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Please be advised that Mochi Party has been postponed. The new date will be announced soon.​

Craft & Food Bazaar

The long awaited holiday event is back! We are looking forward to seeing you all at the NJCA
bazaar after our long break! Mark your calendars!

  Date/Time: Sunday, November 20 th , 2022 from 11am to 3pm
  Place: Calgary Nikkei Cultural & Senior Centre
  Admission fee: FREE
  What to expect: Sushi, sweets, handmade crafts, gift ideas, food products, and more!

   We expect to have many vendors selling various products. Come grab some goodies for
people on your Christmas list or just something for yourself! There’s always something for

 NJCA will be selling Saba-zushi (mackerel sushi), sushi bento box, and onigiri to fill your
tummy. Saba-zushi will be for pre-order ONLY so please make sure you order them now!
Saba-zushi: $9.00 per slab
If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact us to book a table. Hurry before all
the tables are gone! (Table fee = $15 for NJCA members, $25 for non-members)
To pre-order your sushi or to book a vendor table, please contact us ASAP:
njca@njcayyc.com / ntaeko@telus.net

Kid’s X-mas Party

You better watch out! Santa’s coming to the Nikkei Cultural Centre! Enjoy some fun Christmas
crafts, snacks and cakes while you wait for Santa to arrive. Be a good boy/girl and maybe you will
get a gift from Santa!
**To help us prepare for the gift exchange, please bring a small gift (approximately $5 in value)
wrapped for each child that participates. Unisex gifts are preferred!

Date/Time: Sunday, December 18 th , 2022 from 10am to 12pm

Place: Calgary Nikkei Cultural & Senior Centre

Activity: Christmas craft, cake, songs, gift exchange, photo with Santa
Fee: NJCA members = Kids - $5, Adult - $2, Family - $10 
Non-members = Kids - $8, Adult - $3, Family - $15
(Kids fee: Food, drinks, crafts and gift exchange included)
(Adult fee: Food and drinks included)

NOTE: Event may be cancelled if there are not enough participants, so please register your child
prior to the event. Thank you!
Contact: njca@njcayyc.com / ntaeko@telus.net


Our Mission

New Japanese Canadian Association is comprised of members who are Japanese living abroad and those who are interested in Japanese culture to carry on the Japanese culture and tradition.

Our seasonal events are those of Japanese tradition or planned to connect Japanese-Canadians and first generation Japanese living in Calgary and nearby area.

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We hold events at Calgary Japanese Community Association, and we manage the library as well as hold regular classes.



There is a library at CJCA, and we have Japanese books and videos available for rental.

We constantly purchase new books to suit the needs of the members.

Library Hours of Operation:

First Saturday: 10am to 12pm

Third Saturday: 10am to 12pm

Rental: 5 books or 5 videos maximum per person (or family)

Term: 4 weeks

Price: Free for members. $1 per book for non-members.



Held on first and third Saturday.

Time: 10am to 12pm

Participant: 4 people maximum

Price: Please donate more than $2

We choose what we teach based on the request from the participants on the day. 

We welcome people with no experience in using computer. We are especially looking for those who need help in areas below:

What is E-mail? / How do I use mouse?

I want to start using the internet!

How do I use iPad?

I've never touched a computer!

The space is limited. Please reserve your seat as soon as possible.



NJCA Choir Club (Poco a Poco)

First Saturday: 1pm to 3pm

Third Sunday: 10am to 12pm

Location: CJCA

Contact: President - Taeko Nagao 251-1762 ntaeko@telus.net

Manager - Mai Mulhern 403-651-8083 mai.nagao@gmail.com

Requirement: 7th grade and above. All genders are welcome.

We are also looking for people who can instruct choir or can arrange a sheet music.

Practice days and location are subject to change. Please contact ahead to confirm.



NJCA is an affiliate of CJCA. To join us, NJCA membership fee is required on top of CJCA membership fee. For some NJCA-hosted events, you may need the member registration for NJCA to join.


Membership Fee (member term is from Jan. 1st to Dec. 31 annually)

Individual: $20 (NJCA $5 + CJCA $15)

Family: $40 (NJCA $5 + CJCA $30)

Regarding the Fee

You may not join NJCA without joining CJCA.

If you joined CJCA as an individual, you are allowed to join NJCA as an individual.

If you directly paid CJCA, please write down the CJCA membership number. Until we can confirm the number, we cannot accept the application.

For an individual applicant, his/her family are considered non-member at events.

Family membership includes yourself, your spouse, and children below 17.

Please be sure to read our NJCA rules.

Application form: Print out this form, fill it out, and send with cheque included or hand it out to one of our committee members.

Mailing Address:

New Japanese Canadian Association

2236-29th Street S.W.

Calgary, Alberta T3E 2K2

NJCA Rules


To learn more about activities of NJCA, please contact us from the form below.

2236 29 St SW
Calgary, T3E 2K2

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