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CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Megan Shimada –Recreation & Community Services

Supervisor Recreation and Community Services – (562) 430-1073

Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos is almost here!

(Los Alamitos, CA) – The 5th Annual Weekend of Art is THIS UPCOMING weekend at the Los Alamitos Community Center!  Over 300 artists of all ages and skill levels are joining together to showcase their artwork on Friday, March 20 from 5:00-8:00 pm and Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm. Awards will be given in the following divisions for visual artists:

Mayor’s Award: 1st place

Commissioner’s Award: 1st place

Art Educator’s Award: 1st place

People’s Choice Award: 1st place

Most Artistic School in the Los Alamitos Unified School District: 1st place

 

Two Dimensional Awards:

Elementary Division (Pre-K-5th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Middle School Division (6th-8th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

High School Division (9th-12th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Adult (High School Graduate+) Division Awards: 1st-3rd place

 

Three Dimensional Awards:

Elementary Division (Pre-K-5th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Middle School Division (6th-8th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

High School Division (9th-12th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Adult (High School Graduate+) Division Awards: 1st-3rd place

 

The event will also include an arts & crafts fair on Saturday from 4-8pm, children’s art activities, mini art classes, and live entertainment. Below is the performance and demonstration schedule for this year’s event:

  • Friday, March 20
    • 5:30pm-6:00pm – St. Hedwig Band
    • 6:00pm-6:30pm – Dance West
    • 6:30pm-7:00pm – Musical Youth Artist Repertory Theatre
    • 7:00pm-8:00pm – Guitar Club
  • Saturday, March 21
    • 10:00am-10:45am – Parent and Me Mini Art Class (Ages 3.5-5)
    • 11:00am-12:00pm – Youth Mini Art Class (Ages 6-11)
    • 1:15pm-1:20pm – Los AL Rec Song Team
    • 1:30pm-2:30pm – Follow Along Mini Paint Class (Ages 15+)
    • 2:50pm-3:30pm – The Hep Cats (Long Beach City College Jazz Students)
    • 3:30pm-4:30pm – Rad Ro Baking Mini Cookie Decorating Class (Ages 15+)
    • 4:30pm-5:00pm – Katelyn Duran
    • 5:00pm-6:00pm – The Youth Center Music Programs
    • 6:00pm-6:30pm – Tricia Murphy U-JAM Dance Fitness
    • 6:30pm-7:00pm – Esencia Flamenco
    • 7:00pm-7:45pm – Closing Awards Ceremony

For more information, please visit www.cityoflosalamitos.org/recreation or contact the Community Center at (562) 430-1073.