We are back, sort of 🙂 !
Where: Ottawa Japanese Cultural Centre
When: Sunday, December 5, 2021, 10 am – noon or 1 pm – 3 pm
Maximum of 8 to 10 participants (if from same household) per session
In the event that the pandemic restrictions change and they prevent us from holding an in-person workshop, we will do a virtual one on Sunday, Dec. 12th and will send further details.
Cost: $5 for OJCC members; $15 for non-members
Register by sending your name, membership status and choice of morning or afternoon session to email@example.com. Once you have email confirmation of registration, please pay by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org or by cheque made payable to “OJCC” mailed to:
Ron Shigeishi, OJCC treasurer
48 Onslow Crescent
Registration and payment deadline is Nov. 22nd.
We will be making three (3) ornaments; see photos attached.
- Pipe cleaner snowflake
- Origami Santa set
- Glitter snowflake
All materials will be supplied. Bring a glue gun if you have one; there will be 2-3 available on site. Otherwise bring your creativity and imagination!
These workshops will be BYOD or BYOC so bring your own drink or cup/mug. Complimentary green tea will be provided.
On workshop day, please complete COVID screening online at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/screening/customer/ and email the results to email@example.com or complete a printed version at the Centre.
Everyone must wear face masks while inside the Centre except when drinking or eating. The number of participants in the Centre is limited so that we can ensure 2m distancing. And there is now an air purifier on the main floor. If there are any questions about the workshop or OJCC’s COVID protocol, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ottawa Japanese Community Association (OJCA) is excited to bring you this Autumn/Winter 2021-2022 edition of the Activities Guide; our first since our hiatus during the pandemic. Due to the impacts of the pandemic certain details such as dates and locations are still to be determined. Periodic updates of this edition will be published as more information becomes available. For questions about pandemic measures and guidelines for a specific activity, please contact the respective group or instructor.
October 3rd, 2021 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm
We will hold our 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) once again ONLINE for the Ottawa Japanese Community Association (OJCA) and the Ottawa Japanese Cultural Centre (OJCC).
The date we have chosen is Sunday, October 3rd, starting at 1:00 pm – 4:00pm. These will not be in-person meetings, but will instead be conducted using the ZOOM platform.
We hope that many of you will participate. So we have an attractive plan that all non-Board participants will be entered into a draw to win a prize!
This meeting is for members only. Please email email@example.com for the meeting link.
We’re looking forward to seeing you all at AGM!
On the weekend of September 18th from 9:30am to 11am the Ottawa Kendo club,
Iaido section will be hosting Goyo Ohmi Sensei from Toronto, 7Dan Iaido 6Dan Kendo for a Iaido seminar at the Takahashi Dojo, 5 Melrose Ave.
This is a unique opportunity to have Ohmi Sensei guide our local community in All Japan Kendo Federation Seitei Iaido. Iaido is the Japanese Martial art of
drawing the sword.
The beginner session will be free, no experience required.
In order to facilitate physical distance requirements we will require those interested in attending the beginner seminar to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16 September. Space is limited.
We will require proof of vaccination.
A signed wavier form (to be provided).
Contact tracing information will also be required.
While Asian Heritage Month is over, there is still a continuing need for dialogue beyond the month of festivities. It’s important that we continue to ensure that the broader Asian community can come together and support one another.
It is empowering for Japanese Canadians to be learning more through other communities. These are important networks to build and strengthen.
To learn more, please see the Eventbrite page:
Say No to Anti-Asian Racism – A Path Forward Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite