Cultivating Community, Celebrating Renewal: Spring Festival Celebration

  • on board the Balclutha Hyde Street Pier San Francisco, CA, 94109 United States

Cultivating Community, Celebrating Renewal:
Spring Festival Celebration

Saturday, March 14, 2:00-4:00PM
on board the Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco
included with admission to the Balclutha
http://chinese-whispers.org/events/cultivating-community-2015
http://www.nps.gov/safr/learn/historyculture/balclutha-history.htm

4th Annual Chinese Whispers + SF Maritime National Historical Park: Lunar New Year Celebration!

The Year of the Wood Ram symbolizes camaraderie and growth - come celebrate community vitality in this season of renewal! Join us aboard the 1886 square-rigger Balclutha, sit back in the cozy covered Shelterdeck, and enjoy a rich panoply of stories amidst the incomparable ambience of this National Historic Landmark vessel:

Listen to stories from diverse historical perspectives on the early Chinese immigrants, including from Jack London, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Italian American fishermen in San Francisco; hear CW stories about SF Bay's fascinating maritime history.

Get inspired by National Poetry Slam finalist Jason Bayani's performance of poetry he's creating especially for this event!

Wow the crowd with your own story of growth and renewal in our premiere STORY SLAM!

Connect with community in audience discussion about the day's stories!

Explore the amazing 3-masted sailing ship Balclutha, including fascinating historical exhibitions.