Association of
Iranian American

Upcoming Events

    • 12-Aug-2022
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • "Death By Tequila" - 5965 Village Way e107, San Diego, CA 92130

    AIAP's August Happy Hour 

    Let’s get together on FridayAugust 12th from 5:00-8:00 p.m.


    "Death By Tequila"  

    Baja restaurant and tequila bar at Carmel Valley, San Diego.

    We hope that you will be able to join us!

    When: Friday, August 12th, 2022

    Time5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Located in: The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch

    Address:  5965 Village Way e107, San Diego, CA 92130

    More information: email us at:

    Happy Hour prices will be honored from 5-8 p.m. on drinks and 5-6 p.m. on food.

    No RSVP is required.

    • 21-Aug-2022
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • San Dieguito County Park - AREA #7, located at 15938 El Camino Real, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091

    AIAP’s Annual Picnic

    Fun Activities:

    Games, Dance, Music, Food and More.

    We are happy to announce that AIAP’s 2022 Annual Picnic  will be held at the beautiful San Dieguito County Park. All AIAP members are cordially invited to join us for this fun event. This is a token of our appreciation to AIAP members. 

    We will provide Persian food and different games for children and adults.
    The food will be provided based on the number of RSVPs. So if you like to join us for lunch please RSVP at your earliest convenience. Our food supplier cannot support non-RSVP orders.

    Important notes: 

    1. RSVP is required for all attendees ordering lunch (all attendees need RSVP). This process will require a credit card payment for everyone, however, the $10 member payment will be reimbursed to the AIAP members within 2-3 days after the picnic subject to show up.
    2. Non-members should directly purchase their tickets through the above link.
    3. Park requires a $3 entrance fee per car
    4. Lunch will be served at 2:00 PM

    Who can attend? The event is open to everyone. 

    For lunch tickets, please RSVP online by Friday, August 19, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. PST.

    Lunch and Food: Persian kebab lunch catered by Balboa International Market, also, watermelon, tea, and cookies will be served.

    Games and Competitions: 

    Activities will include volleyball matches, backgammon tournaments, games, dance and music and trail hiking. Please bring your own backgammon to the picnic so that we can have multiple games playing at the same time. For your own comfort, you might bring chairs, blankets, tables and any other personal picnic items.

    Lunch Tickets:

         AIAP members (not including family) --  Free after $10 reimbursement 
         Non members (12+ yr)   -- $30                     
         Kids (4-12 yr)   --  $15   
         Kids below 4 yr  --  Free

    Location: San Dieguito County Park, AREA #7

    located at 15938 El Camino Real, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091( Google Map)

    Driving Direction to the Park:

    Take Interstate 5,

    Take Exit 37 (Lomas Santa Fe Drive)

    Go East on Lomas Santa Fe Drive

    Turn left onto Highland Drive

    Turn Right onto El Camino Real

    Drive approximately 0.1 miles to the Park Entrance

    (When inside the park, go to the picnic Area N0. 7)

Past Events

27-Jul-2022 July General Meeting
17-Jul-2022 July 2022 - Monthly Hike
14-Jul-2022 AIAP Happy Hour - July 2022
29-Jun-2022 The Celebration of Tirgan
16-Jun-2022 AIAP Happy Hour - June 2022
12-Jun-2022 June - Monthly Hike
08-Jun-2022 Zumba Class
25-May-2022 AIAP May's "General Meeting"
15-May-2022 May Monthly Hike
12-May-2022 Happy Hour
27-Apr-2022 April General Meeting
17-Apr-2022 Hiking
14-Apr-2022 Happy Hour
03-Apr-2022 Sizdah Bedar
26-Mar-2022 March Hike - Santa Rosa Plateau in Murrieta
10-Mar-2022 March Happy Hour at ZPizza - La Jolla Tap Room
23-Feb-2022 General Meeting: "Career Development Paths in Tech" - by Dr. Farhadi & Dr. Zakery
20-Feb-2022 February Hike - Elfin Forest Park
10-Feb-2022 February Happy Hour at ZPizza - La Jolla Tap Room
26-Jan-2022 General Meeting: "COVID Updates and Future" by Dr. Alidad Zadeh
16-Jan-2022 January Monthly Hike: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
13-Jan-2022 Happy Hour at Zpizza TapRoom
26-Dec-2021 December Monthly Hike: Volcan
18-Dec-2021 AIAP Yalda Celebration
09-Dec-2021 Happy Hour at Zpizza TapRoom
21-Nov-2021 November Monthly Hike: Iron Mountain-Poway
17-Nov-2021 November Virtual Meeting: "Crisis in Afghanistan: Iran and the Taliban" by Dr. Mohsen Milani
11-Nov-2021 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
27-Oct-2021 October General Meeting: "Military Exercises on Both Sides of the Aras River" by Dr. Kazem Alamdari
17-Oct-2021 Monthly Hike: Mount Woodson - Lake Poway
15-Oct-2021 Happy Hour
29-Sep-2021 September General Meeting: "Healthy ways to handle life’s stressors" by Dr. Peyman Raoofi
19-Sep-2021 September Monthly Hike: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
09-Sep-2021 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
22-Aug-2021 Annual Picnic 2021
15-Aug-2021 Monthly Hike: Torrey Pines
12-Aug-2021 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
28-Jul-2021 General Meeting: "Public Opinion and Survey Research in Iran: Challenges and Opportunities" by Mr. Daniel L. Tavana
22-Jul-2021 Please join our Clubhouse room today June 22nd, at 10:00 am PDT
18-Jul-2021 Monthly Hike: Torrey Pines
15-Jul-2021 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
30-Jun-2021 General Meeting: "OFAC and the Iranian-American Community" by Ms. Mehrnoush Yazdanyar
20-Jun-2021 Monthly Hike: Iron Mountain-Poway
17-Jun-2021 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
26-May-2021 General Meeting: "The U.S. Healthcare System: Problems and Solutions" by Mr. Maz Hadaegh
20-May-2021 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
16-May-2021 Monthly Hike: Daley Ranch - Dixon Lake
28-Apr-2021 General Meeting: "How To Translate Science Into A Revolutionary Business" by Dr. Parastoo Khoshakhlagh
18-Apr-2021 Monthly Hike: Lake Miramar Trail
20-Mar-2021 Nowruz 1400 with Shally Z. (MC), K-Von (comedian), Masih & Sina (musicians), and Sahra Shirazi (dance)
24-Feb-2021 General Meeting: "What's New in 2020 Taxes" by Mr. Hedayat Jafari. "Love, Happiness & Challenges dur. Pandemic" by Ms. Parinaz Basiri
27-Jan-2021 General Meeting: "Demystifying COVID 19 Vaccines" by Dr. Alidad Zadeh
16-Dec-2020 General Meeting: Yalda Night & AIAP Election; Celebrating YALDA, Victory of Lights over Darkness
18-Nov-2020 General Meeting: "A Book Talk with the Author of Contesting the Iranian Revolution: The Green Uprisings" by Dr. Pouya Alimagham
21-Oct-2020 General Meeting: "The Electoral College and the 2020 Election" by Dr. David Faris
30-Sep-2020 General Meeting: "Political Economy and The African-American Experience" by Mr. Kamaal Martin
26-Aug-2020 General Meeting: "Bird's Eye View of an ER Doctor During COVID-19 Pandemic" by Dr. Shahrzad Rafiee, Long Beach Memorial Hospital
29-Jul-2020 General Meeting: "Why People Rebel?" by Dr. Alam Saleh
24-Jun-2020 General Meeting: "Financial Abundant in Challenging Times" by Mr. Nick Yekani
21-Jun-2020 Morning Walk at Lake Miramar trail
27-May-2020 General Meeting: "Reset Your Life with Simple Techniques" by Dr. Foojan Zeine
29-Apr-2020 General Meeting: "Public Charge Rule Ground of Inadmissibility and Covid-19 Effects on Immigration" By Mojgan Khoshvaght Esq.
29-Mar-2020 (Cancelled) AIAP, PCC and HOI Present: "Sizdeh Bedar"
21-Mar-2020 (Cancelled) Nowruz 1399 with KAMYAR Live in San Diego
17-Mar-2020 (Cancelled) 21st Annual Chahar-Shanbeh Soori with Sandy, DJ Julius, DJ Mohsen, DJ Kiarash, DJ Sepand & DJ Davood in San Diego
15-Mar-2020 (Cancelled) Hike: Black Mountain Open Space Park
12-Mar-2020 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
26-Feb-2020 General Meeting: "Practical Tips to Lose Weight & Keep it Off" by Ms. Erin Peisach, RDN
16-Feb-2020 Hike: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
13-Feb-2020 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
29-Jan-2020 General Meeting: “Legal Ways to Transfer Assets from Iran to US and How to Obtain OFACLicense" by Ms. Mehrnoush Yazdanyar, Esq.
19-Jan-2020 Hike: Mount Woodson at Lake Poway (Potato Chip)
16-Jan-2020 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
20-Dec-2019 Yalda Night with Max Amini Live
18-Dec-2019 AIAP Election, and Yalda Celebration
15-Dec-2019 Hiking at South Fortuna Mountain, Mission Trails Regional Park
12-Dec-2019 Happy Hour at Pacific Social in Carmel Valley
20-Nov-2019 General Meeting: "Trump's Maximum Pressure and the Impact from Election 2020 " by Dr. Kazem Alamdari, Dr. Hosein Ghazian , Dr. Assal Rad , Mehrnoush Yazdanyar
17-Nov-2019 Hike at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park (Julian)
14-Nov-2019 Happy Hour at Angelika Film Center and Cafe
30-Oct-2019 General Meeting: "How To Get the Most out of Medicare & Social Security Benefits?" by Mr. Mojtaba Fakourfar, Health Insurance Expert
20-Oct-2019 Ali Azimi Live in San Diego
20-Oct-2019 Hike at Elfin Forest Park
17-Oct-2019 Happy Hour at Indigo Grill
09-Oct-2019 Child Foundation Meeting and Presentation
25-Sep-2019 General Meeting: "Emerging Organ Models and Organ Printing" by Dr. Ali Khadem-hossein
15-Sep-2019 Hike at Iron Mountain in Poway
13-Sep-2019 Happy Hour
25-Aug-2019 Annual Picnic 2019
31-Jul-2019 General Meeting: "Kings and the Clerics in Our Modern History " by Dr. Abbas Amanat


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