Check out this fantastic documentary by JET Alum and JETAA Chicago President Wesley Julian about international aid and recovery in the wake of the 3.11 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami during “Tohoku Tomo Week”
General Body Meeting 2/21 at 2pm
NEJETAA will be hosting a General Body Meeting this Saturday (2/21) at 2pm at Uno’s in Harvard Square.
We will be discussing and reviewing last year’s budget expenditures as well as planning some upcoming events. If you are interested in becoming more involved inNEJETAA and learning about the behind the scenes work of the board, please attend!
We would love to see you there and to hear your opinions and ideas!
Open Club week runs from February 9th through February 15th.
See our website for more information.
Feb 9th (Mon) 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Feb 10th (Tue) 9:45 am -11:00 am
Feb 12th (Thu) 4:15 pm-5:15 pm
Feb 14th (Sat) 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Please e-mail us which date you would like to visit at info at lexlrf dot org or 617-354-1140.
LEX Language Project is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization.
For more information and tickets, visit: http://www.bostoninternational.org/
Date and Time: Tuesday February 24th 2015, 6:30-8:30PM
Location: 40 Broad St Boston MA 02109.
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!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Room costs are pending remaining availability of group reservation
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.
Welcome back the recently returned JETs to New England!
Whether you are a recent returnee or a long-since-returned alumnus, you are welcome to join us for a potluck in Somerville on October 19th from 3pm. Enjoy conversation about the olden days in Nippon and meet the recently returned JETs!
We will share directions / the address with all who RSVP at a time closer to the event.
Bring your favorite Japanese or American dish to share or grill (weather permitting)! Bring photos or any bits of Japan from your experience to share with other returnees and alumni!
RSVP to Bill (membership [at] nejetaa [dot] com) or on our Facebook event.
What: Welcome back Potluck
Where: Somerville, MA (details upon RSVP)
When: Sunday, October 19th, 3pm
What to bring: Food or drink to share!
New England JETAA
Interested in strengthening your connections with the JET Alumni and Japanese communities in New England? Then check out these events!
Date: September 11, 2014 (Thurs.)
Time: 6:00pm – 7 :30pm
Place: Showa Boston Institute
Please RSVP by September 3rd to Daniel Lowe at dlowe [at] showaboston [dot] edu
Note on transportation:
Parking is free and easy. For those using public transportation, there will a shuttle running from Reservoir Station (Green Line – D) to Showa Boston at 5:50 pm.
For the return, there will be shuttles running from Showa Boston to Reservoir Station at 7:40
and 8:40 pm
#2 Day Trip to Portland Maine
Date: September 13, 2014 (Sat.)
Time: Meet @ 11:30 for lunch
Place: Miyake Restaurant
Address: 468 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
Please RSVP by September 3, 2014 (Wednesday) to
Daniel Lowe at dlowe [at] showaboston [dot] edu
*Also mention if you would like to carpool