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The Arts & Literacy Festival is presented by Virginia Avenue Park and the Pico Branch Library and promotes Cradle to Career’s Kindergarten Readiness Campaign. The festival will feature a wide variety of interactive activities for children and families! Visit Storyville where you can meet and interview some of your favorite book characters. Get active with the Santa Monica Police Department and Fire Department in the Active Zone. Check out cooking demonstrations at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market and participate in a market treasure hunt. Swap a book, Make a book, Write a book with reDiscover Center. Learn about promoting your child’s health & development and even sign up for pre-school with SMMUSD. Spend the day in the park reading, moving and crafting!
Bring a picnic lunch, refillable water bottle and blankets or chairs for you and your family to enjoy performances by Rhythm Child, Blackstreet USA Puppet Theater, and Baila Baila!