SAN JOSE — The Japanese American Museum of San Jose, 535 N. Fifth St. in San Jose Japantown, will observe National Grandparents Day on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

JAMsj and Lotus Preschool are teaming up to bring you a fun-filled day of cultural activities for kids and their grandparents, including:

Traditional Japanese games — kendama (wooden toy with cups and ball), ohajiki (flat marbles), ayatori (cat’s cradle string game), menko (card flipping battle);

Jan-ken-po tournament;

Kamishibai (storytelling);

Dress-up photo shoot;

Scavenger hunt and more.

Free admission for any grandparent accompanied by a child (both get in free). For all others, this event is free with admission to the museum (non-members, $5; students and seniors over age 65, $3; JAMsj members and children under 12, free).

For more information, email or call (408) 294-3138.

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