Events Calendar June 2018 平成30年6月のイベント・カレンダー
June 2018 Events Summary
Festival Events 祭り
1. Hydrangea season @ Hondo-ji Temple 本土寺に咲くあじさい
Also known as the 'Hydrangea Temple', Hondo-ji Temple is a popular local spot for enjoying the hydrangeas that bloom during early summer. The temple grounds are expansive - perfect for a peaceful stroll and for taking photos.
Hydrangea season begins in mid-June and concludes in early July, so don't miss your chance! The warm weather and floral backdrop make for a very pleasant visit.
Dates: Mid-June to early July (dependent upon weather)
Open: Daily, 8:00~17:00 (last entry 16:30)
Location: Hiraga 63 (10 minute walk from JR Kita-Kogane Stn)
Fee: Middle school age and above - 500 yen, Children - 300 yen
2. Matsudo Food Education Festival 松戸食育まつり
This festival provide a good chance for kids and their parents to learn about healthy eating habit, the importance of food through many enjoyable activities.
There will be a lot of booths, with quizzes, games and activities you may have never tried before like shaving dried bonitos. Kids can participate in those activies and get points for present of fresh ‘edamame’ (green soybean) grown in Matsudo.
This festival is completely free and open to families with kids (generally up to elementary school students).
Time: Saturday June 16th, 2018
Hours: 12:30 - 16:00
Location: Matsudo Citizen’s Hall (Matsudo Shimin Kaikan)
Matsudo 1389-1 (5-10min walk from Matsudo Station East Exit)
1. Planetarium screenings @ Naoko Space Planetarium プラネタリウム室のスケジュール
The Matsudo Shimin Kaikan (Citizens' Centre) is home to the 'Naoko Space Planetarium', aptly named after former astronaut and Matsudo local Naoko Yamazaki. The planetarium runs seasonal screenings. The spring schedule is as follows -
Dates: Thursday 3rd of May - Sunday 1st of July, 2018
Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays
June 2018 Programs:
"Planet All-star" (40min), 10:30* and 15:30
"Story of Bootes" (20min, for children), 13:30 and 14:30
※The 10:30 screening has Japanese subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Entry fee: 50yen for adults, free for children (junior school and below) and pensioners (65 years and over). Entry tickets are required and can be picked up/purchased on the 2nd floor up to 30min prior to each screening.
Location: Matsudo Shimin Kaikan. 4th floor, Matsudo 1389-1 (5-10min walk from Matsudo Station east exit)
1. Gathering of foreign parents and babies @ 'Hot Room Shin Matsudo' (public playspace) 海外から来たママとパパの広場 ＠ ほっとるーむ新松戸
On the 4th Thursday of every month the 'Hot Room Shin Matsudo' playspace holds a casual gathering for foreign parents and their babies. The session is also popular amongst parents with foreign spouses, parents who have lived overseas in the past, and those who have an interest in foreign cultures. It is completely free and open to anyone with a young child (generally up to the age of 3).
Date: Thursday 28th of June, 2018
Time: 10:30 onwards (bring a packed lunch to eat afterwards if you like)
Location: 'Hot Room Shin Matsudo', Shin Matsudo 3-1-4
For more information, visit the 'Children & Family' page.
2. PARADISE AIR artists in residence PARADISE AIRのアーティスト・イン・レジデンス
June is a busy month for Paradise Air, with four foreign artists set to complete a Short Stay Program residency -
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