Japan america Society of Colorado:
Denver Kaiwa Club
Kaiwa is full of surprises in January! Celebrate the Year of the Boar at the JASC Shinnenkai (1/9) and say good-bye to one of our beloved Kaiwa members at a soubetsukai (1/26). Details are on our JASC Kaiwa Club Meetup Page.
We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled Kaiwa Meetups in February.
The Denver JASC Kaiwa Club has been meeting for over 15 years. We expect members to have moderate Japanese language skills in. We also welcome and appreciate any native Japanese speakers who are interested in joining our community.
The group normally gathers from 9:30am to 10:30am every other Saturday in downtown Denver. We will be back at The Spring Cafe located at 1373 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203 starting on February 9th. For more details, visit our JASC Kaiwa Club Meetup Page.
Japan America Society of Colorado:
Kaiwa Kids - SUMMER ONLY
Kaiwa Kids is an opportunity for families with children to meet, hang out and let the kids run wild- all in Japanese! We meet on select Saturdays during the warmer months of the year at playgrounds around the greater Denver Metro area. (The below schedule is from summer 2018.) This is a very casual meet-up where parents can socialize and the kids can run free. Everyone is encouraged to use as much 日本語 as possible. Bring a lunch/ snacks, sunscreen, hat, water, and any of your regular kid-gear to enjoy your time at the playground comfortably.
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm (you are welcome to play longer, of course!)
2018 Dates/ Locations: These are ALL SATURDAYS
June 9- Westminster Center Park/ Peter Pan Park, 4901 W. 93rd Ave., Westminster, CO 80031
These two parks are connected with the playground in Peter Pan Park and the water features in Westminster Center Park (pack accordingly!) We will likely be spread out between the two areas.
Amenities include: covered picnic area, bathrooms,water fountain, etc.
June 30- Discovery Park, 3701 Johnson St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
This park has water features to play in, so plan accordingly!
Amenities include: covered picnic tables, restroom
August 4- Westlands Park, 5701 S Quebec St, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
This playground has a water sculpture, so pack accordingly!
Amenities include: restrooms, covered picnic areas, water features
August 11- E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, 11701 Community Center Dr, Northglenn, CO 80233
The playground is located on the south side of the small lake.
Amenities include: restrooms, picnic tables
If you have a favorite playground that you'd like to add to the schedule for next year, please send Jessyca an email: jessyca(at)jascolorado[dot]com. There are so many great ones out there!
Broomfield Shaberiba Japan Club
The Broomfield Shaberiba Japan Club is a family-friendly gathering of people who want to speak Japanese.
This groups meets in Westminster/ Broomfield, CO from 6:30pm – 8:30pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. For more information and details, visit their Facebook page and their Shaberiba Meetup Page.