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Looking for Host Families for Japanese High School Students

North American Nippon Educational Services is looking for 12 ~ 14 host families for high school students from Japan this summer for four weeks. The boys and girls are attending classes at the Northwest School Summer Program in Seattle. Desired location: Seattle or EastsideDates: July 20 – August 18, 2019Students’ ages: 15 – 17 years …

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Walk for Rice @ Seward Park, Sat. 6/24 !

Everyone is welcome to join PNW JETAA’s Walk for Rice Team as they help fight against hunger one step at a time! The ACRS Food Bank is the one of the most visited food banks in King County, and the only one in the state that regularly provides foods that are familiar to the Asian …

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Transitions 2016 – Career Event: 11/5/16

  TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE & REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for TRANSITIONS 2016! Are you looking for a job or thinking about exploring new career options? Are you interested in getting more involved in the community? Are you thinking about graduate school or continuing education programs? Do you want to expand your network? If any …

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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! Dragon Fest 2016* in the International District, SAT (7/16), 12 – 8 PM & SUN (7/17) 12 – 6 …

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[Volunteer] Aki Matsuri 2015

Ready to fall into Aki Matsuri (bad buns win again! I’ve been waiting two years to use this line just one more time!) The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association will be holding its 18th annual Aki Matsuri, presented by the Eastside Nihon Association, on the weekend of September 12-13! There’s always taiko performances, art displays, lots of vendors, and …

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[Volunteer] Cherry Blossom Festival (April 24-26)

So, the cherry blossoms have bloomed and gone (or almost gone, I still see pretty trees everywhere!) since Seattle is being rather suspiciously warm. It makes my eyes dart around; is there a freak snowstorm coming in… MAY? But of course not! It’s sunny, it’s warm(er), it’s going to be a fantastic, blue sky weekend …

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Volunteer for 2013 Aki Matsuri!

  Ready to fall into Bellevue? (bad puns win!) AKI MATSURI! 秋祭りだよ! The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association will have it’s annual Aki Matsuri on the weekend of September 7th-8th! There will be several interesting shows (Shinji Harada!) and presentations, including one by local alumni member, Patrick Reymann! Patrick and Masakatsu Matsumoto will be presenting, “Castles …

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