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BCO Events and Activities

Upcoming Events

  • Summer Dharma Services – Schedule (TBA)
  • 7/31/2021 – Obon Bento Fundraiser Pickup – 1-3pm (Order)
  • 7/31/2021 – Virtual Obon Program (YouTube)
  • 8/1/2021 – Obon Dharma Service
  • 9/27/2021 – BCO Golf Fun Day Event (Registration)
  • December – OBWA Craft Sale (TBA)

2021 BCO Virtual Obon Festival
Saturday, July 31,2021 – 6pm

Presented on YouTube

Obon Dancing, Music, Flower Arrangement Demonstrations, Koto Performances and more.

This program will be streamed on the BCO YouTube Channel. Program is scheduled to begin at 6pm on Saturday July 31, 2021. (YouTube Link – Click Here)

Obon Practice Videos – Now Available

Time to get ready for BCO’s Virtual Obon.

2021 Obon Dance Practice (Click Here)

  • Obon no Uta (uchiwa)
  • Wonderful Ondo (hand)
  • Tanko Bushi (hand)
  • Ochatsumi Ondo (folding fan)
You can click on the times in the description to jump to any dance. The actual dance will be during our Virtual Obon Festival on Saturday, July 31.

2021 Virtual Obon Memorial Lanterns

The Buddhist Church of Oakland will again celebrate Obon in a virtual Festival Program on July 31, 2021. As in 2020, we will honor past family members and friends in a segment of the virtual program.

7/12/2021 – August Busshin Newsletter

7/11/2021 – July Shotsuki Memorial Service

BCO Obon Bento Fundraiser – Pre-Order Required !

  • Pre-Sale Orders Only
  • Vegan Option Available
  • Order by July 20th
  • LIMITED Number of Bentos Available. Order Early.
  • Pickup @ BCO on Saturday July 31st 1-3pm

  • Proceeds benefit the Buddhist Church of Oakland

Click Here for more information about the BCO Virtual Obon Festival – Saturday July 31, 2021

BCO Golf Fun Day Outing – Monday September 17th – Berkeley Country Club

The Buddhist Church of Oakland will be holding a Golf Fun Day Outing on Monday, September 27, 2021.  This outing is an opportunity for golfers to get out for a day of fun and golf . This will not be a tournament but rather just a day of fun in the sun. Funds raised will benefit the Buddhist Church of Oakland.

6/27/2021 – J-Sei Summer Classes