Target Free Family Saturday: Wear This!

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Community Event

Mar 201013
11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
369 E First St
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


Enjoy a day of family fun at the Japanese American National Museum. March’s theme is clothing.

Generously sponsored by Target, these special Saturdays are filled with fun activities giving families unique ways to learn, play, and grow together.


  • Take a close look and explore the beautiful textiles in Textured Lives: Japanese Immigrant Clothing from the Plantations of Hawai'i with a scavenger hunt through the exhibition galleries
  • Make a sock puppet and fun clothes for it to wear
  • Ruthie's Origami Corner: Make an origami happi coat
  • Bring an old t-shirt and alter it to transform it into something new and fun!

SPECIAL: KIDS CLOTHING SWAP PARTY! Bring any size/age children’s clothing in good condition and exchange it for something else


11:30 – 1:30 PM – Shibori * workshop for kids with Shibori Girl (limit 20 students, minimum age 9 years old)

1 – 4 PM – Kidding Around the Kitchen will show you the way to stylishly dress yummy healthy fillings for a quick lunch or snack on the go

1 – 4 PM – Dress your skin with a fun and temporary henna tattoo by LA Henna

1 – 4 PM – Put on a costume and smile for the camera! Have a fun photo taken with LA Photo Party – a photo booth without the photo booth!

*a Japanese term for several methods of dyeing cloth

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JANM . Last modified Jul 09 2010 12:14 p.m.


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