BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4180@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130511T000000Z DTEND:20130511T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Celebrate the openings of&nbsp\;<em>American Heroes: Japanese A merican World War II Nisei Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal</em>& nbsp\;and&nbsp\;<em>Portraiture Now: Asian American Portraits of Encounter </em>&nbsp\;at this very fun and educational Target Day!\n\n<strong>ALL DA Y CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES:</strong>\n<ul><li>Create a self-portrait that&rsq uo\;s totally you!</li><li>Have your portrait taken and make a customized picture frame for it!</li><li>Mark your spot in history on our community t imeline!&nbsp\;<em>In collaboration with JACL-PSW.</em></li><li>Ruthie&rsq uo\;s Origami Corner: Make a Mother&rsquo\;s Day card!</li><li>Wall of tha nks - All veterans are invited to have their photograph taken to be displa yed so we can give a big JANM Family Day thanks!</li></ul>\n\n<strong>SCHE DULE:</strong>\n<strong>11AM:</strong>&nbsp\;Doors open\n\n<strong>11AM-2P M:</strong>&nbsp\;Kidding Around the Kitchen will help you make a self-por trait fruit face!\n\n<strong>12PM-2PM:</strong>&nbsp\;Drop by and meet a m ember of the 442nd\, 100th\, or M.I.S.! They will be signing baseball-styl e cards of themselves for you to take home!\n\n<strong>12PM-3PM:</strong>& nbsp\;Let the Cartoon Slinger draw a fun caricature portrait of you!&nbsp\ ;<em>For children only\, line ends at 2:30PM.&nbsp\;</em>\n<strong>1PM-4PM :</strong>&nbsp\;Learn more about the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd R egimental Combat Team and support our troops with author Stacey Hayashi! S tacey is the author of the comic book<em>Journey of Heroes: The Story of t he 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team</em>. Activit ies will include:\n\n<ul><li>Write letters to soldiers stationed abroad an d let them know how thankful you are for their service!</li><li><em>Journe y of Heroes</em>&nbsp\;coloring activity</li><li>Take your photo with char acters from&nbsp\;<em>Journey of Heroes</em>!</li></ul>\n\n<strong>1:30PM- 3PM:</strong>&nbsp\;Say thank you to Japanese American Korean War and Japa nese American Vietnam War Veterans in person!\n\n<strong>2PM:</strong>&nbs p\;Author Ken Mochizuki will read his book&nbsp\;<em>Heroes</em>. More abo ut&nbsp\;<em>Heroes</em>: Set during the '60s with the Vietnam war going o n and World War II popular in the media\, Japanese American Donnie Okada a lways has to be the "bad guy" when he and his friends play war because he looks like the enemy portrayed in the media. When he finally has had enoug h\, Donnie enlists the aid of his 442nd veteran father and Korean War vete ran uncle to prove to his friends and schoolmates that those of Asian desc ent did serve in the U.S. military.\n\n<strong>2:30PM:</strong>&nbsp\;Take a tour of&nbsp\;<em>Portraiture Now</em>&nbsp\;with Smithsonian exhibitio n curators Rebecca Kasemeyer and David Ward.\n\n<strong>4PM:</strong>&nbsp \;Doors close\n\n<a href="http://www.janm.org/events/2013/05/#11" target=" _blank">For more information &gt\;&gt\;</a>\n<em>Generously sponsored by T arget\, these special Saturdays are filled with fun activities giving fami lies unique ways to learn\, play\, and grow together.</em> SUMMARY:Target FREE Family Saturday: Picture This! URL:/en/events/2013/05/11/target-free-family-saturday-picture-this/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR