We are happy to hear the state of emergency has downgraded for Akita Prefecture. We will open English cafe again on October 17th, from 3PM – 6PM, in the ALVE building (4th floor) near the east exit of Akita Station, and would love for you to join us.
See more details and Frequently Asked Questions below the poster.
What is English Cafe?
English Cafe is a free service provided by Charity Akita. We rent a room in the ALVE building once a month for people to play games, chat, and have fun.
What do I need for English Cafe?
You only need to bring yourself. English Cafe is free. We have our own games, so you do not have to bring any. If you want to bring something, please bring friends!
What COVID safety measures are used in English Cafe?
We will check your temperature, provide hand sanitizer, ventilate the room, and record a COVID contact tracing sheet. Masks are required for English Cafe.
Do I need perfect English to join English Cafe?
No. All English abilities and languages are welcome. We welcome people from all nationalities and backgrounds.
Who can attend English Cafe?
All ages are welcome, and we play games for every age group. We often meet elementary, junior high, high school, university students, and adults alike.
Where can I park?
Please check Akita Station’s accessibility maps for parking garages near the ALVE building. We cannot offer parking discount or refund tickets.
Can I come to English Cafe if I don’t live within Akita City?
Everyone within Akita Prefecture is welcome. Please check guidelines on local and prefectural government websites to best follow COVID safety recommendations.
We hope to see you soon!
–Charity Akita Staff