Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Chizuko Nakamura 

Learn the traditional Japanese art of Ikebana. Reflect on the simplistic beauty of nature through flower arrangement.

Member Fee: $70/month
Non-Members Fee: $90/month

For 1st time participants, instruction fees are waived, but a $15 payment for materials is required.

For single day/drop-in class signups, please contact us at least 1 week in advance so that our instructor can confirm and provide enough supplies for the scheduled class date.

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Asian American Writing

Every 1st Wednesday of the month, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Genevieve Lim

Spend the morning creating personal memoirs, journaling or writing poems, essays, letters and sharing them among friends in our weekly writing class! Formerly known as the Senior Women's Writing class, our class is now open to anyone interested in participating, male or female.

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Washi Ningyo (hybrid)

2nd Saturday of the every month
10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Instructor: Rochelle Lum and Yurie Nakamura

In our Washi Ningyo (Japanese paper doll) classes and workshops you will learn how to transform traditional Japanese "washi" paper into your own beautiful 3-D dolls.

Member Fee: $30 (includes materials)
Non-Member Fee: $40 (includes materials)

Please note that this class is intended for adults and is not suitable for children. Feel free to contact us at (415) 567-5505 or programsevents@jcccnc.org if you have any questions.

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Monday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Wendy Yoshimura

Learn the basics of watercolor painting using still life objects and slowly bring your artwork to life.

Member Fee: $40/month
Non-Members Fee: $48/month

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Beyond Basic Drawing (hybrid)

Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Rich Tokeshi

This weekly art class designed for both intermediate and advanced art students will allow participants the opportunity to explore new media, subject matter and ways of thinking. This class will use basic drawing, painting concepts and subject matter, but will also look to expand participants' artistic horizons. The atmosphere of the class is very informal for creating art.

Member Fee: $30/month; $9 Drop-In
Non-Member Fee: $40/month; $12 Drop-In

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Kabuki on Film - Sponsored by the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC) Kabuki Club

3rd Thursday of Each Month
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Mark Frey, JETAANC Kabuki Club

Learn about Japanese performing arts -- that unique combination of dance, music, drama, and spectacle -- by experiencing classic performances of Kabuki, Bunraku, and Noh on video. Enjoy screenings of Japanese kabuki stage performances (in English with subtitles) and other forms of classical Japanese theater. Generously sponsored by the JETAANC, Kabuki on Film is a FREE class offered the 3rd Thursday of each month. Feel free to bring snacks. All ages welcome!

Free and open to the public. Donations encouraged!

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