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January 29, 2010

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

The February Reading Clubs may be full, but there are still plenty of ways to stay involved with Reading to Kids! Read on to find out about other volunteer opportunities and our fun upcoming events in February.

If you're still hoping to RSVP for the February 13th Reading Clubs, please continue to check our website for openings due to cancellations. Have you signed up for the reading clubs and recently found out you won't be able to attend? Please be sure to cancel online to open up your spot for someone else.



Each month, Reading to Kids works to reward those teachers at our partner schools that recruit the most students to the reading clubs by providing them with a classroom helper. Classroom helpers spend time in the classroom assisting the teacher with anything from reading to the class, to grading papers, to decorating the room, and much more!

Sound like fun? For more information about being a classroom helper, please click here. To volunteer, please email Rachel.Zwass @ readingtokids.org.




Join Reading to Kids and author Carolyn Cohagan at a cocktail party to celebrate the release of The Lost Children, a fantasy novel for children ages 8-12.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 16th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mi Alma Designs
            4016 Santa Monica Blvd.
            Silver Lake, CA 90029

For more information and to RSVP, please visit our event on Facebook. To learn more about The Lost Children, please visit www.thelostchildrenbook.com.


Join Reading to Kids volunteers at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood for Legendary Bingo!

Hamburger Mary's Legendary Bingo is Los Angeles' longest running and most successful weekly celebrity/drag queen charity event. Reading to Kids will be the charity beneficiary for the festivities on Sunday, February 21st. There is a $20 suggested donation at the door (cash only!) which includes 9 regular bingo games and one grand prize bingo game with fantastic prizes! The evening is hosted by "Famous Bingo Hostess Willam" & Bingo-boy!

All ages are welcome, but the show is R rated, so leave the kids at home!

WHEN: Sunday, February 21st from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hamburger Mary's Restaurant
            8288 Santa Monica Blvd.
            West Hollywood, CA 90046
RSVP: Visit our event on Facebook or check out our Evite.

There is limited seating and Legendary Bingo is very popular. Plan to arrive before 6:30 p.m. to get a seat. We strongly suggest making a reservation at Hamburger Mary's to ensure your seat. Call Hamburger Mary's at (323) 654-3800.

For more information, please visit Legendary Bingo.

Full menu and bar are available. Visit Hamburger Mary's website.


Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you soon!


Lisa Flores, Joby Mahto, and Rachel Zwass
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)

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 - Get More Involved With Reading to Kids
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 - Upcoming Events
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