Chinese Whispers + San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park celebrate Spring Festival 2015

Cultivating Community:
Celebrating Spring Renewal

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Year of the Green Wood Ram symbolizes camaraderie and growth. Come celebrate community vitality with us aboard the 1886 square rigger Balclutha! Join us in cultivating community voices while enjoying a rich panoply of stories amidst the incomparable ambience of this National Historic Landmark vessel.

· LISTEN to stories from diverse cultural perspectives on the early Chinese communities, including from Jack London, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Italian American fishermen in San Francisco; and hear CW stories about SF Bay’s rich maritime history.
· GET ENERGIZED by slam poet Jason Bayani’s riveting performance of poems he’s creating especially for this event!
· GET INSPIRED by new year stories and stories of renewal in our premiere Community StoryShare!
· JOIN the StoryShare* with your own story on the theme of cultivating beginnings and community renewal!
· CONNECT with community in audience discussions about the day’s stories.

*StoryShare is open to all, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Stories can be about any culture. For details about participating, please email with “STORYSHARE” in the subject line.

Space is limited – COME EARLY!

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Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2:00-4:00 pm

San Francisco Maritime
National Historical Park

Sailing ship Balclutha
in enclosed Shelter Deck
Hyde Street Pier
2905 Hyde Street, San Francisco 94123

Park Historic Vessels Admission: $5
Purchase ticket from Park ticket booth on Pier prior to boarding.
Space is limited so admission is on a first come first served basis.
Sailing ship Balclutha

Transit and Parking
Public Transit: Several MUNI bus and Cable Car routes stop close to the Pier--for MUNI information call 415/673-MUNI(6864) or
Parking: There are private garages in the Aquatic Park/Ghiradelli Square area. The closest street parking to the Pier is metered. 4-hour street parking is available at the end of Van Ness Avenue, 2-hour parking on Bay St. Visit for real-time meters pricing. We recommend public transportation.

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