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.





October

OC Woodcarvers Annual Show

Saturday, October 19th through
Sunday, October 20th

9:00am - 4:00pm

Local 652 Union Hall
1532 E. Chestnut Ave. [Map]
Santa Ana, CA 92701
OCSSA will have a booth at this show with one scrollsaw. We could use two people per shift to man the booth. If you sign up for the cutting spot , bring something along to cut. The shifts will be from 9:00 - 12:30 and from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. There will be setup time needed before the first shift on Saturday and tear down on Sunday afternoon. The signup sheet will be at the next meeting, and on the Website.

Call Chuck Collins if you have any questions. NOTE: The October Newsletter on the Member Page has his contact info.

OCSSA Toy Workshop

Friday, October 25th

8:00am - 12:00pm

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

November

OCSSA Monthly Meeting

Thursday, November 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, November 22nd

8:00am - 12:00pm

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

December

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.