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Night of A Thousand Cranes

Janet and John Jay host Night of A Thousand Cranes, an exclusive evening at Portland Japanese Garden celebrating the organization’s leadership donors who contribute $5,000 or more annually. This event includes a cocktail hour followed by a seated dinner.

This year, Night of a Thousand Cranes will posthumously honor Ron Herman, acclaimed landscape architect, major influencer in the field of Japanese gardens, and former member of the International Advisory Board. Speaking this evening will be friend of Herman and accomplished architectural scholar, Marc Treib.

This is an invitation-only event for $5,000+ donors. For inquiries, please contact Nici Grigg by calling (503) 542-9301 or emailing

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