Tai Chi Class

6:30 pm - 7:30 am
Portola Branch – San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco  

Date:  Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, March – June 2014

Time: 6:30 – 7:30p.m

Tai Chi helps reduce stress; improve muscle strength, balance, flexibility, energy, and general well-being. Our class is composed of Qigong exercises along with simple Tai Chi movements. Space limited. Registration required. Please call (415) 355-5660 or email to register.

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Free Cantonese “We Can!” Workshops

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chinatown YMCA
San Francisco  

Join CPHC’s the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Chinese Project (former Network for a Healthy California – Chinese Project) for the We Can!® Chinese Families nutrition and physical activity workshops series to be held on Saturdays on April 5th, 12th, 19th, May 3rd and 10th, 2014 from 2-5pm at Chinatown YMCA at 855 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.  These workshops will help families learn about healthy eating and active living to lower their risk of developing serious health problems such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer.

Free to the public, this workshop series will be conducted in Cantonese and led by registered dietitians Catherine Wong, RD, MPH, and Sylvia Lau, RD, MPH, CDE, doctor of internal medicine Ben Lui, MD, MPH, and chiropractor, Joana da Rosa, DC, DABCO. Workshop topics will include:

  • Tips on smart shopping
  • Healthy cooking and eating.
  • Physical activity demonstrations and YiJin exercise.
  •  Hands-on activities on healthy eating and active living for children.  Childcare will also be provided.

First-time participants that successfully complete all 5 workshops will receive a free 1-month gym membership at Chinatown YMCA. Space is limited, so register soon! For more information, please call (415) 364-7915.

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FREE Computer Class

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakland Lincoln Court Senior Center

Self-Help for the Elderly is offering free computer class on April 14th, 21st, and 28th at Oakland Lincoln Court Senior Center.  This course will be teaching students some basic computer skills, like how to use Microsoft Words, how to protect your privacy on the internet, and parental control of the internet etc.

Space is limited.  Please contact Self-Help for the Elderly for register at 415-677-7669.

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Citizenship Workshop

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Fremont Family Resource Center

Citizenship Workshop and Application Assistance with prominent Bay Area immigrant advocacy organizations who are members of the East Bay Naturalization Collaborative and the New Americans Campaign to assist local immigrant community with their citizenship application process.

For more information: Call Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach at 510-251-2846 or go to 

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NAMI Chinese Education Seminar

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Hope Community Church, the Lobby.


Topic: “Journey / Recovery on mental illness.”  In this seminar, the family and the patient themselves will be sharing stories based on their experience, there will be Q&A section during the seminar as well.
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Wah Mei School Celebrates Week of the Young Child

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wah Mei School
San Francisco  

Wah Mei School (WMS), a local San Francisco Sunset neighborhood preschool, invites the community to help celebrate Week of the Young Child. In partnership with the San Francisco Fire Department, firefighters will give a safety presentation followed by show and tell of the Engine and its equipment. This event is free and open to the public. Children of all ages are welcome, but content will be focused for children ages 3-5 years old.

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San Francisco Housing Expo

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral and Event Center
San Francisco  

San Francisco Housing Expo provides important home ownership information to the San Francisco home owners. In this workshop, you’ll have a chance to learn:

For Future home buyers: 

  • Find out about down payment assistance programs
  • Tour available below market rate (BMR) properties
  • Learn about special products and services for Veterans, and Union members

For Current Home owners:

  • Modify your home loan
  • Meet with a certified Home Retention Counselor
  • Find out about grants and low interest loans for needed repairs
  • Connect with resources to support your financial well being

To register visit

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