Ju Ra Qu Board Game Are Now Available to Purchase!

December 16th, 2022

Looking for a gift or enjoy playing board games?  Purchase the board game Ju Ra Qu for just $25 and 100% of your payment will go towards supporting the Center!  Created by Shiro and Fumiko Tanaka, this game takes you back to war-torn 15th-Century feudal Japan.  Can you make the rise in the rank from peasant to shogun?  This game of chance is a great board game for all ages and gameplay can range from 15 min+ pending on your roll of the dice.  Ju Ra Qu is available to purchase by visiting the Center and games must be picked up in person.

Have Questions?  Give us a call at (415) 567-5505 or email development@jcccnc.org.

Japanese Heritage Night with the Golden State Warriors

December 12th, 2022

(Updated 12/12/2022)  Join the Center on Monday, February 13, 2023, when the Warriors take on Rui Hachimura and the Washington Wizards at Japanese Heritage Night!
 
Tickets are available to purchase in upper baseline section 212 and upper sideline section 204.  All tickets purchased through the Center will receive a commemorative Japanese Heritage Night Tshirt. Tickets range from $65-$70 and can be purchased HERE.
We hope you can join us and our World Champion Golden State Warriors!
If you have questions contact Director of Special Events and Communications Matt Okada at mokada@jcccnc.org or by calling (415) 567-5505.

“Your Family, Your History” Japanese American Genealogy Workshop Series Session 3 – How to Interview Family Members

December 1st, 2022

“Your Family, Your History” Japanese American Genealogy Workshop Series Session 3 – How to Interview Family Members

November 3, 2022

Session 3 of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California’s “Your Family, Your History” monthly Japanese American genealogy workshop series with genealogist Linda Harms Okazaki. Recorded at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California in San Francisco, California on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

Workshop series to be held monthly on the first Thursday of each month beginning October 6, 2022 through July 6, 2023. For full course description, schedule and enrollment information, go to: https://www.jcccnc.org/programs-events/genealogy/

Questions? Contact us at programsevents@jcccnc.org

New Year Mochi Fundraiser

November 14th, 2022

This year, as a MEMBER BENEFIT, the Center will be selling handmade mochi by the box.  Each box is $8.00 and will be approximately 1 pound with ~12 pieces.  Pre-order for pick-up on Sunday, December 18, 2022.

 

GOT MOCHI?

New Year Mochi Fundraiser
Pre-order and pickup on Sunday, December 18, 2022

 

In addition to our Mochitsuki Workshops, the Center will be selling a limited amount of handmade mochi by the box.  Each box is $8.00 and will be approximately 1 pound with ~12 pieces. Limit of 3 boxes per member.

Pick-up times are:  11a-12p, 12-2p, 2-4p or 4-5p.  (we will not be responsible for orders that are not picked up by 5:00p on 12/18)

Please use the order form (HERE) and mail or call in your order.  Online ordering is NOT available.  We only have a limited number of boxes available and anticipate selling out.


Special thanks to Nomura and Company for supporting our Mochitsuki Workshops and our Mochi Fundraiser.

“Your Family, Your History” Japanese American Genealogy Workshop Series Session 2 – Preserve Your Artifacts

November 3rd, 2022

“Your Family, Your History” Japanese American Genealogy Workshop Series Session 2 – Preserve Your Artifacts

November 3, 2022

Session 2 of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California’s “Your Family, Your History” monthly Japanese American genealogy workshop series with genealogist Linda Harms Okazaki. Recorded at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California in San Francisco, California on Thursday, November 3, 2022.

 

Workshop series to be held monthly on the first Thursday of each month beginning October 6, 2022 through July 6, 2023. For full course description, schedule and enrollment information, go to: https://www.jcccnc.org/programs-events/genealogy/

Questions? Contact us at programsevents@jcccnc.org

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

October 21st, 2022

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

October 21, 2022

Japanese language lesson for beginner and intermediate Japanese conversational learners by Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda as part of the monthly J-Chat virtual conversational Japanese language exchange program of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center), sponsored by the JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC). Recorded by the Center on Friday, October 21, 2022. Lesson slides available for download at: https://www.jcccnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/J-Chat-Lesson-Materials-Lesson-18-10-21-22.pdf.

Kaiseki Virtual Cooking Workshop – Fall 2022

October 15th, 2022

Kaiseki Virtual Cooking Workshop – Fall 2022

October 15, 2022

Kaiseki – Fall 2022 Virtual Cooking Workshop taught by Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

“Your Family, Your History” Genealogy Workshop Series – Session 1 – Introduction to Family History

October 6th, 2022

“Your Family, Your History” Japanese American Genealogy Workshop Series Session 1 – Introduction to Family History

October 6, 2022

Session 1 of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California’s “Your Family, Your History” monthly Japanese American genealogy workshop series with genealogist Linda Harms Okazaki. Recorded at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California in San Francisco, California on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

[Click here to download workshop handout materials]

Workshop series to be held monthly on the first Thursday of each month beginning October 6, 2022 through July 6, 2023. For full course description, schedule and enrollment information, go to: https://www.jcccnc.org/programs-events/genealogy/

Questions? Contact us at programsevents@jcccnc.org

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

September 23rd, 2022

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

September 23, 2022

Japanese language lesson for beginner and intermediate Japanese conversational learners by Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda as part of the monthly J-Chat virtual conversational Japanese language exchange program of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center), sponsored by the JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC). Recorded by the Center on Friday, September 23, 2022. Lesson slides available for download at: https://www.jcccnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/J-Chat-Lesson-Materials-Lesson-17-9-23-22.pdf

Guest Lecture: Japanese Diaspora In A WWII Incarceration Camp – Archaeology of Gila River with Koji Lau Ozawa

August 23rd, 2022

Guest Lecture: Japanese Diaspora In A WWII Incarceration Camp – Archaeology of Gila River with Koji Lau Ozawa

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Guest lecture by Koji Lau-Ozawa, Stanford University Archaeology Department PhD candidate on his archaeological field work conducted at the site of the Gila River, Arizona WWII incarceration camp.  Recorded at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Note: Out of respect to the privacy of the Gila River Indian tribe, all slides and photographs from the presentation containing sensitive location-specific information of closed tribal lands have been removed from the recording.