Saturday, October 14, 2017

Book Club Seeking Young Readers!

Looking for something fun to do?  Need help with your reading? Like Arts and Crafts? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, then you need to join our Fall Reading Club.  For more information see the flyer or call us at the foundation…



Thursday, October 12, 2017

Seeking A Book Club Coordinator for our Book Club Program

Reading Coordinator who can do the following:
  • Must be able to oversee a Volunteer Staff of two-four people, and offer them on-going support to help them with the young readers.
  • A Passion for education and excellent communication skills.
  • Be dependable, patient, flexible and able to commit to a weekly volunteer    schedule of at least 2 hours per week.
  • Coordinate Book Club schedule and activities with the foundation.   
  • No teaching experience required, but you must love to work with children. 
If you are interested in this volunteer position, please e-mail the foundation at:


Monday, September 18, 2017

School-Year Book Club !!!

The Dr. Barbara Seniors Harkins Foundation and the Blazers Youth Organization is sponsoring a School-Year Book Club, for Boys and Girls, 10-16 years of age.  Registration begins Saturday, September 16, 2017., and the actual Club starts, Tuesday, September 27, 2017. Please see flyer for more information. The purpose of this group is to provide students an opportunity to read positive books in an informal setting, while improving their reading skills. There is a fee of 25.00, to cover the cost of the book, art supplies, snacks, and fieldtrips.  We also have our Media Arts Program starting soon and I have enclosed flyers about that as well. For more information, please contact the foundation at: www.barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.org


Wednesday, August 9, 2017

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church-Homestead, Florida School Supply Drive

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Homestead, Florida annual School Supply Drive is back to help bridge the gap between what families can afford and what students need. Donations go a long way in helping 100 local children who will be attending school this fall. We hope that our donation will help make a huge impact on families that need help with school supplies. 
For more information on donating, please visit St. Paul at:

Fall Book Club is back!!!

The Foundation hosts three book clubs, for youth ages 6-15. The purpose of our Book Club program is to promote literacy within the youth of the Los Angeles community. Each age group meets once a week to discuss their current book. The discussions are informal with the focal point being the likes and dislikes of that week’s reading and how they can relate to the characters and what they’re experiencing in the book. For more information and to sign-up please see the flyer or visit our website at:  www.barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.org


Saturday, July 22, 2017

Scholarships Applications Deadline Closed!

We have collected all of our scholarship applications for this year.  Winners will be announced soon on our website.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

New Teen Book Club Program Starting in the Fall!


We are looking for five teens between the ages of 14-16 years old who are passionate about books and committed to contributing to our Teen Book Club! 

Book Club members will write reviews, compose blog posts about the book for our website, participate in several presentations.

Applications will be ready the first week of September on the foundation's website.


Saturday, June 17, 2017

Scholarship Raffle Winners!

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2016-2017 Scholarship Raffle.  Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets.  We appreciate your support in helping to our Senior College Fund.  Please watch the video to see the names of our winners for this year.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Scholarship Time!!!!!



It is now time to apply for our Scholarship Program!!!!! Please visit our website for more information….

Sunday, January 22, 2017

February Film Workshop Information


You are invited to attend the Notre Dame High School Music Video Festival/Workshop to be held on, Saturday, February 11, from 10:00am-12:00pm at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. The Music Video Festival is a one-day event full of exciting Music Videos from our students and a special Music Video Presentation from: Mr. Kurt Nishimura (Wiz Khalifa feat. Snoop Dogg & Ty Dolla $ign, Herb Alpert, and several other projects).  For more information, please see our flyer or e-mail the foundation at: Info@barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.org