VOLUME 28 NO. 3 | JANUARY 10 - JANUARY 16, 2009


CALENDAR

WHAT:

Celebrate Asia!

WHEN:

Friday, Jan. 16 at 6-8:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Benaroya Hall
200 University St.
Seattle, WA 98101

COST:

$20-35

MORE INFO.:

425-216-9866
www.celebrateasia.org


LUNAR NEW YEAR CONTEST

• Deadline for entries: Jan. 30
• Finalists will be announced: Feb. 12
• Winners will be announced: Feb. 19

find out how


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Friday, Jan. 9

• Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce Meeting
Noble Court Restaurant
1644 140th Ave. N.E., Bellevue
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Members: $15, Guests: $20
RSVP to luncheon@seattlechinesechamber.org


Monday, Jan. 12

• Book reading “In the Convent of Little Flowers” by Indu Sundaresan
Elliott Bay Book Company
101 South Main St., Seattle
7:30 p.m.
206-624-6600


Saturday, Jan. 17

• Poets West features readings from Art Gomez, Kim-An Lieberman, and Rosemary O’Hara
Green Lake Public Library
7364 East Greenlake Dr. N., Seattle
4 p.m.
J. Glenn Evans
206-682-1268
JGE@poetswest.com


Monday, Jan. 19

• Volunteer for MLK Day of Service
HUB Ballroom, UW Seattle
Free admission
engage.washington.edu
mlkjr@u.washington.edu


Thursday, Jan. 22

• Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
Gilda’s Club
1400 Broadway Ave., Seattle
7-8:30 p.m.
RSVP to 206-709-1400
www.gildasclubseattle.org


Wednesday, Jan. 28

• Running Start/Puget Sound Early College meeting
Federal Way Regional Library
34200 First Way S., Federal Way
7 p.m.
253-838-3668


Friday, Jan. 30

• Women in Power: Nonprofits and Community Organizations
China Harbor Restaurant
2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
For directions, 206-286-1688


Saturday, Jan. 31

• Lunar New Year Celebration 2009 – Year of the Ox Presented by Snoqualmie Casino
Hing Hay Park
411 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle
11-4 p.m.
Free admission
www.cidbia.org/events


Saturday, Jan. 10

• Support Group for Newly Bereaved Adults for adults who have experienced the death of a significant person in their lives within the last three months
Providence Hospice of Seattle
425 Pontius Ave. N., Seattle
10–11:30 a.m.
206-320-4000

• The Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs meeting: “Closing the Achievement Gap”
Town Hall
3693 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., Seattle
1–3 p.m.
360-725-5666
eabellera@capaa.wa.gov


Wednesday, Jan. 14

• The Top 10 Things the New President Must Know About the World
University of Washington
Kane Hall 110
6:30 p.m.
Free admission
206-543-6450
www.jsis.washington.edu/centennial


Sunday, Jan. 18

• Divine Performing Arts Chinese New Year Spectacular
The Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St., Seattle
2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
$35-105
www.divineshows.com/Seattle
www.theparamount.com

• OCA Inaugural Reception
OCA National Center
1322 18th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
2–5 p.m.
RSVP by Jan. 12 to
gwu@ocanational.org


Wednesday, Jan. 21

• Anime Club
Watch anime videos and check out the library’s collection of manga and drawing books
Federal Way Regional Library
34200 First Way S., Federal Way
6:30 p.m.
253-838-3668


Saturday, Jan. 24

• Chinese Sumi Painting
Bastyr University
14500 Juanita Dr. N.E., Kenmore
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
$79
Jo Jo Paslay, 425-602-3353
jpaslay@bastyr.edu

• “Chinese New Year Festival”

Jan. 24-25
The Great Wall Shopping Mall
18230 East Valley Highway, Kent
1:30-5:30 p.m.
Emma, 425-922-0049
emma@greatwallmall.com

 


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