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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Festivals & More 2016

RAJIV JOSEPH (Pulitzer finalist for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo)'s GUARDS at the TAJ @ UCSD's La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla 92037, Tues 2/2-Sun 2/28, tickets from $20, LaJollaPlayhouse.org

VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN YOUTH ALLIANCE celebrates TET FESTIVAL Valentine's Day weekend Fri-Sat-Sun 2/12-13-14 with Xuan Trong Tinh Yeu "Spring of Love". Come for interactive fun & entertainment: Step Up Dance Competition, Kids' Spotlight, Golden Voice Singing Contest, Miss Vietnam SD Pageant: see www.sdtet.com for finalists; support your ladies with roses $4 each

SINGMA CLUB's CHINESE NEW YEAR BANQUET, Sat 2/13 mixer 5pm, dinner 6pm; Pearl Chinese Cuisine, 11666 Avena Place, SD 92128; join in Singaporean/ Malaysian traditions like LOU HEI (Tossing Prosperity Salad); stroll down Memory Lane with Singapore singer Precious Jade; also featured are White Dragon lion dance, Chinese traditional folk instruments, Asian fashion contest. $480/table for 10, $50 individual, $42 student, kids 4-14 $18. Contact Geeng-Yee@singmaclub.org

SD CHINESE NEW YEAR FOOD & CULTURAL FAIR, Sat-Sun 2/13-14, 10am-5pm, family friendly event, 3rd Ave & J St, nonstop entertainment; look for SD Chinese Women's Ass'n's famed sponge cakes & fried butterflies; SD Chinese Historical Museum's sidewalk sale: what treasures will you find? and much, much else!

SD CHINESE ART & CULTURAL SOCIETY's INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL, Sat 2/20, 6-10pm, Poway Center for Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Rd, Poway 92064. juried youth art competition, music, dance, martial arts performances; tickets 619.392.9069, 858.780.0768, sdcartcultural.com

Jasmine Seafood Restaurant presents Multi-cultural Lunar New Year Charity Gala: Lucky Lion Dancers, firecrackers, 8-course dinner, performances; tickets $45, $450 for table of 10; http://jasmine/ticketleap.com/2016lny or @ Jasmine; net proceeds benefit (1) American Chinese Culture and Education Foundation's (ACCEF) Rainbow Project; (2) Lions Club Int'l Foundation's Taiwan Earthquake Relief Fund

OLIVER CHIN, author of Year of the Monkey: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, 11th book in his best-selling children's series, reads & signs books (bilingual text in English & Chinese) Sun 2/21 1-2:30pm @ SD Chinese Historical Museum, Chuang Archive & Learning Center, 541 B 2nd Ave, SD 92101, 619.338.9888, info@sdchm.org
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2007 Senator Yee Townhall 
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San Diego Dragon Boat Festival 2016

San Diego Dragon Boat Festival is Saturday, May 7, 2016, 9am-5pm, Tecolote Shores North, San Diego, CA 92109. Come celebrate with us!

Practice with San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance

Ready to race with the dragons? Schedule practices now with San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance. Email linda_alliance@yahoo.com for details.

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Community News 2015

Heartfelt shout-out to LEE ANN KIM, founder, Executive Director, and face of Pacific Arts Movement and Asian Film Festival in San Diego: much love and good wishes to Lee Ann as she steps down from Pac Arts after 16 fabulous years!

Congratulations, SD County Supervisor RON ROBERTS, unanimously elected chair by SANDAG Board of Directors; SANDAG (SD Ass'n of Governments) is SD's regional planning agency; Supervisor Roberts has been critical to expansion of Mid-Coast Corridor's public transit systems

Congratulations, SD County Supervisor GREG COX, appointed by White House to Governance Coordinating Committee of the National Ocean Council, created by President Obama in 2010 to act as stewards of nation's oceans, shores, Great Lakes

SD Chinese Historical Museum & Asian Pacific Historic Collaborative co-sponsor ASIAN PACIFIC HISTORIC DISTRICT WALKING TOURS every 2nd Saturday, 11am, $4 (includes Museum admission): explore Old Chinatown & the Japanese & Filipino neighborhoods in SDs old Stingaree red light district; RSVP by 3:30pm Fri 619.338.9888, www.sdchm.org

OPERATION SAMAHAN's Book & Donation Drive: Help support Child Health & Disability Prevention Program (CHOP) by giving the gift of reading to low income children: donate books or money (donations accepted year-round); drop off at Filipino Press, 600 E 8th St, Ste 3, National City 91950; checks made payable to Operation Samahan, Attn: Gale Taylor, 1428 Highland Ave, National City 91950

API community, SDPD needs you! Join community-oriented SDPD as civilian or police officer. SDPD Multicultural Storefront works with API & African communities; mentors SD Asian Youth & East African Youth Org's. People & language skills a plus. link to SDPD
Mission Statement
San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans builds community through communication,collaboration & celebration of the cultural heritage & diversity of our Asian Pacific Islander American communities, and advocates for APIA rights & empowerment through service, education & philanthropy.
Alliance recognized for Excellence in "Cultural Heritage & Community Service"
The San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans was honored to receive the San Diego Filipino-American Humanitarian Foundation's Excellence Award for "Cultural Heritage & Community Service" at the Foundation's annual Historical Heritage Gala.





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