The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving over 2,000 members in the tri-state area. JET Alumni have all lived and worked in Japan as English teachers in the Japanese Public School System. JETAANY’s mission is to assist returning JETs with acclimating to life and work in New York, foster education and understanding of Japanese culture and strengthen the ties between JET alumni and the Japanese community. We do this through a wide variety of social, cultural, professional and athletic events throughout the year.
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We are proud to announce an exciting upcoming event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, made possible due to the generous support of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and US JETAA. More information coming soon!
When: Friday, December 7 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm Where: Wagamama [210 5th Avenue (at W 26th St), New York, NY 10010] Cost: (Ticket price includes a set meal) Early-bird tickets: $20 (before 12/1); Extended Registration tickets: $25 (until 12/7 @1pm) RSVP: Purchase tickets by 1:00pm on 12/7 via Cognito Forms Questions? Contact Andy at community[at]jetaany[dot]org. Come join JETAANY at our annual Bōnenkai! Let’s celebrate the end of 2018 over good food, good drinks, and good company. Also, if you are interested in getting involved, or have ideas to share, this is a great place to join a planning committee. This event tends to sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot right away! Extended registration tickets are available until 12/7 @1pm!
When: Tuesday, December 11 at 6:30pm-8:30 pm Where: Japan Local Government Center (CLAIR, N.Y.) [3 Park Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10016-5902] Cost: $10 for supplies (discounted rate available for those who pay in advance via Cognito forms). Everyone can come away with a couple earring pairs and decorated bobby pins. RSVP: Please register and pay in advance via Cognito forms, or email us and bring $10 cash to the event. Questions: Email Wendy at javabell[at]yahoo[dot]com. Back by popular demand, JET alumni Wendy Ikemoto and Christy Jones will be hosting an origami earrings craft night! Enjoy crafting with traditional Japanese origami and take home your very own pair of origami earrings and a decorated bobby pin, just in time for the holiday season. Gift it to yourself, […]
Want to share share your favorite neighborhood hangout, a hobby, or try a new activity with other JETs? Sign up to host an upcoming monthly meetup! Here’s how it works Each month’s meetup will be hosted by a different JETAANY member at a location of their choice on the 5th of the month. The host, place, and time will change, but the date will stay the same. The rest is up to you! Feel free to design the event around a theme or plan in other elements. Let us know you’re interested via Google Forms. Questions? Contact Ronda at secretary[at]jetaany[dot]org. (Photo Credit: Kelsey Haskins)
When: Monday, November 5 at 6:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Korzo [ 667 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (between 19th & 20th Streets)] Cost: Each person pays for their own food & drinks (sample recent menu) RSVP: via Google Forms by Thursday, November 1 Questions? Contact Ronda at secretary[at]jetaany[dot]org. Starting in November, JETAANY will be launching a monthly meetup! How’s this different from the events we usually host? That depends on you! Each month’s meetup will be hosted by a different JETAANY member at a location of their choice. The host, place, and time will change, but the day will stay the same. To kick things off, Ronda (JETAANY’s Secretary) will be hosting the November meetup at her favorite restaurant, Korzo […]