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Sat, May 04


Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden

Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi)

We celebrate the Japanese festival of Children’s Day with traditional stories, art activities, explorations in the garden, and special treats. Free with museum admission Schedule under details about the event

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Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi)
Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi)

Time & Location

May 04, 2024, 2:00 PM

Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, 28 Deveau Rd, North Salem, NY 10560, USA

About the Event

2pm: Beloved Japanese Children’s Stories (ages 4-7)

Hear the tales of two of the best known figures in Japanese popular culture, followed by art activities.

3pm: Magic Koi: Cultural Messages in Animals and Creatures (ages 8 and up)

Explore Japanese symbolic and cultural meanings attached to animals, especially as related to young people.

Throughout the afternoon, investigate a special display of Japanese traditional elegant dolls, miniature armor, and koi banners celebrating Children’s Day.

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