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News, Seven Days, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica

Committee For Racial Justice To Host Workshop In Santa Monica Tonight

Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 9:09 am

The Committee for Racial Justice (CRJ) will host a workshop entitled “Is there a debt owed to black America?” tonight, Aug. 10 at the Thelma Terry Building in Santa Monica's Virginia Avenue Park.

News, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica, Youth

CRJ To Host Workshop Sunday: "A Productive Summer For Your Child"

Posted May. 3, 2014, 7:45 am

The topic of this month’s Committee for Racial Justice workshop this Sunday, May 4 at Virginia Avenue Park in Santa Monica is more lighthearted than usual; yet a serious purpose underlies it.

The 'Tango in the Park' sessions will be taught by DanielPonickly, artistic director of Ballroom Madness.

Seven Days, Virginia Avenue Park, Music, Santa Monica, Dance

Enjoy Free "Tango In The Park" Thanks To Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra

Posted May. 2, 2014, 6:33 am

For the next three Mondays -- May 5, 12, and 19 -- the community is invited to dance to live music courtesy of the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra.

Pico Branch Library branch manager Cecilia Tovar said the first week of opening has been extremely busy, with 1,650 visitors welcomed in the first three days alone.

News, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica, Library, Pico Boulevard

Pico Neighborhood Embraces New Library; Thousands Visit During First Week

Posted May. 2, 2014, 6:21 am

The Santa Monica Public Library system has begun a new chapter with the opening of its newest branch -- the first in more than 50 years -- in the Pico neighborhood.

News, Health, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Support Center Opened After Shootings Reduces Hours

Posted Jul. 11, 2013, 8:30 am

The Community Connections & Support Center established following the June Santa Monica shootings will remain open, but with reduced hours.

News, Health, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica, City Hall

Free Support Center At Virginia Avenue Park Following Santa Monica Shootings

Posted Jun. 13, 2013, 12:24 pm

The City of Santa Monica has set up a Community & Connections Support Center at Virginia Avenue Park for anyone finding it difficult to cope with the shootings.

Seven Days, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica, Youth

Virginia Avenue Park Teen Center To Hold Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Posted Nov. 2, 2012, 1:07 am

A Dia de los Muertos celebration will be held from 5-7 p.m. today, Nov. 2 at Virginia Avenue Park Teen Center, 2200 Virginia Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Juneteenth CelebrationSaturday, June 16Noon to 5 p.m.Virginia Avenue Park2200 Virginia Ave

Seven Days, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica

What's Hot: Juneteenth Celebration At Virginia Avenue Park This Saturday

Posted Jun. 15, 2012, 1:49 am

The Juneteenth Celebration this Saturday, June 16, will consist of a day of entertainment, food, vendors, and activities for adults and youth to celebrate the news of the Emancipation Proclamation among slaves in Texas in June 1865.

News, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica, Education

Second Santa Monica Cradle To Career Event To Be Held Today

Posted May. 24, 2012, 12:53 am

"Road Map to Innovation: A Collective Impact Conversation," the second in a planned series of Santa Monica Cradle to Career Initiative events, will...

The 6th Annual Unity Resource Festival is this Sunday, March 11, at Virginia Avenue Park.

Calendar, Seven Days, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica

What's Hot: 6th Annual Unity Resource Festival This Sunday

Posted Mar. 9, 2012, 12:54 am

6th Annual Unity Resource Festival Sunday, March 11 from 1-5 p.m. Virginia Avenue Park 2200 Virginia Avenue

The Santa Monica Symphony

Calendar, Virginia Avenue Park, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Symphony Present Free Flamenco Guitar And Dance Workshop This Sunday

Posted Jan. 6, 2012, 12:32 am

The Santa Monica Symphony will present a free flamenco guitar and dance workshop this Sunday, Jan. 8, at Virginia Avenue Park's Thelma Terry Perfor...

Jessica Tuck (left) who stars in "True Blood" with friend at last year's Inspiration Gala.

Calendar, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica

Tickets Still Available To Virginia Avenue Project’s Inspiration Gala On Wednesday

Posted Oct. 23, 2011, 1:56 am

“Magic of Music” is this year’s theme for the Virginia Avenue Project’s annual fundraising Inspiration Gala this Wednesday, Oct. 26.

The Tri-A Steppers performed at the annual Juneteenth celebration on Saturday.

Life And Arts, Virginia Avenue Park, Video, Holiday, Santa Monica

Santa Monica’s 19th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Posted Jun. 20, 2011, 7:26 am

Historic holidays are typically celebrated on an approximated day, a time set aside as a representation of events that took place long ago. But on ...

Mictlanxiucoatl- Danza Azteca performed at the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Virginia Avenue Park on Sunday, May 1st.

Life And Arts, Virginia Avenue Park, Holiday, Santa Monica, Pico Boulevard

Cinco de Mayo Celebrated in Santa Monica

Posted May. 4, 2011, 9:36 am

The City of Santa Monica’s Virginia Avenue Park hosted a free Cinco de Mayo fiesta and carnival Sunday, May 1 from 12 to 5 p.m. Mariachi Estrella...

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Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm

Jazz artist Cikae (Christy Knowing) performed at the 18th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Virginia Avenue Park on Saturday, June 19.

News, Life And Arts, Virginia Avenue Park

2010 Juneteenth Celebration in Santa Monica

Posted Jun. 21, 2010, 11:08 am

The 18th annual Juneteenth celebration in Santa Monica was a cultural event not to be missed over the weekend at Virginia Avenue Park on Pico Boule...

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Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm

Life And Arts, Virginia Avenue Park, Music, Family, Santa Monica

Uniting For a Festival About Unity

Posted Mar. 3, 2010, 4:00 pm

The City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica College, South Bay Area Human Relations Council, and the US Census 2010 presented the Fourth Annual Unity R...

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