Japanese Reading Group #22 (8/9)


Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Argo Tea, 16 West Randolph Street

This month we’re reading a blog post by the illustrator Misato Yugi: http://www.mikanblog.com/?p=6041.
It’s a recent post from early July with thoughts about life and the election. We’re not sure about the main point, but it looks like an interesting read and a little easier than the reading last month. Easy to copy and paste into online dictionaries as well. Hope to see some more folks out for this one! Please RSVP on the Facebook Event Page or contact info@jetaachicago.com with any questions.

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August Nihongo Dake Dinner (8/12)


Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Ukai Japanese Restaurant, 1059 West Belmont Avenue

This is a chance to practice your Japanese in a casual atmosphere while partaking in some Japanese cuisine.
This is open to all skill levels so come and let’s enjoy! Please RSVP on the Facebook Event Page or contact info@jetaachicago.com with any questions.

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JETAA Chicago July Board Meeting (7/11)


On Monday, July 11th, JETAA Chicago will have its monthly board meeting.

The meeting’s location is to be confirmed, so pencil the date in your diary. We will be talking about membership census, the last of out outgoing JET initiatives, collaborations with other Japanese related organizations and our upcoming events in August and September.

Plus there will be a nomikai afterwards.

For those unable to attend in person, please email info@jetaachicago.com if you would like to call or video into the meeting. We have successfully had call-ins, Google Hangouts, and Skype-ins in past meetings. Don’t hesitate to let us know you’d like to do that.

Our meetings are open to any and all JET Alumni. Dinner is provided to all who attend. Let us know if you have any food allergies or avoidances.

Email info@jetaachicago.com with any questions or any items you would like to add to the agenda.  RSVP on our Facebook Event page as well please!

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Mitsuwa Market Sweep (7/10)


Join JETAA Chicago on a fun and educational trip to the Japanese grocery story Mitsuwa. Outgoing JETs & alumni are encouraged to join us for a Japanese grocery scavenger hunt, paired with recipes for cooking in Japan! We will introduce basic grocery items and recipes that will help for survival in Japan. At the end, we will check out their Japanese food court.

This is event is free of charge. Please RSVP by Thursday, July 7.

If are taking public transportation, the PACE 606 bus from the Rosemont CTA Blue Line station drops off right in front of Mitsuwa. If you have a car, consider carpooling – good for the environment and for your karma.

Questions? Contact us at info@jetaachicago.com. See you there!

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