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Coming events / activities


Tuesday September 18, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting. Location: Home of Steve and Kitty Comstock. Open to members and friends of the committee. RSVP requested.

Click here to sign up. (If the email link does not work for you, just send an email directly to me: steve@trainersfriend.com or call me at 303-355-2752)

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

Plans for 2018 (.pdf document) (Last updated 23 August, 2018)

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)

Getting a gun in Japan
(.pdf document) - No matter where you fall on the gun control issue, this article I found on Facebook has some intriguing ideas. (Uploaded 11 March, 2018)


 Web pages from past events 

High school students exchange trip to Japan June, 2018

Essential Japan (adult trip) June, 2018

Visit by high school students from Takayama August 8-13, 2017

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


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


Sunday September 23, 1-2 p.m.: Natto Demonstration, Location: Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple, 1947 Lawerence St., Denver Tasting and preparation ideas. Free. Details here (.pdf flyer)


Sunday September 23, 2:30-4:00 p.m.: Japanese Knife Sharpening Workshop, Location: Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple, 1947 Lawerence St., Denver How to sharpen your Japanese knives using a water stone. $25 fee includes water stone. Details here (.pdf flyer)



September 24 - 28: Denver Startup Week, Location: The Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa Street, Denver.

Resources and speakers on how to do a successful business startup in Denver. Details here (web page).




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