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Jul
9
Sat
Hike up Garibaldi Lake! – Saturday, July 9 @ Garibaldi Provincial Park
Jul 9 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Garibaldi Lake – Saturday, July 9

Dear Mokuyokai Members and Friends,

We are hiking to one of BC’s most beautiful lakes – Garibaldi! This is one of the best hikes in the area.  Please note that it is a long hike (18km return) and you must rsvp to attend.

Hike Description:
“With turquoise colored water nestled between alpine mountains and a spectacular glacier as the backdrop, Garibaldi Lake is one of the most scenic destinations in British Columbia.” – Vancouver Trails. The first 6km of the trail is a gradual uphill climb through dense forest of Douglas Fir trees.  We’ll then pass The Barrier (a 2km thick lava dam holding back Garibaldi Lake) and two smaller lakes before reaching majestic Garibaldi Lake.  We’ll relax, eat and enjoy the beautiful scenery at Garibaldi Lake before returning the way we came.

When: Sat, July 9th (8:30am~6:30 pm) (including transportation and hiking). Rain or Shine, unless it’s a heavy rain.

Where: Garibaldi Lake (Garibaldi Provincial Park – near Whistler)

Difficulty: Intermediate – Difficult (While it is not as steep as the Grouse Grind or the Squamish Chief, there is still a significant elevation gain and it is a long hike. Only fit hikers should participate.)
Time: 7 hours
Distance: 18km (return)
Elevation Gain: 820 meters
More trail info: http://www.vancouvertrails.com/trails/garibaldi-lake/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/garibaldi/trail_report.pdf
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D5zvAuWUvY

Meet-up Location: Corner of Burrard St. and West Cordova St. at 8:30 am (Sharp)

What to bring: *Proper* footwear (hiking boots/running shoes), a big lunch, snacks, sunscreen, camera, water (minimum 1.5L), water-repellant jacket, sweater, some cash. Extra shoes are a good idea so that you do not muddy your driver’s car. Please note that the weather can change quickly and given the elevation gain, the temperature is significantly cooler near the Lake. We will not stop on the way, so participants *must* come prepared. Mokuyokai reserves the right to turn away unprepared participants.
Learn more about hiking preparedness at:
http://www.adventuresmart.ca/land/hiking.htm

Costs: Mokuyokai Members – Free, Non-Members – $5.00
Pay your driver $5.00 for gas as Garibaldi Lakes is a bit of a drive from Vancouver.

Car Pooling:
Mokuyokai arranges car-pooling on a first come, first serve basis. For example, if someone RSVPs and can drive 3 people, the first three people who signed up get a lift.
Drivers are usually in short supply, so if you can drive, it is appreciated.
RSVP to Nobunari Mano hike@mokuyokai.bc.ca by Thursday, July 7th
Please indicate:
1) Are you a Mokuyokai member?
2) Can you drive or do you need a lift?
3) Your phone number
4) An emergency contact and emergency contact number
*Important Notes*
This event is weather dependent.  If there is heavy rain, it will be cancelled.  If the event is cancelled, an email will go out to participants the night before the event.
Mokuyokai Rating: C3

ウィスラーの東一帯に広がるガリバルディ州立公園。その氷河を抱いた山々の麓から美しい氷河湖を目指すルートです。目的地点のガリバルディ・レイクのター コイズブルー、その対岸に流れ出す氷河のグレーシャー・ブルー、そして空のコバルトブルー。鮮やかな青色が織りなす風景の美しさには思わず歓声が上がるは ず。長い坂道を登ってきた疲れも一気に吹き飛びます。

日時: 7月9日 (土) 午前8:30〜午後6:30、大雨で無い限りは雨天決行
待合わせ場所:W. CORDOVA と BURRARDの角 (午前8時半)
参加費: 会員無料; 非会員5ドル,運転手にガソリン代として5ドル
参加ご希望の方は、7月7日までにhike@mokuyokai.bc.ca宛メールでお申し込みください
予約メールには下記の情報を:
1) 木曜会会員/非会員
2) 車が有る/相乗り必要
3) 連絡電話番号
4) 緊急連絡先
=============== Rating System ================
This rating system indicates the difficulty and time of the hike. Please note it
is just a reference and the time may differ depending on the conditions and
participant ability.
Difficulty:
A= Beginner: For everyone. A walk in the park.
B= Intermediate: For the people who occasionally play sports.
C= Strenuous: If you can do the Grouse Grind, you can do this hike.
Time:
1= less than 2 hours
2= 2 to 4 hours
3= more than 4 hours

Jul
16
Sat
WBSC XV Women’s World Softball Championship / 第15回世界女子ソフトボール選手権大会 @ Softball City
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm

WBSC XV Women’s World Softball Championship is happening in Surrey this year.  Team Japan is coming to play so let’s cheer for them!

 

-Team Japan 1st Game-

Date: Saturday, July 16  5pm-

Japan vs Venezuela

 

– Team Japan 2nd Game-

Date: Sunday, July 17  5:30pm-

Japan vs France

Please find the ticket information at https://surrey2016.com/tickets/new or call 604-536-9287.

 

第15回世界女子ソフトボール選手権大会がサレーにて開催されます。みなさん、チーム・ジャパンを応援しましょう!

「女子ソフトボール世界選手権大会」

 

<1試合目>

日程:7月16日(土)

時間:17:00開始

内容:日本VS ベネズエラ

 

<2試合目>

日程:7月17日(日)

時間:17:30開始

内容:日本 vs フランス

 

会場:サレー市 ソフトボール・シティー

(2201 148 St. Surrey)

選手権HP:https://surrey2016.com/

チケットは https://surrey2016.com/tickets/new または TEL 604-536-9287 で。

Jul
21
Thu
Donwakai @ The Belmont Bar
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for the Donwakai!
The Donwakai is Mokuyokai’s monthly pub night of networking, laughter and fun that brings together those who have a shared interest in Japan-Canada relations. At the Donwakai, you will meet approximately 80 people who have a strong connection to Japan: teachers, travellers, students, business people and others from Canada, Japan and elsewhere. You don’t have to speak Japanese to attend this event, but you should have a strong interest in or connection to Japan. Most of our participants have lived or traveled in Japan at some point in their lives. We also have Japanese-only table and one English-only table if you want to practice your language skills (the rest of the tables are whatever the participants are speaking). So if you want to network, share experiences about Japan, learn more about Mokuyokai or just meet like minded people, then don’t miss this event! The atmosphere is casual and feel free to invite a friend. Don’t forget your ID and please remember to tip your server.

This month’s Donwakai will be held at The Belmont Bar  located in downtown Vancouver at 1006 Granville Street, Vancouver (the corner of “Granville St & Nelson St”).

They will have a number of drink specials for us as well as a wide array of food choices. For smooth ordering we recommend you pay by cash.

In addition to the usual good company, conversations and networking this month will see the unveiling of Mokuyokai’s New & Improved Website!! Please join us for a fun evening with those who share an interest in Canada-Japan relations.

毎月第3木曜日に開いている集まりで、グラスを片手におしゃべりを楽しみたい人が誰でも自由に参加できます。事前申し込みは必要ありません。(注)前菜は 用意されていますが、自分でオーダーした食べ物・飲み物は各自で精算して下さい。

Details

Where: The Belmont Bar (1006 Granville Street, Vancouver, the corner of “Granville St & Nelson St”)
Entrance Cost: Non-Members: $5; Mokuyokai Members: Free
RSVP: Not required; just show up
ID: Required. This is a licensed establishment. If you are a Japanese citizen, please bring your passport or BCID.

 

場所: The Belmont Bar  1006 Granville Street, Vancouver, (the corner of “Granville St & Nelson St”).

参加費: 会員無料; 非会員5ドル

Aug
18
Thu
Donwakai @ The Belmont Bar
Aug 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for the Donwakai!
The Donwakai is Mokuyokai’s monthly pub night of networking, laughter and fun that brings together those who have a shared interest in Japan-Canada relations. At the Donwakai, you will meet approximately 80 people who have a strong connection to Japan: teachers, travellers, students, business people and others from Canada, Japan and elsewhere. You don’t have to speak Japanese to attend this event, but you should have a strong interest in or connection to Japan. Most of our participants have lived or traveled in Japan at some point in their lives. We also have Japanese-only table and one English-only table if you want to practice your language skills (the rest of the tables are whatever the participants are speaking). So if you want to network, share experiences about Japan, learn more about Mokuyokai or just meet like minded people, then don’t miss this event! The atmosphere is casual and feel free to invite a friend. Don’t forget your ID and please remember to tip your server.

This month’s Donwakai will be held at The Belmont Bar  located in downtown Vancouver at 1006 Granville Street, Vancouver (the corner of “Granville St & Nelson St”).

They will have a number of drink specials for us as well as a wide array of food choices. For smooth ordering we recommend you pay by cash.

In addition to the usual good company, conversations and networking this month will see the unveiling of Mokuyokai’s New & Improved Website!! Please join us for a fun evening with those who share an interest in Canada-Japan relations.

毎月第3木曜日に開いている集まりで、グラスを片手におしゃべりを楽しみたい人が誰でも自由に参加できます。事前申し込みは必要ありません。(注)前菜は 用意されていますが、自分でオーダーした食べ物・飲み物は各自で精算して下さい。

Details

Where: The Belmont Bar (1006 Granville Street, Vancouver, the corner of “Granville St & Nelson St”)
Entrance Cost: Non-Members: $5; Mokuyokai Members: Free
RSVP: Not required; just show up
ID: Required. This is a licensed establishment. If you are a Japanese citizen, please bring your passport or BCID.

 

場所: The Belmont Bar  1006 Granville Street, Vancouver, (the corner of “Granville St & Nelson St”).

参加費: 会員無料; 非会員5ドル


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