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Nishitokyo City Living Guidebook (external link)

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Multilingual Medical Questionnaire(external link:International Community Hearty Konandai and KANAGAWA INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION)
Nishitokyo City NCOVID-19 Vaccination Bulletin Board(external link)
Translations of Prevaccination Screening Questionnaire for COVID-19 vaccine (external link)
About COVID-19 (external link)


(The following site is operated by the Kanagawa International Foundation. The top page of the website of the Kanagawa International Foundation is:
Parenting in Japan -From pregnancy to enrolling in elementary school


Nishitokyo City Elementary school information
 Explanation on elementary schools in Nishitokyo City with “hiragana” reading aid.
 A guide for parents with children of foreign nationality. 

<Disposal of Garbage and Recyclable Resourcesl>

The PDF edition of “Nishitokyo City—How to Dispose of Garbage and Recyclable Resources” can be downloaded from the Nishitokyo City website (here). The booklet is available in three foreign languages (English, Chinese, and Korean). It explains rules for putting out garbage, recyclable resources, and oversized garbage, as well as how to separate garbage by item. Printed booklets in the three foreign languages are available at the Garbage Reduction Promotion Division on the 2nd floor of Eco Plaza Nishitokyo and the Citizens’ Registration and Affairs Section at the City Office Tanashi Building.

Living information magazine, Nishitokyo Newsletter

Entrusted by the City Office, we edit the Nishitokyo Newsletter which is a living information magazine with articles extracted from the city bulletin and translated into several languages.
A hard copy of Nishitokyo Newsletter is available at the reception hall of City Offices), the local libraries and the Public Halls (Kominkan). It is issued on the 5th of each month. Free of charge.

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Latest issue ofNishitokyo Newsletter, issued in March, 2023

Wear a Helmet When Riding Bicycle!

On Saturday, April 1, 2023, a new law will be put in force. People must make efforts to wear a helmet when riding a bicycle. In bicycle accidents, many people die because of injury to the head. The number of death of cyclists not wearing a helmet counts twice or more than that of those who wear it. It is important to wear a helmet to protect your head. Not only children but also adults should wear it.
When riding a bicycle, keep the traffic rules and be very careful on streets and at crossroads of bad visibility.
Inquiry: Transportation Section Tel:042-439-4435

Family Support Center: Explanatory MTG for the Family Member Membership Registration

“Family Members” can temporarily leave their children with and under the care of “Support Members”. If you wish to become a Family Member, please attend this meeting.
・March 8 Wed. at Sumiyoshi Kaikan Lupinus
・March 18 Sat. at Tanashi Comprehensive Welfare Center
10:00 am – Noon for both meetings.
Max attendees: 20 (in order of application) ※Childcare service is available for up to 5 children aged 1-year old or older.
Sign-up: By 5:00 pm of the day before each meeting by calling the Family Support Center
Inquiry: Family Support Center Tel:042-497-5079

Multicultural Lesson at Library: “Workshop Tadoku, or Read More in Japanese”

The lesson introduces and explains how to use the book Nihongo Tadoku no Yomimono, which is written to encourage Japanese learners to enjoy reading Japanese books etc.
When: March 18 Saturday 10:00 am – Noon.
Where: Tanashi Kominkan
Lesson is for: People who are learning Japanese, interested in “Tadoku”, and who support Japanese learners.
Max attendees: 20 (in order of application)
Sign-up: By March 17 Friday by phone, email, or visit the following Library.
Inquiry: Chuo Library Tel:042-465-0823

Planetarium for Grown-ups Nociw*
Discover Stars and Constellations and Ainu people [Spring 2023]

*Nociw means stars in Ainu language.
You will learn about the folktales of constellations of the Ainu people and about how to find those stars and constellations in the sky above Tokyo on the day of the event.
When: March 15 Wednesday. 1:10 pm – 1:55 pm
Where: Tamarokuto Science Center
Attendees: At the age of middle school or older. (Children at the ages of elementary school or younger will not be admitted).
Max attendees: 234 (in order of arrival)
Ticket price: 1,040 for adults. 420 for high school and middle school students.
The ticket allows you to enter both exhibition rooms and planetarium (one time only) and is available at the Tamarokuto Science Center from 9:30 am of the event day.
Inquiry: Tamarokuto Science Center Tel:042-469-6100

Read and Play in Different Languages

Will read aloud picture books and play games in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean.
When: March 12 Sunday. 11:00 am – Noon.
Where: Yato Library
Participants: Children who are 3 years old and older
Number of participants: 5 pairs of a child and a guardian (in order of application)
Sign-up: By phone, email, or visit the following library.
Inquiry: Yato Library Tel:042-421-4545


Everybody is welcome to enjoy new sports, regardless of whether you lack daily exercise or have handicaps.
When: Mar. 26 Sun. 9:30 am -11:30 am (Recp. opens at 9:10 am)
Where: Kiratto
Sports: Unicurl, Boccia, etc. Play on floor and attempt to place stones or balls closer to a target like curling.
Participants: people of elem. sch. age and older who live, work, or go to school in Nishitokyo (3rd graders and smaller children must be attended by guardian).
Max participants: 24, including companions of those who need to be accompanied by them. ※Can apply as a team of 3 people.
What to bring: Shoes for indoor use, towel, and drink.
Sign-up: By March 10 Friday. Tell your address, name, age, and phone number to the Sports Promotion Section by phone or sending an application form. ※People with handicap are recommended to consult with the said section at the time of application.
Inquiry: Sports Promotion Section Tel:042-420-2818

Nishitokyo Holiday Clinic

Always open on public holidays. Inquire medical services other than internal medicine.
Time : 10am ~ Noon, 1 pm ~ 4 pm, 5 pm ~ 9 pm
Where : Nakamachi Branch Building
( 1-1-5 Nakamachi TEL 042-424‐3331 )

Nishitokyo Newsletter is available at the reception hall of City Offices, the local libraries and the Public Halls (Kominkan). Issued on the 5th of each month. Free.

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