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Meeting and Event Calendar

OTNA was started in 1981.

All regularly scheduled meetings are held at the Bartlett Center, second floor unless otherwise noted.

There is an elevator inside the Bartlett Center in addition to outside and inside stairs. See our Meetings page for details. Please see our Sponsors page for a list of our monthly sponsors.

We are an all-volunteer organization, and we need your help. Volunteering with the OTNA is a great way to get to know your neighbors and contribute to your Old Torrance Neighborhood! See our Volunteer page for volunteer opportunities. See OTNA Past Events for archival information.

Events in 2018


Neighborhood Clean-up - Saturday, November 17, 2018

Elaine Thompson, OTNA member and past OTNA President is the OTNA Clean-up Coordinator since September 2014. Clean-ups will continue to be the Saturday following the OTNA meeting.

A "tailgate party" will be at the Volunteer Center, (the rendezvous point) at 08:30am with coffee, juice and snacks prior to the clean up. At 09:00am, the group will walk down Torrance Blvd. to the clean-up area. Those that prefer to drive can drive their own vehicle to the clean-up area.

Who: OTNA members along with Rotary Club members and high school student volunteers
When: Saturday, November 17th, rendezvous 08:30am, clean-up begins 09:00am Rendezvous Location: Volunteer Center parking lot, 1320 Cravens, at Engracia Ave. See map to the Volunteer Center.
Clean-up Area: The railroad tracks off Torrance Blvd.
RSVP: Elaine Thompson - ethompsonlaw@gmail.com or sign up online regarding "Events" on the Contact Us page.
If you need "Volunteer Hours": Email Debbie S Hays: debbie.simpson@acssoftware.com
What to Wear: Old clothes, sturdy, comfortable, closed toe shoes, gloves and sunscreen

In June 7th, 2007 OTNA was recognized by the Environmental Quality Control Commission with a Green Pride in Torrance Award for our clean-up efforts in the City -- a "Pay it Forward" challenge set forth by Mayor Frank Scotto in 2006.


Events in 2019

Wednesday, January 16th, 7-9 PM

What: Meeting & Presentation
Location: Bartlett Center - 1318 Cravens (2nd floor)
When: Wednesday, January 16th, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - Refreshments by Torrance Bakery and meet your neighbors
7:30 PM - Meeting & Presentation

We will be electing new officers for 2019 during the business portion of the meeting. If you want to serve or have a nomination, please submit suggestions or nominations on our website via the Contact Us page or call (310) 320-6054.

Sponsor: TBA

Past OTNA Events