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April 2022, Volume 73, Issue 4

CIDBIA hosts a Year of the Tiger Celebration on Saturday, April 30, from 11am – 4 pm at Hing Hay Park.

Vendor booths will line the streets, dance and music performances will appear throughout the day on the main stage at Hing Hay Park, families will follow the delicious Food Walk throughout the CID. Also enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities and small arts and crafts vendors. There is something for everyone to enjoy! More information:  https://www.seattlechinatownid.com/experiences/lunar-new-year

80 Years from E.O. 9066: Lessons Learned, is the theme for the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, to be held online on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 12:00 PM.

The 2022 Manzanar At Dusk program will also be held online in the hours following the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. Manzanar was the first of the American concentration camps in which more than 120,000 Japanese Americans and their immigrant parents were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. More information:  https:// manzanarcommittee.org/category/manzanar-pilgrimage/   

Seattle Center Festál presents Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration in partnership with the Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC) on Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 11 am to 4 pm in the Armory building at Seattle Center.

The festival marks the beginning of the officially proclaimed and recognized Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) of May in the Greater Seattle area. It aims to preserve and promote the culture, heritage, and contributions of Asian Pacific Islanders (API) and Asian Pacific Americans (APA). More information:   https://www.apdcwa.org/calendar.html

JCCCW holds Kodomo No Hi on Saturday, May 14, from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm at JCCCW, 1414 S Weller St, Seattle.

Kodomo no Hi, or "Children's Day Festival" is a fun and exciting introduction to the rich world of children's culture in Japan. Explore Japanese and Japanese American culture, art, history, music and more at this community celebration for children's health and wellness! This year, our event is themed around a Japanese idea called "Mottainai" -- an initiative to reduce waste and save resources. We'll be offering interactive activities, as well as live performances and demonstrations for you to enjoy! More Information:   https://www.jcccw.org/kodomo-no-hi/

ACRS will hold its annual Walk for Rice on Saturday, June 18, from 9 am – 12 pm at Jefferson Park on Beacon Hill, Seattle.

Walk for Rice brings people together as a community to raise funds for the ACRS Food Bank and builds awareness about food insecurity in Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (ANHPI) communities. Since the first walk in 1990, Walk for Rice has raised over one million dollars to feed families and individuals experiencing hunger. Every grain counts and every donation, big and small, makes a difference. Please support community members when they need it most. More information: https://give.acrs.org/event/2022-walk-for-rice/e401859