Education

Education

Tai Chi Class

03/05/2014-06/18/2014
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 shirley.deng@sfpl.org to register.

For more information: http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1015905401&sl=1

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CPR and Standard First Aid Course

04/05/2014-04/19/2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
華埠公共衛生局
San Francisco  

Date and time: April 5 or April 19

Standard First Aid Lecture is host by the Chinatown Public Health Center; you don’t need any medical background/licenses to participate. The students who pass the examination will be receiving two certificates from American Red Cross.

For more information: 415-364-7906

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Child Care Course

04/05/2014-04/19/2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chinese Public Health Center
San Francisco  

This course is designed for the Child Care workers who usually works at home. California requires all the child care workers to have minimum hours of professional training.  For those people who participate on the Child Care course on April 5 or April 19, American Red Cross will issue three certificates to the students who pass the examinations.

For more information:415-364-7906

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Free Cantonese “We Can!” Workshops

04/05/2014-05/10/2014
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

04/14/2014-04/28/2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakland Lincoln Court Senior Center
Oakland 

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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Community Health Fair

04/19/2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cumberland Presbyterian Chinese Church
San Francisco 

 

On April 19th,  Chinese Hospital, Chinatown Health Center-Nutrition Program and Cumberland Church will be organizing a Community Health Fair.  The event will be providing Free,  Glucose, Blood Pressure, Bone Density, Dental, Glaucoma, and Memory screening to local & Chinatown residents.

Attendees can also enjoy Nutrition workshop, Cooking demonstration and other resources.

For more information:  call 415-982-2400 or Cumberland Presbyterian Church  415-421-1624.

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DIY T-Shirt Bag

04/19/2014
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
San Francisco Portola Branch Library
San Francisco  

Make your own bag out of recycled t-shirt. No sewing required! Bring an old t-shirt and we show you how to make it into a customized tote bag that is perfect for carrying your library books or shopping at your local grocery stores. For more info please call (415)355-5660.

*Portola Branch Library is located near Silver District, next to San Bruno Ave.

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Citizenship Workshop

04/26/2014
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Fremont Family Resource Center
Fremont  

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 www.ebnatz.org 

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NAMI Chinese Education Seminar

04/26/2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Hope Community Church, the Lobby.
Fremont 

 

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.
For more information: www.namichinese.blogspot.com

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Wah Mei School Celebrates Week of the Young Child

05/11/2014
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.

For more information: http://www.wahmei.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/WMS-WOYC-April.pdf

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San Francisco Housing Expo

06/14/2014
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  www.homeownershipsf.com

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