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Our coming events, background, some past activities, related organizations

 

 

Coming events / activities

Tuesday September 19, 7:00 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting, Location: TBA. 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.

 

October 15-26: "Japan in Depth" trip: exploring Kyushu There is a tripsite where you can get information and sign up (no money collected from this site); here is a poster / flyer you can run off and post to promote the trip.

 

Tuesday October 17, 7:00 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting, Location: TBA. 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.

 

Tuesday November 21, 7:00 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting, Location: Home of Steve and Kitty Comstock. Click here to sign up. (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.

 


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

Plans for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 13 August, 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 

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

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:

 

... August 26-27, 10 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. both days ...
Display and sale of art by Kazu and Yuka Oba at their home studio, 1061 Mercury Drive, Lafayette. Details are here (jpeg poster).

 

... September 9, 4 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ...
Japanese movie double feature ("Sayonara" and "Uzumasa Limelight" at the Asian Pacific Development Center, 1537 Alton St., Aurora. Free (donations requested). Details are here (web page; may need to scroll down).

 

... September 22 - October 6 ...
"Against the Grain: Contemporary Baskets of Mayumi Tsukuda" at the Outnumbered Gallery: http://outnumberedgallery.com/ . Details are here (pdf poster).

 

... September 30 - October 1 ...
Fourth annual Japanese kite festival: kite making workshops, kite flying day. Details coming soon.

 

... October 7, 14, 21, 28 ...
"Japanese Calligraphy Strokes as Art" A workshop on drawing and appreciation of the brush strokes for Japanese writing. Four Saturdays at the Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant. Details are here (web site).

 

 

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