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Special Event Bulletin
July 21, 2005    

Attention all comedy fans!

Reserve your seat today
for Reading to Kids' Comedy Night and Silent Auction at the Hollywood Improv on August 11th!

This event will feature hilarious local comics, a goodie-laden Silent Auction, and a night of fun with fellow fans of R2K! To learn more about the event, please click here for details!

Appetizers will be served prior to the show. Silent Auction items will include tickets to the Hollywood Bowl and Dodger Stadium, gift certificates for some of the city's best restaurants, and museum memberships. Tickets to the event are $25, and there is a two drink minimum in the showroom. Ticket sales and Silent Auction proceeds will benefit Reading to Kids. 

If you or your company would be interested in making a tax-deductible donation to our Silent Auction, we would LOVE to hear from you! If you have additional questions or would like to donate items, please contact the Reading to Kids office at (310) 479-7455 or contact Maryanna Abdo at Maryanna.Abdo@readingtokids.org.


Date:        Thursday, August 11, 2005
Time:        6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. Social hour
                 and Silent Auction
                  8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Comedy Show
                  (comic lineup to be posted soon)
Place:        Hollywood Improv  (View website)
                  8162 Melrose Avenue
                  Los Angeles, CA 90046
                  (323) 651-2583
Tickets:      $25 each plus two-drink minimum in
                  *** Guests must be 21 and over. ***

There are a limited number of tickets available so reserve your seat today! To learn how to purchase tickets, please visit the Reading to Kids website here.

Sign Up to Volunteer!

In case you haven't signed up for the August Reading Clubs yet, just a reminder to RSVP now to be a reader! You can click here to sign up to volunteer.

My Fair Lady with R2K

Be sure to join other R2K fans this weekend at the Santa Monica Civic Light Opera (www.smclo.org) for a production of My Fair Lady (click on the link for a list of showtimes). For every ticket sold in advance to a Reading to Kids volunteer, SMCLO will donate a percentage of the ticket price to Reading to Kids (between 20-30% depending on the number of tickets sold).  

IMPORTANT --- For R2K to get credit, tickets must be purchased in advance (up to 5 hours before each showtime).  And you must mention "Reading to Kids" when calling in (or select "Reading to Kids" as the reference online). 

TICKETS BY PHONE: (310) 458-5939 

TICKETS ONLINE (no service charge):


If you buy tickets online, after you select "Add to Cart," please remember to answer "Reading to Kids" when asked: "How did you hear about us?"

Hollywood Forever Movie Night

If you receive our Update e-mails, you probably received an Evite to attend a screening of Carrie at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on July 30th. If you'd like to join us, you can RSVP to the Evite, e-mail Jeff Carter ( jeffcart1@hotmail.com), or just join us at the event:

6000 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90038-1864 (Next to Paramount Studios)
When: Saturday, July 30th gates Open @ 7:30pm, film starts at 9:00 p.m.
How Much: $10

Additional Information: Visit the Yahoo Map here. You can
park for free inside the cemetery on the street. Good things to bring: blankets, warm clothes, picnic food and drink, goodies to share, camera. No tall chairs or dogs allowed, but friends and family are always welcome. This event is rain or shine.

If you have any questions please contact Jeff Carter, the Social Committee Co-Chair at (310) 497-1796 or at jeffcart1@hotmail.com. Jeff will be wearing a sombrero at the event so that he can be found by other R2K volunteers!

I hope you'll join us at one of these upcoming events!


Maryanna Abdo
Program Director
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)

In this issue...
- Comedy Night at the Improv!
- Sign Up for the Reading Clubs
- My Fair Lady
- Hollywood Forever Movie Night
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Esperanza 31 65
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Magnolia 29 68
Noble 22 57
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