Thursday, September 27, 2007

October 6 2007

Grand Opening
Karate on Main

Grand Opening Festivities
Cultural festivities will abound on Saturday, October 6th with the grand opening of Karate on Main, 12566 SW Main Street, in old town Tigard. The public is welcome with events lasting from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Scheduled activities include:

· Satoko Matayoshi - Okinawan Dance
· Phillip Archambault - Native American blessing
Phillip Archambault is a Traditional Lakota Spiritual Advisor who has provided the blessing to open the US Congress. He is a respected Elder of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota.
· Aztec Dancers - Traditional Aztec Dancing
Historically, these sacred dancers call the Spirits of the Four Directions bringing honor and blessings to important occasions and places. Their appearance and the sound of their drums signal the blending of Heaven and Earth.
· St Anthony Blessing
· Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate Demonstrations
· Face Painting – Kids favorite
· Martial Arts Videos
· And More….

SEISHINKAN Karate on Main teaches teach traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do adhering to time-proven methods of instruction handed down from the masters of the past and present. The name SEISHIKAN translates as “The place where we develop our character”. Students learn to set, work toward and achieve goals through dedication and perseverance. Through effort and hard work all worthwhile goals can be achieved.

Owner and Chief Instructor, Robert E. Ellis, 6th Degree Black Belt, with over 45 years of experience, is one of the highest ranking teachers in the U.S. certified by the International Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate-Do Federation (IOGKF), one of the largest and most respected martial arts organizations in the world. Ellis, a former high-tech CEO is devoting his time and energy to help build the character of young adults.

Movie Night

Karate on Main

Movie Night

When: Friday, September 28th

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Film: Shrek

Please sign up at the Office

All Children must be accompanied by a parent

Bring your pillow and Blanket