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Get creative in the Conservatory: It’s never too late to learn with Lifelong Recreation

Last year when Mary Hsu was traveling in Japan she came across a woman sightseeing with an open sketch pad in front of her.

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Seattle Japanese Garden celebrates Opening Day First Viewing

The Seattle Japanese Garden’s 2014 season opens on Saturday, March 1 with a celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To ensure a wonderful season, Reverend Koichi Barrish of the Tsubaki Grand Shrine will honor the Japanese Garden with the traditional Shinto blessing at noon. This 3 ½ acre formal garden

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Seattle Parks to reopen Japanese Garden for the 2013 season

First Viewing: Celebrate the reopening of the Seattle Japanese Garden! The Seattle Japanese Garden’s 2013 season opens on Sunday, March 3 with a traditional Shinto blessing and a calligraphy workshop. To ensure a wonderful season, Reverend Koichi Barrish of the Tsubaki Grand Shrine will honor the Japanese Garden with the traditional Shinto

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Guides needed for Seattle Parks and Recreation Japanese Garde

The Japanese Garden at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Washington Park Arboretum has opened applications for training to become a volunteer tour guide. [caption id="attachment_2577" align="alignright" width="249"] The Japanese Garden displays beautiful foliage throughout the year.[/caption] Tour guides will give free guided tours to garden visitors and must learn the techniques of effective

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Seattle’s Japanese Garden is seeking new tour guides

The Japanese Garden at Seattle’s Parks and Recreation’s Washington Park Arboretum has opened applications for training to become a volunteer tour guide. Tour guides will give free guided tours to garden visitors and must learn the techniques of effective guides, elements of the Japanese Garden, Japanese history and culture, and the history

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Celebrate Tanabata with the Seattle Japanese Garden and The Wing

On Saturday, July 7, 2012 celebrate Tanabata, an annual Japanese festival, at The Wing and the Seattle Japanese Garden. A free shuttle will transport you between the celebration locations on the half hour from 1-5:30 p.m. Throughout the day, The Wing and the Seattle Japanese Garden will offer reciprocal admission to visitors.

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Japanese Garden to Celebrate Children’s Day

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Japanese Garden will celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of children during our Children’s Day celebration on Monday, May 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Entertainment will include Mimibunko performing a Japanese language puppet show and Fujima Dance Ensemble performing a selection of traditional Japanese dances. Hands-on

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Japanese Garden Announces Opening Date for 2011 Season

The Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E in the Washington Park Arboretum, will open for the 2011 season on February 13, 2011. The opening takes place from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. with a traditional Shinto blessing of the Garden and a calligraphy demonstration/workshop. The blessing takes place at noon and

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Photo Exhibit at Japanese Garden Features Historical Photos of Katsura Detached Palace

The Seattle Japanese Garden is pleased to host an exhibit of Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s photographs of the Katsura Detached Palace. Taken in 1953, the photographs showcase both the interior and exterior of the historic palace.  Built in the early Edo Period (17th Century) for the Hachijonomiya family, the Katsura Detached Palace maintains the

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Moon Viewing at Japanese Garden August 21

The Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E, presents an evening of moon viewing (tsukimi no kai) on Saturday, Aug 21, 2010 from 7 to 10 p.m. (the gate will open at 6 p.m.). Enjoy a diverse night of cultural entertainment in honor of the moon: A performance by the performers

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