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Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center

A Bitter Legacy Sunday, June 10 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (3rd floor) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 members The American Buddhist Study Center will host the New York premiere screening of Claudia Katayanagi’s award-winning documentary based on the Japanese American incarceration camps and secret prisons for US citizen “troublemakers” during WWII. These Citizen Isolation Centers are … Continue reading Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center
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Watch the Los Angeles Angels vs the New York Yankees in the Bronx This Weekend

The Japanese American Association of New York has teamed up with the New York Yankees to offer baseball fans discounted tickets to the Yankees’ series against the Los Angeles Angels this Memorial Day Weekend. Game times are 7:05 p.m. on Friday, May 25; 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 26; and 1:05 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. For this opportunity to get a glimpse of young … Continue reading Watch the Los Angeles Angels vs the New York Yankees in the Bronx This Weekend
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The 39th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebration

The 39th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebration Sunday, May 20 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Mott Street from Canal to Chatham Square Admission: Free May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, and New York City is home to 1.35 million Asians, so it’s time for everyone to celebrate in Chinatown! New York’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration is the … Continue reading The 39th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebration
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JAA to Hold 14th Sakura Matsuri

JAA 14th Sakura Matsuri Saturday, April 21 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Flushing Meadows Corona Park Admission: Free The Japanese American Association of New York will hold its 14th Sakura Matsuri at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday, April 21. The program begins at 11:00 a.m. rain or shine and features performances by taiko drumming group Soh Daiko, the Japanese Folk Dance Institute of … Continue reading JAA to Hold 14th Sakura Matsuri
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NY Day of Remembrance 2018

NY Day of Remembrance 2018 Saturday, February 24 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 7th Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free (donations accepted) For nearly 30 years New York’s annual Day of Remembrance Program and Community Potluck has commemorated the forced evacuation and incarceration of the Japanese American community during WWII. In addition to marking the 76th … Continue reading NY Day of Remembrance 2018