Santa Monica Festival, Clover Park
Saturday, May 19, 2012, 11 AM – 6 PM – Free Admission, Parking & Bike Valet!
Enjoy eclectic music and colorful dance, eat fresh and local food, shop for earth-friendly artistic wares and discover a greener, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.
Get moving this Saturday at this fitness-eco-lifestyle event at one of the Southland’s favorite forward-thinking communities Santa Monica. Participate in workshops including Zumbainflatable grass balls, Belly Dancing, Gymnastics, Yoga, World Groove Danceinflatable zorb balls, Hip Hop, Strengthen & Tone and Martial Arts
Listen to music groups such as Dustbowl Revival (a Venice-based jazz collective merging bluegrass, gospel, jug-band swamp blues and hot swing), La Santa Cecilia (South American rhythms like cumbia and bossa nova blended with Afro-Cuban percussion, rock and jazz), Lux Aeterna (urban dance and contemporary circus theater) and Vaud & the Villains (19-piece New Orleans ‘30s orchestra and cabaret featuring leggy dancing girls, big brass and mad chops of the Villain choir).
Chef Challenge cooking competitions, cooking demos and talks – you can even create your own healthy cookbook. Participants include Eddie Lin of Deep End Dining, Alex Moreno from Border Grill, Karl Bruskotter/Meatless Mondays, Darra Henigan Finally, venerable game outfit Atari is getting a suite of items to mobile products within the coming days, including its inaugural entry in to the social Casino online realm, Atari Casino for iOS. on Eating Locally and Seasonally stagecoach bouncy castles for sale, John-Carols from Michael’s and Nyesha Arrington from Wiltshire, plus Kid’s Kitchen hosted by Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.
Food Trucks include Border Grill, the Bun Truck, Coolhaus, Crepe’n Around, Gastrobus, Go Chew Truck, Hawaiian Delight, India Jones, Let’s Be Frank, Linde’s Almonds, Nom Nom Truck, Shmuck with a Truck, Waffles de Liege, Yalla.
Explore environmentally smart solutions to daily living with Earth Partnership, Catalina Ecology Project, Energy Upgrade CA, Heal the Bay, Sustainable works, Latino Resource Organizations, Solar Santa Monica, Resource, Recovery & Recycling and Waste Management: At Your Door Secial Collection.
City of Santa Monica Bike Valet, free parking & raffle ticket, Bikrowave (do-it-yourself bike repair, maintenance advice and safe riding tips), Santa Monica Spoke: Bike Exhibition, CicLAVIA (the country’s largest car-free event and how you can bring it to Santa Monica) and Bike Rodeo & Skill Zone (where cyclists of all ages and skills levels can practice handling and bike rodeo skills).
And More! Art workshops and contests, craft demonstrations, sustainable works, eco-friendly artistic marketplace
Clover Park, 2600 Ocean Park Blvd, between Cloverfield and 28th Street
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