J-Chat Virtual Japanese Conversational Language Exchange Program – Session 3, July 2021 Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

July 16th, 2021

J-Chat Virtual Japanese Conversational Language Exchange Program – Session 3, July 2021
Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

July 16, 2021

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, June 18, 2021. Lesson slides available for download at: https://www.jcccnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/J-Chat-Lesson-Materials-Lesson-3-7-16-21.pdf

J-Chat sessions are held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Pacific Time, and consist of a short language lesson for beginning and intermediate speakers, followed by small breakout groups of program participants facilitated by Japanese-speaking volunteers. Small groups are assigned based on skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). Lesson slides are provided in advance of each session, and session recordings are provided Registration fees: $3 Center members, $5 general public, free registration for volunteer facilitators and JETAANC members with promo code.

Register for the next J-Chat session online: http://bit.ly/jchatconversation
More information on the Center: https://www.jcccnc.org
More information on JETAANC: http://www.jetaanc.org

Gold Over America Tour Starring Simone Biles

July 15th, 2021

 

(Posted 7/15/21)
Join the Center at the Gold Over America Tour Starring Simone Biles and an All-Star Team of Champion Gymnasts on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Chase Center.  Take advantage of group tickets and avoid added-on service fees. The show starts at 7:30 pm and seats are located in section 217 rows 6 and 7.

Learn more and purchase your tickets today!

 

Learn more about the Gold Over America Tour

Sake Day Tickets On Sale Now

July 15th, 2021

(Posted 7/15/21) SAKE DAY 2021 tickets are on sale now!  True Sake the Bay Area’s Original Sake people host the 16th Annual Sake Celebration that is all things sake and sake appreciation.  Planned for Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco’s Japantown from 4-8pm.  All ticket proceeds will benefit the Center so come support!  Hurry and get your tickets before we are sold out.  Tickets are $90 each and can be purchased at www.sakeday.com.

About the Event

Taste Sake, Learn Sake, Buy Sake Safely.

We are back and ready to Get Our Sake On!

16 amazing years and 16 years of “Sold Out” SAKE DAYs – so don’t miss out – order your tickets now.

  • Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing Discounts
  • Meet the Top Professionals in the Sake Market
  • Meet Craft Sake Makers
  • Meet your Favorite Sake
  • Taste some of the most popular sakes in Japan, especially from cult sake breweries
  • Try over 120 different imported and craft sake
  • Souvenir Cup – Booklet Program with Discounts
  • Try It – Like It – Buy It – with FREE shipping in California

Learn more and purchase your tickets today!

Job Opportunities

July 9th, 2021

(Posted 7/15/21) 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.

We currently have positions open in our Programs Department. Learn more here on our Employment Opportunities page.

Financial Planning for Retirement Virtual Workshop with Estate Attorney Laurie Shigekuni and Wealth Advisor Lance Ichikawa

June 23rd, 2021

Financial Planning for Retirement Virtual Workshop with Estate Attorney Laurie Shigekuni and Wealth Advisor Lance Ichikawa

June 23, 2021

 

Webinar for the Japanese American community on preparing your finances for retirement with estate attorney Laurie Shigekuni, Esq. of the Law Offices of Laurie Shigekuni and wealth advisor Lance Ichikawa of C2C Wealth Management. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center) on June 23, 2021. 

Japanese Heritage Night Tickets On Sale Now

June 21st, 2021

(Posted: 6/21/2021) Join the Center and the San Francisco Giants at Japanese Heritage Night as they take on the Washington Nationals at Oracle Park on Friday, July 9, 2021.  First pitch is at 6:45 pm.  Purchase your tickets from the Center and receive a limited edition Japanese Heritage Night T-shirt.

Center members and groups of five or more receive discounted tickets at $26 each.  The general public rate is $28 each.

Groups of 5 or more contact Membership Coordinator Elena Nielsen at enielsen@jcccnc.org or at (415) 567-5505 for tickets.

Purchase your tickets today!  See you at the game and GO, Giants!

J-Chat Virtual Japanese Conversational Language Lesson – June 2021

June 18th, 2021

J-Chat Virtual Japanese Conversational Language Exchange Program – Session 2, June 2021
Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

June 18, 2021

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, June 18, 2021. Lesson slides available for download at: https://www.jcccnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/J-Chat-Lesson-Materials-Lesson-2-6-18-21.pdf

J-Chat sessions are held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Pacific Time, and consist of a short language lesson for beginning and intermediate speakers, followed by small breakout groups of program participants facilitated by Japanese-speaking volunteers. Small groups are assigned based on skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). Lesson slides are provided in advance of each session, and session recordings are provided Registration fees: $3 Center members, $5 general public, free registration for volunteer facilitators and JETAANC members with promo code.

Register for the next J-Chat session online: http://bit.ly/jchatconversation
More information on the Center: https://www.jcccnc.org
More information on JETAANC: http://www.jetaanc.org

June 15th Updated Health and Safety Requirements

June 14th, 2021

(Posted 6/14/2021) Our constituents, staff and community’s health and safety remain our highest priority. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) announced that effective June 15, 2021, face coverings and social distancing, along with capacity limits and most other restrictions for facilities like the Center would be rescinded. The Center will continue to safely restart programs as the rest of the community, City and State continue to reopen. READ More…

 

Have questions on our current health ans safety policies?  View FAQs on Current Health and Safety Policies. Should you have additional questions, please contact us at (415) 567-5505 or emails us at info@jcccnc.org.

Chabana Flower Arrangement Virtual Workshop

June 12th, 2021

Chabana Flower Arrangement Virtual Workshop

June 12, 2021

Video recording of Chabana Flower Arrangement virtual workshop taught by Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, June 12, 2021. For more information on the Center’s programs and activities, go e-mail programsevents@jcccnc.org or go to www.jcccnc.org.

Nikkei Open winners are up

June 7th, 2021

(Posted 6/7/2021) The results and winners are posted from our 26th Annual Nikkei Open Golf Tournament.  Visit our Nikkei Open page to view the results from the tournament and raffle and foursome prize winner boards.  Thank you to our sponsors, donors and participants for your support of our charity tournament.  We are looking forward to next year.