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Children's Day

 

The El Marino Children’s Day Festival is an annual event in May, showcasing Latino and Japanese culture through dance and music. K-5 students perform with their classes and also with their ALLEM enrichment classes.

 

 
EVENT DETAILS
 
Saturday, May 13
11:00am - 3:30pm
El Marino Playground
 
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
 

11:30

Nihon Buyo (Japanese Dance)

11:55

Kendo (Japanese Fencing)

12:10

SIP 4th Grade & Folk Band

12:20

Transitional Kindergarten

12:30

SIP Kindergarten

12:35

Frevo

 

BREAK

12:50

Flamenco

1:05

SIP 5th Grade

 

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1:20

JIP All Grades (K-5)

 

JIP 1st & 2nd Grade

 

JIP Kindergarten

 

JIP 1st Grade

 

JIP 2nd Grade

 

JIP 3rd Grade

 

JIP 4th & 5th Grade

2:40

SIP 1st Grade

2:50

SIP 2nd & 3rd Grade

 

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3:00

Rainbow Taiko

3:15

CCMS Taiko


 
 

 

Craft Tables & Used Books

Hours: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Crafts, games and fun activities will be available for children of all ages. We will also be selling used books in English, Japanese and Spanish.

 

Japanese Cultural Heritage Club

Kabuto (helmet): Kids will learn how to make an origami kabuto using craft paper and newspaper. Use markers and stickers to decorate your very own kabuto to wear.

 

 

Braided Jump Rope: Kids will pick three strips of cloth 3-meters in length and braid them to make their own jump rope (4-meters for taller children).

 

 

Food & Drinks

Make the day a family outing, and pick up some delicious food available at the Children’s Day Kitchen and special vendors!

 

Kitchen: Hotdogs, Nachos, Pupusas, Bento (salmon, chicken teriyaki), Spam Musubi, Onigiri (salmon, wakame & goma/shio), Inari, Curry (chicken, vegetable), Iced Green Tea, Iced Barley Tea, Water, Juice, Soda.

 

Boba Drink, Ice Coffee and Dessert by JEX (Japan Exchange Student Program)

 

Vendors:

Lomo Sandwich

Okinawan Donut by Okinawa Association of America Santaagi

Papa John’s pizza

 

Spirit Wear

Show off your school spirit by wearing El Marino gear every Wednesday!

Children and adult sizes available for purchase at the PTA Spirit Wear booth.

 

 

This wonderful, cultural day is hosted by ALLEM (Advocates for Language Learning at El Marino. ALLEM raises funds to hire and pay adjuncts who are fluent in Japanese and Spanish, providing valuable and much needed assistance to teachers in the classroom.  With the rise in minimum wage, ALLEM is behind in pledges. Please DONATE TO ALLEM and keep these vital programs at our school!