About Author: Monica

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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/2019/07/08/7-29-july-book-club-convenience-store-woman/"></div>Join us on Monday July 29th as we discuss Sayaka Murata’s bestselling novella CONVENIENCE STORE WOMAN, “a love story between a misfit and a store” (The New Yorker). Date: Monday July 29thLocation: Japan Society 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017Time: 7pm to 8:30pm Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/613397675830028/ We may deviate from the usual pizza menu, and instead focus on conbini delicacies. Stay tuned! * * * * *The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! Bring $4-5 for pizza; soda will be provided but snacks/dessert/wine for sharing is welcome. (Note: dinner plans are subject to change. Stay tuned for updates closer […]<!-- 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/2019/07/08/7-29-july-book-club-convenience-store-woman/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    7/29 July Book Club: Convenience Store Woman

    Join us on Monday July 29th as we discuss Sayaka Murata’s bestselling novella CONVENIENCE STORE WOMAN, “a love story between a misfit and a store” (The New Yorker). Date: Monday July 29thLocation: Japan Society 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017Time: 7pm to 8:30pm Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/613397675830028/ We may deviate from the usual pizza menu, and instead focus on conbini delicacies. Stay tuned! * * * * *The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! Bring $4-5 for pizza; soda will be provided but snacks/dessert/wine for sharing is welcome. (Note: dinner plans are subject to change. Stay tuned for updates closer […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/04/16/5-12-volunteer-with-jetaany-at-japan-day-in-central-park/"></div>On Sunday, May 12th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park and we are looking for volunteers! We’ll be helping hundreds of visitors “fish” for Yo-Yo Balloons and need JET Alumni volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game. This year we are having TWO shifts.  If you are available for more than one shift that is […]<!-- 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/2019/04/16/5-12-volunteer-with-jetaany-at-japan-day-in-central-park/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (5/12) Volunteer with JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park

    On Sunday, May 12th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park and we are looking for volunteers! We’ll be helping hundreds of visitors “fish” for Yo-Yo Balloons and need JET Alumni volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game. This year we are having TWO shifts.  If you are available for more than one shift that is […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/03/18/4-30-jetaany-book-club-the-travelling-cat-cronicles/"></div>Date: Tuesday, April 30Time: 7-8:30pmLocation: Japan Society (333 East 47th Street)RSVP: via Facebook or emailing bookclub@jetaany.org Let’s welcome spring by reading the poignant travelogue THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES, written by Hiro Aikawa and translated by Philip Gabriel. The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! Bring $4-5 for pizza; soda will be provided but snacks/dessert/wine for sharing is welcome. (Note: dinner plans are subject to change. Stay tuned for updates closer to the event.)<!-- 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/2019/03/18/4-30-jetaany-book-club-the-travelling-cat-cronicles/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/30) JETAANY Book Club: The Travelling Cat Cronicles

    Date: Tuesday, April 30Time: 7-8:30pmLocation: Japan Society (333 East 47th Street)RSVP: via Facebook or emailing bookclub@jetaany.org Let’s welcome spring by reading the poignant travelogue THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES, written by Hiro Aikawa and translated by Philip Gabriel. The JETAANY Book Club is open to anyone with an interest in Japan and a love of reading. Please join us for a casual, nonjudgmental discussion! Bring $4-5 for pizza; soda will be provided but snacks/dessert/wine for sharing is welcome. (Note: dinner plans are subject to change. Stay tuned for updates closer to the event.)

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/03/12/3-31-iron-chef-gyoza-challenge/"></div>**JET Alumni Only Event** Show off your skills in the kitchen and taste a variety of homemade gyoza! Teams of three JET alumni will compete in a friendly Iron Chef-style cooking challenge to see who can make the best gyoza. This event is the first of its kind and we hope it will turn into a series. Requirements: All teams should consist of 3 JET alumni members (only competitors can attend this event, there are no “taster” options!) Teams will purchase their unique gyoza filling in advance, then mix, assemble and cook at the event! $15 entrance fee per team Details: Teams will have 1.5 hours to fill, pinch and boil their gyoza Each team must prepare 25 gyoza We […]<!-- 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/2019/03/12/3-31-iron-chef-gyoza-challenge/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (3/31) Iron Chef: Gyoza Challenge

    **JET Alumni Only Event** Show off your skills in the kitchen and taste a variety of homemade gyoza! Teams of three JET alumni will compete in a friendly Iron Chef-style cooking challenge to see who can make the best gyoza. This event is the first of its kind and we hope it will turn into a series. Requirements: All teams should consist of 3 JET alumni members (only competitors can attend this event, there are no “taster” options!) Teams will purchase their unique gyoza filling in advance, then mix, assemble and cook at the event! $15 entrance fee per team Details: Teams will have 1.5 hours to fill, pinch and boil their gyoza Each team must prepare 25 gyoza We […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/03/01/call-for-2019-jetaa-executive-officer-platforms/"></div>Fill out the google form or e-mail a platform by Sunday, March 24, 2019, at midnight to elections@jetaany.org to run for an officer or committ position. JETAANY is looking for leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter. We are accepting platforms by email, or by the google form below. Share what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available Executive Board Positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary We are also looking for Committee Leaders to help host various events and other leadership roles. Below are a few committee positions but we are alwasy looking for new ideas! Nihongo Dake Events Trivia Social gatherings (happy hour, exploring NYC events, hiking, day trips, etc.) […]<!-- 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/2019/03/01/call-for-2019-jetaa-executive-officer-platforms/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Call for 2019 JETAA Executive Officer & Committee Leader Platforms

    Fill out the google form or e-mail a platform by Sunday, March 24, 2019, at midnight to elections@jetaany.org to run for an officer or committ position. JETAANY is looking for leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter. We are accepting platforms by email, or by the google form below. Share what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available Executive Board Positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary We are also looking for Committee Leaders to help host various events and other leadership roles. Below are a few committee positions but we are alwasy looking for new ideas! Nihongo Dake Events Trivia Social gatherings (happy hour, exploring NYC events, hiking, day trips, etc.) […]

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