Event Calendar May 10 to 23

ATASK Concert
Saturday, May 11
7 – 8 p.m.
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA 02115

The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence is to be collaborating with Longwood Symphony Orchestra in hosting a benefit concert, featuring pianist George Li. In conjunction with Mother’s Day weekend, ATASK is honoring the contributions of individuals who have helped foster and develop ATASK over the past two decades. Please RSVP to development@atask.org. Additional tickets can be purchased at www.atask.org.

GBCCA Chinese Music Annual Concert
Sunday, May 12
7:30 p.m.
Regis College
235 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA 02493

GBCCA Chinese Music Ensembles will bring their concert “Spring.” Traditional Chinese songs will be performed. The concert is free to the public. No admission for children under 6.

For more information, please contact taichunpan@hotmail.com or www.ChineseMusicEnsemble.com.

Fighting Cancer
Tuesday, May 14
7:30 p.m.
John Hancock Hall
200 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116

A special performance will be presented by the performing troupe of the Shanghai Cancer Rehabilitation Club, composed entirely of cancer survivors. Cancer survivors will share their stories and share through music, dance, and fashion. Free public admission with ticket. RSVP at http://fightingcancer.eventbrite.com/.

Asian American & Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum
Friday, May 17
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Simmons College
300 Fenway, Boston MA 02115

The 4th annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum will be discussing the topic of “Making the Invisible Visible: How do we educate, engage, empower and enable consumers and their families?” The forum is free to public.

To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/AAPI2013.

Continued Education Credits for Social Work and LMHC have been applied for.

Inquiries: Please contact Lisa Colozzo COStaffDev@massmail.state.ma.us.

16th Annual Quincy Lions Club 5K Run/Walk for Sight
Saturday, May 18
7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Pageant Field
Vietnam Veterans Drive, Quincy, MA, 02170

Registration is $25 for adults and $8 for the children’s 1K race. Participants who register online in advance receive a discount on the registration fee. There will be free vision screenings in the Lions Club Eyemobile and more. Proceeds will be used to support eye research and provide eye care to those in need.

Register online at www.quincylionsclub.org.

For more information, please visit the above website or call (617) 689-8806.

Sunday, May 19
2 – 5 p.m.
Woburn Public Library Lawn
45 Pleasant Street, Woburn, MA 01801

WorldFest is returning to downtown Woburn. Visitors can enjoy artwork, crafts, activities, cultural displays, and food from around the world. Parking for the event will be available at the Middlesex County Courthouse and Woburn City Hall.

For more information visit: http://sciwoburn.org/wfw.

GBCGAC annual banquet
Wednesday, May 22
5:30 p.m.
China Pearl Restaurant
9 Tyler Street, Boston, MA 02111

Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center is having its annual banquet. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased at the GBCGAC website. Proceeds from the banquet will fund GBCGAC’s programs and services that support Chinese-speaking seniors and their families. For more information please contact Megan Cheung at (617) 357-0226 ext. 231, or email mcheung@gbcgac.org.

Ford Hall Forum
Thursday, May 23
6:30-8:00 pm
C. Walsh Theatre
Suffolk University, 55 Temple Street, Boston, MA 02126

The nation’s oldest free public lecture series, Ford Hall Forum, at Suffolk University presents The Chinese-American Dream with Anchee Min, an acclaimed author of historical fiction and nonfiction. Admission is free and open to all. For more information please contact Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University: (617) 557-2007, or www.fordhallforum.org.

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