2011 / Annual Origami Festival at Cal State Long Beach’s Japanese Garden, July 17

Origami Festival CSULB Japanese GardenCommunity members can discover why people have been enchanted by the art of origami — Japanese paper folding — for centuries as the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) hosts the annual Origami Festival on Sunday, July 17, 2011, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Guests will have hands-on experience creating a three dimensional object from a single sheet of paper. More than 40 experts from local and national origami clubs will teach a variety of different folds for people of all experience levels including animals, geometric forms and moveable origami. Japanese tea and treats will be served.

Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for Japanese Garden members, $3 for garden members’ children 12 and under and $5 for general admission children.  Prices include origami paper.

Free parking is available in campus Lot 16 across from the garden.

For additional information, visit www.csulb.edu/~jgarden or call (562) 985-8885.

Cal State University Long Beach is located at 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840.