Category Archives: Announcements

JATCSF Scholarship

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California (JCCSC) is now accepting applications for Japanese American Treaty Centennial Scholarship Fund (JATCSF) scholarships. This is the 53rd year in which the scholarships are being awarded. The scholarship is open to all 2012 high school graduates of Japanese ancestry residing in Southern California who plan on enrolling… Read More »

Funeral Ritual & Oshoko

New pages on the Jodo Shinshu Funeral Ritual and Oshoko have been added to the About Buddhism section of the VHBT web site. It can be found by selecting either Funeral Ritual or Oshoko from the About Buddhism menu. You can also navigate directly to them from these links: Jodo Shinshu Funeral Ritual Oshoko

ABA Country-Style Breakfast

The Venice Hongwanji A.B.A. is sponsoring their 32nd Annual Country Style Breakfast on Sunday, April 22, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Temple. The price of the breakfast is $7.00 per plate. The breakfast menu will consist of delicious Homemade “Chashu” Fried Rice, Eggs, Sausages, Orange Slices, Orange Juice & Coffee. You… Read More »

Venice Japanese American Memorial Marker

The Venice Japanese American Memorial Marker Committee (VJAMM) will be holding a commemoration ceremony on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 10:00 AM at the northwest corner of Lincoln and Venice Blvds. The ceremony observes the 70th anniversary of the start of the JA internment, when about a thousand persons of Japanese ancestry reported to that… Read More »

26 Beach

Sushi & Traditional Burgers To celebrate the Three Treasures, the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple has three restaurant fundraisers planned over three months. The second will be at 26 Beach Restaurant in Venice on Wednesday, May 16, from 10am to 9:30pm. Present this flyer and 20% of the proceeds will go to VHBT. Directions to 26… Read More »

Japanese American Student Program

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will sponsor a group of five Japanese American high school students to travel to Japan June 29 – July 10, 2012 for the opportunity to learn about Japan and to promote mutual understanding and exchanges between Japanese and Japanese American younger generations. The itinerary in Japan is scheduled… Read More »

Veggie Grill

Treasure #1: Veggie Grill To celebrate the Three Treasures, the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple has three restaurant fundraisers planned over the next three months. The first will be at the Veggie Grill in El Segundo on Monday, April 2, from 5pm to 10pm. Present this this flyer and VHBT will receive 50% of your food… Read More »

Beginning Dance Class

The world famous Venice Buddhist Temple Ballroom Dance Class is starting an all new Beginning Hustle dance class. There is no registration, just show up. No partner is required. We change dance partners during the class to insure that everybody dances. The beginning class will be held each Sunday. Teacher is professional dance instructor Michelle… Read More »

2012 Shinnen En Kai

Shinnen En Kai on January 29th, 2012 with Performance by the Grateful Crane Ensemble Dear Members and Friends, Greetings for the New Year!  May we take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for a very happy and prosperous 2012. On Sunday, January 29, 2012 the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Shinnen-enkai & Keiro-kai, joint Bukkyokai,… Read More »