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2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Calendar of Community Events as of 6/07/17.
Dates and times subject to change.

 

August 5 (Sat)

  • Orange County Sansei Singles Dance – Music by Kokoro Band, Gardena Elks, 1735 W. 162nd St, Gardena; light appetizers served, 7-11:30pm*

August 6 (Sun)

  • Yuji Kitagawa Charity Show* – Aratani Theater, 2:00pm; Tickets are $35
    For ticket info:
    Box Office (213) 680-3700
    Uono Yumi (562) 889-6519
    Mitsuru Café (213) 613-1028
    Uehara Travel (213) 680-2499
    Kotohira Restaurant (310) 323-3966

August 15 (Tues)

  • Go For Broke National Education Center exhibition opening, “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran” – please visit www.goforbroke.org for more information, 310.328.0907

August 18 (Fri)

August 19 – 20

  • Tanabata Festival– More information at tanabatalosangeles.org, 323.920.5283;
    Central Avenue @ Geffen MOCA/JANM. Saturday 11 am – 8 pm and Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

August 19 (Sat)

  • JANM Natsumatsuri Family Festival – JANM, 11 am – 5 pm
  • Little Tokyo Library Quilters Quilt Show – Union Church – 401 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles; 1 – 4 pm. 
  • Writer Barry Lancet Author Talk – Little Tokyo Library, 11 am – 12 pm

August 20 (Sun)

  • Queen’s Reunion – JANM (Invitation only)*

September 16 (Sat)


*Fees and/or registration required.


Events are mostly held at the following locations, unless otherwise noted:

– Japanese American National Museum (JANM)
100 N. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

– Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

– Centenary United Methodist Church
300 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013

– DoubleTree by Hilton
120 S. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012