Distinguished Speaker Series: David Kramer

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago Business and Professional Group and Kyiv Mohyla Academy Foundation are pleased to present the Distinguished Speakers Series 2017. Three upcoming afternoons of thought-provoking insights and discussion with Johanan Petrovsky-Shtern, Alexander J. Motyl and David Kramer will be held at the galleries of the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art.   David J. Kramer is Senior Director for Human Rights and Democracy at the McCain Institute. Before that, he served as President of Freedom House. Mr. Kramer served eight years in the U.S. Department of Sta

  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
$10

Shubukai Spring Recital

SHUBUKAI SPRING RECITAL with Toyoaki Shamisen Sunday April 30, 2017 at ELASTIC Arts, 5pm Japanese Classical Dance and LIVE Music Admission Free For the past 40 years, as one of Chicago’s traditional cultural arts icons, Shubukai (formerly Fujima Ryu of Chicago), has been providing a community platform for the presentation of Japanese Classical Dance. Shubukai presents the Spring Recital with its shamisen (Japanese 3-stringed lute) ensemble, Toyoaki Shamisen. Both collaborative and separate repertoire will be performed, perpetuating the legacy for performing arts diaspora here in the M

  • ELASTIC Arts

A Celebration of the Italian Accordion

Presented under the auspices of Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Rovine Circolari will perform “Via dei dollari” at Casa Italia. Sunday, April 30, at Casa Italia – The performance will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Josette Mentesana Weber Room of the Community Center at the Casa, 3800 Division St., Stone Park. Doors will open at 1 p.m. and coffee and light refreshments will be served. Parking is free and the suggested donation is $5. Seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended. To reserve your seat, call 708-345-5933 or visit www.casaitaliachicago.org.“Via d

  • Casa Italia
$5

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Hellenic Heritage Parade

The National Hellenic Museum invites you to the annual Hellenic Heritage Parade, which commemorates the 197th Anniversary of Greek Declaration of Independence. The parade takes place on Halsted Street between Randolph and Van Buren. 50% off museum admission all day!  

  • National Hellenic Museum

Reading Rey Andújar

Join the Dominican American Midwest Association for their book club discussion of Rey Andújar’s “Los Gestos Inútiles”. “Los Gestos Inútiles” earned Andújar the prestigious Premio Alba Narrativa 2015 for the VI Competition of the Latin American and Caribbean Novel. Taking place in the city of Santo Domingo, this novel is a suspense police story surrounding the investigation of Lubrini’s death, which leads the special agent Roja Agramonte to wonder whether it was suicide or assassination. Its underlying message of corruption and abuse of power touches on

  • Oak Park Library
FREE

HAMOC Movie Matinee

The Haitian American Museum of Chicago invites you to a Sunday movie matinee. The movie nights enable us to gain some insight into Haitian culture through film. Suggested donation of $5.  

  • Haitian American Museum of Chicago
$5

Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro

Part of Las Caras Lindas, Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center-curated Afro-Latin music series funded by the Chicago Community Trust, this event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required. Limited spaces available. In a historic night, SRBCC co-presents with HotHouse Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro, one of the most acclaimed proponents of Cuban son. Septeto Nacional will also take part in a workshop and meet & greet with SRBCC’s Afro-Caribbean Jazz and Traditional Puerto Rican Bomba apprentices. An intimate, all-ages concert with Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro will follo

  • Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center

Connectivity – 20 x 20 Slideshow Night

The public is invited to participate or witness this program led by exhibit curator, Linda Dorman. Participants are invited to present 20 images with 20 seconds for commentary or descriptions for each of the images they provide. The theme of this evening’s talks is ‘Connectivity.’ If you would like to present, email robin@uima-chicago.org to reserve your spot. Limit 14 presenters. The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is pleased to present “Natural Inclinations,” an exhibition of social media generated photography by seven Chicago-based artists. While each of the artists, Oscar

  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Kulturküche Cooking Class – Truffles

The DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is excited to announce their very first truffles class! Join chef Dobra Bielinski from Delightful Pastries and learn how to make bittersweet truffles, flavored with Kirschwasser and Eiercognac to give them that special German touch. In this culinary adventure, Dobra will demonstrate how to make a classic ganache filling with bittersweet chocolate, how to shape them and then round them, dipping them and finish them off. And of course, the whole class will get to taste the fruits of their labor. To match the occasion, we will top off this class wi

  • DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

Cillian Vallely and Kevin Crawford Salon Concert

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely this spring. A virtuoso flute player, Kevin Crawford has recorded two solo albums, ‘’D’Flute Album’ and ‘In Good Company’ and “On Common Ground” with Lunasa bandmate, Cillian Vallely. Crawford also tours with Martin Hayes and John Doyle as The Teetotalers. A gifted uilleann piper and low whistle player from Armagh, Northern Ireland, Cillian Vallely comes from a well-known, highly respected and talented musical family. In addition to his many years of performing, touring, and recording with Lunasa, Vallely was fe

  • Irish American Heritage Center

Spring Piano Concert with Roman Salyutov

Celebrate an early Mother’s day and take your loved out to the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center for a special performance by Roman Salyutov, a young world-class piano virtuoso from Germany who is also the chief conductor of one of Germany’s leading non-professional orchestras, the Symphony Orchestra Bergisch Gladbach. In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Salyutov will perform pieces by classic protestant composers such as Johannes Brahms (Sonata Nr. 3) and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (Sonata in B-flat). His program will also include pieces by Fr

  • DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

Polish Constitution Day Parade

Celebrate Freedom on Polish Constitution Day Show pride in your Polish heritage by marching with the Polish Museum of America at Chicago’s 125th Annual Polish Constitution Day Parade. The parade celebrates the historic Polish Constitution of 1791, the first democratic constitution in Europe and second in the world only to the United States Constitution. The Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The PMA is Unit #49. Wear comfortable walking shoes and consider wearing red and white, the colors of the Polish flag! The official route runs south on State Street, from Lake to Jacks

Martin Luther, John Knox, and Various Kinds of Christianity in 16th-Century Scotland

Scottish American History Forum: This talk will recall the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation (1517-2017), and the recent 500th anniversary of the birth of John Knox (c.1514). We’ll discuss how the actions and thinking of these two great religious reformers profoundly affected the development of Christianity and society in 16th-century Scotland. Some attention will be given as well to the continued place of Catholicism in the Early Modern Scottish experience. Presenter: Karen Scott, Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Depaul Universi

  • Scottish Home

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

The Artist Lounge

Enjoy the artists lounge at the South Side Community Art Center hosted by Dometi and Awthentik Poetry. $5 – performers $7 – admission. This event occurs every first and third Friday.

  • South Side Community Art Center
$5-7

Chicago Swedish Mixed Chorus Concert

The Chicago Swedish Male Chorus is now a Mixed Chorus. They will present a concert of songs in English and Swedish. The performance will be followed by refreshments. The Chicago Swedish Male Chorus is a part of the American Union of Swedish Singers (AUSS), which organized over 120 years ago at the height of the immigration years. Swedes formed choruses here in America to sing the songs that they remembered and loved from their homeland. These individual choruses came together in 1892 to from the AUSS. Their first public appearance was at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. O

  • Swedish American Museum

Japanese Americans in the Era of WWII

Jean Mishima, president of the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society, will talk about the experience of resettling in the Chicago area post WWII. “Japanese Americans in the Era of WWII” at the Conrad Sulzer Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave. on Wednesday May 10th, 2017.   Racial discrimination and profiling of Japanese Americans during World War II resulted in the violation of their civil rights and their incarceration into 10 internment camps. Many of them moved from the West Coast eastward, settling in Chicago, where they found a new home. Chicago social service agencies, coop

FREE

Paints and Pints

Budding Picassos can create their masterpiece this May at the next round of Paints and Pints. Paints and Pints features a painting session with instructor Kathy Kelly. Aspiring artists can enjoy a pint, while creaing a painting of their choice and bring home their canvas creation. Paints and Pints is Friday, May 12 from 7pm to 9pm and tickets are $45 for IAHC members or $50 for general admission. The cost includes art materials, canvas and a choice of one soft drink, glass of house wine or domestic beer. After class, patrons can enjoy live music in the Pub. Reservations are necessary, as this

  • Irish American Heritage Center

Tea with Florence Nightingale

Have tea with the Lady with the Lamp; Florence Nightingale, at another in Irish American Heritage Center’s Saturday Morning Tea Series. Florence Nightingale was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by her during the Crimean War, where she organized the care of wounded soldiers. Storyteller, playwright and actress Megan Wells will portray Nightingale. The Tea is sponsored by Hektoen Nurses and the Humanities. Tea with Florence Nightingale is Saturday May 13 at 11am. Tickets are

  • Irish American Heritage Center

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Bharanthi: My Mother Performance

Natya Dance Theatre presents this special fundraiser in support of the Indo American Heritage Museum and the forthcoming exhibition “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation”, which explores the Indian-American experience and the community’s vital political, professional, and cultural contributions to American life and history.  Natya senior dancers will perform “Bharathi: My Mother”, with choreography by Hema Rajagopalan. The performance celebrates the contributions India has made to our global culture.  Tickets are $50 for VIP (reserved seating in

  • The Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

The Artist Lounge

Enjoy the artists lounge at the South Side Community Art Center hosted by Dometi and Awthentik Poetry. $5 – performers $7 – admission. This event occurs every first and third Friday.

  • South Side Community Art Center
$5-7

Stick Up! Chicago Secret Sticker Club with Oscar Arriola

A meet up of the Stick Up! Chicago, a sticker drawing event organized by Curator Linda Dorman that takes place at different art spaces around the city every few months. Artists, graffiti artists, and families are welcome to create their own sticker art, and are also invited to trade with other artists, if they choose. Artist Oscar Arriola will also be present to share his expertise. The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is pleased to present “Natural Inclinations,” an exhibition of social media generated photography by seven Chicago-based artists. While each of the artists, Oscar Arriol

  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

The Artist Lounge

Enjoy the artists lounge at the South Side Community Art Center hosted by Dometi and Awthentik Poetry. $5 – performers $7 – admission. This event occurs every first and third Friday.

  • South Side Community Art Center
$5-7

Byrne and Kelly in Concert

Byrne and Kelly, international stars of Irish group Celtic Thunder return to the Irish American Heritage Center in 2017, after a sold-out concert last April. What began as Celtic Thunder’s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly performing a series of shows together called “Acoustic By Candlelight”, has turned into what is now known as Byrne and Kelly. Driven by vocal harmonies, the duo seamlessly dives into combining genres like traditional Irish and Americana to create a fresh, Celtic folk sound. Byrne and Kelly in Concert is Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8pm and tickets are $55 for premium seating, which

  • Irish American Heritage Center

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

31st Scottish Festival & Highland Games

The Scottish Festival & Highland Games hosted by the CHICAGO SCOTS features an extravaganza of activities and attractions- from the iconic caber toss, bag-piping and highland dancing to Celtic rock music, rugby and the dogs of Scotland. Whether you’re Scottish by birth, heritage or simply by inclination, this family-friendly event is a chance to celebrate Scotland and Scottish culture while supporting the oldest not-for-profit in Illinois. Friday, June 16th: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 17th: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Hamilton Lakes

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

The Artist Lounge

Enjoy the artists lounge at the South Side Community Art Center hosted by Dometi and Awthentik Poetry. $5 – performers $7 – admission. This event occurs every first and third Friday.

  • South Side Community Art Center
$5-7

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Wednesday class introduces Hiragana, or beginning Japanese writing, and has a more formal classroom structure. The weekly routine includes traditional Japanese games and play, sto

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Wednesday class introduces Hiragana, or beginning Japanese writing, and has a more formal classroom structure. The weekly routine includes traditional Japanese games and play, sto

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Wednesday class introduces Hiragana, or beginning Japanese writing, and has a more formal classroom structure. The weekly routine includes traditional Japanese games and play, sto

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Wednesday class introduces Hiragana, or beginning Japanese writing, and has a more formal classroom structure. The weekly routine includes traditional Japanese games and play, sto

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Wednesday class introduces Hiragana, or beginning Japanese writing, and has a more formal classroom structure. The weekly routine includes traditional Japanese games and play, sto

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

Tampopo-Kai for Under Five-Year-Olds

Join the Japanese American Service Committee for Tampopo-Kai. This unique program has the goal of exposing children to the richness and wonder of the Japanese language and culture through songs, stories, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. The program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers with three sessions that last approximately 12 weeks each, and a summer session of approximately four weeks. Monday class is for children under 5 years of age. Through physical activities, children will learn about the Japanese culture, annual cultural events and holidays, and Japanese wo

  • Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago