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Celebrating 2016 at Annual Bainbridge Island Mochi Tsuki

As one of the nation’s longest-running public mochi tsuki events, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) welcomes everyone to the 27th annual community celebration on Jan. 3 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at IslandWood, located at 4450 Blakely Avenue NE where staff and volunteers will offer tours of the award-winning School in the Woods.
Highlights include performances from the acclaimed Seattle taiko drum group Kokon Taiko and the award-winning historical exhibit “Kodomo No Tameni – For the Sake of the Children.

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The North American Post is a community newspaper that celebrates Japanese culture in the Greater Seattle area. Founded by 1st generation Japanese-Americans in 1902, the publication is one of the oldest minority-owned newspapers in the region. Today, with bilingual articles in English and Japanese, the publication connects readers with diverse cultural backgrounds to Seattle’s Japanese community. Our articles include local news, event calendars, restaurant reviews, Japanese cooking recipes, community interviews, and more.