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Venice Japanese Community Center

    12448 Braddock Drive
Los Angeles, California 90066
President: Jack Kurihara
(310) 822-8885
(310) 822-8885 FAX
   

Website:   http://www.vjcc.com/

Calendar: http://www.vjcc.com/calendar.htm

   

Map

Directions

 

activities:

 

Arts & Crafts

Calligraphy (Japanese Brush Writing)
Bunka Shodo
Fusako Ogasawara

Shodo (Kenkyukai)
Hiroko Ikuta

Craft Workshop
Judy Mikawa

Sumie
Ryoko Shibata

Watercolor
Alice Quock

Dance

Ballroom
Kiyoka Kurumada

Hawaiian Hula
Sharon Uyeda

Japanese Odori
Dianne Fukuwa

Line Dance
Tosh Aiboshi

Japanese Culture

Bonsai
Shig Miya

Ikebana
Yoshiko Uyeno
Cheryl Kitahata

Japanese Language
Children- Mickey Fukunaga
Adults- Tad Suzuki
Adults (as a second language)- Sharon Aratani

Sports & Fitness

Basketball (Adult)
Glenn Ishikawa

Basketball (VYC)
Jun Oyama

Tai Chi
Kenji Koda

Volleyball (Adult)
Jim Nakagiri

Yoga
Yoshiko Kumagai

 

Martial Arts

Aikido
Melissa Chiu

Iaido
Harry Takemura

Judo
Karen Sorensen

Karate
Ross Yasuda

Kendo
Frank Uto

Music

Karaoke
William Ota

Koto
Eiko Odota

Shamisen
Naohide Murao

Shigin (Kinyu Kai)
Shoko Kishi

Shigin (Kokusei Kai)
Setsuji Nakao

Venice Koshin Taiko
Lori Miyakawa

Organizations

Boy Scouts:
Meetings
Don Nishimoto

Parents' Club
Ryoko Takata-Potter
Steve Haruta

Fishing Club
Carl Kono

Gardeners Association
Toru Ino

JACL (Venice/Culver)
Hitoshi Shimizu

Venice Youth Council
Harry Sagara

Senior Citizens

Nutrition
Virginia Montez

Pioneer Project
Eric Inouye

Religious

Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

 
officers: President: John Ikegami

Executive Vice President: Jun Oyama

Treasurer: Sharon Aratani

Board of Directors Chair: Robert Kawano
 
mission statement:

The mission of the Venice Japanese Community Center is "To preserve, share, and promote the Japanese-American culture and heritage and provide for the needs and interests of the Japanese-American community through education and instruction."

 
highlights: A printable list of information about the Venice JCC, its activities and contact information is available. Click to download the PDF document.