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  • Location: JLGC (Japan Local Government Center 3 Park Ave, 20th Floor (34th & Park) Time: 6pm – 8pm RSVP: There are only 10 spots! RSVP on our Facebook Event here Questions: Email Wendy at president[at]jetaany.org Enjoy a catered Mexican dinner and English conversation with 10 high school students visiting from Iwate. They will be accompanied by their JET CIR (Nick from the UK) and representatives from their local government office. The students are part of a selective program that is visiting New York, Washington DC, and Toronto to practice their English. Last year we had a great time introducing them to Halloween. JETs who were placed in the Tohoku region are especially welcome. We have about 10 spots, so please RSVP […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    10/23 Reception With Iwate High School Students

    Location: JLGC (Japan Local Government Center 3 Park Ave, 20th Floor (34th & Park) Time: 6pm – 8pm RSVP: There are only 10 spots! RSVP on our Facebook Event here Questions: Email Wendy at president[at]jetaany.org Enjoy a catered Mexican dinner and English conversation with 10 high school students visiting from Iwate. They will be accompanied by their JET CIR (Nick from the UK) and representatives from their local government office. The students are part of a selective program that is visiting New York, Washington DC, and Toronto to practice their English. Last year we had a great time introducing them to Halloween. JETs who were placed in the Tohoku region are especially welcome. We have about 10 spots, so please RSVP […]

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  • When: Saturday, June 24, 3:30 pm –7:00 pm Where: Faces and Names (159 West 54th St @ 7th Ave) Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite JET friends on Facebook. Share your sempai wisdom over a beer or two with the outgoing JETs. During the day, they will have attended their Pre-Departure Orientation and will likely be full of questions and excitement to hear about your stories from the inaka (or shi). This is a great chance to re-connect with other alums and get natsukashii about your experiences while helping the newbies prepare for their voyage to Japan!<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (6/24) Happy Hour with 2017 JETs!

    When: Saturday, June 24, 3:30 pm –7:00 pm Where: Faces and Names (159 West 54th St @ 7th Ave) Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite JET friends on Facebook. Share your sempai wisdom over a beer or two with the outgoing JETs. During the day, they will have attended their Pre-Departure Orientation and will likely be full of questions and excitement to hear about your stories from the inaka (or shi). This is a great chance to re-connect with other alums and get natsukashii about your experiences while helping the newbies prepare for their voyage to Japan!

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  • It’s that time of year when we prepare a new batch of JETs to start their journey in Japan! We are calling upon our recent alumni to teach and share their experiences to hopefully prevent some surprises or embarrassing moments and make their time in Japan something they will never forget. The Pre-Departure Seminar will be on Saturday, June 24th from 10:00 am – 3:30pm at the Nippon Club (145 W. 57th Street, between 6th Ave and 7th Ave on the 2nd floor). We’ll have a happy hour from 4 pm onwards nearby which all are welcome to (no need to be a seminar presenter)! You only need to attend the sessions you are presenting, therefore you may not need to be […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (Sat 6/24) Calling Recent Returnees for the 2017 JET Pre-Departure Seminar!

    It’s that time of year when we prepare a new batch of JETs to start their journey in Japan! We are calling upon our recent alumni to teach and share their experiences to hopefully prevent some surprises or embarrassing moments and make their time in Japan something they will never forget. The Pre-Departure Seminar will be on Saturday, June 24th from 10:00 am – 3:30pm at the Nippon Club (145 W. 57th Street, between 6th Ave and 7th Ave on the 2nd floor). We’ll have a happy hour from 4 pm onwards nearby which all are welcome to (no need to be a seminar presenter)! You only need to attend the sessions you are presenting, therefore you may not need to be […]

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  • Date: Sunday, March 5th at 12:30 pm Location: Carroll Place, 157 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 Price: $25 for everything! Brunch Menu: Shared appetizers (2) and main dishes (3). Vegetarian options available. Specifics are TBD, but this menu reflects the type of food we will be served. Also, unlimited drinks (mimosa, rose sangria, bloody mary, coffee, tea, juice, soda) for 2 hours. Let’s get together and celebrate 2017! Join our annual JETAANY Shinnenkai (New Year Gathering) brunch at Carroll Place on Sunday, March 5th at 12:30 pm. Eat, drink, be merry, make new friends, and get back in touch with old ones. Secure your spot through PayPal below! Meal VegetarianNon Vegetarian<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (3/5) JETAANY Shinnenkai 2017 – Brunch Edition!

    Date: Sunday, March 5th at 12:30 pm Location: Carroll Place, 157 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 Price: $25 for everything! Brunch Menu: Shared appetizers (2) and main dishes (3). Vegetarian options available. Specifics are TBD, but this menu reflects the type of food we will be served. Also, unlimited drinks (mimosa, rose sangria, bloody mary, coffee, tea, juice, soda) for 2 hours. Let’s get together and celebrate 2017! Join our annual JETAANY Shinnenkai (New Year Gathering) brunch at Carroll Place on Sunday, March 5th at 12:30 pm. Eat, drink, be merry, make new friends, and get back in touch with old ones. Secure your spot through PayPal below! Meal VegetarianNon Vegetarian

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  • Date: Wednesday January 25th Time: 6pm Location: Japan Local Government Office 3 Park Ave (34thStreet), 20th Floor Cost: Free RSVP on Facebook or to monica.yuki@jetaausa.com so we can have an accurate headcount for food. If you have a passion for something and want to share it with others JETAANY need your help! JETAANY is looking for alumni interested in a leadership role and/or being a part of a committee to plan and host events in all the 5 boroughs, upstate New York, New Jersey, and Philly in 2017. Come learn how to get involved with JETAANY and what is on the horizon.  Over the past 30 years, we’ve been fortunate to have JET Alumni come from a variety of backgrounds, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (1/25) JETAANY Brainstorming Session – Share Ideas & Get Involved!

    Date: Wednesday January 25th Time: 6pm Location: Japan Local Government Office 3 Park Ave (34thStreet), 20th Floor Cost: Free RSVP on Facebook or to monica.yuki@jetaausa.com so we can have an accurate headcount for food. If you have a passion for something and want to share it with others JETAANY need your help! JETAANY is looking for alumni interested in a leadership role and/or being a part of a committee to plan and host events in all the 5 boroughs, upstate New York, New Jersey, and Philly in 2017. Come learn how to get involved with JETAANY and what is on the horizon.  Over the past 30 years, we’ve been fortunate to have JET Alumni come from a variety of backgrounds, […]

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  • When: Thursday, December 15th, 7:00 pm Where:  Evergreen Shanghai Restaurant & Lounge (10 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016) Facebook: Let others know you’re attending on our event’s page. Questions:  Contact Wendy Ikemoto at social[at]jetaany.org Come join JETAANY at the annual Bōnenkai and Quarterly Meeting! Let’s celebrate the end of 2016 over Chinese cuisine and good company. If you are interested to get involved or have ideas to share this is a great place to join the planning committees.   This event tends to sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot through PayPal. After you have paid you will receive an e-mail confirming your spot. It is family style, so each table of 10 people will […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    SOLD OUT – (12/15) JETAANY Annual Bonenkai 2016

    When: Thursday, December 15th, 7:00 pm Where:  Evergreen Shanghai Restaurant & Lounge (10 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016) Facebook: Let others know you’re attending on our event’s page. Questions:  Contact Wendy Ikemoto at social[at]jetaany.org Come join JETAANY at the annual Bōnenkai and Quarterly Meeting! Let’s celebrate the end of 2016 over Chinese cuisine and good company. If you are interested to get involved or have ideas to share this is a great place to join the planning committees.   This event tends to sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot through PayPal. After you have paid you will receive an e-mail confirming your spot. It is family style, so each table of 10 people will […]

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  • What better way to enjoy the fall foliage than by going on a hike in beautiful Hudson Valley! Take in breathtaking Hudson River views from Bull Hill (Mt Taurus). Afterwards we can enjoy some tasty food and drink in lovely Cold Spring, NY. This isn’t only for JET alumni — it is also a dog and family friendly hike! Note while the trail is not a scramble like its neighbor Breakneck Ridge, we’ll have a moderately steep climb (gotta earn those views from the top). 3.6 miles round trip. We’ll also walk through Cold Spring for about a mile to get from the train station to trailhead. We’ll want to hit the trail shortly after hopping off the train.   […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (10/23) JETAANY Fall Hike – Save the Date!

    What better way to enjoy the fall foliage than by going on a hike in beautiful Hudson Valley! Take in breathtaking Hudson River views from Bull Hill (Mt Taurus). Afterwards we can enjoy some tasty food and drink in lovely Cold Spring, NY. This isn’t only for JET alumni — it is also a dog and family friendly hike! Note while the trail is not a scramble like its neighbor Breakneck Ridge, we’ll have a moderately steep climb (gotta earn those views from the top). 3.6 miles round trip. We’ll also walk through Cold Spring for about a mile to get from the train station to trailhead. We’ll want to hit the trail shortly after hopping off the train.   […]

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  • UPDATE: Registration is now closed. Thank you to all those who were interested!   On Saturday, October 15, we are hosting our annual Career Forum at the Nippon Club. The event is focused on educating JET alumni on how to market their skills from Japan in order to find their next career opportunity. Whether you want to stay in teaching, use Japanese in the workplace or do something totally different from JET, then this event is perfect for you. Date: Saturday October 15th Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: Nippon Club (145 West 57th street) RSVP:To attend this FREE event we ask all attendees to fill out a form about your career interests to we can best help you […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (10/15) JETAANY Career Forum 2016 – RSVP Oct 6th

    UPDATE: Registration is now closed. Thank you to all those who were interested!   On Saturday, October 15, we are hosting our annual Career Forum at the Nippon Club. The event is focused on educating JET alumni on how to market their skills from Japan in order to find their next career opportunity. Whether you want to stay in teaching, use Japanese in the workplace or do something totally different from JET, then this event is perfect for you. Date: Saturday October 15th Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: Nippon Club (145 West 57th street) RSVP:To attend this FREE event we ask all attendees to fill out a form about your career interests to we can best help you […]

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  • Hey everyone! Mark your calendars, it’s trivia time! Do you have the intellectual fortitude to reign supreme as the JETAA trivia master? Do you know the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow? Prove it! Join us as fellow JET alum and this year’s host Wade Binneboese (Aomori represent!) tests your knowledge on everything from Japan to pop culture, and mix it up with other alumni over good food, good drinks, and great company. There may also be an interactive category for the truly witty, and amazing* prizes for the best teams! Sign up soon, and we’ll see you there! *Cats not included* When: Monday, October 3, 2016 When: Arrive and form your teams at 7:00; quiz starts at 7:30 p.m. […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (10/03) JETAANY Pub Trivia Night

    Hey everyone! Mark your calendars, it’s trivia time! Do you have the intellectual fortitude to reign supreme as the JETAA trivia master? Do you know the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow? Prove it! Join us as fellow JET alum and this year’s host Wade Binneboese (Aomori represent!) tests your knowledge on everything from Japan to pop culture, and mix it up with other alumni over good food, good drinks, and great company. There may also be an interactive category for the truly witty, and amazing* prizes for the best teams! Sign up soon, and we’ll see you there! *Cats not included* When: Monday, October 3, 2016 When: Arrive and form your teams at 7:00; quiz starts at 7:30 p.m. […]

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  • When: Thursday, August 4th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Where: Grace Dodge Cafe, Teachers College, Columbia University (525 West 120th Street, NY, NY 10027).  Map linked here. RSVP: Email Makiko Habu at mh3546[at]tc.columbia.edu Join us in welcoming 30 Japanese teachers of English (JTE’s) to the USA over a casual lunch on Thursday, August 4th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Columbia University’s Teachers College. They are here visiting with Teachers College for a summer training program. It’s a great chance to share your natsukashii JET experiences and talk about English education in Japan. To RSVP, email Makiko Habu at mh3546[at]tc.columbia.edu. Note about building access: All non-Teachers College students will have to enter through the main entrance on 120th Street b/t Amsterdam […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/04) Friendly Lunch with JTE’s

    When: Thursday, August 4th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Where: Grace Dodge Cafe, Teachers College, Columbia University (525 West 120th Street, NY, NY 10027).  Map linked here. RSVP: Email Makiko Habu at mh3546[at]tc.columbia.edu Join us in welcoming 30 Japanese teachers of English (JTE’s) to the USA over a casual lunch on Thursday, August 4th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Columbia University’s Teachers College. They are here visiting with Teachers College for a summer training program. It’s a great chance to share your natsukashii JET experiences and talk about English education in Japan. To RSVP, email Makiko Habu at mh3546[at]tc.columbia.edu. Note about building access: All non-Teachers College students will have to enter through the main entrance on 120th Street b/t Amsterdam […]

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  • Date: Wednesday, June 29th Time: meet at 6:30 pm Location: Pier 25, 225 West Street, New York, NY 10013 Cost: Only $1 to play 18 holes with fun people. Facebook: Let others know you’re coming on our FB events page. Questions: E-mail David at treasurer[at]jetaany.org Nijikai & Rainy Day Plan: We will go to a local bar (TBA) afterwards. Drinks are to be paid for separately. If it rains, we will meet at the bar and play cards and boardgames. Join us ‘for 18 holes of professional grade miniature golf for just one dollar. Feel free to invite nihonjin friends- it’s always great to have a mix of native and nonnative speakers. All levels of Japanese welcome!<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (6/29) Nihongo Dake Mini Golf

    Date: Wednesday, June 29th Time: meet at 6:30 pm Location: Pier 25, 225 West Street, New York, NY 10013 Cost: Only $1 to play 18 holes with fun people. Facebook: Let others know you’re coming on our FB events page. Questions: E-mail David at treasurer[at]jetaany.org Nijikai & Rainy Day Plan: We will go to a local bar (TBA) afterwards. Drinks are to be paid for separately. If it rains, we will meet at the bar and play cards and boardgames. Join us ‘for 18 holes of professional grade miniature golf for just one dollar. Feel free to invite nihonjin friends- it’s always great to have a mix of native and nonnative speakers. All levels of Japanese welcome!

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  • What:  “Through the Lunch Tray” When:  Thursday, July 14, 2:00 p.m. Where:  19 University Place, 1st Floor, Great Room Website: http://eas.as.nyu.edu/object/japaneseschoollunch.html BIO: Alexis Agliano Sanborn has been studying East Asia and Japan for over ten years. Receiving her Bachelor\’s degree from UC Santa Barbara and her Master\’s degree from Harvard University, Alexis has lived in Nagoya, Tokyo, and rural Shimane Prefecture. The Japanese school lunch system was the topic of her Master’s thesis at Harvard University. Entitled “Flavoring the Nation,” this was the first comprehensive English-language assessment of this system and has been cited in academic works. In addition to writing a cookbook, she also maintainsjapaneseschoollunch.com and shokuiku.org (shokuiku means food education in Japanese), which specializes in sharing English-language food […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (7/14) JET Alum Alexis Sanborn speaking at “Through the Lunch Tray”

    What:  “Through the Lunch Tray” When:  Thursday, July 14, 2:00 p.m. Where:  19 University Place, 1st Floor, Great Room Website: http://eas.as.nyu.edu/object/japaneseschoollunch.html BIO: Alexis Agliano Sanborn has been studying East Asia and Japan for over ten years. Receiving her Bachelor\’s degree from UC Santa Barbara and her Master\’s degree from Harvard University, Alexis has lived in Nagoya, Tokyo, and rural Shimane Prefecture. The Japanese school lunch system was the topic of her Master’s thesis at Harvard University. Entitled “Flavoring the Nation,” this was the first comprehensive English-language assessment of this system and has been cited in academic works. In addition to writing a cookbook, she also maintainsjapaneseschoollunch.com and shokuiku.org (shokuiku means food education in Japanese), which specializes in sharing English-language food […]

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  • June JETAANY Book Club: The Orphan Master’s Son WHEN: Tuesday, June 28th, 7 PM – 8:30 PM WHERE: Japan Society (333 E 47th St) RSVP/Questions: Via Facebook or by emailing bookclub@jetaany.org. BRING:  $3-5 for pizza. Snacks for sharing are welcome. Soda will be provided. The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! The JETAANY Book Club selection for June is THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON by Adam Johnson. This Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner is “part breathless thriller, part story of innocence lost, part story of romantic love…a riveting portrait of a world heretofore hidden from view: a North Korea rife with hunger, corruption, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (6/28) June JETAANY Book Club: The Orphan Master’s Son

    June JETAANY Book Club: The Orphan Master’s Son WHEN: Tuesday, June 28th, 7 PM – 8:30 PM WHERE: Japan Society (333 E 47th St) RSVP/Questions: Via Facebook or by emailing bookclub@jetaany.org. BRING:  $3-5 for pizza. Snacks for sharing are welcome. Soda will be provided. The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! The JETAANY Book Club selection for June is THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON by Adam Johnson. This Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner is “part breathless thriller, part story of innocence lost, part story of romantic love…a riveting portrait of a world heretofore hidden from view: a North Korea rife with hunger, corruption, […]

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  • Date/Time: Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 pm Venue: Japan Society Auditorium (333 East 47th Street, NYC) Admission: Free RSVP: sunshine@nhkcma.com (Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and first come, first served.) NHK WORLD TV cordially invites JETAANY members & friends to a special English-language performance of rakugo (traditional Japanese storytelling) by Katsura Sunshine, on the topic of ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints). The performance will be live-taped for future broadcast on the NHK WORLD TV channel as part of the “Dive into UKIYO-E” series RSVP: sunshine@nhkcma.com (Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and first come, first served.)<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (5/11) Free Rakugo Performance by Katsura Sunshine

    Date/Time: Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 pm Venue: Japan Society Auditorium (333 East 47th Street, NYC) Admission: Free RSVP: sunshine@nhkcma.com (Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and first come, first served.) NHK WORLD TV cordially invites JETAANY members & friends to a special English-language performance of rakugo (traditional Japanese storytelling) by Katsura Sunshine, on the topic of ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints). The performance will be live-taped for future broadcast on the NHK WORLD TV channel as part of the “Dive into UKIYO-E” series RSVP: sunshine@nhkcma.com (Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and first come, first served.)

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  • When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 @Noon Where:Bethlehem Public Library Garden of Serenity, 11 West Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 Cost: Free Questions?: Contact Joe at jnarkevic[at]yahoo.com Celebrate the season of Cherry Blossoms at the Bethlehem Cherry Blossom Festival! Learn about Japanese culture, enjoy food, and participate in various crafts and activities for all ages! Enjoy hanami by the Japanese garden. Friends and family welcome! Stick around for Drinks after!<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (4/23) Bethlehem Sakura Festival (PA)

    When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 @Noon Where:Bethlehem Public Library Garden of Serenity, 11 West Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 Cost: Free Questions?: Contact Joe at jnarkevic[at]yahoo.com Celebrate the season of Cherry Blossoms at the Bethlehem Cherry Blossom Festival! Learn about Japanese culture, enjoy food, and participate in various crafts and activities for all ages! Enjoy hanami by the Japanese garden. Friends and family welcome! Stick around for Drinks after!

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  •   Are you looking to become closely involved with the mission of JETAANY, while developing or sharing your own skill set? We’re looking for passionate, genki JET alumni to help JETAANY support and engage its membership in a variety of ways. In general, we’re interested in discovering more about YOU (our alumni) and how you’d like to be involved.   If you’re interested, take a minute to fill out THIS FORM where you introduce yourself and tell us how you’d like to contribute. If you have questions about any of the above, please contact Pam Kavalam at president@jetaany.org<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Join the JETAANY Team!

      Are you looking to become closely involved with the mission of JETAANY, while developing or sharing your own skill set? We’re looking for passionate, genki JET alumni to help JETAANY support and engage its membership in a variety of ways. In general, we’re interested in discovering more about YOU (our alumni) and how you’d like to be involved.   If you’re interested, take a minute to fill out THIS FORM where you introduce yourself and tell us how you’d like to contribute. If you have questions about any of the above, please contact Pam Kavalam at president@jetaany.org

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  • First Ever JETAANY Haiku Contest! Celebrate the arrival of spring by flexing your poetic talents and entering our first ever JETAANY haiku contest! We are accepting haiku in both English and Japanese. Entries will be posted on the JETAANY Facebook page and be judged by the number of likes it receives. The deadline for submissions is April 30th at 9 pm. Send any questions to Wendy at secretary@jetaany.org. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday, May 13th. Rules & Results: Haiku should be in short format of 3 lines. Haiku should be the standard 5-7-5 syllables. If the haiku is in Japanese, please also provide an English translation. All rights reserved to the authors. Submit entries by April 30th, 2016 at 9 pm […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JETAANY Haiku Contest – Deadline extended to 5/13

    First Ever JETAANY Haiku Contest! Celebrate the arrival of spring by flexing your poetic talents and entering our first ever JETAANY haiku contest! We are accepting haiku in both English and Japanese. Entries will be posted on the JETAANY Facebook page and be judged by the number of likes it receives. The deadline for submissions is April 30th at 9 pm. Send any questions to Wendy at secretary@jetaany.org. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday, May 13th. Rules & Results: Haiku should be in short format of 3 lines. Haiku should be the standard 5-7-5 syllables. If the haiku is in Japanese, please also provide an English translation. All rights reserved to the authors. Submit entries by April 30th, 2016 at 9 pm […]

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  • Come join your fellow JET alum and friends for a casual picnic sitting under the Sakura on the Great Lawn in Central Park. This is a free event! Just bring anything you’d want to have for a picnic – blankets, snacks and drinks to share – plus park activities like frisbee, volleyballs, softballs for catch, or bubbles! Friends and family are welcome to join. Date: Saturday, April 23 Time: Noon – 4:00 PM Location: Central Park ~ Great Lawn (near The MET Museum~ 84th Street and 5th ave) Subway Directions: 4/5/6 train to 86th street or 6 train to 77th street or C train to 81st street Map to Meeting location Facebook Event: Let others know you are coming on […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (4/23) Hanami Picnic Central Park

    Come join your fellow JET alum and friends for a casual picnic sitting under the Sakura on the Great Lawn in Central Park. This is a free event! Just bring anything you’d want to have for a picnic – blankets, snacks and drinks to share – plus park activities like frisbee, volleyballs, softballs for catch, or bubbles! Friends and family are welcome to join. Date: Saturday, April 23 Time: Noon – 4:00 PM Location: Central Park ~ Great Lawn (near The MET Museum~ 84th Street and 5th ave) Subway Directions: 4/5/6 train to 86th street or 6 train to 77th street or C train to 81st street Map to Meeting location Facebook Event: Let others know you are coming on […]

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  • Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Performance RSVP by Thursday, March 31st at 7 pm When: Tuesday, April 15th @7 pm Where: Haverford College, Roberts Hall, located in the Marshall Auditorium, 370 W Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041   Event Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1017875454935599/ RSVP: Email May at may.tsun[at]gmail.com by Thursday, March 31 at 7 pm The Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Dance group return to Philadelphia for a week of awe-inspiring performances. Ready yourself for thundering drums, intricate dances, beautiful costumes and a whole lot of fun! Each day has a different venue and admission price (free or $10). Alumni can vote for one or days that they are more likely to attend, and that way they can connect to attend convenient days together. […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (4/5) Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Performance – PA

    Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Performance RSVP by Thursday, March 31st at 7 pm When: Tuesday, April 15th @7 pm Where: Haverford College, Roberts Hall, located in the Marshall Auditorium, 370 W Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041   Event Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1017875454935599/ RSVP: Email May at may.tsun[at]gmail.com by Thursday, March 31 at 7 pm The Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Dance group return to Philadelphia for a week of awe-inspiring performances. Ready yourself for thundering drums, intricate dances, beautiful costumes and a whole lot of fun! Each day has a different venue and admission price (free or $10). Alumni can vote for one or days that they are more likely to attend, and that way they can connect to attend convenient days together. […]

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  • (4/17) Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia When: Sunday, April 17, 2016 @9:00 am Where: Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center, 100 North Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131 Cost: Adults $10/Children (12&under) free, at entrance. Discount tickets for early birds: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sakura-sunday-2016-tickets- Website: http://subarucherryblossom.org/ Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1116613918383053/ Questions?: Contact Joe at jnarkevic[at]yahoo.com A day-long outdoor celebration of all things Japanese. Featuring live music and dance performances, Japanese food, martial arts, cultural demonstrations, arts & crafts, cosplay, Shofuso tours, and much more. Stay tuned for more details on meeting up with other JETs!<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (4/17) Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia

    (4/17) Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia When: Sunday, April 17, 2016 @9:00 am Where: Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center, 100 North Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131 Cost: Adults $10/Children (12&under) free, at entrance. Discount tickets for early birds: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sakura-sunday-2016-tickets- Website: http://subarucherryblossom.org/ Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1116613918383053/ Questions?: Contact Joe at jnarkevic[at]yahoo.com A day-long outdoor celebration of all things Japanese. Featuring live music and dance performances, Japanese food, martial arts, cultural demonstrations, arts & crafts, cosplay, Shofuso tours, and much more. Stay tuned for more details on meeting up with other JETs!

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