Japanese American Community Events
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Date: Sunday, Feb. 27
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Salinas Community Center 940 North Main St.
Program: “Hold These Truths: The Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi”
Sponsors: The Watsonville-Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Monterey Peninsula, Salinas Valley, and San Benito County JACL chapters
Contact: Mas Hashimoto at email@example.com or (831) 722-6859
There will be a presentation of “Hold These Truths: the Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi” (formerly “Dawn’s Light”), a play written by Jeanne Sakata and performed by Ryun Yu at the 2011 Day of Remembrance Observance at the Salinas Community Center. The event will start by meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Salinas Assembly Center’s historical marker, next to the Japanese American Memorial Garden, weather permitting. The public is welcome to this free event. Light refreshments will be served.