Japanese Cooking Class with Emi Buzza is Back!

Date: Sunday, June 4, 2023 from 1 – 4 p.m.

Venue: OJCC

Fee: $40 for members, $50 for non-members

Class size limit of 20 people 


Teriyaki chicken sushi roll

Agedashi tofu

Shrimp coconut milk soup

Eggplant Dengaku (Grilled eggplant with miso sauce)

Fried Daifuku

 Email craftsojcc@gmail.com with number of attendees and registrations will be accepted in the order they are received until the class is full.  Please do not send payment until you receive email confirmation from us as class size is limited. 


April 1, 2023 – August 27, 2023

Ottawa Art Gallery 

from OAG site
from OAG site

This retrospective exhibition highlights the work of Ottawa-based artist Norman Takeuchi. Together, an array of drawings, paintings, and prints spanning the years 1961 to 2022 demonstrate the continuity of his artistic rigour. These works also make known the artist’s personal engagement with the impact of the Japanese Canadian internment and forced dispersal during World War II, and ultimate acceptance of his cultural heritage.

Viewing Norman Takeuchi’s decades of work together here not only demonstrates the result of a skilled and unique artistic practice, but also his story of finding an increasingly honest understanding of his own past, and embracing the collective legacy of his community.

Curators: Catherine Sinclair, Sachiko Okuda, Bryce Kanbara

OJCC crafts are on sale at the gallery shop to commemorate this exhibition. Please visit the shop!      

For more information, please see the gallery information.

OJCC Annual Spring Bazaar and Garage Sale

Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 11 am – 3 pm 

Ottawa Japanese Cultural Centre 2285 St. Laurent Blvd, Unit B16 

Look for the large sakura tree at the entrance on bazaar day!

Garage Sale

You are welcome upstairs to check out:
The Tea Room garage sale of items at bargain prices! 

Meanwhile the Boardroom will display a range of beautiful Japanese goods priced as tagged.

NEW Japan room of special items for sale

Food Items on Sale

Freshly made inari, chirashizushi, tamagomaki

 and other delicious Baked Good and Japanese specialty items! 

*Please be Aware: 

Some food items will be made in limited supply and sold via tickets purchased onsite.  

First Come, First Serve, while supplies last! 

Silent auction

There will be a silent auction downstairs which features donations of Japanese items of incredible value, rarity, and beauty.

Payment Options:

Like All Garage Sales, cash on hand is always appreciated, but you can also purchase your items via etransfer and directly via interact with our Square option

As everywhere nowadays, we strongly encourage attendees to bring their own (strong) bags to the bazaar.  We have plenty of packing paper and some boxes if need be on-hand, but please bring appropriate bags with which to transport bulky garage sale items, food items and/or delicate Japanese items.