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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4/13/17 – April Natsukashii Nomikai!

Announcing our SECOND Natsukashii Nomikai!

We kicked off our monthly happy hour on March 2nd, and I’d say it was a smashing success! First time participants, long-time alumni, JETAASC officers, coordinators, and old friends met for a fun and chill session, over discounted draughts, sake flights, and sushi!

Once again JET alumni are invited to wax nostalgic at a different Little Tokyo establishment on Thursday, April 13th: Izakaya Gazen!

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!

Don’t drink? Don’t worry! Whatever you put in your cup, all are welcome to join!

When: Thursday, April 13th, 5:30-9:30PM
Where: Izakaya Gazen
362 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3902

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4/8/17 – Spring Things Hollywood Hike & Brunch

 



Let’s take a hike JETs! (Morning Hollywood Sign hike and breakfast – plus optional music festival!)
When: Saturday, April 8th, 8:30 A.M.
Who: JETAASC and friends
Where: Meet at 3051 Canyon Drive, 90068
What: We will enjoy a light morning hike up to the Hollywood Sign where photos will be taken, and Instagrams updated. Then hike back down to enjoy a local brunch spot, TBD.

If you are further away, and want to make a day trip out of coming, then please join Greg and fellow JET alum Cindy for Broke LA, a music festival for people who can’t afford Coachella! It’s a $25 music festival, going from 3pm to midnight! More info is available here: http://brokelafest.com/about

Don’t forget to RSVP for the hike and brunch! The concert is just a footnote for live music fans.

Questions? Comments? Feel free to email Social Coordinator Greg at Social@jetaasc.org

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