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Jul 15

Dancing, Drums, Dragons & MORE!!! Starting this weekend 7/16 & 17!

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!

DragonsDragon 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!

 

2016 Bon Odori - Image onlySeattle 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!

JETAA at Obon 2015 - edit

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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!

 

Bon Odori - editWhite 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!

 

Dragon BoatWant 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!