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Please note that all dates are subject to change.
Please confirm with the OAA office prior to any event: 310-532-1929, oaamensore@gmail.com (weekdays, 10 AM - 4 PM)


RECURRING ACTIVITIES
All dates subject to change

* Indicates OAA members-only activities


1st Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.:

Volunteer Day
第1火曜日:ボランティア・デー

1st Saturdays:
(please call office for schedule)
History Book II Meeting
第1土曜日:歴史部会議


2nd Fridays, 7 - 9 p.m.:

Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan Language) Class
(OAA members only)*

$5 per class for materials and refreshments
第2金曜日
ウ チナーグチ・クラス*

3rd Saturdays, 5 - 9 p.m.:
Karaoke Club
(OAA members only)*
$10 per gathering (includes a light dinner)
第3土曜日:カラオケ・クラブ
*

Last Thursdays, 7 - 9 p.m.:
Nuchāshii Potluck Gathering
Free with 1 potluck dish
最後の木曜日:ぬちゃーしー(持ち寄り)ゆんたく会

Every Thursday, 10 a.m. - noon:
Computer Class for Seniors
(OAA members only)*

毎 週木曜日コ ンピューターク ラス*
$5 for the first class and $2 for each class after


SPECIAL PROGRAM:

3rd and 4th Saturdays, 12 - 2 p.m.:

Seniors "Surii-Jurii" Gathering
Reservation required 1 week prior to each event
(Priority will be given to OAA members)
3rd Saturdays for English speakers
4th Saturdays for Japanese speakers
シ ニア向け「スリージュリー」の集い
第3土曜日:英語による月例会

第 4土曜日:日本語による月例会

January 19, 2019
9:00 a.m.

新年宴会
準備・ボランティア募集
Annual New Year's Party
Truck Loading and Preparations


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

January 20, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

県人会
新年宴会
・ ボランティア募集
Annual New Year's Party


Quiet Cannon (Montebello Golf Course)
901 Via San Clemente
Montebello, CA 90640

Click here for more information

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED


January 27, 2019
1 - 3 p.m.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a mini exhibit featuring the illustrations of Flor Kaneshiro

沖縄人アーティスト•トーク(文化部)

Finding Okinawa: Conversations with 3 Artists

(Bunka-bu Culture Committee)
 
Featuring Jon Shirota (author from Hawai‘i), Gena Hamamoto (local filmmaker/educator), and Flor Kaneshiro (illustrator from Argentina)

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building

16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

Reservation required due to limited space
Free for OAA members and children (10 & under)
$5 for the general public

Register online

February 27, 2019

ペチャンガ•カシノ
(カジマヤー•クラブの募金活動)

Fundraiser: Pechanga Casino Bus Trip

(Kajimayaa Seniors Club)

March 24, 2019

親睦会(婦人部

Shinbokukai New Year Celebration

(Fujin-bu Women's Club)

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

RSVP REQUIRED:
Must be a current OAA and Fujin-bu member

March 29, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Uchinaa Junior Study Program

Parents/guardians must be current OAA members

April 27, 2019
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

ラメージ集めの最終日と配達
(県人会の募金活動)
Rummage Collection Fundraiser

Final Drop-Off Day

Acceptable and Unacceptable Items

DROP-OFF DATES
Please call the office beforehand: 310-532-1929
  • Weekdays, April 1 - 12, 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Weekdays, April 22 - 26, 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Saturday, April 27, 10 AM - 4 PM
  • For alternate hours, contact the office
May 5, 2019
*** not an OAA event ***
当県人会以外の行事

Downtown JACL and Japanese Women’s Society of Southern California
Women of the Year Awards

Congratulations to OAA member Joan Oshiro, who will be one of this year's honorees!

May 19, 2019
2 p.m.

「謡やび ら・踊やびら」沖縄ライブ(芸能部)

"Utayabira, Wuduyabira (Let's Sing & Dance)"

(Geinobu Performing Arts Committee)

Featuring local traditional music & dance groups!

James R. Armstrong Theatre
3330 Civic Center Dr.
Torrance, CA 90503

$20 general admission

May 31, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
OAA High School Scholarship


Eligibility and Requirements

June 2, 2019
12 - 3 p.m.

ランチョン (カジマヤー•クラブ)
Kajimayaa Seniors Club Annual Luncheon


RSVP required by May 28:
Must be a current OAA and Kajimayaa member

June 8, 2019
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

古 本販売 (県人会図書館募の募金活動)
Secondhand Book Sale

(OAA Library Fundraiser)

OAA Center, Parking Lot
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

June 12, 2019
ペチャンガ•カシノ
(カジマヤー•クラブの募金活動)

Fundraiser: Pechanga Casino Bus Trip

(Kajimayaa Seniors Club)


June 22, 2019
2 - 9 p.m.


北米沖縄県人会創立110周年記念の募金活動
OAA 110th Anniversary Fundraiser

Bob's Hawaiian Style Restaurant
15926 South Western Avenue
Gardena, CA 90247
Reservations Requested: (310) 515-2250

Print and bring this flyer and 10% of your order will be donated to the OAA! (No flyer, no donation)

こ のチラシを持参すると、収益の10%は、
OAAへ寄付の形で県人会活動に還元されます。

June 27, 2019
7 - 9 p.m.

慰霊の日:沖縄戦イベント
(文 化部)
Irei no Hi: Remembering the Battle of Okinawa

(Bunka-bu Culture Committee)

@ Nuchaashii Potluck Gathering

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

Free admission with 1 potluck dinner dish


July 8 - 12, 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

「キャンプ•ワラビ」子供向け沖縄文化プログラム
"Camp Warabi" Summer Program
for 4th - 8th Graders

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247


REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Deadline: June 14, 2019

More Information
Registration Form (PDF)


July 13, 2019
9 a.m. ~

ピ クニック準備・ボランティア募集
Picnic Preparation and Truck Loading


OAA Center
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Service hours available for students

July 14, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Volunteers from 7 a.m.)

県人会ピクニック・沖縄盆踊り・奨学金授賞式
Annual Members Picnic, Okinawa Bon Dance,
and Scholarship Awards

Whittier Narrows Park
(Group Picnic Area E-1)
750 Santa Anita Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733

Optional bento for $10 each (pre-order only)
$1 raffle tickets (pre-order only)

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Service hours available for students

August 24, 2019
4 p.m.

Information Session:
Kempi Scholarship (Okinawan Emigrants' Descendent and Asian Scholarship Program)


OAA Center, Room 103
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

About the Scholarship

August 31, 2019
6 - 8 p.m.

北米沖縄県人会創立110周年記念
前夜祭リセプション
OAA 110th Anniversary Zenyasai (Reception)


Ken Nakaoka Community Center
1670 W. 162nd St.
Gardena, CA 90247

$20 for OAA members, $40 for non-members
Reservation required by August 16

Reservation Form (PDF)
Reserve Online

September 1, 2019
2 p.m.

北米沖縄県人会創立110周年記念
沖縄から『ビギン』アメリカ本土で初のコンサート
OAA 110th Anniversary Concert
Featuring BEGIN (ビギン) from Okinawa!


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

BUY TICKETS

September 9, 2019
12 noon - 3 p.m.

敬老感謝の日ランチョン
Annual Keirō Kansha no Hi Luncheon
(Senior Appreciation Day)


Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute
GVJCI Hall (basement level)

1964 W. 162nd St.
Gardena, CA 90247

RSVP REQUIRED by August 30
Invitations have been mailed to OAA members ages 80+ and OAA Kajimaya Seniors Club members (priority will be given to OAA members)

September 27, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Kempi Scholarship (Okinawan Emigrants' Descendent and Asian Scholarship Program)

Eligibility and Requirements


October 5, 2019
(to be announced)

沖縄バザー準備・ボランティア募集

Annual Okinawa Bazaar and Fundraiser
Set-Up and Cooking


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Service hours available for students

October 6, 2019
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

沖縄バザー
Annual Okinawa Bazaar
and Fundraiser

OAA Center Parking Lot
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Service hours available for students

October
(to be announced)
*** not an OAA event ***
当県人会以外の行事

南加県人会協議会の育英奨学資金演芸会

Nanka
Kenjinkai Kyogikai “Ikuei”
Scholarship Fund Raiser and Talent Show

Aratani/Japan America Theatre
(Japanese American Cultural Community Center)
244 S. San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Members of the OAA Geino-bu will be performing;

tickets can be purchased via JPASC or OAA

October (to be announced)
世界のウチナーンチュの日

World Uchinaanchu Day Celebration

November 6, 2019

ペチャンガ•カシノ
(琉球國祭り太鼓ロスアンゼルス支部の募金活動)

Pechanga Casino Bus Trip

Fundraiser for the Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko L.A. Branch's 25th Anniversary Concert

November
(to be announced)

県人会総会・選挙
Annual General Membership Meeting

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

CURRENT OAA MEMBERS ONLY:
Call the office to verify your membership status

November 17, 2019

県人会大掃除
・ ボランティア募集
Annual Clean-Up Day

OAA Center
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
A hot lunch will be served for all volunteers
Service hours available for students

December
(to be announced)

ボランティア
感謝の日・県人会忘年会

Volunteer Appreciation Day
and Bounenkai (Year-End Party)

RSVP REQUIRED



December
(to be announced)


2nd Annual Craft Fair


OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 S. Western Ave.
Gardena, CA 90247

To be announced...

サー ターアンダーギー料 理教室(文化部)
Saataa Andaagii Cooking Workshop

(Bunka-bu Culture Committee)

ゴルフ大会(清楚年部)
Annual Golf Tournament

(Seisonen-bu Activities Committee)

 


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