Saturday, October 5 (AIISF co-sponsored event): On-island Family Research Day co-sponsored with the California Genealogical Society and other genealogical groups. Chinese, Japanese, Jewish experts will speak on ways to research family history.
Wednesday, January 23 (community event)
Lily Fung Crystal's one-woman show about Tye Leung Schulze, the first Chinese American woman to vote in the U.S. and early staff member on Angel Island. Merced Branch Library, 155 Winston Drive, San Francisco. Click here for more info.
Friday, January 25th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (community event)
Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m. (community event)
Chinese Historical Society of America will present excerpts and artist's talk from Lenora Lee's dance production, "Passages: For Lee Ping To," about Lee's grandmother's Angel Island and U.S. experience. Click here for more info.
Sunday, January 27 (AIISF co-sponsor event)
The Fred Korematsu Day "Heroes" Celebration will take place at the Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Avenue. AIISF is a co-sponsor. You might be interested to know that Fred Korematsu's mother, Kotsui, was a picture bride who passed through Angel Island in January of 1914. Click here for more info about the event.
Thursday, January 31 at 5:30 p.m. (AIISF co-sponsor event)
Asia Society, Bechtel Conference Room, 500 Washington St., San Francisco. Asia Society and AIISF is cosponsoring a panel discussion on Immigrants, Asian Americans, and the Decline of Entrepreneurship in America. Click here for more info.
Wednesday, February 20 at 4-8 p.m. (AIISF co-sponsor event)
The Whole Megillah of Mah Jongg! A Purim and Chinese New Year Party held at the Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Dr, Burlingame. Click here for more info about this event.Wednesday, February 20 at 4-8 p.m. (AIISF co-sponsor event)At Asia Society, Bechtel Conference Room, 500 Washington St., San Francisco. Asia Society and AIISF is cosponsoring a panel discussion on Immigrants, Asian Americans, and the Decline of Entrepreneurship in America. Click here for more info about the event. AIISF is a co-sponsor of this event.
Saturday, March 2 at 5:30 pm to 9 pm. (community event)
AIISF will be the recipient of the Cameron House Award for Historical Impact as an organization that's risen above the challenges of immigration and educating the public. The event will be held at the South San Francisco Conference Center. For more details and ticket purchase, please visit:www.cameronhouse.org/camy
Monday, April 8 (community event): Grant Din will be speaking on the history of Angel Island to the Chinese American Association of Rossmoor, in Walnut Creek.
Wednesday, April 10 (community event): AIISF will be part of the Chinese Whispers program presented by Shaping San Francisco at the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics at 518 Valencia Street http://www.shapingsf.org/public-talks/index.html
Throughout May (AIISF co-sponsored event) - AIISF is a Community Partner of Lenora Lee's The Escape, and Rescued Memories, which she is working on as an Artist Fellow at the DeYoung Museum. These are interdisciplinary companion performance pieces inspired by stories of women who had become vulnerable upon arrival into the U.S. during the early 20th Century (in SF and NYC). She is having a number of open rehearsals throughout May at the DeYoung plus other programs.
Of particular interest to our friends is a poem and etching activity based on the Angel Island Immigration Station experience on May 11 from 1 to 5 p.m.. See the link for more information on all her programs. http://www.lenoraleedance.com/2013/03/open-process-with-de-young-artist-fellow-lenora-lee/
Monday, May 20, 7:30-9:00 pm (community event) - AALDEF: A New Film & Theater Performance By Undocumented Asian Youth. The Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street. Purchase tickets: undocuasian.eventbrite.com
Saturday, July 20 (AIISF event): Family Reunion/Open House at the Angel Island Immigration Station.
Saturday, August 17 from 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m ( Community event): Our friends at China Camp State Park are having Heritage Day 2013 on Saturday, August 17 from 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Activities include lion and folk dancers, guided tours of the historic Chinese village, natural history information, and display of the Grace Quan, an authentic reproduction of a Chinese junk. For more information, visit www.friendsofchinacamp.org.