Feb. 12 | February Outing at Chaparral House | 10AM – 4PM

Chaparral House, a small skilled nursing facility in central Berkeley, is looking for outing volunteers to help escort some of our elder residents in wheelchairs for our February outing for lunch and arts festival. Volunteers will accompany seniors to the Oakland Asian Cultural Center:Lunar New Years Festival & Out to Lunch at the Legendary Palace Chinese Restaurant. The festival is free for everyone, while volunteers will have to pay for their own lunch at the restaurant.

**Please note that is extremely important for volunteers to make a firm commitment to volunteer, otherwise the resident whom you are assigned to escort will be unable to go.

Saturday, February 12th
Volunteers ARRIVE at Chaparral House BY 10:00 AM
Return to Chaparral House by 4:30 PM
www.chaparralhouse.org

…Oakland Asian Cultural Center:
Lunar New Years Festival & Out to Lunch
at the Legendary Palace Chinese Restaurant

Chaparral House, a small skilled nursing facility in central Berkeley, is looking for outing volunteers to help escort some of our elder residents in wheelchairs for our February outing for lunch and arts festival.

You will be matched up with an elder for the day and travel via para-transit vehicle to the location. An activities staff person serves as group leader and we also have a nurse along for the day.

You need to make a firm commitment to volunteer & arrive at Chaparral House on time (10 am)–otherwise, the resident whom you are assigned to escort is unable to go. You must also be willing to accompany your assigned resident for the entire outing.

Performances/Presentations include Lion Dance, Korean Standing Drum, Chinese Folk Dance Troupe, Q Gong and Gong Fu demonstrations, Korean Three Drum Dance, China’s Spirit Musician Ensemble.

To see a full list of performances and presentation go to their web page: http://www.oacc.cc/programs/festivals-events/lunarnewyearfestival/lunarnewyear2011.html

Lunar New Years Festival is FREE / Volunteers pay for their own lunches at the Legendary Palace Restaurant [Event_Registration_Single id=”174″]

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