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9th Annual

International Children’s Day

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s ninth annual International Children’s Day is a special festival for kids.

Join us for the Aquarium of the Pacific’s ninth annual International Children’s Day festival, celebrating the amazing talents of children of all cultures. This festival will feature West African, Mexican, Pacific Islander, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Persian dance performances. Also featured will be a children’s choir and martial arts demonstrations. Kids of all ages can partake in an international percussion circle, face painting, mural painting, and Native American and Pacific Island traditional children’s crafts and games.

The Aquarium will honor a local youth with its annual Young Hero Award in recognition of his or her efforts to make this planet a better place.

Saturday

10:40 a.m. Singing and Dance - Nixon Academy Musical Troupe/ Honda Blue Cavern

11:45 a.m. Polynesian performances – Tupua Productions/ Honda Blue Cavern

12:20 p.m. Cambodian Traditional Dance – Spirit of Khmer Angkor/ Honda Blue Cavern

12:55 p.m. Chinese Folk Dance – Irvine Chinese School/ Honda Blue Cavern

1:40 p.m. West African Dance – Dembrebrah/ Honda Blue Cavern

2:30 p.m. Mexican Folkloric Dance – Estrellas de Santa Rosa/ Honda Blue Cavern

3:10 p.m. Japanese Traditional Dance – Fujima Seiyumi Kai/ Honda Blue Cavern

4:00 p.m. International Drum & Percussion Circle – Ambianz Muzic Experienz/ Honda Blue Cavern

Sunday

10:40 a.m. Martial Arts Demonstration – American Tiger Martial Arts and Fitness/ Honda Blue Cavern

11:30 a.m. Persian Spring Show – A Children’s Show Featuring the Music, Art, and Peace Learning of Persian culture/ Marine Life Theater

11:45 a.m. Polynesian performances – Tupua Productions/ Honda Blue Cavern

12:20 p.m. Mexican Folkloric Dance – Folklorico del Mar/ Honda Blue Cavern

12:55 p.m. Korean Traditional Dance – Kim Eung Hwa Korean Dance Academy/ Honda Blue Cavern

1:40 p.m. 2014 Young Hero Award honoring Callum Watson/ Honda Blue Cavern

2:30 p.m. West African Dance – Dembrebrah/ Honda Blue Cavern

3:10 p.m. International Drum & Percussion Circle – Ambianz Muzic Experienz/ Honda Blue Cavern

4:00 p.m. Chinese (Guitar) Zither Performance with Christine Hu/ Honda Blue Cavern

All programs subject to change and weather dependent.

FREE Children’s Activities and Displays

Face Painting

Chumash Native American cultural crafts by Oscar Ortiz

Oceans Origami Paper Shapers with Joy Nishijima (Saturday)

Origami with author/designer Joel Stern (Sunday)

Hawaiian Games, Tattoos, & Lei Making – Pacific Islander Health Partnership

Mural Painting for all ages – Art Miles Mural Project

Café Scuba International Children’s Day Specials:

Chicken Strips

Chicken Quesadilla

Spaghetti with Classic Bolognese Sauce

Mini Cheeseburgers

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Hot Dog

Corn Dog

Turkey Sandwich

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

(All Items above served with choice of Side Fruit, Salad or Fries)

Cupcakes

Cookies

International Children’s Day
Event Information
When Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sunday, Apr 6, 2014 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Cost Included with general admission to guests. Free to Aquarium members; 20% off for their guests.
Tickets General admission is required. You can purchase tickets online.
Members get in free. No reservation needed.
Info (562) 590-3100, ext. 0
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