Tentative

2019 Planning Calendar

Here are the major events in 2019 to help you with planning. We sometimes have to reschedule but will let you know on the Website, via the Facebook page, and the Newsletter/Kaiho when there is a change.

January

1 (T) New Year's Day Service/Shusho E, 10 a.m.
6 (Su) DS/FS/Monthly memorial/Shotsuki, 10 a.m.
12 (Sa) BEC Lecture with Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara guest speaker, SH, 7 p.m.
13 (Su) Shinran Shonin Memorial/Ho Onko, 10 a.m. (Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara guest speaker)
BTSD New Year's Party, 12 Noon
20 (Su) DS/Family service, 10 a.m.
27 (Su) DS/Family service, 10 a.m.
BTSD General Mtg/potluck lunch, 12 Noon

February

3 (Su) DS/FS/Monthly memorial/Shotsuki, 10 a.m.
9 (Sa) BTSD Benefit Dinner 4:30-6 p.m.; BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.
10 (Su) DS/Family Service, 10 a.m.
16 (Sa) BEC Lecture, 7 p.m., SH
17 (Su) Nirvana Day/BWA Services (Guest Speaker)
24 (Su) DS/Family Service, 10 a.m.

March

4 DS/FS/Monthly Memorial/Shotsuki, 10 a.m.
10 JFG Cherry Blossom Festival
BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.
11 DS/Family Service
18 HIGAN
25 DS/Family service, 10 a.m.

April

1 DS/FS/Monthly Memorial, 10 a.m.

8 HANAMATSURI (Guest speaker?)

14 BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.

15 DS/Family Service, 10 a.m.

22 DS/Family Service, 10 a.m.

28 Furniture Sale

29 DS/Family Service, 10 a.m./ JCC Keiro Kai

May

6 DS/FS/Monthly Memorial, 10 a.m.

12 BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.

13 DS/Family Service, 10 a.m./ Jr. YBA Mother's Day Breakfast

20 GOTAN-E

26-28 Dharma School Campout

27 Imperial Valley cemetery services

28 Family Service, 10 a.m.

29 Memorial Day cemetery services

June

3 Japanese Cultural Bazaar

9 BTSD/VFW Bingo

10 DS/FS/Monthly Memorial Jul./Aug)

17 Temple Picnic at Rohr Park

24 Family Service, 10 a.m.

July

1 FS/Montly Memorial, 10 a.m.

8 Family Service, 10 a.m.

14 BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.

15 Family Service, 10 a.m.

22 Family Service, 10 a.m.

29 O BON SERVICE (hours TBA)

Temple Bon Odori (hours TBA)i

August - No services in August

4 Bon Odori at Balboa Park

11 BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.

18-19 Rummage Sale

26 Golf Tournament

September

1-2 SD Jr. YBL Conference

8 BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.

9 DS/FS/Monthly Memorial

16 HIGAN (Guest speaker?)

23 Family Service

30 Family Service

October

6 BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.

7 DS/FS/Montlhy Memorial

13 JAHSSD Luncheon and Kansha

14 DS/Family Service, 6 p.m.

20 Okinawa Kenjin Kai Party

21 DS/Family Service

28 DS/Family Service

November

4 DS/FS/Montly Memorial

10 BTSD/VFW Bingo, 6 p.m.

11 EITAIKYO

18 DS/Family Service

25 DS/Family Service

December

2 Bodhi Day Service/Monthly Memorial)

9 Mochi Tsuki

16 DS/Family Service

23 No service

30 No service

31 Year-end Service

Shelter Island Bell Ringing, 11:30 p.m.

Ongoing Activities

Buddhism 1-2-3, each Wednesday, 7 pm.(Sangha Hall)

(breaks for August, last part of December)

Introduction to Buddhism, fourth Sunday of month, 9 a.m. (Sangha Hall)

(no session in August and December)

Crafts, first and third Wednesdays, 10 a.m.

Taiko, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 12:30 p.m.

Tai Chi, Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Minyo, Wednesday, 12 noon

Shigin, Wednesday, 1 p.m.

Koto, first and third Saturday, 9:30 a.m.

List of Abbreviations

SH = Sangha Hall
FS = Family Service
DS = Dharma School