Sagamihara International Lounge offers Japanese language classes where foreign citizens can learn Japanese and non-Japanese can enjoy the services of interpretation, translation and consultation. Also we provide opportunities that citizens can experience diverse cultures around the world through the events we hold. Please feel free to call or visit us.

Events of the LOUNGE 2018.2

Lecture and Workshop for Disaster Prevention (organized by the Disaster Prevention Group)
"Tasks to be provided to support foreign residents when the event of disaster"; what we learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake

Date & time: Saturday, February 3, 10:00am-noon
Location: conference room in the LOUNGE on the first floor of the Promity Fuchinobe Building

There will be a lecture by Hiroyuki Nomoto, a professor of Tokyo Metropolitan University, followed by the discussion about disaster prevention.
Participants: people who live in Sagamilhara city and are interested in disaster prevention volunteer
The maximum number of people: 30
Inquiry: Please visit or call Sagamihara International Lounge at 042-750-4150 between January 15 and January 31

Social Gathering for Foreign Residents in Sagamihara City; regarding the educational environment of foreign residents
(Considering how to support the children who have foreign backgrounds)

Date & Time: Sunday, February 11 1:30pm-3:30pm
Location: conference room B on the second floor of the Promity Fuchinobe Building

There will be opinion exchanges and information sharing between foreign residents and Sagamihara city.
Participants: foreign residents who reside, work or go to school in Sagamilhara city
Maximum number of people: 3
Maximum number of observers: 20
Application: Mail, fax or e-mail to Sagamihara City City Sales by January 11
Address: 〒252-5277 2-11-15 Chuou Chuo-ku
Tel: 042-707-7045
Fax: 042-815-2340
Email: pr@city.sagamihara.kanagawa.jp
An application form is available at Sagamihara International Lounge and Sagamihara City City Sales.
No application required for observers.

Tea Party Forum for International Exchange (organized by The Tea Party Group)

Date & Time: Sunday, February 18 10:00am-noon
Location: seminar room 1 at Soleil Sagami on the sixth floor of EAON Hashimoto

A person from England will give a talk about the life and cultures of their homeland.
Participation Fee: 100 yen (free for junior high school students and below)
Maximum number of people: 50
First-come, first-served basis. Please visit the venue if you would like to attend.

Registered Organization Exchange Meeting

Date & Time: Saturday, February 24, 10:00am - noon
Location: conference room in the LOUNGE on the first floor of the Promity Fuchinobe Building

There will be a chance to know each group's activities and promote exchanges, followed by
an election of the candidates for the next year's operating members of the committee.

International Cooking (organized by the International Understanding Group)

Date & Time: Saturday, March 17, 10:00am-1:00pm
Location: cooking room at Soleil Sagami on the sixth floor of EAON Hashimoto

We are going to cook Peruvian and Nepalese food.
Participation fee: 1000 yen
Maximum number of people: 25
Application: Please call or visit Sagamihara International Lounge at 042-750-4150 between March 2 and March 15.

Tea Party Forum for International Exchange (organized by the Tea Party Group)

Date & Time: Sunday, March 18, 10:00am-noon
Location: Laboratory1 at Unicom Plaza Sagamihara on the third floor of bono Sagamiono South Mall

A person from Mexico will give us a talk about the life and cultures of their homeland.
Participation fee: 100 yen ( free for junior high school students and below)
Maximum number of people: 48
First-come, first-served basis. Please visit the venue if you would like to attend.

Practical Interpretation Workshop in the Medical Field

Date & Time: Saturday, March 24, 10:00am-noon
Location: conference room A on the second floor of the Promity Fuchinobe Building

We are going to study the guidelines and basic knowledge of medical interpretation.
There will be a lecture by an experienced medical interpreter, followed by exchanging opinions.
Participants: people who reside, work or go to school in Sagamihara city and are interested in volunteer interpretation in the medical field.
Maximum number of people: 30
Application: Please visit or call Sagamihara International Lounge at 042-750-4150 between March 2 and March 19.

Lecture on Canada: Let's Enjoy Making Easter Eggs with Parents, Children and Coordinator for International Relations from Canada

Date & Time: Sunday, March 25, 10:00 am-11:30 am
Location: conference room in the LOUNGE on the first floor of the Promity Fuchinobe Building

Preparations: an apron
Participation fee: 100 yen
Maximum number of people: 25
Application: Please visit or call Sagamihara International Lounge at 042-750-4150 between March 2 and March 20.


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