Father’s Day/Graduation Family Service – June 17, 10:00am

Title: Father’s Day/Graduation Family Service & Luncheon

Description: In honor of the fathers & graduates of the class of ’18, we’ll hold Father’s Day/Graduation Family Service. A special Father’s Day message will be given, as well as recognition of our 2018 graduates, so please come join us.

In honor of fathers and graduates, a light lunch will be served following service.

Date: 2018-06-17

Time: 10:00am

Lumbini Graduation – June 24, 1:00pm

Title: Lumbini Graduation

Description: Please join the Lumbini Child Development Center for the Lumbini Graduation as the graduating class of ’18 progresses to the next level in higher education.

Date: 2018-06-24

Time: 1:00pm

Obon Family Service/Pet Memorial Service – July 15, 10:00am

Title: Obon Family Service/Pet Memorial Service

Description: Obon Family Service is held for families who had lost a loved one since the last Obon.

In conjunction with Obon Family Service, the Pet Memorial Service is held to honor beloved pets who have passed.

Date: 2018-07-15

Time: 10:00am

OBON Festival – July 28-29, 1:00pm – 9:00pm

Title: OBON Festival

Description: OBON is a traditional event to honor and express gratitude to the spirits of our ancestors, those before us who provided us with the gift of life. The Obon Festival is held as a celebration of the return of the spirits of our ancestors. The festival features food, games, farmers market, flower market, tea ceremony demonstrations, traditional Bon Odori Dancing, and various types of entertainment.

Start Date: 2018-07-28

Start Time: 1:00 pm

End Date: 2018-07-29

End Time: 9:00 pm


Demonstrations –

Tea Ceremony – Sunday, 7/29, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. Downstairs in Room 2 (Red Room).

Ichinobowaryu Sencha Do


Entertainment –
The 2018 entertainment lineup will include TAIKOPROJECT, happyfunsmile, hereandnow, and many others.

Performance Schedule (subject to change)

Saturday, July 28
MC: Shin Ito
1:00 ML Crisis
2:15 hereandnow
3:30 Local Band
4:45 Bombu/Kitsune
5:30 Manto-e Service
6:00 happyfunsmile
6:30 Bon Odori
Sunday, July 29
MC: Shin Ito
1:30 Lumbini Child Development Center Kids
2:30 Nakama Daiko
3:00 Asian Persuasian
3:45 June Kuramoto
4:45 Kitsune
5:30 Manto-e Service
6:00 happfunsmile
6:30 Bon Odori
Kitsune Taiko June Kuramoto Nakama Daiko
Rodney Kageyama


Services –

OBON HATSUBON SERVICE – July 29, 11:00 a.m.

MANTO-E SERVICES – Saturday – 6:00 p.m. – Sunday 5:30 p.m.

The tradition of Manto-e during the Obon Festival is to light the sky with “ten thousand lanterns”, originating about 1,200 years ago. Manto-e lanterns can be offered in memory of a departed love one, so if you wish to do so, please refer to the Manto-e form to apply for one.


OBON Gift Certificates –

Great gifts for family & friends! Gift Certificates can be purchased for food items in $5.00 increments by printing out a gift certificate form, fill it out, and send it in with payment to the Temple Office. ________________________________________________________________________________________________

OBON Parking –

Parking is still to be determined, so please check back with us soon.




Bon Odori Dancing –

Both days at 6:30 p.m.

BON Odori Practice – Practice dates are Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the social hall.

Big Bargain Sale – August 26, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Title: Big Bargain Sale

Description: The Big Bargain Sale will feature household items, personal items, seasonal items, toys, games, and many others, so please come out and find a bargain!

Proceeds from the sale will support various temple programs and activities, so please support the temple.

Date: 2018-08-26

Start Time: 8:00am

End Time: 3:00pm