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  • When: Saturday, September 16, 11:15am-1:35pm Where: Near the 2/5 Winthrop Street Subway Station in Brooklyn (details will be emailed to attendees a few days before the event) Cost: $20 early-bird registration (until 9/7) $25 regular registration RSVP: **registration closed** Questions: Email Ronda at secretary[at]jetaany[dot]org Whether you’re nuts for nattō or reading about Japan’s ancient superfood for the first time, join us for a cozy end-of-summer brunch celebrating the magic of these probiotic beans. We’ll enjoy a brunch of nattō alongside delicious dishes, some with a creative twist! Between tastings, you’ll learn what makes nattō so good for you and how to make your own supply at home.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (9/16) Let’s Enjoy Nattō Together! (BYOB brunch)

    When: Saturday, September 16, 11:15am-1:35pm Where: Near the 2/5 Winthrop Street Subway Station in Brooklyn (details will be emailed to attendees a few days before the event) Cost: $20 early-bird registration (until 9/7) $25 regular registration RSVP: **registration closed** Questions: Email Ronda at secretary[at]jetaany[dot]org Whether you’re nuts for nattō or reading about Japan’s ancient superfood for the first time, join us for a cozy end-of-summer brunch celebrating the magic of these probiotic beans. We’ll enjoy a brunch of nattō alongside delicious dishes, some with a creative twist! Between tastings, you’ll learn what makes nattō so good for you and how to make your own supply at home.

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  • Celebrate the fall with JETAANY! Spend the day reveling in fall harvest activities. Join us as we participate in a Metro-North one day getaway to the Hudson Valley.  We’ll have a chance to: –          Pick apples –          Explore a local farm –          Take in scenic views of the Hudson Valley –          Purchase organic vegetables, eggs, and grass-fed meats –          Enjoy artisanal ice cream –          And more… When: Sunday, September 17, 2017, 9:30am-7:45pm Meet at the clock in the middle of the Main Concourse at Grand Central Terminal at 9:30am sharp (the train leaves at 9:43am). We will be back in NYC at 7:48pm. Cost:* Adults: $33.50 round-trip ticket plus $20 deposit** Children 5-11: $8 round-trip ticket plus $20 deposit** Children under 5: […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (9/17) Fall Harvest & Apple Picking Tour

    Celebrate the fall with JETAANY! Spend the day reveling in fall harvest activities. Join us as we participate in a Metro-North one day getaway to the Hudson Valley.  We’ll have a chance to: –          Pick apples –          Explore a local farm –          Take in scenic views of the Hudson Valley –          Purchase organic vegetables, eggs, and grass-fed meats –          Enjoy artisanal ice cream –          And more… When: Sunday, September 17, 2017, 9:30am-7:45pm Meet at the clock in the middle of the Main Concourse at Grand Central Terminal at 9:30am sharp (the train leaves at 9:43am). We will be back in NYC at 7:48pm. Cost:* Adults: $33.50 round-trip ticket plus $20 deposit** Children 5-11: $8 round-trip ticket plus $20 deposit** Children under 5: […]

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  • Come join us for some Friday night baseball! Inviting JET alumni, friends, and family to Citi Field on Friday, September 22 at 7:10pm to watch the New York Mets play the Washington Nationals! It will be the last Mets Friday night home game during the regular season. A great way to close out the baseball season! JETAANY has purchased a block of tickets in the Promenade Infield area. It will also be a Free Shirt Friday! All fans in attendance will receive a uniquely designed Mets T-shirt. **Details** When: Friday, September 22 at 7:10pm Where: Citi Field Tickets: **SOLD OUT** Promenade Infield (Section 512) [Early bird] $27 per ticket [Regular] $30 per ticket *Early bird price ends at 11:59pm on […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (9/22) SOLD OUT – Friday Night Baseball! (Mets vs. Nationals)

    Come join us for some Friday night baseball! Inviting JET alumni, friends, and family to Citi Field on Friday, September 22 at 7:10pm to watch the New York Mets play the Washington Nationals! It will be the last Mets Friday night home game during the regular season. A great way to close out the baseball season! JETAANY has purchased a block of tickets in the Promenade Infield area. It will also be a Free Shirt Friday! All fans in attendance will receive a uniquely designed Mets T-shirt. **Details** When: Friday, September 22 at 7:10pm Where: Citi Field Tickets: **SOLD OUT** Promenade Infield (Section 512) [Early bird] $27 per ticket [Regular] $30 per ticket *Early bird price ends at 11:59pm on […]

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  • When: Sunday, August 27th (10am – until we can’t hop!) Where: East Village (4th Ave btw 9thー10th St) Astor Place station [6 train] 8th St station [R,W trains] Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook! Questions: Email Andy at events[at]jetaany[dot]org Summer’s not over until September 21st (at least according to the official calendar), so let’s keep the summer going with a Yukata meetup in Manhattan! Dust off those Yukata and Jinbei! Meet us at the JAPANFes Summer Festival in East Village. We’ll take a stroll through the festival, enjoy yummy Japanese treats, snap some pictures, and then head out to a couple other bars in the area (still […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/27) Yukata Meetup: Summer Festival and Bar Crawl

    When: Sunday, August 27th (10am – until we can’t hop!) Where: East Village (4th Ave btw 9thー10th St) Astor Place station [6 train] 8th St station [R,W trains] Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook! Questions: Email Andy at events[at]jetaany[dot]org Summer’s not over until September 21st (at least according to the official calendar), so let’s keep the summer going with a Yukata meetup in Manhattan! Dust off those Yukata and Jinbei! Meet us at the JAPANFes Summer Festival in East Village. We’ll take a stroll through the festival, enjoy yummy Japanese treats, snap some pictures, and then head out to a couple other bars in the area (still […]

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  • JETAANY is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 16–on our own private boat! This is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees! For an AMAZING deal enjoy a 3-hour sunset cruise departing from the East Side and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan over to the Statue of Liberty and up the west side for stunning views of the New York skyline (and New Jersey). Spread the word and invite friends, family, and colleagues to join–the more the merrier! When: Wednesday, August 16, 6:45pm–10:30pm 6:45pm–7:25 pm: Check-in & boarding 7:30 pm (SHARP!): Cruise departs 10:30 pm: Cruise arrives back at the dock Who: JET alumni, friends, colleagues–all are welcome! (Must be 21+) Where: New York […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/16) 2017 JETAANY Sunset Boat Cruise

    JETAANY is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 16–on our own private boat! This is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees! For an AMAZING deal enjoy a 3-hour sunset cruise departing from the East Side and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan over to the Statue of Liberty and up the west side for stunning views of the New York skyline (and New Jersey). Spread the word and invite friends, family, and colleagues to join–the more the merrier! When: Wednesday, August 16, 6:45pm–10:30pm 6:45pm–7:25 pm: Check-in & boarding 7:30 pm (SHARP!): Cruise departs 10:30 pm: Cruise arrives back at the dock Who: JET alumni, friends, colleagues–all are welcome! (Must be 21+) Where: New York […]

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  • When: Thursday, August 24th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Who: JET Alumni and FOJs (Friends of JET), particularly those working in the medical field or who have spent time in the Tohoku and Kanazawa/Hokuriku areas Where:  PS450 (450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016) Cost:  Attendees pay for their own food & drinks Questions:  Email Andy at events[at]jetaany.org, or via Facebook   Come have a drink and network with JET alumni, friends, and our special guests: 9 medical students from Kanazawa University in Japan, led by professor and JET alum Andrew Schneider. We have reserved a space in the lounge of PS450 starting at 6 PM. There are happy hour specials on food, beer, wine, and cocktails until 8 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/24) Networking Happy Hour with Kanazawa Med Students

    When: Thursday, August 24th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Who: JET Alumni and FOJs (Friends of JET), particularly those working in the medical field or who have spent time in the Tohoku and Kanazawa/Hokuriku areas Where:  PS450 (450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016) Cost:  Attendees pay for their own food & drinks Questions:  Email Andy at events[at]jetaany.org, or via Facebook   Come have a drink and network with JET alumni, friends, and our special guests: 9 medical students from Kanazawa University in Japan, led by professor and JET alum Andrew Schneider. We have reserved a space in the lounge of PS450 starting at 6 PM. There are happy hour specials on food, beer, wine, and cocktails until 8 […]

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  • When: Tuesday, August 15th from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Who: Any JET alumni, particularly those from the Tohoku area Where:  Nikkeijin Kaikan (49 West 45th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10036) Cost:  $10 covers food, beer, wine and sake. RSVP via Paypal. Questions:  Email Wendy at president[at]jetany[dot]org Kenshiro Oshima from the East Japan Dream Project has invited two students from Iwate Miyako to give presentations about their life in Tohoku after the events of March 2011. They are visiting NY for a couple weeks to study English. They will be accompanied by their teacher and others from Japan and will be meeting with JET alumni. We’ll share stories over food, beer, sake and snacks. Feel free to RSVP for the event on Paypal and see who else is coming on the Facebook event page. We are […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/15) Meet & Greet with the East Japan Dream Project

    When: Tuesday, August 15th from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Who: Any JET alumni, particularly those from the Tohoku area Where:  Nikkeijin Kaikan (49 West 45th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10036) Cost:  $10 covers food, beer, wine and sake. RSVP via Paypal. Questions:  Email Wendy at president[at]jetany[dot]org Kenshiro Oshima from the East Japan Dream Project has invited two students from Iwate Miyako to give presentations about their life in Tohoku after the events of March 2011. They are visiting NY for a couple weeks to study English. They will be accompanied by their teacher and others from Japan and will be meeting with JET alumni. We’ll share stories over food, beer, sake and snacks. Feel free to RSVP for the event on Paypal and see who else is coming on the Facebook event page. We are […]

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  • JETAANY Summer Retreat 2017 Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the second annual JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Group transportation can be arranged (at an additional cost) if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Regular Program Fee*: register by 5/31 Both Days with lodging: $125/person 1 Day only- no lodging: $62.50/person *Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (6/17-6/18) Registration CLOSED for the 2017 JETAANY Summer Retreat

    JETAANY Summer Retreat 2017 Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the second annual JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Group transportation can be arranged (at an additional cost) if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Regular Program Fee*: register by 5/31 Both Days with lodging: $125/person 1 Day only- no lodging: $62.50/person *Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]

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  • Date: Wednesday, March 1st Time: 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm Location: Japan Local Government Center (3 Park Avenue, 20th Floor) Registration: Fill out this google doc Cost: Free! *While this event is free, please fill out the form to register as we need an accurate headcount for food. Join JET Alumni Lee Uehara and Alex Varney for a conversation about starting a business, digital marketing/PR fundamentals, useful (and often free) online tools, and general things to keep in mind when bringing a product or service to life and marketing it. Lee is a serial entrepreneur with a string of businesses under her belt, and Alex provides PR, digital marketing, and event management services at an integrated digital marketing/communications firm. Both look forward […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    3/1 So You Wanna Start a Business?

    Date: Wednesday, March 1st Time: 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm Location: Japan Local Government Center (3 Park Avenue, 20th Floor) Registration: Fill out this google doc Cost: Free! *While this event is free, please fill out the form to register as we need an accurate headcount for food. Join JET Alumni Lee Uehara and Alex Varney for a conversation about starting a business, digital marketing/PR fundamentals, useful (and often free) online tools, and general things to keep in mind when bringing a product or service to life and marketing it. Lee is a serial entrepreneur with a string of businesses under her belt, and Alex provides PR, digital marketing, and event management services at an integrated digital marketing/communications firm. Both look forward […]

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  • Do you want to share Japanese culture with NYC youth? At this awesome annual event with Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BB/BS) of NYC, we volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to the kids and their big brother/sister through fun and varied activities including: -Kimono Fitting -Origami -Japanese Writing -Chopstick Challenge -Making Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) -Japanese Dancing *The event runs from 12:00-3:00PM, but volunteers will also be needed for setup and cleanup before and after the event. When: Saturday, February 25th 2017 *12:00-3:00PM Where: Boys and Girls Club of America (Financial District) 40 Rector Street 11th Floor What: Volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to kids RSVP: Via this google doc Cost: No Cost to Attend. Mark yourself as attending on Facebook and email […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (2/25) Japan-a-Mania 2017

    Do you want to share Japanese culture with NYC youth? At this awesome annual event with Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BB/BS) of NYC, we volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to the kids and their big brother/sister through fun and varied activities including: -Kimono Fitting -Origami -Japanese Writing -Chopstick Challenge -Making Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) -Japanese Dancing *The event runs from 12:00-3:00PM, but volunteers will also be needed for setup and cleanup before and after the event. When: Saturday, February 25th 2017 *12:00-3:00PM Where: Boys and Girls Club of America (Financial District) 40 Rector Street 11th Floor What: Volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to kids RSVP: Via this google doc Cost: No Cost to Attend. Mark yourself as attending on Facebook and email […]

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  • JETAANY Summer Retreat 2016 Saturday, July 30, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the first-ever JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Bus transportation (at an extra cost) can be provided if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Program Fee (with lodging): $102.50/person Program Fee (without lodging – one day only): $51.50/person Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (7/30-7/31) Save the Date: JETAANY Summer Retreat

    JETAANY Summer Retreat 2016 Saturday, July 30, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the first-ever JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Bus transportation (at an extra cost) can be provided if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Program Fee (with lodging): $102.50/person Program Fee (without lodging – one day only): $51.50/person Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]

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  • Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Call for JETAANY Board Nominations – (2/14 Deadline)

    Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]

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  • Call for Paddlers: JETAANY Dragonboat Team Here’s your chance to join in this racing tradition that dates back over 2000 years! We are looking for paddlers to compete for the JETAANY team in the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9, 2015). No experience is necessary, we will provide training. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning from June 13- August 1 at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadow Park. The cost for practice time and the race will be around $40-$50 per person.   What is Dragonboat racing? Dragonboat racing is an exciting team paddling sport that started in China about 2300 years ago. Small dragonboats holding 8-12 paddlers and large boats holding upwards of 20. […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (Summer) Join the JETAANY Dragonboat Team

    Call for Paddlers: JETAANY Dragonboat Team Here’s your chance to join in this racing tradition that dates back over 2000 years! We are looking for paddlers to compete for the JETAANY team in the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9, 2015). No experience is necessary, we will provide training. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning from June 13- August 1 at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadow Park. The cost for practice time and the race will be around $40-$50 per person.   What is Dragonboat racing? Dragonboat racing is an exciting team paddling sport that started in China about 2300 years ago. Small dragonboats holding 8-12 paddlers and large boats holding upwards of 20. […]

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  • Are you interested in contributing your time to JETAANY? We are approaching another JETAANY fiscal year and another executive officer appointment season and the JETAANY Board of Directors is accepting platforms from members interested in serving as an executive officer. In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based on the platforms that are received.  As always, the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary roles are those seats that are open to interested members. Position descriptions are online at http://jetaany.org/forum/elections_2008/topic-483/?recent=503.  Officer positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. The approximate time line for the election process is as follows: March 9: Platforms Due March 10-15: Platforms are evaluated by Elections Committee March […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Call for 2015 JETAANY Executive Officer Platforms!

    Are you interested in contributing your time to JETAANY? We are approaching another JETAANY fiscal year and another executive officer appointment season and the JETAANY Board of Directors is accepting platforms from members interested in serving as an executive officer. In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based on the platforms that are received.  As always, the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary roles are those seats that are open to interested members. Position descriptions are online at http://jetaany.org/forum/elections_2008/topic-483/?recent=503.  Officer positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. The approximate time line for the election process is as follows: March 9: Platforms Due March 10-15: Platforms are evaluated by Elections Committee March […]

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  • Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Call for JETAANY Board Nominations – (11/17 Deadline)

    Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]

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  • DUE TO THE COLD, WINDY, AND WET CONDITIONS, WE HAVE DECIDED TO CANCEL THIS HIKE. PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR HIKE IN THE SPRING. What better way to enjoy the fall foliage than by going on a hike in beautiful Hudson Valley! Take in breathtaking Hudson River views. When: Sunday, November 2, 2014, 8:30am-5:45pm Meet at 8:30AM at the clock in Grand Central Terminal (GCT). Train will depart promptly so please be on time. Depart GCT – 8:43AM –> Arrive at Manitou Stations – 9:52 AM Depart Manitou Station – 4:26PM –> Arrive GCT – 5:41 PM Cost: Round trip off-peak Metro-North ticket to Manitou Station is $26.50 – please buy your ticket on your own beforehand at a Metro North Kiosk or […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (11/2) Fall Hike 2014 – Cancelled

    DUE TO THE COLD, WINDY, AND WET CONDITIONS, WE HAVE DECIDED TO CANCEL THIS HIKE. PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR HIKE IN THE SPRING. What better way to enjoy the fall foliage than by going on a hike in beautiful Hudson Valley! Take in breathtaking Hudson River views. When: Sunday, November 2, 2014, 8:30am-5:45pm Meet at 8:30AM at the clock in Grand Central Terminal (GCT). Train will depart promptly so please be on time. Depart GCT – 8:43AM –> Arrive at Manitou Stations – 9:52 AM Depart Manitou Station – 4:26PM –> Arrive GCT – 5:41 PM Cost: Round trip off-peak Metro-North ticket to Manitou Station is $26.50 – please buy your ticket on your own beforehand at a Metro North Kiosk or […]

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  • Tired of being cooped up all winter? Up for a challenge? It’s time to get outdoors and celebrate spring with a hike up Breakneck Ridge! This trail is the creme de la creme of hikes in the Tristate area. You’ll be rewarded with unparalleled views at the top of this challenging peak*. Pack your own lunch and we’ll eat it at the top. *While no advanced hiking skill is needed, please note that the first part of this hike is strenuous with some rock scrambling. Please wear shoes with a good tread and comfortable clothing. We will be going very slowly and spotting each other. When: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 8:30am-5:40pm Meet at 8:30AM at the clock in Grand Central […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Spring Hike to Breakneck Ridge

    Tired of being cooped up all winter? Up for a challenge? It’s time to get outdoors and celebrate spring with a hike up Breakneck Ridge! This trail is the creme de la creme of hikes in the Tristate area. You’ll be rewarded with unparalleled views at the top of this challenging peak*. Pack your own lunch and we’ll eat it at the top. *While no advanced hiking skill is needed, please note that the first part of this hike is strenuous with some rock scrambling. Please wear shoes with a good tread and comfortable clothing. We will be going very slowly and spotting each other. When: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 8:30am-5:40pm Meet at 8:30AM at the clock in Grand Central […]

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  • Rock out at Japas 27 with the new JETs! We have a private room for 2 hours. All food and drinks are included for only $20 (+$1 paypal fee)! Come share your sempai wisdom and show the newbies what they’ll be in for when they leave for Japan at the end of the month! When: Sunday, July 15 from 5pm-7pm Where: Japas 27, 366 3rd Ave (between 26th St & 27th St) Cost/RSVP: $21 ($20 ticket + $1 paypal fee) via Paypal HERE by Friday, July 13th. Questions: Contact Amber at liang-dot-yxamber-at-gmail-dot-com Also, you can check out the event on Facebook!<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (7/15) New JET-JET Vet Karaoke Night

    Rock out at Japas 27 with the new JETs! We have a private room for 2 hours. All food and drinks are included for only $20 (+$1 paypal fee)! Come share your sempai wisdom and show the newbies what they’ll be in for when they leave for Japan at the end of the month! When: Sunday, July 15 from 5pm-7pm Where: Japas 27, 366 3rd Ave (between 26th St & 27th St) Cost/RSVP: $21 ($20 ticket + $1 paypal fee) via Paypal HERE by Friday, July 13th. Questions: Contact Amber at liang-dot-yxamber-at-gmail-dot-com Also, you can check out the event on Facebook!

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  • Join us in celebrating the historic 100th year of Japan’s gift of cherry blossom trees to the United States. This year’s cherry blossom festival in Washington DC is sure to be the biggest yet! JETAANY will be partnering with JETAADC for this hanami event. Don’t miss out on the biggest cherry blossom festival in the United States and a chance to explore our nation’s capital! When: Saturday, April 7- Sunday, April 8 Where: Washington DC RSVP: Amber Liang at liang.yxamber(at)gmail.com by Sunday, March 25 Please include the following information in your RSVP: If you can provide or will need transportation and if you will need overnight accommodation For more information on the National Cherry Blossom Festival, click here.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Cherry Blossom Festival in DC (4/7-4/8)

    Join us in celebrating the historic 100th year of Japan’s gift of cherry blossom trees to the United States. This year’s cherry blossom festival in Washington DC is sure to be the biggest yet! JETAANY will be partnering with JETAADC for this hanami event. Don’t miss out on the biggest cherry blossom festival in the United States and a chance to explore our nation’s capital! When: Saturday, April 7- Sunday, April 8 Where: Washington DC RSVP: Amber Liang at liang.yxamber(at)gmail.com by Sunday, March 25 Please include the following information in your RSVP: If you can provide or will need transportation and if you will need overnight accommodation For more information on the National Cherry Blossom Festival, click here.

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  • When: Monday, July 11, 6:30pm Where: Apple Restaurant (17 Waverly Place, New York, New York) Nearest Trains: N,R to 8th Street; 6 to Astor Place Cost: $20 (includes dinner and karaoke) Click here to reserve your spot on PayPal by Friday, July 8 Limited spots available!   You are invited to the New-JET Vet-JET dinner on Monday, July 11 at 6:30pm at Apple Restaurant (www.applerestaurant.com). It’s a great opportunity to show the newbies what a great organization we are and to share our experiences with them. Let’s all being good sempai ne! Also, there’s will be a nijikai involving karaoke! You don’t want to miss it! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Amber at liang.yxamber@gmail.com.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    New JET-Vet JET Dinner

    When: Monday, July 11, 6:30pm Where: Apple Restaurant (17 Waverly Place, New York, New York) Nearest Trains: N,R to 8th Street; 6 to Astor Place Cost: $20 (includes dinner and karaoke) Click here to reserve your spot on PayPal by Friday, July 8 Limited spots available!   You are invited to the New-JET Vet-JET dinner on Monday, July 11 at 6:30pm at Apple Restaurant (www.applerestaurant.com). It’s a great opportunity to show the newbies what a great organization we are and to share our experiences with them. Let’s all being good sempai ne! Also, there’s will be a nijikai involving karaoke! You don’t want to miss it! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Amber at liang.yxamber@gmail.com.

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