6/25-26 — Venice JCC Natsu Matsuri

June 25-26 — Venice Japanese Community Center, 12448 Braddock Dr., Los Angeles, hosts its Natsu Matsuri, featuring delicious and varied food offerings, games, cultural exhibits, live demonstrations and performances, plant sales,  white elephant items, a raffle, and ondo. The festival takes place on Saturday, June 25 from noon until 10 p.m. (ondo at 6 p.m.) and on Sunday, June 26 from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. (ondo at 5:30 p.m.). Ondo practices start at the center on Thursday, June 9, and will continue every Thursday and Saturday from 7 to 8:30 until June 23.