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May 2019 Book Club

The next book club will be Saturday, May 18th at 3pm at Oyatsupan. We are reading a collection of short stories by an author from Aomori-ken: Blue Bamboo by Osamu Dazai.

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May 2019 Tabemashou!

Miyamoto is a destination we’ve tried before and it’s got hella–good reviews!  Come and enjoy the good food with us. Location: 422 SE 81st Ave, Portland, OR 97215Date & Time: Saturday, May 18, 6pmTo join: RSVP to tabemashou@jetaaportland.comRemember: BRING PAPER MONEY!  Our cost is subsidized but goes on one bill; we split the rest. Tabemashou is a visitor-friendly event, so non-alumni are welcome, […]

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.