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Setsubun Celebration: Craft ‘n’ Sip & Bean Throw

Bring in good luck for the new year!

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:30 pm
Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Room: Ubuntu Room 202 and Kawasaki Reading Room
1505 S Street
Lincoln NE 68588-0450
Additional Info: GAUN
Contact: Kawasaki Reading Room, (402) 472-9427,
A new year means cleaning out the “oni”, which is Japanese for demons in our lives, and bringing in good luck for the future. Join us for a Setsubun Craft ‘N’ Sip, complete with tea samples and a chance to create your own oni mask. Guest teacher Lynette Fast works as a professional artist and teaches privately since her retirement as a teacher and an art department chair.

Painting Session: 3 PM-4 PM, Ubuntu Room
Bean Throw: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM, Kawasaki Reading Room

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Later, hear a mini presentation about the rituals and lore surrounding this holiday and participate in a community “bean throw.” Don’t miss this chance to relax and have fun at this unique cultural celebration honoring the changing of the seasons.

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