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Mentoring Activities LA: March 19th & 20th

Mentor Activity: Cherry Blossom Festival at Descanso Gardens- Saturday, March 19th 2011 at 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Ready for Spring? The flowering of cherry trees is celebrated around the world as a herald of spring. Witness a traditional Japanese tea ceremony or watch a demonstration of Japanese cooking. Take a guided walk of the flowering cherry trees in the Descanso landscape, purchase a cherry tree to take home and get expert advice on cherry tree care.

On Saturday, March 19th from 9AM-5PM located at Descanso Gardens, come participate in all the activities and enjoy the festival!

All activities are free with admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, $3 children 5-12; 4 and younger enter free.

Visit here for more information about the festival and all the activities.

Mentor Activity: I Love Vinyl- Sunday, March 20th 2011 at 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Music fans: come out for an afternoon of record spinning and music appreciation! All different styles of music will be represented. A very special event for those who appreciate and love playing, hearing and collecting vinyl. Free BBQ food and drinks!

On Sunday, March 20th from 12PM to 6PM located at Dr. Freecloud’s Record Shoppe, come listen, dance and appreciate some great music!

Admission: Free

Visit here for more information about this event.

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.