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LA Event Link: Ikebana Workshop at Gardena Valley JCI, Sept. 9, 2:00pm

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Ikebana Workshop Where: Gardena Valley JCI, 1964 W 162nd, Gardena CA 90274 in room 207/208 When: September 9, 2017; 2:00pm-4:00pm Fee: $40.00 (includes 2 take-home arrangements) Description: Join in on an unique opportunity to learn and participate in the traditional Japanese activity of flower arranging, or Ikebana.  Bring friends or make new ones, all...
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2017 / Gardena: Meditation Workshop at Japanese Cultural Institute, Aug, 19

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Meditation Workshop Where: Gardena Valley JCI, 1964 W 162nd, Gardena CA 90274 in room 207/208 When: August 19, 2017; 10:30 am-12:00 pm Fee: $5.00 Description: Meditation is known to reduce anxiety and will help people reach a deeper level of physical relaxation.  Grab friends and family to come explore different meditation methods and experience...
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2017 / Gardena: Telling the Past program at JCI, July 29

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Telling the Past: EO 9066 Book Reading for Children Where: The Bridge: JCI Heritage Center (2nd Floor) When: July 29, 2017; 2:00pm-4:00pm Fee: FREE!!! (Donations Welcome) Description: There will be a wide range of books read all about the Japanese American experience during World War II, with a focus on the time spent in...
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2017 / Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute to host “Vision of the Japanese American Incarceration 1942-2017” exhibition, April 15

The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute will be having a one day art show called, “Visions of the Japanese American Incarceration 1942-2017.” It will feature a few artifacts created in the camps, a few photos taken at Manzanar by Toyo Miyatake, and art by local artists. It will take place Saturday April 15th from...
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2017 / Gardena institute to present 2017 Day of Remembrance to learn WWII incarceration of Japanese American, Feb. 25

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Forwarded for the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute 2017 Day of Remembrance 75 Year Commemoration Resistance at Tule Lake Feb. 25, 2017, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute free admission The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute is commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, the order...
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2016 / Interactive Halloween-related activities in Gardena: Obake Night, Oct. 28

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Forwarded for Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute On Friday, October 28th, the Gardena Valley JCI will be holding its annual Obake Night. From 5-7 PM at the GVJCI, families can come and enjoy a variety of fun, interactive Halloween-related activities. Children can expect hand-on magic, potion making, face painting, games, arts and crafts, delicious...
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2016 / Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute to offer 8-week Taiko Classes beginning Sept. 11

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Forwarded for Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute Have you ever been interested in the art of Taiko?  Whether you want to learn about the history of taiko or actually practice yourself, the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute is happy to help. No prior experience is necessary to attend these classes that will be taught...
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2016 / Kabuki – Behind the Scene: Dance Wig Lecture / Demo, Aug 6

An exciting and informative lecture and demonstration is scheduled for Saturday, August 6, at the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute  featuring a Japanese wig stylist, Tokuo Toyotani, and his protégé, son Kazuo Toyotani. During the 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, event titled, “The Art of Tokoyama: The Japanese Traditional Dance Wig Lecture and Demonstration,”...
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2016 / Heiwa no Kakehashi: Peace educational program at Gardena Japanese Cultural Institute, May 14

Heiwa no Kakehashi – “Bridge of Peace” On Saturday, May 14, 2016, the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute will celebrate a day of peace, hope, and friendship. The program, called, “Heiwa no Kakehashi,” translated as “Bridge of Peace,” will commemorate and continue the inspiring legacy of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl who died...
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