Featured Event: Japanese Ikebana and Martial Arts Demo

Your family and guests are cordially invited to a Japanese Ikebana and Martial Arts demonstration.  Presented in Woodinville by a world-class Japanese Martial Arts instructor and one of the most senior Ikebana teachers in the United States.

When:  Saturday, May 11, 2013
Time:  10am to 12 noon.  The Ikebana demonstration will
begin at 10 AM, followed by the martial arts demonstrations at 11 AM.
Where:  Shintokan Dojo, located at the
Relnick home at 19112 152nd Ave NE; just
off Woodinville-Duvall Road near 156th.
Admission:  by donation. 
(Suggested donation:  $10/person or $25/family.)  This event is a CNW fund-raising and community outreach event. One hundred percent of proceeds collected will go to support CNW’s efforts.  The artists who perform are
volunteering their time.
Special Note:  Young children, both boys and
girls, will have the opportunity to have a little safe and enjoyable, hands-on play time with the instructors after the demonstrations.


About the Artists

Nobuko Relnick, a Woodinville resident, is a senior teacher of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement. She teaches and promotes Sogetsu Ikebana in the Northwest.

She is a past president of the Seattle Chapter of Ikebana International, and holds the highest teaching certificate from the Sogetsu School Headquarters in Japan.  She is the Director of the Seattle Sogetsu Branch and teaches
Ikebana as a healing art to cancer survivors in Evergreen Hospital and at the Cancer Lifeline Center in Seattle. She also teaches at Pottery Northwest near Seattle Center.

She will demonstrate and show how to work with nature in an individual and imaginative form through color, line and texture to create Ikebana arrangements from the heart for all to enjoy, using live plant materials.

Nobuko’s husband, Phil Relnick, is a world-renowned and respected expert in Japanese martial arts. He will host
demonstrations in weaponry and unarmed combat rarely seen in public. 

Robert Michelson May 07, 2013 at 07:03 PM
Great opportunity to get together with neighbors and experience international culture in our own backyard! This will be terrific.


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