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2018 OAA PICNIC

BON DANCE PRACTICE SCHEDULE | PRACTICE VIDEOS

UPCOMING EVENTS

(Dates/times subject to change)

IREI NO HI: REMEMBERING THE BATTLE OF OKINAWA
JUNE 28, 2018
| 7 - 9 PM
OAA Center's Yamauchi Building in Gardena, CA (Map)
Part of the monthly Nuchāshii Potluck Gathering
Free admission with 1 potluck dish
(RSVP not required, but appreciated)

LECTURE & PERFORMANCE:
LIVING TREASURES OF OKINAWA: TARO HIGA'S HUMANISM
AND THE OKINAWAN GAJUMARU TREE
JULY 1, 2018 | 2 - 5 PM

Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena, CA (Map)
Admission: $10 donation (tickets available @ OAA)
Organized by Tamiko Uyehara, Uchinaa Goodwill Ambassador
More Information
(OAA is a Community Partner)

ANNUAL OAA PICNIC
JULY 15, 2018 | 11 AM - 4 PM (Open @ 10 AM)
Live Entertainment, Games, Raffle Drawings, and Okinawan Bon Dance
!
Whittier Narrows Park, Area E-1, in South El Monte, CA (Map)
On-Site Parking: $6 per car
More information to be announced

2018 NANKA KENJINKAI KYOGIKAI SCHOLARSHIP
FOR STUDENTS OF JAPANESE CULTURE

Eligibility & More Information
Deadline: August 31, 2018


RECURRING ACTIVITIES

(Dates/times subject to change)

Volunteer Day • 1st Tuesdays @ 10 AM
Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan Language) Class • 2nd Fridays @ 7 PM (members only)
Karaoke Club • 3rd Saturdays @ 6 PM (members only)
Nuchāshii Potluck Gathering • Last Thursdays @ 7 PM
Computer Class for Seniors
• Every Thursday @ 10 AM - 12 PM (members only)


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BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

About 800 families and individuals belong to the OAA. Most of our members have some familial connection to Okinawa. However, anyone interested in Okinawa can join the OAA. The membership fee is $20 per year for individuals and $30 per year for families. The OAA is supported by membership fees and by volunteer work.

To become a member, please fill out and return the membership application (PDF/1.1MB) along with a check (made payable to OKINAWA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.) to:

OKINAWA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.
16500 SOUTH WESTERN AVENUE, SUITE #203
GARDENA, CALIFORNIA 90247



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