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May 2018

Tea Presentation at Ocean View Branch Library

Thursday, May 24, 4:30 p.m.

Urasenke Foundation San Francisco will host a tea gathering at the Ocean View Branch Library. Watch a presentation and learn about the Way of Tea as you participate as a guest in a tea gathering. Location: Ocean View Branch Library, 345 Randolph Street, San Francisco. Please call the library at 415.355.5615 for details and to register.


Tea Gatherings at Hidden Villa

Sunday, May 19, 1–3 p.m.

The Foundation will host a series of informal tea gatherings as part of Hidden Villa's Japanese Cultural Day celebration (26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills). Open to all, but Hidden Villa recommends advance purchase of a parking permit. Please visit Hidden Villa's website or call 650.949.8650 for additional information.


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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