[POSTPONED] Children’s Summer Festival August 28, Saturday 10am to 2pm

We all looked forward to getting out, enjoying the activities and fellowship. Unfortunately, due to the COVID19 new variants, SJUMC and Jan Ken Po decided to postpone the Children’s Summer Festival.  Your safety, health and well being are important to us and hopefully soon we will be able to have festivities again. Please stay tuned for more information in the months ahead.


The Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church (SJUMC) and Jan Ken Po are sponsoring a Children’s Summer Festival (Natsu Matsuri) at SJUMC on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.  The event is free and there will be lots of activities, food, and performances for children and families – we are inviting families in the community so they can get to know our church better and see all the wonderful things our two organizations have to offer families, especially young families. 

Activities will include: Origami table, Ikebana craft, Name writing in Japanese, Pokemon Go activity, Selfie station, Sasa prayer station, and Coloring table,

Food for sale will include: Binchoyaki Bento (please pre-order food on the SJUMC website, if possible), Food truck shaved ice, Tule’s Cookies, and various snacks and drinks.

Presentations will include: Jan Ken Po Gakko display and presentation, Taiko performances by 3rd graders, Tanko Bushi Dance, Japanese American Internment Camp reports by 5th graders, Various craft displays, and other vendors.

The festival will be held in the SJUMC Multicultural Hall and outside areas around the church.  Please wear your mask inside the building.

Hope you and your children can join us!!

Binchoyaki Bento order for the children’s summer festival

Place your order by: August 17, Tuesday 9am

Please make sure to pay online (www.sacjumc.com/give)

Bentos will be coming from the famous Japanese Restaurant, Binchoyaki – https://www.binchoyaki.com/

Chicken Bento -$15
chicken thigh with tare sauce, furikake crusted salmon with tare sauce, salad, potato salad, braised veggie, pickles, rice.

Vegetarian Bento -$15
Assorted veggie tempura, salad, potato salad, braised veggie, pickles, rice.

Bentos will be arriving to the children festival around 11:30am on August 28, Saturday.

Order here https://forms.gle/Lmaj3MoB78pyP3Ux9

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