Target Free Family Saturday: Books Galore!

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Community Event

Jul 200911
11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


Come and explore with us the wonderful world of Asian American and Japanese American books.

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

All day craft activities:

- Do you have a story to share? Create your own kamishibai! Kamishibai is a form of storytelling that originated in Japanese Buddhist temples in the 12th century.

- Use your big imagination to create a notebook.

- Hold that spot! Uncover cool colors as you scratch a design into a bookmark.

- Ruthie’s Origami Corner: make an origami book and pencil.

12 PM – A special reading of Allen Say’s classic "Under the Cherry Blossom Tree" by our very own master storyteller Rodney Kageyama

1 PM: Take a tour of our ongoing exhibition,Common Ground: The Heart of Community , with our very knowledge core of docents.


1 - 4 PM– To celebrate summer, good books and fun foods Kidding Around the Kitchen and JANM are inviting kids of all ages to come and make a homemade maple granola fruit parfait. 

2 PM– Author Nathaniel Lachenmeyer will read and sign his book, "The Origami Master." A special activity will follow!

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JANM . Atualizado em Mai 20, 2011 2:56 p.m.


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