Upcoming Chapter Events
January 27, 2018
Annual Installation Luncheon
Location: Meiwah Restaurant 4457 Willard Ave., Chevy Chase, MD
Date and Time: Saturday, Jan. 27, Noon-2pm
Cost: $30 per person (please bring cash or a check to pay for the luncheon)
RSVP: Scott Tanaka, firstname.lastname@example.org
February 18, 2018
Day of Remembrance Event
Film screening of “Never Give Up: Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice” followed by a discussion with Holly Yasui, co-director of the movie and youngest daughter of Minoru Yasui
Location: National Museum of American History, First Floor, S. C. Johnson Conference Center
Date and Time: Sunday, Feb. 18 2-4pm
September 9, 2017
Keiro Kai Luncheon
Time: 12 noon – 2:30 pm
Location: North Bethesda Middle School – Cafeteria (
July 6-9, 2017
JACL National Convention
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008.
To learn more, visit: https://jacl.org/2017convention/.
May 28, 2017
69th Annual DC Memorial Day Ceremony
Location: Arlington National Cemetery – Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am – Ceremony – Columbarium. Following the ceremony, attendees are invited to lay floral arrangements at grave sites of our fallen Japanese American heroes.
11:15 -11:30 am……..Wreath Laying Ceremony – Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers
Directions: By metro: Metro to Arlington National Cemetery, go through Visitor Center & to the Columbarium. By car: Park at the Visitor Center Parking, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) to catch the shuttle at the entrance. NOTE: The Virginia State Police will close part of Washington Boulevard near the Pentagon on Sunday, May 28, 2017, for the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally. From 7:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m., Washington Boulevard (Route 27) will be closed from I-395 to the Memorial Bridge. There will also be no access to Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) from Washington, DC via the Memorial Bridge. ANC will only be accessible from southbound George Washington Memorial Parkway or northbound Route 110.
Questions? Contact Turner Kobayashi at Turner@audleyfarm.com or 540.539.1080. To learn more, visit: https://java.wildapricot.org/.
April 1, 2017
Cherry Blossom Freedom Walk, 9am-noon, National Japanese American Memorial (intersection of Louisiana, New Jersey, and D Streets, NW). To learn more, visit: http://www.ncbfreedomwalk.org/.