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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:

Asian Pacific Fund

CAAM
Asian Art Museum
SF Public Library


 

 

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10:00 am

Exclusion in the Sunset: Chinese Historical Society & Museum Exhibit at the Library

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
North Beach Branch Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, 94133 United States
Free

This exhibit tells the story of the Chinese in the Sunset. Excluded from the Sunset for generations - in the 1960s Chinese Americans began buying homes and opening businesses in the Sunset. Today the neighborhoods of Oceanview - Carville - Parkside - Dolgerville - and Outer Sunset - which constitute Supervisor's District 4 - are […]

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11:00 am

Pop-Up Meditation: Body Awareness

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St
San Francisco, 94102 United States
$5

Dan Zigmond, a Zen priest and Director of Analytics at Facebook, will lead a meditation session on body awareness. Writer of “The Buddha’s Diet,” Zigmond will focus on meditation as an essential tool for mindful living. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

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2:00 pm

Celebrating the Asian Cultural Heritage Month (Musical Performance)

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, Latino/Hispanic Community Room
San Francisco, 94102 United States
Free

Please join in celebrating the Asian Heritage Month by music performance - featuring Yuki Endo - Fue (Japanese bamboo flute) - Shoko Hikage - Koto (Japanese zither) - Narae Kwon - Kayngeum (Korean zither) - and Shura Taylor - Guzbeng (Chinese zither).

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3:00 pm

Melody of China

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 3:40 pm
Ingleside Library, 1298 Ocean Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States

Melody of China is a San Francisco-based Chinese chamber ensemble. They perform new and traditional music on traditional Chinese instruments. All ages welcome.

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3:30 pm

Koinoburi Craft for Kids

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
Free

Celebrate the Japanese holiday, Children's Day, at the library! We will be making Koinobori, colorful carp-shaped wind socks, that are hung for decoration. We'll learn about the symbolism of the koinobori and the history of Children's Day.

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8:00 pm

RegenerAsian: Healing Ourselves through our Stories

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eth-Noh-Tec Creative Space, 977 S. Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
$15 - $20

"Our stories always bring us home to ourselves - giving us perspective - hope for healing - and our future. With follow-up dialogue - Eth-Noh-Tec and special guests will perform the stories that inspire communities to restore faith in our own ability to heal and move forward in powerful ways. Choosing from their repertoire of […]

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