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Paper Transformed
Washi Ningyo Beginner's Workshop

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Instructor: Rochelle Lum
Session A: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Session B: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
$30 for JCCCNC Members, $40 for General Public

Discover the art of Japanese paper doll making at the JCCCNC’s Washi Ningyo beginner workshop.  Learn the step by step process in creating a three dimensional doll using traditional Japanese washi paper.  These hand crafted figures make great gifts for many occasions or use it 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)
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AARP Senior Driving Refresher Course
Instructor: Alvin Ja, AARP Driver Safety Instructor

Thursday, June 15, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$15 for JCCCNC/AARP Members, $20 for General Public

This seminar presented by JCCCNC and AARP is the AARP's SMART DRIVER Course for drivers age 50+, and is a 4-hour class for those who have already taken the eight hour class and are in need of updating their certificate (every three years). Graduates may be able to qualify for a discount on auto insurance (please check with your insurance agent).

$15 class fee for members, $20 for non-members. Limited to 16 students.



Previous Workshops

Magewappa Woodcraft Bento Box Workshop

Magewappa Workshop flyer copy

Tohoku Folk Crafts Workshop


Kaiseki Workshop Autumn

tomato, tofu & avocado salad

Introduction to Karate


Summer Soba Noodle Workshop with Sonoko Sakai


Kaiseki Workshop Summer

unagi tamagoyose

Ukulele 101

ukulele workshop

Washi Ningyo Paper Dolls
Washi ningyo construction


Terrariums Workshop

Terrarium Workshop Flyer copy

Introduction to Temari Workshop

Temari Workshop Flyer copy

Donabe Claypot Workshop with Sonoko Sakai



Tea and Craft Time

Plumeria Hawaiian Gift Box

Kaiseki Workshop Fall
Maguro Tataki

Japanese Pantry
Koji Workshop LARGE

Kaiseki Workshop Winter


Mochitsuki Workshops


Mah Jongg 101 Workshop

MJ Flyer copy

Spring Kaiseki Workshop

Chirashi on plate