Manteca Senior Center,
From The Page (July, 2007):
Join us in our celebration of Tanabata, the Japanese wishing star festival! Early in the day, enjoy Heavy and Rapier Tournaments in Japanese style for adults and youths, followed by a Japanese Boffer Tourney for children. Tournament inspections will be held 9:30-10am. Escape the heat of mid-day by learning about period Japanese arts and sciences at the mini-collegium. Relax in the afternoon while being entertained by a Kyogen puppet play before partaking in authentic Japanese cuisine masterminded by the critically acclaimed medieval chef, Anna Serra. Feastgoers: Please bring at least 5 small bowls or trays (up to 20 if you have them) and your own chopsticks. Kindly reserve your place at the feast by contacting the head cook Anna Serra at (email address omitted).
Site Information: Manteca Senior Center. Site opens at 9:30 am closes at 8 pm (doors to feast hall open at 11 am) Site Fee: $10 members with feast $13 non-members with feast $5 members without feast $8 non-members without feast. Children under 10 years: Free!
Autocrat: Yukiko Hosokawa (contact info omitted).
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