Global Cardboard Challenge at the Original Caine's Arcade!

Hosted by Nirvan Mullick.

 

Join Caine Monroy, and Special Guests LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and City Councilperson Jose Huizar, at the epicenter of our Global Cardboard Challenge, the original Caine's Arcade in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles! This will be a great family day as kids will be joining Caine to build and show off their cardboard games, while the community of Los Angeles comes out to play and foster their creativity.

Highlights:

  • Cardboard Games by Caine and dozens of local kids!
  • $2 Funpass to Play Games all day!
  • Santa Monica Youth Orchestra Playing Homemade Instruments
  • 3pm Hi-5 Parade for the Kids (be part of our Hi-5 line!)
  • 1pm Caine gets a certificate from the Mayor!
  • Build a Giant Makedo Maze with over 2,000 boxes!
  • Cardboard Art by David Choe, Ramiro, Calder & Wildlife , and more (curated by the Do ArT Foundation)!
  • Free DIY Art, Crafting, and Maker Workshops for Kids
  • Live-Performance of Caine's Arcade theme song by Juli Crockett!
  • Food Trucks for nom noms.
  • Caine, George, Magdalena (Caine's Mom), and Nirvan
  • Plenty of Parking! (Special for this event)
  • More Surprises!

The event is open to the public from 11am to 5pm, with the Parade at 3pm.

Confirmed participating artists: Allison Danielle Behrstock, Calder Greenwood & Wild Life, Courtney Collins, David Choe, Gretchen Shannon, Hans Haveron, John Park, Ramiro, Ricardo De Los Angeles, Sarah Aspinall, Yuki Miyazaki, Mimi Yoon, Sarah Aspinall,  and more. 

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Special thanks to: Carmen Zella and Do ArT Foundation, Alicia Ziff, Marc Humpert, Robert Garcia and News Publishers' Press, Chipotle, Julia Jaye, Do Labs, Michelle Dunlap, Shirley Bozek.

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What's the Cardboard Challenge?

The Imagination Foundation is launching the first annual Global Cardboard Challenge, inviting the world to play while raising funds to foster creativity and entrepreneurship in kids.  

Start now to organize and build, then on October 6th (the one-year anniversary of the flashmob that came out to make Caine’s day), friends, family, co-workers and community members can come out to play at local events, celebrating the creativity and imagination of kids around the world!

Check out our Cardboard Challenge Toolkit (for organizers) and FAQ to learn more!



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Join me @cainesarcade Saturday to celebrate @imagination of kids as part of Global #cardboardchallenge & #dayofplay. http://t.co/TUxhc9ds
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Please RSVP: LA Cardboard Challenge @ Caine's Arcade http://t.co/TXG1D5IK via @imagination
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October 06, 2012 at 11am - 5pm
WHERE
Caine's Arcade
538 N Mission Rd
Boyle Heights, CA 90033
United States
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