Monthly Archives: July 2014

  • On July 7 or Tanabata day was sunny and we could hold a successful Community Tanabata Festival. Some people were wearing yukata or jinbei and families of three generations attended the event. People wrote their wishes on tanzaku, made origami paper decorations to celebrate traditional Japanese culture. Storyteller Ohomi Sgawara performed kamishibai, everyone sung a […]

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  • We will be participating in the 38th Annual Powell Street Festival again! At Food Booth, we will be selling yakitori, okonomiyaki, kakigori. Also, we will have a booth at Community Booth. We look forward to meeting you there! 8月2日(土)3日(日)はパウエル祭です。本団体は例年通り、フードブースで焼き鳥、お好み焼き、かき氷などを販売いたします。また、コミュニティーブースにも参加しますので、是非お立ち寄りください。

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  • In July and August, VJLS will open as summer hours. Daycare will be open as usual. There will be summer school, however the office and library will open as summer hours. Summer hours are from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for the period July through end of August. Summer Office Hours | Office and Library […]

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  • On Saturday, June 21, Graduation and Year End Ceremony took place at the Japanese Hall. We invited Deputy Consul General Akira Uchida, Consul Yoshiyuki Tomi from Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang, Grater Vancouver Japanese Canadians Citizens Association President Derek Iwanaka, and Gakuyukai (those who graduated VJLS before WWII). We started […]

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