Monday, May 25, 2009

Nakayoshi's 2nd Annual BBQ - We're Turning One!

It's Nakayoshi's 2nd Annual BBQ and we're turning ONE! It's been exactly one year since we first launched Nakayoshi and boy have we grown!

Nakayoshi's 2nd Annual BBQ @ Golden Gate Park

Sunday, June 7th 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Lindley Meadow - Table 3 30th Avenue & John F. Kennedy Drive
Look for Blue & White Balloons
Since June 2008, we've held 11 successful volunteer events:

- Nihonmachi Street fair w/ JCYC
- SF JACL Chapter AIDS Memorial Grove Clean Up
- JCCCNC’s Annual Event – Salute to a Vision
- Kimochi’s Sansei Live Event
- Trick or Vote Event w/ Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice (ACRJ)
- SF JACL Chapter Spaghetti & Crab Feed Benefit Dinner
- API Legal Outreach’s Oshogatsu Festival with SF JACL Chapter & JCCCNC
- San Francisco 2009 Day Of Remembrance
- San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Volunteers
- Nichi Bei Tofu Dessert Competition & Festival
- West Valley JACL Chapter Booth @ San Jose Nikkei Matsuri Festival


and 12 successful social events:

- Meet & Greet Barbeque
- Goh Nakamura Album Release Party
- Karaoke Night
- North Beach Crawl
- Mission District Crawl
- Golden State Warriors API Heritage Night
- Nakayoshi’s 1st Annual Holiday Party
- Yerba Buena Ice Skating
- 1st Annual Ski Trip – Northstar Lake Tahoe
- San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival – Tokyo Sonata Showing
- Hiking @ Purisma Creek (Half Moon Bay)
- San Francisco Giant’s Japanese Heritage Night

and some local community festivals and fundraisers:

- 42nd Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival – Tabling
- Asian American Heritage Street Celebration – Tabling
- Nakayoshi’s Sushi Cooking Class


We have a lot more planned out for the rest of the year, so if you haven't come out to one of our Nakayoshi Volunteer or Social events yet, come out and see what Nakayoshi is all about at our Annual BBQ! We'd love to meet you and tell you what else we have in store for our 2nd year!

Plus it's FREE! So join us as we celebrate our 1 Year Anniversary in Golden Gate Park with delicious food (free food) and some amazing Nakayoshi members!

San Francisco's Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 7th

Lindley Meadow - Table 3
30th Avenue & John F. Kennedy Drive
Look for Blue & White Balloons
12:00 - 4:00 pm


Bring running shoes, we may do another round of touch football!

Check out pictures from our first BBQ:
6/29/08 Nakayoshi Meet & Greet BBQ