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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage 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-homepage 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/27/picnic-in-the-park/"></div>Date: Saturday, June 12thTime: 11 am to 2 pm EDTLocation: 40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W (Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk) JETAANY is hosting its first in-person event in over a year! We’re excited to meet together safely outdoors and ask everyone to please bring your own lunch (BYOL) to the picnic. We will meet in Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk. Here are the coordinates (40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W) and please refer to the picture for a rough location. While planning this event, we took into consideration the following: 1. Choosing a less popular location where we are able to hang out without feeling overwhelmed with crowds2. Close to restrooms3. Close to subway stations A friendly reminder that Central Park […]<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/27/picnic-in-the-park/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Picnic in the Park

    Date: Saturday, June 12thTime: 11 am to 2 pm EDTLocation: 40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W (Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk) JETAANY is hosting its first in-person event in over a year! We’re excited to meet together safely outdoors and ask everyone to please bring your own lunch (BYOL) to the picnic. We will meet in Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk. Here are the coordinates (40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W) and please refer to the picture for a rough location. While planning this event, we took into consideration the following: 1. Choosing a less popular location where we are able to hang out without feeling overwhelmed with crowds2. Close to restrooms3. Close to subway stations A friendly reminder that Central Park […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/05/5-26-jetaany-netflix-party-giri-haji-duty-shame/"></div>Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021Time: 8 PM (log in 5-10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Respond “Going/interested” to this Facebook event page. Or email Ann to get the link before the party.   A Teleparty link will be shared 10 minutes beforehand for those who will join. TV Show: Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame) (Japanese: ??/?). (There are 8 episodes total. We will only be watching the first one.) About the TV show: Translating to Duty/Shame and set in both Tokyo and London, “Giri/Haji” is a thriller about a Tokyo detective named Kenzo Mori, scouring the London underworld to find his allegedly deceased brother, Yuto. Yuto was accused of brutally murdering the nephew of a yakuza member, which could lead […]<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/05/5-26-jetaany-netflix-party-giri-haji-duty-shame/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (5/26) JETAANY Netflix Party Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame)

    Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021Time: 8 PM (log in 5-10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Respond “Going/interested” to this Facebook event page. Or email Ann to get the link before the party.   A Teleparty link will be shared 10 minutes beforehand for those who will join. TV Show: Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame) (Japanese: ??/?). (There are 8 episodes total. We will only be watching the first one.) About the TV show: Translating to Duty/Shame and set in both Tokyo and London, “Giri/Haji” is a thriller about a Tokyo detective named Kenzo Mori, scouring the London underworld to find his allegedly deceased brother, Yuto. Yuto was accused of brutally murdering the nephew of a yakuza member, which could lead […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/05/jetaany-virtual-craft-night/"></div>Monday May 17th at 8:10pm (starting a little later since we are following JETAANY Nihongo Dake event on the same evening Register here to get the zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/muatbeem Join us for another casual virtual crafting night. This is a great way to set aside some time to finish a project you started and have not finished. For anyone who started the Sashiko stitching and needs some virtual friends to motivate you, come join us! Past participants have worked on home repairs, embroidery, knitting, sound recording, card-making, baking, gardening, photo albums, and more Let others know you are going on Facebook<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/05/jetaany-virtual-craft-night/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Virtual Craft Night

    Monday May 17th at 8:10pm (starting a little later since we are following JETAANY Nihongo Dake event on the same evening Register here to get the zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/muatbeem Join us for another casual virtual crafting night. This is a great way to set aside some time to finish a project you started and have not finished. For anyone who started the Sashiko stitching and needs some virtual friends to motivate you, come join us! Past participants have worked on home repairs, embroidery, knitting, sound recording, card-making, baking, gardening, photo albums, and more Let others know you are going on Facebook

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/03/02/platforms-for-jetaany-executive-officers-are-due-march-15th/"></div>Contact elections@jetaany.org if you have any questions Are you interested in getting involved with the JET Alumni Association in New York?  JETAANY is looking for new leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter! We are accepting platforms on what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. Position descriptions are on the JETAANY website. If you wish to be considered for a JETAANY Executive Officer position, send your platform to elections@jetaany.org by March 15, 2021.  In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based […]<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/03/02/platforms-for-jetaany-executive-officers-are-due-march-15th/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Platforms for JETAANY Executive Officers are due March 15th.

    Contact elections@jetaany.org if you have any questions Are you interested in getting involved with the JET Alumni Association in New York?  JETAANY is looking for new leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter! We are accepting platforms on what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. Position descriptions are on the JETAANY website. If you wish to be considered for a JETAANY Executive Officer position, send your platform to elections@jetaany.org by March 15, 2021.  In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based […]

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