Meet and Greet ALVA

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Alva's Calendar

Date & Time Event Location
Thursday, February 21, 2019
7:00-9:00pm
Paradise Canyon Elementary
Family Reading Night
Welcomes Alva!
471 Knight Way
LaCanada, Flintridge, CA 91011

Monday, February 25, 2019
All day
Glen City Elementary School Welcomes Alva for Literacy Week!
Glen City Elementary School
141 S. Steckel Drive
Santa Paula Ca. 93060
Friday, March 1, 2019
10:00am-12:00pm
Welcome Alva for
Author's Day Celebration
Courreges Elementary PTA
18313 Santa Carlotta Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Friday, July19, 2019
8:00am-4:00pm
Nerd Camp SoCal
A Gathering of students, educators,
and authors to increase insights in to
literacy relationships!
Alva's Session
Dream Big!
Torrence Unified School District
Barnes & Noble-Torrence. CA


Alva's Previous Events and Appearances

• Barnes & Noble-Thousand Oaks, CA
• Barnes & Noble Calabasas, CA
• Solis Family Foundations Appearance in Conjunction with Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
• Once Upon a Time Bookstore, Montrose, CA
• Flintridege Bookstore and Coffeehouse, Flintrideg, La Canada, CA
• Pretend City Museum, Irvine, CA
• Camarillo Public Library’s 3rd Annual Local Author Fair - Camarillo, CA
• Orange County Children’s Book Festival - Costa Mesa, CA
• Willow Elementary School Read-a-thon - Agoura Hills, CA
• Bristol Farms Welcomes Alva Sachs- Woodland Hills, CA
• Indie Publishing Panel-PALA- Culver City, CA
• Peter Burnett Elementary - Hawthorne, CA
• Wise School-Los Angeles, CA
• Marquez Festival of Books-Pacific Palisades, CA
• Canoga Park High School Community Event- Canoga Park, CA
• Heschel Winter Boutique- Northridge, CA
• Homes for the Holidays. Camarillo, CA
• Orange County Children's Book Festival, Costa Mesa, CA
• Pretend City Museum, Irvine, CA
• LitFest Pasadena- Pasadena, CA
• Tulsa Elementary School-Granada Hills, CA
• LA Festival of Books- USC Los Angeles
• Roosmoor School-Los Alamitos, CA.
• Sandpiper Books-Torrance, CA
• Festival of Books - Marquez Elementary School, Pacific Palisades, CA
• Encino Charter School Annual Author Event with Jason Preston-Encino, CA
• Westport Heights Elementary, Los Angeles, CA
• Dads and Dudes Books and Breakfast-Encino Charter School-Encino, CA
• Temple Adat Elohim Holiday Boutique-Thousand Oaks, CA
• Ilan Ramon School-Agoura Hills, CA
• Lavender Faire MUSE School-Calabasas,  CA
• Eden's Journey Fundraiser Children's Hospital- Los Angeles, CA
• Mrs. Figs' Bookworm-Camarillo, CA
• Barnes & Noble-The Commons-Calabasas, CA
• Orange County Children's Book Festival-Costa Mesa, CA
• Cesar Chavez School/After School All Stars- Bell Gardens, CA
• Pierce College-ECE Career Night-Woodland Hills, CA
• Young Author's Faire- OC Country of Education-Irvine, CA
• Inland Empire Reading Council-Riverside, CA
• Barnes & Noble Booksellers-Thousand Oaks, CA
• Pages Bookstore: Manhattan Beach, CA
• Temple Aliyah Holiday Boutique- Woodland Hills, CA
• Apostrophe Books-Long Beach, CA
• MUSE CA, - Calabasas, CA
• Angels of the Alliance-Kids for the Arts-Thousand Oaks, CA
• Room & Board Community Events- Culver City, CA
• Valley Women's Center: Woodland Hills, CA
• 12th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair: West Hollywood, CA
• United Way-Fall Into Literacy: Wilmington, CA
• Downtown Torrance Market Place-Torrance, CA
• Room & Board-Santa Ana, CA
• Curacao Kids Event-LA, CA
• {pages} a bookstore-Manhattan Beach, CA
• LitFest Pasadena-Pasadena, CA
• "Boutique on the Patio"- Calabasas, CA
• SOCO Farmer's Market at the OC MIX-Costa Mesa, CA
• LA Times Festival of Books-Los Angeles, CA
• Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse-LaCanada, CA
• RIFSoCal and LA Kings Book Drive - LA, CA
• WNBA Book Savvy - Marina del Rey, CA
• San Gabriel Literary Festival-West Covina, CA
• Go Red for Women's Luncheon- Westlake Village, CA
• Apostrophe Books- Long Beach, CA
• Lowell Bayside Academy-Long Beach, CA
• Special Author's Day- Foothill Oaks Academy- Duarte, CA
• Girl Scouts of America- 10th Annual BIG Expo Believe in Girls- Palm Springs, CA
• KW Cares 2nd Annual Fundraiser- Holiday Boutique- West Lake Village, CA
• Ilan Ramon Day School-Agoura, CA
• Mystic Journey Bookstore Welcomes WNBA/RIO - Mystic Journey Bookstore, Venice, CA
• 2012 Duarte Festival of Authors-10th Anniversary-Duarte, CA
• Orange County Children's Book Festival- Costa Mesa, CA
• Fall into Literacy-Wilmington Book Festival-Banning Museum- Wilmington, CA
• Mi Casa Benefit de Angeles Fashion Show-Westlake Village, CA
• Books and Cookies-Santa Monica, CA
• Pierce Community College Presents/Early Childhood Education Career Night-Woodland Hills, CA
• Chaparral Hills Elementary/Author's Day-Moreno Valley,CA
• LAUP Pathways in Early Childhood Education/Southern California Valley Association-Woodland Hills,CA
• Papa Didos Ideals Foundation Presents Guest Authors Family Day-Los Angeles, CA
• Open Hearts, Open Minds-REFORMA Library Conference-Orange County, CA
• 2012 Miss Teen Pageant-Los Angeles/ Anaheim- Los Angeles, CA
• Westminster Author's Festival-Westminster, CA
• Women's National Book Association/LA- Book Savvy 2012- Marina del Rey, CA
• Nevin Elementary School-Los Angeles, CA
• Educator's Night with Glendale Community College -Barnes & Noble - Glendale, CA
• Temple Etz Chaim Preschool - Barnes & Noble - Thousand Oaks, CA
• Visiting author event for Alva at Franklin Elementary School - Santa Monica, CA
• Lowell Bayside Academy- 6th Annual Authors & Illustrators Night - Long Beach, CA
• Sixth Annual Author's Festival Alhambra Unified School District- Alhambra, CA
• Story Time with Alva - Barnes & Noble - Ventura, CA
• 2nd World Book Fest - Early Literacy - Camarillo Public Library - Camarillo, CA
• Family Event at Zimmer Children's Museum - Los Angeles, CA
• Educator's Reception - Barnes & Noble - Glendale, CA
• Literacy Event with Circus Fever - Franklin Local School District - Dunan Falls, OH
• Made in Ojai - Author Pavilion - Ojai, CA
• Mrs. Fig's Bookworm - Author Event - Camarillo, CA
• Weekend Children's Author Event - Bank of Books - Ventura, CA
• Orange County Children's Book Festival - Orange Coast College - Costa Mesa, CA
• Books & Cookies Support Local Authors - Story time & author signings - Santa Monica, CA
• Fall Orientation Guest Author - Reading is Fundamental - St. Anne's Maternity Home - Los Angeles, CA
• Valley Women's Center Fundraising - Warner Center Marriott Hotel - Woodland Hills, CA
• I'm 5 Story Time with Alva - Woodland Hills Library - Woodland Hills, CA
• Story Time & Author Signing - Yerba Buena Elementary Bookfair - Barnes & Noble, Thousand Oaks, CA
• Jammy Nights with Alva - Barnes & Noble - Thousand Oaks, CA
• Stories & Activities with Kids - Supporting Valley Women's Center - Barnes & Noble - Calabasas, CA
• Story Time with I'm 5 - Calabasas Library - Calabasas, CA
• Children's Day with Authors - Bank of Books - Ventura, CA
• Author's Day Event - Pretend City Children's Museum - Irvine, CA
• LA Times Festival of Books - USC Campus, Los Angeles, CA
• El Dia de Los Niños - Children's Day / Book Day - Santa Ana, CA
• Author's Day with Alva - Balboa Magnet School
• SPRING FEST - Courtyard at the Commons - Calabasas, CA
• California Literary Arts Society - Author Fair - Ventura, CA
• Chanukah Boutique - Story Time - Kol Tikvah - Woodland Hills, CA
• Heschel Day School - Fun with Reading!
• Calabasas Pumpkin Festival - Special Author Appearance & Book Signing - Calabasas, CA
• Orange County Children's Book Festival - Orange Coast College - Costa Mesa, CA
• Book Fair/Carnival Fun for Kids - Borders - Glendale, CA
• 5th Annual Macy's Spelling Bee - Macy's Sherman Oaks - Sherman Oaks, CA
• Special Author Hometown Appearance - 57th Street Books - Chicago, IL
• Special Author Story Time - Barnes & Noble - Skokie, IL
• Special Author Appearance - Little Ranchers Summer Program - Leonis Adobe Museum, Calabasas, CA
• Special Author Appearance - The Folk Tree - Pasadena, CA
• Special Day with Alva - Braille Institute Library - Los Angeles
• Little Ranchers Summer Program - Leonis Adobe Museum - Calabasas, CA
• Book Derby - Borders Books - Glendale, CA
• Meet the Author and Share Story Time Together - Borders Books - Glendale, CA
• Monsters & Miracles - Skirball Cultural Center - Los Angeles,CA
• Experience Talks Radio Show
• Melody of Words - El Camino Real High School - Woodland Hills, CA
• On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! Story time! - Vroman's Bookstore - Pasadena, CA
• Pre-schooler's write stories and meet a real author! - Oak Park Neighborhood School - Oak Park, CA
• NEA Read Across America - Sunland Elementary School - Sunland, CA
• NEA's Read Across America Program - Arroyo West Elementary School - Moorpark, CA
• Westminster Author's Festival - Westminster School District & Public Library - Westminster, CA
• Mystery Reader: Mrs. Mizrahi's Class - Lupin Hill Elementary School - Calabasas, CA
• Holiday Homes Tour - Valley/Ventura - The Wellness Community, Westlake Village, CA
• Family Author Night - Simi Valley Library - Simi Valley, CA
• Bay Laurel Elementary School Book Fair - Calabasas, CA
• Story Time Fun - Simi Valley Library - Simi Valley, CA
• Book Week Celebrations - Bay Laurel Elementary School - Calabasas, CA
• 8th Annual Literacy Fair - Lynwood Unified School District - Lynwood, CA
• Classroom Fun with Circus Fever and On Your, Mark, Get Set, Go! - Heschel West Day School, Agoura, CA
• Calabasas Pumpkin Festival - Juan Bautista de Anza Park - Calabasas, CA
• Breakfast with the Authors - Santa Barbara County Education Office - Santa Barbara, CA
• Orange County Children's Book Festival - Orange Coast College - Costa Mesa, CA
• 7th Annual Duarte Festival of Authors - Westminster Gardens - Duarte, CA
• Thousand Oaks Art Festival - The Lakes - Thousand Oaks, CA
• Los Angeles Black Book Expo (LABBX) - Expo Center at Exposition Park - Los Angeles, CA
• EngAGE: The Art of Active Aging, Experience Talks Radio Show - Channel 90.7 FM
• "Books in the Barn" - Rid On - Newbury Park, CA
• Special Author Visit (Ages 7-9 Year Olds) - Simi Valley Library - Simi Valley, CA
• Special Author Visit (Ages 3-6 Year Olds) - Simi Valley Library - Simi Valley, CA
• LAUSD Summer Enrichment Class of Valerie Plaisance: "Book Buddies" - Dearborn Elementary School
• Author's Day at Camarillo Heights Elementary School - Camarillo, CA
• Kid's Club - The Oaks Shopping Center - Thousand Oaks, CA
• Calabasas Fine Arts Festival - Calabasas, CA
• LA Times Festival of Books 2009 - Los Angeles, CA
• Taft High School - Passport to Reading: A Community Celebration of Reading - Woodland Hills, CA
• City of Moorpark & Moorpark Friends of the Library - Moorpark, CA
• California Readers Author & Artists Celebration - Burbank, CA
• Arroyo West Elementary School Celebrates Read Across America - Moorpark, CA
• Nordstrom Holiday Celebration - Canoga Park, CA
• Storyopolis - Sherman Oaks, CA
• Friends of the Calabasas Library/Calabasas Pumpkin Festival - Calabasas, CA
• Breakfast with the Authors, Santa Barbara County Education
• Pajamamania Story Time, Borders/Thousand Oaks, CA
• Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Thousand Oaks, CA - Calabasas, CA - Woodland Hills, CA - Westlake/Thousand Oaks, CA - Los Angeles, CA (The Grove) - Schaumburg, IL
• Calabasas Library Grand Opening - Calabasas, CA
• Kids Club Reading - Calabasas/Thousand Oaks, CA (Caruso Affiliates)
• Border Books-Thousand Oaks, CA
• Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - UCLA Campus
• 2008 Hollywood Festival of Books
• 22nd Annual - 57th Street Children's Book Fair - Chicago, IL
• Santa Clarita Educational Foundation Literacy & Arts Festival - Santa Clarita, CA
• American Library Association - LA Convention
• Book Expo America-LA Convention
• Ventura Book Festival - California Literary Society for the Arts - Ventura, CA
• Nordstrom Grand Opening Gala - Thousand Oaks, CA
• Breakfast with the Authors - Santa Barbara, CA
• Kadima Hebrew Academy - Woodland Hills, CA
• Heschel West Day School - Agoura Hills, CA
• LAUSD Summer Gifted Enrichment Reading Program
• Temple Kol Tikvah - Woodland Hills, CA
• Project Playhouse - Home Aid-Los Angeles, CA
• The Folk Tree - Pasadena, CA
• Cactus Gallery - Eagle Rock, CA
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