Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit

January 22, 2023 to February 9, 2024

  • The Rabbit is a symbal of longevity, peace and prosperity and 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope.
  • Chinese greeting: Kung Hei Fat Choy! Wishing a happy and prosperous new year to you!
  • Korean greeting: Haengbokan Saehae Doeseyo! Have a happy new year!

April 2023

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Apr 8 - APICA & ASC Mental Health & Community Care Forum
A Forum on the Asian American & Pacific Islander Experience
Date: Sat, Apr 8
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Mira Mesa Library, 8405 New Salem, San Diego, CA 92126
For more information, Asiansolidaritycollective.org
Apr 12 - Representation Matters: Creative Inclusive Campus Environments for AANHPI Student Success
Date: Wed, Apr 12
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm
Location: Virtual Event
Join us for a virtual webinar co-sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office and Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE). This webinar will feature system leaders discussing the imperative of workforce diversity and the impact of AANHPI representation among faculty, staff, and administrators on student success and equity. 
Apr 22 - 2023 Ni'ihau Shell Jewelry Class
The Hui o Hawaii of San Diego is having a Niihau Shell Workshop.
Date: Sat, Apr 22
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Location: Guardian Angels Church, 9310 DaleHurst Rd, Santee, CA 92071
Members: $20.00
Non-members: $25.00
Kits: price varies
Lunch: $7.00 (optional)
For information call: 619-306-9817
Apr 22 - Candlelight K-Pop: A Tribute to BTS
Enjoy 65 minutes of your favorite BTS songs by the String Quartet - Range Ensemble.
Date: Sat, Apr 22
Time: 6:15 pm and 8:30 pm shows
Location: Neil Morgan Auditorium at the San Diego Central Library
Age Req: 8 years old or older. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Tickets: $47.00-60.00
Apr 29 - Asian & Pacific Islander Festival
Umeke.org presents the Asian & Pacific Islander Festival, celebrating the beautiful cultures and traditions that originated from the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Date: Sat, Apr 29
Time: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Location: Oceanside Civic Center
FREE TO THE PUBLIC - Family Focused / Accessible to All / Museum & Library / Cultural Foods / Martial Arts Arena


February 2023

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Week of Welcome Fair

Date: Wed, Feb 01

Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Location: Grossmont College Main Quad


The Committee is so happy to meet with many Griffins at the Week of Welcome Fair.  We are looking forward to meeting more students and the community this semester.


See photos.


Off-Campus Workshop: The Inclusive Campus: Focus on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Date: Fri, Feb 3rd

Time: 1:00 pm PST




Off-Campus: BTS: Yet to Come Concert in Cinemas

Experience the October 2022 Yet to Come Concert in Busan, South Korea on the big screen! The API Committee is sitting in E10-13. Bring your ARMY lightsticks and join the party!


Date: Sat, Feb 4th

Time: 3:00 pm showing

Location: Regal Mira Mesa ScreenX

Price: $30 per ticket


For photos.


Lunar New Year Pop-up Celebration

Date: Wed, Feb 8th

Time: 11:30 am-1:00 pm

Location: Main Quad


Experience Chinese cuisine and Lunar New Year culture. Food sponsored by Grossmont College Basic Needs Program.


For photos.



January 2023

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Off-Campus: API Committee Lunar New Year Luncheon

Date: Sat, Jan 21

Time: Noon

Location: Taegukgi BBQ House


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Grossmont College Library Lunar New Year Display

Date: Jan 18-Feb 08

Location: Grossmont College Library


See photos.


Off-Campus: Festival San Diego Lunar New Year

Festival San Diego Lunar New Year


Date: Fri-Sun, Jan 20-22

Location: Jeremy Henwood Park


Off-Campus: San Diego Tet Festival

San Diego Tet Festival


Date: Fri-Sun, Jan 27-29

Location: Mira Mesa Community Park


Off-Campus: Lunar New Year Lion Dance and Firecracker Show

Lunar New Year Lion Dance and Firecracker Show 


Date: Sat, Jan 28 at 11:00 am

Location: World Foods Supermarket, 5245 El Cajon Blvd.


Off-Campus: Lucky Lion Dancers

Lucky Lion Dancers


Date: Sat, Jan 28 at 3:00 pm

Location: Pechanga Resort Casino