2018 Obon Flyer

It’s summer, which means obon season is upon us! Come join us at the West Covina Buddhist Temple’s summer festival this Saturday, June 23, 2018! This free event will be fun for the whole family, and Kishin Daiko will take the stage around 6pm. Click here for more information.

Come hang out with us in the South Bay on May 19, 2018! We’re opening for Faith UMC’s annual Matsuri of Faith at 10am.

Matsuri of Faith event flyer

Come early for the taiko and stay for the games, food, silent auction and other entertainers. This event is free, and an awesome way to spend your Saturday with the family!

Join us this weekend at the East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center’s first FUNdraiser of the year, BBQ Bash!
BBQ Bash 2018 Flyer
We’ll be kicking off the evening’s festivities, so be sure to get there early and grab a good seat. The event begins at 6pm, at 1203 West Puente Avenue in West Covina. Hope to see you there!

Beginners Class

Start 2017 off with learning Japanese drumming with Kishin Daiko!
Our class for beginners will be starting January 2, 2017. This 8-week course will be open to all ages 7 and up, so pass the word along to your friends and family. The first lesson is FREE with no obligation to continue, so come check it out at no cost!

Dates: January 2 through February 20, 2017 on Mondays
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: In the Sugimoto Family Social Hall
Cost: The fee is $80 if you choose to take the course, and we’re offering a family plan rate!

Please email for more details: president.kishin@gmail.com

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Join us this weekend as Descanso Gardens celebrates the 50th anniversary of their Japanese Gardens! Anyone who purchases regular admission is free to take in any one of our four shows. Pro-tip: arrive early to secure a seat, and stay until the end to get a chance to jump on a drum during audience participation!

Dates: Saturday 10/15 & Sunday 10/16
Times: 11am and 1pm
Location: Descanso Gardens, Under the Oaks Theater
Address: 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Additional info: Descanso Gardens website