SU – 15 Shotsuki/Hatsubon/Obon Services, otoki, 10:00 AM
WE – 18 No study class due to Obon Dance Practice, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
FR – 20 Obon Food Prep, 8:00 AM
SA – 21 Obon Food Prep, 8:00 AM
SU – 22 OBON – Vets Cultural Center, 8:00 AM (Festivities begin at 11:30)
MO – 23 Post Obon Cleanup, 9:00 AM
SA – 8/4 SLO BC Obon, 1:00-9 PM
Obon Festival Crafts Booth – HELLO, CRAFTERS. It’s that time again! Our Obon festival is just around the corner. We are in need of crafts, plants, or Japanese trinkets to sell in the craft booth. Please bring all items the morning of Obon to the craft booth. Thanks to all who have been donating each year; making crafts to sell at our Obon. Thank you.
Obon Practice Reminder – Obon dance practice will begin at the Vets Memorial Community Center (313 W Tunnell St, Santa Maria, CA 93458) on June 27th, July 11th, and 18th. Practice will be from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Bring your towels, fans and kachi-kachis. Refreshments will be served.
Obon Festival Crafts/White Elephant Sale Booth – Reminder. It’s that time again! Our Obon festival is just around the corner. We are in need of crafts, plants, or Japanese items to sell in the crafts/White Elephant Sale booth. Please bring all items the morning of Obon to the crafts booth. Thanks to all who have been donating each year! All proceeds go to the Guadalupe Buddhist Church. Thank you.
HATSUBON (Special service for families who lost a member since last July 2017)
Michiko Nishino (SM)