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September 2017

Chanoyu Lecture: Hanaire

Wednesday, September 13, 6:00 p.m.
Advance registration is required: please call 415.433.6553 or email contact@urasenke.org
$5 for students of the Foundation, $15 for non-members

Hanaire serve to support the flowers, whose presence in the tearoom is second only to that of the scroll. This lecture will explore historical examples revealing the wide variety in shape and material.

 

Introductory Tea Classes at CSU Sacramento



Wednesday afternoons

Held in the Nakatani Sokiku Tearoom inside the Library at CSU Sacramento, this series of ten lessons is open to University students, faculty, and staff, as well as community members interested in the Way of Tea. Classes resume September 20. If you would like more information, please contact the Foundation at 415.433.6553 or contact@urasenke.org.

 

Chanoyu Presentations at Karakuan

Sokiku Nakatani Tearoom and Garden
California State University, Sacramento



September 21, 25, 26

These popular tea gatherings are held in the tearoom inside the University Library, CSU Sacramento. The tearoom was named Karakuan 嘉楽庵 by Zabosai Oiemoto, sixteenth generation master of Urasenke Konnichian. Gatherings are open to University students and faculty as well as those who are interested in the Way of Tea. Reservations are necessary. If your school or community group would like to schedule a visit, please contact Sally Hitchcock at 916.278.5954.
For more information, go to the California State University Library website.

 

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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