Thursday, December 31 will be a holiday at San Francisco Zen Center. There will be no morning or evening zazen and no open meals.
The New Year's Eve event begins at 8:30 pm with a work meeting followed by temple cleaning. Noodle soup is served at 10:00. The han begins at 10:30 to signal zazen at 10:45. There will be two periods of zazen and the ringing of the densho 108 times. The night ends with a bonfire in the courtyard. Donations are appreciated.