•  45th Anniversary Video

    Check out our video created by our 2018 Kase Program Interns.  Click for Video

  •  PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS

    The JCCCNC serves close to 100,000 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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    Membership is the most meaningful way to instantly become part of our JCCCNC family. Let us help you carry on the culture, traditions, and values of your family and provide a place for you and your loved ones to call a second home. Join Today

  •  YOUTH RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW

    Nikkei Youth Raffle tickets support youth programs at the Center and provide over 3,500 community youth with opportunities to learn, grow and develop into leaders. Help empower community youth today through a ticket purchase. Reserve Today

 
 
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2019 Children’s Day Festival

Saturday, May 4
Japantown Peace Plaza
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Bring the kids out to Japantown Peace Plaza to celebrate Kodomo No Hi (Japanese Children’s Day) at our annual FREE festival with games, prizes, live entertainment stage, and more! More…

Children’s Day Festival volunteers needed! Sign up for a volunteer shift online here.


Children’s Day Kimono Dressing

Wednesday, May 1, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 2, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Make an appointment to dress your child up in kimono for the Children’s Day holiday! Limited appointment times and kimono sizes available. Don’t forget to bring your camera! More…


Creative Tech Workshop: Introduction to Robotics

Sunday, May 19
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Get started with the fascinating world of robotics at our upcoming Creative Tech workshop and assemble your own robot kit with moving parts and Arduino processor! Workshop suitable children (and adults!) ages 10 and up. More…


$5,000 Kase Nikkei Community Scholarship

Applications are now available for up to five $5,000 scholarships for successful completion of the Kase Nikkei Community Scholarship Program. Get application,   learn more

Program dates: June 12-August 23
Applications Due: April 26 (deadline extended)


Job Opportunities

Inspiring, Creative, Committed, Detail-oriented, Team-Player, Positive and Outgoing – if these are some of the words that describe your work values and you want to help make a difference in people’s lives while contributing toward the future of the Japanese American community, maybe a career at the Center is for you.

Director of Special Events and Marketing

Visit employment opportunites page here

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S.F. Giants
Japanese Heritage Night
Friday, May 24

Your $19 ticket includes event blanket and seat in VR307

Get your tickets here.


Reserve your Nikkei Youth Raffle tickets today!

Tickets are on sale now for the Nikkei Youth Raffle 2019. Tickets are $100 for 18, $70 for 12, $35 for 6 or $7 each. Ticket proceeds support youth programs at the Center. The grand prize is two roundtrip tickets from the Bay Area to Hawaii donated by Hawaiian Airlines. Reserve tickets here or learn more about youth programs.


Dessert Mochi Workshop

Saturday, April 27
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Chef Kaori Becker of Kaori’s Kitchen returns with another dessert mochi workshop with a new menu including peanut butter mochi and strawberry and Nutella mochi! More…


Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: Japanese Curry from Scratch

Friday, May 10
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Food writer Sonoko Sakai will show you how to make your own curry brick with spices and seeds free of artificial preservatives and food coloring, Fukujinzuke relish, and a hearty chicken and vegetable curry! More…


Japanese Breads Baking Workshop

Sunday, June 9
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Expert Japanese baker Eri Combs returns to the Center to teach how to bake your favorite Japanese baked goods! More…


Sushi Rolling 101 Workshop

Saturday, June 22
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of preparing sushi rice and how to make three different kinds of sushi rolls with Chef Mark Gyotoku. More…


We’re looking for new instructors!

Have a skill or hobby that you want to share? We’re searching for new instructors who can add their talents to the diverse programs we offer each year. Take a moment to fill out our Instructor Recruitment form here


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  • Upcoming Special Events

    Apr
    27
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    Dessert Mochi with Kaori Becker ...
    Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dessert Mochi with Kaori Becker - April 2019 @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    Dessert Mochi with Kaori Becker Saturday, April 27, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Kaori Becker $55 Center Members $65 General Public SOLD OUT     Mochi is both a traditional and modern ingredient to[...]
    May
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    Wed
    3:30 pm 2019 Children’s Day Kimono Dressing
    2019 Children’s Day Kimono Dressing
    May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    2019 Children's Day Kimono Dressing @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    Children’s Day Kimono Dressing Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Thursday, May 2, 2019 Saturday, May 4, 2019 The Center, in conjunction with the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, is proud to present Kodomo no[...]
    May
    2
    Thu
    3:30 pm 2019 Children’s Day Kimono Dressing
    2019 Children’s Day Kimono Dressing
    May 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    2019 Children's Day Kimono Dressing @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    Children’s Day Kimono Dressing Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Thursday, May 2, 2019 Saturday, May 4, 2019 The Center, in conjunction with the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, is proud to present Kodomo no[...]
    May
    4
    Sat
    9:30 am 2019 Children’s Day Kimono Dressing
    2019 Children’s Day Kimono Dressing
    May 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    2019 Children's Day Kimono Dressing @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    Children’s Day Kimono Dressing Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Thursday, May 2, 2019 Saturday, May 4, 2019 The Center, in conjunction with the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, is proud to present Kodomo no[...]
    11:00 am 2019 Children’s Day Festival
    2019 Children’s Day Festival
    May 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
    2019 Children's Day Festival @ Japantown Peace Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
    Children’s Day Festival Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. FREE ADMISSSION Join us as we celebrate Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi) on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Japantown’s Peace Plaza. Bring out[...]
    May
    10
    Fri
    6:00 pm Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: Japan...
    Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: Japan...
    May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: Japanese Curry from Scratch Workshop @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: Japanese Curry from Scratch Workshop Friday, May 10 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Sonoko Sakai $55 Center Members, $65 General Public UPDATE: Due to popular demand, we have added 10[...]
    May
    19
    Sun
    1:00 pm Creative Tech Workshop: Introduc...
    Creative Tech Workshop: Introduc...
    May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Creative Tech Workshop: Introduction to Robotics @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    Creative Tech Workshop: Introduction to Robotics Sunday, May 19, 2019 1:00 p.m, – 4:00 p.m. With Creative Tech instructor Charles Brandt $55 Members, $65 General Public         Our Creative Tech instructor Charles Brandt[...]
    Jun
    9
    Sun
    1:00 pm June 2019 Japanese Breads Worksh...
    June 2019 Japanese Breads Worksh...
    Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    June 2019 Japanese Breads Workshop with Eri Combs @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    June 2019 Japanese Breads Workshop with Eri Combs Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Eri Combs $65 Center Members $75 General Public       Expert Japanese baker Eri Combs will[...]
    Jun
    22
    Sat
    11:00 am June 2019 Sushi Rolling 101 Work...
    June 2019 Sushi Rolling 101 Work...
    Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    June 2019 Sushi Rolling 101 Workshop @ The Center | San Francisco | California | United States
    Sushi Rolling 101 Workshop Saturday, June 22, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Instructor: Chef Mark Gyotoku $50 Center Members $65 General Public For anyone who has their own dreams of sushi, our Sushi Rolling 101[...]
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