Fundraisers and Events

Throughout the year the FOR Club hosts numerous fundraisers and events in order to provide continued support to Richland's Arts and Science and various other programs.   

Explore below for more information on this school year's exciting upcoming events and check out the link below for an easy to follow FOR Club calendar.  


Mark Your Calendars!

Class Posting Picnic

August 16, 2019

4:30 pm

Do you have the first day of school jitters or just have some questions about what the first day of school will entail?  Come gather outside the school on August 16th to meet your Mustang's new classmates while enjoying some food, face painting, balloon art and fun.  The FOR Club executive Board will be there to answer any questions to help make sure your first day of school takes off with ease.

Back to School

August 22, 2019

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Our Back to School event is a chance to visit your Mustang's teacher to hear all about the exciting things in store for the year to come.  Check out the classroom, meet fellow parents and get all the important updates you will need to start the school year off successfully.  
*Please note that this is an Adults Only event and there will not be any food trucks attending this year. 

Haunted House and Costume Sale

October 25, 2019 
10:00 am

Every year the 5th graders put on this special frightful experience for you!  Come to the Richland cafeteria and choose the non-scary or the scary tour.  The non-scary tour keeps the lights on and there are no actors jumping out at you.  The scary tour keeps it dark and spooky! The Costume Drive will be set up outside the cafeteria to help accommodate your busy schedules!  Take advantage of the deals while supporting the school! 

Halloween Carnival 

October 26, 2019 
10:00 am

This is one of our biggest fundraisers and a great community building event.  All of our classes come together to host a booth and the day is jammed packed with vendors, food, entertainment provided by our Mustangs, a raffle, a Golf Ball Drop (which, this year offers a prize of Disneyland tickets), costume contests, music and more.  Come join us for a day of fun, food and prizes to help support Richland's Arts and Science programs.

60th Anniversary Celebration

November 15, 2019 
6:00 pm

BK Cellars 
2225 E Barham Dr
Escondido, CA 

Thanks to everyone who came out to Celebrate 60 with us last night at BK Cellars.  
Explore the link below to explore the event. 

Silver Graphics Art Fundraiser

Orders Due:

November 20, 2019
Art Received:

December 13, 2019


Our Silver Graphics Art fundraiser is back for its second year!  Turn your child’s masterpiece into a keepsake while supporting the school. Wether you have a personalized water bottle for your kiddo, a tile to create a tile wall from your child’s years at Richland or a beautifully personalized shell pendant,  you can proudly and timelessly preserve and display these passing artistic years. You can choose to use the art submitted through the school or you can upload your own selections for limitless options. This year the items will ship in plenty of time for Christmas gifts.  Let's keep last years momentum going!

Holiday Choir

Begin October 1st, 2019

Every Tues & Thurs


December 19th, 2019 @6:00 pm

Our Holiday Choir is run by Luminary Arts.  Children rehearse 2 days a week for months and perform at school for their classmates and later, at the San Marcos Civic center during the Holiday Fair.  Rehearsal and performance dates and time TBA.

Family Dance

February 21, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 pm

This years theme will be HAPPY BIRTHDAY! as continue to celebrate Richland's 60th Birthday.  

Alumni Golf Tournament

March 28, 2020

Tee Time: 
10:00 am

The golf tournament includes an 18-hole round of golf, on-course contests, and dinner.  Funds raised help to support arts, science, music, and engineering programs at Richland Elementary School.


You can help in the cause by sponsoring a hole, donating a raffle item, or contributing to our swag bag.  Click below for more information. 

Shadow A Mustang

March 27th
8:45 am - 12:00 pm


pm TK and Kinder:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ever wonder what STEAM entails? Shadow a Mustang is your chance to come on campus to check it out for yourself. Watch your Mustang's eyes fill with wonder as they walk through each station of STEAM; Science Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.   Click below for more details.

Apex Fun Run

April 14 - 23, 2020

Fun Run:
April 23, 2020
Running Times: 

The APEX run is Richland Elementary’s Fun Run.  Our Mustangs spend 2 weeks receiving onsite education, recruiting sponsors, and preparing to put their all into running their best the day of the event.  This is a very fun and exciting event for the kiddos.  APEX provides online support and t-shirts which are distributed the day of the event.  FOR club schedules the event the day of the annual BBQ hosted by the district so parents can come enjoy lunch with their Mustang either before or after they run.  Room 20 will be open for shade and rest for parents who have Mustangs running at different times.  The Schedule of running times will be posted when provided to the Club.

Bingo De Mayo

May 1, 2020
6:00 pm

Every Friday before Cinco De Mayo FOR Club hosts an annual Bingo De Mayo event for adults only.   Enjoy the evening with friends playing Bingo, participating in a raffle and silent auction.  Admission includes dinner and drinks are available for purchase.

Open House 

Date TBA

5:00 pm


Come visit your Mustangs classroom to see what they have been up to! Walk through their classroom to check out the work, chat with their teacher, friends and family members.  You will also get a chance to watch them perform what they have been learning n VAPA! Check below for the performance schedule. 

Spring Play

Date TBA
6:00 pm

Students spend the spring months rehearsing and preparing for an end of the year performance both at school and during the evening.  This year we are working to make changes to the way we handle admissions in an effort to alleviate difficulties experienced in the past.  Stay tuned for more information.

Interested in volunteering for an event or signing up for a Committee? Follow the links below!

910 Borden Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA

(760) 642-6457

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