Flavors of Spring 2015

A Benefit to Support the Senior Center Lunch and Home Delivered Meal Program

Join us for an evening of delightful tastes and sips from Bay Area restaurants, caterers, wineries and microbreweries.

Silent auction and live music throughout the Julia Morgan designed Berkeley City Club will prove the perfect ambiance for a grown-up Friday night.





Friday, April 17
6 to 9 pm
Berkeley City Club
Music by the Duo and Blue Flame

Buy your tickets online or by calling 510.848.3560.

$75 per person. For more info, including sponsor and vendor details, call 510.848.3560 or download our flyer.

Flavors of Spring Event Committee

  • Lisa Oyama, co-chair
  • Arlene Swinderman, co-chair
  • Joan Fujii
  • Bill Fujimoto
  • Ned Isokawa
  • Kevin Kawashita
  • Matt Morizono
  • Marc Nagata
  • Amy Shinsako
  • Jo Takata
  • Dorine Tanaka
  • Jane Tanamachi
  • Diane Wong
  • Wes Yamada
  • Lance Yanagihara

J-Sei Board of Directors

  • Ned Isokawa, President
  • Matt Morizono, Vice President
  • Dennis Kaneshiro, Treasurer
  • Amy Shinsako, Secretary
  • Joan Fujii
  • Kevin Kawashita
  • Lisa Oyama
  • Charlotte Sakai
  • Jane Tanamachi
  • Jo Takata
  • Arlene Swinderman
  • Wayne Takata
  • Jane Yamashiro

Highlights from Our New Year's Luncheon

The J-Sei New Year Celebration in January was a special one. Since the December holiday party got rained out, we celebrated twice as hard! If you missed it, watch the video below for a recap of the event, complete with taiko and a performance by the Sentimenal Strummers!


Saturday Morning Series: Topaz Museum Update

In partnership with Friends of Topaz, an enlightening update on Topaz Museum was held with over 100 people in attendance. Many thanks to Patrick Hayashi, Kimi Kodani Hill and Jane Beckwith for sharing your stories and updates.




Upcoming Events

  • April 17 — Flavors of Spring, Berkeley City Club, 6 to 9 pm
  • May 11 — Monday Lecture: Companionship Over 60
  • May 12 — FootCare with Over 60 Clinic
  • May 14 — J-Sei Senior Center Asian Day Celebration
  • May 25 — Memorial Day: J-Sei Office and Senior Center Closed
  • May 30 — Saturday Series: Tips for Senior Travelling
  • Jun 8 — Monday Lecture: Understanding Your Grandkids
  • Jun 13 — Saturday Series: Genealogy: How to Research and Share Rich Family Histories