Obake Family Day: Spirits of the Misty Sea

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Obake Family Day: Spirits of the Misty Sea
Photograph: Courtesy George Hirose

Just in time for Halloween learn about the traditional ghosts and ghouls that haunt Japan known as obake and yokai — especially those water spirits and dragons that lurk in seas and riversDuring this festival your little ones will experience a spooky puppet show, a taiko drum performance and a treasure hunt. There will be plenty of hands on crafts that teach the legends and myths surrounding the Japanese creatures that go bump in the night. Come dressed in your favorite costume to participate in the Parade of 100 Ghouls. All ages.

Event phone: 212-715-1258
Event website: http://www.japansociety.org
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