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Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts12700 Center Court Drive
Info Line: (562) 916-8501
Ticket Office: (800) 300-4345
The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts opened in 1993, becoming the world's most innovative theater. With award-wining architecture, technology, and urban design, the CCPA presents an annual season of over 150 performances from August through May, including inaugural performances by Frank Sinatra to the command performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company for His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales. Receiving international acclaim and ranking among the top theaters in the nation, the CCPA has been the number one venue in California since it's opening.
The CCPA features a flexible 6,000-square-foot theater capable of six different seating and stage configurations, ranging from a 1,800-seat arena theater to a 900-seat recital hall setting. In addition, the numerous conference rooms and banquet and reception rooms are available for rental.
18025 Bloomfield Avenue
Located in the Civic Center adjacent to City Hall, the world's first "Experience Library" is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The $40 million library is the first titanium-clad building in the United States, and is 88,500 square feet on three levels. The library has a substantial book collection, with space for over 300,000 volumes, and features everything from a 15,000-gallon saltwater aquarium at the entrance to a full-size replica of a Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil in the Children's Library.
Technology supports all areas of library service and functions, from the library's intranet, called MyClio, to numerous multimedia learning centers, and over 200 public computer workstations and seating with 1,200 laptop ports. Staff technology includes wireless headsets and a circulation system that uses radio frequency to track books.
Cerritos Sculpture Garden
18125 Bloomfield Avenue
Located in the Cerritos Civic Center, the Cerritos Sculpture Garden was dedicated in 2006 as a 50th anniversary gift to the community. The beautiful garden offers a delightful setting for the City's growing collection of public artwork. With both intimate spaces and spacious open areas, the Cerritos Sculpture Garden is an inviting place to experience art, nature and peaceful contemplation. Framed with graceful trees and textured courtside stonewalls, the garden itself is a work of art. The City of Cerritos will continue to place new artwork in the Cerritos Sculpture Garden as the space is designed to showcase 20 pieces.
Hawaiian Gardens Casino
18125 Bloomfield Avenue
The Hawaiian Gardens Casino, with its unique and relaxing tropical setting, is conveniently located off the 605 freeway in the city of Hawaiian Gardens. The 45,000 square foot Casino offers a wide variety of casino-style games in addition to a full service restaurant, bar, lounge, live entertainment, and special events.
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