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Monday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Book Signing: Jeanine Cummins
Tuesday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Talk: Symbols Of The French Language
7:30 PM Book Signing: Yangsze Choo
Wednesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Poetry for the People: African Americans
7:30 PM Music: Lerner-Moguilevsky Duo
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Thursday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Cine En Sherman & Humano Film Festival
6:30 PM Sushi Making Class
7:00 PM Italian Film: Maccheroni
7:00 PM South Korean Pop Supergroup: SuperM
7:00 PM Book: Between Two Fires
7:00 PM  Human Rights Film Festival
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
8:00 PM  Music: Sergio Mendes
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue
7:00 PM Book Signing: Isabel Allende
7:00 PM Music: Kimba Light
7:00 PM  Human Rights Film Festival
8:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Saturday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM 6th Annual Cuyamaca College POWWOW
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
12:00 PM Human Rights Film Festival
2:00 PM Music: Ozokidz
2:00 PM Staged Reading: Hand Under Hand
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:30 PM DIY Miso Making Workshop
3:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
7:00 PM Italian Film: The Girl in the Fog (La Ragazza Nella Nebbia)
7:15 PM Viennese Nights: A Grand Victorian Ball
7:30 PM Ludmila Peterkova String Quartet
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
9:00 PM Comedy: Mike Salazar
Sunday, Feb 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
3:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue
7:00 PM Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Monday, Feb 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Feb 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Feb 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Poetry for the People: African Americans
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Thursday, Feb 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Friday, Feb 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Saturday, Feb 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Sunday, Feb 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
3:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue

Festivals, Fairs & Celebrations

Enjoy a festival, fair or celebration which has an international, cultural or ethnic flavor.

Calendar
08/31/2019 - Pacific Islander Festival Luau
In celebration of PIFA
10/29/2016 - Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
Over two dozen museums and community partners present costume parades, craft projects for kids, and spooky gallery tours and treasure hunts. Highlights include a mini-carnival hosted by San Diego Park and Rec., a doggie costume contest in the Spanish Village, the San Diego Air & Space Museum
01/30/2016 - Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
Celebrate Lunar New Year at SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy riveting performances from Chinese acrobats inside Mission Bay Theater. Be awed by lion dancers and take in the beautiful scenery and d
02/01/2020 - 6th Annual Cuyamaca College POWWOW
Schedule:
10:00 AM Bird Singers
11:00 AM Gourd Dancers
12:00 PM Grand Entry. Native American Arts & Crafts, Fry Bread & Indian Tacos.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Parkway
El Cajon, CA 92019
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Saturday, February 1 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
01/24/2020 - San Diego Midnight Lion Dance Show 2020
It’s that time of year again ! It’s the 2020 San Diego Midnight Lion Dance Show!

Featuring Legendary Lion Dance Association & Van Kiep Lion Dance Association!

This is a fun event to kick off the start of Lunar New Year. Come kick off & celebrate Year of the Rat with us !

The smell of incense , loud firecrackers , sound of drums , and a spectacular Lion Dance show !

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Legendary Lion Dance Association
4536 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92105
MAP

Friday, January 24 - 10:30 PM to 12:00 AM
01/18/2020 - Cho Tet Celebration
Welcome to the first & only Chợ Tết (Lunar New Year Market) in San Diego. The fun kid-family event will be 3 days (Friday to Sunday) celebration, and is free for all ages!

Chợ Tết San Diego (Lunar New Year Market) will be have:
- Live Entertainment
- Food Vendors
- Craft Vendors
- Flowers and Lunar New Year's Merchandise
- Opening Ceremony (Saturday at 11:00 AM) : Firecrackers, Lion Dancing, and more!
- Closing Ceremony (Sunday evening. Time TBD)

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cho Tet San Diego
6935 Linda Vista Rd
San Diego, CA 92111
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Dates and times:
Friday, January 17 - 3:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, January 18 - 11:00 AM to 9:30 PM
01/19/2020 - Seijinshiki: Japanese Coming of Age Ceremony
Hosted by the Japanese Friendship Garden, Azunakai, and the San Diego Yokohama Sister City Society, the Coming of Age Ceremony (Japanese: "Seijin-shiki") is an important rite of passage for many young Japanese adults in Japan, just turning twenty.

Many of them attend a ceremony at their local community center, dressed in traditional kimono or western suits to celebrate the new chapter in their lives. Unmarried women have the chance to wear the elaborate long-sleeved kimono called furisode.

Families and friends will take many photos together on this occasion.

Students from all cultures and backgrounds are highly encouraged to participate in this event. Kimono rental service is available upon request and participants are welcome to wear any other formal or cultural attire.

Admission/cost: $25 to $30

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Rd E
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, January 19 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
01/24/2020 - Lunar New Year Lion Dancing
Please join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year and welcome the Year of the Rat!

DGPT Chanh Kien will be here with an exciting performance of traditional lion dancing!

All ages are welcome!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
College/Rolando Library
6600 Montezuma Rd
San Diego, CA 92115
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Friday, January 24 - 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
01/17/2020 - Cho Tet Celebration
Welcome to the first & only Chợ Tết (Lunar New Year Market) in San Diego. The fun kid-family event will be 3 days (Friday to Sunday) celebration, and is free for all ages!

Chợ Tết San Diego (Lunar New Year Market) will be have:
- Live Entertainment
- Food Vendors
- Craft Vendors
- Flowers and Lunar New Year's Merchandise
- Opening Ceremony (Saturday at 11:00 AM) : Firecrackers, Lion Dancing, and more!
- Closing Ceremony (Sunday evening. Time TBD)

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cho Tet San Diego
6935 Linda Vista Rd
San Diego, CA 92111
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, January 17 - 3:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, January 18 - 11:00 AM to 9:30 PM
Sunday, January 19 - 11:00 AM to 8:30 PM
01/20/2020 - 32nd All Peoples Celebration
The Alliance San Diego board of directors and staff would like to invite you to join us in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 32nd All Peoples Celebration.

This energizing event will take place on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 9 AM to 12 PM inside the Balboa Park Activity Center on the grounds of the beautiful Balboa Park. This year's theme is:

Our theme is a call to action to be heard by lifting our voices, be counted by participating in our democracy, and belong by creating a future where all of us can achieve our full potential in an environment of harmony, safety, equality, and justice.

In so doing, we create the Beloved Community that Dr. King envisioned.

Admission/Cost: $85 - $800

Location:
Alliance San Diego
8990 Miramar Rd #225
San Diego, CA 92126
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Monday, January 20 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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