Friday, October 10, 2008

October 2008 events

Saturday and Sunday, October 4 & 5, 10 am – 5pm
Place: Hibya Park, Tokyo
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Tuesday October 7
Conference Call and Cocktail event with Ambassador Jeff Bader, Obama's Asia Advisor

Wednesday, October 8, 6:00 p.m. to 12Midnight
Asia Initiatives Sixth Annual Fundraising Event "The Festival of Lights"
Location: Indian Ambassador’s Residence, Tokyo
Tickets: 20,000 yen per person
Proceeds from this year’s event will go towards “Micro Enterprise Development Marketplace” to be held at MSSRF in August.
Reservations and information:
Organized by: Asia Initiatives

Wednesday, October 8 and Saturday December 13 (10:00 - 4:00)
Fall Film/Video skill workshop (in Japanese)
Location: Our Planet-TV media center
For more information visit
Organized by OurPlanet-TV

Thursday October 9, 2005 (4:00 pm – late)
Fundraising Event supporting Chi-Ki Children's Organization
(sponsors children's education and healthcare in Laos.)
Location: What the Dickens! British Pub Ebisu East Exit
ADMISSION: 2,000 Yen Music, Poetry Readings, Dance, and Magic featuring some of Tokyo's unique artists and musicians.
Contact :Laurence for tickets at
Access: What the Dickens!

Wednesdays, October 15, & 22 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Women's Workshop Series (in English)
Mobile Families, Nurturing a Portable Identity
Location: TELL office in Omotesando
Fee: 16,000 yen per person for all four sessions
To reserve your place, contact the TELL Community Counseling
Service office at (03) 3498-0231. Places are limited, please apply early.
Organized by Tokyo English Life Line (TELL)

Thursday, October 16, 2:00 – 4:30
PR and outreach workshop for NGOs (in Japanese)
Location OurPlanet-TV media center
For more information visit
Organized by OurPlanet-TV

Thursdays ( for 5 weeks) October 16~ November 13, 7:15 ~ 8:45
Course Fee: 7,500 yen
Organizer: GET Universal.
The official language training provider for Peace Boat’s Global Voyages.
Contact: or call 03-5287-3192 (Mon-Fri 10:00~18:00)

Thursday October 16-18
OANA COSUG"My Shadow" ArtSenzafine
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Thursday October 16-18, 2:00-5:00
Food Bank Symposium 2008
Venue: Shinsei Bank Tokyo headquarters (Uchisaiwai-cho 2-1-8, Chiyoda, Tokyo)
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Thursday October 16-18, 7:00–9:00
Harvest for Hunger
Venue: Fujimamas Restaurant (Jingumae 6-3-2, Shibuya, Tokyo)
Price: 5,000 yen per person (Buffet style with drinks)
For details contact: or

Thursday October 16- Tuesday 21 (closed Monday)
"Project Alineator" organized by GLEB NETCHOVOLODOV
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Friday October 17-Sunday October 19 from 12-7pm
An Exhibition of Photos by Masao Okamoto
Where: The Hewett-Art Gallery
Opening Reception from 6:30-8:30PM on October 17
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Friday October 17- Sunday October 19 (1pm-7pm)
A benefit Show for Second Harvest Japan
Where: The Asian Collection Art Gallery
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Friday October 17- Sunday 19 (17: 11am – 8pm, 18 11am – 6pm 19:11am – 5pm)
CWAJ (College Women's Association of Japan) 53rd Annual Print Show 2008 Where: Tokyo American Club
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Oct 17-19 world Stand up action week:

Friday October 17 (12.30 pm)
Maruko Building Stand Up Action
Where: Maruko Building Rooftop (In the event of rain, 2nd Floor Meeting Room)
To join, contact

Friday October 17 (8 pm)
Oxfam Japan International Volunteer Group (IVG) Stand Up Action
Where: Oxfam Meeting Room
For more info, contact

Saturday October 18 (12.30-2:30pm)
Networking lunch, stand up and PSC event planning meeting for our networking party.
12:30-1:15 networking and eating
1:15–1:30 stand up take action photos and pledge/petition.
1:30-2:30 skylines meeting
Location: Fujimamas, Harajuku
Please RSVP by Oct 16; to get details: contact

Saturday October 18 (1st Session: 1-3pm, 2nd Session: 3-4.30pm)
Location: UN House, Reception Room
1st Session Talk: Against Poverty and Inequality (in Japanese, Pre-registration required)
2nd Session: Stand Up and Take Action Rubbish-Picking Walk
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Saturday October 18 (From 10am)
Run for the Cure® /Walk for Life
Run/walk to raise awareness of breast cancer and raise money for educational and support organizations
Location: Imperial Palace, Central Tokyo
Cost: Adult: ¥5,000 12 years under: ¥2,500, under 5 / Free
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Tuesday, October 21, 2008 (6:30pm - 9:30pm)
Medecins du Monde Japon (Doctors of the World Japan)
Location: Residence of France
Contact Info : Phone: 0335856436
We will be happy to send you a personal INVITATION to the « Night for the Benefactors of Doctors of the World 2008 » for each individual donation of at least 25,000 yen.
Please contact by email to receive an application form:

Saturday and Sunday, Oct 25 and Oct 26 (10:30am – 5pm)
* Festival featuring more than 200 organizations involved in international development and cooperation activities.
Location: Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall B
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Friday, October 31, (6.30pm)
Pink Ball 2008
Cost: ¥35,000 /seat, ¥350,000 /table
Location: The Westin Tokyo, Galaxy Ballroom1-4-1 Mita, Meguro-ku
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November Events
Saturday Nov 1st (6.30PM to 9.30PM)
Oxfam Halloween Party
Tickets: ¥2,500 (advance) ¥3,000 (door)
The fee includes wickedly good food and a spine tingling drink. Vegan and non-alcoholic options are also available! And there are some spooktacular prizes to win!
Place: Heaven's Door, Shimokitazawa
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Friday November 7th
TELL (Tokyo English Life Line) 13th Annual Connoisseurs' Evening
Reserve now for this not to be missed auction at the Canadian Embassy featuring fine and rare wines, vacation packages fine art and luxury items.
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