BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20141108T000000Z DTEND:20141108T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Come to the JAMsj Winter Boutique!</strong>\n\nThe annu al JAMsj Winter Boutique is set for Saturday\, November 8\, at the San Jo se Buddhist Temple Betsuin\, 640 North Fifth Street\, in Japantown. Admis sion is free!&nbsp\; 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Members enter at 9:00 a.m.\n\ nInvite your friends to join you so you can have fun shopping together. I t&rsquo\;s never too early to start shopping for Christmas. A percentage of every purchase goes toward the museum at this annual fundraising event . Come and enjoy browsing through the fascinating and beautiful Japanese -inspired artwork\, crafts\, clothing\, accessories\, hand-crafted jewelr y\, washi designs\, and stationery. There is so much variety that you wil l be sure to find that special something for all the people on your Chris tmas shopping list! \n\n<strong>Meet the Authors</strong>\n\nAre you looki ng for a new book to give as a gift? The following authors will be there i n person at the boutique&rsquo\;s main hall during the times listed below :\n\n&bull\; Cynthia Kadohata\, author of The Thing about Luck 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.\n\n&bull\; Lora Nakamura\, author of Bonsai Babe 10:00 a.m. t o 2:00 p.m.\n\n&bull\; Kim Oshiro\, author\, and Jean Yee\, illustrator\, of Simon the Skinny 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.\n\n&bull\; Tom Graves\, author of Twice Heros 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.\n\nThey will be pleased to autograp h copies of their latest books for you\, your family\, and friends.\n\n<st rong></strong>\n<strong>Refreshments and Silent Auction</strong>\n\nEnjoy lunch and snacks while you&rsquo\;re at the boutique. Select from a delici ous assortment of Japanese bento\, sushi\, cookies\, and other tasty trea ts.\n\nFinally\, don&rsquo\;t miss this year&rsquo\;s silent auction\, whi ch will include a wide array of donated restaurant and merchant gift cert ificates\, gift baskets\, and merchandise&mdash\;all perfect for holiday gift giving or for you! Everyone is welcome to participate in the drawings by purchasing tickets at the table near the refreshment stand. Drawings will take place periodically throughout the day.\n\n&nbsp\;The museum exte nds a special thank you to the volunteers\, donors\, local businesses\, an d artists\, all of whom are contributing to the 2014 JAMsj Winter Boutiqu e. Thanks to them\, we know that the boutique will be a roaring success. It&rsquo\;s really just around the corner so mark it on your calendar. Se e you all there! DTSTAMP:20230205T021913Z SUMMARY:JAMsj Winter Boutique URL:/en/events/2014/11/08/jamsj-winter-boutique/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR