Endless Summer C.A.M.P. (Community | Art | Music | Picnic) at Tongva Park

Saturday, Aug 19, 2023
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
1615 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Pictured: CONTRA-TIEMPO leading a workshop

Pack a picnic, blankets, and beach chairs and enjoy four Saturday afternoons, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m, showcasing music and dance from Brazil, Cuba, Latin America, and Hawaii, including Grammy-award-winning artist Daniel Ho. Youth from Santa Monica will take the stage performing orchestral and chamber music, Balkan music, Hawaiian dance, and Ballet Folklorico. Hands-on craft workshops celebrating the park’s plants and world traditions enhance the day’s activities. The Ice Guys LA will serve frozen treats for purchase. Explore Tongva Park’s amenities which include a splash pad, playground, ocean observation deck, public art, and 100+ species of plants. Make a day in Santa Monica and explore local businesses and restaurants in nearby Downtown, 3rd Street Promenade, the Pier, and Main Street. 


Saturday, August 19 - Animals from around the world with Conservation Ambassadors | Santa Monica's Elemental Music's Chamber Music Institute | Succulent Plant Terrarium building workshop with artist Eros Cortes

Saturday, August 26 - Afro-Cuban and Latin dance community get-down with CONTRA-TIEMPO | Hawaiian dance performance by Santa Monica's Cabeza de Vaca Cultural Center | Sensational Sashes (or headdresses, belts or bracelets) Workshop with artist Marcus Kuiland-Nazario | Food Cart: The Ice Guys LA

Saturday, September 2 - Performance and Hawaiian dance workshop with Hālau Keali’i O’Nālani and Grammy Award winning musician Daniel Ho | Academia de Danza, Ballet Folklorico Flor de Mayo’s youth Ballet Folklorico | Fish Marionette Workshop with artist Ellen Schulze | Food Cart: The Ice Guys LA

Saturday, September 9 - Afro-Brazilian dance and drumming workshop with Viver Brasil | Santa Monica Youth Orchestra's Balkan Ensemble | Drum Making Workshop with ReDiscover | Food Cart: The Ice Guys LA

Produced by Community Arts Resources (CARS), in partnership with the City. Endless Summer C.A.M.P. is made possible by Art of Recovery.

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