2020 Events (details are updated throughout the year)

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Urasenke Chicago Association's Tatezome FEBRUARY 2, 2020

In February, association members, family, and friends will welcome in 2020, the year of the Rat, with a tea gathering. Tea will be prepared and the tokonoma will be decorated for the New Year. Everyone will be served a special new year sweet and a bowl of matcha. Following the tea presentation, there will be a Japanese New Year Bento (boxed lunch) and sake toast. 
 

Please check with your teacher or association member for more details.

Fee:        $30 + $20 annual membership fee (for members)
or
               $35 only (non-members)

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Rikyuki (Memorial for Sen Rikyu) MARCH 22

We regretfully must cancel Rikyuki this year. 

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Chicago Botanic Garden Children's Day Festival May 2 and 3, 2020

10:30am - noon (Regenstein room)

Presentation followed by tea and sweets for 50 guests

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Chicago Japanese American Council's JAPAN FESTIVAL June 20 and 21, 2020

A day of food, fun, and culture hosted by Chicago Japanese American Council

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Chicago Japanese Matsuri JULY

Join us as we say hello to the summer with two days of food, fun, and Japanese culture

Chanoyu Presentations aon Saturday and Sunday

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Chicago Botanic Garden Summer Festival August 15 and 16

10 am - 3 pm (Tea presentation 10:30 am)

We are thrilled to be a part of these days of free family fun at the beautiful Chicago Botanic Garden.

Presentation followed by tea and sweets for 50 guests