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Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute

1964 W. 162nd Street
Gardena, California 90247
Executive Director: Alison Kochiyama
(310) 324-6611
e-mail: info@jci-gardena.org

   

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For class location and information, please call the JCI office at: (310) 324-6611.

A printable and updated calendar of the Gardena Valley JCI's activities is available on their website...

Monday
9:00am-11:20am Card Games JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
10:00am-12:00pm Meito Calligraphy (once a month) JCI Classrooms
10:00am-12:00pm DISKovery JCI Senior Computer Classes * Computer Lab
9:45am-10:30am Physical Fitness for Older Adults JCI Hall
10:45am-11:25am Brain Exercise with Music JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
11:45am-12:30pm Japanese Lunch Box Bento JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
12:30pm-1:30pm Bingo JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
1:00pm-3:00pm DISKovery JCI Public Access * JCI Hall
1:00pm-2:00pm Beginners Line Dancing with Terri JCI Hall
2:00pm-3:15pm Intermediate Line Dancing with Terri JCI Hall
1:45pm-2:45pm Qi Gong JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
5:20pm-6:20pm Japanese Conversation – Beginners JCI Classrooms
6:30pm-7:30pm Japanese Conversation – Intermediate JCI Classrooms
4:00pm-6:00pm Meito Calligraphy (once a month) JCI Classrooms
6:30pm-10:00pm Gardena Judo Club JCI Hall
6:15pm-8:00pm Shotokan Karate JCI Nisei Veterans Hall

Tuesday
8:30am-11:30am Creative Stitchery-Gardena Adult School JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
9:00am-11:20am Card Games JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
9:00am-11:00am Senior Hula Class JCI Hall
9:00am-11:20am Foot Problems (3rd week only) JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
10:00am-11:30am Blood Pressure (3rd week only) JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
10:00am-12:00pm DISKovery JCI Senior Computer Classes * Computer Lab
11:15am-12:15pm Beginning Hula JCI Hall
11:45am-12:30pm Japanese Lunch Box Bento JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
12:30pm-1:30pm Haiku Class * JCI Classrooms
12:30pm-2:30pm Ukulele With Ken JCI Hall
12:30pm-1:30pm Stretching for Seniors JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
1:00pm-3:00pm DISKovery JCI Public Access * Computer Lab
3:00pm-4:30pm Bon Odori Class * JCI Classrooms
7:30pm-10:00pm Gardena Naginata JCI Hall

Wednesday
8:30am-11:30am Creative Stitchery-Gardena Adult School JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
9:00am-11:20am Card Games JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
9:45am-10:45am Physical Fitness for Older Adults JCI Hall
10:00am-12:00pm DISKovery JCI Senior Computer Classes * Computer Lab
11:00am-12:00pm Gentle Yoga with Chairs JCI Hall
11:45am-12:30pm Japanese Lunch Box Bento JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
12:30pm-1:30pm Bingo JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
1:00pm-3:00pm DISKovery JCI Public Access * Computer Lab
1:30pm-2:30pm Tai Chi for Seniors JCI Hall
1:30pm-3:30pm Japanese Karaoke JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
2:30pm-6:30pm Saga Art Center for children JCI Classrooms
3:00pm-6:00pm MAC System Math & English JCI Classrooms
3:30pm-6:00pm Kazuko Ballet for children & adults JCI Hall
5:30pm-6:30pm Daito-Ryu Aikijujutsu JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
7:15pm-9:00pm Tanka Poetry Class * JCI Classrooms
7:30pm-10:00pm Gardena Kendo Dojo JCI Hall

Thursday
8:30am-11:30am Creative Stitchery-Gardena Adult School JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
9:00am-11:20am Card Games JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
10:00am-12:00pm DISKovery JCI Senior Computer Classes * Computer Lab
9:45am-10:30am Physical Fitness for Older Adults JCI Hall
11:45am-12:30pm Japanese Lunch Box Bento JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
12:00pm-1:00pm Basic Beginner Line Dance with Jean JCI Hall
1:00pm-2:00pm Beginner Line Dance with Jean JCI Hall
1:00pm-2:00pm Beginning Ukulele with Chika JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
1:00pm-3:00pm DISKovery JCI Public Access * Computer Lab
2:00pm-3:30pm Intermediate Ukulele with Chika JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
2:15pm-3:15pm Intermediate Line Dance with Jean JCI Hall
3:30pm-5:30pm MAC System Math & English JCI Classrooms
6:00pm-8:00pm Mel’s Ukulele Picking Class JCI Classrooms
6:30pm-10:00pm Gardena Judo Club JCI Hall

Friday
9:00am-11:20am Card Games JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
9:00am-11:30am Kihara Craft Class JCI Classrooms
10:00am-11:30am Gentle Yoga JCI Hall
10:00am-12:00pm DISKovery JCI Senior Computer Classes * Computer Lab
11:45am-12:30pm Japanese Lunch Box Bento JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
1:00pm-2:45pm Ballroom Dancing JCI Hall
1:00pm-3:00pm DISKovery JCI Public Access * Computer Lab
1:30pm-2:30pm Tai Chi for Seniors JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
2:45pm-3:45pm Qi Gong JCI Nisei Veterans Hall
4:30pm-5:30pm Beginning Break Dance Class JCI Hall
7:00pm-10:00pm Gardena JCI Kendo Dojo JCI Hall
7:30pm-9:30pm South Bay Shorinji Kempo JCI Nisei Veterans Hall

Saturday
9:00am-12:35pm Japanese Language School – Children JCI Classrooms
9:15am-10:45am Japanese Language School - Adult Beginner JCI Classrooms
11:00am-12:30pm Japanese Language School - Adult Intermediate JCI Classrooms
1:30pm-6:00pm Saga Art Center for Children JCI Classrooms
1:00pm-4:00pm Taiko Class-Tom Kurai
JCI Nisei Veterans Hall

Sunday

10:00am-12:00pm Meito Calligraphy (once a month) JCI Classrooms
6:00pm-8:00pm Meito Calligraphy (once a month) JCI Classrooms

*Call JCI Office for Schedule

 


mission
statement:

The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute serves the generational needs of the Japanese American community of the South Bay area through educational, cultural and social programs by:

•Providing programs and activities, sensitive and relevant, to the needs of our senior citizens and youth;

•Offering use of facilities and support to community organizations that fosters the best interests and welfare of the community and

•Promoting an environment for better inter-generational understanding, cultural pride and respect for all humanity.

 

board
members:

 

 

Alison Kochiyama, Executive Director
310-324-6611
Fax: 310-324-3223
Email: akochiyama@jci-gardena.org

Charlie Oyagi, President

Robert Horii, Vice President

Maril Tsuge, Secretary

Miles Akiyama, Treasurer

George Ajioka
Dan Ashimine
Larry Hada
Eiji Inouye
Helen Kawagoe
Paul Koshi
Jeff Murakami
Helen Nakano
Glenn Tachibana
Terry Terauchi

 
 

updated 2/22/10