Vernon Japanese Cultural Society

See calendar below for upcoming events (Hit F5 to refresh your browser):

  • Hillview Golf. June 1, 4PM. Dinner 6PM
  • Keirokai. June 3, 5PM (with prep June 2, 7PM)
  • Vernon Buddhist Temple 70th Anniversary, Obon Service and Odori. June 24th
  • Special VJCS Meeting, re Societies Act. July 11, 7PM
  • Tosh Oizumi Memorial Golf. July 28th
  • Interior Buddhist Temples AGM. Aug 26th
  • Jodo Shinshu Convention (Village Green). Sep 8-9
  • Quarterly VJCS Membership Meeting. Sep 12, 7PM
  • Autumn Bazaar. Oct 20
  • Christmas Party, Concert and Potluck. Dec 9
  • VBT New Year's Service and Potluck. Jan 1, 2019
  • Our last event was the Haru Matsuri or Spring Festival on April 21st, 2018.

    VJCS Hall Photo By Mas Sakakibara

    Meeting Place: Vernon Japanese Cultural Centre - 4895 BellaVista Road, Vernon, BC, Canada

    Information Line: Listing of contacts for member groups (250)545-4162

    Established: 1940

    Members: 150-200

    Membership Fees: $20 Family/$10 Individual

    Members receive a regular newsletter (internet version requires PDF Reader). The society offers Japanese classes through the heritage and language school. Annual special events include the Christmas Concert for Children, Autumn Bazaar, the Bon Odori and the Keirokai or Seniors' Dinner to honour elders in the Japanese-Canadian Community. The Japanese hall acts as a meeting place for the Vernon Buddhist Temple group/Buddhist Daruma School, Vernon Judo Club, Odori (Japanese dance), ikebana, eigakai movie club and Fujinkai (Japanese Women's Auxiliary).

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    and a member of the National Association of Japanese Canadians.

    Last Updated May 16, 2018