Posts Categorized: Local

Let’s Go For a Hike

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.

Grey Cup Party!

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.  

Mein Making

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

Upcoming Buddhism 101

buddha-sepia-emanating-banner-1200-940x629 Interested in Buddhism and how it can be a part of your daily life? Then join us on Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm as the fundamentals of Buddhism will be introduced and discussed. There will be 8 consecutive sessions beginning October 12 through November 30,

Visit Us at Omatsuri

Omatsuri 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. Details: Sales Table: We will be selling gently used Japanese

Dementia Workshop

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

Dharma Time for Kids

A new season of Dharma Time for Kids will be starting in September! The goal is to host an activity for the kids every Sunday. Lessons will be approximately every-other week, and informal play time/social time for the kids with games and puzzles will be

Ikebana Classes

Ikebana (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

Temple Garage Sale

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