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September 2023

2023 North Texas Giving Day

Thursday, September 21, 2023 | 12:00 am - 6:00 pm

What is North Texas Giving Day? The Communities Foundation of Texas’ NTX Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community by supporting local nonprofits and causes they care about in one easy-to-use platform. Although the focus is one day, the giving portal is open from September 1. The event helps build awareness and support for nonprofits like nothing else. In 2022, $62.6 million was raised through 94,385 donors benefiting 3,210 local…

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Energy and Mobility Forum

Friday, September 29, 2023 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Westin Dallas Stonebriar Golf Resort & Spa – Sheraton Stonebriar Hotel, 1549 Legacy Drive
Frisco, TX 75034 United States

        Energy and Mobility Forum: U.S.-Japan Collaboration on Innovation       The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth is hosting a business event that will focus on innovation in mobility and energy. Although startups have long been associated with Silicon Valley and software, their power to disrupt and drive innovation is quickly changing both the mobility and energy landscapes. Examples of this innovation include the rise of alternative modes of electric transportation such as electric skateboards and…

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October 2023

[Online] Japanese Language Classes -Fall 2023 Japanese Fundamentals 1

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 | 7:00 pm - Tuesday, November 21, 2023 | 8:00 pm
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The Japanese Language Program at JASDFW offers beginning level Japanese classes to help learners build foundations of learning the Japanese language. The focus is on conversational Japanese and learning the language in social context. Classes will cover familiar topics regularly encountered in daily life and friendly social situations.  The goal is for learners to have a basic understanding of how the language is used in different social circumstances while learning some essential Japanese language structures and cultural/social values.   The…

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October Nichibei Connections Networking

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Beer Company, 3110 Commonwealth Drive
Dallas, Texas 75247
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Come join us for our October Nichibei Connections! This event will be hosted at the outside Biergarten of Community Beer Co., located minutes away from downtown Dallas.  This is the fourth event in the JASDFW networking series, titled Nichibei Connections, that focuses on creating strong links between Japanese and American companies in the North Texas area. Join us to connect with peers from different companies, expand your network, discover new opportunities for collaboration, and even potential business opportunities. Please note that…

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November 2023

2023 North Texas Japan Bowl

Saturday, November 11, 2023
University of Texas at Dallas, Founders North Building - Polykarp Kusch Auditorium (FN.2.102) 800 W Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080
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  The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth brings the National Japan Bowl to North Texas! High school students from all across the state can form teams sponsored by a teacher and compete for top prize in a trivia competition centered around Japan! History, Language, Art, Music, Geography, Economics, Politics, and everything in between will comprise the questions of our inaugural competition.   What is the Japan Bowl? Japan Bowl is an annual knowledge competition held at both the regional and…

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[Online] Japanese Language Workshop: Exploring Japanese New Year Through Midnight Diner 

Thursday, November 30, 2023 | 7:00 pm - Thursday, December 7, 2023 | 8:00 pm

Course Description Join us to celebrate and learn about New Year in Japan through a popular Netflix show, Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories (深夜食堂, Shinya Shokudō). Traditions and customs for celebrating the New Year in Japan begin around mid-December, when people become anxious in preparation for the ending of the old year and ushering in the new. In this special two-part series holiday workshop, we will explore some of the New Year traditions reflected in an episode of Midnight Diner titled “Crab and…

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December 2023

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