BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2079@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20091111T000000Z DTEND:20091111T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Portland Japanese Garden will be hosting their fall Free Ad mission Day on Veterans Day\, November 11\, Wednesday from 10am-4pm-genero usly sponsored by KOIN Local 6. In addition to sharing the lovely fall Gar den with the community\, the event will also benefit Janus Youth Programs through the collection of voluntary donations at the Admission Gate. All m embers of the community are invited to come and visit the Garden on this F ree Admission Day.\n \n &quot\;KOIN Local 6 Early is proud and excited to be a part of Free Admission Day at the Portland Japanese Garden\,&quot\; s aid Art Edwards\, KOIN's anchor. &quot\;It's a great opportunity for famil ies to spend some valuable time together and help local programs at the sa me time.&quot\;\n \n As part of Free Admission Day\, the Garden will be ac cepting voluntary donations to the Janus Youth Program\, a Portland non-pr ofit which provides two shelters for homeless youth. The shelters provide a safe place to stay for 60 youth each night and are always filled to capa city. The following items are always in high demand:\n \n &middot\;&nbsp\; &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; socks\n &middot\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; dental floss\n &middot\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; toothbrushes\n &middot\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; small sewing kits\n &middot\;&nbsp\;&n bsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; stocking caps\n \n Visitors will also be treated to the Garden's winter Art in the Garden Exhibition: The B ontei Tray Gardens of Marc Peter Keane\, featuring exquisitely designed\, handcrafted wood and stone tray gardens by one of the world's leading expe rts on Japanese gardens. Admission to the exhibition is free as well.\n \n The Portland Japanese Garden has been proclaimed by his Excellency Nobuo Matsunaga\, former Ambassador to Japan\, to be &quot\;the most beautiful a nd authentic Japanese garden in the world outside of Japan.&quot\; The Gar den is above Washington Park at 611 SW Kingston Drive in SW Portland\, Ore gon. The Garden is open daily except on Thanksgiving\, Christmas\, and New Year's. Hours are 10am-4pm October 1-March 31\, and 10am-7pm April 1-Sept ember 30.\n\nLearn more at <a href="http://www.japanesegarden.com/">www.ja panesegarden.com</a> . DTSTAMP:20240720T043056Z SUMMARY:Free Admission Day at Portland Japanese Garden URL:/en/events/2009/11/11/free-admission-day-at-portland-japanese-garden/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR