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Community Events: Japanese Americans on the Peninsula: Learning From Our Past To Look To Our Future

April 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm

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Palos Verdes Library District Invite

PALOS VERDES and ROLLING HILLS – These hands-on events are part of a series hosted by the Palos Verdes Library District entitled JAPANESE AMERICANS ON THE PENINSULA: LEARNING FROM OUR PAST TO LOOK TO OUR FUTURE.

JAPANESE SUMI-E PAINTING

Sunday, April 30th
12:00 – 2:00 PM

Come learn about Japanese Sumi-E painting and try out the practice yourself with these two events at the Peninsula Center Library.

Join us for an all-ages collaborative art project to kick off our month long celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage month.  We will be creating an extra-large art piece using traditional Japanese art techniques.  The resulting artwork will hang in the library for the entire month for all to see!Supplies will be provided, no registration necessary.

Peninsula Center Library – Foyer
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274


JAPANESE BILINGUAL STORYTIME

Thursday, May 4th
10:15-10:45 AM

Enjoy stories and songs in English and Japanese with Yuri Paramore. This program is geared towards children 2-5 and their caregivers but children of all ages are welcome. No registration necessary. This event is also the day before Children’s Day, which is celebrated in Japan and by Japanese Americans.

Malaga Cove Library – Community Room
2400 Via Campesina
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Lessa Pelayo-Lozada, Young Readers Librarian, llozada@pvld.org , 310-377-9584 x237


CELEBRATE CHILDREN’S DAY

Friday, May 5th
4:00- 4:45pm

Children’s Day is a national holiday in Japan to celebrate children’s growth and happiness.  Join us as we make Koinobori (carp) flags to fly to celebrate the children in your family!  This program is best for children in Kindergarten and up but all are welcome. No registration necessary.Fr

Location: Peninsula Center Library Community Room 701 Silver Spur Rd.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Lessa Pelayo-Lozada, Young Readers Librarian, llozada@pvld.org , 310-377-9584 x237


FILM SCREENING and TALK:

Legacy of Heart Mountain and Q&A with David Ono

Friday, May 12th
9:00-10:00 AM

A screening of The Legacy of Heart Mountain details the imprisonment of Japanese Americans in concentration camps, and what daily life looked like inside the camps from 9 – 9:30 AM. Join the film’s producer, writer, and narrator, and ABC7 anchor, David Ono after the film for a Q&A. No registration necessary.

Peninsula Center Library – Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Laura Ishizaka, Adult Librarian, lishizaka@pvld.org , 310-377-9584 x215


CELEBRATE JAPANESE CULTURE DAY & SHARE YOUR FAMILY HISTORY

Saturday, May 13th
12:00 – 3:00 PM

Join us for an all-day celebration of Japanese culture! We will have a demonstration of ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock printing) from 11am-1pm, a display of local Japanese artwork, and a performance by the Los Angeles Japanese Music Ensemble at 2pm! Light refreshments will be provided. No registration necessary.

Every picture tells a story! An extension of last year’s Your Story is the Peninsula’s Story, we invite you to share images of your family’s unique immigration story to be scanned and added to our digital repository.

Peninsula Center Library – Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Laura Ishizaka, Adult Librarian, lishizaka@pvld.org, 310-377-9584 x215


PASSAGES STORYTELLING EVENT
(By Appointment)

Tuesday, May 16th
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Your first impressions of the U.S.  Learning a new language and culture.  Being a child of immigrant parents.  Everyone has a story to tell!  Join us for a day of recorded conversations about your family’s immigration experience using our specially designed “Listening Station”.

Location: Peninsula Center Library Community Room, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274


FILM SCREENING: AMERICAN PASTTIME

Wednesday, May 17th
6:00- 8:00 PM

Free Screening of a 2007 film, AMERICAN PASTTIME, set during WWII that depicts life for the Japanese American inhabitants of an internment camp as they embrace the most American sport of all: baseball. No registration necessary.

Peninsula Center Library – Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Joshua Peck, Adult Librarian, jpeck@pvld.org , 310-377-9584 x214


JAPANESE BILINGUAL STORYTIME

Friday, May 19th
10:15-10:45 AM

Enjoy stories and songs in English and Japanese with Yuri Paramore.  This program is geared towards children 2-5 and their caregivers but children of all ages are welcome. No registration necessary.

Peninsula Center Library – Story Time Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Monique Sugimoto, Local History Librarian and Archivist, msugimoto@pvld.org , 310-377-9584 x213


SUSHI DEMONSTRATION FOR TEENS

Monday, May 22
4:00-5:00 PM

Teens! Learn about the history of this popular Japanese delicacy from experts at the Sushi Chef Institute, learn how to make it, and try it for yourself! Ages 12-18

Annex – Palos Verdes Library
655 Deep Valley Dr.
Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Laura Ishizaka, Adult Librarian, lishizaka@pvld.org , 310-377-9584 x215


JAPANESE SUMI-E PAINTING

Wednesday, May 24th
4:00pm

Hands-on workshop in the traditional Japanese art of Sumi-E painting. Members of the Gardena Kuwai Sumi-E Club will be demonstrating ink painting techniques and then guiding participants in creating their own work of Japanese art!  Supplies will be provided, no registration necessary.

Peninsula Center Library – Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

For more information, go to www.pvld.org or contact Ketzie Diaz,  Library Operations Assistant Manager,  kdiaz@pvld.org, 310-377-9584 x230

Details

Date:
April 30, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Venue

Peninsula Center Library
701 Silver Springs Rd.
Rolling Hills, CA 90274 United States
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Phone:
310-377-9584 x215
Website:
www.pvld.org