Archive for March, 2011

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/413-april-book-club-meeting/"></div>Spring has (mostly) sprung and it’s time for another great Book Club discussion.  This time, we are reading “Naoko” by Keigo Higashino.  According to Amazon, “Expertly interweaving the real and the unreal, Naoko involves a working man, Heisuke, whose wife dies in a bus accident. His young daughter survives, but seems to be inhabited by her mother’s personality.” It is a great character novel and we look forward to another great discussion. When: 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 13th Where: Flatiron Building, 23rd St. and Broadway.  Some of our wonderful members have found a nice space in there for us. As always, we will have refreshments. Please RSVP/ address questions to jill.schimmel@gmail.com.  Tanoshimi \(^_^)/<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/413-april-book-club-meeting/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/13) April Book Club Meeting

    Spring has (mostly) sprung and it’s time for another great Book Club discussion.  This time, we are reading “Naoko” by Keigo Higashino.  According to Amazon, “Expertly interweaving the real and the unreal, Naoko involves a working man, Heisuke, whose wife dies in a bus accident. His young daughter survives, but seems to be inhabited by her mother’s personality.” It is a great character novel and we look forward to another great discussion. When: 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 13th Where: Flatiron Building, 23rd St. and Broadway.  Some of our wonderful members have found a nice space in there for us. As always, we will have refreshments. Please RSVP/ address questions to jill.schimmel@gmail.com.  Tanoshimi \(^_^)/

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/broadway-benefit-for-japan/"></div>New York’s only spontaneous Red Carpet event to give back with a special benefit performance on Thursday, April 14 at 9pm. $5 of every ticket will be donated to the  JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund! The MAC award-winning super-fancy mock awards show Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is honored to help support relief efforts in Japan by partnering up with the JET Alumni Association of New York. When: Thursday April 14, 9:00pm Where: The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street) Admission: Tickets are $20 with a two drink minimum ($5 of each ticket sold will be donated to benefit Japan) Tickets can be purchased with cash at the Box Office or online at www.SmartTix.com Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is New York’s only […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/broadway-benefit-for-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/14) Broadway’s Next H!T Musical Benefit Performance for Japan

    New York’s only spontaneous Red Carpet event to give back with a special benefit performance on Thursday, April 14 at 9pm. $5 of every ticket will be donated to the  JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund! The MAC award-winning super-fancy mock awards show Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is honored to help support relief efforts in Japan by partnering up with the JET Alumni Association of New York. When: Thursday April 14, 9:00pm Where: The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street) Admission: Tickets are $20 with a two drink minimum ($5 of each ticket sold will be donated to benefit Japan) Tickets can be purchased with cash at the Box Office or online at www.SmartTix.com Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is New York’s only […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/learn-how-to-cook-temaki-sushi/"></div>When: Saturday 16th from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Where: COLTONS NEWYORK (165 East 60th Street, Suite 4B, New York, NY 10022) Cost: $35 (including lecture and food fee) Application deadline: April 12th, 2011 (Minimum participation is 10 and Maximum is 13) Temaki Sushi is very popular at home in Japan because it is easy to prepare. You will learn how to cook sushi rice, roll sushi by hand, buy fresh sushi grade fish and other ingredients, and then get all the practical information for making sushi at home. Once you learn to prepare sushi at home, you will eat your favorite sushi over and over again! Ms. Hideko Colton is born and raised in Japan, living in NY for […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/learn-how-to-cook-temaki-sushi/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/16) Learn to Make Temaki Sushi

    When: Saturday 16th from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Where: COLTONS NEWYORK (165 East 60th Street, Suite 4B, New York, NY 10022) Cost: $35 (including lecture and food fee) Application deadline: April 12th, 2011 (Minimum participation is 10 and Maximum is 13) Temaki Sushi is very popular at home in Japan because it is easy to prepare. You will learn how to cook sushi rice, roll sushi by hand, buy fresh sushi grade fish and other ingredients, and then get all the practical information for making sushi at home. Once you learn to prepare sushi at home, you will eat your favorite sushi over and over again! Ms. Hideko Colton is born and raised in Japan, living in NY for […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/23/april-5-jetaany-fundraiser/"></div>The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with NY de Volunteer, will be holding a fundraiser to benefit Japan on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The night will include great drink specials, entertainment, and – a highlight of the event – wonderful raffle prizes. (日本語版は下記) Over 30 generous JET Alumni and local businesses have donated goods and services to the cause, such as: cooking classes, bottles of sake, private dance lessons, handmade jewelry and more! Please show your support for this cause which is so near and dear to our hearts.  All proceeds from this event will go to the JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. During the event we will be collecting messages for Send Hope to Japan from the […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/23/april-5-jetaany-fundraiser/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/5) Fundraiser for Japan

    The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with NY de Volunteer, will be holding a fundraiser to benefit Japan on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The night will include great drink specials, entertainment, and – a highlight of the event – wonderful raffle prizes. (日本語版は下記) Over 30 generous JET Alumni and local businesses have donated goods and services to the cause, such as: cooking classes, bottles of sake, private dance lessons, handmade jewelry and more! Please show your support for this cause which is so near and dear to our hearts.  All proceeds from this event will go to the JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. During the event we will be collecting messages for Send Hope to Japan from the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/17/upcoming-jetaany-fundraisers/"></div>The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with other local organizations, will be having two fundraisers to aid the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan. Please keep an eye on www.jetaany.org and our Facebook page for details. The first event will take place within the next few weeks and proceeds will go to the newly created National JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/17/upcoming-jetaany-fundraisers/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Upcoming JETAANY Fundraisers

    The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with other local organizations, will be having two fundraisers to aid the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan. Please keep an eye on www.jetaany.org and our Facebook page for details. The first event will take place within the next few weeks and proceeds will go to the newly created National JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund.

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