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2012 Shinnenkai

It’s time for the annual PNWJETAA Shinnenkai, one of our biggest and most important events of the year!  Let’s carry on the Japanese tradition and get together to have fun, eat and look forward to the New Year!  We’ll have raffle prizes, info from our J-Link vendors and a kid’s activity corner and as part …

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January Happy Hour

It’s almost January….2012!  Let’s celebrate the New Year with our monthly happy hour at Wann! When: Friday, January 6th from 6pm-8pm Where: Wann Izakaya  2020 2nd Avenue Seattle, WA 98121 (206) 441-5637 ***Please make sure to tell your orders to the waiter and our social crew! And….mark your calendars!  Our Shinnenkai is set for February 4th, from 6-8pm at the Nagomi …

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2011 Bounenkai

2011 is wrapping up and that means…’s time for Bounenkai!   We’ll be hosted again this year by the wonderful Bush Garden in the International District.  Lots of good food and we’ll be putting together some pub quiz-style games for teams to battle it out!   AND we couldn’t be more excited about the freestyle karaoke …

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November Happy Hour

Happy Halloween weekend!  I hope you all are having some costume and candy-filled fun. And… that October is finishing up it is time for the November happy hour!  This Friday – same place, same time. When: Friday, November 4th from 6pm-8pm (**Please remember that Wann happy hour prices end at 7) Where: Wann Izakaya  2020 2nd Avenue Seattle, WA …

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Transitions Nijikai

Signed up for Transitions?  Don’t forget the nijikai!  After a full day of speakers, workshops and networking come grab a drink and food with us! We’ll be heading over to the Keg in Kirkland after Transitions.  No RSVP required!  Just stop by, open up a tab and hang out with us in the bar area. …

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October Happy Hour

Almost October!  Happy hour time!  Join us for some food, drinks and conversation with other JET Alumni.  Hopefully some recent returnees will be joining us as well.  Come say a big Okaeri and welcome them home! When: Friday, October 7th from 6pm-8pm Where: Wann Izakaya  2020 2nd Avenue Seattle, WA 98121 (206) 441-5637 ***Please make sure to tell your orders to …

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Return to Tohoku

PNWJETAA’s own, Ben Erickson, has been selected to participate in the Japanese Government-sponsored program for former Tohoku JETs to return to their old hometowns.  Ben heads out this coming Sunday and will volunteer in Tohoku, reconnect with his old town and enjoy some of the great tourist attractions that Northern Japan offers.   Please follow …

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