Summer Festival at the JFT Library

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July 12th, 2014

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July 12 and 26

Cost: Free

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Come to the library in July for Tanabata (Summer Star Festival) displays and events!

Matsuri displays

  • Omikoshi (portable shrine)
  • big matsuri fan
  • chochin (lanterns)
  • omen (Japanese masks)
  • bamboo tree for hanging wishes
  • realistic models of Japanese summer foods
  • fairy tale book display

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Library Special events (Free Admission)

Saturday, July 12, 12:00-5:00

12:30, 2:00, 3:00     Kamishibai Picture Storytelling in English/Japanese (The Story of Tanabata, The Bamboo Princess, Momotaro, the Peach Boy)
1:00-4:00     Yukata dressing *Ages 10 and under
1:30-4:30     Refreshments
1:30-4:30     Origami workshop
3:00-5:00     Meet PARO the robot baby seal

 


 

Kyo Maclear photo by Nancy Friedland

Kyo Maclear photo by Nancy Friedland

Saturday, July 26, 12:00-5:00

1:00-2:00     Meet PARO the robot baby seal
1:30-4:30     Refreshments
2:15-2:45     Virginia Wolf reading and craft workshop (# 1) by author Kyo Maclear *Ages 6 and up
3:15-3:45     Virginia Wolf reading and craft workshop (# 2) by author Kyo Maclear *Ages 6 and up
4:00-5:00    Meet PARO the robot baby seal


Details

Starts:
July 12th, 2014
Ends:
July 12th, 2014
Doors Open:
English
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Phone:
416-966-1600

Venue

The Japan Foundation, Toronto (prior location)
131 Bloor St. West, Suite 213
Toronto, ON M5S 1R1 Canada
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Phone:
416-966-1600