Gardena, CA 90247
Phone: (310) 324-6611
Location Website: Click to Visit
Food, Games, Indoor/Outdoor Entertainment & Demostrations, Hourly Raffles, Cultural Art Displays, Hands-On Activities, Nusery & Produce Sale, Crafts & Book Sale
Sat: 12 - 9 pm
Sun: 12 - 7:30 pm
Live outdoor stage entertainment begins at noon on both days. The program will showcase the many classes and programs held at the JCI: singing, taiko, shamisen, tai chi, hula, ukulele, line dancing; as well as, guest performers featuring Okinawan drum and dance, Japanese dance, youth community bands and more.
Martial Arts Demonstrations
Indoor demonstrations will be held each day featuring the martial arts classes held at JCI: shotokan karate, naginata, judo, kendo, shorinji kempo.
Outdoor Nursery and Produce Sale
Supporting nurseries and produce businesses generously donate fresh vegetables, fruits, and beautiful plants for our Carnival sale.
Food & Game Booths
Hardworking organizations and individuals who use the JCI facilities during the year help to run these booths, which include fun games for the young and old Jingle Board, Pitch Til U Win, Basketball, Football Toss, Pachinko & more. Mouthwatering dishes will be sold from udon, somen, chicken & beef teriyaki, yakisoba, imagawayaki, chili hot dogs & rice, tamales, spam musubi, to Okinawa andagi, lau lau, shave ice, and bake sale.
Japanese Language School students display, watercolor art and crafts, and childrens art will be displayed in the upstairs classrooms. Come and visit the origami hands-on activities creating fun and innovative shapes by folding paper.
The Bridge: JCI Heritage Center
Library opening and book sale upstairs.
Starts at 5pm on Saturday, and 4pm on Sunday. Prizes include restaurant meals, jewelry, electronics, movie tickets, and cash prizes.
Held hourly on both days of the Carnival giving away a variety of prizes. Drawing winners need not be present to win.
Presale-Carnival Coupon Books
Being sold by JCI supporting organizations and at the JCI office for $10 per book prior to the Carnival. The ten $1.00 coupons can be used at all carnival booths, as well as raffle drawings eligibility.
For information and coupon books purchase, call JCI office at 310-324-6611.
Gardena Valley JCI Carnival (2 Days) (Hours Different)
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (JCI), 1964 W. 162nd Street, Gardena, CA 90247
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Saturday, 26 June, 2010
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