July 24, 2016

Lake Tase boat race

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Second place this year. We are happy with that. BBQ, banana boat rides, canoes, party in the evening. A GOOD DAY.

May 14, 2016

Dumpling Cooking Class


Some members wanted to learn Hanae's authentic Chinese dumpling recipe. We used the kitchen at Manabi-gakuen. We made the pastry, the filling, cooked them and then ATE THEM!

April 30, 2016

Nite Out with Guy


Some of us had gyoza and beer then played billiards and darts with former teacher Guy Williams. A fun night.

April 24, 2016

Cherry Blossom BBQ


A perfect day for our cherry blossom party this year at Toyagasaki park. A barbecue and picnic, kids games, music and chatting under the beautiful cherry trees.

March 12, 2016

Bert's Goodbye party


Thanks Bert (the manager) for helping us all at Speak Up over the last 15 years. All the best for the future in your new job!