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History of the Japanese Tea Garden (203-237)

Mon, Apr 21, 7:00pm

Learn about the history of Golden Gate Park's Japanese Tea Garden with a garden tour by the great grandson of the creator of the garden, Makoto Hagiwara. Erik S. Hagiwara-Nagata will give a guided tour and lecture on the history of the Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, the oldest Japanese style garden built in the USA. There will be featured photographs from the family album of the pre-World War II Tea Garden while the family resided there and a personal talk highlighting the garden's history and changes up to the present. One topic of the lecture is the introduction of the Fortune Cookie, which was originated and introduced there.

Instructor Erik Hagiwara-Nagata
Fees MEMBERSHIP INFO Free to Cal Hort and SFBGS members. Others $5 
Notes Mon, Apr 21, 7:00pm  
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Registration Pre-registration is not required. Meet at the County Fair Building.  
ADMISSION FREE: all San Francisco City & County Residents, Members & School Groups     /     $7 Non-residents     /     Discounted fee: Seniors, Students & Children     |     We are located at the corner of 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way in Golden Gate Park.     |     (415) 661-1316

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