BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5627@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180708T000000Z DTEND:20180708T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Obon Festivals happen during summer\, and they celebrate life\, death\, and community. It is an important part of Japanese culture\, and they typically include dancing\, taiko\, food\, games\, and much more. It is a great family event.\n12:00 noon &nbsp\; &nbsp\; &nbsp\;Opening Ceremo ny (Yagura)\nAll afternoon Ikebana and Bonsai Displays\, Raffle Drawings\n 12:15 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Shorinji Kempo\n12:30 p m &nbsp\; &nbsp\; &nbsp\; Tai Chi Demonstration\n12:30 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nb sp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Tea Ceremony (sign up at the Team Room)\n1:00 pm &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Aikido of Montere y&nbsp\;\n1:30 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Bonsai Demonstration\n2:00 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nb sp\;&nbsp\; Introduction to Buddhism&nbsp\;\n2:00 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;& nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Bojuka Ryu / Botan Joshi Judo Kai&nbsp\ ;\n2:30 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Ikebana Demonstration\n2:30 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&n bsp\; Tea Ceremony (sign up at the Tea Room)\n3:00 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Shinsho Mugen Daiko (Taiko)\n3:30 pm&n bsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Obon Service\, Rev. Jay Shinseki officiating\n4:00 pm&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp \;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Bon Odori Dance\, Final Raffle Drawing\, Silent Auction a nd Quilt Raffle close\n\nPlease visit Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple's <a href="https://montereybt.org/obon-2018/">website</a> for more informat ion.&nbsp\; SUMMARY:Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple Obon Festival URL:/en/events/2018/07/08/monterey-peninsula-buddhist-temple-obon-festival/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR