Japanese American Community Events
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The S.F. Japantown community will gather at the Peace Plaza, for “A Community Remembrance: Our Hearts to Japan.” The event will be held at the S.F. Japantown Peace Plaza at Post and Buchanan streets, from 2 to 4 p.m., and will include: an update on the situation in the Tohoku region in Japan; an interfaith remembrance by members of the Japanese American Religious Federation, performances by GenRyu Arts and Nihonmachi Little Friends’ After School Program, a presentation of flowers by the Ikenobo Ikebana Society of America and a reading by Peter Yamamoto. Consul General of Japan in San Francisco Hiroshi Inomata and San Francisco officials will speak. NBC Bay Area reporter George Kiriyama will emcee the event. A moment of silence will be held at 2:46 p.m. – the time the earthquake struck Japan. (415) 567-5505, email@example.com, or visit www.kokoro4japan.org.