Groups & Activities

Active groups and other regular activities.

Aerobics

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 per month. Members only - come try one class for free to see if you like it! Instructor: Gretel Reece or Kelly Claverie.
Meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings (see upcoming events)

Al Anon

Public welcome. This is a support group for the family and friends of those struggling with alcohol. Free. Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm. Rostien Hall.
Meets Tuesday evenings (see upcoming events)

Android Phone Class

Meet with our very own Jim Bryan, learn how to navigate your Android smart phone, get your questions answered and share ideas. FREE for members.  Meets the first Thursday each month at 12:30pm.
Meets the first Thursday each month at 12:30pm. (see upcoming events)

Arthritis Exercise

Increases strength, range of motion and flexibility through movement to some fun music.  Class is held inside and outside for participants who want fresh air. Free - Members Only - Tips welcome for the instructor. Meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:00am - 11:00am.
Meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:00am. (see upcoming events)

Bereavement

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. Public Welcome, FREE. Meets every Wednesday from 2:00-3:30pm.
Meets Wednesday afternoons (see upcoming events)

Book Club

Members Only.  The OASIS Book Club meets the second Thursday each month from 12:30-1:30, in the library, to discuss the book of the month.  See our newsletter for more information.

Bunco

Join us to play bunco, a fun dice game. $3 for Members - $5 for non-members. RSVP to the office 805-937-9750. We play every 4th Friday at 1:00-3:00pm
Meets Every 4th Friday (see upcoming events)

Central Coast Boardwalkers

Public welcome.  Local volkswalking group.  We walk a 5K every Wednesday at 4:30pm, we leave from the OASIS Parking Lot.
Meets Every Wednesday Evenings (see upcoming events)

Ceramics

Members Only. Instructor led the 1st and 3rd Friday, Open workshop the 2nd and 4th Friday.  All classes are from 9:30am-12:00pm. No experience necessary. Bring your own tools and supplies, OASIS has some for you to use. Members only, bring a friend to try one free class. $5 each session.
Meets Every Friday from 9:30am-12:00pm (see upcoming events)

Choir

Members only, but the public is welcome to come and listen during practice.  Sing for fun under the leadership of Karen Eastey. Free.  No experience necessary, come and have fun with us! Every Thursday 1:30pm - 3:00pm.
Meets Every Thursday 1:30pm - 3:00pm. (see upcoming events)

Christian Life Bible Talk

Open to the public.  Join Christian Life Church on Thursday evenings as they have two biblical discussion groups.
Meets Thursday evenings (see upcoming events)

Christian Life Church Service

Public Welcome.  Join Christian Life Church during their regular Sunday service.
Meets Thursday evenings (see upcoming events)

Computer Help Class

Members Only, FREE.  Don Preston will be at OASIS to help you with your computer questions.  Bring your laptop or just your questions.  1:00 in the main hall, generally the 3rd Friday each month.  See Calendar for changes to the schedule.
Meets 1:00 in the main hall, generally the 3rd Friday each month.  See Calendar for changes to the schedule.. (see upcoming events)

Cooking with John

Members Only.  Learn how easy it is to cook a simple meal for yourself or your family.  John will either be teaching one-pot cooking with an instapot, sourdough cooking in the parking lot, or something different!  Samples will be provided along with some great recipes. RSVP to 850-937-9750 or stop in the office.  If you do not RSVP then you may not be provided samples.  Samples will be provided to those who RSVPd first.
Meets first Mondays at 1:00pm. (see upcoming events)

Country Line Dance

Public Welcome.  Join this country line dance class where partners are not needed.  All levels are welcome. $10 per class payable to the instructor.
Meets Monday evenings (see upcoming events)

Creative Art

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. Free, members only.  Bring a friend to try one free class. Meets every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00pm
Meets Tuesday afternoons (see upcoming events)

Cribbage

Players will meet to play cribbage and occasionally Backgammon as well. Cribbage is a card game for two to four people. FREE - Members Only
Meets Tuesday afternoons (see upcoming events)

Farmers Market

Public Welcome - Drive Through Style.  The OASIS Farmer's Market Program is a team of a dozen volunteers that come together to distribute food from the FoodBank to families in our community.  Paperwork needed, please see the office or contact the FoodBank on how to get a special FoodBank Keytag. If you would like to Volunteer, please come to the OASIS Parking Lot at 7:30am.
Meets Every month on the second Monday starting at 9:00am until 10:00am or until we run out of food. (see upcoming events)

Friday Painters

Members Only.  Come every Friday and work on your own creations with other creative individuals!  This class has no instructor, but still is a fun experience.  Free for members, must supply your own materials.  
Meets every Friday morning at 9:00am. (see upcoming events)

Friendship Club

Members Only.  Come and join this fun and quirky bunch every Thursday for your fix of fun and conversation.  Bring a snack to share or just bring some good topics to discuss.
Meets every Thursday afternoon at 1:00pm. (see upcoming events)

Gadabouts day trips

Public Welcome. Planning daylong outings and trips. See our newsletter or call the office for details. 805=937-9750 More trips to be added. In 2024 we will be visiting: - Pantages Theater: Chicago (March 24th) - Dewlson Farms (April 24th) - Clark Center: Kingston Trio (April 12th) - Queen Mary and Santa Monica Pier (June 11th) - Pantages Theater: Peter Pan (July 21st) - PCPA: Cabaret (August 23rd) -- More trips to come! -

Ham Radio

Members Only.  HAM Radio operators can show you how to build your own radio and share information about operating them.
Meets every Monday morning at 8:00am. (see upcoming events)

Hiking & Adventure Club

Join our Hiking and Adventure club, twice a month! Led by John Parke. Note: All hikes meet at the hiking location at 10:00am, not at the OASIS Center. Each outing's destination will be posted at least a couple week ahead of time. Call the office to RSVP or get more details: 805-937-9750. OASIS Staff will call you the day before to confirm your reservations, tell you directions, and give any updates. Wear comfortable shoes, bring water, and dress in layers. Some hikes require payment, RSVP to find out more.

Investment Club

Members Only.  Learn about investing from Advantage Investment Group and Robert Masaoka.  This is a casual environment to learn about finances and investing.
Meets every 2nd and 4th Mondays at 11:30am. (see upcoming events)

Knitting & Crocheting

Members Only.  $5 per month.  This group spends time knitting or crocheting their own project.  No instructor but bring your projects and you can learn and teach each other techniques and various patterns.  Beginners welcome.
Meets every Wednesday morning at 9:00am.s (see upcoming events)

Mah Jongg

Members Only.  A Chinese game played, usually by four people, with 136 or 144 rectangular pieces called tiles.  Free.
Meets every Friday afternoon at 1:00pm. (see upcoming events)

Member Craft

Members Only.  Join us for a member craft.  Only 10 spots available, must RSVP.  Non-members pay $10.  Check with OASIS staff to find join in our next craft event.
Meets occasionally (see upcoming events)

Monthly Birthday Celebration

Monthly birthday celebration for members on the first Friday each month. Bring a friend to help you celebrate! Call OASIS to RSVP 805-937-9750.

Muscle Conditioning

Members Only.  Increases strength, range of motion, and flexibility though movement. $5 per class payable to the instructor.
Meets Tuesday & Thursday mornings at 10:15am. (see upcoming events)

NA Recovery

Public Welcome.  A recovery support group for those that struggle with narcotics.
Meets Monday evenings & Sunday mornings (see upcoming events)

Orcutt Mineral Society

Public Welcome.  A group of “Rock Hounds” that share the interest of gems and minerals.
Meets second Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm. (see upcoming events)

Rummikub

Members Only.  A tile-based game for two to four players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.
Meets every Wednesday afternoon at 1:00pm (see upcoming events)

Scarlet Hat Ladies

Members Only.  Meets once a month for lunch.  Currently at the Cracker Barrel at 11:30am.  Call Julie Hall to RSVP 805-588-9020
Meets first Tuesday every month at 11:30am. (see upcoming events)

Silversmiths

Members Only. Learn to create beautiful pieces of jewelry.  Led by: Don and Sylvia Nasholm.
Meets every Friday afternoon at 1:00pm. (see upcoming events)

Single Friends Group

Members Only.  Meet new people, make new friends, expand your horizons.  The first Monday of the month is a planning meeting at OASIS; the third Monday is lunch out, see newsletter for locations.
Meets first Mondays (see upcoming events)

T.O.P.S.

Public Welcome.  TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is the short name for TOPS Club, Inc., the original nonprofit, noncommercial network of weight-loss support groups and wellness education organization.  TOPS offers tools and programs for healthy living and weight management, with exceptional group fellowship and recognition.  Established in 1948 to champion weight-loss support and success, we've helped millions of people live healthier lives.
Meets every Tuesday Morning at 8:00am. (see upcoming events)

Tai Chi

Members Only.  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. $3 per session.
Meets every Tuesday & Thursday mornings at 9:45am. (see upcoming events)

Tradewinds folders

Public Welcome.  Volunteers help get our newsletters out for distribution every month.  Usually the 4th Thursday each month, see calendar for changes.
Meets every fourth Thursday at 9:00am. (see upcoming events)

Ukulele Beginner Class

Members Only.  Beginners meet in Heck Hall from 11:45-12:45 every Wednesday. 
Meets every Wednesday. (see upcoming events)

Ukulele Intermediate Class

Members Only.  Intermediates meet in Rostien Hall from 12:00-1:00 every Wednesday.
Meets every Wednesday. (see upcoming events)

Ukulele Orchestra

Members Only.  The OASIS Ukulele Orchestra practices every week.  The public is welcome to come and watch and enjoy practices.
Meets every Wednesday at 1:00pm. (see upcoming events)

USDA Commodities Food Distribution

Public Welcome - Drive Through Style.  The FoodBank USDA Commodities Program is a team of a dozen volunteers that come together to distribute food from the FoodBank to families in our community.  In this distribution, you will receive produce, cannded and dry goods, and meat and dairy as available.  Paperwork needed, please see the office or contact the FoodBank on how to get a special FoodBank Keytag. If you would like to Volunteer, please come to the OASIS Parking Lot at 7:30am.
Meets third Thursday monthly (see upcoming events)

Watch battery repair

Public Welcome.  Louis Magdaleno will be here once a month to replace your watch battery. Cost is $10 for members and $12 for non-members.
Meets first Monday monthly. (see upcoming events)

Yoga

Members Only.  This class focuses on stretch and relaxation; to strengthen the core muscles of the body, helping to prevent back pain and to gain flexibility and balance. $2.50 per class (first class free). Bring a Mat.
Meets every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:30am. (see upcoming events)