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Children’s Day Field Trips
Children’s Day Field Trips @ Shofuso Japanese House & Garden
May 2 all-day
Shofuso offers a day-long field trip opportunity for students in grades 1-4 based on Children’s Day, a Japanese holiday honoring children. This student event includes a day filled with hands-on lessons that integrate with PA state curriculum. Combining the traditional Boy’s Day and Girl’s Day in Japan, the Children’s Day holiday combines both traditions with festive activities celebrating childhood. Students will tour the site and a Hina doll display, hear kamishibai stories and a taiko performance, learn about kimono and craft koi windsocks.
Conversation Club 6:30 pm
Conversation Club @ Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Club @ Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Conversation Club is JASGP’s informal, bi-monthly language exchange meeting, free to all! Whether you are looking to improve your Japanese or your English, or just talk about Japan-related topics, everyone is welcome! Coffee/tea and snacks are provided. Conversation Club is open to speakers of all levels. No RSVP is necessary.
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Children’s Day Field Trips
Children’s Day Field Trips @ Shofuso Japanese House & Garden
May 3 all-day
Shofuso offers a day-long field trip opportunity for students in grades 1-4 based on Children’s Day, a Japanese holiday honoring children. This student event includes a day filled with hands-on lessons that integrate with PA state curriculum. Combining the traditional Boy’s Day and Girl’s Day in Japan, the Children’s Day holiday combines both traditions with festive activities celebrating childhood. Students will tour the site and a Hina doll display, hear kamishibai stories and a taiko performance, learn about kimono and craft koi windsocks.
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Children’s Day Field Trips
Children’s Day Field Trips @ Shofuso Japanese House & Garden
May 4 all-day
Shofuso offers a day-long field trip opportunity for students in grades 1-4 based on Children’s Day, a Japanese holiday honoring children. This student event includes a day filled with hands-on lessons that integrate with PA state curriculum. Combining the traditional Boy’s Day and Girl’s Day in Japan, the Children’s Day holiday combines both traditions with festive activities celebrating childhood. Students will tour the site and a Hina doll display, hear kamishibai stories and a taiko performance, learn about kimono and craft koi windsocks.
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National Public Gardens Day 10:00 am
National Public Gardens Day @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
National Public Gardens Day @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Join us in celebrating America’s public gardens! National Public Gardens Day recognizes the importance of building and maintaining vibrant, relevant gardens as a way to enrich communities and educate on environmental responsibility through sustainable practices. Come out and support Shofuso (as well as our partner gardens in the American Public Gardens Association) and enjoy the blossoming spring plants. As a thank-you to guests, we are offering free general admission to Shofuso for one adult with mention of National Public Gardens Day. Head Gardener Francheska Snyder will also lead an immersive garden tour at Continue reading →
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Tea Lessons 11:00 am
Tea Lessons @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tea Lessons @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Have you ever wanted to learn the art of Japanese tea ceremony? Register for Tea School on Saturdays at Shofuso and begin the journey. Beginner’s lessons begin at 9 am. For more information, please contact the Chado Association of Philadelphia at info@phillytea.org or Shofuso staff at info@shofuso.com. Tea ceremony — called chanoyu or chado in Japanese — is at once an art form, a spiritual discipline, a way to socialize, and a window on Japanese culture. Practiced for more than 450 years, this unique way of sharing tea has spread Continue reading →
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Conversation Club 6:30 pm
Conversation Club @ Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Club @ Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Conversation Club is JASGP’s informal, bi-monthly language exchange meeting, free to all! Whether you are looking to improve your Japanese or your English, or just talk about Japan-related topics, everyone is welcome! Coffee/tea and snacks are provided. Conversation Club is open to speakers of all levels. No RSVP is necessary.
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Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke Tea School 1:00 pm
Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke Tea School @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke Tea School @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Experience a traditional tea ceremony demonstration at Shofuso. This demonstration is led by practitioners from the Omotesenke Tea School visiting from the Princeton and New York regions. Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the demonstration. Limited chairs are available. Tickets are $30 for general admission, $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.
Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke Tea School 2:30 pm
Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke Tea School @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
May 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke Tea School @ Shofuso Japanese House and Garden | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Experience a traditional tea ceremony demonstration at Shofuso.  This demonstration is led by practitioners from the Omotesenke Tea School visiting from the Princeton and New York regions. Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available. Admission is $30 for general audiences and $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.
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