Adult News & Events

For information about events please call the Help Desk at 972-516-6250, Option 3. 
Ages 18+ unless otherwise noted. Age limits strictly enforced.

Anime Meet UpAnime MeetUp
Saturday, March 3 at 1:30 PM

Catch up on fall and winter simulcast seasons and look forward to spring and con season! Or tell us what new books or games have caught your eye. We talk all things pop culture from Japan and neighboring lands.

Ages 17 & Up 

Culture Fest: Japan
March 21 & 24

KabukiKabuki Theater
Wednesday, March 21 at 6:45PM

Kabuki is a 400-year-old type of popular Japanese drama in which elaborately costumed performers, nowadays men only, use stylized movements, dances, and songs in order to enact tragedies and comedies. Presented by Kent Williams.

Suitable for 2nd grade to adult
Register here.

Kent WilliamsKent Williams is a Texas-born actor and proud father. He’s logged nearly 
23 years of classroom instruction, introducing K-12 students to marionette puppetry, stage stunt work and Japanese Kabuki Theater. A Telly Award-winning puppeteer, Kent is Executive Director of Le Theatre de Marionette where he pulls many, many strings. On stage Kent is a company member of Dallas’ critically acclaimed Undermain Theater. An SMU theater grad, Kent is a go-to Teaching Artist for Big Thought and Junior Players.

Saturday, March 24 - 11AM to 12:30PM

KendoKendo and Iaido Demonstrations
Kendo and Iaido Demonstrations presented by Dallas/Fort Worth Kendo and Iaido Kyokai Kendo is a modern Japanese martial art, which descended from swordsmanship and uses bamboo swords and protective armor. Iaido emphasizes being aware and capable of quickly drawing the sword and responding to a sudden attack. 

Demonstrations start at 11PM and run every 30 minutes at 11:30AM and 12PM.
Seating is limited in each demonstration.

Suitable for all ages.

OkinawaTraditional Dance
Traditional Dance presented by Miyagi-Ryu Nosho-Kai of TEXAS Witness the traditional dance from Okinawa, the southern islands of Japan, from the 15th – 19th centuries when the area was an independent nation called Ryukyu. Presented by Miyagi-Ryu Nosho-Kai.

Demonstrations start at 11AM and run approximately every 25 minutes. The last performance is at 12:15PM

Suitable for all ages.

Learn the art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures and make a figure to take home. Lines may be capped depending on demand.

Suitable for 2nd grade to adult

FujiTravel Japan
Gain cultural insights through travel, whether you’re planning a trip, are curious about study abroad, or want to get an armchair view of popular destinations. Travel consultant Yoko Kabayashi, a native of Kumamoto Prefecture, will share her unique experience and expertise. Presented by IACE Travel

Suitable for 6th grade to adult 
Register here.

Saturday, March 24 - 1 to 2:30PM

ChopsticksMake-n-Take Craft
Presented by Richland College Anime Club

Choose between decorating chopsticks with a brief demo on how to use them or making a folded fan. Lines may be capped depending on demand.

Suitable for 2nd grade to adult

ShodoShodo Class
Shodo is the art of Japanese calligraphy. Machiko Hanafusa will teach basic brush strokes and participants will leave the class with a decorative wall hanging to show off their new skill. 

Suitable 4th grade to adult
Register here.


Kimono is the iconic traditional dress of Japan. Javan Davis from the UNT Kimono Club will give an introduction to the garment’s history, teach the proper way to wear it, and show examples.

Suitable for 2nd grade to adult
Register here.

TeaTea Ceremony
The Japanese tea ceremony is a centuries-old practice that elevates hosting and serving tea to a revered art. Experience the “Way of Tea” by witnessing essential elements of its aesthetics. Guests will be served matcha tea and traditional sweets. Presented by Chado Urasenke Tankokai of Dallas/Fort Worth.

Suitable for 2nd grade to adult
Register here.
March Literary Madness

Vote on our Facebook page during the month for which best circulating book of 2017 will become the champ. Each week winners of the first round will advance. Many of these titles are great suggestions for our reading challenges, including Read More categories.

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