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ALL IN-PERSON CLASSES and WORKSHOPS ARE CANCELLED until further notice.

Upcoming Virtual Workshops and Events:


Wagashi Sweets Workshop – Spring 2021

Sunday, March 14, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn how to make mushimanju confections in our new wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) virtual cooking workshops. More…


Kenji’s Kitchen: Temari Sushi Online Cooking Class

Sunday, March 21, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Make festive temari sushi for the Japanese Girls’ Day holiday in March at this month’s online cooking class with chef Kenji Yokoo. More…


Community Kitchen Virtual Potluck: Curry Creations!

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Share your favorite or most creative ways to enjoy curry over Zoom at this month’s virtual potluck! More…


Ukulele 101: For the True Beginner – Virtual Workshop Series

Saturdays, April 24 – May 15, 2021
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Our 4-week workshop series will get you started and prepare you for our ongoing beginner’s classes with instructor Don Sadler. All you need is an ukulele! More…


Ongoing Virtual Classes:


Ito Yosakoi Dance Group

Learn modern yosakoi dance with the Ito Yosakoi dance group!

Virtual Dance Season: Spring 2021

Fridays, February 5, 2021 – April 30, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Click here to register online


Virtual Senior Chair Aerobics Class

Every Thursday
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Our senior chair aerobics class is now being held online via Zoom every Thursday! Stay active while we shelter in place! More…


Your Family, Your History Genealogy Webinar Series Videos Now Available!

For those of you who missed our genealogy series with genealogist Linda Harms-Okazaki, lifetime access to the full online video course and materials are now available for purchase! Learn how to research your family records in both the US and Japan as well as how to write and keep memories of your family alive for future generations! More…


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  • Upcoming Events

    Mar
    14
    Sun
    11:00 am Spring 2021 Wagashi Sweets Virtu...
    Spring 2021 Wagashi Sweets Virtu...
    Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Spring 2021 Wagashi Sweets Virtual Cooking Workshop @ Online | San Francisco | California | United States
    Spring 2021 Wagashi Sweets Virtual Cooking Workshop Sunday, March 14, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Instructors: Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi $7 Center Members, $10 General Public Connect via Zoom; Meeting ID[...]
    Mar
    21
    Sun
    11:00 am Kenji’s Kitchen – Temari Sushi O...
    Kenji’s Kitchen – Temari Sushi O...
    Mar 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Kenji's Kitchen - Temari Sushi Online Cooking Class @ Online | San Francisco | California | United States
    Sign up for our online cooking webinar with chef Kenji Yokoo and learn how to make temari sushi for the Japanese Girls’ Day holiday in March! Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.[...]
    Mar
    23
    Tue
    6:00 pm Community Kitchen Virtual Potluc...
    Community Kitchen Virtual Potluc...
    Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Community Kitchen Virtual Potluck: Curry Creations! @ Online | San Francisco | California | United States
    Community Kitchen Virtual Potluck: Curry Creations! Join us for this month’s Community Kitchen Virtual Potluck and share your favorite or most creative ways to enjoy curry with us on Zoom! Tuesday, March 23, 2021 6:00[...]
    Apr
    24
    Sat
    2:00 pm Ukulele 101 Online Workshops – A...
    Ukulele 101 Online Workshops – A...
    Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – May 15 @ 3:30 pm
    Ukulele 101 Online Workshops - April 2021 @ Online | San Francisco | California | United States
    Ukulele 101 Online Workshops for the True Beginner April 2021 Saturdays, April 24 – May 15, 2021 2:00pm-3:30pm Instructor: Don Sadler $90 Center Members, $110 General Public This four-week course via Zoom will cover basic skills starting[...]
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