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UPCOMING EVENTS

All events subject to change without notice. Please contact the OAA to confirm
event dates, times, and locations: 310-532-1929 or oaamensore@gmail.com

OAA Annual Members Picnic
July 16, 2017
11AM - 4PM (opens at 10AM)
Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte

Our Annual Members Picnic, Scholarship Awards Ceremony, and All-Okinawan Bon Dance is coming soon to Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte, California!

Learn more about the picnic:
Reasons to Attend & Tips | Sponsors | Entertainment & Activities
Raffle Prizes | Bento Lunches | Bon Dancing | Youth Art Contest

Postmark deadline for bento lunch preorders is Friday, July 7th
Download the order form (PDF/1.3MB)

Volunteers Needed on July 15th and 16th
Click here to view the schedule and contact us to sign up:
310-532-1929, oaamensore@gmail.com


Scholarship for Students of Japanese Culture
DEADLINE: July 17, 2017

We are currently seeking applicants for the Japanese Prefectural Association of Southern California (JPASC / Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai) scholarship award for exceptional students of Japanese culture. We can recommend up to two (2) OAA members (final selection will be done by the JPASC). Click here for more information


Kempi Scholarship Information Session
for California Applicants

Applications are not yet available, but we will explain the basics of the program, requirements, and tips for the application process. Past scholarship recipients will also share their experiences. Click here for more information


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MONTHLY ACTIVITIES

Volunteer Day • 1st Tuesday of each month @ 10AM
Uchinaaguchi Class • 2nd Friday of each month @ 7PM, members only
Karaoke Club • July's gathering will be postponed to 7/22 @ 5PM, members only
Nuchāshii Potluck Gathering • Last Thursday of each month @ 7PM

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES
Computer Class • Thursdays • 10AM - 12PM (members only)
Computer Class • Saturdays • By appointment only (members only)


EASY WAYS TO DONATE TO THE OAA





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 family membership. The OAA is supported by membership fees and by volunteer work.

To become a member, please fill out and return the membership application (PDF/1.3MB) 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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