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Arakawa River Clean Up (Nishi Kasai) + Picnic
August 4 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until September 1, 2019
An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely
This will be a 3-part event centered around a riverside picnic at 1:00pm. Participants can attend one or both sessions and or just the picnic. There will be 3 pick up times at NISHI KASAI Station
Part 1: River Clean Up 9:00a.m.-12:30p.m. (morning session)
Riverside Picnic: 1:00p.m.-2:30p.m.
Part 2 River Clean Up 3:00pm-6:30p.m. (afternoon session)
Gather at NISHI KASAI Station (Tozai Line) outside the only ticket gate at 9:00a.m., and then go to the Arakawa River by car and pick up trash along the banks for about 2.5 to 3 hours.
Gather at NISHI KASAI Station at 12:45p.m. and go to the river by car for a 1:00p.m. picnic start. Picnic will basically include bentos with desert (fruit/sweets), soft drinks and beer/wine. Y1,000/Y1,500 for participants without alcohol / with alcohol, respectively. Afterwards we can throw frisbees and balls around.
Gather at NISHI KASAI Station (Tozai Line) outside the only ticket gate at 2:45p.m.., and then go to the Arakawa River by car and pick up trash along the banks for about 2.5 to 3 hours.
Coming by bicycle is recommended if you live nearby as we’ll have to use/share bicycles to access restroom in addition to 2 trips back to the station by car for later sessions. If you come late, it will be about a 30-min walk to our location near the Tozai Line bridge (but accessible via the Kaisaibashi Bridge).Also call my cell phone 090-1847-5075 if there are any problems finding us.
In the event of light or medium rain this event will NOT be cancelled as we will move to and from the river by car and we’ll use rain gear. In the event of heavy rain/strong winds (e.g., typhoon conditions) then the event will be cancelled.
Let’s have fun enjoying our local nature while making it better at the same time.