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

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

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 .

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

2015 Annual Orchid Show & Sale

03/07/2015-03/08/2015
All Day
Vallco Shopping Mall
Cupertino  

Date/Time: March 7 (Saturday), 10AM – 6PM; March 8 (Sunday), 10AM – 5PM

The Malihini Orchid Society will be hosting a 2015 annual Orchid Show and Sale on this upcoming weekend. There will be displays, lectures, and demonstration on orchids. Special purchased orchids will also be on sale. Please visit www.malihini.org for more details.

Chinese New Year Party

03/07/2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chinese Historical Society of America
San Francisco 

Lunar New Year Family Fun

03/07/2015
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chinese Culture Center Auditorium
San Francisco 

Free Irish Tap Dance Course

03/07/2015
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
San Francisco Main Library, Fisher Children’s Center
San Francisco 

The Irish-American Crossroads sponsors a free Children’s Hour of Dance & Music on this upcoming Saturday. The duo Autumn Rhodes and Darcy Noonan will play and explain several instruments, and stay well in tough with the roots of music, while teaching it and infusing it with their own special style. Children will also have opportunities to learn and sing-along to a few Irish Gaelic children’s songs. For more information, please visit www.irishamericancrossroads.org.

Lantern Festival Carnival

03/07/2015
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lantern Festival Carnival
Sunnyvale 

The Northern California South Bay Taiwanese Association will be hosting a Lantern Festival event on March 7, Saturday. For adult entertainments, the host provides Ocarina performance, lantern competition, and traditional Taiwanese ‘Red Turtle’ praying activities. For children activities, the host teaches children to DIY Ram Year lanterns, calligraphy practices, and etc.

For more information: www.sbta.net

Chinese New Year Parade and Festival

03/07/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown San Francisco
San Francisco 

Immerse yourself in the stunning sights of San Francisco’s exhilarating Chinatown during one of the most exciting times of the year on this Saturday, March 7. Besides, on March 8, the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is one of the grandest night parades in America. Parade highlights include elaborate floats, lion dancers, marching bands, stilt walkers, Chinese acrobats, and a 268 foot long Golden Dragon! Meanwhile, please stay tuned to the live broadcast on KTSF 26 on Saturday, March 7, 6-8PM.

For more information: www.chineseparade.com

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