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Ukulele Clubs in Southern California

Kolohe Uke Club
Every Monday at 9:00 am – 11:00 am
The Hemet Ukulele Club
New members are welcome. Bring your uke, banjo or guitar. Meetings are free.
Meets at The Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire Ave., Hemet, CAEvery Monday at 1:00 PM
“Oasis Senior Center Strummers”
Please note: The Oasis Senior Center has been remodeled and we are now meeting back at the original address.
OASIS Senior Center,  801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar, CA 92625
We meet every Monday and start around 12:45PM and go to around 2:30PM
Everyone welcome- we are not a teaching group, we just play music everyone knows
Attendance is usually between fifty and ninety,plenty of parking and a large remodeled auditorium2nd & 4th fourth Monday evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The SLO Strummers of the Ukulele Society of the Central Coast. All levels of strummers are welcome!!
Meets at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art in San Luis Obispo
1010 Broad St. (creekside door). For more information, call Carol at: (805)473-3457

2nd & 4th MONDAY of each month, 1 to 3 P.M.
TEMECULA VALLEY UKULELE STRUMMERS
Open to all, age 50 and over, who play or would like to learn to play ukulele
Membership is free – Beginners welcome
MURRIETA SENIOR CENTER
41717 Juniper Street
Murrieta, California 92562
Visit our website at: http://mysite.verizon.net/realgeorge/temeculavalleyukulelestrummers.h tm

Tuesday mornings 9am to 11am
The Loma Linda Ukulele Strummers (around 50 to 70 Ukulele players) meet every Tuesday morning.
For more information call 909 796-8934. All levels are welcome!
Loma Linda Senior Center, 25571 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA 92354 (corner of Loma Linda Drive and Barton Road – behind the fire station and the library)


Every Tuesday Night 7 – 9 PM

KOLOHE ‘UKULELE CLUB
Formed in 2000 & meets for practice at “ISLAND BAZAAR” in Surf City U.S.A. every Tues Night of the month @ 7:pm. We play Hawaiian & Hapa Haole music and invites ALL levels of ‘UKULELE PLAYERS to jam with us Island Style till 9:pm. Director Doug Ramsay, Coordinator Bobby Tomei
For more info email douglfix@yahoo.com or ukerascals@aol.com
Island Bazaar, 16582 Gothard St. “R”, Huntington Beach, CA. 92647- 714-843-9350. www.Ukuleleparadise.com

Tuesday nights 7:30 – 9 pm
The Westside Ukulele Ensemble.
We only play instrumental stuff.
We start at 7:30.  You get to us through the Coffee Connection on Venice and Centinela. In the Palms / Culver City Area
Contact Susanna for info: ssandke@sbcglobal.net


Wednesdays from 11am – 12:30 PM
Highland Pickers ukulele club, complete with a written constitution, in Highland, CA that meets on Wednesdays from 11am to 12:30pm at the Highland Senior Center, 3102 Highland Ave., Highland, CA 92346  (909) 862-8104. They’ve had their first program at the Highland Palms Healthcare Center at 7534 Palm Ave., Highland.  They are also sponsoring the Thompson Elementary Ukulele Club at a local elementary school.   Lots going on and having a good time keeping music in the lives of our community. We’ve begun planning for future programs including a hoedown, a luau, and pre-school musical events.
For info contact: elukeroo@yahoo.com or call Michael Haynes at (909) 957-0571Wednesday
PINEAPPLE JAM UKULELE CLUB
Regular Club meets  Wednesdays from 9:00 AM  to 11 AM—-Glenn Clement

Beginners meets Mondays from 10:00 AM to 12 noon—Sally Dunn
The Pineapple Jam Ukulele Club, has been meeting in Yucaipa since April 2006.
It is composed of players of all ages with various ability levels, that enjoy singing. New members are welcome to join us whatever their ability level.
Scherer Community Center
12202 First Street (at B Ave) Yucaipa Ca 92399
Pineapple Jam Director Glenn Clement  951-836-8393

Every Wednesday 6 – 9 PM
Moonlight Beach Uke Strummers
A group of about 50 to 75 ukulele strummers (over 200 members on website) in Encinitas, North of San Diego.

BRING YOUR UKES AND JOIN US FOR A FUN TIME.
Members from our group are from many Hawaiian High schools like Kamehameha, Punahou, StLouis, McKinley, AIEA, DAMIEN, MARYKNOLL, ROOSEVELT, FARRINGTON, CASTLE, KAILUA.
Today’s Pizza, 481 SANTA FE DR., at the intersection of Hwy 5 and Santa Fe Dr. at the Vons Rite-Aid shopping center in Encinitas.Wednesdays 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ventura Ukulele Jam
The Ventura Chapter of the Ukulele Society of America hosts its weekly ukulele jam at Java Joe’s Coffee House in the Century 16 Center on Johnson Drive in Ventura, CA. Alan Ferentz is the Alaka’i (Conductor). >From Alan — “Please join us for our ukulele circle sing-along.”
Java Joe’s @ Century 16 Center, 2950 Johnson Drive, Ventura, CAEvery Thursday 10:00-12:00 a.m.
Aloha Ukulele Strummers
Bring your Uke and join the fun
All levels are welcome
Call Mike for info: 949-940-6090
Murray Community Center
24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, Ca 92692

Thursdays 10 to 11:00 A.M.
The CC Strummers meet at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90232.  Must be 50 years or older and members of the Culver City Senior Center ($10 a year). It’s all about joy!
Taught by Cali Rose:  info@calirose.com www.calirose.com

Every Thursday from 10:30am to 12 noon
THE ORANGE BLOSSOM UKULELE PLAYERS
The Orange Blossom Ukulele Players meet at the Joslyn Senior Center in Redlands CA.
Our collection of songs covers various styles of music: Tin Pan Alley, Country, Spanish, Easy Listening, Hawaiian, etc…Bring your ukulele and be ready to sing with the Orange Blossoms!! We also welcome banjo, guitar, harmonica and other instrumentalists to join us for the fun. For more information call Cathy Ekaitis – (909) 875-1054
Joslyn Senior Center, 21 Grant Street, Redlands CA.

Thursdays 6:30 PM
‘Ukulele Jam’ 40 to 50 ukulele players come and strum their hearts out.
We also feature 2 or 3 soloists per session.
Lots of fun. We ask a small donation, but just walk past the “collector” if there is a problem or objection to a donation.
We love and wish to include all ukulele players who wish to come.
Standard American Songs Repetoire…20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and so on. Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffet, and a large selection of tunes.
ISLAND BAZAAR, 16582 Gothard St. #R, Huntington Beach, Ca. 92647

Thursdays 6 – 9 pm
Ukulele Society of America (USA)
The group of more than 50 ukulele players regularly meets on Thursday evenings in Carlsbad, CA (North San Diego County and South Orange County) to play ukulele, sing, and hula. Conducted by professional entertainer Pat ‘Palika’ Enos. Guest Conductors also lead the group in song, a Kokua Team to help newcomers jam along on their first night, and an Open Mike to encourage advancing members to showcase their stuff. Our goals are to become a fun learning center for aspiring group leaders to learn from the pros and then move on to start and nurture their own groups across the country and to train our group members to lead small groups in outreach performances to the community (Children’s hospital and Senior Centers).

All levels of ukulele players welcome.
Group website http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/Ukulele_Society_of_America/ (ask Captain Mike to join.)
Ocean House of Carlsbad Village (Palm Room)
300 Carlsbad Village Drive, west of the I-5 Carlsbad Village Drive exit, at the intersection with Pacific Coast Highway.
Carlsbad CAFirst and Third Thursdays 7:15 – 9:30 PM:
The Jumpin Flea Circus Players Players Of Los Angeles
It’s large, eclectic membership gathers twice a month in Sherman Oaks for ukulele fun and fellowship.
The Jumpin Fleas play unique and original arrangements from every time and place, though there’s a fondness for tin pan alley, jazz standards, comedy and folk songs. Led by professor of uke Clay Allen, the first hour of the fleas meeting in dedicated to improving the musicianship of the players. The second hour reviews the club’s favorite songs of the day. Come join us, won’t you? You won’t regret it!
Info:http://thejumpinfleacircusplayersla.blogspot.com/ or email yourfriendclay@gmail.com
Church of the Chimes, 14115 Magnolia Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423Every Friday from 10:30am to 12 noon
THE RIO-ALTAS UKULELE CLUB
The Rio-Altas gather at the Rialto Senior Center at 1411 S. Riverside Ave. Rialto, CA.
Our song book contains many styles of music: Tin Pan Alley, Easy Listening, Hawaiian, Spanish, Country etc… Bring your ukulele and be ready to sing with the Rio-Altas!! We also welcome banjo, guitar, harmonica and other instrumentalist to join us for a good time.
For more information call Cathy Ekaitis – (909) 875-1054
Rialto Senior Center,1411 S. Riverside Ave.,Rialto, CA.

 

Saturdays 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Southbay Strummers
Ukulele strummers of all ages and from all walks of life meet at the
Bartlett Senior Citizens Center, 1318 Cravens Ave., Torrance, California
(310-320-5918)
http://www.ukulelestrummers.com

Saturdays 1 – 2:30pm
Santa Barbara Ukulele/singing group meets every
Saturday at the at the harbor, in front of the Maritime museum.
Call ahead to make sure they are meeting: Paul Halula at 882-2495

2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month 10 am to 12:30 pm
The Pluckin’ Strummers – Los Angeles Ukulele Club
Christ Church Griffith Park in Atwater Village
Our goal is to have fun, share our love of music and grow our skills. The Pluckin’
Strummers is a welcome place for players of all skill levels.
Beginners arrive 15 minutes early for some extra attention.
email – pluckinstrummers@gmail.com
website – http://pluckinstrummers.wordpress.com
Christ Church Griffith Park in Atwater Village
3852 Edenhurst Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90039

Sundays 5 PM to 7 PM
Molly Bloom’s Irish Bar in San Clemente.

Sundays 5 – 8 pm
Monterey’s Ukulele Club
Gianni’s Pizza
725 Lighthouse Ave
Monterey, CA.  Info: Steve Brooks (831) 624-7022

First Sunday Of Each Month 1-3 pm
Riverside Ukulele Liberation Ensemble.
RULE meets the first Sunday of each month at the Back to the Grind Coffeehouse on University Avenue in Riverside, CA, from 1 – 3.  For more information people can contact Jeff Odien at 951-505-9508 or at JeffOdi@msn.com or Bill Odien at ODIENIENN@aol.com

Every second and fourth Sunday, noon to two.

The Canogahana Players
Get together at Guitar Merchant, 7503 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park.
We are a beginner/intermediate group.
Run by Harold Osmer  harold@westhillswood.comEvery third Sunday 3:30-5:00pm
Claremont Ukulele Club
Meets at
The Hip Kitty
501 W First Street
Claremont, CA 91711)
Info: katystonemusic@gmail.com

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Last update 7/25/12