Events calendar

February 3, 2017 3:49 PM

Merritt College presents The First Annual New Year Celebration Feb. 2, 1:30 p.m. in the Newton/Seale Student Lounge; will include Asian Cuisine and cultural performances

Laney Black Student Union presents Netflix and Build Movie Night Laney will screen “The Spook Who Sat by the Door” Feb. 2 from 6 to 8:30 PM in the BSU room on the Student Center’s fourth floor

Southwest Airlines hosts the “Chinese New Year Festival and Parade” on Feb. 11 One of just a few light illuminated parades left in this country the parade welcomes in the year of the rooster; 5:15 PM at the corner of 2nd and Market streets in San Francisco

COA Psychology Dept. and the Department of Student Activities presents “Race in the Media” Visit the COA student center F-building pit area on Feb. 9; Jinni Pradhan, a Nepali-American, is featured

OMCA presents its 16th annual Chinese New Year celebration Lunar New Year Celebration and Other Asian Traditions: Year of the Rooster on Sun., Feb 12, from 12 to 4:30 PM; many family friendly cultural activities and Asian influenced food available

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation offers Free Tax Preparation Appointments at the Laney Library Peralta students and the general public can have their taxes prepared on Monday, Feb. 13 between 9 AM and 2 PM; visit to schedule your appointment and go over the eligibility criteria

College of Alameda presents: ”LBGTQIA and the Black Experience” Tue. Feb. 14 in the Student Center Conference Room (F-216) at 12 PM; historical review of contributions by African American LBGTQIA in politics and the arts

Special Guest Speaker Mukasa Kaka visits Laney College Sponsored by the Black Student Union; 4th floor Student Center on Feb. 15 from 12 to 1 PM and 6 to 8 PM

Laney Black Student Union presents “DAAP” Community Forum Feb. 16 @ 6pm – 8.30pm of the Student Center’s fourth floor

Holistic Health Fair at Laney College Feb. 21 @ 11 AM to 2 PM on the Student Center’s second floor; presented by the Black Student Union
College of Alameda presents “Controlling the Narrative, who tells our story” Panel discussion focusing on “Soldiers Without Swords: Blacks in the Media” on Feb 23 in the COA library at 12 PM

College of Alameda presents “Sunday’s Dinner” event
Feb. 28 at 12 PM at the Student Center Pit in the F building; soul food for the COA students, faculty and staff to celebrate the contributions of African Americans

Laney College’s Steingart Gallery presents “The Discovery of Urban Cotton Fields” Exhibit runs from Feb. 1 to Feb. 28 at the Steingart Gallery on Tower building’s first floor

Port of Oakland’s 2017 Summer Internship Program Application period is now open through March 8; internships begin June 12; program offers opportunity to gain valuable work experience and insight into the career fields of Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Environmental Programs and Planning, Finance, Governmental Affairs, Legal and Social Responsibility; visit or call Cheryl Ho at (510) 627-1541

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