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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2022/01/12/virtual-karaoke-shinnenkai-friday-1-28/"></div>Start off 2022 with JETAANY’s virtual Shinnenkai on Friday, January 28!  Kohaku Uta Gassen: ~ a friendly karaoke and lip sync competition ~ Date: Friday, January 28th, 2022Time: 7:00pm ESTLocation:  Virtual eventHost: Andy Shartzer & Samantha BronsterRegistration: Via Google Forms (RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, January 26, 2022)Instructions for Video Participants: PDF We are calling on all JETAANY members to show us their talents and bring in some joy for the New Year! Since we are indoors for now, let’s have a musical start to 2022! Show us your stuff! You can sign-up as a contestant or audience member. Contestants will record and submit their videos & will be randomly assigned to the RED or WHITE team. Join us and your hosts (Samantha Bronster & Andy Shartzer) as part of JETAANY’s Shinnenkai […]<!-- 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/2022/01/12/virtual-karaoke-shinnenkai-friday-1-28/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    RSVP for our virtual Karaoke/Lip-Sync Shinnenkai on Friday 1/28 at 7pm!

    Start off 2022 with JETAANY’s virtual Shinnenkai on Friday, January 28!  Kohaku Uta Gassen: ~ a friendly karaoke and lip sync competition ~ Date: Friday, January 28th, 2022Time: 7:00pm ESTLocation:  Virtual eventHost: Andy Shartzer & Samantha BronsterRegistration: Via Google Forms (RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, January 26, 2022)Instructions for Video Participants: PDF We are calling on all JETAANY members to show us their talents and bring in some joy for the New Year! Since we are indoors for now, let’s have a musical start to 2022! Show us your stuff! You can sign-up as a contestant or audience member. Contestants will record and submit their videos & will be randomly assigned to the RED or WHITE team. Join us and your hosts (Samantha Bronster & Andy Shartzer) as part of JETAANY’s Shinnenkai […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/06/11/clean-up-for-sarah/"></div>Date: Saturday, June 19th Time: Noon to 2:00PM **Optional picnic at 10:30AM: If you want to bring food and have a picnic in beautiful Hermon A. MacNeil Park, come early. We’ll be there from 10:30 AM. Location: Hermon A. MacNeil Park, College Point, Queens (https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7929705,-73.8515725,17.75z). Look for the playground, where the group will be setting up. Directions: You can take the 7 Train to Main Street Flushing, then transfer to the NORTHBOUND #25 bus (the stop is on Main just south of Roosevelt Av., east side by the Duane Reade), which will drop you by the park at its last stop. Details: Sarah Auffret was a Tokushima JET who went on to contribute to the effort to clear plastic waste from the world’s oceans, […]<!-- 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/2021/06/11/clean-up-for-sarah/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Clean Up for Sarah

    Date: Saturday, June 19th Time: Noon to 2:00PM **Optional picnic at 10:30AM: If you want to bring food and have a picnic in beautiful Hermon A. MacNeil Park, come early. We’ll be there from 10:30 AM. Location: Hermon A. MacNeil Park, College Point, Queens (https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7929705,-73.8515725,17.75z). Look for the playground, where the group will be setting up. Directions: You can take the 7 Train to Main Street Flushing, then transfer to the NORTHBOUND #25 bus (the stop is on Main just south of Roosevelt Av., east side by the Duane Reade), which will drop you by the park at its last stop. Details: Sarah Auffret was a Tokushima JET who went on to contribute to the effort to clear plastic waste from the world’s oceans, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/12/19/1-5-january-2020-monthly-meetup-dim-sum-brunch/"></div><!-- 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/2019/12/19/1-5-january-2020-monthly-meetup-dim-sum-brunch/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (1/5) January 2020 Monthly Meetup: Vegetarian Dim Sum Brunch!

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/12/12-6-2019-bonenkai/"></div>Let’s celebrate the end of 2019 and ring in 2020 together over good food and great friends at this year’s JETAANY Bounenkai! This year we’ll be celebrating with all-you-can-eat hotpot at 99 Favor Taste (Grand St location)! Everyone is welcome – JETs, Friends of JETs, and colleagues! It’s also a great chance to get in touch with the exec team and board to discuss the upcoming year and any ideas you have. Date: Friday, December 6Time: 6:00-8:30pmPlace: 99 Favor Taste, Grand Street location (285 Grand St, New York, NY 10002) Price (Tickets include unlimited hotpot and a beverage): Early-bird tickets: $25 until 11/22 General registration: $30 after 11/23 Questions: Contact Jessica at vicepresident@jetaany.org Update: We are now sold out! Please […]<!-- 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/2019/11/12/12-6-2019-bonenkai/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (12/6) 2019 Bonenkai

    Let’s celebrate the end of 2019 and ring in 2020 together over good food and great friends at this year’s JETAANY Bounenkai! This year we’ll be celebrating with all-you-can-eat hotpot at 99 Favor Taste (Grand St location)! Everyone is welcome – JETs, Friends of JETs, and colleagues! It’s also a great chance to get in touch with the exec team and board to discuss the upcoming year and any ideas you have. Date: Friday, December 6Time: 6:00-8:30pmPlace: 99 Favor Taste, Grand Street location (285 Grand St, New York, NY 10002) Price (Tickets include unlimited hotpot and a beverage): Early-bird tickets: $25 until 11/22 General registration: $30 after 11/23 Questions: Contact Jessica at vicepresident@jetaany.org Update: We are now sold out! Please […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/01/2019-onigiri-making-workshop-sun-11-17/"></div>For the second year in a row, JETAANY, JAA, and the Consulate will be joining in a pre-Thanksgiving community volunteer effort on November 17th to make onigiri, or riceballs, for a good cause that will benefit people of all ages. We’ll be participating in an “Onigiri Action” event started by the Japanese nonprofit, Table for Two, in which each social media posting of our onigiri will provide 5 school meals to children in need in the U.S. and East Africa (this is funded by Japanese corporations). More info HERE Additionally, this year, we will be able to donate the onigiri to Japanese seniors at Isabella House, an independent living center for elders in Inwood. Please join us! Sunday, November 17th […]<!-- 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/2019/11/01/2019-onigiri-making-workshop-sun-11-17/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2019 Onigiri Making Workshop [Sun, 11/17]

    For the second year in a row, JETAANY, JAA, and the Consulate will be joining in a pre-Thanksgiving community volunteer effort on November 17th to make onigiri, or riceballs, for a good cause that will benefit people of all ages. We’ll be participating in an “Onigiri Action” event started by the Japanese nonprofit, Table for Two, in which each social media posting of our onigiri will provide 5 school meals to children in need in the U.S. and East Africa (this is funded by Japanese corporations). More info HERE Additionally, this year, we will be able to donate the onigiri to Japanese seniors at Isabella House, an independent living center for elders in Inwood. Please join us! Sunday, November 17th […]

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