6/15/17 – June Natsukashii Nomikai


Announcing our FOURTH Natsukashii Nomikai!

Come out Thursday, June 15th, to connect with fellow JET Alumni and FOJ (Friends of JET) over pitchers of Japanese beer, stories of “this one nijikai…”, favorite conbini bentos, and possibly even karaoke! Our May Natsukashi Nomikai was another huge success! Once again we had a dozen wonderful people turn out! This month, Jonathan Slakey is taking us to Wolf & Crane, which if I had to describe in one word, I’d choose: 渋い (tasteful)! Happy Hour is 5-7PM, but we will stay well after that!

Reminisce about the good times, reconnect or meet fellow alumni, and maybe discover your new favorite Japanese watering hole in Little Tokyo, all while helping to support these small businesses one drink at a time! Hope to see you there!

When: Thursday, June 15 starting at 5:00PM
Where: Wolf & Crane
366 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, California 90012

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5/27/17 – Frisbee Field Day in the Park

Let’s enjoy this nice warm weather by getting out and throwing some Frisbees! Come to Mike Ward Community Park Woodbridge in Irvine and hang out with your fellow JET Alumni and friends of JETs and enjoy the nice weather together! Feel free to bring other park toys or activities as well. Please bring your own food and drinks as well!

(If you purchase anything for this event, please save your receipts for accounting purposes!)

When: Saturday, May 27 12-4PM
Where: 20 Lake Rd, Irvine, CA 92604-4567, United States

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5/26/17 – May Natsukashii Nomikai

Announcing our THIRD Natsukashii Nomikai!

By popular demand, we’re trying out Natsukashi Nomikai on a Friday! Come connect with fellow JET Alumni over pitchers Japanese beer, stories of “this one nijikai…”, favorite conbini bentos, and possibly even karaoke! The first meet up was awesome, and the second, bigger and better! This month, Jonathan Slakey is taking us to Nirvana!

Reminisce about the good times, reconnect or meet fellow alums, and maybe discover your new, favorite, Japanese watering-hole in Little Tokyo, all while helping to support these small businesses one drink at a time! Hope to see you there!

When: Friday, May 26 starting at 5:30PM
Where: Nirvana Sports Bar and Grill
314 E 1st St, Los Angeles, California 90012

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4/23/17 – San Diego Karaoke!

Let’s go Karaoke-ing!

Calling the tone-deaf, the anime-theme-song-obsessed, and Monster 80s lovers: Time to descend on San Diego and rock their socks off! MUZEN is a BYO-Food Japanese-Style joint with Sunday 5-8 happy hour deals on drinks AND room rates, so let’s keep the mics are glowing and Japanese pilsners flowing!

Bring a friend if you’re shy, and even if you can’t make it, please help spread the word by inviting your alumni friends to this event!

When: Sunday, April 23rd, 5:00 – 8:00PM
Where: Muzen Karaoke
7770 Vickers St, San Diego, California 92111

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4/22/17 – Tohoku and Kumamoto Fundraiser

JETAASC Presents: Stories From Tohoku Screening
Tohoku and Kumamoto Fundraiser

Come join us for an evening to support the communities of Tohoku and Kumamoto. The special film screening will be followed with a Q&A session with the filmmakers and guests. Tickets $25. Coffee and desserts will be served. All donations will benefit the Japan American Society’s Relief Funds.

When: Saturday, April 22 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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