The Joy Culture Foundation 2024 AAPI Family Day - Love and More
Saturday, May 18, 2024
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: 934 Santa Cruz Avenue #A Menlo Park, CA 94025

Event hosted at the TJCF library and adjacent lot with Menlo Church.
Activities include: Story Time Marathon 愛 • 故事, Carnival Games 愛 • 玩樂, Arts & Craft Corner 愛 • 手作, Stage Performance 愛 • 表演, Little Author Fair 愛 • 創意, Love, and more 愛 • 更多 - Art & calligraphy exhibition, Lucky draw, and more fun awaits.

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Free and open to the public. There is no parking on site. Please utilize Menlo Park public parking. There are 3 lots that are within 5 mins walking distance to the venue! Parking Map

'Asian Women are Strong'
Community Celebration
Sunday, March 3, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Ferry Building, San Francisco

Event dedicated to empowering API women of all ages. Buy books, get them signed, and meet Kat in person, along with other resource vendors!

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Free and open to the public.
13th Annual Redwood City
Lunar New Year celebration
Saturday, February 24, 2024
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Courthouse Square, Redwood City

Celebrate the new year with lion dancers, martial artists, taiko drummers, and other live performances, for this celebration of the Year of the Dragon.

Plus, folks can enjoy FREE ADMISSION to the San Mateo County History Museum where they can find FREE Kids Arts and Crafts!

11:00 am Opening Ceremony- Shaolin Culture Center
11:15 am - Welcome from Host
11:25 am - Shaolin Culture Center Martial Arts
12:00 pm - Sing Tao Radio Entertainment
1:00 pm - Orion School- Performance
1:30 pm - Playthrive After School- Performance
2:00 pm - California Kung Fu & Tai Chi
2:30 pm - Taiko SOBA
3:00 pm - Happy Social Dance Association
3:30 pm - Rising Phoenix Lion Dancers
3:55 pm - Closing Words from Host

No need to register!
Free and open to the public.

Holidays on Taraval at McCoppin Square & Taraval St. between 21st and 24th Ave
Sunday, December 10, 2023
2:00PM to 7:30PM
Location: McCoppin Square, 1200 Taraval Street San Francisco, CA 94116
Activities include the Annual Tree Lighting at McCoppin Square, performances, arts & activities along with makers & merchants!

While in the neighborhood, be sure to explore all the unique shops and eateries of Taraval St.

No need to register!
Bilingual Author's Reading Meet & Greet at The Joy Culture Foundation
Saturday, December 9, 2023
10:00AM to 1:00PM
Location: 934 Santa Cruz Ave Suite A, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free admission. Author Storytime, Author Meet & Greet, Meet and Photo with Santa, and more Christmas Activities & Workshops
Reserve a spot here!
Orion Alternative School - Annual Author and Illustrator Fair
Saturday, November 4, 2023
11:00AM to 3:30PM
Location: 555 Avenue del Ora, Redwood City CA 94062
Free admission. Buy books, get them signed, and meet Kat in person, along with other authors and illustrators!
No need to register!
Boba Guys x JillyBing x Asian American Author Fireside Chat
Saturday, October 28, 2023
10:00AM to 12:00PM
Location: Boba Guys burlingame
1212 Donnely Ave

Hang out with us - Katrina Liu, author of I love BOBA! and founder of Lychee Press, Elenor Mak, CEO and founder of Jilly Bing, Bin Chen, co-founder of Boba Guys, and Joanna Ho, author of Eyes that Kiss in the Corners! Meet and Greet Authors, buy books and get them signed, shop the Jilly Bing Dolls that are sold out online, and enjoy some boba!
Part 1: 10:00AM to 11:00AM - Hang out with us for a fireside chat where we'll have an engaging conversation about representation, media and the AAPI community

Part 2: 11:00AM to 12:00PM - Meet & Greet, stickers, coloring fun, shop books, boba + dolls, and get books signed! Bring the whole family!

RSVP is not required, but we may reach capacity, so arrive early to ensure your spot.
The Joy Culture Foundation 2023 AAPI Heritage Day
Sunday, May 28, 2023
10:00AM to 3:00PM
Location: CPalo Alto Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Free admission. Author meet and greet, bilingual Mandarin & Cantonese storytime marathon, Chinese kids movie time, live performances, AAPI themed vendors.
Reserve a spot here!
SJMade Fest 2023
Saturday & Sunday, May 20 to 21, 2023
11:00AM to 6:00PM
Location: History Park San José 635 Phelan Ave. San Jose, CA 95112
Free admission. outdoor craft fair featuring creative small businesses, artists and food.
AAPI Fest by Over the Fog
Saturday, May 13, 2023
2:00PM to 6:00PM
Location: Classic Bowling Center 900 King Dr, Daly City, CA 94015
Free admission, free bowling (with sign up), live entertainment, local arts and crafts booths, art exhibit, photo booth.