Japanese American Community Events
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The Chicago Botanic will host “Resilience: Lessons from Japan” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Ill. Program will discuss how Japan’s traditions, teachings and cultural arts can “strengthen the human spirit.” Highlights: dance, taiko and garden-inspired lectures. Presenters: Fujima Shunojo, founder and master teacher of Fujima Ryu of Chicago, Tatsu Aoki, artistic director and executive producer of Tsukasa Taiko, Calvin Manshio, attorney and principal of Manshio Law Firm, P.C., Dennis Makishima, master bonsai and tree pruner, wellness consultant and Chicago Botanic Garden volunteer Donna Kobayashi. Register for the free program: www.chicagobotanic.org. Parking: $20 for non-members. Info: (847) 835-5440.