Wednesday, October 03, 2007

October Community News Listing

Thursday, October 4
"A Night for the Benefactors of Doctors of the World"
Location: International House of Japan,
For more information:

Saturday and Sunday October 6 & 7, 2007 10:00-5:00
Theme Family and Earth
Venue Hibiya Park
Admission Free

Oct 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 9:30-18:30
5-day Right Brain Drawing
More details at

Sunday, October 7, 4:00 ~ late
A launch party for a new Printed Matter Press title,
'Jungle Crows', an anthology of Tokyo-based non-Japanese writers
Location What The Dickens! British pub in Ebisu
For more information:

Friday, October 12, 6:30~
Pink Ball 2007 - A fund-raising event dedicated to advancing breast cancer research, education and awareness.
More information
Organized by Run for the Cure Foundation Japan

Friday to Sunday October 12-14, various times
The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance directed by Hamilton Armstrong.
Venue: Shinjuku Sun Mall Theater
Tickets are 4,000yen for adults, 2,500yen for children and students w/student ID.
Ticket packages with discounts and priority seating are also available.
For reservations, see their website

Tuesday, October 16,19:00 ~ 21:00 (doors open 18:30)
World Food Day: You are part of the solution to getting food to those in need in Japan.
Location: Fujimamas
Tickets: 5000 yen in advance
Sponsored by Second Harvest Japan
Visit for details.
For tickets or more info:

Friday, October 19, 7:00-9:00pm
PSC Nonprofit NGO Networking Happy Hour
Discussion topic: CSR and collaboration with corporations
Location: The Pink Cow.
Cost: 2600 yen per person for dinner buffet.
Drinks - pay as you go.
Access information:
English map:
Japanese map:
Contact to join.
* This event is open to PSC supporters and networking partners.

Saturday, October 20, 10am~
2007 Run for the Cure/Walk for Life
Benefiting breast cancer research and education.
Location: Hibiya City and around the Imperial Palace
Participation fee: ¥5000
More information visit
Organized by Run for the Cure Foundation Japan

Sunday, Oct. 28 2006, 10-4pm
Halloween Party and workshops
For more details, visit
Or look up "special event" under

Saturday, October 27, 10:30 – 12:00am
PSC Action Team Volunteer meeting
Location: Tully's, Yoyogi north exit

Saturday and Sunday October 27 & 28, 2007 10:00 - 5:00
International FESTA Yokohama 2007,

November events:

Saturday November 3, 1:00-3:00pm
ÅgThe Iraq Crisis as a Global Crisis"
A discussion over brunch with Middle East expert and author Professor Juan Cole
Location: Fujimama's in Harajuku
Cost - 4000 yen (2000 yen for students with a valid ID),
Includes brunch and a donation to both a PSC supporting organization working for peaceful conflict resolution in the Middle East and DAJ's GOTV effort.
* This event is open to all but limited to the first 60 registrants
To join us, please contact
For more information:
Organized by DAJ and PSC

Nov 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 9:30-18:30
5-day Right Brain Drawing
More details at

November 8 -10
"Tokyo Shine on Idol" 2007 Fundraiser by The Tyler Foundation.
To take part as an entertainer, volunteer or guest contact:

Friday, November 16, 7:00-9:30pm
PSC showing of "Darwin's Nightmare" followed by discussion on the issues and what we can do
Location: Aoyama Fukushi Kaikan/Aoyama Welfare Center Meeting room #2 Access: 5 min walk from Aoyama 1chome station
Cost: 500yen to pay for rental and materials.
Contact to sign up – limited to the first 30 people who sign up.

Sunday, November 25
ACE Anniversary event
Contact: for details

Thursday & Friday, November 29 - November 30, 2007
Article 9 and Peace in Asia - Asia Inter-religious International Conference on Article 9 of the Japanese Peace Constitution
Location Korean YMCA Hotel in Tokyo, Japan
For details, please contact Toshi Yamamoto by E-mail:

Friday, November 30, 2007, 19:00 - 21:00
Peace Concert
Location Korean YMCA Hotel in Tokyo, Japan
Cost: 4000 yen (students 1000 yen)
Place: Korean YMCA Hotel
For details, please contact Toshi Yamamoto by E-mail:

Volunteer opportunities :

Action against Child Exploitation (ACE) needs volunteers to help with their 10th anniversary event (Tokyo) November 25. Please contact:

JEN Volunteer Project: Niigata farming assistance to help towns hurt by the earthquake.
Several weekends throughout the fall and winter for more information:

The Elephant Man - Backstage Crew Needed:
-From Tuesday Oct. 9 through Sunday Oct 14.
For information, please contact Lou McLeod at

Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) is looking for volunteers to help at its upcoming fundraising auction and with an online resource project. Contact

The Development Executive Group Japan is looking for bilingual interns with a background in international development. Visit:

Habitat for Humanity Japan monthly Salon - talk about HFHJ camps and projects. Contact