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Please note that all dates are subject to change. Please confirm with the OAA office at (310) 532-1929 or oaa.mensore@gmail.com prior to any event.

Monthly Activities
All dates subject to change.
Please contact the OAA to
confirm dates and times.

1st Tuesday: Volunteers Day
第1火曜日:ボランティア・デー
1st Saturday: History Book II Meeting
第1土曜日:歴史部会議
2nd Sunday: Uta-Sanshin Circle
第2日曜日
唄 三線サークル
2nd Friday: Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan Language) Class*
第2金曜日
ウ チナーグチ・クラス
3rd Saturday: Karaoke Club*
第3土曜日:カラオケ・クラブ

* Open to OAA members only
Weekly Activities
All dates subject to change.
Please contact the OAA to
confirm dates and times.
コ ンピューターク ラス
Computer Class:
Thursday (10 AM ~ 12 PM)
Friday (1 PM ~ 3 PM)
Saturday (By Appointment Only)

Open to OAA members only
January 16
9:00 AM
新 年宴会準備・ボランティア募集
New Year's Party Truck Loading

OAA Center
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
January 17
11:00 AM ~ 3:30 PM
県 人会新年宴会
Annual New Year's Party


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

REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
$40 adult, $25 student (ages 11-18), $15 child (ages 3-10)

Postmark Deadline: January 8 (tickets increase $10 after deadline, space permitting)


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
January 18 ~ February 19
Weekdays, 10 AM ~ 4 PM
Please call before delivering
古 着とくつ集めファンドレイジング
OAA Fundraiser:
Shoe and Clothing Drive


OAA Center
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247


Click here for a list of accepted items
February 6
1:00 PM
沖 縄のお正月文 化部)
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Lunar New Year Traditions in Okinawa:
"Uchin
ā Sōgwachi"

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

• Skype video lecture by Eric Wada (Hawaii)
• Traditional performances

RSVP REQUIRED:
Free for current OAA members, $5 for
the public
February 20
2:00 PM
Information Session:
2016 Worldwide Uchin
ānchu Festival/Taikai

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

RSVP REQUESTED
Free admission

February 26
7:00 PM
喜 納ローラ:ウチナーンチュ日系アーティスト・トーク(文化部
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Meet and Greet: Artist Laura Kina

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247
 
RSVP REQUIRED:
Free for current OAA members, $5 for
the public
March 5
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
三 線の日イベント文 化部)
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Sanshin Day Event: "Strings of Ryūky
ū"

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247


• Skype video lecture by an expert in Okinawa
• Uchin
āguchi song translations by Chogi Higa
• Performances
• Beginner's lesson (no experience necessary)

RSVP REQUIRED BY MARCH 1:
$5 for current OAA members, $10 for the public
March 6
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
親睦会(婦 人部
Fujin-Bu (Women's Association)
Shinbokukai New Year Celebration

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

RSVP REQUIRED:
Must be a current OAA and Fujin-Bu member
March 14
(time to be announced)
琉球の宮廷 料理(婦人部
Fujin-Bu (Women's Association)
Ry
ūkyū Kyūtei Ryōri:
Cuisine from the Ry
ūkyū Kingdom Court
Presented by Ayako Yamamoto

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

RSVP REQUIRED:
More information TBA
April 17
2:00 PM
「民謡の夕 べ」(芸能部)
Geino-Bu (Performing Arts Committee)
Minyō no Y
ūbe: An Evening of Folk Music
Okinawan Performing Arts Concert

Gardena Buddhist Church (Recreation Room)
1517 166th Street
Gardena, California 90247

Admission:
$25 (includes lunch and bottled water)
Tickets can be purchased at the OAA office
April 24
(time to be announced)
ゴルフ大会 (青壮年部)
Seisonen-Bu (Activities Committee)
23rd Golf Tournament

Chester Washington Golf Course

1930 West 120th Street
Los Angeles, California

RSVP REQUIRED:
More information TBA
May 15
(time to be announced)
ランチョン (カ ジマヤー・クラブ
Kajimaya Seniors Club
Anniversary Luncheon

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

RSVP REQUIRED:
OAA Kajimaya members only
More information TBA

May 21
1:00 PM
親睦会(婦 人部
Fujin-Bu (Women's Association)
Craft Class

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

RSVP REQUIRED:
More information TBA
June
(date/time to be announced)
婦人部
Fujin-Bu (Women's Association)
Field Trip to Solvang, California


RSVP REQUIRED:
More information TBA
June
(date/time to be announced)
慰霊の日イ ベント(文 化部)
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Irei no Hi (Okinawa Memorial Day):
Battle of Okinawa Lecture

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247


RSVP REQUIRED
:
More information TBA
July
(date/time to be announced)
ピ クニック準備・ボランティア募集
Picnic Preparation and Truck Loading

OAA Center
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
July
(date/time to be announced)
県人会ピク ニック・沖縄盆踊り・奨学金授賞式
Annual OAA Picnic, Okinawa Bon Dance,
and Scholarship Awards

Whittier Narrows Recreation Park
750 Santa Anita Avenue, Area E-1
South El Monte, California 91733

More information TBA

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
August 14
(time to be announced)
*** not an OAA event ***

当県人会以外の行事

芸能部
Geino-Bu (Performing Arts Committee)
Participation in the Nisei Week Grand Parade

Little Tokyo
The parade procession will start at Central Avenue and head west on 2nd Street, turning north on San Pedro Street, turning east on 1st Street, then turning south and ending on Central Avenue

More information TBA

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
September
(date/time to be announced)
敬老感謝の 日
OAA Keiro Kansha no Hi
(Senior Appreciation Day)


Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI)

Nisei Veterans Hall
1964 West 162nd Street
Gardena, California 90247

BY INVITATION ONLY:
This event is open for OAA members who are over 80 years old and their families. Special invitations will be sent in the mail. Please contact us for more information.
September
(date/time to be announced)
バザー準 備・ボランティア募集
Bazaar Set-Up and Cooking


OAA Center
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
September
(date/time to be announced)
バザー
Annual OAA Bazaar/Fundraiser

OAA Center
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
October 16
(time to be announced)
*** not an OAA event ***
当県人会以外の行事
育英奨学金 資金募集並びに親睦演芸会
Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai
(Japanese Prefectural Association of So.Cal.)
Annual Ikuei Scholarship Fundraising and
Shinboku Engeikai

Aratani/Japan America Theatre
(Japanese American Cultural Community Center)
244 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Tickets can be purchased via JPASC or OAA
October 26 ~ 30
*** not an OAA event ***
当県人会以外の行事
第6回世界 ウチナーンチュ大会
6th Worldwide Uchin
ānchu Festival/Taikai
Naha City, Okinawa, Japan


Contact the OAA for more information
November 13
(time to be announced)
県人会総 会・選挙
Annual OAA General Meeting and Elections

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

*** Open to current OAA members ONLY ***
Call the office to verify your membership status
November 20
(time to be announced)
県人会大掃 除・ ボランティア募集
Annual Clean-Up Day

OAA Center
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
A hot lunch will be served for all volunteers!
December
(date/time 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)

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building
16500 South Western Avenue
Gardena, California 90247

BY INVITATION ONLY:
More information TBA

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