PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS
The JCCCNC serves close to 60,000 people annually through its classes, programs and workshops, and community events, hosting over 80 on-going classes and programs for people of all ages. READ MORE
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TABEMASHO 2015: Cultural Connections
Bridging people, cultures, and communities, join us at the last matsuri of the season for an evening of celebration with food tastings from popular local restaurants and delicious home-cooked treats from community chefs! Read more and RSVP…
Sliding with the Boomers
Enjoy a Night of Food, Drinks and Dancing to music by DJ Chachi . Line Dance instructor Alan Kitashima will be teaching a class before the live music starts, don’t miss out! Register here
This spring we are offering a FREE family mug for every New Family Membership or Sustaining upgrade. Stop by the JCCCNC and show us your membership card to pick out your favorite family mug! Join Today!
Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: Summer Soba
Friday, July 31
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Noodle maker and Japanese cooking instructor Sonoko Sakai will lead an an intimate lesson in hand-milled artisanal soba noodles using the Nihachi style, an ancient blend of 80% buckwheat and 20% wheat flour. In this two hour class you will learn how to knead, cut and cook the soba noodles, taste three soba dishes and a refreshing dessert. More…
Thursday, August 13
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
We will be co-presenting a FREE English language Rakugo program on Thursday, August 13 from 5-7pm. Rakugo is a 400-year-old tradition of comic storytelling in Japan. The program will be presented by Kanariya Eiraku of Tokyo, and will provide insights to the nuances of this traditional form of Japanese humor to English speaking audiences. More…
Introduction to Sumi-e
Monday, August 24
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Learn the art of sumi-e, Japanese ink brush painting at our Introduction to Sumi-e workshop on Monday, August 24 from 6:30-8:30pm. Local artist Taiko Fujimura will instruct participants on basic techniques and provide additional background on this beautiful artform. Workshop includes all materials, which participants will be able to take home. More…
Family Movie Night
Celebrate the end of summer! Assemble your cast of heroes and come watch Disney’s “Big Hero 6″! More…
Bridging people, cultures, and communities, join us at the last matsuri of the season for an evening of celebration with food tastings from popular local restaurants and delicious home-cooked treats from community chefs! More…
2015 Annual Sweepstakes
June 30 – September 19, 2015
Enter for your chance to win fabulous prizes in our 2015 Annual Sweepstakes! For more information about our premier sweepstakes opportunity, click here.
2015 Annual Fall Auction
Online: September 1-14
Silent/Live: Saturday, September 19
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Interested in making an in-kind donation for our 2015 Annual Fall Auction? For more information about our auction, click here.
Introduction to Karate
Wednesday, August 26
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
FREE Introduction to Karate Workshop! Join International Karate League instructor Craig Hamakawa for a free introductory workshop at the JCCCNC on Wednesday, August 26 from 6-8pm Come see in action the International Karate League’s philosophy of Duty, Honor, Respect, Obligation and Responsibility. This is a great chance for people of all ages interested in starting karate with the IKL Karate Dojo at the JCCCNC. More…
2015 Spring Annual Support Drive
May 14 – July 31, 2015
Our Annual Support Drive provides the foundational support for the JCCCNC to carry out our mission by providing programs, classes, and special events that perpetuate the Japanese-American cultural heritage. More…