JASM & SPNSCC’S Cherry Blossom Celebration

From the Saint Paul-Nagasaki Sister City Committee:

Bring the whole family to enjoy a summer morning of crafts, kite flying, and fun activities for every age. Join SPNSCC & JASM on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9:30 am at Mannheimer Memorial in Como Park on the corner of North Lexington Parkway and Estabrook Street to celebrate the Como Park cherry trees. Enjoy free refreshments, live Japanese cultural entertainment, and a short ceremony planting two new cherry trees!

Event highlights will include:

  • Planting two additional cherry trees in Como Park
  • Performance by the Sansei Yonsei Kai Dancers
  • Performance by Leo Hansen on the shakuhachi flute
  • Telling the story of Japanese cherry viewing
  • Japanese cherry blossom themed refreshments
  • Children’s craft activities
  • Kite flying

Learn more about celebration on SPNSCC’s webpage!