Festivals

Kids Bicycle Learning Event

02/01/2015-04/05/2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Presidio Main Post Lawn
San Francisco 

This event takes place on 2/1, 3/1 and 4/5 from 10am-2pm at Presidio Main Post Lawn.

For more information:  www.presidio.gov

Downtown Campbell 2nd Saturdays

02/14/2015-06/13/2015
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Campbell
Campbell 

Date and time: 2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, every 2nd Saturday of the month, 2pm – 6pm

This family-friendly event will be taking place every 2nd Saturday of the month at Downtown Campbell.  Attendees are expected to enjoy different types of live entertainment, arts and crafts, shopping and delicious food from this community event.

For more information: www.downtowncampbell.com

Chinese New Year Performance

02/14/2015-02/28/2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
三藩市總圖書館 底層禮堂
San Francisco  

San Francisco Main Library is hosting a Chinese New Year celebration Performance on Saturday 2/14, from 1pm-3pm and Wednesday, 2/18 from 1pm-3pm.  There will slightly different between these two performances, but basically people can expect to enjoy some traditional Chinese performance like lion dancing, Qi-Pao show, trivia, magic show, etc.

For more information: (415) 557 – 4430, www.sfpl.org

Spring Meditation Class

02/21/2015-03/01/2015
All Day
Bodhi Meditation Center
Milpitas 

Time: 2/21 – 2/28, 9:30am – 1pm; 3/1, 9:30am-1:30pm

Bodhi Meditation will be hosting a Spring Meditation class from Saturday, 2/21 through Sunday, March 1st. If you are interested in learn more techniques about meditation and have Masters guide you through the process, this is the place that you should go to.

For more information: 408-956-8662, 408-843-1638,  www.puti.org

San Francisco Crystal Fair

02/28/2015-03/01/2015
All Day
Fort Mason Center
San Francisco  

Time:  Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm

The Christmas in San Francisco will be held on this weekend of 2/28-3/1 at Fort Mason Center.  This event is featuring vendors from Asia, Europe, and Africa (as well as California artisans).  This will be a great opportunity for you to come pick your favorite minerals, games, beads, jewelry -an amazing array of merchandise. Plus, there will be entertainment on the event as well, and you can meet up with  healers, psychics, aura readers, then get a good massage.

For more information: (415) 383-7837, http://www.crystalfair.com/

Lunar New Year Celebration at Redwood City

02/28/2015
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Courthouse Square
Redwood City 

 

For more information: (650) 299-0104, www.historysmc.org

Alameda Flea Market

02/28/2015-11/28/2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
College of Alameda
Alameda 

Alameda Flea Market has all kinds of goodies waiting for you to discover - Trendy items, Collectibles, Fashion, Custom Jewelry, Beauty Accessories, Home Decor, Furniture, Everything Vintage & Antique, some special unique items, Tools, Electronics, Household goods, Games, and more! For more information:  (510) 999-1431, www.alamedaoutdoormarket.com


Millbrae Chinese New Year Street Fair

02/28/2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Civic Center Plaza/Library
Millbrae 

Enjoy a fun day with your family and friends! Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Millbrae Street Fair this Saturday! With approximately 2,000 – 5,000 attendees expected, the event is featuring amazing cultural performances, shopping and community outreach booths, as well as delicious Asian style food. Plus, KTSF will be having a booth there to give away a lot of goodies as well.  If you’re nearby Millbrae this Saturday, be sure to come over and check out our booth!

For more information: (650) 307-2825

Lunar New Year Celebration Party

02/28/2015
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC)
Oakland 

Join the Oakland Asian Cultural Center for its Annual New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 28th 2015 from 11am-3pm.  This Pan-Asian LNY celebration is free and open to the public, and will feature dance, music, and martial arts performances and demonstrations by OACC’s teaching artists and students, special guest performers, family friendly activities, and more.

The event will be held at Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) , 388 Ninth Street (Pacific Renaissance Plaza), Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607.  OACC is located near 12th Street/Civic Center BART, and parking is available in the attached PRP garage.  Wheelchair accessible.  Call 510-637-0455 or visit www.oacc.cc for more information.

Stonestown Chinese New Year Party

02/28/2015
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center Court , Stonestown Galleria
San Francisco  

It’s the Year of the Ram!  Stonestown Galleria celebrates the Chinese New Year with a stable of dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, classes and photo opportunities with the dragon.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information: (415) 759-2629, www.stonestowngalleria.com

Westfield Lunar New Year Celebration

02/28/2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westfield Valley Fair, J. Crew Court
Santa Clara 

This Saturday, come to Westfield Valley Fair to celebrate the Year of the Horse! Enjoy a fun day of traditional lion dance, calligraphy demonstrations, performance and more! And of course, there’re many places to shop in valley fair! Are you still looking for a fun place to go this weekend? Look no further, check out the Lunar New Year celebration event at Westfield Valley Fair!

For more information: www.westfield.com

 

Storytelling Workshop for Children

03/01/2015-05/31/2015
All Day
Asian Art Museum (亞洲藝術博物館) Chong-Moon Lee Center
San Francisco 

The Asian Art Museum will be hosting a storytelling workshop every first and third Sunday of each month. The event is particularly designed for children ranged from ages 3 to 6, which assists promoting visual and verbal literacy for families with children. The museum tour also uses plays and stories to access the museum collection and introduce Asian culture to early learners.

For more information, please dial (415)581-3500, or visit www.asianart.org/family .

Hong Kong Singer Lydia Lau Testimonial Concert

02/28/2015
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Berkeley Chinese Community Church
Berkeley 

Hong Kong Singer Lydia Lau will present a Testimonial Concert at the Berkeley Chinese Community Church at 2117 Acton Street, Berkeley CA 94702 on February 28, 2015 (Sat) at 7:30 PM. The concert is free and there is free parking on site.

For more information: Tel 510-548-5259, Website: www.bccc-ucc.org

Chinese New Year Run

03/01/2015
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
SF Chinatown
San Francisco 

7am Registration; 8am Start

For more information: (415) 576-9622

New Year Blessing Festival

03/01/2015
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Year Blessing Festival
Sunnyvale 

 

Bliss & Wisdom Foundation of North America will be hosting a Chinese New Year celebration party this Sunday at Sunnyvale.  The event will bring you all kinds of fun activities to keep you in the Chinese New Year spirit.  Still looking for a place to celebrate the Year of the Ram? This might be a good one!

For more information: (408) 245-2228, http://www.us.blisswisdom.org

Orchid Society 2015 Show & Sale

03/06/2015-03/08/2015
All Day
Vallco Shopping Mall
Cupertino 

Date and Time: Friday March 6th, 7 PM – 9 PM
Saturday March 7th, 10 AM – 6 PM
Sunday March 8th, 10 AM – 5 PM

The American Orchid Society judged show will be held by the Malihini Orchid Society. There will be displays, lectures and demonstrations on orchids.  Special-purchased orchids will also be on sale.

More information at: www.malihini.org

Iranian Nowruz Festival

03/07/2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library
San Mateo 

In honor of “Art IS Education” month, the Alameda County Library is presenting a special series of over 50 free arts events for youth and families. Come join the event to celebrate Nowruz (the New Year in Afghanistan, Iran, and Tajikstan) with Persian traditional music and dance performance. This event is to celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian New Year in 2015!  Attendees can enjoy light refreshments, music by Ebrahimi brothers, dance by Beshkan Dance Academy, as well as the performance by the students of Mr.Bahman Azadi’s music class.  It’s going to be a day full of fun!

For more information: (650) 522-7802, www.cityofsanmateo.org