Category Archive: Status Updates

Jun 05

Andre’s Bench Installation

Here are some photos from the event in Matsunami Park on June 4th, 2016, where Andre’s bench was installed, along with the planting of flowers and trees. The following is a message about the even from Naomi Chiba: It was a beautiful sunny day. We installed a bench in honor of Andre Lampson who helped …

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Jun 03

Andre’s Bench Installation and Flower Planting Event

ベンチ寄贈と植栽のご案内 Hi everyone. There is an event scheduled on June 4th, at Matsunami Park in Ishinomaki, Japan, to install a new memorial bench and to plant new flowers and trees. The bench is being installed in memory of Andre Lampson, a volunteer who was important to the success of our Ishinomaki Playground Project, and who …

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May 22

Japanese Friendship Garden Project Event

Japanese Friendship Garden Project event @ Barnes and Noble Fields Ertel. There will be a kamishibai (traditional storytelling with pictures) performance of _Mokoka and the Cherry Tree_  written by local author Yukiko Ryburn, origami demonstrations and other activities by the Japanese Culture Club from Lebanon High School, and bonsai display. Barnes & Noble will be …

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Jul 14

Flowers of Friendship

EVENT: Free & Open to Public! Celebration of budding friendship between Miller Ecological Park in Lebanon, OH and Matsunami Park in Ishinomaki, Japan. WHEN: Sat. Aug. 8th 2015 10am -1pm WHERE: Miller Ecological Park in Lebanon, OH ACTIVITIES: Origami, Kamishibai-style story telling of Japanese folk tales, Karate demonstration, Japanese items and snacks for donations.

Mar 01

Documentary Screening: Live Your Dream – The Taylor Anderson Story

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