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This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For Nov. 18-19

Charity Night

TELL’s Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction

TELL, a prominent NPO in Japan providing counseling services to the international community, is back this year with its largest fundraising event. Professional auctioneers will entertain the guests through an evening of fun dedicated to raising funds in support of mental health. The evening will include wine tasting, a buffet dinner, live and silent auctions, and raffles for fabulous prizes. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on some wonderful vintage goodies while helping the community.

Date
FRI, NOV. 17, 2017
Time
DOORS OPEN 6 P.M.
Location
THE ARK HILLS CLUB, 37F East Wing, ARK Mori Building, 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Fee
Tickets start at ¥20,000 per person

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December 2017: 5 Events Not to Miss in Tokyo

Source: Tokyo Cheapo

As if in the blink of an eye, 2017 is coming to a close. Before the year ends, though, here are some festivities that might help you end your year on a good note. And these aren’t the only events worth checking out, as winter illuminations and Christmas markets are very much a thing in Tokyo in December. Look out, as well, for New Year countdown events—we’ll be updating our guide as soon as new information comes our way!
1. Gishi-sai (Dec. 14)
Photo by Grigoris Miliaresis
Where: Sengakuji Temple (access: Sengakuji Station)
Time: 11:00 am-3:30 pm
Admission: Free
Also known as the 47 Ronin Festival and the Ako Gishi-sai, this event commemorates the 47 loyal samurai who avenged their fallen lord by killing his enemy, after whic

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☆International Quiz Night☆ 〜Answer Quiz and Let’s Divest!〜*English Friendly*

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Join us for the first 350 Japan International Quiz Night! ☆

What’s an ‘International Quiz Night’, you say?

A fun night of quizzes for international-minded people with a focus on climate change, environmental issues and divestment.

Vegetarian – friendly food
Compete in teams to answer quiz game questions and win great prizes! ☆

A fun night out to challenge ourselves, learn new things about the world and climate change – all while enjoying delicious food and good music! ♪

The questions and answers will be in both English and Japanese so it’s a great opportunity for anyone looking to hone your Japanese skills and pick up some new vocabulary.

A unique opportunity in Tokyo, there aren’t many events like this! ♪

Don’t be shy! Come join the fun!☆☆☆

Details:
Date and time: November 24(Friday), 19: 00-21: 30
Location: Natural Stance
Address: 3-21-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Field One Building B1F
Map: https: //goo.gl/maps/NgGJ711ngAq
Max Capacity: 50 people
Signup form: https://goo.gl/n7FzzE
Admission Fee: General ¥ 2000, Student ¥ 1500 (with food buffet & one drink)
Organization: 350.org JAPAN (http://world.350.org/en/)

What is Divestment?
Gaining publicity recently as a measure against global climate change, divestment is the process of withdrawing funds from companies and banks that invest in fossil fuels and nuclear energy. ☆

You keep your money in a bank, right? Well that money may be used by your bank in ways that negatively impact people on the other side of the planet, or worse, right here in your own backyard! Your bank could be investing that money coal or nuclear power plants that directly contribute to climate change!

If you know your bank is supporting nuclear and fossil fuels, you can take action. You can divest and move your accounts to other banks that don’t support such activities. At 350, that’s the kind of action we are promoting for Japan.
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LOVE&JOY – 2017 CHRISTMAS at LA CITTADELLA -

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On the glass tower that imaged this year’s Christmas theme ‘LOVE & JOY’, there are many sparkling stars!
Including tower, illuminations to glitter gorgeously brighten the whole LA CITTADELLA as “Photo Exhibition” of Mr. Leslie key.

“Show fountain” performed in center fountain open space becomes Christmas version and heaps up the mood still more on Christmas!
Please enjoy.

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