Posts made in June, 2018

Protected: July 2018 Newsletter

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018 in Newsletter/Tsushin | Enter your password to view comments.

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Nihonjinkai/Japanese Library Annual Garage Sale 2018

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

Nihonjinkai/Japanese Library Annual Garage Sale 2018

One day only! Saturday, July 21  From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  All proceeds benefit the free Japanese library and MN Nihonjinkai elderly group. This is a great sale that includes all the “usual” garage sale items (knick-knacks, clothes, furniture, sporting goods, electronics, books, toys, stuffed animals, household items) but also beautiful, gently used Japanese gift items, “Shiso” (Beefsteak plants) Manga comic books and our handmade greeting cards, which is our primary source of support. Please join us on Saturday, July 21 in front of the library! Address: 4231 Bloomington Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN.  We hope to see you there!! Also, if anyone is...

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Como Park Obon Festival 2018: Volunteers Wanted Notice

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Como Park Obon Festival 2018: Volunteers Wanted Notice

JASM is searching for volunteers for the year’s annual Obon Festival on Sunday, August 19th! These volunteers help with a variety of tasks, from assisting in the festival set-up process to manning our various booths (specifics can be found below). Please stay tuned for more details! Please complete this google form so we can gather the availability and other essential information of our potential volunteers. Volunteers receive complimentary admission to this event, and gain a great opportunity to meet new people while helping the community. Volunteers will be chosen on a first come, first serve basis, and JASM members are a priority. If you would like to become...

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Como Park Obon Festival: Sunday, August 19, 2018

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Events, Featured, General | 0 comments

Como Park Obon Festival: Sunday, August 19, 2018

2018 Event Information 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2018 Location: Como Zoo Park History The Obon Festival, the largest Japan-related festival in Minnesota, takes place in Como Park every August.  Modeled after summer festivals held across Japan, it features stage performances, cultural demonstrations, activities, and, of course, Japanese food.  The event is reminiscent of Japan’s annual Obon holiday, an important cultural and familal event. During this holiday it is said that ancestral spirits revisit their living families for three days. Many people will return home to pay their respects at grave-sites, and small paper lanterns are often lit and...

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June 2018 Newsletter

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 in Newsletter/Tsushin | 0 comments

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