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Sake Talks

  • Japanese Friendship Garden 2215 Pan American Road East San Diego, CA, 92101 United States (map)

Asian Pacific Islander Americans & the Formation of San Diego

Kathleen Dang

Celebrate San Diego’s diversity by learning about how immigrants from Asia have made important contributions to San Diego history beginning in the 1800s. The stories of the families that grew up and thrived in this neighborhood are explored and remembered through photographs and anecdotes.

Kathleen Shiu-Yee Dang has worked in San Diego museum education since 2013 as a docent, classroom educator, and lecturer. Kathleen is a Master's of Education Candidate at National University who will receive a California Teaching Credential on Social Studies and History. Her experience includes facilitating tours, lectures, and field trips for students of all ages while updating designed museum curricula to match current state and federal education content standards.

The evening will be held in the Japanese Friendship Garden's Activity Center with doors opening at 5:00 PM. Sake Talks will be followed by a Q&A portion with the evening concluding with a social where guests will be treated to sake and hors d'oeuvres.

General admission ... $15
JFG member ... $10
Day of, at the door ... $20

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