NVC Newsletter

Community News

October 2018, Volume 68, Issue 9

November 3 -- Densho holds its second annual Densho Dinner “Keeping Our History Alive Through Art and Story” on Saturday, November 3 from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Meydenbauer Convention Center, 11100 NE 6th Street, Bellevue. Enjoy a sushi & sake reception, an elegant seated dinner, live and silent auctions, and an inspiring program that will honor our past, deepen conversations through art and story, and reinvigorate our commitment to standing up for justice today. This will truly be a night to remember and your participation will help Densho continue its important work for years to come. Ticket Price: $125 (fair market value is $75). Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Information and tickets at: https://densho.org/denshodinner/

November 4 -- JCCCW hosts Bunka no Hi / Japanese Culture Day Festival on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 11am – 4pm at 1414 S. Weller St. Bunka No Hi is a free cultural festival dedicated to celebrating, commemorating, and educating the general public about Japanese and Japanese American Culture in the Seattle area. Entertainment by various performers including Okinawa Taiko, butoh, arts, ikebana flower arrangement and more! The festival will also include local food vendors, non-profit organizations, and two exhibits: "Travel Japan" and "Nisei Daughter by Monica Sone". Children, families, and the general public are encouraged to attend this free event! For information, contact Tyler Sipe at:  Email: tylers@jcccw.org      Phone: (206) 568.7114

November 4 -- Tacoma Buddhist Temple announces their Fall Food & Crafts Bazaar on Sunday, November 4, from 11am - 3 pm at 1717 S Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma. Come and enjoy Chicken Teriyaki, Rice Curry, Tofu Bowl, Unagi Bowl, Spam Musubi, Mochi, a Bake Sale and a Rummage Sale. Information at: www.tacomabt.org

Tuesday, November 6 – General Election Day – the last day to turn in ballots in Washington State. Ballots must be postmarked by midnight on November 6 OR placed in a Ballot Drop Box by 8:00 pm on November 6. More information for Washington voters at: https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/

November 17 -- Ayame Kai Guild holds its 37th annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, November 17 from 10am - 3 pm at Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church, 3001 24th Avenue S. Over forty vendors with unique and striking art, clever and sophisticated crafts, must-haves for your collection and gift giving. Famous handmade apple pies and sweet treats to complete your shopping pleasure. Proceeds to benefit the programs and residents of Keiro Northwest, the premier elder care organization serving the Greater Seattle area’s Asian community. Free admission. Information at: http://www.keironorthwest.org/news-events/

November 17 -- The Japanese Community Service of Seattle/Nikkeijinkai of Seattle holds the 7th Annual Musical Bridge Concert on Saturday, November 17 from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 402 South 2nd Street, Renton. JCSS is the oldest Japanese organization in Seattle and was established over 110 years ago.

November 17 – Interim CDA invites you to their Reconnecting Community Dinner on Saturday, November 17, from 5:00 p.m. -- 8:00 p.m. at Joyale Seafood Restaurant, 900 S Jackson Street, Seattle. Meet old and new friends for an evening of stories, games, food and fun! Dinner Tickets are $50/person. For ticketing questions, email Pinky Gupta, pgupta@interimcda.org  or call 206 324 1802 x 31 or visit the website at: http://interimicda.org/reconnecting-community-dinner/

November 24 & 25 -- The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) brings it's pop-up display of Contested Histories: Art and Artifacts from the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection to NVC Hall on Saturday and Sunday, November 24 & 25, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. The display includes physical or digital representation of every item in the collection—more than 400 individual photographs, sculptures, paintings and watercolors, jewelry items, vases, beads, nameplates, and other handmade items from the WWII incarceration camps that Japanese Americans were forced to endure. NVC Hall is located at 1212 S. King Street in Seattle. For more information, visit nvcfoundation.org or contact Debbie Kashino at debbiekashino@gmail.com