sacbc obonUNION CITY — Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church, 32975 Alvarado-Niles Rd. in Union City, will hold its Obon Festival on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Food sales start at 5 p.m. Bon Odori will start at 7 p.m. There will also be a taiko performance.

Remaining dance practices (which are optional) will be held on Monday, Aug. 3, Wednesday, Aug. 5, and Thursday, Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in SACBC’s Sangha Hall.

On Sunday, Aug. 9, SACBC will conduct its annual Obon/Hatsubon services for departed loved ones. Hatsubon is for those who have passed since the last Obon. Guest speaker will be Rev. Kodo Umezu, bishop of Buddhist Churches of America.

For more information, call (510) 471-2581 or visit

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