Events

You're invited to Little Tokyo Service Center's Virtual 40th Anniversary Gala on October 10th, 2020!...

WATCH VIDEO Our 4th Annual Straight Outta Little Tokyo Fundraiser is a 80's-90's throwback party organized 100% by volunteers with proceeds benefiting Terasaki Budokan!  The entire night is full of live music, DJs, dancing, food and drinks to create new memories with old friends.  2019 SOLT...

Terasaki Budokan will host a reception for the legendary Wataru “Wat” Misaka on Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sake Dojo, 333 E. First St. in Little Tokyo. Misaka, now a 94-year-old resident of Utah, became the first person of color...

A book event for “When Women Rule the Court: Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball” will be held on Saturday, March 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute, 1964 W. 162nd St. in Gardena. Basketball has been an important part of...

Young Japanese Americans learn important lessons on a trip to the wartime internment camp. Let’s get a few kids together and play basketball at Manzanar. This inspiration came in February when my son took a field trip with the Kizuna program and played on the...