Garden Gathering at the Shibata Garden, Mt. Eden
A Benefit for the National Japanese American Historical Society

Saturday, October 12, 2002, 11 a.m. to 3p.m.

Join us as we celebrate autumnšs beauty and the fruits of the past year. The NJAHS Garden Gathering is an informal party celebrating autumn's food and harvest that brings us together with the legacy of Japanese Americans in California and the West Coast. Delight in a relaxing afternoon with friends and enjoy displays, demonstrations, entertainment and lunch in the beautifully landscaped Shibata Garden.

Join us for this exclusive event benefiting NJAHS:

Garden viewing
Bento lunch
Tea tasting
MIS and Building 640 exhibits
Bonsai and flower displays
Live entertainment
& other surprises
$60 per person, children under 12 free

Call NJAHS for more info 415-921-5007

Shibata Garden

Symbolically and historically meaningful, this garden was often the venue for summer barbecues held by the Go-For-Broke, 100/442nd and Military Intelligence Service (MIS) veterans prior to their transformation into NJAHS. From these humble beginnings, NJAHS has become a national resource whose mission is to interpret the breadth of Japanese American experiences.

Today, NJAHS stands on the brink of a new level of development and expansion at the San Francisco Presidio. Our new project, Building 640, will expand our audience as we tell our stories to visitors eager to learn about Japanese American history on the West Coast. The seeds planted in Shibata Garden twenty-two years ago have taken root to yield a bountiful harvest in the twenty-first century.


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