Recreation Services Program Highlights
Updated February 1, 2017
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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 8. 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 Monday, February 13. Qualifying acts will be notified by Monday, March 20 and must be present for the full dress rehearsal on Friday, April 7. 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, call Cerritos Park East at (562) 407-2611.
For the last few seasons, the Clippers have been coming out of the Los Angeles shadows. The L.A. Clippers are taking their next step to becoming part of the NBA elite. Join several thousand people at the Staples Center as the Clippers take on the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, March 26. Ages 3 and over are welcome, but children under 13 years of age must pay and be accompanied by a paying adult. The bus will leave Heritage Park promptly at 10:45 a.m. and return at approximately 4:30 p.m. Waiver required. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time to fill out required paperwork. Registration for this excursion is non-transferable. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN UNLESS THE TRIP IS CANCELLED BY THE CITY.
This clinic on Saturday, March 18 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. is designed to introduce participants to the game of golf. The program will provide preschool golfers with brief instruction on grip, stance, swing and putting. Complimentary driving range use is included. Parents are required to sign children in and out of class.