Sunday, October 25, 2009

November events listing

Thursday November 5, 11:00pm ~ late
Parties for peace present MUY RICO Party
Entrance: 1,500 yen
Location: Departure Lounge

Friday November 6 6:00-10:00pm
TELL (Tokyo English Life Line) 13th Annual Connoisseurs' Evening
Reserve now for this not to be missed auction at the Australian Embassy featuring fine and rare wines, vacation packages, fine art and luxury items.
For more info:

Friday November 6, 19:30 ~ late
20:00 ECO Talk show +
@ FAVELA in Aoyama, 7th floor
Entrance: 3,000 yen

Friday November 6, 8:00pm - 5:00 am
Parties for peace presents PATAGONICA DJ CONTEST
The winner receives a free trip to Chile to play in the hottest Techno clubs in South America this coming Feb 2010!
Entrance: 3000 yen
@ FAVELA in Aoyama, 7th floor ACCESS:
Visit the Homepage for details:
Or contact P4P by email:

Monday, November 9, 6:30-9:00pm
The Global Summit of Women - The Legacies of Women Forum
Location: Pasona KK 6F Ginza TS Building
This Forum presents women business leaders whose careers provide models of achievement both within and outside the realm of their business leadership roles.

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009 19:00 – 20:45
International Development Seminar #3:
What’s needed to end world poverty? Your voice! (Introduction to poverty in the world today, the Global Call to Action Against Poverty and how you can get involved.) (In Japanese)
Featuring: Masaki Inaba, Executive Director, GCAP Japan,
Facilitator: Sarajean Rossitto
Location: Tsuda College Sendagaya Campus, Tsuda Hall in front of Sendagaya Station
Fee: None it’s Free!
To sign up, visit:

Thursday, November 12, 2009, 7:00-10:00
FEW MONTHLY EVENT: Panel from various Chamber of Commerce organizations speaking to us about international business, how the chambers can support you, what services are available and what these knowledgeable folks see as new opportunities in the current global economy.
Venue: City Club Aoyama (business casual dress code)
Price: 3000 yen for FEW members 6000 yen for guests
Please RSVP before November 10th by sending an email with the name/s and email of attendees to

Friday, November 13, 2009, 7:00-10:00
Plus 3-course traditional French dinner
Venue: Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (Yurakucho)
Table tickets: Group ¥8,445 each; Single ¥9,335; 4-concert subscriptions ¥33,000
For Tickets contact, (03) 3588 0738
For more information please visit:

Saturday November 14, 10:00-17:00
International Development Career Fair
Free to join but you must sign up as the number of people is limited (to something like 800 people)
Sign up on line

Saturday Nov 21 1:00-3:00
FEW community service team brunch: meet new people and find out how you can get more involved in community service events in 2010!
At Sugi’s in Roppongi
Access info:
Cost: Pay for your own brunch
By Nov 19, please contact to let us know if you can join

Friday, November 25, 2009, 7:00-10:00

TOKYO SINFONIA IN NOVEMBER: AUTUMN BOUNTY SERENADE – A black-tie Dinner-concert, supporting Refugees International Japan.

Venue: The Strings by InterContinental Hotel (Konan)

Minimum donation:24,000

Tuxedo is preferred, and reservations are required. Reservations close Nov.24

Contact, or book online at

Sunday November 29, 1:00-5:30

International symposium for youth: organization collaboration and your career path

Fee: 500yen

Venue: Tokyo University, Medical school central building room 333
Access information
Get details here:

Sunday, November 29, 5:00 ~
Amnesty International Tokyo English Network movie night

Location: Heaven’s Door, Shimokitazawa

Film: Innocent Voices (El Salvador) => in Spanish, with English subtitles. 120 minutes.
Set in 1980's El Salvador, where a boy's twelfth birthday enlists him automatically in the army, Kella struggles to protect her family in the middle of a civil war. Kella's son, Chava, spends his 11th year
chasing a first love, shielding siblings from bullets, testing his mother, and taking on the role of his absent father.
Map to venue:

Organized by Amnesty International Tokyo English Network (AITEN)

HEADS UP! Events further out in the future: December

Thursday December 3 to Sunday December 6, 2009
Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge
Place: Ebisu Echo Theatre
Get more information

Saturday December 5, 10:00-17:00
Sarajean’s workshops at TUJ: Fundraising for NGO's: Practical Hints (PWW102)
Location Temple University Japan,
Workshop information:
Participants: 6-15 people from diverse backgrounds
To sign up:
For more information please contact TUJ directly: / 03-5441-9864

Sunday December 6, 13:30-17:00
Sarajean’s PSC workshops: Smart Shopping: practicing ethical consumerism
Workshop details will be posted 11/1 on
Participants: 6-15 people from diverse backgrounds
Fee: 2,500yen
For more information or to sign up:

Thursday December 10, 7:00-10:00
FEW Bonenkai 2009 “Jazzy Nights and Twinking Lights”
Date: Location: Stellato at Shirokanedai
Cost: 5000 for FEW members, 8000yen for guests
Money raised from bonenkai raffle not ticket will go to KYOFUKAI STEP HOUSE, a community-based nonprofit supporting and advising women who become homeless women due to home violence or other serious family problems.
Please RSVP before November 27th by sending an email with the name/s and email of attendees to

Make a difference: job and volunteer opportunities

The International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR), is an international human rights NGO in consultative status with the UN ECOSOC, is inviting applications for the opening of a full-time Program/Publication Officer at its Tokyo office.

Applicants should be fluent both in Japanese and English to develop regular publications both in Japanese and English, edit and create contents for bilingual website as well as to complete other responsibilities relating to outreach, marketing and to assist in program PR.

Those who are interested in, please contact IMADR for the complete JD at


Volunteers needed for 6th Annual Pink Ball => Friday, 30th October, 6:30-11:00pm at the Westin Tokyo. Volunteers needed for silent and live auctions. Volunteer Orientation Sessions will be on Wednesday, October 21st from 19:30 and Saturday, October 24th from 10:30. email

Volunteers needed for TELL Connoisseurs’ Evening, Friday, 6th November 6:00-10:00pm at the Australian Embassy. Will need to come to TELL a week before the auction, pack and label wine and a few other prizes, then on auction night, give out the wine to the winning bidders. Email:

Tokyo International Players' 113th season is about to start with the exciting musical "Little Shop of Horrors", and they need your help to make it happen. They are looking for volunteers to help with front of house, to help with tickets, drink pre-orders, and the bar. Expect to be at the theater from 5:30 PM to 9 PM for the evening shows, and from 11:30 to 3 PM for the matinees. TIP also needs many helping hands for load-in during the morning and early afternoon of Tuesday, October 6th, and for clearing the theater after the last show on Sunday from 10 PM. What you get: If you help out for at least two performances, you get a complimentary ticket.
- Meet people who share your interest in theater and peek behind the scenes of TIP.
- Join the Cast & Crew Party after the show (date TBA).

Get your company volunteer committee, school group or friends to join JEN’S Niigata weekend volunteer community development project => stay 2 or 3 nights in a small time and help elderly farmers who are still suffering from the Niigata Earthquake.

Harvest trips are scheduled for the fall: 11/611/8, 11/1311/15

Specific contents of each trip vary but include activities such as rice or sweet potato harvesting, joining local festivals or picnics and meeting with people in the community.

For more information visit the website

Or contact


Tokyo International Players is looking for musicians to play in the live band for their production of the Broadway musical 'Pippin' next May. They need 2 violins, Bass (electric) Guitar, Flute (Clarinet), Trumpet/Horn/Trombone/Sax/Tuba.
Musicians should be able to reliably attend rehearsals and must be available for performances May 13-17, 2010. Rehearsals will be once a week beginning in January with preliminary meetings before then. More rehearsals closer to show dates. No experience in theater required, just enthusiasm! Contact the musical director, Ai Yamazaki