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May 2016

Tearoom Open to the Public: Open Hearth

Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 p.m.
RSVP: Reservations are necessary and must be secured with a check.
Please telephone 415.433.6553 to make a reservation or for more information.
$25 in advance, $30 at door

Open to all, this monthly lecture-presentation tea gathering at the Foundation is a wonderful first-hand introduction to the Way of Tea. Come be a guest to savor the atmosphere and flavors of the tearoom. Explore the subtle variations of each season along with experiencing the underlying history and philosophy of the Way of Tea.


Introductory Tea Classes at CSU Sacramento

Wednesday afternoons

Held in the Nakatani Sokiku Tearoom inside the Library at CSU Sacramento, this series of ten lessons is open to University students, faculty, and staff, as well as community members interested in the Way of Tea. Fall 2016 classes will begin September 14. If you would like more information, please contact the Foundation at 415.433.6553 or contact@urasenke.org.


Educational Gatherings

The Foundation welcomes school groups (kindergarten through university) and other groups for lecture-presentations at its tearoom facilities. These occasions are individually designed to the interests of each group such as language, literature, aesthetics, philosophy, or history. Please telephone 415.433.6553 to make arrangements.


Northern California Chayu no Kai Events

The Northern California Chayu no Kai or Friends of Tea Association provides opportunities for camaraderie and the enjoyment of the culture of tea among practitioners of the Way of Tea. You need not be a member of the Urasenke Foundation San Francisco to participate, Chayu no Kai membership is open to all. Activities are based on knowledge of tea practice. Chayu no Kai events include regular kagetsu classes in addition to various workshops, chakai and chaji throughout the year. Please call the Urasenke Foundation at 415.433.6553 for more information on joining.

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