Tabemasho 2019 is SOLD OUT!
    Passing it Forward – From One Generation to the Next
    Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

    Time: 4:00 – 8:00 pm
    Place: The Center, 1840 Sutter Street
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    For more information please contact info@jcccnc.org / (415) 567-5505

  •  SAKE DAY 2019

    Get your tickets to our annual celebration of sake on Saturday, September 28 at the Hotel Kabuki in SF Japantown! Presented by True Sake, all ticket proceeds generously support the Center. Click here to register online!


    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


    Open to all, membership is the most meaningful way to instantly become part of the Center family. Enjoy benefits while supporting your community. Join Today!


    Win a trip to Japan for two, $1,000, or an Apple Watch Series 4 GPS with Apple AirPods through our Sweepstakes opportunityReserve your tickets today!


    Great items are in store on our online auction (September 4 – September 15) and our live and silent auctions happening at Tabemasho 2019. Bid online now!

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Special Workshop – Tanzaku Calligraphy with Artist Rihaku Inoue

Sunday, September 22
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Japanese calligraphy artist Rihaku Inoue will be featured at this year’s Tabemasho annual fundraiser, and will be teaching a special workshop the next day! Create your own tanzaku calligraphy piece under the instruction of a modern calligraphy artist! Workshop limited to 20 participants. More…

Volunteers Needed! Sign up to volunteer at our upcoming events!

Tabemasho 2019
Saturday, September 21

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Sake Day 2019
Saturday, September 28

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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

Sr. Bookkeeper/Accountant

Visit employment opportunites page here

The Center has received the 2019 Bronze Seal of Transparency from GuideStar

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Fall Auction online now!

Online: September 4 – September 15
Silent and Live Auction at Tabemasho 2019 on September 21

Hop online to bid for some unique and exciting items! Bidding continues at Tabemasho for our silent and live auctions.

Click here to bid!

Reserve your Sweepstakes Tickets Today!

Sweepstakes prizes include: trip to Japan for Two (courtesy of Japan Airlines and Kintetsu International), $1,000 cash and an Apple Watch Series 4 with Apple AirPods.
Drawing to be held on Saturday, September 21. Winner need not be present to win. Learn more…

Click here to reserve!

Community Karaoke with Co-Host JETAANC

Friday, September 13
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Come sing your heart out with us and the JET Alumni Association of Northern California at our next Community Karaoke and potluck night! More…

Yosakoi Dancing with Ito Yosakoi

Friday Evenings
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

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