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This Week in Tokyo For May 23 – 29, 2016

Every Monday we post our picks of upcoming events in Tokyo. If you would like your event listed here, contact the editor of GaijinPot.

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Whether you’re interested in networking or Netrunner, there’s plenty of great things to do This Week In Tokyo. If you’re doing something fun or interesting, be sure to leave us a comment or email us to have your event listed.

Dodgeball in Setagaya!

Come kick out the jams by throwing balls at your fellow man... and woman! We play dodgeball with special soft-core 'no sting' balls because having fun is our #1 priority.

When & Where
Monday, May 23rd
18:45 - 20:45
Higashitamagawa Elementary School 〒158-0083 Tōkyō-to, Setagaya-ku, Okusawa, 1 Chome−1−1
¥500
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Hibiya Oktoberfest

Head down to Hibiya Park this week for some quality German sausages, oom-pah music and of course German beers!

When & Where
Now till May 29th
16:00 - 22:00
1-6 Hibiya Koen, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
Free
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Netrunner Game Session

Netrunner is a roleplaying card game that’s taken the geek world by storm. Netrunner sets itself apart from collectible games like Magic: The Gathering as it focuses on a core set of cards to level the playing field and ensure a fun experience without having to track down rare and expensive cards.

When & Where
Wednesday, May 25th
18:00
The Perfect Beer Garden, Otemachi 1-7-2 Tokyo Sankei Building 1
Free
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Business Networking Event

This business networking opportunity will feature snacks, time to mingle, and two guest speakers. Speaker 1: Jacques Deguest will speak about the Process of Fundraising. Speaker 2: Andrew Silberman will speak about reinforcing employee engagement as a key success factor

When & Where
Thursday, May 26th
19:00
Yaesuguchi Kaikan B2 Conference Room, Yaesu
¥1500
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Dance Lesson at Miyashita Park

Tired of getting served on the dancefloor? Ready to step up your dance moves? Teacher Simon Tan is ready and willing to offer free beginners dance lessons with a focus on hip hop, freestyle, and dubstep. If you ever wanted to dance in a club without worrying about looking like an idiot, this is the place to learn!

When & Where
Thursday, May 26th
20:00 - 23:00
Miyashita Park, 1-26-5 Shibuya-ku
Free, donations welcome
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The Pirates of Tokyo Bay Bilingual Comedy Show

The Pirates of Tokyo Bay are Tokyo’s only bilingual improv comedy troupe, so their fun, innovative, and hilarious shows have something for everyone! Enjoy their one-of-a-kind, all-improvised event this Sunday night at What The Dickens bar.

When & Where
Sunday, May 29th
19:00 open / 19:30 start
What the Dickens, 4F Roob 6 Bldg, 1-13-3 Ebisu Nishi
¥2000
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Tokyo Cigar Group

Head over to Rhum et Tafia cafe in Roppongi and meet up with the Tokyo Cigar group. Bring your own or buy a cigar there. Anyone is welcome, beginners, too, so read up on your Hemingway, watch a Harvey Keitel movie, and sink into the warmth of a nice stogie.

When & Where
Friday, May 27th
19:30
Rhum et Tafia cafe, Westpoint Building 1F, 2-15-14 Nishiazabu, Roppongi
Free
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Laos Festival

Celebrate the beautiful nation of Laos this weekend at Laos Festival. The wonderful food and rich culture of Laos will be featured this weekend at Yoyogi Park.

When & Where
Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th
10:00 - 21:00
Yoyogi Park
Free
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FEW Career Strategies Seminar

Every two years members of the FEW community and beyond come together for the FEW biennial Career Strategies Seminar (CSS). As FEW’s flagship event, this full-day professional development seminar is organized and led by experienced, successful female industry leaders, small business owners, and amazing coaches and mentors for women from all backgrounds living and working in Japan. The day features keynote speakers, hands-on workshops and practical skill-building sessions, to equip participants with the tools, resources and strategies to enhance their lives and careers in Japan.

When & Where
Saturday, May 28th
09:30
Shibaura House, 3-15-4 Shibaura
¥10,000 Non-members ¥12,000 Women Only
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Total Feedback feat. Broken Little Sister

Total Feedback is Koenji High's celebration of the noisy side of Japanese rock. See half-a-dozen great shoegaze bands for one low price. This Sunday's edition features broken little sister, edy, Hata Yusuke Group, The Florist, Speaker Gain Teardrop, and more.

When & Where
Sunday, May 29th
17:00 open / 17:30 start
Koenji High, 4-30-1 Koenji-Minami, Suginami
¥2500 advance, ¥3000 door
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