Silent Auction, Raffle & Contest to Benefit LGBTQ Community the CENTER ON HALSTED

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. Last year's event 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; we 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, our 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. We will provide a link to the silent auction the day of the Oscar Party, so check back to win some of the most fabulous packages around! 

Raffle tickets will be available for purchase online and at Center on Halsted beginning in late January as well as at the event. Check back to see where and when you can purchase your Oscar Party raffle tickets! 

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! 

Want to participate but can't attend the party? You can purchase and complete a ballot online for your chance to win! Contact Dustin Erikstrup at for more information on how you can participate. 

Sunday, February 24, 2013 •  Park West Theater • 322 W. Hermitage Street • Chicago • Doors open at  6p.m. 
Tickets: Celebrity Ticket: $125Spotlight Ticket: $75; Paparazzi Ticket: $50
Each ticket including cocktail service, reserved seating, buffet dinner, silent auction and raffle drawing, and a chance to win a Predict-the-Winner contest.

For more information about the event or sponsorship, visit or call 773-472-6469