Recreational Taiko for 6 weeks at Odaiko Sonora

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All Ages Recreational Taiko (AART) at Odaiko Sonora – August 13 to September 24, but no class on September 10, 2016.

“Wear comfortable clothes you can move freely in and bring a water bottle. We take care of the rest! Try the first class free. If you like it, sign up for the 6-week session. Graduates of this session have the option of debuting their new taiko skills at our Tucson Meet Yourself performance in October! Saturdays, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. for 6 weeks by Odaiko Sonora drummers.”  All classes at Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave.  inTucson.

www.tucsontaiko.org

Tucson Japanese Language School starts on August 13

Tucson Japanese Language School starts on August 13, 2016
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Tucson Japanese Language School LLC
Please email Hitomi at: tucson.nihongo.hosyuko@gmail.com
for information. This school started up in 2015.
2016-2017  Day and time
Saturdays, from 9am-11am
2016, August 13,27
          September 10, 17, 24
          October 1, 22, 29
          November 5, 19
          December 3, 10, 17
2017, January 21, 28
           February 11. 18
           March 4, 11(sports day)
           April 1, 8, 22
           May 6, 13, 20
(25 days)
Location: International School of Tucson
1701 E Seneca St. Tucson, AZ (Please don’t call them in regards to Japanese School. It’s a rental property)
Tuition: $380-$420
Age: 5 yrs and up

Megamania! at PCC Downtown on July 9, 2016

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DO YOU LOVE COMICS? MANGA? ANIME? GAMING? COSPLAY? FREE FOOD?

PCC DOWNTOWN IS AT 1255 N. STONE AVE. (NORTH OF SPEEDWAY BLVD.) on July 9, 2016, 1 to 6 p.m.

Come to the sixth annual MegaMania!! It’s bigger and better than ever before!

Whatever your niche may be, MegaMania!! VI is guaranteed to satisfy the maker, learner, mover and gamer in all of us!

Full schedule now online: https://www.library.pima.gov/blogs/post/its-mega-its-mania-its-megamania-2016/

Studio Ghibli films continue to August 2, 2016 at the Loft Theater

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“In collaboration with GKIDS, The Loft Cinema is pleased to present the return of our smash-hit retrospective of films from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli animation house, featuring all 22 films from the Studio Ghibli catalog! Most films will be presented in both subtitled and English dubbed versions.

Films in the series will play at least once a day. We guarantee that films with a Wednesday start date will play Thursday at 7PM and Saturday at Noon, and films with a Sunday start date will play Sunday at Noon and Tuesday at 7PM. More showtimes will be added on a weekly basis.

More at Loft Cinema website, www.loftcinema.com, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson.
June 1 – June 4: Castle in the Sky
June 5 – June 7: Whisper of the Heart
June 8 – June 11: The Secret World of Arietty
June 12 – June 14: Only Yesterday
June 15 – June 18: Porco Rosso
June 19 – June 21: Pom Poko
June 22 – June 25: Howl’s Moving Castle
June 26 – June 28: From Up on Poppy Hill
June 29 – July 5: My Neighbor Totoro
July 6 – July 9: Tales from Earthsea
July 10 – July 12: Ocean Waves
July 13 – July 16: Kiki’s Delivery Service
July 17 – July 19: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
July 20 – July 23: Ponyo
July 24 – July 26: When Marnie Was There
July 27 – July 30: The Cat Returns
July 31 – August 2: The Wind Rises

 

 

Stubio Ghibli Japanese animation films continue till August 2, 2016

The Loft Cinema is located at 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. in Tucson. Info at www.loftcinema.com.

“In collaboration with GKIDS, The Loft Cinema is pleased to present the return of our smash-hit retrospective of films from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli animation house, featuring all 22 films from the Studio Ghibli catalog! Don’t miss your chance to see some of the greatest animated films of all time, including such beloved favorites as My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Castle in the Sky, as well as more recent classics, including The Tale of the Princess KaguyaThe Wind Rises and When Marnie Was There, on the big screen! Most films will be presented in both subtitled and English dubbed versions.

Films in the series will play at least once a day. We guarantee that films with a Wednesday start date will play Thursday at 7PM and Saturday at Noon, and films with a Sunday start date will play Sunday at Noon and Tuesday at 7PM. More showtimes will be added on a weekly basis.

General admission series passes may be purchased HERE, and series passes for Loft Members and kids under 12 may be purchased HERE!”

The ongoing schedule is as follows (which began on May 11, 2016):

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May 18 – May 21: Princess Mononoke
May 22 – May 24: My Neighbors the Yamadas
May 25 – May 31: Spirited Away
June 1 – June 4: Castle in the Sky
June 5 – June 7: Whisper of the Heart
June 8 – June 11: The Secret World of Arietty
June 12 – June 14: Only Yesterday
June 15 – June 18: Porco Rosso
June 19 – June 21: Pom Poko
June 22 – June 25: Howl’s Moving Castle
June 26 – June 28: From Up on Poppy Hill
June 29 – July 5: My Neighbor Totoro
July 6 – July 9: Tales from Earthsea
July 10 – July 12: Ocean Waves
July 13 – July 16: Kiki’s Delivery Service
July 17 – July 19: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
July 20 – July 23: Ponyo
July 24 – July 26: When Marnie Was There
July 27 – July 30: The Cat Returns
July 31 – August 2: The Wind Rises

22 of Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli films at the Loft Theater

Studio Ghibli film retrospective at Loft Cinema, from May 11 to August 2

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The Loft Cinema is located at 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. in Tucson. Info at www.loftcinema.com.

“In collaboration with GKIDS, The Loft Cinema is pleased to present the return of our smash-hit retrospective of films from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli animation house, featuring all 22 films from the Studio Ghibli catalog! Don’t miss your chance to see some of the greatest animated films of all time, including such beloved favorites as My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Castle in the Sky, as well as more recent classics, including The Tale of the Princess KaguyaThe Wind Rises and When Marnie Was There, on the big screen! Most films will be presented in both subtitled and English dubbed versions.

Films in the series will play at least once a day. We guarantee that films with a Wednesday start date will play Thursday at 7PM and Saturday at Noon, and films with a Sunday start date will play Sunday at Noon and Tuesday at 7PM. More showtimes will be added on a weekly basis.

General admission series passes may be purchased HERE, and series passes for Loft Members and kids under 12 may be purchased HERE!”

The schedule is as follows:

May 11 – May 14: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
May 15 – May 17: Grave of the Fireflies
May 18 – May 21: Princess Mononoke
May 22 – May 24: My Neighbors the Yamadas
May 25 – May 31: Spirited Away
June 1 – June 4: Castle in the Sky
June 5 – June 7: Whisper of the Heart
June 8 – June 11: The Secret World of Arietty
June 12 – June 14: Only Yesterday
June 15 – June 18: Porco Rosso
June 19 – June 21: Pom Poko
June 22 – June 25: Howl’s Moving Castle
June 26 – June 28: From Up on Poppy Hill
June 29 – July 5: My Neighbor Totoro
July 6 – July 9: Tales from Earthsea
July 10 – July 12: Ocean Waves
July 13 – July 16: Kiki’s Delivery Service
July 17 – July 19: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
July 20 – July 23: Ponyo
July 24 – July 26: When Marnie Was There
July 27 – July 30: The Cat Returns
July 31 – August 2: The Wind Rises

Celebrate Children’s Day at Yume Japanese Gardens

Children’s Day Festival at Yume Japanese Gardens on May 7

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Traditional celebration featuring Yukata for youngsters, Games, Origami, Craft, Children’ music concert, exhibitions and more!

Saturday, May 7 2016

11am to 3pm

Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson is a non –for-profit 501(c)(3)organization

Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson
2130 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85712
www.yumegardens.org
yume.gardens@gmail.com
Children’s Day is celebrated in Japan on May 5. In Hawaii, it is still called Boys’ Day where beautiful koi kites (koinobori) are flown, to indicate and honor the number of boys in your family.  Schedule below:

5月7日 夢ガーデン 入場料

5/7Yume Gardens

Admission Fee

Members  Free

Adult    $9.00

Senior(65+) $7.00

Student/Military (w/ID) $6.00

Children under 15years old FREE

include entrance fee

11AM TO 2:00PM YUKATA TO WEAR

着付け ゆかた

11AM TO 2PM ORIGAMI

かぶと作り 折り紙

11AM TO 2PM CRAFT

工作(鯉のぼり、おめん)

11AM TO 2PM GAME

ヨーヨーすくい(一人一個)

11AM TO 3PM

EXHIBITIONS BY JAPANESE HOSHUKO AND

JAPANESE PLAY GROUP

日本語補習校 展示物

日本語プレイグループ 展示物

 

11:30AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM,

READING CHILDREN’S BOOK

絵本の読み聞かせ 日本語と英語(無料)

12PM THROW MOCHI AND TOY(UNDER 11YEARS OLD)

お餅投げ  小学生まで参加ok  by日本人会(無料)

子供たちは3個まで拾うことが出来ます。

1PM HUNTING GAME (UNDER 11 YEARS OLD)

宝さがしゲーム  小学生まで参加ok by日本人会(無料)

ガーデンの中にヒント箱を用意しておきます。地図にそって、ゴールにたどりついたら、ご褒美がもらえます。

 

2PM  CHILDREN’S CONCERT ( DONATION)

ピアノとバイオリンの発表会

by Tucson Piano and Violin Kids

ピアノやバイオリンを習ってる子供たちが子供たちの前で、練習の成果を発表します。(募金箱設置)

NOT INCLUDED ADMISSION FEE

入場料に含まれない有料

COTTON CANDY  BY JAPANESE HOSHUKO

日本人補習校

綿菓子(有料 as fund-raising

SHAVED ICE  BY JAPANESE PLAY GROUP

日本語プレイグループ

かき氷(有料) as fund—raising

DRINKS (WATER、TEA、COFFEE、RAMUNE)

夢ガーデン

飲み物(お水、お茶、コーヒー、ラムネ)(有料)

Please Cash for Paying

現金で支払ってください。