Groups & Activities

Active groups and other regular activities.

AlAnon Family Group

A support group for the family and friends of those struggling with the addiction of alcohol.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

A support group to encourage and strengthen those that care for someone with Alzheimer’s and those that can’t care for themselves.

Android phone users class

Learn how to use your phone, get questions answered, share ideas, get tips, make new friends. With Jim Bryan.

Arthritis Foundation exercise

Increases strength, range of motion and flexibility through movement. Donations accepted.

Bereavement support

This grief group provides support and counseling from Certified Grief Counselors for those who are newly bereaved. Anyone who has suffered a recent significant loss is welcome to join. Led by Yael Gott.


Weekly fun event just before lunch. Led by CAC representative.

Camera Club

Jim Bryan discusses the different uses of the camera.

No upcoming events scheduled at this time.

Card Makers

This group recycles old greeting cards and creates something entirely new. The cards are sold at the Oasis and are very popular.


Members work with fresh clay as well as with pre-made items. They paint them and then fire them in the kiln here at the Oasis. Beginners welcome. $2 per person, plus $3.25 per one-third block of clay.

Commodities Program

The Oasis Commodities Program is a team of senior citizen volunteers that come together to purchase food from the Food Bank, sort and bag it, then distribute to families in our community.

Country Two-Step fundamentals dance class

Learn the Country Two Step and Country Swing Dance. For beginners and intermediate. Open to all. $8 per person or $30 for four weeks. Beginners and advanced beginners, 6:15 to 6:45. Intermediate, 7 to 7:30.

Creative Arts Expression

This group of artists has no instructor but is a great opportunity to make friends with fellow artists. They support and critique one another’s work. $1 per person.

Creative Mosaics

No upcoming events scheduled at this time.

Crochet & Knitting

Group members come together to knit or crochet their own projects. They learn and teach each other techniques and various patterns. They are patient and willing to work with beginners. $5/month donation.

Led by: Joyce Harmel.
Upcoming meetings

Farmers market

Members show their cards and receive free fruits and vegetables from the Oasis Center. (You must have your membership card.)

Garden Club

This group shares the love of plants and offers garden tips.

HAM radio

HAM Radio operators can show you how to build your own radio and share information about operating them. $1 donation.

Hula Dance

Learn the Hula and other Polynesian dances. Open to all. With Pauline Plan.

Independent Painters

Bring in your canvas and paints and we can paint together. Professional artists are available to assist. Start new or continue projects from an earlier painting class. $1 donation.


This group helps grandparents learn how to raise their grandchildren. Please RSVP: 805-452-2896.


This group helps grandparents learn how to raise their grandchildren. Please RSVP: 805-452-2896.

No upcoming events scheduled at this time.

Kings of Swing Ballroom Dance

A four-class series: Learn waltz, foxtrot, tango, rumba, cha-cha, salsa, swing and nightclub dances. No partner needed. No one left behind. All ages welcome, from teens on up. Wear comfortable clothes and leather-soled shoes. Cost is $36 for 4-week session. Preregistration encouraged, but you can register at the time of the class at week 1 or week 2 only. By Marie King. Contact her at 805-928-7779 or 805-363-4254.

Line Dance

A dance class where partners are not needed. All levels are welcome. $5 fee.

MIT Traffic School

This is for court ordered traffic school for violations in English and Spanish. Call Michael Noury for appointment: 888-983-2444.

Mandarin Chinese Language & Culture class

A four-week advanced basic-level class, held on Wednesday evenings. Instructor Liane Aanderaa: 805-242-2680

Mineral Society

A club that shares an interest in gems and minerals.

Narcotics Anon

A support group or those that suffer with substance abuse.

Orcutt Union Soccer League

Orcutt Union Soccer League (OUSL) monthly Board of Directors meeting.

Pancake Breakfast

This is a great place to get some pancakes, eggs and sausage while supporting OASIS Center. Adult members: $5; adult non-members $7; all children: $3.

Rags to Riches Investment Group

Rags to Riches is also known as Investment Group.

Red Oak Soccer Referees Association

Soccer coaches meeting and training.


The goal of Reflexology is to relieve stress by massage of the hands and feet. $12 for 30 minutes. Call for appointment: 805-868-5796


A tile based game for two to four players, combining elements of the card game rummy and muhjong.

Sculpt & Tone: Exercise Class

Led by Linda Laham. The class will help you maintain cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility. This fast-paced class uses hand-held weights and music. Bring your own hand weights, a water bottle and a hand towel. Recommended for intermediate to advanced participants. Price is $3 per class.

Senior Exercise

The main purpose of this class is to increase cardiovascular strength, strengthen muscles and bones, and improve balance, all while having fun to lively music. $2.50 per class or $25/month (if attending 3 times per week) and $18 (if attending 2 times per week).

Sensory Awareness Class (Choir)

Add your voice. Led by Karen Eastey.


Learn to create beautiful pieces of jewelry. $1.50 donation. Led by: Don & Sylvia Nasholm.

Simple Spanish

Learn to speak simple conversational Spanish. Meets once a week.

Tai Chi

Gentle stretching with a focus on balance, core, and movements for arthritis. The goal is to be out of pain and to feel and look better. For all levels, standing and sitting. $5 per session.    

Ukulele Band

Directed by Diane Brand, the Luis Oasis Ukulele Band includes about 45 people. Members have weekly practice and play regular gigs in the community. Members range in age from their early 50s to 96.

Ukulele Beginners

Meets immediately prior to the ukulele band practice for instruction.

Watch Battery Replacement

Come get your watch battery switched out here at the Oasis. Fee is $7, with $1 donated back to OASIS.

Yack and Snack

This weekly discussion group is open to all OASIS members. Bring your lunch and enjoy great conversations.

Yoga for Older Adults

This class focuses on stretching and relaxation, strengthening the core muscles of the body, helping to prevent back pain and gaining flexibility and balance. $2.50 per class (but your first class is free).