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Parol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa
Get ready for the annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival and Parade by making beautiful Filipino lanterns with the Bayanihan Community Center (BCC) in the SoMa district.
The Parol Lantern Festival & Parade takes place on Saturday, December 12, 2015 and is a memorable evening of lights, music, games and a celebration of the Filipino community.
2015 Parol-Marking Workshops
Fridays, October 23-December 4, 2015 | 5:30-8 pm
(no workshop on Friday, November 27, 2015)
Bayanihan Community Center,
FREE workshop and first lantern. Other lantern materials cost $6-7.
If you’re making a parol for the first time, there’s no charge to make your first parol. Additional parol kits are available for purchase; it’s $6 for 12-inch parols and $7 for 18-inch parols.
Parol kits include everything you need to get started building a star lantern: bamboo sticks, twist ties, rubber bands, tissue paper and cellophane. Available colors for cellophane are pink, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and white.
If you have participated before, please re-use parol frames from previous years.
Can’t make it to a workshop? Learn how to make a parol at home!
Categories: **Annual Event**
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, San Francisco
Address: 1010 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103
Submitted by Rena