Shinnenkai Saturday, January 13th

Happy New Year! 明けましておめでとうございます!

I hope everyone has a great start to the year! We would like to welcome this new year with our JET community by inviting you to our annual New Years Party 新年会. Come celebrate the New Years with everyone and play some games, win prizes, and catch up with fellow JET alumni over delicious drinks and food!

Please RSVP through the following Google Form Link by January 10

When: Saturday, January 13 at 5:30pm

Where: Shabu Zen at 80 Brighton Ave, Allston
(parking: small parking lot on Reedsdale St. / parking lot in Super 88)
(train: 5 min walk from Packards Corner station on Green Line (B) )
Click here for directions

Who: JETs

Price: $20 per person

Happy New Year and we hope to see you there!

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Jesse at social@nejetaa.com
-NEJETAA

Boston Career Forum JET Events!!

In town for the Boston Career Forum? The New England JET Alumni Association has two great opportunities for visiting JET alums and Friends of JET. Please share!
 
1) We will hold a networking social on Saturday, November 19th at Cornwall’s Pub from 6:00. Great opportunity to have fun and exchange job-search tips. FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1125838070827666/
 
2) We will have a Nihongo-dake dinner at Ittoku in Brighton from 5:30 on Sunday, November 20th. FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1108974095868449/
 
Please RSVP for each event either by selecting “attending” or by emailing Eriko at social@nejetaa.com at least 1 day prior to each event.
 
Thank you,
NEJETAA

Showa Boston Summer Party

Showa Boston Insitute invites JET alumni and their close friends to the 3rd annual Showa Boston Summer Party, held on Saturday, July 16th from 4-7pm. Also in attendance will be several JETs soon to depart for Japan. This should be a fantastic chance to engage with them, as well as to make new Japanese friends in Boston. Click here for details, and to RSVP.

Spring General Meeting

Please join our officers for our spring general meeting at Unos in Harvard Sq. Excellent way to have fun, meet fellow JETs, and offer ideas for summer! Some appetizers will be included.

Place: 22 John F Kennedy St Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Time: Tuesday, June 7, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1732285430371496/

If you are not a Facebook user, you are welcome to RSVP to president@nejetaa.com

Nihongo-dake Dinner! Tues. July 7, 6:30pm

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Join NEJETAA for another round of Nihongo-dake dinner – TANABATA edition! Come, eat, and enjoy Japanese conversation on July 7th from 6:30 at Yamato in Brighton, MA. Feel (RSVP Deadline extended)

Where: Yamato in Brighton, MA
When:
Tues. 7/7 from 6:30pm
Who: NEJETAA members and Japanese speaking friends!

Accessibility:
Limited street parking.
Green Line (B) to Chiswick Road.

See you there!

 

Shinnenkai 2015!

It’s time to ring in the new year with NEJETAA’s annual Shinnenkai, New Year Celebration on Saturday, January 17th, at Shabu Zen in Allston. 

This event will be generously subsidized by CLAIR, but please bring some cash with you as the food will cost $20 and any drinks will be extra.

Please RSVP to Leslie, at president at nejetaa dot com or on our Facebook event here.

When: Saturday, January 17 @ 5:30pm
Where: Shabu Zen, 80 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA (down the street from the Packard’s Corner T stop on the B Train)
Who: JETs (if bringing guests, maximum of two guests per person please!)
Price: $20 per person

This event will be followed by karaoke at Do Re Mi. Be sure to practice your enka or J-pop! 

Hope to see you there!

JETAA Ski Trip

This year NEJETAA will be hosting the 2nd Annual Northeastern Region Ski Trip from February 6th to 8th. We will be going to Killington Ski Resort, which is the largest Ski area in the eastern United States. We will be staying at the Cascades Lodge, which is a full service hotel with a pub and common areas for hanging out. It also offers a indoor swimming pool, a Finnish Sauna, and a hot tub. A hot breakfast is available on an individual basis for $15. Additionally, for those who are not interested in skiing, the Killington area offers much to do. There are options for individuals do Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, and other winter activities. Killington Resort is also only 35 minutes from the lovely town of Woodstock, VT with many options for eating and shopping; and 20 minutes from the Long Trail Brewery.

http://www.killington.com/site/index.html
http://www.cascadeslodge.com/

When: February 6th to 8th
Where: Cascades Lodge, Killington, VT
Hotel Costs for two night stay*: Double: $200 per person; Triple: $143.34 per person; Quad: $115 per Person
Lift Ticket Cost: One-Day $63; Two-Day $120
Ski or Snowboard Equipment Package Rental: One-Day $36; Two-Day: $62
Helmet Rental: One-Day $6; Two-Day $10

 

Limited spaces available (first-come, first-served!)

Contact Matt: vicepres@nejetaa.com

 

*Room costs are pending remaining availability of group reservation

NEJETAA Nabe Party (12/14)

Stay warm in this cold weather with nabe!

 

Please join NEJETAA for a Nabe-hotpot-Party on Sunday, Dec. 14th from 3pm in Somerville, MA. 

All JETs and friends of JETs welcome!

Enjoy delicious food, friends, conversation, and fun!

What: Nabe party!
Why: It’s cold, and nabe is great.
When: This Sunday, 12/14 from 3pm
Where: Somerville, MA (specific address will be sent to those who RSVP)

What to bring: a hotpot if you have one, stuff to put in hotpot, your favorite Japanese snacks and drinks.

RSVP to Bill Zagata (membership at nejetaa dot com) or on our Facebook event here.  Address will be given upon RSVP.

NEJETAA Shinnenkai 2014!

 
It’s time to ring in the Year of the Horse with our annual Shinnenkai, New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 8th, at Shabu Zen in Allston. This event will be generously subsidized by CLAIR, but please be sure to bring some cash with you.
 
What: Shinnenkai 2014
When: Saturday, February 8 @ 5:00pm
Where: Shabu Zen, 80 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA (down the street from the Packard’s Corner T stop on the B Train)
Who: JETs (if bringing guests, maximum of two guests per person please!)
Price: $20 per person for a full platter of lovely meats and veggies  (a vegetarian platter is also available)
This event will be followed by karaoke at Do Re Mi. Be sure to practice your enka or J-pop! 
 
Please RSVP to Jeff (vicepres at nejetaa dot com) by Thursday, January 30th. Also, please let us know if you are a vegetarian or if you have food allergies.
 
Hope to see you there!!
 
NEJETAA Executive Board