BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2793@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110102T000000Z DTEND:20110102T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>FREE ADMISSION ALL DAY!&nbsp\;</strong>\n\nRing in the New Year and the Year of the Rabbit with fun arts &lsquo\;n crafts\, cooki ng workshops\, and exciting performances.&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>11 AM &ndash\; 4 PM</strong>: Craft and other fun activities for the entire family:\n\n< ul><li>Happy New EAR! Make yourself some unique rabbit ears to celebrate t he year of the rabbit!</li><li>Put a whimsical spin on the new year by cre ating a fun pinwheel</li><li>Toddler Room</li><li>Ruthie&rsquo\;s Origami Corner: Hop on over to Ruthie&rsquo\;s table and fold an origami rabbit!</ li></ul>\n\n<strong>SCHEDULE:</strong>\n<strong>11 AM &ndash\; 1 PM</stron g>: Bunny Petting Party with Lil&rsquo\; Red&rsquo\;s Buckaroo Ranch\n\n<s trong>11 AM &ndash\; 4 PM</strong>: New Years-inspired&nbsp\;<em>papel pic ado</em>* (perforated paper) with MyPapelPicado.com&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>11 A M &ndash\; 4 PM</strong>: Special fukubukuro (lucky bag) store sale&nbsp\; \n\n<strong>12 PM &amp\; 2 PM</strong>: Organic/Vegan Asian-inspired Cooki ng Class with Spork Foods&nbsp\;<em>(First come\, first serve. RSVPs accep ted only on January 2. 20 max for each class)</em>&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>1 PM< /strong>: A reading of&nbsp\;<em>Maneki Neko: The Tale of the Beckoning Ca t&nbsp\;</em>by author Susan Lendroth\n\n<strong>1 PM &ndash\; 4 PM</stron g>:&nbsp\;<em>Zaru soba</em>* (buckwheat noodles) with Kidding Around the Kitchen&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>2 PM &amp\; 3:30 PM</strong>: Drum circle with D rumtime&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>2:30 PM &amp\; 4 PM</strong>:&nbsp\;<em>Mochitsu ki</em>* demonstration and performance by Kodama Taiko&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>4 :30 PM</strong>: Taiko Performance with TaikoProject&nbsp\;\n\n***SPECIAL* **&nbsp\;<strong>1 &ndash\; 3:30 PM</strong>\nMOCA GEFFEN: Sunday Studio\n Please visit our neighbors and join them for a guided tour of Suprasensori al: Experiments in Light\, Color\, and Space and learn about how artist fr om Latin America where exploring with perception and sensation. Next\, all participants will meet and work with Janice Gomez\, who will lead you in making a work of art that allows the everyone to experience art in new and extraordinary ways of engagement and participation.\n\n*Papel picado is t he Mexican folk art of paper cutting into elaborate designs.&nbsp\;\n\n*Za ru soba is a Japanese New Year&rsquo\;s tradition. Soba noodles indicate l ongevity.&nbsp\;\n\n*Mochitsuki is a traditional rice cake pounding ceremo ny\n\nFor more info\, visit:&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.janm.org/events/201 1/01/#02" target="_blank">http://www.janm.org/events/2011/01/#02</a> SUMMARY:Oshogatsu Family Festival URL:/en/events/2011/01/02/oshogatsu-family-festival/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR