JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZEN LEAGUE
OF MONTEREY PENINSULA

Salinas Obon Festival

Please join us on Sunday, July 28th from 12:00-5:00pm for the Buddhist Temple of  Salinas Obon Festival.  The Obon Festival includes delicious Japanese food, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Bonsai displays, Martial Arts demonstration, and a raffle. Entertainment highlights include the Monterey Taiko Group and the KT & the Sunshine Band, and traditional Japanese dancing. The festival …

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75th Annual Monterey Obon Festival

Please join us on Sunday, July 14th from noon to 5:00pm for the 75th Annual Monterey Obon Festival.  The Monterey Obon Festival includes a Bonsai and Ikebana Display and Demonstration, a Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration, delicious Japanese food, and the Bon Odori Dance at 4:00pm. Please see below for a detailed Schedule of Events.  The …

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New Exhibition Hattori and the White Abalone

Please join us on Saturday, May 25th for a new exhibition, Roy Hattori and the White Abalone: A Life Underwater at the JACL Monterey Heritage Museum.  Roy’s grandson, Tommy Hattori will speak about the importance of his grandfather. Also, authors of the new book, Abalone Diving on the California Coast, Steven Rubuck and Tim Thomas …

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JACL Heritage Museum Fundraiser

Please join us on Saturday, June 22nd for the Monterey JACL Heritage Museum Fundraiser dinner and entertainment. Tickets are $55.00 per person. Please use the form below to purchase your tickets or call 831-521-3304.  The event is from 4:00-7:00pm at the Monterey JACL Hall, 424 Adams Street. Free parking is available in the adjacent lot …

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