Friday evening June 22 5 to 9 p.m. at Sycamore Grove Park, join Urban Rancho for a family-friendly after-work celebration of food, fun, crafts, beer making and music.
Here are the treats in store for you:
HOT NEW L.A.-BASED MUSIC IN THE HISTORIC HINER-SOUSA BANDSHELL
--The Herbert Bail Orchestra: Dynamic alternative folk rock Western gypsy music http://www.herbertbail.com
--Castano: homegrown roots with classic rock sounds http://castanomusic.com
--The LA Master Food Preservers teach us make homemade sodas, infused liquors, quick pickles (for garnish), simple farm to table recipes for summertime (http://www.facebook.com/MFPLA)
--Homegirl Cafe brings samples and recipes for jalapeño pesto and baguette (http://www.homegirlcafe.org/)
--Nicole Gatto, founder of LA Sprouts, gives cooking lesson with farmer’s market ingredients
--Laura Masura, Laura Ann’s Jams shows how to make summer cocktails and mocktails with her jams and farmer’s market ingredients including Jenkins Jellies (http://www.lauraannsjams.com)
--Gourmet desserts with Danielle Keene (http://bittersweettreats.com)
--L.A. Trade Tech Culinary Students cook and give out samples (http://wellness.lattc.edu/culinary/culinary.html)
--Hangar 24, Nibble Bit Tabby Brewery will teach you how to home brew beer and give samples
--Plus these fantastic food trucks: Flat Iron Truck, Auntie’s Fry Bread, Attack of the Killer Carnitas, Lomo Arigato
--International Brotherhood of Magicians member Gerry Schiller performs up-close magic (http://www.geraldaschiller.com)
--Margaret Sosa comes from Plaza de la Raza to share papel picado making for kids and adults.
--Cathi Milligan of The Glass Studio on York Blvd. teaches a workshop on making a fused glass suncatcher. (http://www.theglassstudio.net/aboutus.html)
--Award-winning children’s author Erica Silverman provies storytime for little ones
--Arroyo Seco Library on summer reading programs and summer programs and how to check out books using iPad, Kindle, Nook, etc.
--Glen Creason, map librarian from the downtown LAPL brings his beautiful book “L.A. in Maps” and presents on the same subject.
... and more surprises! Made possible by Councilmember Ed Reyes and Gung Hoe Garden Girls.