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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
 

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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



ALL DAY CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES- COMMUNITY GARDEN

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

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


ALL DAY ACTIVITIES

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

Composting

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



SPECIAL THANKS TO:

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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