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Recreation Services Program Highlights

February 2020

Updated February 3, 2020

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 at (562) 916-1254.

Cerritos Resident Talent Show

Itsy Bitsy Golf Clinic

Museum of Illusions Excursion

Cerritos Resident Talent Show

Start the music! Light the lights! The stage awaits prospective Cerritos resident performers to participate in the annual citywide Talent Show on Saturday, April 4. 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 (4) 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 at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 10. Qualifying acts will be notified by Friday, March 13 and must be present for the full dress rehearsal on Friday, April 3. 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.

Itsy Bitsy Golf Clinic

This clinic on Saturday, March 14 from 4 to 5 p.m. is designed to introduce participants to the game of golf. The program will provide preschool golfers, ages 3 to 5 years old, with brief instruction on grip, stance, swing and putting. Complimentary driving range use is also included. Parents are required to sign children in and out of class. Class fee is $15 for Cerritos residents and $23 for non-residents. Pre-registration is required.

Museum of Illusions Excursion

The Museum of Illusions is a fun-filled place that questions reality. The museum has more than 30 three-dimensional illusions and an Upside Down house that features seven rooms. Flash photography is permitted. Ages 6 and over are welcome, but children under 13 years of age must pay and be accompanied by a paying adult. The cost is $56 for Cerritos residents and $84 for non-residents. On Saturday, March 21, the bus will leave Heritage Park promptly at 12:15 p.m. and return at approximately 6 p.m. Waiver required. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time to complete required paperwork. Registration for this excursion is non-transferable. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN UNLESS THE TRIP IS CANCELLED BY THE CITY.

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