Casita Maria's Pachanga intimate Luncheon at Jacqueline Weld Drake private Park Avenue residence.

Casita Maria's Junior Committee Pachanga Luncheon 

Monday, September 17, 2018

Michelle Karut and Henry Lord Boulton VI attend the Casita Maria Junior Committee Luncheon at a Park Avenue residence.

Photography Credit: Annie Watt Agency

Yerelyn Cortez Hidalgo

On Monday, September 17, 2018 Jacqueline Weld Drake, the longtime chairman of the Casita Maria Center for Arts Education located in the Bronx held her annual Pachanga luncheon at her Park Avenue residence with an intimate guest list. The annual event allows the Junior (“Pachanga”) Committee to plan for the upcoming Fiesta Gala at The Plaza Hotel scheduled to take place on Tuesday October 16th, 2018.

This year's Pachanga Chairs are Adriana Echavarria-Eisenhower, Anthony Souza, and Sean Souza. Guests included Fabiola Arias, Andrea Casanova,  Atencio Coromoto, Henry Lord Boulton VI, Halim Bulos, Bella Eastham, Hanson Greene, Elizabeth Jacoby, Michelle Karut, Alicia Lubowski-Jahn, Henrique Cisneros, Gabriel Rivera-Barraza, and Sabrina Wirth. 

Casita Maria's Fiesta 2018 Gala will honor Isabel Goldsmith-Patiño, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Mary Snow, and Carlos Souza. The Dinner Chairmen are Jacqueline Weld Drake, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, and Carlos Mota. This year's Honorary Chairs are Elizabeth Peabody, Christine Schwarzman, and Lynn Wyatt. 

The Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education offers high quality, innovative after school arts education to over 1,000 students daily in their state-of-the-art facility in the South Bronx. Casita's enriching programs produce engaged, well-rounded individuals, who go on to fulfill their dreams.

Tickets are still available to attend the annual Casita Maria Gala at The Plaza Hotel.  This year's theme is Casita Maria Fiesta 2018.  Tickets range from $400 - $75,000.  For more information on ticket purchase to attend the gala, click here.

Each year Casita Maria's Fiesta honors outstanding individuals for their contributions to the world of art, philanthropy, business and more.  Your contribution supports Casita Maria's mission is to empower youth and their families by creating a culture of learning through high quality social, cultural, and education opportunities.