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Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival)

A former member
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Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival)
Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4, 2008, 10 a.m.?6 p.m.

Participate in New York City's "rite of spring" at Sakura Matsuri. With over 200 trees in bloom, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's flowering cherries take center stage during this phenomenal weekend celebrating Japanese culture with over 60 events and performances. Enjoy traditional Japanese music and dance, taiko drumming, ikebana flower arranging, presentations on Japanese Manga art, tea ceremonies, craft demonstrations, and workshops for all ages.

The event is free but there is admission to the BBG- Since it falls on a Saturday it may be free from 10-12pm though.
Admissions
Adults $8
Seniors (65 and over) $4
Students 12+ with valid IDs $4
Children under 12 Free
School groups Free
Seniors, Fridays year-round Free
Members Free
Tuesdays Free
Saturdays 10?12 noon* Free
* Except on Saturdays with Public Programs, such as Sakura Matsuri.
Weekdays (November 20 ? February 29) Free

A former member
Post #: 256
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here is the schedule posted for both days May 3-4th.
they just put it up.

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