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Attention, OAA Members:
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE
2019 UCHINAA JUNIOR STUDY PROGRAM!

Please contact the OAA office:
(310) 532-1929, oaamensore@gmail.com

Application Eligibility and Requirements

DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019
(Deadline will differ with each kenjinkai/association;
please contact your nearest association to apply)


UPCOMING EVENTS

(Dates/times subject to change)

MONTHLY SENIOR "SURII-JURII" GATHERINGS

A new bilingual program supported by
Keiro's Grants Program to combat
social isolation among older adults (65+)

FIRST MEET-UPS:
 March 16, 2019 (Saturday)
  |  12 - 2 p.m.  |  English Speakers
March 30, 2019 (Saturday)  |  12 - 2 p.m.  |  Japanese Speakers
Lunch will be provided (reservation required)

Schedule Beginning in April:
Every 3rd (English) and 4th (Japanese) Saturday of the month

RESERVATION REQUIRED 1 WEEK PRIOR TO EVENT
(310) 532-1929, oaamensore@gmail.com
(Priority will be given to OAA members)

OAA Center, Yamauchi Building in Gardena, CA (Map)

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

(Service hours available for students)

RUMMAGE COLLECTION FUNDRAISER

Donate your unwanted or lightly-used clothing,
books, movies, and household items!

DROP-OFF DATES:
Please contact the OAA office beforehand

Weekdays, April 1 - 12, 2019  |  10 AM - 4 PM
Weekdays, April 22 - 26, 2019  |  10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday, April 27, 2019  |  10 AM - 4 PM

OAA Center, Higashi Building in Gardena, CA (Map)

List of Acceptable/Unacceptable Items

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
(Service hours available for students)

"UTAYABIRA, WUDUYABIRA"
(LET'S SING, LET'S DANCE)

Okinawan Music and Dance Concert

May 19, 2019 (Sunday) | 2 PM
James R. Armstrong Theatre in Torrance
CA (Map)
$20 (general admission seating; tickets will be available soon)
Doors open at 1:30 PM


RECURRING ACTIVITIES @ THE OAA

(Dates/times subject to change)

VOLUNTEER DAY • 1st Tuesdays, 10 AM
OKINAWAN LANGUAGE CLASS
• 2nd Fridays, 7 - 9 PM (members only)
KARAOKE CLUB • 3rd Saturdays, 5 - 9 PM (members only)
NUCHĀSHII POTLUCK GATHERING • Last Thursdays, 7 - 9 PM
COMPUTER CLASS FOR SENIORS
• Every Thursday, 10 AM - noon (members only)

SPECIAL PROGRAM:
SENIOR "SURII-JURII" GATHERING
• 3rd and 4th Saturdays, 12 - 2 PM
(priority given to OAA members)


EASY WAYS TO HELP THE OAA

Shop @ Amazon = Help OAA!

Shop @ Ralphs/Food 4 Less = Help 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 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) along with a check or money order (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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