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Mentor Activities LA: March 12th & 13th

Mentor Activity: Idyllwild Arts Day- March 12th, 2:00pm-7:00pm

Have you heard about Idyllwild’s Art Academy? Experience a day of their student performances in the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Idyllwild Arts Academy.

Located at REDCAT Theater, Walt Disney Concert Hall on March 12th from 2pm-7pm come and enjoy a documentary screening, creative writing, dance, music theatre performances and more!

Admission: Free

Visit Idyllwild’s website for more information

Mentor Activity: Capture A Moment in Nature- March 12th at 2:00pm

Want to learn the tricks of the trade from a professional nature photographer? Make your own photographic history at King Gillette Ranch, one of the most stunning locales in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Go on a tour of rolling lawns, formal courtyards, and a tranquil pond with bridges and swans!
On March 12th at 2pm, located at King Gillette Ranch enjoy sweeping mountain views which set the stage for an amazing experience!

Admission: Free

Visit here for more information!

Mentor Activities LA: March 5th-6th

Mentor Activity: Chinese Lantern Festival 2011 on March 5th 12pm-7pm

Lantern Festival is a Chinese holiday that occurs annually on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month to mark the closing of Chinese New Year festivities. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, this annual community event will feature a colorful street fair that blends traditional Chinese entertainment with an interactive, educational twist!

Located at the Chinese American Museum will be Stage Performances, Arts and Crafts Workshops and plenty of festivities!

Admission: Free

Visit here for more information!

Mentor Activity: Quinceanera.com Expo & Fashion Show- March 6th at 12-5pm

Where glamour and tradition meet! Come see the gowns, limos, decorations and everything you need to have an ideal Quinceanera!

Enjoy a culturally special Fashion Show on Sunday, March 6th at 12pm located at Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center

Admission: Free

Visit here for more information!

Mentor Activities LA: Feb 25-27

Geocaching

There are approximately 4100 geocaching items hidden within a 20-mile radius of Los Angeles. Grab your GPS, put on your adventuring shoes, and get started! Don’t forget: if you plan to take an item from the cache, make sure you bring a trinket to replace it. For ten spots to check out first, click here.

The Getty Center, East to West: Global Perspectives, Daily at 1:30

You don’t need to pack your bags to take this tour: travel to China and beyond in this one-hour exploration of perceptions and images of the East. Meet the educator at the Museum Information Desk. Admission to the Getty Center is free every day. For more information, visit the Getty Center website.

Mentor Activities: Feb. 4, 5 & 6

Mentor Activity: Super Bowl XLV, Sunday Feb. 6

The Super Bowl is upon us! This year’s matchup features the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Green Bay Packers, with the game being held in the astronomically sized Dallas stadium. Not a big football fan? Click here to brush up on your knowledge. Kick-off  is at 6:29pm ET. There are plenty of youth-friendly places to watch the big game, try resources such as yelp.com to see what’s near you!

Mentor Activity New York: Friday 2/4, the Alloy Orchestra at the World Financial Center

The Alloy Orchestra is a three-man musical ensemble that will make you think outside the box when it comes to playing music.  Using “instruments” that do not fit the typical description for what you may not expect to be played, this orchestra writes and plays music to classic silent films. This Friday they are playing to The Black Pirate, so head on out to the WFC’s Winter Garden and see what it’s all about! Click here for a map, and here for more information.

Mentor Activity LA: Feb. 4, First Fridays at the Natural History Musem

Every first Friday of the month, LA’s Natural History Museum opens its doors until 10pm for an extended Natural History party! Get a behind-the-scenes look at exhibits, listen to speakers, and listen to live music while seeing everything the museum has to offer. Click here for more information!