CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(Editor’s note: We welcome public service announcements from readers. Please email details to firstname.lastname@example.org on the 15th of the month or earlier. Events listed here are subject to change, so readers are urged to check with the organizers.)
CURRENT TILL MARCH 25
“2:46 and thereafter,” emerging Japanese artists’ response to the March 2011 tsunamis
Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 12 p.m.-4 p.m; Saturday 3/24 & Sunday 3/25 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Where: Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery, 701 9th Street NW, D.C. Cost: FREE.
MARCH 4, SUNDAY
FREE Seminar: Effective Communications through Accent Reduction & Modification (TM); Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Reckord Armory Building, Rm. 0126, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 20740
Contact: Perry Gao, principal, Hope Chinese School College Park, email@example.com, Tel. 301-529-5396. The seminar is sponsored by The Hope Chinese School College Park; presented by: Dottie Li, TransPacific Communications.
MARCH 7, WEDNESDAY
16th Annual Maryland International Business Leadership Awards
Time: 5 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Info: Visit www.wtci.org/awards2012
Where: Jim Rouse Visionary Center, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230
Be a part of Maryland’s largest celebration of inspirational business leaders with global reach. Meet, network and learn from those with proven success in international business
Enjoy Brazilian music, food and drink.
MARCH 11, SUNDAY
Benefit Concert for Tsunami Survivors
Time 4:30 p.m.; doors open at 4 p.m.
Where: River Road Unitarian Church, 6301River Road, Bethesda, MD 22180.
Contact: Call (703) 888-6143
Event sponsors are the Japan-Asia Society of Washington, D.C., Toho Koto Society, American University’s Arts and Sciences Audio Technology Program, Sushi Taro, Japan De Luxe tour, Tachibana restaurant, Matuba, Niwano Hana and Tako Grill.
MARCH 17, SATURDAY
National Capital Open Tae Kwon Do Championship, presented by H.K. Lee Academy of Tae Kwon Do; Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191
All proceeds from spectator admissions will benefit the South Lakes High School Athletic Booster Club and is one of the Club’s largest fundraisers.
Info: And for entry form, visit www.hkleetkd.com. Or call 703-437-5111.
MARCH 17, SATURDAY
Fly a Kite! Workshop, presented by the Corcoran Gallery of Art for the Blossom Kite Festival; Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Corcoran, 500 17th Street NW, D.C.; METRO: Farragut West, Blue/Orange lines. Cost: $16 for museum members/$20 for non-members; fee includes materials for one kite. Pre-register online.
Contact: Corcoran, (202) 639-1770
MARCH 20, TUESDAY–APRIL 27, FRIDAY
National Cherry Blossom Festival Headquarters
Open Daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Where: At the Washington Marriott Hotel, Metro Center, 775 12th Street, NW; (202) 737-2200
Start your journey enjoying all that the Festival has to offer with a stop at the Festival Headquarters in the hotel lobby. Also, pick up free information about Festival events and programs.
MARCH 21-APRIL 1
Shen Yun Performing Arts; Where: The Kennedy Center Opera House
Info: Visit www.ShenYun 2012.com/dc
MARCH 31, SATURDAY
Freedom Walk: Short, non-competitive symbolic walk to affirm our resolve to uphold the constitutional rights of all Americans.
Time: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Where: National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II. Intersection of D St. NW, New Jersey Ave, NW and Louisiana Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Info: www.ncbfreedomwalk.org.
Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) Case Clinic 1-4pm
Bring your concerns, questions, and issues to OAPIA Case Assistance Clinic. Language interpretation services are provided.
Time: Every Wednesday from 1-4 p.m.
Where: 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 721N, Washington, DC 20001
Info: Or to make an appointment, please call (202) 727-3120. Walk-ins are welcome.
Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are provided upon request. Please allow 5 to 7 days to process such a request.