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WHAT'S ON in central taiwan in January, 2017
NIGHTLIFE ART & CULTURAL EXHIBITIONS
WHAT'S COOKING TOUR TIPS
AMERICAN CONRNER CLUBS, SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
   
upcoming NIGHTLIFE

---Regulars---

Amanking Lounge
Live house bands nightly 10 pm-3:30 am, plus DJs. Minimum bill per person NT$300 Sun-Thurs, NT$500 Fri-Sat. Open 9 pm-4 am.

Belling's Deli & Bar
Monday Happy Hours--up to 35% off all draft beers (Hoegaarden, Asahi, Taiwan Beer) and other drinks all day. Closed Tue.

Big Steve's Hamburgers
Big Steve's JianXing Rd branch now open to 11 pm and offering Taiwan Gold Medal Beer on tap for NT$99 (500cc) and NT$169 (1,000cc).

Bistro Corazon
Happy Hour runs all night, every night--buy 3 bottles of Corona or Hoegaarden and get another bottle free, plus a cheese platter. Enjoy a good variety of beers, cocktails, wines and champagne to midnight Tue.-Thu. and Sun. and to 2 a.m. Fri/Sat.

Britannia Bistro Bar
Classic Fish & Chips now NT$200 (originally NT$300) every Friday. Happy Hour Tue-Fri 5-8 pm and Sat/Sun 2-8 pm with Draught Carlsberg NT$120/pint. 25 English ciders and ales, including Magners Irish Cider now only NT$250. English Premier League live games. Full menu of authentic British entrees.

Frog
Frog 1 & 2: Iced Fresh Fruit Tea 500c.c./NT$45. Selected hot coffee NT$45 available everyday before 5:30 pm. Gratin Potato NT$99. 6 inch Hand-made Pizza NT$99. Burrito NT$140. Bolognese Pasta NT$150. Caesar Salad NT$150. The above dishes are all available 11 am-5:30 pm, Mon-Sat.

H Bar (Howard Prince Hotel)
Nightly live music with house band Soul, 8-12 pm.

La Bodega
Euro 2016 football--showing most games live, plus replays. Call to confirm specific matches. Mon.-Thu. 6-10 pm Happy Hours--NT$290 for Serrano ham plate with bread and 500cc Taiwan Beer or glass of house red wine. NT$290 Paella and Sangria every Monday. ria every Monday.

Lounge ONE (Hotel ONE)
On Mondays, birthday boys/girls of the month can receive a free bottle of red or white wine with any purchase. Tuesday Gentlemen's Night--order a shot of whiskey and get the second 50% off. Wednesday Ladies' Nights (10:15 pm-12 am)--ladies arriving before 10 pm receive a free glass of sparkling wine. Live band: Francis. On Thursdays (10-11:45 pm), order a cocktail jug (base liquors: gin, rum, vodka, tequila) for NT 880+10%. Live band: Jazzaholix. On Fridays (10:15 pm-12:15 am), order liquor/red wine (min. NT$3,000) and enter a lucky draw for corkage fee specials (max. 30% off). Live band: Wailin' Soul. On Saturdays (10:30 pm-12:30 am), order from a selection of champagnes and enjoy 10% off. Live band: Swing Chair.

Myth Club
Open to 4 a.m. daily with Mon. guest DJ, Tue/Wed. pole dancing shows, Fri/Sat. dance shows. Cover charge NT$500/men (NT$600 Sat.), NT$300/ladies includes 2 drinks. Check in on FB any day to receive NT$100 discount; students showing ID get another NT$100 off daily except Tue-Wed, when customers taking a photo with a Myth logo sticker on their face and checking in get another NT$100 off. Those celebrating birthdays this month get half-priced entrance fee, and free shots or sparkling wine when the book a VIP room.

Nell's Home
Fridays 7-10 pm, informal interactive music learning. Saturdays from 8:30 pm, open mike night. Call 0921-780-844 for info.

Palm Bush Bar & Grill
Daily NT$399 All-you-can-drink deal on a long list of selected alcoholic beverages, including Taiwan Beer draft, wines and cocktails. Closed Mondays.

PJ's Cafe
New Mon-Fri. Turkey Rice Lunchboxes, plus Sunday Turkey Dinners. Weekly Philly Steak Saturdays with steak sandwiches only NT$150 (reg. price NT$250). Weekly Fajita Fridays feature fajitas for only NT$199 (reg. price NT$299).

Simba
Live music nightly (except Mon.) from about 10 pm by house bands MIT, One Band, and Wang Pai. Minimum per person bill NT$300 (+10%) every night NT$500 Fri.-Sat. Open 9 pm-4 am with full drinks and food menu available.

The Uptowner
Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 2-7 pm with 2-for-1 deals on draft beer, rail drinks and house wine. Live and replayed sports broadcasts--NBA and MLB.

Vapiano
Upstairs lounge offers a good range of beers, cocktails, wines, champagne and other spirits.

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---Scheduled Events---

Jan. 6, Fri.
@ X-Cube | Cleavage Party with DJ Lea Faye. Men NT$500 before midnight, NT$700 after. Women NT$300, or NT$200 for all-you-can-drink if wearing v-neck showing cleavage or high heels.

Jan. 7, Sat.
@ Legacy Taichung | Hsiao Hung-jen's 'Trust yourself' album tour Taichung concert. 7:30 pm. Tickets: NT$800/advance, NT$1,000 at door. NT$400/disabled guests.

@ PJ's Cafe | Open Mic Night with Red Rob, Mark Harris & Friends, 7-10 pm. All welcome!

@ Sound Live House | New Sound of Rock Festival 17 with performers NajaAtra Band, Jiawu Band, The Outros, Nine Point Eight, CHEAT, First Time Again, C Chord, The Arc, Wish, Somnus. 5 pm. Tickets: NT$300/advance, NT$350 at door.

@ TADA Ark | BORDERLESS with performers Gacharic Spin, Knock Out Monkey, The Game Shop, Tanikawa Pop Gorilla, OVDS. 5 pm. Tickets: NT$1,600/advance, NT$1,800 at door.

Jan. 7, Sat.
@ X-Cube | EDM party. DJ 3ric, DJ Peter, Eddie Eddwei & ROC How perform. Men NT$700. Women NT$300, or NT$200 for all-you-can-drink if in skirt and high heels.

Jan. 8, Sun.
@ Legacy Taichung | Gigantic Roar's 'Bye for now' tour Taichung concert. 8 pm. Tickets: NT$500/advance, NT$700 at door. NT$250/disabled guests.

Jan. 9, Mon.
@ Myth Club | DJ A-So--cover charge NT$300/ladies, NT$500/men.

Jan. 13, Fri.
@ X-Cube | Provocative rarity with DJ Sylvia. Men NT$500 before midnight, NT$700 after. Women NT$300, or NT$200 for all-you-can-drink if wearing v-neck showing cleavage or high heels.

Jan. 14, Sat.
@ Sree India Palace | Virtuoso Jam. Latino music and Latin House Music by DJs Digital D and Irie. Art by Danielle Wittstock, Jon Renzella and Kara Grace Linkonis. NT$300, includes 1 drink + appetizer dish of Gouda cheese and slices of French bread. 5-11 pm.

@ Minigolf.tw | Mad World party. Glow in dark art from: Danielle Wittstock, Kara Grace Linkonis and "KAYSR", and Shiny. Music styles for the evening: Hip Hop, Funk and Nu Disco. All are welcome to participate in making an abstract painting until midnight on a tarp the size of a wall. NT$300 w/1 drink. 11 pm-4 am.

@ Legacy Taichung | Quarterback's 'Love Brought Us Together' tour concert (Pt. 2). 8 pm. Tickets: NT$600/advance, NT$800 at door. NT$300/disabled guests.

@ X-Cube | Mandarin Workbook party. Amos x Ground x Mr. Skin x JJ perform. Men NT$700. Women NT$300, or NT$200 for all-you-can-drink if in skirt and high heels.

Jan. 15, Sun.
@ X-Cube | Year End Party. 911 (玖壹壹), 187INC, Fei Ti Pang (飛踢胖), DJ T-Time, DJ CK, DJ Nomis, DJ Ting, DJ Kai, DJ Elmo, DJ Lea, DJ Renee, MC Tom D , MC JG perform. Men NT$1000, women NT$400.

Jan. 16, Mon.
@ Myth Club | DJ Hipsam--cover charge NT$300/ladies, NT$500/men.

Jan. 18, Wed.
@ Sound Live House | Lady's Sound with performers Lost & Found, Cradle Inferno. 8 pm. Tickets: NT$250/advance, NT$300 at door.

Jan. 20, Fri.
@ X-Cube | Silk Stockings 'in' party. Men NT$500 before midnight, NT$700 after. Women NT$300, or NT$200 for all-you-can-drink if wearing stockings or high heels.

Jan. 21, Sat.
@ Myth Club | DJ DinDin--cover charge NT$300/ladies, NT$600/men.

@ PJ's Cafe | Open Mic Night with Red Rob, Mark Harris & Friends, 7-10 pm. All welcome!

@ X-Cube | Lady Trap. DJ Izumi and Gogo Dancers perform. Men NT$700. Women NT$300, or NT$200 for all-you-can-drink if in skirt and high heels.

Jan. 23, Mon.
@ Myth Club | DJ King--cover charge NT$300/ladies, NT$500/men.

Jan. 29, Sun.
@ X-Cube | Lunar New Year Party. DJ Jessie performs. Men NT$400 before midnight, NT$600 after. Women NT$200, or NT$100 for all-you-can-drink if in skirt or high heels.

Jan. 30, Mon.
@ X-Cube | Lunar New Year Party. DJ Bombshell Amy Kao performs. Men NT$400 before midnight, NT$600 after. Women NT$200, or NT$100 if in skirt and high heels.

Jan. 31, Tue.
@ X-Cube | Lunar New Year Party. DJ Tina and DJ Renee perform. Men NT$400 before midnight, NT$600 after. Women NT$200, or NT$100 if in skirt and high heels.

If you would like to announce a "What's On", the deadline is the 15th of the month prior. Please send us your news release to news@taiwanfun.com before this date.

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upcoming WHAT'S COOKING


Glacier Coffee
Come and enjoy crunchy, gooey, delicious grilled panini, made with high-quality flour and served all day at Glacier Coffee Roasters--perfect for breakfast, afternoon tea, or anytime with a cup of great coffee. Glacier is now open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed the first Tuesday of each month). Call (04) 2311-1200.

Tempus Hotel Taichung
Seafood and Meat Hotpot for only NT$999 A limited-time discount now provides you with two dining options: Meal A with fresh seafood and top-grade meat plates, and Meal B with Prime beef plates, with additional meat plates available for 50% off. Call (04) 2326-8008 La Maison Restaurant.

Hotel ONE
017 Chinese New Year Banquet The hotel's 28th-floor IN Restaurant is offering banquet dining for NT$1,380+10% per person with the exclusive opportunity to win hotel and restaurant gift vouchers valued up to NT$10,000. The 27th-floor Banquet Hall is also serving Chinese New Year banquet dinners for NT$14,250+10% for 6 people and NT$18,888+10% for 10 people, with free spring festival couplets, handicrafts, and lucky-draw prize opportunities. The 46th-floor Top of ONE is serving a steak meal set for two people for NT$6,750+10% (with a free glass of red wine per person), or NT$13,500+10% for 4 people (with a free bottle of red wine per table). Call (04) 2303-1234.

Millennium Hotel Taichung
Warming banquets for chilly fall/winter The hotel is providing semi-buffet lunches and dinners Mondays to Thursdays, and at lunch on Friday, with promotions of Le Creuset dishes including US Beef Tenderloin & Ocean Prawn in Dutch oven pot, and Live Boston Lobster with Seafood and Scallops, plus hot pots with over seven flavor choices such as Ginger Chicken, Sesame Chicken, and Ginger Duck. Prices start at NT$680 per person. Call (04) 3705-6088.

Burger Joint
New Sizzling Chicken & Steak entrees Burger Joint 7 "fen" So's four Taichung branches are now offering Sizzling Chicken (NT$350) or Sizzling Steak (NT$390) entrees, served in an iron skillet on a baked bed of cheese, onions and green peppers, and served with mashed potatoes. The tender chicken is flavored with American seasonings for a slightly smoky flavor, while the beef is a sliced USDA chuck flap. Call (04) 2252-3309 (Chaofu branch), 2326-7339 (Huamei branch), 2462-0309 (Fukang branch) or 2237-3939 (Chongde branch).

El Meson Plaza De Espana KM.0
Classic paella menu for 2 people This two-person set meal includes two paella dishes with tortillas or pan con tomate, plus Mediterranean pork chop, and two non-alcoholic beverages. This is being offered to Compass readers only for a special price of NT$828. Call (04) 2473-5315.

Howard Prince Hotel Taichung
Happy Rooster Year Banquet Authentic Jiangsu and Cantonese delicacies are being offered on Chinese New Year eve for NT$18,000+10% per banquet table. A Chinese New Year Eve buffet is also NT$1,380+10%, with lunch/dinner buffets being served the first and second days of new lunar year for NT$980+10% per person. Those ordering a take-out Chinese New Year meal will get an added 15% off; also receive free take-out "mi-gao" (sticky rice). Call (04) 2463-1616, ext. 2301, 21601 or 2201.

The Splendor Hotel
Chinese New Year to-go delicacies ready for order Rooster Year Banquet prices are NT$9,800 for 10 people and NT$7,500 for 6 people. This delicious banquet set includes High-End Seafood and Mushroom Soup, Classy Seafood and Poultry in Casserole, and Crab and Chicken Hotpot with Sesame Oil. In addition, western-style Chinese New Year dishes and gift sets are being offered. Order before Jan. 15 for this special offer. Call (04) 2324-6114.

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Offers & Sales

 

Lihpao Outlet Mall
From now to Jan. 14, hundreds of items, including branded clothing, shoes and accessories, will go on sale (up to 90% off). Customers making any purchase of at least NT$1,000 can buy a Lihpao Theme Park ticket for a discounted price of only NT$100 (normal value NT$650).
Come and pick up your red envelope on Jan. 27!
All kinds of electronic items will be on sale, up to 80% off. Customers making any purchase of NT$1,000 can buy a Lihpao Theme Park ticket (value of NT$650) for only NT$100.

A.Mart
From now to Jan. 15, there will be a year-end sale on items such as coffee makers, water boiler, vacuum cleaners and other electronic appliances, starting from 67% off. Product quantities may vary from store to store--first come, first served!

Birkenstock
From now to Jan. 26, bring a pair of your old Birkenstock shoes to any Birkenstock shop and receive 10% off on a pair of new shoes. This sale cannot be combined with other discounts.

Taichung SOGO Department Store
13F From now to Jan.
31, Corning is offering a year-end sale on dishware!
Stop by and hunt for new dining ware as you prepare for the Chinese New Year!

Dadun 11 Fashion, Entertainment and Restaurant
Duck, Terra Eagle: From now to Jan. 11, enjoy clearance-sale discounts of up to 95% off on men's clothing.
Prices for polo shirts and vests are all NT$980 with an offer of buy-one, get-one-free. Many clothing sale discounts are as high 95%. Spend at least NT$3,000 on designated items and purchase another article of clothing for only NT$1.

Apple
13' MacBook Pro's functions include Touch Bar and Touch ID; wireless AirPods are free with the MacBook, pending availability.

Toyota Sienta
The 5 or 7 seat sporty Sienta satisfies consumers' varied lifestyles and features remarkably spacious second and third row seats with 2,750 mm spacing in between, plus two sliding doors. The vehicle also sits low, with 33 cm between the floor and ground. Options include 1.5 L and 1.8 L engines with security systems provided.

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upcoming ART & CULTURAL EXHIBITIONS

Colorful Porcelain Painting in Life
Porcelain painting is a traditional art featuring paint applied on white porcelain. This exhibition is held by teacher/artist Jane Teng and her students, presenting animal, flower and bird painted designs. Time/Place: Jan. 7 to Feb. 5, 9 am-5:30 pm at Taichung City Tun District Art Center (201, DaXing Rd, Taiping Dist). Closed Mon. Call(04) 2392-1122.

Rotary Club District 3460 Anti-Drug Event
A 'Love Fair' (10 am-9 pm), anti-drug parade (1-5 pm) and Rotary Charity Night (6:30-9 pm) will be held on Civic Square on Jan. 7 (Sat.). Schools, Rotary Club members and other participants are welcomed to join us to make the world a better place.

NTSO "Puccini's Manon Lescaut"
Manon Lescaut, which premiered in 1893, is the opera that made Puccini a household name and kicked off the composer's prolific and impressive career. Puccini's heroine Manon Lescaut desires both love and money. But when forced to make a choice, will she choose true love? Or material wealth? Time/Place: March 3 (Fri.), 7:30 pm at ZhongXing Hall. Tickets required. (04) 2208-0128.

The World of Studio Ghibli's Animation
This event will feature a gigantic three-dimensional animation landscape and products, all designed, created and shipped from Japan. Time/Place: Jan. 17 to April 16, 9 am-6 pm at Greater Taichung International Expo Center (161, GaoTie Rd, Wuri Dist). Tickets required. Call (02) 7737-8288, ext. 2.

5th MOKKO Market annual event
On Jan. 20-23, several creative wooden crafts vendors will present works, offer lessons and sell wooden materials. During Jan. 24-26, the event will include a big clearance sale on large wooden boards, rarely-seen wood and used family-oriented items. Time/Place: 9 am-6 pm at Life's Wood (65-1, ChienChen St, Taiping Dist). (04) 2273-5303. http://www.mokkomarket.com

2017 New Year's Concert, 'Scheherazade'
Taiwan Soloists Symphony Orchestra has invited world-renowned pianist Evgeny Brakhman and his wife, Natalia Grines, to perform a repertoire by Poulenc and Rimsky-Korsakov. Time/Place: Jan. 13 (Fri.), 7:30 pm at Chungshan Hall. Tickets required. Call (02) 2341-9898.

IMAX Space Theater: 'Dinosaurs at Dusk' (just released)
Starting this month, National Museum of Natural Science will present new film 'Dinosaurs at Dusk'. The girl and her father in the film present the age of the dinosaurs, exploring the relationship between dinosaurs and birds, the solar system, and the subject of endangered animals. Come and explore! Tickets required. (04) 2322-6940. Closed Mon.

Exhibition of wild begonia breeding and germplasm conservation
Stunning begonias are on display in various forms at this exhibition, presenting unique, recently-developed wild begonia breeding and crossbreeding techniques. Time/Place: Jan. 25 to April 23 at National Museum of Natural Science. Tickets required. (04) 2322-6950. Closed Mon.

Upside Down House
Six exhibit areas are featured with an upside down house, Krzywy Domek (fun mirror), fun tree house, charming mushroom house, dwarf's house, and splendid candy house. This family-oriented exhibition welcomes you to develop your creativity with fun! Time/place: Jan. 14 to April 4 at Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park. Tickets required. (07) 780-9900.

2016 Digital Art Creation Competition Program: Teng Wen-hsi's 'Blue Tears'
With the popularity of the 'blue tears' along the coast of the Matsu islands, we are ignoring an on-going ecological crisis. This exhibition reminds us to show more care for our environment. Time/Place: From now to Feb. 12 at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. Closed Monday. (04) 2372-3552.

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upcoming TOUR TIPS


---HOTELS---

TAICHUNG HOTELS

Howard Prince Hotel Taichung
The Honey Garden Package Stay in a Superior King/Twin Room (starting from NT$3,999) or a Deluxe Twin Room (from NT$5,759) by Jan. 26, 2017 and receive complimentary breakfasts as well one gift set (includes bottle of honey and handmade soap) per room from the Honey Museum. Call (04) 2463-2323.

Hotel ONE
Fun ONE Package Anytime before Feb. 28, guests (2 adults and 1 child under 6 years old) can enjoy a stay in a Superior Room for NT$5,299, or a Deluxe Room for NT$9588. Tickets to the "Fantasy Kids" play area, breakfasts and a free one-way taxi ride to "Fantasy Kids" are provided for free. This package is not available during the Chinese New Year holiday. Call (04) 3700-3839.

Millennium Hotel Taichung
Teddy Bear Package Customers can enjoy a stay in a Deluxe Room for NT$4,400 and also receive free teddy bears and handmade cookies. Guests can also enjoy a great night's sleep with the giant teddy bear, if it's available. Call (04) 3705-6111.

Tempus Hotel Taichung
Weekday 1-day stays with 2 breakfasts and enjoyment package From now until Dec. 31, guest room packages start from NT$5,500 for 2 people, NT$6,700 for 3 people and NT$7,900 for 4 people, with European buffet breakfast, lunch or dinner (choose 1) and hotel leisure facilities provided. This package is not available during the Chinese New Year holiday. Call (04) 2326-8008.

Hotel Reve Taichung
Annual celebration: Book 1 and receive another 1 free Stay in any guest room during a weekday and receive a free guest room voucher for the same room on a weekday (valid for 1 year). Guests also get 2 buffet breakfasts, bicycle rental, gym facilities, and laundry room for free. Room prices start from NT$2,600 with 5 guest rooms available per day (not available during Chinese New Year holiday) for this offer. Call (04) 2568-0558.

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---DOMESTIC TOURS---

>>EAGLE TRAVEL
Eagle Travel provides train or flight package tours to Hualien, Taitung, Green Island, Orchid Island and Penghu Island all year round, all tailor made.We also help to book domestic air or train ticket and hotels everywhere in Taiwan.For Reservation: EAGLE TRAVEL TEL:(04) 2226-2175
http://www.etours.com.tw

---OVERSEAS TOURS---

>>Silk Air opens up for navigation from Kaohsiung to Singapore
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, flies direct from Kaohsiung to Singapore. Connects with Silk and Singapore Airlines to over 90 international cities, surely fulfilling market demand for tourism and business. For more information about Silk Air, go to www.silkair.com

>>ELIZABETH TRAVEL
BANGKOK for only NT$ 7,900 ++ RT
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upcoming Community & Activities

---REGULARS---

_Alcoholics Anonymous
English Meetings - location & contact details on our website - www.aataiwan.com

_American Chamber of Commerce in Taichung (AmCham)
Jan. 21 Happy Hour (see 'Events' listings for details). No January dinner meeting--next event Feb. 23. Contact tel/fax: Call administrative coordinator Jane Liu at 0937-518-098, (04) 2471-8133, e-mail coordinatoramchamtaichung@gmail.com for information.

_American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)
AIT's Taichung Virtual Branch Office at http://taichung.ait.org.tw, call ACS section at (02) 2162-2000, ext. 2306, or fax (02) 2162-2239.

_International Women's Association of Taichung (IWAT)
Jan. 11 Chinese New Year Luncheon, Jan. 18 Tour/Workshop, Jan. 25 Coffee Morning (see 'Events' listings for details). General IWAT information: Contact President Rebecca MacNeal at iwatpresident@gmail.com or visit the IWAT website: www.iwat.org

_Formosa Cricket Club
The FCC is a cricket club that plays regularly in Taipei and all around Taiwan, with the occasional international event. We welcome anyone with any level of cricket experience or beginners. We Encourage families and friends to become involved and we organise regular social events. Contact: Dwight Johnson 0937-060226 dwight.johnson@pw.utc.com. Sunil Sistla 0931-217250, sunil_sistla@yahoo.com. Website: formosacricketclub.tripod.com

_Taichung Hash House Harriers
Find fun and friendship with the Taichung Hash House Harriers, part of the world's most eccentric running club, the only thing needed is a sense of humour! Regular runs each Saturday, except the last Saturday of the month, meet 1 pm at WenXin Rd, Sec. 2 McDonald's (near Foreign Affairs Police HQ). All welcome. For more information, contact Todd Latta at 0936-276-392.
_Rotary Club - Tatong Chapter (English-speaking)
Rotarians only. Regular meetings every Thursday at Evergreen Laurel Hotel, 12:30 pm. Information: Emma, tel.2327-1223, tatongrc@ms18.hinet.net

_Sexaholics Anonymous in Taichung
A 12-step recovery program for those who want to stop their compulsive sexual behavior. Weekly English meeting. Contact: sataichung@gmail.com. For more info: http://sataichung.blogspot.tw/

_Sun Moon Lodge
Number 13 of Grand Lodge of China Free and Accepted Mason, F.&A.M. Meets every fourth Saturday at 3 p.m. No meetings July and August. Where: 200, WenXin Rd., sec. 4, North District, 12F-1. Information: (04)2295-7757, fax (04)2295-7808.

_Taichung Compass Utd FC Soccer Team
Call Ben at 0911-789-307, or contact Doug at 0936-827-267, or email doug@taiwanfun.com. For news/games updates, check www.taichungcompassfc.com

_Taichung Improv
Call Josh at 0912129654 or send an email to tai1josh@yahoo.com
Website: www.taichungimprov.net

_Taichung International Golf Society
The Taichung International Golf Society became operational around 2006 and formally brought together in 2007. TIGS is a group of male and female social golfers who play every weekend in all weather conditions. Competitions are held once a month along with weekly friendly games. Contact: contact@taichunggolfsociety.org info at www.taichunggolfsociety.org

_Taichung Toastmasters Club (TTC)
English Speech & Leadership Club. Regular meeting: 2nd and 4th Wed. of the month 7-9:30 pm. For more information call Josh at 0912-129-654, e-mail tai1josh@yahoo.com, or website: http://www.taichungtoastmasters.org

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---MONTHLY EVENTS---

● Wednesday, Jan. 11
IWAT Chinese New Year Luncheon, 11:30 am
Join IWAT for its Chinese New Year Luncheon and feed the lion! Be a part of an audience for a lion dancing performance and donate money for a good cause. Participants can also meet new friends, reconnect with old ones and learn about how they can get involved. Meal options: Option A: Main dish (4 choices, including 1 vegetarian item) + soup/salad/desert buffet--NT$650/member discount (normally NT$850), Option B: Buffet only--NT$550/member discount (normally NT$750), Options C: No meal, just coffee/tea/cookies--NT$250/member discount (normally NT$350). Where: Hotel ONE 28th-floor IN Restaurant (532, YingCai Rd). Check www.iwat.org for more details and RSVP to Rebecca at iwatpresident@gmail.com.

● Wednesday, Jan. 18
IWAT Tour/Workshop Day
TBA-Check www.iwat.org/blog for details or contact Rebecca at iwatpresident@gmail.com.

● Saturday, Jan. 21
Taichung AmCham Happy Hour, 6-8 pm
All are welcome to this month's informal social/networking gathering with food, drinks and fun, which will provide a 10% discount on menu items. Reservations not required. Where: Frog 2 Restaurant (37, YuDe Rd, North Dist; tel. 04-2203-0182). Information: Contact Taichung AmCham at coordinatoramchamtaichung@gmail.com or (04) 2471-8133, or check Facebook: AmCham Taichung 台中美國商會

● Wednesday, Jan. 25
IWAT Coffee Morning, 10 am-12 pm
Join IWAT ladies for their monthly Coffee Morning with coffee and tea provided. Please bring a dish to share and encourage your friends to join. Instead of a dish, NT$200 donations can be made to the IWAT Charity Fund. Information: Contact Rebecca at iwatpresident@gmail.com

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