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"Up, Up and Away Craft Faire at St. Pauls UMC, Reno, Nevada

Location: St. Paul's UMC (1660 Grandview Drive, Reno, Nevada 89503)

Date: September 8, 2018 9 am-4 pm

I will have a booth!  Here is the faire description:


"Calling all Serious Crafters! St. Paul's United Methodist Church is sponsoring the Up, Up and Away Craft Faire on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The Church is across the street from Peavine Elementary in NW Reno, just a few blocks from Rancho San Rafael Park where the Balloon Races are held, bringing thousands to the area. Cost is $50 per 12'x12' outside space- bring your own tables, chairs, shade structures.Hand-crafted items only. Deadline to apply: August 20, 2018. For more info email Pat at or"

Fall 2018 Learn Japanese with TMCC adult education

Location: TMCC Meadowood Center Reno, Nevada 

Date: Every Tuesday night 6-8:30pm from October 2- November 27, 2018

I am teaching a beginners course in Japanese in Reno, Nevada through the Truckee Meadows Community College adult education program.  Here is the class description:

"Discover the rich and inviting culture surrounding this beautiful vacation destination. Practice words, phrases, greetings and honorifics through conversational exercises. Review the basics of grammar as you delve into hiragana, katakana and kanji, the oldest and most used writing styles. Learn about the language, geography and customs throughout the many settings you may encounter in the host country of the 2020 Olympics."