Upcoming Events

OCSSA not only has monthly meetings on the second Thursday of each month, but we also have a Toy Program Workshop on the 4th Friday of each month.

Plus we have booths and/or are involved with several organizations like the Orange County Fair, the Tall Ships Festival, 4-H Club, The Tustin Chili Cook off and a variety of other events. Keep an eye out for our various events posted below.





November, 2019

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Saturday, November 30th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Larry Olson's House
Packing Toys

December, 2019

Annual Christmas Dinner and Ornament Exchange

Thursday, December 12th

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Clifton C. Miller Community Center
300 Centennial Way, Tustin [Map]
The December meeting will be Thursday the 12th, the time is 6:00pm instead of 7:00 pm. and will be held at the Clifton C. Miller Community Center. The dinner at this party is a potluck.

The sign-up sheet will be at the October and November meeting and is posted on the website. There were over 40 people at the dinner last year, so please keep that in mind when planning the size of what you bring. If you are not going to be at the meetings you can contact LaVaun Ward. NOTE: The October Newsletter on the Member Page has her contact information.

We will need a volunteer to step forward and help coordinate this event, There are lots of members willing to help with the details, but we could use a lead person.

It is time to start working on your ornaments for the exchange. If you need ideas or patterns reach out to Larry Olson and he can help with some ideas.


2020


January, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, January 9th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, January 24th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

February, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, February 13th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, February 28th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

March, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, March 12th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, March 27th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

April, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, April 9th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

IMAGINOLOGY

Friday, April 17th through
Sunday, April 19th

Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm



OC Fair and Event Center - All Grounds (Enter at Gate 8 off Arlington Dr.) [Map]
Students and their families are invited to go “Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead” for three days of competitions, exhibits and activities all designed to explore the fun of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.) At Imaginology, kids and their families will not only see a world of wonder, but can participate in a wide ranges of fun and educational hands-on activities designed to inspire and encourage academic and career exploration. We have been invited to have a booth at this event. Please save the dates. We will have a sign up sheet at the February and March meetings. Our booth will be in the hands on activities area. We will need about 5 people at the booth per shift. We will have three scrollsaws that will need supervision, plus additional helpers for monitoring the lines and helping trace the patterns on the wood. We will be working directly with the children that are attend- ing this event. It will be a great opportunity to introduce them to woodworking, but will also require patience. Keep this in mind when you sign up.

Parking:

Friday: – Free

Saturday & Sunday: – $9.00 – We will have passes for our volunteers (Enter at Gate 8 off Arlington Dr.)

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, April 24th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

May, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, May 14th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, May 22nd

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

June, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, June 11th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, June 26th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

July, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, July 9th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, July 24th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

August, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, August 13th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, August 28th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

September, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, September 10th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, September 25th

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

October, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, October 8th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, October 23rd

8:00am - 12:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

November, 2020

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, November 12th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rockler Woodworking
1955 N. Tustin,
Orange, CA 92865 [Map]
(714) 282-1157

Mentoring: 6:00 - 7:00pm

Be sure to come to the meeting one hour early and visit Larry Olson in our Mentor’s Corner. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with solving any cutting issues you may be experiencing. He will be set up and ready for you by 6pm. Use this valuable resource to help you improve the quality of your cutting.

December, 2020

OCSSA Christmas Party

Thursday, December 10th



Location and time information will be posted at a later date