Save the date of Sunday, Oct. 30, for the annual Aki Matsuri boutique hosted by the West Los Angeles JACL. This fundraiser takes place at the Venice Japanese Community Center, 12448 Braddock Dr., Los Angeles, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Get out there to find unusual local craft and designer gift items as well as unique clothing. Hourly door prizes go to lucky shoppers holding several free winning tickets. Bento lunches, sodas and chilled water will be on sale.
Funds raised are directed help the annual WLA JACL High School Graduate Scholarship, an internship program; Nisei Week Miss Western Los Angeles program; and the Hattori Medical Scholarship for students accepted into an accredited medical school.
Co-chairs are Jean Ushijima and Marisa Tamaru. For information, email [email protected]