Blueberry Picking

Blueberry Picking When: Sunday, July 29, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (approximately 1 hour) Where: No 5 Road, Richmond, BC Cost: $2.50 / pound (Cash only) Summer’s here and it’s peak season for blueberries! Come and enjoy blueberry picking with your fellow JET alumni! Please sign up by Friday […]

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Powell Street Festival: Call for Volunteers

It’s that time of year again! Celebrating Japanese-Canadian Culture for 42 years, be a part of this year’s Powell Street Festival. Taking place August 4th and 5th, the festival is Vancouver’s longest community arts celebration!   We are looking for amazing alumni to help out at our community booth on […]

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JET Pre-Departure Orientation 2018

The newest group of JET participants are preparing for life in Japan! We are looking for energetic and committed JET alumni to facilitate the passing of the torch. Consider sharing your expertise and enthusiasm with the next generation. Below you will find details on Pre-Departure Orientation and a full description […]

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Kansai Food Crawl

Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018 Time: 4:00-7:00PM Cost: $20 per person (this includes all the food tastings) Location: Meet by the main entrance of the Vancouver Public Library (facing Robson Street) Weather: The event is happening rain or shine! Please wear appropriate footwear and bring an umbrella in the case […]

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Pottery Class

Join JETAABC as we shape clay into fun and beautiful works that you can take home and use everyday! Date: Saturday, January 27th, 2018 Time: 4:00pm to 5:30 pm Location: HiDe Ceramic Works, 2368 Alberta St, Vancouver, BC Cost: $48/person for 1300 grams of clay (more can be purchased at […]

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Annual General Meeting 2018

It’s time to kick off Heisei 30-nen and the Year of the Dog! JETAABC is pleased to invite all JETAABC members and their guests to the Annual General Meeting and Shinnenkai 2018. Date: Friday, January 19th, 2018 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Location: YWCA Hotel, 733 Beatty St (Between Robson […]

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JETAABC Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience

JETAABC Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience  Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in an authentic temple setting! Members of the Urasenke Foundation will lead an interactive tea ceremony where participants learn about the history and cultural significance of Japanese tea ceremony as well as experience receiving, preparing, and serving bowls of matcha (green […]

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JETAABC Welcome Back Reception 2017 and Karaoke Nijikai

Welcome back JET Alumni of 2017! お疲れ様でした!バンクーバーにようこそ!そして、バンクーバー人の皆さん、ただいま! Come out and meet fellow JET alumni on Saturday, September 30th 2017 at the Earl’s Test Kitchen. Share all your amazing stories from your time on JET or Japan in general. To all the recent returnees, I’m sure most of you will have […]

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JET 30 Festivities

Did you know this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the JET Programme? In celebration, JETAABC has organized a trio of events, which span from water to land. Come join fellow alumni and friends at the JET 30th Anniversary festivities on Saturday August 26, 2017! Schedule*: Morning 9:00 -11:00 am […]

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Powell Street Festival – Call for Volunteers

It’s that time of year again! Celebrating Japanese-Canadian Culture for 41 years, be a part of this year’s Powell Street Festival. Taking place August 5th and 6th, the festival is Vancouver’s longest community arts celebration! We are looking for amazing alumni to help out at our community booth on the […]

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