Celebrate Tanabata at Carl Schurz Park

6th Annual Tanabata Festival Saturday, July 9 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Carl Schurz Park Esplanade – East River Promenade (enter at E. 86th Street and East End Avenue) Admission: Free The Japanese American Association of New York and the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York, together with support from the Consulate General of Japan in New York, will hold the sixth annual stargazing … Continue reading Celebrate Tanabata at Carl Schurz Park
3.11 Japanese Food Drive

3.11 Japanese Food Drive

The Consulate General of Japan in New York and The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. welcome support from the community for their Japanese food drive for Food Bank for NYC. With the eleventh anniversary of the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Tohoku approaching, the organizations hope to commemorate the tragedy of March 11 by collecting donations of non-perishable Japanese food and giving them to New … Continue reading 3.11 Japanese Food Drive

The Japanese American Association of New York to Host Virtual Gala

JAA 114th Anniversary Virtual Gala Friday, December 3 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Live Stream on YouTube Individual Tickets: $250 The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. continued to have a challenging year. However, they held hybrid programs and re-opened their doors in May. During 2021 the 114-year-old nonprofit organization helped members navigate the COVID vaccine registration process and deal with mental health … Continue reading The Japanese American Association of New York to Host Virtual Gala

Following the Route of the Samurai in New York

During the weekend of October 24 and 25, The Japanese American Association of New York held their Virtual 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser. The nonprofit organization encouraged participants to complete the suggested distance of 5 kilometers (3.10686 miles) with the goal of ending at a spot that‘s meaningful to the history of the Japanese in New York or that illustrated the participants’ personal connections to Japan. As … Continue reading Following the Route of the Samurai in New York

Celebrate the History of the Japanese in New York City with JAA’s Virtual Fundraiser

JAA’s Virtual Walk/Run Fall Fundraiser Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 (anytime) Any Location Suggested Registration Fee/Donation: $30/$20 JAA members/$10 seniors and students Celebrate Japan in New York City! To celebrate Japanese American community connections and their history in New York, come join JAA’s fall fundraising walk/run anytime over the weekend of October 24 to 25. This is a virtual event, in support of … Continue reading Celebrate the History of the Japanese in New York City with JAA’s Virtual Fundraiser