Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2019

 

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APA Heritage Month Events Calendar
(as of 5/13/19)

This is a list of events and NCAPA member convenings occurring in the DC Metro region, unless noted otherwise. While we try to include as many events as possible, this list is not exhaustive. To add an event to this calendar, please send details to Young Jung (young@ncapaonline.org)


All times listed are in the Eastern Time Zone (ET), unless specifically stated.

 

* Events organized by NCAPA member organizations are denoted with an asterisk.

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 1:

  • 6PM Foreign National & Batang Nankaloo: SAMASAMA Art Show & Gathering Opening Reception

Shopkeepers

1231 Florida Avenue NE,

Washington, District of Columbia 20002

 

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/samasama-art-show-gathering-opening-reception-tickets-56285959821?aff=efbeventtix

 

  • * 6PM-8PM NAKASEC & New Leaders: Who Are We: Unpacking AAPI

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/353836852146217/

 

  • * Laotian American National Alliance (LANA): Online Fundraiser (throughout May)

Access the donation link here

 

FRIDAY MAY 3:

  • 7AM-8:30 PM Bistro 1521: Filipino Food Festival Day 1

Bistro 1521

900 N Glebe Rd #100,

Arlington, VA 22203

 

  • * 3PM-7:30 PM (PST) The Center for Asian Pacific American Women (CAPAW): A Book Reading of Last Boat Out of Shanghai and Dinner with Helen Zia

Book Reading (3-5 PM PST)

Self-help for the Elderly San Mateo Center

50 E 5th Ave

San Mateo, CA 94401

 

Dinner (5:30-7:30PM PST)

Champagne Seafood Restaurant

88 E 4th Ave.

San Mateo, CA 94401

 

SATURDAY MAY 4:

  • 4PM-2AM Bistro 1521: Filipino Food Festival Day 2

Bistro 1521

900 N Glebe Rd #100,

Arlington, VA 22203

 

MONDAY MAY 6:

  • 7PM-8:30 PM The Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA): Mayor's 2019 Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

Lincoln Theatre

1215 U Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20009

 

Register: https://2019aapihm.eventbrite.com

 

TUESDAY MAY 7:

  • * 5:30 PM-7:30 PM The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF): Health Rising: A Night of Storytelling

Location TBA

 

Sign up: https://p2a.co/WYWCAWq

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 8:

  • * 5:30 PM-7:30 PM APIAHF: Health Equity Awards Reception

The Atrium at the Top of the Hill Banquet & Conerence Center at the Reserve Officers Association

1 Constitution Ave NE Washington, DC 20002
Washington, DC 20002

 

Tickets: https://impact.apiahf.org/event/2019-health-equity-awards-reception/e228270/register/new/select-tickets

Donate: https://impact.apiahf.org/give/228270/#!/donation/checkout

 

THURSDAY MAY 9:

  • 1PM-5PM 1882 Foundation: Symposium Events on 150th Anniv. of Transcontinental Railroad Smithsonian Panels Day 1

3PM: Symposium Opening Kickoff w/ CAPAC Chair Judy Chu at the Library of Congress

 

Smithsonian National Museum of American History 1st Floor, SC Johnson
1300 Constitution Ave NW

Washington, DC 20560

 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1882-symposium-vii-150-years-later-from-invisible-to-visible-tickets-58902354528

Agenda: https://1882foundation.org/symposium-vii/

 

  • * 6-8:30PM Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC & Google: Celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Google DC

25 Massachusetts Avenue NW

9th Floor
Washington, DC 20001

 

RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe84BzezFxfrFp3_sS1gGQCQYHmGy-f6DRGCXwL6CDzkITp5w/viewform

  • * 6:30PM (PST) Center for Asian American Media (CAAM): CAAMFest 37 Opening Night (California)

Chinatown Rising Screening + Gala

Castro Theater in San Francisco, CA

Gala at the Asian Art Museum

 

Details: https://caamedia.org/blog/2019/03/27/announcing-caamfest37-opening-closing-night/

 

FRIDAY MAY 10:

  • 10AM-5:30PM 1882 Foundation: Symposium Events on 150th Anniv. of Transcontinental Railroad Smithsonian Panels Day 2

Smithsonian National Museum of American History 1st Floor, SC Johnson
1300 Constitution Ave NW

Washington, DC 20560

 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1882-symposium-vii-150-years-later-from-invisible-to-visible-tickets-58902354528

Agenda: https://1882foundation.org/symposium-vii/

 

SATURDAY MAY 11:

  • 10AM-4PM 1882 Foundation: Symposium Events on 150th Anniv. of Transcontinental Railroad Smithsonian Panels Day 3

Smithsonian National Museum of American History 1st Floor, SC Johnson
1300 Constitution Ave NW

Washington, DC 20560

 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1882-symposium-vii-150-years-later-from-invisible-to-visible-tickets-58902354528

Agenda: https://1882foundation.org/symposium-vii/

 

  • * 6:00 PM (PST) CAAMFest 37 Centerpiece Narrative: Yellow Rose Screening (California)

AMC Kabuki 8

 

Details: https://caamedia.org/blog/2019/03/27/announcing-caamfest37-opening-closing-night/

SUNDAY MAY 12:

  • * 6:45 PM (PST) CAAMFest 37 Centerpiece Documentary: When We Walk (California)

AMC Kabuki 8

 

Details: https://caamedia.org/blog/2019/03/27/announcing-caamfest37-opening-closing-night/

MONDAY MAY 13:

  • 12PM-5PM AAPI Progressive Action: AAPI Progressive Summit

AFL-CIO
815 16th St NW

Washington, DC

 

Registration: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/summit2019

Agenda: https://www.aapiprogressiveaction.com/2018-summit-1

 

  • 5:30PM-9PM Act to Change: APAHM Week Kickoff

Sudhouse DC

1340 U St NW, Washington,

District of Columbia 20009

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/394700648043025/

Tickets: http://bit.ly/apahm2019atc 

 

  • 5:30PM-7:30PM AAPI Progressive Action: AAPI Progressive Summit Reception

Nelson Mullins

101 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

 

Registration: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/summit2019

Agenda: https://www.aapiprogressiveaction.com/2018-summit-1

 

  • * 6PM-9PM NAKASEC and ACE Collaborative: AAPI Trivia Night

The Block VA

4221 John Marr Drive, Annandale,

Virginia 22003

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/413113792843058/

 

  • * 6:30-8PM South Asian Bar Association (SABA) DC: Making a Difference in the South Asian Community through Pro Bono

Latham & Watkins, LLP 555

11th St NW,

Washington, DC 20004

 

Details: http://sabadc.org/event-3365681

 

TUESDAY MAY 14:

  • * 7:30AM-12:45PM Asian American Action Fund (AAA Fund): AAPI 2020 Campaign Strategy Briefing

2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW,

Washington, DC 20037-1701

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/631217077306455/

 

  • * 5:30PM-7PM Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS): 25th Annual Awards Reception

7PM-10PM APAICS: 25th Annual Awards Gala Dinner

 

Keynote: Senator Tammy Duckworth

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

 

RSVP: https://apaics.org/tickets/25th-annual-awards-gala-dinner 

 

  • 9PM-3PM Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA): 2019 National AAPI Business Summit

U.S. Department of Commerce – Minority Business Development Agency

1401 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20230

 

Registration: www.mbda.gov/AAPIBizSummit

WEDNESDAY MAY 15

  • *8AM-6PM APAICS: Legislative Summit Day 1

Registration: https://apaics.org/events/legislative-leadership-summit/

 

  • *6PM-8PM APAICS: Alumni & VIP Dinner (invite only)

Details TBA

 

  • 5:30PM-9PM Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCHR): Awards Dinner

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington, DC 20009

Registration: TBA

 

  • 4PM-6PM Comcast: APAHM Reception (invite only)

Details TBA

THURSDAY MAY 16:

  • *8AM-5PM APAICS: Legislative Summit Day 2

Registration: https://apaics.org/events/legislative-leadership-summit/

 

  • 5:30PM-7PM ASPIRE PAC Fundraising Reception with Congresswoman Grace Meng, Congresswoman Judy Chu & ASPIRE Members

Bar Deco

717 6th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20003

 

RSVP: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/may16aspire

 

  • * 9PM (PST) CAAM: CAAMFest 37 Centerpiece Narrative: Yellow Rose Screening (California)

Piedmont Theatre

Details: https://caamedia.org/blog/2019/03/27/announcing-caamfest37-opening-closing-night/

FRIDAY MAY 17:

  • 12PM Capital Pride Alliance, AQUA, APIQS, Khush DC, KQTDC, Act for Change, DC MOAPIA: API Pride

Xfinity (715 7th St NW, Washington)

715 7th St NW,

Washington, District of Columbia 20001

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/427440051163148/

 

SATURDAY MAY 18:

  • 12PM-5PM Smithsonian's Freer Sackler: Asian Pacfic American Heritage Month Celebration

Smithsonian's Freer Sackler

1050 Independence Ave SW,

Washington, DC 20560

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1272459499583772/

Various Film Screenings: https://www.facebook.com/pg/FreerSackler/events/

  • * 12:10PM (PST) CAAM: CAAMFest 37 Centerpiece Documentary: When We Walk (California)

Roxie Theatre

 

Details: https://caamedia.org/blog/2019/03/27/announcing-caamfest37-opening-closing-night/

 

  • * 1PM-4PM AAPIHM D.C. Xfinity event

Xfinity Store

715 7th St NW,

Washington, DC 20001-3715, U.S.

 

Details: https://www.aapihm.com/

SUNDAY MAY 19:

  • * 12:30PM (PST) Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) "Seeds of All Things" Film Screening (California)

The New Parkway Theater

474 24th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

 

Register: https://t.e2ma.net/click/d41rmg/5167hw/tcjr5jb

Film Website: https://www.seedsofallthings.com/

  • * 7:20PM (PST) CAAM: CAAMFest 37 Closing Night: Geographies of Kinship (California)

ROXIE in San Francisco, CA

 

Details: https://caamedia.org/blog/2019/03/27/announcing-caamfest37-opening-closing-night/

MONDAY MAY 20:

  • *9AM-5:30PM National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA): Lobby Day 1

Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019NAPABALD

Schedule: https://www.napaba.org/page/lobbydayschedule

 

  • *6PM-8PM NAPABA: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Congressional Reception

Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019NAPABALD

Schedule: https://www.napaba.org/page/lobbydayschedule

  • *6PM-8:30PM APALA DC Chapter: Book Tour of Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong

Busboys and Poets Brookland
625 Monroe St NE,

Washington, DC 20017

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/413747882690743/

 

TUESDAY MAY 21:

  • *9AM-5:30PM NAPABA: Lobby Day 2

Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019NAPABALD

Schedule: https://www.napaba.org/page/lobbydayschedule

 

  • * 5:30PM-8PM National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) & National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): Panel Event

Details TBA

 

  • * 6:30PM-8:30PM DC MOAPIA: Foodelicious Night

Catholic University of America - Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center

620 Michigan Avenue NE

Washington, DC 20064

 

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-foodelicious-night-tickets-60414691970

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 22:

  • * 8AM-7PM APAICS: Military Leadership Luncheon

Mandarin Oriental
1330 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 2002

 

Registration: http://bit.ly/APAICSMilitaryLuncheon

 

  • * 6PM-8PM National CAPACD: APAHM Community in the Capital Reception

Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle

1731 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20009

 

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apahm-community-in-the-capital-reception-tickets-60713474637

 

  • * 6PM-8PM National CAPACD: A Briefing on the State of AAPIs

B-208 Longworth (Democratic Caucus room)

15 Independence Ave SE.

Washington, DC 20515

 

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-capacd-briefing-on-the-state-of-aapis-tickets-61658006758

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 29:

  • * 6PM-8PM National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA): LGBTQ API Corporate Leadership Summit

2000 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, DC

 

Details: bit.ly/corporate-panel

RSVP: visit www.nqapia.org or email info@nqapia.org to RSVP

 

 

THURSDAY MAY 30:

  • 5:30PM-8PM NQAPIA: Heritage and Pride: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ API Communities

National LGBTQ Task Force
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW Suite 600,

Washington, DC 20005

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2375682662756645/

 

  • 6-8M Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL): 2019 CAPAL Summer Kickoff Happy Hour

522 K St NW,

Washington, DC 20005

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/351464478829516/

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 31:

  • 4:45PM-9PM Asian Pacific American Film (APA Film): Asian American Film Festival Day 1

US Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW,

Washington, District of Columbia 20004

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/296833157874987

 

SATURDAY JUNE 1:

  • 12PM-10PM Asian Pacific American Film (APA Film): Asian American Film Festival Day 2

US Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW,

Washington, District of Columbia 20004

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/296833161208320

 

SUNDAY JUNE 2:

  • 12PM-8PM Asian Pacific American Film (APA Film): Asian American Film Festival Day 3

US Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW,

Washington, District of Columbia 20004

 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/296833164541653

 


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