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Seattle Japanese Garden begins First Saturday Family Program on April 1


Experience family fun surrounded by beautiful scenery at the Seattle Japanese Garden! On Saturday, April 1, the Japanese Garden will launch its new First Saturday Family Program. The program will feature special family-oriented entertainment to give visitors of all ages an opportunity to learn about Japanese cultural traditions. Performances will take place at the Japanese Garden from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month in April through October.

The first program on April 1 will feature the Japanese-America Society of the State of Washington, which will present their fun and educational program Taro Goes to School. Children and adults alike can enjoy this interactive program that describes the average Japanese child’s school day. Afterwards, visitors can enjoy coloring pages and origami folding in the Garden’s Tateuchi Community Room.

Admission is free for children age 12 and under. Ticket price for adults is $6; for youth 13 and over, seniors ages 65 and older, and students with ID, it is $4. Annual passes are accepted for event admission with no additional charge.

The Seattle Japanese Garden is located at 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. S. For more information, including the exact time of the performances, visit