May 2018 Manabiya Iowa

Our new academic year started on April 7th with a new student.
We celebrated the day with fun activities and potluck with the students and their families.

Now we are busy getting ready for CelebrAsian.  Manabiya is in charge of JASI's cultural tent and the tent will be full of activities and decorations that our students creation. 

We will be also performing "Sakura Yosakoi" on the main stage at 2:00 p.m.
It is a collaboration with Taiko and we will be in costumes and dancing with handheld instruments.

For Hiyoko Club this month, we will celebrate "Kodomonohi" the children's day. 
May 5th is our children's day to wish them for a healthy growth and for their
happiness in their lives. 

Hiyoko Club "Kodomonohi"(Children's Day) 
Date: May 5th (Sat.) 
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 
Location: Manabya classroom in West Des Moines
Fee:  $5.00 per family

Please come and join us to celebrate the day with a story telling, singing, 
crafts and more! 

Chikako Brown
Manabiya Iowa