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April 24, 2014
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Reading to Kids is excited to celebrate our 15th birthday at the "Fantasy, Folklore, and Fairy Tales" Reading Clubs on May 10th!

Earlier this month we gave away our 125,000th book to a child and our 25,000th book to parents & teachers! Help us give away even more books by signing up for May 10th.

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THIS TUESDAY:
DOMA THEATRE CO, FRED STOLLER, JASON COLLINGS, & MATT KIRSHEN ADDED TO OUR
15TH ANNIVERSARY COMEDY NIGHT & SILENT AUCTION WITH LAMB CHOP "AFTER DARK"!

Our 15th Anniversary Celebration, Comedy Night & Silent Auction is just 5 days away on Tuesday, April 29th!

Help us celebrate our quinceañera and join us at the Hollywood Improv for what promises to be a side-splitting show featuring comedian and actor Fred Stoller!

Fred Stoller

You may recognize Fred from Everybody Loves Raymond, Seinfeld, Happily Divorced, the voice of Stanley in the Open Season franchise, & many other TV shows and movies!

Joining Fred we'll also have Jason Collings and Matt Kirshen, with more hilarious comedians hand-picked by the world famous Hollywood Improv!

THIS COMING TUESDAY, April 29th
Hollywood Improv
8162 Melrose Avenue
Tickets are just $20 with appetizers and dinner available for additional purchase from the new Roadhouse LA at the Improv's showroom menu!

6:30pm Silent Auction begins
7:30pm Silent Auction ends
8:00 - 9:30pm Showtime!

Our evening will be hosted by Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop "After Dark"! See the puppet you grew up watching as she helps us celebrate 15 years of Reading to Kids!

Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop

We are also very excited to announce that our celebration is presented by one of our long-time supporters, DOMA Theatre Company!

DOMA Theatre Company

"DOMA Theatre Company is proud to be the Title Sponsor for this year's Reading to Kids Comedy Night and Silent Auction. As a non-profit theatre organization dedicated to the preservation of musical theatre and the arts, DOMA Theatre Company recognizes the importance literacy plays in preserving, creating, promoting and augmenting the arts. By participating in reading programs, students strengthen the future of the arts for generations to come."

We extend our sincere thanks for their sponsorship and support and look forward to celebrating with them this Tuesday!

You won't want to miss out on this event and opportunity to celebrate 15 years of Reading to Kids with returning volunteers you may not have seen in years!

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HELP PROMOTE COMEDY NIGHT

On Facebook we have a Reading to Kids Comedy Night and Silent Auction event, and it would really help if you replied to it that you are going.

(You have bought your tickets, right?)

When you reply to our Facebook event, please also use the "Invite" button in the upper right to share the event and help us publicize this fun celebration of our 15th anniversary.

If you can't join us for Comedy Night, please still share the above event with your Facebook friends and encourage them to go and tell you all about it. Every ticket you help us sell furthers our cause!

Please also click the image below for a flyer in .PDF format, and forward it to anyone you know who may be interested in going to our Comedy Night.

Reading to Kids Comedy Night flyer

Please also print out the above flyer and post it wherever many people are likely to see it. Our Comedy Night makes a great night out with friends and co-workers!

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MORE SILENT AUCTION ITEMS POSTED

Let the Silent Auction excitement begin! On our Comedy Night & Silent Auction page you can now see more of the interesting items up for bidding, including:

- Certificate for 4 VIP tickets to a live taping of "Conan" on TBS, starring Conan O'Brien!
- Tickets to Clippers and Kings games, your favorite So. Cal. amusement parks, theaters, and fine restaurants, including two Disneyland Park Hopper tickets!
- A chance to fly a water-propelled jetpack


We still have yet more items to post over the next few days, so check out the fantastic deals, buy your Comedy Night tickets today, and get ready to win!

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Thanks, and we'll see you this Tuesday at Comedy Night!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard, Hannah Edwards, and Sarah Parga
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
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May 2014
Reading Club RSVPs
School RSVPs Capacity
Alta Loma 34 51
Esperanza 31 63
Gratts 20 57
Los Angeles 45 100
Magnolia 35 79
Politi 15 56
White 16 38
TOTAL 196 444
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