Calendar of Events

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January 13 – St. Louis JACL Book Club 6:30pm, book selection is “Disappear Doppelganger Disappear” by Matthew Salesses, RSVP required

January 15 – “Dreams of Love” Concert by Aska Kaneko Maret and Amy Camie, Webster Hills United Methodist Church, 698 West Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves, Missouri 63119, 2:00 pm

February 19 – St. Louis JACL Day of Remembrance Event at The Lodge in Des Peres, 12:30pm, RSVP required. Japanese American film director and actor, Lane Nishikawa, is the featured speaker.

March 24-25 – JACL Midwest District Spring Meeting, Omaha, Nebraska

Spring – Japanese Festival Appreciation Lunch – Cancelled

April 26 – “Passport Night” 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Ladue Watkins High School Multipurpose Room, 1201 S. Warson Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63124

May – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 19 – The State of Asians in America at Earthbound Beer, 2724 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63118, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

June 17 – Japan America Society (JAS) Trivia Night 7:00 pm, Community Christian Church, 623 Meramec Station Rd. Manchester, Missouri 63021

July 4 – St. Louis JACL July 4th Picnic, Vlasis Park Pavilion #1, 300 Park Drive, Ballwin, MO 63011, 12 noon

July 22 – Red Lantern Night Market – Euclid Avenue, Central West End

July 19-24 – JACL National Convention, Los Angeles, California

September 2-4 – Japanese Festival, Missouri Botanical Garden

Fall – JACL Midwest District Fall Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

Winter – St. Louis JACL Holiday Social


Spring – JACL Midwest District Spring Meeting, Houston, Texas