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.
BB German-Style Microbrew & BBQ
NT$150/pint for microbrewed draft beer.
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 Taichung)
Live performance by The Beat every night after 8 pm. Have a relaxing night at H-Bar.
Le Bar (Tempus Hotel Taichung)
Happy Hour is 6-8 pm daily until Feb. 28. Buy-1-get-1-free on classic cocktails and popular beers. Order drinks with food and get 10% off (10% service charge not included). Large group bookings welcome.
Lounge ONE (Hotel ONE)
Up until to May 19, diners presenting an IMAX ticket stub for "Iron Man 3" from Top City department store's Vieshow movie theater get a Hotel ONE Iron Man Set (Red Martini with Indian Spicy Chicken) for NT$499 (regular price NT$726). On Mondays and Tuesdays, those with birthdays in the current month can receive a bottle of wine with any order. Wednesdays 10-11:45, 30% on the 'Beauty Chic' line of cocktails, Camilo performs live music and free tarot readings (reserve in advance). Thursdays 10-11:45 pm, Jazzaholix performs live jazz and there is an NT$800/NT$1200+10% three whiskey drink special. Fridays 10:15 pm-12:15 am Wailin' Soul performs live music. Saturdays 10:30 pm-12:30 am Camilo performs live music.
Made In Spain
All-You-Can-Eat BBQ for NT$499 every Thu, 7-10:30 pm, includes 1 free beer with refills for NT$100. Carslberg and San Miguel beer buy-2-get-1-free all the time. Deluxe craftbrewed German-style beer on tap with dozens of Spanish tapas dishes, plus pool table, darts and foozball.
Fridays 7-10 pm, informal interactive music learning. Saturdays from 8:30 pm, open mike night. Call 0921-780-844 for info.
ORGASMO is now serving delicious curry in the food court of the Taisuco Hypermarket Taichung Store. ORGASMO Le Free mall location is providing various exotic delicacies. Besides American Grilled Steak, curry, all kinds of brewed beer, red wine, white wine and champagne, there's a monthly beer tasting and wine tasting event. Starting now until September, get a NT$150 discount after 9pm by taking a taxi to the ORGASMO Le Free mall location and simply show your taxi receipt to receive the discount.
The Point Bar & Humidor
Buy-2-get-1 free on NT$100 Heinekens all the time. Buy-1-get-1-free on bottles of red/white wine. Closed Sun.
Mon & Tue Nights –Closed. By appointment only band practice, recording. Wed - Game Night! Pool, Foosball, Chess, Activities Planning. Thu - Musicians Night! Fri - Refuge Jamz, BBQ, DJs, Games and more. Sat – speciqal events & gatherings scheduled. BBQ. Games, Massive Mingling.
All-new NT$295 Roast Beef Dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy every Sunday from 6 pm.
June Promotion: Book in advance and get a free set of cocktail test tubes. Live music every Wednesday, 10 pm-12 am.
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.
Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 7-8 pm with NT$100 Taiwan Draft and Cocktails.
Wild West Tex-Mex Restaurant
Every Tues. Fubar's Wing Night--Fubar wings NT$10 each if you order a drink. Every Wed. Lady's Night--all cocktails buy-1-get-1-free for girls. Every Fri. Cowboy Night--show up in a cowboy hat and get a free drink; mechanical bull-riding contest at 9 pm. Open to 12 midnight with sports on 90-inch and 120-inch big screens, 35-foot bar, foosball, darts, Carlsberg,Taiwan and German beers on tap, kebabs and hot wings.
June 1, Sat
@ Show House | DJ FALCON : Roule / Collaborator on DAFT PUNK album 2013. 8 DJs including DJ Falcon from France. NT$600/advance, NT$900/door. 8 pm-5 am.
June 8, Sat.
@ PJ's Cafe | Open Mic Night, 7-10 pm
@ Soho Street (Salut Pizza, Soho 7 & PJ's Cafe: JingCheng Rd, Lane132) | Thunkbook Launch Party. Filling the space left behind by Pressed, Taiwan's English literary journal, Thunkbook 'Taiwan's officially inscrutable book of letters' is officially launching. Readings, live music and 'top drawer magnificence' are on offer. No cover. 4 pm-8 pm.
@ TADA Ark | New Power Concert 2013, performers: LADYGUNZ, chasing, Fake sound, Ukase, 7pm. NT$300 pre-sale, NT$500 at the door.
June 9, Sun.
@ Wild West | Hellbent Sing-along. Local bands, singers and general members of the community will be joining together to sing songs and celebrate live music. Brought to you by the 'Bringing back LIVE music to Taichung' crew, raffles, drink specials and other activities will be on offer. No cover. 6 pm to midnight, or later.
June 12, Wed.
@ TADA Ark | Japanese visual kei band D=OUT Taichung's first performance at 6:30pm. NT$1,500 pre-sale, NT$1,700 at the door.
June 14, Fri.
@ TADA Ark | John Lo's unplugged performance, 7:30 pm, cover charge of NT$160
June 15-16, Sat.-Sun.
@ TADA Ark | Tron Market, Dress Code:80's Rock. Enter the lottery by dressing accordingly. Free entrance starting 1pm.
June 22, Sat.
@ Mirage Lounge Bar | Bringing back LIVE music to Taichung 3. Bands lineup: Peaks, Hell Bent Angels, Ever So Friendlies, Reid ft. Special Guests, and SeventyPercent. DJs Wei-Wei and Hipsam will also perform. Organizers chose a large venue to accommodate bigger crowds. NT$400/advance, NT$600/door, tickets include two beers. 9 pm-4 am.
@ Moonight - Sky Bar | Moon Party, live music by well-known DJ, dress accordingly to theme (vampire, werewolf, or iron man) to receive additional discount.
@ PJ's Cafe | Open Mic Night, 7-10 pm
@ TADA Ark | 9929 "Life Bomb" Tour in Taichung at 7:30 pm. NT$500 pre-sale tickets buy 4 get 1 free pre-sale ticket package NT$2,000, NT$600 at the door.
June 23, Sun.
@ TADA Ark | "MAde in Taichung" Performing Bands from Taichung: False Down, R.E.C, Simona Blaze, Sewer, and the Swamp. Starts at 5:30pm. NT$300 pre-sale tickets, NT$400 at the door.
June 30, Sun.
@ Calligraphy Greenway | 2013 Taichung AmCham America Day Celebration, 12-9 pm: Live music from Mike Mudd (2 pm), San Jiao Mao (3 pm), Flintstones (4 pm), 2 Acres Plowed (5 pm), Moss (6 pm), Hell Bent Angels (7 pm), .22 (8 pm), plus dozens of food/drink vendors. (See 1-pg. ad in this edition for details/directions.)
@ TADA Ark | "Starring" Sings in the memories of the deceased at 5:30 pm. NT$400 pre-sale, NT$500 at the door.
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Millennium Vee Hotel
Supreme Feast From now to June 30, the hotel is pleased to offer a special menu to celebrate a Taichung Hotel Co-Promotion program. Diners are sure to enjoy a magical, unforgettable moment at The Prime-Grill for only NT$8,888+10% per person. Prepared by Executive Chef Christoph Pouls from Belgium, this gourmet Chef's Special Menu includes top-notch ingredients and dishes include Carpaccio of Scallop, Lobster Panna Cotta and Oscietra Caviar, Veal Consomme with Handmade Truffle Ravioli, Australian Langouste "clambake" with Vongole Clams and Chorizo, plus various wines and desserts. Please make reservations two days in advance for a table of four. Call The Prime-Grill at (04) 3900-8899, ext. 73200 for reservations.
The Splendor Hotel
Tasty, reasonably-priced Dim Sum Lunch Sets The Splendor Garden Cantonese Restaurant is well-known for its dim sum and now offers weekday (Mon.-Fri.) lunch sets for NT$350+10%. This includes Sliced Roasted Duck, Sliced Roasted Pork, Stewed Soup, Steamed Pork Dumpling, and Steamed Vegetable Dumpling. Call (04) 2325-6114.
Summer BBQ Feast: Start the summer on land and at sea The 46th-floor Top of ONE restaurant is now serving its Summer Supreme Land and Sea BBQ set meals, featuring juicy, fresh, top-quality Whole Lobster and tender 4-oz. USDA Prime Petit Cut Fillet for 2 (NT$4,880+10%) with BBQ Sauce, Lemon Potatoes, Herb Vegetables and White Wine. Call (04) 2303-1234, ext. Top of ONE.
Enjoy a 'buy-3-get-1-free" offer on lobster, abalone and other seafood dinner set meals until June 30. The hotel's first-floor Seafood Restaurant is now offering a dinner set that includes precious ingredients such as salted fish roe from Pingtung, lobster, and sea cucumber. Set meals are available 5:30-8:30 pm with 50% discounts available May 11-12 to celebrate Mother's Day. Call (04) 2255-6688.
Holiday Inn Express Taichung Park
WOW--Fantastic Asian Cuisine The hotel chef is now serving new delicious entrees--Deep Fried Noodles with Prawn and Spicy Sauce, and Oven-Roasted Dory Fish with Filo and Lemon Butter Sauce--for lunch and dinner from NT$279+10% per person. Customers who join the hotel's Facebook fan page and check-in with photos will get a free serving of Shrimp Chips with Sour and Spicy Fruit Salsa! Call Great Room at (04) 3505-5500, ext. 2803 for reservations.
Bystro has launched a new menu that includes all the old favorites as well as some new items. New dishes include Jager Schnitzel, Spaghetti Amatriciana, eight different pizzas, and Cannoli (pictured). Call (04) 2327-1563 for reservations.
Sweet Air Restaurant presents new dishes. The popular Sweet Air Restaurant is presenting six delicious and reasonably-priced new dishes: Mexican Shrimp Fried Rice, Classic Bolognese Sphagetti, Red Wine Beef Risotto, Confit de Conard Tulip Butter Risotto, Truffle Caviar Vegetable Pasta, and Orange-Glazed Salmon Fillet with White Wine. Call (04) 2229-5058.
Tempus Hotel Taichung
Dragon Boat Festival Limited-Edition Gift Boxes available to June 12 Under the supervision of Ali Seafood Restaurant Chef Li, the Tempus Hotel is introducing the Black Diamond Healthy Rice Dumpling for the first time. Wrapped with whole local fermented black garlic and tender pork that melts in your mouth, it's delicious and healthy. Also available is the best-selling Cantonese Style Abalone and Scallop Steamed Rice Dumpling. The Supreme Rice Dumpling Gift Box (NT$899) comes with two exquisite rice dumplings, and can be paired with exclusive, classic X.O. Sauce. A variety of other rice dumplings are also available. Call (04) 2326-8008 for Ali Seafood Restaurant.
Maison De Chine
Creative, delicious rice dumplings to celebrate Dragon Boat Festival Rice dumpling pre-orders are available from now until June 9. Flavors include the Spicy Pork Rice Dumpling, with Matsuzaka pork cooked with hot and spicy sauce; and the Sesame Purple Rice Dumpling, inspired by traditional Cantonese-style sesame buns, featuring the exquisite combination of sweet sesame paste and the texture of sweet olives. For reservations, call (04) 2425-8599, ext.3051.
Enjoy a "buy-2-get-1-free" offer on all wines until June 30. Maji Cafe also has new menu available from June 15. For reservations, call (04) 3703-1470.
Park City Hotel (Central Taichung)
Anniversary Celebration Event Promotion throughout the month of June: Receive a 25% discount when eating at the first-floor Park Cafe, or the second-floor Wonderful Cantonese Restaurant. This event excludes service charge, alcohol orders, private room bills, parties, and meal-voucher users, and cannot be combined with other discounts. Call (04) 2223-6789.
National Taichung Library:
291-3, JingWu Road, Taichung City
|upcoming ART & CULTURAL EXHIBITIONS
_Aboriginal Dreams in Art Village;' Aboriginal Creative Arts and Crafts Exhibition
Regardless of their age, indigenous arts and crafts masters have had to face the challenge of traditional tribal cultures merging with outside influences and being renewed and remade during interactions with the Han Chinese culture and under the implications of national policies. Regardless of purpose or design, practical or aesthetically-pleasing, their creations are reflective, worthy of our appreciation and our possession. Exhibition time/place: June 15 to July 28, 10 am-6 pm Tues-Sun., 10 am-8 pm Sat. (closed Mondays) at Stock 20 gallery (6-1, Lane 37, FuXing Rd., Sec. 4, East Dist.). Call (04) 2220-9972.
_Foreign Design Exhibition
Featuring well-known classic designs from countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia, this exhibition helps visitors recognize the variety of design styles and looks influenced by different cultures, regions, living essentials and economic development. Many classic designs are unaffected by time and not only top-selling items over a long period of time, but also significant influences on design development and trends, inspiring designers for centuries to come. Exhibition time/place: June 14 to July 14, 10 am-5 pm at Taichung Cultural & Creative Industrial Park's Wei Shui Building (362, FuXing Rd., Sec. 3, South Dist.). Call (04) 2229-3079.
_Kaohsiung City International Culture and Art Association Joint Members Exhibition
The Kaohsiung City International Culture and Art Association is displaying dozens of artworks, including water ink, watercolor, oil painting, photography, calligraphy, sculpture, pottery and other works. Covering a variety of artwork types and styles, these artists' creativity originates from profound traditional artistic roots. Whether it's surface or 3-D art, artists have incorporated their sharp powers of observation, flexibility and abundant imaginations into their art--for example, the transformation of a traditional wooden washboard into an old simple clock. Exhibition time/place: Continues until June 16 at the Taichung City Seaport Art Center's Exhibition Room "B" (21, ZhongZhen Rd, Qingshui Dist.). Tel: (04) 2627-4568.
_Godot Theater Company, 'Other People's Money'
Is it money, fame or desire that drives high-powered Wall Street mergers? Without care for people's feelings, invested efforts or product value, one can rob another company. Revealing a game of money-snatching, climaxing with a brilliant, yet scary, money trap, this performance of wit and humor, a game involving high intelligence, is about to begin. How can one choose between money, love and justice? Time/place: June 14, Friday, and June 15, Saturday at 7:30 pm at Chungshan Hall. Tickets: Contact www.artsticket.com.tw or call (04) 2208-0128.
_Master Illusion Show: Las Vegas Large-Scale Magic Show World Tour in Taiwan
Performed by NX Theater, Taiwan's first Las Vegas large-scale magic show integrates drama and music in just under 100 minutes. Featuring over 20 large-scale magic tricks, such as making a motorcycle appear out of nowhere, a "floating beauty", extreme escapes, or a woman disappearing and then reappearing after being cut into eight pieces. With a dramatic narration of the conflict between the power of light and darkness, this is a combination of dreams, family affections, love, friendship and courage that leads the audience through time in a thrilling performance. This not-to-be-missed, highly-entertaining and artistic show is suitable for all ages. Time/place: June 29, Saturday at 7:30 pm at the Taichung City Tun District Art Center (201, DaXing Rd., Taiping Dist.). For tickets, contact www.artsticket.com.tw, or call (04) 2208-0128.
_Comedians Workshop, 'Pop Rice'
The ear-splitting exploding sound of popped rice, with its accompanying fragrance and smoke, is the subject of "Pop Rice". Legend has it that if you smell the fragrance of popped rice, your life will be successful and filled with never-ending happiness. The Comedians Workshop brings you such happiness with this latest 2013 performance. Performance time/place: June 22 (Sat), 2:30 pm, 7:30 pm; June 23 (Sun.), 2:30 pm at Taichung Chunghsing Hall. For tickets, check www.ticket.com.tw or call (04) 2292-5321.
_'When Soldier Meets Carmen' 2013 Percussive Theater of Succession Percussion Group
The Succession Percussion Group is giving this new-style performance that integrates percussion, violinist Ye Qiao-Ren, Gin Ing Ger Puppet Troupe, and Guang Yan Shadow Theater, in a rewrite of the famous classic musicals "A Soldier's Story" and "Carmen". With the newly-recomposed classical music, audiences are led into an outstanding performance of classical music, percussion, and shadow theater story-telling. Performance time/place: June 28 (Fri.), 7:30 pm at the Taichung Municipal City Huludun Cultural Center. Get tickets at www.ticket.com.tw, or call (04) 2292-5321.
_National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Virtuosi Series-VI 'Rheinische Traum'
Guest conductor Christoph Poppen and pianist Lukas Vondracek will perform Wen-Pin Hope Lee's "The Flavor of Hakka Folk Tunes"; Dvorak's Piano Concerto in G minor, Op. 33, and Schumann's Symphony No. 3, Op. 97. Performance time/place: June 28 (Fri.), 7:30 pm at Chunghsing Hall. Go to www.artsticket.com.tw for tickets, or call (04) 2208-0128.
_Ju Percussion Group, 'Mulan' Percussion Theatre
Mulan is a Chinese legendary figure whose fame rivalled the Empress herself. In more recent times, her story was revised into a Disney animated film. But who is Mulan outside of all the legends, songs and historical accounts? Ju Percussion Group is presenting its "New Mulan" interpretation of this character, an all-new work by composer Hung Chien-Hui. Striking Eastern ideology and feelings are communicated via Eastern instruments in a break-through performance of new sounds and styles, with non-stop drumming representing a majestic energy and often-touching relationships between two genders. Performance time/place: June 26 (Wed.), 7:30 pm at Chungshan Hall. For tickets, go to www.artsticket.com.tw or call (04) 2208-0128.
_"Taiwan's Indigenous Areas: Hualien and Taitung" book launch event
Prolific writer and ex-Compass Managing Editor, Cheryl Robbins, has yet another publishing feather in her cap with the release of her latest installment of her series of regional books on exploring local aboriginal culture. In spite of the title, her stature regarding indigenous cultures is well established and she is generally acknowledged as one of the world's foremost experts on the subject--and by no means any more 'foreign' than most Han Chinese students of the subject. The book is completely bilingual and is targeted to all who yearn to know more about the peoples and cultures that not only launched the biggest seafaring expansion of any people in history until very recently, but also to learn where and how they are taking on the challenges of the now and the future. Join the book launch party to learn more about the author, the book and the subject. Book launch event starts on Friday, June 14 at 3 pm at Bianca Italian Restaurant (6, Lane 6, YiShu North Street, Longjing District, 04-2632-3390).
Ace Club House
Enjoy a Value Promotion One Stay, Two Meals
Book a Deluxe Suite and enjoy 2 Select Set Meals at Mr. Onion restaurant for just NT$4,388. Add NT$600 on holidays. Reservations: (04) 2258-3955.
City Suites Wuquan
Book a superior room and bring your own towel & overnight kit to get our special room rate for only NT$1,960 (includes buffet breakfast). Reservations: (04) 2372-9000, or visit the online booking service on website
Summer Vacation Package (Easy Travel with Friends)
Special rates from June 1 to Sept. 30, 2013: NT$2,288 for a Deluxe Double Room, NT$2,288 for a Superior Twin Room (A), NT$2,488 for a Superior Twin Room (B), and NT$2,888 for a Deluxe Family Room. All special rates apply to weekday bookings. Complimentary Xiao Mei vanilla ice cream according to room type. Reservations: (04) 2229-6999.
Holiday Inn Express Taichung Park
Express Fun Taichung
Holiday Inn Express takes you for a walk that includes local delicacies, must-visit tourist spots, and must-buy souvenirs. On weekdays, a standard room is NT$2,600+10% and includes 2 breakfasts and a free Taichung map with detailed leisure walks. Call (04) 3505-5500, ext. 2507 for reservations.
Weekly Promotion: Best-Value One Stay, Two Meals 67%Off
Book a Corner Room Sundays to Fridays (NT$5,999) and get free semi-buffet style lunch or dinner for 2 at IN Restaurant on the 28th floor. Reservations: (04) 3700-3839.
Maison de Chine
Going Green Promotion
Promotion continues to Dec. 31, 2013: Guests who bring their own personal items such as shampoo and toothbrush, and don't require changing of bed sheets and towels when staying more than 1 night will get a Superior Twin for NT$1,999 on weekdays and NT$2,599 on weekends in the Ping Zhen Building; or the Scenic Studio for NT$2,199 on weekdays and NT$2,799 on weekends in the Zhao Yin Building. Reservations: (04) 2425-8599, ext. 3212-3213 for the booking divison.
Millennium Vee Hotel Taichung
Early Booking Promotion: The Earlier You Book, The Better Deal You Get
Book any room through the hotel website 7 days in advance and get a 15% discount. This promotion cannot be combined with other discounts. Call (04) 3900-8888 for reservations.
Park City Hotel
Anniversary Celebration Promotion
Weekday Promotion in June: A Standard Twin room is NT$2,788, Family Double Room (for 4 people) is NT$3,788, including one of the following offers: Free ride to Yizhong Street Night Market or Fengjia Night Market, a free bottle of House Wine at the second-floor Wonderful Cantonese Restaurant, or tickets for the Science Museum. Add NT$550 for Saturdays and holidays. Call (04) 2223-2233.
Tempus Hotel Taichung
Let's Go Surfing at Mala Bay Package
Special-rate package from June 1 to Sept. 30, 2013: Stay a night at Tempus Hotel and get Lihpao Mala Bay Water Park tickets for free. Deluxe Room for NT$5,000 (2 guests), Family Room for NT$6,300 (3-4 guests) and Tempus Hotel Da-Dun Building Standard Family Room starting at NT$8,000 (4 or more guests). The rates include breakfast and Mala Bay tickets, according to the number of guests each room accommodates. Booking hotline: (04) 2326-8008, ext. booking division.
The Splendor Hotel
One Night, Two Meals Promotion
One Night, Two Meals Promotion Package, availble to June 30: Superior room for two now NT$4,999; includes two breakfasts, buffet-style lunch or dinner at the Euro A restaurant, and enjoy a valued set meal at the Splendor Garden Cantonese Restaurant for an extra NT$1. All guests have free access to the hotel club, gym, and outdoor pool. Reservations: (04) 2328-8000.
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|upcoming Community & Activities
Meets Friday at 7:30 pm. Information: Call Patrick at 0958-233-040.
_ALE Ultimate Toastmasters Club
Do you wanna speak English? This is the place you can learn communication, leadership, and social skills. We come from different fields, but are all enthusiastic in English. We welcome everyone to join our meetings every first and third Wed of the month. 7-9:30 pm. Location: 598, WenXin Rd, Sec. 2, B1, Xitun Dist. Please contact: Ivy 0912332857, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.toastmasters.org.tw/clubs/aleultimate/index.htm
_American Chamber of Commerce in Taichung (AmCham)
June 11 Happy Hour social gathering; June 30 America Day Celebration (see 'Events' listings); no June dinner meeting. Contact tel/fax: Call Administrative Coordinator River Chen at 0955-038-733, (04) 2471-8133, fax (04) 2471-5933, e-mail email@example.com, or check website www.amchamtaichung.org for information.
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.
_American School in Taichung - AST (formerly Lincoln American School)
(04) 2239-7532, ext 11 (admissions), 16 (Director's Secretary); www.ast.tc.edu.tw
June 5 Graduation; June 6 Last day of classes/student check-out.
_International Women's Association of Taichung (IWAT)
June 5 Luncheon (see 'Events' listings for details). General IWAT information: Contact President Jing Huang at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the IWAT website: www.iwat.org
136-1, ShuiNan Rd, Beitun District; (04) 2292-1171; www.mca.org.tw
Summer Vacation--no school.
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
email@example.com. Sunil Sistla 0931-217250
, firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our website http://formosacricketclub.tripod.com
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, meet 1 pm at Wen Shin Rd. McDonald's (near Foreign Affairs Police HQ). All welcome. For run confirmation and meeting times/place. For run confirmation and meeting times/places, contact Todd Latta at 0936-276-392.
- Tatong Chapter (English-speaking)
Rotarians only. Regular meetings every Thursday at Evergreen Laurel Hotel, 12:30 pm. Information: Emma, tel. 2327-1223, email@example.com
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.
Compass Utd FC Soccer Team
Call Ben at 0911-789-307, or contact Doug at 0936-827-267, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For news/games updates, check www.taichungcompassfc.com
_Taichung International Golf Society (TIGS)
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: email@example.com info at www.taichunggolfsociety.org
Toastmasters Club (TTC)
Meeting time: Every second and fourth Wednesday at 7-9:30 pm. Location: 598, WenXinRd, Section 2, B1, Xitun District. For more information call Haishuo Lee +886-918-525600, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://taichung.freetoasthost.net/
_Taichung Street Hockey
Ball-hockey, played most weekends (usually Sunday afternoons) here in Taichung. We play at a roller-rink at Tunghai University. Non-contact street hockey, sport-shoes (NOT roller-blades), goalies with full equipment, nice nets. Sticks available for sale to newcomers. For full information, location and confirmation of games, check out "Taichung Street Hockey" @ http://www.facebook.com/, or call me (David) between 9:00~11:30 PM at 0937 688 447
_Wednesday, June 5
IWAT Luncheon, 11 am
IWAT members and non-members are welcome to attend this social gathering. Cost is NT$600 for members and NT$700 for nonmembers. Where: Hotel ONE, 28F (532, YingCai Rd). RSVP by June 2 to Jing Huang at email@example.com or 0978-102-365.
_Tuesday, June 11
Taichung AmCham Happy Hour, 7 pm
All are welcome to this relaxing informal social event, featuring on-tap craft-brewed beers. No reservations needed. Where: Deluxe Brew House (2, DongXing Rd, Sec 3, West Dist.; tel. 2472-9959). Information: Call AmCham Administrative Coordinator River Chen at 0955-038-733 or (04) 2471-8133, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (04) 2471-5933, or check website www.amchamtaichung.org for information.
_Sunday, June 30
2013 Taichung AmCham America Day Celebration, 12-9 pm
The public is welcome to this all-American celebration--one of Taichung's longest-running international events--featuring dozens of food/drink vendors, live bands, kids' games and entertainment and other fun. Where: Calligraphy Greenway, near Hotel National, Park Lane by CMP mall and Civic Square. Information: See event ad in this magazine, or contact AmCham Administrative Coordinator River Chen: 0955-038-733 or (04) 2471-8133, e-mail email@example.com. For more details, also check website www.amchamtaichung.org.