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Sari-Sari Story Time: Filipinx Stories for Children

Sari-Sari Story Time: Filipinx Stories for Children


Enjoy children’s stories featuring Filipinx folklore narrated by Christina Newhard! Each story is accompanied by fun, at-home craft activities. This event will be broadcast on YouTube Live.

Oct 24: Amina and the City of Flowers: a Chavacano Tale - Amina, a young Yakan weaver, is homesick for Basilan, but she finds inspiration for her loom in the diversity and color of her new home, Zamboanga City. RSVP:

Oct 31: Kalipay and the Tiniest Tiktik: a Cebuano Tale – Daydreaming comes easily to Kalipay, but she doesn’t know how to make bullies leave her alone. One day, she makes an unusual new friend in Gamay, who tells the school bully, Juan, to stop teasing Kalipay. RSVP:

Christina Buhain Newhard is a designer, publisher, and former New Yorker who now lives in Oakland. Born in Manila to a Filipina mother and American father, she moved to the U.S. at the age of 10, but always holds the Philippines in her heart. In 2013, she founded Sari-Sari Storybooks, an independent press that creates children's stories in the diverse languages of the Philippines.

Event Info

  • Dates: October 24, 2020 - October 31, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: Visit Website
  • Address: 388 9th Street, #290, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Phone: 15106370455
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Price: Free, $3-5 suggested donation
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