Free Event on Saturday, May 20 Celebrates National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and to honor the rich diversity and contributions made, the Oregon State Capitol will be hosting Exploring Oregon’s Heritage: Asian and Pacific Islander Day at the Capitol on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event honors the culture, traditions, heritage and history of Asian Pacific Americans.
Come see exciting performances from local cultural organizations, dance troupes and musical groups. Learn about cultural regalia, enjoy children’s activities, or join an all-level yoga class.
The Oregon State Capitol is located at 900 Court St NE, Salem. This event is free and open to the public. Meters surrounding the Capitol are not enforced on weekends.
Tower tours to the Oregon Pioneer will take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. weather permitting. There will be two food carts for event attendees to buy lunch from if they desire.
The detailed schedule is available on the event page at www.oregoncapitol.com or call Visitor Services at 503-986- 1388 for additional information.