It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood...
Arthur Murray Dance Center and Lorna Jane teach a dance class at Santa Monica Place during National Dance Day on Saturday, July 26, 2014. National Dance Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the last Saturday in July. This program encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and combat obesity.
Ted Garcia and his brother Dennis tell stories and sing songs handed down through generations during the Tongva and Chumash Native American story-telling and craft workshops at Tongva Park on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The event featured hands-on workshops in soapstone and wood carving and the ancient art of using plants to create toys and games.
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra's string quartet performs "Hungarian Dance No.5 in F# Minor" during Downtown Santa Monica's Picnic on the Promenade on Friday, July 18, 2014.
The Santa Monica Symphony’s string quartet performs during Picnic on the Promenade on Friday, July 18, 2014.
Santa Monica Fire Department Chief and Chair of the Santa Monica Bay Area Human Relations Council's Kids With Cameras, Scott Ferguson, helps students take photos at Woodlawn Cemetery, Mausoleum & Mortuary during the 6th annual Summer Photo Workshop on Thursday, July 17, 2014. The photography workshop meets every Thursday for 6 weeks and will feature their work in an exhibition at Bergamot Station in August.