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
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Make it Green! – Andell Family Sundays
WHEN: Sunday, April 7, 14, 21, 28, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
COST: FREE, no reservations
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
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
SPONSOR: Thai New Year Songkran
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.