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2015 Calendar (Archived)

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
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)
January 17
12:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM
New Year's Party Truck Loading
OAA Center (Gardena, CA)
Volunteers Needed

January 18
11:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM
新 年宴会
Annual New Year's Party

Quiet Cannon Restaurant
901 Via San Clemente
Montebello, California 90640
Presale tickets: $40 adult, $20 child under 11
$50 after Jan 9 deadline, space permitting

Volunteers Needed

February 28
10:00 AM
文 化部
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Free Documentary Screening
"The Targeted Village"

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
ADMISSION NOT GUARANTEED
(due to limited parking and seating)

March 1
親睦会 (婦人部)
Fujin-Bu (Women's Association)
Shinbokukai
This is a members-only event
Please contact the OAA for more information

March 7
7:00 PM
東風平高根 ミニライブ (未定)
Guest Musician from Okinawa!
Takane Kochihira LIVE
OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
FREE for current OAA members
$7 for the general public
RSVP REQUIRED: oaaliveevent@gmail.com
***CANCELLED***
April 19
10:00 AM Check-In
11:00 AM Start
***CANCELLED***
ボーリング大会 (青壮年部)
Seisonen-Bu (Activities Committee)
Bowling Tournament
Covina Bowl
1060 West San Bernardino Road
Covina, California 91722
RSVP: oaabowling@gmail.com
April 25
9:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM
ラメージ・ トラック・ファンドレージング
Rummage Truck Fundraiser

OAA Center parking lot, Gardena
More information to be announced
May 3
*** not an OAA event ***
ダウンタウ ンJACL / 南加婦人会主催
Downtown JACL and So.Cal. Women's Society
Women of the Year Luncheon
Congratulations to longtime OAA member and past OAA President Mrs. Kimiko Goya for being honored one of this year's Women of the Year!
May 9
11:30 AM ~ 3:00 PM
*** not an OAA event ***
El Marino Language School
Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi) Festival
OAA will be donating 600 homemade saataa andaagii to this event!
May 17
2:00 PM
「謡やび ら・踊やびら」(芸能部)
Geino-Bu (Performing Arts Committee)
Utayabira Wuduyabira (Let's Sing, Let's Dance)
Okinawan Performing Arts Concert
James R. Armstrong Theatre
3300 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, California 90503
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased from OAA
*** VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ***
May 23
10:00 AM
婦人部
Fujin-Bu (Women's Association)
Cooking Class with Kayo Miyamoto
Menu: Buffalo Wings, Edamame Soup, and
Milk Jelly Dessert

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
$3 admission
*** RSVP REQUIRED (Deadline: May 19th)***
June 7
11:00 AM
カジマ ヤー・クラブランチョン
Kajimaya Seniors Club
Anniversary Luncheon
OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
$10 for bento lunch
*** RSVP REQUIRED (Deadline: May 29th) ***
June 10
(time to be announced)
婦人部
Fujin-Bu (Women's Association)
Pechanga Fundraiser Trip
RSVP REQUIRED
June 14
12:00 PM ~ 7:00 PM
Performance @ 5:00 PM
*** not an OAA event***
Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko (RMD) - Los Angeles
Fundraiser @ Aloha Pizza and Shaved Ice Co.

1530 West Artesia Boulevard
Gardena, California 90248
*** Mention this fundraiser and a percentage of your order's proceeds will be donated to RMDLA! ***
June 20
5:30 PM
慰霊の日イ ベント(文 化部)
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Battle of Okinawa: Lecture & Performance
with Skype lecture by Masahide Ota
(former governor of Okinawa)

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
$5 suggested donation
*** RSVP REQUIRED
***
July 10
8:00 PM
文 化部
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Artist Talk & Book Signing:
Laura Kina and Emily Hanako Momohara

OAA Center, Room 103, Gardena
*** RSVP REQUIRED ***
July 11
9:00 AM
ピ クニック準備・ボランティア募集
Picnic Preparation and Truck Loading
OAA Center in Gardena
*** VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ***
July 12
10:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM
県人会ピク ニック・奨学金授賞式
Annual Picnic, Okinawa Bon Dance,
and Scholarship Awards

Whittier Narrows Recreation Park
750 Santa Anita Avenue, Area E-1
South El Monte, California
On-site Parking: $6
Bento lunch (pre-sale only): $10
*** VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ***
July 26
Check In @ 9:00 AM
Tee Time @
10:00 AM
ゴルフ大会 (青壮年部)
Seisonen-Bu (Activities Committee)
22nd Golf Tournament
Chester Washington Golf Course
1930 West 120th Street
Los Angeles, California
Reception at the OAA Center in Gardena
$120/player (reservations first-come, first-served)
Supported by the Okinawa Golf Club and
Ryukyu Golf Club
August 29
2:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM
「沖縄のお 盆」講義と盆踊り文 化部)
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Obon in Okinawa: Lecture and Bon Dance

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
Free for current OAA members, $5 non-members
Snacks and refreshments will be served
*** RSVP REQUIRED
***
September 13
(time to be announced)
Kajimaya Seniors Club
Keiro Kansha no Hi (Senior Appreciation Day)

Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI)
1964 West 162nd Street
Gardena, California 90247
Nisei Veterans Hall
*** BY INVITATION ONLY. This event is open for Kajimaya Senior Club members and their families. Special invitations will be sent in the mail. Please contact us for more information. ***
October 3
(time to be announced)
バザー
Bazaar Set-Up/Cooking

OAA Center in Gardena
*** VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ***
October 4
11:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM
バザー
Annual Bazaar/Fundraiser
OAA Center in Gardena
*** VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ***
October 6
7:00 PM
文 化部
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)
Okinawan Spirituality:
Reflections on a Shamanic Culture
Lecture by Dr. Ronald Nakasone

More information to be announced
*** RSVP REQUIRED ***
October 17
6:00 PM
*** not an OAA event ***
琉球国祭り 太鼓ロス支部20周年記念ショー
Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko (RMD) - Los Angeles
20th Anniversary Show

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Redondo Beach, California 90278
Tickets: $20
October 18
1:00 PM
*** not an OAA event ***
2015年 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
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased via JPASC
November 8
2:00 PM

Annual General Meeting & Elections
OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
*** CURRENT OAA MEMBERS ONLY ***
Call the office to verify your membership status
November 8
4:00 PM
1st Information Session:
Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival 2016

OAA Center, Room 103, Gardena
FREE ADMISSION
November 14
11:00 AM
文 化部
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)

Okinawan Culture for Kids: FOOD!

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
$5 for OAA members (1 child and guardian)
$10 for non-members (1 child and guardian)
Parent/guardian attendance required
*** RSVP REQUIRED (Deadline: November 13) ***
November 22
9:00 AM
Annual Clean-Up Day
OAA Center, Gardena

*** VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ***
Hot lunches will be served for all volunteers!
November 28
2:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM

*** not an OAA event ***
Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyokai Los Angeles Branch
50th Anniversary Concert

James R. Armstrong Theatre
3300 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, California 90503
$30 advanced tickets
$35 at the door

December 5
3:00 PM
文 化部
Bunka-Bu (Culture Committee)

Okinawan & All Mixed Up
Mixed Race Okinawan Identity lecture and discussion led by Annmaria Shimabuku, Ph.D
OAA Center, Room 103, Gardena
Free for OAA members
$5 for non-members
*** RSVP REQUIRED ***
December 13
12:00 PM
Volunteer Appreciation Day and Bounenkai (Year-End Party)
OAA Center, Yamauchi Building, Gardena
*** BY INVITATION ONLY ***

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