or guitar lesson
  2. Photographic book of Taj Mahal by Raghu Rai
  3. Original art
  4. Basket of Wine and gourmet goodies
  5. A Taste of India basket with authentic Indian spices, spice container, Madhur Jaffrey cookbook
  6. A Taste of the Chesapeake basket with gourmet goodies, spices, cookbook, dinner in Saint Michaels, Maryland, tickets to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
  7. Piano and cello music in your home for your party
  8. Private plane ride for 2 people over Eastern Shore of Maryland with lunch in historic Cambridge, Maryland
  9. Tour of Maryland-based, Microwave Telemetry, Inc., the global leader in Wildlife tracking technology and a once-in-a-lifetime experience tagging wildlife.
  10. Washington Nationals Tanner Roark autographed baseball
  11. Washington Redskins Bashaud Breeland Autographed Matted Photo

Live Auction Items

  1. 1 week at charming Rehoboth Beach Cottage located in the heart of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, large sunroom with spacious back and side yards. Two blocks to Beach and Boardwalk. Sleeps 8.
  2. 1 week at Maine Woods retreat. The “Birches,” located on scenic Loon Lake is a newly constructed log cabin with all modern amenities. 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 8.
  3. Weekend stay at “Deer Haven,” a 3 bed/3 bath home that sleeps 8 situated in the heart of the historic Shenandoah Valley. 100 miles from Washington, DC. property number 370178, Woodstock, VA.
  4. One week stay in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands in a 2 story, split level 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, in a gated golf community overlooking a 110 acre golf course and Gagens Bay. The golf course is a championship length with a par 70 course famous for its “Devil’s Triangle,” a trio of holes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Package includes Green Fees for 2.

2015 PPES Gala