More about Get Lit!: The Get Lit! Festival began in 1998 as a one-day marathon of literary readings sponsored by Eastern Washington University Press and EWU’s Department of Creative Writing. Then The Spokesman-Review lovingly called it “the little literary festival that could,” and they were right. By 2004, the festival had become a community tradition that thousands of people from Spokane and the surrounding region enjoy every year.
Indoor dining at our local restaurants is off-limits at the time of this news posting, amid rising COVID-19 cases. We encourage your help in supporting these local restaurants (like Ming Wah, Frankie Doodle's, Dick's Hamburgers & the Sukiyaki Inn) who have supported our Japanese community for many, many years. Support them by ordering takeout or delivery food.
The new "Go For Broke" US Stamp will be released sometime this year.
With this commemorative stamp, the Postal Service recognizes the contributions of Japanese American soldiers, some 33,000 altogether, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
The stamp, printed in the intaglio method, is based on a photograph. "Go For Broke" was the motto of the all-Japanese American 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team and came to represent all Japanese American units formed during World War II. The stamp was designed by art director Antonio Alcalá.
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With concern for the health and safety of our members and the rest of the community, the next four events will be cancelled:
Sun, May 17 - Bosankai Service
Mon, June 8 - Bingo at Spokane Buddhist Temple
Sun, July 12 - Frankie Doodles Thank You Lunch
Mon, Sept 21 - Bingo at Spokane Buddhist Temple
The Spokane Chapter JACL regrets to announce that due to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the upcoming Nikkei Appreciation Luncheon has been canceled.
Just one month remaining until the 2020 application deadline. To apply for a scholarship, visit our website at spokanejacl.org and click on the "Scholarship App" tab.
Saturday, November 04, 2019 at 4:00 pm held at Highland Park UMC
Monday - Sept 23rd - 4:00 pm (Doors open at 3:30 pm)
Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry
You must be an adult to win small cash and gift prizes. Light refreshments and beverages will be served. Bingo cards are $2 each and you may play the same cards the whole evening.
Free for members; non-members are $25 each.