SMA Socials

Get ready to have some fun and meet other SMA families!

We are so excited to offer several SMA Socials in the silent auction this year as a way to build community while also raising important funds for tuition assistance and program resources. From a Lower School Roller Skating Party to an All-school (Adult) Oktoberfest Party, there’s something for everyone!

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Welcome to Summer Party - PLEASE NOTE THIS DATE HAS CHANGED FROM 6/17 TO 6/4
Date and Time: 6/4/22 from 2-5 p.m.
Price: $50 per family
Where: Home of Dave and Julia Simon
Attendee: 4th and 6th grade students (rising 5th and 7th graders) with their families

Ah, summertime! Meet up with your classmates’ families to sink into the heart of it with a laid-back, backyard barbecue. Join the hosts at their home for the quintessential summer ritual. All food, drink and games provided. You just roll up in your flip-flops and enjoy a relaxing evening of swimming, bouncy house, pickle ball, and other backyard games. 

Hosts: Dave & Julia Simon, Jim and Laura Nollsch, Jenny and Jeff Hubbard

Back-to-school Roller Skating Party
Date: 8/23/22 from 6 – 8 p.m.
Price: $20 per person
Where: Skate City Littleton
Attendee: SMA Lower School students and their families

Fun for the whole family! Reunite with your friends (or meet new ones for those new to SMA!) and get back to into the rhythm of the school year at this back-to-school party at Skate City Littleton (5801 S. Lowell Way). Cruise around the oval while the DJ spins some of your favorite songs. The family friendly venue will be open to exclusively SMA Lower School students and their families for an evening of fun, friendship and laughter on wheels. Each purchase includes admission and skate rental for one person.

Hosts: Minyi Du, Sophal Evans, Alison Coltharp, Claire Coughlan and Shannon McPherson.


End of Summer Picnic for 4th Grade
Date: TBD - Fall 2022 from 5 – 8 p.m.
Price: $20 per family
Where: Wash Park
Attendee: 4th grade students with their families

Wrap up the school year with a traditional picnic in the park for your friends! Your hosts will provide all the makings of the picnic including hamburgers, hot dogs, yummy sides and non-alcoholic drinks. The event will be held in Washington Park and include classic lawn games and access to the nearby playground. All of the fun and none of the fuss!

Hosts: Kelly Nichols & Anita Thompson


SMA Mom's New School Year Happy Hour
Date: 9/15/22 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Price: $30
Where: The Woods Restaurant and Rooftop at The Source Hotel
Attendee: SMA Moms

Kick off the new school year in style.  Relax and enjoy hanging out with some of the world’s most lovely people, your fellow SMA Moms.  Located in RiNo, The Woods at the Source Hotel is a striking venue with its rooftop patio providing some of the best views in Denver. Your attendance includes two drink tickets for cocktails or beer and a selection of happy hour appetizers.  And, definitely don’t forget, charming company!

Hosts: Lucia Rambusch-Adam, Keira O'Connor, Andra Zeppelin


SMA Dad’s End-of-Year Happy Hour - NEW DATE!!
Date: 9/22/22 from 5 – 8 p.m.
Price: $50 per person
Where: RiNo Beer Garden
Attendee: SMA Dads

Celebrate the end of the school year with SMA Dads at a private Happy Hour at RiNo Beer Garden (owned by SMA Parents, Storm and Hanna Ireland). Get to know your fellow SMA Dads at RiNo Beer Garden's outside patio, which offers twelve 65" TVs, pergolas and fire pits. Enjoying unlimited food and drinks from any of RiNo Beer Garden's 60 taps, liquor and wine collection will certainly make it one for the books! Don't miss this fun opportunity to kick off summer and meet some other cool SMA Dads.

Hosts: Storm and Hanna Ireland

Oktoberfest Parent Party
Date: 9/30/22 at 6 p.m.
Price: $75 per person
Where: Home of Chris and Sarah Riopelle
Attendee: All SMA Parents

Join us to put sMA's signature mark on one of fall's finest traditions: Oktoberfest! Bring your polka partner, grab a pretzel, and say Prost! It will be the parent party of the year and you don't want to miss this inaugural event. Tickets include dinner, open bar, and traditional live music.

Hosts: The Bante, Crabtree, Groves, Hart, Johnson, Riopelle and Smith Families.


Teach me a Game!
Date: 10/15/22 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Price: $30 per person
Where: Home of Babette and Matt Groves
Attendee: SMA Lower School Parent

Playtime is the bedrock of learning, but why should our children get to have all the fun?!? Join fellow Lower School Parents and a handful of Lower School Teachers for an afternoon of playtime. Hosted at the Groves' home, the afternoon will include casual food and drink as well as a variety of indoor and outdoor game stations where you can socialize with parents and have some fun.

Games to be finalized, but may include: poker, arcade games, four square, PIG, badminton, a variety of card and board games.

Hosts: The Donovan, Emmerich, Groves, Straffon and Weeks Families. PLUS, several amazing Lower School Teachers!