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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/31/8-21-2019-jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div>The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association of NY (JETAANY) is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 21! We have our own private boat and this is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees each year. 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 some spectacularly stunning views of the New York and New Jersey skylines. Both JETs and Friends of JET are welcome, but guests must be 21 due to the on-board cash bar. Feel free to spread the word and invite friends, family, […]<!-- 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/2019/07/31/8-21-2019-jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/21) 2019 JETAANY Sunset Boat Cruise

    The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association of NY (JETAANY) is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 21! We have our own private boat and this is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees each year. 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 some spectacularly stunning views of the New York and New Jersey skylines. Both JETs and Friends of JET are welcome, but guests must be 21 due to the on-board cash bar. Feel free to spread the word and invite friends, family, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/25/jetaany-nihongo-dojo-for-alumni/"></div>Hiya, area alumni! Are you looking to brush up on the Japanese that’s started slipping away over time? Our new bimonthly course is tailored specifically for your needs, as overseen by the consummate language-teaching professional and fellow alumna, Sara Hamada! Her lessons are fun, informative, and provide a great chance for some networking to boot–and I speak from experience! For $10 per lesson you attend (or $15 at the door if you don’t pre-register), you can roll up to CLAIR NY and get back into the groove of speaking Japanese with ex-JET friends new and old. Attend each of the six lessons in the year, and earn a discount! The first date is on August 8! 6:30 to 8:30 at […]<!-- 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/2019/07/25/jetaany-nihongo-dojo-for-alumni/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Nihongo Dojo (for alumni)

    Hiya, area alumni! Are you looking to brush up on the Japanese that’s started slipping away over time? Our new bimonthly course is tailored specifically for your needs, as overseen by the consummate language-teaching professional and fellow alumna, Sara Hamada! Her lessons are fun, informative, and provide a great chance for some networking to boot–and I speak from experience! For $10 per lesson you attend (or $15 at the door if you don’t pre-register), you can roll up to CLAIR NY and get back into the groove of speaking Japanese with ex-JET friends new and old. Attend each of the six lessons in the year, and earn a discount! The first date is on August 8! 6:30 to 8:30 at […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/06/12/6-22-happy-hour-with-the-2019-outgoing-jets/"></div>When: Saturday, June 22nd 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Faces and Names (159 West 54th St @ 7th Ave) Google Map HERE Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook HERE 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 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/2019/06/12/6-22-happy-hour-with-the-2019-outgoing-jets/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (6/22) Happy Hour with the 2019 Outgoing JETs!

    When: Saturday, June 22nd 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Faces and Names (159 West 54th St @ 7th Ave) Google Map HERE Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. No need to do Paypal! RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook HERE 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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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/06/12/calling-all-paddlers-join-our-dragonboat-team/"></div>Here’s your chance to join in this racing tradition that dates back over 2,000 years! We are looking for paddlers to compete for the JETAANY team in the 2019 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, 2019). No experience is necessary, we will provide training. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning from June 1 – July 27 at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadow Park. The cost for practice time (9 practices) and the race will be around $40-$50 per person. – First practice on June 1 starts at 10:00am until 12:00pm– Races may be August 3 or August 4th or both (7am – 6pm) Race Day: August 3rd and/or August 4th (final date(s) will be […]<!-- 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/2019/06/12/calling-all-paddlers-join-our-dragonboat-team/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Calling all Paddlers: Join Our Dragonboat Team!

    Here’s your chance to join in this racing tradition that dates back over 2,000 years! We are looking for paddlers to compete for the JETAANY team in the 2019 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, 2019). No experience is necessary, we will provide training. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning from June 1 – July 27 at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadow Park. The cost for practice time (9 practices) and the race will be around $40-$50 per person. – First practice on June 1 starts at 10:00am until 12:00pm– Races may be August 3 or August 4th or both (7am – 6pm) Race Day: August 3rd and/or August 4th (final date(s) will be […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/05/22/6-22-calling-recent-returnees-for-the-2019-jet-pre-departure-seminar/"></div>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 most recent alumni to teach and share their experiences to help invigorate our newest JETs about moving to and living in Japan!  The Pre-Departure Seminar will be on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 am to 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)! For presenters, you only need to attend the sessions you are presenting; therefore you may not need to be there […]<!-- 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/2019/05/22/6-22-calling-recent-returnees-for-the-2019-jet-pre-departure-seminar/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (6/22) Calling Recent Returnees for the 2019 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 most recent alumni to teach and share their experiences to help invigorate our newest JETs about moving to and living in Japan!  The Pre-Departure Seminar will be on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 am to 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)! For presenters, you only need to attend the sessions you are presenting; therefore you may not need to be there […]

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