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Holiday Potluck and Game Night
WHAT: Holiday Potluck and Game Night WHEN: 6:30-8:00pm WHERE: Chinese Community Church of Southbay 25420 Narbonne Ave, Lomita, CA 90717 (go to the 1st Floor-Room 106) COST: $2.00. Covers costs associated with running the group. You can pay online. If you don't want to pay online you can pay in cash at the event. Just send me a message letting me know that you want to be added to the list and that you will bring cash to the event. If you want to attend but can't afford $2.00 to attend it, send me an email and I'll take a look at your request. BRING WHATEVER FOOD YOU WANT TO SHARE WITH THE GROUP. WE WILL PLAY GAMES AND EAT. AFTER YOU RSVP PLEASE POST IN THE COMMENT SECTION WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING TO THE POTLUCK. THANKS AND SEE YOU FRIDAY NIGHT!

Chinese Community Church of Southbay

25420 Narbonne Ave · Lomita, CA


What we're about

WHAT WE ARE ABOUT: Spreading American Sign Language throughout Southbay Los Angeles cities. We are based in Redondo Beach, CA but offer classes in Lomita, near Los Angeles, CA. We take part in other Deaf events in other Southbay Los Angeles cities including, Lawndale, Gardena, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach and other cities in the Los Angeles area.

All skill levels, deaf and hearing are welcome.

There are three simple mostly obvious rules for our group:

1)Everyone helps each other out to learn about American Sign Language and the Deaf community.

2)Everyone respects each other. No attitudes.

3)Have fun at our events!

Also when you join our group we need to see a real current picture of yourself that we can recognize and we need to see your real name (first name is fine). We want to be able to recognize you by your name and your face when you come our events.

This group is entirely what you make of it. The best way we know of to learn sign language is to practice, ideally with people that are fluent in the language. I've attend many sign language classes over the years, but really, I learned sign language and about the Deaf community by spending time with them.

You can practice with anyone you want in this group whenever you want. The power is entirely within you. Don't worry if you make mistakes, as everyone does. Learn from them and keep signing!

If you want to practice with others on a schedule that is more convenient to you you can become an event organizer for our group. It's easy. You just post events in our group whenever and wherever you want. You can post a beginners practice night, for example, at a coffee shop or elsewhere. You don't need to be an expert at sign language to do this. You just need to be a friendly responsible host. Contact me if you want to learn more.

Looking forward to signing with you!

-John Silva, organizer

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