Archive for May, 2010

Special offer for all JETs and FOJs!

Just in time for Bike Month, JET Alum Lee Uehara has just opened a bicycle school in Manhattan and would like to offer JETs a discount on all classes! Courses offered include the popular nine-hour class, City Cycling: Traffic Skills 101; Learning to Ride for Adults; Learning to Ride for Children; Commuting 101; How to Fix a Flat; Kids I:For Parents; Kids II: For Parents and Kids. Private sessions are also available. Please visit www.citybikecoach.com for more information and schedule. You can also call 917-536-6120 or send an e-mail tocitybikecoach@gmail.com. To obtain the JET 30% discount, type in “JETAA” when asked for the promotional code during the checkout process.

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    When: May 26, 2010, 7pm-9pm Where: Bia Garden (154 Orchard Street - 212.780.0010) Cost: $25 per person with cash only drinks at the event – please note that Bia Garden does not accept credit cards, so be sure to bring enough cash to cover any extras you want to get. Payment deadline: Sunday, May 23 To celebrate some much needed warm weather, the May Nihongo Dake Dinner will be held at Bia Garden, a Vietnamese beer garden located on the Lower East Side. At this LES spot, where Vietnamese street food meets German beer hall, we can practice our Nihongo communication (or should I say nomu-nication?) skills in the kitschy, yet charming, outdoor garden surrounded by fruit trees, open skies and great company! The staff of Bia Garden has prepared a set […]
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  • May Nihongo Dake Dinner

    When: May 26, 2010, 7pm-9pm Where: Bia Garden (154 Orchard Street - 212.780.0010) Cost: $25 per person with cash only drinks at the event – please note that Bia Garden does not accept credit cards, so be sure to bring enough cash to cover any extras you want to get. Payment deadline: Sunday, May 23 To celebrate some much needed warm weather, the May Nihongo Dake Dinner will be held at Bia Garden, a Vietnamese beer garden located on the Lower East Side. At this LES spot, where Vietnamese street food meets German beer hall, we can practice our Nihongo communication (or should I say nomu-nication?) skills in the kitschy, yet charming, outdoor garden surrounded by fruit trees, open skies and great company! The staff of Bia Garden has prepared a set […]

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    Japan Day 2010 is upon us on June 6, 2010! Keep your eyes out on the Japan Day website (www.japandaynyc.org) for information on performances, musical acts, and other events. JETAANY has been asked to assist with Japan Day this year. If you’re interested in getting involved with this special opportunity, please read on. If you’ve been itching for a volunteer opportunity, like children, or just want to have something to do for a few hours, please read on! What: YoYo Fishing at Japan Day When: Sunday, June 6, 2010 (three shifts to choose from, see below.) Where: East Meadow, Central Park Volunteers will be manning the YoYo Fishing booth, a popular matsuri children’s game. Last year hundreds of kids came […]
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  • Japan Day (Volunteers Needed!)

    Japan Day 2010 is upon us on June 6, 2010! Keep your eyes out on the Japan Day website (www.japandaynyc.org) for information on performances, musical acts, and other events. JETAANY has been asked to assist with Japan Day this year. If you’re interested in getting involved with this special opportunity, please read on. If you’ve been itching for a volunteer opportunity, like children, or just want to have something to do for a few hours, please read on! What: YoYo Fishing at Japan Day When: Sunday, June 6, 2010 (three shifts to choose from, see below.) Where: East Meadow, Central Park Volunteers will be manning the YoYo Fishing booth, a popular matsuri children’s game. Last year hundreds of kids came […]

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