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Garden Events

 

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Saturday, December 20, 2014 through Monday, January 19, 2015

Garden CLosed

The Garden will be closed for the Winter Holidays.

 

       
 

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New Year Sekku
Sunday, January 25, 2015
12:30-3:30 PM

2015 is the year of the sheep; come find out what your animal sign is based on your birth year and the characteristics that accompany it.  The public will appreciate displays of traditional Japanese New Year’s decorations and music floating through the Garden. Japanese Garden members will enjoy these activities as well as treats and games in the Friends Garden.  No RSVP required.  To become a member call 562.985.2169.

       
 

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Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America
Sunday, March 22, 2015
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Japanese Garden members will enjoy a fascinating lecture by Professor Kendall Brown on his new award winning book Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America. Presented in the education pavilion at the Japanese Garden, guests will also have an opportunity to enjoy a beverage, delicious dessert and stroll through the garden.  Complimentary entrance for members. RSVP to 562.985.2169.

       
 

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Member Tea & Tour
Sunday, April 19, 2015
1:00 – 3:00 PM

Japanese Garden members are invited to spend an enchanting afternoon in the Japanese Garden. Learn about the history and significance of the garden on a guided tour.  Relax in our Friends Garden Pavilion and enjoy delectable sweets and Japanese tea while you meet new people who share a love of gardens and culture.  Please RSVP by April 15 to 562.985.2169.

       
 

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Children’s Day
Sunday, May 3, 2015
12:30 – 3:30 PM

Garden Members and their families will delight in a day of art and culture as they celebrate Girl’s Day and Boy’s Day with classic activities including viewing doll displays and origami paper folding. RSVP required for this event to 562.985.2169.

       
     

VOLUNTEER DOCENT PROGRAM
tuesdays and fridays, year round
8 am – noon

Want to learn more about the EBM Japanese Garden, Japanese culture, and get involved in your community? Work side-by-side with CSULB students to lead groups through the Garden, inform the public about Garden events and programs, and sell Garden merchandise. Participants will enjoy monthly presentations to expand their knowledge of Japanese culture in our new volunteer series called The Japanese Garden: Where Cultures Meet.

All Volunteer-Docents must become members of the Friends of the Japanese Garden. To set up an interview, please call 562.985.8420

       
       
 

www.csulb.edu/~jgarden     (562) 985-8885
The Garden is located on Earl Warren Drive on the CSULB campus.