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.
Saturday, May 13
11:00am - 3:30pm
El Marino Playground
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)
Okinawan Donut by Okinawa Association of America Santaagi
Papa John’s pizza
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.