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    • January 10, 2023
    • March 20, 2023
    • 11:59 PM
    • Online (via Going Merry)

    The Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (CHCP) has applications for the Lillian Gong-­Guy Memorial (LGGM) Scholarship available for Santa Clara County high school seniors of Chinese descent graduating in 2023.

    Information can be found on the Scholarship page.

    Deadline for submitting scholarship applications is: Monday, March 20, 2023.

    If you have any questions, please contact scholarship@chcp.org.

    2023 年的華裔高中畢業生可以到中華歷史文化協會申請 Lillian Gong-Guy 獎學金, 申請表格可以在 www.chcp.org/scholarship 下載, 表格必須有2023年3月20日或之前的郵戳。

    • February 15, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • Online

    History San Jose (HSJ) offers a number of invigorating, hands-on programs for students during the school year. Come and learn what they have in store for the 2023-2024 school year and get the opportunity to pre-register.

    The info session will be approximately 30 minutes with time for Q&A afterward. Admission is free.


    • February 18, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Online (via Zoom)

    Join the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) for a Zoom presentation by Andrea Yee on February 18 to hear the remarkable story of an early Chinese American aviator.

    REGISTER HERE for the presentation.

    • February 18, 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • History Park, 635 Phelan Ave., San Jose, CA 95112

    Admission: Free

    Parking: Park for free on local streets or use the San Jose city parking lot on Phelan Avenue ($fee).

    Directions: Exit Highway 280 at 10th St., then go south on 10th St., left on Keyes St., right on Senter Rd., left on Phelan Ave. History Park entrance is ahead on left; visitor parking lot ($fee) is straight ahead at end of Phelan Ave.

    Bus: VTA Bus line 73 stops at Senter Rd. and Phelan Ave., half a block from the History Park entrance.

    • February 22, 2023
    • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Visitor Center of the Family History Library, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 4766 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, CA 94602

    The Bay Area Chinese Genealogy Group (BACGG) is looking forward to celebrating the Year of the Rabbit with all of you. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, is the date for their annual potluck lunch, with a special presentation on Feng Shui with Senior Feng Shui Practitioner, Deborah Gee. See the flyers below for more information on the presentation and the schedule. This will be an in-person event only.

    After lunch, the meeting space hosts, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, has offered a tour of their comprehensive Family Search Library to aid in your family history search. Please sign-up if you are interested so they know how many guides will be needed.

    Please see the links below to sign-up.

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    Please click on the two links below for the sign-up forms:



    The SignUp Genius system will send you confirmations on your sign-ups and also send you a reminder a few days before the event.

    To learn more about the speaker Deborah Gee’s exciting career: Click Here

Past events

February 04, 2023 SF Chinese New Year Parade
February 04, 2023 CAH Museum Open
February 01, 2023 CAMDC Presentation: Celebrating Lunar New Year with The Woks of Life
January 30, 2023 CHCP Annual Membership Dinner
January 28, 2023 Mission College Chinese Language and Culture Presentation
January 22, 2023 Chinese New Year
January 21, 2023 CAH Museum Open
January 21, 2023 SDCHM Presentation: “The Story of Lim Lip Hong (1840/43-1920): Railroad Contractor, Mine Owner, Rancher, Butcher, and Venture Capitalist”
January 20, 2023 VACF Vietnamese Cultural Tet Festival (thru Jan 22)
January 18, 2023 CAMDC Webinar: "Taoism: Philosophy Explained"
January 12, 2023 CAMDC Film Screening: "Honolulu Chinatown: Then and Now"
January 07, 2023 CAH Museum Closed
December 17, 2022 CAH Museum Open (during Children's Heritage Holiday)
December 10, 2022 CANCELLED: CAH Museum Open (during Children's Heritage Holiday)
December 03, 2022 CAH Museum Open
December 03, 2022 San Francisco Free Museum Weekend (thru Dec 4)
November 19, 2022 TTAH Webinar: "Through the Ages: Historic Honolulu Chinatown"
November 13, 2022 1882 Foundation Talk Story: Remembering Chinese American Veterans
November 12, 2022 SMOCA Film Screening: Our Story of War and Remembrance
November 10, 2022 CAMDC Webinar: Chinese Americans You Should Know from U.S. Military History
November 05, 2022 FCSN Fundraising Gala
November 03, 2022 C100 "State of Chinese Americans" Survey (thru Dec 21)
November 01, 2022 C100 Webinar: “Running for Office: Asian American Obstacles and Opportunities” featuring Andrew Yang
October 30, 2022 History Park Children's Halloween Haunt
October 29, 2022 CHCP Discount for Cal Performances: "13 Tongues" by Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan (thru Oct 30)
October 29, 2022 CAH Museum Open (during Halloween Haunt Light Show)
October 28, 2022 Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest (thru Nov 6)
October 27, 2022 SFNCFF Film Screening: Our Story of War and Remembrance
October 26, 2022 CAMDC Student Essay Contest: "Dear Mom, Dear Dad" (thru Feb 1)
October 25, 2022 SHF Lecture: “Tributes and Apologies: The Legacy of Chinese in California”
October 24, 2022 CAM Commemoration: Chinese Massacre of 1871
October 15, 2022 IPAA Annual Festival
October 13, 2022 Applications for White House Initiative AANHPI Internships (thru Nov 11)
October 11, 2022 BACGG Presentation: Uncovering and Memorializing the Hidden Stories of Your Family's Past
October 06, 2022 HSJ Fundraiser: Valley of Heart's Delight
October 04, 2022 Double Nine Festival - Chung Yeung
October 02, 2022 CHCP SDCAP Orientation
October 01, 2022 1882 Foundation: Return to Gold Mountain Tour (thru Oct 2)
September 29, 2022 AIISF Watch Party: Animated Histories of Angel Island
September 26, 2022 Russell Low Presentation: Heroes in the Skies over the Pacific in WWII
September 17, 2022 CHCP 35th Anniversary Gala
September 16, 2022 AIISF Talk: "Preventing Erasure: How the Angel Island Immigration Station Was Saved"
September 10, 2022 CAMDC Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration
September 08, 2022 NEA Big Read Webinar: "Profits of Labor: A History of California's Chinese Immigrant Miners, Merchants, and Workers"
September 01, 2022 CAMDC Creative Writing & Short Film Competition (thru Nov 27)
August 27, 2022 Peony Performing Arts presents Cantonese Opera Performances (thru Aug 28)
August 27, 2022 SF Autumn Moon Festival (thru Aug 28)
August 26, 2022 Soaring Dragon Endeavors' Play: "White Sky, Falling Dragon" (thru Sept 4)
August 13, 2022 CHCP Celebrates Spirit of '45: Living History Day
July 27, 2022 C100 Webinar: "AAPI Curriculum: Why is it important and how to expand access?"
July 24, 2022 CHCP Speaker Series: Reminiscing on Resilience and Kinship (in-person)
July 24, 2022 CHCP Speaker Series: Reminiscing on Resilience and Kinship (Zoom)
July 18, 2022 CAMDC Workshop: "Wellness Wise: What's in your Diet?"
July 16, 2022 BACGG Presentation: "From Mui Tsai to World War II Heroes – A Multigenerational Tale of Courage, Resilience, & Diversity”
July 09, 2022 CHCP Speaker Series: Wine Industry Insights and Tasting
June 16, 2022 APALI 25th Anniversary Celebration
June 04, 2022 CHCP Mini Dragon Boat Festival Celebration
June 01, 2022 CATS Artistic Challenge: "How We Can Make the World a Better Place" (thru Aug 15)
May 28, 2022 CHCP Trip to SF - Bruce Lee & Chinatown to Battleground Exhibits
May 26, 2022 World Channel Documentary: "Chinatown Rising" (thru June 25)
May 22, 2022 CHCP Webinar Presentation: Uncovering Asian Experiences
May 21, 2022 SCCPA Preservation Awards Night
May 19, 2022 City of SJ: Heinlenville Groundbreaking Ceremony
May 15, 2022 CHCP Student Recognition Day
May 14, 2022 Pacific Grove Museum's Walk of Remembrance
May 07, 2022 PJIFF China Day
May 07, 2022 CA State Railroad Museum's Musical Performance: "All Aboard the Eastbound Train"
May 07, 2022 SCCLD Author Visit: "AAPIHM Month - The Soul of Hakone, Its History and Legacy"
May 04, 2022 ACCC Mother’s Day & AAPI Heritage Month Celebration
May 01, 2022 Chinese American GI Project Exhibition: "Chinatown to Battleground" (thru June 12)
May 01, 2022 CAHF AAPI Talks (thru May 31)
May 01, 2022 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (thru May 31)
April 30, 2022 FCSN Talent Showcase
April 26, 2022 HSJ Virtual Open House for Teachers (Apr 26 & 27)
April 24, 2022 CHSA Half-Price Tickets for "We Are Bruce Lee" (thru June 30)
April 23, 2022 CHCP Visit to Iris Chang Park
April 22, 2022 CHCP Discount for PA Players Musical: "Allegiance" (thru May 22)
April 16, 2022 CPAA 30th Anniversary Gala: "An Ode to the Golden Tang"
April 05, 2022 Ching Ming
March 31, 2022 C100 Webcast: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Family Stories and Lessons"
March 14, 2022 CHCP Annual Membership Dinner
March 12, 2022 CATS Webinar: "A Wisp of a Woman: Poems from the Heart. Time with Flo Oy Wong"
March 12, 2022 CHCA Grand Opening Ceremony: "Silent Spikes: Following in the Footprints of Chinese Railroad Workers"
March 09, 2022 CAMDC Webinar: "Women in Leadership Series: Military Service to Country"
March 08, 2022 AIISF Webinar: "Angel Island and A-Files"
March 05, 2022 CHCP Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration
March 01, 2022 AACI Contest: "Growing Up Asian in America" (thru Mar 15)
February 27, 2022 1882 Foundation Talk Story: "The Forgotten Chinese of the Napa Valley 1870-1900"
February 19, 2022 CHCP in SF Chinese New Year Parade (also on TV thru 2/27)
February 11, 2022 CA State Parks' Gam Saan Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
February 08, 2022 CHS Webinar: "Working on the Railroads: Chinese Labor Contractors"
February 04, 2022 Santana Row Lunar New Year Celebration
February 01, 2022 Chinese New Year
January 24, 2022 CHCP Annual Membership Meeting
January 22, 2022 CHEC Cangdong Village Heritage Conference (thru Jan 23)
January 22, 2022 Angel Island Immigration Museum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
January 22, 2022 CFHG Webinar: Welcoming the Year of the Tiger with Grace Young
January 12, 2022 CHCP Scholarship Applications Available (thru Mar 21)
January 08, 2022 Hidden Histories of SJ Japantown Guided Walking Tours (thru Feb 19)
January 01, 2022 CAH Museum Closed
December 24, 2021 CANCELLED: History Park Heritage Holiday Light Show (thru Jan 2)
December 18, 2021 CAH Museum Open (during Heritage Holiday Light Show)
December 17, 2021 1882 Foundation Talk Story Event: “Legacy: Film Screening and Discussion on the Summit Tunnel”
December 07, 2021 CAMDC Webinar: "Embroidery and Design: The Art of Chinese Opera Costumes"
December 07, 2021 MOCA on the Road comes to SF
December 04, 2021 CAH Museum Open (during Heritage Holiday Light Show)
November 17, 2021 BACGG Webinar: "West Against East - Chinese Medicine"
November 06, 2021 HSJ Celebration: "San José Roots: Celebrating Our Heritage"
October 30, 2021 CAH Museum Open (during Halloween Haunt Light Show)
October 28, 2021 C100 Webinar: "Racial Profiling among Scientists of Chinese Descent"
October 24, 2021 CANCELLED: History Park Children’s Halloween Haunt
October 18, 2021 CHCP Speaker Series Webinar: "Bonds of Sisterhood: Life and Success after Ming Quong"
October 16, 2021 CHCP SDCAP Orientation
October 14, 2021 HSJ Fundraiser: "Valley of Heart's Delight: Stop the Presses"
October 01, 2021 Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest (thru Oct 10)
September 29, 2021 SJ City Council Ceremony of Apology to the Chinese
August 27, 2021 SCCLD Webinar: "The Untold Story of the 1887 Burning of SJ's Chinatown"
August 26, 2021 CHCP Speaker Series Webinar: "Chung Mei: Growing Up in an All-Chinese Boy's Orphanage"
August 14, 2021 Spirit of '45: CHCP Private Reception
August 14, 2021 Spirit of '45: CHCP SDCAP and WWII Film Celebration
August 12, 2021 LAHM Lecture: "Journey to Gold Mountain: Chinese and the Gold Rush"
June 22, 2021 C100 Webcast: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Women in Corporations"
June 19, 2021 Hidden Histories of SJ Japantown Opening Celebration
June 12, 2021 CAH Museum Open for History Park 50th Anniversary
June 06, 2021 Stanford Webinar: "Asian American Heritage on the Stanford Campus"
May 31, 2021 CAAM Co-Produced White House Event Wraps AANHPI Heritage Month
May 30, 2021 CHCP Film Screening: Chinese American WWII Veterans of the China-Burma-India Theatre
May 28, 2021 CATS Ukulele Fest
May 16, 2021 CHCP Lillian Gong-Guy Memorial Scholarship Awards Ceremony
May 13, 2021 CAAMFest (thru May 23)
May 11, 2021 CHCP Speaker Series Webinar: "Pre-WWII Poetry of Chinese, Japanese, & Korean Immigrants with Comparison"
May 04, 2021 World Channel (PBS) Documentary: "Far East Deep South" (thru May 31)
April 22, 2021 Hakone Gardens Exhibit: “Hakone Gardens and Executive Order 9066” (thru Dec 31)
April 07, 2021 Poppy Jasper International Film Festival (thru April 20)
March 25, 2021 MESS Lecture: Chinese Cannery Workers in Salmon Canning Industry
February 13, 2021 HSJ Webinar: Lunar New Year in SJ
February 12, 2021 Chinese New Year
January 12, 2021 CHCP Scholarship Applications Available (thru Mar 17)
October 02, 2020 Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest (thru Oct 13)

Museum Address:

History Park
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112

In Ng Shing Gung Building

Mailing Address:

PO Box 5366
San Jose, CA 95150-5366

Email: info@chcp.org

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