Monday, June 1, 2015

Eight Days of Wonder Schedule

Friday, June 5 - 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening ceremony featuring dance performers as well as tours of the new garden, tea and treats and speeches from Marty Miller and Mayor Jeff Longwell.

Saturday, June 6 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Chinese Arts & Crafts for Children. Make your own Chinese dragon puppet and paper fans. Learn about fun painting techniques and more at craft stations throughout the garden and terrace.

Sunday, June 7 - 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Tai Chi & Tea in the Meadow. Learn the ancient art from local instructor Grace Wu. Follow the lesson up with delicious sips donated by The Spice Merchant.

Monday, June 8 - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Paint the Towne will be presenting a Chinese painting tutorial by reservation only in the Lotus Hall. Wine and treats will accompany the easels and brushes. Also get a quick lesson on the art of Chinese Calligraphy.*

Tuesday, June 9 - 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Traditional Tuesday on the Terrace featuring tunes from Uche. Friends of Botanica will prepare a scrumptious Chinese meal for $7.

Wednesday, June 10 - 12:15 to 1 p.m.
Lunchtime Lecture highlights the skills and knowledge of talented Chinese artists Jennie Becker & Chiaw-Weai Loo with lunch being served at 11 a.m. Each will speak for 20 minutes on their specific style.

Wednesday, June 10 - 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sister Cities Celebration. Chinese beer tasting. Ping Pong exhibition by Wichita Table Tennis Association. Learn more about Kaifeng and the Qingming scroll.

Thursday, June 11 - 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Family Game Night from 5: 30 to 7: 30 with Grace Wu teaching Kung Fu at 6:30 p.m. and Family Movie Night with Karate Kid beginning at sunset. No reservations required. Admission is $3 or free with membership.

Friday, June 12 - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Chinese Tea tasting courtesy of Spice Merchant.*

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