Welcome to Friendship Force of the National Capital Area. We are affiliated with Friendship Force International. Learn more about Friendship Force.
On this site you can find information about:
- our club,
- our calendar of activities, (also, scroll down this page to see a list of planned activities; click the items for detailed information)
- past journeys,
- future journeys,
- materials from presentations and workshops
- how to join,
- our bylaws, and
- information on how to contact us.
Our club covers a large geographic area, including the:
- District of Columbia;
- Virginia and Maryland suburbs; and
- Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
We welcome members throughout this area and schedule events with the dispersed nature of our membership in mind.
Local Events of Interest
The Cherry Blossom festival is an opportunity to celebrate those friendships and learn more about Japanese Culture in the National Capital Area. In Celebration of this friendship, our FFNCA website will be featuring Japan for the month of April.
- Virtual Opening Ceremony March 20th at 6pm. Access to the Opening Ceremony live stream is free, and registration is required. Go to: https://nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/event/opening-ceremony/
- Virtual Sakura Matsuri Japanese Virtual Community Gathering April 3 Noon-3pm. Registration is required at: https://hopin.com/events/sakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering
- For more details on Cherry Blossom Festival Virtual Events see: https://nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/event-updates/ and Events and Activities – Cherry Blossom Festival (U.S. National Park Service)