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Coming events / activities

 

Tuesday July 18, 7:00 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting, Location: Home of Steve & Kitty Comstock. Click here to sign up (tell us who is coming) and get the address. (If the email link does not work for you, just send me an email directly: steve@trainersfriend.com)

Click here to see who has already signed up to come.

 

July 23: Tanabata (celebrate reunion of separated lovers), 6:30-9:00-ish; location: Home of Kent and Rolayne Sellers, details available when you RSVP.

Come celebrate the reunion of Orihime and Hikoboshi, write personal wishes for hanging on the tanabata bush, enjoy traditional music and light refreshments; limit: 40 people. Although this is a free event, a donation of $5 to help defray the cost of refreshments would be appreciated. Click here to sign up (tell us who all is coming) (If the email link does not work for you, just send me an email directly: steve@trainersfriend.com)

A good article about Tanabata in Japan is this Wikipedia entry.

Click here to see who has already signed up to come.

 

August 8-14: Our bi-annual high school student exchange visit Ten students and two chaperones will visit the mayor, sightsee local venues, and be homestayed for six nights. Details are here (website), but still filling in the blanks.

 

August 11-13: Visit by "Alito", women's chorale from Takayama Twelve singers will give two concerts in two days. Details soon.

 


Find out about the Committee calendar, budgets, and so on ...

Plans for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 7 June, 2017)

Working budget for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 16 November, 2016)

Why Denver Takayama is relevant to the larger community - Japanese, Japanese-American, all interested in Japan - in Denver and Colorado (.pdf document) (Last revised 1 February, 2017)

Technical paper on emails
(.pdf document - Some thoughts on how to make email safer from hackers and more effective) (Written 26 March, 2015)

 

 Web pages from past events 

Chasing Cherry Blossoms adult trip to Japan April 5-18, 2017

High schools student exchange to Japan June 8-22, 2016

Japan in Depth October, 2015

55th anniversary celebration page July 2, 2015

Introduction to Japan April, 2015

 

Upcoming and on-going events / activities outside the Committee that may be of interest:

 

... June 24-25, 2017 ...
45th Sakura Square Cherry Blossom Festival. Details are here (web page).

 

... September 25, 2016 - October 1, 2017 ...
"From the Fire" - exhibition at the Denver Art Museum (DAM), exploring contemporary Japanese ceramic arts. Exhibition is included in general admission. Admission to the DAM is free for children under 18. Details are here (web page).

 

 

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