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Live performance by Expo

Enjoy a night of food, drinks and dancing to Live music by Expo.  Line Dance instructor Alan Kitashima will be teaching a class before the live music starts, don’t miss out!  More…
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San Jose Japantown, A Journey

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Pre-order your copy “San Jose Japantown, A Journey,’ published by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose today! This beautiful hardbound, 300 page, full-color journey through the streets, structures and people of the community is a true treasure for every family!  More…

 

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  • Upcoming Events

    Jul
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    10:30 am Functional Movement
    Functional Movement
    Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    Functional Movement @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Futaba Ofuka Are you having trouble getting out of bed, going up and down the stairs?  What used to be simple tasks can become progressively challenging with the aging process.  In this class, you will[...]
    12:30 pm Hanafuda
    Hanafuda
    Jul 23 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Hanafuda @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Hanafuda (flower card) is a traditional Japanese card game dating back over 350 years, with varying styles similar to Gin Rummy.
    4:00 pm Kirakiraboshi
    Kirakiraboshi
    Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm
    Instructor: Kaori Nakano Learn Japanese Children’s songs and be introduced to language, culture, and folklore. Develop basic music skills and learn how to play rhythm instruments.  Pre-school students
    6:00 pm Karate
    Karate
    Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Karate @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Sensei Craig Hamakawa Karate is an Okinawan martial art meaning “empty hand.” Develop self-defense skills that will strengthen you not only physically, but mentally, as well. NOTE: ages 6 & up (male and female)
    6:30 pm Ikebana
    Ikebana
    Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Ikebana @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Chizuko Nakamura Learn the traditional Japanese art of Ikebana. Reflect on the simplistic beauty of nature through flower arranging. Member Fees: $50/month Non-Members Fees: $65/month
    6:30 pm Language of Aloha- Beginner
    Language of Aloha- Beginner
    Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Language of Aloha- Beginner @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Kau’i Peralto Do you want to learn the Hawaiian language? This six-week class is an introduction to the essence and core of Hawaii, its people and the language. The focus of this class will[...]
    7:00 pm 40 and Over Wednesday Night Bask...
    40 and Over Wednesday Night Bask...
    Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    40 and Over Wednesday Night Basketball @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Over 40 years old and love to play basketball?  Get your friends and join the mature, wise and friendly Wednesday night league. Next league will start June 4, 2014
    Jul
    24
    Thu
    12:30 pm Mah Jongg
    Mah Jongg
    Jul 24 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Sunny Mitchell Engage in social activity and develop creative strategy skills by playing the Chinese tile game.
    Jul
    25
    Fri
    12:30 pm Bridge
    Bridge
    Jul 25 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Bridge @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Coordinator: Alice Moriguchi Keep your mind sharp while playing bridge in a fun, social environment.
    1:15 pm Line Dancing
    Line Dancing
    Jul 25 @ 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
    Line Dancing  @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Alan Kitashima Learn dance steps to smooth R&B music and keep in shape while making new friends.
    Jul
    26
    Sat
    9:15 am Hula- Kupuna
    Hula- Kupuna
    Jul 26 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am
    Hula- Kupuna @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Mary Leong Learn both Auwana (modern) and Kahiko (ancient) hula.  You will experience anaerobic (lower impact) exercise while learning to dance hula as well as make friends.
    10:30 am Hula- Keiki (kids)
    Hula- Keiki (kids)
    Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Hula- Keiki (kids) @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Mary Leong Give the gift of hula to your child as s/he learns coordination, grace and teamwork through working on both modern and traditional hula in the children’s class.
    10:30 am Yoga Prema
    Yoga Prema
    Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Yoga Prema @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Ai Tanaka To tone up your body, heal an injury, lose weight, be more flexible or even just chill out… whatever your purpose to start yoga is, once you start and continue practicing, you’ll feel[...]
    11:00 am Beginners Ukulele
    Beginners Ukulele
    Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Beginners Ukulele @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    This is an entry level ukulele class designed for beginning ukulele players. No prior experience with music or with the instrument is required. The course is well suited for both true beginners and those who[...]
    12:30 pm Hula Gracious Ladies (Adults)
    Hula Gracious Ladies (Adults)
    Jul 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Hula Gracious Ladies (Adults) @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Instructor: Mary Leong Learn both Auwana (modern) and Kahiko (ancient) hula.  You will experience anaerobic (lower impact) exercise while learning to dance hula as well as make friends. Class also meets on Thursdays from 5:30[...]
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