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Edogawa River Clean Up + Picnic

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 15, 2019

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 Barakinakayama 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)

MORNING SESSION:
Gather at BARAKINAKAYAMA Station (Tozai Line) outside the only ticket gate at 9:00a.m., and then go to te Edogawa River by car and pick up trash along the banks for about 2.5 to 3 hours.

PICNIC:
Gather at BARAKINAKAYAMA 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, and there is a swimming pool and spa with rotemburo only 2-3min. away on foot for those interested in finishing their day with a swim (bring swim ware and cap, Y500 admission to pool + Y600 if entering sento/rotemburo area)

AFTERNOON SESSION:
Gather at BARAKINAKAYAMA Station (Tozai Line) outside the only ticket gate at 2:45p.m.., and then go to te Edogawa River by car and pick up trash along the banks for about 2.5 to 3 hours.

INFO:
If you come late, it will be about a 25-min walk to our location behind the Ichikawa Clean Spa, or take one of the Clean Spa shuttle buses to our location. Also call my cell phone 090-1847-5075 if there are any problems finding us. There are restrooms in the Clean Spa (Y200 admission to the facility) at the tennis courts next to the Clean Spa (no charge)

RAIN:
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 can clean up under cover the bay front bridges as a Plan B as well as adjacent areas using rain ware. 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.

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Venue

Myoden Station
1-2-1 Tomioka
Ichikawa City, Chiba-ken Japan

Organiser

James G.