Education

Education

Family Support Group of Gamblers 2014

08/15/2014-09/19/2014
All Day
Family Support Group of Gamblers
San Francisco  

 

Are you feeling stressed about the gambling-related issue in your family?
Are you ready to talk about gambling in your family, but you are not sure who to turn to? There is a way!

Call and sign up for this FREE therapeutic and Educational open group targeting family members or significant others of Problem Gamblers with ability to understand Cantonese.

Dates of group: 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19
Time: Fridays 10:00AM-11:30AM

For more information, please call our toll free hotline:
1-888-968-7888

Elderly Cooking Class

09/02/2014-10/28/2014
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Self-Help for the Elderly Lady Shaw Senior Center
San Francisco  

Self-Help for the Elderly will be hosted a cooking class from September 2 to October 28.  The Instructor will be Shirley Chan, and here’s the class schedule:

9/2: Chawan Mushi

9/9:Oyako Don

9/16: Veggie Tempura

9/30: Dorayaki

10/7: Miso Ramen Soup

10/14: Grilled Squid

10/21: Spam Musubi

10/28: Graduation Party

For more information: Please contact Shirley Chan at 415-677-7582.

Mindfulness Practices for Children via Play

09/06/2014-11/15/2014
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
法鼓山舊金山分會
Fremont 

Stress and anxiety are common struggles in modern day life that effect not only adults but also children.  Dharma Drum Mountain has designed a program to entertain children aged between 6 and 11 years old while introducing them to relaxation and the concepts of mindfulness through art, literature, and a wide variety of fun games. It can help decrease stress, anger and anxiety while increasing self-esteem and self-awareness. Dharma Drum Mountain is a Chan Buddhism non-profit organization located in Fremont focused on teaching Buddhist compassion and wisdom with the goal to achieve harmony and equanimity of the body and mind. The Youth program is held bi-weekly at the Dharma Drum Mountain Center as well as Nile Community Park right across the street.

For more information: http://www.ddmbasf.org/zh-hant/

Registration: http://ddmbasf.org/zh-hant/children_class_2014

Free Health Seminar

09/13/2014-09/20/2014
All Day

 

Dr. James Chen will be hosting two FREE health seminars in the Bay Area.  Here’s the date and time:

First seminar: 9/13, Santa Clara Convention Center,  (5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara):

10am-2pm: 主題 – 醫生沒告訴你的事

2pm-4pm: 主題- 醫生不告訴你的秘密

Second seminar: 9/20, World Journal Event Center (201 Adrian Road, Millbrae):

2pm-4pm: 主題- 醫生不告訴你的秘密

Registration is required.  Please sign up at  www.drjameschen.com  or call 408-586-9988

Colorectal Screening Lecture

09/16/2014
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Herbst Hall, UCSF
San Francisco 

Dr. Asperajita Singh, Assistant Professor and a specialist in the UCSF Department of Gastroenterology, has generously offered to take time out of her busy schedule to give this important lecture to share her expertise to raise awareness to this important preventive screening that can be lifesaving: The whys and hows you should get screened for colon cancer.

For more information: call (415) 885-3678 to RSVP.

 

Jump Start College Tour

09/27/2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
California State University, East Bay University Union
Hayward 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) will be hosting a FREE event called “Jump Start College Tour” on September 27th.  The event will provide college planning, leadership training, financial literacy and professional development information to students and parents.  Both of high school students and college students are welcome to attend.  Registration is required.

For more information: www.apiasf.org

 

 

“Find a Public School for Your Child” Edcuational Seminar

10/06/2014-10/18/2014
All Day

 

Join Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco (PPS-SF) at a free and informative workshop to help families understand their public school options and navigate through the enrollment process for TK-12th Grade.

You will:

• Learn more about the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Student Assignment System

• Get tips and advice from parents

• Find out key dates and other important enrollment information

Ocean View Branch, 10/06, 10:30am-11:30am (For Elementary School Students)

Ortega Branch: 10/08, 7:00 – 8:30pm (For Middle School Students)

 Sunset Branch: 10/16, 7:00 – 8:30pm (For High School Students)

Chinatown Branch: 10/18: 11:30am – 1pm (For Elementary School Students)

For more information: www.ppssf.org or call 415.861.7077 ext. 5