July Cultural Programs

Sharing some Japanese cultural programs taking place this July. Some programs require pre-registration, while the Furoshiki Workshop and Shogi are drop-in programs. Kizuna is taking a break in July and August.

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Build problem-solving skills with
Shogi Meetups
1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10am-12pm
July 6 & 20
Instructor: Canada Shogi Club
Fee: $10 drop-in, no registration required and join anytime. Free for Members
将棋ミートアップ
第一と第三土曜日10am-12pm
会員無料、一般$5、予約不要。

Practice Japanese Swordplay
Kengido 剱伎道
Date: Sat, July 13
Beginner Session: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Intermediate Session: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Instructor: Yusei Uchida of Samurai Artist Kamui troupe (English/日本語)
Fee: Starting from $20
Registration: Register on Eventbrite, Members receive a 20% discount

Experience the magic of indigo dyeing
Indigo Dye Workshop 藍染
Date: Sat, July 13
Time: 2:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Naomi Yamamoto of Flight Path Designs (English)
Fee: $55
Registration: Register on Eventbrite, Members receive a 20% discount

Create a Starry Night Sky Temari Ball
Temari Workshops – Tanabata Star Festival 手毬ワークショップ
Date: Sun, July 14
Times: 10:00 am- 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Asami Kusakabe (English/日本語)
Fee: $35
Registration: Register on Eventbrite, Members receive a 20% discount

Practice wrapping techniques with Japanese cloth
Furoshiki Workshop 風呂敷ワークショップ
Date: Sat, July 20
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Instructor: Fumiko Horan (English/日本語)
Fee: $10 drop-in, no registration required. Half price for NNMCC members and those attending the Wagashi or Yukata workshops on the same day.

Learn how to put on a Japanese yukata this summer
Yukata Kitsuke (Dressing) Workshop 浴衣着付けワークショップ
Date: Sat, July 20
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 PM
Instructor: Fumiko Horan (English/日本語)
Fee: Class Fee $15 / Yukata Rental (optional): $10
Registration: Register on Eventbrite, Members receive a 20% discount

sold out
Wagashi Workshops 和菓子
Saturday, July 20
2 sessions
11:00 am – 12:30pm
2:30pm – 4:00pm
More Wagashi Workshops coming soon. Members get priority booking.

Japanese Folk Dance
Experience Japanese culture through dance! Free trial classes on July 24 & 31, 6-7pm. Starting Aug 7, Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm. $10 drop-in, $8 members. Details: https://centre.nikkeiplace.org/programs/japanese-folk-dance/

民謡舞踊 無料体験: 7月24日&31日 18-19時 (30分レッスン) 開始: 8月7日, 水曜 18:30-19:30 費用: 一般$10, 会員$8 予約不要
詳細: https://centre.nikkeiplace.org/programs/japanese-folk-dance/