Creative Play April 14
[Creative Play] April 14, 1 PM
Enjoy a playtime picnic and under a fantastical indoor cherry blossom tree. Make your own magic growing sakura tree to take home! In Japan, the tradition of hanami, the viewing of cherry blossoms, and picnicking beneath them, is one of the best ways to welcome spring.
Next event4/14/2019 1:00 PM
Family Workshops April 14
[Family Workshop] April 14, 2:30 PM
A Wagashi confectioner will lead families in making their own artistic Japanese sweets inspired by spring. Delicate, artisanal confections, wagashi are traditionally served as an accompaniment to the tea ceremony.
Next event4/14/2019 2:30 PM
Creative Play May 12
[Creative Play] May 12, 1 PM
Experience the Japanese legend of carp fish who used their bravery to swim to the top of a waterfall to eventually become dragons. Play with carp and dragon puppets and an imaginary waterfall, and make your own carp to take home! Koinobori (carp streamers) are commonly flown above the roofs of kids’ houses for Children’s Day in May.
Next event5/12/2019 1:00 PM
Family Workshops May 12
[Family Workshop] May 12, 2:30 PM
Learn about The Way of Tea as you participate in an authentic Japanese tea ceremony.
Next event5/12/2019 2:30 PM
Creative Play June 9
[Creative Play] June 9, 1 PM
Listen to a story about Sports Day and play some unique Japanese sports day games like tamaire, and the silly pan-kui kyoso to win prizes! Communities and schools across Japan celebrate Sports Day with a sports festival which is similar to a mini Olympics.
Next event6/9/2019 1:00 PM
Family Workshops June 9
[Family Workshop] June 9, 2:30 PM
Learn how to fold your own origami creations and watch a giant origami folding demo!
Next event6/9/2019 2:30 PM