September 2010: Neighborhood Pastimes

AA lunch box 2(1)

The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation continued its Asian American series with a special Presidio Neighborhood Pastimes event featuring Japanese and Chinese cultural activities, with food by Studio Nihon. Attendees sampled a traditional Japanese bentō (lunchbox) while enjoying scheduled and ongoing entertainments, including drumming and dance presentations, Japanese shakuhachi (bamboo flute) performance, and participatory activities such as children’s crafts, origami, haiku writing, and Japanese and Chinese calligraphy.

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