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Reading to Kids News
April 27, 2017
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

We wish a warm welcome to all of you who signed up to learn more about Reading to Kids at our Festival of Books booth this past weekend! And thank you to all of our volunteers who helped in our booth.

Our May 13th Fantasy, Folklore, & Fairytales reading clubs are just around the corner, so sign up to volunteer today! We still need 62 more readers, so help spread the word by also joining our May 13th Facebook event.

MAY CRAFTS & CURRICULUM MEETING
THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 30TH

You can also help create the activity and craft guides for the May 13th books by joining us this Sunday, April 30 for our Curriculum Committee Meeting at noon at the Reading to Kids office. Our address is in our signature below.

Click here for our Facebook event or click here for the Evite!

For details on any of our events, check out our handy calendar on our website.

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READING TO KIDS IS HIRING!

Reading to Kids is hiring a Literacy Coordinator through AmeriCorps for a 12 month position starting in August! The position is posted on our website, where you can read it by clicking on the Literacy Coordinator button below Latest News.

Reading to Kids is Hiring

Please also share the above link to the position with anyone you think would be a good fit, especially if they have volunteered with us as readers or other roles.

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JOIN US MAY 24TH FOR LEGENDARY BINGO

Mark your calendars to play Legendary Bingo at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood! If you've been before, you know it's a blast. If you haven't, it's time to see what you've been missing!

Reading to Kids Bingo Night flyer

There is a $20 suggested donation at the door (cash only, please!) which includes 9 regular bingo games and one grand prize bingo game with fantastic prizes! Remember, the show is R rated and a ton of fun.

WHEN:   Wednesday, May 24th, 7pm - 9:00pm
WHERE: Hamburger Mary's Restaurant
              8288 Santa Monica Blvd.
              West Hollywood, CA 90046

For more details, visit our May 24th Bingo event on Facebook and invite your friends!

HELP FIND BINGO PRIZES & A CELEBRITY!

Please also help us gather more prizes for the bingo winners! To help you get started, here is information about Reading to Kids to share with potential donors, as well as a donation form for them to complete.

We especially enjoy awarding gift certificates, amusement park and theater tickets, gift bags, and autographed items! Anything unique is great, too! If you work at or have a connection with products or services to offer, please help us by asking for a donation to our events.

We'd also like to have a celebrity host as a bingo caller for our Legendary Bingo Nights on May 24th or October 4th. Please email if you can personally reach out to any celebrities who would like to help your favorite good cause!

Please let us know at info@readingtokids.org if you can help!

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HARRY POTTER 3 AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL
WITH READING TO KIDS ON JULY 8TH

On Saturday, July 8th (after our July reading clubs), join fellow Reading to Kids volunteers as we watch a screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at the Hollywood Bowl - with the soundtrack performed live by the L.A. Philharmonic!

We'll start at 5pm with a picnic in area 13 across the street from the Bowl. At 7:30pm we'll head to our seats towards the back of the bowl in section V1. The movie begins at 8pm.

Tickets are $17 each. E-mail Chris Martin at chrisp90038@yahoo.com to purchase before he sells out!

Please also RSVP to our Facebook event, and you can click the images below for details and a map.

Harry Potter 3 at the Hollywood Bowl flyer

Harry Potter 3 at the Hollywood Bowl flyer
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Thanks, and we hope to see you at any of the above!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard, Tiara Johnson, and Jasmine Scales
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)
info@readingtokids.org
www.readingtokids.org
www.facebook.com/readingtokids
www.twitter.com/readingtokids
www.readingtokids.blogspot.com

Make a donation:
www.readingtokids.org/HowToHelp/HelpDonate.php

MAY 2017
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 44 45
Esperanza 62 68
Gratts 40 41
Los Angeles 67 76
MacArthur Park 41 60
Magnolia 64 65
Politi 49 56
White 19 37
TOTAL 386 448
MAY Books. . .
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Third Grade
Fourth Grade book
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Fifth Grade book
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