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SUMMER 2014 • 夏学期

SCHEDULE BOOK SUMMER HEALTH & WELLNESS Make Every Day The Best Day with Nikkei Horizons, Lifelong Learning is Better…Together. Nikkei Horizons is open to all who are eager to learn, make friends, and have new adventures! On-line registration available starting June 16, 2014. Please access from www.nikkeiconcerns.org. 日系ホライゾンは、年齢・国籍を問わずどなたでもご参加いた だけ、 日本語または英日バイリンガルで受講出来るクラスもご ざいます。詳しくは当冊子内の日本語表記または 「日本語OK!」 のサイン付きの案内をご覧下さい。 オンライン登録2014年6月16日開始!ウェブページからも 登録できます: http://www.nikkeiconcerns.org

ADVENTURES Itineraries for all adventures are subject to change. Most adventure trips include lengthy walks and occasional stair climbing. If you use a walker or a wheelchair or have any concerns, please consult with Nikkei Horizons before registering. 安心の日本語OK日系ホライゾンツアー。ツアーには、ホライゾン の日本人スタッフがエスコートとして同行します。

SU14/T-01 Guided Tour EUROPEAN DISCOVERY TOUR - FOOTSTEPS OF THE 442ND 「ヨーロッパ442部隊の歴史と発見の旅」 SEPTEMBER TOUR IS FULL. We are now taking names for the waiting list and accepting April, 2015 European tour (4/15/2015 – 4/26/2015) Please call for details!

WHAT’S NEW?

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MAKE YOUR OWN WASHI 「LALALALALA」

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OREGON COAST

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BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM

KAMETARO MATSUMOTO “PUZZLE PAINT” PHOTO BY TERRY HEFFERNAN

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JAPANESE SUMMER COOKING

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Join us on a private, fully escorted Nikkei Horizons tour as we travel to the heart of Europe to experience some of the most spectacular cities and scenery in the world. Along the way, we’ll visit several of the sites where brave Nisei soldiers fought in World War II. Join us on a wonderful and informative journey. For more information call the NH office at (206) 726-6465/6469. 第二次世界大戦中、数々の困難を乗り越えてヨーロッパ戦線で 勇名を馳せた日系人442部隊の歴史をたどる旅。フランス、イタリ アの地元の方々と語り合いながら当時の戦跡をたどります。美し い秋のヨーロッパ、素晴らしい名所旧跡の眺望とグルメの旅をお 楽しみください。 Destinations include (plan subject to change) Day 1: Overnight flight to Rome Day 2: Rome

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Day 3: Rome Day 4: Monte Cassino Day 5: Pisa and onto Florence Day 6: Florence Day 7: Tuscany Day 8: Travel Switzerland to rural France Day 9: Visit Bruyeres region - Lost Battalion Day 10: Visit Epernay & Champagne region, travel to Paris Day 11: Paris Day 12: Paris, return home

2014年秋のツアーに続く第二弾。2015年春、第二次世界大戦中、 数々の困難を乗り越えてヨーロッパ戦線で勇名を馳せた日系人 442部隊の歴史をたどる旅を皆様にお届けします。この旅行説明 会では、フランス、イタリアの地元の方々と語り合いながら当時 の戦跡をたどり、美しい春のヨーロッパ、素晴らしい名所旧跡の 眺望とグルメのユニークな旅をご紹介いたします。 Philippe Theriault Tuesday, September 2 — 10:00 a.m. ~ 11:00 a.m. Location: Seattle Keiro– map J Limit: 20 Tuition: Free (no annual membership required)

SU14/T-03 Guided Tour LUNCH BUNCH ON THE WATERFRONT

Wednesday, September 10 – Sunday, September 21 — Time: TBA Location: Sea-Tac Airport  Limit: 20 $5,299 pp/double occupancy/ land only/ 10 nights and 12 days for September 2014 tour (includes all your hotel accommodations, all land transportation in Europe, 10 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners, entrance fees to all of the activities in the itinerary and all tips) Single room supplement $1,125 for September 2014 tour Group airline costs: $1,564 round trip for September 2014 tour (flying from Seattle to Rome/returning Paris to Seattle). Guests who book their airfare through Nikkei Horizons will receive free airport transfers in Rome and in Paris.

SU14/T-02 Guided Tour FREE NIKKEI HORIZONS ADVENTURE ORIENTATION

FOR APRIL 2015 FOOTSTEPS OF THE 442ND EUROPEAN DISCOVERY TOUR 「ヨーロッパ442部隊の歴史と発見の旅」 (4/15/2015 – 4/26/2015) Please join us for a free informational meeting on Nikkei Horizons’ upcoming European Discovery Tour! Experience gorgeous spring time in Europe. Philippe Theriault of Yamato Travel will introduce you to some of the sites where brave Nisei soldiers fought in WWII. Along the way you will experience some of the most spectacular cities and scenery in the world (fees and plans subject to change). Nikkei Horizons is pleased to offer you this unique, private, fully-escorted, historical experience in spring 2015. For more information call the NH office at (206) 726-6465/6469.

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Eat ‘n’ chat on Wednesdays! Stay connected, make new friends, and try different restaurants around the Puget Sound area. The first one is very elegant Six Seven Restaurant of The Edgewater Hotel in downtown Seattle on the water, which features seasonally inspired cuisine crafted with only the freshest and finest organic and naturally raised ingredients. The group will choose the second eatery from a list of options. Join just one or two outings, but please indicate on your registration form which dates you will attend. Participants pay for their own meals at the restaurants. 毎月1回、シアトルおよび近郊のレストランへ昼食に出かけ楽しく 歓談します。この夏は眺望のいいレストランを厳選しました。初 回は海の上に建つEdgewaterホテル内のSix Sevenレストラ ン。8月のレストランは候補の中から7月の参加者の多数決によっ て決まります。 Wednesdays, July 23 and August 20 — 11:00 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m. (or TBD) Location: SBC/PL – map A Limit: 18

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Membership Benefits A $30 annual membership (valid September 2013-August 2014) entitles you free community-sponsored classes, priority registration, reduced tuition, Nikkei Horizon e-express and Tayori newsletter. Questions? Call (206) 726-6465 or e-mail NHinfo@nikkeiconcerns.org or read the IMPORTANT INFORMATION section on page “k.” Our website is www.nikkeiconcerns.org. 日本語でもお気軽にお問い合わせください! Volunteer Bus Driver Wanted! Do you like driving and taking adventure trips? Become a volunteer driver for Nikkei Horizons! You will support the program and enjoy special outings as well. For details, please contact Megumi Sherrill, Volunteer Coordinator at (206) 726-7830.

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$20 per single outing / $30 for all two outings for Annual Members $25 per single outing / $40 for all two outings for non-Annual Members (includes transportation, workshop materials, and expenses for escort)

SU14/T-04 Guided Tour QUILT & TEXTILE MUSEUM AND BERRIES AT SAKUMA BROTHERS FARM

Blueberry U-pick is on your own. The price will be determined seasonally. The tour might be postponed or cancelled, depending on the weather or berry condition. 爽やかな夏の一日、 マウント・サイやカスケード山脈を背景に、ブ ルーベリー狩りはいかがですか?ノースベンド郊外にあるバイビ ーファームは有機的・持続可能な栽培を誇りにし、現在は6種類の ブルーベリーを栽培しています。昼食後は、ノースベンド・アウト レットモールでお買い物を楽しみます。 LA CONNER QUILT & TEXTILE MUSEUM “JAPANESE QUILT” BY SACHIKO

Marvel at the artistry and creativity of quilt artists in the Japanese Quilts & Textiles Show at the La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum. The theme of this year’s exhibit is “Wishes Through Our Hands – Japanese Quilts” with “heartfelt gift in every stitch” tradition of quilt making which reflects how the quilt artist interpreted the devastation and healing following the Tsunami attack in March 2011. Before the museum visit, you will visit Sakuma Brothers Farm in Burlington, where you can feast on picnic style lunch and their famous strawberry shortcake, and enjoy U-pick berries or browse the Market Stand for their extensive selection of fresh produce and treats to take home. The kind and condition of berries depend on the weather. 日本のアーティストによるキルト・ショー、長年の歴史を持つサク マ・ブラザーズ・ファームでのベリー狩りを楽しみます。繊細な芸 術的価値の高いキルトは必見。とれたての新鮮なベリーはこの 季節、ここでしか味わえない味です。

Thursday, July 31— 8:45 a.m. ~ 3:30 p.m. Location: SBC/PL – map A Limit: 18 $38 for Annual Members / $48 for non-Annual Members (includes transportation, and expenses for driver and escort)

SU14/T-06 Guided Tour JAPANESE PAPER MAKING EXPERIENCE – MAKE YOUR OWN MASTERPIECE

Wednesday, July 2 — 9:00 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. Location: SBC/PL – map A Limit: 18 $69 for Annual Members / $79 for non-Annual Members (includes transportation, museum admission, box lunch, dessert and expenses for escort and driver)

SU14/T-05 Guided Tour BLUEBERRY U-PICK Have an exciting time in the great outdoors blueberry picking at Bybee-Nims Farms in North Bend. Bybee Farms, which prides itself for organic and sustainable agricultural methods, is known for gorgeous landscape views as well as their delectable berries. With 6 varieties of blueberries, you have many choices of fruity deliciousness. Lunch is on your own (TBD) and then shop at the North Bend Outlet Mall.

Discover the joy of Japanese traditional paper making. Please join us this special tour with an exclusive hands on craft making experience. A prominent local paper artist and printmaker, Taiko Suzuki of Tai Designs, will invite you to the world of great craftsmanship. Find your inner artist by making your own gift cards or bookmarks. You will enjoy lunch on your own at the Grand Central Bakery before the studio visit.

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一流和紙デザイナーのスタジオにて自分だけのオリジナル和紙作 りを体験。手作り和紙は季節のカードまたはテーブルマット、そ の他色々なものにお使いいただけます。心のこもったギフトアイ テムにいかがですか?

SU14/T-08/09 Guided Tour OREGON COAST – LINCOLN CITY: CASINO, GOLF & NATURE 2 NIGHTS AND 3 DAYS

Thursday, August 7 — 11:30 a.m. ~ 4:15 p.m. Location: SBC/PL – map A Limit: 10 $55 for Annual Members $65 for non-Annual Members (includes transportation and expenses for driver and escort)

SU14/T-07 Guided Tour THE INFINITE ART OF JAPAN EXHIBIT AT BAM

ROBERT J. LANG “EMPEROR SCORPION HP” OPUS 593, 2011 PHOTO BY ROBERT J. LANG

Please join us these two outstanding art exhibitions at Bellevue Arts Museum. The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camp, 1942 – 1946. “Gaman” means to endure the seemingly unbearable with patience and dignity and this poignant exhibition features arts and crafts from the Japanese American Internment HIMEKO FUKUHARA, KAZUKO Camps. The other exhibit is MATSUMOTO, UNIDENTIFIED ARTISTS “BIRD AND ANIMAL PINS” Folding Paper: The Infinite PHOTO BY TERRY HEFFERNAN Possibilities of Origami, which features the history and evolution of paper folding with over 140 works by 45 master folders from around the world. You will enjoy lunch on your own after the museum visit in Bellevue. ベルビュー美術館での夏の特別展示。日系人強制収容施設での 美術、工芸品展では我慢の文化。折り紙の展示では折り紙の限 りない可能性を140点以上の作品から探っていただきます。

Let’s soak up the Lincoln City experience this summer! Evergreen forests, broad sandy beaches, clean air, the magnificent Pacific Ocean view and a fun filled casino – Lincoln City has it all. Guaranteed ocean view suite room lodging. You can pick one of the three tour options on the second day: having fun at the Chinook Winds Casino, taking advantage of your chance to play these world renowned courses at Chinook Wind Golf Resort or enjoying relaxing local sightseeing tour. Local tour includes: visit Newport’s charming Aquarium Village, taste their amazing ice cream at the Tillamook Cheese Factory, find beautiful glass pieces at the cityowned Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio and enjoy no sales-tax shopping at the Tanger Outlet Mall. 風光明媚な夏の終わりのオレゴンコースト、リンカーンシティで カジノ三昧、絶景のゴルフ場でのプレイ、またはショッピングと 観光の2泊3日の旅です。有名な地元のティラムックチーズ工場 では絶品のアイスクリームをお楽しみください。 Tuesday, August 26 – Thursday, August 28 — Time: TBA Location: SBC/PL – map A Limit: 20 T-08 Casino or Sightseeing Tour: $739*/pp double occupancy T-09 Golf Tour: $789*/pp double occupancy Single room supplement $210 (includes transportation, ocean view resort suite room 2 nights accommodations, all admissions & fees and expenses for driver and escort.) *Registration deadline is Friday, August 1. Nonrefundable after Friday, August, 8* *Kindly note that these rates do not include meals and tips*

Thursday, August 14 — 9:30 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m. Location: SBC/PL – map A Limit: 20 $29 for Annual Members $39 for non-Annual Members (includes transportation, admission and expenses for driver and escort)

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WORKSHOPS NEW

SU14/W-10 JAPANESE SUMMER COOKING BASICS

Do you need a few quick and easy summer Japanese recipes? Fumiko Kurose-Bretzke of Prune Kitchen of Seattle demonstrates basic Japanese family style meals. Learn and sample: Summer Chirashi Sushi, Hiya Yakko (Cold Tofu appetizer) and Yaki Nasu (Baked Cold Eggplant). Healthy and low in calories. You will also learn basic knife skills in this unique cooking demonstration class. Please bring your own hashi (chop sticks) and plates to taste. Kids are welcome. シアトルプルーンキッチンを主宰するふみこさんによる日本料理 の基礎を学ぶクラスです。簡単でおいしい夏の日本料理を数品 紹介します。包丁の使い方も指南。お子さん連れ可。試食用のマ イ箸、 マイ皿をご持参ください。 Fumiko Kurose-Bretzke Saturday, August 9 — 10:00 a.m. ~ 11:30 a.m. Location: Midori Condos– map F Limit: 15 Tuition: $35 for Annual Members / $45 for non-Annual Members (includes material fee)

SU14/W-11 NORTHWEST VEGETABLE KITCHEN Discover easy and delicious ways to select and prepare deep rich fresh greens available at local farmers markets. This unique Northwest Vegetable Kitchen is introduced by Yuka Honda who is a leader of local “Macrobiclub” in Seattle area. Theme of the class is “Glorious Greens” such as collard, chard and kale. Nothing could be healthier than fresh deep greens. Learn the star qualities of various greens and how they improve bone health, reduce cancer and heart disease risks and lower blood pressure. Sample unique preparations of organic and local greens in dishes. Be environmentally friendly! Please bring your own hashi (chop sticks) and plates to taste. Kids are welcome.

ノースウエスト・ベジタブル・キッチンは、ファーマーズ・マーケッ トで手に入る産地直送の新鮮な野菜を使った料理を紹介し、若く て健康な体つくりを応援するマクロバティック・クラブ主宰、本多 ゆかさんのクラスです。コラード・グリーン、チャード、ケールそ んなアメリカの青菜の選び方、調理法をご紹介します。お子さん 連れ可。地球に優しくマイ箸、 マイ皿をご持参ください。 Yuka Honda Wednesday, July 30 — 11:00 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m. Location: Midori Condos– map F Limit: 10 Tuition: $30 for Annual Members / $40 for non-Annual Members (includes material fee)

SU14/W-12 Living Independently Series NATURAL TIPS FOR HEALTHY AGING Healthy aging is not just about living longer, it’s also about feeling better. Calvin Kwan, a naturopathic doctor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, will share natural tips for health and longevity, including: •  Diet and nutrition •  Herbal medicine and supplements •  Exercise and other lifestyle changes •  Meditation and other mind-body medicines Dr. Kwan introduces a patient-centered philosophy in which the journey to health begins and ends with the patient’s desire to succeed. During this journey, Dr. Kwan acts as a guide and teacher to help patients pursue their short-term goals and lifetime aspirations. 漢方,針灸等の治療を取り入れ新しい医療のあり方を提供する Bastyr Centerによる健康増進のためのセミナーです。専門家 が今までの西洋医学にとらわれない瞑想も含めた健康のあり方 をお教えします。 Dr. Calvin Kwan Friday, July 11 — 10:00 am. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: Seattle Keiro – map FLimit: 30 Tuition: FREE for Annual Members and Nikkei Manor residents / $10 (suggested donation at the door for non-Annual Memberss)

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SU14/W-13 Living Independently Series SAFE AND SOUND IN THE HOSPITAL – NAVIGATING HEALTH SYSTEMS This workshop provides trusted information anyone can use to help safeguard their hospital care. Robin Shapiro, the president, COO and co-founder of Allied Health Advocates, speaks about how to help yourself based on the fact that 1/3 of all patients are harmed by accident even in the best hospitals. So you will leave with new skills and new confidence to be an effective advocate for your loved ones in the hospitals. ご家族の入院時における注意点、問題点を専門家が明確にし、 問題の解決法をお教えします。 Robin Shapiro Wednesday, July 16 — 10:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: Midori Condos – map F Limit: 30 Tuition: FREE for Annual Members and Nikkei Manor residents / $10 (suggested donation at the door for non-Annual Members)

SU14/W-14 Living Independently Series FRAUD WATCH This interactive workshop will help you learn about common scams like identity theft and investment fraud, as well as telephone and on-line frauds. The instructor, Phil Jordan worked for the King County Prosecutor’s Office and has been working on issues facing seniors and people with disabilities for nearly 15 years. Learn about the tactics con artists use to scam you out of your hard earned money and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from scammers and identity thieves. 日本でも件数が増加中のオレオレ詐欺。ここ地元でも被害者の 数は増えています。専門家とともに多発する詐欺の手口から自 衛する方法を学びましょう。 Phil Jordan Thursday, July 24 — 1:00 p.m. ~ 3:00 p.m. Location: Nikkei Manor – map D Limit: 30 Tuition: FREE for Annual Members and Nikkei Manor residents / $10 (suggested donation at the door for non-Annual Members)

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SU14/W-15 Living Independently Series HEARING CHECK UP WORKSHOP, IS YOUR HEARING OK? Don’t become isolated due to hearing loss. In this class you will learn how the ear works and how hearing loss impacts social interactions. In addition, you will explore good communication strategies and the various hearing assistive devices that are available. After class, you can receive a quick hearing test to determine any hearing loss. The class will be taught by two presenters, Anna Mamiya, Au.D., and Steve Hillson, store manager at the Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center.

SU14/W-16 Living Independently Series AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE AARP Smart Driver is the nation’s first and largest driver safety course designed especially for drivers age 50+. The course is intended to help drivers live more independently as they age and remain safe on today’s roads. This course covers defensive driving techniques and the normal changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time associated with aging, and also provides practical techniques for adjusting to these changes to ensure the driver’s own safety and that of others on the road. During the course, participants learn about current rules of the road and how to operate their vehicles more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. Topics include: Maintaining proper following distance, Minimizing the effect of dangerous blind spots, Limiting driver distractions such as eating, smoking, and cell phone use, Properly using safety belts, air bags, and all car features, Effects of medications on driving, Maintaining physical flexibility, Monitoring the driving skills and capabilities of yourself and others. Although the course is geared toward drivers 50+, it can be taken by licensed drivers of all ages, and there are no tests. Course participants may be eligible to receive a state-mandated, multi-year discount on their auto insurance premiums. For extra credit bring newspaper articles about car crashes to class and take the DOL practice test: http:// www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/practicetest.html. Email the instructor at fred.sakura@comcast.net if you have any questions about the class. アメリカでの運転に自身のない方、ベテラン講師が最新交通ルー ル、安全運転の技術から車選びのコツまで、丁寧に楽しく教えてく れるクラスです。 Fred Sakura Tuesday and Thursday, August 26 and 28 (2-day workshop) —10:00 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m. Location: Midori Condos– map F Limit: 20 Tuition: FREE for Annual Members A check payable to AARP is required for the workshop materials. Please bring a check to class. You must attend the 2 days to complete the workshop. $15 for AARP members – (please bring your AARP card) or $20 for non-AARP members A 30-minute lunch break is included. Please bring your own brown bag lunch.

耳の問題でお悩みですか?聴力やバランス感覚の問題、また耳 鳴りにお悩みの方のご相談を日本語と英語で承ります。 Anna Mamiya, Au.D. and Steve Hillson Friday, August 8 — 10:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: Seattle Keiro – map J Limit: 10 Tuition: FREE for Annual Members / $10 (suggested donation for non-Annual Members)

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WEEKLY CLASSES ARTS & CRAFTS SU14/C-17 & 18 DRIFTWOOD ART Join instructor Dave Sao and become the artist and sculptor you never knew you were! Bring out the beauty of found wood from the beach, the lake or your own backyard. With a few simple tools, you could be on your way to creating some amazing works of art! For inspiration check out www.northwestdriftwoodartists.org/photos. Supplies needed: Bring an old towel and small spray PHOTO CREDIT: DAVID SAO bottle half full of water with you to class and a piece of wood to work on. Wood will be available if you do not have a piece. Tools will be available to use or can be purchased for $6.00 on the day of class. 浜辺に自然に流れ着いた木切れを使って美しい美術品を完成さ せましょう。長年の経験を持つ講師が丁寧に用具の使いかたを 指導します。他に一つとない貴方だけの自然の芸術品です。 Dave Sao C-17: Tuesdays, July 1 - July 29 (4 weeks – no class on July 15) — 9:30 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. C-18: Tuesdays, August 5 – August 26 (4 weeks) — 9:30 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: SBC and Midori Condos – map B and F Limit: 10 Tuition: $38 for Annual Members / $48 for non-Annual Members

EXERCISE & WELLNESS SU14/C-19 ENHANCE FITNESS EnhanceFitness is developed for older adults by Senior Services in collaboration with the University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center. This program consists of one-hour classes, meeting three times a week, and is designed to enhance your endurance, strength, balance, posture and flexibility through exercise. Research shows that 93% of new and continuing participants have improved their physical abilities! This class is highly adaptable for all fitness levels and includes the option to use a chair for support. Weights

are provided. A certified EnhanceFitness instructor will guide your progress. We recommend taking the class at least twice a week. This class does not require special permission from your doctor, but we need your doctor’s contact information to send a notification letter. New students need to complete some forms after enrollment. Yu-San Gartz Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, July 7 – September 8 (8 weeks / 24 classes – no class on July 14, 16, 18 and September 1) — 11:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: SBC gym – map B Limit: 33 Tuition: $58 for Annual Members / $68 for non-Annual Members Group Health members With the Clear Care Medicare Advantage plans can take this class for free with Nikkei Horizons Annual membership fee.

SU14/C-20 CHAIR YOGA Chair Yoga is a very gentle form of Yoga. If you want to enjoy the benefits of yoga but thought it would be too hard, try this class! Everyday activities will become easier as you focus on posture, breathing, and stretching. You will practice modified yoga positions while sitting on a chair or standing. Chair Yoga is a wonderful option if you use a cane, walker, or wheelchair, and it allows you to avoid the ups and downs of more traditional yoga classes. The instructor, Asami Kirino, teaches alignment-based yoga and offers proper adjustments and adaptations to meet the individual needs.

Asami Kirino Mondays, July 7 – September 8 (8 weeks, no class on July 14 and September 1) — 9:45 a.m. ~ 10:45 a.m. Location: SBC gym – map B Limit: 20 Tuition: $45 for Annual Members / $55 for non-Annual Members

SU14/C-21 YOGA This is a gentle exercise class for beginners as well as those with previous yoga experience. You will practice asanas (poses), explore how to use yoga for better health and well being, and become acquainted with yoga philosophy. The instructor, Asami Kirino, teaches alignment-based yoga and pranayama. She offers proper adjustments and adaptations to meet the individual needs. You will learn technique, injury prevention and anatomy for each posture, as well as receive personalized instruction. All levels are welcome. Please bring your yoga mat, blocks and blanket. Asami Kirino Wednesday, July 9 – September 3 (8 weeks – no class on July 16) — 9:30 a.m. ~ 10:30 a.m. Location: SBC gym – map B Limit: 20 Tuition: $45 for Annual Members / $55 for non-Annual Members

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SU14/C-22 & 23 「ママと赤ちゃんのためのヨガ教室 - エクササイズクラス無 料体験クラス」 Mom & Me Yoga in Japanese

investment information, education and support while having fun. Participants are all novices learning in a hands-on manner and active participation is expected. NHIC is one of thousands of clubs throughout the U.S. with membership in the National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC). NAIC dues ($30) are collected on a yearly basis and Club investment contributions ($75) are collected each quarter (Jan, Apr, Jul & Oct). The Club meets the first Wednesday of each month. Finance expert Jackie Lum is your class instructor and advisor. Jackie Lum July 2 and August 13 (2 classes) — 10:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: SBC – map B Limit: 20 Tuition: FREE for Annual Members (Annual membership required)

FUN & GAMES 赤ちゃんと一緒にヨガのポーズをしたり、歌に合わせて体を動 かして遊びます。Yinヨガを日々の生活に取り入れることを提唱 するラファエル理加さんとともに筋力を使うポーズやリラックス ポーズなどを試してみましょう。ママと赤ちゃんが一緒に楽しむ ことにより、より絆が深まります。ヨガマット、赤ちゃんのおもち ゃ、ブランケットをお持ちください。参加対象年齢:10ヶ月~2歳 の赤ちゃんとお母さんまたは保護者の方 ラファエル理加 C-22: 7月25日(金)10:00 a.m. ~ 11:30 a.m. C-23: 8月29日(金)10:00 a.m. ~ 11:30 a.m. 会場: シアトル別院仏教教会二階会議室– map B Limit: 10 受講料: 無料 (年会費不要) $5のご寄付を会場でお願いします。

SU14/C-24 PICKLEBALL CLUB Keep fit chasing that PICKLEBALL around the court! This very popular club meets twice a week and is FREE with your 2013-2014 Annual membership. Donations placed in the gym’s donation box are appreciated for the wear and tear on the church’s gym floor. Always consult your doctor before participating in any physical activity. Kenji Tachibana and Joe Matsudaira Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 22 – September 4 (7 weeks) — 9:30 a.m. ~ 11:30 a.m. Location: SBC gym – map B Limit: N/A Tuition: FREE for Annual Members (Annual membership required)

SU14/C-26 BRIDGE CLUB Bridge is a thinker’s game with many strategic levels of play to keep you on your toes. Logic, deduction, mathematics and teamwork are all at work in bridge, but really it’s just a lot of fun. Keep your mind and bridge skills sharp and learn from each other. Some experience in and knowledge of the game is needed. No instructor for this summer session. No Instructor Thursdays, July 10 – August 28 (10 weeks) — 9:30 a.m. ~ 11:30 a.m. Location: NM – map D Limit: 12 Tuition: Free with Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership

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SU14/C-27 「月例百人一首カルタ会」NIHONGO: HYAKUNIN ISSHU CARD GAME CLUB 毎月第二土曜日の午後、おしゃべりを楽しみながら、百人一首カ ルタ会に参加してみませんか?日系ホライゾン百人一首クラスの 元講師、小林福子先生がお世話役をして下さいます。和歌を暗 記されてない方、初心者の方でも興味をお持ちの方でしたら大 歓迎です。 世話役:小林福子 毎月第二土曜日 7月12日、8月9日 — 1:30 p.m. ~ 3:00 p.m. 会場: みどり荘1階会議室 – 地図 F Limit: 20 受講料: 日系ホライゾン年会員: FREE (このクラブへのご参加は、 年会員登録が必要となります。)

FINANCE SU14/C-25 NIKKEI HORIZONS INVESTMENT CLUB Nikkei Horizons Investment Club (NHIC) brings individual investors together to learn about actually buying, holding and selling stocks and other investments. The Club’s mission is to provide a program of sound

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JAPANESE CULTURE SU14/C-28 HAWAIIAN HULA AND POLYNESIAN DANCE Tell a story with the graceful and expressive Hawaiian Hula and additional Polynesian cultural dances. Hula is a wonderful low-impact exercise with beautiful music to inspire you. With basic footwork and hand instruction, you will be able to create your own dance routine. Hawaiian bamboo sticks will add flair to your movements! Both beginners and more advanced students will enjoy this class. Henrylyn Kau’i Auwae Fridays, July 11 — September 5 (8 weeks – no class on July 18) — 1:15 p.m. ~ 2:30 p.m. Location: SBC gym – map B Limit: 15 Tuition: $38 for Annual Members / $48 for non-Annual Members

SU14/C-29 NA AIKANE BAND (UKULELE KANIKAPILA) Dust off your ukuleles and kanikapila (let’s play music…) with Na Aikane Band!! Na Aikane means friends in Hawaiian! This informal jam session is fun for all – you will play and sing songs from Ukulele 101 and learn some new tunes. Groove and croon with your bruddahs and sistahs, and bring some ono ono grinds (very delicious food) to snack on and share. Prerequisites: You must register for the Annual membership to join this club. Beginning Ukulele 101. Students must bring their own ukulele and Beginning Ukulele Class textbook. John Iwai, Dick Nagaoka and A.C. Arai Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month — 1:15p.m. ~ 3:15 p.m. Location: Midori Condos – map F Limit: 25 Tuition: FREE with Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership (Annual membership required)

SU14/C-30 KIMOCHI BAND CLUB The Kimochi Band is one of the Nikkei Horizons’ Ukulele Bands and open to anyone who has completed the Nikkei Horizons Beginning Ukulele classes. Emphasis will be on improving your playing skills in a warm, fun, and nurturing atmosphere, and participating in occasional performances in the community. There will be no formal instruction in this twice-a-month gathering. Prerequisite: Beginning Ukulele classes or permission of Band Coordinator. For new students: Before registering, please contact the NH office (206) 726-6469 to check availability. You must register for the annual membership to join this club.

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SU14/C-31 NIKO NIKO BAND CLUB Niko Niko Band is dedicated to performing songs in Japanese. Anyone who has completed the Nikkei Horizons Beginning Ukulele classes is encouraged to join. Emphasis will be on improving your playing skills in a warm, fun, and nurturing atmosphere, and participating in occasional performances at venues such as Seattle Keiro Rehabilitation and Care Center and Nikkei Manor Assisted Living Community. Niko niko literally means “smiling” in Japanese. Please join this club and bring smiles to yourself and the community! There will be no formal instruction in this twice-a-month gathering. Prerequisite: Beginning Ukulele classes or Permission of Band Coordinator. You must register for the Annual membership to join this club. (日本語解説可) 癒しのメロディー、ウクレレを演奏しながら日本の歌を楽しみま せんか? Band Coordinator: Minako Brunelle and A.C. Arai Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month — 12:00 p.m. ~ 1:00 p.m. Location: Midori Condos – map F Limit: 25 Tuition: FREE With Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership (annual membership required)

SU14/C-32 BEGINNING BUNKA EMBROIDERY Bunka shishu (embroidery) is the Japanese art of punch needle embroidery using rayon threads on a pre-stamped fabric canvas. You will learn to wind threads, punch embroidery, and add finishing touches to your art. Instructor Melisa Akai displays her incredible artwork at local Japanese festivals. Beginners are welcome. Supplies needed: small sharp scissors. Bring your own bunka kit or purchase the necessary supplies from the instructor in class. Melisa Akai Fridays, July 11 — August 29 (8 weeks) — 10:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: SBC – map B Limit: 12 Tuition: $38 for Annual Members / $48 for non-Annual Members

Band Coordinator: A.C. Arai Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month — 10:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m. Location: Midori Condos – map F Limit: 25 Tuition: FREE with Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership (Annual membership required) Summer 2014 Nikkei Horizons — A Continuing Education Program of Nikkei Concerns

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CLASS INSTRUCTORS Nikkei Horizons instructors and coordinators are volunteers. They bring a wealth of skill and knowledge to our program and infuse it with a true spirit of care and dedication. Our quality programs could not exist without our dedicated volunteers. We are grateful for their contributions. Workshop leaders are introduced in their class description. Melisa Akai has been practicing bunka embroidery for over 25 years. She originally learned the art from her mother and has taken many classes and seminars both in the U.S. and Japan. She has been teaching since 2002. A.C. Arai became the coordinator of the Kimochi Band and the Niko Niko Band after playing with the Nikkei Horizons Ukulele Band. She generously shares her skills and leadership with other ukulele players in the community. Henrylyn Kau’i Auwae has been dancing Hula, Tahitian, and other Polynesian dances with her mily and various Kumu Hula (hula masters) throughout Hawai’i for much of her life. She has also taught ‘Olelo Hawai’i (Hawaiian Language) and medical food cooking. She is a certified HOT HULA fitness® instructor and the HOT HULA fitness® Washington State Area Manager. Minako Brunelle taught Japanese language at Seattle Central Community College and Seattle University for 20 years. She joined Nikkei Horizons Ukulele class in 2009 and is now leading the Niko Niko Band. She puts the smile in Niko Niko! John Iwai is an accomplished ukulele player and began teaching Beginning Ukulele classes in 2004. He also assisted with Jack Akamine’s ukulele classes. His teaching style gives new students the confidence to continue with the ukulele and keep performing.

Kenji Tachibana is another Pickleball Club coord​inator. He joined the club in 2010 and is one of the best players.

INSTRUCTORS WANTED! Do you have a hobby or skill you would enjoy sharing with others? Why not become a Nikkei Horizons instructor? We are always looking to expand our programs with NEW classes and workshops. Share your knowledge and talent while meeting new people and having fun. We’d like to hear from you. Please call us at (206) 726-6465/6469 or e-mail NHinfo@ nikkeiconcerns.org.

Nikkei Horizons is a continuing education and activities program designed to inspire lifelong learning, wellness and creative expression. Our intergenerational program encourages friendships and creates lasting memories through a wide range of exciting activities; they include excursions locally and abroad, exercise and recreation, health and wellness, safety, creativity and financial management. In addition, we offer many unique opportunities to learn about Japanese culture and tradition. 日系ホライゾンは、 国内・海外旅行から、芸術文化、 コ ンピューター、 エクササイズ教室、 さらにはアメリカ生 活で欠かせない情報を専門家から直接学べるワーク ショップなどを提供する生涯教育プログラムです。 シ アトル敬老、 日系マナー、心会などでお馴染みの日系 コンサーンズによって運営され、地域住民の楽しい豊 かな生活を支える活動をしています。

Fukuko (Koko) Kobayashi is from Yokohama, Japan, and was a teaching assistant at Ohio State University. She has been introducing the Hyakunin Isshu game as a volunteer at Nikkei Manor since 2008 and teaching classes at Nikkei Horizons since Winter 2009.

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Jackie Lum is an Investment Executive at Edward Jones and works with clients on investing for college education and retirement. He has been teaching our ever-popular Finance class since 1994 and began advising the Nikkei Horizons Investment Club in winter 2010.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGISTRATION: On-line registration for summer quarter will begin on June 16, 2014 and paper registration for summer quarter will begin on June 23, 2014. Registration will NOT be accepted prior to this date. Summer quarter starts the week of July 7, 2014 with the exception of some tours or classes. PAYMENT: Payment by check, credit card and cash is accepted. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card and American Express. MEMBERSHIP FEE: $30 annual membership fee (non-refundable) is valid from September 2013 through August 2014. PARKING: For classes at the Seattle Buddhist Church (SBC), students may use the church parking lot on the corner of 16th Ave. S. and S. Main St. For classes at Nikkei Manor, parking is limited. For classes at Bellevue Children’s Academy, parking is available on site. Please carpool or use public transportation whenever possible. Nikkei Concerns is not responsible for any loss or damage for parked vehicles and/or contents at any location. TOURS: Most tours depart from the SBC parking lot (SBC/PL) on the corner of 16th Ave. S. & S. Main St. Return time is always approximate. Only those with confirmed reservations will receive a reminder telephone call from Nikkei Horizons staff prior to the tour date. CLASSES: Classes are scheduled for 8 weeks, unless otherwise specified. CANCELLATION: Nikkei Horizons reserves the right to cancel a class, workshop or tour if it does not meet minimum participation requirements. In general, for a class or workshop, the minimum number of participants is four to five students. For tours, the minimum varies.

REFUNDS & CREDITS: Nikkei Horizons reserves the right to cancel any class, workshop or tour due to insufficient registration, cancellation of venue, or withdrawal of an instructor. In the event of a cancellation, a refund or a credit will be provided. Full tuition credit will be granted for classes, if you withdraw before the start of the second class. For workshops and local tours, you must withdraw 10 days before the date of the workshop, in order to receive full tuition credit. A credit will not be granted after the second class, except in the case of a medical emergency. In such cases, a copy of a doctor’s order is required. Credits are valid until they are used up to take other classes. Refund checks take 2~3 weeks to process. Annual membership will not be refunded or credited in any case. WAIVER: All participants must sign a Nikkei Concerns Waiver on the registration form each quarter before attending any class, workshop or tour. IMPORTANT NOTES: Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is complete when full payment is received. • Only those properly registered for a class or tour may participate. • Students will NOT be contacted prior to the start of a class or workshop unless it is cancelled or they are placed on the waiting list. • Those on a class, workshop or tour waiting list must be paid in full and will be notified as openings occur. Waiting lists will not carry over to the following quarter (With the exception of computer classes). For more information, call: (206) 726-6465 /-6469 or send an e-mail message to NHinfo@nikkeiconcerns.org.

NIKKEI HORIZONS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DENY PARTICIPATION IN ANY OF ITS PROGRAMS. Summer 2014 Nikkei Horizons — A Continuing Education Program of Nikkei Concerns

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NIKKEI CONCERNS WAIVER Please fill out and sign on this waiver and send with the registration form I, the undersigned, am a voluntary participant in the Nikkei Horizons program of Nikkei Concerns and I accept full responsibility for such participation. To the extent necessary, because of my health history and general physical condition, I have consulted my personal physician for advice and approval before participation and agree to obtain my own health or accident insurance to cover accidental injury or illness. I recognize the risks of injury and illness involved in any physical activity including exercise, in the use of power equipment (e.g. electric or gas), sharp tools, chemicals or any other potentially hazardous material or equipment. I understand that responsibility is not assumed by the leaders, volunteers, sponsoring organization or facility. I specifically agree to hold harmless said leaders, volunteers, sponsoring organization, or facility housing this program from any damages I suffer for any injury or illness attributable to my participation. By signing my name below I acknowledge and accept the risk and responsibility for my health and safety and waive to the fullest extent allowable by law any claim I may have for illness or injury against the program, its sponsoring organization, employees or volunteers, and against the facility housing the program. In addition, I hereby consent to the use of my name, my photograph and/or image by Nikkei Concerns for the purpose of marketing or fund-raising for Nikkei Horizons.

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Nik kei Horizons reser ves the right to cancel any class, workshop or tour due to insufficient registration, cancellation of venue, or withdrawal of an instructor. In the event of a cancellation, a refund or a credit will be provided. Full tuition credit will be granted for classes, if you withdraw before the start of the second class. For workshops and local tours, you must withdraw 10 days before the date of the workshop, in order to receive full tuition credit. A credit will not be granted after the second class, except in the case of a medical emergency. In such cases, a copy of a doctor’s order is required. Credits are valid until they are used up to take other classes. Refund checks take 2~3 weeks to process. Annual membership will not be refunded or credited in any case.

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