Rockin’ Ramen 2017

Thank you to all who attended!!!

The event was a great success, we sold out of Ramen and Gyoza!

Special Thanks to:

Chef Ken Lefebour of Nellie James Gourmet to Go and Nellie James Too

Jonny Blonde of Jonny Blond Food Truck and Jonny Blonde Kitchen

For all of their hard work prepping and serving over 250 bowls of Ramen!

The kitchen and service Staff of Nellie James Too, they volunteered their entire day off to help in the kitchen and serve.

Don’t forget Jacquie Wakabayashi, who co-ordinated the chefs, kitchen staff, servers, pop, beer and a lot of little things we didn’t know or think about!

We have to thank the following food suppliers for their kind donations;

–          Piccioni Mushrooms – Paula Piccioni for donating boxes of  mushrooms

–          Wagyu Sekai – Ken for donating beef bones

–          Jepson’s Meats – Ron and Ray for donating pork bones

–          Manorun Organic Farms – Chris and Denise for donating bones

All of the Wonderful musicians:

The Delta Overdrive Band

Pauline y El Gordo!

Steve Sinnicks

The Royal Seas

Versa Cello

No Heroes Allowed

Laura Keating

Alana McDonald 

Our Sound Technicians:

Jonothan Demers (Plus the loan of his PA systems) and Tak Yano (his equipment loan as well)

Long & McQuade for their assistance with our rental PA

The Jiu Jutsu and Judo clubs for their assistance in set up and tear down and helping out through the event.

Ellie Bowen & Mark Parry for helping out at the bake goods table, and all of those who donated baked goodies, they looked wonderful!

April Takeda for her wonderful gyozas! & Lonita Fraser as our resident popcorn maker!

Rockin’ Ramen 2017!!!


These are 2016 pictures we will post 2017 pics in the next few days.

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Saturday March 18 @ 6:00 Sukiyaki Monthly Fundraising Dinner

Thank You to everyone who joined us for the evening, it was a wonderful meal and we were able to celebrate Stony Nakano’s upcoming 96th birthday!

We will continue our dinners in the fall, please watch this space and our fall newsletter for the dates!


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Christmas Festival Saturday December 2 10:00am-3:00pm

Please Join us and share with your Friends!
Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Food Service starts at 11:00 am

Christmas crafts and decorations

A “Japanese” white elephant room

Hamilton Buddhist Temple

Wonderful Christmas decorations and Crafts by CJCC Ladies Auxiliary

This is your chance to find that unique gift for that “Hard to Shop for” person!

Authentic Japanese food served: 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Everyone welcome

Canadian Japanese Cultural Centre

45 Hempstead Drive, Hamilton,(905) 383-5755

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Fall/Winter Newsletter

Here is a PDF copy of the Fall/Winter Newsletter

Print copies are available at the Centre.


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Fall fundraising luncheon Sunday October 23 1:00pm


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CJCC Japan Day 2016!

Hi everyone! 

Come join us this upcoming Saturday September 17, 2016 at 11:00am for our Japan Day!

There will be great performances of our martial arts and odori dancing along with musical acts by the Dokon Daikon Taiko group!

Along with these performances there will be great Japanese food and other activities.

Please join us for Fun, Food, and Entertainment.

Japan Day 2016

Saturday September 17, 2016

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Lunch from 11:00am–2:30pm

Musical Performances by 

Dokon Daikon

Taiko performance at 11:00am sharp!

Flutist at 12:10pm!

Martial Arts Demonstrations








Japanese Food

Odori Dancing

Japanese Language Classes


Activities for Children

Sign up for Classes and try something new!

Japan day brought to you by the Canadian Japanese Cultural Centre of Hamilton and the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto.



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Urgent request – Stem Cells donors needed!

Please see the information below, share this with to anyone who may be a possible donor and spread the word.

You can order test kits online if you can’t make the trip to Toronto that day. You must be between ages 17-35.

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26th Annual CJCC/NAJC Picnic

Please join us on Sunday August 14 from 11:00-dusk for our Annual Picnic

Please be sure to RSVP to the contact people below.

We can always use donations and volunteers for this event!

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Winter Newsletter is out!

Please click on the link for a PDF of the newsletter.

Please note all of the important events

  • Anime Movie Night
  • Volunteer Social
  • Rockin’ Ramen
  • Doors Open
  • Keirokai
  • Golf Tournament

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Anime Movie Night Bring a Friend!

Friday April 1, doors open at 6:30, first film to roll about 7:00 pm.

This is free to attend but donations would be appreciated!

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