Monthly Newsletter – Feb. 2017

Dear Tzu Chings,

 We hope that you’ve had a successful winter quarter so far, and many thanks to those who came to our January 2017 events. If you couldn’t attend any events last month, don’t worry because we have more events planned for this month:

Happy Campus

2/10, 2/24 (Fri) @ Croutons at the Student Service Center for rides, 12:30 PM

Every Friday, Tzu Chings mentor students from first to fifth grade at Herbert Ibarra Elementary School. Our goal is to teach them the meaning of love, respect, and gratitude and integrate it into their lifestyle no matter what their family background.

 

Weekly Wisdoms Workshop

2/10 (Fri) @ Thurgood Marshall Room, 6 PM

If you’ve ever wondered how we make our Weekly Wisdom graphics, come to our workshop led by the creative and talented Kathy! Come help us create beautiful Jing Si Aphorism graphics for our Instagram.

 

GBM 2: Flower Arrangement

2/17 (Fri) @ Eleanor Roosevelt Room, 6 PM

Come learn how to create beautiful flower arrangements at our workshop. We will have fresh flowers and a step-by-step tutorial by one of our SGs. And of course, you will get to take home your flower masterpiece to show off to your friends and family.

 

Convalescent Home

2/18 (Sat) @ Peterson Loop for rides, 9 AM

Every month, Tzu Chings pay a visit to the Convalescent Home to brighten the day of the elderly by performing musical and dance numbers, playing interactive games (such as charades), and chatting with them.

 

Everybody Reads

2/19 (Sun) @ Peterson Loop for rides, 8 AM

Tzu Chings tutor grades 1-12 children from low-income families in math, English, and/or other school subjects at the Crown Heights Community Resource Center in Oceanside. We also help promote Ji Sing Aphorisms to help the students learn good habits to incorporate into their lives.

 

West Regional Intercollegiate Social Day

2/25 (Sat) @ Peterson Loop for rides, 7 AM

This is a rare chance to meet Tzu Chings from all over southern California. The event begins at 10:00 AM at CSULB, so please meet at Peterson Loop by 7:00 AM for a ride. If you are interested in joining us, fill out the form below as soon as possible.

https://goo.gl/forms/nuwsinBQgELXrYTr1

 

*For more event details, please check our Facebook page (UCSD Tzu Ching) or our website (ucsdtzuching.wordpress.com) for how to sign up for an event if you don’t have Facebook.

**If you are a new member, please fill out the following registration form so that we can contact you in the future: http://goo.gl/forms/z395gEQ45G

Hope to see you soon!

 

Sincerely,

UCSD Tzu Ching ❤

January Newsletter

Dear Tzu Chings,

Welcome back to school! We hope you enjoyed your break, and that you’re having a great year so far.

We are excited to share with you the events we have planned for this month below:

Winter GBM

1/13 (Fri) @ Bear Room, 6:00 PM

Please join us for our Winter Quarter GBM! There will be plenty of fun activities and you will have the chance to talk to other members and officers. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to learn about the events Tzu Ching holds throughout the year. Food will be provided, so please bring your EPK aka Environmental Protection Kit (Tupperware).

 

Everybody Reads

1/15 (Sun) @ Peterson Loop for rides, 8 AM

Tzu Chings tutor grades 1-12 children from low-income families in math, English, and/or other school subjects at the Crown Heights Community Resource Center in Oceanside. We also help promote Jing Si Aphorisms to help the students learn good habits and morals to incorporate into their lives.

 

Year End Blessing Ceremony

1/22 (Sun) @ Taiwanese American Culture Center in San Diego

Tzu Chings come together with the San Diego Tzu Chi community to celebrate the Lunar New Year! While we review the year’s work in Tzu Chi, there will also be performances, good food, and good company.

 

Winter Org Fair Flyering

1/25 (Wed) @ Library Walk

Tzu Chings will be passing out flyers at Winter Org Fair on Library Walk. Come and help us promote Tzu Ching and recruit new members, or just stop by to say hi and hang out with us.

 

MASA’s Asian Night Market

1/27 (Fri) @ Library Walk

Tzu Chings will be selling delicious Cartwheel Pies! Join us in promoting vegetarianism and raising awareness of our organization! Help support our organization and activities by satisfying your sweet tooth with either a red bean or custard filled Cartwheel Pie! It’s a Taiwanese classic dessert.

Convalescent Home

1/28 (Sat) @ Peterson Loop for rides, 9 AM

Every month, Tzu Chings pay a visit to the Convalescent Home to brighten the day of the elderly by performing musical and dance numbers, playing interactive games (such as charades), and chatting with them.

 

*For more event details, please check our Facebook page (UCSD Tzu Ching) or our website (ucsdtzuching.wordpress.com) for how to sign up for an event if you don’t have Facebook.

**If you are a new member, please fill out the following registration form so that we can contact you in the future: http://goo.gl/forms/z395gEQ45G

 

Hope to see you soon!

 

Sincerely,

UCSD Tzu Ching ❤