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BEAR'S TEA PARTY

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED! Please use the form below to sign up for the waitlist, and we will contact you is a spot opens up. 

Sunday, May 30th, 2021

Paddington: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific / 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern

Corduroy: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Pacific / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Eastern

If you are in another time zone, here is a time zone converter. All times for this event are in Pacific Time. 

Grab a fluffy friend and join us for a bear-themed virtual tea party on May 30th, 2021! Please let us know that you will be attending by filling out the RSVP form linked below. We will open the registration form to attendees on Saturday, May 1st, 9:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT. We will close registrations on May 19th, 11:59PM PDT, or when the tea party registration reaches capacity. J-fashion dress code is encouraged but not required, as we understand that some people do not have access to their wardrobes at this time.

ATTENDANCE ELIGIBILTY 

Due to the limited seating capacity of this event, we are asking that attendees submit proof of entry to our Charity Drawing by donating to the National Math and Science Initiative, our chosen beneficiary for this event OR reposting our social media post on Instagram. 

To register to participate in the tea party you can either:

  • Submit proof of donation of $10 USD or more to the National Math and Science Initiative, our chosen beneficiary for this event. This donation will be non-transferable/non-refundable. (Update: Please email us if you are having trouble donating due to your location: bayareakei@gmail.com)

OR

Please see the Charity Drawing page for more information about our chosen charity and entry details. You will be asked to submit proof in the RSVP form. You may both donate and repost for additional entries to the contest. 

TEA PARTY SPOTS

Seats are limited, so please do not wait until the last minute to RSVP. Tea party registration is on first-come, first-serve basis. If reservations fill up before the deadline, you will automatically be added to the waitlist. Once registrations closes, you may choose to register for the waitlist, and we will contact you if a spot opens up. 

DISCORD SERVER

We will be assigning attendees to chat rooms on our Event Discord Server. This allows for small groups of people to easily chat and participate in activities led by the table host. We will ask for your username in the RSVP form, so please have a Discord account before signing up. If you are unfamiliar with Discord, here is our video guide to help you best utilize it for a virtual tea party. We also have a tech guide and tea party guide available on our webpage as well as in the server.

AFTER SUBMITTING THE FORM

Once you submit an RSVP form, you will receive a confirmation email with specific guidelines and information. We will continue to follow up to that email address with any additional information, so please make sure the email address is correct and to check your spam folder for any missed messages.

Please read the RSVP form carefully. You may contact us at bayareakei@gmail.com if you have any questions.

We look to meeting you amongst the stars~

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Bear’s Tea Party Menu

 

Most recipes have ingredients that can be substituted for dietary restrictions! Please check the recipes for more info, or use your own cooking knowledge!

 

Panelist Recipes

Bear-ly Appropriate Sodas & Sundaes

Blissful Bear-y Bites

EGL Treats: Celestial Mochi Donuts & Crepes de Kuma

 

Cheeses & Char-cute-rie 

Theme: Celestial cheeses, and cheeses that pair well with honey

 

 

Suggested Accoutrements

Honey, honeycomb, walnuts, almonds, seasonal jams/preserves, dried fruits, flatbread crackers, baguette slices or toasted crostini, meat (salami, ham, prosciutto, etc.)

Soup & Salad

Chilled Avocado and Yogurt Soup with Tomato Salsa (v)(gf)

Chilled Edamame Soup with Ginger Crème Fraîche (gf)(v, can be made ve)

Gazpacho (ve)(gf)

California Spring Salad (v, can be made ve)(gf)

 

Savory

Mashed Avocado Finger Sandwiches (ve)

Beets, Radish, Avocado and Arugula Tea Sandwiches (v, can be made ve)

Smashed Chickpea Salad with Pecans and Grapes (v, can be made ve) 

White Bean & Sun Dried Tomato Cuke Cuties (gf)(ve)

Peanut Butter and Honey Bear Tea Sandwiches (v)

My Melody Taiwanese Savory Mooncake 

Avocado Toast (v) (Suggested: exclude red pepper flakes if you want. Additional topping ideas: ancho chili powder, sprouts, egg - cooked however, furikake, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, tomatillos, “Everything Bagel” seasoning)

Sweet 

Buttery Almond Bear Claws (v)

Peach & Blueberry Crumbles (v)

Lemon Ricotta Cake (v)

Gluten-Free Mini Matcha Mille Crepe Cake (v)(gf)

Kawaii Mitarashi Dango (ve)

Vegan Milky Way Galaxy Cupcakes (ve)

Almond Lingonberry Scones (v)

Tahini “Teddy Grahams” (ve)(gf)

Choco Banana Rikakkuma Toast (v)

 

Tea/Beverages (Recipes)

Honey Lavender Earl Grey Latte

“Honey lavender syrup and an earl grey latte”

Honey Citron Tea

“Korean honey citron tea is an herbal or tisane made with a citrus fruit.”

Panda Tapioca Milk Tea with Panda Boba

“I wanted my boba to look like a panda, because pandas are cute...and make me forget all the pain I’ve caused in the past.”

 

Tea/Beverages (Shop suggestions)

Honey Black from David's Tea

“a luxurious and flavourful premium black tea from the east coast of Taiwan”

Bloom Tea from Teas With Meaning 

“a refreshing organic fruit tea blend with pear, apple, pineapple, cinnamon, marigold blossoms, and magic.”

Earl Grey Moonlight from Adagio Teas

“Comforting flavors of vanilla and cream combine to soften the citrus notes of traditional Earl Grey."

Fireflies @ Night Tea from Classy Hippie Tea Co.

“Black lychee tea, safflower, marigolds, and lavender.”

Pineapple Mimosa Tea from Classy Hippie Tea Co.

“Pineapple cubes, mango, orange slices, tangerine, safflower, marigolds and strawberry.”

Brooks Dry Cider

“Brooks Dry Cider is made in Sonoma County, California with 100% fresh juice and champagne yeast” (Alcoholic: Be of drinking age)
 

(v) = Vegetarian

(ve) = Vegan

(gf) = Gluten Free