Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of APA Heritage Month (1978-2018)
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events are happening throughout San Francisco in the month of May. This Master Calendar of events is compiled by the APA Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Mayor’s APA Heritage Celebration Committee and the Official Celebration Partners of the 40th Anniversary:
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Lemon Drops–Author Talk with Frances Chin
May 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – author Frances Chin will be presenting her book–Lemon Drops: A Bittersweet Memoir. Frances traces the journey of her mother as she travels from China to San Francisco in 1935 as a â€œpicture brideâ€ in an arranged marriage. She had five daughters with the husband she barely knew and rarely saw – thus was left to raise five daughters alone in a strange new land. Frances has written this book as a tribute to her beloved mother in appreciation for all of her sacrifices and hard work. The program will be conducted in English.