Enrichment Programs

Connections offers dozens of stimulating enrichment programs to all Club Members.

From Japanese culture and cooking to art, the classes cover a broad range of subjects and are taught by experienced instructors.

Enrichment programs are open to adults. The ¥3,500 registration fee per class is waived for Connections members. Class and material fees vary.

Explore the possibilities from the programs below.

All Material fees are paid to the instructor directly in cash, unless stated otherwise.

Please see policies and procedures.

Aloha Ukulele: Intermediate IV

Fri Dec 11 | 10am to 12pm

After learning the basics, students continue to play ukulele and sing along to popular tunes.

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Baking: German Christmas Cookies

Fri Dec 04 | 11am to 1:30pm

Just in time for Christimas.

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Baking: German Christmas Cookies

Fri Nov 27 | 11am to 1:30pm

Just in time for Christimas.

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Cancelled: Japanese Garden Walk: Autumn Evening Stroll

Thu Dec 03 | 6:30pm to 8pm

A trip through a landscape inspired by poetry.

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Drawing and Oil Painting

Wed Sep 23 | 10am to 1pm

Explore the possibilities of the brush and canvas in this wide-ranging class.

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Elementary Japanese

Thu Sep 24 | 1pm to 2:30pm

Start down the path of bilingual mastery.

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Japanese Gift Wrapping: New Year’s

Thu Dec 03 | 10:30am to 12:30pm

Learn the fundamentals of Japanese gift wrapping with a twist.

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Pre-Intermediate Japanese

Wed Sep 23 | 1pm to 2:30pm

Take your Japanese to the next level.

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Sogetsu Ikebana

Thu Sep 24 | 9:30am to 11:30am

Established in 1927, the Sogestu school of ikebana flower arrangement features both standard and freeform styles.

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Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting

Tue Sep 29

Learn the traditional Japanese art of sumi-e brush and ink painting.

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The Japanese Chef’s Knife

Tue Dec 01 | 10am to 12pm

Learn the secrets behind some of the best kitchen knives in the world.

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The Japanese Chef’s Knife

Tue Dec 08 | 10am to 12pm

Learn the secrets behind some of the best kitchen knives in the world.

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Winter Holiday Arrangement

Tue Dec 01 | 10:30am to 12pm

Create a festive centerpiece with candles, various shades of green, berries, pine cones and other decorative elements.

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Woodblock Printing

Mon Sep 28 | 11am to 1pm

Produce your own stunning example of this essential Japanese art.

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Yuzen Dyeing: Silk

Tue Dec 15 | 1pm to 3:30pm

Traditional Japanese yuzen dyeworks are as storied as they are beautiful.

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