Double Chai Gala Event

Saturday, March, 24, 2012, 7:30 pm
First Unitarian Society of Newton, 1326 Washington St, West Newton

Join us for a wonderful evening of celebration and entertainment!

Please register by March 7, 2012.

  • Tickets are $45 each. A donation of $250 or more includes 2 free tickets.
  • Any amount over $55 per ticket is tax-deductible.
  • Tickets will not be mailed: your names will be on a list at the door.
  • This event is geared for adults.

Members have received a printed invitation and reply card to the gala, but anyone is welcome. Note that the street address on the printed invitation is incorrect. The (corrected) invitation and reply card are reproduced below, and are also available as a PDF file.

Tickets and donations

You are welcome to purchase tickets and make contributions by sending a check as indicated on the reply card below, or by using PayPal. We pay a fee of about 2.2% for PayPal, which is included in the amounts below.

A. Buy tickets
($46 each, includes PayPal fee)

  1. To buy tickets, press Add to Cart here and then change the quantity on the order page to indicate the number of tickets you want.
  2. Press Continue Shopping on the PayPal page to come back here to add a donation.
  3. When you checkout, enter the names of the attendees by clicking on the Add link next to List attendees (or “none” if no tickets).

B. Make a donation
(including PayPal fee)

  1. To make a donation in addition to your tickets, or if you can’t attend, choose from the dropdown list below and press Add to Cart. Remember that a donation of $250 or more includes two free tickets!
  2. When you checkout, enter the names of the attendees by clicking on the Add link next to List attendees (or “none” if no tickets).

C. Checkout

When you are all done, press View Cart to checkout and complete your transaction.


Other donation amounts

If you would like to make a donation of some other amount via PayPal, use this Donate button after you have checked out above (if you bought tickets). It will initiate a separate transaction that is not part of your shopping cart above.



The band “Hush” is providing entertainment at the gala and has been a Boston area favorite for over 20 years. “Hush” features the dynamic vocals of Lloyd Owens who has been delighting audiences for years with his rendition of artists including Barry White, Al Green, Bob Marley, Johnny Mathis, Luther Vandross, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole to name a few. Kerry Maher adds her exciting vocal performances of such artists as Cheryl Crow, Natalie Hill, Faith Hill, Patsy Cline as well as today’s hottest top 40 dance hits. Other band instruments include guitar, drums, bass, sax and flute and keyboards.