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- JQ Magazine: Film Review — ‘Weathering with You’
- JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Dance at Japan Society, ‘Weathering with You,’ New York Times Travel Show
- JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Pico Iyer, Hiromi, Lincoln Center Bunraku
- JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Babymetal, ‘Promare,’ Joe Hisaishi
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Posted on January 24, 2020 | No CommentsLike sharing Japanese culture with NYC youth? Come join us at our annual event with Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BB/BS) of NYC! We volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to the NYC youth and their big brother/sister through fun and varied activities including: -Kimono/Yukata/Happi Coat Fitting-Origami-Japanese Writing-Chopstick Challenge-Making Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) *Event runs from 10:30-3:30PM. Volunteers will be needed for setup and cleanup before and after the event. When: Saturday, February 15th 2020 *10:30-3:30PMWhere: Boys and Girls Club of America (Financial District) 40 Rector Street 11th FloorWhat: Volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to NYC youthRSVP: Google Form (https://forms.gle/DZ2KxhRpiLpbSfRQ6)Please RSVP by 2/13/2020Cost: No Cost to Attend. Email Karen (community[@]jetaany[dot]org) with any questions.
Posted on November 26, 2019 | No CommentsSave the date! On December 14, 2019, we are having our first JETAANY Executive Retreat! We will have teambuilding activities/games, National Conference recap, an open working bunch meeting, and more! We are inviting you (JET returnees and FOJs) to come join us! Come meet the current executive officers and learn how to get involved with JETAANY — including upcoming officer elections in March. Brunch will be served! There will be boardgames and team building fun in conjunction with our usual meeting! Date: SAT, 12/14/19Meet: 181 Station, A trainTime: 11AM-3PM Tell others you’re going on Facebook HERE! If you’re interested in attending, please email Karen to RSVP by December 12, 2019 at community[at]jetaany[dot]org. Also, please specify any allergy/dietary restrictions!
Posted on November 3, 2019 | No Comments(11/15 to 11/17)What: Anime NYC 2019 – JETAANY Info Booth and Panel Volunteer Sign-UpWhen: Friday, November 15th to Sunday, November 17th. The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!Time: 9:00am to 10:00pm on Friday & Satuday. 9:00am to 6:00pm on SundayWhere: The Jacob Javits Convention Center, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001Register: Cognito Form. Please email Kimberly @ email@example.com, if you have any questions! JETAANY will be hosting its own panel at Anime NYC called – So You Wanna Teach English In Japan. The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th! Our Special Panelist Guests include: Mr. Tony Waldman (voice actor), Ms. Stacy Smith (translator, publisher), and Ms. Ann Chow (actress). We will also be working our JETAANY/JET Informational booth for all three […]
Posted on October 3, 2019 | No CommentsWhen: Saturday, October 19th, 8:00am to 6:00pm Where: Outhouse Orchards (139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560) RSVP: Cognito Form Let’s head up-state to North Salem (the “home” of the X-Men, btw) to pick some apples, gobble up cider donuts, and pose for pictures in a pumpkin patch at Outhouse Orchards. And when your done, head across the street to Moon Harvest Farm & Orchard for some fun! There are fair rides, face painting and crafts for the kids! And craft beers and wines for the adults! Transportation will be provided on a first come, first serve basis with priority for persons with disabilities and new JET returnees. It’s $32 per person which covers the rental cost, gas, and tolls. Click the link […]
Posted on August 13, 2019 | No CommentsWhen:Monday, August 26th from 6:00 pm Who: JET Alumni and FOJs (Friends of JET), particularly those working in the medical field or who have spent time in the Tohoku and Kanazawa/Hokuriku areas Where:: PS450 (450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016)Cost:: Attendees pay for their own food & drinks Questions:: Email Ramez at communications[at]jetaany.org, or via Facebook Join us for a now annual late-Summer JETAANY tradition! Come have a drink and network with JET alumni, friends, and our special guests: medical students from Kanazawa University in Japan, led by professor and JET alum Andrew Schneider. We have reserved a space in the lounge of PS450 starting at 6 PM. There are happy hour specials on food, beer, wine, and cocktails until 8 PM. All […]