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Welcome to RECA

The Redwood Empire Chinese Association (RECA) is a non-profit organization with the purpose of providing educational and charitable services relating to the preservation and sharing of Chinese culture, language, and heritage with the northern California community.

What's New? 

Every Tuesday Night:
7-9 p.m. RECA Adult Chorus meets at our Center. For more info, please call David Chung,  707-340-6045
Every Saturday
8:30 a.m.: Seniors Tai Chi at Snoopy’s Ice Arena
11:45-12:45: All-Ages Tai Chi @ RECA Center
with David Chung
First Fridays:
6:00-8:30 Youth Group for Jr. & Sr. High kids, usually at our Center. Call Ruth & Bob Hickman 707-537-8820
December 6:
RECA Christmas Party.
Setup at 5 p.m.--Santa at 6--dinner at 6:30--over by 9.
November 30:
2:00 p.m. Decorate Christmas Tree in Windsor Green. Please meet us there.
February 21:
RECA Annual Chinese New Year Celebration and Fundraiser, Santa Rosa Vet’s Memorial Building, Santa Rosa.
Load at RECA 1:00 p.m.--Set-up 2:00-- Open 5:00-- Dinner 6 :00--entertainment 7:00--raffles throughout--
Clean-up 9:00--Load back to RECA 9:30.

From January through February, RECA receives many invitations to perform lion dances and other presentations for Chinese New Year. Some are public, some are private. Be sure to check your email regularly for public performances and events.


If you are not receiving RECA email announcements and would like to, please send your name and email address to Mark Heydon at mheydon@sonic.net. He will add you to our email list.

Ongoing Events

Check the RECA Newsletter for current information:
  • Language School (Mandarin, Cantonese and English as a Second Language)
  • Cultural Dance Program
  • Youth Group
  • Mahjong Club
  • Singing Group

Annual Events

Check the RECA Newsletter for current information:
  • Traditional Chinese New Year
  • Chinese New Year Celebration Extravaganza and Fund Raiser
  • Joint Asian Pot Luck Social
  • SRJC Day Under the Oaks
  • Diversity Day Celebration
  • Rose Parade
  • Children's Chinese Culture Camp
  • Annual Picnic
  • Winter Social with Santa Claus, gifts and entertainment
  • Multi-Cultural Poetry Reading
  • Pot Luck Lunch
  • New!: Chinese Traditional Moon Festival

Upcoming and Recently Past Events

Check the Newsletter.  RECA participates in many store openings, weddings, parties and festivals, as well as cultural programs and services for schools, businesses, organizations, governmental agencies and individuals. If you would like to join, receive more information, want intercultural information, need a translator, or want RECA give a cultural presentation at your event, please contact us by sending your request to RECA P.O. Box 7854, Santa Rosa, CA 95407.

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Last Modified: 12/04/2014



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