Events of JAA & Community in April 2014



JAA Classes

Please join Us!
Mon: 10am-2pm Handicraft Club (4/14 & 28)
Tues: 10:45am-11:45am Tai Chi
Tues: 1pm-4pm Calligraphy
Tues: 1pm-3pm Igo-Kai (4/8 & 22)
Wed: 10am-12pm Urasenke Tea Class (4/16 & 30)
Fri: 10:30am-11:30am Play date for Apple Kids (3/14 & 28)
Fri: 1:15pm-3:15pm JAA Chorus

April 5 (Sat.) 10am-2pm at JAA Hall “JAA Spring Flea Market”

Our very popular Flea Market will once again have delicious food and many affordable items. All sales end at 2pm so come early to have fun hunting for treasures. Donations of used clothes, dishware, accessories and other objects are appreciated by 3/31.

April 7 (Mon.) 10am-12pm “Free Hair Cut for Seniors”

by Ms. Michi Tahara, Mr. Nori Sasaki, Mr. Shunsuke Takahashi and Mr. Toshi Kubota. Please make your reservation at JAA.

April 7 (Mon.) 7pm- JAA Business Women Committee “Dr. Shinichi Fukuoka (biologist)’s life from an insect-collecting boy to a big fan of Vermeer (Vermeer geek)”

April 10, (Thurs.) 10am-12pm “ Legal Consultation” by Attorney Reiko Kasano, Free

Attorney Kasano will advise you on any of your legal concerns except for Immigration Law. Please make your reservation at JAA. 30 minutes per person.

April 10 (Thurs.) 6:30pm- “ The Meeting for 2014- 29th JAA Foreign Minister’s Cup Baseball Games”

All team members/representatives are encouraged to attend this meeting. We will discuss this year’s rules and other important matters.

The 6th Sakura Health Fair 4/12-4/27 Events of Sakura Health Fair in English are below:


April 12 (Sat.) & 13 (Sun.) JAMSNET WORLD

April 17 (Thurs). 12pm- “ Keirokai in April ”

Menu: Spring Lunch Box (Chirashi Sushi) and Ice Cream. Lunch is free. Entertainment will be music by K. Iwaki band. 12pm-2pm: Free Consultation on concerns of medical and social welfare by Dr. Umeko Takeshige. Please make your reservation for Keirokai and lunch delivery, and tell us if you will be a “Birthday Person” in April! Call JAA. It is free

April 18 (Fri.) & 23 (Wed.) 2pm-4pm

“JASSI’s free consultation on Medicare, Social Security, Immigration and other concerns “ at JASSI office at 100 Gold St. Call JASSI at 347-732-5251.

April 21 (Mon.) 1pm-2pm

“Chair Yoga led by Ms. Takako Jonson

April 19 (Sat.) 11am-2pm “10th Sakura Matsuri at Flushing Meadows Corona Park”

This Sakura Matsuri is co-sponsored by the City of New York Parks and Recreation and JAA. Please join Ambassador Sumio Kusaka and Mrs. Chieko Inagaki. Bus departs from JAA at 10am. Sharp! As space is limited, reservations are required. Call JAA. (Suggested donation $5 at the bus. Please see attached flyer!

April 20 (Sun.) 1pm-4:30pm Japanese American Lions Club presents “Animal Therapy”

Speaker will be Dr. Mari Morimoto, Dr. Shingo Soeda and others (they are veterinarians).

April 26 (Sat.) 2pm-4pm “Workshop: Support for people with Dementia by JAA Committee on Aging Issues”

IMPORTANT! From JAA Office; the 44th JAA Scholarship Application Form is available to be picked up at JAA office or www.jaany.org/general_scholarship.html.

Scholarships are available for Japanese students and American students of Japanese descent living in NY, NJ & CT and entering College/University this fall 2014. The deadline for application forms to be received in the office is May 12. Award Presentation Dinner will be held at Harvard Club in end of May or beginning of June.


Community Information




  • March 31, (Mon.) 5:30 - Memorial Service of late Mr. Paul J. Ash (husband of Ms. Cobi Narita) at Saint Peter’s Church.
  • April 6, (Sun.) 3-4pm at Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 A West 13th St. Sachiyo Ito Co. “Salon Series: Ma and Breathing in Dances and Healing Arts” call 212-627-0265 for more information. JAA seniors are invited.
  • April 11, (Fri.) 7pm at Japan Society “26th Annual Concert of the Nippon Club Women’s Chorus”. Admission free.


 

 

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