Thursday, November 15, 2012

Seeking Volunteers JG guides


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Seeking Volunteers To Become
JAPANESE GARDEN TOUR GUIDES
    
Would you like to learn about the Japanese Garden and join other talented and dedicated people who share this Seattle treasure with visitors by leading tours?  Your experience need not be in the area of Japanese gardens or horticulture.  The Japanese Garden at Seattle’s Washington Park Arboretum has opened applications for training to become a volunteer Tour Guide.   

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Training will be held on five consecutive Wednesdays, March 13 through April 10, 2013, from 10 AM to 3PM. Curriculum will include techniques of effective guides, elements of the Japanese Garden, Japanese history and culture, and the history and unique features of the Seattle Japanese Garden. Fee for the training program is $100. The DEADLINE for application is January 18, 2013.

For Details And To Download An Application Visit: 
                                                    http://www.seattle.gov/parks/volunteers/         or http://www.seattle.gov/parks/parkspaces/japanesegarden.htm

For questions contact:  gardenguidetraining@gmail.com      

[The training is sponsored by Seattle Parks and Recreation & Arboretum Foundation]
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• • • • 
井の中の蛙大海を知らず。 (I no naka no kawazu taikai wo shirazu) Literally: A frog in a well does not know the great sea. 
Meaning: People are satisfied to judge things by their own narrow experience, never knowing of the wide world outside.

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