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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Nabe Night with Abraham Lincoln HS Japanese Language Department
Friday, January 31
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join us for our first monthly community nabe (Japanese hotpot) fundraiser dinner of the year! Support Lincoln HS students’ summer trip to Japan! More…
Urban Sketching Japantown with Award-Winning Artist Eileen Goldenberg
Saturday, February 22
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Develop your artistic talent and learn how to sketch your surroundings in Japantown with pen, pencil and watercolor! All materials provided in this workshop for all experience levels. 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…
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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The Center has received the 2019 Bronze Seal of Transparency from GuideStar
Special Member Benefit with Saketours.com!
Limited Time Offer
Dive into the fascinating world of sake on Sake Tours five-day excursions. Tour breweries at the height of the brewing season. Learn the secrets of their master brewers and enjoy just-pressed daigninjo sake at its source. More…
Monthly Kabuki Theatre Appreciation Class
Tuesday, February 11
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Love traditional kabuki theatre? Join us for our FREE monthly class, hosted by the JET Alumni Association of Northern California! 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