Events: July 21, 2013

03/13/2013-09/22/2013
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
History Museum of Los Gatos Los Gatos

 

The History Museum of Los Gatos presents Evolution of Green: Environmental Activism exhibition to the Bay Area residents.  The exhibition is currently open until 9/22, every Wednesday to Sunday.  The exhibition will use interactive models, historical narrative, environmental  sounds capes and other media to interpret this history and explore proposed future steps for environmental activism.

For more information: http://bit.ly/13t0uSn

03/23/2013-12/07/2013
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Fremont Main Library Fremont

 

The Herald Family Rebuilding Center will be held a seminar of “Parenting Class Series(Mandarin)” in the following days (Saturday only, 3:30pm-5pm), the content will be covered:

3/23 – Early Childhood Development (0-5 years old)

6/15 – Positive Discipline

9/7 – School Aged Children Development (6-12 years old), physical and mental development.

12/7 – Homework/Chores & Responsibility

*Saturday 3:30 – 5:00pm

All classes are conducted in Mandarin Chinese.

Speaker Introduction:

Ms Zhou Hong is currently the director of Herald Family Rebuilding Center, she holds instructor credential in California. She has many years of teaching emotional management and parent-child relationship experience. Ms Zhou and the HFRC team members will be the speakers of the lecture series.

For more information: (510) 745-1421

05/10/2013-08/04/2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cantor Museum, Stanford University Palo Alto

How are the boundaries between social classes and identities challenged and transcended? This exhibition explores that question. Eighteenth-century Chinese paintings demonstrate how artists outside palace walls reproduced the subject and styles of imperial court paintings in order to fulfill commissions by patrons of a rising social class. Japanese woodblock prints examine how cross-dressing actors in Kabuki theater became trendsetters for the world off-stage. And through his photographs, Chinese contemporary artist Cang Xin steps into different professions and identities. Forty-four works on display.

For more information: (650) 723-4177, www.museum.stanford.edu

06/01/2013-08/31/2013
All Day
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World Vision is now accepting donations for Sichuan Earthquake victims. Their disaster management staff members are coordinating relief with government authorities.  The focus will be on the victim’s needs of children and filling gaps in government aid delivery.

Here’s how you can help:  call 1.888.511.6447 (Chinese hotline)  and make donations to the earthquake victims.  It’s time for us to show our support,  a little help can make a big difference.

06/08/2013-07/23/2013
5:00 pm
Pong Planet San Carlos

This one’s for kids aged 5-14 who want to begin to learn about Table Tennis using correct techniques, strokes and footwork from a high-level coach! Sign your child for an 8 class or 6 class course, with vari-ous dates to choose from (Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays).

8 classes: Saturdays 10:15 – 11:30am,  June 8– July 27

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30am June 9– July 28

6 classes:  Tuesdays 3:30 – 4:30pm,   June 11– July 23

5:00 – 6:00pm

Thursdays 3:30 – 4:30pm,  June 13– July 25

5:00 – 6:00pm

For more information:  (650) 595-7441

06/13/2013-09/26/2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco San Francisco

 

6/13 – 9/26: Tuesday – Saturday: 10 – 4 PM

This summer the Chinese Culture Foundation is proud to debut the Hong Kong artist and 2012 Asian Cultural Council Fellow, Lam Tung-pang, in his first solo exhibition in the US.

The Curiosity Box is an experiment originated in Lam Tung-pang’s apartment during his recent artist residency in the US. The project reflects the artist’s attempt to turn his living space into a creative lab for documenting and sharing his internal psyche with the public.

Lam will donate a new piece to the Chinese Culture Foundation inspired by his trip to San Francisco.

For more information: http://www.c-c-c.org/2013/05/16/meet-the-artist-lam-tung-pang-the-curiosity-box/info@c-c-c.org,  415-986-1822

06/16/2013-07/28/2013
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Belmont Twin Pines Meadow Belmont

 

6/16-7/28, every Sunday, 1pm-4pm

For more information: (650) 595-7441, www.belmont.gov

06/16/2013-08/18/2013
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sigmund Stern Grove San Francisco

 

6/16-8/18, EVERY SUNDAY

Celebrate Stern Grove Festival’s 76th Season with an afternoon  of amazing concerts and performances, inspiring and interactive outreach programs, and picnics with friends and family in the beauty of Sigmund Stern Grove. Starring Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs.

For more information: 415-252-6252, www.sterngrove.org

06/21/2013-12/31/2013
All Day
Chinese Community Computer Lab San Francisco

 

Top city and community advocates will gather to launch the Chinese Community Computer Lab and Training Program. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is mandating Meaningful Use,  a set of standards involving the use of electronic health records to improve health outcomes, increased efficiency, and additional research data for healthcare systems. Meaningful Use is to be achieved through 3 stages over 5 years. The purpose and benefits of Meaningful Use include 1) Complete and accurate information, 2) Better access to information, and 3) Patient Empowerment.

Many of our community members are without basic computer and Internet skills. The Chinese Hospital Health System is at the forefront in working towards this national healthcare improvement goal by preparing and equipping our community with basic computer and Internet skills to access their personal health records.  For community members who are literate with using computers and Internet, we will show them how to access their personal health records.  This program aims to minimize the digital divide through linguistically appropriate and hands-on training.

For more information: http://www.cchrchealth.org/content/free-computer-training

06/24/2013-08/16/2013
All Day
Barrett Community Center Belmont

Footsteps Child Care Inc, in partnership with the City of Belmont Parks & Recreation, is offering eight weeks of summer camp just for middle school youth! There’ll be sports and outdoor activities, arts & crafts, science, healthy snacks, computers, weekly community service opportunities, recreational swim Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, special events and fantastic field trips!

For more information: parksrec@belmont.gov ,  (650) 595-7441

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