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     Special Event: NIHONMACHI: The Place To Be

    NIHONMACHI: The Place To Be ~ A Musical Journey is returning to The City in Celebration of San Francisco Japantown’s 110th Anniversary – March 5-6, 2016. Read More

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     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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    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

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     SF Giants Special Event TIckets

    Don’t miss out cheering for the Giants with other JCCCNC members and friends. Get you special event tickets today! More info and Tickets

 
 
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Mah Jongg 101 – FREE Mah Jongg Lessons

Learn the Mandarin style of Mah Jongg!  This is a great way to get started with this Chinese tile game, get social and keep your mind sharp.  Participants must attend weekly sessions –  Thursdays 10:30-11:30am from 2/18-3/24.  Please RSVP.   MORE…

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Japanese Pantry Workshop: Homemade Tofu

Sonoko Sakai presents our first 2016 Japanese Pantry cooking workshop on on Friday, February 19, at 6:30pm. No part of the soybean will be wasted, as she demonstrates how to prepare silken and a cotton type of tofu from scratch. The workshop will be  $70 for Members, $90 for general public.  Details on the tasting menu and MORE…

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Get your kid moving with our fun (and FREE!) Hip Hop Dancing for Kids workshop!

Kids ages 4-10 are welcome to attend our FREE workshop with Noriko Rovner on Sunday, February 21, 10:30-11:30am. This upbeat and high energy class will introduce hip hop dancing starting with stretching, then isolations, rhythms and footwork, all incorporated into learning choreography! Sign up today! MORE…

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Write NOW! Japantown Creative Writing Workshops

Sansei author Shizue Siegel will be teaching monthly creative writing classess, held on the second Sunday of every month from 1-3pm. No writing experience is necessary, and all are welcome to write in any genre, on the Japanese American experience. $12 for Members, $15 for general public.  MORE…

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Returning 110th Celebration

The JCCCNC Presents

A Grateful Crane Ensemble Production
Nihonmachi LOGO

Nihonmachi: A Place To Be

A Musical Journey

An Issei grandfather returns from the dead to bring J-town back to life!
A story about family, history and finding one’s roots. A musical play that will take you back through time to the special place where it all began: Nihonmachi.

Saturday, March 5 – 11:00 a.m.
Nisei Appreciation Luncheon Show
Sunday, March 6 – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday Matinee (show only)

For tickets/additional info – click here


Stories and Songs from Kesennuma

with Priest Katayama from Jifukuj Temple, Kesennuma
Saturday, February 27, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Priest Katayama will
conduct a daruma making workshop as well as perform a few songs. Event is free and open to the public. Learn more.

Akabeko for Hope

Design an Akabeko and Send a Message of Hope to Fukushima

FREE Workshops:
Sunday, Feb. 7, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 20, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Show your support for the residents of Fukushima by designing an akabeko inspired by the theme “hope.”  Akabeko will be displayed at the JCCCNC in March and at the 5th Anniversary Ceremony on March 11, 2016. Later in the year, they will be brought to residents in Fukushima to share your messages and let them know that they are not forgotten.  Click here to learn more and to sign up.  Workshop FLYER

S.F. Giants
Special Events Tickets

together we are giants

Sat, April 23 vs. Marlins
Brewfest + Matt Duffy Bobblehead
Tue, April 26  vs. Padres
Chinese Heritage Night
Tue, May 10 vs. Blue Jays
Japanese Heritage Night
Sun, July 10 vs. D’Backs
Hello Kitty Day
Sat, October 1 vs. Dodgers
Star Wars Day

  • Upcoming Special Events

    Feb
    14
    Sun
    1:00 pm Write NOW! Japantown Creative Wr...
    Write NOW! Japantown Creative Wr...
    Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Write NOW! Japantown Creative Writing Workshops @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Write NOW! Japantown Creative Writing Workshops Taught by author Shizue Siegel Second Sunday of Every Month, 1:00pm-3:00pm Everyone is welcome! No writing experience necessary. Work in any genre: memoir, poetry, fiction or essay! Discover your[...]
    Feb
    18
    Thu
    10:30 am Mah Jongg 101
    Mah Jongg 101
    Feb 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    Mah Jongg 101 @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Mah Jongg 101 – FREE Mah Jongg Lessons Thursdays, 2/18-3/24 10:30am-11:30am Learn the Mandarin style of Mah Jongg! This is a great way to get started with this popular Chinese tile game, get social, active[...]
    Feb
    19
    Fri
    6:30 pm Japanese Pantry with Sonoko Saka...
    Japanese Pantry with Sonoko Saka...
    Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Japanese Pantry with Sonoko Sakai: Homemade Tofu Workshop @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Japanese Pantry with Sonoko Sakai: Homemade Tofu and Cooking with Tofu Workshop Instructor: Sonoko Sakai Friday, February 19, 2016 6:30pm-9:30pm $70 JCCCNC Members, $90 General Public   Join us in our first Japanese Pantry cooking[...]
    Feb
    21
    Sun
    10:30 am Hip Hop Dancing for Kids – FREE ...
    Hip Hop Dancing for Kids – FREE ...
    Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:56 pm
    Hip Hop Dancing for Kids - FREE Workshop @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Hip Hop Dancing for Kids – FREE Workshop For children ages 4 to 10 years old Sunday, February 21, 2016, 10:30am-11:30am Instructor: Noriko Rovner This upbeat and high energy class serves as an introduction to[...]
    Feb
    23
    Tue
    6:30 pm Baachan’s Kitchen – February
    Baachan’s Kitchen – February
    Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Baachan's Kitchen - February @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Baachan’s Kitchen – February Real JA Family Recipes. Real Community.   Bi-Monthly Cooking Class and Family-Style Dinner for Young Adults and Professionals   Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:30pm-8:30pm @ JCCCNC $10 JCCCNC Members, $15 General[...]
    Feb
    25
    Thu
    10:30 am Mah Jongg 101
    Mah Jongg 101
    Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    Mah Jongg 101 @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Mah Jongg 101 – FREE Mah Jongg Lessons Thursdays, 2/18-3/24 10:30am-11:30am Learn the Mandarin style of Mah Jongg! This is a great way to get started with this popular Chinese tile game, get social, active[...]
    Feb
    28
    Sun
    1:00 pm Book Reading of SAMURAI RISING –...
    Book Reading of SAMURAI RISING –...
    Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Book Reading of SAMURAI RISING - The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Special book reading of SAMURAI RISING – The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune with author Pamela S. Turner Come to the JCCCNC on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 1:00pm for a special reading of the[...]
    Mar
    3
    Thu
    10:30 am Mah Jongg 101
    Mah Jongg 101
    Mar 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    Mah Jongg 101 @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Mah Jongg 101 – FREE Mah Jongg Lessons Thursdays, 2/18-3/24 10:30am-11:30am Learn the Mandarin style of Mah Jongg! This is a great way to get started with this popular Chinese tile game, get social, active[...]
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