Tanabata: Japan’s Star Festival

July 10, 2016
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Family past event

July 10, 2-4 PM

SOLD OUT. A child-friendly theatrical performance, directed by Sonoko Kawahara, introduces Japan’s famous Tanabata legend of Hikoboshi and Orihime in an interactive setting filled with song and dance. Following the performance, families make paper ornaments and their own traditional tanzaku, thin paper strips for writing one’s wishes on, to hang on the bamboo branches in our lobby. Recommended for children ages 3-10 and accompanying adults.
Healthy Japanese light meals, snacks and festival-related refreshments available for purchase by .

Tickets: $15/$8 members; children ages 2 or under free. Space is limited: advance ticket purchase recommended.

Annual Family Festivities are sponsored in part by Kumon Centers of Manhattan.    

  • Sunday, July 10, 2016
  • 2:00 pm