Shinto Blessing for Reopening of Seattle Japanese Garden on February 13

Located in the Washington Park Arboretum, the Seattle Japanese Garden will mark its reopening for the 2011 season on February 13 with a Shinto blessing at Noon.

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It will be followed by a calligraphy workshop from 1-3 p.m in Tateuchi Community Room. 

Admission to this event is $10.

Seattle Japanese Garden covers 3 1/2 acres. It was designed and constructed under the supervision of Japanese garden designer Juki Iida in 1960.

Closest I can get to the West Coast and Japanese culture on Sunday is by starting to taste Sake from Momokawa Sake in Oregon that I received recently.

A walk in the park on Sunday for Tokyo Thursdays # 178

Previously: Herring Roe, Black Soybeans, Dried Sardines a Must for Osechi, Japanese New Year Foods

(* Photo of Shinto Blessing at Seattle Japanese Garden by Mary Nagan, from program pages)

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