Free Family Sundays
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Event:
Free Family Sundays
Date:
April 7, 2013
Cost:
Free
Updated:
March 18, 2013
Venue:
Various Locations
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Target Sundays at the Bowers Museum: Japanese Cherry Blossom Family Festival

The Bowers Museum celebrates Spring with a day of activities devoted to the exuberant signal of the arrival of the season  – Japanese Cherry Blossoms.   There will be workshops,  performances and dancing!

WHEN: April 7, 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

SITE: The Bowers Museum

COST: Admission to the Museum and all activities is Free

Limited to 250 tickets per hour and 1500 tickets per day for specially ticketed exhibits.

SPONSOR: The Bowers Museum

INFO: www.bowers.org; education@bowers.org/714.567.3677

 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Make it Green! – Andell Family Sundays

WHEN: Sunday, April 7, 14, 21, 28, 12:30 – 3:30 pm

SITE: LACMA

COST: FREE, no reservations

SPONSOR: LACMA

INFO: www.lacma.org/event/andell-family-sundays-22, 323-857-6211

Show your love for the planet by drawing from nature, making instruments out of recycled materals, and touring landscapes!

 

Blessing of the Animals

WHEN: April 7, 5 – 9 p.m.

SITE: El Pueblo Historical Monument, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles

COST: Free

SPONSOR: El Pueblo Historical Monument

INFO: 213-485-8372, http://www.calleolvera.com/

This centuries-old tradition of blessing the animals, for the many benefits they provide mankind, is celebrated in the plaza. Brightly adorned animals and their human companions assemble in the historic Plaza for a procession. All pets are welcome.

 

Thai New Year “Songkran” Festival

WHEN: April 7, 10 am – 8 pm

SITE: Hollywood Blvd. between Western Ave. and Normandie Ave., Thai Town

COST: Free

SPONSOR: Thai New Year Songkran

Festival Corp.

INFO: 323-640-4033,

www.thainewyear.com

This is a day-long celebration of Thai culture in Thai Town. The event will feature a wide variety of the Thai traditional activities, including Thai kick boxing, stage performances, Thai food cooking demonstrations, and Thai Heritage Village. The event will also feature exhibitions, vendors, traditional arts, and hand crafts.