We hope that your 2020 has gotten off to a good start! What with the school year wrapping up, entrance exams and finals, it can be a hectic time of year for many of us. We’d love for all of you to join us on Saturday, Feb. 29th, for Round 1, Round 2!
Catch us in Round 1 at 7 Chome-25-15 Kasuga, Nishi Ward! We will be in Sportcha, the upper floor, from 12 – 5pm. Come for all that time or some of that time, we’ll be around!
Sportcha has bowling, baseball cages, bubble soccer, karaoke, and more! For free time, it’ll be ~2600 yen, while it’ll be ~2400 yen for 3 hours, and ~2000 for 90 minutes.
Come through to Jeff’s World Bar, one of Kumamoto City’s most popular international bars. Cheap drinks, no cover, and a good time to be had by all!! We’ll be there from 8pm onward.
Besides Round 1, Round 2, we will be having other events, like hanami on March 28th and KumaFest in May! Keep your calendars ready and eyes peeled for more information on those! See y’all around!
Good people of Kumamoto!
Many of you will be at Kumamoto’s Skill Development Conference (SDC) next Thursday and Friday. Throughout all of SDC, KumAJET traditionally has a booth where we sell homemade baked goods and used books and DVDs (50% of all proceeds will go to Jiaien Children’s Home). We will also have a raffle. If you would like to donate baked goods, please note what you’re bringing on the sheet and bring it on Thursday morning or give it to a KumAJET member beforehand! Everything will be about 100 yen each!
On the first night of SDC, there will be a pub quiz at Oden, a German beer hall in Shimotori. If you’re around on Thursday night and don’t know what else to do, come to Beer Restaurant Oden with a team of friends for sausages, pretzels, and the chance to duke it out with JETs from all across Kumamoto for the title of trivia masters! We will have Teams should be around 4-6 people! While the beer is not included in the entry price, there is good beer from across the world and we highly recommend trying out one or two while you’re there.
See the details below!
Date and Time: Thursday, Nov. 28th, from 19:30-21:30
Location: Beer Restaurant Oden
Admission Fee: 700-900 yen
See y’all at SDC!
This coming weekend, people all across Kumamoto City and beyond will gather for the English Market, Kumamoto’s premier English-speaking international market! With vendors, entertainers, and activities planned throughout the day, it’s sure to be a nice Sunday out for people of all ages and English levels.
The goal of English Market is to create a fun, low-stakes environment for people to use English and communicate with each other. As always, mistakes are okay! We hope that English speakers in the area will enjoy the market and help show that English is fun!
Catch your favorite KumAJET members around the area staffing the event. We also have a booth where we will be holding an English book sale for charity. See you there!
See their website and SNS services like Instagram and Facebook for more details!