BTSD MAJOR SERVICES & EVENTS for 2017

Please check the current event calendar for dates and times.

JANUARY
NEW YEAR'S DAY SERVICE "SHUSHO-E"
HO-ONKO SERVICE (Memorial Service for Shinran Shonin)
TEMPLE NEW YEAR PARTY
General Membership Meeting / Potluck

FEBRUARY
NIRVANA DAY SERVICE (Commemorating Buddha's Death)

MARCH
SPRING OHIGAN SERVICE (Vernal Equinox)
YABA Udon Luncheon

APRIL
HANAMATSURI  SERVICE (Flower Festival for the Buddha's Birth)

MAY
SPRING FURNITURE "PLUS" SALE
GOTAN-E SERVICE (Celebrating Shinran Shonin's Birth; a.k.a. Fujimatsuri or Wisteria Festival)
MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE

JUNE
JAPANESE CULTURAL BAZAAR

JULY
Temple Summer Clean-up Day
HATSUBON & OBON SERVICE

AUGUST
BON ODORI: GATHERING OF JOY
2 DAY Rummage / Furniture Sale
BTSD Annual Golf Tournament

SEPTEMBER
FALL OHIGAN SERVICE
Keiro-Kai Luncheon

OCTOBER
ASIAN FOOD & CRAFT FAIR

NOVEMBER
EITAIKYO SERVICE

DECEMBER
BODHI DAY (actual date; service on Sunday)
BODHI DAY SERVICE
Mochitsuki Prep (Rice Washing)
MOCHITSUKI
JOYA-E SERVICE  (Year-End Service), Hondo; please note this year this will be a Sunday Service at 10 a.m.
Joya No Kane (New Year's Eve Bell Ringing) at the         
Japanese Friendship Bell, Shelter Island, 11:30 p.m.