Family Night: Celebrate Children’s Day!

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Family Night: Celebrate Children’s Day!

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Watercolor Fish

Today is Children’s Day in Japan, a national holiday to respect children’s personalities and to celebrate their happiness. On this day, families raise the carp-shaped koinobori flags with one carp for the father, one for the mother, and one carp for each child. The whole family in invited to learn a bit about the holiday, create a watercolor Koinobori flag, and make a snack–hand rolls with rice and veggies, also called temaki sushi!

今天是日本的儿童节,孩子们将一起庆祝幸福的童年。在这一天,家家户户都会挂起鲤鱼旗,爸爸一条鲤鱼,妈妈一条鲤鱼,每个小孩子也有一条鲤鱼。今天的活动我们将邀请大家一起来了解这个节日,并制作水彩鲤鱼旗。我们还将学习怎么制作日式小吃——手卷米饭和蔬菜,也称为手卷寿司!

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Date:
May 5
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.icpl.org/events/42708/family-night-celebrate-childrens-day

Venue

Iowa City Public Library
123 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Phone:
319-356-5200
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