Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society Annual General Meeting
Sunday, February 5th, 2012 10:00am to 1:30pm Esquimalt Recreation Centre, Victoria BC.
Support your society and attend the VNCS AGM on Sunday, February 5, 2011 at the Esquimalt Rec Centre. Proceedings begin at 10 am followed by a short lunch break at 11:30 am. From 12:00—13:30 pm we will have a special presentation.
10:00 – 11:30 – Annual General Meeting (Reports, Election of Board etc) 11:30 – 12:00 – Lunch Break – BYOB (Bring Your Own Bento) 12:00 – 12:45 – Presentation and Q &A by Patti Kagawa on her book “From Sea to Shining Sea”
From Sea to Shining Sea — One woman’s cycle trip across Canada from Mile 0 in British Columbia to Mile 0 in Newfoundland. Join Patti as she describes the joys and tribulations of her three month cycling trip across Canada at age 52.
Patti is a forester working for the provincial government, wife and mother of 2 university students. She plays underwater hockey and currently cycles about 15 km to and from work each day.
Tuesday, August 9th 2011 7:30pm – 8:30pm Craigflower Park / Kosapsom at Admiral’s Road and Gorge Road Cost: FREE
(Image of the Genshi Baku “Atomic Bomb” Dome in Hiroshima, Japan)
The annual lantern ceremony, marking the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan will be held at Craigflower Park / Kosapsom at Admiral’s Road and Gorge Road, West Saanich. Bring a blanket and/or chair to sit on.
Lantern making starts at 7:30pm, with words and songs of peace at 8:00pm, followed by floating the lanterns in the Gorge. Latterns with battery candles may be placed on the lawn.
(Bring a blanket &/or chair to sit on and a battery candle if you wish. Floating lantern supplies will be provided.)
Heal Yourself, Heal Japan! Wellness fair to raise funds for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Yoga, meditation, massage, and more! Date: Saturday, April 30, 10 am ~ 7 pm Place: SAMMASATI SEMINARS, 1412 Broad St (btn Pandora & Johnson)
~ Net proceeds will be donated to evacuees from Ishinomaki City in Miyagi, Japan ~
A group of concerned graduate students at UVic’s Department of Pacific & Asian Studies has organized a fundraising evening of music, dance and film in support of children left orphaned in Japan by the twin disasters of March 11. This event, titled ‘Victoria Stands With Japan’, is open to all and will be held this Saturday, April 16 from 6:00PM to 9:15PM at the Gordon F. MacFarlane Lecture Theatre (Harry Hickman Building #105). The Harry Hickman Building can be located using this map: http://www.uvic.ca/buildings/hhb.htmlContinue reading Victoria Stands With Japan