PASADENA — The Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute, 595 Lincoln Ave. (at Orange Grove Boulevard) in Pasadena, will hold its annual bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will feature food, games, martial arts demonstrations, food, crafts and exhibits. First prize in the opportunity drawing is an iPad Retina; second prize is a 10-cup electric rice cooker; third prize is a flat-screen TV.

Pasadena’s own Tori Nishinaka-Leon, 2014 Nisei Week Queen, and her court will be special guests.

Founded in 1962, the PJCI exists to support Japanese cultural activities and organizations in the greater Pasadena community. Its goal is to preserve and promote awareness of and appreciation for Japanese language and culture. For more information, call (626) 449-5487 or visit

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