Check out these fun events to keep you busy through the end of July & to meet up with other JET alumni*!
If you’re wondering what to do this weekend, here are two great options in the International District!
Dragon Fest 2016* in the International District, SAT (7/16), 12 – 8 PM & SUN (7/17) 12 – 6 PM: Dragon & Lion dances, taiko performances, martial arts and the $3 Food Walk featuring over 40 restaurants to delight your taste buds!
PNWJETAA Connection – Be sure to stop by the GOLDEN INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION Booth (near Hing Hay Park at 6th & King to say “hi” to fellow alumni Cheryl, Zung, Annie & Ashley!
Seattle Bon Odori Festival* @ Seattle Buddhist Temple (ID) – SAT (7/16), 4 – 10 PM &
SUN (7/17), 3 – 8 PM: Dust off your happi, yukata or jinbei and put on your geta to odoru all weekend at this great two-day event! There will be taiko, Japanese cultural displays and a beer garden to relax in after putting on your best odori moves in front of the temple!
* PNWJETAA Connection – If you come on Saturday, be sure to swing by the beer garden after 7:30 to say hi to fellow alumni Adam, Grant, Sandra & Lynn who’ll be bartending at the beer garden! ID will be required to enter!
NEWS FLASH!!! NEW EVENT ADDED BY PNWJETAA – JULY HAPPY HOUR AT THE BEER GARDEN! SATURDAY 7/16, 5-7 PM see facebook post for full details!
Look for our PNWJETAA Fish Logo to find other Alumni!
White River Bon Odori Festival* @ White River Buddhist Temple (Auburn, WA) – SAT (7/23), 4-9 PM: Here’s another chance for you to show off your dance moves and dress up in your yukata, happi or junbei!
PNWJETAA Connection – Join our president Zung and help vounteer at this fun event! Please contact her directly by email if you can help!
Want more dragons?!? – Check out the Annual Seattle Dragon Boat Festival* @ South Lake Union – SAT (7/30), Festival runs from: 9 AM – 5 PM, but arrive early for the boat races which begin at 8:30!
Enjoy a day by the water with live music, children’s activities and the Dragon Boat Races!
*PNWJETAA Connection – Join other alumni in cheering on our fellow alumna Annie and her team “Sunrise” as they do their best to paddle to victory!