Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden
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Students & Seniors: $7
10 and under: no charge
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Father's Day - Iaido, HIBIKIYA and yukata dressing

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Time(s): 10:00AM - 5:30PM

This Father's Day visit Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden for an incredible array of art, culture and beauty. The Garden will be hosting Dave Rathnow of Shin Ken Kai Dojo, located in Calgary, to demonstrate the martial art of iaido. Watch the smooth control of the katana as it is drawn and sheathed, and learn about the history of this unique Japanese art form. 

At 3pm the Garden will host a taiko drumming performance by HIBIKIYA. Their authentic taiko drumming style is sure to please the whole family. 

During the afternoon, the Garden's hosts and hostess will be running yukata dressing. Guests are invited to try on a yukata, kimono or happi jacket. Starting
at 1:00pm goign to 5:00pm. First come, First Serve basis. 

There will also be an ikebana demonstration at 1:00pm with practitioner Cecile McCleary. Learn about this Japanese art for flower arranging. 

Guide tours of the Garden occur at 10:00am, 2:00pm and 4:00pm and start from the main gate. 

Events and Activities:  

10:00am - Garden is open to the public

10:00am - Guided tour

1:00pm - Ikebana demonstration 

2:00pm - Iaido demonstration 

2:00pm - Guided tour

3:00pm - HIBIKIYA

4:00pm-Guided tour

5:30pm - Final entry to the Garden 

6:00pm - Garden is closed to the public


  Located on the corner of 9th Avenue South and Mayor Magrath Drive

(Next to Henderson Lake) in Lethbridge, Alberta - Canada

Phone: (403) 328-3511 Fax: (403) 328-0511

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