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Date: June 12, 2021 (Saturday)
Event: Group Visit to Richard Nixon Presidential Library x Topic Discussion on Revitalizing the Spirit of Ping-Pong Diplomacy
Location: Richard Nixon Presidential Library // Yorba Linda, California
Cost: Free

Date: June 19, 2021 (Saturday)
Event: Ping-Pong Diplomacy Promotion x Group Table Tennis Activity
Location: Yorba Linda High School // Yorba Linda, California
Cost: Free

Date: July 17, 2021 (Saturday)
Event: Ping-Pong Diplomacy Promotion x Group Table Tennis Activity
Location: Yorba Linda High School // Yorba Linda, California
Cost: Free

Date: August 13, 2021 (Friday)
Event: Is Ping-Pong Diplomacy Still Relevant in Current Sino-US Relations? x Topic Discussion & Debate
Location: Zoom // Co-led by YLHS Speech Club
Cost: Free

Date: September 18, 2021 (Saturday)
Event: Chinese Culture Booth at International Festival
Location: Yorba Linda, California
Cost: Free

Date: September 21, 2021 (Tuesday)
Event: Chinese Moon Festival Celebration
Location: Yorba Linda, California
Cost: Free

Date: October 9, 2021 (Saturday)
Event: Irvine Global Village Festival  
Location: Irvine Great Park // Irvine, California  
Cost: Free

Date: October 16, 2021 (Saturday)
Event: Irvine Public School Foundation Fundraiser
Location: Pop Up on the Park, Irvine // Irvine, California
Cost: Free

Date: October 17 (Sunday)
Event: International Webinar: A Public Speaking Journey to Ping-Pong Diplomacy 
Co-hosted by Intercultural Communication Course of English Department, Ginling College of Nanjing Normal University
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free

Date: October 21 (Thursday)
Event: Webinar: How can a ToastMasters International Experience Boost Confidence and Transform Your life? Co-hosted by ToastMasters International Regional Branch Yorba Linda
Cost: Free

Date: October 23 (Saturday)
Event: Community Youth Concert Co-organized with Youth & Beyond
Location: 6pm to 8pm at 441 S Fairmont Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92808
Details: Chinese traditional instrument performance including Pipa, Erhu and Hulusi, and hip-hop dance. Performances all prepared by high school volunteers and student bands (keyboard, guitar, drum, bass, violin and a vocalist)
Cost: Free

Event: Holiday Fundraiser Supporting Autism Awareness
Date: November 13, 4-7 PM
Sponsored by the Franklin Foundation, co-sponsored by Ping-Pong Diplomacy, YTX Oriental Culture Investment Group USA, Xinli International Education, Ugrow Education Irvine Art Center
Location: City of Industry, California
Details: The holiday season is a time for us to surround ourselves with loved ones, count our blessings, and support the less fortunate. Please share your love with the Franklin foundation as we host our Holiday fundraiser, an event filled with performances and an art work auction. All donation and proceeds will go towards a documentary film showcasing the daily lives of Autism Disorder Spectrum Children and their families. Ping-Pong Diplomacy is proud to be a a $1000 donor for the event.

Event: ‘Giving Thanks’ Fireside Chat with Yorba Linda community members
Date: November 24
Location: Yorba Linda, California
Details: To be Announced

December 2021 – January 2022
Happy holidays from the entire Ping-Pong Diplomacy family! As families and communities gather for the holidays, we extend our warmest wishes for the New Year. Due to the high rates of transmission of the Omicron variant in Southern California, we will postpone in-person events until Spring 2022. Our events will hopefully resume in February 2022.

Event: Commemoration of President Nixon’s Trip to China – 50-year Anniversary Gala
Date: February 26
Location: Whittier Museum, California
Details: On February 26th, the Whittier Museum will be hosting a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of President’s visit to China. This is a free and public event for anyone to attend. The ceremony will be held in the Whittier Museum parking pavilion, beginning at 2pm. The Master of Ceremonies will be Chin Ho Liao, Mayor of San Gabriel. Several Congressional representatives (including the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress, Congresswoman Judy Chu), Yorba Linda City Mayor and the Chinese Consulate will be invited to deliver remarks.

The event is co-organized by Whittier Historical Society & Museum, Ping-pong Diplomacy and Nixon’s Friends. Ping-pong Diplomacy will be responsible for fund raising, organizing performance and rendering volunteer services. Its founder Sophie Zhang will share testimony on Nixon’s spiritual legacy and it’s positive impact on her family immigration journey. If you are interested in providing volunteer services or supporting the event, please contact us.

Honored Guests Include:
Congresswoman Dr Judy Chu
Ted Lieu
US Representatives Linda Sanchez
Joe Vinatieri, Whittier
Gene Hernandez, Yorba Linda
Yvonne Yiu, Monterey Park

Event: Community Corner Diplomacy – Supporting our Ukranian friends and community members
Date: March 4
Location: Yorba Linda, California
Details: Together with Ping-Pong Diplomacy members and community group members, our organization is supporting our Ukranian friends by standing in solidarity. We will bring flowers, play the violin [“The Same Song”], and having a fireside vigil at the home of a local Ukrainian family. Event open to all

Event: Forum in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Nixon’s Visit to China
Date: March 22
Location: Remote // Zoom
Details: This forum discusses President Nixon’s historic visit to China 50 years ago and its significance and impact and explores what we can do today to further promote US-China friendship and cooperation.
**UPDATE**: Check out the full webinar recording below or click here to watch it on YouTube