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Ukulele 101 Workshop for the True Beginner
Thursday Evenings, May 10-31, 2018
Instructor: Don Sadler
This four week course will cover basic skills starting with how to tune, hold and strum your ukulele. Learn chords and techniques that will have you playing and singing in no time! The class is open to adults, and will prepare budding ukulele players for the Center’s ongoing Intermediate Ukulele class. All you need is an ukulele!
Summer Kaiseki Workshop
Saturday, June 16, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi
$45 JCCCNC Members
$55 General Public
Our popular seasonal Kaiseki cooking workshops consist of an elegant multi-course meal in the Kaiseki tradition using a menu of fresh ingredients to reflect the flavors and colors of each season. Our Summer Kaiseki Workshop features four dishes and will be primarily taught through demonstration with participants providing the final, artistic touches to complete these fine Kaiseki dishes.
Summer Tasting Menu:
- Toribainikuae (cold poached chicken & pickled plum sauce
- Awase Misoshiru (mixed miso soup with seasonal ingredients)
- Unagi Tamagoyose (steamed egg custard with grilled eel)
- Shiso Gohan (steamed rice with perilla leaves)
Washi Ningyo Paper Doll Workshop
Saturday, May 19 and June 16, 2018
Instructor: Rochelle Lum
Session A: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session B: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$30 for Center members, $40 for general public
In our Washi Ningyo (Japanese paper doll) workshops you will learn how to transform traditional Japanese washi paper into your own beautiful 3-D dolls. Participants will receive a kit that will include all the materials you need to complete your doll. These hand crafted figures make great gifts for many occasions or to display around your home or office. In the workshop you will:
- Learn how to make a face from a little cotton and thin rice paper
- Learn how to assemble the key parts of a figure such as the face and hair
- Learn how to fold kimono paper and make an Obi (sash)
Please note that these classes are intended for adults and are not suitable for children.
A shared evening of cooking and dinner with recipes from the community!
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$16 for JCCCNC Members, $20 for General Public
JCCCNC’s Community Kitchen is our ongoing communal dinner program bringing members of community together to learn Japanese and Japanese American family recipes and to share a multi-generational communal dinner. Adapting our Baachan’s Kitchen program started in 2016, our Community Kitchen is open to all who want to enjoy and share Japanese home-style cooking while connecting with the community.
June Community Kitchen Menu: TBA! Check back soon!SIGN UP
MOVE OVER OCTOBERFEST!
AND STOP WINE(ING)!
SAY HELLO TO SAKE DAY!!
THIS IS THE ORIGINAL AND LARGEST “NIHONSHU NO HI” OR SAKE DAY CELEBRATION OUTSIDE OF JAPAN!
LET US GUIDE YOU TO THE BEST SAKES MADE IN JAPAN AND IN UNITED STATES. TASTE OVER 200 DIFFERENT TYPES OF SAKE. LET US EDUCATE YOU WITH SAKE EDUCATION STATIONS. AND LET US ENTERTAIN YOU WITH A PARTY THAT IS DEDICATED TO ALL THINGS SAKE.
MEET THE OWNERS AND MASTER SAKE MAKERS FROM MANY OF THE TOP BREWERIES OF JAPAN. GET DOWN WITH SAKES THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO THE US MARKET AND MANY THAT ARE NOT! ALSO EXPLORE THE US CRAFT SAKE MARKET AND MEET THE NEW GENERATION OF SAKE BREWERS.
ENJOY #THEFUTUREOFSAKE IN THE VERY LOVELY JAPAN TOWN THIS FALL IN SAN FRANCISCO!
ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE JCCCNC.
Tickets and additional details on Eventbrite site: http://bit.ly/sakeday2018