1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Branch Library San Francisco

What is Covered California and who can apply?
What are the plan options and when can I apply?
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If I have Medicare, can I still keep my Covered California?
I received a Form 1095-A from Covered California.
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Presentation is made possible by CCHP Health Plan and will be presented by Jeany Deng in Cantonese, with English and Mandarin translation provided upon request.

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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alameda County Library Fremont

Fixit coaches will help mend broken small electronics, bikes, appliances, and toys at this all-age, do-it-together repair event. What are you bringing to be fixed? Let us know at Along with coaches, the library will provide workspace and tools.

Wannabe fixit coaches, handy persons, teens and kids and tinkerers may sign up at

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660 for more information.

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Branch Library San Francisco

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Presentation is made possible by the Alzheimer’s Association and will be in Cantonese. Sign-up is recommended. Please call 415-355-2888 or ask the information desk.

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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
War Memorial Veterans Building San Francisco CA

Listen local at the eleventh annual SF Music Day, the Bay Area’s free daylong music festival in downtown San Francisco, presented by InterMusic SF. SF Music Day celebrates a sweeping panorama of music of our region, with 37 ensembles performing over eight hours-from string quartets to jazz combos, new music pioneers to chamber groups steeped in musical sounds from across the globe. SF Music Day showcases the dynamism and diversity of Bay Area music making. Come with open ears, to experience all that the Bay’s vibrant music community has to offer.


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Presented by InterMusic SF

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SF War Memorial Veteran’s Building San Francisco CA

37 Local Ensembles • 4 Stages • 160 Musicians

Listen local at the eleventh annual SF Music Day, the Bay Area’s free daylong music festival in downtown San Francisco, presented by InterMusic SF. SF Music Day showcases the dynamism and diversity of Bay Area music, from string quartets to jazz combos, new music pioneers to chamber groups steeped in musical sounds from across the globe.

9:30 am - 12:00 pm
San Francisco Chinatown Public Health Center San Francisco







「慢性疾病自我管理」提供小食、實用小禮物及抽獎活動等。誠意邀請患有慢性疾病的人士參加﹐不收費用﹐但名額有限﹐需預先報名。請電 (415) 364-7906報名或親臨華埠公共衛生局保健教育部填寫報名表。三藩市美臣街一四九零號。

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chinatown Public Health Center San Francisco CA

位於三藩市的華埠公共衛生局 ( 前第四衛生局 ),將於今年 9月份舉辦 “加州兒童護理班” 課程。這課程符合加州政府托兒牌照局規格,專為在家中作托兒工作者而設。加州政府規定所有家庭托兒工作者必須接受最少十六小時的兒童護理訓練。

在過去多年中,華埠公共衛生局一直為三藩市及灣區的家庭托兒工作者提供中文教授的 “加州兒童護理” 課程。用國 / 粵語教授的課程,將於9月15日及10月6日 (星期六) ,上午8時至下午5時,在華埠公共衛生局舉行。課程需預先報名,收費為一百八十元,考試合格者,將獲得華埠公共衛生局、美國紅十字會或美國心臟協會證書。

“加州兒童護理” 課程內容包括兒童預防性健康與安全;傳染病的預防;患病兒童的照料;預防兒童損傷;兒童急救技巧及兒童、嬰兒心肺復甦法等等。

華埠公共衛生局位於三藩市美臣街一四九零號,百老匯街隧道頂。如欲索取報名表或問題查詢,請電 (415) 364-7906保健教育部。


8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UCSF Laurel Heights Conference Center San Francisco

All primary care clinicians, don’t miss this symposium!
Continuing the legacy of work to improve the clinical care and outcomes of Asian patients, the Asian Health Institute presents its 7th annual Asian Health Symposium in the coming October. Many past participants have returned to this Symposium year after year because of the excellent speakers and content that can help primary care clinicians to improve their clinical practice with Asian patients. To encourage participation, we are offering discounts to clinicians in the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, University of Washington Hospitals, the affiliated institutions under Canopy Health and the Dignity Health networks, and the AAMG physicians. Don’t miss this excellent unique learning opportunity!

Date: October 11 – 12, 2018 (Thu and Fri)
Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Place: Laurel Heights Conference Center – 3333 California St., SF
Registration: Please click here

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lakeside Park Garden Center, Oakland

Sunday October 21, 2018-5:30p-8:30p Lakeside Park Garden Center 666 Bellevue Ave Oakland – 5:30p Bonsai garden open house-closes 6:30p, Japanese drums and performances by the student delegates of the Asian Pacific Children’s Convention & Las Lomas High School, Japan Tea Studio. 7:30p Moon Viewing by Eastbay Astronomical Society Japanese Bento box dinners available only on a pre-paid basis for $15 to OFSCA, PO Box 13022, Oakland CA 94661-3022. Check must be received by October 15, 2018 or pay online on the website.

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Main Street between Mill and Spruce Streets Half Moon Bay CA

Half Moon Bay celebrates its world-famous Art & Pumpkin Festival, October 13-14. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically enormous/heavyweight champion pumpkins, smashing entertainment with four stages of stellar live music, the home-spun Great Pumpkin Parade led by SF Giants fan fave and all-time, all-out inspiration Hunter Pence as Grand Marshal, Young Actors Workshop bone-chilling Haunted House, boo-tiful harvest-inspired crafts, tasty homestyle foods, premium wines, seasonal craft beer, pumpkin-infused ales, pumpkin-flavored artisanal cocktails, expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting monster pumpkins into amazing one-of-a-kind masterpieces, photos with the gargantuan grand champion mega-gourd, pie-eating and costume contests, pumpkin carving for fun, the world’s largest mosaic pumpkin sculpture that measures 12-feet long, 11-feet high and weighs 10,000 pounds by artist Peter Hazel, “Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands”, the Comcast Take 5 Lounge with giant screen TV, wild and wacky waterballerz, a 24’ rock climbing wall, ultra thrilling bungee jump, selfies and fun with the delightfully rotund, playful and mischievious Pumpkin Festival mascot “Gourdy”, and the Sunday-only “Made on the Coast” local artists block with art and live music.

The dynamite entertainment lineup includes non-stop live music on four stages throughout downtown by some of the Bay Area’s biggest name bands. Performing on the IDES Main Stage are Journey Revisited, Robby James and the Streets of Bakersfield, The Swampers Credence Clearwater Revival Tribute, James Nash and the Nomads, The Megatones, Camino, and Jim Stevens & Friends. The Ritz-Carlton South Stage at the Gazebo will feature East Side Funk, Coast Tribe, Hank & Ella and the Fine Country Band, and Cocktail Monkeys. The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company Made on the Coast Stage includes the Patrick Maier Duo, the Keller Sisters, the Jim Moore Duo, Blue, and the Half Moon Bay High School Band. Street musicians include Emerson & The GroWiser Band, John Clarke, Bob Culbertson and Stephen Dreyfuss. The Safeway Family Stage features the amazing, three-wheeling comic explosion known as Bob at Large, award-winning children’s performer Andy Z, sensational bluegrass band West Coast Ramblers, exceptional singer-songwriter Mark Malec, School of Rock Band, kid-friendly fun and games plus “Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands.

Festival admission is free. Pets are not allowed. Presented by the non-profit Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee which has raised several million dollars for community service organizations and civic improvements in its 48 year history.

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