The Office of Councilmember Nithya Raman is hosting the celebration for our AAPI community, and we would love for you to join us! We are showing MOANA, offering FREE FOOD to the first 100 guests, and will have family-friendly activities before the start of the movie.
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CD4 Family Movie + Bento Box Night:
JAPANESE GARDEN – KOI POND AT SOUTH COAST BOTANIC GARDENS
The garden is maintained with a Bonsai display by South Coast Bonsai Association. Enjoy listening to the calming sounds of water and taking in the subdued palette of evergreen shrubbery embracing the Koi pond. The stone lanterns were crafted of Okazaki stone over 200 years ago in a region said to be the capital of Japan’s stone craft. Adults $15, Seniors 65 and over and Students with ID $11, Children (5 to 12 years) $5, Foundation members and children…
The world premiere of an original, ensemble-devised work from L.A.’s Latino Theater Company. Employing its trademark blend of comedy, drama, music, dance, and theatrical magic, the company takes us to Los Angeles, 2042. Years of fires, torrential rain, anarchy, and bloodshed have led to a totalitarian city-state where the elderly disappear, their stories forgotten. On the eve of her 75th birthday, faded Chicana starlet Veronica Del Rio enlists the help of her loud-mouth nurse, a kind-hearted police-man fan, and a…
Main Street Santa Monica Farmers Market
Approximately 25 certified California farms, live entertainment, activities, and Main Street-based retail vendors present a vibrant atmosphere where locals and visitors shop and spent the morning with friends and family.
JAPANESE GARDEN AT DESCANSO GARDENS
Explore this tranquil Japanese-style garden that blends design elements from four classic garden styles. Cross an arched bridge and walk on shaded paths along a koi-filled stream to the teahouse. General $15, Seniors 65 and over and Students with ID $11, Children (5 to 12 years) $5, Descanso members and children under 5 are free
2023 ASIAN AMERICAN EXPO – YEAR OF THE RABBIT
Asian American Expo ushers in the Year of the Rabbit; continuing the tradition of hosting the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in America. Eager to roll out the red carpets for attendees, the 41st annual Expo is here to demonstrate why this is a ‘must attend’ cultural celebration in America with a smorgasbord of food, entertainment at every corner, a myriad of vendors to delight one’s urge to splurge, and plenty more activities to participate. The expo will have 5…