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3rd Annual Boyle Heights Primavera Festival ~ May 30th

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On Saturday, May 30, 2015 Boyle Heights residents will come together for a memorable day under the sun at the 3rd Annual Boyle Heights Primavera Festival. A culmination of the efforts of community organizers and grassroots collectives, the Festival aims to promote a healthy, sustainable community by engaging its members in activities that promote and celebrate gardening, fitness and nutrition.

The event, which will take place at Prospect Park (600 Echandia St, Los Angeles, CA 90033) from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., will not only include educational workshops, a fitness course, resource booths, and free healthy food, but also fun for the whole family, with live music and a children’s play area with arts and crafts. Free and open to the public, festival organizers anticipate over 1,500 Boyle Heights residents including children, adults, and seniors.

Fitness activities will include: jiu jitsu, zumba, salsa, cross fit, and yoga. Community educations and DIY workshops will include: musica jarana, healing with essential oils, balm making, anti-displacement discussion, and food politics dialogue. Children’s activities will include: gardening, arts and crafts, face painting, dance and movement, poetry, and photography.

To learn more about the Boyle Heights Primavera Festival visit www.boyleheightsprimaverafestival.com.

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