August starts tomorrow, and on August 9th we'll celebrate a morning of
"Arts and Entertainment" at our reading clubs!
We'll have movie posters and other movie-related prizes to give away
to each kid, as well as a refurbished computer to give to one lucky kid at each school!
All volunteer spots are currently full, but please check back on our
website for openings due to cancellations.
If you are signed up but know you can't join us,
cancel so that someone else may take your place.
With the beginning of the 2014-15 school year next month, from
now through Sept. 19th we'll have more than a dozen
opportunities to publicize Reading to Kids at our
partner schools. To do that, we need your help as a
Reading to Kids Ambassador.
three different ways you can help out:
Kindergarten Orientations, Teacher
Breakfast Deliveries, and
We'll supply everything you need, including what to say at the
Kindergarten Orientations. Although it's great if you can speak
Spanish (even a little), all of our parent materials are
bilingual, and there's always someone who can translate for you
at the school.
These events set the course for the rest of the year and are
a wonderful way to interact with the kids and their parents, as
well as to honor the teachers. The more we publicize at
the beginning of the school year, the more children and families
we'll serve all year.
Please email us at inforeadingtokids.org or call the office at (310) 479-7455 if you want to
know more about being an Ambassador and the schedule of events.
CROSSWORDS LA TOURNAMENT
ON SAT., OCT. 18TH
It's back! Crossword puzzle lovers from everywhere will be converging at the
Crosswords LA tournament on
Saturday, October 18 – with proceeds benefiting
Reading to Kids!
This year the tournament will be held at the
Fowler Museum at UCLA, in the Harry and Yvonne Lenart Auditorium. Join them for a really fun day of puzzles for solvers of all abilities and great prizes for the winners.
What: One day, Five puzzles, Prizes, and Lunch with a crossword–themed snack included!
When: Sat. Oct. 18th, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The Fowler Museum at UCLA
Cost: $50 in advance for competitors ($75 for a team of two), $35 for non-competitors.
Visit crosswordsla.com for more information or to sign up, and feel free to also check out their