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2018 SCHOLARSHIPS

2018 OAA High School Scholarship Awards

Eligibility and Application Materials
Deadline: May 31, 2018

2018
Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai's Scholarship
for Students of Japanese Culture

More Information
Deadline: August 31, 2018

UPCOMING EVENTS

(Dates/times subject to change)

OAA LIBRARY FUNDRAISER:
BOOK RUMMAGE SALE

JUNE 9, 2018 | 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.

OAA Center's Parking Lot in Gardena, CA (Map)
More Information

IREI NO HI: REMEMBERING THE BATTLE OF OKINAWA
JUNE 23, 2018

OAA Center in Gardena, CA (Map)

LECTURE & DOCUMENTARY:
LIVING TREASURES OF OKINAWA: TARO HIGA'S HUMANISM
AND THE OKINAWAN GAJUMARU TREE
JULY 1, 2018 | 2 - 5 P.M.
Special Guest Lecturer from Japan: Tetsuro Shimojima

Emcee: Tamlyn Tomita
Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena, CA (Map)
Admission: $10 donation
Organized by Tamiko Uyehara, Uchinaa Goodwill Ambassador
More Information: (213) 680-2499
(OAA is a Community Partner)

ANNUAL OAA PICNIC
JULY 15, 2018 | 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Live Entertainment, Games, Raffle Drawings, and Okinawan Bon Dance
!
Whittier Narrows Park, Area E-1, in South El Monte, CA (Map)
On-Site Parking: $6 per car
More information to be announced

RECURRING ACTIVITIES

(Dates/times subject to change)

Volunteer Day • 1st Tuesday of each month @ 10 a.m.
Uchinaaguchi Class • 2nd Friday of each month @ 7 p.m. (members only)
Karaoke Club • 3rd Saturday of each month @ 6 p.m. (members only)
Nuchāshii Potluck Gathering • Last Thursday of each month @ 7 p.m.

Computer Class for Seniors • Every Thursday @ 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (members only)


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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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