Booths

List of 16 items.

  • Antiques & Treasures

    You are invited to donate antiques, treasures and interesting items to this year's Antiques & Treasures booth. We accept donations of china, silver and collectables. Vintage and high-end decorative items are always in demand. Crystal, teacups and brass items are also very popular. We do not accept large furniture but will take small side tables and occasional chairs. If you are downsizing or know someone who is, please consider Antiques & Treasures for your special donations.

    For more information, contact Sara Sutton sarasutton@shaw.ca or Trish Leslie tleslie@buntainwealth.com
  • Books

    Did you know, that a book is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer? Whether you’re 1 or 101, the Book Booth is the perfect place to enrich your life! With over 50 categories of books, music, and videos to choose from, and bargain basement pricing, you’re sure to find a boxful of treasures to take home – see you at the Book Booth.

     Volunteer Opportunities
     
    If you love books and have a little time to spare, consider joining us! There are two ways you can help:

    1. Book Sorting

    It's fun, sorting times are very flexible leading up to The Fair, and you get first pick of the thousands of titles available. For new book volunteers, it would be our pleasure to give you an orientation to the book sorting system.

    2. Friday, May 3 (set-up) and Saturday, May 4 (fair day)

    We need help setting up books on tables, pricing, bagging, boxing, sales, security and assisting our customers in every way!

    To volunteer in either capacity, please contact Dionne Kilian (dionnekilian@gmail.com), Priscilla Fuller (fullerpts@gmail.com) or Danielle Wilson (danielle@sweetpeanut.com).
  • Cake Walk

    Cake Walk brings together two great ideas: Wheel of Fortune and Cake Boss. Spin your way to great cakes and treats! Join us for lots of interactive fun for kids and adults alike. We'll have over 300 cakes to WIN and it’s just $5 for 2 tickets!! 
     
    We will gratefully accept home-baked and store-bought cakes, cupcakes, and loaves. Please ensure they do not need refrigeration: NO cream cheese, whipped or fresh cream.
     
    Pre-Fair, we will also gratefully accept cash donations to purchase cakes (tax receipts can be provided for cash donations over $25.)
     
    Donation drop-offs can be made on Thursday, May 2nd at morning drop off and afternoon dismissal, outside the Junior School. Look for the balloons!! 
     
    Cake Walk Convenor Contacts:

    Christine Chang (ting.chang227@gmail.com)
  • Fashion Mall

    Come on down to the main gym for the ultimate shopping experience! Gently used designer and non-designer fashion at incredibly low prices! Coats, dresses, suits, shirts, pants, shoes, accessories for all the family. You never know what unbelievable treasures and deals you will find!
  • Food Court

    Tantalize your taste buds at the Food Court. Located behind the school and offers picnic tables, a water station and prime viewing of the bandstand.

    Grab a freshly flipped DINO –burger, DINO –licious hotdog, Dino-O -Mite pizza slices or indulge in the international cuisine from India, Korea or China.  

    The ice cream cart can also be found here offering cooling tasty treats.
  • Gift Baskets

    Whether Grandma sent you too many strawberry preserves and fine teas from Harrods, or your bathroom is overflowing with spa products; we are happy to have them!

    All items must be new and unused. Pre-made gift baskets are also welcome. Please bring your donations to the Junior School Donation Trailer during donation weeks, or to the main lobby area of the Junior School at any time! There will be large tubs sitting in the front lobby of the Junior School ready to be filled with your generous donations!
     
    If you don’t have items to donate, you can also donate cash. You will receive a tax receipt for your cash donations. All donations are very gratefully received.
     
    Our contact details are:

    Stephanie Isaac (stephanieisaac@me.com)
    Sara Johnston (samsaraj@gmail.com)


    Gift Basket Donations


    Suggested items include:

    • Gourmet foods (please check expiry dates)
    • Wines
    • Spa and pampering luxuries
    • Coffees and teas
    • Baby items
    • Candles
    • Home and garden items
    • Sporting goods
    • Toys
    • Jewellery
    • DVDs
    • Pet accessories
    • Cool stuff for teens
  • Midway Games

    • Do you have skill? Compete to be a champion baller and win cash!
    • Are you feeling lucky? Win cash and prizes in the Cash Grab
    • Ever milk a cow? Let’s see how good you are!
    • A prize for everyone at the Lollipop Tree!
    • Spin to win at the Wheel of Fortune!
    • You get to choose your own prize OR…
    • Enter to win one of several grand prizes!
  • Pies & Crumbles

    The pie booth is back with an expanded offering of delicious pies and crumbles. We are happy, once again, to be working with the Pie Hole to offer delicious, handmade pies made from the highest quality, locally sourced ingredients.  
     
    Fresh Pies will be available to purchase on Fair Day directly from the pie booth. Stop by early to make sure you get the pie of your choice!
     
    If you are interested in helping with the booth please contact Judith Macfarlane (judithm225@gmail.com), Margo Jagger (margotjagger@gmail.com), Cathy Borritt (borritt@icloud.com) or Megan Kern (megkern17@gmail.com).
  • Plants

    Order your plants online and pick up on Friday, May 3rd, before The Fair. Or come visit us on Fair Day. We are located at the front of the school and have lots of annuals and hanging baskets to beautify your garden. There are also herb planters and vegetable plants.
    Many of these selections make wonderful Mother’s Day gifts.

    We are still looking for help from parent volunteers on May 2, 3 or 4. Please let us know if you can spare a couple of hours.

    Thank you very much for your support.

    Plants Team:

    Shari Gaerber, Gayatri Sreenivasan
    sgplants@gmail.com
  • Prize Booth

    Thinking of having some fun at the Fair? Look no further than the Prize BoothGreat music! Fun staff! And awesome prizes!
     
    For $5 pull a number off the wall and you could win a prize worth $5, $10, $20 or even $100 or more. Every player is a winner.
     
    If you would like to donate an item please follow the instructions below:
     
    What we want in a donation:

    • new items
    • value of $5 or more
    • gift cards
    • toys
    • electronics
    If you have something to donate please contact us and we will pick it up.
    Lucy Cook (lucyohs@hotmail.com or 604-889-5458)
    Johanna Oosthuizen (johannao@me.com)
     
    At the Prize Booth, we emphasize fun and we love to give away cool prizes for those looking for a deal, a present for Mother’s Day or just want to get something awesome.
     
    Come by on Fair Day and try your luck at winning one of our extra large prizes.
  • Purse Parade

    Who doesn't dream of carrying an LV or Prada purse on their arm? Here's your chance to finally own a new or gently-loved, genuine designer handbag at bargain prices!  
     
    Come check out our popular, yet exclusive, Purse Parade booth to get the latest "it" bag from the Paris runway or something casually stylish for everyday use. We carry designer and contemporary labels from Burberry, Gucci, Coach, and Michael Kors for you ladies, Guess and Le Sport Sac for your teenager, to wallets and the Avengers for the men in your lives. You name it!
     
    Come see the Purse Parade at The Fair, located in the Chapel on the main floor. Like everything in life, the good things go rst!
     
    What to Donate:

    • gently used bags in good condition
    • designer labels (Prada, LV, Burberry, etc., but please no knock-off designer labels)
    • contemporary labels (Coach, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, etc.)
    • fashion & evening bags
    • teens & tweens (TokiDoki, Le Sport Sac, Roxy, Guess)
    • kids (Hello Kitty, Disney, Pokemon, Superheroes)
    • man bags (murses!)
    • makeup bags
    • briefcases
    • small leather goods
     
    How to Donate:

    Please send in your donation during Donation Weeks with "Purse Parade" clearly marked on the packaging. Alternatively, bags can be donated into the pink bins located in the lobby area at both the Junior and Senior School.

    If your items are particularly valuable, please email:

    Jessica Chan (jesschan@shaw.ca)
    Emily Ng (ngme@hotmail.com)
     
    The Purse Parade is one of the most well-attended booths at The Fair. As such, we encourage everyone to please save us your purses, and clear your closets (with the Purse Parade in mind!) for the launching of yet another successful and popular booth. We have already received such great purses, backpacks, and wallets from parents and friends of the school, and we look forward to all donations in the upcoming months. 
  • Sporting Goods

    Have your children outgrown their sports equipment? Are they looking to get into a new sport this year? Let the St. George’s wonderful world of used Sporting Goods help out. Our booth carries many options, including equipment from the following sports: soccer, hockey, football, baseball, basketball, golf, rugby, horseback riding, tennis, racquetball, squash, badminton, skating, water sports, skiing, snowboarding, and cycling. The items we carry can help your children size up or try a new sport!  
     
    Contact:  
     
    Do you have old sports equipment that you or your family no longer uses or has outgrown? Donate them to the Sporting Goods booth at the St. George's Fair!  Please note: we do not accept used helmets from any sport.
  • Tea Towels

    The Saints Tea Towels are back!

    Made from 100% cotton these tea towels make the perfect hostess or Mothers Day gift. The exclusive “Fire up the BBQ” Saints aprons are a must for any party this BBQ season.
  • Toys & Games

    Come and check out one of the most popular booths at the Fair! Great selection and fantastic prices!

    We are conveniently located beside the playground.

    Come early so you don’t miss out on the best deals and selection. There’s something for everyone!
     
    Do you have toys and games that are in excellent used condition that your family has outgrown? Birthday gifts that were unopened or underappreciated? Do you want to declutter your space? We are here to help!

    Toys and Games is accepting:

    • Clean toys and games
    • No missing or broken pieces, please
    • Kindly ensure electronics are in working condition and include their cables 
    Thank you for your support! 
  • Used Uniforms

    The Used Uniforms Shop is a great way to help reduce, recycle and care for the planet and at the same time, helping to fund many things supported by the SGPA. We have gently used pieces ranging from blazers, grey trousers, athletic wear, ties & belts, band sweaters and white button-down shirts, to name a few – all at bargain prices! We will be located in the change room outside the small gym. Come by and take a look!

    To volunteer before or on fair day, please contact Noreen Chand at noreenchand@shaw.ca.
     
    Wanted items:

    Please consider donating uniform pieces with current crest to the used uniform. Please put these into a bag and clearly mark it ‘USED UNIFORM’. We request you do not mix the uniform pieces with clothing donations meant for the fashion mall. All used uniforms can be dropped off at the drop-off trailer during the donation weeks
     
    While we appreciate the thought behind donations to Used Uniform, we can not accept the following:

    • Water bottles
    • Black uniform shoes
    • Grey socks
    • Torn & stained clothing
    • SGS outdated (old logo) items 
    • Uniform pieces from another private school
    • Items with personal name embroidered or screen printed onto athletic or uniform pieces
  • Win Bottles

    Boys, want to wear casual dress to school? Support the Bottle Drive and leave your uniform at home for the day!

    Bottle Booth Casual Days:

    • Friday, March 15th (Senior School)
    • Friday, April 5th (Both Schools)
    • Thursday, April 18th (Junior School)
    • Thursday, May 2nd (Both Schools)

    How you can help:

    We are happy to accept all bottle donations, but the following items are most popular and contribute substantially to the profitability of the booth:

    Wine, spirits, liquors, gourmet food items like oil, vinegar, pickles etc., sparkling water, 2-litre pop, soda, juice (please check expiry dates on all products. If the date is before June 2019 we, unfortunately, cannot accept it).

    Note: Students are not permitted to carry alcohol to school so please plan to drop off those donations at the specified sites. We need and appreciate your generous contributions!
     
    Junior School Bottle Drive Drop-off Sites

    On the day of the bottle drive, donations will be happily accepted by parent volunteers in the driveway of the Junior School at the tent by the main gate at the Junior School. Parents may also drop off alcoholic donations anytime at the front desk of the Senior School. Non-alcoholic donations such as pop, juice and sparkling water can be dropped off by the boys in the Junior School lobby or will be collected in class by student volunteers. 

    Senior School Bottle Drive Drop-off Sites

    Alcohol or a minimum $2 donation will be collected in the foyer of the Senior School. Non-alcoholic donations such as pop, juice, sparkling water etc. can be dropped off by the boys in the Great Hall at the Senior School on Bottle Drive days.

General Inquiries

For more information, please reach out to our Head Convenors at headconvenors@stgeorges.bc.ca.

Agnes Finan
Head Convenor

Jessica Hotz
Head Convenor
St. George’s School acknowledges that we are situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam First Nation.
 
Contributions to St. George's School are tax creditable as prescribed by Canadian law. St. George's School's Charitable Registration Number is: 11917-5511 RR0001.
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Junior Campus: 3851 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC Canada V6S 1T6
Senior Campus: 4175 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC Canada V6S 1V1
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