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    • September 19, 2023
    • July 31, 2024
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    Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (CHCP)

    is accepting applications for their

    CHINESE DRAGON & LION DANCE TEAM


    Do you live near San Jose? Do you love Chinese culture and want to learn about Chinese American history?   CHCP is now starting it's Dragon team to help with community outreach with our goal to preserve and illuminate the history and contributions of Chinese Americans.  Our goal is to help preserve the history of the Chinese of Santa Clara County as well as help educate people about the contributions of those before there was ever a Silicon Valley.

    ALL ages middle school and above are welcome!

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Middle/High School and older (including adults)
    • Desire to be part of a team
    • Desire to perform for an audience
    • Desire to learn about Chinese Culture and Traditions
    • Attend practices held on weekends (TBA) at:
    • Plaza in front of the Chinese American Historical Museum (CAHM), History Park, 635 Phelan Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112 
    • (if inclement weather: San Jose Batting Cages @ Family Community Church Complex, 474 Piercy Road, San Jose, CA 95138)
    • $25 Student or $50 Adult CHCP Membership required


    CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION


    For More Information: contact Mike Mak @ 408-667-0531 or Mike.Mak@chcp.org

    View CHCP's new Dragon:

    • May 11, 2024
    • August 18, 2024
    • Online

    MORE INFORMATION

    NOTE: In 2022, members of CHCP's Student Docent Cultural Ambassador Program (SDCAP) were awarded the Dr. Jerry Hiura Inspiration Award for their film "Uncovering Asian Experiences." READ MORE.

    • July 17, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Online

    The Committee of 100 (C100) is pleased to invite you to watch the webcasts of the following speeches and fireside chats. You only have to register once to watch any of the webcasts. A webcast link will be sent separately to those who register. 

    • 8:10 am PT (11:10 am ET): Fireside Chat (Ngan Nguyen, Senior Vice President, Global Diversity & Talent Management, Citi) and Open Discussion: “The Future of DEI: Can it Pivot?”, moderated by Peter Young
    • 9:30 am PT (12:30 pm ET): Keynote Speech: “Lessons Learned” (Cecilia Stanton Adams, CEO of The Diversity Institute)
    • 10:00 am PT (1:00 pm ET): Town Hall Discussion: “Breaking Through Career Ceilings: Choices and Solutions” (Adrian Kwok, Associate Partner, McKinsey, Co-Head of the Asian DEI Group and Frank Wu, President, Queens College, Leading expert on Asian American Career Ceilings), moderated by Peter Young

    RSVP: https://c100-7-17-24.eventbrite.com

    These webcasts are part of a summit hosted by Committee of 100 with financial sponsorship by McKinsey & Co. The Fireside Chat, Keynote Speech, and Town Hall Discussion will be webcast to a general audience. The rest of the summit will be in person with invited heads of DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), ERG (Employee Resource Group), and Career Ceiling related non-profit organizations who will work on creating new solutions and collaborations.

    • July 20, 2024
    • 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Chinese American Historical Museum, 635 Phelan Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112

    The Chinese American Historical Museum (CAHM) is housed in the Ng Shing Gung building, which is part of History Park, located in Kelley Park, San Jose.

    Admission: Free

    For more information (including parking, directions, slideshow, and virtual tour): visit our Museum page.

     
    • July 20, 2024
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Joice St between Clay & Sacramento Sts

    Sat, July 20th, 11AM - 3PM @ Joice Street between Clay & Sacramento Sts.

    The Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) and Cameron House are excited to bring back the family-oriented street festival uplifting the Chinatown community, culture, and creativity with a special celebration honoring the 51st anniversary of the legacy of Bruce Lee.

    They are delighted to spotlight comic book artist Mark Bode, who created a very special Bruce Lee-inspired edition of the comic book Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He will be performing a Bruce Lee-inspired art demonstration in commemoration of Bruce Lee and his influence on his artwork.

    Also on hand will be the Mahjong Project, with informational and educational guides on the traditional Chinese game of mahjong. There will be tables and mahjong sets available for people to participate and play with community friends and neighbors!

    A lion dance performance, additional games, and giveaways will be available for all ages.

    Note that the CHSA museum will also have FREE admission throughout the entire day, 11 am to 4 pm.

    Join the celebration of joy and community on Joice Street, between Clay and Sacramento Streets!

    RSVP

    • July 21, 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Main Library - Oak Room, 55 W 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94402

    No Registration is required to attend Free Film Screening!

    First Come First Served! (125 Seats) Arrive early for best seating!

    The OCA (Organization of Chinese Americans) San Mateo Chapter invites you to watch the feature-length movie, Lingering Dream of Homeland, on 7/21 Sunday 2:00 to 4:30 pm at the San Mateo Main Library's Oak Room. This film is in Cantonese, with English and Chinese subtitles, and was filmed in Taishan, China with local Taishanese actors.

    Originally premiered November 2023 in China, the director, Li Weinian, is bringing this movie to the Chinese American audience who may be able to identify with the characters in his storyline, with the underlying themes of family separation, immigration, cultural heritage, and love. Based on historical fiction, it is a visually stunning work of cinematic art, telling of an elderly man from Taishan bringing his American-born grandson back to his ancestral hometown. Watch the film's trailer.

    CHCP is one of the sponsors of this event.

    • July 27, 2024
    • 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Chinese American Historical Museum, 635 Phelan Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112

    The Chinese American Historical Museum (CAHM) is housed in the Ng Shing Gung building, which is part of History Park, located in Kelley Park, San Jose.

    Admission: Free

    For more information (including parking, directions, slideshow, and virtual tour): visit our Museum page.

     
    • July 27, 2024
    • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • San Jose Stage Theatre, 490 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113

    WHAT: Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS) presents its inaugural Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Playwright Festival, a one-of-a-kind theater arts experience that fosters and showcases the talent of existing and emerging local Bay Area AAPI theater artists, from writers and actors to directors, stagehands, and others.

    WHO: CATS, in collaboration with award-winning Director and Playwright Jeffrey Lo, opens the inaugural AAPI Playwright Festival with staged readings of six AAPI short plays by six diversely unique AAPI playwrights: Victoria Chong Der, Anthony Doan, Reed Flores, Kausar Mohammed, Conrad Panganiban, and Christina Ying. The plays will be performed by local Bay Area artists.

    WHEN: Saturday, July 27, 2024, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

    WHERE: San Jose Stage Theatre (The Stage), 490 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113

    COST: $15 for General Admission, $10 for Student/Senior, $20 for Premium Center, plus Eventbrite fee.

    DETAILS: https://www.catsasiantheaterscene.org/playwright-festival

    TICKETShttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/aapi-playwright-festival-tickets-924999286767

    • August 02, 2024
    • 7:00 PM
    • September 01, 2024
    • 7:00 PM
    • Sanborn County Park, 16055 Sanborn Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070

    Beginning August 2nd, Silicon Valley Shakespeare will transform Sanborn County Park into the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown in 1912 during the United States' Chinese Exclusion Act for the production of The Comedy of Errors. The farcical hijinks about two sets of twins in The Comedy of Errors is set against a dark time in U.S. history when Chinese migrants were banned and restricted entry, giving this staging a new meaningful layer to experience William Shakespeare with family and friends.

    We are excited to share the discount code, MAFAN, good for a 20% savings on standard general admission tickets, valid for all performances of The Comedy of Errors (Thursdays–Sundays, August 2nd–September 1st).

    For more information and tickets: visit svshakespeare.org/comedy.

    • August 03, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Angel Island Immigration Station, N Ridge Trail, Tiburon, CA 94920

    Family Day is a celebration of family, connection, and heritage at the Angel Island Immigration Station.

    Attendees will receive a roundtrip ferry ride from either SF or Tiburon, optional shuttle service, museum entry, crafts, and performances; all for $10 per person. The day will be filled with music, dance, history, storytelling, and -- of course -- FAMILY!

    For more information and tickets: https://www.aiisf.org/events/familyday2024

    • August 03, 2024
    • 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Chinese American Historical Museum, 635 Phelan Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112

    The Chinese American Historical Museum (CAHM) is housed in the Ng Shing Gung building, which is part of History Park, located in Kelley Park, San Jose.

    The Museum will be open from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday August 3 during the Italian Family Festa. The Italian Family Festa will be held on Saturday August 3 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday August 4 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at History Park.

    Share the day with friends and family, savor authentic Italian foods, see fantastic live entertainment, experience the cultural village, and stroll the many wonderful arts and crafts merchants. There is something for every age.

    Information for the Italian Family Festa can be found here.

    ADMISSION: Free

    For more Museum information (including parking, directions, slideshow, and virtual tour): visit our Museum page.


    • August 04, 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • November 16, 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • Various Bay Area Libraries (one Online Session)

    Various Bay Area libraries will be hosting a FREE seminar on the subject of Writing Family History with Artificial Intelligence. All sessions are in-person, except for the San Francisco Public Library session on June 25 which is online (via Zoom).

    Location/Date/Time

    • San Francisco Public Library, June 25, 6:30 – 8PM, Register Here for Zoom Session
    • Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, Aug 4, 1 – 3PM
    • Fremont Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont, Aug 17, 11AM – 1PM
    • Los Altos Library, 13 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, Aug 31, 11AM – 1PM
    • Milpitas Library, 160 N Main Street, Milpitas, Nov 16, 3 – 5PM

    Summary

    • Hands-on Writing Family History with AI Workshop
    • Blend of theory, demonstration, and practical application
    • Explore storytelling fundamentals and AI-generated narratives
    • Learn to use AI as a writing coach and create personalized stories
    • Share family anecdotes and insights with fellow participants 
    • Discover where to publish family stories online – FREE

    Explore the fusion of storytelling and artificial intelligence at this Writing Family History with AI Workshop. This interactive session merges theory, demonstrations, and sharing for a dynamic learning experience. Learn storytelling fundamentals, from traditional tales to AI-generated narratives. Discover how AI can enhance your writing process and create captivating stories. Dive into movie-making techniques and unleash your storytelling prowess through personalized videos. Bring your creativity and laptop, and craft your own AI-assisted family stories. Share and connect with fellow participants, exchanging family anecdotes and insights. No prior experience necessary, just bring your creativity and curiosity, plus an internet-ready laptop with a word processor.

    About The Speaker: Ron Chan

    Ron is a seasoned lecturer on family history documentation principles, captivating audiences worldwide at Genealogy Workshops and libraries. As a published genealogy author, he has a passion for storytelling, teaching innovative methods to breathe life into ancestral tales. Ron is the Founder of the Bay Area Chinese Genealogy Group, dedicated to preserving ancestral stories. He is also Co-Founder of the Chinese American GI Project to honor veterans' legacies and a CHCP Advisory Board Member working on CHCP's Oral History Project.

    • August 10, 2024
    • 10:30 AM
    • October 27, 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Various South Bay Libraries

    Various South Bay libraries will be hosting a FREE seminar on the subject: Digitize & Document Your Family History. All sessions are in-person.

    Location/Date/Time

    • Mountain View Library, 585 Franklin St, Mountain View, Aug 10, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Register:  https://mountainview.libcal.com/event/12603080
    • Santa Clara Library, 2635 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, Sept 7, 1 – 3 pm
    • Los Altos Library, 13 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, Oct 27, 11 am – 1 pm

    Summary

    • Utilize AI for oral history, scanning, photo restoration, and management
    • Explore case studies for weaving family sagas with multimedia
    • Discover free resources and best practices for legacy preservation
    • Learn tools for creating a digital family heritage library

    Dive into a realm where physical artifacts meet virtual storytelling. This session immerses you in the art of utilizing artificial intelligence for oral history creation, scanning, photo restoration, photo management, movie making and storytelling. Explore real-life case studies illustrating how to intricately weave your family’s saga using multimedia methodologies. Discover invaluable free resources and best practices to preserve your family’s legacy. By session end, you’ll learn about tools and techniques to create a digital family heritage library, that will be a timeless treasure for generations to come.

    About The Speaker: Ron Chan

    Ron is a seasoned lecturer on family history documentation principles, captivating audiences worldwide at Genealogy Workshops and libraries. As a published genealogy author, he has a passion for storytelling, teaching innovative methods to breathe life into ancestral tales. Ron is the Founder of the Bay Area Chinese Genealogy Group, dedicated to preserving ancestral stories. He is also Co-Founder of the Chinese American GI Project to honor veterans' legacies and a CHCP Advisory Board Member working on CHCP's Oral History Project.

    • August 10, 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Chinese American Historical Museum, 635 Phelan Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112

    The Chinese American Historical Museum (CAHM) is housed in the Ng Shing Gung building, which is part of History Park, located in Kelley Park, San Jose.

    The Museum will be open from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Saturday August 10 during History Park's Spirit of '45 event. The Spirit of '45 event will be held from 2:00 to 10:00 pm on Saturday August 10 at History Park.

    CHCP plans on displaying new banners and exhibits at the Museum for the event.

    ADMISSION: While the Museum is free, you must pay for admission to History Park for the Spirit of '45 event. Information and tickets can be found here.

    For more Museum information (including parking, directions, slideshow, and virtual tour): visit our Museum page.


Past events

July 13, 2024 CAH Museum Open
July 06, 2024 CAH Museum Open
June 29, 2024 CAH Museum Open
June 22, 2024 CAH Museum Open (during Bombas in the Park)
June 20, 2024 Kronos Festival Opener: Beyond the Golden Gate
June 17, 2024 NPS Transcontinental Railroad Listening Sessions
June 15, 2024 SDCHM Webinar: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen in Hawaii and other Early Chinese Hawaiians
June 08, 2024 SFPL Documentary Screening: "Witness, from Mountains to Sea"
June 08, 2024 AABC Dragon Boat Festival
June 08, 2024 CAH Museum Open (during Dia de Portugal Festival)
June 07, 2024 Free Film Screening: Builders of the Silicon Dream
June 02, 2024 SFMNPA Labor History Talk: The Price of Salmon
June 01, 2024 CAH Museum Closed
June 01, 2024 JAMsj AAPI Oral History Project Launch
May 25, 2024 CHCA/CHSA Cultural Festival in Chinatown
May 25, 2024 UCRFA 155th Anniversary Transcontinental RR Forum
May 23, 2024 SFPL Book Launch: Corky Lee's Asian America
May 22, 2024 OCA Book Talk: Chinese Americans in Hollywood
May 18, 2024 HSJ/CHCP South Bay AAPI Festival
May 18, 2024 CHCP Student Recognition Day
May 12, 2024 Seminar: Digitize & Document Your Family History
May 11, 2024 SCCL Author Talk with William Gee Wong
May 09, 2024 CAAMFest (thru May 19)
May 04, 2024 JAMsj Paul Sakamoto Celebration of Life
May 02, 2024 AAS Award Ceremony
May 01, 2024 SCCL AAPI Oral History Project (thru May 31)
May 01, 2024 AAPI Heritage Month (thru May 31)
April 27, 2024 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival (thru Apr 28)
April 27, 2024 CHCP Hiring Summer Student Interns (thru May 15)
April 21, 2024 CHCP Member Discount Performance of "The Chinese Lady"
April 21, 2024 St. Helena Chinese Memorial Dedication Ceremony
April 20, 2024 AIISF Annual Gala
April 13, 2024 FCSN Talent Showcase
April 06, 2024 SBHCACC Ching Ming Ceremony
April 04, 2024 Ching Ming
March 30, 2024 CAH Museum Open (during Eggstravaganza)
March 25, 2024 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Career Ceiling Challenges in Broadcast News"
March 24, 2024 OACC Book Launch: "Sons of Chinatown: A Memoir Rooted in China and America"
March 09, 2024 CAH Museum Open (during Women's Heritage Day)
March 08, 2024 Berkeley Repertory Theatre: The Far Country (thru Apr 14)
March 06, 2024 C100 Discussion: Breaking Career Ceilings and Feeling Comfortable in Your Own Skin
March 03, 2024 "Asian Women Are Strong" Community Celebration
March 02, 2024 OCA San Mateo Lunar New Year Networking Dinner
March 02, 2024 CHCP Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration
March 01, 2024 AACI Contest: Growing Up in America (thru Mar 15)
March 01, 2024 CAMDC Virtual Screening: A Moment in Time (thru Mar 10)
February 28, 2024 HSJ Virtual Open House for Teachers
February 24, 2024 SF Chinese New Year Parade
February 22, 2024 Tricycle Speaker Series: "Repair: A Path to Healing Land and Ancestors"
February 19, 2024 SJSU Day of Remembrance
February 17, 2024 CPAA Spring Festival Gala
February 17, 2024 CAH Museum Closed
February 13, 2024 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: The Career Ceiling Challenges in Journalism"
February 10, 2024 Chinese New Year
February 08, 2024 Tricycle Speaker Series: "Recovery: The History of America’s Early Buddho-Daoist Temples"
February 03, 2024 Lunar New Year Outreach @ Children’s Discovery Museum
February 01, 2024 MIL Presentation: "Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dragon: What Will It Bring?"
February 01, 2024 AAS Video Contest (thru Mar 15)
January 26, 2024 OACC Film Screening: "The Six: The Untold Story of RMS Titanic’s Chinese Passengers"
January 24, 2024 2024 CHCP Annual Membership Dinner
January 18, 2024 AIISF Webinar: "Gateways in Dialogue: Navigating Immigrant Experiences on Angel and Ellis Islands (Part 1)"
January 16, 2024 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Are Asian Americans Paid Less in Business?"
January 10, 2024 CHCP Scholarship Applications Available (thru Mar 20)
December 30, 2023 CAH Museum Closed
December 23, 2023 CAH Museum Closed
December 16, 2023 CAH Museum Open (during Children's Heritage Holiday)
December 13, 2023 CAMDC Meet the Author: Fuchsia Dunlop
December 09, 2023 CANCELLED: CAH Museum Open (during Children's Heritage Holiday)
December 09, 2023 CFHG Webinar: The Journey to Publishing "Mott Street"
December 07, 2023 Re-Opening of Congressional Gold Medal Registration (thru Jan 11)
December 06, 2023 AIISF Author Spotlight: Curtis Chin
December 04, 2023 Commonwealth Club Talk: "Fei-Fei Li: Exploring the AI Revolution"
December 03, 2023 CAMDC Meet the Author: Sally Wen Mao
November 29, 2023 Christmas in the Park Drive Thru Light Show (thru Jan 1)
November 29, 2023 CHSA Bruce Lee Day (Free Admission)
November 19, 2023 SF Chinatown Treasure Hunt
November 18, 2023 VRI Presentation: "Chinese Gold: The Hidden History of Chinese in The Bay by Sandy Lydon"
November 18, 2023 CFHG Webinar: Researching Your Chinese American WWII Ancestor
November 17, 2023 CAMDC Student Essay Contest: "Dreams of My Parent(s)" (thru Feb 29)
November 16, 2023 C100 Forum Debate: Has the Chinese Economy Slowed Down Permanently, Temporarily, or It Depends?
November 13, 2023 CHSA Golf Tournament
November 11, 2023 USS Hornet Museum Exhibit: Paper Son Soldiers
November 08, 2023 BACGG Presentation: Chinese G.I. War Brides
November 06, 2023 SJSU Screening & Discussion: "The First Asian American Film: The Curse of Quon Gwon"
November 05, 2023 FCSN Fundraising Gala
November 05, 2023 Locke Foundation Fundraiser Luncheon
November 05, 2023 1882 Foundation Talk Story: Breaking Down the Great Wall Between Adult Child and Immigrant Parents
November 04, 2023 HSJ Celebration: "San José Roots: Celebrating Our Heritage"
November 03, 2023 Film Screening of "Quiz Lady"
October 29, 2023 "One-Mile Walk" Documentary Screening and Fundraiser
October 28, 2023 History Park Children's Halloween Haunt
October 27, 2023 AAARI Book Talk: "Daughter of the Dragon: Anna May Wong’s Rendezvous with American History"
October 23, 2023 Double Nine Festival - Chung Yeung
October 20, 2023 Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest (thru Oct 29)
October 19, 2023 BACGG Seminar: Digitize & Document Your Family History
October 14, 2023 CHCP SDCAP Orientation
October 12, 2023 HSJ Fundraiser: Valley of Heart's Delight
October 12, 2023 C100 Webinar: "Race-Based Admissions and the Supreme Court: An Asian American Perspective"
October 10, 2023 Heinlenville Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
October 08, 2023 IPAA Annual Festival
October 07, 2023 Sunset Autumn Moon Festival
October 05, 2023 1882 Foundation's Chinese American Women in History Conference (thru Oct 7)
September 30, 2023 OCA San Mateo 50th Anniversary Gala
September 30, 2023 SF Chinatown Contemporary Art Festival
September 30, 2023 CPAA Mid-Autumn Festival
September 30, 2023 1882 Foundation: Return to Gold Mountain Tour (thru Oct 1)
September 23, 2023 SF Autumn Moon Festival (thru Sep 24)
September 23, 2023 STCA Summit Tunnel Half-day Tour
September 22, 2023 CAMDC Webinar: For the Love of Qipao!
September 20, 2023 CHSA Shoe Palace x Bruce Lee Apparel Launch
September 20, 2023 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Voting and Representation"
September 19, 2023 AsianWeek Database Launch Celebration
September 17, 2023 SLV Museum Exhibition: "Chinese Pioneers: Power and Politics in Exclusion Era Photographs" (thru Nov 12)
September 16, 2023 CATS AAPI Artists Showcase for Maui Relief
September 16, 2023 Gum Moon Fundraising Gala
September 16, 2023 CAH Museum Open (during Dilli Haat India Festival)
September 14, 2023 BACGG Webinar: Organized Chinese Associations
September 11, 2023 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder”
September 09, 2023 CAH Museum Open (during Antique Auto Show)
September 03, 2023 Russell Low Presentation: "Three Coins" In Color - A Young Girl's Story of Kidnapping & Romance
September 02, 2023 Ding Ding TV Film Screening of "One-Mile Walk"
August 27, 2023 CFCC Fundraiser: Maui Resilience Runway
August 13, 2023 OCA San Mateo Movie Talk: Meet the Filmmaker of "Jeweled Bird"
August 12, 2023 CHCP Celebrates Spirit of '45: Living History Day
August 03, 2023 ASNC Webinar: Navigating Asian American Perspectives on Affirmative Action
July 30, 2023 1882 Foundation Talk Story: "Blurring the Color Line: A Dialogue on Cross-Racial Kinship and Tensions"
July 22, 2023 CHSA Chinatown Lion Dance Festival (thru July 23)
July 20, 2023 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Obstacles in Academia"
July 20, 2023 CHSA Bruce Lee Day (Free Admission)
July 18, 2023 CAMDC Webinar: Chinese Exclusion in the U.S. and Canada
July 11, 2023 CHS Webinar: California, A Slave State
July 06, 2023 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Corporate Journeys and Ethnic Differences"
July 01, 2023 CATS AAPI Young Artists Showcase Submissions (thru Aug 1)
June 29, 2023 CHSA Cooking Demonstration with Martin Yan
June 29, 2023 1882 Foundation Talk Story: "Angel Island & Ellis Island: Two Sides of the Immigration Story"
June 24, 2023 Stanford SPICE CSP Presentation: Uncovering China
June 24, 2023 Chinese Benevolent Assoc Presentation: "Exploring Chinatown District Associations: Burial Services and Repatriation of Bones"
June 23, 2023 CATS Staged Reading: The Headlands (thru June 24)
June 23, 2023 APALI 26th Anniversary Reception
June 17, 2023 CHSA Book Talk: The Price of Salmon
June 17, 2023 Angel Island Family Day
June 01, 2023 CATS Artistic Challenge: Dr. Jerry Hiura Inspiration Award (thru Aug 15)
May 31, 2023 CAMDC Webinar: A Tale of Two Theaters of War - Chinese Americans serving in WWII
May 27, 2023 CHCP AAPI Heritage Month Celebration
May 23, 2023 SFPL Presentation: Re-frame Chinese Art and Culture in the American Context
May 21, 2023 Peony Performing Arts presents Cantonese Opera
May 21, 2023 APALI Summer Youth Leadership Academy Applications
May 19, 2023 SCCPA Preservation Awards Night
May 18, 2023 World Channel (PBS) Documentary: Far East Deep South (thru June 17)
May 17, 2023 CAMDC Webinar: Chinese Americans in the U.S. Military - Civil War to Present Day
May 13, 2023 Pacific Grove Museum's Walk of Remembrance
May 11, 2023 CAAMFest (thru May 21)
May 07, 2023 CHCP Student Recognition Day
May 07, 2023 CAH Museum Open (on Student Recognition Day)
May 06, 2023 Private Tour of CAHM - C100 Members
May 06, 2023 Tour of CAHM - C100 Conference Attendees
May 05, 2023 C100 Conference & Gala (May 5 & 6)
May 03, 2023 APA Heritage Awards & Reception
May 03, 2023 Chinese American GI Project Exhibit: Duty, Honor, Country, Courage (thru Jun 4)
May 01, 2023 Heritage Series APA Legacy Scholarship (thru May 31)
April 29, 2023 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival (thru Apr 30)
April 27, 2023 C100 Presentation: Data from "The State of Chinese Americans" Survey
April 22, 2023 CHSA Wine Tasting Soiree: Chinese in Wine Country
April 22, 2023 CHCP Beautification Visit to Iris Chang Park
April 08, 2023 SBHCACC Ching Ming Ceremony
March 27, 2023 C100 Webinar: "Asian American Career Ceilings: Achieving Success in Architecture"
March 26, 2023 CAMDC Film Screening & Discussion: "Miss Chinatown: Ambassadors for 75 years"
March 26, 2023 HSJ Festival: "Belonging: Celebrating Community, Heritage and HERstories"
March 26, 2023 CAH Museum Open (during HSJ's "Belonging" Festival)
March 25, 2023 FCSN Talk: History of Chinese in the Salmon Canning Industry
March 21, 2023 SFPL Presentation: "Jade: Stone of Heaven"
March 11, 2023 CPAA Spring Festival: To Where We Belong
March 01, 2023 AACI Contest: Growing Up Asian in America (thru Mar 15)
February 25, 2023 Chinese American Pilgrimage & Marysville Bok Kai Festival (Feb 25 & 26)
February 22, 2023 BACGG Potluck Luncheon and Feng Shui Presentation
February 21, 2023 APALI Summer Internship Applications Available (thru Mar 20)
February 18, 2023 CHCP Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration
February 18, 2023 SDCHM Presentation: "Art Lym (Lim) - Developer of China's Air Force: A Remarkable Story of An Early Chinese American Aviator"
February 15, 2023 HSJ Virtual Open House for Teachers
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 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 10, 2023 CHCP Scholarship Applications Available (thru Mar 20)
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 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 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)
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"
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: “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

Chinese Historical & Cultural Project

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