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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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10:30 am

Asian Art Museum: APA Heritage Month Celebration

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St
San Francisco, 94102 United States
Free

On Sunday - May 6 - the Asian Art Museum joins the City and County of San Francisco in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a free - museum-wide festival featuring an artist's talk - kids' tours - art-making and readings with members of Vietnamese American women writers' collective - She Who Has No […]

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1:30 pm

Lemon Drops: An Author Talk presented by Francis Chin

May 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
North Beach Branch Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, 94133 United States
Free

"Author Frances Chin offers an intimate look into the personal journey that is recounted in her memoir. Lemon Drops: A Bittersweet Memoir traces the journey of author Frances Chin's mother as she travels from China to San Francisco in 1935 in an arranged marriage. After living in Chinatown - Frances' mother moved to Oakland and […]

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2:00 pm

Origami Bookmarks

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Merced Branch Library, 155 Winston Drive
San Francisco, 94132 United States
Free

Celebrate APA Heritage Month and Children's Book Week by making origami bookmarks!

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Flying Angels Chinese Dance Company

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library – Excelsior, 4400 Mission St.
San Francisco, 94112 United States
Free

Enjoy original, traditional, and contemporary Chinese dances from various Chinese minority groups. Colorful costumes and vibrant music will take you on a journey through China! Audiences of all ages will enjoy a mini-show that will dazzle all of the senses.

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3:10 pm

Asian American Graphic Narratives with Jerry Dear

May 6 @ 3:10 pm - 4:50 pm
North Beach Branch Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, 94133 United States
Free

"Over the past two decades - Asian American graphic novelists and illustrators have inundated the comics literary scene. This talk presents a diverse selection of graphic narratives spanning the realms of history - cultural experience - and imaginative creations from Asian American talents - exploring dark humor and magical realism to heartfelt memoirs and realistic […]

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3:30 pm

Green Tea Tasting

May 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Portola Branch Library, 380 Bacon St
San Francisco, CA 94134 United States
Free

Spend a warm and cozy afternoon sampling warm green teas with Asian snacks.

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