BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5287@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20170226T000000Z DTEND:20170226T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Nihonmachi Little Friends (NLF)\, a community based Japanese bi lingual and multicultural non-profit childcare organization\, is presentin g their annual theater production and auction\, &ldquo\;Dowa no Omatsuri: A Festival of Children&rsquo\;s Stories&rdquo\; on <strong>Sunday\, Februa ry 26\, 2017.</strong> The event takes place at the Palace of Fine Arts Th eater\, 3301 Lyon Street in San Francisco.&nbsp\;\n\nWell-known community personalities <strong>Ms. June-ko Nakagawa</strong> and <strong>Mr. Benh N akajo</strong> are serving as co-hosts for the program. The show features <strong>GenRyu Arts</strong> and the students of NLF. The preschoolers&rsq uo\; performances of &ldquo\;Minna no Uta&rdquo\; and &ldquo\;The Giving S chool&rdquo\; are in celebration and anticipation of NLF&rsquo\;s preschoo l building addition&rsquo\;s completion in the very near future. The eleme ntary school-age children of the After School Program are staging &ldquo\; The Zafari Quest&rdquo\; about a board game that comes to life. The silent auction begins at 12pm in the lobby preceding the 1:30pm theater show\, w ith live entertainment provided by &ldquo\;<strong>The Shut-Ins.</strong>& rdquo\; A raffle and refreshments in the lobby will follow the theater per formance.\n\nNLF has been providing quality childcare\, educational progra ms and services for preschoolers through elementary school-age children an d their families since 1975. The construction of the building addition to its historic 1830 Sutter Street facility is made possible through its on-g oing Plant a Seed Capital Campaign.&nbsp\;\n\nTickets to the event are $30 in advance\, (2 or more are $25 each)\, or $40 at the door for adults. Yo uth 5 to 17 years are $10\; and children four years and under are free.&nb sp\;Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the programs and operations of NLF.&nbsp\;For more information\, contact NLF at (415) 922-8898 or ema il at <a href="mailto:nlfchildcare@gmail.com">nlfchildcare@gmail.com</a>. SUMMARY:Dowa no Omatsuri: A Festival of Children’s Stories URL:/en/events/2017/02/26/dowa-no-omatsuri-a-festival-of-childrens-stories/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR