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Monster Mash Family Saturday

when: Apr 14, 2012 at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

where: Japanese American National Museum, 369 East First St., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Enjoy a day of monster related fun and crafts for the whole family at the Japanese American National Museum. These free Saturday programs are filled with fun activities giving families unique ways to learn, play, and grow together.

Craft activities include:

  • Add fun to your footsteps and terror to your trot by making monster feet.
  • Make a colorful zigzag monster puppet.
  • Create an origami monster.
  • Cook a Healthy Monster Mash Mix
  • Get your face or hands monsterized by a professional face painter
  • Get monster caricature by a professional artist
  • And more…

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the scoop:

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