BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3545@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120303T000000Z DTEND:20120304T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Japanese Doll Festival&nbsp\; (Hinamatsuri)\, or Girls' Day \, is a festival celebrated by families who have girls\, wishing their dau ghters good health and growth. Traditionally\, beautiful dolls representin g the emperor\, empress\, attendants\, and musicians were handcrafted espe cially for the occasion. The custom of displaying dolls began during the H eian period\, when people believed the dolls possessed the power to contai n bad spirits. \n \n Come bring you children to the special Girl's Day cel ebration at JAMsj. There will be doll exhibits and wonderful craft project s for both boys and girls.\n\n<strong><span style="font-size: 13pt\; font- family: Arial\; color: black\;">Saturday\, March 3 </strong> <strong><spa n style="font-size: 9pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: black\;">rd </stron g> <strong><span style="font-size: 13pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: blac k\;"> only </strong> <span style="font-size: 13pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: black\;">: Complimentary crafts for kids will be held in the Commun ity Room\, 2 <span style="font-size: 9pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: bla ck\;">nd <span style="font-size: 13pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: black\ ;"> Floor\n <span style="font-size: 13pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: bla ck\;">March 3 and 4 special doll collection on display\, including some cr ocheted in the Amachi Internment Camp during the early 1940's\n \n <span s tyle="font-size: 13pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: black\;">Museum member s and their family are free.\n <span style="font-size: 13pt\; font-family: Arial\; color: black\;">General Admission: Adults $5\, Seniors (65 and ol der with vaild ID) $3\, Children under 12 free.\n SUMMARY:Hinamatsuri - Girl's Day URL:/en/events/2012/03/03/hinamatsuri-girls-day/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR