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August 2017

Heritage Day 2017

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
China Camp Village, 100 China Camp Village Rd
San Rafael, CA, CA 94901 United States
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August 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

CHINA CAMP STATE PARK

   FRIENDS OF CHINA CAMP

   HERITAGE DAY  

August 26, 2017,   11am-4pm

       

Once again Friends of China Camp is partnering with China Camp State Park, the Marin Chinese Cultural Association, and the Redwood Empire Chinese Cultural Association to celebrate our annual Heritage Day. Come out to China Camp to honor the people who left a legacy at the China Camp Village. There will be a Lion Dance Team, Chinese cultural dancers,  singing, music, tai chi demonstrations, art, and the Grace Quan junk will make an appearance!

Bring the family! This event is suitable for all ages. Parking will be limited at the upper Village parking lot, additional shuttle parking will be available at the China Camp Ranger Station at 101 Peacock Gap Trail about a mile north of the village.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

            11a.m. – 11:30  Visit Museum, View Artwork, Crafts

         11:30   –  noon      Marin Chinese Cultural Assn. Lion Dancers

          Noon  –  12-15  Redwood Empire Chinese Assn. chorus

          12:15  –  1p.m.        Redwood Empire Cultural Dancers

                                             Youth group  &  dancers

        1p.m.   –  1:30          Guest Speakers

        1:30-   2p.m.            Stephen Shen, musician & vocalist Tao Yan

          2   –  2:30                 Visit Museum, view artwork, crafts

          2:30   –  3p.m.        Arrival of The Grace Quan  accompanied by  traditional boats

          3 –    3:30                 Tai-chi with David Cheung  –  join in!

          3:30  –  3:45pm      Ribbon Dance with Louise and children participation

         3:45- 4pm                 Raffle drawing for paintings

 

 ONGOING ACTIVITIES:

THE GRACE QUAN (reproduction Chinese junk) & traditional boats

Exhibition and Sales by local artists  –  20% of sales to Friends of China Camp, Inc.

Crafts – origami,  animal tracks on clay, and  Chinese lanterns

Marin Wildcare display

Marin History Museum

SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve display

San Rafael Fire Foundation display

China Camp Nature & Education display

Friends of China Camp, Inc. membership and day pass table

SF Maritime National Historic Park display

Sale of T-shirts, photo cards, horoscope necklace, and hats  

All profits benefit trail restoration, campground improvements, Village upkeep, and other needs funded by Friends of China Camp.

Details

Date:
August 26
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Friends of China Camp
Phone:
(415) 488-5161
Website:
https://friendsofchinacamp.org/

Venue

China Camp Village
100 China Camp Village Rd
San Rafael, CA, CA 94901 United States
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Phone:
(415) 488-5161
Website:
https://friendsofchinacamp.org/
September 2017

Slow and Say Hello!

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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September 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Coming to a trail near you! The Trail Partners (Marin Conservation League, MCBC and Marin Horse Council) have been setting up Slow and Say Hello outposts at popular trailheads around the county. The purpose of the Slow and Say Hello campaign is to remind the many visitors who recreate on Marin’s open space, watershed and park lands of the importance of trail safety, courtesy toward other visitors, and respect for the plants and wildlife that inhabit them. “Slow and Say Hello” simply asks that we communicate with each other on the trail with a simple “Hi”, wave or ring of the bell — to acknowledge our shared responsibility.

On September 16th, 2017 the Trail Partners will engage park visitors on China Camp’s trails with a trail quiz that includes questions about park rules and behavior that promotes safety and resource protection.

 

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Date:
September 16
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Village Talk – Norcal Bats

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Date:
September 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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