Jianzi: Hacky Sack

Richmond Hill Public Library

Richmond Hill, ON

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Jianzi is a traditional Asian game in which players aim to keep a heavily weighted shuttlecock in the air, using their feet and other parts of the body, except hands.Join Three's Company for Culture as we introduce the history of the Jianzi, and the differences between western hacky sack and Chinese Jianzi. Demo how to play Jianzi and teach how to make a Jianzi. Presented in English and Mandarin.

Sat 02 Oct
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

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This event is free.

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Richmond Hill Public Library

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1 Atkinson Street

Richmond Hill, ON

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Mandarin, English