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 in the bon-odori later that evening.
Please sign up for shifts in the links ahead and let us know via postings on this Facebook invitation page or e-mail (email@example.com) whether or not you are able to give rides or need a ride.
MAIN EVENT: Sunday, July 21st from noon to 8:30 p.m.
Located at 575 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA 94043
1) Strawberry Shortcake Booth- http://vols.pt/ByWdoC
2) Udon Concession- www.mysignup.com/udon
3) Tempura Booth –http://www2.mysignup.com/4_tempura_booth
*Volunteers should bring the following:
-hat, and tie back long hair
Alternatives if you’re unavailable on the 21st:
1) Pre-bazaar preparations: July 9th-19th
a)Pre-construction staging and booth set-up (no sandals and bring gloves)
c) Vegetable and beef preparations
2) Bazaar Weekend: July 20th
a) Strawberry Shortcake Booth, Udon Concession, and Tempura Booth (see links above)
3) Post-bazaar disassembly and cleanup: July 22nd-24th
a) Disassembly and cleanup
For more information, contact Erika Shimizu at firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t miss out on this volunteer event jam-packed full of excitement, thanks!
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 4th, 2013. All proceeds will be donated to the JCCCNC.
You have the option (or do both!) of volunteering for the following fun festival booths:
1) Spam Musubi booth/kitchen
— [Shift 1] 8:30am-12:30pm (prep, cook,selling)
— [Shift 2] 12:00pm to 4:00pm (selling, cook, clean-up)
2) Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Arts and Crafts Table
— [Shift 1] 11:00am – 12:30pm
— [Shift 2] 12:30pm – 2:00pm
— [Shift 3] 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Sign up for a shift by following this link: www2.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=2013nypspam
Spam Musubi Volunteers – Please bring a hat or similar covering for your hair for when you are preparing and handling food. Aprons also recommended.
If you are unable to volunteer but will be at the festival, stop by our booth, say hello and buy our delicious musubis or make beauitful arts and crafts 🙂 Festival runs in Japantown Peace Plaza from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at the festival! If you have any questions, please contact Natsumi Inoue at npinoue[at]gmail.com
Come help us make all the spam musubi at the JCCCNC and sell it at the festival booth!
Nakayoshi will be operating the spam musubi booth at the annual Kodomo No Hi (Children’s Day) Festival in SF Japantown on Saturday, May 5th, 2011. All proceeds will be donated to the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC).
Please sign up for volunteer shifts here: http://www.MySignUp.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=nakayoshispam2012
Volunteer shifts are available from 8:30am-12:30am and 12:00am to 4:00pm. Festival runs in Japantown Peace Plaza from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Volunteers – Please bring a hat or similar covering for your hair for when you are preparing and handling food. Aprons also recommended.
Thanks a bunch!
If you have any questions, please contact Natsumi Inoue at npinoue#at#gmail.com