Fourth Street Fashion: A Runway Show

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fourth Street

A benefit for Berkeley Food & Housing Project, Fourth Street in Berkeley presents an evening of ‘Fall’ and ‘Winter’ fashion. Two themed shows take place on an outdoor 75′ runway, one at 5PM and one at 7PM. After each show there’s discounted shopping during one-hour pop up sales in their shops. Hair, make-up, and accessories all will be provided by the local businesses.

Donated cosmetic items fill gift bags which will be raffled off prior to each runway show. Get your tickets from the BFHP staff roaming the crowd or from their info booth.

Beer and wine, food booths, and a DJ make this a great way to spend your evening. More details at


Presented by Fourth Street Merchants

Personal Preparedness: Five-Series Seismic Safety Program

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Chinatown Him Mark Lai Library
San Francisco  CA

The workshop will teach key actions to prepare you for disasters like earthquakes and fires. Learn how to make a disaster plan, assemble disaster supplies, and how to stay safe when disaster strikes.

Program is made possible by Community Youth Center of San Francisco (CYC) and will be conducted in Cantonese.

The Silk Road: Globalization In The Ancient World

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Union City Library
Union City  CA

Union City Library
Sunday, October 8, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Please join us for a multimedia talk by a docent from the Asian Art Museum. Before jet planes and smartphones, merchants and pilgrims spent months traveling over perilous land and sea routes to carry luxury goods and new ideas thousands of miles across lost civilizations. Accompany the travelers over high mountain passes and parched deserts on their voyages of discovery and exchange.

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.

Intellectual Property Strategy For Your Business

6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Fremont Main Library

Fremont Main Library – Fukaya Meeting Room
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Intellectual property is a critical asset of almost every company to gain and maintain its competitive advantage.

This program will provide an overview of the various forms of IP, how to identify potential pitfalls, and practical Dos and Don’ts that you, the entrepreneur, has control over.

We will cover patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and branding.

Presented by Soody Tronson, IP Legal Strategist. Soody has over 25 years of operational experience in law, technology and management in start-up and Fortune 100 companies.

This event is free. Please register at

Sponsored by the City of Fremont, the Alameda County Small Business Development Center (ACSBDC), the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and the Fremont Main Library.

Problem Gambling: Presented by NICOS Chinese Health Association

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Visitacion Valley Branch, San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco   CA

NICOS Chinese Health Association will teach you to uncover the tricks on various gambling games, analyze the hidden secrets behind the gaming operation, and help you win back your life! Presentation will be conducted in Cantonese. All participants will get a gift! For inquiries and registration please call the Chinese Health Organization Association at 415-788-6426.

Fire Safety Five-Series: Seismic Safety Program (in Cantonese)

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Chinatown Him Mark Lai Library
San Francisco  CA

The workshop will teach how to prepare in advance, escape, and recover, in the event of a fire. Hidden dangers, prevention, and fireproof furniture will also be covered.

Program is made possible by Community Youth Center of San Francisco (CYC) and will be conducted in Cantonese.

Naturalization Information Workshop

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Branch, San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco   CA

Join your local USCIS reps for this informative Naturalization Information Session. Topics covered at this FREE session will include: the naturalization process, naturalization test, rights and responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship. Come for an overview of the eligibility requirements for Naturalization and a step-by-step description of the process including a demonstration interview, and take home study materials to prepare for the test! The workshop will be conducted in both Cantonese and English.