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Baby Show kicks off Nisei Week 2017 Series, July 22, 9am – 3pm

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2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival in Los Angeles July 22 (Saturday) Baby Show from 9am – 3pm Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 South Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013 July 23 (Sunday) Opening Ceremony at Japanese American National Museum (Invitation only) August 19 (Saturday) Coronation at Aratani Theatre from 7pm August 20 (Sunday) Grand...
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LA Event Link: Telling the Past program at Gardena Valley JCI, July 29, 2:00pm

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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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“New Frontiers” exhibition exploring life and career of actor George Takei at Japanese American National Museum, ongoing

JANM New Frontiers The Many Worlds of George Takei

A new exhibition exploring the life and career of pioneering actor, activist, and social media icon George Takei opens at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on March 12. New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei creates a portrait of a unique individual while offering an innovative means of engaging with...
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Go For Broke National Education Center presents “Defining Courage” exhibition in Little Tokyo, ongoing

Go For Broke Defining Courage

Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Defining Courage Exhibition www.goforbroke.org In May 2016, the Go For Broke National Education Center opened the interpretive exhibition to the public. The interpretive Defining Courage Exhibition is a hands-on and participatory learning center in the heart of Los Angeles’ Little...
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FDR Presidential Library in New York exhibiting WW II Japanese American concentration camp photos through 2017

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Images of Internment: the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, New York 12538 Feb. 19, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017 On February 19, 2017 — the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 — the Franklin D....
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Exhibition commemorating 75th anniversary of Japanese American expulsion order at Japanese American National Museum, ongoing

Expulsion Order

Japanese American National Museum Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 February 18 – August 13, 2017 This exhibition commemorates the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the tragic and unlawful incarceration of 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World War II. For the...
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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 / Bon Odori at Orange County Buddhist Church, July 15-16

OCBC Obon Carnival 2017

July 15, 16 / Sat. Sun Orange County Buddhist Church 909 South Dale Street, Anaheim, CA 92804 Sat / Open: 2:00PM, Orodi: 7:00PM, Close: 9:00PM Sun / Open: 2:00PM, Odori: 7:00PM, Close: 8:30PM On the weekend of July 15-16, 2017, the Orange County Buddhist Church in Anaheim is sponsoring a festival of outdoor folk...
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2017 / Okinawa Association to hold annual picnic at Whittier Narrows Park, July 16

Okinawa Association 2017 Picnic

Okinawa Association of America Annual Picnic 2017 Sunday, July 16, 2017 11AM – 4PM (opens at 10) Whittier Narrows Park, Area E-1 750 Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte $6 on-site parking fee (per car)
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