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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HIDDEN TREASURES SALE
We’re hosting our first ever Japanese goods pop-up sale! Come browse our selection of antiques, collectibles, handicrafts and more! Click for details!
Japantown Halloween Carnival
Bring out the kids for a fun night of Halloween fun with the Center and JCYC! Enjoy crafts, games and prizes, haunted hallway, bounce houses, costume contest, and more! Read More
Na Leo Hawaiian Holidays Concert at the Center
Hear the sweet sounds of Na Leo at the Center. Event details here.
Japantown Halloween Carnival
Friday, October 25
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$7/person at the door
Our annual Halloween Carnival with JCYC is coming up! Get your best Halloween costumes ready and join us for a great night for all ages including arts and crafts, games and prizes, haunted hallway, bounce houses and costume contest! More…
Sign up to volunteer to help set up and to help at the Carnival! Click here to volunteer
November Community Kitchen
Tuesday, November 12
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
We’ll be cooking up one of the ultimate Japanese winter comfort foods, oden (Japanese fish cake stew) for our final Community Kitchen dinner of the year! Enjoy learning how to make this and other Japanese/Japanese American side dishes at our quarterly multigenerational communal dinner! 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.
Special Events and Marketing Manager
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The Center has received the 2019 Bronze Seal of Transparency from GuideStar
Na Leo Hawaiian Holidays Concert
Saturday, December 21
NA LEO, the three childhood friends – Nalani Jenkins, Lehua Kalima and Angela Morales come for their only Bay Area appearance on their 2019 Hawaiian Holidays Tour. Learn more
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…
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