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JETAA Summer Hike

Celebrate summer and the great outdoors with JETAA by joining us for a hike at Silver Falls State Park. We will be hiking the Trail of Ten Falls, a 9-mile loop that will take us past ten waterfalls. The hike is unpaved and is of moderate intensity. For more information about the hike, click here. […]

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JLPT N1-N3 Japanese Lessons 2014

Class capacity for the 2014 JLPT Japanese Lessons is full. Please check back next year if you are interested in joining us! Interested in taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test this year? Or just looking for a group to study advanced Japanese with? Join our JLPT Japanese lessons! This class is open to anyone who […]

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Tabemashou! @ Uchu Sushi & Fried Chicken – Aug. 22nd

The Tabemashou! group gathers to explore, critique, and enjoy Japanese dining options in Portland. Through numbers we’re able to sample menus extensively and casually critique the food and experience together. When: Friday, August 22nd at 7pm (Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 20th) Where: Uchu Sushi & Fried Chicken (3940 N Mississippi Ave.) What to bring: […]

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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.