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Art Workshop For Adults

05/23/2018-07/07/2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Union City Library
Union City 

Join Local Artist Naghmeh Danishmand for two painting workshops. She started painting and illustrations at the age of nineteen. Her major sources of inspiration are Persian miniatures and poetry. She uses classical beauty to achieve peaceful atmospheres in her work. She has worked with many different techniques but she has focused on watercolor in a traditional style.

The program will be in two sessions: Watercolor on May 23, 2018 and Acrylic on June 7, 2018. Each class is limited to 18 people. Please call or visit the library for registration. Supplies will be provided. All Library programs are free!

All Library programs are free! No reservations are required. The Union City Library is a branch of the Alameda County Library system located at 34007 Alvarado-Niles Road, and is wheelchair accessible. The Library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. For more information, call 510-745-1464.

Gardening Workshops With Lori Caldwell

06/13/2018-07/11/2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Union City Library
Union City  CA

Wednesdays, June 13, June 27, and July 11, 2018, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Learn how easy and fun gardening can be! Join Bay-Friendly Landscape Professional & Garden Educator Lori Caldwell to learn the basics to be a successful gardener. She will be presenting three workshops this summer.

Eat What You Grow– Wednesday, June 13
There is nothing more satisfying than eating food from your own garden. Topics such as crop rotation, seeds vs, starts, soil fertility, and plant succession, transplanting seedlings, watering, irrigation, the best crops for your garden and emphasis on re-useable materials will be discussed.

Big Gardens in Small Spaces; Adventures of container Gardening– Wednesday, June 27
This class is geared toward people who don’t have a lot of space and want to grow their own food. Topics such as maintaining soil fertility, best plants for container gardens & crop
rotation will be covered. Growing in containers is a great way to start a garden or add-on to maximize your already existing garden possibilities!

Gardening All Year: Prepping Your Garden for Fall– Wednesday, July 11
One of the many benefits of our climate is being able to garden year-round! Fall/Winter is still a great time to garden. This class will go over some great techniques on how to transition to your Fall garden: cool-weather, edible crops, starting seeds, crop rotation, sheet mulching & planting natives.

Free Community Homebuyer Fair

06/23/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
屋侖市政廳 Oakland City Hall
Oakland 

Get the resources to buy a home and stay local!
City of Oakland’s Housing & Community Development Dept., Citi and Bank of the West are sponsoring a community homebuyer resource fair at Oakland City Hall. Housing information will be provided onsite in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Learn about down payment assistance, credit repair, community loan programs, grants, homebuyer education class in English and Spanish, affordable housing, financial assistance & more!

Info: (510) 823-2178

2018 CREAA Bay Area Real Estate Expo

06/23/2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Anne of the Sunset
San Francisco 

第八屆北加州大豆及豆腐節

06/30/2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saint Mary’s Cathedral Event Center
San Francisco  CA

第八屆「北加州大豆及豆腐節」,將於六月三十日舉行。今年的精彩活動除了升級版烹飪示範 、新增的尋寶遊戲、各式大豆食品及手工藝攤位展覽之外,當然不少得豆腐甜品比賽、現場觀眾豆腐競食賽、免費試食及禮品、適合小朋友的「小小豆腐村」及大抽獎。主辦單位亦邀請了多隊響譽灣區的樂隊,爲大家作現場表演。

每年一度的豆腐節,由日米基金會(Nichi Bei Foundation)主辦。 基金會藉籌辦豆腐節, 凝聚共同愛好者並籌募經費,維持社區報章《日米週刊》(Nichi Bei Weekly)的持續發行。日米基金會除了爲大家介紹大豆的多種益處之餘,亦將多個亞裔社區集合起來。

升級版烹飪示範
• The Culinary Dude烹飪學校創辦人Scott Davis示範由毛豆仁製成的豆沙。
• S+W Vegan,用Hodo鮮腐竹及豆腐材料作烹飪示範。
• Kaori’s Kitchen 導師Eri Combs 示範豆腐糯米甜甜圈。
• Nichi Bei Times / Nichi Bei Weekly 專欄The Gochiso Gourmet作家、來自夏威夷的 Ryan Tatsumoto 示範製作豆奶卡士達。

現場音樂表演
• Murasaki Ensemble Trio – 聞名東灣、由Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto古筝演奏家帶領的爵士樂三重奏樂隊。
• Masaru Koga and Friends – 樂隊領袖Masaru Koga 演奏薩克斯風及其他木管樂器及鼓手Akira Tana 。
• LEX the Lexicon Artist –台灣土生土長、現居奧克蘭(Oakland)的Alex Sun Li 。Alex結合坦率的態度、尖銳的評論和滑稽自我的性格,透過音樂表達她作為一個亞裔書呆子身在美國的獨特觀點。
• The College Fund Street Band – 透過音樂演奏籌募大學學費、風靡沙加緬度的家庭樂隊。

免費試食及禮品包括:Kikkoman Pearl 豆奶及多款醬料、Morinaga 豆腐、Hodo 豆腐, Megumi Natto納豆、Tofurky、Soylent、Clif Bar 等等。此外,豆腐節當日當然不少得我們的吉祥物Cutie Tofutti 和Tofu Panda吧。

基金會主席田熊健二(Kenji Taguma)表示:「我們對今年北加州豆腐節的發展和演變感到非常興奮。新添的精彩 環節,以及由委員會精心策劃的食品和手工藝供應商名單,一定會令今屆豆腐節生色不少。供應商名單當中,既有新面孔,亦有多年來的忠實支持者。豆腐及大豆製品,在亞洲飲食文化中無所不在。我們很高興能透過這最具營養和多用化的產品,從而看到社區建設和領導能力發展願景實現。」

值得一提的,是今年的入場票價減至$5一位,買3送1,十歲或以下小童免費,務求讓更多各界好友能一同參加北加州唯一的豆腐節。所有門券及其他收益撥捐日米基金會(Nichi Bei Foundation), 作為維持社區報章《日米週刊》(Nichi Bei Weekly)的發行及www.nichibei.org的運作經費。首500位入場嘉賓將獲贈 Soy and Tofu Festival 精美環保袋一個。

今年的主要贊助單位包括:Kikkoman、San Francisco Japantown Foundation、California Bank & Trust、Union Bank 、Oshima Ueunten Foundation。
豆腐甜品比賽贊助商:Morinaga
「小小豆腐村」贊助單位商:PG&E
尋寶遊戲贊助商:JiNS
傳媒贊助商:NBC Bay Area、Crossings TV、Nichi Bei Weekly、Korea Times及The New Fillmore。

日期時間:6月30日星期六上午11時至下午5時
地點:三藩市Saint Mary’s Cathedral Event Center, 1111 Gough St. (夾Geary Boulevard)
票價:預售每位$5,4位(作三位記算)優惠價$15,十歲或以下小童免費。
有關詳情及購票: www.soyandtofufest.org

日米基金會(Nichi Bei Foundation)及《日米週刊》(Nichi Bei Weekly)的詳細資料:www.nichibei.org
或 www.nichibeifoundation.org。

“Know Your Rights” on Tenants’ Rights and Evictions

07/06/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chinatown Him Mark Lai Branch Library 華埠分館
San Francisco  

In our current affordable housing crisis, San Francisco tenants are concerned about being evicted and losing access to their housing. Join us to learn about evictions and tenants’ rights – topics include rent increases, the eviction process, and relocation payments. Presentation is made possible by Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus and will be conducted in English and Cantonese, with Mandarin translation provided upon request.


For more information