2010 MOCHI-TSUKI KAI and POTLUCK DINNER
Presented by the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society and the Japanese Friendship Society
Sunday, January 24th, 2010
St. Aidan’s United Church, 3703 St. Aidan’s Street
MEMBER ONLY EVENT
Join us for our annual tradition of mochi-pounding and potluck dinner to celebrate the New Year.
Doors open at 2:30 pm on Sunday, January 24th at the St. Aidan’s United Church, 3703 St. Aidan’s Street
(turn North at the intersection of Cedar Hill Cross Rd and Richmond Rd.)
ADMISSION IS FREE FOR MEMBERS OF EITHER SOCIETY; GUESTS ARE $5 PER PERSON.
PLEASE BRING A MAIN COURSE SUFFICIENT TO FEED YOUR FAMILY AND GUESTS PLUS THREE OTHERS TO ENSURE THAT THERE IS ENOUGH GOODNESS FOR ALL. SALAD, DRINKS AND DESSERT WILL BE PROVIDED.
***PLEASE NOTE IF YOU DO NOT BRING FOOD THERE WILL BE AN $15 ADMISSION CHARGE PER PERSON IN YOUR PARTY.***
In addition to mochi pounding there will be plenty of activity to keep everyone entertained. The program includes Karaoke, Uminari Taiko, Japanese dancing and traditional Japanese games such as hanetsuki (Japanese badminton) and fukuwarai (Japanese pin the tail on the donkey). To help defray costs there be a 50/50 draw. Tickets will be $2 for 1 or $5 for 3 tickets.
As always, there is plenty of work to be done on the part of preparation and organization. If you can assist please contact Tsugio Kurushima at firstname.lastname@example.org or Debbie Ibaraki at email@example.com for kitchen crew. Set up starts from 1:15 pm. Help make this event a success by lending a hand: We need volunteers for setup, kitchen crew, reception desk, mochi seller, and cleanup crew. We also need some Karaoke singers. If you are interested in belting out a tune let Tsugio know as well.
St. Aidan’s United Church
3703 St. Aidan’s Street