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Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Japanese Lunch
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

For more info, click on the flyers here:

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Home Market Garden
1st & 3rd Mondays (May through November)
Drop off produce from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Community shop from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

We put the carts out in June, but most gardens were just beginning to be planted.  So, there were no vegetables that are usually available at this time of the year.  We'll strive to have our home garden carts out on a regular basis (1st and 3rd Mondays of each month) sometime in 2024.  Between now and then, if you have anything extra you would like to share from your  garden or fruit trees, please bring them in and we'll put them out for our seniors.

Fun Fridays
Bingo - Every Friday, 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Birthday Cake - 3rd Friday @ Bingo
Bento - Last Friday of each month, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 


Bento Notes

Happy 2024 Everyone! 🥳🎉

Your cost: $4.00
All it takes to participate in the ever-popular Bento Program is to: 1) become a VJCC member or renew your VJCC membership; and 2) join the Senior Nutrition Program (if you have not already done so).


Note that your VJCC membership also allows you to participate in other senior programs and classes offered by the center (Senior Wellness, Pioneer Project, and various classes - see schedule of classes in the monthly newsletter.
(Note:  If you are a life-time member or a Keiro-kai member,  no renewal fee is required.  However, please complete the membership form to ensure your information is up-to-date in our records.)


VJCC Nutrition's  “Monthly Bento!”

To reserve a Bento, please contact VJCC by email or call 310-822-8885.


お弁当の注文は、VJCCへemail 又は、お電話 310-822-8885 でお願いいたします。

Our Senior Nutrition Program meets Monday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

To enroll in the Senior Nutrition program, please fill out the yellow highlighted sections on the application form below and email to

Happy 2024!

We are open for in-person dining as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Japanese Lunches will be served Tuesdays and Thursdays. ALL lunches are first come, first served. 


The Senior Nutrition Program was founded 40 years ago by Hitoshi & Kay Shimizu.  Their passion and dedication to the Japanese community brought nutrition, joy, and togetherness to so many of us over the years.  We vow to do our best to continue their legacy. 

Get up, get dressed, and get going by participating in our “Fun Fridays,” which include:

Bingo every Friday at 10:15 a.m., giving away a variety of prizes with weekly freebies – nobody goes away empty handed!

Cake Day – the third Friday of each month – celebrates all our friends with birthdays that month.  The cakes are as great as the guests they honor!

Bento Day – the last Friday of the month (except December) – you must be BOTH a VJCC member and Senior Nutrition member to participate.

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Get together with old friends or make new friends, grab a few magazines or puzzles, and find out what else is going on in the VJCC. 


We also incorporate various activities to keep our seniors healthy, active, and educated.  See the VJCC newsletter for upcoming events and offered services.

So get up, get dressed and get going to maintain your overall health and well-being!

Please view our Senior Nutrition holiday party video that is dedicated in loving memory to Hitoshi Shimizu
1929 - 2021

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