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


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


  • 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!
    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.

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

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