FOL Wine Tasting to Feature Silent Auction

Friends of the Library Wine Tasting 2011 logo imageThe Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are putting the final touches on their 41st Annual Wine and Cuisine Tasting Gala this Friday evening.

Included in the evening’s festivities will be their popular silent auction. Of the over 70 items available for auction, successful bidders could take home Rose Bowl and theatre tickets, gourmet dinners, hot air balloon rides, Disneyland and Universal admissions, wine tastings in Temecula and a Paso Robles get-away, a wine fridge, Magic Castle passes and golf green fees. More local options will include lunch with Mayor Joe Mosca, kids party at the fire station, and ride along with a Sierra Madre police officer.

The Friends Gala continues to be the social highlight of the year, and will take place at the Alverno High School Villa, 200 N Michillinda Avenue, on Friday the 18th 7:00p – 9:30p. General entry admission ticket cost is $60. Current paid members of the Friends will receive a $5 discount off general entry when purchased at the library.

Tickets can be purchased at Arnold’s Frontier Hardware, The Bottle Shop, Iris Intrigue, and Savor the Flavor. You can also pick up tickets at the Sierra Madre Library, or on-line at

In addition to attending one of the social highlights of the year, you’ll enable the Friends to support your library services and programs. This past year The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library provided over $58,000 for equipment upgrades and improvements.