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2023 Events

Association meetings are held on the second Monday of each month in the Katy Geissert Library conference room on the first floor at 7:00 p.m. No meetings in August or December.


Mon. Jan.  9 – Association Meeting

Sat. Jan. 14 – Alumni Reunion Potluck Luncheon in Ken Miller Recreation Center at 11:00 a.m.

Wed. Jan 24 - Bunka-Sai planning meeting; West Annex Commission Room, 7:00 p.m.


Mon. Feb. 6 URGENT, changed to Wed. Feb 8 – Association meeting location changed to Walteria Park McMaster Park at 7:00 p.m. NEW location for this month only.

Thurs. Feb. 16 – 50th anniversary delegates from Kashiwa arrive

Fri. Feb. 17 – Welcome reception at City Hall, 8:30 a.m., tour of council chamber, signpost unveiling and cherry tree planting, Torrance art museum, high school visit and bus tour

Sat. Feb. 18 – Golden Jubilee Picnic 11 AM - Tickets: $15 Pre-Sale, includes BBQ lunch and 50th anniversary t-shirt. Order at events_diamondjubilee.html while supplies last.

Sat. Feb. 18 – Friendship Festival Show at Armstrong Theater, 7:00 p.m. Tickets available at www.torrancearts.org

Sun. Feb. 19 – Sayonara Banquet at Doubletree Hotel, 6:00 p.m. Advance reservations required

Mon. Feb. 20 – Kashiwa guests depart

Wed. Feb. 22 - Bunka-Sai planning meeting; Katy Geissert Library Conference Room 1F, 7:00 p.m.


Mon. Mar. 13 – Association meeting

Thurs. Mar. 16 - Bunka-Sai planning meeting; Katy Geissert Library Conference Room 1F, 7:00 p.m.

Sun. Mar. 26 - Cherry Blossom Festival; Columbia Park, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Thurs. April 6 - Bunka-Sai planniing meeting; Katy Geissert Library Conference Room 1F, 7:00 p.m.

Mon. Apr. 10 – Association meeting

Fri. April 14 - Bunka-Sai set up; Ken Miller Recreation Center; 3:00 p.m.

Sat./Sun. Apr. 15 & 16 – Bunka-sai cultural festival, 11:00 to 5:00 Ken Miller Recreation Center


Mon. May 8 – Association meeting


Mon. Jun. 12 Association meeting


Mon. July 10 – Association meeting

Tues. July 11 – Torrance delegation departs for Kashiwa



Tues. Aug. 1 – Torrance delegation returns home

Mon. August 7 - Kashiwa delegation arrives

Wed. August 23 - Sayonara Banquet at Toyota Meeting Hall; 5:30 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Thurs. August 24 - Kashiwa delegation returns home

No Association meeting in August.


Mon. Sept. 11 – Association meeting


Mon. October 9 – Association meeting


Mon. Nov. 13 – Association meeting


No meeting or events in December.