NIHONMACHI LITTLE FRIENDS – Nihonmachi Little Friends - Dowa No Omatsuri 2020
Auction Ends: Feb 19, 2020 08:00 PM PST
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Our Auction is Now Closed! Thank You for Your Support! 

The Nihonmachi Little Friends - Dowa No Omatsuri 2020 was a great success. Thank you all for taking the time to support NIHONMACHI LITTLE FRIENDS. Congratulations to everyone who:

  • placed a winning bid
  • generously donated an item for auction
  • invited family, friends and community to make their bid to build a better world

An email will be sent soon confirming your winning bid!  Most items will be closed online in the next few days and will be available for pick-up at school starting Wednesday, February 26 thru the end of March. Shipping can also be arranged at the winning bidder's expense. 

If you haven't won, there is still a chance to support and bid at our annual Dowa No Omatsuri Silent Auction!  We will have even more ways to support through a smaller but absolutely amazing silent auction as well as a Fund-A-Need in the theater.

Live Event Details

Sun Feb 23, 2020
12PM - 4PM PST
Palace of Fine Arts 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 Add to My Calendar
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San Francisco, CA – Nihonmachi Little Friends (NLF), a community based Japanese bilingual and multicultural non-profit childcare organization, is presenting their annual theater production and auction fundraiser, “Dowa no Omatsuri: A Festival of Children’s Stories” on Sunday, February 23, 2020. The event takes place at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater, 3301 Lyon Street in San Francisco.

NLF’s elementary school-age children’s performance is again delighted to feature the choreography of NAGATA Dance, led by Corrine Nagata with main choreographer, Kathryn “Kat” Healy.  Well-known community personalities Ms. June-ko Nakagawa and Mr. Benh Nakajo are serving as co-hosts for the program.  The show also features GenRyu Arts and of course, the students of NLF. 

NLF has been providing quality childcare, educational programs and services for preschoolers through elementary school-age children and their families since 1975.  Full and part day schedules are offered to over 200 children annually with a Japanese bilingual and multicultural emphasis. Through government subsidies and sliding fee scales, affordable services are available to all families. More information about NLF can be found on its website at