Grand Rapids Sister Cities, Omihachiman - Japan

Boulder Placement Ceremony – Meijer Gardens

Come and join members of the Grand Rapids Sister Cities Omihachiman Committee for the Japanese garden boulder placement ceremony on Tuesday, October 9th at 2 pm. President and CEO David Hooker, Consul General of Japan Kuninori Matsuda and Designer Hoichi Kurisu will each make remarks. A short film showing Hoichi Kurisu placing the first foundational boulder on site will be shown. Immediately following, special behind-the-scenes, narrated tram tours overlooking the construction site will be offered with the last tour beginning at 7:30 pm. For more information on the Japanese garden see the Meijer Gardens website.