Family Literacy Night

Family Literacy Night
Posted on 04/16/2019

Date: April 15, 2019
Contact Person: Tom Boecking
Title: Director of Parks and Recreation
Phone Number: (626) 569-2161

Books & A Bite: A Family Literacy Night

Reading is Fundamental, in partnership with Panda Express, will be hosting a family literacy night to celebrate reading! Join us on May 3, 2019 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Rosemead Community Recreation Center- 3936 N. Muscatel Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770, for a night of fun. The evening will feature books, food (provided by Panda Express) and fun activities for the whole family. Each child will go home with their choice of three free books!

Experience this fun event at no charge by emailing to RSVP by April 26th for the entire family. Please list in the email the number of adults, kids, and the kid’s grade level for those planning to attend the event.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Pineda at (626) 569-2162 or email

About Reading Is Fundamental
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading among all children, providing quality content to create impact, and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the fundamentals for success. As the nation's largest nonprofit organization for children's literacy, RIF has provided more than 415 million books to 50 million kids in all 50 states, inspiring generations to read, learn and grow.

About Panda Cares
Powered by more than 39,000 associates of Panda Restaurant Group, the organization’s philanthropic arm Panda Cares is committed to bettering the health and education of youth as well as supporting communities in need. In 1999, Panda Restaurant Group established Panda Cares to live into its mission of inspiring better lives by giving back to the community and creating a brighter future for generations to come.

About Panda Express
On a mission to inspire better lives, Panda Express, an American Chinese original, is the largest Asian dining concept in the U.S. Founded and family-owned and operated since 1983, it is best known for creating a wide variety of industry-first recipes, including its best seller Original Orange Chicken® and award-winning Honey Walnut Shrimp™, which have defined the category of authentic American Chinese cuisine. Each dish at Panda Express, including the better-for-you Wok Smart™ selections, is thoughtfully crafted with quality ingredients inspired by bold Chinese flavors and culinary principles. The restaurant brand has more than 2,200 locations throughout the U.S. and has introduced American Chinese cuisine to more than a dozen international countries. Powered by this global family of associates, Panda Cares, the organization’s philanthropic arm, has contributed more than $140 million and countless volunteer hours in bettering the health and education for over 12 million youth as well as supporting communities in need since 1999. For more information, visit, or find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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