Fiesta Matsuri, a multiethnic celebration of children, will take place Sunday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St. in Little Tokyo.
This celebration of Kodomo no Hi and Día de los Niños will include arts and crafts workshops, games, food, and performances on the plaza.
11 a.m.: Opening welcome from JACCC President/CEO Leslie Ito and Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar
11:15 a.m.: Danza Azteca Ajolote
11:55 a.m.: Nishi Hongwanji Child Development Center
12:20 p.m.: Boyle Heights Community Youth Orchestra
12:50 p.m.: El Marino Niji Daiko
1:20 p.m.: Plaza de la Raza Mariachi
2 p.m.: North Torrance Elementary Ukulele Ensemble
2:30 p.m.: Ballet Folklorico de Carolina
3:10 p.m.: Fujima Kansei Odori Kai
11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.: Japanese and Mexican folktale stories and activities by Jane Yamashita Shirk
11:45 a.m.: Mochi/manju demo with Brian Kito of Fugetsudo
12:15 p.m. Danza workshop by Danza Azteca Ajolote
1:15 p.m.: Taiko Basics by UCLA Kyodo
3:15 p.m.: Taiko Basics by UCLA Kyodo Taiko
Arts and crafts will be offered by Self-Help Graphics, Kizuna, and the Tanabata Festival.
For more information, call (213) 628-2725 or visit www.jaccc.org.