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April 2016

Sweet-Making Workshop

April 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Horticultural Center, 100 N. Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$30

Satozuke, literally "sugar pickling" or candying, is a Japanese technique for transforming all types of vegetables into sweets that can be used in tea ceremony or just as snacks. Join tea ceremony instructor Morgan Beard to learn this simple and useful process. Attending?  Please contact Keijiro (email: keijiya@yahoo.com) and let him know you're coming!

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May 2016

Mother’s Day Tea Ceremony

May 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$35

Mother’s Day tea ceremony guests experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by the local chapter of the Urasenke tea school. Visitors will learn about the history and principles of chanoyu (tea ceremony), drink a bowl of matcha (green tea), and taste a beautiful seasonal sweet. Space is limited and reservations are required. http://www.japanesehouse.org/event/mothers-day-tea-ceremony-5/?instance_id=1666

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Mother’s Day Tea Ceremony (2)

May 8, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$35

Mother’s Day tea ceremony guests experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by the local chapter of the Urasenke tea school. Visitors will learn about the history and principles of chanoyu (tea ceremony), drink a bowl of matcha (green tea), and taste a beautiful seasonal sweet. Space is limited and reservations are required.

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August 2016

Philadelphia Obon Festival

August 21, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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Free

Obon, or Bon Odori, is a Japanese festival honoring those who have passed on through dance. Philadelphia's Obon celebration will include tea ceremony demonstrations, taiko drumming, and of course, many traditional dances!

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September 2016

Autumn Beginner’s Classes

September 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$100

Have you ever wanted to learn Japanese tea ceremony? A new session of beginner's lessons at Shofuso, the Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park, will take students through the simplest form of tea ceremony, including instruction in basic movement techniques, tea preparation, and tea history and culture. The $100 fee covers four weekly lessons (approximately two hours per lesson).

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September Tea Demonstration @ Shofuso

September 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$30

Come and take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony on the grounds of Shofuso, the Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park. Tea and sweets will be served to all guests. There will be two sittings during this time period, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 and 2:30 to 3:30.

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October 2016

October Tea Demonstration @ Shofuso

October 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$30

Come and take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony on the grounds of Shofuso, the Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park. Tea and sweets will be served to all guests. There will be two sittings during this time period, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 and 2:30 to 3:30. Seating is limited -- advance registration is recommended!

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November 2016

Robiraki-The Opening of Sunken Hearth

November 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horticultural Center, 100 N. Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$55

We'll be hosting a celebration of the beginning of Ro (sunken hearth) season! If joining, please contact us via email. 炉開きを以下の通り開催します。参加ご希望の方はemailにてご連絡ください。 Sunday, November 13 11 a.m. (one sitting) Horticultural Center, Dixon Meeting Room Suggested donation: $45 members / $55 non-members Koicha, usucha, and okashi will be served

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April 2017

Cherry Blossom Tea Ceremony (Nodate) 1 pm

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$35

We start our monthly tea ceremony demonstration; guests will be served a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet. The April demonstration will be done in the Nodate style, tea ceremony for outside setting. http://www.japanesehouse.org/event/cherry-blossom-tea-ceremony-nodate/?instance_id=2169  

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Cherry Blossom Tea Ceremony (Nodate) 2:30 pm

April 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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$35

We start our monthly tea ceremony demonstration; guests will be served a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet. The April demonstration will be done in the Nodate style, tea ceremony for outside setting. http://www.japanesehouse.org/event/cherry-blossom-tea-ceremony-nodate-2/?instance_id=2166

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