Looking for culturally enriching activities and experiences for your family? Check out some of these suggested events happening around the greater Los Angeles Area.
Events listed on this page strive to accomplish Disney Elementary's mission to promote diversity, equity and inclusion; broaden the perspectives of our community; and build community.
If you have a suggestion for an event to share on this page, please email our PTA Diversity Chair.
Sunday, February 25, 2024
Downtown Arcadia rings in the Lunar New Year with a community celebration. This is a free festival with a lion dance performance, arts and crafts, food, and music. The event will be from 11am-5pm and located on First Ave. in Downtown Arcadia between Huntington Dr. and California St. For more information, visit the event page.
Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association
First Avenue In Downtown Arcadia (Huntington Ave. to Diamond Street) Arcadia, CA 91007
Virtual Event; Fridays, Feb. 2-23, 2024
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is hosting several special Virtual Events in February, each highlighting a Black nature lover/explorer. On Friday, February 2nd, the event features Detroit Hives, beekeepers who will “teach children about beekeeping, the importance of pollination and Black bee scientists.” On Friday, February 9th, children will meet diver Dr. Nevada Winrow, founder of Black Girls Dive. On Friday, February 23rd, children will meet climber Brittany Levitt, CEO of Brown Girls Climb. Each webinar also includes a question/answer session, and a Museum Educator leading a related art project. Registration information is available online. https://nmaahc.si.edu/events (Designed for children 6 and older.)
March 20-24, 2024
When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African American dancers took the stage on March 30, 1958, at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only, but it turned out to be the start of a new era in the arts, launching a revolutionary company that transcends barriers and celebrates the African American cultural experience. See America’s most popular modern dance company at The Music Center. Tickets available at
The Music Center
135 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
On view: Now through April 20; Monday - Saturday, 11am-4pm
Artist and Disney parent Mercedes Dorame’s visual art exhibition brings together a collection of new and recent work, combining photography and sculpture to explore the profound beauty of our natural world. Dorame's lens captures the vibrant tapestry of our Native ecology and its elusive peripheries, inviting reflection on the delicate balance between the familiar and what lies beyond.
4757 York Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90042
Now through Sep 4, 2024.
The GRAMMY Museum is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop with its exhibition, "Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit."“The 5,000-square foot exhibit delves deep into the multifaceted world of hip-hop through expansive exhibits on hip-hop music, dance, graffiti, fashion, business, activism, and history, providing visitors with an immersive experience that explores the profound impact and influence of hip-hop culture.” Tickets are available online. (Note – The Museum is closed on Tuesdays.)
More information: https://grammymuseum.org/event/hip-hop-america-the-mixtape-exhibit/
800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
First Saturdays of each month from 10am - 3pm
The Cultural Center serves as a repository of artifacts, historical documents, photo collections and other historical resources directly associated with the history of the Tongva people. The Kuruvungna Village Springs & Cultural Center welcomes all. Open house events scheduled for the first Saturday of each month from 10AM-3PM. For more information, see http://gabrielinosprings.com/wpsite/.
1439 S. Barrington Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025