Target FREE Family Saturday: Calling All Kids!

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Community Event

May 20108
11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

FREE ALL DAY!

Celebrate International Children’s Day at JANM! Fun crafts, readings, performances and food tastings for the whole family!

ALL DAY CRAFT ACTIVITIES:

  • Create a fun and festive tanabata decoration using a variety of materials.
  • Maneki neko is a Japanese beckoning cat that is considered to be a lucky charm in Japan. Make one of your own to bring you good luck.
  • Design your own koi nobori (Japanese fish kite) to celebrate Children's Day
  • Ruthie’s Origami Corner: Create your own Mother’s Day card!
  • SCHEDULE:
    11 to 2 PM – Spring has sprung and Kidding Around the Kitchen is here to show you how to make kid friendly fruit kebobs with yogurt dipping sauce

    1 PM – Try traditional Japanese Children's Day sweets from Fugetsu-do Sweet Shop!

    2 PM – Come see the special shadow puppet show, “Urashima Taro,” and hear, The Last Kappa of Old Japan, book reading with Sunny Seki.

    3 PM – Listen to the award-winning writer Naomi Hirahara read from her newest book Blood Hina (available to purchase through the Museum Store )

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

    For more info, visit: http://www.janm.org/events/2010/05/#08

     

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


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