PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS
The Center serves an estimated 180,000 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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August Community Kitchen
Tuesday, August 20
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Don’t miss our next Community Kitchen night, featuring Hawaiian dishes like spam fried rice, garlic shrimp and shoyu chicken! More…
Miso Making Workshop with Aedan Fermented Foods
Sunday, August 25
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Make a quart-sized batch of your own organic miso paste from scratch with Mariko Grady, founder of local artisanal Japanese fermented foods company Aedan Fermented Foods. More…
New Class: Yosakoi Dancing with Ito Yosakoi
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Center is the new home of Ito Yosakoi dance group, which will teach the contemporary Japanese dance style of yosakoi, combining traditional movements and group choreography to upbeat, energetic music! No dance experience necessary! More…
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.
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Fall Kaiseki Workshop
Saturday, September 7
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Our next seasonal kaiseki cooking workshop features a four-course menu showcasing fresh flavors and colors reflecting the fall season. More…
Zumbini: The Ultimate Bonding Experience
Sundays, September 8 – October 13
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Created by Zumba and BabyFirst, Zumbini is an early childhood education program that uses original music and movement to promote cognitive, physical and emotional development for children ages 0-4, all while creating the ultimate bonding experience for you and your child! More…
Exploring Japanese Flavors with the Japanese Pantry
Sunday, September 8
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Chef Greg Dunmore of online retailer the Japanese Pantry will show you how quality, hand-crafted Japanese ingredients can make a splash in your own home cooking in this gourmet cooking demonstration. 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