Center on Halsted's 2013 Oscar Party welcomes donors, patrons and supporters to enjoy the Academy Awards presentation in a fun and festive atmosphere that includes cocktail service, reserved seating, buffet dinner, silent auction and a raffle drawing. In 2012, The Oscar Party sold out with over 400 participants and raised more than $70,000 to support the many programs and services of Center on Halsted. This year's Oscar Party is sure to be the best in the city. They look forward to seeing you on the red carpet! 6:00pm: Doors Open for our Red Carpet Arrival, Courtesy of Mini of Chicago 7:00pm: Academy Awards Telecast 9:00pm: Silent Auction Ends & Event Drawing This year's party will feature a silent auction and raffle drawing. Always a highlight, the silent auction will offer vacation packages, bar & restaurants certificates, theater & sports tickets, gym & personal services and a whole lot more! The raffle will feature top prizes that are sure to delight! Can't make the party but still want to win? Silent auction will be open to the public the night of the party and you can bid from home using your computer or cell phone. The Center on Halsted will provide a link to the silent auction on their website! Raffle tickets will be available for purchase online and at Center on Halsted beginning late January as well as at the event. Think you know who is going to walk home with an Oscar? Submit your ballot for a chance to win a cash prize at On the Red Carpet! All guests will have a chance to submit a ballot for our Predict-the-Winner contest. Ballots will be available for $10 at registration and the person with the most correct picks will split the pot with Center on Halsted! Celebrity Ticket: $125 Celebrity tickets include the following accommodations and services: -Premiere Booth Seating -VIP Champagne Service, Courtesy of Chandon -4 Drink Tickets* -Table side Cocktail Service -Buffet Dinner Booths can accommodate 4 or 6 guests depending size on location. Spotlight Ticket: $75 Spotlight tickets include the following accommodations: -Cabaret Table Floor Seating -3 Drink Tickets* -Table side Cocktail Service -Buffet Dinner Cabaret tables can accommodate 2 or 4 guests depending on size and location. Paparazzi Ticket: $50 Paparazzi tickets include the following accommodations: -General Admission -2 Drink Tickets* -Buffet Dinner -Balcony Seating *Additional beverages are available through a cash bar. For additional information about the event or sponsorship, contact Dustin Erikstrup, Manager of Special Events, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-661-0957 No physical tickets will be mailed for this event; tickets will be held at the door. Tickets are non-refundable and seating is limited. Garage parking is available half a block away from the Park West at 2036 N. Clark St. and street parking is available on Lincoln Ave, Armitage Ave, and Clark Street. All but $55 of each $125 Celebrity and $75 Producer ticket is tax-deductible; $50 Paparazzi tickets are not tax-deductible. Center on Halsted is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization in Illinois.