The Buddhist Temple of Salinas would like to thank all our members and friends for helping at this year's Obon Festival. The Buddhist Temple of Salinas would also like to thank the community for attending. This is our biggest public event of the year, made possible through the support of so many people. Domo Arigato Gozaimashita!

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JULY 28, 2013  SUNDAY


12:00  Noon Obon Festival Begins

12:30 PM Tea Ceremony (Hondo)

1:00 PM Shorinji-Kempo (Outdoor Stage)

1:30 PM Introduction to the Temple (Hondo)

2:00 PM Ikebana Floral Demonstration (Classroom)

2:30 PM Kendo Demonstration (Outdoor Stage)

3:00 PM Classical Japanese Dance, Karaoke (Main Hall)

3:00 PM Bonsai Demonstration (Classroom)

4:00 PM San Jose Taiko Performance (Outdoor Stage)

5:30 PM Obon Service (Hondo)

6:00 PM Obon Odori Dance (Outdoor Stage)

7:00 PM Raffle Drawing (Main Hall)

8:00 PM Obon Festival Ends

All Day      Ikebana Floral Displays & Bonsai Exhibits in Classroom #1

Hoseki Designs will be selling O-nenjus and Buddhist Jewelry

Food Sales & Games in the Courtyard Area and Hall

Public Parking available at the Salinas Adult School (20 Sherwood Place), with shuttle service to the temple begining at 11 AM. Please come join us!