Spring/summer sessions at the Centre

Now that the weather is warming up, please think about enrolling in our spring and summer sessions. Some of the programs may have minimum class size requirements, so the earlier you can let the instructor/contact know about your interest, the better!

Japanese Language School

Odori (Japanese Dancing) – Obon classes starting May 10!

Many of our other programs are offered year-round. If there is something that you are interested in that’s not listed above, please feel free to contact the program area!

Euchre players are also needed for Wednesday evenings at 7 pm. Cost is $3 per night. Come out for some fun and fellowship. Please contact the Centre if you are interested or have any questions.

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Email address

Trying to email us? The Centre’s current email address is “HamCJCC@gmail.com”, despite what it says at the bottom of this page. A couple of kind volunteers are working to update and improve the website. We hope to have a new one up and running in a few months.

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BC Redress Consultation

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The National Association of Japanese Canadians – Hamilton Chapter is hosting a BC Redress consultation on Sunday, May 26 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. For more information, please see refer to the Toronto NAJC background info on BC redress (you’ll need to scroll down the page).

Pre-registration here is appreciated.

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Zumba classes at the Centre

Zumba classes are starting at the Centre! No experience necessary – just be prepared to have fun and sweat!

Taught by certified instructor Angela Corra, the inaugural class – on Saturday, May 18 at 9 am – is free!

After that, the prices will be:

Centre members: $8/class; $72/10 classes; $140/20 classes

Non-members: $10/class; $90/10 classes; $175/20 classes

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Classes will be Wednesdays from 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm, and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 10 am.

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Anime club now at the Centre

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Please contact Lydia at lid5@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

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NAJC-CJCC Picnic – Sunday, July 28

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Ikebana spring sessions!

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The spring ikebana classes start soon! Wednesday afternoon (1 to 3pm) classes start March 13; Thursday evening (7 to 9pm) classes begin on March 14. More information is available here.

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AGH Origami exhibit

The Art Gallery of Hamilton has  a new exhibit “Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami” than runs until May 26, 2019. International artists push the envelope of origami – the Japanese art of paper folding.

AGH – Above the fold

Looking for other local Japanese-related events? Check out this new page:  Local Japanese events

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ROM Exhibit on now

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The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto has an exhibit on the Japanese Canadian Internment until August 5. Work by several Japanese Canadian artists is being featured. More details can be found by going here: ROM exhibit – Being Japanese Canadian

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Hamilton Japanese Film Festival – Free!

The Japan Foundation of Toronto is presenting free Japanese films at the Hamilton Central Library on Feb 3 and Feb 10. All films are in Japanese with English subtitles. In between films, there will be a brief intermission. Some Japanese refreshments will be served, so please arrive early! RSVP recommended to the Japan Foundation, but drop-ins are welcomed. More info about each movie can be found here: Feb 3 Japanese films Feb 10 Japanese films

The schedule is as follows:

Feb 3, 1:00 – Thermae Romae  テルマエ・ロマエ

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Feb 3, 3:00 – Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa)

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Feb 10, 1:00 – Mameshiba 幼獣マメシバ 

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Feb 10, 3:00 – Nobody to Watch over me 誰も守ってくれない 

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