Nakayoshi September Volunteer Event: JCCCNC Tabemasho Annual Event

Our September volunteer event will be at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California’s Tabemasho (Let’s Eat!) annual fundraiseron Saturday, September 19, 2015. Volunteers are needed from 2-8:30pm. The JCCCNC is one of Nakayoshi’s biggest community supporters, and offers great cultural and recreational classes and activities throughout the year for the entire community, […]

Social Event: 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors

Nakayoshi is joining the San Francisco Japanese American Citizen’s League and going to see the comedy group 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors.  The Mighty Mountain Warriors have 20 years of sketch comedy experience and are back on tour. Key Details: Where: Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St #290, Oakland, California 94607 When: Saturday February 28th […]

Udon & Somen Noodle Booth at Nihonmachi Street Festival 2014

It’s that time of year again Yep the Nihonmachi Street Festival is the first weekend of August (2nd and 3rd). Nakayoshi has been running a food booth for several years now. Once again we will be serving hot udon & cold somen. However this year you may also purchase a scoop of curry (my favorite!) to […]

July Volunteer Event: Mt. View Obon and Bazaar

July 2014 Nakayoshi Volunteer Event: Mt. View Obon and Bazaar Date: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Time: 11:30am-7:30pm Location: Mountain View Buddhist Temple, 575 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043 Hey Nakayoshi, obon season is about to get started, and we’ll be helping out once again at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple’s Obon and Bazaar on […]

Nakayoshi Café is back!

The “Nakayoshi Café” is coming back for the Annual Soy & Tofu Festival on Saturday, June 7th in San Francisco’s Japantown (Peace Plaza, Post at Buchanan Streets) to help fundraise for the NichiBei Foundation, publishers of the NichiBei Weekly Japanese American newspaper that will receive 100% of all our proceeds. The festival will run from […]

JCCCNC Annual Children’s Day Festival

Join Nakayoshi and sell spam musubis or make arts & crafts at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC)’s Children’s Day Festival this year. Nakayoshi will be operating the spam musubi booth at the annual Kodomo No Hi (Children’s Day) Festival in SF Japantown on Saturday, May 3th, 2014. All proceeds will go […]

“Story Art of Camp” at Films of Remembrance

Nakayoshi Young Professionals will be co-presenting the “Story Art of Camp” block of films at Films of Remembrance happening on Sunday, February 23rd at New People Cinemas in SF’s Japan Town (at 5 p.m.).  SJSU student Michelle Ikemoto’s animation entitled “Tule Lake”; Keiko Wright’s Student Academy Award winning film “Hiro” that explores her grandfather’s experience […]

You are invited to… Gobble, Games, and Grub!

We’re in the month of November and Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  Come join Nakayoshi Young Professionals for an evening of fun and excitement at our upcoming Thanksgiving-themed Game/Potluck event known as “Gobble, Games, and Grub” on Saturday, November 23rd from 6-10 p.m. at the JACL Headquarters in San Francisco’s Japantown (1765 Sutter st., 94115). You will have the opportunity […]

Volunteer event recap: Volunteering at the Mountain View Obon Festival and Bazaar!

On Sunday, July 21st, Nakayoshi Young Professionals volunteered at the Mountain View Obon Festival and Bazaar.  Volunteers assisted with making Udon, Tempura, and with selling Chicken Teriyaki until it was sold out at separate booths.  After volunteering, we had an opportunity to explore the rest of the festival and experience all that was in store.  […]

Nakayoshi Volunteer Event: At the Annual Mountain View Obon Festival & Bazaar

Mark your calendars Nakayoshiies!! The Annual Mountain View Obon Festival and Bazaar is only a month away happening on Sunday, July 21st. For those unfamiliar with Obon, this is a Japanese Buddhist cultural custom for honoring one’s ancestors. In the midst of volunteering, you’ll have opportunities to eat delicious foods, enjoy the entertainment, and participate […]