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Tanabata Star Festival

with the Dallas-Sendai Young Ambassadors

Sunday, August 7, 2016 | 4:30 - 6:30 PM

Kidd Springs Recreation Center and Historic Japanese Garden


$11.00 Members | $15.00 Non-Members

RSVP by August 5! | REGISTER


The Young Ambassadors are back from Sendai and ready to share Japanese culture with you! So join us for summer BBQ and to celebrate Sendai's famous Tanabata Star Festival, when the stars Altair and Vega come together in the night sky. Make your tanabata wish, and enjoy traditional crafts and the beautiful Kidd Springs Recreation Center and historic Japanese Garden!


Japan-America Friendship Night with the Texas Rangers

Rangers v. Mariners

August 30, 2016

Globe Life Ballpark, Arlington

Purchase Tickets in the JASDFW Block (Section 45)

Members $22.00 | Non-Members $25.00


The Texas Rangers will host the 5th Japan-America Friendship Night in cooperation with JASDFW and other organizations. Consul-General Testuro Amano will throw the first pitch!   Enjoy Japanese drums from 5:30 - 6:15 pm on the concourse with Dallas Kiyari Daiko and Fort Worth Japanese Society Dondoko Taiko. Then meet at 6:30 pm at the JASDFW seats in Section 45 to watch the pregame ceremony. Volunteers from JASDFW and the Dallas Japanese Association will carry the U.S. and Japanese flags on the field. The Honorable Tetsuro Amano, Consul General of Japan in Houston, will throw the first pitch. Join us to celebrate international friendship through baseball!


If you would like to volunteer to hold the U.S. flag in the pre-game ceremony, contact cori@jasdfw.org.

Sun & Star Golf Classic

September 17, 2016

Cowboys Golf Club, Grapevine | More | Register


11:30 AM    Registration & Buffet Lunch

1:00 PM      Putting Contest

1:30 PM      Shotgun Start - Scramble Format

7:00 PM      Tournament Dinner & Awards Ceremony



North Texas Giving Day

September 22, 2016


Otsukimi Moon Viewing Celebration

October 15, 2016

Klyde Warren Park

Community Events

Inside the Armor

Ongoing, 2016

The Samurai Collection



Inventing through Glass, Wood, and Cardboard

Exhibition by Yumiko Kimura and Roger Bensasson

April 29 - July 24

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art



Studio Ghibli Summer Festival

June - August, 2016

Angelika Film Center, Dallas & Plano



U.S.-Japan Goodwill Ocarina Concert

October 6

First Presbyterian Church of Richardson



Dallas Japanese Language and Culture Meetup





Dallas Japanese and English Language Exchange