A Los Alamitos tutoring center will celebrate its new digs Saturday, and seven other businesses will join in the party by offering discounts, treats and free samples.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Kumon Math and Reading Center of Los Alamitos will hold a Halloween-themed party in honor of its new suite at 10688 Los Alamitos Boulevard.
Naomi Rockenmacher, center instructor, said that she moved to the location, which formerly housed a scrapbooking business, in August, but she hasn’t been able to celebrate yet.
“I just got really busy, fast,” Rockenmacher said.
“Kumon actually likes instructors to do grand openings when they open, but I opened with a bang, and I didn’t have time to plan a grand opening," Rockenmacher said.
So, to she's throwing a belated grand opening celebration.
At Kumon, they're planning to have face-painting, balloon artists, bingo, refershments and story readings from local children’s book author Rozanne Lanczak Williams.
To celebrate the new business location, seven other businesses in the center will be giving out Halloween-themed treats and discounts as part of the Center Plaza Shops Halloween event.
Here are some of the deals scheduled for Saturday, according to Rockenmacher.
- Deux Amies will be raffling a Harvey handbag when attendees drop in and fill out a card to enter. Attendees will also be giving Halloween refreshments and complimentary gift wrap with any purchase.
- PrintMasters will be raffling off an order for 500 business cards plus a half hour of typesetting. They’ll also offer chocolate fountain refreshments, 10 percent off black-ink copies on 20 pound color paper and free personalized notepads.
- Sno Biggie will be giving away free samples of the New Orleans style Sno-Ball Shaved Ice in a number of flavors.
- New 2 You will have offer a contest wherein people get a chance to get 50 percent off any regularly priced item in the story.
- Shutterbug Portraits will be offering mini sessions for $45 for up to three children. Clients will also get three high resolution images.
- Gloss Salon will be offering a $10 donation to the Los Alamitos Unified School District for every new client haircut.
- Complete Nail Salon will be offering 20 percent off on manicure and pedicure and offering two free polish changes with one service purchase.
- Nutrition Zone will be offering $10 off any regular price purchase of $40 or more.
For more information, call 562-626-9200.