Events

  • President’s Week Recess

    School, and therefore Read-Aloud, is on vacation Feb 20-24.  Have a good break!

  • Last Orientation of 2016-17 School Year

    The last Orientation of the school year will be on:

    Feb. 16, 10:30-noon

    in the Read-Aloud Office
    (13831 San Pablo Ave., Bldg. 5, San Pablo CA 94806)

     

  • Winter Break (12/19-1/2)

    Read-Aloud is on Winter Break from December 19 – January 2 2017; the last day of Read-Aloud in 2016 is Friday, December 16 and the first day of Read-Aloud in the new year is Tuesday, January 3.

  • December Orientation

    Thursday Dec 15th, 10 – 11:30 am

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Park in the main parking lot and walk past the courtyard, almost to Church Ln, to building 5, call using the lobby phone to gain entrance.

  • Next Make-up Orientations

    Tuesday Oct 18th, 10 – 11:30 am

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Park in the main parking lot and walk past the courtyard, almost to Church Ln, to building 5, call using the lobby phone to gain entrance.

    Wednesday Oct 26th, 10:30 – noon

    Building 2 Council Conference Room 13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 2

    * Building closet to both Las Montanas and San Pablo Ave.

  • Make-Up Orientations

    Friday Oct 7th, 11 am – 12:30 pm

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Entrance is on Church Ln, second driveway on right as you travel toward Senior Center from San Pablo Ave.

    Tuesday Oct 11th, 2 – 3:30 pm

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Park in the main parking lot and walk past the courtyard, almost to Church Ln, to building 5, call using the lobby phone to gain entrance.

  • Orientation Reminder

    The Read-Aloud Orientation:

    Wednesday, September 21st, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley,1 Lawson Rd, Kensington 94707

    Please attend if you are a reader, as this is when we discuss changes in District requirements, the new Volunteer Reader Handbook and general housekeeping.

  • End of Program Year

    Read-Aloud is entering it’s last month of the 2015-16 program. Check our calendar to see when your school stops and the day of your Appreciation Celebration.

  • East Bay Gives

    East Bay Gives, the 24-hour online giving event is Tuesday May 3 only. Consider donating at EastBayGives.org. Minimum donation is $20.

    Leverage your monetary gift with a chance at prize money for Read-Aloud by giving at any time (each nonprofit with a donation in a single hour is entered in a random drawing worth $250 – $500).

    Thanks for your support, be it time, word-of-mouth, books or money.

  • Read-Aloud’s 20th Anniversary Celebration 9/12/2015 (11 am – 3 pm)

    2015 marks Read-Aloud’s 20th Anniversary; we started at Downer Elementary in 1995!

    Join us in celebrating at Downer Elementary (1231 18th St. San Pablo) on September 12, from 11 – 3pm, with a Literacy Festival!

    Highlights:
    Los Cenzontles youth band (Noon – the gym)
    Stomper – the A’s mascot (11:30 – 1:30 pm)
    Authors Hilda Robinson (Didn’t We Have Fun!) and Elisa Kleven (The Paper Princess) (1 – 2 pm)
    Puppet Show by White Pony Express (11 – 2 pm)
    Free books (Read-Aloud, White Pony Express, West County Reads, Tandem)
    Free stuffed animals (White Pony Express)

    Thank you to our partners:
    White Pony Express Free General Store
    West County Reads
    Tandem
    Hilltop YMCA
    San Pablo Police Department
    Contra Costa Child Care Council
    Principal Marco Gonzales and Downer Elementary School

    Thank you to our sponsors:
    Superintendent Bruce Harter and the West Contra Costa County Unified School District
    City of San Pablo
    Kaiser Permanente (Community Benefits)

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