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Coming events / activities


2019: Thursday June 6 - Monday June 17: Introduction to Japan, "On the Samural Road"

We are leading a trip to Japan, for the first time visitor or the traveler wanting to renew their friendship with this wonderful country. Our theme is "On the Samurai Road" and we will be visiting sites with samurai ties - as well as visits to both modern and classical Japan.

The price is right, the timing is excellent. Now's the time for you to take the trip you've always dreamed of.

Click here for details of the trip and the option to join up.



Tuesday April 16: Regular monthly meeting, Location: Home of Steve & 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)

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




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

Minutes of the last meeting (.pdf document) (Last updated 20 February, 2019)

Plans for 2019 (.pdf document) (Last updated 4 March, 2019)

Working budget for 2019 (.pdf document) (Last updated 31 December, 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)

Denver / Takayama: the first 50 Years an historical record in English and Japanese. (.pdf document) (Last revised 23 August, 2010)

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


... April 19-21 ... Colorado Anime Festival at Denver Tech Center

More details coming soon.


... May 18 ... Annual Amache Pilgrimage

This touching annual trip is to foster remembrance of the internment of Japanese American citizens in camps around the U.S., including the Amache camp in Colorado, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. $30 cost includes bus, tour of the camp, and more. It's a potluck, too. Details here (a .pdf document).




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