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JETAANY President JET participant in Saitama Ken 2002-2004

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/23/7-7-book-club-haruki-murami-x-the-new-yorker/"></div>Register through Zoom at https://bit.ly/3eQQ9ax to receive the meeting information. * * * * *It’s been a while since we’ve read fan favorite Haruki Murakami. Since access to libraries, book stores and timely home delivery is limited at this time, we’ll tackle some short works available online. If you have access to The New Yorker magazine, read any or all of Murakami’s recent contributions here: https://www.newyorker.com/contributors/haruki-murakami. If you don’t have access, contact bookclub@jetaany.org and she’ll hook you up. READING LISTScheherazade, Oct. 2014Kino, Feb. 2015The Wind Cave, Aug. 2018Cream, Jan 2019Abandoning a Cat, Sept. 2019With the Beatles, Feb. 2020Confessions of a Shinagawa Monkey, June 2020 While we usually meet in person over pizza, we’ll be gathering virtually for the time being. […]<!-- 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/2020/06/23/7-7-book-club-haruki-murami-x-the-new-yorker/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    7/7 Book Club: Haruki Murami x The New Yorker

    Register through Zoom at https://bit.ly/3eQQ9ax to receive the meeting information. * * * * *It’s been a while since we’ve read fan favorite Haruki Murakami. Since access to libraries, book stores and timely home delivery is limited at this time, we’ll tackle some short works available online. If you have access to The New Yorker magazine, read any or all of Murakami’s recent contributions here: https://www.newyorker.com/contributors/haruki-murakami. If you don’t have access, contact bookclub@jetaany.org and she’ll hook you up. READING LISTScheherazade, Oct. 2014Kino, Feb. 2015The Wind Cave, Aug. 2018Cream, Jan 2019Abandoning a Cat, Sept. 2019With the Beatles, Feb. 2020Confessions of a Shinagawa Monkey, June 2020 While we usually meet in person over pizza, we’ll be gathering virtually for the time being. […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/06/23/6-24-2020-virtual-craft-night/"></div>Back by popular demand! Join Monica and Christy for another casual virtual crafting night (really, any hands-on project will do!). Last time we chatted while working on jewelry, masks, knitting, embroidery, boondoggle, scrapbooks, photo editing, mending, baking and more! Fill out this simple form to receive the Zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/y6vw6g9s Wednesday 6/23 at 7pm Let others know you are going on facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/events/656572091589025/<!-- 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/2020/06/23/6-24-2020-virtual-craft-night/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    6/24/2020 Virtual Craft Night

    Back by popular demand! Join Monica and Christy for another casual virtual crafting night (really, any hands-on project will do!). Last time we chatted while working on jewelry, masks, knitting, embroidery, boondoggle, scrapbooks, photo editing, mending, baking and more! Fill out this simple form to receive the Zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/y6vw6g9s Wednesday 6/23 at 7pm Let others know you are going on facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/events/656572091589025/

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/05/11/jetaa-international-logo-contest/"></div>JETAA International Logo ContestCalling all creative alumni! JETAA International needs a new logo to represent the 72,000 JET alumni around the world. The logo contest is open to all alumni of the JET Program. The winner will receive a Kokoro Care Package valued at over  ¥10,000. Designs are due June 14, 2020, and you can submit as many as you like! Submit designs to info@jetaainternational.org More details regarding the contest and design requirements can be found on the website https://www.jetaainternational.org/logo-competition<!-- 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/2020/05/11/jetaa-international-logo-contest/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAA International Logo Contest

    JETAA International Logo ContestCalling all creative alumni! JETAA International needs a new logo to represent the 72,000 JET alumni around the world. The logo contest is open to all alumni of the JET Program. The winner will receive a Kokoro Care Package valued at over  ¥10,000. Designs are due June 14, 2020, and you can submit as many as you like! Submit designs to info@jetaainternational.org More details regarding the contest and design requirements can be found on the website https://www.jetaainternational.org/logo-competition

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/05/11/book-club-the-memory-police/"></div>Book Club: The Memory PoliceDate: Wednesday, June 3rdTime: 7:00pmDetails: As if real life were not dystopian enough, next we’ll read Yoko Ogawa’s critically acclaimed The Memory Police, a haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance.How to join: Participants who mark “Going” on Facebook, or email the organizer directly, will receive the Zoom link prior to the meeting.RSVP: Facebook event page or email bookclub@jetaany.orgQuestions: contact Christy via email<!-- 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/2020/05/11/book-club-the-memory-police/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Book Club: The Memory Police

    Book Club: The Memory PoliceDate: Wednesday, June 3rdTime: 7:00pmDetails: As if real life were not dystopian enough, next we’ll read Yoko Ogawa’s critically acclaimed The Memory Police, a haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance.How to join: Participants who mark “Going” on Facebook, or email the organizer directly, will receive the Zoom link prior to the meeting.RSVP: Facebook event page or email bookclub@jetaany.orgQuestions: contact Christy via email

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/05/11/netflix-party-samurai-gourmet/"></div>Netflix Party: Samurai GourmetDate: Thursday, May 28thTime: 8pm movie (log in 10 min early so we can start on time)Details: In the comfort of your own home via Netflix Party!  We will be starting with episode FIVE of Samurai Gourmet together. If you missed the first party, there is time to catch up. You must be a Netflix subscriber to join this event. With the plug-in, we will be able to watch the show at the exact same time and type in a chat window to discuss.How to join: Download Netflix Party (free) Chrome plug-in prior to the event. HERERSVP: Facebook event page.  You must confirm (going/interested) via the Facebook event page or email Monica to get the party linkQuestions: contact Monica Yuki via email<!-- 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/2020/05/11/netflix-party-samurai-gourmet/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Netflix Party: Samurai Gourmet

    Netflix Party: Samurai GourmetDate: Thursday, May 28thTime: 8pm movie (log in 10 min early so we can start on time)Details: In the comfort of your own home via Netflix Party!  We will be starting with episode FIVE of Samurai Gourmet together. If you missed the first party, there is time to catch up. You must be a Netflix subscriber to join this event. With the plug-in, we will be able to watch the show at the exact same time and type in a chat window to discuss.How to join: Download Netflix Party (free) Chrome plug-in prior to the event. HERERSVP: Facebook event page.  You must confirm (going/interested) via the Facebook event page or email Monica to get the party linkQuestions: contact Monica Yuki via email

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