280 kids attended our May clubs!   Click here to see who volunteered.
 Site Areas: 
  HOME  
  ABOUT US  
  FRIENDS & SUPPORTERS  
  HOW TO HELP  
  NEWS  
  READING CLUBS  
Go to Reading to Kids Home Page
Weekly Update
April 24, 2009
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Greg Behrendt, co-author of the bestseller "He's Just Not That Into You," will join the lineup for Reading to Kids' Tenth Anniversary Comedy Night & Silent Auction on May 9th!  Click here to buy your tickets today!

Best-known as the former consultant for "Sex And The City" and co-author of the New York Times Bestseller "He's Just Not That Into You", Greg is a standup comic first and foremost.

Greg's comedy resume includes being featured on HBO, "The Tonight Show," "Late Show w/ David Letterman," Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and Comedy Central.  This fall he will be releasing his second comedy DVD called "Greg Behrendt: That Guy From That Thing."  He's currently hitting the road with the "Greg Behrendt's Totally Into You Comedy Tour."

Greg joins Iliza Shlesinger, 2008 winner of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," Shang, Bob Oschack, and Mike Phirman

Date:       Saturday, May 9, 2009
Time:      7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Place:     
The Montįlban (view website)
               1615 Vine Street
                Hollywood, CA 90028

Tickets:   $35 - $50 (assigned seating)
               ****Guests must be 18 and over.****

For more information and to buy tickets
click here.

We hope to see you there!

Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet.

CROSSWORDS LOS ANGELES TOURNAMENT
Volunteers Needed

The first annual Crosswords Los Angeles Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 25th with proceeds supporting Reading to Kids.  The tournament is for puzzlers with a broad range of skills - prizes will be awarded in several categories.

Online registration has ended, but you can still sign up at the door.

They are also looking for volunteers from 10:45 - 12:30 and 1:15 - 2:45.  Contact Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.org to sign up!

What: One day. Five puzzles. Lunch.
When: April 25th, 2009, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Loyola Marymount University, Hilton 100
Cost: $25 in advance for competitors ($20 for students), $20 for spectators

Visit http://www.crosswordswest.com/ for more information.

Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet.

FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

Reading to Kids will be joining thousands of community members, hundreds of organizations, and scores of authors at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

The Festival of Books is America's largest book festival and takes place once a year on the UCLA campus. The event is free and open to the public on Saturday, April 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Sunday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Reading to Kids will be at Booth 137 in Zone A. We still have a couple of volunteer spots available, click here to see the volunteer shifts.

Click here to see an event map.  If you are not volunteering at the booth, make sure to stop by and say hello!

Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet.

MAY 9th READING CLUBS

Reading to Kids is excited to celebrate our Tenth Anniversary on May 9th!  Sign up to be a part of our May "Birthdays & Celebrations from Around the World" Reading Clubs. 

Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet.

Sincerely,

  Jessica Tritsch, Nate Radomski & Rachel Zwass 
  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.myspace.com/readingtokids  
  www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2254127481  
  http://readingtokids.blogspot.com
  www.twitter.com/readingtokids 

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

facebook    myspace

    myspace

May 2009
Reading Club Status
School RSVPs Capacity

Alta Loma

28 54

Esperanza

37 81

Gratts

20 57

Hoover

35 71
Los Angeles

40

95
Magnolia  30 90
Politi 15 68
White

20

52
TOTAL 225 568

May Books. . .

View this month's book list! 
Kindergarten

View this month's book list! 
First Grade

View this month's book list! 
Second Grade

View this month's book list! 
Third Grade

View this month's book list! 
Fourth Grade

View this month's book list! 
Fifth Grade

Reading to Kids is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Visit http://readingtokids.org for more information.

To unsubscribe from the Reading to Kids update e-mails, please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.