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August 12, 2010
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

We are all ready to go here and can't wait for August 14th's "Books and Movies" Reading Club. Thank you everyone who signed up early. If you have not been able to sign up, please check the Reading to Kids website often as there will be last minute cancellations.

If you have signed up for the August Reading Clubs but your plans have changed, please click here to cancel so that someone else may take your place.

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LIVE TALKS LA- AUGUST 17, 2010
CARL HIAASEN IN CONVERSATION WITH
CAROLYN KELLOGG

Reading to Kids is excited to co-present this very special event: Live Talks LA is hosting Carl Hiaasen (author of Hoot, April 2005 Reading Club Book Selection), in conversation with LA Times staff writer Carolyn Kellogg.

When: August 17th, 7:30 - 8:00 pm (registration); 8:00 - 9:30 pm (program)
Where:
Bergamot Station (Track 16), Santa Monica, CA
Tickets: $20 General Admission, $35 General Admission including Carl Hiaasen's book, $95 Reserved Seating, Carl Hiaasen's book and reception before event, 6:30-7:30pm
For More Information: www.livetalksla.org.

The net proceeds from this event will benefit Reading to Kids. In addition, The Pearson Foundation will donate five books to Reading to Kids for every ticket sold

20% discount for KPCC and KCET members.

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SUPPORT LA ELEMENTARY AND READING TO KIDS VOLUNTEERS AT THE NISEI PARADE

The 70th Annual Nisei Week culminates Sunday night with the Nisei Grand Parade and Nebuta Festival. Come out to support the Los Angeles Elementary Drill Team and Reading to Kids volunteers as they participate in this dazzling event.

The parade kicks off at 5:30 pm on Sunday, August 15th. For more information on route and other events during Nisei Week please visit www.niseiweek.org.

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WHEN YOU AWAKE'S FREE FOR ALL FESTIVAL

Reading to Kids has the distinct honor of being one of three community organizations to participate in When You Awake's Free For All: A Hands on Music and Arts Festival, this Sunday, August 15th at the Echo and Echoplex. Reading to Kids will be promoting volunteer opportunities to the attendees. Akron/Family, Langhorne Slim and Active Child are set to headline with 15 + bands performing throughout the course of the day. Come by our table and say Hello!

When: August 15th, 3:45pm (doors)
Where:
Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Tickets: By donation only. RSVP here.
For More Information:
www.freeforallfestival.com

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Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Sincerely,

Joby Mahto and Skylar Lenox
Reading to Kids
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Los Angeles, CA 90025
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AUGUST
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 29 29
Esperanza 65 65
Gratts 32 32
Los Angeles 35 35
Magnolia 41 42
Politi 25 25
White 25 26
TOTAL 252 254
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