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Showa visits CATH in Needham

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Needham’s Center at the Heights has become a hotspot for students of Showa Boston. On Monday, November 18, students from Showa, a women’s university n Tokyo, Japan, arrived for their weekly visit. Showa Boston is a Japanese language and culture center, which has taken on the role as a bridge between...
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From Japan to Needham

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff
 The best way for people to learn about a new country is often by talking to people who have grown up in that country. Talking to people older than themselves can be even more helpful. Sharing each of their experiences makes for a perfect exchange of culture. Visitors to...
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Tanaka to give ikebana demonstration

Tomoko Tanaka, photoThe Wellesley Garden Study Group, jointly with the Wellesley Garden Club, will host an ikebana demonstration with Tomoko Tanaka. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 15, at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley. Coffee will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed...
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Japan meets Wellesley neighbors

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On October 17, a delegation from Ota, Japan, met with members of Wellesley Neighbors (WN) to discuss new ideas for taking care of an aging population. The Japanese population is aging faster than that of any other country in the world, according to Foreign Affairs Magazine. Japan is grappling with a shortage of...
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