Author: Chika

JA-SO’s Annual Book Fair

It’s the time of the year for JA-SO’s Annual “Book (and DVD) Fair”!!! There will be plenty of books for all of us so please bring your own bag and take home as many as you would like. (There will be some refreshments as well.) Date : Saturday November 12, 2016 Time : 1pm – Place : Phoenix Library / Meeting Room Cost : FREE (Although, your generous donations are always appreciated.) For more information, please contact us as...

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JA-SO Presents : Japanese Tea Ceremony

JA-SO invites you to a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration to share our culture with anyone interested! Please join us to taste fresh made Matcha and some sweets! Date : Saturday October 15th, 2016 Time : 1pm – 2pm Place : Japanese Garden at the Lithia Park Cost :...

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JA-SO’s Field Trip – “Wildlife Images”

We would like to invite you all to JA-SO’s field trip to “Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center” (11845 Lower River Rd. Grants Pass OR 97526 / 541-476-0222) on Sunday, September 4th. Wildlife Images has specially arranged for bird and wolf encounters only for JA-SO!   Field trip fee : JA-SO Member : Adult/$10, Children(Ages 4-13) /$5 Non-Member :  Adult/$15, Children(Ages4-13)/$8 (Children 3&under are ticketed by donation) For more information, please contact Sayuri Wells at 541-787-5011...

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31st Annual Rogue Vally Hiroshima-Nagasaki Vigil

JA-SO chorus group sang two Japanese songs at the closing ceremony of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Vigil on August 9th, 2016. It is such an honor to be a part of the vigil where  lots of people including Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors wishing our world will become nuclear free. We strongly hope those wishes come true in the near...

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Thank you for your donations!

Thank you to everyone who has given us the generous donations!!! Here is the break down of where and how much we are sending the fund to :   Fukushima Aiikuen (Orphanage in Fukushima) : $1,928.00 Takenoko Hoiku (Childcare in Fukkushima) : $1,928.00 Books for the Children in Fukushima : $250.00 Higashi-Matsushima-city (For Acrylic Scrubbers) : $200.00   As a THANK YOU to your kindness, we will keep doing our best to support the children in...

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