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2016

2/17-18  Katsucon (Booth)
2/15  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
2/13 Japan 360: Matsukawaya Sweets / Happy Birthday JASWDC
2/10  Mini Cooking Class: Gyudon
2/8  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
2/7 Monthly Waso-do Kimono Class
2/6  J-Book Club: Hear the Wind Sing by Haruki Murakami
2/1  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
1/27  Azusa’s Dance Exercise Class
1/26  Japan in 2016: A Look at the Year Ahead
1/24  The JEToastmasters Club
1/18  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
1/17 Monthly Waso-do Kimono Class
1/13 Seijinshiki Coming-of-Age Photo Shoot
1/11 Calligraphy/Shodo Classes Start
1/11 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
1/10 English Language School: Winter Semester Start
1/9 J-Book Club: Floating Lanterns and Golden Shrines: Celebrating Japanese Festivals by Rena Krasno
1/9 Japanese Language School: Winter Semester Start
1/6 Shougatsu-kazari Making Workshop
12/20 Kimono in Motion
12/14 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
12/13-12/16 Political Science & Economics in Japanese
12/12 J-Book Club: Parade by Shuichi Yoshida
12/9  Bonenkai – End of Year Party
12/7  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
12/6  Monthly Kimono Class
12/1  30th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
11/18 Shichi-go-san Photo Shoot
11/17 Shichi-go-san Photo Shoot
11/16  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
11/15  Japan 360: Bonsai – Stories, Inspiration, Art
11/14 J-Book Club: Angry White Pyjamas by Robert Twigger
11/10  Monthly Kimono Class
11/9  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
11/4 Opening Reception for Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige’s Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Exhibit with the GWU Luther W. Brady Art Gallery
11/3  Potential Flashpoints in Northeast Asia with the Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) and the National War College Alumni Association
11/2  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
10/31  Cherry Tree Planting @ Mt. Pleasant Library
10/26  Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
10/26 Ohanashikai Halloween Trick-or-Treating
10/25  The JEToastmasters Club
10/19 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
10/18 Kimono in Motion Introductory Class
10/18 JASWDC & JETAADC Happy Hour @ Perry’s Restaurant
10/17 J-Book Club: Yokohama, California by Toshio Mori
10/15 Otsukimi – Moon Viewing @ The U.S. National Arboretum <Photos>
10/14 TOP NY Seminar
10/12 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
10/5 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time
10/4 Life Coaching Seminar with Kurisu Yoshiko
9/27 Haiku: Transcending Borders at the Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC)
9/27 The JEToastmasters Club
9/16  Happy Hour & DC Roundtable with Japan Global Initiative (JGI)
9/15 Cross-Cultural Communications: A Look into Japan’s Unique Regions with Japan Global Initiative (JGI)
9/7  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
8/31  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
8/30  Sake Pairing at i Ricchi
8/24  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
8/23  The JEToastmasters Club
8/17  Japanese Movie Night with MOAPIA
8/17  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time Natsu Matsuri Mini Festival / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
8/10  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
8/8 J-Book Club: Tales of Moonlight and Rain by Akinari Ueda
8/3 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
8/2  Monthly Kimono Class
7/27  Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
7/26 A Christian in the Land of Gods Brown Bag Talk
7/23 Tanabata @ Hillwood Museum
7/20 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
7/13 Ohanashikai Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
7/12 Izakaya Pub Quiz w/ JETAADC <Photos>
7/11  J-Book Club – A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics by Donald Richie
7/9  Ekoji Obon Festival
7/6 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
7/5  Monthly Kimono Class
6/30  Shikoku Henro Brown Bag Talk
6/29  Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
6/28  Japanese-English Toastmasters Club
6/25  Chinatown Community Picnic
6/22 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
6/17  Karuta Workshop <Photos>
6/17  Networking Lunch in Japanese
6/15 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
6/14 Kimono in Motion Introductory Class
6/14
セミナー:コミュニケーション次第で人が変わり組織が変わり人生が変わる
6/13 J-Book Club – Obasan by Joy Kogawa
6/8 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
6/7 Monthly Kimono Class
6/5 Fiesta Asia Heritage Festival
6/2 Growing up Global: Brown Bag Talk w/ Lauren Zelek <Photos>
6/1 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
5/26 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
5/25 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
5/24 Japanese-English Toastmasters Club
5/20 Mini Cooking Class – Okonomiyaki
5/18 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
5/17 Monthly Kimono Class
5/16 J-Book Club – Instruction Manual for the 21st Century Samurai by Alexei Maxim Russell
5/11 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
5/6 Sake vs. Shochu Tasting <Photos>
4/29 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
4/27 Monthly Kimono Class
4/27 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time
4/16 Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival
4/14-15 Japan Bowl
4/11 J-Book Club
3/20-27 CineMatsuri
3/17 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
3/15 Monthly Kimono Class
3/12 Tegami for Tohoku – Messages to Remember 3/11 <Photos>
3/10 Tegami for Tohoku – Messages to Remember 3/11
3/9 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
3/8 Catch-up Kimono Class
3/7 J-Book Club – The Autobiography of Yukichi Fukuzawa by Yukichi Fukuzawa
3/5 Tidal Basin Clean-Up
3/4 Networking Lunch in Japanese
3/2 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
3/1 Soroban Workshop
2/26 Mini Cooking Class – Baked Shio-Koji Salmon & Japanese-style Sauerkraut <Photos>
2/25 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
2/23 Japanese-English Toastmasters Club
2/23 Soroban Workshop
2/17 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
2/16 Soroban Workshop
2/10 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time / Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
2/8 J-Book Club – Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka, Vol 1 By Naoki Urasawa
2/5 Networking Lunch in Japanese
2/3 Hakutsuru Sake & Washoku Pairing at Yuzu in Bethesda
2/3 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time
2/2 Monthly Kimono Class
1/21 Japan in 2016: A Look at the Year Ahead
1/20 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
1/20 Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
1/15 Coming-of-Age Ceremony Photoshoot & Shinto Prayer
1/13 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time/Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
1/12 Monthly Kimono Class
1/11 J-Book Club – Something Like An Autobiography, by Akira Kurosawa
1/6 Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
1/5 Catch-up Kimono Class

2015

12/18 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
12/11 Bonenkai – Year End Party
12/8 Kimono in Motion
12/7 J-Book Club – Toddler-Hunting and Other Stories by Kono Takeo
12/1 The 29th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction @ Park Hyatt Washington
11/30 Japanese Calligraphy Shodo Workshop
11/24 Japanese-English Toastmaters Club
11/20 NCBF Cherry Tree Planting at Capitol Heights Elementary School – photos
11/19 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
11/17 Monthly Kimono Class
11/17 Potential Flashpoints for the Northeast Asia Region: Japan, China and US Perspectives – photos
11/16 Japanese Calligraphy Shodo Workshop
11/12,13 Shichi-go-san Photoshoot
11/9 Japanese Calligraphy Shodo Workshop
11/6 Networking Lunch in Japanese
11/2 Symposium on How to Improve Women and men’s Work-Life Balance in Japanese Society
10/30 Halloween Networking Night
10/29 Mini Cooking Class – Making Onigiri to Make a Difference: Supporting World Food Day Campaign – photos
10/27 Japanese-English Toastmasters Club
10/26 J-Book Club: The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura
10/21 JASW & JETAADC Networking Night @ Perrys Restaurant / Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop – photos
10/20 Brown Bag Talk: Change the World with Onigiri – TABLE FOR TWO’s World Food Day Campaign
10/16 Networking Lunch in Japanese
10/14 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
10/7 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
10/2 Mini Cooking Class – Tamagoyaki (Japanese Rolled Omelet) and Konbu Soup Making Class – photos
9/26 Otsukimi, Moon Viewing Event at Ekoji Buddhist Temple –photos
9/23 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
9/22 Japanese-English Toastmasters Club
9/21 Seasonality in English Haiku @ JICC – photos
9/16 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/ Cross Cultural Communication: Japan, China and Kenya
9/14 Book Club – The Roads to Sata: A 2000-Mile Walk Through Japan by Alan Booth
9/11 Mini Cooking Class – Takoyaki Making Class
9/9 Edotsumami Kanzashi Workshop
9/8 Monthly Kimono Class
9/2 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/Kimono in Motion Introductory Class
8/26 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
8/25 Japanese-English Toastmasters
8/21 Networking Lunch in Japanese
8/19 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
8/12 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/ Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
8/7 Obake Story Night – Ghost Story-Telling
8/5 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/ Monthly Kimono Class
8/3 Japanese Sign Language Introductory Workshop – photos
7/31 Tanabata Networking Night – photos
7/29 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
7/28 Japanese-English Toastmasters
7/24 Calligraphy Workshop
7/23 Brown Bag Talk: UMAMI & KONBU STOCK – photos
7/22 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/ Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
7/20 Calligraphy Workshop
7/15 JASW/ JETAADC Presents, Izakaya Pub Quiz @ Pasara Thai
Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese – photos
7/14 English Language School -Summer Semester 2015- started
7/13 Japanese Language School – Summer Semester 2015- started
7/11 Ekoji Obon Festival photo – photos
7/8 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
7/7 Monthly Kimono Class
7/1 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time
6/24 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/Monthly Kimono Class
6/19 Networking Lunch in Japanese
6/17 YUKI’S JOURNEY: A Fundraiser for the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund – photos
6/8 Japanese Green Tea Class – photos
6/4 US-Japan Networking Night @ FOLEY & LARDNER LLP
5/29 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
5/27 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/Monthly Kimono Class
5/20 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
5/13 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
5/6 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time – / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
5/4 J-Book Club: The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto by Pico Iyer
5/1 Networking Lunch in Japanese
4/30 A National Poetry Month Program: Haiku
4/29 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
4/24 ACCJ Morning Meeting
4/23 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workship
4/22 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time- / Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/
Sakura Matsuri & Japan Bowl Volunteer Appreciation Party
4/21 Montyly Kimono Class
4/11 Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival
4/9,10 National Japan Bowl®
3/26 Cine Matsuri @ E Street Cinema – The Little House
3/25 Cine Matsuri @ E Street Cinema – The Snow White Murder Case
3/24 Cine Matsuri @ E Street Cinema – Our Home Land
3/23 Cine Matsuri @ E Street Cinema – Our Family
3/22 Cine Matsuri @ E Street Cinema – UZUMASA Limelight
3/20 Networking Lunch in Japanese
3/18 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time-/Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
3/11 Ohanashikai – Japanese Story Time- Stesubun Event/ Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
3/6 Networking Lunch in Japanese
3/4 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time- Stesubun Event/ Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
3/1 CineMatsuri Encore
2/27 Japanese Sweets Wagashi Making Workshop -Hichigiri-
2/25 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time- Stesubun Event/ Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
2/24 Monthly Kimono Class
2/23 J-Book Club -Japanamerica?How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S-
2/20 Networking Lunch in Japanese
2/18 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time- Stesubun Event/ Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
2/11 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time- Stesubun Event/ Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
2/6 Networking Lunch in Japanese
2/4 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time- Stesubun Event/ Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
2/3 JASW Networking Night -Setsubun Celebration at Zentan-
1/30 Mini Cooking Class: Takana Meshi & Miso Soup – Fried rice with Takana (mustard pickle leaves) – photos
1/28 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/ Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time-
Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workship
1/26 J-book Club
1/23 Coming of Age Ceremony (Seijin-shiki) Photo Shoot
1/22 Japan in 2015: A Look at the Year Ahead – photos
1/21 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese/ Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time-
1/20 Monthly Kimono Class
1/16 Networking Lunch in Japanese
1/14 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time- start
1/13 English Language School-Winter semester start
1/12 Japanese Language School-Winter semester start
1/7 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese

2014

12/15 J-Book Club: 47 Ronin by John Allyn
12/12 Bounenkai Party 2014
12/4 The 28th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction – photos
12/3 Ohanashikai-Japanese Story Time-, Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
11/21 Networking Lunch in Japanese
11/20 Brown Bag Talk – The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Tea Life, Tea Mind
11/19 Ohanashikai-Japanese Story Time-, Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
11/18 Brown Bag Talk: The Children of Hiroshima “Pictures From Hiroshima Schoolyard “
11/13,14 Shichi-go-san Photo Shoot
11/10 Monthly Kimono Class
11/5 Ohanashikai-Japanese Story Time-, Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese, Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
10/30 Japan-America Halloween Networking Night – photos
10/29 Halloween Event for Ohanashi-kai
10/24 Mini Cooking Class: Nabe-mono -Japanese hot pot dishes – photos
10/22 American Political & Cultural Perspectives on Japan: From Perry to Obama
10/14 JETAADC-JASW Networking Night @Perrys Restaurant – photos
10/6 J-Book Club
10/3 Networking Lunch in Japanese
10/1 Transformations: HAIKU from Japan to America
9/30 Biochemical Innovation & Access: Perspectives from Japan and the United States
9/24 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time-, Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese, Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
9/19 Brown Bag Talk:Asia in Washington – Implications for US-Japan Relations-Online Book Sale
9/17 Ohanashikai-Japanese Story Time-, Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
9/16 Monthly Kimono Class
9/9 Beer Garden Party @ Perry’s Restaurant
9/8 J-Book Club
9/5 Networking Lunch in Japanese
8/26 Monthly Kimono Class
8/25 Monthly Kanzashi Workshop
8/22 Mini Cooking Class: Renkon no Hasami Age -Fried Pork stuffed lotus root in sauce- photos
8/15 Networking Lunch in Japanese
8/6 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time-, Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
8/1 Networking Lunch in Japanese
7/25 Mini Cooking Class #2 – Mochi Ice Cream
7/24 Monthly Kanzashi Workshop
7/23 Izakaya Pub Quiz- photos
7/12 Ekoji Obon Festival
7/11 Tanabata Networking Night
7/10 TOP NY: Business Seminar in DC
6/30 Monthly Kimono Class
6/27 Monthly Kanzashi Workshop
6/23 J-Book Club: Tomoyuki Hoshino, Lonely Hearts Killer
6/20 Networking Lunch in Japanese
6/19 World Cup 2014: Let’s Cheer for Japan’s Samurai Blue!
6/17 Brown Bag Talk: Update on the Japanese Government’s “Cool Japan” Policy
6/13 Mini Cooking Class #1 -Hiyashi Chuuka-
6/11 Ohanashikai-Japanese Story Time-
6/6 Lunch Time Networking in Japanese/ US-Japan Networking Night
6/4 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time, Lunch Time Yoga
5/29 Hakutsuru Sake & Washoku Pairing at Tako Grill
5/28 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time, Lunch Time Yoga
5/21 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time, Lunch Time Yoga
5/19 J-Book Club
5/17 Asian Heritage Festival -Fiesta Asia Street – photos
5/16 Networking Lunch in Japanese
5/14 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time???????????, Lunch Time Yoga
4/30 ???-Japanese Story Time, Lunch Time Yoga
4/25 Networking Lunch in Japanese
4/23 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time, Sakura Matsuri Volunteer Appreciation Party
4/22 Monthly Kanzashi Workshop
4/12 Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival
4/10,11 National Japan Bowl
3/27 CineMatsuri 5th day-FUNE WO AMU, The Great Passage
3/26 CineMatsuri 4th day-JIGOKU DE NAZE WARUI, Why Don’t You Play in Hell?
3/25 CineMatsuri 3rd day-TABIDACHI NO SHIMA UTA, Leaving on the 15th Spring
3/24 CineMatsuri 2nd day-ODAYAKA NA NICHIJYO, Odayaka
3/23 CineMatsuri 1st day-DOKUROJO NO SHOCHONIN, Seven ouls in the Skull Castle
3/18 Eigo Rakugo
3/15 Tidal Basin Clean-up: Getting the Cherry Blossoms Ready for Bloom – photos
3/14 Monthly Kanzashi Workshop
3/12 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time, Lunch Time Yoga
3/11 Monthly Kimono Class
3/10 J-Book Club
3/7 Networking Lunch in Japanese
3/6 Brown Bag Talk: Buddhism in Japan
3/4 Hina Matsuri (Girls day) Photo Shoot
3/2 Sushi Making Workshop at Maneki Neko Japanese Restaurant
2/27 Monthly Kanzashi Workshop
2/25 Monthly Kimono Class
2/21 Networking Lunch in Japanese
2/19 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time, Lunch Time Yoga
2/12 Ohanashikai -Japanese Story Time, Lunch Time Yoga
2/10 J-Book Club
2/7 Networking Lunch in Japanese
2/4 Setsubun Beer Pairing at Perrys Restaurant
1/30 Monthly Kanzashi Workship
1/28 Monthly Kimono Class
1/23 Japan in 2014: A Look at the Year Ahead at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1/16 ISC & JASW Happy Hour
1/14 Seijinshiki Photoshoot
1/13 J-Book Club

2013

12/19 Monthly Kanzashi Workshop
12/13 Bonenkai
12/9 J-Book Club
12/5 27th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
11/26 Kanzashi Workshop
11/21 Alprin’s Kanji Method: Introduction Seminar
11/19
11/15, 22 Shichi-go-san Photo Shoot
11/14 Sake & Washoku Pairing at Yuzu
11/12 Monthly Kimono Workshop
11/7 Japan-Korea: US Allies Divided by Mutual Misperceptions
10/30 Ohanashikai Halloween Parade
10/22 ???????????
10/18 Cooking Class: Takikomi Gohan
10/11 Japanese Karuta Lecture
10/10 Civil Liberties & the Japanese American Experience
10/2 JETAA-DC & JASW Networking Night @ Perrys
9/26 Brown Bag Lunch: Japan’s Agri-food Sector & the TPP
9/25 Mini Cooking Class: Otsukimi Dango
9/23 J-Book Club
9/20 Kanzashi Workshop, Networking Lunch
9/17 Kimono Workshop
9/14 Otsukimi-Moon viewing
9/5 Japan-Amrica Networking Night
9/4 Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
8/29 Kanzashi Workshop
8/27 Monthly Kimono Class
8/26 J-Book Club
8/15 Fukuoka University Student’s Seminar on Japanese Culture
8/2 Japanese Cooking Class
7/29 J-Book Club
7/25 Kanzashi Workshop
7/22 Yukata Photo Shoot
7/19 Tanabata Networking Night, Networking Lunch in Japanese
7/16 Izakaya Pub Quiz
7/14 Izakaya Pub Quiz – photos
7/9 Prime Minister Abe & Japan’s Constitution
7/2 US-Japan Baseball Night – Nationals vs. Brewers
6/28 Kinpira Cooking Class
6/27 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Monthly Workshop (beginner 1-7)
Working with the Japanese: Business Culture in Japan Today
6/26 Supreme Court Tour for Corporate Members
6/25 Sake & Washoku Pairing at Tako Grill in Bethesda
6/24 J-Book Club
6/21 Networking Lunch in Japanese
6/18 US-Japan Networking Night
6/14 Game Night in Japanese
6/9 Brown Bag Talk: Is Japan “Back”?
6/7 Networking Lunch in Japanese
5/31 Gyoza Making Class
5/30 Edo Tsunami Kanzashi Monthly Workshop (beginner 1-6)
5/22 – 6/26 Yoga in Japanese (6 classes)
5/18 Booth at Asia Heritage Festival
5/14 Monthly Kimono Class
5/10 Game Night in Japanese, Boys’ Day Photo Shoot
5/1 – 7/30 Japanese Calligraphy Workshops (6 session)
4/30 Sakura Matsuri – Annual Street Festival
4/24 Volunteer Appreciation Party
4/13 Networking Lunch in Japanese
4/11,12 National Japan Bowl
3/13 Edo Tsunami Kanzashi Workshop (beginner 1-5)
3/9 “Get the Cherry Trees Ready for Bloom (Tidal Basin Volunteer Cleaning)”
2/22 Edo Tsunami Kanzashi Workshop (beginner 1-4)
2/21 – 3/26 Japanese Lunch Class in 30 Minutes
2/15 – 3/15 Networking Lunch in Japanese
2/8 The Japanese Warrior
2/5 Networking Breakfast in Japanese
2/1 Coming of Age Ceremony Photo Shoot
1/24 Japan in 2013: A Look at the Year Ahead
1/22 – 2/14 Intensive Advanced Beginner Kanji Workshop
1/17, 24, 31 Japanese History Workshop

2012

12/20 Bonenkai
12/7 Sake Tasting: Pairing Contest, Seminar & Networking Party
12/6 26th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
11/8 Kimono Workshop
11/7 Farewell Luncheon for his Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki
11/5 Book Club, Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop (Beginner 3)
10/25 Brown Bag Talk with Lacquer Ware Artist
10/16 Intermediate Kanji Review Workshop
10/15 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop (Beginner 2)
10/11 Monthly Kimono Workshop
10/3 JETAA-JASW Networking Night
9/29 Otsukimi Moon Viewing at The Textile Museum
9/18 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop (Beginner 1) – photos
9/12 Shoyu Class in San-J
7/19 Japanese Karuta Lecture
7/17 Sake & Washoku Pairing – photos
7/15 JASW @ Ekoji Obon Festival
7/11 Kyaraben Class
6/29 – 7/6 Yukata Workshop – photos
6/27 Izakaya Pub Quiz
6/15 Sakura Matsuri Committee Thank You Party
6/7 Summer Beer Garden Party
6/5 English Language School Summer Semester Starts
6/4 June Book Club
6/1 Hayashi Rice / Hiyashi Chuka Class
5/19 JASW @ Asia Fiesta Festival
5/18 Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop – photos
5/9 Calligraphy -Shodo- Spring Workshop Starts
5/1 Incense Ceremony
4/30 Japanese Language School Spring 2012 Semester Starts
4/25 Sakura Matsuri/Japan Bowl Volunteer Appreciation Party
4/24 Catholicism in Modern Japan
4/14 52nd Sakura Matsuri-Japanese Street Festival
4/12,13 20th National Japan Bowl
3/10 Volunteering with NPS
3/4 Sushi Making Workshop
3/2 Fundraiser: Happy House at Muse
2/29 Taiko Making Demo & Talk
2/27 February Book Club
2/17 White Day: Japanese Dessert Class
1/31 Shinnenkai Meishi Mixer Happy Hour
1/23 Book Club: 1Q84
1/17 Japanese Language School Winter Semester Starts
1/9 English Language School Winter Semester Starts

2011

12/15 Bonenkai – Annual End of the Year Party
12/8 Sake Tasting from Japan’s Northern Regions
12/7 25th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
11/22 JLS Breakfast Networking in Japanese
11/15 Japanese Women: Pursuing a Career in the United States
10/28 Shintoism: Its Role in the Community
10/25 Recovery Effort After 3/11 and US-Japan Economic Relations
10/24 October Book Club: Botchan by Soseki Natsume
10/21 – 28 Ikebana Seminar & Workshop – photos
10/14 Takoyaki/ Yakisoba Class
10/8 Otsukimi – Moon Viewing – photos
10/5 Tour of the Portraiture Now Exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery
9/27 Ichishima Gold Medal Sake Pairing – photos
9/26 Book Club Meeting: The Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe
9/15 Annual Fall Beer Garden Party
9/12 Brown Bag Talk:Talk and Q&A with Dr. Michael Auslin – photos
9/6 English Language School Starts
8/8 Summer Reading Group: The Diving Pool
8/2, 9 Nihongo Hiroba – Co-sponsored with JICC
7/28 Kamishibai Story Time – Co-sponsored with JICC
7/27 6 Session Shodo Classes Start
7/22 Operation Tomodachi: Support, Compassion, Commitment
Talk and Q&A with Admiral Walsh co-sponsored with JICC
7/20 Sake & Washoku Pairing at Sushi – photos
7/18 Summer Reading Group: The Face of Another
7/15 Mini Cooking Class Series: Danbury
7/9 JASW @Ekoji Obon Festival,Tanabata Tea Gathering co-sponsored with Urasenke Tankokai Association of Washington DC
7/6 Karaoke Night
6/28 SuntoryWhisky Seminar & Tasting- photos
6/27 Summer Reading Group: Kokoro
6/23 Open Discussion Session:The Future of Nuclear Energy Around the World
6/22 US-Japan Baseball Night: Mariners vs. Nationals – photos
6/9 Summer Beer Garden Party
6/7 Zadankai – Roundtable Discussion Dinner
5/26 Izakaya Pub Quiz
5/24 English Language School Spring Semester,Open Discussion Session:Rebuilding Japan’s Economy
5/21 JASW Booth at Fiesta Asia Festival
5/20 Yukawa Happy Hour – photos
4/25 Japanese Language School Spring Semester Starts
4/20 Sakura Matsuri Volunteer Appreciation Party
4/9 51st Annual Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival
4/7,8 19th Annual Japan Bowl
4/3 Charity Brunch at Sushi Taro
3/12 Volunteering with NPS @ Tidal Basin
3/11 Bento-Kyraben-Making Workshop- photos
3/6 Sushi Making Workshop at Maneki Neko
1/18 Intermediate Kanji Review Class
1/11 English Lanugage School Winter Semester Starts
1/10 Japanese Lanugage School Winter Semester Starts