Recreation Services Program Highlights
Updated February 2, 2015
"Parks make life better!"
Following is a listing of certain upcoming Recreation Services Division programs and activities. Many of the activities require advance registration and participation numbers are limited. Cerritos residents receive priority in registration. To find out about registration dates and procedures, please call the Recreation Services Division Office at (562) 916-1254.
Start the music! Light the lights! The stage awaits prospective Cerritos resident performers to participate in the annual citywide Talent Show on Saturday, April 11. Performers, ages 4 to adult, who can sing, dance or play a musical instrument, are invited to audition. Group performances are allowed and may have a maximum of six members; 50 percent or more of each group must be Cerritos residents. Acts are limited to four minutes maximum. All recorded accompaniment music must be in CD format. The number of entries in each performance category in each age division is limited. Categories may be combined for judging if an inadequate number of participants exist. Auditions must be comprised of material to be used in the actual show (if performer is chosen). A limited number of acts will be selected through the audition process to perform in the show. Awards will be given.
Calls for audition appointments will be taken at Cerritos Park East beginning February 9. Qualifying acts will be notified by March 16 and must be present for the full dress rehearsal on Friday, April 10. Seating for the show will be on a first-come, first-served basis and doors open at 5:30 p.m. For more information or to make an audition appointment, please call Cerritos Park East at (562) 407-2611.
Kings (fathers, grandfathers, uncles) are invited to treat their princesses (daughters, granddaughters, nieces) to an evening filled with fun and excitement on Saturday, March 21. Cerritos Park East will host this special event beginning at 5 p.m. The evening is $20 for Cerritos residents and $30 for non-residents. The event will include dinner, dancing, crafts and games that are designed to give participants the opportunity to bond and create a memorable evening. Pre-registration is required for both adult and child participant. Semi-formal attire or costumes are optional.
Come out and see the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Staples Center on Sunday, March 1! Bring spending money for snacks and souvenirs. Ages 3 and over are welcome, but children under 12 years of age must pay and be accompanied by a paying adult. The bus will leave Heritage Park promptly at 4:30 p.m. and return at approximately 10 p.m. Waiver required. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time to complete required paperwork. Cost is $67 for Cerritos residents and $100 for non-residents. Registration for this excursion is non-transferable. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN UNLESS THE TRIP IS CANCELLED BY THE CITY.