BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3184@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110709T000000Z DTEND:20110709T000000Z DESCRIPTION:\n<a href="http://www.midwestbuddhisttemple.org/temple-special- events.htm#Obon"> </a>\n<a href="http://www.midwestbuddhisttemple.org/temp le-special-events.htm#Obon">Gathering of Joy</a> \n Japanese folk dancing to honor and pay respects to those who have passed away.\n\nFirst-timers or long-time participants are welcome to learn the dances at the practices listed below and join the festival on July 9.\n\nPractices at <strong>7:3 0 pm</strong>\n<strong>Monday\, June 27\; Wednesday\, June 29\; Friday\, J uly 1\n Tuesday\, July 5 </strong> and<strong> Thursday\, July 7</strong>\ n\nObon Odori Festival&nbsp\; \n <strong>Saturday\, July 9 </strong> at<st rong> 8:00 pm</strong>\n\nObon /Hatsubon Service \n <strong>Sunday\, July 10 </strong> at<strong> 10:30 am</strong>\n SUMMARY:The Midwest Buddhist Temple Obon URL:/en/events/2011/07/09/the-midwest-buddhist-temple-obon/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR