**Page will be updated as new events are created**
Links to events in private/closed Facebook groups may not be available unless you are in the group.
Every Monday at 12 pm PT – JETAASC Water Cooler
Monday WFH blues got you down? Not being productive anyway? Just need a place to eat lunch? Take a break at the JETAASC Water Cooler! This is a casual drop-in type hang out where you can say hi, stick around for some lunchtime conversation, or just tune in to some ambient social interaction we’ve all been missing away from the office. Bring your favorite drink or a full meal, pop in for a few minutes or a few hours. We’re looking to make this a weekly event to start your week off right.
Meeting ID: 959 0877 8396
See you at the water cooler!
Every Wednesday at 8 PM EDT
JETAA USA Yoga: Zoom Link
Every Thursday at 8 PM EDT: JETAA Great Lakes Thursday Watch Party: Join Facebook Group for info.
You can chat by text while we watch Violet Evergarden each Thursday (except for Christmas Eve).
Every Thursday at 8 we’ll be hosting a Netflix watch party! See the posts for specific details on what is currently being viewed, and how to join. We hope to see you there!
Be sure to download the “Neftlix Party” extension at least the day before. There regularly has been issues for people who download it and then immediately tried to join a party.
Every Friday at 11:30 AM ET (8:30 AM PDT) – except holidays
JETAA USA Radio Taiso: NEW LINK https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMldeutqzoiGtEwWoSkCCkHOZ_fi9Gu5H44
Join your fellow JET alumni for Radio Taiso every Friday morning! It’s a 3-6 min stretch followed by a quick social check-in if you have time to chat.Check your timezone:
11:30am EDT (New York)
10:30am CDT (Kansas City)
9:30am MDT (Denver)
8:30am PST (Los Angeles)
Every Sunday at 9:30am – 10:30am MST
JETAARM Japanese Language Study Group
Join the JETAA Study Group on Saturday mornings to brush up or expand your Japanese skills. Our Language Coordinator has lots of resources to share and recommend if you are having trouble finding the right study method, and she’s also available to practice speaking with 🙂
>>RSVP on our Facebook Group<<
Every Sunday at 2 PM to 3 PM
JETAA DC Japanese Script Reading Club – Click here to sign up: https://forms.gle/4bG2LS6KVgRRPRNX9
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2020 AT 6:30 PM EST JETAANY Presents How to Start a Podcast with Lee Uehara
-What you need to know pre-launch
-Easy steps to launch your show
-What equipment to get for your set-up
-How to create your show’s intro — and outro
-A Q & A Session: Bring your questions!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2020 AT 3 PM EST – 5 PM EST – Temari Workshop
December 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM MDT -JETAARM Book Club
The JETAARM Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Kannani and Document of Flames by Yuasa Katsuei a Japanese novelist raised in colonial Korea on
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 2pm MDT. The book is available on Amazon new or used (available HERE), or check your library or library’s inter-library loan options.
Notify us of your attendance via the Event on the JETAARM Facebook Group Page.
>>Sign up for this Book Club Meeting HERE<<
December 7, 2020 at 7:30 PM MDT -JETAA Chicago Open Board Meeting, December 2020 + BOWLnenkai Game Night!
At our December meeting, we will be discussing plans for future events and other opportunities in the virtual space! Interested in taking part in the conversation? Join us for our December Open Board Meeting!
And as is tradition, our December meeting will end early so that at 7:30pm sharp, we can enjoy our annual (now virtual) BOWLnenkai Game Night! So grab a drink and get ready for a night of casual conversation, games, and trivia as we try and end 2020 on a high note!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING IS ONLINE ONLY!
Monday, December 7, 2020
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (OBM), 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm BOWLnenkai
Online – In the Comfort of Your Own Home
Please register here.
Sign up by December 8th – JETAANY Nengajo (New Year’s Card) Exchange
Details: 2020 has been a challenging year on many levels. Let’s welcome in a new year by sending personal “snail mail” greetings to a fellow JETAANY members. Your New Year’s card can be store-bought or a handmade work of art – either way, it’s sure to bring a little cheer through the USPS. Your simple gesture conveying gratitude, hope, humor or wishes for a wonderful 2021 will surely be appreciated.
How it works: Fill out the Google form by December 8th. On December 10th you will receive an email with the mailing address of one JETAANY member. This will be a fun way to connect with another alum in our community, whether it’s a friend or stranger.
Cost: one card & one stamp
Register: Fill out this Google Form
Questions: Contact Monica at email
For more information about Zoom and to download the application, please visit zoom.com
Want to play some Among Us and/or Jackbox games? We are up for either/both. Let us know which is your favorite!
Games begin at 8:00 PM and a link will be posted on Facebook, as well as sent to those who register through email.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you’re planning to attend.
December 12, 6:00 – 8:00 pm HST – 2020 JETAA Hawaii Virtual Trivia Night Fundraiser
Pre-register as either an individual or a team. If you are registering as an individual, we will help you form a team before the Trivia Night begins!
Please note that this event is a fundraiser to help raise money for the Japan Relief Fund. Suggested donation is $5 (but more is always welcome!). Donations will be accepted through either Venmo or check.
If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com.
Say Farewell to 2020 at our JETAAMN Virtual Bonenkai Event – December 12th, 7pm
It’s that time of year again for our annual White Elephant event! Let’s support a local business and pick-up food from Zen Box Izakaya. We’ll cover 25% of your order!* Then join us online for a kanpai, virtual games, and a gentle push goodbye to 2020.
*Discount code is valid for pick-up orders only
We’re hosting a virtual party to end 2020 (and we are all so happy to see this year out the door). So let’s forget this year together on Zoom while we count down to midnight! (Silly hats are encouraged but not required.)
A link to our video chat will be announced. Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to have it emailed to you.