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Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation Presents: Discovery Gala 2022

Saturday, August 27, 2022 - Agua Hedionda Discovery Center

Enjoy a night of creepy kooky fun as the Discovery Center transforms to the Aggua Family Mansion. Exquisite three-course meal and light appetizers provided by Farmhouse Catering. End of night Entertainment by the famous Atomic Groove. Valet Parking Included. The Aggua Family is calling on you to help expand our Academy of Environmental Stewardship to provide quality equal access environmental education for all!

Honoring Carole and John Sanders.

Gala Individual Ticket Prices:
  • $222 per person

  • 10% for AHLF Members

Gala Table Pricing:

  • Table of 8 $1222 (no alcohol at table)

  • Table of 8 $1777 (bottle of wine and champagne)

  • Table of 8  $1555 (bottle of wine)

To reserve your table or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please email:

Registration and more info coming soon!

Musical Guest: Atomic Groove
Kids Gala Pricing:

New this year, we are offering a Family Friendly Gala experience from 3pm – 5pm. This will feature a tour of the Aggua Family Mansion, 3 to 4 kids’ friendly activities, light snacks and a beer or wine for the adults. 

  • $99 for a family of four 

  • Additional Adult: $22 (adult = 21+) 

  • Additional Kid: $11 (kid = 3+)

Silent Auction:

Our Silent Auction will be online, launching August 13th, 2022 – August 20th.  

We are looking for auction items – goods and services, restaurant gift cards, concert tickets, experiences etc. Please email Melony ( if you would like to make a tax deductible auction time contribution.

Thanks to our 2022 Champions of Stewardship Sponsors
Thank you to our 2022 Gala Committee: 
  • Chair: Lynnell Talone-Honda 

  • Kristen Bateman 

  • Shay Chawla 

  • Rachel Ivanovich 

  • Nicole Medrano 

  • Joyce Novak 

  • Mike Metts 

  • Suzanne O’Connell 

  • Carolyn Reinmiller 

  • Terrell Rodman 

  • Jennifer Summers 

  • Sherre Tharpe