Fall Hiking on Saturday, October 14, 2017. We will meet at the Troll Falls trailhead at 10:00 am in Kananaskis. This is a moderate, 3.5 km hike. For trail head location either Google or check our Web post (to follow). Bring lunch and warm clothing.
Mark your calendar as we’ll be hosting our 2nd Grey Cup party on Sunday Nov 25 starting at 3:30pm in the Temple basement. There will be chili for dinner. BYOB and lawn chairs. Singup Genius email will be coming out closer to the date.
In preparation for our famous chow mein fundraising supper (Oct 21), we will be starting with noodle dough making on Friday evening, September 29 at the Temple Kitchen and noodle making and frying on Sunday morning, October 1, 2017 at the Calgary Japanese Community Centre
(a ‘refuge’ is a safe place – every Buddhist takes ‘refuge’ in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha)
This Tuesday group is a small meditation- & awareness-focused Practice ‘circuit’ meant for people who have been exploring Buddhism but wish to improve in:
Meditation (25mins), Loving-Kindness,
Our Temple will have two booths at the Calgary Japanese Festival “Omatsuri” (Hosted by Calgary Japanese Cultural Association).
Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Location: Max Bell Centre 1001 Barlow Trail S.E.
Sales Table: We will be selling gently used Japanese
The Momiji Society and Japanese Medical Support Network in Canada are co-sponsors of an upcoming workshop on dementia and are offering a 3 hour dementia volunteer training in Calgary on Sunday, July 23! They are preferably targeting caregivers or volunteers for seniors programs. The temple
(Japanese Flower Arrangement) Five classes are being offered by Rika Saruwatari, who trained under Ms. Takato Yokoyama. Rika became a certified shihan (teacher) in 2012.
Classes will be held Saturday mornings 10:00 am -12:30 pm on September 16 & 30, October 14 & 28, and
was held on Saturday, June 3rd – thank you to everyone for coming out and supporting this successful Temple fundraiser!
Total sales were an impressive $1,646.25 which is almost $450 more than last year so exceeded expectations!
Thank you to the volunteers who worked Thursday
We are celebrating St. Shinran’s birthday (Gotanye) and honoring our Temple’s senior members (Keirokai) on Sunday, May 28th. Please join us for a luncheon following the service. We would like to ask volunteers for some side dishes and some fruit to compliment Japanese curry.