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UPCOMING FLORIN EVENTS
Event: Florin Obon Festival Dance Workshop
Date: Tuesday, July 12th
Venue: Buddhist Church of Florin
Time: 5:30 - 7pm workshop; 7pm dance practice
Address: 7235 Pritchard Road, Sacramento , CA 95828
Description: Join in the fun, festivity, flavors, and foundations of the premiere cultural, social, and religious gathering of the year for the Japanese American and Buddhist community! Kick it off by enjoying the 8th annual Florin Obon Dance Workshop. 5:30 pm start with tasty refreshments of hot dogs, rice balls (musubi), and salads and then 6pm dance workshop. 7pm dance practice. Come to the Buddhist Church of Florin at 7235 Pritchard Road (off of Florin Road & Hwy 99) in Sacramento. A flyer is attached. This fun event is sponsored jointly by the Buddhist Church of Florin (BCF) and the Florin Japanese American Citizens League (Florin JACL). Donations welcome to cover refreshments. Please RSVP now so we can get a count for refreshments. Also, please share this announcement with your friends and family via email, Facebook, Twitter, etc. This Obon Dance Workshop is a cool community event for families, youth, and everyone - an especially nice intro to those newer to Obon. Come out July 12th and bring your kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids, and friends. For you experienced Obon dancers, this July 12th workshop is also a great way to ease into the regular Obon dance practices leading up to the July 16th Florin Obon Festival. Obon is a Buddhist festival that celebrates, through music and dance, people’s gratitude for family and friends who have passed before and takes place in dozens of cities across the U.S. Check out the meaning of Obon, learn about Obon clothing / equipment, get dance tips, join in a folk dance practice, and enjoy refreshments. Past Florin JACL President Cheryl Miles, an expert Hanayagi classical Japanese dance instructor and Florin Obon dance leader will be guiding the workshop, along with Florin Buddhist Minister Yuki Sugahara providing background. Cheryl will explain and demonstrate several dances, plus give you a chance to jump in and participate. All backgrounds, ages, and faiths invited. Please RSVP now by emailing back to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can get a good count on number of folks coming.
Event Admission Price: Donations welcome to cover cost of refreshments.
Contact: Andy Noguchi
Event Flyer: Click here.
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