Archive for October, 2008

  • Saturday, November 15 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm…and tatami timeshare/sleepover afterwards! The Mud Shack (in The Village Shopping Center) 515 Stump Road – North Wales, PA 19454 Join the us at The Mud Shack (a pottery and glass art center) and have fun getting to know other JET alumni in the Philly area, reminisce about your days in Japan, enjoy good times with good company…all while playing and making your own creative masterpieces!  You will have the choice of painting/designing existing pottery, making fused glass or mosaics, or making your own jewelry.  All of the pieces make great personal items or holiday gifts!  Depending on what you decide to do, it will cost between $15 – $45 (which includes the […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Philly Sub Chapter Mud Shack Social

    Saturday, November 15 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm…and tatami timeshare/sleepover afterwards! The Mud Shack (in The Village Shopping Center) 515 Stump Road – North Wales, PA 19454 Join the us at The Mud Shack (a pottery and glass art center) and have fun getting to know other JET alumni in the Philly area, reminisce about your days in Japan, enjoy good times with good company…all while playing and making your own creative masterpieces!  You will have the choice of painting/designing existing pottery, making fused glass or mosaics, or making your own jewelry.  All of the pieces make great personal items or holiday gifts!  Depending on what you decide to do, it will cost between $15 – $45 (which includes the […]

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  • Nihongo Dake Dinner is back! Since we are all thinking about our wallets a little bit (or a lot) these days, this Nihongo Dake will be BYO Food. Come on out to Jackson Heights Queens (the realtors tell me it is the “new Park Slope” whatever that means) to the home of JETAANY member Clara Solomon for some food, drinks, and nihongo fun. You must bring something to share with everyone, food or drink, and be prepared to parlez-vous-nihongo. Invite your Japanese-speaking friends! Date & Time: November 8th, 7:00 p.m. Location: Jackson Heights, Queens (the E, F, V, R, G, and 7 trains all go there). Exact address will be emailed to attendees. RSVP: clarasolomon@earthlink.net<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    The Return of the Nihongo Dake Dinner: Potto Lukku Edition

    Nihongo Dake Dinner is back! Since we are all thinking about our wallets a little bit (or a lot) these days, this Nihongo Dake will be BYO Food. Come on out to Jackson Heights Queens (the realtors tell me it is the “new Park Slope” whatever that means) to the home of JETAANY member Clara Solomon for some food, drinks, and nihongo fun. You must bring something to share with everyone, food or drink, and be prepared to parlez-vous-nihongo. Invite your Japanese-speaking friends! Date & Time: November 8th, 7:00 p.m. Location: Jackson Heights, Queens (the E, F, V, R, G, and 7 trains all go there). Exact address will be emailed to attendees. RSVP: clarasolomon@earthlink.net

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  • Friday, October 24 After work til’ last JET standing?! At Crocodile Lounge – 325 E. 14th Street btwn 1st and 2nd Come one come all to the October happy hour at Crocodile Lounge next Friday night. Every drink you order comes with a free personal pizza made right at the bar! Draft beers cost around $5-7 and Yuengling is only $3 til 6pm. Look for the JETAANY group in the back or on the back patio if it’s a nice day.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    October Happy Hour – Booze & Pizza

    Friday, October 24 After work til’ last JET standing?! At Crocodile Lounge – 325 E. 14th Street btwn 1st and 2nd Come one come all to the October happy hour at Crocodile Lounge next Friday night. Every drink you order comes with a free personal pizza made right at the bar! Draft beers cost around $5-7 and Yuengling is only $3 til 6pm. Look for the JETAANY group in the back or on the back patio if it’s a nice day.

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  • Saturday, October 18 10:00 AM (11:30 AM meet at Bear Mountain) Bear Mountain, NY This may be the last chance in 2008 for you to get out of the city and do something fun outdoors. We are planning to head to Bear Mountain to hike up and have some lunch at the top of the mountain, and then hike back down to reward ourselves with some beer and sausage and other German delicacies at the Oktoberfest Festival being held at the mountain’s base.  JET Alum Jonn will be our Bear Mountain guide with an approximate hiking time of 3 hours (not including time to stop and eat and admire the beeeeautiful scenery.) Driving from NYC to Bear Mountain takes about […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Oktoberfest Hiking Trip

    Saturday, October 18 10:00 AM (11:30 AM meet at Bear Mountain) Bear Mountain, NY This may be the last chance in 2008 for you to get out of the city and do something fun outdoors. We are planning to head to Bear Mountain to hike up and have some lunch at the top of the mountain, and then hike back down to reward ourselves with some beer and sausage and other German delicacies at the Oktoberfest Festival being held at the mountain’s base.  JET Alum Jonn will be our Bear Mountain guide with an approximate hiking time of 3 hours (not including time to stop and eat and admire the beeeeautiful scenery.) Driving from NYC to Bear Mountain takes about […]

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  • NY de Volunteer The Japanese Spa Day on Monday, November 3, 2008 Let’s volunteer with us! http://www.nydevolunteer.org/activities/2008/2008.11.03_e.html Hi, All I hope this mail finds you all well. Today I am excited to announce our upcoming event, The Japanese Spa Day. -Community Service through Beauty- Beauty Volunteer by providing make-up, manicure, hair styling and introducing Japanese culture Our goal is to enrich the lives of seniors in New York City by visiting nursing homes, hospitals and retirement communities providing exciting and fulfilling time, and to create an opportunity for exchange between local Americans and Japanese. We need YOU to make it happen! Regardless of age, every women desires to feel beautiful. The bright faces of the seniors who experienced our volunteer […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    NY de Volunteer: The Japanese Spa Day

    NY de Volunteer The Japanese Spa Day on Monday, November 3, 2008 Let’s volunteer with us! http://www.nydevolunteer.org/activities/2008/2008.11.03_e.html Hi, All I hope this mail finds you all well. Today I am excited to announce our upcoming event, The Japanese Spa Day. -Community Service through Beauty- Beauty Volunteer by providing make-up, manicure, hair styling and introducing Japanese culture Our goal is to enrich the lives of seniors in New York City by visiting nursing homes, hospitals and retirement communities providing exciting and fulfilling time, and to create an opportunity for exchange between local Americans and Japanese. We need YOU to make it happen! Regardless of age, every women desires to feel beautiful. The bright faces of the seniors who experienced our volunteer […]

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  • Photos from the JETAANY Career Forum Audio MP3s (right-click to download) Welcome Remarks: Megan Miller Keynote Speech: Evan Hyman Powerpoint Presentation Resume Workshop: Clara Solomon Resume Guide PDF Panel Discussion: Beau Bernstein, Anthony Rivera, Jill Schimmel & Stacy Smith<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Career Forum 2008 Photos and Audio

    Photos from the JETAANY Career Forum Audio MP3s (right-click to download) Welcome Remarks: Megan Miller Keynote Speech: Evan Hyman Powerpoint Presentation Resume Workshop: Clara Solomon Resume Guide PDF Panel Discussion: Beau Bernstein, Anthony Rivera, Jill Schimmel & Stacy Smith

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