There’s an event to show solidarity with Japan as it battles the aftermath of the quake and tsunami, and also to raise funds.
In 1906, San Francisco’s hour of need, Japan was the largest contributor to San Francisco Aid Relief….
Here’s the poster, and there are more details at RaiseTheFlagAtFive.com
Clarendon Elementary School, which has a Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program, is staging a charity concert to send aid to Japan. It’s open to everyone. If you can’t go to the concert, you can still donate to the same cause. (This notice courtesy of the ISPN message board.)
Charity Concert for Japan at Clarendon
Date: Wednesday March 16th, 2011
Time: 6:30-8:30 (Performance starts at 7pm)
Place: Clarendon Elementary School Auditorium (500 Clarendon Ave., San Francisco, CA)
We will have a Taiko performance by GenRyu Arts featuring Gen Taiko School, Shamisen (Japanese lute) and singing performance by Fujimoto Hideki Kai Minyo School, and Choral performance by San Francisco Forest Choir, Chorale May, and Ensemble Shiki, and singing by Clarendon students.
Children of all ages are encouraged to come and participate in the concert.
We will be collecting donations that will be sent directly to the relief efforts in Japan through a fund established by the JCCCNC (Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California). Checks should be payable to JCCCNC (note to Earthquake Fund) and cash donations will also be accepted.
If you cannot attend the concert but would like to donate to the Northern Japan Earthquake Fund, please visit www.jcccnc.org .
The concert will be preceded by a Potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share.
We hope to see you on Wednesday night. Please invite your family and friends as this event is open to all.
All of us at Clarendon Elementary School