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May 25, 2010, 12:28:11 PM5/25/10
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tomodachi-san, here is the flyer for the garden event on June 6 that we will be demo-ing at from 11-2pm. set up will start at 10 am. bring the family... Saturday 29 may -this saturday- is the installation of the last sections of fence we have completed -so its up for the party-  start 9am. see you there.....jay

Sent: 5/24/2010 5:51:44 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time
Subj: June 6 Celebration

11 am – 1 pm Traditional Japanese joinery carpentry (Daiku Dojo) using ancient-style tools   - Japanese Garden

11 am – 12 m Aesthetic pruning techniques - Pine  Japanese Garden

12 m – 1 pm Aesthetic pruning techniques –Maple  Japanese Garden

11:30 am Cantori and Trouvere:  Two groups from the Pacific Boy Choir, led by musical director Brandon AdamsGarden Center, Vista Room

12 m Cedar Trio:  Beth Conklin, violin, Jo Bauen, flute and Donna Viscuso, flute, play Easly, Classical and Contemporary Chamber Music.  Bay Friendly Garden

12m Masayuki Koga:  Master shakuhachi (Japanese flute) player and teacher, will perform traditional Japanese music with his students.  Bonsai Garden

12 m Waxwing John and Miller:  will sing and play the early blues in the styles and on the instruments on which they were created.  If we’re lucky, they will delight us with some two-man, four instrument jug band music!  Community Garden

1 pm Rebecca Skaggs, harpist:  A very accomplished musician who is also a Professor of New Testament and Greek.  Mediterranean Garden

1 pm Klezmer Three:  A unique take on a special type of Jewish folk music, featuring Joseph Liebling, electronic keyboard; Robin Goodfellow, flute; and Jim Harris, clarinet.  Garden Center, Vista Room

2 pm Flexer Studio:  A group of fiddlers  created and trained by the well known music educator Kaila Flexer, performing music from around the world.  Bay Friendly Garden

2 pm Mediterranean Garden dedication:  An acknowledgment of the completion of this long anticipated addition to the Gardens at Lake Merritt.  Mediterranean Garden

3 pm S.O.N.G.:  Destiny, harp , Vince Tolliver, viola, and Tarika Lewis, violin, bring a cool new wave twist to the old classics. Their sound is a fusion of classical music, spirituals, folk and jazz.  Garden Center, Vista Room

3 pm The New Queen’s Ha’Penny ConsortMary Myers and Lisa Schultz, singers and recorder players, performing early music, in costume.  Sensory Garden


Worms, Worms, Worms:  find a worm and win a prize!

Ladybugs, Ladybugs, Ladybugs:  experience these helpful critters up close and personal!


Garden Society and Garden Center Member Displays - Garden Center, Garden Room

Tile Display- Sensory Garden

Master Gardener Talks:  Master Garders will be available throughout the day to talk to interested visitors about: Community Garden

Growing you own food in the ground and in containersl

Outstanding Plants for Alameda County:  choosing good landscape plants

Attracting native bees and Monarch butterflies to your garden


Plant Doctor:  Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions and provide gardening resources. Community Garden

Plant Sale:  A selection of vegetables, flowers, milkweeds and perennial landscape plants will be available in exchange for donations to the Garden at Lake Merritt.  Community Garden

STOPWASTE.ORG: information on composting, Bay-Friendly landscaping and related topics

Food Vendors- Garden  Court

Information about Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt, memberships and sales

Silent Auction


Office of Parks and Recreation Oakland Public Works Agency

The Celebration Committee of the Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt, especially Karen Arlen and Cecilia Riddell, Musiic Coordinators


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