October Teen Events and Opportunities:

October Teen Events and Opportunities:


* Weekly College Application workshop – Bring your essays and application questions. Tuesdays 4:00 – 6:00 PM at 901 Wood St

* This month’s free practice SAT will be on October 28th


Contest: Cigarette Butt Receptacle Design
See your art on the streets. Design cigarette butt receptacles to keep our streets free of toxic cigarette butts. Pick up a design template at PCDC’s office or print one here http://tiny.cc/pcdckickbutt and submit to Lamei Zhang in person or at lzhang@chinatown-pcdc.org. Four winners will get $10 gift cards and their designs will be painted on the new receptacles. Deadline: November 10th, 2017.


Make Chinatown History:  Submit to 10th Street Plaza Art Gallery;
Chinatown Cultural Magazine
PCDC is accepting art and writing for our art gallery on 10th Street Plaza and for Chinatown’s first community cultural magazine. We seek work about the history and culture of Philadelphia from Philadelphians of all ages. Deadline October 20th .Find out more/ submit here: tiny.cc/pcdc_submit  Prizes for winning submissions!


FREE Eye Care & Glasses for Kids

Give Kids Sight Day takes place October 21, 2017 for children 17 years and under to receive free eye care and glasses. This free event takes place from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Jefferson Alumni Hall (1020 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107). The event is open to all children from Philadelphia and surrounding counties. No health insurance? No problem! Walk-ins only. If you have any questions, contact Joei DeCarlo at 215-563-5848, ext 21.


Government-Sponsored Language Immersion Scholarships!
Learn about the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarships. High school students can win merit-based scholarships to
participate in 6- and 9-month language immersion programs in countries where the languages are spoken. RSVP for the info session October 14th here: tiny.cc/nsliyphilly


Volunteers Needed: Yè Shì Night Market
Get involved in the biggest event in Chinatown! PCDC is seeking volunteers for the Yè Shì night market on October 12, 2017. Volunteers get a free t-shirt and vouchers to participating food trucks. Sign up online: tiny.cc/yeshivolunteer


Weekly Teen Club Schedule:
All classes and materials are free of charge. Walk-ins welcome!

SAT Reading & Writing
Mondays 4:15 PM – 6:15 PM,
901 Wood Street
Teacher: Phoebe Ho

College Application Workshop
Tuesdays 4:15pm-6:15 pm
901 Wood Street  Teacher: Clara Zheng
Bring your college essays and application questions

SAT Math
Wednesdays 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM,
901 Wood Street
Teacher: Qiao Wei Huang

College Application Q&A
Last Saturday of each month, 1:15 PM
901 Wood Street
Teacher: Lan Ngo


Stay up-to-date. Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/phillychinatownsat/   Questions? Contact Ailin Cao, Teen Club
acao@chinatown-pcdc.org, 215-922-2156