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8:00 am

The Unique Costumes of the 56 Ethnic Groups of China

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rosenberg Library 2nd Floor Atrium Gallery, 50 Frida Kahlo Way
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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Free

China has been a united multi-ethnic nation since ancient times. The costumes exhibit shows the exact replica of clothes worn hundreds and even thousands of years ago by 56 ethnic groups, and still worn today on special occasions. Meticulously crafted and made from silk, fine linens and other high-quality materials, these costumes are accompanied by […]

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2:30 pm

Filipino Food Trials

May 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ocean View Branch Library, 345 Randolph Street
San Francisco, 94132 United States
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Free

Come and join us in exploring the Filipino culture through tasting the many different foods from the Philippines. Come and vote for your favorite! Please be aware of food allergies and let us know.

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5:00 pm

Merced Branch Library Open House

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Merced Branch Library, 155 Winston Drive
San Francisco, 94132 United States
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Free

Come to the Merced Branch Library Open House to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! From 5:00 to 6:00 P.M., enjoy a scavenger hunt and light refreshments. From 5:15 to 6:15 P.M., the talented Shoko Hikage will perform on the koto, a Japanese zither. From 6:30 to 8:30 P.M, noted music historian Richie Unterberger will […]

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6:30 pm

Tibetan Medicine in America

May 8 @ 6:30 pm
West Portal Branch Library, 190 Lenox
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Free

Yangdron Kalzang will discuss the theory of Tibetan Medicine, how it differs from Chinese Medicine, and how it is practiced in America. She will demonstrate some techniques you can use for self healing.Dr. Yangdron is a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine (Menpa), an herbalist, and a Licensed Acupuncturist who comes from a long line of Tibetan […]

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