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Puyallup Assembly Center Remembrance Gallery

Puyallup Valley Chapter of the JACL seeks support and endorsement of its effort to build the Puyallup Assembly Center Remembrance Gallery on the Washington State Fair (WSF) located in Puyallup Washington. It will be located under the iconic grandstands, where up to 1 million annual visitors will pass. The goals of the Puyallup Assembly Center …

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Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival

Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center presents an exclusive take drumming performance by Shinsho Mugen Daiko on Friday, April 14  and Saturday, April 15 at 7:30pm.  Tickets: stanton@montereyhistory.org “Taiko” means “big drum”—the Japanese drums of simple and elegant design that have remained unchanged throughout the ages. Taiko has evolved into a performing art full …

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National JACL Education Committee Teacher Training

The JACL Monterey will host a National JACL Education Committee teacher training on March 25 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the JACL Hall at 424 Adams Street, Monterey. Guest speakers for the event are Dr. David Yamada, Professor Emeritus of MPC, and Larry Oda, National JACL President. The training focuses broadly on the internment …

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Festival of Languages, Cultures, and Ideas

Join us on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10 for the 5th Annual Festival of Languages, Cultures, & Ideas. The Festival brings together all the members of the CSUMB community to celebrate our connections in a global world and emphasize the value of cultural diversity. For more information and to RSVP, visit Festival of …

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Otemae Choodai itashimasu

“Otemae Choodai itashimasu” (I will partake of the tea you have prepared for me). The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) of the Monterey Peninsula hosted an Urasenke Tradition tea ceremony demonstration to celebrate the new year with community members on Saturday, January 7th at the historic Monterey Peninsula JACL Hall. Approximately 80 people enjoyed a …

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