Zen Center Turns 50: A Ceremonial Celebration
Monday, August 13, 10:30am-1:30pm
San Francisco City Center
Commemorating San Francisco Zen Center’s official incorporation by the State of California
Live video streamed at SFZC @Livestream
We will gather at Sokoji, in Japantown, to honor the birthplace of SFZC, and continue with a procession down Laguna Street to City Center at 300 Page Street for a ceremony commemorating Zen Center’s official incorporation by the State of California, followed by words of appreciation and a reception in the dining room.
- 10:00 am Assemble at the Corner of Laguna & Sutter Streets
10:30 am Ceremony at Sokoji Temple
10:45 am Celebratory Procession from Sokoji to SFZC
- 11:30 am Ceremony in Buddha Hall
12:00 pm Inauguration of the Peace Bell in the Courtyard
- 12:15 pm Honorary Guest Speakers in the Dining Room
12:45 pm Reception catered by Greens Restaurant
NOTE: For those attending in person, shuttle vans will be running from 300 Page Street to Sokoji beginning at 9am. Please arrive no later than 9:30am. There is public parking nearby at the Performing Arts garage on Grove.
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