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Japanese Themed Sports & Crafts

July 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Lethbridge Sport Council is hosting Japanese themed Sport and Craft Demonstrations and Come Try-It Zones in partnership with Nikka Yuko Centennial Garden in celebration of their 50th Anniversary and Canada’s 150th Anniversary.

The day kicks off in front of Nikka Yuko Centennial Gardens with a pancake breakfast at 8 AM hosted by Lethbridge Bulls Baseball and game of tug-of-war with T-Bone at 9:30 AM.

Demonstrations and Try-It Zones will run from 10 AM to 3 PM. Knifewear from Calgary will have a pop-up shop and forging demonstration with Japan’s Master Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto from 10  – 11:30 AM.

Get out your Gi  or come in your active gear and try three Japanese sports – judo, karate, and iaido sword – hosted by community sport organizations.

Lethbridge Sport Council will have many outdoor family lawn games set up including Spike Ball, Washer Toss, Slack Line, Tug-of-War, Trap Ball, and Roaring Rapids Challenge (stepping stones).

Schedule of Events

10 AM – 3 PM  #YQLChallenge – Lethbridge                                                Sport Council – Outdoor Family Lawn   Games

10:00 AM         Hibikiya Japanese Drummers –                                           Demonstration and Come Try-It

                         Knifewear – Forging Demonstration by                                Master Blacksmith Masashi Yamamoto

11:00 AM         Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club –                                       Demonstration and Come Try-It

12:00 PM         Taka Karate School – Demonstration and                            Come Try-It

                         Iaido Sword – Demonstration and Come                             Try-It

1:00 PM            Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club –                                      Demonstration and Come Try-It

2:00 PM            Iaido Sword – Demonstration and Come                             Try-It

                         Taka Karate School – Demonstration and                            Come Try-It


July 15, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden
9th Ave Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J3Z6 Canada
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