• 1212 South King Street, Seattle, WA 98144
  • (206) 322-1122
  • info@nvcfoundation.org

Olympia Obon
Saturday, August 26, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA.

Olympia’s Bon Odori Returns! Olympia Chapter JACL sponsors Japanese dance, taiko drum, refreshments, and more! Information: https://www.facebook.com/JACLOlympia/

Kawabe Summer Fest
Sunday, August 27, 11am to 4pm
221 18th Ave S, Seattle

Kawabe Memorial House invites you to come enjoy the Sun, Food, Fun, Family Activities, Music, Prize Drawing, and More as you support their senior living programs. Kawabe Memorial House is a non-profit organization founded in 1969 that provides Independent Living for a wide variety of diverse and multicultural seniors aged 62 years and over. More information about the Kawabe Memorial House at (206) 322-4550.

Vashon Island Japan Festival 2023
Saturday, September 9, 11am to 6pm

18017 107th Ave SW, Vashon

Mukai Farm & Garden’s 5th annual Japan Festival will include food, entertainment, and workshops celebrating Vashon Island’s Japanese American heritage with Seattle Kokon Taiko, Seattle Kendo Kai, Bon Odori Dance, Bonsai Demonstrations, Haiku Workshop, Children’s Village, Japanese Food & Snacks, Nominoichi Market, and much more! For more information or to donate to our Nominoichi sale, please contact info@mukaifarmandgarden.org

Salmon Dinner Fundraiser
Saturday, September 23, 2pm to 7pm
1427 S Main Street, Seattle

Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple hosts a fundraiser! Ticket cost is $23 per dinner. Drive Thru (Takeout) Dinners served from 2pm-6pm. Dine-In Dinners served inside the gym from 4pm-7pm. NOTE — Event Tickets are by Pre-Sale ONLY! Menu: Salmon fillet, Rice, Tsukemono, Salad, Corn, Dessert

(Pork Loin option offered in limited quantities). For information, call: 206-329-0800

For Tickets, go to: salmondinner@seattlebetsuin.org

7th Annual Japan WeekPublic Day Festival
Saturday, September 30, 10am to 5pm
Bellevue College Campus, Bellevue

Bellevue College and the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle are sponsors, as this 7th annual event brings to mind the 七福神 (Shichi Fuku Jin, the Seven Lucky Gods). In Japanese cultures as well as many cultures around the world, seven is regarded as a lucky number. As this year’s kanji indicates that despite all our challenges, we hope everyone will have a fortunate year. Complete information at: https://studentweb.bellevuecollege.edu/japan-week/

CID Community Potluck
Saturday, September 30th, 2023, 1pm to 3pm
Donnie Chin International Children’s Park
7th Ave S and South Lane Street, Seattle

This is an official event for Kip Tokuda and Uncle Bob Santos. The event will have potluck dishes and food from various restaurants. For more information, contact Daryl Chin at: chin.t.daryl@gmail.com

50th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, October 7, 5pm to 9pm
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue

ACRS invites you to their 50th anniversary gala celebration with inspiring speakers, cultural performances, and an exciting live auction. Reconnect with friends from both the past and present as ACRS looks back at the incredible impact made together with community members over the past five decades, supporting Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and other underserved communities. https://give.acrs.org/campaign/acrs-50th-anniversary/c494514