Community / Family

Children’s Matsuri, bring your kids! (video)

From Temecula Sister City Association

In 2003, we launched our newest annual event, “The Children’s Matsuri,” to bring Japanese culture and fun to Southern California’s kids. Don’t miss this year’s contest for children and families” and under “Children’s Matsuri” on that same page, put, “In 2003, we launched our newest annual event, “The Children’s Matsuri,” to bring Japanese culture and fun to Southern California’s kids.  Join us for entertainment, food, educational crafts and games and lots of excitement on May 8, 2010.

Saturday’s Schedule

Announcement Stage (Outside by the Tori Gate)

11:15am Opening Words w/Mayor of Temecula, Jeff Comerchero

12:00pm Sponsor Awards

Courtesy Temecula Sister City Association

Dance Studio

Kokeshi Doll Workshop: Lesson, Demonstration and Make-Your-Own

Paper Kokeshi: $5 per doll (Children of all ages welcome)

11:30am-1:00pm Session 1 (Max 25 kids)

1:30pm-3:00pm Session 2 (Max 25 kids)

Wooden Kokeshi: $10 per doll

(Mature participants please – recommended age: 15 years and older)

3:30pm-5:00pm Session 3 (Max 25 persons)

Old Town Community Theater Stage

($5 Admission per adult 18 yrs & older, covers all performances inside)

1:00pm Team Wasabi

1:30pm Shamisen Performance

1:50pm Vintage Hills Choir

2:00pm Haiku Winners Presentation

2:15pm The Rings JRock Band

3:15pm We Tell Stories Performance

4:00pm Yamashita Karate

4:45pm Shokenji Taiko Group

Merc Building (outside)

Ikebana Displays by Ohara School of Ikebana, San Diego

12:30pm Ikebana Demonstration

2:00pm Ikebana Demonstration

4:00pm Ikebana Demonstration

Merc Building (inside)

Kamishibai (Japanese Storytelling)

Please check program for times

Courtyard

11:00am – 5:00pm Sponsor Booths

11:00am – 5:00pm Games

Temecula Sister City Association (TSCA) Booths

11:00am – 5:00pm TSCA Information & Hospitality Booth

Event T-Shirts, Scented Pencils, Padres Tickets & Drink Sales

11:00am – 3:00 pm “Language & Culture” Cub Scouts booth

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